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Korisliiga Standings
 1. BC Nokia 0-0 
 2. Espoo United 0-0 
 3. Helsinki Seagulls 0-0 
 4. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 5. Kauhajoki 0-0 
 6. Korihait 0-0 
 7. Kouvot 0-0 
 8. KTP Basket 0-0 
 9. Lapua 0-0 
 10. Pyrinto 0-0 
 11. Salon Vilpas 0-0 
Last:7/9/2017
1st Division Standings
Division A
 1. FoKoPo 0-0 
 2. HBA-Marsky 0-0 
 3. Jarvenpaa 0-0 
 4. Jyvaskyla BA 0-0 
 5. Korikouvot 0-0 
 6. Lahti 0-0 
 7. Oulun NMKY 0-0 
 8. Porvoon Tarmo 0-0 
 9. Pyrinto II 0-0 
 10. ToPo 0-0 
 11. TuNMKY 0-0 
 12. Ura Basket 0-0 
Division B
 1. Bisons Loimaa 0-0 
 2. Espoo Basket 0-0 
 3. HNMKY U23 0-0 
 4. Huima 0-0 
 5. HyPo 0-0 
 6. JyWe 0-0 
 7. Karkkila 0-0 
 8. Munkkiniemen 0-0 
 9. PeU-Basket 0-0 
 10. PuHu Juniorit 0-0 
 11. PUS-Basket 0-0 
 12. Raholan Pyrkiva 0-0 
Last:7/9/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group [
 1 Bosna-Royal 0-2 
Group A
 1 Banco di Srd 0-0 
 2 Enisey 0-0 
 3 EWE Baskets 0-0 
 4 Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5 Monaco 0-0 
 6 UCAM Murcia 0-0 
Group B
 1 Chalon 0-0 
 2 Gaziantep 0-0 
 3 Iberostar Tener. 0-0 
 4 Neptunas 0-0 
 5 PAOK 0-0 
 6 Ventspils 0-0 
Group C
 1 AEK 0-0 
 2 Banvit BK 0-0 
 3 Bayreuth 0-0 
 4 Strasbourg 0-0 
 5 Umana VE 0-0 
 6 Un.Olimpija 0-0 
Group D
 1 Aris 0-0 
 2 Besiktas 0-0 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 0-0 
 4 Oostende 0-0 
 5 Scandone AV 0-0 
 6 Stelmet 0-0 
Last:9/22/2017
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 

First Round Schedule
Helsinki Sea 57% Oct.1 Salon Vilpas
BC Nokia 57% Sep.30 Espoo United
Korihait 57% Sep.29 Pyrinto
KTP Basket 57% Sep.29 Kauhajoki
Lapua 57% Sep.29 Kouvot
Salon Vilpas 57% Sep.27 KTP Basket
Kouvot 57% Sep.27 Helsinki Sea
Check Full Games/Schedule
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Qualifying Round)

Avtodor 50% Sep.24 Mornar Bar
Kalev/Cramo 50% Sep.24 Alba
Benfica 50% Sep.24 Lukoil Acad
Antwerp 50% Sep.24 N.Novgorod
Ludwigsburg 50% Sep.24 UBT Cluj Na
Groningen 50% Sep.24 Bakken
Tsmoki-Minsk 50% Sep.24 Budivelnyk
Joventut 50% Sep.24 Kataja Bsk
Korisliiga Round 34: Leader Helsinki Seagulls lose to Kouvot - Mar 6, 2017


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Steven
Pledger
The Regular Season in Korisliiga is slowly approaching the end. But there may be still some important changes in the final standings in the last 5 rounds.

Top ranked Helsinki Seagulls (22-8) recorded its eighth loss in Kouvola on Friday night. Visitors were edged by seventh ranked Kouvot (13-17) 69-66. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Helsinki Seagulls. The hosts trailed by 2 points at the halftime before their 39-34 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. American guard Steven Pledger (193-90, college: Oklahoma) fired 20 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. The former international point guard Tuomas Hirvonen (181-96) chipped in 12 points and 6 assists. The former international Carl Lindbom (206-91) produced 17 points and 7 rebounds for lost side. Defending champion maintains seventh position with 13-17 record. Helsinki Seagulls at the other side still keeps top place with eight games lost. They share the position with Salon Vilpas. Kouvot are looking forward to face higher ranked Joensuun Kataja (#3) at home in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Helsinki Seagulls will play against Lapuan Korikobrat and is hoping to win this game.
Very important is a home loss of third ranked Kauhajoen Karhu (20-12) against sixth ranked BC Nokia (14-17) on Saturday night. Host Kauhajoen Karhu was defeated by BC Nokia in Kauhajoki 91-73. Worth to mention a great performance of Canadian Sefton Barrett (196-83, college: Cent.Michigan, agency: Blacktop Management) who helped to win the game recording 20 points and 6 rebounds. Javier Duren contributed with 16 points and 5 rebounds (made all of his seven free throws) for the winners. BC Nokia's coach Ville Tuominen allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American forward Devonne Giles (203-83, college: Texas Tech) replied with a double-double by scoring 24 points and 12 rebounds (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) for Kauhajoen Karhu. BC Nokia maintains sixth position with 14-17 record. Kauhajoen Karhu at the other side dropped to the fourth place with 12 games lost. BC Nokia will play against bottom-ranked UU-Korihait (#10) in Uusikaupunki in the next round. Kauhajoen Karhu will play at home against the league's second-placed Salon Vilpas (#2) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Uusikaupunki. Local UU-Korihait (5-26) was outscored by eighth ranked KTP-Basket (12-20) 92-73 on Friday night. Sherman Gay scored 25 points and 7 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners. KTP-Basket's coach Ray Ailus used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the losing side Gary Johnson responded with 13 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. KTP-Basket maintains eighth position with 12-20 record. Newly promoted UU-Korihait stay dead last with 26 lost games. KTP-Basket will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. UU-Korihait will play against BC Nokia (#6) and hope to secure a win.

