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Serie A Standings
 1. Banco di Srd 0-0 
 2. Betaland Cdo 0-0 
 3. Dolomiti En. TR 0-0 
 4. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 5. Fiat TO 0-0 
 6. Germani BR 0-0 
 7. Grissin Bon RE 0-0 
 8. MIA-RO Cantu 0-0 
 9. New Basket BR 0-0 
 10. Openjobmetis V. 0-0 
 11. Scandone AV 0-0 
 12. The Flexx PT 0-0 
 13. Umana VE 0-0 
 14. Vanoli CR 0-0 
 15. Virtus Bologna 0-0 
 16. VL Pesaro 0-0 
Last:9/2/2017
Serie A2 Standings
East
 1. Agribertocchi OR 0-0 
 2. Alma Trieste 0-0 
 3. Aurira Jesi 0-0 
 4. Co.Mark Bergamo 0-0 
 5. Dinamica MNV 0-0 
 6. F.Kontatto BO 0-0 
 7. GSA Udine 0-0 
 8. Imola 0-0 
 9. JuveCaserta 0-0 
 10. Kleb Ferrara 0-0 
 11. Montegrano 0-0 
 12. Orasi Ravenna 0-0 
 13. Roseto Sharks 0-0 
 14. Tezenis Verona 0-0 
 15. Treviso Basket 0-0 
 16. UCC Piacenza 0-0 
 17. Unieuro Forli 0-0 
West
 1. Agrigento 0-0 
 2. Bertram Tortona 0-0 
 3. Cagliari Academy 0-0 
 4. Cuore Napoli 0-0 
 5. Eurobasket Roma 0-0 
 6. Eurotrend Biella 0-0 
 7. Givova Scafati 0-0 
 8. Latina Basket 0-0 
 9. Legnano 0-0 
 10. Lighthouse TRP 0-0 
 11. Mens Sana 1871 0-0 
 12. Novipiu Casale 0-0 
 13. NPC Rieti 0-0 
 14. Remer Treviglio 0-0 
 15. Viola RC 0-0 
 16. Virtus Roma 0-0 
Last:9/3/2017
Serie B Standings
Group A
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. Cecina 0-0 
 3. Firenze All Foods 0-0 
 4. Libertas Liburnia 0-0 
 5. Moncalieri 0-0 
 6. Montecatini 0-0 
 7. Oleggio 0-0 
 8. Omegna 0-0 
 9. Omnia Basket 0-0 
 10. Piombino 0-0 
 11. San Miniato 0-0 
 12. Sangiorgese 0-0 
 13. Urania M. 0-0 
 14. USE Basket 0-0 
 15. Valsesia 0-0 
 16. Varese Robur 0-0 
Group B
 1. Bergamo 0-0 
 2. Bernareggio 0-0 
 3. Cento 0-0 
 4. Crema 0-0 
 5. Desio 0-0 
 6. Faenza 0-0 
 7. Forli Tigers 0-0 
 8. Lecco 0-0 
 9. Lugo 0-0 
 10. Olginate 0-0 
 11. Padova 0-0 
 12. Piacenza 0-0 
 13. Reggio Emilia 0-0 
 14. Rimini 0-0 
 15. Vicenza 0-0 
 16. Volpino AltoSeb. 0-0 
Group C
 1. Bisceglie 0-0 
 2. Campli 0-0 
 3. Cerignola Udas 0-0 
 4. Civitanova 0-0 
 5. Fabriano 0-0 
 6. Giulianova 0-0 
 7. Matera 0-0 
 8. Nardo 0-0 
 9. Ortona 0-0 
 10. Pescara 0-0 
 11. Porto S.Elpidio 0-0 
 12. Recanati 0-0 
 13. San Severo 0-0 
 14. Senigallia 0-0 
 15. Teramo 0-0 
 16. Valdiceppo 0-0 
Group D
 1. Barcellona 0-0 
 2. Battipaglia 0-0 
 3. Cassino 0-0 
 4. Catanzaro 0-0 
 5. Costa dOrlando 0-0 
 6. Isernia 0-0 
 7. Palestrina 0-0 
 8. Patti 0-0 
 9. Roma Luiss 0-0 
 10. Roma S.Azzurra 0-0 
 11. Roma Tiber 0-0 
 12. Salerno 0-0 
 13. Scauri 0-0 
 14. Sestu 0-0 
 15. Valmontone 0-0 
 16. Venafro 0-0 
Last:7/18/2017
Serie C Gold Standings
Emilia Romagna
