TU/Rock stroll past visiting Caspiy

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TARTU – TU/Rock extending their winning streak to three games after taking an 84-59 victory against Caspiy Aktau at home in Estonia on Saturday evening.

The Tartu club is third in Group C with a 4-3 record, while Caspiy are sixth with a 1-4 mark.


David Nesbitt opened the scoring for Caspiy with a three-pointer, but Rock responded with a 15-0 run to jump ahead into a double-digit lead already midway through the first quarter.

The gap had reached 20-points in the eighth minute of the game after Timo Eichfuss capped off another 10-0 run with a basket to make it 25-5.

Rock’s lead continued growing in the second quarter, as the Estonians decided the outcome of the game by pushing the advantage to 46-23 at halftime, as they swiftly cruised to take the win in the third and fourth quarters.

Timo Eichfuss was the top-scorer of the game with 18 points for the winning side, Joosep Toome collected 12 points, while Janar Talts added 11, with no other players reaching double digits.

For Caspiy, Zhanysh Erns Uulu had a season-high 16 points, Kris Richard added 15 points and eight rebounds, while Vadym Matyukevych chipped in with 10 pints and also grabbed eight boards.