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Eredivisie Standings
 1. Amsterdam 0-0 
 2. Dukes UDB 0-0 
 3. Groningen 0-0 
 4. Leeuwarden 0-0 
 5. Leiden 0-0 
 6. Rotterdam 0-0 
 7. Weert 0-0 
 8. Zwolle 0-0 
Last:7/31/2016
Prom.Divisie Standings
 1. Black Eagles 0-0 
 2. CobraNova 0-0 
 3. De Groene 0-0 
 4. De Hoppers 0-0 
 5. Grasshoppers 0-0 
 6. Groningen 0-0 
 7. Leiden 2 0-0 
 8. Lions 0-0 
 9. Lokomotief 0-0 
 10. New Stars 0-0 
 11. Punch 0-0 
 12. Red Giants 0-0 
Last:7/31/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. Chalon 0-0 
Group B
 1. Gravelines 0-0 
 2. Limburg United 0-0 
Group C
 1. Mons-Hainaut 0-0 
 2. Telekom Bsk 0-0 
Group D
 1. Antwerp 0-0 
 2. Nanterre 0-0 
Group E
 1. Oberwart 0-0 
 2. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
Group F
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Steaua CSM 0-0 
Group G
 1. Gaziantep 0-0 
 2. Peja 0-0 
Group H
 1. Enisey 0-0 
 2. Sigal Prishtina 0-0 
Group I
 1. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 2. Vytautas 0-0 
Group J
 1. Apoel 0-0 
 2. BK Opava 0-0 
 3. Siauliai 0-0 
Group Q
 1. Demir IBB 0-0 
 2. Kormend 0-0 
 3. Sopron KC 0-0 
 4. Targu Mures 0-0 
Last:8/9/2016
Points Per Game
 Javier DUREN
  Leeuwarden
  (193-G-93)
  Avg: 17.7
 1. Duren, Leeuwarden17.7 
 2. de Jong, Leiden16.9 
 3. Dreesen, Weert16.7 
 4. Anderson, Rotte.16.1 
 5. Jeter, Groningen14.7 
 6. McWhorter, Zwolle14.1 
 7. Heath, Leeuwarden13.9 
 8. Kravic, Den Bosch13.9 
 9. Roye, Amsterdam13.4 
 10. Hinz, Zwolle13.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ross BEKKERING
  Groni.
  (203-F/C-87)
  Avg: 10.8
 1. Bekkering, Groni.10.8 
 2. Koenis, Leiden9.5 
 3. Glenn, Zwolle9.1 
 4. Kravic, Den Bosch8.7 
 5. Heath, Leeuwarden8.3 
 6. Robinson, Amste.8.2 
 7. Van Schaik, Amste.8.2 
 8. van Kempen, Weert7.6 
 9. Hinz, Zwolle7.5 
 10. Steijn, Rotterdam7.4 
Assists Per Game
 Nigel VAN OOSTRUM
  Leeuw.
  (196-SG-90)
  Avg: 8.1
 1. van Oostrum, Leeu.8.1 
 2. Jeter, Groningen5.8 
 3. Brown, Lietuvos.5.2 
 4. Anderson, Rotte.4.8 
 5. Roye, Amsterdam4.3 
 6. van Kempen, Weert3.8 
 7. Williams, Den Bosch3.7 
 8. Slagter, Den Bosch3.7 
 9. Gibbs, Zwolle3.6 
 10. Jansen, Leiden3.5 
Steals Per Game
 Worthy DE JONG
  Leiden
  (194-SG-88)
  Avg: 2.9
 1. de Jong, Leiden2.9 
 2. Anderson, Rotte.2.6 
 3. Duren, Leeuwarden2.4 
 4. McWhorter, Zwolle2.2 
 5. Brown, Lietuvos.1.9 
 6. Gibbs, Zwolle1.9 
 7. Wessels, Den Bosch1.8 
 8. Cunningham, Groni.1.8 
 9. van Oostrum, Leeu.1.7 
 10. Hinz, Zwolle1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Dejan KRAVIC
  Den Bosch
  (211-F/C-90)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Kravic, Den Bosch1.8 
 2. Fieler, Groningen1.6 
 3. van der List, Lei.1.1 
 4. Fraser, Leeuwarden0.9 
 5. Bekkering, Groni.0.9 
 6. Hinz, Zwolle0.9 
 7. Van Schaik, Amste.0.8 
 8. Koenis, Leiden0.8 
 9. Heath, Leeuwarden0.7 
 10. Osaikhwuwuom., Zw.0.6 

