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Korisliiga Standings
 1. Kouvot 6-1 
 2. Helsinki Seagulls 4-2 
 3. Salon Vilpas 4-3 
 4. Pyrinto 3-2 
 5. BC Nokia 3-2 
 6. Korihait 3-3 
 7. Kataja Basket 2-2 
 8. Kauhajoki 2-3 
 9. Lapua 1-3 
 10. Espoo United 1-4 
 11. KTP Basket 1-5 
Full Standings
Last:10/20/2017
1st Standings
Division A
 1. HBA-Marsky 4-0 
 2. TuNMKY 4-0 
 3. ToPo 3-0 
 4. FoKoPo 2-1 
 5. Ura Basket 2-1 
 6. Jyvaskyla BA 1-2 
 7. Korikouvot 1-2 
 8. Porvoon Tarmo 1-2 
 9. Pyrinto II 1-2 
 10. Oulun NMKY 1-3 
 11. Jarvenpaa 0-3 
 12. Lahti 0-4 
Division B
 1. Bisons Loimaa 3-0 
 2. MuKi 3-0 
 3. Karkkila 2-0 
 4. HNMKY U23 2-1 
 5. JyWe 2-1 
 6. Huima 1-1 
 7. Raholan Pyrkiva 1-2 
 8. PeU-Basket 1-2 
 9. Espoo Basket 1-2 
 10. PuHu Juniorit 1-2 
 11. Aalto-Basket 0-3 
 12. HyPo 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/20/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 2-0 
 2 Pinar Karsiyaka 2-0 
 3 UCAM Murcia 2-0 
 4 Enisey 1-1 
 5 EWE Baskets 1-1 
 6 Banco di Srd 0-2 
 7 Hapoel Holon 0-2 
 8 Juventus 0-2 
Group B
 1 Gaziantep 2-0 
 2 Neptunas 2-0 
 3 Iberostar Tener. 1-1 
 4 Ventspils 1-1 
 5 Chalon 1-1 
 6 Ludwigsburg 1-1 
 7 Betaland Cdo 0-2 
 8 PAOK 0-2 
Group C
 1 Bayreuth 2-0 
 2 Estudiantes 2-0 
 3 Umana VE 1-1 
 4 AEK 1-1 
 5 Strasbourg 1-1 
 6 Banvit BK 1-1 
 7 Olimpija 0-2 
 8 Rosa 0-2 
Group D
 1 Nanterre 2-0 
 2 CEZ Nymburk 1-1 
 3 Besiktas 1-1 
 4 Scandone AV 1-1 
 5 Stelmet 1-1 
 6 Aris 1-1 
 7 Oostende 1-1 
 8 Telekom Bsk 0-2 
Last:10/18/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Maurice CREEK
  Lapua
  (196-SF-90)
  Avg: 23.3
 1. Creek, Lapua23.3 
 2. Asbury, Pyrinto21.4 
 3. Calhoun, Espoo U.21.2 
 4. Pitts, Kataja B.19.0 
 5. Seppala, Kataja B.18.5 
 6. Pattillo, Korihait18.2 
 7. Allen, Kauhajoki18.0 
 8. Jones, Salon Vilpas17.1 
 9. Gipson, Kouvot16.9 
 10. Sinclair, Kouvot16.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ville KAUNISTO
  Kouvot
  (204-PF-82)
  Avg: 12.3
 1. Kaunisto, Kouvot12.3 
 2. Gipson, Kouvot10.6 
 3. Jones, Salon Vilpas10.0 
 4. Asbury, Pyrinto9.2 
 5. Kotti, Helsinki.9.0 
 6. Saunders, Kataja B.8.5 
 7. Deng, Korihait8.0 
 8. Whitfield, Kauhajoki7.8 
 9. Simms, KTP Basket7.7 
 10. Creek, Lapua7.3 
Assists Per Game
 Teemu RANNIKKO
  Salon V.
  (189-PG-80)
  Avg: 6.7
 1. Rannikko, Salon V.6.7 
 2. Pitts, Kataja B.5.8 
 3. Council, BC Nokia5.6 
 4. Hirvonen, Kouvot5.5 
 5. Woodhouse, Lapua5.0 
 6. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki4.8 
 7. Lehto, Pyrinto4.4 
 8. Lehtoranta, Kauha.3.8 
 9. Jackson, Helsinki.3.7 
 10. Williams, Korihait3.5 
Steals Per Game
 Bojan SARCEVIC
  Kauhajoki
  (190-G-88)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki2.4 
 2. Saunders, Kataja B.2.3 
 3. Pattillo, Korihait2.2 
 4. Asbury, Pyrinto2.2 
 5. Edwin, Kauhajoki1.8 
 6. Kotti, Helsinki.1.8 
 7. Peltokangas, Lapua1.7 
 8. Haanpaa, Espoo U.1.6 
 9. Gilbert, BC Nokia1.6 
 10. Manigault, Pyrinto1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Terrence JENNINGS
  Lapua
  (208-F-88)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Jennings, Lapua2.5 
 2. Jones, Salon Vilpas2.4 
 3. Deng, Korihait2.2 
 4. Pressley, Espoo U.1.8 
 5. Simms, KTP Basket1.3 
 6. Dolenc, BC Nokia1.2 
 7. Hammonds, BC Nokia1.2 
 8. Marzette, Kataja B.1.0 
 9. Gilbert, BC Nokia0.8 
 10. Aalto, KTP Basket0.8 
Player of the Week

 Aaron Jones
  Salon Vilpas
  ( 206-F-93 )
  

 Brian Moultrie
  Ura Basket
  ( 198-C/F-87 )
  

