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 3. Valmiera 21-11 
 4. Jekabpils 18-14 
 5. Barons Riga 16-15 
 6. Liepaja/Triobet 15-17 
 7. Jurmala 13-19 
 8. BK Ogre 13-19 
 9. LU 5-26 
 10. Valka/Valga 3-15 
Last:5/31/2017
LBL2 Stage Two Standings
Places 1-12
 1. Kekava 21-1 
 2. Turiba 19-3 
 3. Jelgava 18-4 
 4. ViA 16-6 
 5. Ogre/Kumho Tyre 11-11 
 6. RSU 10-12 
 7. Marupe 10-12 
 8. Limbazi 6-16 
 9. RTU 6-16 
 10. Saldus 6-16 
 11. Livani 5-17 
 12. Gulbenes Buki 4-18 
Places 13-21
 1. VeA 14-2 
 2. LU/BS Riga 13-3 
 3. DSN/SB 11-5 
 4. Madona 11-5 
 5. VEF skola 10-6 
 6. Valmiera/ORDO-2 7-9 
 7. Jekabpils II 3-13 
 8. Riga/Ridzene 2-14 
 9. BJBS Riga 1-15 
Stage One Standings
Last:3/20/2017
LBL3 Stage Two Standings
Places 1-8
 1. Ezerzeme 10-4 
 2. Carnikava 10-4 
 3. Jaunpils 8-6 
 4. Dartija 7-7 
 5. Salacgriva 7-7 
 6. ViA 2 7-7 
 7. Memele/Bauskas 6-8 
 8. Pardaugava/Tur. 1-13 
Places 9-16
 1. Kraslava 11-3 
 2. Daugavpils n. 11-3 
 3. Darznieks/Cesis 10-4 
 4. Rujiena 8-6 
 5. Rugaju 5-9 
 6. BJBS Riga 5-9 
 7. Saulkrasti 5-9 
 8. Aluksne 1-13 
Stage One Standings
Last:5/1/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Monaco 12-2 
 2. Banvit BK 11-3 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 10-4 
 4. Aris 8-6 
 5. Fraport SKY 7-7 
 6. Ironi Nahariya 5-9 
 7. Helios 2-12 
 8. Bakken 1-13 
Group B
 1. Le Mans 9-5 
 2. Umana VE 9-5 
 3. Pinar Karsiyaka 9-5 
 4. Avtodor 7-7 
 5. Maccabi Rishon 7-7 
 6. Oradea 6-8 
 7. Kataja Basket 6-8 
 8. Khimik 3-11 
Group C
 1. ASVEL 10-4 
 2. Neptunas 10-4 
 3. EWE Baskets 10-4 
 4. PAOK 7-7 
 5. Ventspils 7-7 
 6. Usak 5-9 
 7. Openjobmetis V. 4-10 
 8. Rosa Radom 3-11 
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 1. Iberostar Tener. 11-3 
 2. Scandone AV 10-4 
 3. Strasbourg 9-5 
 4. Juventus 8-6 
 5. Oostende 6-8 
 6. Cibona 5-9 
 7. Mega Leks 4-10 
 8. Mornar Bar 3-11 
Group E
 1. Besiktas 12-2 
 2. AEK Athens 9-5 
 3. Partizan 8-6 
 4. Ludwigsburg 8-6 
 5. Banco di Srd 7-7 
 6. Spirou 6-8 
 7. Stelmet ZG 4-10 
 8. Szolnok 2-12 
Last:1/25/2017
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Group A
 1. Barons Riga 10-2 
 2. Nevezis 8-4 
 3. Rapla 8-4 
 4. Jurmala 6-6 
 5. Liepaja/Triobet 5-7 
 6. Parnu 3-9 
 7. Barsy Atyrau 2-10 
Group B
