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Rottweilers are hungry: Anwil destroy shorthanded Liepāja

Anwil Wloclawek (4-0) took off for a lightning start and never looked back enroute to a 116-55 blowout win over Liepāja (2-2) on Wednesday, February 9, at the Šiauliai arena in Lithuania.

Players of the game

Marcin Woroniecki had a great shooting night.

Anwil guard made 5-of-9 field goal attempts, including 3-of-7 from the three point line, and scored a team high 16 points.

Žiga Dimec reigned under the baskets and posted 15 points in 16 minutes of action.

Slovenia international grabbed five rebounds and stole the ball twice.

Kyndall Dykes also scored 15 points.

Big Easy star made 4-of-5 three pointers, dished out six assists and stole the ball three times.

Maciej Bojanowski had 14 points and seven rebounds.

Wloclawek captain Kamil Laczynski posted a game high eight assists.

Oskars Hlebovickis led Liepāja with 23 points.

Liepāja forward connected 5-of-8 shots from the deep.

A son of Michal Hlebowicki had 13 points in the first half.

Kārlis Šiliņš added nine points and seven rebounds.

Pēteris Salmiņš registered three steals.

Key stats

Hlebovickis stole the ball and made his first three pointer for a 0-3 lead.

Anwil replied with a 16-1 run and sailed away the rest of the way.

The Rottweilers won the first half by 38 points 58-20.

It was the same story in the second half as the PLK leaders outscored their opponents 58-35.

Seven Anwil players – Mathews, Petrasek, Dimec, Dykes, Bojanowski, Frackiewicz and Woroniecki – finished in double figures.

Wloclawek outrebounded Liepāja 45-25.

Anwil scored a league high 17 three pointers and set a new scoring record – 116 points.

Game notes

Liepāja had roster problems.

Shooter Verners Kohs left a couple of weeks ago to sign a deal with Vanoli Cremona at Serie A.

Big man Zigmārs Raimo and Kārlis Žunda weren`t available as well.

Point guard Renārs Birkāns played less than four minutes.

Anwil improved to 4-0.

STANDINGS, as of February 9

Anwil 4-0 (+99)

Tartu Ulikool 3-3 (-1)

Basket Brno 3-2 (+17)

Šiauliai 7bet 3-1 (+55)

Enisey 3-0 (+52)

Liepāja 2-2 (-49)

Valmiera Glass/ViA 0-5 (-48)

Borisfen 0-5 (-125)

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