RIGA - Latvian basketball club VEF Riga defeated Montenegrin club Mornar Bar 80:74 (20:23, 20:19, 21:16, 19:16) in FIBA Champions League match on Tuesday.
Lester Medford led VEF Riga with 21 points, seven rebounds and five assists, Ron Curry and Kristijan Krajina scored 11 points each, Arturs Kurucs had ten points, while Roberts Freimanis grabbed 11 rebounds.
Milko Bjelica and Jacob Pullen each scored 18 points for Mornar.
In other Group C games on Tuesday, Peristeri beat Gaziantep 70:64, while Iberostar Tenerife defeated Nizhny Novgorod 81:67. Another two Group C clubs, Brose Bamberg and ERA Nymburk will play their first group match on Wednesday.