In the last game of round 34 Lapua was defeated by Kataja Basket in Joensuu 79-69.
The best stats of 34th round was 29 points and 6 rebounds by Rion Brown of Kataja Basket.

Kataja Basket - Lapua 79-69

The game between closely ranked teams ended with 5th ranked Lapuan Korikobrat's (15-16) road loss to fourth ranked Joensuun Kataja (20-8) 69-79 on Sunday. The game was mostly controlled by Joensuun Kataja. Lapuan Korikobrat managed to win third quarter 19-14. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Joensuun Kataja looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists comparing to just 7 passes made by Lapuan Korikobrat's players. The game was dominated by American players. Rion Brown (198-91, college: Miami, FL) scored 29 points and 6 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and point guard Darryl Bryant (185-90, college: W.Virginia) chipped in 15 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists during the contest. At the losing side guard Jamal Jones (203-93, college: Texas A&M, agency: Stealth Sport) responded with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 11 rebounds and forward Damon Williams (201-73, college: Colorado St.-Pueblo, agency: Two Points) produced a double-double by scoring 14 points and 11 rebounds. Four Joensuun Kataja and five Lapuan Korikobrat players scored in double figures. Joensuun Kataja have an impressive six-game winning streak. Joensuun Kataja moved-up to third place. Lapuan Korikobrat lost third consecutive game. Loser Lapuan Korikobrat keeps the fifth position with 16 games lost. Joensuun Kataja will meet Kouvot (#7) in the next round. Lapuan Korikobrat will play against the league's leader Helsinki Seagulls and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Lapua: J.Jones 17+11reb+1ast, D.Williams 14+11reb+3ast, M.Van Andringa 11, A.Conerly 10+1reb, L.Kinnard 10+4reb+1ast, M.Edwards 4+1reb+2ast
Kataja Basket: R.Brown 29+6reb+3ast, D.Bryant 15+5reb+4ast, K.Bristol 10+3reb+1ast, I.Seppala 10+3reb+5ast, J.Bradley 6+4reb+1ast, V.Makalainen 6+4reb+5ast
gschID: 488074


Kauhajoki - BC Nokia 73-91

Very important is a home loss of third ranked Kauhajoen Karhu (20-12) against sixth ranked BC Nokia (14-17) on Saturday night. Host Kauhajoen Karhu was defeated by BC Nokia in Kauhajoki 91-73. The game was mostly controlled by BC Nokia. Kauhajoen Karhu was better in fourth quarter 15-10. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. BC Nokia made 16-of-16 charity shots (100 percent !!!) during the game. Worth to mention a great performance of Canadian Sefton Barrett (196-83, college: Cent.Michigan, agency: Blacktop Management) who helped to win the game recording 20 points and 6 rebounds. American guard Javier Duren (193-93, college: Yale) contributed with 16 points and 5 rebounds (made all of his seven free throws) for the winners. Five BC Nokia players scored in double figures. BC Nokia's coach Ville Tuominen allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American forward Devonne Giles (203-83, college: Texas Tech) replied with a double-double by scoring 24 points and 12 rebounds (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) and his fellow American import swingman Austin Hollins (195-91, college: Minnesota) added 12 points and 4 assists in the effort for Kauhajoen Karhu. BC Nokia maintains sixth position with 14-17 record. Kauhajoen Karhu at the other side dropped to the fourth place with 12 games lost. BC Nokia will play against bottom-ranked UU-Korihait (#10) in Uusikaupunki in the next round. Kauhajoen Karhu will play at home against the league's second-placed Salon Vilpas (#2) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Kauhajoki: D.Giles 24+12reb+1ast, D.Washington 12+5reb, A.Hollins 12+3reb+4ast, T.Unruh 9+3reb+3ast, J.Lehtoranta 8+3reb+2ast, S.Vanttaja 5+4reb+2ast
BC Nokia: S.Barrett 20+6reb+1ast, J.Duren 16+5reb+3ast, E.Skamo 15+4reb+3ast, N.Mattila 10+3reb+4ast, D.Dolenc 10+3reb+1ast, I.Wilkerson 8+2reb+2ast
gschID: 488073


