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Nevezis - Lietuvos rytas 56-92

The game with biggest result difference took place in Kedainiai. Local Nevezis (6-27) was outscored by third ranked Lietuvos rytas (24-9) 92-56 on Monday night.


The game without a history. 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 60 of its points in the paint compared to Nevezis' 36. Lietuvos rytas forced 26 Nevezis turnovers.


International power forward Arturas Gudaitis stepped up and scored 14 points and 6 rebounds for the winners and American guard Jimmy Baron chipped in 18 points.


Four Lietuvos rytas players scored in double figures. Lietuvos rytas' coach Rimas Kurtinaitis felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games.


The best for the losing side was center Karolis Petrukonis with 17 points and forward Paulius Petrilevicius scored 9 points and 9 rebounds.


Lietuvos rytas moved-up to second place. Nevezis lost their eighth game in a row. They keep the ninth position with 27 games lost. They share it with Siauliai. Lietuvos rytas will meet at home Lietkabelis (#3) in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Nevezis will play against Vytautas (#5) in Prienai and hope to secure a win.




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