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LKL Standings
 1. Zalgiris 12-1 
 2. Lietkabelis 10-3 
 3. Lietuvos rytas 9-4 
 4. Neptunas 7-6 
 5. Vytautas 6-7 
 6. Juventus 6-7 
 7. P.Zvaigzdes 5-8 
 8. Dzukija 4-9 
 9. Nevezis 4-9 
 10. Siauliai 2-11 
Full Standings
Last:11/27/2016
NKL Standings
 1. Rasai 12-4 
 2. Nafta-Uni. 12-4 
 3. Suduva-Mantinga 11-3 
 4. Perlas-MRU 11-6 
 5. Telsiai 10-5 
 6. Silute 9-7 
 7. Vytis 9-7 
 8. KTU 8-8 
 9. Zalgiris II 8-10 
 10. Palanga 6-10 
 11. Delikatesas 5-11 
 12. Mazeikiai 5-12 
 13. Petrochema 4-12 
 14. Ezerunas-Karys 2-13 
Full Standings
Last:11/29/2016
RKL Standings
 1. Gargzdu 7-1 
 2. Olimpas Plunge 6-2 
 3. Taurages 6-2 
 4. Olimpas Ukm. 5-2 
 5. Kretinga 5-3 
 6. LSU-Atletas 5-3 
 7. VDU Kauno 5-3 
 8. Akmenes 4-4 
 9. Bangene 4-4 
 10. Omega-United 4-4 
 11. Suduva 2 3-5 
 12. Vilniaus VKC 2-5 
 13. Klaipedos LCC 2-6 
 14. Neptunas-2 2-6 
 15. Birzai 1-5 
 16. Grafu baldai 1-7 
Last:11/18/2016
Lower leagues Standings
KKML-A
 1. Sporto Manija 3-0 
 2. VDU-2 3-0 
 3. Kauno kolegija 3-1 
 4. UNITED 2-1 
 5. Basement 2-2 
 6. BalduSandelis.lt 1-2 
 7. Perkunas-Vytrita 0-4 
 8. SK Minbra 0-4 
SKL
 1. Kelme 7-0 
 2. KA Saule 4-2 
 3. Artiliux NMF 4-3 
 4. Solo-Eurogym 3-3 
 5. Zvalguva 2-5 
 6. A.Sireikos KA 0-7 
SKL-A
 1. MRU 6-0 
 2. VGTU 5-1 
 3. Volfas Engelman 4-1 
 4. Oro navigacija 3-2 
 5. Sadolin 3-2 
 6. SK Ferimsta 3-2 
 7. Stekas 3-3 
 8. LEU-Sviesa 2-2 
 9. Legionas 2-3 
 10. Tegra 1-4 
 11. VU 1-4 
 12. Vilniaus kolegija 1-5 
Last:11/19/2016
Euroleague Standings
 1 CSKA 9-1 
 2 Fenerbahce 7-3 
 3 Real Madrid 7-3 
 4 Olympiacos 6-4 
 5 Baskonia 6-4 
 6 FC Barcelona 5-5 
 7 Anadolu Efes 5-5 
 8 Panathinaikos 5-5 
 9 Darussafaka 5-5 
 10 Maccabi T-A 5-5 
 11 Zalgiris 4-6 
 12 Crvena Zvezda 4-6 
 13 EA7 Armani 4-6 
 14 Galatasaray 3-7 
 15 Unics 3-7 
 16 Brose Bask. 2-8 
Last:12/2/2016
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1 Gran Canaria 5-1 
 2 Cedevita 5-2 
 3 N.Novgorod 3-3 
 4 Lietkabelis 3-4 
 5 MZT Skopje 0-6 
Group B
 1 Khimky 5-2 
 2 Lietuvos rytas 3-3 
 3 Fuenlabrada 3-3 
 4 ALBA 3-4 
 5 RETAbet BB 2-4 
Group C
 1 B.Muenchen 5-2 
 2 Zenit 4-2 
 3 UCAM Murcia 4-3 
 4 Unicaja 3-3 
 5 Buducnost 0-6 
Group D
 1 Valencia 5-1 
 2 Hapoel J-M 4-2 
 3 Ratiopharm 4-3 
 4 Lokomotiv 2-4 
 5 Un.Olimpija 1-6 
Last:11/30/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 0-0 
 2. Gaziantep 0-0 
 3. Sodertalje 0-0 
 4. Targu Mures 0-0 
Group L
 1. Antwerp 0-0 
 2. Demir IBB 0-0 
 3. Gravelines 0-0 
 4. Prievidza 0-0 
Group M
 1. Apoel 0-0 
 2. Oberwart 0-0 
 3. Telekom Bsk 0-0 
 4. Vytautas 0-0 
Group N
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Kormend 0-0 
 3. Nanterre 0-0 
 4. Tsmoki-Minsk 0-0 
Group O
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. BK Pardubice 0-0 
 3. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
 4. UBT Cluj Napoca 0-0 
Group P
 1. Benfica 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. Groningen 0-0 
 4. Lukoil Acad. 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:11/29/2016
Baltic League Standings
Group A
 1 Barons Riga 4-2 
 2 Rapla 4-2 
 3 Nevezis 4-2 
 4 Liepaja/Triobet 3-3 
 5 Jurmala 2-4 
 6 Parnu 1-5 
 7 Barsy Atyrau 0-0 
Group B
 1 P.Zvaigzdes 6-1 
 2 Jekabpils 5-2 
 3 BK Ogre 4-2 
 4 Valmiera 4-2 
 5 TTU 2-5 
 6 Tarvas 2-5 
 7 COR-Borisfen 0-6 
Last:12/1/2016
Points Per Game
 David LOGAN
  
