Lietuvos Rytas stays alive in Europe

  • 2012-02-29
  • By Jared Grellet
RIGA - Lithuanian basketball club Lietuvos Rytas have moved into the final eight of the Eurocup. Latvian club VEF Riga, meanwhile, have failed in their bid to join them.In one of the closest round of 16s in Europe’s second tier club competition in recent memory, the Baltic States’ two remaining teams still in the tournament both needed to win their final round of 16 games on Tuesday night to move into the tournament’s quarter-finals.Lietuvos Rytas would do just that, defeating Bennetton Basket 80-74 to move through to the next stage as the second team from Group L...
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