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 6. Valga 12-20 
 7. TLU/Kalev 12-20 
 8. Tarvas 9-23 
 9. Noorteliiga 0-32 
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 3. Paide VW 5-5 
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 5. EMU SK 4-6 
 6. Noorteliiga II 3-7 
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 2. Torma Sport 7-3 
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 4. Kuressaare 4-5 
 5. VASAR 4-6 
 6. Ambla 2-8 
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 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
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 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
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 2. Vytautas 4-2 
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 4. Apoel 1-5 
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 2. Alba 4-2 
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 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
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 4. Benfica 0-6 
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 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
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 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
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 1. Barons Riga 10-2 
 2. Nevezis 8-4 
 3. Rapla 8-4 
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 6. Parnu 3-9 
 7. Barsy Atyrau 2-10 
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 2. Valmiera 9-3 
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 6. Tarvas 3-9 
 7. COR-Borisfen 0-12 
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 12. Tsmoki-Minsk 5-19 
 13. Parma 1-23 
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Points Per Game
 Justin BAKER
  Tarvas
  (203-F/C-89)
  Avg: 19.3
 1. Baker, Tarvas19.3 
 2. Dzeletovic, TL.18.3 
 3. Jarvelainen, TTU17.1 
 4. Bubalo, Parnu16.5 
 5. Olmre, TTU15.7 
 6. Post, Tarvas15.5 
 7. van-der-Mars, Rap.15.4 
 8. Seskus, Parnu15.3 
 9. Zvigurs, Valga14.8 
 10. Mirkovic, Kalev/Cr.14.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Thomas VAN DER MARS
  Rap.
  (208-C-90)
  Avg: 12.3
 1. van-der-Mars, Rap.12.3 
 2. Baker, Tarvas8.7 
 3. Bubalo, Parnu8.0 
 4. Jarvelainen, TTU7.8 
 5. Lips, Tarvas7.7 
 6. Soodla, Noorteliiga7.5 
 7. Jois, Tartu Ulikool7.4 
 8. Milka, Tartu Ulikool7.3 
 9. Kirves, Parnu6.5 
 10. Raadik, Valga6.3 
Assists Per Game
 Tanel SOKK
  Tartu Ulikool
  (187-PG-85)
  Avg: 5.3
 1. Sokk, Tartu Ulikool5.3 
 2. Harper, Kalev/Cr.4.4 
 3. Sokk, Kalev/Cramo4.3 
 4. Mirkovic, Kalev/Cr.4.1 
 5. Kabin, Parnu4.1 
 6. Olmre, TTU4.0 
 7. Paiste, Tarvas3.7 
 8. Bratoz, Rapla3.6 
 9. Post, Tarvas3.4 
 10. Veideman, Kalev/Cr.3.2 
Steals Per Game
 Domen BRATOZ
  Rapla
  (189-PG-93)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Bratoz, Rapla1.9 
 2. Paiste, Tarvas1.8 
 3. Harper, Kalev/Cr.1.7 
 4. Sutt, Parnu1.7 
 5. Kabin, Parnu1.6 
 6. Tamm, TL.1.6 
 7. Olmre, TTU1.6 
 8. Thomas, Tartu Ulikool1.6 
 9. Post, Tarvas1.5 
 10. Zvigurs, Valga1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Cedric SIMMONS
  Kalev/Cr.
  (206-F/C-86)
  Avg: 1.1
 1. Simmons, Kalev/Cr.1.1 
 2. Kok, Rapla0.9 
 3. Gladness, Kalev/Cr.0.9 
 4. Tollefsen, Kalev/Cr.0.8 
 5. Lips, Tarvas0.7 
 6. van-der-Mars, Rap.0.7 
 7. Raadik, TTU0.7 
 8. Jois, Tartu Ulikool0.6 
 9. Joesaar, Tartu U.0.6 
 10. Bubalo, Parnu0.6 
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Alexela KML Round 22: BC Rakvere defeat TLU/Kalev in the closest game of the week - Mar 18, 2017


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Mario Paiste
There are only two more rounds left in the Regular Season in Alexela KML.

