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Alexela KML Standings
 1. Tartu Ulikool 20-2 
 2. Kalev/Cramo 15-2 
 3. Rapla 15-9 
 4. TTU 13-10 
 5. Parnu 13-11 
 6. Valga 8-16 
 7. TLU/Kalev 8-16 
 8. Tarvas 7-18 
 9. Noorteliiga 0-15 
Full Standings
Last:3/22/2017
1.Liiga Stage Two Standings
Group C
 1. Betoonimeister 7-1 
 2. BC Tartu 5-4 
 3. Tartu Kalev/Estiko 5-4 
 4. Noorteliiga II 3-5 
 5. Paide VW 3-5 
 6. EMU SK 2-6 
Group D
 1. Torma Sport 6-2 
 2. Tamsalu 5-3 
 3. Kohila 5-4 
 4. Kuressaare 4-5 
 5. VASAR 3-5 
 6. Ambla 2-6 
Stage One Standings
Last:3/14/2017
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
Baltic League Standings
Group A
 1. Barons Riga 10-2 
 2. Nevezis 8-4 
 3. Rapla 8-4 
 4. Jurmala 6-6 
 5. Liepaja/Triobet 5-7 
 6. Parnu 3-9 
 7. Barsy Atyrau 2-10 
Group B
 1. P.Zvaigzdes 11-1 
 2. Valmiera 9-3 
 3. Jekabpils 8-4 
 4. BK Ogre 6-6 
 5. TTU 5-7 
 6. Tarvas 3-9 
 7. COR-Borisfen 0-12 
Group Q
 1. Kalev/Cramo 0-0 
 2. Tartu Ulikool 0-0 
 3. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 4. Vytautas 0-0 
Last:3/2/2017
VTB United League Standings
 1 CSKA 18-2 
 2 Zenit 17-3 
 3 Khimky 16-3 
 4 Lokomotiv 13-4 
 5 Unics 12-8 
 6 VEF Riga 9-9 
 7 Enisey 9-10 
 8 Astana 9-11 
 9 Avtodor 6-12 
 10 N.Novgorod 6-14 
 11 Kalev/Cramo 5-15 
 12 Tsmoki-Minsk 4-15 
 13 Parma 0-18 
Last:3/20/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Justin BAKER
  Tarvas
  (203-F/C-89)
  Avg: 19.3
 1. Baker, Tarvas19.3 
 2. Dzeletovic, TL.18.8 
 3. Volkus, Parnu18.1 
 4. Olmre, TTU17.5 
 5. van-der-Mars, Rap.17.4 
 6. Jarvelainen, TTU17.1 
 7. Bubalo, Parnu16.6 
 8. Post, Tarvas15.5 
 9. Seskus, Parnu15.3 
 10. Strupovics, Valga15.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Thomas VAN DER MARS
  Rap.
  (208-C-90)
  Avg: 12.9
 1. van-der-Mars, Rap.12.9 
 2. Baker, Tarvas8.7 
 3. Jois, Tartu Ulikool8.3 
 4. Jarvelainen, TTU8.2 
 5. Bubalo, Parnu8.1 
 6. Soodla, Noorteliiga7.8 
 7. Jurkatamm, Noorteli.7.6 
 8. Lips, Tarvas7.4 
 9. Milka, Tartu Ulikool7.4 
 10. Dzeletovic, TL.6.6 
Assists Per Game
 Norman KABIN
  Parnu
  (188-PG-97)
  Avg: 4.6
 1. Kabin, Parnu4.6 
 2. Sokk, Tartu Ulikool4.5 
 3. Harper, Kalev/Cr.4.4 
 4. Olmre, TTU4.2 
 5. Jones, TL.4.0 
 6. Bratoz, Rapla3.9 
 7. Sokk, Kalev/Cramo3.9 
 8. Okereafor, Parnu3.8 
 9. Paiste, Tarvas3.7 
 10. Post, Tarvas3.5 
Steals Per Game
 Domen BRATOZ
  Rapla
  (189-PG-93)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Bratoz, Rapla2.2 
 2. Jurkatamm, Noorteli.2.1 
 3. Okereafor, Parnu2.0 
 4. Kabin, Parnu1.8 
 5. Sutt, Parnu1.8 
 6. Paiste, Tarvas1.8 
 7. Harper, Kalev/Cr.1.7 
 8. Zvigurs, Valga1.7 
 9. Tamm, TL.1.7 
 10. Olmre, TTU1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Cedric SIMMONS
  Kalev/Cr.
  (206-F/C-86)
  Avg: 1.2
 1. Simmons, Kalev/Cr.1.2 
 2. Jurkatamm, Noorteli.1.1 
 3. Raadik, TTU0.9 
 4. Gladness, Kalev/Cr.0.9 
 5. Kok, Rapla0.9 
 6. Lips, Tarvas0.8 
 7. Tollefsen, Kalev/Cr.0.8 
 8. van-der-Mars, Rap.0.8 
 9. Marshall, TL.0.8 
 10. Perine, Tarvas0.7 
Player of the Week

