TTT Rīga qualified for the fourth consecutive Final Four after routing Olimpia Grodno 91-50 on Thursday, February 28 at Elektrum Olympic Center. Rigans won the series 188-121.
Players of the game
EuroLeague women star Shey Peddy led all players with 18 points and 10 assists. She connected 6-of-8 two pointers and 2-of-5 three pointers.
Point guard added five rebounds and three steals for a game high efficiency rating of 30.
Gunta Baško posted 14 points, six rebounds and five assists, while Aija Brumermane added 14 points and five rebounds.
Kristīne Vītola had 14 points, including 6-of-7 shooting inside the three point line. Ieva Pulvere made 3-of-4 three pointers to finish with 12 points.
Natallia Dashkevich replied with 14 points and nine rebounds, while Aryna Masko had 10 points.
Five TTT players scored in double figures, compared to two players from Grodno.
The Rigans had 32 assists on 36 field goals.
Latvian champions scored 34 more points inside the three point line (58-24) and dominated in the paint (46-16).
TTT added 11 points on fast breaks.
TTT will face Žabiny Brno in the semifinal game on March 16.
Schedule and results
(A1) Tsmoki Minsk – Pieštanske Čajky (B4)
January 23, game one: 55-55
February 13, game two: 67-52
Minsk wins the series: 122-107
(A2) A3 Basket – Žabiny Brno (B3)
February 2, game one: 63-97
February 13, game two: 80-62
Brno wins the series: 159-143
(B2) Lulea Basket – Rostov Don SFEDU (A3)
February 10, game one: 74-82
February 21, game two: 92-95
Rostov Don wins the series: 166-177
(B1) TTT Rīga – Olimpia Grodno (A4)
February 27, game one: 97-71
February 28, game two: 91-50
TTT wins the series: 188-121
Tsmoki Minsk – Rostov Don SFEDU
Žabiny Brno – TTT Rīga
Final Four history
Rīga 2016: TTT Rīga, Basket 90 Gdynia, Astana Tigers, Tsmoki Minsk
Košice 2017: Good Angels Košice, TTT Rīga, Dynamo Moscow, Basket 90 Gdynia
Rīga 2018: Good Angels Košice, TTT Rīga, Dynamo Moscow, Udominate Basket
THE PLAYOFFS 2018
(A1) Good Angels 151-107 Pieštanske Čajky (B4)
(A2) Al Riyadi 123-144 Dynamo Moscow (B3)
(A3) Lulea Basket 172-173 Udominate (B2)
(A4) Liepājas Papīrs 108-179 TTT Rīga (B1)
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