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SM-sarja Standings
 1. HyPo 24-3 
 2. Catz 19-8 
 3. Espoo Utd 17-10 
 4. PeKa 15-12 
 5. Kouvot 13-14 
 6. FoA 13-14 
 7. ViVe 12-15 
 8. Espoo Team 11-16 
 9. Huima 7-20 
 10. Helmi Basket 4-23 
Full Standings
Last:3/19/2017
1st Division Standings
 1. Helmi Capitals 14-2 
 2. Honka 13-3 
 3. ToPo 13-3 
 4. BC Nokia 11-5 
 5. Kataja 9-7 
 6. HNMKY MaHa 5-11 
 7. PuHu 5-11 
 8. TuRi 4-12 
 9. Kori-80 3-13 
 10. Pyrinto 3-13 
Last:3/2/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Khadijah SESSIONS
  Kouvot
  (173-PG-93)
  Avg: 27.1
 1. Sessions, Kouvot27.1 
 2. Randolph, Huima21.8 
 3. Landry, Espoo Utd21.1 
 4. Henderson, Espoo T.20.8 
 5. Goss, HyPo19.4 
 6. Johnson, FoA19.4 
 7. Snow, FoA18.9 
 8. Jones, Catz18.7 
 9. Sims, PeKa18.7 
 10. Tuukkanen, HyPo17.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ashley LUKE
  ViVe
  (185-F-93)
  Avg: 13.8
 1. Luke, ViVe13.8 
 2. Zempare, Huima12.6 
 3. Landry, Espoo Utd12.5 
 4. Tuukkanen, HyPo12.4 
 5. Hunter, ViVe11.3 
 6. Robinson, Huima11.0 
 7. Jones, Catz10.4 
 8. Luna-Castro, Kouvot10.2 
 9. Sims, PeKa10.0 
 10. Frazier, Kouvot9.9 
Assists Per Game
 Ny HAMMONDS
  Kouvot
  (165-G-92)
  Avg: 7.3
 1. Hammonds, Kouvot7.3 
 2. Johnson, FoA5.9 
 3. Jones, PeKa5.8 
 4. McFarland, Catz5.6 
 5. Hardy, ViVe5.4 
 6. Simmons, PeKa5.3 
 7. Barton, Kouvot5.0 
 8. Massengale, Catz4.5 
 9. Augustin, Helmi B.4.1 
 10. Goss, HyPo4.1 
Steals Per Game
 Tyonna SNOW
  FoA
  (178-G-93)
  Avg: 3.7
 1. Snow, FoA3.7 
 2. Hardy, ViVe3.1 
 3. Henderson, Espoo T.3.1 
 4. Barton, Kouvot3.1 
 5. Sessions, Kouvot2.9 
 6. Simmons, PeKa2.7 
 7. Lassiter, PeKa2.6 
 8. Lahtinen, Helmi B.2.5 
 9. Jones, PeKa2.4 
 10. Goss, HyPo2.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Awak KUIER
  PeKa
  (194-C-1)
  Avg: 3
 1. Kuier, PeKa3.0 
 2. Landry, Espoo Utd1.5 
 3. Abiona, Huima1.3 
 4. Tuukkanen, HyPo1.3 
 5. Lassiter, PeKa1.3 
 6. Luna-Castro, Kouvot1.2 
 7. Reshetko, Catz1.1 
 8. Pierre, Huima1.0 
 9. Korpivaara, Espoo U.0.9 
 10. Vapamaa, FoA0.9 
Player of the Week

 Elena Reshetko
  Catz
  ( 184-F-86 )
  

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Reshetko's double-double lands her Player of the Week award - Jan 28, 2013


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Elena
Reshetko
26-year old Jelena Reshetko (184-C/F-86) had an amazing evening in the last round for league's best team Catz and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 26.
She had a double-double of 38 points and 10 rebounds, while her team crushed Honka (#4, 13-8) with 22-point margin 87-65. The game was between two of the league's top four teams. It allowed Catz to consolidate first place in the Finnish SM-sarja. Catz has a very good season and are considered to have a run for the championship title. They improved their record to 19-2. Reshetko has many years of experience at Catz, through which he has constantly improved. Jelena Reshetko averages this season 17.0ppg and 10.4rpg.

Second best performed player last round was Minna Sten (189-F-87) of HoNsU. She is former international forward in her second season at HoNsU. In the last game Sten recorded impressive double-double of 17 points and 12 rebounds. Of course she lead HoNsU to another comfortable win 74-59 over the lower-ranked BC Nokia (#10, 3-18) being unquestionably team leader. HoNsU's 6th position in the standings has not changed. Her team lost some distance to top teams. But 12-9 record is not bad and everything may still change. Sten is well-known at HoNsU and she already established her position as one of the team's leaders.

