Tuesday, January 22, 2008

1/22 Overseas Update

Betty Lennox shined in Nadezda's (Orenburg) game against Lauren Jackson and Sue Bird's team, Spartak in the Russian SuperLeague, but it wasn't enough to put her team over the top. Lennox led her team with 25 points, nine rebounds and two assists in Nadezda's 85-97 loss. She was flawless from the free throw line, going 12-of-12. Sue Bird had nine points, seven assists and four steals in 34 minutes. Jackson was Spartak's scoring leader with 23. She also had 11 rebounds, two assists and two blocked shots.

The win leaves Spartak with a record of 11-1 and Nadezda at 3-9. Spartak still trails CSKA (Moscow) by one game in the standings. Next up for Nadezda (Orenburg) is a matchup against CSKA (Moscow) on Jan. 26. Spartak will be playing Dynamo on Jan. 27.

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