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Korisliiga Standings
 1. Salon Vilpas 28-8 
 2. Kataja Basket 25-11 
 3. Helsinki Seagulls 25-11 
 4. Kauhajoki 21-15 
 5. Lapua 17-19 
 6. Kouvot 16-20 
 7. BC Nokia 16-20 
 8. Pyrinto 14-22 
 9. KTP Basket 13-23 
 10. Korihait 5-31 
Last:4/2/2017
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 
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
 Antwan SCOTT
  KTP Basket
  (188-G-92)
  Avg: 22
 1. Scott, KTP Basket22.0 
 2. Jones, Lapua21.5 
 3. Gay, KTP Basket19.2 
 4. Pledger, Kouvot19.1 
 5. Brown, Kataja B.17.3 
 6. Hollins, Kauhajoki17.2 
 7. Morris, Lapua16.8 
 8. Bullock, Pyrinto15.8 
 9. Bryant, Kataja B.15.7 
 10. Holsey, Kauhajoki15.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Marcus VAN
  Korihait
  (201-F/C-87)
  Avg: 10.5
 1. Van, Korihait10.5 
 2. Buckles, Kouvot9.5 
 3. Judge, Pyrinto9.3 
 4. Pratt, KTP Basket8.7 
 5. Coleman, Salon Vilpas8.5 
 6. Williams, Lapua7.9 
 7. Bristol, Kataja B.7.7 
 8. Nelson, Pyrinto7.6 
 9. Bullock, Pyrinto7.6 
 10. Morris, Lapua7.3 
Assists Per Game
 Antto NIKKARINEN
  Helsinki.
  (185-PG-91)
  Avg: 7.3
 1. Nikkarinen, Helsinki.7.3 
 2. Pratt, KTP Basket6.7 
 3. Rannikko, Kataja B.6.5 
 4. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki5.5 
 5. Jalonen, Korihait4.4 
 6. Staten, Salon Vilpas4.3 
 7. Williams, Lapua4.2 
 8. Appleby, Kouvot4.1 
 9. Edwards, Lapua4.1 
 10. Hirvonen, Kouvot3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Monyea PRATT
  KTP Basket
  (196-SF-85)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Pratt, KTP Basket2.2 
 2. Mullings, Kataja B.2.2 
 3. Horne, Kouvot1.9 
 4. Hollins, Kauhajoki1.8 
 5. Minard, Pyrinto1.7 
 6. Sanders, BC Nokia1.6 
 7. Scott, KTP Basket1.6 
 8. Coleman, Salon Vilpas1.5 
 9. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki1.5 
 10. Nelson, Pyrinto1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Sherman GAY
  KTP Basket
  (201-F/C-82)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Gay, KTP Basket1.9 
 2. Bristol, Kataja B.1.7 
 3. Judge, Pyrinto1.1 
 4. Van, Korihait1.1 
 5. Coleman, Salon Vilpas1.0 
 6. Bailey, KTP Basket0.9 
 7. Barrett, BC Nokia0.9 
 8. Huolila, Kataja B.0.9 
 9. Nelson, Pyrinto0.8 
 10. Walker, KTP Basket0.8 
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Korisliiga Round 29 of Regular Season - Feb 12, 2017


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Round 29 most important game was a victory of Helsinki Seagulls over second-ranked Salon Vilpas 87-78 on Wednesday night. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Salon Vilpas won third quarter 27-21. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. American swingman Raymond Cowels-III (193-90, college: Santa Clara) orchestrated the victory by scoring 23 points and 9 rebounds. The former international point guard Antto Nikkarinen (185-91, agency: Blacktop Management) contributed with 14 points and 8 assists for the winners. American point guard Juwan Staten (185-92, college: W.Virginia) answered with 19 points and 4 assists for Salon Vilpas. Helsinki Seagulls maintains first place with 19-6 record. Salon Vilpas at the other side keeps the second position with seven games lost. Helsinki Seagulls are looking forward to face bottom-ranked UU-Korihait (#10) in Uusikaupunki in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Salon Vilpas will play on the road against KTP-Basket (#8) in Kotka and is hoping to prove to their supporters that the loss was just an accident.
Eighth-ranked KTP-Basket (10-17) used its home court advantage to challenge fourth ranked Joensuun Kataja (16-8) in Kotka. The visitors from Joensuu managed to secure only three-point victory 82-79. However their fans expected much easier game. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of KTP-Basket. Canadian guard Daniel Mullings (188-91, college: N.Mexico St.) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 32 points and 13 rebounds (on 13-of-17 shooting from the field) for the winners and Rion Brown chipped in 24 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. American guard Antwan Scott (188-92, college: Colorado St.) responded with 28 points. Joensuun Kataja maintains fourth place with 16-8 record. KTP-Basket at the other side keeps the eighth position with 17 games lost. Joensuun Kataja will play against BC Nokia (#7) at home in the next round. KTP-Basket will play against the league's second-placed Salon Vilpas and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Ninth-ranked Tampereen Pyrinto (9-18) was very close to win a game against fourth ranked Kauhajoen Karhu (17-10) in Kauhajoki on Saturday. Kauhajoen Karhu managed to secure only two-point victory 92-90. However their fans expected much easier game. Kammeon Holsey nailed 13 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists for the winning side. Antero Lehto came up with 16 points and 5 rebounds for Tampereen Pyrinto in the defeat. Kauhajoen Karhu have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They moved-up to third place. Tampereen Pyrinto lost third consecutive game. They keep the ninth position with 18 games lost. Kauhajoen Karhu will meet at home Lapuan Korikobrat (#5) in the next round. Tampereen Pyrinto will play against Kouvot (#6) and hope to secure a win.

