Sign in
View: Mobile | Desktop
 
FOLLOW US:  Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  RSS
Men Women
Finland Internationally
Authors:
Join Us!!! We are looking for someone to help us cover Finnish basketball. Please send us an e-mail.
PLAY PRO IN EUROPE
We can help you
Korisliiga Standings
 1. Salon Vilpas 27-8 
 2. Kataja Basket 24-10 
 3. Helsinki Seagulls 24-11 
 4. Kauhajoki 21-14 
 5. Lapua 16-19 
 6. Kouvot 16-19 
 7. BC Nokia 15-20 
 8. Pyrinto 13-21 
 9. KTP Basket 13-22 
 10. Korihait 5-30 
Full Standings
Last:3/26/2017
1st Standings
Division A
 1. Lahti 20-7 
 2. Espoo United 18-8 
 3. ToPo 16-11 
 4. Oulun NMKY 15-12 
 5. Jyvaskyla BA 14-13 
 6. HBA-Marsky 11-16 
 7. Porvoon Tarmo 11-16 
 8. FoKoPo 10-17 
 9. Pyrinto II 10-17 
 10. Jarvenpaa 9-17 
Division B
 1. PuHu Juniorit 22-4 
 2. TuNMKY 21-5 
 3. Ura Basket 19-7 
 4. Korikouvot 16-10 
 5. HyPo 15-9 
 6. Espoo Basket 14-10 
 7. Raholan Pyrkiva 12-12 
 8. HNMKY U23 10-14 
 9. Karkkila 7-17 
 10. PeU-Basket 7-17 
 11. Munkkiniemen 6-18 
 12. JyWe 6-18 
 13. Namika Lr 5-19 
Full Standings
Last:3/20/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Monaco 12-2 
 2. Banvit BK 11-3 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 10-4 
 4. Aris 8-6 
 5. Fraport SKY 7-7 
 6. Ironi Nahariya 5-9 
 7. Helios 2-12 
 8. Bakken 1-13 
Group B
 1. Le Mans 9-5 
 2. Umana VE 9-5 
 3. Pinar Karsiyaka 9-5 
 4. Avtodor 7-7 
 5. Maccabi Rishon 7-7 
 6. Oradea 6-8 
 7. Kataja Basket 6-8 
 8. Khimik 3-11 
Group C
 1. ASVEL 10-4 
 2. Neptunas 10-4 
 3. EWE Baskets 10-4 
 4. PAOK 7-7 
 5. Ventspils 7-7 
 6. Usak 5-9 
 7. Openjobmetis V. 4-10 
 8. Rosa Radom 3-11 
Group D
 1. Iberostar Tener. 11-3 
 2. Scandone AV 10-4 
 3. Strasbourg 9-5 
 4. Juventus 8-6 
 5. Oostende 6-8 
 6. Cibona 5-9 
 7. Mega Leks 4-10 
 8. Mornar Bar 3-11 
Group E
 1. Besiktas 12-2 
 2. AEK Athens 9-5 
 3. Partizan 8-6 
 4. Ludwigsburg 8-6 
 5. Banco di Srd 7-7 
 6. Spirou 6-8 
 7. Stelmet ZG 4-10 
 8. Szolnok 2-12 
Last:1/25/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Jamal JONES
  Lapua
  (203-G-93)
  Avg: 22.4
 1. Jones, Lapua22.4 
 2. Scott, KTP Basket20.6 
 3. Gay, KTP Basket19.4 
 4. Pledger, Kouvot19.3 
 5. Brown, Kataja B.19.1 
 6. Hollins, Kauhajoki17.9 
 7. Morris, Lapua17.5 
 8. Holsey, Kauhajoki16.3 
 9. Bullock, Pyrinto16.1 
 10. Cowels-III, Helsink.15.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Marcus VAN
  Korihait
  (201-F/C-87)
  Avg: 10.6
 1. Van, Korihait10.6 
 2. Buckles, Kouvot9.6 
 3. Judge, Pyrinto9.3 
 4. Kaunisto, Kouvot8.7 
 5. Pratt, KTP Basket8.6 
 6. Coleman, Salon Vilpas8.5 
 7. Williams, Lapua8.2 
 8. Bullock, Pyrinto7.8 
 9. Johnson, Kataja B.7.7 
 10. Williams, Salon V.7.7 
Assists Per Game
 Antto NIKKARINEN
  Helsinki.
  (185-PG-91)
  Avg: 7.3
 1. Nikkarinen, Helsinki.7.3 
 2. Rannikko, Kataja B.7.0 
 3. Pratt, KTP Basket6.8 
 4. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki5.9 
 5. Jalonen, Korihait4.4 
 6. Williams, Lapua4.4 
 7. Edwards, Lapua4.3 
 8. Appleby, Kouvot4.2 
 9. Minard, Pyrinto4.1 
 10. Hirvonen, Kouvot4.1 
Steals Per Game
 Daniel MULLINGS
  Kataja B.
  (188-G-91)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Mullings, Kataja B.2.3 
 2. Pratt, KTP Basket2.1 
 3. Hollins, Kauhajoki1.9 
 4. Horne, Kouvot1.9 
 5. Minard, Pyrinto1.8 
 6. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki1.7 
 7. Sanders, BC Nokia1.6 
 8. Scott, KTP Basket1.5 
 9. Coleman, Salon Vilpas1.5 
 10. Ware, Kauhajoki1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Kervin BRISTOL
  Kataja B.
  (206-C-88)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Bristol, Kataja B.1.9 
 2. Gay, KTP Basket1.8 
 3. Alexander, BC Nokia1.7 
 4. Johnson, Kataja B.1.3 
 5. Judge, Pyrinto1.1 
 6. Van, Korihait1.1 
 7. Bailey, KTP Basket1.0 
 8. Barrett, BC Nokia0.9 
 9. Huolila, Kataja B.0.9 
 10. Coleman, Salon Vilpas0.9 
Finnish men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
 Bb Cham.League:

