Lietuvos Rytas pass stage one of Eurobasket qualifying

  • 2011-09-29
  • Jared Grellet
VILNIUS, Lithuania– A 19-3 run to begin the final quarter has seen Lietuvos Rytas advance to the final eight in Euroleague qualifying. Leading Montenegrin opponents Budocnost 56-49 at the beginning of the final frame, Lietuvos Rytas were all but gifted victory when Marko Popovic received an unsportsmanlike foul and a technical foul before Aleksa Popovic and Nikola Vucelic were each given technical fouls – all in the space of four minutes – allowing Lietuvos Rytas to convert 10-of-12 free throws and move out to a commanding 23 point lead and an eventual 83...
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