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Korisliiga Standings
 1. Helsinki Seagulls 4-0 
 2. Kataja Basket 4-0 
 3. Salon Vilpas 4-0 
 4. Lapua 3-2 
 5. Kouvot 2-2 
 6. Kauhajoki 2-3 
 7. KTP Basket 2-4 
 8. BC Nokia 1-3 
 9. Pyrinto 1-4 
 10. Korihait 1-6 
Full Standings
1st Standings
Division A
 1. Lahti 4-1 
 2. ToPo 3-1 
 3. Espoo United 3-2 
 4. FoKoPo 3-2 
 5. Jarvenpaa 2-1 
 6. Jyvaskyla BA 2-2 
 7. Porvoon Tarmo 2-3 
 8. HBA-Marsky 2-3 
 9. Oulun NMKY 1-4 
 10. Pyrinto II 1-4 
Division B
 1. PuHu Juniorit 5-0 
 2. Raholan Pyrkiva 3-0 
 3. Espoo Basket 3-1 
 4. Korikouvot 3-2 
 5. HyPo 2-1 
 6. Ura Basket 2-2 
 7. JyWe 1-2 
 8. TuNMKY 1-2 
 9. Karkkila 1-2 
 10. Munkkiniemen 1-3 
 11. HNMKY U23 1-3 
 12. PeU-Basket 1-3 
 13. Namika Lr 0-3 
Full Standings
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1 Chalon 2-0 
 2 Benfica 1-1 
 3 Alba 0-1 
 4 Brussels 0-1 
Group B
 1 Gravelines 2-0 
 2 Groningen 1-1 
 3 Kormend 1-1 
 4 Limburg United 0-2 
Group C
 1 Telekom Bsk 1-0 
 2 Sodertalje 1-1 
 3 Mons-Hainaut 0-1 
Group D
 1 Antwerp 2-0 
 2 Nanterre 1-0 
 3 FC Porto 0-1 
 4 Sopron KC 0-2 
Group E
 1 Oberwart 1-0 
 2 Pau-Lacq-Orthez 1-0 
 3 TU/Rock 0-2 
Group F
 1 Lukoil Acad. 2-0 
 2 Prievidza 1-0 
 3 Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-1 
 4 Steaua CSM 0-2 
Group G
 1 Gaziantep 1-0 
 2 UBT Cluj Napoca 1-0 
 3 AEK 0-1 
 4 Peja 0-1 
Group H
 1 Enisey 2-0 
 2 Demir IBB 1-1 
 3 Rilski 0-1 
 4 Sigal Prishtina 0-1 
Group I
 1 Targu Mures 1-0 
 2 Vytautas 0-0 
 3 TLU/Kalev 0-1 
Group J
 1 BK Pardubice 1-0 
 2 Tsmoki-Minsk 1-0 
 3 Apoel 0-1 
 4 Siauliai 0-1 
Points Per Game
 Sherman GAY
  Avg: 24.7
 1. Gay, KTP Basket24.7 
 2. Pledger, Kouvot23.3 
 3. Mullings, Kataja B.20.3 
 4. Holsey, Kauhajoki19.2 
 5. Dia, BC Nokia18.7 
 6. Williams, Salon V.18.3 
 7. Cowels III, Helsin.18.0 
 8. Morris, Lapua17.6 
 9. Minard, Pyrinto16.8 
 10. Jones, Lapua16.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Marcus VAN
  Avg: 12.1
 1. Van, Korihait12.1 
 2. Judge, Pyrinto10.6 
 3. Thondique, Kouvot10.3 
 4. Alexander, BC Nokia9.7 
 5. Pratt, KTP Basket9.3 
 6. Kaunisto, Kouvot9.3 
 7. Dia, BC Nokia9.0 
 8. Coleman, Salon Vil.8.8 
 9. Minard, Pyrinto7.6 
 10. Johnson, Kataja7.5 
Assists Per Game
  Avg: 8.5
 1. Rannikko, Kataja B.8.5 
 2. Pratt, KTP Basket7.7 
 3. Edwards, Lapua6.2 
 4. Nikkarinen, Helsin.6.0 
 5. Jalonen, Korihait5.0 
 6. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki4.8 
 7. Skamo, BC Nokia4.8 
 8. Herrala, KTP Basket4.5 
 9. Williams, Lapua4.4 
 10. Seppala, Kataja B.4.3 
Steals Per Game
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Hollins, Kauhajoki2.8 
 2. Horne, Kouvot2.7 
 3. Williams, Salon V.2.5 
 4. Minard, Pyrinto2.4 
 5. Mullings, Kataja B.2.3 
 6. Alexander, BC Nokia2.3 
 7. Rannikko, Kataja B.2.0 
 8. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki2.0 
 9. Holloway, Korihait1.9 
 10. Hirvonen, Kouvot1.8 
Blocks Per Game
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Alexander, BC Nokia1.7 
 2. Huolila, Kataja B.1.3 
 3. Dia, BC Nokia1.3 
 4. Gay, KTP Basket1.2 
 5. Williams, Lapua1.2 
 6. Walker, KTP Basket1.2 
 7. Van, Korihait1.1 
 8. Upson, Helsinki.1.0 
 9. Hurt, Lapua1.0 
 10. Bradley, Kataja B.1.0 

