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Korisliiga Standings
 1. Kouvot 5-1 
 2. Helsinki Seagulls 4-2 
 3. Salon Vilpas 4-3 
 4. Pyrinto 3-2 
 5. BC Nokia 3-2 
 6. Kataja Basket 2-1 
 7. Kauhajoki 2-3 
 8. Korihait 2-3 
 9. Lapua 1-3 
 10. Espoo United 1-4 
 11. KTP Basket 1-4 
Full Standings
Last:10/18/2017
1st Standings
Division A
 1. HBA-Marsky 4-0 
 2. TuNMKY 4-0 
 3. ToPo 3-0 
 4. FoKoPo 2-1 
 5. Ura Basket 2-1 
 6. Jyvaskyla BA 1-2 
 7. Korikouvot 1-2 
 8. Porvoon Tarmo 1-2 
 9. Pyrinto II 1-2 
 10. Oulun NMKY 1-3 
 11. Jarvenpaa 0-3 
 12. Lahti 0-4 
Division B
 1. Bisons Loimaa 3-0 
 2. MuKi 3-0 
 3. Karkkila 2-0 
 4. HNMKY U23 2-1 
 5. JyWe 2-1 
 6. Huima 1-1 
 7. Raholan Pyrkiva 1-2 
 8. PeU-Basket 1-2 
 9. Espoo Basket 1-2 
 10. PuHu Juniorit 1-2 
 11. Aalto-Basket 0-3 
 12. HyPo 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/19/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 2-0 
 2 Pinar Karsiyaka 2-0 
 3 UCAM Murcia 2-0 
 4 Enisey 1-1 
 5 EWE Baskets 1-1 
 6 Banco di Srd 0-2 
 7 Hapoel Holon 0-2 
 8 Juventus 0-2 
Group B
 1 Gaziantep 2-0 
 2 Neptunas 2-0 
 3 Iberostar Tener. 1-1 
 4 Ventspils 1-1 
 5 Chalon 1-1 
 6 Ludwigsburg 1-1 
 7 Betaland Cdo 0-2 
 8 PAOK 0-2 
Group C
 1 Bayreuth 2-0 
 2 Estudiantes 2-0 
 3 Umana VE 1-1 
 4 AEK 1-1 
 5 Strasbourg 1-1 
 6 Banvit BK 1-1 
 7 Olimpija 0-2 
 8 Rosa 0-2 
Group D
 1 Nanterre 2-0 
 2 CEZ Nymburk 1-1 
 3 Besiktas 1-1 
 4 Scandone AV 1-1 
 5 Stelmet 1-1 
 6 Aris 1-1 
 7 Oostende 1-1 
 8 Telekom Bsk 0-2 
Last:10/18/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Maurice CREEK
  Lapua
  (196-SF-90)
  Avg: 23.3
 1. Creek, Lapua23.3 
 2. Asbury, Pyrinto21.4 
 3. Calhoun, Espoo U.21.2 
 4. Allen, Kauhajoki18.0 
 5. Saunders, Kataja B.18.0 
 6. Gipson, Kouvot17.5 
 7. Pattillo, Korihait17.4 
 8. Seppala, Kataja B.17.3 
 9. Jones, Salon Vilpas17.1 
 10. Pitts, Kataja B.17.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ville KAUNISTO
  Kouvot
  (204-PF-82)
  Avg: 12
 1. Kaunisto, Kouvot12.0 
 2. Gipson, Kouvot10.8 
 3. Jones, Salon Vilpas10.0 
 4. Asbury, Pyrinto9.2 
 5. Kotti, Helsinki.9.0 
 6. Saunders, Kataja B.8.7 
 7. Deng, Korihait8.4 
 8. Simms, KTP Basket8.2 
 9. Whitfield, Kauhajoki7.8 
 10. Creek, Lapua7.3 
Assists Per Game
 Teemu RANNIKKO
  Salon V.
  (189-PG-80)
  Avg: 6.7
 1. Rannikko, Salon V.6.7 
 2. Pitts, Kataja B.6.3 
 3. Council, BC Nokia5.6 
 4. Hirvonen, Kouvot5.5 
 5. Woodhouse, Lapua5.0 
 6. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki4.8 
 7. Lehto, Pyrinto4.4 
 8. Seppala, Kataja B.4.3 
 9. Lehtoranta, Kauha.3.8 
 10. Jackson, Helsinki.3.7 
Steals Per Game
 Bojan SARCEVIC
  Kauhajoki
  (190-G-88)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Sarcevic, Kauhajoki2.4 
 2. Saunders, Kataja B.2.3 
 3. Asbury, Pyrinto2.2 
 4. Pattillo, Korihait2.0 
 5. Edwin, Kauhajoki1.8 
 6. Kotti, Helsinki.1.8 
 7. Peltokangas, Lapua1.7 
 8. Manigault, Pyrinto1.6 
 9. Gilbert, BC Nokia1.6 
 10. Haanpaa, Espoo U.1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Terrence JENNINGS
  Lapua
  (208-F-88)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Jennings, Lapua2.5 
 2. Deng, Korihait2.4 
 3. Jones, Salon Vilpas2.4 
 4. Pressley, Espoo U.1.8 
 5. Dolenc, BC Nokia1.2 
 6. Hammonds, BC Nokia1.2 
 7. Simms, KTP Basket1.2 
 8. Gilbert, BC Nokia0.8 
 9. Aalto, KTP Basket0.8 
 10. Whitfield, Kauhajoki0.8 