Next Round Schedule

Round 39 (Regular Season)

Salon Vilpas 77% Mar.29 Kouvot
Korihait Mar.29 Pyrinto 68%
Lapua 51% Mar.29 Kauhajoki
BC Nokia Mar.29 Kataja Bsk 66%
KTP Basket Mar.29 Helsinki Sea 56%
Next Round Schedule

Game 2 (Quarter-Finals)

Iberostar Te 60% Mar.28 ASVEL
Umana VE 52% Mar.28 Pinar Karsiy
Ludwigsburg Mar.28 Banvit BK 63%
Banco di Srd Mar.28 Monaco 64%
Korisliiga Round 27: Salon Vilpas defeat Joensuun Kataja in the closest game of the week - Feb 2, 2017


POSTED BY:
EUROBASKET NEWS
  follow us on Facebook Twitter

The most exciting game of round 27 in the Korisliiga took place in Joensuu. This derby game ended with only three-point home defeat of 3rd placed Joensuun Kataja (14-8) to second ranked Salon Vilpas (18-6) 68-65 on Wednesday evening. Joensuun Kataja was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. It was a great evening for American point guard Juwan Staten (185-92, college: W.Virginia) who led his team to a victory scoring 15 points and 5 rebounds. His fellow American import forward Brandon Edwards (198-91, college: Texas Arlington) helped adding 13 points and 7 rebounds. The best for the losing side was Canadian guard Daniel Mullings (188-91, college: N.Mexico St.) with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 11 rebounds. Salon Vilpas maintains second place with 18-6 record having just one point less than leader Helsinki Seagulls. Joensuun Kataja at the other side dropped to the fourth position with eight games lost. Salon Vilpas will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Joensuun Kataja will play on the road against the league's leader Helsinki Seagulls (#1) and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Important game to mention about took place in Nokia. Seventh ranked BC Nokia (10-15) saved a 2-point victory at home edging 6th ranked Kouvot (10-13) 78-76 on Wednesday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Kouvot. It was an exceptional evening for Senegalese forward Papa Dia (208-87, college: SMU) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 22 points and 12 rebounds. Sefton Barrett accounted for 18 points and 6 rebounds. American guard Steven Pledger (193-90, college: Oklahoma) came up with 19 points for Kouvot in the defeat. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. BC Nokia maintains seventh place with 10-15 record. Defending champion Kouvot keeps the sixth position with 13 games lost. BC Nokia will play against Tampereen Pyrinto (#9) on the road in the next round. Kouvot will play against Kauhajoen Karhu and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Fourth ranked Kauhajoen Karhu (15-10) crushed at home 10th ranked UU-Korihait (4-20) by 23 points 95-72, which is the biggest margin this round on Wednesday night. Americans were the main players on the court. The best player for the winners was Austin Hollins who scored 19 points and 4 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was Gary Johnson who recorded 15 points (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Kauhajoen Karhu have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to third place. UU-Korihait lost twelfth consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay dead last with 20 lost games. Kauhajoen Karhu will meet Kouvot (#6) in the next round. UU-Korihait will have a break next round.