Finnish Basketball (Men)

Next Round Schedule

Round 6 (Regular Season)

BC Nokia 83% Oct.22 Lapua
Pyrinto 56% Oct.21 Salon Vilpas
Espoo United Oct.21 Kauhajoki 66%
Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

Group A
Jyvaskyla B 57% Oct.22 Korikouvot
ToPo 88% Oct.22 Oulun NMKY
FoKoPo 95% Oct.22 Jarvenpaa
Porvoon Tarm Oct.22 TuNMKY 87%
Group B
MuKi 72% Oct.22 JyWe
HNMKY U23 82% Oct.22 PuHu Juniori
PeU-Basket Oct.22 Bisons Loima 90%
Espoo Bsk 50% Oct.22 Huima
Karkkila 83% Oct.22 Raholan Pyrk
Aalto-Bsk 57% Oct.21 HyPo
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Group A
Juventus 57% Oct.25 Hap.Holon
EWE Baskets Oct.25 Pinar Karsiy 73%
UCAM Murcia 95% Oct.25 Banco di Srd
Monaco 77% Oct.24 Enisey
Group B
Gaziantep 77% Oct.25 Iberostar Te
Betaland Cdo 57% Oct.24 PAOK
Ludwigsburg Oct.24 Neptunas 73%
Ventspils 57% Oct.24 Chalon
Group C
Olimpija Oct.25 Bayreuth 95%
Strasbourg Oct.25 Estudian. 73%
Rosa Oct.24 Umana VE 88%
AEK 57% Oct.24 Banvit BK
Group D
Scandone AV 57% Oct.25 Oostende
Aris Oct.25 Nanterre 73%
Besiktas 57% Oct.24 Stelmet
Telekom Bsk Oct.24 CEZ Nymburk 88%
Sami Syrjala claims Finnish 1st Division weekly honour - Nov 20, 2012


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Sami Syrjala
Experienced Sami Syrjala (197-F-81) had a great game in the last round for league's leader KaU Koris and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com 1st Division Player of the Week award for round 9.
The 31-year old forward had a double-double of 25 points and sixteen rebounds, while his team crushed BC Jyvaskyla (#8, 2-8) with 18-point margin 76-58. It allowed KaU Koris to jump to the first place in the Finnish 1st Division. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. KaU Koris has a very solid 7-3 record, but they cannot be too comfortable about keeping top position. It's Syrjala's second year at KaU Koris and it's hard to imagine this team without him. Syrjala has impressive league stats. He is in league's top in rebounds (4th best: 12.9rpg) and averages solid 59.8% FGP.

The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 38-year old American forward HL Coleman (202-F-74) of ToPo. Coleman impressed basketball fans with a double-double of 23 points and 15 rebounds. Of course he lead ToPo to another comfortable win outscoring Ura Basket (#9, 0-8) 107-63. This victory allowed ToPo to move up to 3rd position in group A. His team's 5-3 record is not bad at all. Coleman is a newcomer at ToPo and it seems he did not have too much trouble to become one of team's leaders.

The third best performed player last round was American Russell Frederick (185-PG-88) of Oulun NMKY (#5). Frederick showcased his all-around game by recording 24 points, ten rebounds and four assists in the last round. He was a key player of Oulun NMKY, leading his team to a 94-77 easy win against slightly lower-ranked SayRi (#7, 3-5). Oulun NMKY needs these victories very badly if they think about getting closer to top teams in group A. Their record at this point is 4 victories and 3 lost games. Frederick has a very solid season. In 7 games in Finland he scored 16.3ppg. He also has 6.9rpg, 3.7apg and FGP: 51.6%.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Brian Moultrie (198-C/F-87) of BC Nokia - 22 points, 17 rebounds and 3 assists
5. Joni Herrala (190-G-94) of HBA-Marsky - 26 points, 5 rebounds and 13 assists
6. Andre Stephens (202-F-87) of Huima - 27 points and 12 rebounds
7. Pierre Jallow (203-F/C-79) of Jarvenpaa - 19 points, 13 rebounds and 2 assists
8. Marcus Capers (193-G-89) of ToPo - 18 points and 13 rebounds
9. Sakari Salminen (200-F-87) of TuNMKY - 25 points and 14 rebounds
10. Arsene Towa (191-F-81) of Kerava ET - 23 points and 12 rebounds

The Player of the week is choosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3*(REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4*(2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3*(2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3*(3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)   




Petteri
Koponen
Petteri Koponen selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 2 days ago
Here is the weekly review of the top performing Finnish players, who play currently abroad. This week's number one is an international shooting guard Petteri Koponen (194-88). He contributed to an easy FC Barcelona's victory against the ninth-ranked Blusens Monbus in the Spanish Liga Endesa in Sunday night's game.    [read more]

Juwan
Howard
Jr.
1st Division Round 3 of Regular Season - 2 days ago
After 3 rounds played we can already see who rules in the 1st Division and who belongs to weaker ones. There was no lack of interesting games this round. The round ended with favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin. The most interesting game of round 3 was only one-point a home defeat of Korikouvot (1-2) to Forssan Koripojat (2-1) 98-97. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Korikouvot won third quarter 28-27. However it was not enou...   [read more]

Aaron Jones
Aaron Jones claims Finnish Korisliiga weekly honour - 2 days ago
American Aaron Jones (206-F-93) had a great game in the last round for Salon Vilpas and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 4. The 24-year old forward had a double-double of 23 points and nineteen rebounds, while his team edged out Kataja Basket (#5, 2-1) 84-81. Salon Vilpas is placed at 4th position in Finnish Korisliiga. Salon Vilpas is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standings. They need more...   [read more]


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