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''Ventspils'' remain undefeated in FIBA Eurochallenge

Photo: Ieva Čika.
 SODERTALJE (Sweden), Nov 21 - Latvian basketball club ''Ventspils'' escaped with a narrow victory on Tuesday, defeating Swedish basketball club Sodertalje ''Kings'' 82:80 to remain undefeated in this season's FIBA Eurochallenge tournament.
Folarin Campbell was the highest scorer for ''Ventspils'' with 19 points, followed by Sandis Valters with 16 points.
Dino Pitta was the highest scorer for the Swedish club with 20 points.
''Ventspils'' is currently in first place in Group C with three wins and zero losses.
''Ventspils'' will play its next Eurochallenge group match on November 27 at Swedish basketball club Norrkoping ''Dolphins''.
As reported, ''Ventspils'' is in Group C in this season's FIBA Eurochallenge tournament together with Swedish basketball club Norrkoping "Dolphins", Swedish basketball club Sodertalje ''Kings'', as well as Finnish basketball club Tampere ''Pyrinto''.
This season's FIBA Eurochallenge is made up of 32 teams divided into eight groups of four.
Each team in each of the groups will play each other twice - once at home and once on the road. The top two teams in each of the groups will advance to the tournament's second group stage.
LETA also reported, last season, ''Ventspils'' lost in the quarterfinals of the Eurochallenge tournament to Hungarian basketball club Szolnaki ''Olaj KK''.

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