In the last game of round 27 Pyrinto was destroyed by KTP Basket on the opponent's court 92-72.

KTP Basket - Pyrinto 92-72

We cannot really consider it an upset in the game between close teams in Kotka where 8th ranked Tampereen Pyrinto (9-16) was crushed by ninth ranked KTP-Basket (9-16) 92-72 on Wednesday. The game without a history. KTP-Basket led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. The best player for the winners was American Monyea Pratt (196-85, college: Stillman, agency: Court Side) who scored 29 points and 9 assists. His fellow American import guard Daniel Bailey (196-90, college: Queens, NC) chipped in 20 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Four KTP-Basket players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was the former international Petri Heinonen (207-88) who recorded 14 points and 5 rebounds and American forward J'Nathan Bullock (196-87, college: Cleveland St.) added 7 points and 12 rebounds respectively. KTP-Basket moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Pyrinto. KTP-Basket will meet higher ranked Lapuan Korikobrat (#5) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Tampereen Pyrinto will play against BC Nokia and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
KTP Basket: M.Pratt 29+4reb+9ast, S.Gay 22+9reb, D.Bailey 20+6reb+5ast, A.Scott 12+8reb+4ast, M.Aalto 7+2reb, J.Herrala 2+2reb+6ast
Pyrinto: P.Heinonen 14+5reb+1ast, R.Minard 13+2reb+3ast, A.Stringer 10+3reb, T.Palmi 8+1reb, J.Bullock 7+12reb+1ast, V.Pekkola 6+3reb+2ast
gschID: 488039


Kataja Basket - Salon Vilpas 65-68

The most exciting game of round 27 in the Korisliiga took place in Joensuu. This derby game ended with only three-point home defeat of 3rd placed Joensuun Kataja (14-8) to second ranked Salon Vilpas (18-6) 68-65 on Wednesday evening. Joensuun Kataja was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. It was a great evening for American point guard Juwan Staten (185-92, college: W.Virginia) who led his team to a victory scoring 15 points and 5 rebounds. His fellow American import forward Brandon Edwards (198-91, college: Texas Arlington) helped adding 13 points and 7 rebounds. Four Salon Vilpas players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was Canadian guard Daniel Mullings (188-91, college: N.Mexico St.) with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 11 rebounds and guard Ilari Seppala (188-93) scored 19 points and 4 assists. Salon Vilpas maintains second place with 18-6 record having just one point less than leader Helsinki Seagulls. Joensuun Kataja at the other side dropped to the fourth position with eight games lost. Salon Vilpas will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Joensuun Kataja will play on the road against the league's leader Helsinki Seagulls (#1) and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
Salon Vilpas: J.Staten 15+5reb+3ast, B.Edwards 13+7reb+1ast, A.Coleman 11+8reb+1ast, M.Ojala 10+5reb+1ast, J.Nenonen 8+3reb+2ast, M.Pounds 5+2reb+1ast
Kataja Basket: I.Seppala 19+2reb+4ast, D.Mullings 15+11reb+3ast, J.Bradley 9+8reb, R.Brown 9+9reb+6ast, K.Bristol 8+8reb+1ast, V.Makalainen 5+1reb+1ast
gschID: 488040


