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NBL Standings
 1. Lukoil Acad. 20-4 
 2. Akademik PL 16-8 
 3. Beroe 15-9 
 4. Rilski 14-10 
 5. Balkan 14-10 
 6. Spartak Pleven 11-13 
 7. Cherno More 7-17 
 8. Yambol 7-17 
 9. Levski 4-20 
Full Standings
Last:4/23/2017
Division Standings
Places 1-6
 1. Akademik Sofia 8-2 
 2. Levski 2014-2 7-3 
 3. UE Varna 7-3 
 4. Rilski 2 4-6 
 5. Chavdar 3-7 
 6. Vidabasket 1-9 
Places 7-13
 1. Cherno More 2 8-2 
 2. Shumen 7-3 
 3. Dolphin 5-5 
 4. Dunav 2016 5-5 
 5. CSKA 4-6 
 6. Akademik Varna 1-9 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:4/13/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/9/2017
Balkan League Standings
Group C
 1 Beroe 5-1 
 2 Kozuv 3-3 
 3 Feni Industries 2-4 
 4 Sutjeska 2-4 
Group D
 1 Kumanovo 5-1 
 2 Teodo Tivat 3-3 
 3 Peja 3-3 
 4 Karpos Sokoli 1-5 
Last:3/1/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 D.J. SHELTON
  Rilski
  (208-F-91)
  Avg: 22.5
 1. Shelton, Rilski22.5 
 2. Semple, Akademik.20.8 
 3. Ivanov, Levski19.6 
 4. Petkov, Yambol18.3 
 5. Smith, Akademik PL17.7 
 6. Marincheshki, Spartak .17.3 
 7. Sekulovic, Balkan16.9 
 8. Tsonkov, Cherno M.16.4 
 9. Savic, Spartak .16.3 
 10. Marinov, Spartak .15.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jordan SEMPLE
  Akademik.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 12.3
 1. Semple, Akademik.12.3 
 2. Shelton, Rilski11.0 
 3. Marincheshki, Spartak .9.6 
 4. Sekulovic, Balkan9.3 
 5. Savic, Spartak .8.6 
 6. Zack, Lukoil Acad.8.5 
 7. Varbanov, Yambol8.3 
 8. Daniels, Balkan7.6 
 9. Bruinsma, Rilski7.6 
 10. Petkov, Yambol7.3 
Assists Per Game
 Oscar BELLFIELD
  Akademik.
  (187-PG-90)
  Avg: 6.9
 1. Bellfield, Akademik.6.9 
 2. Karamfilov, Cherno M.6.0 
 3. Gruev, Spartak .5.7 
 4. Hott, Balkan5.6 
 5. Gibson, Lukoil Acad.5.1 
 6. Parker, Rilski4.8 
 7. Dudev, Spartak .4.8 
 8. Petkov, Yambol4.3 
 9. Hadjirusev, Levski4.3 
 10. Bozov, Rilski4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Deyan KARAMFILOV
  Cherno M.
  (180-PG-94)
  Avg: 2
 1. Karamfilov, Cherno M.2.0 
 2. Semple, Akademik.2.0 
 3. Parker, Rilski1.9 
 4. Bellfield, Akademik.1.9 
 5. Marinov, Balkan1.8 
 6. Gibson, Beroe1.7 
 7. Zahariev, Lukoil A.1.6 
 8. Hott, Balkan1.6 
 9. Jones, Beroe1.6 
 10. Beane, Lukoil Acad.1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Jordan SEMPLE
  Akademik.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 2
 1. Semple, Akademik.2.0 
 2. Jones, Beroe1.5 
 3. Varbanov, Yambol1.1 
 4. Korniyenko, Lukoil A.1.0 
 5. Petkov, Yambol0.8 
 6. Savic, Spartak .0.8 
 7. Zack, Lukoil Acad.0.8 
 8. Doychinov, Levski0.8 
 9. Marincheshki, Spartak .0.7 
 10. Daniels, Balkan0.6 
Poll

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Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Quarter-Finals)

Lukoil Acad 85% Apr.27 Yambol
Akademik PL 64% Apr.27 Cherno More
Beroe 60% Apr.27 Spart.Pleven
Rilski Apr.27 Balkan 51%
Division A Round 6: Levski 2014-2 beat UE Varna in the most crucial game of the week - Mar 13, 2017


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There were many interesting games last round. The round ended with games ending by tiny margin and even winless team recording their first victory.