 1. P.Zvaigzdes 11-1 
 2. Valmiera 9-3 
 3. Jekabpils 8-4 
 4. BK Ogre 6-6 
 5. TTU 5-7 
 6. Tarvas 3-9 
 7. COR-Borisfen 0-12 
Group Q
 1. Kalev/Cramo 0-0 
 2. Tartu Ulikool 0-0 
 3. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 4. Vytautas 0-0 
Last:3/2/2017
VTB United League Standings
 1. CSKA 22-2 
 2. Zenit 21-3 
 3. Khimki 19-5 
 4. Lokomotiv 19-5 
 5. Unics 15-9 
 6. Enisey 13-11 
 7. VEF Riga 11-13 
 8. Astana 9-15 
 9. Avtodor 8-16 
 10. N.Novgorod 8-16 
 11. Kalev/Cramo 5-19 
 12. Tsmoki-Minsk 5-19 
 13. Parma 1-23 
Last:6/23/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Tyler LARSON
  Barons Riga
  (190-G-91)
  Avg: 16.4
 1. Larson, Barons Riga16.4 
 2. Pitts, Valmiera14.9 
 3. Butjankovs, Liepaja/.14.8 
 4. Ausejs, Liepaja/.14.5 
 5. Griffin, Liepaja/.14.4 
 6. Stumbris, Jekabpils14.1 
 7. Blums, VEF Riga14.1 
 8. Jogela, Barons Riga13.4 
 9. Fischer, Valmiera13.3 
 10. Jeromanovs, Jurma.13.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 D'Or FISCHER
  Valmiera
  (211-C-81)
  Avg: 8.7
 1. Fischer, Valmiera8.7 
 2. Rozitis, Liepaja/.8.4 
 3. Iljins, Jurmala8.4 
 4. Selakovs, Jekabpils7.4 
 5. Krestinin, Barons R.7.3 
 6. Montgomery, Liepaja/.7.2 
 7. Butjankovs, Liepaja/.7.1 
 8. Aleksejevs, Jekabpils6.6 
 9. Meiers, VEF Riga6.5 
Assists Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 7.2
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.7.2 
 2. Jeromanovs, Jurma.6.1 
 3. Sirsnins, Jekabpils5.8 
 4. Pitts, Valmiera5.7 
 5. Plavnieks, BK Ogre5.7 
 6. Gaddy, VEF Riga5.4 
 7. Vitols, BK Ogre4.9 
 8. Larson, Barons Riga4.4 
 9. Birkans, LU4.3 
 10. McMullan, Liepaja/.3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.2.4 
 2. Skele, VEF Riga1.9 
 3. Richard, VEF Riga1.8 
 4. Krestinin, Barons R.1.5 
 5. Pitts, Valmiera1.5 
 6. Campbell, Ventspils1.5 
 7. Larson, Barons Riga1.4 
 8. Gaddy, VEF Riga1.4 
 9. Mitchell, Valmiera1.4 
 10. Mejeris, VEF Riga1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 D'Or FISCHER
  Valmiera
  (211-C-81)
  Avg: 1.6
 1. Fischer, Valmiera1.6 
 2. Mejeris, VEF Riga1.3 
 3. Rozitis, Barons Riga1.2 
 4. Iljins, Jurmala1.0 
 5. Krestinin, Barons R.0.9 
 6. Zvigurs, Valka/Va.0.8 
 7. Selakovs, Jekabpils0.8 
 8. Stumbris, Jekabpils0.8 
 9. Grazulis, Ventspils0.8 
Player of the Week

