The Wolves team, which is preparing for the upcoming season, won the second victory out of as many possible friendly matches in the cycle. “Vilkai” after defeating “Labas GAS” team of Prieni the day before 117:81 (25:12, 31:23, 37:24, 24:22) Estonian vice-champion Tartu “Ulikool” did not spare either.
The team coached by Rimos Kurtinaitis started the meeting well and, not allowing the opponents to score a single point for half of the half, soon built up a double-digit lead (19:2).
In the second quarter, the “wolves” demonstrated an even better attack, while stopping the opponents’ attacks under their own basket was worse than in the first 10 minutes, but the gap with the Tartu team continued to grow in favor of the Lithuanian team. The team went to rest with Wolves leading by 21 points – 56:35.
The third quarter turned into an offensive show. Both teams scored a total of 61 points, and the lead of the “wolves” crossed the 30-point mark. The last 10 minutes turned into a formality. At the beginning of the fourth quarter, Wolves basketball players scored their 100th point and won the match confidently – 117:81.
In this match, “Wolves” played without Vitalijas Kozis and Antanas Udros and without Kristupas Žemaitis, Eigirds Žukauskas and Argentinian Marcos Delias representing their national teams.
“Wolves” were distinguished by: Regimantas Miniotas 25 (14 rebounds), Adas Juškevičius (8 rebounds) and Ahmad Caver (5 rebounds) 23 each, Arnas Beručka 19, Hugo Invernizzi 15, Vaidas Čepukaitis 4 , Mindaugas Lukauskis and Tomas Pacėsas 3 each, Tomas Lekūnas 2 points.
Jalan McCloud stood out for Ulikool with 19 points.
Wolves will play another friendly match on September 5 against Gargždai.
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