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Round 3 (Regular Season)

Group A
Teodo Tivat Oct.25 Kozuv 87%
Beroe 99% Oct.25 Bashkimi
Group B
Sutjeska 71% Oct.26 SK Tirana
Feni Industr 57% Oct.26 Trepca
EUROHOLD BIBL to start on October 16 - Sep 17, 2012

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The new, fifth in a row, season in EUROHOLD Balkan International Basketball League will start on October 16. On this day will be played the first two games of the regular season which will feature ten teams, including four new ones.

Both last seasons winner and finalist - Galil Gilboa and Levski respectively, are in group A in this years tournament. They are joined by KK Djuro Djakovic (Slavonski Brod, CRO), Mornar (Bar, MNE) and the newcomers KK Kumanovo (Kumanovo, MKD).

Group B features three newcomers in Kavala (Kavala, GRE), Teodo (Tivat, MNE) and Kozuv (Gevgelija, MKD). Well known participant in the tournament who complete this group B are Rilski Sportist (Samokov, BUL) and OKK Beograd (Belgrade, SRB).

The first games will be played on October 16th and the program offers two matches. In group A KK Kumanovo will host KK Mornar while in group B OKK Beograd is waiting KK Kozuv at home. On the next day, October 17, there are another two games - Galil Gilboa plays at home against KK Djuro Djarovic in group A while Kavala will make its debut in the competition in front of the local fans hosting Rilski Sportist in group B.

In this season of BIBL there will be two group phases and a Final Four. In the first group phase all the teams will play ten games each with the top three placed from each group advancing to the second group phase and forming one group with six teams.

The six teams qualified for group C, will keep the results between them from the first stage and will play with the three teams from the other group home and away games. The top four in the standing will qualify for the Final Four which will take place between 19 and 21 of April, 2013.

Teams placed 4th and 5th in the first stage will go to a new group and meet against each other while keeping the results from the first phase. They will play for money prize.

Courtesy of BIBL

Shane Gibson
Round 2: Kozuv loses to Beroe - 4 hours ago

There were only 2 rounds played so far and it's still very beginning of the Regular Season in Balkan League. The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of FYR Macedonia Kozuv (1-1) in Gevgelija on Tuesday night. Hosts were defeated by Bulgaria Beroe (2-0) 86-80. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 26-19. But Kozuv won second period 26-20. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the...   [read more]

Mijatovic's 31-point game gives him Player of the Week award - 7 days ago

33-year old power forward Danilo Mijatovic (206-F/C-83, agency: 011 Sports) had an amazing evening in the last round for Kumanovo and receives a Player of the Week award for round 1. He had the game-high 31 points adding seven rebounds for Kumanovo in his team's victory, helping them to edge out Teodo Tivat (#6, 0-1) 78-75. Kumanovo is placed at 3rd position in Balkan League. But it's just the very beginning of the season and Kumanovo won just one (their first) game. It's t...   [read more]

Shane Gibson
Recap of Round 1 of Regular Season - 8 days ago

The Regular Season in Balkan League just started. Bulgaria Beroe defeated Kosovan Sigal Prishtina in Stara Zagora 86-71. The game without a history. Beroe led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They also forced 23 Sigal Prishtina turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of American guard Shane Gibson (188-90, college: Sacred Heart) who helped to win the game recording 23 points and 5 assists. Croatia power forward Stjepan Tesi...   [read more]

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Balkan League Standings
Group A
 1 Beroe 2-0 
 2 Kumanovo 2-0 
 3 Kozuv 1-1 
 4 Sigal Prishtina 0-1 
 5 Teodo Tivat 0-1 
 6 Bashkimi 0-2 
Group B
 1 Peja 1-0 
 2 Sutjeska 1-0 
 3 Feni Industries 1-1 
 4 Trepca 1-1 
 5 SK Tirana 1-1 
 6 Karpos Sokoli 0-2 
Full Standings
Points Per Game
  Avg: 28
 1. Gibson, Beroe28.0 
 2. Trajkovski, Sigal22.0 
 3. Djokovic, Sutjeska21.0 
 4. Ahmetbasic, Peja21.0 
 5. Abramovic, Kozuv20.0 
 6. Johnson, SK Tirana20.0 
 7. Mijatovic, Kuman.19.5 
 8. McNeaill, Kozuv19.5 
 9. Perovic, Sutjeska19.0 
 10. Djurisic, Teodo T.19.0 
Rebounds Per Game
  Avg: 9
 1. Rhett, Sigal P.9.0 
 2. Djurkovic, Sutjeska9.0 
 3. Gudul, Beroe8.0 
 4. Popovic, Bashkimi8.0 
 5. Nuhanovic, Peja8.0 
 6. Nikolovski, Feni I.7.5 
 7. Mijovic, Kozuv7.5 
 8. Gajovic, Sutjeska7.0 
 9. Perovic, Sutjeska7.0 
 10. Hysenagolli, SK T.7.0 
Assists Per Game
 Nikola LALIC
  Avg: 9
 1. Lalic, Sutjeska9.0 
 2. Petrovski, Feni I.5.0 
 3. Gajovic, Sutjeska5.0 
 4. Segaric, Beroe5.0 
 5. Stanojevic, Teodo5.0 
 6. Kostovski, Kuman.4.5 
 7. Aleksiev, Beroe4.5 
 8. Wise, Trepca4.5 
 9. Ahmetbasic, Peja4.0 
 10. Reed, Peja4.0 
Steals Per Game
 Jayon JAMES
  Avg: 5
 1. James, Sutjeska5.0 
 2. Djurkovic, Sutjeska3.0 
 3. Aleksiev, Beroe3.0 
 4. Tmusic, Bashkimi2.5 
 5. Gudul, Beroe2.5 
 6. Gibson, Beroe2.5 
 7. Nikolov, Beroe2.0 
 8. Gajovic, Sutjeska2.0 
 9. Rugova, Sigal P.2.0 
 10. Hinds, Sigal P.2.0 
Blocks Per Game
  Avg: 3
 1. Vujovic, Sutjeska3.0 
 2. Hasani, SK Tirana1.0 
 3. Salic, Sutjeska1.0 
 4. Anastasov, Karpos1.0 
 5. Reed, Peja1.0 
 6. Boskovic, Sutjeska1.0 
 7. Perovic, Sutjeska1.0 
 8. Pekovic, Kumanovo1.0 
 9. Thomas, Sutjeska1.0 
 10. Trajkovski, Sigal1.0 
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