2019-20 KAUNASQualifierRound 1
February 07, 2020 CET: 12:00
Local time: 13:00 ZALGIRIO ARENA
Azuolas Tubelis - U18 Rytas Vilnius (photo Robertas Eismontas - Zalgiris) - ANGT Kaunas 2020 - JT19

Rytas starts campaign with win over Fenerbahce

Two-time continental champion U18 Rytas Vilinius tipped off its Euroleague Basketball Adidas Next Generation Tournament Kaunas campaign with a convincing 85-102 victory over U18 Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul. Azoulas Tubelis poured in 31 points to go with 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals and 6 fouls drawn for a performance index rating of 46 to lead Rytas to the Group B win. Andreas Kalogiros had 20 points and 9 rebounds and Augustas Marciulionis added 17 points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists for Rytas, which won the ANGT titles in 2012 and 2018. In the 2012 ANGT Championship Game in Istanbul, Rytas defeated Fenerbahce. This year’s edition of the Turkish powerhouse was led by David Mutaf with 19 points with Berkay Yilmaz scoring 16 points and Yigit Onan adding 15 points in the loss.

The game was even 8-8 when Tubelis scored seven straight points in a 5-11 run for a 13-19 lead. Jokubas Rubinas nailed a three-pointer and Rytas was up 20-24. Fenerbahce finished the first quarter with a 7-3 spurt to lead 27-26 after 10 minutes. Tubelis picked up eight points as Rytas started the second half on a 0-12 surge for a 27-38 lead. Mutaf hit a three-pointer to finally get Fenerbahce on the board with 5 minutes left in the second quarter. Yilmaz added a three-point play and Onan nailed a long ball as the deficit was down to 38-45. But Ryas led 42-51 at the break. Kalogiros’s three-point play early in the third quarter increased the lead to 14 points - 42-56. Mutaf drained back-to-back triples and the deficit was down to 50-58. After Rubinas and Edgaras Preibys countered with treys at the other end, Fenerbahce pulled within 62-70. Rytas regained control of the game with a 2-11 run with three-balls from both Rubinas and Marciulionis to lead 64-83 after 30 minutes. Yilmaz scored seven points in trying to get Fenerbahce back into the game, trailing 76-87. But Rytas reeled off a 5-13 spurt to lead 81-100.

Friday, February 7, 2020
David Hein, Euroleague.net
Referees: 1 U18 CREW CHIEF; 2 U18 UMPIRE 1; 3 U18 UMPIRE 2
Attendance: 180 (Tentative)
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U18 Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul27152221
U18 Rytas Vilnius26253219
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U18 Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul27426485
U18 Rytas Vilnius265183102
U18 Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
3 YILMAZ, BERKAY 22:05 16 5/7 2/4   1 1 2 4   1     2 1 16
4 UYSAL, YIGIT 8:12           1 1 1 1 1     2    
5 EKSIOGLU, MERT 18:11 3 1/4 0/2 1/1       4   1   1 3 1 -2
8 ULKER, EGE 19:08 7 2/5 1/1     1 1 2 2       4 1 6
9 DALLI, CAN 3:07 6   2/2                   1   5
11 DENIZ, EREN 8:41 3 0/1   3/4   2 2 1 1 1 2     2 8
15 YETKIN, SAYHAN 15:07 5 0/1 1/1 2/2         1 1 1   1 2 6
17 ONAN, YIGIT 28:26 15 5/9 1/6 2/2 1 4 5 2 2 2   1 2 5 15
23 MUTAF, DAVID 24:35 19 2/4 5/11   1 3 4 3 3 3     2 3 19
30 GERHARDT, MERTCAN 22:57 4 2/5     1 2 3 1   4 2   2   1
34 BAYRAK, YUSUF 21:08 7 3/7 0/2 1/1 3 3 6   3 3     3 1 5
40 ASLAN, BARAN 8:23               1 3 1     1   2
Team           1 3 4               4
Totals 200:00 85 20/43 12/29 9/10 8 20 28 19 16 18 5 2 23 16 85
        46.5% 41.4% 90%
Head coach: AYDANARIG, ALI SERHAN
Min: Minutes played; Pts: Points; 2FG M-A: 2-point Field Goals (Made-Attempted); 3FG M-A: 3-point Field Goals (Made-Attempted); FT M-A: Free Throws (Made-Attempted); Rebounds: O (Offensive), D (Defensive), T (Total); As: Assists; St: Steals; To: Turnovers; Bl: Blocks (Fv: In Favor / Ag: Against); Fouls: Cm (Commited), Rv (Received); PIR: Performance Index Rating
U18 Rytas Vilnius
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
0 KRUMINIS, AUGUSTINAS 12:40 2 1/1 0/1         1 1 1     2    
3 MARCIULIONIS, AUGUSTAS 21:41 17 4/8 1/3 6/9   4 4 6 2 3   1 2 8 22
8 JONAUSKAS, KASPARAS 14:11 4 2/5 0/2 0/2 1 4 5 1   4   1 1 1 -2
10 RUBINAS, JOKUBAS 25:19 9   3/5   1 1 2 2 2 3 1     1 12
11 TUBELIS, AZUOLAS 26:18 31 13/14 0/1 5/6 3 5 8 3 3 1     1 6 46
16 MACIJAUSKAS, MATAS 13:20 4 2/4     2 3 5   1   1 1     8
22 TUBELIS, TAUTVILAS 5:40   0/2 0/1   3   3   2       1   1
23 NARVILAS, MATAS 7:46   0/3     1 1 2   1     1 1   -2
25 PREIBYS, EDGARAS 26:22 7 1/2 1/1 2/3   4 4 3   3     3 3 9
26 KALOGIROS, ANDREAS 25:08 20 7/9 1/3 3/5 4 5 9 1   4   1 2 3 20
41 PLINTAUSKAS, ARMANDAS 15:30 8 4/5 0/1   1 1 2 1 1 3         7
44 MAZEIKA, GABRIELIUS 6:05   0/2     1   1           3 1 -3
Team           1 3 4               4
Totals 200:00 102 34/55 6/18 16/25 18 31 49 18 13 22 2 5 16 23 122
        61.8% 33.3% 64%
Head coach: JUSTA, EDVINAS
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