 1. Lugo 21-3 
 2. Ozzano 20-4 
 3. Bologna Salus 18-6 
 4. Ferrara 15-9 
 5. Fiorenzuola 15-9 
 6. San Marino Titans 14-10 
 7. Bertinoro 11-13 
 8. Imola 11-13 
 9. Pol.Arena 10-14 
 10. Bologna Basket 7-17 
 11. Bologna Pontev. 6-18 
 12. Modena 6-18 
 13. San Lazzaro 6-18 
Lazio
 1. Roma Tiber 22-3 
 2. Civitavecchia 19-6 
 3. Fondi Oasi 17-8 
 4. Formia Meta 15-10 
 5. Roma Alfa O. 15-10 
 6. Roma San Paolo 15-10 
 7. Aprilia 13-12 
 8. Sora 13-12 
 9. Anzio 11-14 
 10. Frascati 11-14 
 11. Roma Smit 9-16 
 12. Roma Petriana 8-17 
 13. Roma APDB 7-18 
 14. Roma Lazio 0-25 
Lombardia A
 1. Pavia Basket 24-2 
 2. Omnia Basket 22-4 
 3. Vigevano 18-8 
 4. 7 Laghi Gazzada 16-10 
 5. Milano3 15-11 
 6. Battaglia 14-12 
 7. Nerviano 14-12 
 8. Saronno 14-12 
 9. Cermenate 11-15 
 10. Garbagnate 10-16 
 11. Pall. Milano 1958 9-17 
 12. Opera Basket 8-18 
 13. Copert. Valceresio 4-22 
 14. Cistellum Basket 3-23 
Lombardia B
 1. Bernareggio 22-4 
 2. Olginate 18-8 
 3. Corona Platina 15-11 
 4. Lumezzane 15-11 
 5. Cremona 14-12 
 6. Gardonese 13-13 
 7. Pc-Project CC 13-13 
 8. Pizzighettone 13-13 
 9. Romano di Lomb. 13-13 
 10. Lierna 11-15 
 11. Nilox Agrate 11-15 
 12. Lissone 10-16 
 13. Cernusco 7-19 
 14. Manerbio 7-19 
Piemonte
 1. Alba 21-3 
 2. Torino Crocetta 20-4 
 3. Torino CUS 14-10 
 4. Trecate 14-10 
 5. Alessandria Bask. 13-11 
 6. Bra BT 71 13-11 
 7. Casale 13-11 
 8. College BK 12-12 
 9. Collegno 10-14 
 10. PNC Cirie 10-14 
 11. Savigliano 10-14 
 12. Fossano 9-15 
 13. Saluzzo 6-18 
 14. Torino 6-18 
Toscana
 1. Livorno Pielle 22-8 
 2. Livorno DBosco 21-9 
 3. Castelfiorentino 20-10 
 4. Lucca Geonova 20-10 
 5. Empoli Lai 17-13 
 6. Libertas Liburnia 17-13 
 7. Agliana 16-14 
 8. Montale 16-14 
 9. Altopascio 15-15 
 10. Certaldo 15-15 
 11. Prato 15-15 
 12. Valdisieve 15-15 
 13. Cantini Lorano 10-20 
 14. Carrara CMC 8-22 
 15. Posal Sesto SG 8-22 
 16. Folgore 5-25 
Veneto FVG
 1. Oderzo 23-3 
 2. Jesolo S.Dona 20-6 
 3. Arzignano 18-8 
 4. Trieste Jadran 16-10 
 5. Caorle 15-11 
 6. Mestre 15-11 
 7. Codroipo 13-13 
 8. Corno di Ros. 13-13 
 9. Monfalcone 13-13 
 10. Montebelluna 10-16 
 11. Padova Unione 10-16 
 12. Bassano 7-19 
 13. Dueville 7-19 
 14. Castelfranco Ven. 2-24 
Last:4/14/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Baskonia 0-0 
 3. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 4. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 5. CSKA 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fenerbahce 0-0 
 9. Khimki 0-0 
 10. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 11. Olympiacos 0-0 
