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LBL Standings
 1. Ventspils 15-1 
 2. Valmiera 10-7 
 3. VEF Riga 9-2 
 4. Jekabpils 9-7 
 5. Jurmala 8-10 
 6. Barons Riga 7-8 
 7. Liepaja/Triobet 7-10 
 8. BK Ogre 6-10 
 9. Valka/Valga 3-6 
 10. LU 2-15 
Full Standings
Last:1/14/2017
LBL2 Standings
Places 1-12
 1. Kekava 11-0 
 2. Turiba 11-0 
 3. ViA 9-2 
 4. Jelgava 8-4 
 5. Marupe 8-5 
 6. RSU 6-5 
 7. Ogre/Kumho Tyre 5-5 
 8. Limbazi 4-7 
 9. RTU 3-9 
 10. Gulbenes Buki 1-9 
 11. Saldus 1-11 
 12. Livani 0-10 
Places 13-21
 1. VeA 8-0 
 2. DSN/SB 5-3 
 3. Valmiera/ORDO-2 4-2 
 4. VEF skola 3-2 
 5. LU/BS Riga 3-3 
 6. Madona 3-4 
 7. Jekabpils II 2-5 
 8. Riga/Ridzene 0-4 
 9. BJBS Riga 0-5 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:1/14/2017
LBL3 Stage Two Standings
Places 1-8
 1. ViA 2 6-0 
 2. Carnikava 4-2 
 3. Ezerzeme 4-2 
 4. Dartija 3-3 
 5. Salacgriva 3-3 
 6. Jaunpils 2-4 
 7. Memele/Bauskas 1-5 
 8. Pardaugava/Tur. 1-5 
Places 9-16
 1. Darznieks/Cesis 5-1 
 2. Kraslava 4-2 
 3. Rugaju 4-2 
 4. Daugavpils n. 4-2 
 5. Rujiena 4-3 
 6. Saulkrasti 2-4 
 7. Aluksne 1-5 
 8. BJBS Riga 1-6 
Stage One Standings
Last:1/16/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 11-1 
 2 Banvit BK 9-3 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 8-4 
 4 Aris 8-4 
 5 Fraport SKY 5-7 
 6 Ironi Nahariya 4-8 
 7 Helios 2-10 
 8 Bakken 1-11 
Group B
 1 Le Mans 9-3 
 2 Umana VE 8-4 
 3 Pinar Karsiyaka 7-5 
 4 Kataja Basket 6-6 
 5 Avtodor 5-7 
 6 Oradea 5-7 
 7 Maccabi Rishon 5-7 
 8 Khimik 3-9 
Group C
 1 ASVEL 9-3 
 2 EWE Baskets 8-4 
 3 Neptunas 8-4 
 4 Ventspils 7-5 
 5 PAOK 6-6 
 6 Usak 4-8 
 7 Openjobmetis V. 3-9 
 8 Rosa Radom 3-9 
Group D
 1 Iberostar Tener. 10-2 
 2 Scandone AV 8-4 
 3 Strasbourg 7-5 
 4 Juventus 7-5 
 5 Cibona 5-7 
 6 Mega Leks 4-8 
 7 Oostende 4-8 
 8 Mornar Bar 3-9 
Group E
 1 Besiktas 10-2 
 2 Partizan 8-4 
 3 Ludwigsburg 8-4 
 4 AEK Athens 7-5 
 5 Banco di Srd 5-7 
 6 Spirou 4-8 
 7 Stelmet ZG 4-8 
 8 Szolnok 2-10 
Last:1/16/2017
Baltic League Standings
Group A
 1 Barons Riga 9-2 
 2 Rapla 8-3 
 3 Nevezis 7-3 
 4 Jurmala 5-6 
 5 Liepaja/Triobet 4-6 
 6 Parnu 3-8 
 7 Barsy Atyrau 0-8 
Group B
 1 P.Zvaigzdes 10-1 
 2 Valmiera 8-2 
 3 Jekabpils 7-4 
