Kalev/Cramo dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to Jelgava's 32. American power forward Gary Wilkinson (205-82, college: Utah St.) notched 29 points and 5 rebounds to lead the effort and Senegalese center Bamba Fall (217-86, college: SMU) supported him with 11 points and 14 rebounds. Even a double-double of 22 points and 10 rebounds by swingman Edgars Krumins (194-86) did not help to save the game for Jelgava. Guard Kristaps Kanbergs (190-88) added 16 points and 4 assists (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Four Jelgava players scored in double figures. Top scorers: Kalev/Cramo: G.Wilkinson 29+5reb, B.Fall 11+14reb, T.Abbott 11+5reb+2ast, T.Sokk 9+4ast, R.Keerles 8+5reb+1ast, I.Kajupank 8+1reb Jelgava: E.Krumins 22+10reb+1ast, K.Kanbergs 16+3reb+4ast, A.Duselis 11+6reb+1ast, S.Silavs 10+6reb+3ast, S.Haynes 8+2reb, K.Chamberlain 6+3reb
The game was mostly controlled by Siauliai. TU/Rock was better in fourth quarter 22-19. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They made 21-of-27 charity shots (77.8 percent) during the game. Siauliai outrebounded TU/Rock 39-27 including 27 on the defensive glass. TU/Rock was plagued by 28 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a good game for Aurimas Kieza (202-82, college: Hofstra) who led his team to a victory with 17 points and 6 rebounds. Swiss-Lithuanian guard Rolandas Alijevas (192-85, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) contributed with 13 points and 8 assists for the winners. Five Siauliai players scored in double figures. Lithuanian center Egidijus Dimsa (205-85) replied with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds and American point guard Justin Ingram (188-85, college: Toledo, agency: Two Points) added 19 points in the effort for TU/Rock. TU/Rock's coach Gert Kullamae rotated twelve players seeing no chance for a win. Top scorers: Siauliai: A.Kieza 17+6reb+3ast, R.Alijevas 13+2reb+8ast, V.Liutych 13+5reb+1ast, C.Simon 12+2reb, O.Galdikas 10+7reb, L.Jackson 10+5reb+1ast TU/Rock: J.Ingram 19+3reb+3ast, E.Dimsa 15+10reb, R.Veideman 11+2ast, K.Saage 6+2reb+1ast, T.Eichfuss 6+2reb, I.Nelyubov 5+1reb
The hosts trailed by 7 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 10-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 82-62. The best player for the winners was American-Puerto Rican point guard TreVon Hughes (183-87, college: Wisconsin, agency: Edge Sports) who had a double-double by scoring 21 points and 10 rebounds. American forward Yancy Gates (206-89, college: Cincinnati) chipped in 20 points and 9 rebounds. Four Pieno Zvaigzdes players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was point guard Reimo Tamm (185-84) who recorded 17 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists and American guard Brandis Raley-Ross (188-87, college: S.Carolina) added 14 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists respectively. Top scorers: Pieno Zvaigzdes: T.Hughes 21+10reb+3ast, Y.Gates 20+9reb+1ast, T.Biggs 14+4reb+2ast, J.Sinica 14+6reb+1ast, G.Sirutavicius 9+6reb+1ast, G.Maceina 4+6reb+4ast Tarvas: R.Tamm 17+6reb+4ast, B.Raley-Ross 14+6reb+4ast, A.Stewart 11+7reb+1ast, M.Laksa 8+2reb+2ast, M.Schleicher 7+4reb, J.Umbrasko 3+4reb
The hosts trailed by 6 points at the halftime before their 26-14 charge in the third quarter, which allowed them to win the game. Barons kvartals outrebounded KK Parnu 41-30 including 26 on the defensive glass. 25 personal fouls committed by KK Parnu helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was American forward Tyler Cain (203-88, college: S.Dakota) who had a double-double by scoring 25 points and 17 rebounds. Latvian forward Maris Gulbis (202-85, agency: Players Group) chipped in 18 points. Barons kvartals' coach Martins Gulbis used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. At the other side the best for losing team was Lithuanian guard Augustas Peciukevicius (192-91) who recorded a double-double by scoring 32 points, 7 rebounds and 10 assists (on 12-of-14 shooting from the field) and Lithuanian forward Osvaldas Matulionis (200-91) added 24 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Top scorers: Barons kvartals: T.Cain 25+17reb+3ast, A.Brunins 18+4reb+1ast, M.Gulbis 18+3reb+3ast, I.Bergmanis 13+2reb+3ast, A.Epners 8, D.Zonne 5 Parnu: A.Peciukevicius 32+7reb+10ast, O.Matulionis 24+5reb+4ast, K.Kitsing 16+3reb, R.Raadik 10+6reb+1ast, K.Evart 9+1ast, T.Hamarsalu 1
