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Korisliiga Standings
 1. Helsinki Seagulls 4-0 
 2. Salon Vilpas 4-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 3-0 
 4. Lapua 3-2 
 5. Kauhajoki 2-2 
 6. KTP Basket 2-3 
 7. Kouvot 1-2 
 8. BC Nokia 1-3 
 9. Korihait 1-5 
 10. Pyrinto 0-4 
Full Standings
1st Standings
Division A
 1. Espoo United 3-1 
 2. Lahti 3-1 
 3. Jarvenpaa 2-1 
 4. Jyvaskyla BA 2-1 
 5. ToPo 2-1 
 6. FoKoPo 2-2 
 7. Porvoon Tarmo 2-2 
 8. Pyrinto II 1-3 
 9. HBA-Marsky 1-3 
 10. Oulun NMKY 1-4 
Division B
 1. PuHu Juniorit 4-0 
 2. Raholan Pyrkiva 2-0 
 3. Espoo Basket 2-1 
 4. Korikouvot 2-2 
 5. HyPo 1-1 
 6. Karkkila 1-1 
 7. TuNMKY 1-1 
 8. HNMKY U23 1-2 
 9. Munkkiniemen 1-2 
 10. Ura Basket 1-2 
 11. PeU-Basket 1-2 
 12. JyWe 1-2 
 13. Namika Lr 0-2 
Full Standings
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1 Benfica 1-0 
 2 Chalon 1-0 
 3 Alba 0-1 
 4 Brussels 0-1 
Group B
 1 Gravelines 1-0 
 2 Kormend 1-0 
 3 Groningen 0-1 
 4 Limburg United 0-1 
Group C
 1 Sodertalje 1-0 
 2 Telekom Bsk 0-0 
 3 Mons-Hainaut 0-1 
Group D
 1 Antwerp 1-0 
 2 Nanterre 1-0 
 3 FC Porto 0-1 
 4 Sopron KC 0-1 
Group E
 1 Oberwart 1-0 
 2 Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
 3 TU/Rock 0-1 
Group F
 1 Lukoil Acad. 1-0 
 2 Prievidza 1-0 
 3 Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-1 
 4 Steaua CSM 0-1 
Group G
 1 Gaziantep 1-0 
 2 UBT Cluj Napoca 1-0 
 3 AEK 0-1 
 4 Peja 0-1 
Group H
 1 Demir IBB 1-0 
 2 Enisey 1-0 
 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, Kauhajoki19.8 
 5. Dia, BC Nokia18.7 
 6. Williams, Salon V.18.3 
 7. Cowels III, Helsin.18.0 
 8. Morris, Lapua17.6 
 9. Jones, Lapua16.8 
 10. Hollins, Kauhajoki16.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Marcus VAN
  Avg: 12.3
 1. Van, Korihait12.3 
 2. Judge, Pyrinto12.3 
 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. Johnson, Kataja B.7.7 
 10. Minard, Pyrinto7.5 
Assists Per Game
  Avg: 8.7
 1. Rannikko, Kataja B.8.7 
 2. Pratt, KTP Basket7.7 
 3. Edwards, Lapua6.2 
 4. Nikkarinen, Helsin.6.0 
 5. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki5.3 
 6. Jalonen, Korihait5.0 
 7. Skamo, BC Nokia4.8 
 8. Herrala, KTP Basket4.5 
 9. Williams, Lapua4.4 
 10. Seppala, Kataja B.4.0 
Steals Per Game
  Avg: 3
 1. Hollins, Kauhajoki3.0 
 2. Rannikko, Kataja B.2.7 
 3. Horne, Kouvot2.7 
 4. Williams, Salon V.2.5 
 5. Alexander, BC Nokia2.3 
 6. Mullings, Kataja B.2.3 
 7. Minard, Pyrinto2.3 
 8. Holloway, Korihait2.2 
 9. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki2.0 
 10. Hirvonen, Kouvot1.8 
Blocks Per Game
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Alexander, BC Nokia1.7 
 2. Huolila, Kataja B.1.7 
 3. Dia, BC Nokia1.3 
 4. Van, Korihait1.2 
 5. Gay, KTP Basket1.2 
 6. Walker, KTP Basket1.2 
 7. Williams, Lapua1.2 
 8. Washington, Kauha.1.0 
 9. Upson, Helsinki.1.0 
 10. Hurt, Lapua1.0 

