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"VEF Riga" loses to "Nizhny Novgorod" in VTB United League game

 RIGA, March 11 - Latvian basketball club "VEF Riga" lost to Russia's "Nizhny Novgorod" 87-89 (23-24, 14-21, 27-16, 23-28) in a VTB United League match in Riga yesterday night.

The highest scorer for the Latvian club was Earl Rowland with 29 points, followed by Antanas Kavaliauskas with 13 points and Kristaps Janicenoks with 10 points.

Therefore, "VEF Riga" is currently in fourth place in VT United League's Group B with ten wins in seventeen games. "Nizhny Novgorod" is in fifth place with as many wins/losses.

As reported, The top six teams in each of the two groups will qualify for the tournament's playoffs.

Last season, "VEF Riga" just missed out on qualifying for the tournament's knock-out stages.
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