Siauliai struggled at the second half of the game but great finish allowed them to start King Mindaugas cup second round with a victory.
Siauliai finished game with a 11:2 run and came on top 85:80 against CBet Prienai. Siauliai are leading the series by five points after the first leg. Second leg will be played on 13th of November in Prienai.
Siauliai started the game better and were leading 41:34 in the first half. Although, Prienai came back in the third quarter (60:58) and created an eight point lead in the last period 70:62.
Siauliai answered back with eight straight points and tied the game once again. Visitors could not hold Siauliai any longer and saw the victory slip away in the last minute of the game.
Evaldas Saulys scored 18 points for the winners while Kevin Hardy and Benas Griciunas added 15 each.
Martynas Varnas finished game with 17 points while Arnas Velicka added double double for the visitors with 11 points and 12 assists.