Next Round Schedule

Round 6 (Regular Season)

BC Nokia Oct.26 Lapua 69%
Kauhajoki Oct.26 Salon Vilpas 77%
Helsinki Sea 94% Oct.26 Kouvot
Pyrinto Oct.24 Korihait 65%
Kataja Bsk 79% Oct.23 Kauhajoki
Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

Division A
FoKoPo 67% Oct.23 Pyrinto II
Jarvenpaa 54% Oct.23 Jyvaskyla B
Porvoon Tarm Oct.23 ToPo 53%
Lahti 58% Oct.23 Espoo United
Division B
HyPo 61% Oct.23 PeU-Basket
Namika Lr Oct.23 Korikouvot 79%
TuNMKY Oct.23 PuHu Juniori 85%
Raholan Pyrk 80% Oct.23 Karkkila
Munkkiniemen Oct.23 Espoo Bsk 68%
HNMKY U23 58% Oct.23 Ura Basket
Next Round Schedule

Round 2 (Regular Season)

Group A
Alba 58% Oct.26 Brussels
Chalon 55% Oct.25 Benfica
Group B
Limburg Unit 56% Oct.25 Groningen
Gravelines 55% Oct.25 Kormend
Group C
Telekom Bsk Oct.25 Sodertalje 97%
Group D
Nanterre 96% Oct.26 FC Porto
Antwerp 98% Oct.25 Sopron KC
Group E
Pau-Lacq-Ort 58% Oct.26 TU/Rock
Group F
Bnei Hertzel Oct.26 Prievidza 98%
Steaua CSM Oct.25 Lukoil Acad 96%
Group G
Peja 58% Oct.26 AEK
Gaziantep 59% Oct.26 UBT Cluj Na
Group H
Sigal Prisht 56% Oct.26 Rilski
Enisey 55% Oct.25 Demir IBB
Group I
Vytautas Oct.26 Targu Mures 97%
Group J
BK Pardubice 55% Oct.26 Tsmoki-Minsk
Siauliai 56% Oct.26 Apoel
Teemu Rannikko selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - Feb 6, 2013

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

Teemu Rannikko
Teemu Rannikko
   #1. This week's number one is an experienced international point guard Teemu Rannikko (189-80, currently plays in Adriatic League). He contributed to Un.Olimpija's victory against the closely-ranked MZT Skopje (10-10) 87-76 in the Adriatic League in Saturday night's game. Rannikko scored 9 points and added 3 passes in 21 minutes on the court. Union Olimpija Ljubljana (11-9) is placed seventh in the Adriatic League. It's Rannikko's first season with the team. Rannikko is currently seventh on the list of best passers with 3.3apg. He also averaged so far 7.0ppg, 1.1rpg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 61.1%(11-18), 3FGP: 36.7% and FT: 86.5% in the 19 games he played so far. Rannikko is currently a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Petteri Koponen
Petteri Koponen
   #2. Second place goes to an international point guard Petteri Koponen (194-88, currently plays in Euroleague). He managed to help BC Khimky Moscow Region to win against the closely-ranked Caja Laboral (4-2) 83-71 in the Euroleague last Friday. Koponen scored 5 points and added 3 passes. BC Khimky Moscow Region (4-2) is placed third in group F. This season Koponen averages: 6.0ppg, 1.5apg, 2FGP: 57.6%(19-33), 3FGP: 32.1%. He is in the roster of the Finnish senior national team.

Gerald Lee
Gerald Lee
   #3. The Finnish player who performed third best last week abroad was an international center Gerald Lee (208-87, college: ODU, currently plays in Adriatic League). Lee contributed to Buducnost's victory against the 11th-ranked Cibona (7-13) 73-60 in the Adriatic League on Saturday night. He scored 9 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 21 minutes. KK Buducnost Voli Podgorica (12-8) is placed fifth in the Adriatic League. Lee has relatively good stats this year: 11.5ppg, 4.2rpg, 2FGP: 62.0%(93-150) and FT: 62.0% in the 20 games. He is a naturalized American. Lee is also a member of the Finnish senior national team. Strangely he has never played in Finland.