Next Round Schedule

Round 6 (Regular Season)

BC Nokia Oct.26 Lapua 69%
Kauhajoki Oct.26 Salon Vilpas 80%
Helsinki Sea 83% Oct.26 Kouvot
Next Round Schedule

Round 5 (Regular Season)

Division A
Pyrinto II Oct.31 Jarvenpaa 74%
Oulun NMKY Oct.30 FoKoPo 82%
Jyvaskyla B Oct.30 Porvoon Tarm 53%
Espoo United 65% Oct.30 HBA-Marsky
ToPo 61% Oct.29 Lahti
ToPo 77% Oct.27 Porvoon Tarm
Division B
PeU-Basket 88% Oct.30 Namika Lr
Espoo Bsk 59% Oct.30 HyPo
Ura Basket 73% Oct.30 Karkkila
HNMKY U23 Oct.30 Munkkiniemen 56%
JyWe Oct.29 Raholan Pyrk 84%
Ura Basket 94% Oct.29 Namika Lr
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Group A
Brussels Nov.2 Benfica 88%
Alba Nov.2 Chalon 98%
Group B
Limburg Unit Nov.2 Gravelines 98%
Groningen 58% Nov.1 Kormend
Group C
Telekom Bsk 98% Nov.2 Mons-Hainaut
Group D
Sopron KC 56% Nov.2 FC Porto
Antwerp 63% Nov.1 Nanterre
Group E
Oberwart 55% Nov.1 Pau-Lacq-Ort
Group F
Lukoil Acad 63% Nov.2 Prievidza
Steaua CSM 56% Nov.2 Bnei Hertzel
Group G
UBT Cluj Na 97% Nov.2 AEK
Gaziantep 98% Nov.2 Peja
Group H
Enisey 98% Nov.2 Sigal Prisht
Demir IBB 92% Nov.2 Rilski
Group I
Vytautas 58% Nov.2 TLU/Kalev
Group J
Siauliai Nov.2 BK Pardubice 97%
Apoel Nov.2 Tsmoki-Minsk 98%
Petteri Koponen selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - Jan 9, 2013

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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Finnish players, who play currently abroad.

Petteri Koponen
Petteri Koponen
   #1. This week's number one is an international point guard Petteri Koponen (194-88, currently plays in VTB United League), who plays in Russia. He could not help Khimky (7-3) in their last game. Despite Koponen's good performance the fourth-placed Khimky lost 77-92 on the road to the lower-ranked (#5) BC Astana in the group A of VTB United League. He recorded 11 points in 26 minutes on the court. It's Koponen's first season with the team. This year Koponen averages: 6.1ppg, 1.5rpg, 2.0apg, 2FGP: 45.5%, 3FGP: 44.4% in the eight games he played so far. He is currently a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Teemu Rannikko
Teemu Rannikko
   #2. Second place goes to an experienced international point guard Teemu Rannikko (189-80, currently plays in Adriatic League), who plays in Slovenia. Rannikko was not able to help Un.Olimpija (8-8) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his good performance Un.Olimpija was defeated 70-56 at home by the second-ranked Zvezda. Rannikko was the second best scorer with 12 points. Rannikko is currently seventh on the league's list of best passers. His overall stats this season are: 6.7ppg, 1.1rpg, 3.1apg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 69.2%, 3FGP: 34.1% and FT: 88.1%. Rannikko is in the roster of the Finnish senior national team.

Sasu Salin
Sasu Salin
   #3. The Finnish player who performed third best last week abroad was an international guard Sasu Salin (192-91, currently plays in Adriatic League) is a teammate of previously mentioned Teemu Rannikko and both played together in the last Adriatic League game. Salin. He was not able to secure a victory for Un.Olimpija (8-8) in their game against Zvezda (11-5). Salin recorded 9 points in 25 minutes. But Un.Olimpija lost 56-70 on their home court in Ljubljana to the second-ranked Zvezda. Salin belongs to league's most steals and is ranked #2 with 1.9spg. This year his other stats are: 7.7ppg, 3.1rpg, 2FGP: 46.9%, 3FGP: 35.3% and FT: 72.2% in the 15 games. Salin is also a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Roope Ahonen
Roope Ahonen
   #4. Guard Roope Ahonen (186-90, agency: FCM, currently plays in Sweden) led Solna Vikings to a victory over the closely-ranked LF Basket (8-12) 84-75 in the Swedish Basketligan in Tuesday night's game. He was MVP of the game. Ahonen scored 25 points and added 5 assists (went 9 for 9 at the free throw line !!!). Solna Vikings (13-8) is placed fifth in the Basketligan. Ahonen has relatively good stats this season: 11.6ppg, 1.9rpg and 3.9apg. He is also Finnish national team player.

