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Eredivisie Standings
 1. Groningen 22-2 
 2. Zwolle 18-6 
 3. Leiden 16-8 
 4. Den Bosch 12-12 
 5. Rotterdam 11-13 
 6. Leeuwarden 7-17 
 7. Amsterdam 7-17 
 8. Weert 3-21 
Full Standings
Last:3/19/2017
Prom.Divisie Standings
 1. Grasshoppers 17-1 
 2. Lions 15-4 
 3. De Groene 13-5 
 4. Lokomotief 12-6 
 5. Groningen 10-7 
 6. Red Giants 10-9 
 7. CobraNova 9-10 
 8. Leiden 2 9-10 
 9. Black Eagles 6-12 
 10. New Stars 5-14 
 11. Punch 5-14 
 12. De Hoppers 0-19 
Full Standings
Last:3/20/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/9/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 La'Shard ANDERSON
  Rotte.
  (185-G-89)
  Avg: 20.7
 1. Anderson, Rotte.20.7 
 2. Scott, Den Bosch20.6 
 3. Gregory, Leeuw.18.2 
 4. Vette, Zwolle17.8 
 5. Tiller, Zwolle16.6 
 6. Marshall, Rotte.15.6 
 7. Bell, Rotterdam15.6 
 8. Van-D., Amsterdam15.6 
 9. Yoho, Zwolle15.4 
 10. Draper, Leiden14.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Craig OSAIKHWUWUOMWAN
  Leeuward.
  (211-C/F-90)
  Avg: 11.9
 1. Osaikhwuwuom., Leeuward.11.9 
 2. Mitchell, Den Bosch11.3 
 3. Koenis, Leiden9.2 
 4. Vette, Zwolle8.7 
 5. Wessels, Den Bosch8.2 
 6. Fieler, Groningen8.0 
 7. Marshall, Rotte.8.0 
 8. Oudendag, Zwolle7.5 
 9. Van-Schaik, Amste.7.0 
 10. Pagter-Ralf, Den B.6.6 
Assists Per Game
 Lance JETER
  Groningen
  (191-PG-88)
  Avg: 6.4
 1. Jeter, Groningen6.4 
 2. Scott, Den Bosch5.5 
 3. Anderson, Rotte.5.3 
 4. Roye, Amsterdam5.2 
 5. Lee, Leiden5.1 
 6. McWhorter, Den B.5.1 
 7. Van-Oostrum, Zwo.4.4 
 8. Jansen, Leiden4.3 
 9. Tiller, Zwolle4.3 
 10. Wright, Leiden4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Cashmere WRIGHT
  Leiden
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 3
 1. Wright, Leiden3.0 
 2. Anderson, Rotte.2.6 
 3. Tiller, Zwolle2.5 
 4. Scott, Den Bosch2.3 
 5. Lee, Leiden2.2 
 6. Bouwknecht, Den B.2.2 
 7. Wessels, Den Bosch2.0 
 8. Kherrazi, Leiden2.0 
 9. Marshall, Rotte.2.0 
 10. Pauline, Weert1.9 
Blocks Per Game
 Chase FIELER
  Groningen
  (203-F-92)
  Avg: 1.4
 1. Fieler, Groningen1.4 
 2. Smith, Groningen1.4 
 3. Enobakhare, Leiden1.3 
 4. Mays, Rotterdam1.2 
 5. Draper, Leiden1.0 
 6. Koenis, Leiden1.0 
 7. Marshall, Rotte.1.0 
 8. Van-Schaik, Amste.0.9 
 9. Hoogesteden, Rotte.0.7 
 10. Mitchell, Den Bosch0.6 
Player of the Week

 Lance Jeter
  Groningen
  ( 191-PG-102-88 )
  
Dutch men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
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Dutch Basketball (Men)

Next Round Schedule

Round 25 (Regular Season)

Weert Mar.25 Amsterdam 53%
Den Bosch Mar.25 Leiden 53%
Groningen 50% Mar.25 Zwolle
Leeuwarden Mar.25 Rotterdam 63%
Next Round Schedule

Round 20 (Regular Season)

Lions Mar.25 Grasshoppers 54%
De Hoppers Mar.25 CobraNova 89%
Red Giants 59% Mar.25 Leiden 2
Black Eagles Mar.25 Groningen 64%
Lokomotief 85% Mar.25 New Stars
De Groene 85% Mar.25 Punch
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

Oostende Mar.29 Chalon 99%
Nanterre Mar.29 Telekom Bsk 53%
Dutch Prospects Abroad, Thomas van der Mars - University of Portland - Nov 6, 2012


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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.

  




Thomas van
der Mars
Thomas van der Mars' double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Dutch players playing currently abroad: - 7 hours ago
Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Dutch players who are currently playing abroad. Aaron Doornekamp (201-F-85, agency: Interperformances) could not help CB Canarias (11-3) in their last game. Despite his good performance the first-placed CB Canarias (11-3) was edged 62-62 on the road by the second-ranked ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket in the group D of Basketball Champions League.    [read more]
Prom.Divisie Round 19: No surprise as #1 Grasshoppers defeat Punch - 5 days ago
The teams have now bigger motivation at this stage of Regular Season. Every game can be crucial and decide about teams' position at the end of Regular Season. Prom.Divisie top team - Grasshoppers (17-1) added another victory to their record on Thursday. This time they beat eleventh ranked Punch (5-14) in Delft 64-57. Grasshoppers have an impressive series of seven victories in a row. They maintain first place with 17-1 record. Punch at the other side dropped to the tenth position with 1...   [read more]

Lance Jeter
Jeter's 23 points and 5 assists give him Player of the Week award - 5 days ago
28-year old point guard Lance Jeter (191-PG-88) had a great game in the last round for league's best team Groningen and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 24. He had the game-high 23 points adding five rebounds and five assists for Groningen in his team's victory, helping them to beat Amsterdam (#7, 7-17) 81-73. It allowed Groningen to consolidate first place in the Dutch league. Groningen has a very good season and are considered to have a run for the championsh...   [read more]


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