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Dominos League Standings
 1. Stjarnan 10-3 
 2. KR 10-3 
 3. Tindastoll 9-4 
 4. Thor AK 7-6 
 5. Thor Thorl 7-6 
 6. Grindavik 7-6 
 7. Keflavik 6-7 
 8. Skallagrimur 6-7 
 9. IR 6-7 
 10. Njardvik 5-8 
 11. Haukar 5-8 
 12. Snaefell 0-13 
Full Standings
Last:1/13/2017
D1 Standings
 1. Hottur 13-1 
 2. Fjolnir 11-3 
 3. Valur 10-3 
 4. Breidablik 9-5 
 5. Hamar 6-8 
 6. Vestri 5-8 
 7. FSU 5-10 
 8. IA 4-10 
 9. Armann 0-15 
Full Standings
Last:1/14/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Sherrod WRIGHT
  Haukar
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 31.1
 1. Wright, Haukar31.1 
 2. Stevens, Keflavik30.6 
 3. Whitfield, Skallagr.28.1 
 4. Carberry, Thor T.27.1 
 5. Hester, Tindastoll24.0 
 6. Beamon, Thor AK23.6 
 7. Samb, Tindastoll22.0 
 8. Clinch, Grindavik21.5 
 9. Barrett, Snaefell21.0 
 10. Hankins-Cole, IR20.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Amin STEVENS
  Keflavik
  (203-F-90)
  Avg: 15.4
 1. Stevens, Keflavik15.4 
 2. Whitfield, Skallagr.15.4 
 3. Baeringsson, Stjar.12.2 
 4. Hester, Tindastoll12.0 
 5. Barrett, Snaefell11.3 
 6. Hankins-Cole, IR11.0 
 7. Carberry, Thor T.10.8 
 8. Wright, Haukar9.8 
 9. Samb, Tindastoll9.5 
 10. Saevarsson, Grind.8.8 
Assists Per Game
 Pavel ERMOLINSKIJ
  KR
  (202-G-87)
  Avg: 6.5
 1. Ermolinskij, KR6.5 
 2. Birgisson, Tindastoll6.3 
 3. Barja, Haukar6.1 
 4. Clinch, Grindavik5.9 
 5. Vilhjalmsson, Kefla.5.5 
 6. Shouse, Stjarnan5.3 
 7. Baeringsson, Stjar.5.1 
 8. Bjornsson, Skallagr.4.6 
 9. Sigurdarson, IR4.5 
 10. Carberry, Thor T.4.4 
Steals Per Game
 Matthew HUNTER
  IR
  (196-G-90)
  Avg: 3.1
 1. Hunter, IR3.1 
 2. Barrett, Snaefell3.1 
 3. Birgisson, Tindastoll2.5 
 4. Olafsson, Grindavik2.4 
 5. Rikhardsson, Tinda.2.2 
 6. Barja, Haukar2.2 
 7. Stevens, Keflavik2.1 
 8. Jonsson, Keflavik1.8 
 9. Wright, Haukar1.8 
 10. Carberry, Thor T.1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Tryggvi HLINASON
  Thor AK
  (215-C-97)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Hlinason, Thor AK2.2 
 2. Hankins-Cole, IR1.8 
 3. Austin, Stjarnan1.5 
 4. Barrett, Snaefell1.4 
 5. Magnusson, Haukar1.4 
 6. Hester, Tindastoll1.3 
 7. Jackson, Njardvik1.3 
 8. Samb, Tindastoll1.3 
 9. Jonsson, Thor Thorl1.2 
 10. Whitfield, Skallagr.1.2 
Player of the Week

 Pavel Ermolinskij
  KR
  (202-G-)
  

 Chris Woods
  Hamar
  (195-F-)
  

Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Thor Thorl 68% Jan.20 Haukar
Grindavik Jan.19 KR 65%
Skallagrimur 54% Jan.19 Thor AK
Tindastoll Jan.19 IR 51%
Stjarnan 81% Jan.19 Njardvik
Snaefell Jan.19 Keflavik 88%
Next Round Schedule

Round 17 (Regular Season)

Hamar Jan.20 Fjolnir 69%
Vestri 93% Jan.20 Armann
IA Jan.19 Breidablik 68%
Hottur 64% Jan.18 Valur
Jakob Sigurdarson selected the top Icelandic playing abroad in last week's games - Oct 25, 2012


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We bring you last week's top performances from Icelandic who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.


