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 2. Wels 18-14 
 3. Arkadia 18-14 
 4. Vienna 17-15 
 5. Furstenfeld 17-15 
 6. Klosterneuburg 17-15 
 7. Kapfenberg 15-17 
 8. Gmunden 13-19 
 9. UBSC Graz 8-24 
Expelled
 1. Gussing 29-4 
Last:4/20/2016
2.Bundesliga Standings
 1. Dragons 17-3 
 2. Rocks 16-4 
 3. KOS 13-7 
 4. Raiders 13-7 
 5. Mustangs 11-9 
 6. Garnets 9-11 
 7. Flames 8-12 
 8. BBU S. 7-13 
 9. Timberwolves 7-13 
 10. Piraten 6-14 
 11. Dornbirn 3-17 
Last:3/12/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group O
 1. ASVEL 5-1 
 2. Maccabi Rishon 4-2 
 3. Krka 2-4 
 4. Kataja Basket 1-5 
Group P
 1. Ventspils 4-2 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 3-3 
 4. Lukoil Acad. 1-5 
Group Q
 1. Turk Telekom 5-1 
 2. Oostende 5-1 
 3. Boras 2-4 
 4. Slask Wroclaw 0-6 
Group R
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. AV Cantu 3-3 
 3. Enisey 3-3 
 4. TU/Rock 1-5 
Group S
 1. Rovinari 3-3 
 2. Cibona 3-3 
 3. P.Zvaigzdes 3-3 
 4. Le Havre 3-3 
Group T
 1. Juventus 4-2 
 2. Khimik 4-2 
 3. Mons-Hainaut 3-3 
 4. Bakken 1-5 
Group U
 1. Fraport SKY 6-0 
 2. Royal Hali 3-3 
 3. Sodertalje 2-4 
 4. Rosa Radom 1-5 
Group V
 1. Openjobmetis V. 5-1 
 2. AEK 3-3 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Gussing 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/3/2016
Points Per Game
 Fabricio VAY
  Arkadia
  (207-F-86)
  Avg: 20.4
 1. Vay, Arkadia20.4 
 2. Diggs, Oberwart20.3 
 3. Car, Furstenfeld17.8 
 4. Shaw, Kapfenberg17.6 
 5. Pelko, UBSC G.16.0 
 6. Trmal, Arkadia15.6 
 7. Cooke, Klostern.15.4 
 8. Gaidys, UBSC G.15.4 
 9. Watts, Gussing15.1 
 10. Lamesic, Wels14.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Povilas GAIDYS
  UBSC G.
  (208-C-91)
  Avg: 9.5
 1. Gaidys, UBSC G.9.5 
 2. Fairell, Vienna9.2 
 3. Rados, Klostern.8.7 
 4. Vay, Arkadia8.1 
 5. Kramer, Kapfenberg7.6 
 6. Lee, Bohemios7.5 
 7. McLaughlin, Gmund.7.4 
 8. Diggs, Oberwart7.4 
 9. Cooke, Klostern.7.2 
 10. Carter, Wels7.1 
Assists Per Game
 Boban TOMIC
  Krka
  (190-G-88)
  Avg: 6.9
 1. Tomic, Krka6.9 
 2. Danek, Arkadia6.7 
 3. Friedrich, Gmunden6.0 
 4. O'Neal, Wels5.3 
 5. Lowe, Klostern.5.1 
 6. Vujosevic, Vienna5.0 
 7. Car, Furstenfeld4.9 
 8. Woschank, Kapfe.4.9 
 9. Schaal, UBSC G.4.7 
 10. Okorie, London L.4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Derek JACKSON
  Oberwart
  (185-PG-91)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Jackson, Oberwart2.2 
 2. Diggs, Oberwart2.1 
 3. Pelko, UBSC G.1.8 
 4. Vujosevic, Vienna1.5 
 5. Wright, Wels1.4 
 6. Lowe, Klostern.1.4 
 7. Wallace, Wels1.4 
 8. Klepeisz, Gussing1.3 
 9. Blazan, Gmunden1.3 
 10. Cooke, Klostern.1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Chris FERGUSON
  Oberwart
  (206-F-89)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Ferguson, Oberwart1.7 
 2. Lee, Bohemios1.4 
 3. Chumakov, Fursten.1.1 
 4. Ware, Furstenfeld1.0 
 5. Johnson, Gmunden0.9 
 6. Tarolis, Arkadia0.9 
 7. Rados, Klostern.0.9 
 8. Maravic, Vienna0.7 
 9. Vay, Arkadia0.7 
 10. Chan, Wels0.7 
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A Bundesliga Round 17: Kapfenberg Bulls edge Redwell Gunners Oberwart by one point - Jan 13, 2013


