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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. Enel Brindisi 0-0 
 6. Fiat TO 0-0 
 7. Germani BR 0-0 
 8. Grissin Bon RE 0-0 
 9. JuveCaserta 0-0 
 10. MIA-RO Cantu 0-0 
 11. Openjobmetis V. 0-0 
 12. Scandone AV 0-0 
 13. The Flexx PT 0-0 
 14. Umana VE 0-0 
 15. Virtus Bologna 0-0 
 16. VL Pesaro 0-0 
Last:6/28/2017
Serie A2 Standings
East
 1. Alma Trieste 0-0 
 2. F.Kontatto BO 0-0 
 3. Ferrara 0-0 
 4. Imola 0-0 
 5. Jesi 0-0 
 6. Mantova 0-0 
 7. Montegrano 0-0 
 8. Orzinuovi GaGa 0-0 
 9. Piacenza 0-0 
 10. Ravenna 0-0 
 11. Roseto 0-0 
 12. Treviso Basket 0-0 
 13. Udine APU 0-0 
 14. Unieuro Forli 0-0 
 15. Vanoli CR 0-0 
 16. Verona 0-0 
West
 1. Agrigento 0-0 
 2. Angelico Biella 0-0 
 3. Cagliari Academy 0-0 
 4. Eurobasket Roma 0-0 
 5. Latina Basket 0-0 
 6. Legnano 0-0 
 7. Lighthouse TR 0-0 
 8. Mens Sana 1871 0-0 
 9. Napoli Cuore 0-0 
 10. Novipiu Casale 0-0 
 11. Rieti 0-0 
 12. Roma Virtus 0-0 
 13. Scafati 0-0 
 14. Tortona 0-0 
 15. Treviglio 0-0 
 16. Viola RC 0-0 
Last:7/18/2017
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:6/21/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
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 Athens 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 ZG 0-0 
Last:7/12/2017
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
Khimki 56% Oct.13 Valencia
Zalgiris 57% Oct.13 Crvena Zvezd
FC Barcelona 56% Oct.13 Panathinaiko
Anadolu Efes 54% Oct.12 Real Madrid
CSKA 54% Oct.12 EA7 Armani
Brose Bask. 58% Oct.12 Maccabi T-A
Olympiacos 58% Oct.12 Baskonia
Unicaja 58% Oct.12 Fenerbahce
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First Round Schedule
Din.Tbilisi 50% Sep.19 Joventut
Keravnos 50% Sep.19 Avtodor
Bosna-Royal 50% Sep.19 Ludwigsburg
Karpos Sokol 50% Sep.19 TLU/Kalev
Groningen 50% Sep.19 Vytautas
Sigal Prisht 50% Sep.19 Tsmoki-Minsk
Kapfenberg 50% Sep.19 Benfica
BC Lulea 50% Sep.19 Antwerp
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SerieA Round 9 of Regular Season - Nov 26, 2012