 D'or Fischer
  Valmiera
  ( 211-C-81 )
  

 Rihards Adins
  Turiba
  ( 205-F/C-94 )
  
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LBL Round 10: Latvijas Universitate keeps a leadership position - Nov 18, 2012


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Kristaps
Dargais
LBL is at the halfway of the Regular Season and there are still another 10 rounds left. Host teams show no mercy winning all games.

The game had a very big importance for third-ranked Latvijas Universitate as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Latvijas Universitate defeated one of their biggest challengers Jurmala in Riga 66-62. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Jurmala. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The hosts trailed by 7 points after three quarters before their 20-9 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Latvijas Universitate made 16-of-21 free shots (76.2 percent) during the game. They also forced 19 Jurmala turnovers. Guard Kristaps Dargais (198-G-90) had a double-double by scoring 16 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists to lead the charge for the winners and guard Zanis Peiners (204-90, agency: Interperformances) chipped in 15 points and 8 rebounds during the contest. Latvijas Universitate's coach Arturs Visockis-Rubenis used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. At the losing side forward Atis Ozols (199-81) responded with 14 points and 8 rebounds. As mentioned above they are alone now at the top position. Newly promoted Jurmala keeps the fourth place with four games lost. Jurmala will have a break next week, which should allow them to rest in order to get back on the winning path. Latvijas Universitate will try to continue on its current victory against third ranked Valmiera on the road.
Important game to mention about took place in Jurmala. Fourth ranked Jurmala (5-4) saved a 1-point victory at home edging 10th ranked Jekabpils (3-6) 87-86 on Wednesday evening. Host team only slightly avoided a big embarassment. American guard Ken Brown (185-89, college: Philander Smith) notched 19 points and 4 assists to lead the effort and Atis Ozols supported him with 14 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. Jurmala's coach Jevgenijs Kosuskins allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. Even 29 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists by American forward P.J. Hill jr. (182-87, college: Ohio St.) did not help to save the game for Jekabpils. Newly promoted Jurmala maintains fourth position with 5-4 record. Jekabpils lost third consecutive game. Jekabpils at the other side, also newcomer in the league, dropped to the eighth place with six games lost. They share the position with Turiba. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Eighth ranked Turiba (3-6) crushed at home 11th ranked U18 (1-5) by 17 points 81-64, which is the biggest margin this round on Wednesday night. Mikus Sokolovs fired 21 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Andzejs Pasecniks produced a double-double by scoring 13 points and 11 rebounds for lost side. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Turiba maintains eighth position with 3-6 record, which they share with Jekabpils. Newly promoted U18 stay at the bottom place with five games lost. Turiba will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. U18 will play against Jelgava (#6).

In the last game of round 10 Turiba lost to Jekabpils on the opponent's court 75-91.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 24 points and 12 rebounds by Todd O'Brien of Jekabpils.

LU - Jurmala 66-62

The game had a very big importance for third-ranked Latvijas Universitate as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Latvijas Universitate defeated one of their biggest challengers Jurmala in Riga 66-62. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Jurmala. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The hosts trailed by 7 points after three quarters before their 20-9 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Latvijas Universitate made 16-of-21 free shots (76.2 percent) during the game. They also forced 19 Jurmala turnovers. Guard Kristaps Dargais (198-90) had a double-double by scoring 16 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists to lead the charge for the winners and guard Zanis Peiners (204-90, agency: Interperformances) chipped in 15 points and 8 rebounds during the contest. Latvijas Universitate's coach Arturs Visockis-Rubenis used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. At the losing side forward Atis Ozols (199-81) responded with 14 points and 8 rebounds and American guard Ken Brown (185-89, college: Philander Smith) scored 11 points. As mentioned above they are alone now at the top position. Newly promoted Jurmala keeps the fourth place with four games lost. Jurmala will have a break next week, which should allow them to rest in order to get back on the winning path. Latvijas Universitate will try to continue on its current victory against third ranked Valmiera on the road.
Top scorers:
LU: H.Rubenis 17+3reb, K.Dargais 16+10reb+4ast, Z.Peiners 15+8reb+2ast, R.Zebergs 6+3reb+1ast, K.Strazdins 4+4reb+2ast, M.Dargis 4+2reb
Jurmala: A.Ozols 14+8reb+2ast, K.Brown 11+4reb+3ast, R.Stumbris 11+2reb, E.Slesers 8+3reb+1ast, J.Dilevka 5+5reb, D.Coders 4+6reb+3ast
gschID: 198006