  (185-G-82)
  Avg: 17.8
 1. Logan, Lietuvos.17.8 
 2. Baron, Neptunas13.8 
 3. Sinica, Nevezis13.4 
 4. Lavrinovic, Lietka.13.2 
 5. Prostran, Nevezis13.2 
 6. Urbutis, Juventus13.1 
 7. Olisevicius, P.Zva.13.1 
 8. Agafonov, P.Zvaigz.13.0 
 9. Gailius, Lietuvos.12.8 
 10. Low, P.Zvaigzdes12.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Drew GORDON
  
  (205-F-90)
  Avg: 8.1
 1. Gordon, Lietuvos.8.1 
 2. Guscikas, Dzukija8.0 
 3. Kazakauskas, Dzuk.7.9 
 4. Smiljanic, Nevezis7.0 
 5. Cepukaitis, Juven.6.8 
 6. Agafonov, P.Zvaigz.6.5 
 7. Gudaitis, Lietuvos.6.2 
 8. Kacinas, Neptunas6.2 
 9. Petrukonis, Nevezis6.1 
 10. Lima, Zalgiris5.9 
Assists Per Game
 Toni PROSTRAN
  
  (182-G-91)
  Avg: 7.8
 1. Prostran, Nevezis7.8 
 2. Low, P.Zvaigzdes7.2 
 3. Drew II, Neptunas5.5 
 4. Williams, Lietkabe.4.9 
 5. Diggs, Juventus4.7 
 6. Sabeckis, Siauliai4.2 
 7. Hernandez, Dzukija4.2 
 8. Janavicius, Lietka.4.0 
 9. Logan, Lietuvos.3.9 
 10. Westermann, Zalgi.3.8 
Steals Per Game
 Jermaine LOVE-ROBERTS
  
  (188-G-89)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Love-Roberts, Nev.1.9 
 2. Lukauskis, Lietkab.1.7 
 3. Low, P.Zvaigzdes1.6 
 4. Diggs, Juventus1.6 
 5. Babrauskas, P.Zvai.1.5 
 6. Leonavicius, Lietk.1.5 
 7. Logan, Lietuvos.1.4 
 8. Mazeika, Neptunas1.3 
 9. Ampim, Siauliai1.3 
 10. Sabeckis, Siauliai1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Arturas GUDAITIS
  
  (211-C/F-93)
  Avg: 1.4
 1. Gudaitis, Lietuvos.1.4 
 2. Galdikas, Juventus1.3 
 3. Lavrinovic, Lietka.1.2 
 4. Lima, Zalgiris1.1 
 5. Cepukaitis, Juven.1.1 
 6. Engstrom, Nevezis1.0 
 7. Skucas, Lietkabelis0.9 
 8. Jucikas, Neptunas0.9 
 9. Agafonov, P.Zvaigz.0.9 
 10. Jucikas, Siauliai0.9 
Player of the week
Round: 13

 Mindaugas Kupsas
  Vytautas
  (217-C-125)
  
Round: 16

 Tomas Galeckas
  Rasai
  (183-PG-70)
  

