Courtesy of the WNBA’s Connecticut Sun, a look at how their players are doing in professional leagues overseas …..
In France, Mistie Bass is averaging 15.4 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.1 steals in seven for Lyon. Bass has scored in double-figures in six games this season, including 20 in a 76-58 win over Villeneuve on November 9th. She also had five rebounds and three steals in that victory.
In Turkey, Renee Montgomery is averaging 11.8 points, 2.8 assists and 2.5 rebounds in four Turkish Leagues for Tarsus Belediyesi. Most recently, she had 31 points, three assists and one steal in a 78-74 loss to Mersin on November 10th. Montgomery was 11-of-11 from the free thow line in the loss.
On November 14th, Montgomery had nine points, seven assists and five steals in Tarsus’ EuroCup victory over Dynamo Guvd-Novosibirsk, 110-54. She is averaging 14.5 points, 6.5 assists and 3.0 rebounds in two EuroCup contests.
Also in Turkey, Tan White had 25 points, two rebounds and two assists but Orduspor dropped an 85-78 decision to Antakya on November 10th. White is averaging 15.0 points, 5.7 rebounds and 3.2 assists in six games for Orduspor.
In Hungary, Sun guard Kelly Faris is averaging 7.0 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists in five Middle European League games for Uniqa Euroleasing Sopron. On November 9th, she had eight points, seven rebounds and five assists in a 65-45 victory over Cegledi EKK.
Faris has also seen action in two EuroLeague games for Sopron, averaging 8.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists. Most recently, she had five rebounds, three points, three steals and two assists in a 71-64 loss to Fenerbahce on November 13th.
In Russia, Tina Charles has played in one Russian League contest for Dynamo Moscow, scoring 12 points, pulling down six rebounds and dishing out three assists in a 84-65 win over Dynamo Guvd-Novosibirsk on November 10th. In EuroCup action, Charles has recorded a double-double in both games she has played, including a 22 point, 10 rebound performance on November 14th in a 82-71 loss to Istanbul University.
Also in Russia, Asjha Jones is averaging 9.3 points and 5.8 rebounds in Russian League action for Spartak Vidnoe Moscow Region. On November 10th, she had 11 points, two rebounds and two assists in a 89-59 victory over Nadezhda Orenburg. Jones has seen action in one EuroLeague game for the Russian squad, scoring 12 points while pulling down six rebounds and dishing out five assists in a 57-47 loss to USK Praha on November 13th.
Allison Hightower is playing in Israel for Elizur Ramla. On November 6th, she had 19 points, eight rebounds and one steal in a 81-53 victory over Ramat Hasharon in her first action overseas this year.
In Australia, Kayla Pedersen had 17 points and 12 rebounds the Dandenong Rangers fell to the Canberra Capitals 93-85 on November 9th. It was Pedersen’s second consecutive double-double, as she also had 22 points and 12 rebounds on November 2nd against Canberra. Pedersen is averaging 14.6 points and 8.5 rebounds for Dandenong.
Also in Australia, Kelsey Griffin picked up her second double-double of the season with 16 points and 20 rebounds as the Bendigo Spirit defeated the Canberra Capitals 84-68 on November 10th. Griffin is averaging 11.9 points and 8.9 rebounds per game.