The women’s basketball team was defeated by TTT Riga (70-44) for the 12th game of Euroleague in Latvia.
The “Reds’’ had a good performance only in the first quarter. The hosts took advantage of their home and led with 26 points with Olympiacos being impossible to react. Tikvic was the top scorer with 12 points and Nikolopoulou added 11 ones.
The quarters: 22-16, 36-20, 52-31, 70-44
TTT Riga: Eglite, Kreslina 9, Kulite 3, Mote 1, Pilabere 3, Rozenberga, Basko 4, Brumermane 4, Peddy 11, Pulvere 17, Slaughter 5, Vitola 13.
Olympiacos (Pantelakis): Kosma, Thomas 3, Mazic 4, Stamati, Tikvic 12, Pavlopoulou, Nikolopoulou 11, Litsi, Sotiriou 6, Johnson 3, Spyridopoulou 4, Stamolamprou 5, Avtzi.
Giorgos Pantelakis stated: "It was an away game against TTT Riga. Unfortunately, we didn’t keep our good start. The arbitration was really strange during the game. I believe that thi was the key that changed the rhythm of the game. We have to correct our mistakes in the last two games in Euroleague’’.
Tikvic mentioned: "It was a very difficult game for us. We didn’t achieve to show our strength in the defense and be strong. Congratulations to the TTT Riga team, the atmosphere was enjoyable for women's basketball and it is very difficult to play in this atmosphere. Hope that we will be better at the next games of the competition."