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Seventh-ranked Redwell Gunners Oberwart (6-9) made lots of trouble for third ranked Kapfenberg Bulls (12-3) on Sunday. Kapfenberg Bulls managed to secure only one-point victory 90-89. However their fans expected much easier game. Redwell Gunners Oberwart was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. Kapfenberg Bulls made 21-of-24 free shots (87.5 percent) during the game. 24 personal fouls committed by Redwell Gunners Oberwart helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was American forward Joe Dean Shaw (199-87, college: Nevada) who scored 27 points. American-Mexican forward Mark Sanchez (201-87, college: Boise St., agency: Court Side) chipped in 16 points and 9 rebounds. American-Puerto Rican point guard Darnell Hinson (186-80, college: Northeastern St.) produced 41 points (!!!) and 5 assists (was perfect 12-for-12 from the free throw line !!!) for the guests. Kapfenberg Bulls have an impressive series of nine victories in a row. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Gmunden. Redwell Gunners Oberwart at the other side keeps the seventh position with nine games lost. Kapfenberg Bulls is looking forward to face league's leader BC Vienna in Wien in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Redwell Gunners Oberwart will play at home against the league's second-placed Gmunden Swans (#2) in Gmunden and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Leader BC Vienna delivered the thirteenth victory. This time they crushed 8th ranked UBSC Graz (6-10) 93-74. Montenegrin forward Zarko Rakocevic (204-84, agency: Interperformances) orchestrated the victory by scoring 21 points. Stjepan Stazic contributed with 20 points and 4 assists for the winners. Slovenian guard Dragan Miletic (195-82) answered with 16 points and 6 assists for UBSC Graz. BC Vienna maintains first place with 13-2 record. UBSC Graz at the other side keeps the eighth position with ten games lost. BC Vienna will play against Kapfenberg Bulls (#3) at home in the next round, which may be the game of the day. UBSC Graz will play against Xion Dukes (#4) in Klosterneuburg and hopes to get back on the winning track.
The game in Gussing was also quite interesting. Fourth ranked Xion Dukes (11-5) played at the court of 5th ranked Gussing Knights (9-7). Xion Dukes defeated Gussing Knights 93-77 on Sunday. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Gussing Knights. The victory was the third consecutive win for Xion Dukes. Defending champion maintains fourth place with 11-5 record. Loser Gussing Knights keep the fifth position with seven games lost. Xion Dukes will meet at home UBSC Graz (#8) in the next round. Gussing Knights will play against Raiffeisen Wels and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Gmunden. Local Gmunden Swans (12-3) outscored 9th ranked Furstenfeld Panthers (5-10) 112-84. Richard Poiger nailed 24 points and 9 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) for the winning side. Gmunden Swans' coach Kresimir Basic felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The victory was the twelfth consecutive win for Gmunden Swans. They maintain second place with 12-3 record behind leader BC Vienna, which they share with Kapfenberg. Furstenfeld Panthers lost their fifth game in a row. They keep the ninth position with ten games lost. Gmunden Swans' next round opponent will be Redwell Gunners Oberwart (#7) on the road which should be theoretically another easy game. Furstenfeld Panthers will play against Arkadia Lions in Traiskirchen and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

In the last game of round 17 Wels crushed St.Polten in a road game 85-63.