 12. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 13. Real Madrid 0-0 
 14. Unicaja 0-0 
 15. Valencia 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:9/6/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group [
 1 Bosna-Royal 0-2 
Group A
 1 Banco di Srd 0-0 
 2 Enisey 0-0 
 3 EWE Baskets 0-0 
 4 Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5 Monaco 0-0 
 6 UCAM Murcia 0-0 
Group B
 1 Chalon 0-0 
 2 Gaziantep 0-0 
 3 Iberostar Tener. 0-0 
 4 Neptunas 0-0 
 5 PAOK 0-0 
 6 Ventspils 0-0 
Group C
 1 AEK 0-0 
 2 Banvit BK 0-0 
 3 Bayreuth 0-0 
 4 Strasbourg 0-0 
 5 Umana VE 0-0 
 6 Un.Olimpija 0-0 
Group D
 1 Aris 0-0 
 2 Besiktas 0-0 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 0-0 
 4 Oostende 0-0 
 5 Scandone AV 0-0 
 6 Stelmet 0-0 
Last:9/21/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Marcus LANDRY
  Brescia
  (201-F-85)
  Avg: 19.6
 1. Landry, Brescia19.6 
 2. Sosa, JuveCaserta19.3 
 3. Jones, VL Pesaro19.2 
 4. Johnson, AV Cantu19.0 
 5. MBaye, Enel B.17.7 
 6. Ragland, Scandone.17.7 
 7. Johnson, Openjobm.17.6 
 8. Aradori, Grissin .15.9 
 9. Logan, Scandone AV15.9 
 10. Holloway, Vanoli C.15.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 O.D. ANOSIKE
  Openjobm.
  (203-F/C-91)
  Avg: 11.1
 1. Anosike, Openjobm.11.1 
 2. Jones, VL Pesaro10.1 
 3. Watt, JuveCaserta9.0 
 4. Washington, Auxilium.8.6 
 5. White, Auxilium TO8.0 
 6. Johnson, AV Cantu7.2 
 7. Nnoko, VL Pesaro7.1 
 8. Lawal, Banco d.7.0 
 9. Hogue, Dolomiti.7.0 
 10. Thomas, Vanoli CR7.0 
Assists Per Game
 Luca VITALI
  Brescia
  (201-PG-86)
  Avg: 7.1
 1. Vitali, Brescia7.1 
 2. Sosa, JuveCaserta5.9 
 3. Maynor, Openjobm.5.5 
 4. Wright, Auxilium.5.5 
 5. Dowdell, AV Cantu5.4 
 6. Moore, The F.5.4 
 7. Ragland, Scandone.5.1 
 8. Craft, Dolomiti.4.8 
 9. Holloway, Vanoli C.4.4 
 10. Green, Scandone AV4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Aaron CRAFT
  Dolomiti.
  (188-G-91)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Craft, Dolomiti.2.3 
 2. Sutton, Dolomiti.1.9 
 3. Moss, Brescia1.7 
 4. Green, Scandone AV1.7 
 5. Shields, Dolomiti.1.5 
 6. Bostic, JuveCaserta1.5 
 7. Needham, Grissin .1.5 
 8. Goss, Enel Brindisi1.5 
 9. Jones, VL Pesaro1.5 
 10. Ragland, Scandone.1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Norvel PELLE
  Openjobm.
  (208-F-93)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Pelle, Openjobm.2.1 
 2. Cervi, Grissin .1.9 
 3. Watt, JuveCaserta1.8 
 4. Johnson, AV Cantu1.4 
 5. Lawal, Banco d.1.2 
 6. Putney, JuveCaserta1.2 
 7. Thomas, Vanoli CR1.1 
 8. Berggren, Brescia1.1 
 9. Biligha, Vanoli CR1.1 
 10. Archie, Betaland.1.0 
Player of the Week

