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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 Utd20.9 
 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. Tuukkanen, HyPo12.4 
 4. Landry, Espoo Utd12.4 
 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. Goss, HyPo4.1 
 10. Augustin, Helmi B.4.1 
Steals Per Game
 Tyonna SNOW
  FoA
  (178-G-93)
  Avg: 3.7
 1. Snow, FoA3.7 
 2. Barton, Kouvot3.1 
 3. Henderson, Espoo T.3.1 
 4. Hardy, ViVe3.1 
 5. Sessions, Kouvot2.9 
 6. Simmons, PeKa2.7 
 7. Lassiter, PeKa2.6 
 8. Lahtinen, Helmi B.2.5 
 9. Goss, HyPo2.4 
 10. Jones, PeKa2.4 
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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Taru Tuukkanen selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - Jan 30, 2013


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


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 (6-7) in their last game. Despite Tuukkanen's good performance Caja Rural was crushed 76-53 on the road by the second-ranked Perfumerias Avenida. She was the second best scorer with 14 points. Tuukkanen also added 8 rebounds in 26 minutes on the court. It was Caja Rural's third consecutive loss in a row. Tuukkanen has relatively good stats this year: 13.7ppg, 6.3rpg, 2FGP: 46.4% and FT: 78.7% in the 13 games she played so far. She is currently a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Heta Korpivaara
Heta Korpivaara
   #2. Second place goes to an international swingman Heta Korpivaara (186-84, also represented by Regeneracom Sports, college: Seton Hall, currently plays in Germany), who plays in the German DBBL. Korpivaara was not able to help Heli Girls (9-5) in their last game on Saturday. Despite her good performance Heli Girls was defeated 74-64 in Wolfenbuettel by the league outsider Wildcats (#12). Korpivaara was the second best scorer with 14 points. She also added 6 rebounds. It's Korpivaara's first season with the team. Korpivaara is ranked fifth on the list of the top scorers in the league. She has individually a very good season with high stats. Korpivaara averages: 17.4ppg, 5.2rpg, 2FGP: 52.1%, 3FGP: 18.2% and FT: 88.7%. She is in the roster of the Finnish senior national team.

Tiina Sten
Tiina Sten
   #3. The Finnish player who performed third best last week abroad was an international swingman Tiina Sten (189-85, another player represented by Regeneracom Sports, college: St.John's, currently plays in Germany). Sten contributed to a TSV 1880 Wasserburg's victory against the ninth-ranked Rotenburg/Scheessel (5-9) 77-71 in the German DBBL on Sunday night. She scored 6 points in 19 minutes. TSV 1880 Wasserburg (12-2) is placed first in the DBBL. It was her team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. This year Sten's overall stats are: 7.6ppg, 3.1rpg, 2FGP: 55.4%(36-65), 3FGP: 35.7% in the 13 games. She is also a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Janika Sundstrom
Janika Sundstrom
   #4. Guard Janika Sundstrom (175-87, currently plays in Sweden) managed to help Kvarnby BBK to win against the league leader IK Eos (13-2) crushing them 84-62 in the Swedish Damligan in Wednesday night's game. Sundstrom recorded 5 points and added 3 assists. Kvarnby BBK (9-10) is placed seventh in the Damligan. It was her team's third consecutive victory in a row. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Sundstrom's total stats this season are: 2.8ppg and 1.3rpg. She used to play for the Finnish U20 national team back in 2006.


One more player who has never been selected to any of national teams, but has Finnish passport:

   #1. Saara Lehtoranta (170-F-90, currently plays in Germany) managed to help TG Neuss in a victory against the ninth-ranked Dolphins Bielefeld (4-10) 61-53 in the German 2.Bundesliga (12th division) last Saturday. Lehtoranta scored only 1 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 14 minutes. TG Neuss (6-8) is placed eighth in North group. This year Lehtoranta's total stats are: 4.3ppg and 2.0rpg in the 12 games she played so far.


Other top Finnish players, who play abroad:

Dionne Pounds (174-F-84) plays for Caja Rural in Spanish LFB
Rita Haukkovaara (175-G-92) plays for Kvarnby in Swedish Damligan  




Tabatha
Richardson-Smith
SM-sarja Round 2 of Quarter-Finals. Espoo United and PeKa earn wins - 47 minutes ago
Kouvot - Espoo Utd 81-92 Espoo Utd upset Kouvot on the road to take 2-0 lead in the series. The game was mostly controlled by Espoo Utd. Kouvottaret managed to win third quarter 26-21. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Espoo Utd won last quarter 26-17. The game was dominated by American players. The best player for the winners was forward Tabatha Richardson-Smith (183, college: Seton Hall) who had a double-d...   [read more]

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]


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Finnish SM-sarja round 28 best performance: Elena Reshetko - 4 days ago  
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  
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