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SM-sarja Standings
 1. Catz 22-2 
 2. HyPo 17-7 
 3. ViVe 16-8 
 4. Honka 12-12 
 5. FoA 12-12 
 6. Huima 11-13 
 7. PeKa 8-16 
 8. Espoo Team 6-18 
 9. Pyrinto 4-20 
Last:3/20/2016
1st Division Standings
 1. Helmi Basket 18-0 
 2. Helmi Capitals 14-4 
 3. Kouvottaret 13-5 
 4. ToPo 11-7 
 5. PuHu 10-8 
 6. Kataja 7-11 
 7. HNMKY MaHa 6-12 
 8. BC Nokia 5-13 
 9. TuRi 4-14 
 10. RaPy 2-16 
Last:3/13/2016
Points Per Game
 Lele HARDY
  ViVe
  (182-G/F-88)
  Avg: 22.6
 1. Hardy, ViVe22.6 
 2. Warthen, FoA18.9 
 3. Ballard, New Y.18.8 
 4. Korpivaara, Honka17.9 
 5. Jones, Catz17.7 
 6. Vaioletama, ViVe17.5 
 7. Mosley, Haskovo16.6 
 8. Reshetko, Catz16.5 
 9. Robinson, Huima16.4 
 10. Bradford, ViVe16.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Kenya ROBINSON
  Huima
  (182-C-70)
  Avg: 12.5
 1. Robinson, Huima12.5 
 2. Hardy, ViVe11.9 
 3. Vaioletama, ViVe11.9 
 4. Peak, Pyrinto11.6 
 5. Johnson, Galati11.3 
 6. Tuukkanen, HyPo11.2 
 7. Simpson, PeKa11.0 
 8. Leary, FoA10.9 
 9. Holmes, Huima10.6 
 10. Harris, Catz10.3 
Assists Per Game
 Candice WARTHEN
  FoA
  (165-G-92)
  Avg: 4.3
 1. Warthen, FoA4.3 
 2. Goss, HyPo4.0 
 3. Hardy, ViVe3.8 
 4. Makitalo, HyPo3.6 
 5. Schlott, Catz3.5 
 6. Tuukkanen, HyPo3.4 
 7. Pounds, Honka3.1 
 8. Jones, Catz3.1 
 9. Bradford, ViVe3.0 
 10. Ballard, New Y.2.9 
Steals Per Game
 Lele HARDY
  ViVe
  (182-G/F-88)
  Avg: 3.9
 1. Hardy, ViVe3.9 
 2. Ballard, New Y.3.0 
 3. Perkins, Huima2.8 
 4. Holmes, Huima2.8 
 5. Harris, Catz2.5 
 6. Hamalainen, Catz2.3 
 7. Laudermill, PeKa2.3 
 8. Bradford, ViVe2.2 
 9. Peak, Pyrinto2.2 
 10. Coleman, ViVe2.1 
Blocks Per Game
 Minna STEN
  FoA
  (190-F-87)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Sten, FoA2.1 
 2. Ibiam, ViVe1.3 
 3. Saarinen, HyPo1.2 
 4. Williams, Pyrinto1.2 
 5. Tuukkanen, HyPo1.2 
 6. Jones, Catz1.0 
 7. Harris, Catz0.9 
 8. Peak, Pyrinto0.9 
 9. McCormick, PeKa0.9 
 10. Korpivaara, Honka0.9 

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Welcome to SM-sarja 2012/2013 season - Oct 6, 2012


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The Regular Season in SM-sarja just started.

TuRi - PeKa 70-88

TuRi was tied at the half but could not keep up in last two quarters eventually losing the game. Peli-Karhut forced 23 TuRi turnovers. American swingman Korinne Campbell (182-88, college: W.Virginia) nailed a double-double by scoring 21 points and 18 rebounds for the winning side and her fellow American import guard Miriam McKenzie (177-90, college: Loyola, MD) accounted for 20 points and 8 rebounds. Five Peli-Karhut players scored in double figures. American forward Callan Taylor (182-90, college: Sacred Heart) came up with 25 points and 9 rebounds and Canadian guard Brittany Hedderson (175-90, college: Buffalo) added 10 points and 6 rebounds respectively for TuRi in the defeat. TuRi's coach Juha Ruohonen rotated ten players seeing no chance for a win.