Next Round Schedule

Round 6 (Regular Season)

BC Nokia 83% Oct.22 Lapua
Pyrinto 56% Oct.21 Salon Vilpas
Espoo United Oct.21 Kauhajoki 66%
Korihait 63% Oct.20 KTP Basket
Kouvot 66% Oct.20 Kataja Bsk
Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

Group A
Jyvaskyla B 57% Oct.22 Korikouvot
ToPo 88% Oct.22 Oulun NMKY
FoKoPo 95% Oct.22 Jarvenpaa
Porvoon Tarm Oct.22 TuNMKY 87%
Group B
MuKi 72% Oct.22 JyWe
HNMKY U23 82% Oct.22 PuHu Juniori
PeU-Basket Oct.22 Bisons Loima 90%
Espoo Bsk 50% Oct.22 Huima
Karkkila 83% Oct.22 Raholan Pyrk
Aalto-Bsk 57% Oct.21 HyPo
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Group A
Juventus 57% Oct.25 Hap.Holon
EWE Baskets Oct.25 Pinar Karsiy 73%
UCAM Murcia 95% Oct.25 Banco di Srd
Monaco 77% Oct.24 Enisey
Group B
Gaziantep 77% Oct.25 Iberostar Te
Betaland Cdo 57% Oct.24 PAOK
Ludwigsburg Oct.24 Neptunas 73%
Ventspils 57% Oct.24 Chalon
Group C
Olimpija Oct.25 Bayreuth 95%
Strasbourg Oct.25 Estudian. 73%
Rosa Oct.24 Umana VE 88%
AEK 57% Oct.24 Banvit BK
Group D
Scandone AV 57% Oct.25 Oostende
Aris Oct.25 Nanterre 73%
Besiktas 57% Oct.24 Stelmet
Telekom Bsk Oct.24 CEZ Nymburk 88%
Korisliiga Round 31: Leader Helsinki Seagulls lose to KTP-Basket - Feb 23, 2017


