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Dominos League Standings
 1. Stjarnan 2-0 
 2. KR 2-1 
 3. Keflavik 2-1 
 4. Tindastoll 2-1 
 5. Grindavik 2-1 
 6. IR 2-1 
 7. Haukar 1-1 
 8. Njardvik 1-1 
 9. Thor AK 1-2 
 10. Valur 1-2 
 11. Thor Thorl 0-2 
 12. Hottur 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/20/2017
D1 Standings
 1. Breidablik 3-0 
 2. Skallagrimur 3-0 
 3. Fjolnir 2-1 
 4. Vestri 2-1 
 5. Hamar 1-1 
 6. Snaefell 1-2 
 7. Hrunamenn 0-0 
 8. Gnupverjar 0-2 
 9. IA 0-2 
 10. FSU 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/14/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Taylor STAFFORD
  Hottur
  (185-G-94)
  Avg: 33
 1. Stafford, Hottur33.0 
 2. Vinson, Njardvik31.0 
 3. Pellot-Rosa, Thor T.27.5 
 4. Oliver, Thor AK27.0 
 5. Forte, Keflavik25.0 
 6. Whack, Grindavik24.3 
 7. Hester, Tindastoll24.0 
 8. Einarsson, Thor T.21.0 
 9. Pryor, Stjarnan20.0 
 10. Baeringsson, Stjar.19.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Marques OLIVER
  Thor AK
  (201-PF-91)
  Avg: 17.5
 1. Oliver, Thor AK17.5 
 2. Baeringsson, Stjar.16.5 
 3. King, Valur15.0 
 4. Forte, Keflavik13.7 
 5. Acox, KR11.0 
 6. Thorsteinsso., Grindavi.9.7 
 7. Hester, Tindastoll9.5 
 8. Magnusson, Haukar9.5 
 9. Ermolinskij, KR9.5 
 10. Nathanaelsso., Njard.9.5 
Assists Per Game
 Pavel ERMOLINSKIJ
  KR
  (202-G-87)
  Avg: 7.5
 1. Ermolinskij, KR7.5 
 2. Sigurdarson, IR7.0 
 3. Jonsson, Grindavik6.5 
 4. Birgisson, Tindastoll6.5 
 5. Blondal, Valur6.0 
 6. Hermannsson, Thor T.5.0 
 7. Bjornsson, KR5.0 
 8. Gunnarsson, Njard.5.0 
 9. Forte, Keflavik5.0 
 10. Stafford, Hottur5.0 
Steals Per Game
 Sigtryggur Arnar BJORNSSON
  Tindastoll
  (180-PG-93)
  Avg: 4.5
 1. Bjornsson, Tindastoll4.5 
 2. Birgisson, Tindastoll3.0 
 3. Einarsson, Thor T.2.5 
 4. Sigurdarson, IR2.5 
 5. Pellot-Rosa, Thor T.2.5 
 6. Ingvarsson, Thor AK2.5 
 7. Gudmundsson, Grind.2.3 
 8. Oskarsson, Haukar2.0 
 9. Thomas, IR2.0 
 10. Kristjansson, KR2.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Jalen JENKINS
  KR
  (201-F-94)
  Avg: 3
 1. Jenkins, KR3.0 
 2. Acox, KR2.0 
 3. Nathanaelsso., Njard.2.0 
 4. Thorsteinsso., Grindavi.2.0 
 5. Hester, Tindastoll1.5 
 6. Taylor, IR1.5 
 7. Baeringsson, Stjar.1.5 
 8. Kristjansson, IR1.5 
 9. Jonsson, Thor Thorl1.5 
 10. Einarsson, Thor T.1.0 

Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

Thor AK 92% Oct.27 Hottur
Thor Thorl Oct.27 Stjarnan 99%
IR 63% Oct.26 Njardvik
Valur Oct.26 KR 68%
Grindavik 56% Oct.26 Tindastoll
Haukar 50% Oct.26 Keflavik
Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

Breidablik 85% Oct.20 Fjolnir
Vestri 95% Oct.20 FSU
Snaefell Oct.20 Hamar 67%
Gnupverjar 57% Oct.20 IA
Skallagrimur 98% Oct.19 Hrunamenn
D1 Round 20: Leader Hottur gets another victory - Feb 4, 2017