Top scorers:
PeKa: K.Campbell 21+18reb+3ast, M.McKenzie 20+8reb+2ast, N.Byrd 17+5reb, L.Lehtoranta 16+4reb+4ast, L.Richter 12+3reb+2ast, K.Hook 2+2reb
TuRi: C.Taylor 25+9reb, K.Karkkainen 11+2reb+2ast, B.Hedderson 10+6reb+3ast, S.Pelander 8+9reb, S.Ekstrom 6+3reb, C.Alander 6


gschID: 194776


Catz - FoA 80-69

The hosts trailed by 4 points after three quarters before their 28-13 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Catz Lappeenranta forced 21 Forssan Alku turnovers. American swingman Alexandria Anderson (185-86, college: Chattanooga, agency: Regeneracom Sports) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 26 points and 12 rebounds for the winners and Russian power forward Jelena Reshetko (184-86) chipped in 10 points and 15 rebounds. At the losing side American point guard Sarah Miles (170-89, college: W.Virginia) responded with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 13 rebounds and center Juta Jahilo (186-84) scored 21 points.
Top scorers:
Catz: A.Anderson 26+12reb+2ast, A.Makitalo 14+1reb+3ast, J.Reshetko 10+15reb+1ast, C.Jones 9+7reb+1ast, K.Summala 8+3reb+2ast, H.Vapamaa 6+3ast
FoA: J.Jahilo 21+4reb, S.Miles 19+13reb+3ast, H.Salomaa 19+3reb+1ast, H.Koponen 4+3reb, E.Woodson 4+5reb+1ast, L.Saarinen 2+5reb
gschID: 194777


Kerava - Honka 77-105

Honka outrebounded Kerava Energia Team 53-33 including a 35-24 advantage in defensive rebounds. American guard Melissa Jeltema (175-88, college: Oakland) fired a double-double by scoring 39 points (!!!), 12 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. Her fellow American import forward Jordan Greenleaf (185-87, college: Auburn, agency: Gamble Sports Management) chipped in a double-double by scoring 17 points and 10 rebounds (perfect from the field making all eight shots !!!). Four Honka players scored in double figures. Italian-Ghanian guard Rosetta Adzasu (165-90, college: Washington St.) produced 25 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals and forward Roosa Lukkarinen (174-92) added 21 points and 9 rebounds respectively for lost side.


Top scorers:
Honka: M.Jeltema 39+12reb+6ast, J.Greenleaf 17+10reb+1ast, E.Leino 12+1reb+2ast, E.Laaksonen 10+6reb+1ast, V.Kesanen 8+4reb+1ast, E.Sipila 8+6reb+2ast
Kerava: R.Adzasu 25+5reb+4ast, R.Lukkarinen 21+9reb+3ast, R.Pakarinen 9+5reb, M.Ponnelin 6+3reb, E.Punkkinen 5+2reb+1ast, P.Tattari 3+3reb+1ast


gschID: 194778


Huima - HoNsU 78-71

HoNsU trailed by 11 points after 3 quarters before a 27-23 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 71-78 at the end of the game. Aanekosken made 17-of-20 free shots (85.0 percent) during the game. Aanekosken outrebounded HoNsU 30-17 including a 24-13 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a great shooting night for Aanekosken especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 60.0 percentage. American center Kenya Robinson (182-70, college: New Orleans) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 24 points and 11 rebounds for the winners and forward Erika Lagerstedt (174-91) chipped in 14 points (perfect from the field making all six shots). At the losing side American point guard Nia Jackson (170-89, college: Oregon, agency: Gamble Sports Management) responded with 20 points and 4 steals and international forward Minna Sten (189-87) scored 18 points and 6 rebounds. HoNsU's coach Tuomas Oja tested ten players in this game, but that didn't help.
Top scorers:
Huima: K.Robinson 24+11reb+1ast, E.Lagerstedt 14+3reb, P.Torrance 10+7reb, J.Holliday 9+3reb+1ast, E.Nurmi 7+2reb, U.Latvala 6+1reb
HoNsU: N.Jackson 20+4reb, M.Sten 18+6reb, L.Lahtinen 13+3reb, C.Chisholm 5, K.Lind 4+1reb, T.Lepisto 3
gschID: 194774