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Monyea Pratt
Top ranked Helsinki Seagulls (20-7) recorded its seventh loss at the home court on Wednesday night. Hosts were defeated by eighth ranked KTP-Basket (11-18) 88-80. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Helsinki Seagulls. The guests started the game with a very strong first quarter 26-16. But Helsinki Seagulls won second period 20-15. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. American Monyea Pratt (196-85, college: Stillman, agency: Court Side) fired a double-double by scoring 13 points, 12 rebounds and 9 assists for the winners. His fellow American import guard Antwan Scott (188-92, college: Colorado St.) chipped in 23 points and 4 assists. The former international point guard Antto Nikkarinen (185-91, agency: Blacktop Management) produced a double-double by scoring 17 points and 10 assists for lost side. KTP-Basket maintains eighth place with 11-18 record. Helsinki Seagulls at the other side still keeps top position with seven games lost. KTP-Basket are looking forward to face higher ranked BC Nokia (#6) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Helsinki Seagulls will play against Kauhajoen Karhu (#3) in Kauhajoki and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Important game to mention about took place in Nokia. Sixth ranked BC Nokia (12-16) saved a 1-point victory at home edging much higher ranked Salon Vilpas (20-8) 98-97 on Wednesday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Salon Vilpas. Worth to mention a great performance of Senegalese forward Papa Dia (208-87, college: SMU) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 24 points and 11 rebounds. Eldar Skamo contributed with 15 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. International Mikko Koivisto (194-87, college: NC-Greensboro, agency: Blacktop Management) answered with 22 points and 6 rebounds for Salon Vilpas. Salon Vilpas' coach Joonas Iisalo rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. BC Nokia maintains sixth place with 12-16 record. Salon Vilpas at the other side keeps the second position with eight games lost. BC Nokia will play against KTP-Basket (#8) in Kotka in the next round. Salon Vilpas will play at home against Tampereen Pyrinto (#9) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Uusikaupunki. Local UU-Korihait (4-24) lost to third ranked Kauhajoen Karhu (19-10) 81-70 on Wednesday night. Worth to mention a quality performance of Austin Hollins who helped to win the game recording 24 points, 7 rebounds and 4 blocks. At the losing side Mikko Jalonen responded with 12 points and 9 assists. UU-Korihait's coach tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Kauhajoen Karhu have an impressive series of seven victories in a row. They maintain third place with 19-10 record behind leader Helsinki Seagulls. UU-Korihait lost sixteenth consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay dead last with 24 lost games. Kauhajoen Karhu will meet at home league's leader Helsinki Seagulls in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. UU-Korihait will have a break next round.

In the last game of round 31 Pyrinto was defeated by Lapua in a road game 91-82.

Lapua - Pyrinto 91-82

There was no surprise when 9th ranked Tampereen Pyrinto (10-19) was defeated on the road by fifth ranked Lapuan Korikobrat (15-13) 91-82 on Wednesday. The hosts trailed by 1 point after three quarters before their 25-15 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Lapuan Korikobrat made 26-of-30 free shots (86.7 percent) during the game. It was a great evening for American guard Jamal Jones (203-93, college: Texas A&M, agency: Stealth Sport) who led his team to a victory scoring 29 points and 6 rebounds. His fellow American import guard Mario Edwards (191-88, college: Co.Carolina, agency: Mansfield and Associates) helped adding 18 points and 6 rebounds (made all of his twelve free throws !!!). At the losing side American guard Kelvin Lewis (195-88, college: Houston) responded with 17 points and the former international point guard Antero Lehto (185-84) scored 10 points and 6 assists. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Lapuan Korikobrat maintains fifth place with 15-13 record. Loser Tampereen Pyrinto keeps the ninth position with 19 games lost. Lapuan Korikobrat will meet Kouvot (#7) in the next round. Tampereen Pyrinto will play against the league's second-placed Salon Vilpas and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Pyrinto: K.Lewis 17+4reb+2ast, J.Bullock 14+4reb, T.Palmi 13+1reb+3ast, A.Lehto 10+2reb+6ast, R.Minard 9+1reb+4ast, J.Caven 7+3reb
Lapua: J.Jones 29+6reb+1ast, D.Morris 19+6reb+1ast, M.Edwards 18+6reb+3ast, D.Williams 16+6reb+3ast, M.Van Andringa 8+2reb+2ast, T.Viertola 1+1reb
gschID: 488060


BC Nokia - Salon Vilpas 98-97

Important game to mention about took place in Nokia. Sixth ranked BC Nokia (12-16) saved a 1-point victory at home edging much higher ranked Salon Vilpas (20-8) 98-97 on Wednesday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Salon Vilpas. The hosts were ahead by 2 points but lost the second period ending it with a 7-point deficit before their 32-25 run, which allowed them to win the game. BC Nokia made 28-of-37 charity shots (75.7 percent) during the game. Salon Vilpas was plagued by 27 personal fouls down the stretch. Worth to mention a great performance of Senegalese forward Papa Dia (208-87, college: SMU) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 24 points and 11 rebounds. Forward Eldar Skamo (198-86) contributed with a double-double by scoring 15 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Five BC Nokia players scored in double figures. International Mikko Koivisto (194-87, college: NC-Greensboro, agency: Blacktop Management) answered with 22 points and 6 rebounds and American point guard Juwan Staten (185-92, college: W.Virginia) added 19 points in the effort for Salon Vilpas. Salon Vilpas' coach Joonas Iisalo rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. BC Nokia maintains sixth place with 12-16 record. Salon Vilpas at the other side keeps the second position with eight games lost. BC Nokia will play against KTP-Basket (#8) in Kotka in the next round. Salon Vilpas will play at home against Tampereen Pyrinto (#9) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Salon Vilpas: M.Koivisto 22+6reb+3ast, J.Staten 19+1reb+1ast, D.Williams 12+7reb+2ast, M.Pounds 10+1reb+2ast, M.Ojala 8+1ast, J.Nenonen 7+3reb
BC Nokia: P.Dia 24+11reb+3ast, E.Skamo 15+11reb+5ast, I.Wilkerson 15+2reb+2ast, J.Duren 14+4reb+1ast, N.Mattila 10+1reb+2ast, S.Barrett 9+2reb+1ast
gschID: 488061


