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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
Haukur Palsson selected the top Icelandic playing abroad in last week's games - Feb 9, 2017


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


Haukur Palsson
Haukur Palsson
   #1. This week's number one is an international small forward Haukur Palsson (197-92, college: Maryland, currently plays in France). He could not help SPO Rouen (6-11) in their last game. Despite Palsson's good performance SPO Rouen lost 74-87 on the road to the higher-ranked (#12) ALM Evreux. He was the second best scorer with 14 points. Palsson also added 4 rebounds and dished 4 assists in 36 minutes on the court. Palsson has relatively good stats this year: 12.6ppg, 4.4rpg, 3.6apg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 39.5%, 3FGP: 45.6%(26-57) and FT: 74.5% in 14 games he played so far. He is currently a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Jakob Sigurdarson
Jakob Sigurdarson
   #2. Second place goes to an experienced former international point guard Jakob Sigurdarson (192-82, college: Birm.Southern, currently plays in Sweden). Sigurdarson led Boras Basket to a victory against one of league's weakest teams Nassjo (2-7) 77-69 in the Swedish Basketligan last Thursday. He recorded 14 points. Boras Basket (12-11) is placed fifth in the Basketligan. This season Sigurdarson has relatively solid stats: 12.9ppg, 3.3rpg, 2.2apg, 2FGP: 50.5%, 3FGP: 32.0% and FT: 97.2%(70-72). He played for the Icelandic national team in 2015.

Elvar Fridriksson
Elvar Fridriksson
   #3. The Icelandic player who performed third best last week abroad was an international guard Elvar Fridriksson (183-94, college: LIU Brooklyn, currently plays in NCAA2). Fridriksson contributed to a Barry University's victory against the Saint Leo University (7-8) 96-91 in the NCAA2 on Saturday night. He had a double-double by scoring 23 points and making 12 passes. Fridriksson also added 5 rebounds in 32 minutes. The Barry University has a very good 12-3 record this season. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. Fridriksson has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 16.3ppg, 4.3rpg, 7.5apg, 1.4spg, 2FGP: 56.7%(59-104), 3FGP: 36.7% and FT: 88.9% in 17 games. Ex-UMFN Njardvik player is also a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Kristofer Acox
Kristofer Acox
   #4. Forward Kristofer Acox (198-93, currently plays college basketball in the States) helped Furman win their game against the The Citadel (2-5) 99-91 in the NCAA in Saturday night's game. Acox recorded a double-double by scoring 19 points and getting 11 rebounds. He also added 2 blocks. The Furman University has 3-2 conference record this season. It's Acox's fourth year with the team. Acox has reliable stats this year: 12.9ppg, 7.4rpg, 1.3apg and 1.3spg. He is also Icelandic national team player.

Kari Jonsson
Kari Jonsson
   #5. U20 international guard Kari Jonsson (190-97, currently studies in the States), who plays in the NCAA was not able to help the Drexel (1-5) in their last game. Despite Jonsson's good performance the Drexel was edged 104-103 at home by the Towson University. He recorded 14 points, 3 assists and 3 steals in 33 minutes. It's Jonsson's first season with the team. This year Jonsson's overall stats are: 9.5ppg, 2.2rpg and 2.0apg in 25 games. He plays currently for the Icelandic U20 national team.

Martin Hermannsson
Martin Hermannsson
   #6. Guard Martin Hermannsson (190-94, college: LIU Brooklyn, currently plays in France) was not able to secure a victory for Charleville-Mezieres (11-6) in their last game on Friday. Despite Hermannsson's very good performance Charleville-Mezieres was edged 82-80 in Saint Chamond by the league outsider Saint Chamond (#18). He was the second best scorer with 16 points. Hermannsson also added 6 rebounds and dished 3 assists. This season Hermannsson has very high stats. He averages: 18.0ppg, 4.4rpg and 6.0apg. Hermannsson is an international player who is currently on the senior Icelandic National Team roster.

