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Ligaen Standings
 1. Bakken 24-4 
 2. Horsens IC 23-5 
 3. Horsholm 15-13 
 4. Naestved 13-15 
 5. Svendborg 13-15 
 6. SISU 12-16 
 7. Randers 10-18 
 8. Stevnsgade 2-26 
Season 2016-2017
List of Players
List of Imports
Danish men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
 Bb Cham.League:
Points Per Game
  Avg: 21.4
 1. Akoon-P., Bakken21.4 
 2. Burgess, Randers19.3 
 3. Bello, Randers19.0 
 4. Nielsen, Randers17.7 
 5. McGrew, SI.16.6 
 6. Mack, Horsens IC16.5 
 7. Champagnie, Stevn.16.0 
 8. Bonneau, Svendborg15.8 
 9. Sandager, Stevn.15.8 
 10. Dominique, Horsholm15.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Tanner MCGREW
  Avg: 10.5
 1. McGrew, SI.10.5 
 2. Champagnie, Stevn.10.4 
 3. Sane, Naestved9.7 
 4. Smith, Horsholm8.8 
 5. Baru, SISU8.4 
 6. NaNa, Svendborg7.8 
 7. Diouf, Bakken7.7 
 8. Moten, Svendborg7.3 
 9. Carter, Randers6.9 
 10. Dominique, Horsholm6.8 
Assists Per Game
 Frederik NIELSEN
  Avg: 6.5
 1. Nielsen, Horsholm6.5 
 2. Burgess, Randers5.5 
 3. Mack, Horsens IC4.8 
 4. Gesell, Bakken4.4 
 5. Wilson, SISU4.4 
 6. Lundberg, Horse.4.2 
 7. Dranginis, SISU4.2 
 8. Lanegger, Naestved4.0 
 9. Nielsen, Randers3.9 
 10. Porta, Svendborg3.8 
Steals Per Game
 Myles MACK
  Horsens IC
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Mack, Horsens IC2.1 
 2. Borovcanin, Horse.2.0 
 3. Burgess, Randers1.9 
 4. Akoon-P., Bakken1.8 
 5. Lundberg, Horse.1.8 
 6. Smith, Horsholm1.7 
 7. Wilson, SISU1.7 
 8. Gesell, Bakken1.7 
 9. Nielsen, Horsholm1.6 
 10. Bello, Randers1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Cheikh SANE
  Avg: 1.2
 1. Sane, Naestved1.2 
 2. Smith, Horsholm1.1 
 3. Christoffers., Bak.1.0 
 4. Diouf, Bakken1.0 
 5. Baru, SISU0.9 
 6. Moten, Svendborg0.9 
 7. Colas, Randers0.8 
 8. Midtgaard, Horsh.0.8 
 9. Aboubakar-Z., Svend.0.8 
 10. Onwenu, Naestved0.8 
Player of the week

     Patrick Onwenu

    Naestved conquer Cup title (Photo:

    Bakken Bears are crowned Ligaen champions (Photo:

    Bakken Bears 2016-17
    Jakob Freil Jakob Freil Freil
    John Williamson
    Mike Gesell
    Devaughn Akoon-Purcell
    Michel Diouf
    Thomas Laerke
    # Name CM (INCH) Pos Bo NAT
    14  Williamson John 200 (6'7'') PF 86 USA
    12  Gesell Mike 188 (6'2'') G 93 USA
    5  Akoon-Purcell Devaughn 196 (6'5'') G 93 USA Trinidad and Tobago
    11  Diouf Michel 208 (6'10'') C 89 Senegal
    8  Laerke Thomas 195 (6'5'') G/F 91 Denmark
    7  Palm Eric 188 (6'2'') G 87 USA
    9  Kitsing Kristjan 205 (6'9'') F 90 Estonia
    10  Iversen Nicolai 205 (6'9'') F/C 80 Denmark
    14  Christoffersen Chris 218 (7'2'') C 79 Denmark
    4  Darboe Adama 190 (6'3'') G 86 Denmark
    13  Sahlertz Morten 198 (6'6'') F 89 Denmark
    6  Berg Sylvester 201 (6'7'') F 98 Denmark
    6  Nielsen Mathias 190 (6'3'') G 96 Denmark
    6  Kristensen David 207 (6'10'') F 98 Denmark
    11  Reinholt Esben 195 (6'5'') G 93 Denmark
    6  Lowenstein Kristoffer 180 (5'11'') PG 94 Denmark
    Head Coach: Jakob Freil
    Coach Assistant: Mads Sigersted
    Coach Assistant: Mathias Bach All-Danish Ligaen Awards 2017 - May 12, 2017 All-Danish Ligaen 1st Team 2017
    Devaughn Akoon-Purcell
    Myles Mack
    Gabriel Lundberg
    Tanner McGrew
    Michel Diouf

    Finals MVP: Devaughn Akoon-Purcell (196-G-93) of Bakken
    Player of the Year: Devaughn Akoon-Purcell (196-G-93) of Bakken
    Guard of the Year: Devaughn Akoon-Purcell (196-G-93) of Bakken
    Forward of the Year: Tanner McGrew (203-F-93) of SW Metro P.
    Center of the Year: Michel Diouf (208-C-89) of Bakken
    Best Young Player of the Year: Asbjorn Midtgaard (210-C/F-97) of Horsholm
    Import Player of the Year: Devaughn Akoon-Purcell (196-G-93) of Bakken
    Bosman Player of the Year: Vedran Borovcanin (200-G/F-85) of Horsens IC
    Domestic Player of the Year: Gabriel Lundberg (193-G-94) of Horsens IC
    Defensive Player of the Year: Myles Mack (175-PG-93) of Horsens IC
    Coach of the Year: Jakob Freil of Bakken

