December Overseas Recap

Arike Ogunbowale-

Ogunbowale continued to find the bottom of the net throughout the final month of the year, scoring double digits in four of her five games to help lead Russia’s Dynamo Kursk to an 8-3 record to end the calendar year. The Irish Icon’s highest scoring performances were a 29-point showing to start the month and an efficient 27-point shooting clinic against Enisey on December 17 where she missed just two shots from the field in a 104-72 win. In addition to her scoring, Ogunbowale racked up 19 rebounds and eight steals throughout the month.

Megan Gustafson-

Gustafson led AZS Gorzow to a perfect 2-0 record in December with two double-doubles. She scored 17 to go along with 11 rebounds, two assists and a block in a 72-63 win at Sleza Wroclaw before finishing the year with a masterful 33-point, 15 rebound outing in a 90-78 win over Sosnowiec, the Hawkeye Heroine’s first 30-point scoring performance of 2020.

Katie Lou Samuelson-

The Owls remained undefeated to end the year, going 6-0 in the month of December to push themselves to 18-0 on the season. After scoring double-digits in four of those six games, Samuelson is now averaging 14.2 points and five rebounds per game since heading overseas. She came just one rebound short of her third double-double with a dazzling 22-point, nine rebound, three assist performance in Avenidas’ 79-61 win over Girona.

Satou Sabally-

Sabally led Fenerbahce to a 6-1 record during the final month of 2020 and is now averaging 17.5 points and 8.5 rebounds since heading overseas. The Outstanding Oregonian started December by dropping her first 30-point game overseas and her third double-double, netting 30 points to go along with 11 rebounds, two steals and a block in a 77-70 win over USK Praha. Sabally would go on to record her fourth double-double to end the month with a 14-point, 12 rebound performance in a 74-60 win over Galatasaray on the penultimate day of the year.

Tyasha Harris-

Harris continues to shine overseas for Kayseri, scoring double-digits in four of her five December games. The Gamecock Great came just one assist short of her second double-double with a 26-point, nine assist performance against Izmit on December 30, and she has averaged 20.6 points, 6.2 assists and 3.7 rebounds in Turkey.

Marina Mabrey-

Mabrey began her 2020 overseas season by dropping a 20-point, 10 rebound, six steal, five assist masterpiece to lead her team to a 79-65 win on November 30. She stayed hot throughout December, scoring double-digits in every single game, including a 40-point performance against Ramat Hasharon and a 30-point, 11 rebound double-double against Raanana on December 21.

Isabelle Harrison-

Harrison was finally able to play in December after being sidelined with a leg injury for the first portion of the season. She helped lead Virtus Eirene to a 4-0 month by averaging 13.7 points and 5.3 rebounds per game, including a stellar 24-point, five assist and three rebound performance in her first game of the season, a 91-69 win at Costa Masnaga on December 6th.

Astou Ndour-

Ndour racked up two double-doubles in her final four games of the year, a 14-point, 11 rebound performance against Botas on December 18 and a 24-point, 16 rebound performance in a 68-58 win over Adana Basket, the latter of which were both season highs. Since heading overseas, the Splendid Spaniard has averaged 13 points and more than seven rebounds per game.