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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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NKL Round 27: S.Marciulionio defeats leader Mazeikiai - Jan 25, 2013


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The most surprising game was a loss of top-ranked Mazeikiai (21-6) at the home court on Friday night. Hosts were defeated by tenth ranked S.Marciulionio (15-12) 81-74. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Mazeikiai. They outrebounded Mazeikiai 37-24 including 25 on the defensive glass. It was a good game for forward Evaldas Baniulis (201-87, college: S.Carolina) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 22 points and 10 rebounds. Power forward Giedrius Staniulis (205-91) contributed with 11 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Rokas Giedraitis (198-92) answered with 19 points for Mazeikiai. S.Marciulionio moved-up to ninth place. Mazeikiai at the other side still keeps top position with six games lost. S.Marciulionio are looking forward to face Delikatesas (#13) in Joniskis in the next round. Mazeikiai will play on the road against Nafta Universitetas (#18) in Klaipeda and is hoping to win this game.
Important game to mention about took place in Joniskis. Fourteenth ranked Radviliskis (10-16) saved a 1-point victory on the road edging 11th ranked Delikatesas (11-16) 69-68 on Friday evening. It was a great evening for guard Vitalis Pancerevas (185-87, college: Weatherford JC) who led his team to a victory scoring 9 points and 7 rebounds. Erikas Kaupaitis helped adding 14 points. The best for the losing side was swingman Zilvinas Petraitis (194-88) with 25 points. Radviliskis maintains fourteenth place with 10-16 record. Delikatesas at the other side dropped to the thirteenth position with 16 games lost. Radviliskis will play against higher ranked Suduva-Mantinga (#4) in Marijampole in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Delikatesas will play on the road against S.Marciulionio (#9) in Vilnius and hopes to get back on the winning track.
A very close game took place in Pakruojis between Statyba and Meresta. Seventh ranked Statyba (16-11) got a very close victory on the road over 9th ranked Meresta (14-13). Statyba managed to escape with a 3-point win 84-81 on Friday evening. It was an exceptional evening for Ovidijus Varanauskas who led the winners and scored 24 points. Statyba's coach Gintautas Regina used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. Tomas Gaidamavicius came up with a double-double by scoring 19 points, 5 rebounds and 10 assists for Meresta in the defeat. Statyba moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Zalgiris-Sabonio. Loser Meresta dropped to the tenth position with 13 games lost. Statyba will meet at home Ezerunas-Karys (#15) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Meresta will play against Zanavykas (#8) in Sakiai and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Worth to mention about the upset in a game between Zanavykas (15-10) and Perlas-MRU (12-15), which took place in Vilnius. Higher ranked Zanavykas lost to twelfth ranked Perlas-MRU in a road game 78-87. The best player for the winners was Antanas Udras who had a double-double by scoring 17 points and 11 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Perlas-MRU moved-up to eleventh place. Newly promoted Zanavykas dropped to the eighth position with ten games lost. Perlas-MRU's next round opponent will be higher ranked Dzukija (#3) in Alytus and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.

There were no big surprises in other games of round 27: Zalgiris-Sabonio beat Ezerunas-Karys on the road 63-56. Silute lost to Dzukija on its own court 80-88. Bottom-ranked Nafta Universitetas unfortunately lost to Triobet in Jonava 87-93. Gargzdai recorded a loss to Olimpas at home 68-72.
The most impressive performance of 27th round was 23 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists by Henrikas Vorotnikovas of Triobet.