 Martin Paasoja
  Rapla
  ( 191-SG-86-93 )
  
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Round 23 (Regular Season)

Noorteliiga Mar.25 TTU 90%
Parnu Mar.25 Tarvas 51%
Rapla 63% Mar.25 Valga
TLU/Kalev Mar.24 Tartu Ulikoo 87%
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

Oostende Mar.29 Chalon 99%
Nanterre Mar.29 Telekom Bsk 53%
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Game 2 (Semi-Finals)

P.Zvaigzdes 95% Mar.23 Tartu Ulikoo
Vytautas 56% Mar.22 Kalev/Cramo
Next Round Schedule

Round 26 (Regular Season)

Khimky 57% Mar.27 CSKA
Unics 62% Mar.27 Avtodor
Parma Mar.26 N.Novgorod 72%
Kalev/Cramo Mar.26 VEF Riga 53%
Enisey 77% Mar.26 Tsmoki-Minsk
Lokomotiv Mar.25 Zenit 59%
KML Round 9: BC Rakvere edges Valga by two points - Dec 7, 2012


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Sixth-ranked Valga (5-7) made lots of trouble for second ranked BC Rakvere (11-4) on Tuesday. The visitors from Rakvere managed to secure only two-point victory 69-67. However their fans expected much easier game. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Valga won third quarter 15-12. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The best player for the winners was naturalized American forward Renato Lindmets (200-84, college: Westfield St.) who had a double-double by scoring 16 points and 14 rebounds. American guard Brandis Raley-Ross (188-87, college: S.Carolina) chipped in 18 points and 6 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was power forward Joonas Jarvelainen (202-90) who recorded a double-double by scoring 19 points and 10 rebounds. BC Rakvere have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They maintain second place with 11-4 record having just -4 points less than leader TU/Rock. Valga lost third consecutive game. They keep the sixth position with seven games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Another exciting game was between eighth ranked Tln Kalev and 5th ranked Rapla where Tln Kalev (3-9) won against Rapla (5-6) on the road 73-65. It was a good game for American-Italian guard Marc Campbell (180-86, college: N.Carolina) who led his team to a victory with 18 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Janis Vahter contributed with 22 points (went 10 for 10 at the free throw line !!!) for the winners. The former international forward Andre Parn (202-77) answered with 12 points and 8 rebounds for Rapla. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Tln Kalev maintains eighth place with 3-9 record. Rapla lost their third game in a row. They keep the fifth position with six games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Undefeated leader TU/Rock delivered the eleventh consecutive victory on Friday night. This time they crushed 6th ranked Valga (5-7) 90-31. Silver Leppik stepped up and scored 19 points and 4 steals (perfect from the field making all six shots) for the winners. TU/Rock's coach Gert Kullamae felt very confident that he used 11 players and allowed the starting five to rest. The best for the losing side was Joonas Jarvelainen with 11 points and 6 rebounds. The victory was the sixth consecutive win for TU/Rock. They maintain first place with 11-0 record. Valga lost their third game in a row. They keep the sixth position with seven games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.

