UC Capitals win eighth WNBL title with Game …

Bedlam descended on the AIS Arena as an ear-rattling crowd of 4,820 witnessed their hometown UC Capitals secure the club’s eighth WNBL title and first since the 2009/10 season with a 93-73 Game 3 victory over the Adelaide Lightning. Stalwart Kelsey Griffin led the way with 29 points and 15 rebounds as all five Capitals starters finished in double figures. Colleen Planeta led five Lightning players in double figures with 15 points, but a 14 of 23 shooting night from beyond the arc proved the major difference as the Capitals bounced back from a controversial Game 2 defeat to bring the trophy back to Canberra for the first time in 9 years.

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