ToPo - BC Nokia 75-55

BC Nokia was better in second period 19-14. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Torpan Pojat dominated down low during the game scoring 52 of its points in the paint compared to BC Nokia's 32. Torpan Pojat forced 19 BC Nokia turnovers and had a 32-21 advantage in offensive rebounds. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international power forward Niina Laaksonen (185-85) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 16 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals. The former international forward Alli Arppe (185-81) contributed with a double-double by scoring 11 points and 11 rebounds for the winners. Guard Katri Menna (170-86) answered with 16 points and American guard Amani Franklin (180-88, college: Kentucky) added 12 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for BC Nokia.
Top scorers:
ToPo: N.Laaksonen 16+11reb+5ast, V.Holtta 12+2reb+3ast, A.Arppe 11+11reb+1ast, M.Eerikinharju 8+3reb, K.Valtakari 8+3reb, V.Kesanen 7+7reb+5ast
BC Nokia: K.Menna 16+4reb+2ast, A.Franklin 12+9reb, N.Hyvarinen 7+4reb+1ast, I.Venho 5+2reb+1ast, J.Kilpelainen 4+2reb, S.Jones 4+7reb
gschID: 194775
  




Chandrea
Jones
Jones is back at Cyclones, ex Catz - May 16, 2016

Rockhampton Cyclones (QBL) agreed terms with 29-year old American small forward Chandrea Jones (177-87, college: Syracuse, agency: LBM Management). It is actually her comeback to Cyclones as she played here before. Jones moved there from Catz in Finnish SM-sarja where she started the season. In 24 games she was fifth best scorer with impressive 17.7ppg and averaged 6.1rpg, 3.1apg, 2.0spg and 1.0bpg this season. She helped them to win the league title. Quite impressive season as she was vo...   [read more]
Eurobasket.com All-Finnish League Awards 2016 - Apr 28, 2016


Finals MVP: Chandrea Jones (177-SF-87) of Catz;
Player of the Year: Elena Reshetko (184-F-86) of Catz;
Guard of the Year: Candice Warthen (165-G-92) of FoA;
Forward of the Year: Chandrea Jones (177-SF-87) of Catz;
Center of the Year: Chandra Harris (185-F/C-89) of Catz;
Import of the Year: Chandra Harris (185-F/C-89) of Catz;
Bosman Player of the Year: Elena Reshetko (184-F-86) of Catz;
Domestic Player of the Year: Heta Korpivaara (185-G/F-84) of Honka;
Defens  
[read more]

Elena
Reshetko
SM-sarja Round 3 of Finals. Carz earn fifth straight title - Apr 25, 2016

Catz - HyPo 75-54 Catz rallied past HyPo to sweep SM-sarja championship series. Therefore Catz earned the fifth straight League title. The game was mostly controlled by Catz Lappeenranta. HyPo managed to win fourth quarter 19-12. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They dominated on the defensive end, holding HyPo to just 7 points in first quarter. It was a great evening for Russian forward Elena Reshetko (184-86) who led her team to a victory with a doub...   [read more]


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SM-sarja Round 2 of Finals. Catz earn second straight win - Apr 22, 2016  
SM-sarja Round 1 of Finals. Catz celebrate opening win - Apr 19, 2016  
SM-sarja Round 3 of Semi-Finals. HyPo and Catz reach Finals - Apr 9, 2016  
Tiina Sten selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - Apr 6, 2016  
SM-sarja Round 2 of Semi-Finals. Wins for HyPo and Catz - Apr 6, 2016  
Helmi Basket wins 1st Division - Apr 5, 2016  
SM-sarja Round 1 of Semi-Finals. HyPo and Catz register victories - Apr 3, 2016  
SM-sarja Round 5 of Quarter-Finals. FoA clinch semifinal appearance - Mar 30, 2016  
SM-sarja Round 4 of Quarter-Finals. Honka force decider against FoA - Mar 28, 2016  
SM-sarja Round 3 of Quarter-Finals. Huima reach semifinals - Mar 27, 2016  
SM-sarja Round 2 of Quarter-Finals. Wins for Huima and FoA - Mar 25, 2016  
Krista Gross selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - Mar 23, 2016  
SM-sarja Round 1 of Quarter-Finals. Victories for Huima and Honka - Mar 23, 2016  
Tuukkanen's double-double lands her Player of the Week award - Mar 21, 2016  
SM-sarja Round 25: Forssan Alku beats ViVe by three after a very close game - Mar 20, 2016  
Linda-Lotta Lehtoranta selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - Mar 16, 2016  
Kenya Robinson claims Finnish SM-sarja weekly honour - Mar 15, 2016  
SM-sarja Round 24: HyPo beats ViVe in the most crucial game of the week - Mar 14, 2016  
Finnish SM-sarja round 23 best performance: Elena Reshetko - Mar 14, 2016  
SM-sarja Round 23: No surprise as #1 Catz Lappeenranta defeats Espoo Team - Mar 13, 2016  
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