The most exciting game of round 22 in the Alexela KML took place in Tallinn. This derby game ended with only one-point home defeat of 6th ranked TLU/Kalev (8-15) to eighth ranked BC Rakvere (7-17) 87-86 on Friday evening. TLU/Kalev was trailing by 7 points at halftime but managed to get 2-point lead after three quarters before a 21-18 charge of BC Rakvere, which allowed them to win the game. They made 20-of-26 free shots (76.9 percent) during the game. 25 personal fouls committed by TLU/Kalev helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Guard Mario Paiste (186-89) scored 15 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists to lead the charge for the winners and forward Karl-Johan Lips (198-96) chipped in 11 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists during the contest. At the losing side the former international point guard Reimo Tamm (188-84) responded with 21 points. BC Rakvere maintains eighth position with 7-17 record. TLU/Kalev at the other side keeps the sixth place with 15 games lost. BC Rakvere are looking forward to face higher ranked Parnu (#4) on the road in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. TLU/Kalev will play against the league's leader Tartu Ulikool having rather not much hope for a victory.
Important game to mention about took place in Rapla. Third ranked Rapla (15-9) saved a 2-point victory at home edging one of their biggest challengers Parnu (13-11) 93-91 in the fight for the third place. International Martin Paasoja (191-93) notched 28 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists (made all of his nine free throws !!!) to lead the effort and Thomas van-der-Mars supported him with 24 points and 11 rebounds (on 11-of-13 shooting from the field). Even 30 points and 8 rebounds by Lithuanian swingman Edvinas Seskus (196-95, agency: Players Group) did not help to save the game for Parnu. Rapla maintains third position with 15-9 record having three points less than leader Tartu Ulikool. Parnu at the other side keeps the fourth place with 11 games lost. Rapla will play against Valga (#7) at home in the next round. Parnu will play against BC Rakvere and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Alexela KML top team - Tartu Ulikool (20-2) had no problems winning another game on Thursday. This time they crushed fifth ranked TTU (12-10) 94-72. Maks-Adam Konate fired a double-double by scoring 16 points and 14 rebounds for the winners. Joonas Jarvelainen produced 17 points for lost side. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Tartu Ulikool have an impressive 11-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 20-2 record. Loser TTU keeps the fifth place with ten games lost. Tartu Ulikool will meet TLU/Kalev (#6) in the next round where they are favorite. TTU's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tallinn to the arena Noorteliiga.
Third ranked Rapla (15-9) crushed at home 8th ranked BC Rakvere (7-17) by 35 points 92-57, which is the biggest margin this round. Worth to mention a great performance of Indrek Kajupank who helped to win the game recording 19 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. BC Rakvere's coach gave up on the game allowing to play twelve players seeing no chance for a win. Rapla maintains third position with 15-9 record having three points less than leader Tartu Ulikool. BC Rakvere at the other side keeps the eighth place with 17 games lost. Rapla's next round opponent will be Valga (#7) at home. BC Rakvere will play against Parnu and hope to win that game.

Rapla - Parnu 93-91

Important game to mention about took place in Rapla. Third ranked Rapla (15-9) saved a 2-point victory at home edging one of their biggest challengers Parnu (13-11) 93-91 in the fight for the third place. Rapla made 16-of-17 charity shots (94.1 percent) during the game. International Martin Paasoja (191-93) notched 28 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists (made all of his nine free throws !!!) to lead the effort and Dutch center Thomas van-der-Mars (208-90, college: Portland) supported him with 24 points and 11 rebounds (on 11-of-13 shooting from the field). Even 30 points and 8 rebounds by Lithuanian swingman Edvinas Seskus (196-95, agency: Players Group) did not help to save the game for Parnu. Croatian center Domagoj Bubalo (212-91) added 20 points for lost side. Five Rapla and four Parnu players scored in double figures. Rapla maintains third position with 15-9 record having three points less than leader Tartu Ulikool. Parnu at the other side keeps the fourth place with 11 games lost. Rapla will play against Valga (#7) at home in the next round. Parnu will play against BC Rakvere and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Rapla: M.Paasoja 28+7reb+4ast, T.van der Mars 24+11reb+1ast, R.Suarez 13+8reb+4ast, D.Bratoz 12+5reb+4ast, I.Kajupank 11+1reb+3ast, O.Metsalu 3
Parnu: E.Seskus 30+8reb+2ast, D.Bubalo 20+4reb+3ast, M.Kirves 14+5reb+5ast, S.Sutt 11+5reb+2ast, R.Hallik 8+6reb+5ast, T.Niits 6+4reb+2ast
gschID: 534993


