This week’s WVUPros ladies on the Hardwood Report features a big game from Mountaineer Korinne Campbell, as well as updates WVU ladies from Australia, China, France, and Poland.
Korinne Campbell- In two games in Finland, the WVU and Vimpelin Veto (6-14) point guard posted two double-doubles in losses. In a 72-67 loss at the hands of Torpan Pojat Helsinki, Campbell scored 14 points on 7-of-19 shooting and pulled down 13 rebounds. On Sunday, Vimpelin Veto dropped a 84-69 game to second-place Aanekosken Huima. In the contest, Campbell again had 14 points and 13 boards, scoring on 7-of-12 shots from the field. Campbell will have a break of nearly two weeks before taking on Tapiolan Honka on Valentine’s Day.
Olayinka Sanni- On Saturday in France, Sanni and Flammes Carolo (8-9 LFB, 4-2 Eurocup Group E) won 64-54 against Union Hainaut. The 6-foot-2 center from West Virginia, by way of Nigeria, played 17 minutes and scored 10 points. Sanni added three rebounds and an assist in the victory. Flammes Carolo will next take the court Saturday against Nantes Reze.
Natalie Burton- Burton and the Bulleen Boomers (9-10) lost 88-69 to the first-place Townsville Fire. The Mountaineer Center shot 1-for-4 in 28 minutes for two points and added two rebounds. The Boomers will match up against the Dandenong Rangers on Saturday.
Asya Bussie- In a 72-51 victory on Saturday, Bussie and AZS UMCS (6-10) defeated Widzew in Poland. Bussie played 19 minutes and scored two points on 1-for-4 shooting. The 6-foot-4 center contributed three
rebounds in the win. AZS UMCS will lace them up on Saturday in a game against undefeated TS Wisla Krakow.
Yelena Leuchanka- The West Virginia center from Belarus won two games against Shanghai 61-51 and 79-73 for Jiangsu’s (2-4) first two wins on the year. No stats were available for either game, and Leuchanka and the Jiangsu Phoenix will play two games against Beijing this week, on Tuesday and Thursday.