Newcomers lead the competition

20 games of the V round of BWBL championship were played last week in Riga, Minsk, Helsinki and Kiev. Only one game was played in Ukrainian capital: two new teams of the competition faced each other. TIM SCUF from Kiev defeated NIKA from Navoi 119:62 and took the overall lead of the 11th BWBL championship.
TIM SCUF had also won the remaining two games in Helsinki: 96:69 against TPU/AJ and 81:70 against Pantterit. Having won all 11 games TIM SCUF strengthened their number one position.
Marijampole’s Arvi had also won all 3 games. Lithuanians defeated RTU-Klondaika 103:61, demolished Rigas Satiksme 123:51 and had a tougher competition against TTT/Riga 73:57. These 3 wins let Arvi get hire in tournament’s table.
Belarusian junior team had a great round either. 3 wins out of 3 and they stay close with the leaders. A.Veremeenko from Belarusian junior team is the tournament’s leading rebounder – avg. 12 rebound per game. She also blocks most of shots – avg. 2,91 per game.
Ieva Tare from TTT/Riga is the best scorer. She averages 21,67 points per game. TPU/AJ’s Irja Zilmer leads BWBL in assists (4,58) and steals (3,5).
Arvi’s Diana Razmaite remains most efficient player – 0,837.
Last round of BWBL’s regular season will take place on 25-27 February in Kaunas, Kiev and Minsk.

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