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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 
Last:3/16/2017
1st Division Standings
 1. Wolfpack/BMS 17-1 
 2. Koge BK 15-3 
 3. Vaerlose 13-5 
 4. EBAA 12-6 
 5. Amager BK 9-9 
 6. BMI Bloodhounds 7-11 
 7. Virum 6-11 
 8. SBBC 2015 5-13 
 9. Birkerod 3-15 
 10. Aalborg 2-15 
Full Standings
Last:4/3/2017
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
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Devaughn AKOON-PURCELL
  Bakken
  (196-G-93)
  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
  SI.
  (203-F-93)
  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
  Horsholm
  (178-PG-88)
  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
  (175-PG-93)
  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
  Naestved
  (207-C/F-92)
  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
  ( 198-F-93 )
  
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Game 1 (Finals)

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Ligaen Round 25: Horsholm beats Naestved by one after a very close game - Feb 1, 2013


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The games at this stage are more interesting as they can be crucial for the final standings in Regular Season. Despite we already know who is stronger and who is weaker, there may be still last minute susprises and upsets.

The most exciting game of round 25 in the Ligaen took place in Horsholm. This derby game ended with only one-point defeat on the road of 5th ranked Naestved (11-11) to seventh ranked Horsholm (8-13) 84-83 on Wednesday evening. Naestved trailed by 11 points after 3 quarters before a 29-19 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 83-84 at the end of the game. Horsholm made 18-of-23 free shots (78.3 percent) during the game. Horsholm outrebounded Naestved 40-24 including 25 on the defensive glass. 24 personal fouls committed by Naestved helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Worth to mention a great performance of American guard Robert Fields (185-88, college: Catawba) who helped to win the game recording 19 points. Serbian center Bojan Marinkovic (209-84) contributed with 16 points for the winners. Horsholm's coach used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. American guard Caleb Walker (193-89, college: Nebraska) answered with 20 points and 5 rebounds (perfect from the field making all six shots) for Naestved. Horsholm have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain seventh place with 8-13 record. Naestved at the other side keeps the fifth position with 11 games lost. Horsholm will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Naestved will play at home against Randers (#6) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
An interesting game for Bakken (17-5) which hosted in Aarhus their biggest opponent Horsens IC (17-6). Third ranked Bakken had an easy win 98-79. It was a key game for the second position in the league. American guard Charles Parker (193-85, college: Millersville) stepped up and scored 16 points and 7 assists for the winners and Chris Christoffersen chipped in 16 points and 8 rebounds. At the losing side American guard Skyler Bowlin (190-89, college: Missouri So.) responded with 15 points and 9 assists. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Defending champion moved-up to second place. Horsens IC at the other side dropped to the third position with six games lost. Bakken will play against SISU (#4) in Copenhagen in the next round. Horsens IC will have a break next round.
Ligaen top team - Svendborg (20-2) managed to deliver another win on Wednesday. This time they beat tenth ranked Aalborg (1-19) 82-71. Donald Rutherford nailed 39 points (!!!) and 8 rebounds (on 18-of-20 shooting from the field) for the winning side. Svendborg's coach Craig Pedersen allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Anthony Jones came up with 18 points and 8 rebounds for Aalborg in the defeat. Svendborg have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They maintain first place with 20-2 record. Aalborg lost tenth consecutive game. They stay dead last with 19 lost games. Svendborg will meet at home Aarhus BC (#9) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Aalborg will play against Vaerlose and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Vaerlose supposed to be also worth to mention about. 6th ranked Randers (10-12) played at the court of eighth ranked Vaerlose (7-15). Vaerlose smashed Randers 97-76. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Randers. Axel Karason fired a double-double by scoring 18 points and 16 rebounds for the winners. Vaerlose's coach Thomas Silfen felt very confident that he used 11 players and allowed the starting five to rest. Vaerlose maintains eighth place with 7-15 record. Newly promoted Randers keep the sixth position with 12 games lost. Vaerlose's next round opponent will be bottom-ranked Aalborg (#10) on the road.

In the last game of round 25 Aarhus BC were beaten by SISU on the road 89-81.