Jon Gudmundsson
Jon Gudmundsson
   #7. U20 international guard Jon Gudmundsson (193-96, is currently at the American university), who plays in the NCAA couldn't help the one of league's weakest teams Davidson (2-3) in their last game. Despite his good performance the Davidson lost 59-70 in Kingston to the Rhode Island University. Gudmundsson scored 10 points in 40 minutes. This year Gudmundsson's total stats are: 8.1ppg, 4.4rpg, 3.6apg and 1.4spg in 21 games. He is also Icelandic U20 national team player.

Axel Karason
Axel Karason
   #8. Small forward Axel Karason (193-83, currently plays in Denmark) couldn't help Svendborg (11-9) in their game against Randers (9-13) in the Danish Ligaen. He cannot count Wednesday's game as one of the best ones. Karason scored only 2 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 22 minutes. Svendborg was edged 80-77 on their home court in Svendborg by the lower-ranked (#6) Randers. Karason has averaged so far 4.3ppg and 3.8rpg in 20 games. He plays currently for the Icelandic national team.

Aegir Steinarsson
Aegir Steinarsson
   #9. International point guard Aegir Steinarsson (185-91, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management, college: Newberry, currently plays in Spain) managed to help San Pablo Inmobiliaria Miraflores Burgos to win against the 13th-ranked Castello (9-13) 87-77 in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division) in Friday night's game. Steinarsson recorded only 4 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists. San Pablo Inmobiliaria Miraflores Burgos (15-7) is placed third in the LEB Gold. Steinarsson has averaged so far 5.6ppg, 2.5rpg and 3.6apg. He is also in the roster of the Icelandic national team.

Kristinn Palsson
Kristinn Palsson
   #10. Swingman Kristinn Palsson (198-97, currently plays college basketball in the States) couldn't help the Marist (3-5) in their game against the Manhattan College (1-2) in the NCAA. Palsson scored 6 points in 32 minutes. The Marist was edged 68-67 on their home court in Poughkeepsie by the Manhattan College. Palsson has averaged so far 5.0ppg, 2.7rpg and 1.5apg in 23 games. He is U20 international player who is currently on the Icelandic National Team roster.


The list of other players, who all have Icelandic passport but never been selected to any of Icelandic national teams:

   #1. Gunnar Olafsson (190-G/F-93, currently plays college basketball in the States), who plays in the NCAA could not help the St.Francis, NY (2-4) to beat the St.Francis University (PA) (4-2). Olafsson recorded 7 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. The St.Francis, NY was badly defeated 78-61 on the road by the St.Francis University (PA). Olafsson has averaged so far 5.0ppg and 5.3rpg.

   #2. Gunnar Hardarson (185-SG-96, currently plays in NCAA2) was not able to help the Belmont Abbey College in their game against the Emmanuel College, GA (8-7) in the NCAA2. Hardarson scored 7 points. The Belmont Abbey College was crushed 92-56 in Franklin Springs by the Emmanuel College, GA. Hardarson has averaged so far 8.4ppg and 1.7rpg.   




Martin
Hermannsson
Martin Hermannsson selected the top Icelandic playing abroad in last week's games - 1 day ago
Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Icelandic who are currently playing abroad. This week's number one is an international guard Martin Hermannsson (190-94). He was the major contributor in Chalons-Reims' victory against the closely-ranked Boulazac Basket in the French ProA in Saturday night's game.    [read more]

Tryggvi
Hlinason
Icelandic pro players in Europe - 4 days ago
Iceland has few pro players playing abroad. Here is some updaten on them lately. Tryggvi Hlinason (215-C-97) the young Icelandic star that signed with Spanish Champion Valencia has been on their roster few times so far. Hlinason only started to train basketball less than 4 years ago. 216 cm with great potential to be a great one. Kristofer Acox (198-F-93, college: Furman) did sign a short contract with Purefood Star Hotshot in Phillipan league. Had some real good double double games.    [read more]

Antonio
Hester
Best players of Icelandic Dominos League round 2 - 5 days ago
American Antonio Hester (198-F-90) put on an amazing game in the last round for Tindastoll and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 2. The 27-year old forward had a double-double of 31 points and thirteen rebounds, while his team edged out Valur (#12, 0-2), the league's bottom-ranked team 73-69. Tindastoll is placed at 7th position in Icelandic Dominos League. Tindastoll is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lowe...   [read more]


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