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Aaron Moss
Leader Hottur delivered the sixteenth win on Thursday night. This time they crushed 7th ranked FSU (6-12) 94-73 in Egilsstadir. Hottur looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists. The best player for the winners was American guard Aaron Moss (185, college: Cabrini, agency: Duran International) who had a triple-double by scoring 30 points, 17 rebounds, 10 assists and 5 steals. Guard Ragnar Albertsson (190-93) chipped in 31 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Hottur's coach Vidar Hafsteinsson felt very confident that he used 11 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American forward Terrance Motley (201-91, college: Sam Houston St.) produced a double-double by scoring 21 points and 21 rebounds for the guests. Hottur (16-1) have an impressive ten-game winning streak. They maintain first position. FSU at the other side keeps the seventh place with 12 games lost. Hottur are looking forward to face Hamar (#5) on the road in the next round. FSU will play against Vestri and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Bottom-ranked Armann (0-18) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 92-73 loss to fourth ranked Breidablik (12-6) in Reykjavik. Guard Throstur Kristinsson (192-95) orchestrated the victory by scoring 21 points. Tyrone Garland contributed with 20 points and 4 assists for the winners. Thorsteinn Hjorleifsson (-95) replied with a double-double by scoring 11 points and 10 rebounds for Armann. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Breidablik maintains fourth position with 12-6 record. Armann at the other side still closes the standings. Breidablik will play against higher ranked Valur (#3) in Reykjavik in the next round and it may be the game of the week. Armann's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Reykjavik to the arena Fjolnir.
The game in was also quite interesting. Second ranked Fjolnir (14-4) played at the court of 6th ranked Vestri (6-11). Fjolnir did not have too big problems and got a relatively easy victory 86-68 on Friday. Worth to mention a great performance of Collin Pryor who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 24 points, 19 rebounds and 6 assists (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field). Yima Chia-Kur responded with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 12 rebounds. Both coaches tested many bench players saving starting five for next games. Fjolnir maintains second position with 14-4 record having just one point less than leader Hottur. Vestri lost third consecutive game. Newly promoted team keeps the sixth place with 11 games lost. Fjolnir's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Reykjavik Armann.
The game in Akranes supposed to be also worth to mention about. Fifth ranked Hamar (7-10) played at the court of 8th ranked IA (5-13). Hamar smashed IA 97-59. The winners were led by Orn Sigurdarson who scored that evening 26 points and 8 rebounds (on 10-of-12 shooting from the field). The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Hamar maintains fifth position with 7-10 record. IA at the other side keeps the eighth place with 13 games lost. Hamar's next round opponent will be league's leader Hottur in Egilsstadir and it may be quite challenging game.

The best stats of 20th round was 10 points and 10 rebounds by Snorri Vignisson of Breidablik.

Armann - Breidablik 73-92

Bottom-ranked Armann (0-18) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 92-73 loss to fourth ranked Breidablik (12-6) in Reykjavik. The game was mostly controlled by Breidablik. Armann was better in second period 22-21. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Armann was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. Guard Throstur Kristinsson (192-95) orchestrated the victory by scoring 21 points. American guard Tyrone Garland (185-92, college: La Salle) contributed with 20 points and 4 assists for the winners. Thorsteinn Hjorleifsson (-95) replied with a double-double by scoring 11 points and 10 rebounds and forward Brynjar Fridriksson (200-96) added 13 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Armann. Four Armann players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Breidablik maintains fourth position with 12-6 record. Armann at the other side still closes the standings. Breidablik will play against higher ranked Valur (#3) in Reykjavik in the next round and it may be the game of the week. Armann's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Reykjavik to the arena Fjolnir.
Top scorers:
Armann: G.Gudnason 14+2reb, B.Fridriksson 13+6reb+2ast, D.Fridriksson 12+3reb+1ast, T.Hjorleifsson 11+10reb+1ast, O.Thorteinsson 6+4reb, G.Thorvaldsson 4+1reb
Breidablik: T.Kristinsson 21+4reb+1ast, T.Garland 20+2reb+4ast, S.Vignisson 10+10reb+2ast, E.Vignisson 9+3reb, G.Sigurdarson 8+1reb, B.Vidisson 8+2reb+2ast
gschID: 492079


