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LKL Standings
 1. Zalgiris 32-4 
 2. Lietuvos rytas 28-8 
 3. Neptunas 19-17 
 4. Vytautas 19-17 
 5. Juventus 18-18 
 6. Siauliai 18-18 
 7. Lietkabelis 16-20 
 8. P.Zvaigzdes 14-22 
 9. Dzukija 8-28 
 10. Nevezis 8-28 
Last:4/24/2016
NKL Stage Two Standings
Places 1-7
 1. Suduva-Mantinga 33-5 
 2. Vytis 28-10 
 3. Mazeikiai 27-11 
 4. Palanga 20-18 
 5. Perlas-MRU 20-18 
 6. Zalgiris II 19-19 
 7. Telsiai 15-23 
Places 8-14
 1. Nafta-Uni. 18-20 
 2. Delikatesas 17-21 
 3. Petrochema 17-21 
 4. Silute 16-22 
 5. Rasai 15-23 
 6. Ezerunas-Karys 13-25 
 7. Lietkabelis-2 8-30 
Stage One Standings
Last:3/20/2016
RKL Standings
 1. Akmenes 27-3 
 2. Klaipedos LCC 25-5 
 3. Taurages 25-5 
 4. KTU 22-8 
 5. Gargzdu 20-10 
 6. Omega-United 18-12 
 7. Suduva 2 16-14 
 8. Anyksciu 15-15 
 9. Birzai 15-15 
 10. Kretinga 14-16 
 11. LSU-Atletas 13-17 
 12. Citus 11-19 
 13. Kristalas 10-20 
 14. Aukstaitija 5-25 
 15. Sabonio 3-27 
 16. ASU/Tornado 1-29 
Last:2/28/2016
Lower leagues Standings
KKML-A
 1. IMLITEX 6-1 
 2. Minbra 5-2 
 3. Kauno kolegija 4-2 
 4. Basement 3-2 
 5. VDU-2 Kauno 2-3 
 6. Perkunas 2-5 
 7. UNITED 1-4 
 8. Kauno grudai 1-5 
RKBL-A
 1. Olimpas 9-0 
 2. Zeimena Pab. 8-1 
 3. VDU-2 Kauno 6-3 
 4. Lietuvos rytas 2 5-3 
 5. SRC-Dzukija 5-4 
 6. Ignalinos 4-4 
 7. Perkunas-Vytrita 3-6 
 8. Guosta 2-7 
 9. LKSK 2-7 
 10. Jonavos 0-9 
RKBL-B
 1. Pakruojis 8-1 
 2. Radviliskio 8-1 
 3. Plunge 7-2 
 4. Kelme 5-4 
 5. Fortuna-Agava 4-5 
 6. Kupiskis 4-5 
 7. Silales Lusis 4-5 
 8. Kedainiu 3-6 
 9. Sedula-Aibe 2-7 
 10. Siauliai-Policija 0-9 
SKL
 1. Kalvis 9-0 
 2. Akmenes 7-3 
 3. Blogieciai 5-4 
 4. Solo-Eurogym 5-4 
 5. Artiliux NMF 3-7 
 6. Saule-98 2-7 
 7. Policija-Zvalguva 2-8 
SKL-A
 1. MRU 11-1 
 2. Ferimsta 10-2 
 3. VGTU 9-2 
 4. Tegra 8-4 
 5. Volfas Engelman 7-4 
 6. LEU-Sviesa 6-5 
 7. VU 6-5 
 8. Oro navigacija 5-7 
 9. Vilniaus kolegija 5-7 
 10. Stekas 4-8 
 11. VTDK-SLK 3-8 
 12. Sadolin 3-9 
 13. Legionas 2-9 
 14. S.Marciulionio 2-10 
Last:12/28/2015
Euroleague Standings
Group A
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 3. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 4. CSKA 0-0 
 5. Darussafaka 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fener.Ulker 0-0 
 9. Galatasaray 0-0 
 10. Laboral Kutxa 0-0 
 11. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 12. Olympiacos 0-0 
 13. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 14. Real Madrid 0-0 
 15. Unics 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:7/7/2016
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Cedevita 0-0 
 3. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 4. Lietkabelis 0-0 
 5. N.Novgorod 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Group B
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Dominion BB 0-0 
 3. Khimky 0-0 
 4. Krasny Oktyabr 0-0 
 5. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
 6. Partizan 0-0 
Group C
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. MZT Skopje 0-0 
 4. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