Gerald Lee
Gerald Lee
   #5. International center Gerald Lee (208-87, college: ODU, currently plays in Adriatic League) was the major contributor in Buducnost's victory against the closely-ranked MZT Skopje (9-7) 76-69 in the Adriatic League last Saturday. Lee recorded 13 points in 21 minutes. KK Buducnost Voli Podgorica (9-7) is placed fourth in the Adriatic League. This year Lee has relatively solid stats: 12.4ppg and 4.1rpg in the 16 games. He is a naturalized American. Lee plays currently for the Finnish national team. Strangely he has never played in Finland.

Tuukka Kotti
Tuukka Kotti
   #6. Power forward Tuukka Kotti (205-81, college: Providence, currently plays in Italy) couldn't help Vanoli Cremona (4-10) in their game against Trenkwalder RE (7-7) in the Italian SerieA. Kotti scored only 4 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. Vanoli Cremona was badly defeated 87-71 in Reggio Emilia by the higher-ranked Trenkwalder RE (#8). Kotti's overall stats this season are: 5.9ppg and 6.2rpg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Finnish National Team roster.

Alex Murphy
Alex Murphy
   #7. U20 international forward Alex Murphy (203-93, currently plays college basketball in the States) managed to help Duke University in a victory against the Wake Forest University (0-1) 80-62 in the NCAA in Saturday night's game. Murphy scored only 4 points in 8 minutes on the court. The Duke University has 2-0 conference record this season. This year Murphy's overall stats are: 5.9ppg and 6.2rpg in the 12 games. He is a naturalized American. Murphy is also Finnish U20 national team player. Apparently he has never played in Finland.

Joonas Caven
Joonas Caven
   #8. Power forward Joonas Caven (211-93, currently plays in Spain) contributed to a 3-point Prat Juventud's victory against the eighth-ranked Palma (4-7) 77-74 in the Spanish LEB Silver (third division) last Friday. Caven scored 7 points. CB Prat Juventud (7-4) is placed third in the LEB Silver. It was his team's sixth consecutive victory in a row. Caven's total stats this season are: 6.7ppg and 2.7rpg. He plays currently for the Finnish U20 national team.

Lauri Toivonen
Lauri Toivonen
   #9. Former University international forward Lauri Toivonen (201-91, currently studies in the States) contributed to UTPA's victory against the Houston Baptist University (0-1) 70-60 in the NCAA on Tuesday night. Toivonen scored 5 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 21 minutes. The University of Texas-Pan American has 1-0 conference record this season. This year Toivonen's total stats are: 6.7ppg and 2.7rpg in the 10 games. He used to play for the Finnish university national team two years ago.

Tiel Daniels
Finnish 1st Division round 4 best performance: Deandre Upchurch - 12 hours ago

American Point guard Deandre Upchurch (183-PG-91) had a great game in the last round for HyPo, receiving a 1st Division Player of the Week award for round 4. The 25-year old player was the main contributor (55 points, seven rebounds and eight assists) to his team's victory, helping them to crush PeU-Basket (#12, 1-3) with 18-point margin 94-76. HyPo maintains the 5th position in their group in Finnish 1st Division. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost that s...   [read more]

Rashad Smith
1st Division Round 4 of Regular Season - 1 day ago

After 4 rounds played we can already see who rules in the 1st Division and who belongs to weaker ones. There was no lack of excitement in the last round games. The round ended with change at the leadership position, favorites losing the games and even winless team recording their first victory. Round 4 most important game was a defeat of league's leader Espoo United (3-2). They were defeated by second ranked Lahti (4-1) 81-73 on Sunday night. It was a key game for the top position in Div...   [read more]

Dom Morris
Morris' 26 points and 6 rebounds give him Player of the Week award - 2 days ago

26-year old forward Dom Morris (201-F-90) had a very impressive game in the last round for Lapua and receives a Player of the Week award for round 5. He had the game-high 26 points adding six rebounds and two assists for Lapua in his team's victory, helping them to beat Korihait (#9, 1-5) 94-85. Lapua is placed at 4th position in Finnish league. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost two games earlier this season. Lapua will need more victories to improve thei...   [read more]

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