TonyBet Prienai hit century against Caspiy


PRIENAI TonyBet Prienai hit the first century mark of the season as they demolished Caspiy Aktau in a Group C, taking a 100-43 victory at home on Thursday evening.


It was the first Baltic Basketball League (BBL) game for the Prienai side this season, while the Kazakh side has already suffered three defeats to Lithuanian teams in as many games.

The teams got into a shoot-out in the beginning of the game, combining for 13 points already in the first 90 seconds of the game, with the home side up 7-6.

Although only a single point separated the sides at this point, it didn’t take long for TonyBet Prienai to start pulling away and finish the first quarter with a 31-22 lead.

Having scored 22 points in the first period, Caspiy went on to collected only 21 in the remaining three quarters, while the team from Prienai had no problems scoring whatsoever and cruised to an easy win.

Antanas Udras had a game-high 16 points for the hosts, while Gintaras Kadziulis and Vaidas Cepukaitis chipped in with 10 points apiece.

For Caspiy, the only player in double digits was Vadym Matyukevych, who finished the game with 10 points, while David Nesbitt contributed with 9.