On Monday, May 9, Pafbet beat “University of Latvia” in the first game of the bronze series of the Latvian Basketball League (72:60). The fight will lead to three victories for one team. The second game will take place on Thursday, May 12, at 20:15 at the Rimi Olympic Center (live on TV4 and sportacentrs.com).
BC “Ogre” – “University of Latvia” 72:60 (19:16, 42:35, 52:49). In series 1: 0
The second game on May 12 at 8:15 pm in Riga, Rimi Olympic Center, the third – on May 15 at 5 pm in Ogre. If necessary, the fourth – on May 18 at 20:15 in Riga, Rimi Olympic Center, the fifth – on May 20 at 19 in Ogre.
The victory in the battle for the rebounds (46-32), fewer mistakes (14-17) and more accurate long shots (7/33 – 5/18) provided Ogre with a victory in a game in which Rinalds Sirsniņš, Renārs Magone and Uģis could not help due to injury. Pinete.
Ogre gained its first significant advantage at the end of the first half (39:31). Ten minutes later, the students had reached 49:49 and did not take several opportunities to advance in leadership. The home side took the lead 36 minutes into the game, making the score 0 – 1 after some elegant movement down the middle.
Rihards Zēbergs scored 23 points for Ogre, Jānis Antrops 12, Lauris Blaus 12, Kristaps Dargas double-double – 10 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists.
Dāvids Vīksne scored 20 points for the University of Latvia, Ričards Vitoļskis 15, Pauls Miglinieks 11.