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''Ventspils'' still undefeated in FIBA Eurochallenge

Photo: Ieva Čika/LETA.
 NORRKOPING (Sweden), Nov 28 - Latvian basketball club ''Ventspils'' notched its fourth victory in as many games in this season's FIBA Eurochallenge tournament by defeating Swedish basketball club Norrkoping ''Dolphins'' 69:51.

With the win, the Latvian club has ensured a first place finish in Group C and will advance to the tournament's next group stage.

The highest scorer for ''Ventspils'' was Sandis Valters with 15 points, followed by Donals Sims with 13 points. Oladapo Ayuba was the highest scorer for ''Dolphins'' with 10 points.

''Ventspils'' will play its next Eurochallenge group match on December 4 at home against Finnish basketball club Tampere ''Pyrinto''.

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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