Ezerunas-Karys - Zalgiris-Sabonio 56-63

No shocking result in a game when eighth ranked Zalgiris-Sabonio (16-11) beat 15th ranked Ezerunas-Karys (8-18) in Moletai 63-56. The guests were ahead by 2 points but lost the second period ending it with a 3-point deficit before their 24-14 run, which allowed them to win the game. Strangely Ezerunas-Karys outrebounded Zalgiris-Sabonio 44-31 including 16 on the offensive glass. The best player for the winners was point guard Vaidas Kariniauskas (200-93) who scored 16 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Center Arturas Gudaitis (208-93) chipped in 14 points and 6 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was forward Raimundas Ambrulaitis (199-82) who recorded a double-double by scoring 11 points and 12 rebounds and forward Justas Narusis (198-90) added 13 points respectively. Zalgiris-Sabonio moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Statyba. Ezerunas-Karys lost seventh consecutive game. They keep the fifteenth position with 18 games lost. Zalgiris-Sabonio's next round opponent will be higher ranked Triobet (#5) in Jonava and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Ezerunas-Karys will play on the road against Statyba (#6) in Vilnius.
Top scorers:
Ezerunas-Karys: J.Narusis 13+3reb, M.Kugauda 12+3reb+1ast, R.Ambrulaitis 11+12reb, D.Navickas 8+4reb+1ast, T.Grybauskas 4+2reb, G.Kulbis 3+4reb+3ast
Zalgiris-Sabonio: V.Kariniauskas 16+8reb+4ast, A.Gudaitis 14+6reb, M.Grigonis 13+3reb+2ast, N.Barauskas 8+1reb, S.Kymantas 6+4reb, L.Lekavicius 4+4reb+4ast
gschID: 201382


Meresta - Statyba 81-84

A very close game took place in Pakruojis between Statyba and Meresta. Seventh ranked Statyba (16-11) got a very close victory on the road over 9th ranked Meresta (14-13). Statyba managed to escape with a 3-point win 84-81 on Friday evening. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Meresta won third quarter 24-19. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. It was an exceptional evening for point guard Ovidijus Varanauskas (187-91) who led the winners and scored 24 points. Center Vitalijus Luksa (206-86) accounted for 14 points and 6 rebounds for the winning side. Statyba's coach Gintautas Regina used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. Guard Tomas Gaidamavicius (191-82) came up with a double-double by scoring 19 points, 5 rebounds and 10 assists and guard Liudas Radavicius (188-88) added 20 points and 5 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) respectively for Meresta in the defeat. Four Meresta players scored in double figures. Statyba moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Zalgiris-Sabonio. Loser Meresta dropped to the tenth position with 13 games lost. Statyba will meet at home Ezerunas-Karys (#15) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Meresta will play against Zanavykas (#8) in Sakiai and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Meresta: L.Radavicius 20+5reb, T.Gaidamavicius 19+5reb+10ast, J.Jucikas 18+4reb+2ast, B.Bagdonavicius 12+7reb+1ast, I.Vaitkus 6+1reb, L.Kivyta 5+4reb
Statyba: O.Varanauskas 24+2reb+2ast, V.Luksa 14+6reb+1ast, T.Rinkunas 13+3reb+1ast, M.Paliukenas 9+2reb+6ast, A.Zarskus 7+4reb+1ast, D.Tarvydas 5+5reb+2ast
gschID: 201381


Perlas-MRU - Zanavykas 87-78

Worth to mention about the upset in a game between Zanavykas (15-10) and Perlas-MRU (12-15), which took place in Vilnius. Higher ranked Zanavykas lost to twelfth ranked Perlas-MRU in a road game 78-87. The hosts were already 13 points ahead after 3 quarters before a 25-21 Zanavykas' run in the last quarter cut the lead to 87-78 at the end of the game. Perlas-MRU made 31-of-41 charity shots (75.6 percent) during the game. 27 personal fouls committed by Zanavykas helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was forward Antanas Udras (202-92) who had a double-double by scoring 17 points and 11 rebounds. Forward Jonas Elvikis (195-82) chipped in 14 points. At the other side the best for losing team was guard Edgaras Stanionis (193-88) who recorded 23 points and 7 rebounds and forward Marijus Uzupis (197-93) added 11 points and 10 rebounds respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Perlas-MRU moved-up to eleventh place. Newly promoted Zanavykas dropped to the eighth position with ten games lost. Perlas-MRU's next round opponent will be higher ranked Dzukija (#3) in Alytus and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Zanavykas: E.Stanionis 23+7reb+1ast, A.Pelss 12+3reb+7ast, L.Valantinas 11+2reb, M.Uzupis 11+10reb+1ast, R.Ostreika 6+4reb+1ast, V.Sumskis 5+2reb
Perlas-MRU: A.Udras 17+11reb+1ast, J.Elvikis 14+4reb+3ast, A.Vitas 12+6reb+1ast, V.Buzas 12+1reb+1ast, D.Bickauskis 9+2reb+1ast, T.Lekunas 7+1reb+3ast
gschID: 201380