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Round 14 (Regular Season)

Dzukija Dec.5 Zalgiris 87%
Lietkabelis 74% Dec.4 Vytautas
Juventus 62% Dec.4 Neptunas
Siauliai Dec.4 Lietuvos ryt 88%
P.Zvaigzdes 60% Dec.3 Nevezis
Next Round Schedule

Round 17 (Regular Season)

Palanga 50% Dec.2 Silute
Next Round Schedule

Round 11 (Regular Season)

Anadolu Efes 61% Dec.9 FC Barcelona
Baskonia 68% Dec.9 Darussafaka
Olympiacos 66% Dec.9 Unics
EA7 Armani Dec.8 CSKA 84%
Fenerbahce 75% Dec.8 Crvena Zvezd
Maccabi T-A 76% Dec.8 Brose Bask.
Panathinaiko 57% Dec.8 Galatasaray
Real Madrid 66% Dec.8 Zalgiris
Next Round Schedule

Round 9 (Regular Season)

Group A
Lietkabelis Dec.7 Gran Canaria 78%
MZT Skopje Dec.7 N.Novgorod 89%
Group B
Lietuvos ryt 73% Dec.7 ALBA
RETAbet BB 50% Dec.7 Fuenlabrada
Group C
Buducnost Dec.7 Zenit 92%
UCAM Murcia Dec.7 Unicaja 54%
Group D
Lokomotiv Dec.7 Hapoel J-M 67%
Un.Olimpija Dec.7 Valencia 88%
Next Round Schedule

Round 1 (Second Stage)

Group K
Gaziantep 62% Dec.14 Sodertalje
Chalon 54% Dec.13 Targu Mures
Group L
Demir IBB 63% Dec.14 Antwerp
Gravelines Dec.13 Prievidza 58%
Group M
Vytautas 55% Dec.14 Oberwart
Telekom Bsk 50% Dec.14 Apoel
Group N
Nanterre 66% Dec.14 Kormend
Tsmoki-Minsk 60% Dec.14 Bnei Hertzel
Group O
Alba 66% Dec.13 UBT Cluj Na
Pau-Lacq-Ort 64% Dec.13 BK Pardubice
Group P
Lukoil Acad 56% Dec.14 Benfica
Groningen 68% Dec.14 Enisey
Next Round Schedule

Round 9 (Regular Season)

Jekabpils 94% Dec.8 COR-Borisfe
Liepaja/Trio 96% Dec.8 Barsy Atyrau
TTU Dec.7 Tarvas 56%
BK Ogre 61% Dec.7 Valmiera
Barons Riga 73% Dec.7 Jurmala
Nevezis 97% Dec.6 Barsy Atyrau
P.Zvaigzdes 95% Dec.6 COR-Borisfe
Parnu Dec.6 Rapla 79%
NKL Round 31 of Regular Season - Feb 15, 2013


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The teams have now bigger motivation at this stage of Regular Season. Every game can be crucial and decide about teams' position at the end of Regular Season. There was no lack of interesting games this round. The round ended with derby games and favorites losing the games.

