Lietkabelis outlast Rytas in Panevezys

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An injury-depleted roster proved no obstacle for Lietkabelis, with the Panevezys club handing the Dainius Adomaitis-coached Rytas an upset at the Cido Arena.

Paced by 20 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists from Paulius Valinskas, Lietkabelis extended the recent slide of Rytas with an 83-74 triumph in Panevezys to improve to a 21-12 record.

Saulius Kulvietis collected 15 points, Ike Iroegbu scored 13 points, while Mindaugas Kupsas and Donatas Tarolis chipped in with 11 and 10 points, respectively.

Meanwhile, Arnas Butkevicius was the leading scorer for Rytas with 17 points, as the quartet of Mindaugas Girdziunas, Eimantas Bendzius, Rok Stipcevic and Derek Needham finished the evening with 10 points each.