MINSK, 13 January (BelTA) – Minsk is hosting Group B matches of the European women's Basketball League (EWBL), BelTA has learned.
In the opening match BC Tsmoki Minsk lost to Russia's Nika from Syvtyvkar 67-72.The Belarusian champion held a seven-point lead in the first half. After the break the visitors seized the initiative and won with a 15-point advantage.
Tsmoki will next face Kibirkstis-MRU Vilnius, Nika will take on BC Olimpia Grodno, and BC Horizont Belarus will play TTT Riga.
Earlier, BC Horizont Belarus secured two victories over BC Tsmoki Minsk 82-43 and BC Olimpia Grodno 68-54. BC Tsmoki Minsk edged BC Olimpia 88-85.
Group A will feature Liepaja LSSS Latvia, Prometey Ukraine, Orange Lions Amsterdam, SBS Ostrava Czech Republic, Young Angels Kosice Slovakia, and Piestanske Cajky Slovakia.