Tartu University runs past Audentes for first win

Tartu University. Photo: Tartu University

Tartu University forced 21 turnovers and held their opponents scoreless from the three-point line en route to its first win of the season, downing Audentes SG/Noortekoondis for the first time 67-49 on Tuesday, December 9.


Timo Oja`s side went on a 25-7 run in the second quarter to take a 37-20 lead into halftime. The hosts never looked back, as Mirjam Nikolai and Kadri Uiga finished in double figures.


Tartu improved to 1-10, while Audentes dropped to 2-9.


All time series: 1-3 (this season 1-0).


Stat of the game: Both teams combined for a 100 rebounds, grabbing 50 rebounds each!


Stars of the game: Mirjam Nikolai had a season high 20 points. She added 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals for efficiency rating of 23. Kadri Uiga posted her second double-double of the season, finishing with 14 points and 11 rebounds.


Next game: TTT Rīga vs Latvia U16 (December 10), RSU/Merks vs Vega 1/Liepāja (December 11).



Qualified: 1182 Tallinn (10-1), TTT Rīga (9-0), SK Cēsis (8-2), Tallinn University (7-4), TTT juniores (5-2).

Top 12 teams: LU, Latvija U16, AmEst Rapla, Tartu University, Audentes SG/Noortekoondis.


RSU/Merks: against Liepāja (December 11).

Vega 1/Liepāja: against RSU/Merks (December 11).