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SM-sarja Standings
 1. Catz 0-0 
 2. Espoo Team 0-0 
 3. FoA 0-0 
 4. Helmi Basket 0-0 
 5. Honka 0-0 
 6. Huima 0-0 
 7. HyPo 0-0 
 8. Kouvot 0-0 
 9. PeKa 0-0 
 10. ViVe 0-0 
Last:9/13/2017
1st Division Standings
 1. BC Nokia 0-0 
 2. Helmi Capitals 0-0 
 3. HNMKY MaHa 0-0 
 4. Honka 0-0 
 5. Kataja 0-0 
 6. PuHu 0-0 
 7. Pyrinto 0-0 
 8. SB-Girls 0-0 
 9. ToPo 0-0 
 10. TuRi 0-0 
Last:7/9/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Faith RANDOLPH
  Huima
  (178-G-)
  Avg: 21.8
 1. Randolph, Huima21.8 
 2. Henderson, Espoo T.20.8 
 3. Jones, Catz19.2 
 4. Johnson, FoA19.0 
 5. Landry, Espoo Utd18.9 
 6. Snow, FoA18.8 
 7. Goss, HyPo18.6 
 8. Sims, PeKa18.1 
 9. Tuukkanen, HyPo18.1 
 10. Hardy, ViVe17.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Batabe ZEMPARE
  Huima
  (188-F-94)
  Avg: 12.6
 1. Zempare, Huima12.6 
 2. Tuukkanen, HyPo12.4 
 3. Landry, Espoo Utd11.8 
 4. Hunter, ViVe11.3 
 5. Robinson, Huima11.0 
 6. Jones, Catz10.3 
 7. Luna-Castro, Kouvot10.1 
 8. Frazier, Kouvot9.9 
 9. Sims, PeKa9.7 
 10. Hardy, ViVe9.6 
Assists Per Game
 Kiana JOHNSON
  FoA
  (168-G-93)
  Avg: 5.8
 1. Johnson, FoA5.8 
 2. Hardy, ViVe5.4 
 3. Simmons, PeKa5.3 
 4. Barton, Kouvot5.0 
 5. McFarland, Catz4.9 
 6. Massengale, Catz4.5 
 7. Augustin, Helmi B.4.1 
 8. Randolph, Huima3.9 
 9. Goss, HyPo3.9 
 10. Henderson, Espoo T.3.8 
Steals Per Game
 Tyonna SNOW
  FoA
  (178-G-93)
  Avg: 3.7
 1. Snow, FoA3.7 
 2. Barton, Kouvot3.1 
 3. Hardy, ViVe3.1 
 4. Henderson, Espoo T.3.1 
 5. Lassiter, PeKa2.6 
 6. Lahtinen, Helmi B.2.5 
 7. Simmons, PeKa2.3 
 8. Goss, HyPo2.2 
 9. Johnson, FoA2.2 
 10. Frazier, Kouvot2.1 
Blocks Per Game
 Shenita LANDRY
  Espoo Utd
  (188-F-87)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Landry, Espoo Utd1.5 
 2. Lassiter, PeKa1.3 
 3. Luna-Castro, Kouvot1.2 
 4. Tuukkanen, HyPo1.2 
 5. Reshetko, Catz1.0 
 6. Vapamaa, FoA0.9 
 7. Hunter, ViVe0.7 
 8. Lane, FoA0.7 
 9. Jones, Catz0.7 
 10. Zempare, Huima0.6 
Player of the Week

 Elena Reshetko
  Catz
  ( 184-F/C-86 )
  

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Dionne Pounds selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - Feb 13, 2013


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


Dionne Pounds
Dionne Pounds
   #1. This week's number one is an international forward Dionne Pounds (174-84, agency: Regeneracom Sports, college: Lamar, currently plays in Spain), who plays in the Spanish LFB. She could not help Caja Rural (6-9) in their last game. Despite Pounds' very good performance Caja Rural lost 79-89 on the road to the higher-ranked (#4) Cadi ICG Software. She was the top scorer with 16 points. Pounds also added 4 assists and 4 steals (made all of her five free throws) in 31 minutes on the court. It was Caja Rural's fifth consecutive loss in a row. It's Pounds' first season with the team. She has relatively good stats this year: 10.1ppg, 2.4rpg, 2FGP: 40.3%, 3FGP: 38.6% and FT: 83.3% in the 14 games she played so far. Pounds is currently a member of the Finnish senior national team.