Gmunden - Furstenfeld 112-84

The game with biggest result difference took place in Gmunden. Local Gmunden Swans (12-3) outscored 9th ranked Furstenfeld Panthers (5-10) 112-84. The game was mostly controlled by Gmunden Swans. Furstenfeld Panthers was better in fourth quarter 30-25. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Gmunden Swans dominated down low during the game scoring 66 of its points in the paint compared to Furstenfeld Panthers' 42 and made 25-of-31 charity shots (80.6 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Furstenfeld Panthers 43-28 including a 33-18 advantage in defensive rebounds. Gmunden Swans players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. 29 personal fouls committed by Furstenfeld Panthers helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. International Richard Poiger (202-87) nailed 24 points and 9 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) for the winning side and American forward Robert Arnold (198-88, college: Boise St.) accounted for 16 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists. Five Gmunden Swans players scored in double figures. Gmunden Swans' coach Kresimir Basic felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American power forward Maurice Pearson (206-89, college: Georgetown, KY) came up with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 12 rebounds and Slovenian swingman Samo Grum (193-79) added 22 points respectively for Furstenfeld Panthers in the defeat. The victory was the twelfth consecutive win for Gmunden Swans. They maintain second place with 12-3 record behind leader BC Vienna, which they share with Kapfenberg. Furstenfeld Panthers lost their fifth game in a row. They keep the ninth position with ten games lost. Gmunden Swans' next round opponent will be Redwell Gunners Oberwart (#7) on the road which should be theoretically another easy game. Furstenfeld Panthers will play against Arkadia Lions in Traiskirchen and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Furstenfeld: S.Grum 22+2reb+1ast, M.Pearson 16+12reb+1ast, T.Sally 13+4reb+1ast, P.Radakovics 8+1reb+3ast, D.Hasenburger 7+2reb, C.Cox 6+1reb+2ast
Gmunden: R.Poiger 24+9reb+2ast, C.Novas 17+3reb+2ast, R.Arnold 16+10reb+4ast, J.Brown 15+2reb+4ast, D.Oppland 13+1reb+2ast, M.Mayer 10+5reb+4ast
gschID: 229480


Kapfenberg - Oberwart 90-89

Seventh-ranked Redwell Gunners Oberwart (6-9) made lots of trouble for third ranked Kapfenberg Bulls (12-3) on Sunday. Kapfenberg Bulls managed to secure only one-point victory 90-89. However their fans expected much easier game. Redwell Gunners Oberwart was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. Kapfenberg Bulls made 21-of-24 free shots (87.5 percent) during the game. 24 personal fouls committed by Redwell Gunners Oberwart helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was American forward Joe Dean Shaw (199-87, college: Nevada) who scored 27 points. American-Mexican forward Mark Sanchez (201-87, college: Boise St., agency: Court Side) chipped in 16 points and 9 rebounds. Four Kapfenberg Bulls players scored in double figures. American-Puerto Rican point guard Darnell Hinson (186-80, college: Northeastern St.) produced 41 points (!!!) and 5 assists (was perfect 12-for-12 from the free throw line !!!) and American forward Seamus Boxley (201-82, college: Portland St.) added 17 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists respectively for the guests. Kapfenberg Bulls have an impressive series of nine victories in a row. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Gmunden. Redwell Gunners Oberwart at the other side keeps the seventh position with nine games lost. Kapfenberg Bulls is looking forward to face league's leader BC Vienna in Wien in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Redwell Gunners Oberwart will play at home against the league's second-placed Gmunden Swans (#2) in Gmunden and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
Oberwart: D.Hinson 41+2reb+5ast, S.Boxley 17+7reb+4ast, L.Linzer 10, J.Johnson 6+7reb+3ast, H.Artner 5+3reb+3ast, H.Ochsenhofer 5+2reb+3ast
Kapfenberg: J.Dean Shaw 27+2reb+1ast, D.Mayes 17+1ast, M.Sanchez 16+9reb, D.Nelson 11+5reb+2ast, Q.Pryor 7+2reb+6ast, F.Kramer 4
gschID: 229479