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Black Eagles 50% Sep.17 De Groene
Red Giants 50% Sep.17 Punch
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Dutch Prospects Abroad, Thomas van der Mars - University of Portland - Nov 6, 2012


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Thomas van
der Mars
We talked some hoops with Dutch prospect Thomas van der Mars (208-C-90), with whom we continue our interview-serie Dutch Prospects Abroad.
Center Thomas van der Mars had an nice freshman year with the Pilots, playing 31 games and averaging 7.7ppg, 5.4rpg, FGP: 53.7%, FT: 62.7%. At 6'11 with solid length and a 225-pound frame, Van der Mars is big enough to play either post position at the next level. While he is not overly quick or explosive, he is a solid and coordinated athlete with average mobility given his size.

Thomas just finished a exhibition game with the Pilots against reigning NAIA national champion Concordia-Irvine and played a solid game with 9 points, 5 rebounds and 2 blocks in 21 minutes. The Pilots defeated Concordia-Irvine with 79-66.

Where did basketball begin for you?
I started playing basketball at age 9 in my hometown; Gouda, the Netherlands. I had played some soccer up until that point, but after trying out basketball I was completely sold. The fact that my dad had played some basketball in the past made it all the more special to me.

What made you decide to leave Holland to play ball at Canarias Basketball Academy in Gran Canaria, Spain?
I had always dreamt of playing at the collegiate level in the USA. However, it became obvious that I did not have access to the required resources and guidance in order to make the jump to that level. Rob Orellana and the Canarias Basketball Academy (CBA) promised to provide those resources and guidance. Rob delivered on his promises and for that I am very thankful.

You chose to play for University of Portland, why?
The coaching staff and the style of play. The coaches have a lot of experience in developing quality post players and the style of play definitely suits me.

What do you consider to be the strongest and the weakest point of your game
I feel like my strongest point is my back to the basket play. Probably my weakest point and what I am currently working on is becoming more versatile.

Thomas, how are you preparing for the upcoming season?
I spent the summer lifting weights and further developing my skills. We just put in the offense and defense a couple of weeks ago. Right now, we are working on playing as good as possible collectively.

What are your initial thoughts going into next season?
We had a rough season last year. However, we have improved and we are ready to surprise some people.

Do you have any parting words of advice or encouragement for young upcoming players in Holland looking to better their game?
Stay Humble, Stay Hungry.

Thanks Thomas for the time doing this interview. Wish You and the Pilots a successful season.


  




La'Shard
Anderson
Rotterdam signs Maik Bouwer - 23 hours ago

Rotterdam Challengers (Eredivisie) signed 17-year old small forward Maik Bouwer (197-99). Bouwer represented Holland at the European Championships U18 Division B in Skopje (FYR Macedonia) this year. His stats at that event were 8 games: 7.0ppg, 3.1rpg, FGP: 62.5%, 3PT: 21.1%, FT: 80.0%. Rotterdam Challengers roster for 2016-2017: Guards: La'Shard Anderson Anthlon Bell Forwards: Michael Kok Peter Alexis Naigel Onuoha Maik Bouwer Coen Stolk Coach: Armand Salomon By Eurobasket Data Cen...   [read more]

Naigel
Onuoha
Rotterdam keeps Onuoha for another season - 23 hours ago

Rotterdam Challengers (Eredivisie) re-signed 17-year old forward Naigel Onuoha (198-99). He played there last season. Despite young age Onuoha had impressive career. He received Eurobasket.com All-European Championships U16 Division B Honorable Mention award in 2014. He represented Holland at the European Championships U16 Division B in Sofia (Bulgaria) last year. His stats at that event were 2 games: 6.0ppg, 4.5rpg, 1.0apg, 1.0spg, 1.0bpg. Rotterdam Challengers roster for 2016-2017: Gu...   [read more]

Nick
Oudendag
Zwolle lands Nick Oudendag - 2 days ago

Landstede Basketbal Zwolle (Eredivisie) tabbed 29-year old former Dutch international power forward Nick Oudendag (210-87). He played in the summer at Chicago in Eurobasket Summer League in Las Vegas 1, which helped him to get the job in pro basketball. In three ESL games he averaged 6.0ppg and 6.0rpg. The last season he was tested by Aurore de Vitre in NM1 where in three games he had 6.0ppg, 6.3rpg and 1.0bpg. Oudendag was selected to Dutch Eredivisie All-Star Game in 2015. He was also a...   [read more]


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