 Dominique Sutton
  Dolomiti En. TR
  ( 198-G/F-86 )
  

 Laurence Bowers
  Bondi Ferrara
  ( 203-F-90 )
  

 Simone Bagnoli
  Cassino
  ( 205-F/C-81 )
  

Italian Basketball (Men)

First Round Schedule
Betaland Cdo 61% Oct.5 The Flexx P
N.Bsk BR 56% Oct.1 Fiat TO
Openjobmetis 58% Oct.1 Umana VE
VL Pesaro 55% Oct.1 Germani BR
Vanoli CR 50% Oct.1 EA7 Armani
Dolomiti En 60% Oct.1 Virtus Bolog
Scandone AV 56% Oct.1 Grissin Bon
Banco di Srd 61% Oct.1 MIA-RO Cant
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First Round Schedule
East
Unieuro Forl 50% Oct.1 Imola
Aurira Jesi 50% Oct.1 Tezenis Vero
UCC Piacenz 50% Oct.1 Treviso Bsk
JuveCaserta 50% Oct.1 Dinamica MN
Agribertocc 50% Oct.1 Alma Trieste
Roseto Shark 50% Oct.1 Orasi Ravenn
GSA Udine 50% Oct.1 F.Kontatto
Kleb Ferrara 50% Sep.30 Montegrano
West
Virtus Roma 50% Oct.1 Legnano
Novipiu Casa 50% Oct.1 Mens Sana 18
Lighthouse 50% Oct.1 Remer Trevig
Bertram Tort 50% Oct.1 Viola RC
Agrigento 50% Oct.1 Latina Bsk
Cuore Napoli 50% Oct.1 Eurobasket R
NPC Rieti 50% Oct.1 Givova Scafa
Cagliari Aca 50% Sep.30 Eurotrend Bi
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First Round Schedule
Group A
Sangiorgese 57% Oct.1 Varese Robur
Firenze All 57% Oct.1 Cecina
Libertas Lib 57% Oct.1 San Miniato
Montecatini 57% Oct.1 Moncalieri
Piombino 57% Oct.1 Omnia Bsk
Urania M. 57% Sep.30 Valsesia
Alba 57% Sep.30 USE Basket
Oleggio 57% Sep.30 Omegna
Group B
Rimini 57% Oct.1 Lecco
Bergamo 57% Oct.1 Padova
Reggio Emili 57% Oct.1 Vicenza
Crema 57% Oct.1 Bernareggio
Forli Tigers 57% Oct.1 Volpino Alto
Cento 57% Oct.1 Faenza
Piacenza 57% Sep.30 Desio
Olginate 57% Sep.30 Lugo
Group C
Porto S.Elpi 57% Oct.1 Ortona
Recanati 57% Oct.1 Senigallia
Fabriano 57% Oct.1 Civitanova
Campli 57% Oct.1 Cerignola Ud
San Severo 57% Oct.1 Nardo
Matera 57% Oct.1 Valdiceppo
Giulianova 57% Oct.1 Teramo
Bisceglie 57% Oct.1 Pescara
Group D
Roma Tiber 57% Oct.1 Barcellona
Scauri 57% Oct.1 Palestrina
Isernia 57% Oct.1 Sestu
Salerno 57% Oct.1 Battipaglia
Valmontone 57% Oct.1 Cassino
Catanzaro 57% Oct.1 Patti
Roma S.Azzur 57% Sep.30 Costa d'Orla
Roma Luiss 57% Sep.30 Venafro
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First Round Schedule
Khimki 57% Oct.13 Valencia
Zalgiris 57% Oct.13 Crvena Zvezd
FC Barcelona 57% Oct.13 Panathinaiko
Anadolu Efes 57% Oct.12 Real Madrid
CSKA 57% Oct.12 EA7 Armani
Brose Bask. 57% Oct.12 Maccabi T-A
Olympiacos 57% Oct.12 Baskonia
Unicaja 57% Oct.12 Fenerbahce
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SerieA Round 8: Cimberio Varese defeats Banco di Sard. in the closest game of the week - Nov 19, 2012