Jekabpils - Turiba 91-75

There was a minor upset when 8th ranked Turiba (3-6) was defeated on the road by tenth ranked Jekabpils (3-6) 91-75 on Saturday. The hosts trailed by 3 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 10-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 91-75. Jekabpils outrebounded Turiba 47-23 including a 29-14 advantage in defensive rebounds. American forward P.J. Hill jr. (182-87, college: Ohio St.) fired 34 points (!!!) and 4 assists for the winners. The other American import center Todd O'Brien (213-89, college: UAB) chipped in a double-double by scoring 24 points and 12 rebounds (on 11-of-12 shooting from the field). Hill jr. is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Center Guntis Sipolins (206-93) produced 15 points and guard Mikus Sokolovs (195-89) added 9 points and 7 assists respectively for lost side. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Jekabpils moved-up to eighth place, which they share with defeated Turiba. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Jekabpils: P.Hill jr. 34+1reb+4ast, T.O'Brien 24+12reb+1ast, J.Aleksejevs 11+10reb+1ast, K.Mediss 8+1reb+2ast, M.Hlebowicki 7+9reb+2ast, O.Virsis 4+6reb+5ast
Turiba: G.Sipolins 15+3reb+1ast, M.Rudmiezis 11+5reb+1ast, V.Veinbergs 10+1reb+1ast, M.Sokolovs 9+2reb+7ast, J.Kalnins 8+6reb, M.Vinauds 5+1ast
gschID: 198005


Jurmala - Jekabpils 87-86

Important game to mention about took place in Jurmala. Fourth ranked Jurmala (5-4) saved a 1-point victory at home edging 10th ranked Jekabpils (3-6) 87-86 on Wednesday evening. Host team only slightly avoided a big embarassment. Jekabpils were ahead by 3 points at the halftime before a 25-17 third quarter run of Jurmala. They dominated down low during the game scoring 64 of its points in the paint compared to Jekabpils' 28. American guard Ken Brown (185-89, college: Philander Smith) notched 19 points and 4 assists to lead the effort and forward Atis Ozols (199-81) supported him with 14 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. Jurmala's coach Jevgenijs Kosuskins allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. Even 29 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists by American forward P.J. Hill jr. (182-87, college: Ohio St.) did not help to save the game for Jekabpils. The former international center Jurijs Aleksejevs (202-85) added 22 points and 10 rebounds for lost side. Five Jurmala and four Jekabpils players scored in double figures. Newly promoted Jurmala maintains fourth position with 5-4 record. Jekabpils lost third consecutive game. Jekabpils at the other side, also newcomer in the league, dropped to the eighth place with six games lost. They share the position with Turiba. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Jurmala: D.Coders 19+4reb+1ast, K.Brown 19+4reb+4ast, A.Ozols 14+7reb+5ast, R.Mednis 12+5reb, J.Dilevka 11+3reb+1ast, E.Slesers 6+2reb+3ast
Jekabpils: P.Hill jr. 29+7reb+6ast, J.Aleksejevs 22+10reb+1ast, T.O'Brien 11+4reb, K.Piternieks 10+2reb, K.Mediss 6+1ast, M.Hlebowicki 5+6reb
gschID: 198004


Turiba - U18 81-64

Eighth ranked Turiba (3-6) crushed at home 11th ranked U18 (1-5) by 17 points 81-64, which is the biggest margin this round on Wednesday night. The hosts trailed by 9 points after first quarter, but they stormed back and won the game by 17 points. Turiba outrebounded U18 44-31 including 30 on the defensive glass. Guard Mikus Sokolovs (195-89) fired 21 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Center Guntis Sipolins (206-93) chipped in 13 points and 9 rebounds. Four Turiba players scored in double figures. Center Andzejs Pasecniks (211-95) produced a double-double by scoring 13 points and 11 rebounds and guard Kristaps Gluditis (192-95) added 14 points respectively for lost side. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Turiba maintains eighth position with 3-6 record, which they share with Jekabpils. Newly promoted U18 stay at the bottom place with five games lost. Turiba will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. U18 will play against Jelgava (#6).
Top scorers:
Turiba: M.Sokolovs 21+5reb+4ast, M.Vinauds 18+3reb+2ast, G.Sipolins 13+9reb+1ast, K.Apsitis 13+6reb+1ast, J.Kalnins 5+8reb+2ast, M.Motivans 4+4reb+3ast
U18: K.Gluditis 14+2reb, A.Pasecniks 13+11reb, A.Ginters 10+3reb+1ast, K.Plavnieks 8+5reb+3ast, K.Cavars 8+1reb+1ast, E.Meznieks-Zahars 3+2reb
gschID: 198003
  




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