BC Nokia - Kouvot 78-76

Important game to mention about took place in Nokia. Seventh ranked BC Nokia (10-15) saved a 2-point victory at home edging 6th ranked Kouvot (10-13) 78-76 on Wednesday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Kouvot. It looked good early as Kouvot took a 11-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then BC Nokia took control winning two of next three quarters and eventually winning the game that evening by 2 points. They made 20-of-22 charity shots (90.9 percent) during the game. It was an exceptional evening for Senegalese forward Papa Dia (208-87, college: SMU) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 22 points and 12 rebounds. Canadian Sefton Barrett (196-83, college: Cent.Michigan, agency: Blacktop Management) accounted for 18 points and 6 rebounds for the winning side. American guard Steven Pledger (193-90, college: Oklahoma) came up with 19 points and the other American import guard Raheem Appleby (190-93, college: Louisiana Tech) added 13 points respectively for Kouvot in the defeat. Four Kouvot players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. BC Nokia maintains seventh place with 10-15 record. Defending champion Kouvot keeps the sixth position with 13 games lost. BC Nokia will play against Tampereen Pyrinto (#9) on the road in the next round. Kouvot will play against Kauhajoen Karhu and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
BC Nokia: P.Dia 22+12reb+1ast, S.Barrett 18+6reb+3ast, J.Duren 11+5reb, I.Wilkerson 9+4reb+1ast, E.Skamo 8+1reb+3ast, H.Hirvikoski 5+1reb
Kouvot: S.Pledger 19+4reb, R.Appleby 13+3reb+3ast, M.Cuffee 11+4reb+1ast, R.Buckles 10+8reb, T.Hirvonen 8+4reb+3ast, M.Luosmaa 6
gschID: 488038


Kauhajoki - Korihait 95-72

Fourth ranked Kauhajoen Karhu (15-10) crushed at home 10th ranked UU-Korihait (4-20) by 23 points 95-72, which is the biggest margin this round on Wednesday night. The game was mostly controlled by Kauhajoen Karhu. UU-Korihait managed to win fourth quarter 21-15. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Kauhajoen Karhu looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Americans were the main players on the court. The best player for the winners was swingman Austin Hollins (195-91, college: Minnesota) who scored 19 points and 4 assists. Forward Kammeon Holsey (203-90, college: Georgia Tech) chipped in 19 points and 5 rebounds. Four Kauhajoen Karhu players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was forward Gary Johnson (198-91, college: Albany) who recorded 15 points (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) and power forward Marcus Van (201-87, college: Cent.Michigan) added 6 points and 11 rebounds respectively. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Kauhajoen Karhu have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to third place. UU-Korihait lost twelfth consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay dead last with 20 lost games. Kauhajoen Karhu will meet Kouvot (#6) in the next round. UU-Korihait will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Kauhajoki: K.Holsey 19+5reb+1ast, A.Hollins 19+4reb+4ast, T.Unruh 15+5reb+3ast, D.Giles 13+4reb+1ast, S.Vanttaja 9+2reb, J.Lehtoranta 9+2reb+3ast
Korihait: M.Herbert 15+2reb, G.Johnson 15+4reb+2ast, P.Peltokangas 12+5reb+1ast, A.Alanen 9, M.Van 6+11reb+3ast, V.Laine 5+1reb
gschID: 488041


  




