Tallinn University takes first ever win against RSU/Merks

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Tallinn University registered its first ever win against RSU/Merks with a hard fought 83-70 road victory on Saturday, January 31.


Kate Aizsila scored 22 points in the first half, including 16 points in the second quarter, to give the hosts a two points lead at the half 44-42.


Kerttu Jallai matched Aizsila in the second half. Both players scored 14 points each, while Jallai`s teammates added 15 points more (27-12).


Tallinn University improved to 9-6 record in Top 6, while RSU/Merks dropped to 7-8, marking its fourth consecutive loss in the competition.


All time series: 1-6 (this season 1-1).


Stat of the game: Tallinn University outrebounded the hosts 48-34.


Stars of the game: Kerttu Jallai collected 25 points, 15 rebounds and four assists for efficiency rating 29. She posted her second double-double of the season. Rachel Jones had 19 points and four steals. Laura Audere posted her first double-double of the season, finishing with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Kate Aizsila paced RSU/Merks with 36 points , while connecting 13-of-14 of her free throws.


Next games: RSU/Merks vs TTT Rīga (February 5), Tallinn University vs TTT juniores (February 7).