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Next Round Schedule

Round 1 (Regular Season)

Group A
Groningen 50% Oct.18 Le Portel
Bosna-Royal 50% Oct.18 Antwerp
Group B
Benfica 50% Oct.18 Nevezis
Avtodor 50% Oct.18 Bakken
Group C
Kapfenberg 50% Oct.18 Kataja Bsk
Mornar Bar 50% Oct.18 FC Porto
Group D
Balkan 50% Oct.18 Kormend
Group E
Lukoil Acad 50% Oct.18 Din.Tbilisi
UBT Cluj Na 50% Oct.18 Istanbul BB
Group F
Tsmoki-Minsk 50% Oct.18 Spirou
Alba 50% Oct.18 Bnei Hertzel
Group G
Khimik 50% Oct.18 Demir IBB
Mons-Hainaut 50% Oct.18 Sigal Prisht
Group H
Szolnok 50% Oct.18 Karpos Sokol
N.Novgorod 50% Oct.18 Falco-Vulcan
Recap of Round 1 of Quarter-Finals - Mar 8, 2017


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Julian
Gamble
Telekom Bsk - Ironi Nahariya 89-68

Telekom Baskets outgunned Ironi Nahariya in the opener. The game was mostly controlled by Telekom Baskets. Ironi Nahariya managed to win second period 18-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Ironi Nahariya to just 5 points in first quarter. Telekom Baskets shot 61.4 percent from the field. They also forced 20 Ironi Nahariya turnovers. Americans were the main players on the court. Power forward Julian Gamble (208-89, college: Miami, FL) fired a double-double by scoring 25 points and 14 rebounds (on 10-of-11 shooting from the field) for the winners. Point guard Josh Mayo (181-87, college: Ill.-Chicago, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) chipped in 17 points. Five Telekom Baskets players scored in double figures. Swingman Scotty Hopson (200-89, college: Tennessee) produced 19 points and power forward Yancy Gates (206-89, college: Cincinnati) added 14 points and 4 assists 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.
Top scorers:
Telekom Bsk: J.Gamble 25+14reb+2ast, J.Mayo 17+2reb+3ast, Y.Polas Bartolo 15+2reb+2ast, K.Horton 13+8reb+1ast, R.Thompson 13+1reb+5ast, T.DiLeo 4
Ironi Nahariya: S.Hopson 19+3reb+2ast, N.Faust 17, Y.Gates 14+4reb+4ast, J.Skjoldebrand 7+3reb+1ast, D.Kitchen 6+3ast, N.Berkowitz 3+4reb+1ast
gschID: 537238


Cibona - Chalon 87-85

Cibona outlasted Chalon in the opening leg of the quarterfinal series. The hosts were tied after three quarters but managed to speed up in last quarter eventually winning the game. Cibona dominated down low during the game scoring 52 of its points in the paint compared to Chalon/Saor's 30. Cibona forced 19 Chalon/Saor turnovers. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 30 assists. American point guard Scottie Reynolds (188-87, college: Villanova) nailed a double-double by scoring 20 points, 15 assists and 5 steals for the winning side and forward Marin Rozic (201-83, agency: Interperformances) accounted for 17 points and 4 assists. Five Cibona players scored in double figures. Cibona's coach allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. American point guard John Roberson (180-88, college: Texas Tech) came up with 39 points (!!!) and 5 assists and center Moustapha Fall (218-92) added 15 points and 8 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) respectively for Chalon/Saor in the defeat.
Top scorers:
Cibona: S.Reynolds 20+3reb+15ast, M.Rozic 17+3reb+4ast, A.Gospic 12+1reb, Z.Sakic 12+6reb+2ast, N.Slavica 11+1reb+1ast, L.Zoric 10+5reb+1ast
Chalon: J.Roberson 39+5ast, M.Fall 15+8reb+2ast, L.Harris 10+3reb+1ast, C.Clark 8+7reb, A.Loum 5+4reb, A.Bouteille 5+4reb+2ast
gschID: 537235