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The biggest surprise of round 9 in SerieA was guest Montepaschi Siena's (7-2) road victory over 3rd placed Cantu (6-3) 67-54 on Monday evening. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Cantu. It was a key game for the second position in the league. The game was mostly controlled by Montepaschi Siena. Cantu managed to win third quarter 13-9. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Montepaschi Siena forced 20 Cantu turnovers. The best player for the winners was American forward David Moss (196-83, college: Indiana St., agency: SportsTalent) who scored 18 points. Georgian Viktor Sanikidze (203-86) chipped in 10 points and 8 rebounds. Montepaschi Siena's coach Luca Banchi used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was Georgian Manuchar Markoishvili (196-86) who recorded a double-double by scoring 18 points and 11 rebounds. Montepaschi Siena have a solid series of three victories in a row. Defending champion moved-up to second place, which they share with Banco di Sard. Cantu at the other side dropped to the fourth position with three games lost. Montepaschi Siena is looking forward to face Air Avellino (#12) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Cantu will play against Juvecaserta (#10) in Caserta and is hoping to win this game.
Twelfth-ranked Vanoli Cremona (2-7) made lots of trouble for second ranked Banco di Sard. (7-2) in Sassari. Banco di Sard. managed to secure only two-point victory 80-78. However their fans expected much easier game. It was a good game for American point guard Travis Diener (184-82, college: Marquette) who led his team to a victory with 23 points and 7 assists. Michal Ignerski contributed with 13 points and 11 rebounds for the winners. Banco di Sard.'s coach Romeo Sacchetti allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. American guard Lance Harris (195-84, college: Kansas St.) answered with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds for Vanoli Cremona. Banco di Sard. maintains second place with 7-2 record having just two points less than leader Cimberio VA, which they share with Montepaschi. Vanoli Cremona lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the bottom position with seven games lost. They share it with Pesaro and Sutor MGR. Banco di Sard. will play against Armani Milano (#8) on the road in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Vanoli Cremona will play against Umana Venezia (#13) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Undefeated leader Cimberio Varese delivered the ninth consecutive victory on Sunday night. This time they beat 6th ranked Trenkwalder RE (5-4) 91-78. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of Trenkwalder RE. Ebi Ere stepped up and scored 24 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. The best for the losing side was Donnel Taylor with 29 points. Undefeated Cimberio Varese (9-0) have an impressive series of nine victories in a row. They maintain first place with a perfect record of 9 victories in a row. Newly promoted Trenkwalder RE dropped to the fifth position with four games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Cimberio Varese will meet Lottomatica Roma (#6) on the road in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Trenkwalder RE will play against Enel Brindisi and hope to secure a win.
The game in Bologna was also worth to mention about. 5th ranked Lottomatica Roma (5-4) played at the court of seventh ranked SAIE3 BO (5-4). SAIE3 BO managed to secure a 6-point victory 85-79. Kenny Hasbrouck nailed 22 points and 6 assists for the winning side. SAIE3 BO moved-up to fifth place, which they share with 3 other teams including defeated Lottomatica Roma. SAIE3 BO's next round opponent will be VL Pesaro (#14) at home and are hoping to win another game. Lottomatica Roma will play against the league's leader Cimberio Varese (#1).
We should mention about the upset which took place in Avellino, where higher ranked Enel Brindisi (4-5) lost to fifteenth ranked Air Avellino (3-6) in a road game 71-81 on Sunday. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Enel Brindisi. The best player for the winners was Mustafa Shakur who scored 26 points and 6 assists (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). Enel Brindisi's coach Pier Luigi Bucchi rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Air Avellino moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with Umana VE and Angelico BI. Newly promoted Enel Brindisi dropped to the ninth position with five games lost. Air Avellino will face higher ranked Montepaschi Siena (#3) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.

Other games of round 9 were very predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Umana VE was defeated by Angelico BI in Biella 68-59. Bottom-ranked Sutor MGR was beaten by EA7 Armani at home 76-82. JuveCaserta won against Pesaro on the opponent's court 77-63.
The best stats of 9th round was 15 points and 18 rebounds by Linton Johnson of Sidigas AV.


Cantu - Montepaschi 54-67

The biggest surprise of round 9 in SerieA was guest Montepaschi Siena's (7-2) road victory over 3rd placed Cantu (6-3) 67-54 on Monday evening. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Cantu. It was a key game for the second position in the league. The game was mostly controlled by Montepaschi Siena. Cantu managed to win third quarter 13-9. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Montepaschi Siena forced 20 Cantu turnovers. The best player for the winners was American forward David Moss (196-83, college: Indiana St., agency: SportsTalent) who scored 18 points. Georgian Viktor Sanikidze (203-86) chipped in 10 points and 8 rebounds. Montepaschi Siena's coach Luca Banchi used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was Georgian Manuchar Markoishvili (196-86) who recorded a double-double by scoring 18 points and 11 rebounds and Belgian Jonathan Tabu (184-85) added 16 points and 5 rebounds respectively. Montepaschi Siena have a solid series of three victories in a row. Defending champion moved-up to second place, which they share with Banco di Sard. Cantu at the other side dropped to the fourth position with three games lost. Montepaschi Siena is looking forward to face Air Avellino (#12) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Cantu will play against Juvecaserta (#10) in Caserta and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Cantu: M.Markoishvili 18+11reb+1ast, J.Tabu 16+5reb, M.Cusin 6+2reb, J.Brooks 6+6reb, N.Mazzarino 4+2reb+1ast, A.Tyus 3+3reb
Montepaschi: D.Moss 18+3reb+1ast, V.Sanikidze 10+8reb, D.Hackett 8+3reb+2ast, K.Kangur 8+2reb, B.Brown 7+1reb+4ast, T.Ress 6+6reb+3ast
gschID: 185486


