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Fenerbahce win women's basketball league title

Beating Near East University 62-53 in playoffs, Fenerbahce have become champions of this season after winning series 3-1

21.05.2018
Fenerbahce win women's basketball league title

By Can Erozden

ANKARA

The Istanbul-based basketball giants, Fenerbahce, won Bilyoner.com Women's Basketball Super Lig title late Monday.

Fenerbahce completed the 2017-2018 Turkish basketball season as champions after winning the fourth match in the playoff series, 62-53, against Near East University at home.

Fenerbahce were leading the series 2-1 and after this victory on Monday they won the domestic league title.

Fenerbahce's Italian guard Giorgia Sottana and her Turkish teammate Tugce Canitez were the team's top scorer as the duo scored 14 points each.

Near East University's U.S. guard Kayla McBride was the top scorer of the match; she produced 15 points.

Fenerbahce have won the league title 13 times.

Last season Fenerbahce lost the league title against Near East University.

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