Korihait - Kauhajoki 70-81

The game with biggest result difference took place in Uusikaupunki. Local UU-Korihait (4-24) lost to third ranked Kauhajoen Karhu (19-10) 81-70 on Wednesday night. The game was mostly controlled by Kauhajoen Karhu. UU-Korihait managed to win third quarter 23-22. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Worth to mention a quality performance of American swingman Austin Hollins (195-91, college: Minnesota) who helped to win the game recording 24 points, 7 rebounds and 4 blocks. Juho-Matti Lehtoranta (195-89) helped adding 13 points and 6 rebounds. At the losing side point guard Mikko Jalonen (186-82) responded with 12 points and 9 assists and American power forward Marcus Van (201-87, college: Cent.Michigan) produced a double-double by scoring 12 points and 11 rebounds. Five Kauhajoen Karhu and four UU-Korihait players scored in double figures. UU-Korihait's coach tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Kauhajoen Karhu have an impressive series of seven victories in a row. They maintain third place with 19-10 record behind leader Helsinki Seagulls. UU-Korihait lost sixteenth consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay dead last with 24 lost games. Kauhajoen Karhu will meet at home league's leader Helsinki Seagulls in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. UU-Korihait will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Korihait: E.Holloway 13+2reb+3ast, M.Van 12+11reb+1ast, M.Jalonen 12+4reb+9ast, M.Herbert 10+6reb, E.McAlister 9, A.Alanen 7+1reb+1ast
Kauhajoki: A.Hollins 24+7reb+1ast, K.Holsey 15+5reb+1ast, J.Lehtoranta 13+6reb+3ast, T.Unruh 12+2reb+1ast, D.Washington 10+2reb+1ast, B.Sarcevic 5+1reb+6ast
gschID: 488059


Helsinki Seagulls - KTP Basket 80-88

Top ranked Helsinki Seagulls (20-7) recorded its seventh loss at the home court on Wednesday night. Hosts were defeated by eighth ranked KTP-Basket (11-18) 88-80. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Helsinki Seagulls. The guests started the game with a very strong first quarter 26-16. But Helsinki Seagulls won second period 20-15. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. American Monyea Pratt (196-85, college: Stillman, agency: Court Side) fired a double-double by scoring 13 points, 12 rebounds and 9 assists for the winners. His fellow American import guard Antwan Scott (188-92, college: Colorado St.) chipped in 23 points and 4 assists. Four KTP-Basket players scored in double figures. The former international point guard Antto Nikkarinen (185-91, agency: Blacktop Management) produced a double-double by scoring 17 points and 10 assists and American swingman Raymond Cowels-III (193-90, college: Santa Clara) added 22 points and 7 rebounds respectively for lost side. KTP-Basket maintains eighth place with 11-18 record. Helsinki Seagulls at the other side still keeps top position with seven games lost. KTP-Basket are looking forward to face higher ranked BC Nokia (#6) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Helsinki Seagulls will play against Kauhajoen Karhu (#3) in Kauhajoki and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Helsinki Seagulls: R.Cowels III 22+7reb, A.Nikkarinen 17+3reb+10ast, D.Upson 16+6reb+1ast, R.Abell 7+4reb+1ast, T.Heinonen 6+5reb, C.Lindbom 6+4reb+4ast
KTP Basket: A.Scott 23+4reb+4ast, S.Gay 21+3reb+1ast, V.Kopio 16+1reb, M.Pratt 13+12reb+9ast, D.Bailey 7+8reb+2ast, M.Aalto 5+1ast
gschID: 488058


  




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