VMU basketball team reached the semifinals of Lithuanian Students Basketball League Championship
The participants of the Lithuanian Students Basketball League Championship semifinals were announced. Basketball teams from Vytautas Magnus University (VMU), Klaipėda University (KU), Lithuanian Sports University (LSU) and Vilnius University (VU) became participants of the Championship. VMU, KU, LSU beat the quartefinal barrier in the quartefinals by outdoing their opponents by double digits, and the only VU basketball team had to do more.
The Lithuanian Students Basketball League Championship semifinals pairs split as follows: LSU – KU and VMU – VU. The semifinals will be on 17th of February and 24th of February.
VMU basketball team steps to the semifinals
Western Division leader VMU (7 wins, 1 defeat) in the second quarter-final match against Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) (3 wins, 5 defeats) held the lead in the final quarter and won by 100:84 (20:23, 29:14, 22:22, 29:25).
This time after more than 10 minutes, 11 players were playing in VMU ranks. Five players scored a two-digit number of points: Lukas Uleckas – 15, Regimantas Miniotas – 14 (12 rebounds), Laurynas Birutis – 14 (9 rebounds), Rokas Stankevičius – 13 points, Laurynas Vaištaras – 12 (9 rebounds).
The first quarter final battle at home, too, was won by VMU 120:102 (26:32, 31:27, 21:16, 42:28).