Angelico BI - Umana VE 68-59

There was a minor upset when 11th ranked Umana Venezia (3-6) was defeated on the road by thirteenth ranked Angelico Biella (3-6) 68-59 on Sunday. The hosts were tied at the half but managed to speed up in last two quarters eventually winning the game. Angelico Biella dominated on the defensive end, holding Umana Venezia to just 7 points in third quarter. Angelico Biella forced 20 Umana Venezia turnovers. The best player for the winners was American-Guinean point guard Russell Robinson (185-86) who scored 17 points, 7 assists and 4 steals. American-Qatari guard Trey Johnson (196-84, college: Jackson St., agency: Priority Sports) chipped in 15 points. At the other side the best for losing team was American point guard Alvin Young (188-75, college: Niagara) who recorded 15 points and 5 rebounds and the former international point guard Massimo Bulleri (188-77) added 16 points respectively. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Angelico Biella moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with Umana VE and Sidigas AV. Angelico Biella will face Sutor Montegranaro (#15) on the road in the next round.
Top scorers:
Umana VE: M.Bulleri 16+3ast, A.Young 15+5reb+1ast, S.Szewczyk 7+3reb+1ast, G.Rosselli 6+5reb+3ast, E.Williams 4+5reb+1ast, I.Zoroski 4+1reb+1ast
Angelico BI: R.Robinson 17+2reb+7ast, T.Johnson 15+4reb+2ast, C.Brackins 10+5reb, J.Mavunga 8+3reb, N.Jaramaz 8+5reb+1ast, G.Jurak 6+3reb+1ast
gschID: 185490


Sutor MGR - EA7 Armani 76-82

No shocking result in a game when ninth ranked Armani Milano (5-4) defeated on the road 16th ranked Sutor Montegranaro (2-7) 82-76 on Sunday. The guests trailed by 7 points after three quarters before their 25-12 charge, which allowed them to win the game. The best player for the winners was American Keith Langford (193-83, college: Kansas) who scored 30 points (went 7 for 7 at the free throw line). Center Ioannis Bourousis (213-83, agency: FCM) chipped in 12 points and 7 rebounds. Armani Milano's coach Sergio Scariolo used an eleven-player rotation and allowed the starting five to rest. At the other side the best for losing team was American forward Christian Burns (203-85, college: Philadelphia) who recorded 13 points and 8 rebounds and Latvian Rolands Freimanis (210-88) added 14 points and 8 rebounds respectively. Armani Milano moved-up to fifth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Sutor Montegranaro lost their third game in a row. They dropped to the fourteenth position with seven games lost. Armani Milano will face league's second-placed Banco di Sard. in Sassari in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Sutor Montegranaro will play at home against Angelico Biella (#11).
Top scorers:
Sutor MGR: D.Cinciarini 18, R.Freimanis 14+8reb, C.Burns 13+8reb+2ast, R.Steele 9+1reb+10ast, K.Johnson 7+7reb, V.Mazzola 7+2reb+1ast
EA7 Armani: K.Langford 30+4reb+1ast, I.Bourousis 12+7reb+1ast, M.Hairston 12+5reb+3ast, A.Fotsis 8+2reb+1ast, R.Stipcevic 6+3reb+2ast, N.Melli 5+1reb
gschID: 185491


