Bourges dominated by Mersin – L’Équipe
Before losing this Tuesday (84-56) on the Mersin floor, the Berruyères, solid in the first quarter of an hour, despite a certain feverishness, then paid dearly for their clumsiness under the basket and their loss of ball ( 18 altogether). Victims of a 10-0 in 3’32 in the second quarter (25-20, 25-30), which launched Mersin and the formidable Tiffany Hayes (19 points, 2 rebounds, 4 assists).
From then on, the gap between the two teams continued to widen, reaching up to 30 lengths (84-54) in favor of the Turks, Bourges leaving too many doors open in defense. Four players scored at least 10 points for Mersin (Hayes 19, Crvendakic 15, Cornelius 11, Gray 10), a team with a strong WNBA accentwho completed the meeting with an efficiency of more than 52% at three points (11/21).
Back from a calf injury, Endy Miyem (10 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist in 25 minutes) perfectly supported Yvonne Anderson, top scorer of Berruyères (12 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists).
Tango will not have the right to make mistakes at the Prado on Friday for the return match (8 p.m.), in order to try to play for the first four places, for the first time since 2014, during the support match on March 22 in Turkey.