 4 BK Ogre 5-6 
 5 TTU 4-6 
 6 Tarvas 2-8 
 7 COR-Borisfen 0-9 
Last:1/13/2017
VTB United League Standings
 1 CSKA 12-1 
 2 Lokomotiv 10-2 
 3 Unics 10-3 
 4 Zenit 9-3 
 5 Khimky 9-3 
 6 VEF Riga 6-5 
 7 Astana 6-6 
 8 Enisey 5-8 
 9 Avtodor 4-8 
 10 N.Novgorod 3-8 
 11 Tsmoki-Minsk 3-9 
 12 Kalev/Cramo 2-10 
 13 Parma 0-13 
Last:1/17/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Tauras JOGELA
  Barons Riga
  (202-PF-93)
  Avg: 16.3
 1. Jogela, Barons Riga16.3 
 2. Laksa, Valmiera15.1 
 3. Blums, VEF Riga15.0 
 4. Kaufmanis, Valmiera14.9 
 5. Geks, Barons Riga14.5 
 6. Saage, Valka/Valga14.3 
 7. Aleksejevs, Jekabpils13.3 
 8. Stumbris, Jekabpils13.1 
 9. Silavs, Valka/Valga13.1 
 10. Pitts, Valmiera12.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Davis ROZITIS
  Liepaja/.
  (215-C-90)
  Avg: 8.4
 1. Rozitis, Liepaja/.8.4 
 2. Krestinin, Barons R.7.7 
 3. Iljins, Jurmala7.7 
 4. Selakovs, Jekabpils7.2 
 5. Strelnieks, Jurmala7.1 
 6. Aleksejevs, Jekabpils6.9 
 7. Jonats, Valmiera6.8 
 8. Zakis, Ventspils6.6 
 9. Butjankovs, Liepaja/.6.5 
 10. Raadik, Valka/Valga6.5 
Assists Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 6.8
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.6.8 
 2. Jeromanovs, Jurma.6.7 
 3. Sirsnins, Jekabpils5.9 
 4. Larson, Barons Riga5.5 
 5. Plavnieks, BK Ogre5.5 
 6. Gaddy, VEF Riga5.4 
 7. Pitts, Valmiera4.9 
 8. Vitols, BK Ogre4.8 
 9. Saage, Valka/Valga4.6 
 10. Dargais, Barons R.4.5 
Steals Per Game
 Malcolm GRIFFIN
  Liepaja/.
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 3
 1. Griffin, Liepaja/.3.0 
 2. Larson, Barons Riga2.3 
 3. Skele, VEF Riga2.3 
 4. Richard, VEF Riga2.0 
 5. Gaddy, VEF Riga1.8 
 6. Campbell, Ventspils1.8 
 7. Krestinin, Barons R.1.7 
 8. Sirsnins, Jekabpils1.7 
 9. Saage, Valka/Valga1.6 
 10. Deane, Ventspils1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Kaspars BERZINS
  BK Ogre
  (213-PF-85)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Berzins, BK Ogre1.5 
 2. Pollard, Liepaja/.1.4 
 3. Grazulis, Ventspils1.4 
 4. Mejeris, VEF Riga1.3 
 5. Rozitis, Liepaja/.1.1 
 6. Mbodj, Ventspils1.1 
 7. Niedra, BK Ogre0.9 
 8. Rozitis, Jurmala0.9 
 9. Iljins, Jurmala0.8 
 10. Zelionis, Ventspils0.8 
Player of the Week