Taru Tuukkanen
Taru Tuukkanen
   #2. Second place goes to an experienced international center Taru Tuukkanen (190-77, also represented by Regeneracom Sports, college: Xavier, currently plays in Spain) is a teammate of previously mentioned Dionne Pounds and both played together in the last Spanish LFB game. Tuukkanen, who plays in the Spanish LFB. She was not able to help Caja Rural (6-9) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Tuukkanen's very good performance Caja Rural was defeated 89-79 in Seu D'urgell by the higher-ranked Cadi ICG Software (#4). She recorded 15 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. This season Tuukkanen has relatively solid stats: 13.7ppg, 6.4rpg, 2FGP: 44.7%, 3FGP: 14.3% and FT: 76.3%. She is in the roster of the Finnish senior national team.

Heta Korpivaara
Heta Korpivaara
   #3. The Finnish player who performed third best last week abroad was an international swingman Heta Korpivaara (186-84, another player represented by Regeneracom Sports, college: Seton Hall, currently plays in Germany), who plays in the German DBBL. Korpivaara was not able to secure a victory for Heli Girls (9-7) in their last game. Despite her very good performance Heli Girls lost 73-81 in Langen to the lower-ranked (#7) Rhein Main Baskets. Korpivaara was the top scorer with 15 points. She also added 7 rebounds and 3 blocks in 36 minutes. It was Heli Girls' sixth consecutive loss in a row. Korpivaara belongs to league's top scorers and is ranked #8 with 16.8ppg. This year her other stats are: 5.4rpg, 2FGP: 51.3%, 3FGP: 16.0% and FT: 83.8% in the 16 games. Korpivaara 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) contributed to a TSV 1880 Wasserburg's victory against the league leader Don Bosco Bamberg 72-59 in the German DBBL in Sunday night's game. She recorded 9 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. TSV 1880 Wasserburg (14-2) is placed first in the DBBL. It was her team's seventh consecutive victory in a row. Sten's overall stats this season are: 7.3ppg and 3.1rpg. 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 (9-13) in their game against Northland (18-4) in the Swedish Damligan. Sundstrom did not have that impressive stats last Wednesday. She scored only 3 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 14 minutes. Kvarnby lost 73-82 in Lulea to the higher-ranked (#3) Northland. It was Kvarnby's third consecutive loss in a row. The Regular Season already ended. This year Sundstrom's overall stats are: 2.7ppg and 1.7rpg in the 21 games. She used to play for the Finnish U20 national team seven years ago.


Other top Finnish players, who play abroad:

Saara Lehtoranta (170-F-90) plays for TG Neuss in German 2.Bundesliga
Rita Haukkovaara (175-G-92) plays for Kvarnby in Swedish Damligan  




Kiana
Johnson
Kiana Johnson Will Return to Finland for 2017-18 Season - 9 hours ago
Former NCAA Div. II Player of the Year, Kiana Johnson(168-G-93, college: Virginia Union), will return to Finland this month to play professionally for Tapiolan Honka (Espoo) of the top Finnish league for women. Kiana played for Forssan Alku (FoA club) in the same league in Finland last season. When asked about the signing, Kiana said, "I'm ready to travel back to Finland and experience a new club, in a new city. I feel as though I have unfinished business and I'm excited for the challen...   [read more]

Candice
Warthen
HyPo lands Candice Warthen, ex Lulea Basket - 5 days ago
Hyvinkaan Ponteva (SM-sarja) tabbed 25-year old American guard Candice Warthen (165-92, college: Arizona). She played most recently at Lulea Basket in Swedish Damligan. In 20 games she averaged 6.9ppg, 3.3rpg and 2.0apg last season. Warthen helped them to win the Damligan title (twice) despite they ended the regular season at the second place (twice). She also played for Associacio Esportiva Sedis Basquet in Spanish LFB that season. But in 10 games she had just 1.6ppg and 1.4rpg. Warthen...   [read more]

Venla
Salatera
Espoo Team adds Salatera to their roster - 7 days ago
Espoo Basket Team (SM-sarja) added to their roster 20-year old Finn guard Venla Salatera (176-97). She just graduated from Midland College (JUCO). The previous (15-16) season Salatera played at TuRi (1st Division). As mentioned above she is just out of the college and it will be her first season as a pro. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Finland   [read more]


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