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Ventspils take down Le Mans in FIBA Champions League

BC, Riga, 16.01.2019.Print version

In FIBA Champions League action on Tuesday, Latvian basketball club Ventspils defeated French basketball club Le Mans 88:77, reported LETA/BNS. 


Maris Gulbis led the way for Ventspils with 20 points, followed by Rihards Lomazs with 18 points.


With the win, Ventspils has moved up to fifth place in the Group A standings with four wins and seven losses, while Le Mans is currently in sixth place, also with four wins and seven losses.


As reported, the 2018-19 FIBA Champions League competition consists of 32 teams divided into four groups. The top four teams will advance to the tournament's knock-out stage, while teams placed fifth through six will be able to compete in the Eurocup tournament.


Last season, Ventspils placed fifth in its group and continued to play in the FIBA Eurocup tournament, failing to reach the tournament's quarterfinals.





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