The most interesting game of round 31 was a home defeat of 3rd placed Olimpas (22-9) to second ranked Dzukija (23-8) 93-80 in the game for the second place. 26 personal fouls committed by Olimpas helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a great evening for guard Mindaugas Reminas (190-86) who led his team to a victory scoring 20 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Polish center Cezary Trybanski (218-79) helped adding 14 points and 10 rebounds. At the losing side forward Audrius Maneikis (203-84, college: Motlow St. CC) responded with 24 points and 7 rebounds. Olimpas' coach Alidas Zukauskas rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Dzukija have an impressive series of six victories in a row. Newly promoted Dzukija maintains second place with 23-8 record having just two points less than leader Mazeikiai. Olimpas at the other side, also newcomer in the league, keeps the third position with nine games lost. Dzukija are looking forward to face Birstono (#14) in Kaunas in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Olimpas will play on the road against Zanavykas (#6) in Sakiai and is hoping to prove to their supporters that the loss was just an accident.
NKL top team - Mazeikiai (25-6) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed thirteenth ranked Birstono (12-19) 95-71. It was a quality performance for forward Osvaldas Macernis (196-82) who led the winners and scored 21 points and 8 rebounds. Rokas Giedraitis accounted for 22 points. Forward Paulius Petrilevicius (201-91) came up with 19 points for Birstono in the defeat. The victory was the fourth consecutive win for Mazeikiai. They maintain first place with 25-6 record. Birstono at the other side keeps the thirteenth position with 19 games lost. They share it with Delikatesas. Mazeikiai will play against Delikatesas (#13) in Joniskis in the next round which should be another easy win for them. Birstono will play at home against the league's second-placed Dzukija in Alytus and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Eighteenth-ranked Nafta Universitetas (5-26) gave a tough game to sixteenth ranked Silute (10-21) on Friday. Silute managed to secure only one-point victory 89-88. However their fans expected easier game. Gytis Pakalniskis fired a double-double by scoring 27 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Tadas Mazelis produced 22 points (made all of his eight free throws) for lost side. Silute moved-up to fifteenth place, which they share with Ezerunas-Karys. Nafta Universitetas lost their twelfth game in a row. They stay dead last with 26 lost games. Silute will meet higher ranked Zalgiris-Sabonio (#8) in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Nafta Universitetas will play against Perlas-MRU (#11) in Vilnius and hope to secure a win.
An interesting game took place in Pakruojis where higher ranked Meresta (15-16) was upset on its own court by fourteenth ranked Radviliskis (12-18) 74-67. Worth to mention a great performance of Antanas Montrimavicius who helped to win the game recording 11 points and 8 rebounds. Meresta's coach Dainius Bertulis tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Radviliskis moved-up to twelfth place. Meresta at the other side keeps the tenth position with 16 games lost. Radviliskis' next round opponent will be Ezerunas-Karys (#15) in Moletai.
Another exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Vilnius: S.Marciulionio (#9) and Perlas-MRU (#11). Perlas-MRU was defeated at home 77-91 and even the advantage of their own court did not help. It was a great evening for Tautvydas Slezas who led his team to a victory scoring 16 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists. Perlas-MRU's coach Erikas Kuciauskas let to play ten players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. S.Marciulionio maintains ninth place with 17-15 record. Loser Perlas-MRU keeps the eleventh position with 18 games lost. S.Marciulionio will face Meresta (#10) in Pakruojis in the next round. Perlas-MRU will play on the road against Nafta Universitetas in Klaipeda.

There were no shocking results in the rest of the games of round 31: Delikatesas lost to Triobet on the opponent's court 74-78. Ezerunas-Karys was outscored by Suduva-Mantinga in a home game 64-85. Zalgiris-Sabonio managed to beat Gargzdai on the road 85-71. Olimpas defeated Statyba on its own court 88-72. Zanavykas was beaten by Dzukija in Alytus 99-85. Dzukija won against Gargzdai at home 82-69.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 25 points and 8 rebounds by Martynas Linkevicius of Triobet.



Mazeikiai - Birstono 95-71

NKL top team - Mazeikiai (25-6) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed thirteenth ranked Birstono (12-19) 95-71. The game was mostly controlled by Mazeikiai. Birstono was better in fourth quarter 28-21. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Mazeikiai dominated down low during the game scoring 66 of its points in the paint compared to Birstono's 26. They outrebounded Birstono 43-29 including a 35-23 advantage in defensive rebounds. Mazeikiai players were unselfish on offense dishing 24 assists. It was a quality performance for forward Osvaldas Macernis (196-82) who led the winners and scored 21 points and 8 rebounds. Rokas Giedraitis (198-92) accounted for 22 points for the winning side. Forward Paulius Petrilevicius (201-91) came up with 19 points and Donatas Sabeckis added 15 points and 6 rebounds respectively for Birstono in the defeat. Five Mazeikiai and four Birstono players scored in double figures. The victory was the fourth consecutive win for Mazeikiai. They maintain first place with 25-6 record. Birstono at the other side keeps the thirteenth position with 19 games lost. They share it with Delikatesas. Mazeikiai will play against Delikatesas (#13) in Joniskis in the next round which should be another easy win for them. Birstono will play at home against the league's second-placed Dzukija in Alytus and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Mazeikiai: R.Giedraitis 22+3reb+1ast, O.Macernis 21+8reb+3ast, A.Kojenets 16+4reb+1ast, A.Mikutis 12+6reb+3ast, V.Pikalavicius 10+10reb+1ast, E.Zukauskas 6+3reb
Birstono: P.Petrilevicius 19+4reb+3ast, D.Sabeckis 15+6reb+2ast, M.Lukminas 15+5reb, V.Valiulis 11+3reb, Z.Krupskis 4+3reb+2ast, K.Kokoska 3+2reb
gschID: 201422


