RSU/Merks: never miss the Final Six

Daina Lazdeniece

 Vega 1/Liepāja will face RSU/Merks in the second quarterfinal of the Latvia-Estonia league Final Six tournament on Friday, April 8.



RSU/Merks will participate in the third consecutive Final Six tournament after winning series over the Tallinn University 130-115 (home 63-54, road 67-61).


All time series: 9-3 (this season 2-1).


Stat of the game: the guests scored more paints in the paint (32-20).


Stars of the game: Daina Lazdeniece led the guests with 16 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the field. She added four rebounds and three blocked shots.


Santa Dreimane-Visocka scored 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds. Anna Buša had 10 points, eight rebounds and four assists.


Ance Aizsila chipped in nine points. She also contributed four rebounds, four assists and forced six fouls.


Trine Kasemägi had a game high 21 points, six rebounds, two blocked shots and 10 forced fouls.


Dayton standout Samantha Mac Kay scored 17 points, grabbed seven rebounds and dished six assists.




Friday, April 8

16:00 (#4) 1182 Tallinn – TTT juniores (#5)

18:30 (#3) Vega 1/Liepāja – RSU/Merks (#7)


Saturday, April 9

15:30 (#1) TTT Rīga – 1182 Tallinn/TTT juniores

18:00 (#2) Catz Lappeenranta – Vega 1/Liepāja/RSU/Merks


Sunday, April 10

15:30 Bronze match

18:00 Final


Live TV: and


Final Six history

2013: SK Cēsis, TTT Rīga, RTU/Merks, ECLEX Tallinn (Final Four)

2014: TTT Rīga, SK Cēsis, RSU/Merks, ECLEX Tallinn, Tallinn University, Liepājas Papīrs

2015: TTT Rīga, SK Cēsis, Tallinn University, 1182 Tallinn, RSU/Merks, Latvijas Universitāte

2016: to be determined