Horsholm - Naestved 84-83

The most exciting game of round 25 in the Ligaen took place in Horsholm. This derby game ended with only one-point defeat on the road of 5th ranked Naestved (11-11) to seventh ranked Horsholm (8-13) 84-83 on Wednesday evening. Naestved trailed by 11 points after 3 quarters before a 29-19 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 83-84 at the end of the game. Horsholm made 18-of-23 free shots (78.3 percent) during the game. Horsholm outrebounded Naestved 40-24 including 25 on the defensive glass. 24 personal fouls committed by Naestved helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Worth to mention a great performance of American guard Robert Fields (185-88, college: Catawba) who helped to win the game recording 19 points. Serbian center Bojan Marinkovic (209-84) contributed with 16 points for the winners. Fields is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Horsholm's coach used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. American guard Caleb Walker (193-89, college: Nebraska) answered with 20 points and 5 rebounds (perfect from the field making all six shots) and Lithuanian forward Nerijus Brasas (200-85) added 21 points (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!) in the effort for Naestved. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Horsholm have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain seventh place with 8-13 record. Naestved at the other side keeps the fifth position with 11 games lost. Horsholm will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Naestved will play at home against Randers (#6) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Horsholm: R.Fields 19+3reb+1ast, B.Marinkovic 16+3reb+2ast, A.Kovacs 15+4reb, B.Butler 13+4reb+3ast, Z.Jukic 6+8reb+3ast, A.Bak 6+10reb+4ast
Naestved: N.Brasas 21+2reb, C.Walker 20+5reb, Q.Doggett 12+9reb, J.Benjamin 10+4reb, A.Murphy 8+2reb+3ast, J.McFarlane 8+2ast
gschID: 195325


Bakken - Horsens IC 98-79

An interesting game for Bakken (17-5) which hosted in Aarhus their biggest opponent Horsens IC (17-6). Third ranked Bakken had an easy win 98-79. It was a key game for the second position in the league. The game was mostly controlled by Bakken. Horsens IC was better in third quarter 24-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Bakken dominated down low during the game scoring 68 of its points in the paint compared to Horsens IC's 48. They outrebounded Horsens IC 37-26 including 25 on the defensive glass. Bakken players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. American guard Charles Parker (193-85, college: Millersville) stepped up and scored 16 points and 7 assists for the winners and the former international center Chris Christoffersen (218-79, college: Oregon) chipped in 16 points and 8 rebounds. At the losing side American guard Skyler Bowlin (190-89, college: Missouri So.) responded with 15 points and 9 assists and the former international guard Darko Jukic (198-90) scored 17 points and 6 rebounds. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Defending champion moved-up to second place. Horsens IC at the other side dropped to the third position with six games lost. Bakken will play against SISU (#4) in Copenhagen in the next round. Horsens IC will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Bakken: C.Parker 16+4reb+7ast, C.Christoffersen 16+8reb+1ast, M.Sahlertz 13+1reb+2ast, M.Waithe 12+5reb, H.Falsvig 10+2reb+1ast, N.Iversen 8+11reb+3ast
Horsens IC: D.Jukic 17+6reb+1ast, S.Bowlin 15+2reb+9ast, K.Thomann 15+9reb, F.Rungby 10+2reb+2ast, D.Friedrich 8+2reb, L.Varga 7+2reb+3ast
gschID: 195328