Triobet - Delikatesas 78-74

Very expected game in Jonava where 12th ranked Delikatesas (12-19) was defeated by fifth ranked Triobet (20-11) 78-74 on Friday. However just four-point win is not that big difference and the fans of host team counted on more convincing victory. Delikatesas trailed by 11 points after 3 quarters before a 22-15 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 74-78 at the end of the game. Delikatesas was plagued by 31 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a great evening for forward Martynas Linkevicius (197-85) who led his team to a victory scoring 25 points and 8 rebounds. Guard Tadas Sebeziovas (183-85) helped adding 13 points. Triobet's coach Kestutis Narusevicius used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. At the losing side guard Aivaras Kvedaravicius (184-88) responded with 11 points and 8 rebounds and swingman Mantas Pukinskas (198-89) scored 13 points and 6 rebounds. The victory was the third consecutive win for Triobet. They maintain fifth place with 20-11 record. Loser Delikatesas dropped to the thirteenth position with 19 games lost. Triobet will face higher ranked Suduva-Mantinga (#4) in Marijampole in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Delikatesas will play at home against the league's leader Mazeikiai (#1).
Top scorers:
Triobet: M.Linkevicius 25+8reb+2ast, T.Sebeziovas 13+4reb+2ast, I.Dauksys 9+4reb+1ast, H.Vorotnikovas 9+5reb+3ast, T.Milinskas 7+5reb+2ast, V.Kruzikas 4+2reb+1ast
Delikatesas: Z.Petraitis 15+6reb, M.Pukinskas 13+6reb+2ast, A.Kvedaravicius 11+8reb+3ast, E.Vaupsas 8+1reb+1ast, D.Girdvila 7, P.Klemas 7+2reb+2ast
gschID: 201421


Ezerunas-Karys - Suduva-Mantinga 64-85

Very predictable result in Moletai where fourth ranked Suduva-Mantinga (21-10) smashed 15th ranked Ezerunas-Karys (10-21) 85-64 on Friday. The game was mostly controlled by Suduva-Mantinga. Ezerunas-Karys was better in third quarter 21-12. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Suduva-Mantinga forced 23 Ezerunas-Karys turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. It was a great evening for forward Marius Valukonis (198-88) who led his team to a victory scoring 14 points and 5 assists. Guard Zilvinas Kuklierius (180-85) helped adding 11 points and 5 assists. Four Suduva-Mantinga players scored in double figures. Suduva-Mantinga's coach Gintautas Zibuda felt very confident that he used 11 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the losing side swingman Dainius Navickas (195-78) responded with 23 points and 7 rebounds and forward Raimundas Ambrulaitis (199-82) scored 14 points and 6 rebounds. The victory was the third consecutive win for Suduva-Mantinga. They maintain fourth place with 21-10 record. Loser Ezerunas-Karys keeps the fifteenth position with 21 games lost. Suduva-Mantinga will face Triobet (#5) in Jonava in the next round. Ezerunas-Karys will play on the road against Radviliskis (#12).
Top scorers:
Suduva-Mantinga: M.Valukonis 14+4reb+5ast, A.Zibuda 14+1ast, Z.Kuklierius 11+2reb+5ast, A.Mineikis 10+7reb, A.Cizikas 9+2reb+3ast, A.Krivonis 7+4reb+2ast
Ezerunas-Karys: D.Navickas 23+7reb, R.Ambrulaitis 14+6reb+2ast, T.Grybauskas 9+1reb, K.Alekna 6+3reb+3ast, L.Bankieta 4+1reb+2ast, J.Narusis 2+2reb
gschID: 201420