 5. Unicaja 0-0 
 6. Zenit 0-0 
Group D
 1. Fuenlabrada 0-0 
 2. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 3. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 4. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 5. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
 6. Valencia 0-0 
Last:7/21/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. Chalon 0-0 
Group B
 1. Gravelines 0-0 
 2. Limburg United 0-0 
Group C
 1. Mons-Hainaut 0-0 
 2. Telekom Bsk 0-0 
Group D
 1. Antwerp 0-0 
 2. Nanterre 0-0 
Group E
 1. Oberwart 0-0 
 2. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
Group F
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Steaua CSM 0-0 
Group G
 1. Gaziantep 0-0 
 2. Peja 0-0 
Group H
 1. Enisey 0-0 
 2. Sigal Prishtina 0-0 
Group I
 1. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 2. Vytautas 0-0 
Group J
 1. Apoel 0-0 
 2. BK Opava 0-0 
 3. Siauliai 0-0 
Group Q
 1. Demir IBB 0-0 
 2. Kormend 0-0 
 3. Sopron KC 0-0 
 4. Targu Mures 0-0 
Last:8/9/2016
Baltic League Standings
Group A
 1 Lietkabelis 10-2 
 2 Valmiera 9-3 
 3 Rapla 7-5 
 4 TLU/Kalev 6-6 
 5 Nevezis 4-8 
 6 Barons Riga 4-8 
 7 Parnu 2-10 
Group B
 1 Vytautas 11-1 
 2 Liepaja/Triobet 8-4 
 3 Jekabpils 7-5 
 4 Tarvas 6-6 
 5 Jurmala 5-7 
 6 Barsy Atyrau 3-9 
 7 TTU 2-10 
Last:1/27/2016
Points Per Game
 Derrick LOW
  P.Zvaigzdes
  (191-PG-86)
  Avg: 14.9
 1. Low, P.Zvaigzdes14.9 
 2. Butterfield, Juven.14.5 
 3. Moore, P.Zvaigzdes13.9 
 4. Vasiliauskas, Vyta.13.4 
 5. Kupsas, Nevezis13.4 
 6. Ewing, Neptunas13.2 
 7. Kisielius, Vytautas13.1 
 8. Dilys, Vytautas13.0 
 9. Sulskis, Vytautas13.0 
 10. Gvezdauskas, Nev.12.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Assem MAREI
  Siauliai
  (206-F-92)
  Avg: 7.5
 1. Marei, Siauliai7.5 
 2. Sulskis, Vytautas6.9 
 3. Kupsas, Nevezis6.7 
 4. Gudaitis, Lietuvos.6.5 
 5. Staniulis, P.Zvaig.6.3 
 6. Butterfield, Juven.6.2 
 7. King, Nevezis6.2 
 8. Grant, Neptunas6.0 
 9. Jankunas, Zalgiris5.5 
 10. Cepukaitis, Vytau.5.4 
Assists Per Game
 Rolandas ALIJEVAS
  Juventus
  (192-G-85)
  Avg: 6
 1. Alijevas, Juventus6.0 
 2. Kalnietis, EA7 A.5.3 
 3. Low, P.Zvaigzdes4.4 
 4. Pavkovic, Lietkabe.4.2 
 5. Vasiliauskas, Vyta.4.2 
 6. Laprovittola, Estu.3.8 
 7. Randle, Zalgiris3.8 
 8. Kisielius, Vytautas3.7 
 9. Ewing, Neptunas3.6 
 10. Brown, Lietuvos.3.6 
Steals Per Game
 Vytautas SULSKIS
  Vytautas
  (200-G-88)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Sulskis, Vytautas1.7 
 2. Giedraitis, Siauli.1.5 
 3. Sirutavicius, Vyta.1.4 
 4. Alijevas, Juventus1.4 
 5. Kisielius, Vytautas1.4 
 6. Butkevicius, Neptu.1.4 
 7. Moore, P.Zvaigzdes1.3 
 8. Low, P.Zvaigzdes1.2 
 9. Jomantas, Lietuvo.1.2 
 10. Valeika, Lietkabe.1.2 
Blocks Per Game
 Vaidas CEPUKAITIS
  Vytau.
  (207-C/F-89)
  Avg: 1.1
 1. Cepukaitis, Vytau.1.1 
 2. Kupsas, Nevezis1.0 
 3. Zagreba, Vytautas0.9 
 4. Urbonas, Dzukija0.9 
 5. Staniulis, P.Zvaig.0.8 
 6. Lapeta, Lietuvos.0.8 
 7. Vougioukas, Zalgir.0.8 
 8. Javtokas, Zalgiris0.7 
 9. Gudaitis, Lietuvos.0.7 
 10. Grant, Neptunas0.7 

