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''VEF Riga'' suffer second loss in ULEB Eurocup

Photo: Evija Trifanova/LETA.
 RIGA, Nov 22 - On Wednesday, Latvian basketball club ''VEF Riga'' suffered its second loss in this season's ULEB Eurocup, losing at home to Russian basketball club Lyubertsy ''Triumph'' 84:91.
The highest scorer for the Latvian club was Dairis Bertans with 23 points, followed by Earl Rowland with 14 points.
On the other hand, Tywain McKee was unstoppable for the visitors with 32 points.
''VEF Riga'' will play its next ULEB Eurocup match on November 28 at Lyubertsy ''Triumph''.
As reported, ''VEF Riga'' opened the new Eurocup season with a 82:72 victory against German basketball club Artland ''Dragons'', but last week suffered a loss to French basketball club Le Mans ''Sarthe Basket'' 80:89.
This season's ULEB Eurocup 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 final 16.
''VEF Riga'' qualified for the tournament's final 16 last season.
leta.lv
22-11-2012
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