Meresta - Radviliskis 67-74

An interesting game took place in Pakruojis where higher ranked Meresta (15-16) was upset on its own court by fourteenth ranked Radviliskis (12-18) 74-67. The guests started the game with a very strong first quarter 22-13. But Meresta won second period 20-13. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Worth to mention a great performance of forward Antanas Montrimavicius (199-87) who helped to win the game recording 11 points and 8 rebounds. Guard Vitalis Pancerevas (185-87, college: Weatherford JC) contributed with 17 points (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field) for the winners. Guard Tomas Gaidamavicius (191-82) answered with a double-double by scoring 10 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists and center Julius Jucikas (205-89) added 16 points in the effort for Meresta. Four Meresta players scored in double figures. Meresta's coach Dainius Bertulis tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Radviliskis moved-up to twelfth place. Meresta at the other side keeps the tenth position with 16 games lost. Radviliskis' next round opponent will be Ezerunas-Karys (#15) in Moletai.
Top scorers:
Radviliskis: V.Pancerevas 17+2reb+1ast, L.Pipiras 13+5reb, A.Montrimavicius 11+8reb+2ast, E.Kaupaitis 8+6reb, V.Trepocka 8+2reb+3ast, D.Gricius 8+3reb
Meresta: J.Jucikas 16+4reb+1ast, M.Kadzevicius 13+4reb+1ast, I.Vaitkus 10+2reb, T.Gaidamavicius 10+12reb+7ast, L.Radavicius 6+3reb+1ast, A.Povilaitis 6+4reb+2ast
gschID: 201419


Perlas-MRU - S.Marciulionio 77-91

Another exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Vilnius: S.Marciulionio (#9) and Perlas-MRU (#11). Perlas-MRU was defeated at home 77-91 and even the advantage of their own court did not help. The game was mostly controlled by S.Marciulionio. Perlas-MRU was better in fourth quarter 19-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. It was a great evening for center Tautvydas Slezas (207-90, agency: Interperformances) who led his team to a victory scoring 16 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists. Power forward Giedrius Staniulis (205-91) helped adding 15 points and 9 rebounds. At the losing side power forward Mantas Virbalas (203-88) responded with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 15 rebounds and American guard Keyron Sheard (188-86, college: Chattanooga) scored 22 points and 4 assists. Five S.Marciulionio and four Perlas-MRU players scored in double figures. Perlas-MRU's coach Erikas Kuciauskas let to play ten players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. S.Marciulionio maintains ninth place with 17-15 record. Loser Perlas-MRU keeps the eleventh position with 18 games lost. S.Marciulionio will face Meresta (#10) in Pakruojis in the next round. Perlas-MRU will play on the road against Nafta Universitetas in Klaipeda.
Top scorers:
S.Marciulionio: E.Baniulis 16+5reb+3ast, R.Bitinas 16+2ast, T.Slezas 16+8reb+6ast, G.Staniulis 15+9reb+2ast, M.Pociukonis 12+3reb+6ast, R.Sugintas 7+4reb
Perlas-MRU: K.Sheard 22+3reb+4ast, M.Virbalas 17+15reb+3ast, A.Udras 11+6reb+1ast, V.Buzas 11+1reb, D.Bickauskis 5+1reb+1ast, J.Elvikis 3+1reb
gschID: 201418


Silute - Nafta Universitetas 89-88

Eighteenth-ranked Nafta Universitetas (5-26) gave a tough game to sixteenth ranked Silute (10-21) on Friday. Silute managed to secure only one-point victory 89-88. However their fans expected easier game. Nafta Universitetas was trailing by 8 points at halftime but managed to get 1-point lead after three quarters before a 24-22 charge of Silute, which allowed them to win the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Power forward Gytis Pakalniskis (205-89) fired a double-double by scoring 27 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Swingman Marius Kasiulevicius (198-82, college: Trinity Valley JC) chipped in 18 points and 5 rebounds. Four Silute players scored in double figures. Swingman Tadas Mazelis (194-92) produced 22 points (made all of his eight free throws) and forward Donatas Norkus (196-90) added 8 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists respectively for lost side. Silute moved-up to fifteenth place, which they share with Ezerunas-Karys. Nafta Universitetas lost their twelfth game in a row. They stay dead last with 26 lost games. Silute will meet higher ranked Zalgiris-Sabonio (#8) in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Nafta Universitetas will play against Perlas-MRU (#11) in Vilnius and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Silute: G.Pakalniskis 27+10reb+5ast, M.Kasiulevicius 18+5reb+2ast, D.Heiman 13+3reb+2ast, E.Molosciakas 11+2reb+2ast, N.Anglickis 8+3reb+1ast, E.Saulys 8+9reb+5ast
Nafta Universitetas: T.Mazelis 22+4reb+2ast, V.Chodosovskis 17+4reb, D.Zvinklys 12+3reb+1ast, D.Norkus 8+11reb+5ast, K.Timofejevas 8+1reb, V.Tarolis 8+3reb+1ast
gschID: 201417