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Panathinaiko 50% Oct.14 Zalgiris
Laboral Kutx 50% Oct.14 Anadolu Efes
Galatasaray 50% Oct.13 CSKA
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AEK Athens 50% Oct.12 N.Novgorod
Gran Canaria 50% Oct.12 Cedevita
Lietkabelis 50% Oct.12 Stelmet ZG
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ALBA 50% Oct.12 Partizan
Khimky 50% Oct.12 Lietuvos ryt
Krasny Oktya 50% Oct.12 Dominion BB
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UCAM Murcia 50% Oct.12 Buducnost
Unicaja 50% Oct.12 MZT Skopje
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Fuenlabrada 50% Oct.12 Hapoel J-M
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Un.Olimpija 50% Oct.12 Lokomotiv
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NKL Round 21: Dzukija defeats Delikatesas in the closest game of the week - Dec 22, 2012


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There was no lack of interesting games this round. The round ended with favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin.

Eleventh-ranked Delikatesas (9-12) gave a tough game to second ranked Dzukija (16-5) in Joniskis on Friday. The visitors from Alytus managed to secure only two-point victory 73-71. However their fans expected much easier game. Delikatesas trailed by 18 points after 3 quarters before a 32-16 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 71-73 at the end of the game. Polish center Cezary Trybanski (218-79) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 16 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) for the winners and American guard Bryan Harrison (188-84, college: Georgia Coll., agency: Global Sports Plaza) chipped in 17 points and 6 assists. The best for the losing side was swingman Mantas Pukinskas (198-89) with 17 points and 9 rebounds. Dzukija have an impressive series of five victories in a row. Newly promoted Dzukija maintains second place with 16-5 record behind leader Mazeikiai. Delikatesas at the other side keeps the eleventh position with 12 games lost. They share it with Perlas-MRU. Dzukija are looking forward to face Suduva-Mantinga (#3) in Marijampole in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Delikatesas will play on the road against Olimpas (#4) in Plunge and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Important game to mention about took place in Marijampole. Fourth ranked Suduva-Mantinga (15-6) saved a 3-point victory at home edging 3rd placed Zanavykas (14-7) 82-79 in the game for the third place. Forward Marius Valukonis (198-88) nailed a double-double by scoring 25 points and 11 rebounds for the winning side and Zilvinas Kuklierius accounted for 14 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line). Guard Edgaras Stanionis (193-88) came up with 35 points (!!!), 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals for Zanavykas in the defeat. Zanavykas' coach Giedrius Zibenas tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. The victory was the fifth consecutive win for Suduva-Mantinga. They moved-up to third place. Newly promoted Zanavykas dropped to the fourth position with seven games lost. They share it with Olimpas. Suduva-Mantinga will play against league's second-placed Dzukija in Alytus in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Zanavykas will play at home against Radviliskis and hopes to get back on the winning track.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Mazeikiai. First ranked host Mazeikiai (17-4) defeated 3rd placed Olimpas (14-7) 73-68. The best player for the winners was Osvaldas Macernis who scored 18 points and 9 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was Audrius Maneikis who recorded 18 points. The victory was the seventh consecutive win for Mazeikiai. They maintain first place with 17-4 record. Newly promoted Olimpas dropped to the fourth position with seven games lost. They share it with Zanavykas. Mazeikiai will meet bottom-ranked Gargzdai-Bremena (#18) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Olimpas will play against Delikatesas (#11) in Joniskis and hope to secure a win.
A very interesting game took place in Radviliskis. It ended with only two-point defeat on the road of higher ranked Statyba (13-8) to sixteenth ranked Radviliskis (6-14) 73-71 on Friday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. It was a good game for Darius Gricius who led his team to a victory with 19 points. Statyba's coach Gintautas Regina let to play ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Radviliskis moved-up to fifteenth place. Statyba at the other side keeps the sixth position with eight games lost. Radviliskis' next round opponent will be higher ranked Zanavykas (#5) in Sakiai and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Important game to mention about took place in Moletai. Seventeenth ranked Silute (6-15) saved a 2-point victory on the road edging higher ranked Ezerunas-Karys (8-13) 84-82 on Friday evening. Gytis Pakalniskis stepped up with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 18 rebounds for the winners. Silute moved-up to sixteenth place. Loser Ezerunas-Karys keeps the thirteenth position with 13 games lost. Silute will face higher ranked Triobet (#7) in Jonava in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.