The game was mostly controlled by Rudupis. Naglis Palangos managed to win third quarter 18-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They made 22-of-28 free shots (78.6 percent) during the game. Swingman Gediminas Orelikas (200-90) scored 19 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists to lead the charge for the winners and guard Arturas Milaknis (195-86) chipped in 22 points during the contest. The best for the losing side was American center Ryan Olander (213, college: Fairfield, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) with a double-double by scoring 17 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists and his fellow American import guard Parrish Brown (185-84, college: Maryland) scored 17 points and 4 assists. Four Rudupis and five Naglis Palangos players scored in double figures. Top scorers: Rudupis: A.Milaknis 22+3reb, G.Orelikas 19+5reb+7ast, G.Kadziulis 15+2reb+6ast, S.Vene 11+2reb+4ast, A.Labuckas 8+4reb, A.Valeika 7+6reb Naglis Palangos: P.Brown 17+3reb+4ast, R.Olander 17+11reb+4ast, E.Lengvinas 13+2reb+2ast, G.Wright 11+5reb+1ast, M.Kumpys 11+9reb+2ast, M.Mockevicius 8+2reb+2ast
Tartu Ulikool - Kalev/Cramo 67:68 Tartu Ulikool clinched Baltic League Bronze medals. They overcame their arch-rivals Kalev/Cramo on aggregate in the consolation final series. The Tallinn team eked out a narrow road win tonight but it was not enough to deny a 12-point deficit after the opening leg. Kalev/Cramo jumped to a 16:13 lead ten minutes into the game. Tartu Ulikool pulled within 2 points at the interval 31:33. The hosts cut the deficit to a single point heading into the fourth... [read more]
Tartu Ulikool - Kalev/Cramo 67:68
Tartu Ulikool clinched Baltic League Bronze medals. They overcame their arch-rivals Kalev/Cramo on aggregate in the consolation final series. The Tallinn team eked out a narrow road win tonight but it was not enough to deny a 12-point deficit after the opening leg. Kalev/Cramo jumped to a 16:13 lead ten minutes into the game. Tartu Ulikool pulled within 2 points at the interval 31:33. The hosts cut the deficit to a single point heading into the fourth term. Kalev/Cramo sank 22 points in the final period but just sweetened the pill at the end. Vitali Liutych (198-SG-92) provided 20 points for the winners. Cedric Simmons (206-F/C-86, college: N.Carolina St.) added 12 points and 10 boards in the victory. Mandell Thomas (188-G-93, college: Fordham) and Dominykas Milka (203-C-92, college: St.Rose, NY) answered with 17 points each for Tartu Ulikool.
Pieno Zvaigzdes - Vytautas 74:89 Vytautas celebrated the Baltic League championship title. They surprised Pieno Zvaigzdes on the road in the return leg of the title series to be crowned champions. Regimantas Miniotas (206-C/F-96) scored 20 points to pace the winners. Vytautas entered the game facing a 3-point deficit after the opening leg. However Vytautas went on a 22:11 run in the first term to deny it. Pieno Zvaigzdes cut the distance in the second term. They trailed by 9 points at t... [read more]
Pieno Zvaigzdes - Vytautas 74:89
Vytautas celebrated the Baltic League championship title. They surprised Pieno Zvaigzdes on the road in the return leg of the title series to be crowned champions. Regimantas Miniotas (206-C/F-96) scored 20 points to pace the winners. Vytautas entered the game facing a 3-point deficit after the opening leg. However Vytautas went on a 22:11 run in the first term to deny it. Pieno Zvaigzdes cut the distance in the second term. They trailed by 9 points at the interval 32:41. However Vytautas went on a strong 27:15 run in the third quarter to boost the gap. Pieno Zvaigzdes dropped 27 points in the final period but could not avoid the loss. Tomas Delininkaitis (190-G-82) provided 18 points, while Tadas Klimavicius (204-F-82) added 16 points for the champions. Andriy Agafonov (208-PF-86, agency: AproK Sports Group) answered with 19 points for Pieno Zvaigzdes. Osvaldas Olisevicius (200-PF-93) netted 13 points in the defeat.
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