Jakob Sigurdarson
Jakob Sigurdarson
   #1. This week's number one is an international point guard Jakob Sigurdarson (192-82, college: Birm.Southern, currently plays in Sweden). He led Sundsvall Dragons to a victory over the ninth-ranked KFUM Jamtland (2-4) crushing them 106-78 in the Swedish Basketligan in Tuesday night's game. Sigurdarson was MVP of the game. He scored 18 points in 22 minutes on the court. Sundsvall Dragons (4-2) is placed fourth in the Basketligan. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. It's Sigurdarson's fourth year with the team. Sigurdarson belongs to league's top scorers and is ranked #5 with 18.8ppg. He also averaged so far 2.2rpg, 2.6apg, 2FGP: 44.4%, 3FGP: 54.3%(19-35) and FT: 93.8%(15-16) in the five games he played so far. Sigurdarson played for the Icelandic senior national team years ago.

Hlynur Baeringsson
Hlynur Baeringsson
   #2. Second place goes to an international forward Hlynur Baeringsson (200-82, currently plays in Sweden) is a teammate of previously mentioned Jakob Sigurdarson. But that was another game of his team in Swedish Basketligan which we would like to mention. Baeringsson, who plays in the Swedish Basketligan. He could not help Sundsvall Dragons (4-2) in their last game on Thursday. Despite Baeringsson's good performance Sundsvall Dragons was edged 105-102 on the road by the leading Boras Basket. He recorded a double-double by scoring 10 points and getting 13 rebounds. Baeringsson also added 4 assists. Baeringsson belongs to league's best rebounders and is ranked #4. He has very reliable stats this season: 13.7ppg, 8.8rpg, 3.2apg, 2FGP: 58.0%(29-50), 3FGP: 42.9% and FT: 77.3%. Baeringsson played for the Icelandic national team in 2012.

Pavel Ermolinskij
Pavel Ermolinskij
   #3. The Icelandic player who performed third best last week abroad was an international guard Pavel Ermolinskij (202-87, agency: I.D.S. Law, currently plays in Sweden). He was the main contributor in a Norrkoping Dolphins' victory against the league leader Boras Basket (5-1) 96-79 in the Swedish Basketligan on Tuesday night. Ermolinskij was the best player in that game. He scored 18 points, had 8 boards, dished 5 assists and stole 3 balls (went 6 for 6 at the free throw line) in 25 minutes. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Norrkoping Dolphins (4-0) is placed first in the Basketligan. So far his team won all four games in the Regular Season. But the season just started, so everything may happen. It's Ermolinskij's first year with the team. Ermolinskij has relatively good stats this season: 12.8ppg, 4.5rpg, 4.0apg, 1.7spg, 2FGP: 37.5%, 3FGP: 52.4%(11-21) and FT: 83.3% in the six games. He played for the Icelandic national team years ago.

Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
   #4. Point guard Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson (190-88, currently plays in Germany), who plays in the German BBL was not able to help Mitteldeutscher BC (1-4) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Vilhjalmsson's good performance the bottom-ranked Mitteldeutscher BC was defeated 85-73 in Bamberg by the much higher-ranked Brose Baskets (#4). He scored 10 points, grabbed 4 rebounds and dished 4 assists. But the season is still in it's first stage and everything can happen. This season Vilhjalmsson averages: 8.4ppg, 1.6rpg and 2.0apg. He used to play for the Icelandic national team earlier this year.

Jon Stefansson
Jon Stefansson
   #5. International guard Jon Stefansson (196-82, currently plays in Spain) was not able to secure a victory for CAI Zaragoza (2-2) in their game against Regal FC Barcelona (2-2) in the Spanish ACB. Stefansson recorded only 4 points in 24 minutes. CAI Zaragoza lost 50-65 at home to the higher-ranked (#8) Regal FC Barcelona. But there are still lots of games to play and it's a long way to go. This year Stefansson averages just 7.3ppg in the four games. He used to play for the Icelandic national team earlier this year.