There were no shocking results in the rest of the games of round 21: Zalgiris-Sabonio lost to S.Marciulionio on the opponent's court 76-82. Nafta Universitetas was outscored by Birstono in a home game 59-85. Bottom-ranked Gargzdai recorded a loss to Triobet on the road 68-55. Meresta defeated Perlas-MRU on its own court 86-81.



Suduva-Mantinga - Zanavykas 82-79

Important game to mention about took place in Marijampole. Fourth ranked Suduva-Mantinga (15-6) saved a 3-point victory at home edging 3rd placed Zanavykas (14-7) 82-79 in the game for the third place. Suduva-Mantinga made 22-of-24 charity shots (91.7 percent) during the game. Suduva-Mantinga outrebounded Zanavykas 41-30 including 26 on the defensive glass. Zanavykas was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. Forward Marius Valukonis (198-88) nailed a double-double by scoring 25 points and 11 rebounds for the winning side and guard Zilvinas Kuklierius (180-85) accounted for 14 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line). Guard Edgaras Stanionis (193-88) came up with 35 points (!!!), 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals and center Vilius Sumskis (213-84, agency: Interperformances) added 21 points and 9 rebounds (on 9-of-10 shooting from the field) respectively for Zanavykas in the defeat. Zanavykas' coach Giedrius Zibenas tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. The victory was the fifth consecutive win for Suduva-Mantinga. They moved-up to third place. Newly promoted Zanavykas dropped to the fourth position with seven games lost. They share it with Olimpas. Suduva-Mantinga will play against league's second-placed Dzukija in Alytus in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Zanavykas will play at home against Radviliskis and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Suduva-Mantinga: M.Valukonis 25+11reb+3ast, A.Mineikis 15+8reb+1ast, Z.Kuklierius 14+6reb+6ast, A.Cizikas 8+1reb, P.Knyza 8+3reb+1ast, K.Pupinis 6+5reb
Zanavykas: E.Stanionis 35+6reb+4ast, V.Sumskis 21+9reb, A.Pelss 7+2reb+3ast, R.Ostreika 5+3reb+1ast, V.Vaiksnis 4+3reb+1ast, R.Simanavicius 4+1reb+3ast
gschID: 201332


