The Regular Season in Division I just started. The fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the first round.
Sint Katelijne - Waregem 61-63 American forward Melissa Dennett (188-83, college: Colorado St.) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 14 rebounds for the winners and the former international point guard Julie Vanloo (171-93) chipped in 19 points. At the losing side point guard Hind Ben Abdelkader (170-95) responded with 16 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists and the former international swingman Sara Leemans (178-88) scored 21 points and 7 rebounds. Sint Kateline Waver's coach tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Top scorers: Sint Katelijne: S.Leemans 21+7reb+1ast, H.Ben Abdelkader 16+9reb+4ast, A.Nauwelaers 5+1reb, I.Van der Vonder 5+4reb+2ast, D.Van Dessel 5+8reb+2ast, F.Mertens 3+2reb+1ast Waregem: M.Dennett 20+14reb, J.Vanloo 19+3reb+2ast, E.De Stoop 8+6reb+1ast, D.Miliauskaite 6+6reb, I.Meylemans 5+5reb+2ast, L.Biebuyck 5
Point Chaud - Belfius Namur 57-34 Point Chaud held Belfius Namur to an opponent 18.6 percent shooting from the field compared to 36.7 percent accuracy of the winners. Point Chaud forced 19 Belfius Namur turnovers and had a 35-23 advantage in offensive rebounds. Worth to mention a great performance of American center Erica Davis (191-85, college: Yale, agency: LBM Management) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 13 points and 12 rebounds. International Emmanuella Mayombo (170-92, agency: LBM Management) contributed with 8 points for the winners. American swingman Julie Wojta (182-89, college: Wisc.-Green Bay, agency: LBM Management) answered with 9 points and 11 rebounds and the former international center Laurence Van Malderen (190-81, agency: LBM Management) added 10 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for Belfius Namur. Top scorers: Belfius Namur: L.Van Malderen 10+9reb, J.Wojta 9+11reb, D.Sissoko 6+10reb, S.Deneil 3, R.De Roos 2+2reb, C.Lebrun 2+1reb Point Chaud: J.Allemand 13+6reb, E.Davis 13+12reb, M.Grzesinski 12+12reb, N.Mossong 9+3reb, E.Mayombo 8+4reb+1ast, N.Doppee 2+2reb+1ast
Blue Cats - Willebroek 55-69 Basket Groot forced 24 Blue Cats turnovers. 25 personal fouls committed by Blue Cats helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The former international point guard Katrien Vercauteren (169-84) fired a double-double by scoring 11 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. DR Congolese forward Celine Kazadi (178-86) chipped in 10 points and 7 rebounds. Four Basket Groot players scored in double figures. Bulgarian center Stefka Miteva (190-89) produced a double-double by scoring 13 points and 14 rebounds and international Sien Devliegher (175-93) added 13 points and 6 rebounds respectively for lost side. Top scorers: Blue Cats: S.Miteva 13+14reb+2ast, S.Devliegher 13+6reb+1ast, M.Versavel 10+2reb+4ast, L.Breughe 7+2reb, M.Versaevel 6+1reb+1ast, E.Devliegher 4+3reb+1ast Willebroek: K.Vercauteren 11+10reb+1ast, N.Crelot 11+5ast, I.Op De Beeck 10+4reb+2ast, C.Kazadi 10+7reb+1ast, E.Lauwers 8+2reb, K.Hendrickx 8+6reb+1ast
Jeugd Gentson - Castors Braine 39-65 Castors Braine shot 26 for 35 from the free-throw line, while Jeugd Gentson only scored six points from the stripe. American guard Kirby Copeland (182-85, college: Virginia Tech, agency: LBM Management) nailed a double-double by scoring 17 points and 14 rebounds for the winning side and New Caledonian forward Soana Lucet (186-87, college: Arizona) accounted for 17 points and 5 rebounds. Luxembourg forward Liz Schmitz (180-88) came up with 8 points and 12 rebounds and forward Lut De Meyer (180-92) added 7 points respectively for Jeugd Gentson in the defeat. Top scorers: Jeugd Gentson: L.Schmitz 8+12reb+1ast, L.De Meyer 7+3reb, J.Vermeire 6+2reb+1ast, L.Delvaux 5+1reb, L.Platteau 4+1reb, A.De Bondt 2+1reb Castors Braine: S.Lucet 17+5reb+2ast, K.Copeland 17+14reb+1ast, M.Bestagno 11+9reb, E.Vermylen 7+2reb+2ast, K.Kurtozi 7+3reb+1ast, C.Ippersiel 4+4reb
Kangoeroes-B. - Tulikivi Deerlijk 76-51 Kangoeroes-B. forced 20 Tulikivi turnovers. It was a very good performance for the former international center Dana Boonen (195-79, college: Rutgers) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 18 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). International forward Jasmina Rosseel (175-89, college: Drexel) contributed with 20 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Four Kangoeroes-B. players scored in double figures. Forward Kim Snauwaert (185-90, college: St.Francis, NY) answered with 15 points and 5 rebounds and the former international center Tamara Van Respaille (186-77) added 12 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Tulikivi. Top scorers: Tulikivi Deerlijk: K.Snauwaert 15+5reb, T.Van Respaille 12+7reb, V.Boydens 9+2reb, E.Verbeest 6+3reb, L.Mestdagh 4+2reb, L.Foucart 2+4reb+2ast Kangoeroes-B.: J.Rosseel 20+7reb+3ast, D.Boonen 18+11reb+4ast, J.Bekkering 17+7reb, V.Van Driel 10+3reb+4ast, S.Hendrickx 5+7reb+2ast, A.Schyvens 2+1reb+3ast
Houthalen - Spirou Monceau 62-66 R.Spirou Monceau dominated down low during the game scoring 54 of its points in the paint compared to Houthalen's 24. They outrebounded Houthalen 43-31 including a 33-22 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a very good performance for point guard Krystel Ballau (168-84) who helped to win the game recording 18 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. French forward Chloe Westelynck (188-91) contributed with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 12 rebounds for the winners. Four R.Spirou Monceau players scored in double figures. R.Spirou Monceau's coach Patrick Stainier used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. The former international point guard Marjorie Carpreaux (165-87, agency: LBM Management) answered with a double-double by scoring 14 points and 11 rebounds and the former international forward Annelies Blommaers (176-83) added 18 points in the effort for Houthalen. Top scorers: Houthalen: A.Blommaers 18+3reb, M.Carpreaux 14+11reb, N.Smolders 13+3reb, L.Gielen 9+2reb, A.Zurings 8+3reb, A.Jorissen 0+3reb Spirou Monceau: K.Ballau 18+6reb+5ast, C.Westelynck 15+12reb+1ast, L.Sy 10+8reb, V.Michiels 10+11reb, M.Hamaide 6+3reb, A.Mai 4+1reb+1ast
Ladies Liege Panthers (Top Division Women) strengthened their roster with addition of 17-year old center Marine Bada (180-99).She represented Belgium at the European Championships U16 in Matosinhos (Portugal) last year. Her stats at that event were 7 games: 0.9ppg, 1.1rpg. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Belgium [read more]
Ladies Liege Panthers (Top Division Women) strengthened their roster with addition of 17-year old center Marine Bada (180-99). She represented Belgium at the European Championships U16 in Matosinhos (Portugal) last year. Her stats at that event were 7 games: 0.9ppg, 1.1rpg.
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