An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Sofia. Third ranked Levski 2014-2 faced second-best UE Varna. Host Levski 2014-2 (4-2) smashed guests from Varna (4-2) 105-75. It was a key game for the second position in A. The hosts trailed by 4 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 11-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 105-75. Levski 2014-2 moved-up to second place in A. Levski 2014-2 are looking forward to face Rilski 2 (#4) in Samokov in the next round. UE Varna will play at home against the league's leader Akademik Sofia and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
CSKA can celebrate finally their first win this season after five consecutive losses. The victory is especially important as it came on the road game in Varna, where they outplayed Akademik Varna (1-5) 90-63. Newly promoted CSKA maintains twelfth position in A with 1-5 record. CSKA will play against higher ranked Dunav 2016 (#10) in Ruse in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Akademik Varna will play on the road against Shumen to get more than just one victory in their record.
Undefeated leader Akademik Sofia delivered the sixth consecutive victory on Sunday night. This time they crushed bottom-ranked Vidabasket (0-6) 101-75. Akademik Sofia maintains first position in A with 6-0 record. Vidabasket at the other side still closes the standings with six games lost. Akademik Sofia will meet UE Varna (#3) on the road in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Vidabasket will play against Chavdar and hopes to get finally their first victory.
The game in Troyan was also worth to mention about. One of their biggest challengers Rilski 2 (2-4) played at the court of fifth ranked Chavdar (2-4). Chavdar defeated Rilski 2 86-75. Chavdar maintains fifth position in A with 2-4 record. Chavdar's next round opponent will be Vidabasket (#6) in Vidin. Rilski 2 will play at home against the league's second-placed Levski 2014-2 and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Twelfth-ranked CSKA (1-5) made lots of trouble for top-ranked Cherno More 2 (6-0) in Varna on Sunday. Cherno More 2 managed to secure only three-point victory 80-77. However their fans expected much easier game. Newly promoted Cherno More 2 maintains seventh position in A with 6-0 record. CSKA at the other side, also newcomer in the league, stay at the bottom place with five games lost. Cherno More 2 will face Dolphin (#9) on the road in the next round. CSKA will play against Dunav 2016 and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

In the last two games of round 6 In A Dolphin defeated Akademik Varna in a road game 90-83. Dunav 2016 was beaten by Shumen at home 80-90.

Places 1-6
Levski 2014-2 - UE Varna 105-75

An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Sofia. Third ranked Levski 2014-2 faced second-best UE Varna. Host Levski 2014-2 (4-2) smashed guests from Varna (4-2) 105-75. It was a key game for the second position in A. The hosts trailed by 4 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 11-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 105-75. Levski 2014-2 moved-up to second place in A. Levski 2014-2 are looking forward to face Rilski 2 (#4) in Samokov in the next round. UE Varna will play at home against the league's leader Akademik Sofia and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
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Chavdar - Rilski 2 86-75

The game in Troyan was also worth to mention about. One of their biggest challengers Rilski 2 (2-4) played at the court of fifth ranked Chavdar (2-4). Chavdar defeated Rilski 2 86-75. The game was mostly controlled by Chavdar. Rilski 2 was better in second period 27-23. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Chavdar maintains fifth position in A with 2-4 record. Chavdar's next round opponent will be Vidabasket (#6) in Vidin. Rilski 2 will play at home against the league's second-placed Levski 2014-2 and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
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Akademik Sofia - Vidabasket 101-75

Undefeated leader Akademik Sofia delivered the sixth consecutive victory on Sunday night. This time they crushed bottom-ranked Vidabasket (0-6) 101-75. The game without a history. Akademik Sofia led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Akademik Sofia maintains first position in A with 6-0 record. Vidabasket at the other side still closes the standings with six games lost. Akademik Sofia will meet UE Varna (#3) on the road in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Vidabasket will play against Chavdar and hopes to get finally their first victory.
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Places 7-12
Akademik Varna - CSKA 63-90

CSKA can celebrate finally their first win this season after five consecutive losses. The victory is especially important as it came on the road game in Varna, where they outplayed Akademik Varna (1-5) 90-63. The game was mostly controlled by CSKA. Akademik Varna was better in second period 17-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Newly promoted CSKA maintains twelfth position in A with 1-5 record. CSKA will play against higher ranked Dunav 2016 (#10) in Ruse in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Akademik Varna will play on the road against Shumen to get more than just one victory in their record.
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Akademik Varna - Dolphin 83-90

The game between closely ranked teams ended with 11th ranked Akademik Varna's (1-5) home loss to tenth ranked Dolphin (3-3) 83-90 on Sunday. The guests trailed by 2 points after three quarters before their 15-13 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Dolphin moved-up to ninth place in A. Loser Akademik Varna keeps the eleventh position with five games lost. Dolphin will face higher ranked Cherno More 2 (#7) in Varna in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Akademik Varna will play on the road against Shumen (#8) and hope to win that game.
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Cherno More 2 - CSKA 80-77

Twelfth-ranked CSKA (1-5) made lots of trouble for top-ranked Cherno More 2 (6-0) in Varna on Sunday. Cherno More 2 managed to secure only three-point victory 80-77. However their fans expected much easier game. The hosts trailed by 2 points after three quarters before their 22-17 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Newly promoted Cherno More 2 maintains seventh position in A with 6-0 record. CSKA at the other side, also newcomer in the league, stay at the bottom place with five games lost. Cherno More 2 will face Dolphin (#9) on the road in the next round. CSKA will play against Dunav 2016 and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
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Dunav 2016 - Shumen 80-90

Everything could happen in Ruse at the game between two tied teams. Both eighth ranked Shumen and 9th ranked Dunav 2016 had identical 3-2 record. But Dunav 2016 was not able to use a home court advantage and lost to the opponent from Shumen 90-80 on Sunday night. The guests trailed by 2 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 3-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 90-80. Shumen maintains eighth position in A with 4-2 record. Loser Dunav 2016 dropped to the tenth place with three games lost. Shumen will face Akademik Varna (#11) at home in the next round. Dunav 2016 will play against CSKA and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
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