In the last two games of round 29 Kouvot beat Korihait on the road 87-81. Lapua won against Korihait on its own court 82-73.
The most impressive performance of 29th round was 13 points, 5 assists and 4 steals by Bojan Sarcevic of Kauhajoki.

Korihait - Kouvot 81-87

No shocking result in a game when seventh ranked Kouvot (11-14) beat bottom-ranked UU-Korihait (4-22) in Uusikaupunki 87-81 on Saturday. UU-Korihait trailed by 13 points at halftime and as many as 15 after three quarters before a 30-21 last quarter charge cut the deficit to 81-87 at the end of the game. Kouvot made 21-of-23 free shots (91.3 percent) during the game. Kouvot had a 29-16 advantage in offensive rebounds. American guard Raheem Appleby (190-93, college: Louisiana Tech) nailed 25 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists for the winning side and his fellow American import guard Steven Pledger (193-90, college: Oklahoma) accounted for 19 points and 8 rebounds. Mikael Herbert (205-93, college: Tulane) came up with 16 points and American guard Emmanuel Holloway (185-86, college: Illinois St., agency: Blacktop Management) added 14 points and 5 assists respectively for UU-Korihait in the defeat. Four UU-Korihait players scored in double figures. UU-Korihait's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Defending champion moved-up to sixth place. UU-Korihait lost fourteenth consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay dead last with 22 lost games. Kouvot will meet Tampereen Pyrinto (#9) on the road in the next round. UU-Korihait will play against the league's leader Helsinki Seagulls and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Kouvot: R.Appleby 25+5reb+7ast, S.Pledger 19+8reb+1ast, R.Buckles 14+8reb+4ast, M.Cuffee 8+3reb+3ast, T.Hirvonen 6+2ast, M.Luosmaa 6+3reb
Korihait: M.Herbert 16+3reb+2ast, E.Holloway 14+2reb+5ast, P.Peltokangas 12+1reb, M.Jalonen 12+2reb+7ast, A.Alanen 9+3reb+1ast, M.Van 6+2reb+1ast
gschID: 488050


Kauhajoki - Pyrinto 92-90

Ninth-ranked Tampereen Pyrinto (9-18) was very close to win a game against fourth ranked Kauhajoen Karhu (17-10) in Kauhajoki on Saturday. Kauhajoen Karhu managed to secure only two-point victory 92-90. However their fans expected much easier game. The hosts trailed by 4 points at the halftime before their 50-44 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. American forward Kammeon Holsey (203-90, college: Georgia Tech) nailed 13 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists for the winning side and the former international power forward Samuli Vanttaja (210-91) accounted for 13 points and 7 rebounds. The former international point guard Antero Lehto (185-84) came up with 16 points and 5 rebounds and American forward Tyrone Nelson (206-85, college: N.Mexico St., agency: Interperformances) added 16 points and 7 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) respectively for Tampereen Pyrinto in the defeat. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Kauhajoen Karhu have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They moved-up to third place. Tampereen Pyrinto lost third consecutive game. They keep the ninth position with 18 games lost. Kauhajoen Karhu will meet at home Lapuan Korikobrat (#5) in the next round. Tampereen Pyrinto will play against Kouvot (#6) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Kauhajoki: T.Unruh 16+3reb+1ast, S.Vanttaja 13+7reb+2ast, B.Sarcevic 13+3reb+5ast, K.Holsey 13+7reb+5ast, A.Hollins 12+3reb+1ast, J.Lehtoranta 11+1reb+1ast
Pyrinto: A.Lehto 16+5reb+3ast, T.Nelson 16+7reb+1ast, T.Palmi 15+4reb+2ast, R.Minard 14+3reb+3ast, J.Caven 11+6reb+1ast, J.Bullock 9+4reb+1ast
gschID: 488051