    1st Team
    G: Devaughn Akoon-Purcell (196-G-93) of Bakken
    PG: Myles Mack (175-PG-93) of Horsens IC
    G: Gabriel Lundberg (193-G-94) of Horsens IC
    F: Tanner McGrew (203-F-93) of SW Metro P.
    C: Michel Diouf (208-C-89) of Bakken

    2nd Team
    PG: Frederik Nielsen (178-PG-88) of Horsholm
    PG: Charles Burgess (186-PG-84) of Randers
    G/F: Vedran Borovcanin (200-G/F-85) of Horsens IC
    PF: Jyles Smith (209-PF-92) of Horsholm
    C/F: Asbjorn Midtgaard (210-C/F-97) of Horsholm

    Honorable Mention
    Thomas Laerke (195-G/F-91) of Bakken
    Anders Haas (185-G-92) of SISU
    Chris Nielsen (193-G/F-85) of Randers
    Will Artino (211-C/F-92) of Horsens IC
    Marvin Dominique (201-PF-91) of Horsholm
    Patrick Onwenu (198-F-93) of Naestved
    Harding NaNa (203-F-81) of Svendborg
    Davie Champagnie (206-F/C-90) of Stevnsgade
    Kyle Dranginis (195-SG-92) of Trier
    Moritz Lanegger (190-PG-90) of Naestved

    All-Domestic Players Team
    PG: Frederik Nielsen (178-PG-88) of Horsholm
    G: Anders Haas (185-G-92) of SISU
    G: Gabriel Lundberg (193-G-94) of Horsens IC
    G/F: Chris Nielsen (193-G/F-85) of Randers
    C/F: Asbjorn Midtgaard (210-C/F-97) of Horsholm

    All-Imports Team
    G: Devaughn Akoon-Purcell (196-G-93) of Bakken
    PG: Myles Mack (175-PG-93) of Horsens IC
    F: Harding NaNa (203-F-81) of Svendborg
    F: Tanner McGrew (203-F-93) of SW Metro P.
    C: Michel Diouf (208-C-89) of Bakken

    Bakken Bears are crowned Ligaen champions - May 9, 2017

    Bakken - Horsens IC 81-73

    Bakken celebrated the 15th Ligaen title. They overcame Horsens IC to claim 4-1 victory in the championship series. Horsens IC trailed by 11 points after 3 quarters before a 21-18 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 73-81 at the end of the game. They outrebounded Horsens IC 41-28 including 31 on the defensive glass. Bakken looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. American-Trinidad and Tobago guard Devaughn Akoon-Purcell (196-93, college: Illinois St.) stepped up and scored 25 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners and was named the Finals MVP. Senegalese center Michel Diouf (208-89) chipped in 14 points and 11 rebounds. American point guard Myles Mack (175-93, college: Rutgers) responded with 13 points and 9 assists and international guard Gabriel Lundberg (193-94) scored 12 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. Four Horsens IC players scored in double figures.
    Top scorers:
    Bakken: D.Akoon-Purcell 25+8reb+4ast, J.Williamson 15+6reb+3ast, M.Diouf 14+11reb+2ast, M.Gesell 9+3reb+4ast, T.Laerke 6+2reb+3ast, A.Darboe 5+1reb+1ast
    Horsens IC: L.Alexander 19+2reb, M.Mack 13+4reb+9ast, G.Lundberg 12+6reb+7ast, V.Borovcanin 11+1reb+1ast, D.Trist 10+6reb+1ast, W.Artino 8+5reb+1ast
    gschID: 545864

    Naestved conquer Cup title - Jan 28, 2017

    Horsens - Naestved 80:81

    Naestved celebrated the Danish Cup title. They nipped Horsens in the Final tonight. Phillip Nolan (210-C/F-93, college: Connecticut, agency: Two Points) sank two free throws with time expiring in regulation to bring Naestved to the trophy. Earnest Ross (196-G-91, college: Missouri) topscored with 21 points for the winners.
    Naestved grabbed a 21:18 lead after ten minutes. Horsens erased the deficit in the second frame. They pulled ahead for a narrow 38:37 halftime lead. The home side extended the lead in the third stanza. Horsens piled up a 58:54 advantage before the fourth term. But Naestved dropped 27 points including go-ahead free throws from Phillip Nolan late in regulation to snatch the win at the end. Deon Mitchell (186-G-93, college: N.Iowa) delivered 18 points, while Cheikh Sane (207-C/F-92, college: Marshall, agency: Octagon Europe) added 12 points and 10 boards for the winners. Myles Mack (175-PG-93, college: Rutgers) answered with 22 points for Horsens. Lawrence Alexander (190-G-91, college: N.Dakota St.) chipped in 21 points in the defeat.

    Horsens: Myles Mack 22, Lawrence Alexander 21
    Naestved: Earnest Ross 21, Deon Mitchell 18, Cheikh Sane 12+10 boards

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