Rytas easily prevails, dashes Opava’s advancement hopes

2023-12-12T20:37:16+00:00 2023-12-12T23:04:02+00:00.

Nikola Miloradovic

12/Dec/23 20:37


The Lithuanian side secures the road win and a spot in the Play-ins

By Eurohoops Team / info@eurohoops.net

After Tofas Bursa left Igokea winless after five rounds in the Basketball Champions League, Rytas Vilnius did the same to BK Opava.

The Lithuanian side secured a dominant 75-95 win on the road, eliminating the Czech side from contention for the play-ins in Group B and securing a place in the Play-in stage.

Six players of the winning side finished in double figures, with Martynas Echodas leading the way, scoring 18 points. He also recorded 13 rebounds and a game-high PIR of 25.

Margiris Normantas followed him with 15 points, while Justin Gorham, Gytis Radzevicis, and Arnas Velicka added 13 points each, with Radzevicius reaching a double-double with 10 rebounds. Lukas Uleckas finished the match with 10 points to his name.

For Opava, Marques Townes stood out with 20 points, but with a PIR of just 10, while Jakub Sirina was the only other player scoring in double figures with 12 points.

Postgame press conference

Photo: fiba.basketball