Axel Karason
Axel Karason
   #6. Small forward Axel Karason (194-83, currently plays in Denmark), who plays in the Danish Ligaen couldn't help Vaerlose (2-3) in their last game on Wednesday. Despite Karason's very good performance Vaerlose was defeated 75-70 on the opponent's court by the lower-ranked Naestved (#5). He was the second best scorer with 17 points. Karason also added 4 rebounds. . Karason's overall stats this season are: 10.0ppg, 6.9rpg and 1.3apg. He is international player as he played for the Icelandic senior team years ago.

Arnar Jonsson
Arnar Jonsson
   #7. Former international guard Arnar Jonsson (183-83, currently plays in Denmark), who plays in the Danish Ligaen couldn't help Aarhus BC (3-4) in their last game. Despite Jonsson's good performance Aarhus BC was crushed 105-77 in a derby game by the leading Bakken. He recorded 10 points and added 7 assists in 29 minutes. . This year Jonsson's overall stats are: 7.5ppg, 3.5rpg and 7.5apg in the four games. He used to play for the Icelandic national team six years ago.

Haukur Palsson
Haukur Palsson
   #8. Small forward Haukur Palsson (197-92, college: Maryland, currently plays in Spain) couldn't help Assignia Manresa (0-4) in their game against Blancos de Rueda (2-2) in the Spanish ACB. Palsson cannot count Sunday's game as one of the best ones. He recorded only 3 points. Assignia Manresa was edged 83-81 in Valladolid by the higher-ranked Blancos de Rueda (#9). So far Assignia Manresa lost all four games in the Regular Season. . Palsson's total stats this season are: 1.3ppg and 2.3rpg. He used to play for the Icelandic national team earlier this year.

Logi Gunnarsson
Logi Gunnarsson
   #9. International shooting guard Logi Gunnarsson (192-81, currently plays in France) couldn't help Angers BC 49 (2-2) in their game against Sorgues (1-4) in the French NM1 (third division). Gunnarsson scored 5 points and added 3 assists in 27 minutes. Angers BC 49 was edged 92-90 on the opponent's court by the much lower-ranked (#15) Sorgues. . This year Gunnarsson has relatively solid stats: 14.0ppg, 3.7rpg and 2.7apg in the three games. He used to play for the Icelandic national team earlier this year.

Gudni Valentinusson
Gudni Valentinusson
   #10. Center Gudni Valentinusson (204-85, currently plays in Denmark) is a teammate of previously mentioned Arnar Jonsson and both played together in the last Danish Ligaen game. Valentinusson couldn't help Aarhus BC (3-4) in their game against Bakken (7-0). He cannot count Thursday's game as one of the best ones. Valentinusson recorded only 2 points. Aarhus BC was crushed 105-77 in a derby game by the leading Bakken. Valentinusson's total stats this season are: 3.6ppg and 2.0rpg. He is a former U20 international player as seven years ago he still played for the Icelandic national team.
  




Ragnar
Albertsson
D1 Round 16: Top-ranked Hottur wins another game - 6 hours ago
The round 16 was rather boring as all games ended with very predictable results. D1 top team - Hottur (13-1) had no problems winning another game on Saturday. This time they crushed ninth ranked Armann (0-15) in Egilsstadir 102-55. The game without a history. Hottur led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 16-of-19 free shots (84.2 percent) during the game. Hottur forced 22 Armann turnovers and outrebounded them 51-34 includin...   [read more]

Pavel
Ermolinskij
Ermolinskij's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 1 day ago
29-year old guard Pavel Ermolinskij (202-G-87) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for second-ranked KR and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 13. He had a double-double of 31 points and 15 rebounds, while his team beat Skallagrimur (#8, 6-7) 99-92. KR maintains the 2nd position in Icelandic league. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. KR will need more victories to improve their 10-3 record. In t...   [read more]

Chris Woods
Icelandic D1 round 16 best performance: Chris Woods - 1 day ago
American Forward Chris Woods (195-F-89) had an amazing evening in the last round for Hamar, receiving a Eurobasket.com D1 Player of the Week award for round 16. The 27-year old player had a double-double of 38 points and 26 rebounds, while his team beat Breidablik (#4, 9-5) 91-82. Hamar maintains the 5th position in Icelandic D1. Hamar is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standings. They need more victories to improve their 6-8 record....   [read more]


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