Sasu Salin
Sasu Salin
   #4. 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 contributed to Un.Olimpija's victory against the closely-ranked MZT Skopje (10-10) 87-76. He scored 5 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Salin is ranked fourth on the list of the most steals in the league. His overall stats this season are: 6.9ppg, 3.6rpg and 1.8spg. Salin is also Finnish national team player.

Roope Ahonen
Roope Ahonen
   #5. International guard Roope Ahonen (186-90, agency: FCM, currently plays in Sweden) led Solna Vikings to a 3-point victory over the ninth-ranked KFUM Jamtland (7-17) 82-79 in the Swedish Basketligan last Thursday. He was MVP of the game. Ahonen recorded 18 points and added 5 assists in a mere 19 minutes. Solna Vikings (17-9) is placed fourth in the Basketligan. Ahonen is currently seventh on the league's list of best passers with 4.2apg. This year he also averages: 11.7ppg and 1.7rpg in the 26 games. Ahonen plays currently for the Finnish national team.

Tuukka Kotti
Tuukka Kotti
   #6. Power forward Tuukka Kotti (205-81, college: Providence, currently plays in Italy) contributed to an easy victory against the eighth-ranked Enel Brindisi (9-9) 97-81 in the Italian SerieA on Sunday night. He scored 5 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Vanoli Cremona (7-11) is placed 12th in the SerieA. Kotti's overall stats this season are: 5.9ppg and 6.1rpg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Finnish National Team roster.

Lauri Toivonen
Lauri Toivonen
   #7. Former University international forward Lauri Toivonen (201-91, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to UTPA's victory against the Oklahoma Panhandle State University (9-9) 76-68 in the NCAA in Tuesday night's game. Toivonen scored only 4 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and dished 4 assists in 24 minutes. The University of Texas-Pan American has 3-1 conference record this season. This year Toivonen's overall stats are: 5.9ppg and 6.1rpg in the 16 games. He used to play for the Finnish university national team two years ago.

Other top Finnish players, who play abroad:

Emir Sulejmanovic (204-C/F-95) plays for Un.Olimpija in Slovenian Telemach League
Shawn Huff (198-SF-84) plays for Vanoli Cremona in Italian SerieA
Kristjan Rinaldo (192-G/F-91) plays for TTU in Estonian KML
Joonas Caven (211-C/F-93) plays for Prat Juventud in Spanish LEB Silver
Joonatan Torbica (180-G-98) plays for TV 1862 Langen in German ProB
Roberto Alexander Mantovani (200-F-94) plays for AEL in Cypriot Division A
Iikka Maki (191-SF-94) plays for Sant Nicolau in Spanish EBA
Ville Kaunisto (205-F-82) plays for Blois in French NM1

Dom Morris
Morris' 26 points and 6 rebounds give him Player of the Week award - 9 hours 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]

Gries/Oberhoffen signs Gregg Thondique, ex Kouvot - 21 hours ago

Gries/Oberhoffen BC (NM1) signed 29-year old American forward Gregg Thondique (201-107kg-87, college: Virginia Union, agency: Octagon Europe). He already started the season at Kouvot in Finnish Korisliiga, but left the team in Oct.'16. In three games he had 14.7ppg, 10.3rpg and 1.7apg this season. The last season Thondique played at Rueil where in 11 NM1 games he recorded very impressive stats: 16.5ppg, 6.5rpg, 2.5apg and 1.0spg. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among ot...   [read more]

Korisliiga Round 5: Helsinki Seagulls defeat KTP-Basket in the game between Top 4 teams - 1 day ago

There were just five rounds played in Regular Season of Korisliiga and we can clearly see which teams will fight for top positions and which will try to avoid bottom places. An interesting game for Helsinki Seagulls (4-0) which played road game in Kotka against 4th placed KTP-Basket (2-3). Leader Helsinki Seagulls managed to get a 7-point victory 82-75. The guests trailed by 3 points at the halftime before their 46-36 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Helsin...   [read more]

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