SISU - Aarhus BC 89-81

No shocking result in a game when fourth ranked SISU (13-9) beat 9th ranked Aarhus BC (5-17) in Copenhagen 89-81. Aarhus BC was tied at the half but could not keep up in last two quarters eventually losing the game. They outrebounded Aarhus BC 39-27 including 25 on the defensive glass. SISU players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. American swingman Mickey Dennis (190-78, college: JMU) fired 25 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists for the winners. The former international point guard Mikael Nielsen (178-90) chipped in 27 points and 8 assists. American forward Charles Funches (203-88, college: Hampton) produced 24 points and 5 rebounds and the other American import swingman Randy Dezouvre (195-87, college: Iona) added 19 points and 10 rebounds respectively for lost side. Four Aarhus BC players scored in double figures. SISU maintains fourth place with 13-9 record. Aarhus BC lost their tenth game in a row. They keep the ninth position with 17 games lost. SISU's next round opponent will be league's second-placed Bakken in Aarhus and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Aarhus BC will play on the road against the league's leader Svendborg (#1).
Top scorers:
SISU: M.Nielsen 27+3reb+8ast, M.Dennis 25+8reb+8ast, Z.Moritz 15+11reb+2ast, D.Smith 8+5reb+2ast, D.Harder 8+8reb+2ast, R.Garlauskas 4+1reb
Aarhus BC: C.Funches 24+5reb+2ast, R.Dezouvre 19+10reb+1ast, R.Laier 10+3reb+2ast, J.Wang 10+2reb+2ast, R.Soby Dalboge 9+2reb+2ast, A.Elsner 7+5reb+7ast
gschID: 195327


Vaerlose - Randers 97-76

The game in Vaerlose supposed to be also worth to mention about. 6th ranked Randers (10-12) played at the court of eighth ranked Vaerlose (7-15). Vaerlose smashed Randers 97-76. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Randers. The game was mostly controlled by Vaerlose. Randers was better in fourth quarter 26-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They made 16-of-18 charity shots (88.9 percent) during the game. Vaerlose outrebounded Randers 48-26 including a 34-21 advantage in defensive rebounds. Icelandic Axel Karason (194-83) fired a double-double by scoring 18 points and 16 rebounds for the winners. Guard Peter Moller (190-94) chipped in 25 points and 4 assists. Five Vaerlose players scored in double figures. Vaerlose's coach Thomas Silfen felt very confident that he used 11 players and allowed the starting five to rest. Forward Christian Nielsen (201-86, college: Wagner) produced 28 points and 5 assists and forward Casper Jorgensen (201-92) added 15 points respectively for lost side. Vaerlose maintains eighth place with 7-15 record. Newly promoted Randers keep the sixth position with 12 games lost. Vaerlose's next round opponent will be bottom-ranked Aalborg (#10) on the road.
Top scorers:
Vaerlose: P.Moller 25+4reb+4ast, A.Karason 18+16reb+2ast, J.Baker 16+8reb+2ast, R.Delk 12+2reb+2ast, R.Norgaard 10+9reb, J.Jensen 8+4reb
Randers: C.Nielsen 28+3reb+5ast, C.Jorgensen 15+4reb, P.Nielsen 11+5reb+1ast, M.Ortega 7+4reb+2ast, N.Nielsen 6+1reb, D.Ocana 5+5reb+1ast
gschID: 195326


Aalborg - Svendborg 71-82

Ligaen top team - Svendborg (20-2) managed to deliver another win on Wednesday. This time they beat tenth ranked Aalborg (1-19) 82-71. The game without a history. Svendborg led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. American power forward Donald Rutherford (199-87, college: Catawba) nailed 39 points (!!!) and 8 rebounds (on 18-of-20 shooting from the field) for the winning side and the former international guard Adama Darboe (190-86) accounted for 22 points and 6 assists. Svendborg's coach Craig Pedersen allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American forward Anthony Jones (208-89, college: Baylor) came up with 18 points and 8 rebounds and Serbian center Milan Bjegovic (211-81) added 11 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists respectively for Aalborg in the defeat. Four Aalborg players scored in double figures. Svendborg have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They maintain first place with 20-2 record. Aalborg lost tenth consecutive game. They stay dead last with 19 lost games. Svendborg will meet at home Aarhus BC (#9) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Aalborg will play against Vaerlose and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Svendborg: D.Rutherford 39+8reb+2ast, A.Darboe 22+3reb+6ast, M.Plannthin 6+6reb+8ast, G.Washington 4+11reb+2ast, N.Degn-Andersen 3+2ast, K.Gertz 3+1ast
Aalborg: A.Jones 18+8reb+2ast, R.Lauridsen 12+2reb+2ast, M.Bjegovic 11+8reb+7ast, S.Sorensen 10+7reb+1ast, N.Andreasen 8+1reb, M.Rasmussen 6+3reb+1ast
gschID: 195324


  




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