Kibirkštis sign off with a win, Tsmoki finish in the 9th place

Kibirkštis sign off with a win, Tsmoki finish in the 9th place

Shenita Landry scored 27 points to lead Kibirkštis Vilnius over Tsmoki Minsk 79-74 but the Belarus champions won on aggregate 162-149 to finish the season in the ninth place on Friday, February 8 at Mykolas Romeris University.

Players of the game
Shenita Landry shined the most. Milwaukee native and Temple graduate had an impressive stat line – 27 points on 11-for-18 shooting, 10 rebounds, three assists, four steals and a game high efficiency rating of 28.

Ieva Savickaite followed with 15 points on 7-for-10 shooting. She also grabbed five rebounds and forced five fouls. Gabija Meskonyte had 12 points.

Miami graduate Kai Afi James answered with a huge double-double, to finish the game with 21 point and 15 rebounds.

Anastasiya Sushchyk scored 22 points, including four three pointers, while Ala Murauskaya had 16 points and six rebounds.

Key stats
Kibirkštis lost the battle of rebounds (36-41, offensive rebounds 8-17) but thanks to numerous drives scored more points in the paint (40-38).

Ieva Savickaite, Dalia Donskichyte and Agne Bobinaite scored 26 points, coming from the bench, while the Minsk reserves missed all nine field goal attempts.

The Dragons scored more second chance points (6-15) and were more accurate from the three point land (2/11 against 6/14).

COMING UP NEXT
Playoffs

(A1) Good Angels – Pieštanske Čajky (B4)
February 22, Pieštany, 18:00
February 28, Košice, 18:00

(A2) Al Riyadi – Dynamo Moscow (B3)
Dynamo wins game one 75:59
Live stats http://www.fibalivestats.com/u/EYBL/817142/bs.html

February 11, Beirut, 15:00 (Moscow 16:00)

(A3) Lulea Basket – Udominate (B2)
February 20, Lulea, 19:00
February 26, Umea, 19:00

(A4) Liepājas Papīrs – TTT Rīga (B1)
February 24, Liepāja, 14:00
February 28, Rīga, 17:30

Classification
Kibirkštis Vilnius – Tsmoki Minsk (for the 9th place) 149:162
Tsmoki wins game one 88:70
Boxscore http://eewbl.eu/game/4091895/

Vilnius wins game two 79:74
Boxscore http://eewbl.eu/game/4091897/

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