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SM-sarja Standings
 1. HyPo 19-3 
 2. Espoo Utd 15-8 
 3. Catz 14-8 
 4. FoA 12-10 
 5. PeKa 12-10 
 6. Kouvot 10-12 
 7. Espoo Team 9-13 
 8. ViVe 9-14 
 9. Huima 7-15 
 10. Helmi Basket 4-18 
Full Standings
Last:2/23/2017
1st Division Standings
 1. Helmi Capitals 12-2 
 2. Honka 12-2 
 3. ToPo 11-3 
 4. BC Nokia 9-5 
 5. Kataja 7-7 
 6. HNMKY MaHa 5-9 
 7. PuHu 4-10 
 8. TuRi 4-10 
 9. Kori-80 3-11 
 10. Pyrinto 3-11 
Last:2/14/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Khadijah SESSIONS
  Kouvot
  (173-PG-93)
  Avg: 27.1
 1. Sessions, Kouvot27.1 
 2. Randolph, Huima22.1 
 3. Johnson, FoA21.2 
 4. Snow, FoA21.0 
 5. Henderson, Espoo T.21.0 
 6. Landry, Espoo Utd20.4 
 7. Goss, HyPo20.0 
 8. Zempare, Huima19.1 
 9. Jones, Catz18.6 
 10. Hardy, ViVe18.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ashley LUKE
  ViVe
  (185-F-93)
  Avg: 13.8
 1. Luke, ViVe13.8 
 2. Zempare, Huima12.6 
 3. Landry, Espoo Utd12.6 
 4. Tuukkanen, HyPo12.2 
 5. Robinson, Huima11.3 
 6. Hunter, ViVe11.1 
 7. Luna-Castro, Kouvot11.0 
 8. Jones, Catz10.6 
 9. Pierre, Huima9.8 
 10. Frazier, Kouvot9.6 
Assists Per Game
 Kiana JOHNSON
  FoA
  (168-G-93)
  Avg: 6.5
 1. Johnson, FoA6.5 
 2. Jones, PeKa5.8 
 3. McFarland, Catz5.7 
 4. Simmons, PeKa5.5 
 5. Hardy, ViVe5.2 
 6. Barton, Kouvot5.0 
 7. Henderson, Espoo T.4.7 
 8. Massengale, Catz4.5 
 9. Augustin, Helmi B.4.1 
 10. Goss, HyPo4.0 
Steals Per Game
 Tyonna SNOW
  FoA
  (178-G-93)
  Avg: 4
 1. Snow, FoA4.0 
 2. Hardy, ViVe3.3 
 3. Henderson, Espoo T.3.2 
 4. Barton, Kouvot3.1 
 5. Sessions, Kouvot2.9 
 6. Lassiter, PeKa2.7 
 7. Goss, HyPo2.6 
 8. Simmons, PeKa2.6 
 9. Lahtinen, Helmi B.2.5 
 10. Jones, PeKa2.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Awak KUIER
  PeKa
  (194-C-1)
  Avg: 3.2
 1. Kuier, PeKa3.2 
 2. Lassiter, PeKa1.4 
 3. Abiona, Huima1.3 
 4. Luna-Castro, Kouvot1.3 
 5. Richardson-S., Espoo U.1.3 
 6. Landry, Espoo Utd1.2 
 7. Tuukkanen, HyPo1.2 
 8. Vapamaa, FoA1.1 
 9. Reshetko, Catz1.0 
 10. Pierre, Huima1.0 
Player of the Week

 Tabatha Richardson-Smith
  Espoo Utd
  ( 183-F )
  

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Round 24 (Regular Season)

HyPo 70% Feb.25 FoA
Catz 70% Feb.25 Espoo Team
Huima Feb.25 ViVe 57%
Helmi Bsk Feb.24 Kouvot 54%
Finnish SM-sarja round 27 best performance: Jordan Murphree - Feb 8, 2013


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Murphree
American guard Jordan Murphree (183-G-87, agency: Merit Sports) put on an amazing game in the last round for Honka, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 27.
The 25-year old player had a double-double of 24 points and 12 rebounds, while her team beat ToPo (#5, 13-9) 79-73. Honka is placed at 3rd position in Finnish SM-sarja. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Honka will need more victories to improve their 14-8 record. Murphree turned to be Honka's top player in her first season with the team. Former Texas Tech University star has very solid stats this year. Murphree is in league's top in points (3rd best: 20.0ppg), assists (6th best: 3.7apg) and averages impressive 1.1bpg and 3.8spg.

