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SM-sarja Standings
 1. HyPo 15-2 
 2. Espoo Utd 12-6 
 3. FoA 12-7 
 4. Catz 11-8 
 5. Kouvot 9-8 
 6. Espoo Team 8-10 
 7. PeKa 7-10 
 8. ViVe 7-11 
 9. Huima 6-14 
 10. Helmi Basket 3-14 
Full Standings
Last:1/23/2017
1st Division Standings
 1. Helmi Capitals 10-0 
 2. Honka 8-2 
 3. ToPo 8-2 
 4. BC Nokia 6-4 
 5. Kataja 5-5 
 6. TuRi 4-6 
 7. HNMKY MaHa 3-7 
 8. PuHu 3-7 
 9. Pyrinto 2-8 
 10. Kori-80 1-9 
Last:1/10/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Khadijah SESSIONS
  Kouvot
  (173-PG-93)
  Avg: 27.1
 1. Sessions, Kouvot27.1 
 2. Henderson, Espoo T.23.2 
 3. Randolph, Huima22.5 
 4. Johnson, FoA21.6 
 5. Goss, HyPo20.6 
 6. Tuukkanen, HyPo20.6 
 7. Snow, FoA20.4 
 8. Landry, Espoo Utd19.6 
 9. Jones, Catz18.9 
 10. Zempare, Huima18.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Batabe ZEMPARE
  Huima
  (188-F-94)
  Avg: 15
 1. Zempare, Huima15.0 
 2. Luke, ViVe13.8 
 3. Hunter, ViVe12.8 
 4. Tuukkanen, HyPo12.7 
 5. Landry, Espoo Utd12.2 
 6. Luna-Castro, Kouvot11.6 
 7. Robinson, Huima11.1 
 8. Jones, Catz10.5 
 9. Frazier, Kouvot9.9 
 10. Pierre, Huima9.8 
Assists Per Game
 Kiana JOHNSON
  FoA
  (168-G-93)
  Avg: 6.4
 1. Johnson, FoA6.4 
 2. Jones, PeKa5.8 
 3. Hardy, ViVe5.3 
 4. McFarland, Catz5.0 
 5. Simmons, PeKa4.7 
 6. Henderson, Espoo T.4.6 
 7. Massengale, Catz4.5 
 8. Augustin, Helmi B.4.4 
 9. Sessions, Kouvot3.9 
 10. Randolph, Huima3.8 
Steals Per Game
 Tyonna SNOW
  FoA
  (178-G-93)
  Avg: 3.6
 1. Snow, FoA3.6 
 2. Henderson, Espoo T.3.3 
 3. Hardy, ViVe3.1 
 4. Goss, HyPo3.1 
 5. Sessions, Kouvot2.9 
 6. Barton, Kouvot2.6 
 7. Lahtinen, Helmi B.2.4 
 8. Jones, PeKa2.4 
 9. Lassiter, PeKa2.3 
 10. Johnson, FoA2.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Awak KUIER
  PeKa
  (194-C-1)
  Avg: 3.5
 1. Kuier, PeKa3.5 
 2. Luna-Castro, Kouvot1.6 
 3. Lassiter, PeKa1.5 
 4. Tuukkanen, HyPo1.5 
 5. Abiona, Huima1.3 
 6. Landry, Espoo Utd1.2 
 7. Vapamaa, FoA1.1 
 8. Pierre, Huima1.0 
 9. Simmons, PeKa1.0 
 10. Korpivaara, Espoo U.0.9 
Player of the Week

 Shenita Landry
  Espoo Utd
  ( 188-F-87 )
  

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Round 19 (Regular Season)

Espoo Utd 62% Jan.28 Espoo Team
PeKa 66% Jan.28 ViVe
Kouvot 65% Jan.28 FoA
Helmi Bsk 50% Jan.27 Huima
Taru Tuukkanen selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - Feb 6, 2013


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Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Finns who are currently playing 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 (6-8) in their last game. Despite Tuukkanen's good performance Caja Rural lost 65-77 at home to the higher-ranked (#3) Argon Uni Girona. She was the second best scorer with 12 points. Tuukkanen also added 9 rebounds in 23 minutes on the court. It was Caja Rural's fourth consecutive loss in a row. Tuukkanen has relatively good stats this year: 13.6ppg, 6.5rpg, 2FGP: 44.4%, 3FGP: 14.3% and FT: 76.8% in the 14 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 (9-6) in their last game on Sunday. Despite her good performance Heli Girls was defeated 77-63 on their home court in Noerdlingen by the leading TSV 1880 Wasserburg. Korpivaara scored 10 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. Korpivaara is currently ninth on the list of top scorers. She has individually a very good season with high stats. Korpivaara averages: 16.9ppg, 5.3rpg, 2FGP: 50.8%, 3FGP: 16.7% and FT: 85.9%. She is in the roster of the Finnish senior national team.