Gargzdai - Zalgiris-Sabonio 71-85

Not a big story in a game when 17th ranked Gargzdai-Bremena (6-26) was defeated at home by eighth ranked Zalgiris-Sabonio (19-12) 85-71 on Friday. The guests trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 9-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 85-71. Zalgiris-Sabonio had a 28-17 advantage in offensive rebounds. It was a great evening for center Arturas Gudaitis (208-93) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 11 rebounds. Forward Marius Grigonis (198-94) helped adding 16 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Zalgiris-Sabonio's coach Tomas Masiulis used an eleven-player rotation and allowed the starting five to rest. At the losing side forward Donatas Tarolis (201-94) responded with 21 points and 6 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) and forward Marius Grigaitis (196-91) scored 16 points. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Zalgiris-Sabonio moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Zanavykas and Statyba. Loser Gargzdai-Bremena keeps the seventeenth position with 26 games lost. Zalgiris-Sabonio will face Silute (#16) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Gargzdai-Bremena will play against Statyba in Vilnius.
Top scorers:
Zalgiris-Sabonio: A.Gudaitis 17+11reb+2ast, M.Grigonis 16+6reb+5ast, J.Tamulis 13+1reb+1ast, L.Lekavicius 11+5reb+1ast, E.Serkevicius 9+2reb+1ast, V.Kariniauskas 5+1reb+1ast
Gargzdai: D.Tarolis 21+6reb, M.Grigaitis 16+4reb+2ast, G.Sakalas 13+2reb+2ast, D.Matutis 10+3reb+5ast, L.Jonuska 8+3reb, R.Zabita 2+4reb
gschID: 201416


Olimpas - Statyba 88-72

Everything went according to plan in Plunge where third ranked Olimpas (22-9) beat 7th ranked Statyba (19-12) 88-72 on Friday. The hosts trailed by 4 points at the halftime before their 47-27 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Olimpas outrebounded Statyba 34-22 including 23 on the defensive glass. Statyba was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a great evening for American guard Toney McCray (198-89, college: Nebraska, agency: Interperformances) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 18 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists. Forward Julius Kazakauskas (197-90) helped adding 18 points and 6 rebounds. At the losing side point guard Ovidijus Varanauskas (187-91) responded with 14 points and 6 assists and forward Karolis Brusokas (200-91) scored 16 points (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Newly promoted Olimpas maintains third place with 22-9 record having just three points less than leader Mazeikiai. Loser Statyba dropped to the sixth position with 12 games lost. Olimpas will face Zanavykas (#6) in Sakiai in the next round. Statyba will play at home against Gargzdai-Bremena.
Top scorers:
Olimpas: T.McCray 18+13reb+5ast, J.Kazakauskas 18+6reb+1ast, M.Kazonas 13+6reb+1ast, I.Razutis 11+4reb+2ast, T.Domarkas 9+2reb, E.Gintvainis 8+1reb+1ast
Statyba: K.Brusokas 16+3reb+1ast, D.Tarvydas 15+3reb, T.Rinkunas 14+2reb+3ast, O.Varanauskas 14+3reb+6ast, V.Luksa 7+2reb+1ast, M.Paliukenas 5+3reb+5ast
gschID: 201415


Dzukija - Zanavykas 99-85

There was no surprise in Alytus where 6th ranked Zanavykas (19-12) was defeated by second ranked Dzukija (23-8) 99-85 on Friday. The hosts trailed by 5 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 3-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 99-85. Dzukija forced 20 Zanavykas turnovers. Zanavykas was plagued by 27 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a great evening for swingman Tomas Lekunas (200-93) who led his team to a victory scoring 16 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists. American guard Bryan Harrison (188-84, college: Georgia Coll., agency: Global Sports Plaza) helped adding 26 points and 4 assists (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). At the losing side guard Edgaras Stanionis (193-88) responded with 26 points and 8 rebounds and center Vilius Sumskis (213-84, agency: Interperformances) scored 14 points and 8 rebounds. Four Zanavykas players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. The victory was the sixth consecutive win for Dzukija. Newly promoted Dzukija maintains second place with 23-8 record having just two points less than leader Mazeikiai. Zanavykas at the other side, also newcomer in the league, keeps the sixth position with 12 games lost. Dzukija will face Birstono (#14) in Kaunas in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Zanavykas will play at home against Olimpas (#3) in Plunge.
Top scorers:
Dzukija: B.Harrison 26+2reb+4ast, G.Kurtinaitis 17+2reb+1ast, T.Lekunas 16+9reb+7ast, C.Trybanski 9+7reb, T.Skripkauskas 8+1reb+2ast, Z.Kelys 8+2reb+2ast
Zanavykas: E.Stanionis 26+8reb+3ast, V.Sumskis 14+8reb+1ast, P.Parachomikas 13+3reb+1ast, M.Uzupis 10+2reb+1ast, R.Ostreika 6+1reb+1ast, V.Vaiksnis 5+6reb+2ast
gschID: 201414