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The most exciting game of round 8 in the SerieA took place in Varese. This derby game ended with only one-point defeat on the road of second-ranked Banco di Sard. (6-2) to top-ranked Cimberio Varese (8-0) 85-84 in the game for the first place. Banco di Sard. trailed by 13 points after 3 quarters before a 29-17 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 84-85 at the end of the game. Worth to mention a great performance of Nigerian-American swingman Ebi Ere (195-81, college: Oklahoma) who helped to win the game recording 15 points and 7 rebounds and American point guard Mike Green (185-85, college: Butler) who added 5 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists during the contest. American guard Marvis Thornton (194-77, college: St.John's) responded with 23 points and 5 rebounds. Banco di Sard.'s coach Romeo Sacchetti rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Undefeated Cimberio Varese have an impressive eight-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 8-0 record. Banco di Sard. at the other side keeps the second place with two games lost. They share the position with Cantu and Montepaschi. Cimberio Varese are looking forward to face Trenkwalder RE (#6) in Reggio Emilia in the next round where they are favorite. Banco di Sard. will play at home against Vanoli Cremona (#12) and is hoping to prove to their fans that this time they can win.
Bottom-ranked Angelico Biella managed to get a second victory, breaking the four-game losing streak. This time they won against fifteenth-ranked Air Avellino 82-74. The winners were led by American forward Craig Brackins (208-87, college: Iowa St.) who scored that evening 22 points and 6 rebounds and Trey Johnson supported him with 15 points and 5 assists. Even a double-double of 12 points and 13 rebounds by American power forward Linton Johnson (203-80, college: Tulane, agency: Priority Sports) did not help to save the game for Air Avellino. Angelico Biella (2-6) moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with 4 other teams including defeated Air Avellino. Air Avellino lost third consecutive game. Angelico Biella will play against higher ranked Umana Venezia (#11) at home in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Air Avellino will play against Enel Brindisi and hopes to get back on the winning track.
The game in Reggio Emilia was also quite interesting. 6th ranked SAIE3 BO (4-4) played at the court of seventh ranked Trenkwalder RE (5-3). Trenkwalder RE managed to secure a 9-point victory 77-68 on Sunday. The best player for the winners was Donnel Taylor who scored 20 points and 8 rebounds. Angelo Gigli produced 12 points and 9 rebounds for the guests. Trenkwalder RE have an impressive five-game winning streak. They moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Acea Virtus RM. Loser SAIE3 BO dropped to the seventh position with four games lost. They share it with EA7 Armani and Enel Brindisi. Trenkwalder RE will meet league's leader Cimberio Varese on the road in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. SAIE3 BO will play against Lottomatica Roma (#5) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Venezia was also worth to mention about. Fifth ranked Lottomatica Roma (5-3) played at the court of 8th ranked Umana Venezia (3-5). Lottomatica Roma managed to secure a 8-point victory 75-67. Luigi Datome orchestrated the victory by scoring 20 points and 6 rebounds (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line). Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Lottomatica Roma maintains fifth position with 5-3 record, which they share with Trenkwalder RE. Umana Venezia at the other side dropped to the tenth place with five games lost. Lottomatica Roma's next round opponent will be SAIE3 BO (#7) in Bologna. Umana Venezia will play on the road against Angelico Biella.
Fourth ranked Montepaschi Siena (6-2) crushed at home 11th ranked Juvecaserta (3-5) by 20 points 86-66, which is the biggest margin this round on Sunday night. Worth to mention a quality performance of Bobby Brown who helped to win the game recording 20 points. Montepaschi Siena's coach Luca Banchi used an eleven-player rotation and allowed the starting five to rest. Defending champion moved-up to second place, which they share with Cantu and Banco di Sard. Loser Juvecaserta dropped to the tenth position with five games lost. Montepaschi Siena will face Cantu (#4) on the road in the next round. Juvecaserta will play against VL Pesaro (#14).

There were no shocking results in the other games in round 8: EA7 Armani destroyed Vanoli CR on the opponent's court 78-59. Enel Brindisi outscored Sutor MGR in a home game 97-78. Cantu managed to beat Pesaro on the road 76-66.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 27 points and 12 rebounds by Christian Burns of Sutor MGR.


Vanoli CR - EA7 Armani 59-78

Rather expected game when 12th ranked Vanoli Cremona (2-6) was crushed at home by ninth ranked Armani Milano (4-4) 78-59 on Monday. The game without a history. Armani Milano led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Armani Milano forced 23 Vanoli Cremona turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of American Keith Langford (193-83, college: Kansas) who helped to win the game recording 17 points and 5 rebounds and the other American import power forward Richard Hendrix (204-86, college: Alabama) who added 11 points and 10 rebounds during the contest. Armani Milano's coach Sergio Scariolo used a ten-player rotation and allowed the starting five to rest. Croatian center Andrija Stipanovic (209-86) responded with a double-double by scoring 11 points and 15 rebounds and American guard Lance Harris (195-84, college: Kansas St.) scored 15 points. Armani Milano moved-up to seventh place, which they share with Enel Brindisi and SAIE3 BO. Vanoli Cremona lost third consecutive game. They keep the twelfth position with six games lost. Armani Milano will face bottom-ranked Sutor Montegranaro (#16) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Vanoli Cremona will play against the league's second-placed Banco di Sard. (#2) and will have a slim chance for a victory.
Top scorers:
EA7 Armani: K.Langford 17+5reb+2ast, M.Hairston 15+3reb, R.Stipcevic 12, R.Hendrix 11+10reb, G.Basile 8+6reb, O.Cook 5+4ast
Vanoli CR: L.Harris 15+3reb, L.Vitali 12+2reb+1ast, A.Stipanovic 11+15reb, J.Jackson 8+1ast, A.Johnson 7+2reb, F.Ruini 3+2reb
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Cimberio VA - Banco di Sard. 85-84