Kouvot - Helsinki Seagulls 69-66

Top ranked Helsinki Seagulls (22-8) recorded its eighth loss in Kouvola on Friday night. Visitors were edged by seventh ranked Kouvot (13-17) 69-66. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Helsinki Seagulls. The hosts trailed by 2 points at the halftime before their 39-34 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. American guard Steven Pledger (193-90, college: Oklahoma) fired 20 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. The former international point guard Tuomas Hirvonen (181-96) chipped in 12 points and 6 assists. The former international Carl Lindbom (206-91) produced 17 points and 7 rebounds and American center Devonte Upson (206-93, college: SE Louisiana) added 12 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists respectively for lost side. Defending champion maintains seventh position with 13-17 record. Helsinki Seagulls at the other side still keeps top place with eight games lost. They share the position with Salon Vilpas. Kouvot are looking forward to face higher ranked Joensuun Kataja (#3) at home in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Helsinki Seagulls will play against Lapuan Korikobrat and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Helsinki Seagulls: C.Lindbom 17+7reb, D.Upson 12+7reb+5ast, J.Conley 9+6reb+2ast, A.Nikkarinen 9+4reb+4ast, A.Vaenerberg 7+2reb+1ast, R.Abell 7+2reb
Kouvot: S.Pledger 20+5reb+1ast, M.Cuffee 15+5reb, T.Hirvonen 12+4reb+6ast, A.Saarijarvi 8+4reb+2ast, R.Buckles 6+8reb, R.Appleby 4+3reb+4ast
gschID: 488072


Korihait - KTP Basket 73-92

The game with biggest result difference took place in Uusikaupunki. Local UU-Korihait (5-26) was outscored by eighth ranked KTP-Basket (12-20) 92-73 on Friday night. The guests were tied at the half but managed to speed up in last two quarters eventually winning the game. Jamaican-American power forward Sherman Gay (201-82, college: Loyola Mary) scored 25 points and 7 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and American guard Antwan Scott (188-92, college: Colorado St.) chipped in 15 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists during the contest. KTP-Basket's coach Ray Ailus used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the losing side American forward Gary Johnson (198-91, college: Albany) responded with 13 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists and his fellow American import power forward Marcus Van (201-87, college: Cent.Michigan) scored 8 points and 10 rebounds. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. KTP-Basket maintains eighth position with 12-20 record. Newly promoted UU-Korihait stay dead last with 26 lost games. KTP-Basket will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. UU-Korihait will play against BC Nokia (#6) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Korihait: G.Johnson 13+5reb+4ast, P.Peltokangas 11+3reb+2ast, E.McAlister 11+4reb+2ast, E.Holloway 10+3reb+3ast, M.Van 8+10reb, A.Alanen 8+1reb
KTP Basket: S.Gay 25+7reb+1ast, A.Scott 15+5reb+8ast, V.Kopio 14+1ast, D.Bailey 12+8reb+2ast, M.Pratt 8+6reb+2ast, M.Aalto 7
gschID: 488071


  




Cameron
Clark
Cameron Clark (ex Porvoon Tarmo) joins Ballincollig - 9 hours ago
Ballincollig BC (Division 1) agreed terms with 24-year old American guard Cameron Clark (190-98kg-93, college: Southwestern, KS). He played last season at Porvoon Tarmo in Finnish 1st Division. In 27 games he had very impressive stats: 20.2ppg, 6.5rpg, 2.3apg and 1.6spg. A very spectacular season in his career as he was named to Eurobasket.com All-Finnish 1st Division A Honorable Mention. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Clark played in the final of KCAC Tou...   [read more]

Marcus Van
Marcus Van (ex Korihait) signs at Terceira - 4 days ago
Newly promoted Terceira Basket SUSIARTE (LPB) landed 30-year old American power forward Marcus Van (201-100kg-87, college: Cent.Michigan). He has played for the last three years at Korihait in Finnish Korisliiga. In 35 games he averaged 9.7ppg, 10.5rpg (leader !!!), 1.2apg and 1.1bpg last season. Among other achievements Van won Finnish 1st Division Division A championship title in 2016. He received also Eurobasket.com All-Finnish 1st Division Division A Player of the Year award and Eurob...   [read more]

Antto
Nikkarinen
Antto Nikkarinen (ex Helsinki Seagulls) is a newcomer at Jamtland - 5 days ago
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