Enisey - Oostende 84-72

Enisey knocked down visiting Oostende for the first win in the quarterfinals. The game was mostly controlled by Enisey. Oostende was better in second period 23-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Enisey won last quarter 24-13. They made 26-of-31 charity shots (83.9 percent) during the game, while Oostende only scored ten points from the stripe. Worth to mention a great performance of U.S. Virgin Islands-Guyanese center Frank Elegar (208-86, college: Drexel) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds. American swingman Anthony Hilliard (193-86, college: Elizabeth City) contributed with 20 points for the winners. Four Enisey players scored in double figures. Serbian guard Dusan Djordjevic (193-83, agency: BeoBasket) answered with 9 points and 4 assists and Serbian center Rasko Katic (208-80, agency: BeoBasket) added 8 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for Oostende. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games.
Top scorers:
Enisey: A.Hilliard 20+3reb+1ast, F.Elegar 15+10reb+1ast, T.Taylor 15+4ast, V.Trushkin 10+4reb, V.Zavoruev 8+4reb+7ast, A.Vzdykhalkin 5+1reb
Oostende: V.Kesteloot 13+1reb, K.Boukichou 10+4reb, C.Walden 9+3reb+2ast, D.Djordjevic 9+4reb+4ast, D.Newbill 8+2reb+4ast, R.Katic 8+8reb
gschID: 537236


Usak - Nanterre 85-82

Usak topped Nanterre for a narrow lead after the opening leg of the quarterfinal series. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 27-13. But JSF Nanterre won second period 22-19. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Usak Sportlif made 23-of-27 free shots (85.2 percent) during the game. 24 personal fouls committed by JSF Nanterre helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American Shaquielle McKissic (196-90, college: Arizona St.) stepped up and scored 19 points and 8 rebounds for the winners and Latvian Rolands Freimanis (208-88, agency: Alti Sport) chipped in 15 points and 6 rebounds. At the losing side German point guard Heiko Schaffartzik (183-84) responded with 20 points and American swingman Spencer Butterfield (190-92, college: Utah St., agency: Three Eye Sports) scored 17 points and 4 assists. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game.
Top scorers:
Usak: S.McKissic 19+8reb+2ast, Z.Auguste 18+1reb, R.Freimanis 15+6reb+1ast, S.Vasiliauskas 13+3reb+6ast, D.Harrison 9+2reb+1ast, E.Ibekwe 5+2reb+1ast
Nanterre: H.Schaffartzik 20+3reb+2ast, S.Butterfield 17+3reb+4ast, M.Lessort 14+6reb, C.Warren 13+3reb+3ast, B.Conklin 6+4reb, J.Morency 4+2reb+1ast
gschID: 537237


  




Devaughn
Akoon-Purcell
Interview with Akoon-Purcell: Champions League was a great experience for myself, teammates and this program - 4 days ago
After a great first season as a professional where he averaged 21.4ppg, 5.9rpg and 3apg. Devaughn Akoon-Purcell(196-F-93, college: Illinois St.) returned to led Bakken Bears in the Ligaen. Thanks for talking to eurobasket.com 1.- How would you describe your playing style? 1.-I am an aggressive transition player who looks to make plays and is constantly in attack mode. 2.- What expectations do you have for next season. What are your goals? 2.- I am expecting every game to be a dog fight...   [read more]

Tyreek Duren
FIBA Europe Cup Qualifying Round 2 Return Leg best performance: Tyreek Duren - 5 days ago
American Point guard Tyreek Duren (183-PG-91) had a great game in the last round for AEK, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 4 (Qualifying Round 2). The 26-year old player was the main contributor (31 points, six rebounds and three assists) to his team's victory, helping them to crush Nevezis with 19-point margin 85-66. Duren turned to be AEK's top player in his first season with the team. Tyreek Duren averages just after two games 18.0ppg and 4.5apg. The seco...   [read more]

Michael
Thompson
Recap of Qualifying Round 2 Return Leg - 6 days ago
FC Porto - Bnei Hertzeliya 83-85 FC Porto advanced into the regular season despite a narrow home loss to Bnei Hertzeliya. The guests trailed by 7 points at the halftime before their 27-17 charge in the third quarter, which allowed them to win the game. Bnei Hasharon made 24-of-29 free shots (82.8 percent) during the game. 26 personal fouls committed by FC Porto Ferpinta helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Jeff...   [read more]


