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Lietuvos rytas - Vytautas 109-60

Third ranked Lietuvos rytas (21-8) crushed at home 5th ranked Vytautas (15-14) by 49 points 109-60, which is the biggest margin this round.





Lietuvos rytas led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter.


They dominated down low during the game scoring 62 of its points in the paint compared to Vytautas' 32.


They outrebounded Vytautas 34-21 including 23 on the defensive glass. Lietuvos rytas players were unselfish on offense dishing 25 assists comparing to just 11 passes made by Vytautas' players. International power forward Arturas Gudaitis orchestrated the victory by scoring 22 points (was perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line). American-Georgian point guard Corey Fisher contributed with 14 points, 7 assists and 4 steals for the winners.


Four Lietuvos rytas players scored in double figures. Lietuvos rytas' coach Rimas Kurtinaitis felt very confident that he used entire bench and allowed the starting five to rest. Point guard Domantas Seskus (180-92) answered with 12 points and Vytenis Cizauskas (187-92) added 10 points in the effort for Vytautas. Lietuvos rytas have an impressive series of five victories in a row.


They moved-up to second place. Vytautas at the other side dropped to the sixth position with 14 games lost. Lietuvos rytas' next round opponent will be Neptunas (#4) in Klaipeda. Vytautas will play at home against Juventus and it may be a tough game between close rivals.






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