Kiki Fleuren had another memorable night as the Amsterdam Angels went on an early shooting spree to beat the Kibirkštis Vilnius 76-62 on Thursday, January 10, at Rytas arena in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Players of the game
Kiki Fleuren hit a season high six three-pointers to tie the second best effort in the EWBL four year history.
Oxana Ossipenko scored six three-pointers on November 29, 2015, helping the Astana Tigers to beat Kibirkštis Vilnius in overtime 91-82.
The record belongs to Roneeka Hodges from Al Riyadi Beirut. She made eight three-pointers on December 3, 2017, while the Lebanese team outscored Lulea Basket 90-67. It happened in Izmir, Turkey.
Fleuren scored 23 points on 8-of-17 shooting from the field, including 6-of-11 from the three point land.
Her total in Vilnius? Eleven of eighteen three-pointers. Yes, you got it right, 11-of-18.
Yfke Hoek had big day as well. She posted 17 points and seven rebounds for a +/- ratio of 20 and efficiency rating of 18.
Lisanne De Jonge had the highest efficiency rating 20. Captain scored 14 points, grabbed four rebounds and dished a game high five assists.
Gabija Meškonyte replied with 17 points, including coast-to-coast drive. Forward added six rebounds and two blocks.
The Angels outscored the Sparks 31-18 during the first 10 minutes.
Hakim Salem`s team scored 50 points in the first half for a 50-36 lead.
Fleuren alone outscored Vilnius from the three point line (6/11 vs 2/16).
Kibirkštis players used their speed and ball movement to score 14 points in fast breaks, compared to six points for the Angels.
The Angels finished with a 2-0 record in Vilnius and jumped from the eighth to sixth place in Group B.
Kibirkštis registered a 1-1 record at home court before switching attention to Latvia-Estonia-Lithuania league.
Group A: #1 Tsmoki Minsk, #2 A3 Basket, #3 Rostov Don SFEDU, #4 Olimpia Grodno.
Group B: #1 TTT Riga, Žabiny Brno (TBD – seed to be decided), Lulea Basket (TBD), Pieštanske Čajky (TBD).
#1 TTT Rīga – Olimpia Grodno #4
#2 TBD – Rostov Don SFEDU #3
#3 TBD – A3 Basket #2
#4 TBD – Tsmoki Minsk #1
STANDINGS, as of January 10
TTT Rīga 7-0 (+219) Qualified
Žabiny Brno 5-1 (+88) Qualified
Lulea Basket 4-1 (+90) Qualified
Pieštanske Čajky 3-2 (-14) Qualified
Dynamo Moscow 2-5 (-120)
Amsterdam Angels 2-5 (-103)
Horizont 2-5 (-33)
Kibirkštis Vilnius 1-6 (-93)
Dynamo (2-0, +11) vs Angels (1-1, +2) vs Horizont (0-2, -13)
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