#1. This week's number one is an international power forward Egle Sulciute (190-85, currently plays in Spain). She contributed to an easy victory against the league outsider Socinsa Bembibre (1-9) crushing them 85-58 in the Spanish LFB in Saturday night's game.
Sulciute scored 9 points, grabbed 9 boards, passed 3 assists and added 4 steals in 29 minutes on the court.
Perfumerias Avenida Salamanca (8-2) is placed second in the LFB.
It was her team's fifth consecutive victory in a row.
This year Sulciute averages: 9.3ppg, 6.3rpg, 1.2apg, 2FGP: 43.2%, 3FGP: 47.1%(16-34) in the 10 games she played so far.
She is currently a member of the Lithuanian senior national team.
#2. Second place goes to an international center Giedre Paugaite (192-90, currently plays in France). Paugaite contributed to Mondeville's victory against the closely-ranked Toulouse (7-8) 72-59 in the French LFB last Saturday.
She scored 7 points, had 6 rebounds and dished 5 assists.
USO Mondeville (7-8) is placed seventh in the LFB.
They ended the series of five consecutive loses.
Paugaite's overall stats this season are: 9.1ppg, 5.7rpg, 1.3apg, 2FGP: 41.0% and FT: 62.5%.
She is in the roster of the Lithuanian senior national team.
#3. The Lithuanian player who performed third best last week abroad was an international guard Kamile Nacickaite (180-89, college: Drexel, currently plays in Italy), who plays in the Italian A1. Nacickaite could not help one of league's weakest teams C.U.S. Chieti (3-7) in their last game. Despite her good performance C.U.S. Chieti lost 67-82 on the road to the higher-ranked (#6) Priolo.
Nacickaite was the second best scorer with 14 points in 35 minutes; quite an impressive performance considering it's only her third season in pro basketball. It's Nacickaite's first year with the team.
Nacickaite belongs to league's top scorers and is ranked #4 with 15.9ppg.
This year her other stats are: 4.2rpg, 1.3apg, 1.5spg, 2FGP: 39.7%, 3FGP: 27.1% and FT: 79.5% in the 11 games.
Nacickaite is also a member of the Lithuanian senior national team.
#4. Forward Gabriele Narviciute (187-90, currently plays in Italy) was not able to help Irpino (5-8) in their game against Salerno (6-7) in the Italian A2 (12th division). Despite her good performance in Sunday night's game She recorded a double-double by scoring 12 points and getting 11 rebounds. Narviciute also added 3 blocks.
It's Narviciute's first season with the team.
Her overall stats this year are: 8.1ppg, 7.8rpg, 1.5apg and 1.1spg.
Narviciute used to play for the Lithuanian U20 national team
back in 2010.
#5. International point guard Inesa Visgaudaite (172-91, currently plays in France) faced previously mentioned Giedre Paugaite in the French LFB last game.
Visgaudaite was not able to secure a victory for one of league's weakest teams Toulouse (7-8) in their game against Mondeville (7-8). She did not have that impressive stats last Saturday.
Visgaudaite scored only 3 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 22 minutes.
Toulouse lost 59-72 on the opponent's court to the higher-ranked (#7) Mondeville.
It was Toulouse's fifth consecutive loss in a row.
This year Visgaudaite's overall stats are: 3.7ppg and 1.3rpg in the 15 games.
She plays currently for the Lithuanian national team.
Valosun KP Brno (ZBL) inked 26-year old Lithuanian international swingman Marina Solopova (180-90). She played most recently at BC Utenos in Lithuanian LMKL. In 27 games she recorded 13.8ppg, 4.8rpg, 3.9apg and 2.1spg last season. She helped them to win the regular season and make it to the final. They also played in the cup final. A very good season in her career as she was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Lithuanian LMKL 1st Team. She played for Lithuanian Senior National Team between 2010 a... [read more]
Valosun KP Brno (ZBL) inked 26-year old Lithuanian international swingman Marina Solopova (180-90). She played most recently at BC Utenos in Lithuanian LMKL. In 27 games she recorded 13.8ppg, 4.8rpg, 3.9apg and 2.1spg last season. She helped them to win the regular season and make it to the final. They also played in the cup final. A very good season in her career as she was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Lithuanian LMKL 1st Team. She played for Lithuanian Senior National Team between 2010 and 2015 and previously for U20 National Team back in 2010. Solopova also represented Lithuania at the European Championships in Hungary and Romania last year. Her stats at that event were 10 games: 4.5ppg, 2.3rpg, 1.9apg, 1.0spg.
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