 Jurijs Aleksejevs
  Jekabpils
  (202-C-112)
  

 Roberts Mednis
  Buki/BJSS
  (205-C-98)
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 19 (Regular Season)

LU Jan.22 Jekabpils 85%
Valka/Valga 51% Jan.21 Jurmala
Valka/Valga Jan.18 Valmiera 67%
Jurmala 76% Jan.18 LU
Barons Riga Jan.18 Jekabpils 52%
Next Round Schedule

Round 7 (Second Stage)

LU/BS Riga 50% Jan.21 VEF skola
Valmiera/OR Jan.21 Madona 52%
Gulbenes Buk Jan.21 Ogre/Kumho T 83%
RTU Jan.20 Limbazi 62%
DSN/SB 88% Jan.19 Riga/Ridzene
Turiba 55% Jan.18 Kekava
Ogre/Kumho T Jan.18 Jelgava 53%
Marupe 53% Jan.18 ViA
VEF skola 68% Jan.17 Valmiera/OR
VeA 94% Jan.17 Jekabpils I
Saldus Jan.17 RSU 86%
Next Round Schedule

Round 13 (Regular Season)

Group A
CEZ Nymburk Jan.17 Monaco 53%
Banvit BK 81% Jan.17 Helios
Aris 60% Jan.17 Fraport SKY
Ironi Nahari 81% Jan.17 Bakken
Group B
Avtodor Jan.18 Umana VE 52%
Macc.Rishon Jan.18 Le Mans 68%
Pinar Karsiy 70% Jan.18 Khimik
Oradea 55% Jan.18 Kataja Bsk
Group C
PAOK Jan.18 EWE Baskets 57%
Neptunas Jan.18 Ventspils 54%
Openjobmetis 55% Jan.18 Usak
ASVEL 90% Jan.17 Rosa Radom
Group D
Iberostar Te 66% Jan.18 Scandone AV
Juventus 73% Jan.18 Mornar Bar
Strasbourg Jan.18 Cibona 54%
Oostende Jan.17 Mega Leks 56%
Group E
Stelmet ZG 57% Jan.18 Spirou
Partizan 69% Jan.18 AEK Athens
Szolnok Jan.17 Besiktas 86%
Ludwigsburg 67% Jan.17 Banco di Srd
Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Valmiera 95% Jan.21 COR-Borisfe
Rapla 96% Jan.19 Barsy Atyrau
TTU 91% Jan.19 COR-Borisfe
Nevezis 72% Jan.18 Liepaja/Trio
Parnu 88% Jan.17 Barsy Atyrau
Tarvas 75% Jan.17 COR-Borisfe
Next Round Schedule

Round 16 (Regular Season)

Avtodor 73% Jan.22 Tsmoki-Minsk
Enisey Jan.22 Lokomotiv 81%
Kalev/Cramo Jan.22 Khimky 87%
Astana Jan.22 Zenit 57%
N.Novgorod Jan.21 VEF Riga 57%
LBL Round 15: Latvijas Universitate loses to Jekabpils - Dec 13, 2012


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Todd O'Brien
The game between second ranked Latvijas Universitate (7-7) and sixth ranked Jekabpils (7-7) was the most important one in the last round on Wednesday night. Latvijas Universitate was defeated by Jekabpils in Riga 75-88. It was a very close game until the last quarter, when Jekabpils's pressure prevailed and they won that period 27-21 extending their advantage to 13 points. They dominated down low during the game scoring 48 of its points in the paint compared to Latvijas Universitate's 28 and made 25-of-27 free shots (92.6 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Latvijas Universitate 43-25 including a 29-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a good game for American center Todd O'Brien (213-C-89, college: UAB) who led his team to a victory with 23 points and 8 rebounds (went 9 for 9 at the free throw line !!!). The former international point guard Rinalds Sirsnins (186-85) contributed with 13 points and 8 assists for the winners. Forward Harijs Rubenis (202-91) answered with 18 points and 7 rebounds for Latvijas Universitate. Latvijas Universitate's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Jekabpils moved-up to third place, which they share with LU. Latvijas Universitate lost third consecutive game. Jekabpils is looking forward to face Turiba (#10) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Latvijas Universitate will play against the league's leader Valmiera (#1) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Very important is a home loss of second ranked Latvijas Universitate (7-7) against fifth ranked Ventspils (6-1) on Sunday night. Host Latvijas Universitate was defeated by Ventspils in Riga 88-70. It was a great evening for international forward Janis Timma (201-92, agency: FCM) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 10 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field). Folarin Campbell helped adding 15 points and 5 rebounds. The best for the losing side was guard Zanis Peiners (204-90, agency: Interperformances) with 30 points and 4 steals (went 7 for 7 at the free throw line). Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Ventspils have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain fifth place with 6-1 record. Latvijas Universitate lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the third position with seven games lost. They share it with Jekabpils. Ventspils will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Latvijas Universitate will play on the road against the league's leader Valmiera and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
An interesting game for Valmiera (10-3) which played road game in Jurmala against 3rd placed Jurmala (7-6). First ranked Valmiera managed to get a 6-point victory 82-76. It was an exceptional evening for Viktors Iljins who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 11 points and 11 rebounds. Roberts Mednis came up with a double-double by scoring 14 points and 10 rebounds for Jurmala in the defeat. Valmiera have a solid series of four victories in a row. They maintain first place with 10-3 record. Newly promoted Jurmala dropped to the second position with six games lost. Valmiera will meet at home Latvijas Universitate (#4) in the next round. Jurmala will have a break next round.
Worth to mention about the upset in a game between Jekabpils (7-7) and Jelgava (5-7), which took place in Jelgava. 6th ranked Jekabpils lost to ninth ranked Jelgava in a road game 86-93. The best player for the winners was Andris Justovics who scored 22 points. Jelgava's coach allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Jelgava moved-up to eighth place. Newly promoted Jekabpils dropped to the third position with seven games lost. Jelgava will have a break next round. Jekabpils will play on the road against Turiba.

