Juventus Utena keeps surprising Betsafe LKL. This time Juventus 89:77 defeated Lietkabelis Panevezys and celebrated seventh win in the last eight games.
Since 14th of the December, Juventus defeated three teams at home out of the top four of the last season: Lietkabelis, Neptunas Klaipeda and Rytas Vilnius twice. This win helped Juventus to jump up to the fourth place in the standings.
Juventus ran away in the first half (33:17) and even though Lietkabelis made a run 19:3 after the half time, Utena's team stayed in front and kept the win in the pocket.
Gytis Radzevicius led Juventus to a win with 18 points and nine boards.
Rytas used Juventus gift, defeated Neptunas 92:69 and got back to the second place in the standings.
Although, Juventus victory was not such a good thing to Neptunas, as they fell to the fifth place.
Rytas ran away in the third quarter as they scored 30 points and built their lead up to 22 points - 78:56.
Arnas Butkevicius was the top scorer of the game with 19 points, Dovis Bickauskis added 15.