S.Marciulionio - Zalgiris-Sabonio 82-76

There was a minor upset in Vilnius where 8th ranked Zalgiris-Sabonio (11-10) was defeated by tenth ranked S.Marciulionio (11-10) 82-76 on Friday. S.Marciulionio made 23-of-28 free shots (82.1 percent) during the game. They also forced 20 Zalgiris-Sabonio turnovers. Zalgiris-Sabonio was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. Forward Janas Jurgo (200-83) stepped up and scored 15 points and 7 rebounds for the winners and guard Tomas Rakauskas (183-81) chipped in 14 points and 5 rebounds. S.Marciulionio's coach Gintaras Kruckauskas used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The best for the losing side was center Arturas Gudaitis (208-93) with 15 points and 8 rebounds and swingman Paulius Sorokas (197-92) scored 15 points and 7 rebounds. Four Zalgiris-Sabonio players scored in double figures. S.Marciulionio moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Meresta and Zalgiris-Sabonio. S.Marciulionio's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Vilnius to the arena Statyba.
Top scorers:
S.Marciulionio: J.Jurgo 15+7reb+1ast, T.Rakauskas 14+5reb+3ast, E.Baniulis 11+5reb, M.Pociukonis 9+3reb+1ast, O.Olisevicius 9+2reb+1ast, A.Gydra 8+2reb
Zalgiris-Sabonio: M.Grigonis 15+3reb+4ast, A.Gudaitis 15+8reb+2ast, P.Sorokas 15+7reb+3ast, E.Serkevicius 11+2reb+2ast, T.Dimsa 10+3reb, L.Lekavicius 8+2reb+4ast
gschID: 201330


Radviliskis - Statyba 73-71

A very interesting game took place in Radviliskis. It ended with only two-point defeat on the road of higher ranked Statyba (13-8) to sixteenth ranked Radviliskis (6-14) 73-71 on Friday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 24-19. But Statyba won second period 19-17. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. 24 personal fouls committed by Statyba helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for guard Darius Gricius (195-86) who led his team to a victory with 19 points. Forward Vaidas Trepocka (200-80, agency: Court Side) contributed with 12 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Five Radviliskis players scored in double figures. point guard Ovidijus Varanauskas (187-91) answered with 15 points and 7 assists and guard Martynas Paliukenas (195-93) added 13 points in the effort for Statyba. Statyba's coach Gintautas Regina let to play ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Radviliskis moved-up to fifteenth place. Statyba at the other side keeps the sixth position with eight games lost. Radviliskis' next round opponent will be higher ranked Zanavykas (#5) in Sakiai and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Radviliskis: D.Gricius 19+4reb+1ast, L.Pipiras 12+4reb+1ast, V.Trepocka 12+5reb+5ast, R.Rauktys 11+3reb+1ast, A.Montrimavicius 10+5reb+2ast, E.Kaupaitis 6+3reb+3ast
Statyba: O.Varanauskas 15+2reb+7ast, M.Paliukenas 13+4reb+3ast, V.Luksa 12+5reb, T.Rinkunas 8+3reb+2ast, G.Marciukaitis 7+2reb, D.Tarvydas 7+6reb+3ast
gschID: 201331


Nafta Universitetas - Birstono 59-85

Rather predictable result in Klaipeda where fourteenth ranked Birstono (8-13) smashed 16th ranked Nafta Universitetas (5-16) 85-59 on Friday. The guests trailed by 5 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 2-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 85-59. Birstono forced 25 Nafta Universitetas turnovers. Simas Raupys (195-94) stepped up and scored 16 points and 5 rebounds for the winners and point guard Audrius Ramonaitis (180-92) chipped in 16 points. Four Birstono players scored in double figures. Birstono's coach Marius Kiltinavicius felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The best for the losing side was forward Donatas Norkus (196-90) with 16 points and point guard Deividas Anuzis (181-92) scored 11 points and 5 assists. Birstono moved-up to thirteenth place, which they share with Ezerunas-Karys. Loser Nafta Universitetas dropped to the seventeenth position with 16 games lost. Birstono will face higher ranked Meresta (#8) in Pakruojis in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Nafta Universitetas will play on the road against Zalgiris-Sabonio (#10) in Kaunas.
Top scorers:
Birstono: P.Kleiza 18+1reb, A.Ramonaitis 16+3reb+2ast, S.Raupys 16+5reb+3ast, K.Kokoska 11+3reb, Z.Krupskis 6+4reb, D.Sabeckis 6+5reb+2ast
Nafta Universitetas: D.Norkus 16+2reb+2ast, D.Anuzis 11+3reb+5ast, K.Timofejevas 10+5reb, D.Zvinklys 6+6reb+2ast, V.Chodosovskis 5+5reb, T.Mazelis 4+5reb
gschID: 201329


