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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
Hlynur Baeringsson's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Icelandic playing currently abroad - Dec 13, 2012


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Icelandic players, who play currently abroad.


Hlynur Baeringsson
Hlynur Baeringsson
   #1. This week's number one is an international forward Hlynur Baeringsson (200-82, currently plays in Sweden). He led Sundsvall Dragons to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Boras Basket (11-5) crushing them 127-104 in the Swedish Basketligan in Friday night's game. Baeringsson had a double-double by scoring 25 points and getting 13 rebounds. He also added 5 assists in 37 minutes on the court. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Sundsvall Dragons (14-2) is placed first in the Basketligan. It was his team's 11th consecutive victory in a row. Baeringsson is currently second on the list of best rebounders with 9.5rpg. He also averaged so far 14.2ppg, 3.5apg, 2FGP: 56.5%(70-124), 3FGP: 37.9% and FT: 73.7% in the 16 games he played so far. Baeringsson is currently a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Jakob Sigurdarson
Jakob Sigurdarson
   #2. Second place goes to an international point guard Jakob Sigurdarson (192-82, college: Birm.Southern, currently plays in Sweden) is a teammate of previously mentioned Hlynur Baeringsson and both played together in the last Swedish Basketligan game. Sigurdarson led Sundsvall Dragons to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Boras Basket (11-5) crushing them 127-104. He recorded 24 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. It's Sigurdarson's fourth season with the team. Sigurdarson is currently sixth on the league's list of top scorers. He has individually a very good season with high stats. Sigurdarson averages: 17.5ppg, 3.1rpg, 3.2apg, 3FGP: 40.2% and FT: 91.9%(57-62). He is in the roster of the Icelandic senior national team.

Jon Stefansson
Jon Stefansson
   #3. The Icelandic player who performed third best last week abroad was an international guard Jon Stefansson (196-82, currently plays in Spain). Stefansson contributed to a CAI Zaragoza's victory against one of league's weakest teams Assignia Manresa (1-10) 82-75 in the Spanish ACB on Sunday night. He scored 7 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and dished 4 assists in 24 minutes. CAI Zaragoza (7-4) is placed sixth in the ACB. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. This year Stefansson's overall stats are: 8.2ppg, 2.0rpg, 1.3apg, 2FGP: 51.2%, 3FGP: 35.3% and FT: 85.7% in the 11 games. He is also a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
   #4. Point guard Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson (190-88, currently plays in Germany) led Mitteldeutscher BC to a surprising victory over the sixth-ranked Artland Dragons (7-5) 87-83 in the German BBL in Saturday night's game. Vilhjalmsson was MVP of the game. He scored 18 points, had 6 rebounds and dished 4 assists. Mitteldeutscher BC Weissenfels (5-8) is placed 15th in the BBL. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. Vilhjalmsson has relatively good stats this season: 10.2ppg, 2.3rpg, 2.4apg and 1.2spg. He is also Icelandic national team player.

Pavel Ermolinskij
Pavel Ermolinskij
   #5. International guard Pavel Ermolinskij (202-87, agency: I.D.S. Law, currently plays in EuroChallenge), who plays in Sweden could not help Norrkoping Dolphins to beat Tampereen Pyrinto (2-4). Ermolinskij scored only 4 points, had 4 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 16 minutes. The first-placed Norrkoping Dolphins lost 80-84 on the road to the lower-ranked (#4) Tampereen Pyrinto in the group K of EuroChallenge. It's Ermolinskij's first season with the team. This year his total stats are: 5.5ppg, 5.3rpg, 4.0apg and 1.2spg in the six games. Ermolinskij plays currently for the Icelandic national team.

Arnar Jonsson
Arnar Jonsson
   #6. Guard Arnar Jonsson (183-83, currently plays in Denmark), who plays in the Danish Ligaen was not able to help one of league's weakest teams Aarhus BC (5-10) in their last game on Wednesday. Despite his good performance Aarhus BC was defeated in a double overtime (!!!) 104-97 on the opponent's court by the higher-ranked Vaerlose (#5). Jonsson scored 13 points, made 7 passes and 4 steals. Jonsson belongs to league's best passers and is ranked #6. He has averaged so far 7.5ppg, 2.8rpg, 4.8apg and 1.4spg. Jonsson is a former international player as he played for the Icelandic senior team six years ago.

Logi Gunnarsson
Logi Gunnarsson
   #7. International shooting guard Logi Gunnarsson (192-81, currently plays in France) was not able to secure a victory for Angers BC 49 (4-7) in their game against Cognac (9-3) in the French NM1 (third division), despite his good performance in Saturday night's game. He was the second best scorer with 11 points in 32 minutes. But Angers BC 49 lost 61-76 on the opponent's court to the much higher-ranked (#3) Cognac. It was Angers BC 49's fourth consecutive loss in a row. But the season just started, so everything may happen. This year Gunnarsson has relatively solid stats: 11.8ppg, 2.8rpg and 2.7apg in the 11 games. He is also Icelandic national team player.

Axel Karason
Axel Karason
   #8. Small forward Axel Karason (194-83, currently plays in Denmark) faced previously mentioned Arnar Jonsson in the Danish Ligaen last game. Karason helped Vaerlose win their double overtime (!!!) game against the closely-ranked Aarhus BC (5-10) 104-97. He scored 6 points, grabbed 6 rebounds and dished 3 assists. Karason has averaged so far 9.5ppg, 7.3rpg and 1.6apg. He plays currently for the Icelandic national team.

Gudni Valentinusson
Gudni Valentinusson
   #9. Former U20 international 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 one of league's weakest teams Aarhus BC (5-10) in their game against Vaerlose (5-7). He scored 7 points in only 7 minutes. Aarhus BC lost in a double overtime (!!!) 97-104 on the opponent's court to the higher-ranked (#5) Vaerlose. Valentinusson has averaged so far 4.2ppg and 2.3rpg in the 13 games. He used to play for the Icelandic U20 national team seven years ago.
  




Ragnar
Albertsson
D1 Round 16: Top-ranked Hottur wins another game - 10 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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