Austin
Hollins
Korisliiga Round 38: Joensuun Kataja loses to Kauhajoen Karhu - 17 hours ago
There will be only one (last) round of the Regular Season in Korisliiga. The most important game in the last round took place in Joensuu between third ranked Joensuun Kataja (24-10) and fourth ranked Kauhajoen Karhu (21-14) on Friday night. Joensuun Kataja was defeated by Kauhajoen Karhu at home 78-89. The game was mostly controlled by Kauhajoen Karhu. Joensuun Kataja managed to win third quarter 24-21. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Kauhajoen Karhu...   [read more]

Pyry
Rainamaa
PuHu Juniorit claim Division B title - 3 days ago
PuHu Juniorit - TuNMKY 82-74 PuHu Juniorit outgunned TuNMKY and clinched Division B title. TuNMKY trailed by 14 points after 3 quarters before a 24-18 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 74-82 at the end of the game. The best player for the winners was guard Pyry Rainamaa (194-90) who had a double-double by scoring 14 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists. Guard Eero Sahlberg (188-90) chipped in 21 points. PuHu Juniorit's coach Kristian Palotie used entire bench which allowed the star...   [read more]

Raheem
Appleby
Raheem Appleby claims Finnish Korisliiga weekly honour - 3 days ago
American Raheem Appleby (190-G-93) put on an amazing game in the last round for Kouvot and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 37. The 23-year old guard had the game-high 22 points adding six rebounds and four assists for Kouvot in his team's victory, helping them to beat Kauhajoki (#4, 20-14) 96-91. Kouvot is placed at 6th position in Finnish Korisliiga. Kouvot is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the...   [read more]


1 | 2 | 3
Korisliiga Round 37: Joensuun Kataja beat Helsinki Seagulls in the most crucial game of the week - 4 days ago  
Petteri Koponen selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 5 days ago  
1st Division Round 2 of Finals. Second straight win for PuHu Juniorit - 5 days ago  
1st Division Round 1 of Finals. PuHu beat TuNMKY - 7 days ago  
1st Division Round 23: Leader Lahti loses to Forssan Koripojat - 7 days ago  
Finnish Korisliiga round 36 best performance: Carl Lindbom - 7 days ago  
Korisliiga Round 36: Salon Vilpas keep a leadership position - 8 days ago  
1st Division Round 4 of Semi-Finals. TuNMKY advance into Finals - 12 days ago  
Finnish 1st Division round 22 best performance: Omar Calhoun - 13 days ago  
1st Division Round 22: #1 Lahti are defeated by HBA-Marsky - 14 days ago  
Bryant's 27 points and 6 rebounds give him Player of the Week award - 14 days ago  
Korisliiga Round 35: Helsinki Seagulls beat Lapuan Korikobrat by two after a very close game - 15 days ago  
Enosis ink Maurice Pearson, ex Salon Vilpas - 17 days ago  
Ville Kaunisto extend deal with Kouvot - 17 days ago  
Sasu Salin selected the top Finn playing abroad in last week's games - 19 days ago  
Sandberg's double-double lands him 1st Division Player of the Week award - 19 days ago  
1st Division Round 21: ToPo defeat group leader Lahti - 20 days ago  
Rion Brown claims Finnish Korisliiga weekly honour - 20 days ago  
Korisliiga Round 34: Leader Helsinki Seagulls lose to Kouvot - 21 days ago  
Finnish Korisliiga round 33 best performance: Raymond Cowels III - 24 days ago  
1 | 2 | 3

Articles
Interviews
Site Map:
Eurobasket.com Member Services: Other Basketball Sites:
Copyright (c) 1998-2017 Eurobasket Inc. Disclaimer

WARNING:
Do not copy, redistribute, publish or otherwise exploit information that you download from the site !
Do not encumber, license, modify, publish, sell, transfer or transmit, or in any way exploit, any of the content of the site, nor will you attempt to do so.