Silute - Dzukija 80-88

Very expected game when 16th ranked Silute (8-19) lost at home to third ranked Dzukija (19-8) 88-80. The guests were already 13 points ahead after 3 quarters before a 28-23 Silute's run in the last quarter cut the lead to 88-80 at the end of the game. Dzukija dominated down low during the game scoring 50 of its points in the paint compared to Silute's 30. Dzukija forced 20 Silute turnovers. 24 personal fouls committed by Silute helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was Polish center Cezary Trybanski (218-79) who scored 17 points and 9 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field). Guard Tauras Skripkauskas (196-86, college: Charleston) chipped in 19 points and 5 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was power forward Gytis Pakalniskis (205-89) who recorded a double-double by scoring 10 points and 14 rebounds and guard Eivydas Molosciakas (190-93) added 17 points respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Newly promoted Dzukija maintains third place with 19-8 record having just two points less than leader Mazeikiai. Silute at the other side keeps the sixteenth position with 19 games lost. Dzukija's next round opponent will be Perlas-MRU (#11) in Vilnius and are hoping to win another game. Silute will play on the road against the league's second-placed Olimpas (#2) in Plunge.
Top scorers:
Silute: E.Molosciakas 17+3reb+3ast, M.Kasiulevicius 15+5reb+2ast, D.Heiman 13+1ast, E.Sosnovskis 11+5reb+1ast, G.Pakalniskis 10+14reb, E.Saulys 9+6reb+2ast
Dzukija: T.Skripkauskas 19+5reb, C.Trybanski 17+9reb+1ast, Z.Kelys 15+2reb+2ast, G.Kurtinaitis 11+4reb+1ast, B.Harrison 9+8reb+4ast, D.Zoruba 6+3reb+2ast
gschID: 201379


Delikatesas - Radviliskis 68-69

Important game to mention about took place in Joniskis. Fourteenth ranked Radviliskis (10-16) saved a 1-point victory on the road edging 11th ranked Delikatesas (11-16) 69-68 on Friday evening. It looked good early as Delikatesas took an 10-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Radviliskis took control and eventually winning the game that evening by 1 point. It was a great evening for guard Vitalis Pancerevas (185-87, college: Weatherford JC) who led his team to a victory scoring 9 points and 7 rebounds. Power forward Erikas Kaupaitis (202-84, college: USC Upstate) helped adding 14 points. Four Radviliskis players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was swingman Zilvinas Petraitis (194-88) with 25 points and guard Irmantas Lianzbergas (185-91) scored 8 points and 6 assists. Radviliskis maintains fourteenth place with 10-16 record. Delikatesas at the other side dropped to the thirteenth position with 16 games lost. Radviliskis will play against higher ranked Suduva-Mantinga (#4) in Marijampole in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Delikatesas will play on the road against S.Marciulionio (#9) in Vilnius and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Delikatesas: Z.Petraitis 25+3reb, I.Lianzbergas 8+4reb+6ast, L.Lukosevicius 8+3reb+1ast, M.Pukinskas 8+6reb+2ast, D.Girdvila 8+7reb+1ast, E.Vaupsas 8+6reb+2ast
Radviliskis: E.Kaupaitis 14+4reb+1ast, L.Pipiras 12+2reb+4ast, A.Montrimavicius 10+5reb, R.Rauktys 10+5reb+3ast, V.Pancerevas 9+7reb+3ast, L.Kutra 5+1reb+1ast
gschID: 201385