In the last two games of round 9 Rapla was defeated by Tarvas in Rakvere 94-84. Tln Kalev beat Hito/Johvi at home 89-72.
The best stats of 9th round was 22 points and 14 rebounds by Ike Okoye of Tln Kalev.


Tarvas - Rapla 94-84

There was no surprise when 5th ranked Rapla (5-6) was defeated on the road by second ranked BC Rakvere (11-4) 94-84 on Friday. The game was mostly controlled by BC Rakvere. Rapla managed to win second period 27-23. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. BC Rakvere dominated down low during the game scoring 48 of its points in the paint compared to Rapla's 28. Latvian swingman Juris Umbrasko (197-79) stepped up and scored 20 points and 6 rebounds (went 7 for 7 at the free throw line) for the winners and Latvian forward Maris Laksa (205-81, college: Providence) chipped in 22 points. The best for the losing side was forward Indrek Kajupank (200-88) with 22 points and 5 rebounds and guard Martin Paasoja (190-93) scored 15 points and 5 rebounds. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Rapla's coach Indrek Ruut rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. The victory was the sixth consecutive win for BC Rakvere. They maintain second place with 11-4 record having just -4 points less than leader TU/Rock. Rapla lost their third game in a row. They keep the fifth position with six games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Tarvas: M.Laksa 22+2reb+1ast, J.Umbrasko 20+6reb+3ast, K.Saks 14+3reb+1ast, R.Tamm 14+7reb+4ast, B.Raley-Ross 11+9reb, R.Lindmets 9+7reb+2ast
Rapla: I.Kajupank 22+5reb+2ast, M.Paasoja 15+5reb+2ast, I.Pilk 12+3reb+4ast, R.Nurger 11+4reb, K.Traumann 9+2reb, A.Antson 4+1reb
gschID: 230025


Valga - TU/Rock 31-90

Undefeated leader TU/Rock delivered the eleventh consecutive victory on Friday night. This time they crushed 6th ranked Valga (5-7) 90-31. The game without a history. TU/Rock led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Valga to just 4 points in second quarter. TU/Rock held Valga to an opponent 21.6 percent shooting from the field compared to 51.5 percent accuracy of the winners. They outrebounded Valga 43-26 including a 31-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. TU/Rock looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists comparing to just 8 passes made by Valga's players. The former international guard Silver Leppik (189-83) stepped up and scored 19 points and 4 steals (perfect from the field making all six shots) for the winners and international center Joosep Toome (208-85) chipped in 15 points and 8 rebounds. TU/Rock's coach Gert Kullamae felt very confident that he used 11 players and allowed the starting five to rest. The best for the losing side was power forward Joonas Jarvelainen (202-90) with 11 points and 6 rebounds and Latvian center Raitis Grafs (208-81, college: Valparaiso) scored 2 points and 6 rebounds. The victory was the sixth consecutive win for TU/Rock. They maintain first place with 11-0 record. Valga lost their third game in a row. They keep the sixth position with seven games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
TU/Rock: S.Leppik 19+3reb+2ast, J.Toome 15+8reb, T.Eichfuss 10+2reb+1ast, R.Veideman 10+3ast, I.Nelyubov 10+4reb, J.Ingram 8+1reb+6ast
Valga: J.Jarvelainen 11+6reb, T.Oja 8, R.Petersonig 4+2reb+2ast, M.Grim 2+5reb, R.Grafs 2+6reb+1ast, E.Cunda 2+4reb+2ast
gschID: 229805


