KR upset Haukar on the road to clinch the third consecutive Dominos League title. It was a very close game until the last quarter, when KR's pressure prevailed and they won that period 31-21 extending their advantage to 14 points. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Michael Craion (195-89, college: ORU) who helped to win the game recording 27 points and 9 rebounds. The former international guard Brynjar Bjornsson (188-88, college: Francis Marion) contributed with 23 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Four KR players scored in double figures. American forward Brandon Mobley (206-91, college: Seton Hall, agency: HMS) replied with 31 points and 7 rebounds (made all of his eight free throws) and guard Haukur Oskarsson (194-91) added 17 points in the effort for Haukar. Top scorers: Haukar: B.Mobley 31+7reb+1ast, H.Oskarsson 17+3reb+3ast, H.Stefansson 8+2reb+1ast, F.Magnusson 6+5reb+2ast, K.Jonasson 4+3reb+1ast, K.Marinosson 2+3reb+1ast KR: M.Craion 27+9reb+1ast, B.Bjornsson 23+8reb+3ast, P.Ermolinskij 12+12reb+6ast, H.Magnusson 11+4reb+7ast, B.Kristjansson 5+1reb, D.Hilmarsson 4+2reb+1ast
KR clinch Cup trophy - Feb 14, 2016
KR - Thor Thorl 95:79
KR claimed the Icelandic Cup title. They overcame Thor Thorl in the Final tonight. Helgi Magnusson (197-SF-82, college: Catawba) stepped up with 26 points and 6 rebounds to lead the winners. KR dominated early in the game. They jumped to a 22:15 lead ten minutes into the game. But Thor Thorl slowed their opponents down in the second period. They erased the deficit and eked out a 40:39 halftime lead. However KR quickly regained composure. KR went on a 24:14 run in the third term to clinch a 9-point lead heading into the fourth term. KR unleashed 32 points in the final period and celebrated the title. Michael Craion (195-F-89, college: ORU) accounted for 17 points and 13 rebounds, while Aegir Steinarsson (185-PG-91, college: Newberry, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) added 15 points for the winners. Vance Hall (193-G-91, college: Bellarmine) responded with game-high 34 points for Thor Thorl. Ragnar Bragason (189-G-94) had 11 points in the defeat.
KR earned the first trophy of the season. They edged Stjarnan for the SuperCup title. Brynjar Bjornsson (188-G-88, college: Francis Marion) and Michael Craion (195-F-89, college: ORU, agency: Lee Basketball Services Ltd.) provided 25 points each to lead the effort. KR and Stjarnan went neck and neck throughout the first period. The scoreboard read 22:22 after ten minutes. KR spurred ahead in the second frame. They dropped 25 points in the second period and ensured a 47:43 halftime advantage. Stjarnan narrowed the gap in the third frame. They pulled within three points at the final intermission. But KR stayed aggressive throughout the fourth frame and rallied to the victory. Darri Hilmarsson (190-F/G-87) netted 19 points for KR. Justin Shouse (181-PG-81, college: Mercyhurst, agency: IceBasket) responded with 18 points for Stjarnan. Tomas Tomasson (192-F/G-91, college: Newberry) had 17 points in the loss.
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