The most exciting game of round 8 in the SerieA took place in Varese. This derby game ended with only one-point defeat on the road of second-ranked Banco di Sard. (6-2) to top-ranked Cimberio Varese (8-0) 85-84 in the game for the first place. Banco di Sard. trailed by 13 points after 3 quarters before a 29-17 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 84-85 at the end of the game. Worth to mention a great performance of Nigerian-American swingman Ebi Ere (195-81, college: Oklahoma) who helped to win the game recording 15 points and 7 rebounds and American point guard Mike Green (185-85, college: Butler) who added 5 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists during the contest. American guard Marvis Thornton (194-77, college: St.John's) responded with 23 points and 5 rebounds and his fellow American import point guard Travis Diener (184-82, college: Marquette) produced a double-double by scoring 10 points, 7 rebounds and 11 assists. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Banco di Sard.'s coach Romeo Sacchetti rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Cimberio Varese have an impressive eight-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 8-0 record. Banco di Sard. at the other side keeps the second place with two games lost. They share the position with Cantu and Montepaschi. Cimberio Varese are looking forward to face Trenkwalder RE (#6) in Reggio Emilia in the next round where they are favorite. Banco di Sard. will play at home against Vanoli Cremona (#12) and is hoping to prove to their fans that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
Cimberio VA: A.Banks 16+1reb+1ast, E.Ere 15+7reb, B.Dunston 12+6reb, A.Polonara 12+2reb+2ast, E.Rush 9+2reb, J.Talts 6+5reb+1ast
Banco di Sard.: M.Thornton 23+5reb, M.Ignerski 19+3reb+1ast, D.Diener 15+3reb+1ast, T.Diener 10+7reb+11ast, T.Easley 9+10reb, M.Vanuzzo 8+2reb
gschID: 185479


Enel Brindisi - Sutor MGR 97-78

Rather predictable result when tenth ranked Enel Brindisi (4-4) smashed at home bottom-ranked Sutor Montegranaro (2-6) 97-78 on Sunday. The hosts trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 12-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 97-78. Enel Brindisi made 17-of-21 free shots (81.0 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists comparing to just 10 passes made by Sutor Montegranaro's players. Americans were the main players on the court. Worth to mention a great performance of point guard Jonathan Gibson (182-87, college: N.Mexico St., agency: Three Eye Sports) who helped to win the game recording 31 points and 4 assists and forward Antywane Robinson (203-84, college: Temple, agency: Priority Sports) who added 16 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists during the contest. Five Enel Brindisi players scored in double figures. Enel Brindisi's coach Pier Luigi Bucchi used a ten-player rotation and allowed the starting five to rest. Forward Christian Burns (203-85, college: Philadelphia) responded with a double-double by scoring 27 points and 12 rebounds and forward Tamar Slay (204-80, college: Marshall) scored 11 points. Enel Brindisi have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to seventh place, which they share with EA7 Armani and SAIE3 BO. Loser Sutor Montegranaro dropped to the bottom position with six games lost. Enel Brindisi will face Air Avellino (#15) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Sutor Montegranaro will play against Armani Milano.
Top scorers:
Enel Brindisi: J.Gibson 31+3reb+4ast, A.Robinson 16+6reb+4ast, S.Reynolds 12+1reb+5ast, J.Viggiano 11+5reb+4ast, K.Ndoja 10+2reb+2ast, J.Grant 6
Sutor MGR: C.Burns 27+12reb, D.Cinciarini 13+1reb+1ast, T.Slay 11+4reb+3ast, R.Steele 7+2reb+4ast, V.Mazzola 6+4reb, F.Di Bella 6+1reb+2ast
gschID: 185483