KTP Basket - Kataja Basket 79-82

Eighth-ranked KTP-Basket (10-17) used its home court advantage to challenge fourth ranked Joensuun Kataja (16-8) in Kotka. The visitors from Joensuu managed to secure only three-point victory 82-79. However their fans expected much easier game. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of KTP-Basket. KTP-Basket was ahead by 1 point at the halftime before a 27-20 third quarter run of Joensuun Kataja. Joensuun Kataja made 16-of-20 charity shots (80.0 percent) during the game. Joensuun Kataja forced 19 KTP-Basket turnovers. Canadian guard Daniel Mullings (188-91, college: N.Mexico St.) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 32 points and 13 rebounds (on 13-of-17 shooting from the field) for the winners and American Rion Brown (198-91, college: Miami, FL) chipped in 24 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. American guard Antwan Scott (188-92, college: Colorado St.) responded with 28 points and Jamaican-American power forward Sherman Gay (201-82, college: Loyola Mary) scored 22 points and 9 rebounds. Joensuun Kataja maintains fourth place with 16-8 record. KTP-Basket at the other side keeps the eighth position with 17 games lost. Joensuun Kataja will play against BC Nokia (#7) at home in the next round. KTP-Basket will play against the league's second-placed Salon Vilpas and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Kataja Basket: D.Mullings 32+13reb+2ast, R.Brown 24+9reb+4ast, J.Bradley 6+1reb+2ast, J.Niemi 5+1ast, V.Makalainen 4+5reb+1ast, I.Seppala 4+5ast
KTP Basket: A.Scott 28+4reb+1ast, S.Gay 22+9reb, D.Bailey 17+5reb+2ast, M.Pratt 8+12reb+6ast, V.Kopio 3+2ast, J.Herrala 1+1ast
gschID: 488049


Salon Vilpas - Helsinki Seagulls 78-87

Round 29 most important game was a victory of Helsinki Seagulls over second-ranked Salon Vilpas 87-78 on Wednesday night. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Salon Vilpas won third quarter 27-21. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. American swingman Raymond Cowels-III (193-90, college: Santa Clara) orchestrated the victory by scoring 23 points and 9 rebounds. The former international point guard Antto Nikkarinen (185-91, agency: Blacktop Management) contributed with 14 points and 8 assists for the winners. Four Helsinki Seagulls players scored in double figures. American point guard Juwan Staten (185-92, college: W.Virginia) answered with 19 points and 4 assists and international Juho Nenonen (202-87, agency: Blacktop Management) added 8 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for Salon Vilpas. Helsinki Seagulls maintains first place with 19-6 record. Salon Vilpas at the other side keeps the second position with seven games lost. Helsinki Seagulls are looking forward to face bottom-ranked UU-Korihait (#10) in Uusikaupunki in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Salon Vilpas will play on the road against KTP-Basket (#8) in Kotka and is hoping to prove to their supporters that the loss was just an accident.
Top scorers:
Helsinki Seagulls: R.Cowels III 23+9reb, A.Nikkarinen 14+4reb+8ast, C.Lindbom 12+4reb+1ast, R.Abell 12+4reb+2ast, T.Heinonen 9+6reb+1ast, D.Upson 9+3reb
Salon Vilpas: J.Staten 19+1reb+4ast, A.Coleman 11+5reb+1ast, O.Jarvi 10+4reb+2ast, M.Ojala 9+1reb, J.Nenonen 8+8reb+2ast, D.Williams 7+6reb
gschID: 488046


Lapua - Korihait 82-73

Very expected game when 10th ranked UU-Korihait (4-22) lost on the road to fifth ranked Lapuan Korikobrat (14-12) 82-73 on Wednesday. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 23-14. But UU-Korihait won fourth quarter 25-24. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded UU-Korihait 40-22 including a 30-16 advantage in defensive rebounds. American guard Jamal Jones (203-93, college: Texas A&M, agency: Stealth Sport) nailed 20 points and 9 rebounds for the winning side and his fellow American import forward Dom Morris (201-90, college: Boston U.) accounted for 20 points and 8 rebounds. American power forward Marcus Van (201-87, college: Cent.Michigan) came up with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 11 rebounds and point guard Mikko Jalonen (186-82) added 13 points and 5 assists respectively for UU-Korihait in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. UU-Korihait's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Lapuan Korikobrat maintains fifth place with 14-12 record. UU-Korihait lost their fourteenth game in a row. Newly promoted team stay dead last with 22 lost games. Lapuan Korikobrat will meet higher ranked Kauhajoen Karhu (#3) in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. UU-Korihait will play against the league's leader Helsinki Seagulls (#1) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Lapua: D.Morris 20+8reb, J.Jones 20+9reb+2ast, D.Williams 14+5reb+3ast, L.Kinnard 11+4reb+4ast, M.Van Andringa 9+2reb, M.Edwards 6+5reb+4ast
Korihait: P.Peltokangas 13+3reb, M.Jalonen 13+5ast, M.Van 12+11reb+2ast, G.Johnson 10+1reb+2ast, M.Herbert 8, E.Holloway 7+3reb+3ast
gschID: 488047


  




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