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SM-sarja Standings
 1. HyPo 24-3 
 2. Catz 19-8 
 3. Espoo Utd 17-10 
 4. PeKa 15-12 
 5. Kouvot 13-14 
 6. FoA 13-14 
 7. ViVe 12-15 
 8. Espoo Team 11-16 
 9. Huima 7-20 
 10. Helmi Basket 4-23 
Full Standings
Last:3/19/2017
1st Division Standings
 1. Helmi Capitals 14-2 
 2. Honka 13-3 
 3. ToPo 13-3 
 4. BC Nokia 11-5 
 5. Kataja 9-7 
 6. HNMKY MaHa 5-11 
 7. PuHu 5-11 
 8. TuRi 4-12 
 9. Kori-80 3-13 
 10. Pyrinto 3-13 
Last:3/2/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Khadijah SESSIONS
  Kouvot
  (173-PG-93)
  Avg: 27.1
 1. Sessions, Kouvot27.1 
 2. Randolph, Huima21.8 
 3. Landry, Espoo Utd21.1 
 4. Henderson, Espoo T.20.8 
 5. Johnson, FoA19.6 
 6. Goss, HyPo19.4 
 7. Snow, FoA19.3 
 8. Jones, Catz18.7 
 9. Sims, PeKa18.0 
 10. Tuukkanen, HyPo17.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ashley LUKE
  ViVe
  (185-F-93)
  Avg: 13.8
 1. Luke, ViVe13.8 
 2. Zempare, Huima12.6 
 3. Landry, Espoo Utd12.5 
 4. Tuukkanen, HyPo12.4 
 5. Hunter, ViVe11.3 
 6. Robinson, Huima11.0 
 7. Jones, Catz10.4 
 8. Luna-Castro, Kouvot10.3 
 9. Frazier, Kouvot10.1 
 10. Sims, PeKa10.0 
Assists Per Game
 Ny HAMMONDS
  Kouvot
  (165-G-92)
  Avg: 7.2
 1. Hammonds, Kouvot7.2 
 2. Johnson, FoA5.9 
 3. Jones, PeKa5.8 
 4. McFarland, Catz5.6 
 5. Simmons, PeKa5.6 
 6. Hardy, ViVe5.4 
 7. Barton, Kouvot5.0 
 8. Massengale, Catz4.5 
 9. Augustin, Helmi B.4.1 
 10. Goss, HyPo4.1 
Steals Per Game
 Tyonna SNOW
  FoA
  (178-G-93)
  Avg: 3.8
 1. Snow, FoA3.8 
 2. Hardy, ViVe3.1 
 3. Henderson, Espoo T.3.1 
 4. Barton, Kouvot3.1 
 5. Sessions, Kouvot2.9 
 6. Lassiter, PeKa2.7 
 7. Simmons, PeKa2.7 
 8. Lahtinen, Helmi B.2.5 
 9. Jones, PeKa2.4 
 10. Goss, HyPo2.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Awak KUIER
  PeKa
  (194-C-1)
  Avg: 3
 1. Kuier, PeKa3.0 
 2. Landry, Espoo Utd1.5 
 3. Lassiter, PeKa1.4 
 4. Abiona, Huima1.3 
 5. Tuukkanen, HyPo1.3 
 6. Luna-Castro, Kouvot1.2 
 7. Reshetko, Catz1.1 
 8. Pierre, Huima1.0 
 9. Vapamaa, FoA1.0 
 10. Korpivaara, Espoo U.0.9 
Player of the Week

 Elena Reshetko
  Catz
  ( 184-F-86 )
  

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Kenya Robinson claims Finnish SM-sarja weekly honour - Feb 17, 2013


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Kenya
Robinson
Experienced American Kenya Robinson (182-C-70) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Huima and that's her to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 28.
The 42-year old center had a double-double of 21 points and twenty rebounds, while her team beat HyPo (#11, 2-20) 68-56. Huima maintains the 7th position in Finnish SM-sarja. Huima is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standings. They need more victories to improve their 12-11 record. Robinson has many years of experience at Huima, through which he has constantly improved. University of New Orleans graduate has very impressive stats this year. Robinson is in league's top in rebounds (4th best: 12.8rpg).

The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 25-year old American guard Jordan Murphree (183-G-87, agency: Merit Sports) of Honka. Murphree impressed basketball fans with a double-double of 23 points and 15 rebounds. Bad luck as Honka lost that game 67-80 to the lower-ranked BC Nokia (#10, 4-19). This loss caused Honka to drop to 4th position in the standings. Her team's 14-9 record is not bad at all. Murphree is a newcomer at Honka and it seems she did not have too much trouble to become one of team's leaders. She belongs to the best scorers in the league with 20.1ppg (#3). Her other stats are also decent: 9.9rpg and 3.8apg.