Trenkwalder RE - SAIE3 BO 77-68

The game in Reggio Emilia was also quite interesting. 6th ranked SAIE3 BO (4-4) played at the court of seventh ranked Trenkwalder RE (5-3). Trenkwalder RE managed to secure a 9-point victory 77-68 on Sunday. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 23-17. But SAIE3 BO won second period 16-13. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Trenkwalder RE won last quarter 19-12. The best player for the winners was American guard Donnel Taylor (198-82, college: UAB) who scored 20 points and 8 rebounds. Serbian guard Mladen Jeremic (196-88, agency: Interperformances) chipped in 17 points and 5 rebounds. The former international Angelo Gigli (209-83) produced 12 points and 9 rebounds and American guard Kenny Hasbrouck (191-86, college: Siena) added 14 points respectively for the guests. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Trenkwalder RE have an impressive five-game winning streak. They moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Acea Virtus RM. Loser SAIE3 BO dropped to the seventh position with four games lost. They share it with EA7 Armani and Enel Brindisi. Trenkwalder RE will meet league's leader Cimberio Varese on the road in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. SAIE3 BO will play against Lottomatica Roma (#5) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Trenkwalder RE: D.Taylor 20+8reb+3ast, M.Jeremic 17+5reb+1ast, G.Brunner 14+5reb+3ast, A.Cinciarini 11+4reb+3ast, M.Antonutti 7+1reb, D.James 6+2reb+3ast
SAIE3 BO: K.Hasbrouck 14+1reb+2ast, A.Gigli 12+9reb, S.Smith 12+1reb, G.Poeta 12+2reb+2ast, M.Imbro 8, R.Moraschini 5+3reb
gschID: 185482


Sidigas AV - Angelico BI 74-82

Bottom-ranked Angelico Biella managed to get a second victory, breaking the four-game losing streak. This time they won against fifteenth-ranked Air Avellino 82-74. It looked good early as Air Avellino took an 4-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Angelico Biella had a 25-15 second period charge getting the lead and Air Avellino was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 74-82. Angelico Biella forced 21 Air Avellino turnovers. The winners were led by American forward Craig Brackins (208-87, college: Iowa St.) who scored that evening 22 points and 6 rebounds and American-Qatari guard Trey Johnson (196-84, college: Jackson St., agency: Priority Sports) supported him with 15 points and 5 assists. Even a double-double of 12 points and 13 rebounds by American power forward Linton Johnson (203-80, college: Tulane, agency: Priority Sports) did not help to save the game for Air Avellino. His fellow American import swingman Jeremy Richardson (200-84, college: Delta St.) added 18 points for the hosts. Four Angelico Biella and five Air Avellino players scored in double figures. Angelico Biella (2-6) moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with 4 other teams including defeated Air Avellino. Air Avellino lost third consecutive game. Angelico Biella will play against higher ranked Umana Venezia (#11) at home in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Air Avellino will play against Enel Brindisi and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Angelico BI: C.Brackins 22+6reb+1ast, T.Johnson 15+3reb+5ast, J.Mavunga 14+3reb, L.Chrysikopoulos 12+5reb+5ast, G.Jurak 10+3reb+1ast, R.Robinson 9+1reb+5ast
Sidigas AV: J.Richardson 18+4reb, N.Ebi 14+7reb, V.Spinelli 12+4reb+5ast, L.Johnson 12+13reb, M.Shakur 11+3reb+5ast, N.Dragovic 3+3reb+2ast
gschID: 185480