Sidigas AV - Enel Brindisi 81-71

We should mention about the upset which took place in Avellino, where higher ranked Enel Brindisi (4-5) lost to fifteenth ranked Air Avellino (3-6) in a road game 71-81 on Sunday. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Enel Brindisi. The hosts trailed by 2 points after three quarters before their 32-20 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Air Avellino forced 23 Enel Brindisi turnovers and outrebounded them 39-26 including 27 on the defensive glass. Enel Brindisi was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. The best player for the winners was American guard Mustafa Shakur (193-84, college: Arizona) who scored 26 points and 6 assists (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). His fellow American import power forward Linton Johnson (203-80, college: Tulane, agency: Priority Sports) chipped in a double-double by scoring 15 points and 18 rebounds. Four Air Avellino players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was international swingman Jeffrey Viggiano (198-84, college: Massachusetts) who recorded 21 points and American point guard Scottie Reynolds (188-87, college: Villanova) added 8 points and 11 assists respectively. Enel Brindisi's coach Pier Luigi Bucchi rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Air Avellino moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with Umana VE and Angelico BI. Newly promoted Enel Brindisi dropped to the ninth position with five games lost. Air Avellino will face higher ranked Montepaschi Siena (#3) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Enel Brindisi: J.Viggiano 21+3reb, J.Gibson 14+2reb+2ast, S.Reynolds 8+3reb+11ast, C.Simmons 7+2reb, K.Ndoja 7+1reb+1ast, R.Fultz 6+3reb
Sidigas AV: M.Shakur 26+4reb+6ast, L.Johnson 15+18reb+1ast, J.Richardson 14+2reb+5ast, N.Dragovic 12+8reb+1ast, D.Mavraides 8+3reb+2ast, N.Ebi 3+4reb
gschID: 185489


Cimberio VA - Trenkwalder RE 91-78

Undefeated leader Cimberio Varese delivered the ninth consecutive victory on Sunday night. This time they beat 6th ranked Trenkwalder RE (5-4) 91-78. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of Trenkwalder RE. It was a very close game until the last quarter, when Cimberio Varese's pressure prevailed and they won that period 24-18 extending their advantage to 13 points. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Cimberio Varese made 7 blocks. Nigerian-American swingman Ebi Ere (195-81, college: Oklahoma) stepped up and scored 24 points and 9 rebounds for the winners and American power forward Bryant Dunston (202-86) chipped in 14 points, 6 rebounds and 5 blocks. Five Cimberio Varese players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was American guard Donnel Taylor (198-82, college: UAB) with 29 points and American-Swiss Greg Brunner (201-83, college: Iowa) produced a double-double by scoring 11 points and 12 rebounds. Cimberio Varese (9-0) have an impressive series of nine victories in a row. They maintain first place with a perfect record of 9 victories in a row. Newly promoted Trenkwalder RE dropped to the fifth position with four games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Cimberio Varese will meet Lottomatica Roma (#6) on the road in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Trenkwalder RE will play against Enel Brindisi and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Trenkwalder RE: D.Taylor 29+2reb+3ast, A.Cinciarini 13+5reb+5ast, G.Brunner 11+12reb+2ast, M.Jeremic 9+2reb+1ast, D.James 8+1reb+2ast, D.Filloy 4+5reb
Cimberio VA: E.Ere 24+9reb+1ast, A.Banks 15+2reb, B.Dunston 14+6reb, M.Green 11+3reb+5ast, A.De Nicolao 10+6reb, E.Rush 8+4reb
gschID: 185488


SAIE3 BO - Acea Virtus RM 85-79

The game in Bologna was also worth to mention about. 5th ranked Lottomatica Roma (5-4) played at the court of seventh ranked SAIE3 BO (5-4). SAIE3 BO managed to secure a 6-point victory 85-79. The hosts were already 12 points ahead after 3 quarters before a 24-18 Lottomatica Roma's run in the last quarter cut the lead to 85-79 at the end of the game. SAIE3 BO forced 20 Lottomatica Roma turnovers. 24 personal fouls committed by Lottomatica Roma helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American guard Kenny Hasbrouck (191-86, college: Siena) nailed 22 points and 6 assists for the winning side and his fellow American import forward Steven Smith (203-83, college: La Salle) accounted for 16 points and 8 rebounds. International forward Luigi Datome (203-87) came up with 21 points and 5 rebounds and the former international guard Lorenzo D'Ercole (190-88, agency: Two Points) added 17 points respectively for Lottomatica Roma in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. SAIE3 BO moved-up to fifth place, which they share with 3 other teams including defeated Lottomatica Roma. SAIE3 BO's next round opponent will be VL Pesaro (#14) at home and are hoping to win another game. Lottomatica Roma will play against the league's leader Cimberio Varese (#1).
Top scorers:
Acea Virtus RM: L.Datome 21+5reb+1ast, L.D'Ercole 17+1reb+1ast, G.Lawal 11+5reb, B.Jones 11+8reb, P.Goss 9+1reb+1ast, J.Taylor 9+4reb+4ast
SAIE3 BO: K.Hasbrouck 22+4reb+6ast, S.Smith 16+8reb+1ast, R.Minard 13+4reb, G.Poeta 12+2reb+4ast, M.Rocca 8+1reb, V.Gaddefors 8+5reb
gschID: 185487


