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SM-sarja Standings
 1. FoA 4-0 
 2. HyPo 3-1 
 3. Espoo Utd 3-1 
 4. Kouvot 3-2 
 5. Catz 2-2 
 6. Espoo Team 2-2 
 7. ViVe 2-3 
 8. Huima 1-3 
 9. PeKa 1-3 
 10. Helmi Basket 0-4 
Full Standings
1st Division Standings
 1. Helmi Capitals 2-0 
 2. Honka 2-0 
 3. ToPo 2-0 
 4. HNMKY MaHa 1-1 
 5. Kataja 1-1 
 6. Kori-80 1-1 
 7. TuRi 1-1 
 8. BC Nokia 0-2 
 9. PuHu 0-2 
 10. Pyrinto 0-2 
Points Per Game
 Khadijah SESSIONS
  Avg: 26.8
 1. Sessions, Kouvot26.8 
 2. Johnson, FoA22.8 
 3. Clark, FoA20.0 
 4. Korpivaara, Espoo20.0 
 5. Goss, HyPo20.0 
 6. Tuukkanen, HyPo19.5 
 7. Reshetko, Catz19.5 
 8. Randolph, Huima19.5 
 9. Snow, FoA18.3 
 10. Landry, Espoo Utd17.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ashley LUKE
  Avg: 14.8
 1. Luke, ViVe14.8 
 2. Luna-Castro, Kouv.13.8 
 3. Robinson, Huima12.0 
 4. Lassiter, PeKa11.0 
 5. Walker, Catz11.0 
 6. Vapamaa, FoA11.0 
 7. Bailey, Espoo Team10.8 
 8. Landry, Espoo Utd10.8 
 9. Hardy, ViVe10.2 
 10. Korpivaara, Espoo9.7 
Assists Per Game
  Avg: 8.3
 1. Johnson, FoA8.3 
 2. Jones, PeKa6.3 
 3. Augustin, Helmi B.5.0 
 4. Hardy, ViVe5.0 
 5. Wahlgren, PeKa4.0 
 6. Massengale, Catz4.0 
 7. Robinson, Huima4.0 
 8. Randolph, Huima3.5 
 9. Sessions, Kouvot3.4 
 10. Karkkainen, Huima3.3 
Steals Per Game
 Tyonna SNOW
  Avg: 4.8
 1. Snow, FoA4.8 
 2. Hardy, ViVe3.2 
 3. Lahtinen, Helmi B.3.0 
 4. Faulk, HyPo2.5 
 5. Randolph, Huima2.5 
 6. Sessions, Kouvot2.4 
 7. Goss, HyPo2.3 
 8. Lassiter, PeKa2.3 
 9. Rytkonen, Huima2.3 
 10. Vapamaa, FoA2.0 
Blocks Per Game
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Korpivaara, Espoo2.7 
 2. Luna-Castro, Kouv.2.6 
 3. Tulonen, Helmi Bas.2.0 
 4. Vapamaa, FoA1.8 
 5. Pierre, Huima1.5 
 6. Lassiter, PeKa1.5 
 7. Tuukkanen, HyPo1.3 
 8. Bailey, Espoo Team1.0 
 9. Goss, HyPo0.8 
 10. Arike, Helmi Bask.0.8 

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Round 5 (Regular Season)

ViVe Oct.23 Espoo Utd 76%
HyPo Oct.22 FoA 52%
Catz Oct.22 Espoo Team 55%
Taru Tuukkanen selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - Jan 16, 2013

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We bring you last week's top performances from Finns who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.

Taru Tuukkanen
Taru Tuukkanen
   #1. This week's number one is an experienced international center Taru Tuukkanen (190-77, agency: Regeneracom Sports, college: Xavier, currently plays in Spain), who plays in the Spanish LFB. She could not help Caja Rural (6-5) in their last game. Despite Tuukkanen's good performance Caja Rural lost 66-71 at home to the leading Rivas Ecopolis. She scored 13 points in 30 minutes on the court. Tuukkanen has relatively good stats this year: 13.7ppg, 5.8rpg, 2FGP: 47.5% and FT: 83.0% in the 11 games she played so far. She is currently a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Dionne Pounds
Dionne Pounds
   #2. Second place goes to an international forward Dionne Pounds (174-84, also represented by Regeneracom Sports, college: Lamar, currently plays in Spain) is a teammate of previously mentioned Taru Tuukkanen and both played together in the last Spanish LFB game. Pounds, who plays in the Spanish LFB. She was not able to help Caja Rural (6-5) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Pounds' good performance Caja Rural was defeated 71-66 on their home court in Zamora by the leading Rivas Ecopolis. She scored 11 points. It's Pounds' first season with the team. This year Pounds has relatively solid stats: 10.5ppg, 2.5rpg, 2FGP: 42.9%, 3FGP: 43.9% and FT: 78.9%. She is in the roster of the Finnish senior national team.