Delikatesas - Dzukija 71-73

Eleventh-ranked Delikatesas (9-12) gave a tough game to second ranked Dzukija (16-5) in Joniskis on Friday. The visitors from Alytus managed to secure only two-point victory 73-71. However their fans expected much easier game. Delikatesas trailed by 18 points after 3 quarters before a 32-16 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 71-73 at the end of the game. Polish center Cezary Trybanski (218-79) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 16 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) for the winners and American guard Bryan Harrison (188-84, college: Georgia Coll., agency: Global Sports Plaza) chipped in 17 points and 6 assists. The best for the losing side was swingman Mantas Pukinskas (198-89) with 17 points and 9 rebounds and guard Aivaras Kvedaravicius (184-88) scored 15 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Dzukija have an impressive series of five victories in a row. Newly promoted Dzukija maintains second place with 16-5 record behind leader Mazeikiai. Delikatesas at the other side keeps the eleventh position with 12 games lost. They share it with Perlas-MRU. Dzukija are looking forward to face Suduva-Mantinga (#3) in Marijampole in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Delikatesas will play on the road against Olimpas (#4) in Plunge and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
Dzukija: B.Harrison 17+4reb+6ast, M.Reminas 14+3reb+1ast, C.Trybanski 12+16reb, T.Skripkauskas 10+2reb+1ast, L.Brazdauskis 9+5reb+1ast, G.Kurtinaitis 6+2reb
Delikatesas: M.Pukinskas 17+9reb+2ast, A.Kvedaravicius 15+7reb+4ast, P.Klemas 12+3reb+1ast, D.Girdvila 10+2reb, Z.Petraitis 9+4reb+2ast, L.Lukosevicius 3+3reb+1ast
gschID: 201328


Mazeikiai - Olimpas 73-68

The game between Top Four teams took place in Mazeikiai. First ranked host Mazeikiai (17-4) defeated 3rd placed Olimpas (14-7) 73-68. The hosts trailed by 1 point after three quarters before their 20-14 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Mazeikiai forced 22 Olimpas turnovers. The best player for the winners was forward Osvaldas Macernis (196-82) who scored 18 points and 9 rebounds. Rokas Giedraitis (198-92) chipped in 16 points and 5 rebounds. Four Mazeikiai players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was forward Audrius Maneikis (203-84, college: Motlow St. CC) who recorded 18 points and forward Julius Kazakauskas (197-90) added 8 points and 11 rebounds respectively. The victory was the seventh consecutive win for Mazeikiai. They maintain first place with 17-4 record. Newly promoted Olimpas dropped to the fourth position with seven games lost. They share it with Zanavykas. Mazeikiai will meet bottom-ranked Gargzdai-Bremena (#18) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Olimpas will play against Delikatesas (#11) in Joniskis and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Mazeikiai: O.Macernis 18+9reb+2ast, R.Giedraitis 16+5reb, A.Mikutis 12+6reb+1ast, V.Pikalavicius 11+8reb+2ast, M.Sidlauskas 7+3reb+4ast, A.Kojenets 5+1reb
Olimpas: A.Maneikis 18+4reb+2ast, I.Razutis 12+3reb+4ast, M.Kazonas 10+7reb, R.Venskus 9+2reb, J.Kazakauskas 8+11reb+1ast, T.Domarkas 6+2reb+3ast
gschID: 201327