Pesaro - JuveCaserta 63-77

Very expected game when 14th ranked VL Pesaro (2-7) was defeated at home by tenth ranked Juvecaserta (4-5) 77-63 on Sunday. The guests trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 4-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 77-63. Juvecaserta dominated down low during the game scoring 40 of its points in the paint compared to VL Pesaro's 18. The best player for the winners was Nigerian center Jeleel Akindele (216-83, college: Chicago St.) who had a double-double by scoring 10 points and 12 rebounds. The former international guard Giuliano Maresca (192-81) chipped in 17 points. Four Juvecaserta players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was international point guard Daniele Cavaliero (188-84) who recorded 18 points and American forward Lamont Mack (201-87, college: Charlotte) added 13 points and 8 rebounds respectively. Juvecaserta moved-up to ninth place, which they share with Enel Brindisi. VL Pesaro lost their sixth game in a row. Loser VL Pesaro keeps the fourteenth position with seven games lost. Juvecaserta will face higher ranked Cantu (#4) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. VL Pesaro will play against SAIE3 BO (#7) in Bologna.
Top scorers:
Pesaro: D.Cavaliero 18+3reb+2ast, L.Mack 13+8reb, R.Hamilton 10+1ast, A.Barbour 9+1reb+2ast, A.Crosariol 5+16reb, D.Clemente 5+2reb+2ast
JuveCaserta: G.Maresca 17+2reb+1ast, S.Gentile 15+2reb+2ast, M.Mordente 12+1reb+2ast, S.Jelovac 10+2reb+1ast, J.Akindele 10+12reb+2ast, Z.Jonusas 7+3reb
gschID: 185485


Banco di Sard. - Vanoli CR 80-78

Twelfth-ranked Vanoli Cremona (2-7) made lots of trouble for second ranked Banco di Sard. (7-2) in Sassari. Banco di Sard. managed to secure only two-point victory 80-78. However their fans expected much easier game. The hosts were ahead by 2 points but lost the second period ending it with a 3-point deficit before their 18-13 run, which allowed them to win the game. Banco di Sard. forced 20 Vanoli Cremona turnovers. Vanoli Cremona was plagued by 26 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a good game for American point guard Travis Diener (184-82, college: Marquette) who led his team to a victory with 23 points and 7 assists. Polish forward Michal Ignerski (207-80, college: Mississippi St., agency: Stanley International) contributed with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 11 rebounds for the winners. Banco di Sard.'s coach Romeo Sacchetti allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. American guard Lance Harris (195-84, college: Kansas St.) answered with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds and Croatian center Andrija Stipanovic (209-86) added 16 points and 12 rebounds in the effort for Vanoli Cremona. Four Vanoli Cremona players scored in double figures. Banco di Sard. maintains second place with 7-2 record having just two points less than leader Cimberio VA, which they share with Montepaschi. Vanoli Cremona lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the bottom position with seven games lost. They share it with Pesaro and Sutor MGR. Banco di Sard. will play against Armani Milano (#8) on the road in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Vanoli Cremona will play against Umana Venezia (#13) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Vanoli CR: L.Harris 18+10reb+2ast, H.Peric 17+5reb+3ast, A.Stipanovic 16+12reb, J.Jackson 10+4reb+1ast, L.Vitali 9+2reb+4ast, S.Huff 6+1reb
Banco di Sard.: T.Diener 23+2reb+7ast, D.Diener 16+4reb+2ast, M.Ignerski 13+11reb+1ast, T.Easley 9+5reb, M.Thornton 7+5reb+1ast, M.Vanuzzo 7+3reb
gschID: 185484


  




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