Rihards Lomazs, Ventspils stop Avellino from advancing to playoffs

Rihards Lomazs, Ventspils stop Avellino from advancing to playoffs


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Ousmane Drame tied the game at 90 sending it to overtime and Ventspils used that chance to grab a 106-102 home win over Sidigas Avellino on Day 14 of Basketball Champions League.

Rihards Lomazs banked 27 points for the winning side (5-9 triples) followed by Ingus Jakovics and Maris Gulbis’ 16 points each. Aaron Johnson notched a double-double with 13 points and 11 assists setting the new record for most assists in a regular season (105). Omar Cook’s 102 dimes from last season were the previous record.

For Avellino, Caleb Green was on fire with game-high 39 points (6-12 triples) along with 11 boards while Keifer Sykes nailed 29 points (5-9 triples) and eight assists.

Ventspils improved to 6-9 and will continue the season in FIBA Europe Cup as well as Avellino which fell to the 5th spot (7-7) after this loss and Le Mans and Nizhny Novgorod’s victories in the meantime.

Photo Credit: Basketball Champions League

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