Heta Korpivaara
Heta Korpivaara
   #3. The Finnish player who performed third best last week abroad was an international swingman Heta Korpivaara (186-84, another player represented by Regeneracom Sports, college: Seton Hall, currently plays in Germany), who plays in the German DBBL. Korpivaara was not able to secure a victory for one of league's weakest teams Heli Girls (9-3) in their last game. Despite her good performance Heli Girls lost 58-65 on the road to the second-ranked SV Halle Lions. Korpivaara was the second best scorer with 13 points. She also added 5 rebounds in 31 minutes. Korpivaara belongs to league's top scorers and is ranked #5 with 17.5ppg. This year her other stats are: 5.3rpg, 1.1apg, 2FGP: 51.4%, 3FGP: 21.1% and FT: 92.6%(50-54) in the 12 games. Korpivaara is also a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Tiina Sten
Tiina Sten
   #4. Swingman Tiina Sten (189-85, another player represented by Regeneracom Sports, college: St.John's, currently plays in Germany) managed to help TSV 1880 Wasserburg to win against the seventh-ranked BC Pharmaserv Marburg (6-6) 71-58 in the German DBBL in Sunday night's game. She scored 5 points. TSV 1880 Wasserburg (10-2) is placed first in the DBBL. It was her team's third consecutive victory in a row. This season Sten averages: 7.7ppg and 3.1rpg. She is also Finnish national team player.

Rita Haukkovaara
Rita Haukkovaara
   #5. Former U18 international guard Rita Haukkovaara (175-92, currently plays in Sweden) couldn't help Kvarnby (6-10) in their game against Visby Ladies (4-12) in the Swedish Damligan. Haukkovaara scored only 4 points in 18 minutes. Kvarnby lost 64-69 on their home court in Kvarnby to the lower-ranked (#10) Visby Ladies. It was Kvarnby's third consecutive loss in a row. This year Haukkovaara averages just 2.1ppg in the eight games. She used to play for the Finnish U18 national team three years ago.

Janika Sundstrom
Janika Sundstrom
   #6. Guard Janika Sundstrom (175-87, currently plays in Sweden) is a teammate of previously mentioned Rita Haukkovaara. But that was another game of her team in Swedish Damligan which we would like to mention. Sundstrom couldn't help one of league's weakest teams Kvarnby (6-10) in their game against Norrkoping Dolphins (12-8). She did not beat the league record on Wednesday evening. Sundstrom recorded only 2 points. Kvarnby was badly defeated 85-66 in Norrkoping by the higher-ranked Dolphins (#6). Sundstrom's overall stats this season are: 2.4ppg and 1.5rpg. She is a former U20 international player as she played for the Finnish team seven years ago.

Other top Finnish players, who play abroad:

Saara Lehtoranta (170-F-90) plays for TG Neuss in German 2.Bundesliga

Vilma Kesanen selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 3 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 guard Vilma Kesanen (173-88). Sheto a victory against one of league's weakest teams Gipuzkoa UPV in the Spanish LFB in Sunday night's game.    [read more]

Bria Goss
Finnish SM-sarja round 4 best performance: Bria Goss - 5 days ago

American Guard Bria Goss (178-G-92) had a great game in the last round for second-ranked HyPo, receiving a Player of the Week award for round 4. The 24-year old player had a double-double of 30 points and 11 rebounds, while her team edged out ViVe (#4, 2-2) 86-82. The game was between two of the league's top four teams. HyPo is placed at 2nd position in Finnish SM-sarja. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost that single game earlier this season. HyPo will nee...   [read more]

SM-sarja Round 4 of Regular Season - 6 days ago

After 4 rounds played we can already see who rules in the SM-sarja and who belongs to weaker ones. The most shocking disappointment of round 4 was a home defeat of 3rd ranked ViVe (2-2) to fourth ranked HyPo (3-1) 86-82. It ended the two-game winning streak of ViVe. It was a key game for the second position in the league. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 22-18. But ViVe won second period 15-14. However it was not enough to take a lead and get...   [read more]

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