TLU/Kalev - Tarvas 86-87

The most exciting game of round 22 in the Alexela KML took place in Tallinn. This derby game ended with only one-point home defeat of 6th ranked TLU/Kalev (8-15) to eighth ranked BC Rakvere (7-17) 87-86 on Friday evening. TLU/Kalev was trailing by 7 points at halftime but managed to get 2-point lead after three quarters before a 21-18 charge of BC Rakvere, which allowed them to win the game. They made 20-of-26 free shots (76.9 percent) during the game. 25 personal fouls committed by TLU/Kalev helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Guard Mario Paiste (186-89) scored 15 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists to lead the charge for the winners and forward Karl-Johan Lips (198-96) chipped in 11 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists during the contest. At the losing side the former international point guard Reimo Tamm (188-84) responded with 21 points and the former international point guard Kristo Saage (186-85) scored 14 points. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. BC Rakvere maintains eighth position with 7-17 record. TLU/Kalev at the other side keeps the sixth place with 15 games lost. BC Rakvere are looking forward to face higher ranked Parnu (#4) on the road in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. TLU/Kalev will play against the league's leader Tartu Ulikool having rather not much hope for a victory.
Top scorers:
Tarvas: S.Saaremael 18+2reb+2ast, S.Post 15+4reb+2ast, M.Paiste 15+6reb+7ast, T.Peil 15+9reb+2ast, K.Lips 11+12reb+4ast, A.Ehte 11+4reb+2ast
TLU/Kalev: R.Tamm 21+4reb+2ast, K.Saage 14+4reb+2ast, M.Kurg 12+2reb+5ast, M.Jurtom 10+8reb+1ast, J.Vahter 10+7reb+1ast, K.Saks 7+5reb
gschID: 534996


Tartu Ulikool - TTU 94-72

Alexela KML top team - Tartu Ulikool (20-2) had no problems winning another game on Thursday. This time they crushed fifth ranked TTU (12-10) 94-72. The game was mostly controlled by Tartu Ulikool. TTU managed to win second period 25-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Tartu Ulikool dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to TTU's 28. They outrebounded TTU 38-20 including a 28-15 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a great shooting night for Tartu Ulikool especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 56.3 percentage. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists. Ukrainian Maks-Adam Konate (202-91, agency: Alti Sport) fired a double-double by scoring 16 points and 14 rebounds for the winners. American guard Mandell Thomas (188-93, college: Fordham) chipped in 14 points and 5 assists. Four Tartu Ulikool players scored in double figures. The former international forward Joonas Jarvelainen (202-90, agency: Octagon Europe) produced 17 points and the former international Toomas Raadik (202-90, agency: Promotex) added 11 points and 5 rebounds respectively for lost side. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Tartu Ulikool have an impressive 11-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 20-2 record. Loser TTU keeps the fifth place with ten games lost. Tartu Ulikool will meet TLU/Kalev (#6) in the next round where they are favorite. TTU's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tallinn to the arena Noorteliiga.
Top scorers:
Tartu Ulikool: M.Adam Konate 16+14reb+1ast, J.Joesaar 14+2reb+3ast, M.Thomas 14+4reb+5ast, J.Talts 13+2reb+1ast, K.Meister 10+2reb+1ast, D.Milka 6+1reb+2ast
TTU: J.Jarvelainen 17+4reb, T.Raadik 11+5reb+3ast, K.Akenparg 10+3reb+4ast, S.Olmre 9+1reb+6ast, N.Vujovic 9+5reb+2ast, R.Koort 8+2reb+2ast
gschID: 534995


Rapla - Tarvas 92-57

Third ranked Rapla (15-9) crushed at home 8th ranked BC Rakvere (7-17) by 35 points 92-57, which is the biggest margin this round. The game without a history. Rapla led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Rapla outrebounded BC Rakvere 41-30 including a 32-15 advantage in defensive rebounds. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists comparing to just 8 passes made by BC Rakvere's players. Rapla brought some defensive toughness making 8 blocks. 24 personal fouls committed by BC Rakvere helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international forward Indrek Kajupank (200-88) who helped to win the game recording 19 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. Swingman Sven Kaldre (197-91) contributed with 22 points and 5 assists for the winners. Four Rapla players scored in double figures. Point guard Siim-Markus Post (183-97) replied with 16 points and 5 rebounds and forward Karl-Johan Lips (198-96) added 19 points and 6 steals in the effort for BC Rakvere. BC Rakvere's coach gave up on the game allowing to play twelve players seeing no chance for a win. Rapla maintains third position with 15-9 record having three points less than leader Tartu Ulikool. BC Rakvere at the other side keeps the eighth place with 17 games lost. Rapla's next round opponent will be Valga (#7) at home. BC Rakvere will play against Parnu and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Rapla: S.Kaldre 22+3reb+5ast, I.Kajupank 19+7reb+5ast, T.van der Mars 13+11reb, D.Bratoz 11+4reb+5ast, M.Paasoja 10+1reb+5ast, J.Kok 8+8reb+1ast
Tarvas: K.Lips 19+4reb, S.Post 16+5reb+2ast, T.Peil 6+7reb+1ast, M.Paiste 5+5reb+2ast, S.Saaremael 5+2reb+1ast, M.Shumanov 4+2reb
gschID: 534990


  




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