The second best player in last round's games was another Honka's star - 24-year old American Melissa Jeltema (175-G-88). Jeltema had a very good evening with a double-double of 26 points and 16 rebounds. It was enough for Honka to edge slightly lower-ranked ToPo (#5, 13-9) 79-73. This victory allowed Honka to move up to 3rd position in the standings. Her team's 14-8 record is not bad at all. Jeltema is a newcomer at Honka, but is already one of team's top players. She belongs to the best scorers in the league with 27.1ppg (#1). She also registered 9.5 boards per game.

Third on the list of top players last round was international guard Linda-Lotta Lehtoranta (175-G-91) of league's second-best PeKa. Lehtoranta scored 26 points. She was a key player of PeKa, leading her team to a 100-59 easy win against the lower-ranked BC Nokia (#10, 3-19). PeKa is closer and closer to the top of the standings. They will still need more victories. But 18-4 record is not that bad... Lehtoranta has a very solid season. In 22 games in Finland she scored 16.5ppg. She also has 2.2spg and FGP: 67.8%.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Minna Sten (189-F-87) of HoNsU - 15 points, 16 rebounds and 2 assists
5. Korinne Campbell (182-G/F-88) of PeKa - 15 points and 14 rebounds
6. Niina Laaksonen (185-F/C-85) of ToPo - 20 points and 17 rebounds
7. Kenya Robinson (182-C-70) of Huima - 14 points, 10 rebounds and 2 assists
8. Earlysia Marchbanks (180-G) of Kerava - 22 points and 12 rebounds
9. Nia Jackson (170-PG-89) of HoNsU - 17 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists
10. Shenita Landry (188-F-87) of PeKa - 16 points, 8 rebounds and 2 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 - 19 hours 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). She managed to help Universitario de Ferrol in a victory against the 11th-ranked Mann Filter in the Spanish LFB in Saturday night's game.    [read more]

Tabatha
Richardson-Smith
Tabatha Richardson-Smith claims Finnish SM-sarja Court Side weekly honour - 3 days ago
American Tabatha Richardson-Smith (183-F) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for league's second-best Espoo Utd and that's her to receive a Court Side Player of the Week award for round 23. The forward had a double-double of 25 points and twelve rebounds, while her team outclassed Huima (#9, 7-15) with 51-point margin 120-69. Espoo Utd maintains the 2nd position in Finnish SM-sarja. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Es...   [read more]
SM-sarja Round 23: Leader HyPo gets another victory - 4 days ago
The Regular Season in SM-sarja is slowly approaching the end. But there may be still some important changes in the final standings in the last 5 rounds. Leader HyPo delivered the nineteenth win on Sunday night. This time they beat 8th ranked ViVe (8-14) 72-62 in Vimpeli. The game without a history. HyPo led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 24-of-30 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. HyPo forced 19 ViVe turnovers....   [read more]


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Finnish SM-sarja round 22 best performance: Elena Reshetko - 7 days ago  
Marianne Kalin selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 8 days ago  
SM-sarja Round 22: #1 HyPo are defeated by Catz Lappeenranta - 8 days ago  
Snow's 26 points and 7 assists give her Player of the Week award - 16 days ago  
SM-sarja Round 21: HyPo beat Aanekosken by three after a very close game - 17 days ago  
Akilah Sims claims Finnish SM-sarja weekly honour - 20 days ago  
SM-sarja Round 20 of Regular Season - 21 days ago  
Sofia Pelander selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 22 days ago  
Finnish SM-sarja round 19 best performance: Whitney Frazier - 24 days ago  
SM-sarja Round 19: Espoo Team is defeated by Espoo Utd in a derby game - 25 days ago  
Sofia Pelander's double-double lands her Player of the Week award among Finns playing currently abroad: - 29 days ago  
Tuukkanen's double-double lands her Player of the Week award - 30 days ago  
SM-sarja Round 18: Forssan Alku lose to Espoo Team - 1 month ago  
Alvik Basket adds Pierre to their roster, ex Huima - 1 month ago  
HyPo adds Jamsa to their roster - 1 month ago  
Meral Bedretdin (ex Lattes Montp.) agreed terms with HyPo - 1 month ago  
Meral Bedretdin leaves Lattes Montpellier - 1 month ago  
Spirou Monceau lands Alexandra Stelfox, ex ViVe - 1 month ago  
Shenita Landry claims Finnish SM-sarja weekly honour - 1 month ago  
SM-sarja Round 17 of Regular Season - 1 month ago  
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