Prometey starters combined for 82 points to deliver a 90-73 road win over Liepāja/LSSS on Tuesday, January 26, at Liepāja Olympic Center in Western Latvia.
Players of the game
Ke`Shunan James (Murray State 2018) led all scorers with 26 points on 9-of-17 shooting from the field.
American forward added 10 rebounds, three assists and two steals for a tied highest efficiency rating of 26.
Veronika Liubinets had 19 points and seven rebounds for a efficiency rating of 23.
Bernice Mosby (Baylor 2007) followed with 15 points. Former Lady Bear grabbed five rebounds and blocked one shot.
Olga Dubrovina scored 14 poins and dished out seven assists.
Rūta Stiprā replied with a great double-double. She had 20 points and 11 rebounds for a efficiency rating of 26.
Līna Loceniece scorched the nets with five three pointers and finished the game with 17 points.
Elizabete Bulāne, soon to be Georgia Tech freshman, forced nine fouls. She also scored eight points, grabbed seven rebounds and dished four assists.
Prometey won the battle of rebounds (54-43, offensive rebounds 19-18) and scored more points in the paint (44-30).
Kamianske starters outscored their opponents 82-40, meanwhile Liepāja bench outscored the Fire Starters 8-33.
Prometey posted the first win in competition. Viktoryia Bolshakov and her husband Kirill have a 16-0 record in Ukraine Superleague.
SCHEDULE (local time only)
Monday, January 25
Pieštanske Čajky – Liepāja/LSSS 84:77
Tuesday, January 26
Liepāja/LSSS – Prometey 73:90
Wednesday, January 27
13:30 Prometey – Pieštanske Čajky
STANDINGS, as of January 26, 2021
Pieštanske Čajky 3-0 (+50) Q
Young Angels Košice 1-1 (-11)
Prometey 1-0 (+17)
Liepāja/LSSS 0-2 (-24)
SBŠ Ostrava 0-2 (-32)
Orange Lions 0-0 DNS
TTT Rīga 4-0 (+70) Q
Horizont 4-1 (+56) Q
Nika Syktyvkar 3-2 (+25) Q
Kibirkštis 2-2 (+4) Q
Tsmoki Minsk 1-4 (-66)
Olimpia Grodno 0-5 (-89)
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