Vestri - Fjolnir 68-86

The game in was also quite interesting. Second ranked Fjolnir (14-4) played at the court of 6th ranked Vestri (6-11). Fjolnir did not have too big problems and got a relatively easy victory 86-68 on Friday. The game was mostly controlled by Fjolnir. Vestri managed to win fourth quarter 18-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Vestri 44-27 including a 33-18 advantage in defensive rebounds. Fjolnir looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists comparing to just 9 passes made by Vestri's players. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Collin Pryor (200-90, college: Northern St., agency: Mansfield and Associates) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 24 points, 19 rebounds and 6 assists (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) and guard Robert Sigurdsson (187-94) who added 12 points and 8 assists during the contest. Four Fjolnir players scored in double figures. American forward Yima Chia-Kur (196-86, college: Arkansas St.) responded with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 12 rebounds and point guard Hinrik Gudbjartsson (185-96) scored 15 points. Both coaches tested many bench players saving starting five for next games. Fjolnir maintains second position with 14-4 record having just one point less than leader Hottur. Vestri lost third consecutive game. Newly promoted team keeps the sixth place with 11 games lost. Fjolnir's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Reykjavik Armann.
Top scorers:
Vestri: Y.Chia-Kur 20+12reb+3ast, H.Gudbjartsson 15+3ast, N.Knezevic 12+4reb+1ast, P.Ilievski 7+2reb, B.Sigurdsson 6+2reb, D.Midgley 3+2reb
Fjolnir: C.Pryor 24+19reb+6ast, B.Rikhardsson 17+2reb+1ast, R.Sigurdsson 12+4reb+8ast, G.Sveinbjornsson 10+3reb+3ast, S.Karason 7+4reb, E.Sigurdsson 6+1reb
gschID: 492078


IA - Hamar 59-97

The game in Akranes supposed to be also worth to mention about. Fifth ranked Hamar (7-10) played at the court of 8th ranked IA (5-13). Hamar smashed IA 97-59. The game without a history. Hamar led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to IA's 32. They outrebounded IA 53-39 including a 41-29 advantage in defensive rebounds. The winners were led by forward Orn Sigurdarson (202-89) who scored that evening 26 points and 8 rebounds (on 10-of-12 shooting from the field) and American forward Chris Woods (195-89, college: Pfeiffer) supported him with 23 points and 11 rebounds. Four Hamar players scored in double figures. Even 25 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists by American guard Derek Shouse (188-93, college: Mo.-St.Louis) did not help to save the game for IA. Center Jon Kristjansson (197-83) added 6 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists for the hosts. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Hamar maintains fifth position with 7-10 record. IA at the other side keeps the eighth place with 13 games lost. Hamar's next round opponent will be league's leader Hottur in Egilsstadir and it may be quite challenging game.
Top scorers:
IA: D.Shouse 25+7reb+4ast, A.Vilbergsson 8+2reb+2ast, J.Kristjansson 6+9reb+4ast, A.Jokulsson 5+5reb, E.Bjornsson 5+1ast, F.Helgason 4+7reb
Hamar: O.Sigurdarson 26+8reb+3ast, C.Woods 23+11reb+2ast, E.Stefansson 15+3reb+1ast, H.Petursson 10+6reb+4ast, S.Hrafnsson 6, S.Thorvaldsson 5+6reb
gschID: 492077


Hottur - FSU 94-73

Leader Hottur delivered the sixteenth win on Thursday night. This time they crushed 7th ranked FSU (6-12) 94-73 in Egilsstadir. Hottur looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists. The best player for the winners was American guard Aaron Moss (185, college: Cabrini, agency: Duran International) who had a triple-double by scoring 30 points, 17 rebounds, 10 assists and 5 steals. Guard Ragnar Albertsson (190-93) chipped in 31 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Hottur's coach Vidar Hafsteinsson felt very confident that he used 11 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American forward Terrance Motley (201-91, college: Sam Houston St.) produced a double-double by scoring 21 points and 21 rebounds and point guard Ari Gylfason (186-89) added 12 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists respectively for the guests. Hottur (16-1) have an impressive ten-game winning streak. They maintain first position. FSU at the other side keeps the seventh place with 12 games lost. Hottur are looking forward to face Hamar (#5) on the road in the next round. FSU will play against Vestri and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
FSu: T.Motley 21+21reb+3ast, A.Gylfason 12+5reb+4ast, S.Stefansson 10+3reb+1ast, P.Ingason 8+3reb+2ast, J.Jokull Thrainsson 8+1reb+1ast, H.Jonsson 5+3reb+1ast
Hottur: R.Albertsson 31+5reb+4ast, A.Moss 30+17reb+10ast, V.Hafsteinsson 10+6reb+4ast, N.Karsson 6+1reb+1ast, H.Birgisson 6+4reb+4ast, B.Gretarsson 6+3reb+1ast
gschID: 492076


  




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