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Lady Generals win 3rd WUBA title; Lumanu named Finals MVP - Jun 26, 2016


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Armelie
Lumanu
2016 WUBA Finals

Southern Lady Generals 67 GIE Lady Matrix 58

The Lady Generals punctuated another outstanding season winning their 3rd Consecutive WUBA Championship defeating the GIE Lady Matrix by the score of 67-58. The Lady Generals were led by WUBA Finals MVP Armelie Lumanu (5'10''-G/F-88, college: Mississippi St.) (5'10''-G/F-88, college: Mississippi St.) who scored 25 Points. The Lady Matrix were led by Alysha Harvin (5'10''-G-88, college: Florida St.) who scored 15 points. The Matrix sprinted to a 19-6 advantage to start the game, but Generals responded to take a 33-31 advantage at the half. The second remained close but the Generals were able to maintain a slim lead until the closing moments of the game to seal the win. The Lady Generals got double figure scoring from Courtney Hurt (6'1''-F-90, college: VCU) who scored 19 points, and 11 points from Yanique Gordon (6'4''-F/C-91, college: Cent.Florida).

The Matrix got double figure scoring from Kristina King (5'11''-G/F-92, college: Richmond) who scored 14 points. The loss marks the 3rd consecutive WUBA finals appearance by the Lady Matrix against the Lady Generals and 3rd strait finals loss.

Southern Lady Generals Championship Roster:
Armelie Lumanu (MVP)
Courtney Hurt
Deja Foster (6'0''-F-89, college: Georgia Tech)
Christina Dewitt (6'2''-F/C-87, college: N.Carolina)
Arhonda Covington (6'1''-F-85, college: Louisville)
Yanique Gordon
Aubany Thomas

Head Coach: Jared Johnson
Assistant Coach: Sherri Washington

Former WNBA Draft Pick Armelie Lumanu showed her world class form in leading the Lady Generals to their 3rd consecutive WUBA Championship, and winning the 2016 WUBA Finals MVP Award with a 25 point, 8 rebound, and 8 assists performance. Lumanu had a strong impact at both ends of the floor, playing point and leading the offense, and leading the charge on defense.

She closed the game and guaranteed the victory with nine 4th quarter points in the final 2 minutes as the Matrix strategy of intentionally fouling her put her at the line repeatedly. The Generals are champions because she made the big shots.



  




Carrie
Washington
U.E. Mataro lands Carrie Washington; ex GIE Lady Matrix - 14 days ago
Unio Esportiva Mataro (Spain) inked 24-year old American forward Carrie Washington (183-F/C-94, college: Columbus St.). She played this season for GIE Lady Matrix (WUBA) in the U.S. In 15 games she was the leagues best rebounder with and impressive 13.2rpg along with 10 points. A very good season in her career as she was awarded USBasket.com All-WUBA Defensive Player of the Year. After winning her first WUBA title, Washington joined the Lady Matrix in Barcelona, Spain for the LIGA Mediter...   [read more]

Kristina
King
MCC2017: GIE Lady Matrix celebrate Mediterranean Cup title - 23 days ago
MCC2017 Finals 6/5/2017 GIE Lady Matrix - UE Mataro 94-44 GIE Lady Matrix win Mediterranean Cup championship. They knocked down Unio Esportiva Mataro in the title game. Kristina King (180-G/F-92, college: Richmond) was named MVP of the event. She notched 32 points and 10 rebounds to lead the American team. Lady Matrix eked out a 22:20 lead ten minutes into the game. UE Mataro erased the deficit in the second stanza. The Spain side pulled within 20 by halftime advantage; but never recove...   [read more]

Briana
Williams
East All-Star Briana Williams hits buzzer beater to defeat West 89-88 - 30 days ago
David Walls Reports 2017 WUBA All-Star results 5/29/2017 Briana Williams (5'7''-G-92, college: Mercer, agency: PEPI SPORT) hit a buzzer-beating game-winner to lift the East to a 89-88 victory over the West. With the clock ticking down under 15 seconds and the East down two, Williams opened East All-Stars' final possession by running some time off in preparation for a final shot. At the five-second mark, Kristina King (5'11''-G/F-92, college: Richmond) drove left on Morgan Jennings and a...   [read more]


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