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FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1 Antwerp 0-0 
 2 Bosna-Royal 0-0 
 3 Groningen 0-0 
 4 Le Portel 0-0 
Group B
 1 Avtodor 0-0 
 2 Bakken 0-0 
 3 Benfica 0-0 
 4 Nevezis 0-0 
Group C
 1 FC Porto 0-0 
 2 Kapfenberg 0-0 
 3 Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4 Mornar Bar 0-0 
Group D
 1 Keravnos 1-0 
 2 Balkan 0-0 
 3 Kormend 0-0 
 4 Brussels 0-1 
Group E
 1 Dinamo Tbilisi 0-0 
 2 Istanbul BBSK 0-0 
 3 Lukoil Acad. 0-0 
 4 UBT Cluj Napoca 0-0 
Group F
 1 Alba 0-0 
 2 Bnei Hertzeliya 0-0 
 3 Spirou 0-0 
 4 Tsmoki-Minsk 0-0 
Group G
 1 Demir IBB 0-0 
 2 Khimik 0-0 
 3 Mons-Hainaut 0-0 
 4 Sigal Prishtina 0-0 
Group H
 1 Falco-Vulcano 0-0 
 2 Karpos Sokoli 0-0 
 3 N.Novgorod 0-0 
 4 Szolnok 0-0 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Nemanja MILOSEVIC
  Oradea
  (204-PF-87)
  Avg: 25.5
 1. Milosevic, Oradea25.5 
 2. Wright, Demir IBB22.5 
 3. Taylor, Steaua CSM22.0 
 4. Eldridge, Trabzons.21.5 
 5. Gaines, Parma21.5 
 6. Capers, CSU Sibiu21.5 
 7. Demps, Mons-Hai.21.5 
 8. Golden, Le Portel21.0 
 9. Govens, Falco-Vu.20.5 
 10. Vojvoda, Szolnok20.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jalen JENKINS
  KR
  (201-F-94)
  Avg: 12
 1. Jenkins, KR12.0 
 2. Smith, Boras10.0 
 3. Milosevic, Oradea10.0 
 4. Tiby, Mons-Hainaut9.8 
 5. Cook, Tartu Ulikool9.0 
 6. Ramstedt, Soder.9.0 
 7. Pratt, CSU Sibiu9.0 
 8. Adrien, Bnei H.8.8 
 9. Donaldson, Le Po.8.5 
 10. Brooks, Balkan8.5 
Assists Per Game
 Erving WALKER
  Demir IBB
  (173-PG-90)
  Avg: 6.8
 1. Walker, Demir IBB6.8 
 2. Person, Boras6.5 
 3. Miller-M., Parma6.5 
 4. Brooks, Balkan6.3 
 5. Trotter, Oradea6.0 
 6. Hammonds, Wuerz.6.0 
 7. Taylor, Steaua CSM6.0 
 8. Johnson, BM Slam .6.0 
 9. Thompson, Istanbu.6.0 
 10. Colter, Khimik5.5 
Steals Per Game
 Monyea PRATT
  CSU Sibiu
  (196-SF-85)
  Avg: 3.5
 1. Pratt, CSU Sibiu3.5 
 2. Ginyard, Rabotnicki3.5 
 3. Capers, CSU Sibiu3.0 
 4. Phillip, Szolnok2.8 
 5. Borisov, Falco-Vu.2.5 
 6. Wright, Rilski2.5 
 7. Hollins, Kormend2.5 
 8. Thomas, Spirou2.5 
 9. Person, Boras2.5 
 10. Ryabchuk, Khimik2.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Danilo TASIC
  AEK
  (207-F-93)
  Avg: 2
 1. Tasic, AEK2.0 
 2. Green, Trabzonspor2.0 
 3. Tibirna, Oradea2.0 
 4. Mornar, Boras1.5 
 5. Searcy, AEK1.5 
 6. Spires, Sodertalje1.5 
 7. Lapeta, BM Slam .1.5 
 8. Stumbris, Nevezis1.5 
 9. Riley, CSU Sibiu1.5 
 10. Tymofeyenko, Dni.1.5 
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