Umana VE - Acea Virtus RM 67-75

The game in Venezia was also worth to mention about. Fifth ranked Lottomatica Roma (5-3) played at the court of 8th ranked Umana Venezia (3-5). Lottomatica Roma managed to secure a 8-point victory 75-67. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 9-6. But Umana Venezia won second period 22-21. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Lottomatica Roma dominated on the defensive end, holding Umana Venezia to just 6 points in first quarter. They made 21-of-26 charity shots (80.8 percent) during the game. 24 personal fouls committed by Umana Venezia helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. International forward Luigi Datome (203-87) orchestrated the victory by scoring 20 points and 6 rebounds (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line). American-Nigerian power forward Gani Lawal (205-88, college: Georgia Tech) contributed with 18 points, 5 rebounds and 5 blocks (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) for the winners. The former international point guard Massimo Bulleri (188-77) replied with 15 points and 4 assists and Polish center Szymon Szewczyk (209-82) added 13 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Umana Venezia. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Lottomatica Roma maintains fifth position with 5-3 record, which they share with Trenkwalder RE. Umana Venezia at the other side dropped to the tenth place with five games lost. Lottomatica Roma's next round opponent will be SAIE3 BO (#7) in Bologna. Umana Venezia will play on the road against Angelico Biella.
Top scorers:
Acea Virtus RM: L.Datome 20+6reb, G.Lawal 18+5reb, J.Taylor 11+3reb+6ast, P.Goss 8+9reb+5ast, L.D'Ercole 8+1reb+2ast, P.Lorant 7+8reb
Umana VE: M.Bulleri 15+3reb+4ast, K.Kee Clark 13+5reb+1ast, S.Szewczyk 13+7reb, E.Williams 9+4reb, Y.Diawara 8+2reb+2ast, I.Zoroski 7+2reb+1ast
gschID: 185478


Pesaro - Cantu 66-76

Not a big story in a game when 14th ranked VL Pesaro (2-6) was defeated at home by third ranked Cantu (6-2) 76-66 on Sunday. The game without a history. Cantu led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They shot the lights out from three sinking 13 long-distance shots on high 61.9 percentage. Worth to mention a great performance of Belgian Jonathan Tabu (184-85) who helped to win the game recording 19 points and 5 rebounds and Georgian Manuchar Markoishvili (196-86) who added 16 points and 5 rebounds during the contest. The former international center Andrea Crosariol (211-84, college: Fair Dickinson) responded with 16 points and 6 rebounds and American-Lebanese swingman Antwain Barbour (196-82, college: Kentucky, agency: Three Eye Sports) scored 13 points and 4 assists. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Cantu have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Banco di Sard. and Montepaschi. VL Pesaro lost fifth consecutive game. Loser VL Pesaro dropped to the twelfth position with six games lost. Cantu will face Montepaschi Siena (#3) at home in the next round, which may be the game of the day. VL Pesaro will play against Juvecaserta (#10) in Caserta and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Cantu: J.Tabu 19+5reb+3ast, M.Markoishvili 16+5reb+1ast, P.Aradori 13+5reb, N.Mazzarino 12, M.Cusin 6+8reb, J.Kudlacek 5
Pesaro: A.Crosariol 16+6reb, A.Barbour 13+4reb+4ast, D.Cavaliero 10+1reb+1ast, L.Mack 10+5reb, R.Hamilton 8+1reb+1ast, D.Clemente 7
gschID: 185477


Montepaschi - JuveCaserta 86-66

Fourth ranked Montepaschi Siena (6-2) crushed at home 11th ranked Juvecaserta (3-5) by 20 points 86-66, which is the biggest margin this round on Sunday night. The game without a history. Montepaschi Siena led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Montepaschi Siena forced 19 Juvecaserta turnovers. Worth to mention a quality performance of American point guard Bobby Brown (188-84, college: CS Fullerton) who helped to win the game recording 20 points and the other American import guard Matt Janning (193-88, college: Northeastern, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) who added 12 points during the contest. Montepaschi Siena's coach Luca Banchi used an eleven-player rotation and allowed the starting five to rest. Serbian power forward Stevan Jelovac (208-89, agency: Beo Basket) responded with 22 points and 5 rebounds and the former international Marco Mordente (192-79) scored 11 points and 5 assists. Four Juvecaserta players scored in double figures. Defending champion moved-up to second place, which they share with Cantu and Banco di Sard. Loser Juvecaserta dropped to the tenth position with five games lost. Montepaschi Siena will face Cantu (#4) on the road in the next round. Juvecaserta will play against VL Pesaro (#14).
Top scorers:
Montepaschi: B.Brown 20+1ast, M.Janning 12+4reb+1ast, V.Sanikidze 10+4reb, K.Kangur 10+2ast, D.Hackett 9+3ast, M.Kasun 6
JuveCaserta: S.Jelovac 22+5reb, J.Akindele 11+4reb, M.Mordente 11+2reb+5ast, Z.Jonusas 10+6reb+1ast, A.Michelori 6+2reb, S.Gentile 4+3reb+1ast
gschID: 185476


  




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