Dionne Pounds
Dionne Pounds
   #3. The Finnish player who performed third best last week abroad was an international forward Dionne Pounds (174-84, another player 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. She was not able to secure a victory for Caja Rural (6-8) in their game against Argon Uni Girona (9-4). Pounds scored only 4 points in 17 minutes. Caja Rural lost 65-77 on their home court in Zamora to the higher-ranked (#3) Argon Uni Girona. This year Pounds' overall stats are: 9.6ppg, 2.4rpg, 2FGP: 40.4%, 3FGP: 40.4% in the 13 games. She 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) faced previously mentioned Heta Korpivaara in the German DBBL last game. Sten managed to help TSV 1880 Wasserburg to win against the closely-ranked Heli Girls (9-6) 77-63. She scored only 2 points. Sten's total stats this season are: 7.2ppg and 2.9rpg. She is also Finnish national team player.

Janika Sundstrom
Janika Sundstrom
   #5. Former U20 international guard Janika Sundstrom (175-87, currently plays in Sweden) couldn't help Kvarnby (9-11) in their game against Udominate (12-7) in the Swedish Damligan. She scored only 4 points. Kvarnby was badly defeated 91-74 on the road by the higher-ranked Udominate (#5). They ended the series of three consecutive victories. There are only two 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 1.4rpg. She used to play for the Finnish U20 national team seven years ago.


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 SG BBZ Opladen crushing them 75-52 in the German 2.Bundesliga (12th division) last Saturday. Lehtoranta scored only 3 points in 19 minutes. TG Neuss (7-8) is placed eighth in North group. This year Lehtoranta's total stats are: 4.2ppg and 2.0rpg in the 13 games she played so far.


Other top Finnish players, who play abroad:

Rita Haukkovaara (175-G-92) plays for Kvarnby in Swedish Damligan  




Dyana Pierre
Alvik Basket adds Pierre to their roster, ex Huima - 1 day ago
Alvik Basket (Damligan) added to their roster 24-year old American forward Dyana Pierre (185-93, college: S.Illinois). She started the season at Huima in Finnish SM-sarja. In 11 games she recorded 11.9ppg, 9.8rpg, 1.8apg, 1.5spg and 1.0bpg this season. The previous (12-13) season Pierre played at another team Salukis in U.S. semi-pro league NCAA1 where in 31 games she averaged 7.7ppg, 8.9rpg and 1.2bpg. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others her team made it to th...   [read more]

Anni Jamsa
HyPo adds Jamsa to their roster - 2 days ago
Hyvinkaan Ponteva (SM-sarja) added to their roster 22-year old Finn international point guard Anni Jamsa (169-95). She was supposed to play at Donau-Ries in German DBBL, but left the team in Dec.'16. But in 12 games she recorded just 1.6ppg this season. The last season Jamsa played at Aanekosken where in 30 games she averaged 6.8ppg, 1.9rpg, 1.6apg and 1.3spg. She helped them to make it to the semifinals. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Jamsa was voted Euro...   [read more]

Meral
Bedretdin
Meral Bedretdin (ex Lattes Montp.) agreed terms with HyPo - 2 days ago
Hyvinkaan Ponteva (SM-sarja) inked 24-year old Finn international point guard Meral Bedretdin (174-93). She played recently at Lattes Montpellier Agglomeration Basket in French LFB league, but left the team earlier this month. But in two LFB games she did not score anything. Bedretdin also played 3 games in Euroleague, but she recorded just 0.7ppg this season. The last season she played at Pyrinto where in 24 SM-sarja games she averaged 9.4ppg, 3.9rpg, 2.2apg and 1.3spg. Bedretdin's team...   [read more]


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