Oops...they did it again. Šiauliai-7bet hit century mark twice
Šiauliai-7bet (1-1) unleashed its offense one more time as Antanas Sireika`s team hit triple digits in a 101-69 win over Borisfen (0-5) on Wednesday, December 29, at the Daugava sports hall in Riga, Latvia.
Players of the game
Paulius Danusevicius scored a team high 19 points on 7-of-14 shooting from the field.
Šiauliai forward grabbed 13 rebounds and dished seven assists, flirting with a triple double in the process.
Gerald Isaiah Armwood also had some big numbers.
Former Villanova and George Washington forward posted 17 points, eight rebounds and three assists.
Jonathan Elmore showed the same efficiency as his teammate and made 6-of-9 field goals enroute to 17 points.
Marshall standout had four assists, one steal and one blocked shot.
Martynas Varnas scored 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting from the field.
Last, but not least – Eimantas Stankevičius was hot from the three point line. He made 4-of-6 shots and had 14 points.
Borisfen center Marcanvis Hymon scored 14 of his 20 points in the first half.
Ole Miss star led all scorers with 20 points.
Hymon grabbed eight rebounds and stole the ball once.
Nathan Hoover (Wofford) finished the game with 18 points and four assists.
Point guard Cornelius Taylor (Florida Atlantic) chipped in with 12 points and four assists.
Šiauliai-7bet led by four points 41-37 with 02:50 minutes left in the first half.
Lithuanian team finished the second quarter with a 13-0 run, highlighted by Varnas dunk and three long balls from Jonkus, Danisevičius and Stankevičius 54-37.
Šiauliai never looked back and almost doubled its lead during the third quarter 74-43.
Essentially it was a 33-6 run to seal the game.
Šiauliai held Hymon to six points in the second half but his partners recovered when it
was too late.
The winners had 32 assists on 37 field goals.
Šiauliai outscored Borisfen in the paint 46-26 and the second chance points 17-6.
The Lithuanians made 13-of-30 shots from downtown.
Šiauliai-7bet scored 104 points in a double overtime classic against Basket Brno and added 101 points the next day.
Six Šiauliai players – Varnas, Armwood, Elmore, Stankevičius, Bezbradica and Danusevičius – finished in double figures.
Šiauliai average 102,5 points in competition and improved to 1-1.
Photos: Renārs Koris
STANDINGS, as of December 29
Tartu Ulikool 3-1 (+25)
Basket Brno 3-1 (+21)
Liepāja 2-1 (+12)
Enisey 2-0 (+45)
Anwil 2-0 (+34)
Šiauliai 7bet 1-1 (+29)
Borisfen 0-5 (-125)
Valmiera Glass/ViA 0-4 (-41)
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