After most leagues and competitions took time off for the holidays, all of the Mystics abroad are back in action this week. Here are updates from the players abroad and their January schedules.
In eight games for Bnot Hertzeliya (6-2), Tayler Hill leads her team with 23.6 points and 3.9 assists per game.
12/19: Hapoel Z/MM vs. Bnot Hertzeliya
Hill (BH): 28p/4r in 72-67 loss.
12/22: Bnot Hertzeliya vs. Ramat Hasharon
Hill (BH): 24p/4r/5a in 87-63 win.
12/26: Bnot Hertzeliya vs. Hap.Petah Tikva
Hill (BH): 17p/3r/3a in 80-60 win.
Israeli League – January Schedule
1/5: Maccabi Ashdod vs. Bnot Hertzeliya
1/9: Bnot Hertzeliya vs. Elitzur Holon
1/16: Maccabi Raanana vs. Bnot Hertzeliya
1/23: Bnot Hertzeliya vs. Maccabi R.Gan
1/30: H.R. Le-Zion vs. Bnot Hertzeliya
EuroLeague 2017 play resumes this week with Kia Vaughn (USK Praha) and Emma Meesseman (UMMC Ekaterinburg)’s teams back in action. Both teams will also resume league play this week, in which they are both undefeated this season.
EuroLeague 2017 – January Schedule
1/4: USK Praha vs. Familia Schio
1/5: CCC Polkowice vs. UMMC Ekaterinburg
1/11: USK Praha vs. CMB Cargo Uni Györ
1/12: UMMC Ekaterinburg vs. Perfunienas Avenida
1/18: Uniqa Sopron vs. UMMC Ekaterinburg
1/18: Wisla Can-Pack vs. USK Praha
1/25: UMMC Ekaterinburg vs. Hatay BB
1/25: USK Praha vs. Mersin
Czech Republic League – January Schedule
1/7: Nymburk vs. USK Praha
1/14: Sokol HK vs. USK Praha
1/21: USK Praha vs. Slovanka MB
Russian League – January Schedule
1/8: UMMC Ekaterinburg vs. Spartak N.
1/15: Dynamo M. vs. UMMC Ekaterinburg
1/22: UMMC Ekaterinburg vs. Chevakata
1/29: Enisey vs. UMMC Ekaterinburg
Kahleah Copper (17.9 points per game) and the Belgian Royal Castors Braine resume league play on Saturday. The team has been eliminated from EuroCup 2017 play after falling third in Group F.
Belgium – Top Division January Schedule
1/7: Royal Castors Braine vs. Liege
1/15: Sint Katelijne vs. Royal Castors Braine
1/21: Royal Castors Braine vs. Spirou Monceau
1/28: Royal Castors Braine vs. Waregem
Down in Australia, three Mystics, Leilani Mitchell (Sydney), Natasha Cloud (Townsville) and Ally Malott (Dandenong), continue play. Mitchell is 7th in the league in scoring at 16.3 points per game and 1st in assists at 6.2 per game. Malott’s Dandenong Rangers are atop the standings at 11-4.
12/29: Adelaide vs. Sydney
Mitchell (SYD): 11p/4a in 89-72 win.
12/30: Perth vs. Sydney
Mitchell (SYD): 27p/4r/3a in 93-69 win.
12/31: Townsville vs. Melbourne
Cloud (TOWN): 9p/4a in 88-75 win.
WNBL – January Schedule
1/6: Townsville vs. Canberra
1/8: Dandenong vs. Adelaide
1/8: Sydney vs. Canberra
1/12: Adelaide vs. Sydney
1/13: Bendigo vs. Sydney
1/14: Dandenong vs. Melbourne
1/14: Canberra vs. Townsville
1/20: Townsville vs. Bendigo
1/21: Adelaide vs. Dandenong
1/21: Sydney vs. Perth
1/25: Melbourne vs. Dandenong
1/26: Canberra v. Sydney
1/28: Townsville vs. Sydney
1/29: Perth vs. Dandenong