Sunday, April 29, 2007

UMMC Defeated

Adia Barnes' UMMC Ekaterinburg squad fell 80-64 to CSKA Samara Sunday in the winner-take-all Game 3 of their Russian Superleague semifinal series. CSKA, which led by 28 after three quarters, avances to the finals to take on Sue Bird, Lauren Jackson, Francesca Zara and Spartak.

Ann Wauters had 19 points and eight rebounds to power Samara. Barnes had five points and four rebounds off the bench.

UMMC will play Moscow Dynamo in the matchup for third and fourth place.

Here's the schedule for the finals:

Game 1 at CSKA - Wednesday, May 2
Game 2 at CSKA - Thursday, May 3
Game 3 at Spartak - Sunday, May 6
Game 4 at Spartak - Monday, May 7
Game 5 at CSKA - Thursday, May 10

And watch for an update in the near future from Adia in her blog for

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