Triobet - Gargzdai 68-55

Not a big story in a game in Jonava where 18th ranked Gargzdai-Bremena (3-18) was defeated by seventh ranked Triobet (13-8) 68-55 on Friday. The hosts trailed by 1 point after three quarters before their 22-8 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Triobet dominated down low during the game scoring 48 of its points in the paint compared to Gargzdai-Bremena's 26. Forward Tomas Milinskas (202-90) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 11 rebounds for the winners and forward Henrikas Vorotnikovas (203-90) chipped in 16 points and 7 rebounds. The best for the losing side was forward Marius Grigaitis (196-91) with 11 points and 8 rebounds and forward Rytis Zabita (199-94) scored 6 points and 9 rebounds. Triobet moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Statyba. Gargzdai-Bremena lost their fourth game in a row. They stay at the bottom position with 18 games lost. Triobet will face Silute (#16) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Gargzdai-Bremena will play against the league's leader Mazeikiai.
Top scorers:
Triobet: T.Milinskas 19+11reb+1ast, H.Vorotnikovas 16+7reb+1ast, T.Sebeziovas 12+2reb+2ast, A.Urbonas 7+4reb+10ast, M.Linkevicius 6+10reb+3ast, V.Kruzikas 6+3reb+1ast
Gargzdai: M.Martinkus 14+2reb, G.Sakalas 11+1reb+1ast, M.Grigaitis 11+8reb+3ast, R.Zabita 6+9reb+3ast, R.Jonelis 5+7reb+4ast, L.Lucinskas 4+7reb+1ast
gschID: 201326


Ezerunas-Karys - Silute 82-84

Important game to mention about took place in Moletai. Seventeenth ranked Silute (6-15) saved a 2-point victory on the road edging higher ranked Ezerunas-Karys (8-13) 84-82 on Friday evening. Ezerunas-Karys was trailing by 1 point at halftime but managed to get 2-point lead after three quarters before a 26-22 charge of Silute, which allowed them to win the game. They made 19-of-23 free shots (82.6 percent) during the game. Power forward Gytis Pakalniskis (205-89) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 18 rebounds for the winners and swingman Marius Kasiulevicius (198-82, college: Trinity Valley JC) chipped in 20 points. The best for the losing side was forward Raimundas Ambrulaitis (199-82) with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 11 rebounds and guard Karolis Alekna (183-91) scored 18 points and 5 assists. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Silute moved-up to sixteenth place. Loser Ezerunas-Karys keeps the thirteenth position with 13 games lost. Silute will face higher ranked Triobet (#7) in Jonava in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Silute: M.Kasiulevicius 20+4reb+2ast, G.Pakalniskis 19+18reb+1ast, E.Molosciakas 17+2reb+4ast, D.Heiman 11+1reb+1ast, D.Lavonne Brents 10+4reb+2ast, N.Anglickis 7+7reb+1ast
Ezerunas-Karys: K.Alekna 18+2reb+5ast, R.Ambrulaitis 18+11reb+3ast, M.Janisius 14+3reb+6ast, L.Bankieta 12+3reb, E.Narusis 6+6reb+1ast, D.Navickas 6+3reb+1ast
gschID: 201325


Meresta - Perlas-MRU 86-81

Everything went according to plan in Pakruojis where ninth ranked Meresta (11-10) beat 12th ranked Perlas-MRU (9-12) 86-81 on Friday. The hosts trailed by 1 point at the halftime before their 29-19 charge in the third quarter, which allowed them to win the game. Perlas-MRU was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. Guard Tomas Gaidamavicius (191-82) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 26 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists for the winners and center Julius Jucikas (205-89) chipped in 18 points. Meresta's coach Dainius Bertulis used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. The best for the losing side was power forward Mantas Virbalas (203-88) with a double-double by scoring 19 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists and forward Zydrunas Stankus (197-78, college: Campbell) scored 23 points. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Meresta moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Zalgiris-Sabonio and S.Marciulionio. Loser Perlas-MRU dropped to the eleventh position with 12 games lost. Meresta will face Birstono (#14) in Kaunas in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Perlas-MRU will play at home against Ezerunas-Karys in Moletai and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Meresta: T.Gaidamavicius 26+10reb+7ast, J.Jucikas 18+4reb, L.Radavicius 15+3reb+2ast, B.Bagdonavicius 11+4reb, T.Dura 6+3reb+2ast, A.Gurklys 5+3reb
Perlas-MRU: Z.Stankus 23+2reb+2ast, M.Virbalas 19+13reb+5ast, A.Udras 13+8reb+1ast, Z.Kelys 12+1reb+5ast, A.Vitas 6+1reb, T.Lekunas 4+3reb+4ast
gschID: 201324


  




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