Olimpas - Dzukija 80-93

The most interesting game of round 31 was a home defeat of 3rd placed Olimpas (22-9) to second ranked Dzukija (23-8) 93-80 in the game for the second place. 26 personal fouls committed by Olimpas helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a great evening for guard Mindaugas Reminas (190-86) who led his team to a victory scoring 20 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Polish center Cezary Trybanski (218-79) helped adding 14 points and 10 rebounds. At the losing side forward Audrius Maneikis (203-84, college: Motlow St. CC) responded with 24 points and 7 rebounds and forward Julius Kazakauskas (197-90) scored 16 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. Four Dzukija and five Olimpas players scored in double figures. Olimpas' coach Alidas Zukauskas rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Dzukija have an impressive series of six victories in a row. Newly promoted Dzukija maintains second place with 23-8 record having just two points less than leader Mazeikiai. Olimpas at the other side, also newcomer in the league, keeps the third position with nine games lost. Dzukija are looking forward to face Birstono (#14) in Kaunas in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Olimpas will play on the road against Zanavykas (#6) in Sakiai and is hoping to prove to their supporters that the loss was just an accident.
Top scorers:
Dzukija: M.Reminas 20+5reb+4ast, T.Skripkauskas 16+1reb+1ast, C.Trybanski 14+10reb+1ast, Z.Kelys 12+3reb+1ast, G.Kurtinaitis 9+3reb, B.Harrison 8+3reb+9ast
Olimpas: A.Maneikis 24+7reb+3ast, J.Kazakauskas 16+7reb+5ast, I.Razutis 16+1reb+6ast, M.Kazonas 13+12reb, T.McCray 11+4reb, E.Jocys 0+1reb
gschID: 233177


Round 30
Dzukija - Gargzdai 82-69

No shocking result in a game in Alytus where second ranked Dzukija (23-8) won against 17th ranked Gargzdai-Bremena (6-26) 82-69 on Tuesday. The game was mostly controlled by Dzukija. Gargzdai-Bremena was better in third quarter 22-15. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Dzukija won last quarter 22-10. They shot the lights out from three sinking 14 long-distance shots on high 53.8 percentage. Dzukija looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. It was a great evening for American guard Bryan Harrison (188-84, college: Georgia Coll., agency: Global Sports Plaza) who led his team to a victory scoring 24 points, 6 assists and 4 steals. Polish center Cezary Trybanski (218-79) helped adding 12 points and 6 rebounds. Four Dzukija players scored in double figures. At the losing side forward Donatas Tarolis (201-94) responded with 22 points and 8 rebounds and point guard Dominikas Matutis (180-91) scored 12 points and 5 rebounds. The victory was the sixth consecutive win for Dzukija. Newly promoted Dzukija maintains second place with 23-8 record having just two points less than leader Mazeikiai. Loser Gargzdai-Bremena keeps the seventeenth position with 26 games lost. Dzukija will face Birstono (#14) in Kaunas in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Gargzdai-Bremena will play on the road against Statyba in Vilnius.
Top scorers:
Dzukija: B.Harrison 24+2reb+6ast, C.Trybanski 12+6reb+1ast, P.Sakinis 11+2reb+1ast, T.Skripkauskas 10+3reb+1ast, Z.Kelys 9+1reb+5ast, M.Reminas 8+2reb+3ast
Gargzdai: D.Tarolis 22+8reb, D.Matutis 12+5reb+3ast, M.Grigaitis 11+5reb+1ast, L.Lucinskas 9+2reb+1ast, L.Jonuska 8+6reb+2ast, G.Sakalas 5+1reb+3ast
gschID: 233293


  




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