Putting an end to her professional playing career didn't mean the end of her passion for the sport. On the contrary, it was a brand new start, as she became a football teacher after graduation.
Butler finished with 35 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for the Heat, while Duncan Robinson added 26 points on 7-for-13 3-point shooting.
Yatai led from the start, and scored three more goals in the match's last ten minutes. After the win, Yatai topped the division and led Nantong by five points, which means the Changchun side has almost secured a berth in the promotion area with two rounds left.
Gerardo Martino's men are among five teams that have already qualified for the last phase of 2022 World Cup qualifiers in the North American, Central American and Caribbean (CONCACAF) region. The others are the United States, Costa Rica, Jamaica and Honduras.
The world No.53, who is also in the doubles semifinals along with Nicole Melichar, had lost just 23 games in her six matches prior to the final showdown.
The 32-year-old made his 119th international appearance in Spain's 1-0 UEFA Nations League win at home to Switzerland on Saturday and is in line to start in Ukraine on Tuesday night, although he admits that the progress of players such as Mikel Merino and Rodrigo Hernandez means there is more competition in the central midfield role.
BRATISLAVA, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- BKM Lucenec stretched its winning streak in the Slovak basketball premier league to four out of four rounds by narrowly beat Patriots on the road, 78-77.
China was awarded the hosting rights of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup on June 4, 2019. The tournament will feature 24 Asian national teams, and will be staged across ten Chinese cities. Enditem
Ghana's Tariq Fosu opened the scoring on 22 minutes, but Qatar's Almoez Ali levelled the scores in the 44th minute.
In Group D, TES double killed DRX to rank first.
"We played well at the start, and executed as planned at both ends, which gave us an upper hand in the first half. But back from the locker room, we didn't put enough pressure on them in defense and do well in transition," Beijing coach Zhang Yunsong noted.