Tln Kalev - Hito/Johvi 89-72

The game between closely ranked teams ended with eighth ranked Tln Kalev's (3-9) home victory over bottom-ranked Hito/Johvi (1-10) 89-72 on Friday. The hosts were tied at the half but managed to speed up in last two quarters eventually winning the game. Tln Kalev forced 21 Hito/Johvi turnovers. Nigerian-American forward Ike Okoye (206, college: Boise St.) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 22 points and 14 rebounds (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field) for the winners and forward Janis Vahter (193-86) chipped in 17 points and 7 rebounds. Four Tln Kalev players scored in double figures. Tln Kalev's coach Kalle Klandorf used an eleven-player rotation saving starting five for next games. The best for the losing side was guard Siim Laur (189-87) with 21 points and 9 rebounds and power forward Edvard Trumm (192-83) scored 17 points and 8 rebounds (perfect from the field making all six shots). Tln Kalev maintains eighth place with 3-9 record. Hito/Johvi lost their tenth game in a row. Newly promoted team stay at the bottom position with ten games lost. Tln Kalev will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Hito/Johvi will play against KK Parnu (#7) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Tln Kalev: I.Okoye 22+14reb+2ast, M.Campbell 18+2reb+3ast, J.Vahter 17+7reb+2ast, M.Paiste 14+4reb+2ast, R.Roos 9+2reb+4ast, T.Liivak 5+1reb
Hito/Johvi: S.Laur 21+9reb+1ast, E.Trumm 17+8reb+2ast, J.Saar 8+4reb, A.Saariste 8+2reb, A.Lehismets 8+1reb, M.Tali 7+1ast
gschID: 229804


Rapla - Tln Kalev 65-73

Another exciting game was between eighth ranked Tln Kalev and 5th ranked Rapla where Tln Kalev (3-9) won against Rapla (5-6) on the road 73-65. Rapla was ahead by 5 points after three quarters before a 25-12 charge of Tln Kalev, which allowed them to win the game. They made 25-of-32 charity shots (78.1 percent) during the game. Rapla was plagued by 28 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a good game for American-Italian guard Marc Campbell (180-86, college: N.Carolina) who led his team to a victory with 18 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Forward Janis Vahter (193-86) contributed with 22 points (went 10 for 10 at the free throw line !!!) for the winners. The former international forward Andre Parn (202-77) answered with 12 points and 8 rebounds and forward Illimar Pilk (195-88) added 11 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists in the effort for Rapla. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Tln Kalev maintains eighth place with 3-9 record. Rapla lost their third game in a row. They keep the fifth position with six games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Tln Kalev: J.Vahter 22+3reb+1ast, M.Campbell 18+7reb+4ast, I.Okoye 10+9reb+1ast, R.Roos 8+5reb+3ast, E.Luts 7+8reb+1ast, M.Paiste 6+7reb+1ast
Rapla: A.Parn 12+8reb+3ast, I.Pilk 11+5reb+5ast, R.Ringmets 9+10reb, R.Laane 8+3reb+4ast, M.Paasoja 8+2reb+1ast, R.Nurger 7+5reb
gschID: 229803


Valga - Tarvas 67-69

Sixth-ranked Valga (5-7) made lots of trouble for second ranked BC Rakvere (11-4) on Tuesday. The visitors from Rakvere managed to secure only two-point victory 69-67. However their fans expected much easier game. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Valga won third quarter 15-12. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The best player for the winners was naturalized American forward Renato Lindmets (200-84, college: Westfield St.) who had a double-double by scoring 16 points and 14 rebounds. American guard Brandis Raley-Ross (188-87, college: S.Carolina) chipped in 18 points and 6 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was power forward Joonas Jarvelainen (202-90) who recorded a double-double by scoring 19 points and 10 rebounds and Latvian center Raitis Grafs (208-81, college: Valparaiso) added 13 points and 6 rebounds respectively. BC Rakvere have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They maintain second place with 11-4 record having just -4 points less than leader TU/Rock. Valga lost third consecutive game. They keep the sixth position with seven games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Tarvas: B.Raley-Ross 18+6reb+2ast, R.Lindmets 16+14reb+1ast, J.Umbrasko 12+5reb+4ast, K.Saks 9+1reb, R.Tamm 9+6reb+3ast, M.Laksa 5+1reb+2ast
Valga: J.Jarvelainen 19+10reb+3ast, R.Grafs 13+6reb+3ast, T.Leok 8+6reb, H.Rannula 7+9reb, E.Cunda 6+6reb+3ast, T.Oja 5+2reb+1ast
gschID: 229802


  




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