The third best performed player last round was American Earlysia Marchbanks (180-G, agency: Interperformances) of Kerava (#8). Marchbanks scored 27 points and grabbed ten rebounds. Despite Marchbanks' great performance Kerava lost 76-96 to the higher-ranked PeKa (#2, 19-4). But her team cannot count on just a single shooter as she also needs help of the other teammates. Kerava can only dream about fighting for top spots in the league. They have rather bad season and 6-16 record places them close to the bottom of the standings. Too bad for Marchbanks she does not play for a better team. But maybe if she did, her season stats would not be that high. Marchbanks has individually a great season in Finland. After 18 games, she made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 18.1ppg (6th best) and rebounds with 13.0rpg (3rd best).

Other top performing players last week:
4. Kenya McBee (192-C-83) of ToPo - 16 points and 19 rebounds
5. Jelena Reshetko (184-C/F-86) of Catz - 24 points, 7 rebounds and 2 assists
6. Jasmin Holliday (182-G/F-90) of Huima - 20 points and 11 rebounds
7. Secily Ray (180-F-90) of FoA - 19 points and 10 rebounds
8. Anniina Aijanen (189-C-95) of BC Nokia - 19 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists
9. Rosetta Adzasu (165-G-90) of Kerava - 24 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists
10. Alexandria Anderson (185-G/F-86) of Catz - 8 points, 15 rebounds and 2 assists

The Player of the week is chosen 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 - 5 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, agency: ProDep Management). She managed to help Universitario de Ferrol in a victory against the 12th-ranked Zamarat in the Spanish LFB in Saturday night's game.    [read more]

Shenita
Landry
SM-sarja Round 1 of Quarter-Finals. Espoo and PeKa celebrate victories - 22 hours ago
Espoo Utd - Kouvot 80-65 Espoo rallied past Kouvot in the opener. The hosts trailed by 5 points at the halftime before their 51-31 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Espoo Utd dominated down low during the game scoring 54 of its points in the paint compared to Kouvottaret's 26. American forward Shenita Landry (188-87, college: Temple) fired a double-double by scoring 28 points, 16 rebounds and 4 blocks for the winners. International forward Dionne Pounds (175-...   [read more]

Elena
Reshetko
Finnish SM-sarja round 28 best performance: Elena Reshetko - 3 days ago
Russian Forward Elena Reshetko (184-F-86) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for second-ranked Catz, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 28. The 30-year old player had a double-double of 27 points and 20 rebounds, while her team beat Espoo Utd (#3, 17-10) in overtime 95-87. The game was between two of the league's top four teams. Catz maintains the 2nd position in Finnish SM-sarja. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few game...   [read more]


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SM-sarja Round 28 of Regular Season - 4 days ago  
Annika Holopainen's double-double lands her Player of the Week award among Finns playing currently abroad: - 8 days ago  
Reshetko's double-double lands her Player of the Week award - 10 days ago  
SM-sarja Round 27: Peli-Karhut beat Espoo Utd by three after a very close game - 11 days ago  
Shenita Landry claims Finnish SM-sarja weekly honour - 13 days ago  
SM-sarja Round 26: Catz Lappeenranta topple Peli-Karhut in the most crucial game of the week - 14 days ago  
Petra Noponen selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 15 days ago  
Finnish SM-sarja round 25 best performance: Chandrea Jones - 19 days ago  
SM-sarja Round 25: No surprise as #1 HyPo defeat Espoo Team - 20 days ago  
MBK Ruzomberok inks Shafontaye Myers, ex TuRi - 21 days ago  
Annika Holopainen selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 22 days ago  
Taru Tuukkanen's triple-double lands her Player of the Week award - 24 days ago  
SM-sarja Round 24 of Regular Season - 25 days ago  
Tabatha Richardson-Smith claims Finnish SM-sarja Court Side weekly honour - 1 month ago  
SM-sarja Round 23: Leader HyPo gets another victory - 1 month ago  
Finnish SM-sarja round 22 best performance: Elena Reshetko - 1 month ago  
Marianne Kalin selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 1 month ago  
SM-sarja Round 22: #1 HyPo are defeated by Catz Lappeenranta - 1 month ago  
Snow's 26 points and 7 assists give her Player of the Week award - 1 month ago  
SM-sarja Round 21: HyPo beat Aanekosken by three after a very close game - 1 month ago  
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