Triobet - Nafta Universitetas 93-87

Very predictable result when fifth ranked Triobet (17-9) won against bottom-ranked Nafta Universitetas (5-22) in Jonava 93-87. However just six-point win is not that big difference and the fans of host team counted on more convincing victory. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Nafta Universitetas won fourth quarter 25-22. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Triobet dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to Nafta Universitetas' 34. Triobet forced 22 Nafta Universitetas turnovers. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. The best player for the winners was forward Martynas Linkevicius (197-85) who had a double-double by scoring 21 points, 17 rebounds and 4 assists. Forward Henrikas Vorotnikovas (203-90) chipped in 23 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). At the other side the best for losing team was forward Viktoras Chodosovskis (200-89) who recorded a double-double by scoring 18 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists and point guard Deividas Anuzis (181-92) added 21 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Triobet moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Suduva-Mantinga. Nafta Universitetas lost eighth consecutive game. They stay dead last with 22 lost games. Triobet's next round opponent will be Zalgiris-Sabonio (#7) in Kaunas. Nafta Universitetas will play at home against the league's leader Mazeikiai (#1).
Top scorers:
Nafta Universitetas: D.Anuzis 21+5reb+6ast, T.Mazelis 20+2reb+4ast, D.Norkus 20+6reb+1ast, V.Chodosovskis 18+11reb+4ast, H.Venskus 4+4reb, D.Zvinklys 2+4reb+1ast
Triobet: H.Vorotnikovas 23+7reb+4ast, M.Linkevicius 21+17reb+4ast, V.Kruzikas 13+1reb+3ast, A.Urbonas 11+3reb+7ast, T.Sebeziovas 9+2reb+2ast, D.Gulbinas 8+3reb+1ast
gschID: 201383


Gargzdai - Olimpas 68-72

Not a big story in a game when 17th ranked Gargzdai-Bremena (5-22) lost at home to second ranked Olimpas (20-7) 72-68. The guests were tied after three quarters but managed to speed up in last quarter eventually winning the game. Olimpas forced 19 Gargzdai-Bremena turnovers. The best player for the winners was guard Ignas Razutis (185-87) who scored 15 points and 4 assists. Forward Mantas Kazonas (201-89) chipped in 14 points and 7 rebounds. Four Olimpas players scored in double figures. Olimpas' coach Alidas Zukauskas allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. At the other side the best for losing team was forward Laurynas Lucinskas (201-93) who recorded 15 points and 9 rebounds and forward Marius Grigaitis (196-91) added 9 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists respectively. Olimpas have an impressive series of six victories in a row. Newly promoted Olimpas maintains second place with 20-7 record behind leader Mazeikiai. Gargzdai-Bremena lost third consecutive game. They keep the seventeenth position with 22 games lost. Olimpas' next round opponent will be Silute (#16) at home which should be an easy win for them. Gargzdai-Bremena will play against Birstono in Kaunas.
Top scorers:
Gargzdai: L.Lucinskas 15+9reb+1ast, D.Matutis 13+3reb+4ast, M.Martinkus 12+1reb+5ast, R.Jonelis 9+5reb+2ast, M.Grigaitis 9+7reb+6ast, G.Sakalas 6+1reb
Olimpas: I.Razutis 15+4reb+4ast, M.Kazonas 14+7reb+1ast, J.Kazakauskas 14+7reb+1ast, A.Maneikis 12+4reb+1ast, E.Gintvainis 7+5ast, O.Kaminskas 5+2reb+4ast
gschID: 201378


Mazeikiai - S.Marciulionio 74-81

The most surprising game was a loss of top-ranked Mazeikiai (21-6) at the home court on Friday night. Hosts were defeated by tenth ranked S.Marciulionio (15-12) 81-74. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Mazeikiai. They outrebounded Mazeikiai 37-24 including 25 on the defensive glass. It was a good game for forward Evaldas Baniulis (201-87, college: S.Carolina) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 22 points and 10 rebounds. Power forward Giedrius Staniulis (205-91) contributed with a double-double by scoring 11 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Rokas Giedraitis (198-92) answered with 19 points and forward Osvaldas Macernis (196-82) added 13 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Mazeikiai. Four S.Marciulionio and five Mazeikiai players scored in double figures. S.Marciulionio moved-up to ninth place. Mazeikiai at the other side still keeps top position with six games lost. S.Marciulionio are looking forward to face Delikatesas (#13) in Joniskis in the next round. Mazeikiai will play on the road against Nafta Universitetas (#18) in Klaipeda and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Mazeikiai: R.Giedraitis 19+2reb+3ast, E.Zukauskas 13+1reb+1ast, O.Macernis 13+7reb+2ast, A.Kojenets 12+3reb+1ast, A.Mikutis 11+1reb+2ast, V.Pikalavicius 2+4reb+1ast
S.Marciulionio: E.Baniulis 22+10reb+2ast, R.Bitinas 14+1ast, M.Pociukonis 12+1reb+1ast, G.Staniulis 11+10reb+1ast, J.Jurgo 9+5reb+1ast, A.Gydra 8+2reb+1ast
gschID: 201384


  




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