Kriisa scores nine in Wildcats' victory over USC

Kerr Kriisa.
Kerr Kriisa. Source: Anna Aurelia Minev/ERR

Estonian guard Kerr Kriisa's college team Arizona Wildcats took a 81:72 victory over 18-ranked USC Trojans on Sunday.

Kriisa was in the starting line-up for the game and played a total of 28 minutes, scoring nine points (3/5 from three), dishing out four assists and committing a turnover and a personal foul.

Arizona, now standing at 15 wins and eight losses, still has two games to play before the season's end, when the team hopes to qualify for the post-season March Madness tournament, scheduled to begin on March 18.

Carlos Jürgens scores 14 in loss to South Dakota

In addition to Kriisa, Estonian guard Carlos Jürgens played 31 minutes in his NCAA college Oral Roberts Golden Eagles' 84:86 loss to South Dakota Coyotes.

Jürgens was effective in his 31 minutes of action, scoring 14 points, hoarding five rebounds and collecting two assists. Jürgens also blocked a shot and took three steals in his most effective game as a Golden Eagle.

Oral Roberts is now on a two-game losing streak and have a season total of 11 wins and ten losses. Their inter-conference record is eight and five.

Johanna Eliise Teder contributes in loss to Colorado

Teder, who started the game for her Washington State Cougars, scored nine points in 23 minutes, also adding three rebounds, two assists to go with two turnovers. Teder also fouled out in the fourth quarter.

Washington State now has nine wins and ten losses for the season, good enough for eighth in the PAC-12 conference.

Johanna Eliise Teder (middle) with teammates. Source:

Artur Konontšuk and Mark-Andreas Jaakson's Southern Miss victorious against FIU

The young Estonians were not done on Sunday however, as Artur Konontšuk and Mark-Andreas Jaakson's Southern Miss Golden Eagles earned a 85:72 victory over the FIU Panthers, snapping an eight-game losing streak.

Konontšuk played seven minutes, but did not put up a shot in that time. The Estonian corralled two rebounds and passed for one assist. Jaakson did not play in the victory.

Southern Miss is now seventh, last, in their NCAA western division with four wins and 11 losses.


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