In the last game of round 15 Barons kvartals beat Turiba on the road 97-86.


LU - Jekabpils 75-88

The game between second ranked Latvijas Universitate (7-7) and sixth ranked Jekabpils (7-7) was the most important one in the last round on Wednesday night. Latvijas Universitate was defeated by Jekabpils in Riga 75-88. It was a very close game until the last quarter, when Jekabpils's pressure prevailed and they won that period 27-21 extending their advantage to 13 points. They dominated down low during the game scoring 48 of its points in the paint compared to Latvijas Universitate's 28 and made 25-of-27 free shots (92.6 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Latvijas Universitate 43-25 including a 29-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a good game for American center Todd O'Brien (213-89, college: UAB) who led his team to a victory with 23 points and 8 rebounds (went 9 for 9 at the free throw line !!!). The former international point guard Rinalds Sirsnins (186-85) contributed with 13 points and 8 assists for the winners. Forward Harijs Rubenis (202-91) answered with 18 points and 7 rebounds and guard Kristaps Dargais (198-90) added 19 points in the effort for Latvijas Universitate. Five Jekabpils and four Latvijas Universitate players scored in double figures. Latvijas Universitate's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Jekabpils moved-up to third place, which they share with LU. Latvijas Universitate lost third consecutive game. Jekabpils is looking forward to face Turiba (#10) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Latvijas Universitate will play against the league's leader Valmiera (#1) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
LU: K.Dargais 19+3reb, H.Rubenis 18+7reb+1ast, Z.Peiners 11+1reb+3ast, M.Vitols 10+2reb+2ast, K.Strazdins 8+6reb, I.Aizpurs 4+1reb+2ast
Jekabpils: T.O'Brien 23+8reb+3ast, R.Sirsnins 13+4reb+8ast, J.Aleksejevs 13+6reb+1ast, M.Hlebowicki 12+8reb+1ast, P.Hill jr. 12+6reb+2ast, O.Virsis 8+7reb+1ast
gschID: 198028


LU - Ventspils 70-88

Very important is a home loss of second ranked Latvijas Universitate (7-7) against fifth ranked Ventspils (6-1) on Sunday night. Host Latvijas Universitate was defeated by Ventspils in Riga 88-70. It looked good early as Latvijas Universitate took an 6-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Ventspils had a 26-15 second period charge getting the lead and Latvijas Universitate was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 70-88. Ventspils dominated on the defensive end, holding Latvijas Universitate to just 6 points in third quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 62 of its points in the paint compared to Latvijas Universitate's 20. Latvijas Universitate was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a great evening for international forward Janis Timma (201-92, agency: FCM) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 10 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field). American guard Folarin Campbell (192-86, college: George Mason) helped adding 15 points and 5 rebounds. Five Ventspils players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was guard Zanis Peiners (204-90, agency: Interperformances) with 30 points and 4 steals (went 7 for 7 at the free throw line) and guard Kristaps Dargais (198-90) scored 8 points and 7 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Ventspils have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain fifth place with 6-1 record. Latvijas Universitate lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the third position with seven games lost. They share it with Jekabpils. Ventspils will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Latvijas Universitate will play on the road against the league's leader Valmiera and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
LU: Z.Peiners 30+2reb+3ast, K.Dargais 8+7reb+2ast, M.Vitols 7+3reb+1ast, H.Rubenis 6+5reb+4ast, N.Saknitis 6+1reb, A.Lusis 6+6reb
Ventspils: J.Timma 16+10reb+3ast, F.Campbell 15+5reb, R.Zakis 12+3reb, M.Laksa 11+1reb+1ast, M.Meiers 11+4reb+1ast, A.Berzins 8+2reb+2ast
gschID: 198027


