Jan Vesely and Tomas Satoransky had double-doubles to lead the Czech Republic past Croatia, 80-59, in Lille, France, and into the quarterfinals for the first time.
Shavonte Zellous scored 11 of her 22 points, a season high, in the final five minutes to help Indiana beat the Liberty in the final game of the regular season for both teams.
Tina Charles spends more time roaming the perimeter while Carolyn Swords helps anchor the lane for the team, which is headed to the playoffs for the first time since 2012.
Malone, a three-time league M.V.P., was the first modern player to go straight from high school to the pros when he made his A.B.A. debut in 1974.
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