Third place about best performers goes to swingman Natalie Day (182-G/F-90) of HyPo (#11). Day scored 25 points and grabbed eleven rebounds (!!!). Despite Day's great performance HyPo lost 75-81 to the higher-ranked FoA (#3, 14-7). But her team cannot count on just a single player as she also needs help of the other teammates. HyPo can only dream about fighting for top spots in the league. They have extremely bad season and 2-19 record places them at the very bottom of the standings. Too bad for Day she does not play for a better team. But maybe if she did, her season stats would not be that high. Day has a very solid season. In 11 games in Finland she scored 16.5ppg. She also has 9.2rpg and 1.1bpg.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Jasmin Holliday (182-G/F-90) of Huima - 19 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists
5. Kenya McBee (192-C-83) of ToPo - 21 points, 13 rebounds and 2 assists
6. Korinne Campbell (182-G/F-88) of PeKa - 14 points, 13 rebounds and 3 assists
7. Secily Ray (180-F-90) of FoA - 22 points and 9 rebounds
8. Alberta Auguste (180-F-85) of BC Nokia - 18 points and 10 rebounds
9. Alexandria Anderson (185-G/F-86) of Catz - 12 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists
10. Phebe Smith (183-F) of HyPo - 12 points, 10 rebounds and 3 assists

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)   




Vilma
Kesanen
Vilma Kesanen selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 2 days ago
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. This week's number one is an international guard Vilma Kesanen (173-88, agency: ProDep Management). She managed to help Universitario de Ferrol in a victory against the 12th-ranked Zamarat in the Spanish LFB in Saturday night's game.    [read more]

Shenita
Landry
SM-sarja Round 1 of Quarter-Finals. Espoo and PeKa celebrate victories - 2 days ago
Espoo Utd - Kouvot 80-65 Espoo rallied past Kouvot in the opener. The hosts trailed by 5 points at the halftime before their 51-31 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Espoo Utd dominated down low during the game scoring 54 of its points in the paint compared to Kouvottaret's 26. American forward Shenita Landry (188-87, college: Temple) fired a double-double by scoring 28 points, 16 rebounds and 4 blocks for the winners. International forward Dionne Pounds (175-...   [read more]

Elena
Reshetko
Finnish SM-sarja round 28 best performance: Elena Reshetko - 4 days ago
Russian Forward Elena Reshetko (184-F-86) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for second-ranked Catz, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 28. The 30-year old player had a double-double of 27 points and 20 rebounds, while her team beat Espoo Utd (#3, 17-10) in overtime 95-87. The game was between two of the league's top four teams. Catz maintains the 2nd position in Finnish SM-sarja. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few game...   [read more]


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SM-sarja Round 28 of Regular Season - 5 days ago  
Annika Holopainen's double-double lands her Player of the Week award among Finns playing currently abroad: - 9 days ago  
Reshetko's double-double lands her Player of the Week award - 11 days ago  
SM-sarja Round 27: Peli-Karhut beat Espoo Utd by three after a very close game - 12 days ago  
Shenita Landry claims Finnish SM-sarja weekly honour - 14 days ago  
SM-sarja Round 26: Catz Lappeenranta topple Peli-Karhut in the most crucial game of the week - 15 days ago  
Petra Noponen selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 16 days ago  
Finnish SM-sarja round 25 best performance: Chandrea Jones - 20 days ago  
SM-sarja Round 25: No surprise as #1 HyPo defeat Espoo Team - 21 days ago  
MBK Ruzomberok inks Shafontaye Myers, ex TuRi - 22 days ago  
Annika Holopainen selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 23 days ago  
Taru Tuukkanen's triple-double lands her Player of the Week award - 25 days ago  
SM-sarja Round 24 of Regular Season - 26 days ago  
Tabatha Richardson-Smith claims Finnish SM-sarja Court Side weekly honour - 1 month ago  
SM-sarja Round 23: Leader HyPo gets another victory - 1 month ago  
Finnish SM-sarja round 22 best performance: Elena Reshetko - 1 month ago  
Marianne Kalin selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 1 month ago  
SM-sarja Round 22: #1 HyPo are defeated by Catz Lappeenranta - 1 month ago  
Snow's 26 points and 7 assists give her Player of the Week award - 1 month ago  
SM-sarja Round 21: HyPo beat Aanekosken by three after a very close game - 1 month ago  
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