Gussing - Klosterneub. 77-93

The game in Gussing was also quite interesting. Fourth ranked Xion Dukes (11-5) played at the court of 5th ranked Gussing Knights (9-7). Xion Dukes defeated Gussing Knights 93-77 on Sunday. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Gussing Knights. The victory was the third consecutive win for Xion Dukes. Defending champion maintains fourth place with 11-5 record. Loser Gussing Knights keep the fifth position with seven games lost. Xion Dukes will meet at home UBSC Graz (#8) in the next round. Gussing Knights will play against Raiffeisen Wels and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
gschID: 229478


UBSC Graz - BC Vienna 74-93

Leader BC Vienna delivered the thirteenth victory. This time they crushed 8th ranked UBSC Graz (6-10) 93-74. It was a very close game until the last quarter, when BC Vienna's pressure prevailed and they won that period 25-14 extending their advantage to 19 points. They dominated down low during the game scoring 60 of its points in the paint compared to UBSC Graz's 38. BC Vienna players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. Montenegrin forward Zarko Rakocevic (204-84, agency: Interperformances) orchestrated the victory by scoring 21 points. The former international guard Stjepan Stazic (199-78) contributed with 20 points and 4 assists for the winners. Slovenian guard Dragan Miletic (195-82) answered with 16 points and 6 assists and American point guard Eric Gilchrese (183-87, college: New Hampshire) added 14 points and 6 assists in the effort for UBSC Graz. Four UBSC Graz players scored in double figures. BC Vienna maintains first place with 13-2 record. UBSC Graz at the other side keeps the eighth position with ten games lost. BC Vienna will play against Kapfenberg Bulls (#3) at home in the next round, which may be the game of the day. UBSC Graz will play against Xion Dukes (#4) in Klosterneuburg and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
UBSC Graz: M.Stegnjaic 17+6reb, D.Miletic 16+2reb+6ast, E.Gilchrese 14+3reb+6ast, M.Markovic 10+6reb+2ast, R.Lanegger 9+7reb, S.Schaal 4+1ast
BC Vienna: Z.Rakocevic 21+3reb+2ast, S.Stazic 20+1reb+4ast, F.Trmal 18+1reb+1ast, B.Danek 9+5reb+5ast, S.Ray 9+8reb+1ast, J.Francois 6+1reb+3ast
gschID: 229477


St.Polten - Wels 63-85

There was no surprise when 10th ranked St.Polten (2-14) was crushed at home by sixth ranked Raiffeisen Wels (8-8) 85-63. The game without a history. Raiffeisen Wels led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Raiffeisen Wels forced 21 St.Polten turnovers. American-Iranian point guard Ali Farokhmanesh (183-88, college: N.Iowa) nailed 23 points and 5 assists for the winning side and the former international Davor Lamesic (205-83, agency: Interperformances) accounted for 12 points and 6 rebounds. Four Raiffeisen Wels players scored in double figures. Serbian swingman Maksim Kovacevic (199-87) came up with 15 points and 8 rebounds and the former international center Martin Kohlmaier (218-84) added 11 points and 5 rebounds respectively for St.Polten in the defeat. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Raiffeisen Wels maintains sixth place with 8-8 record. St.Polten lost their sixth game in a row. They keep the tenth position with 14 games lost. Raiffeisen Wels' next round opponent will be higher ranked Gussing Knights (#5) at home and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
St.Polten: M.Kovacevic 15+8reb+2ast, M.Speiser 13+2reb+2ast, M.Kohlmaier 11+5reb+1ast, M.Pinezich 9+2reb+1ast, T.Csebits 8+3reb+3ast, I.Prosev 3+1reb
Wels: A.Farokhmanesh 23+2reb+5ast, D.Washington 13+4reb+1ast, D.Lamesic 12+6reb+3ast, R.Vieider 11+3reb, C.Hallett 9+3reb+1ast, T.Tiedeman 9+7reb+2ast
gschID: 229476
  




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