Jelgava - Jekabpils 93-86

Worth to mention about the upset in a game between Jekabpils (7-7) and Jelgava (5-7), which took place in Jelgava. 6th ranked Jekabpils lost to ninth ranked Jelgava in a road game 86-93. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Jekabpils won third quarter 26-22. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The best player for the winners was forward Andris Justovics (200-89) who scored 22 points. Swingman Edgars Krumins (194-86) chipped in a double-double by scoring 10 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists. Jelgava's coach allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. At the other side the best for losing team was the former international center Jurijs Aleksejevs (202-85) who recorded a double-double by scoring 16 points and 11 rebounds (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line) and American point guard P.J. Hill jr. (182-87, college: Ohio St.) added 20 points respectively. Four Jelgava and five Jekabpils players scored in double figures. Jelgava moved-up to eighth place. Newly promoted Jekabpils dropped to the third position with seven games lost. Jelgava will have a break next round. Jekabpils will play on the road against Turiba.
Top scorers:
Jekabpils: P.Hill jr. 20+3reb+3ast, J.Aleksejevs 16+11reb+2ast, M.Hlebowicki 13+10reb, O.Virsis 13+5reb+2ast, R.Sirsnins 12+8reb+3ast, T.O'Brien 10+5reb
Jelgava: A.Justovics 22+1reb+2ast, K.Kanbergs 19+1reb+2ast, S.Silavs 13+1reb+2ast, E.Krumins 10+10reb+4ast, L.Mizis 8+9reb, K.Paegle 6
gschID: 198026


Turiba - Barons kvartals 86-97

No shocking result in a game when seventh ranked Barons kvartals (6-6) beat on the road 10th ranked Turiba (3-10) 97-86. The game was mostly controlled by Barons kvartals. Turiba was better in third quarter 22-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Barons kvartals won last quarter 30-20. They also forced 19 Turiba turnovers. 27 personal fouls committed by Turiba 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 scored 23 points and 9 rebounds (on 9-of-10 shooting from the field). The former international point guard Ilmars Bergmanis (184-81) chipped in 13 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was forward Karlis Apsitis (200-92) who recorded 21 points (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) and center Guntis Sipolins (206-93) added 14 points and 5 rebounds respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Barons kvartals moved-up to sixth place. Turiba lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the tenth position with ten games lost. Barons kvartals' supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Riga .
Top scorers:
Turiba: K.Apsitis 21+2reb+1ast, M.Steinbergs 15+3reb+3ast, G.Sipolins 14+5reb+2ast, M.Rudmiezis 11+4reb+3ast, J.Kalnins 8+4reb, V.Veinbergs 8+1reb
Barons kvartals: T.Cain 23+9reb+1ast, A.Skele 14+3reb+4ast, I.Bergmanis 13+5reb+7ast, A.Brunins 11+1reb+1ast, A.Selakovs 10+5reb, S.Metra 9+2reb
gschID: 198025


Jurmala - Valmiera 76-82

An interesting game for Valmiera (10-3) which played road game in Jurmala against 3rd placed Jurmala (7-6). First ranked Valmiera managed to get a 6-point victory 82-76. Jurmala was trailing by 3 points at halftime but managed to get 1-point lead after three quarters before a 21-14 charge of Valmiera, which allowed them to win the game. They made 19-of-25 free shots (76.0 percent) during the game. It was an exceptional evening for center Viktors Iljins (212-91) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 11 points and 11 rebounds. Power forward Maris Ziedins (203-90) accounted for 12 points and 9 rebounds for the winning side. Center Roberts Mednis (204-89) came up with a double-double by scoring 14 points and 10 rebounds and American guard Ken Brown (185-89, college: Philander Smith) added 16 points and 4 steals respectively for Jurmala in the defeat. Five Valmiera and four Jurmala players scored in double figures. Valmiera have a solid series of four victories in a row. They maintain first place with 10-3 record. Newly promoted Jurmala dropped to the second position with six games lost. Valmiera will meet at home Latvijas Universitate (#4) in the next round. Jurmala will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Jurmala: K.Brown 16+3reb+2ast, R.Mednis 14+10reb+1ast, J.Dilevka 13+6reb+1ast, A.Ozols 12+1reb, D.Coders 9+2reb+1ast, E.Slesers 6+3reb+3ast
Valmiera: J.Kaufmanis 16+3reb+3ast, R.Gabrans 13+4reb+3ast, M.Ziedins 12+9reb+2ast, V.Iljins 11+11reb+1ast, A.Butjankovs 10+7reb, J.Porzingis 8+1reb
gschID: 198024
  




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Aleksejevs
Aleksejevs' double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 1 day ago
31-year old center Jurijs Aleksejevs (202-C-85) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Jekabpils and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 18. He had a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds, while his team crushed BK Ogre (#8, 6-10) with 18-point margin 87-69. Jekabpils maintains the 4th position in Latvian league. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Jekabpils will need more victories to impro...   [read more]


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