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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, FoA21.4 
 3. Goss, HyPo20.6 
 4. Korpivaara, Espoo20.0 
 5. Reshetko, Catz19.5 
 6. Randolph, Huima19.5 
 7. Tuukkanen, HyPo18.6 
 8. Clark, FoA18.2 
 9. Snow, FoA17.8 
 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. Walker, Catz11.0 
 5. Lassiter, PeKa11.0 
 6. Landry, Espoo Utd10.8 
 7. Tuukkanen, HyPo10.8 
 8. Bailey, Espoo Team10.4 
 9. Hardy, ViVe10.2 
 10. Vapamaa, FoA9.8 
Assists Per Game
  Avg: 8.6
 1. Johnson, FoA8.6 
 2. Jones, PeKa6.3 
 3. Augustin, Helmi B.5.0 
 4. Hardy, ViVe5.0 
 5. Goss, HyPo4.0 
 6. Robinson, Huima4.0 
 7. Wahlgren, PeKa4.0 
 8. Massengale, Catz3.8 
 9. Aaltonen, Espoo T.3.6 
 10. Randolph, Huima3.5 
Steals Per Game
 Tyonna SNOW
  Avg: 4.4
 1. Snow, FoA4.4 
 2. Hardy, ViVe3.2 
 3. Lahtinen, Helmi B.3.0 
 4. Vapamaa, FoA2.6 
 5. Randolph, Huima2.5 
 6. Sessions, Kouvot2.4 
 7. Rytkonen, Huima2.3 
 8. Lassiter, PeKa2.3 
 9. Faulk, HyPo2.2 
 10. Goss, HyPo2.2 
Blocks Per Game
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Korpivaara, Espoo2.7 
 2. Luna-Castro, Kouv.2.6 
 3. Tulonen, Helmi Bas.2.0 
 4. Tuukkanen, HyPo1.8 
 5. Vapamaa, FoA1.8 
 6. Pierre, Huima1.5 
 7. Lassiter, PeKa1.5 
 8. Bailey, Espoo Team1.0 
 9. Koskinen, FoA0.8 
 10. Arike, Helmi Bask.0.8 

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Round 5 (Regular Season)

ViVe Oct.23 Espoo Utd 76%
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

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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