Dominique Sutton, Rytas keep Partizan in check

2019-01-02T20:01:16+00:00 2019-01-02T20:01:16+00:00.

Stefan Djordjevic

02/Jan/19 20:01

Dominique Sutton helped Rytas Vilnius start the EuroCup Top 16 stage with a home win against Partizan.

By Eurohoops team/

Dominique Sutton led Rytas Vilnius to an 80-74 home win against Partizan NIS in Group E of the EuroCup Top 16.

Sutton nailed game-high 21 points along with five steals and rebounds. Artsiom Parakhouski followed with 14 points and eight rebounds in addition to Martynas Echodas’ 11 points.

For Partizan, Rade Zagorac scored 17 points and eight rebounds while Jock Landale helped with 15 points and nine rebounds.

Rytas created an early 28-18 lead and stayed ahead at halftime (48-42). They had an upper hand most of the second half and although Partizan got dangerously close (76-74) near the end, Rytas managed to hold on and keep the win.

Photo Credit: 7DAYS EuroCup