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Serie A Standings
 1. EA7 Armani 3-0 
 2. Germani BR 3-0 
 3. Umana VE 3-0 
 4. Scandone AV 2-1 
 5. The Flexx PT 2-1 
 6. Virtus Bologna 2-1 
 7. Fiat TO 2-1 
 8. Banco di Srd 2-1 
 9. Openjobmetis V. 1-2 
 10. Dolomiti En. TR 1-2 
 11. VL Pesaro 1-2 
 12. MIA-RO Cantu 1-2 
 13. Vanoli CR 1-2 
 14. Betaland Cdo 0-3 
 15. Grissin Bon RE 0-3 
 16. New Basket BR 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/17/2017
Serie Standings
East
 1. Alma Trieste 3-0 
 2. F.Kontatto BO 3-0 
 3. Aurira Jesi 2-1 
 4. Unieuro Forli 2-1 
 5. Montegrano 2-1 
 6. Orasi Ravenna 2-1 
 7. Dinamica MNV 2-1 
 8. Tezenis Verona 2-1 
 9. Imola 1-2 
 10. UCC Piacenza 1-2 
 11. Agribertocchi OR 1-2 
 12. GSA Udine 1-2 
 13. Treviso Basket 1-2 
 14. Kleb Ferrara 1-2 
 15. Bergamo 0-3 
 16. Roseto Sharks 0-3 
West
 1. Bertram Tortona 3-0 
 2. Novipiu Casale 3-0 
 3. Givova Scafati 2-1 
 4. Eurotrend Biella 2-1 
 5. Agrigento 2-1 
 6. Legnano 2-1 
 7. Lighthouse TRP 2-1 
 8. Cagliari Academy 2-1 
 9. Latina Basket 1-1 
 10. NPC Rieti 1-1 
 11. Eurobasket Roma 1-2 
 12. Mens Sana 1871 1-2 
 13. Viola RC 1-2 
 14. Cuore Napoli 0-3 
 15. Remer Treviglio 0-3 
 16. Virtus Roma 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/15/2017
Serie Standings
Group A
 1. Firenze All Foods 3-0 
 2. Omegna 3-0 
 3. Montecatini 2-1 
 4. Super Flavor M. 2-1 
 5. Cecina 2-1 
 6. LTC Sangiorg. 2-1 
 7. Valsesia 2-1 
 8. Piombino 2-1 
 9. USE Basket 2-1 
 10. Oleggio 1-2 
 11. Omnia Basket 1-2 
 12. San Miniato 1-2 
 13. Varese Robur 1-2 
 14. Alba 0-3 
 15. Libertas 0-3 
 16. Moncalieri 0-3 
Group B
 1. Cento 3-0 
 2. Crema 3-0 
 3. Vicenza 3-0 
 4. Padova 2-1 
 5. Rimini 2-1 
 6. Bernareggio 2-1 
 7. Piacenza 2-1 
 8. Forli Tigers 2-1 
 9. Lugo 1-2 
 10. Olginate 1-2 
 11. Lecco 1-2 
 12. Faenza 1-2 
 13. Palermo GB 1-2 
 14. Desio 0-3 
 15. Reggio Emilia 0-3 
 16. Volpino 0-3 
Group C
 1. Giulianova 3-0 
 2. San Severo 3-0 
 3. Porto S.Elpidio 2-1 
 4. Campli 2-1 
 5. Matera 2-1 
 6. Recanati 2-1 
 7. Ortona 2-1 
 8. Nardo 1-2 
 9. Senigallia 1-2 
 10. Bisceglie 1-2 
 11. Pescara 1-2 
 12. Fabriano 1-2 
 13. Civitanova 1-2 
 14. Teramo 1-2 
 15. Perugia 1-2 
 16. Cerignola Udas 0-3 
Group D
 1. Barcellona 3-0 
 2. Roma Luiss 3-0 
 3. Scauri 3-0 
 4. Roma S.Azzurra 2-1 
 5. Capo d'Orlando 2-1 
 6. Palestrina 2-1 
 7. Valmontone 2-1 
 8. Salerno 2-1 
 9. Cassino 1-2 
 10. Battipaglia 1-2 
 11. Roma Tiber 1-2 
 12. Sestu 1-2 
 13. Catanzaro 1-2 
 14. Isernia 0-3 
 15. Patti 0-3 
 16. Venafro 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/16/2017
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
$$Euroleague Standings
 1 CSKA 1-0 
 2 FC Barcelona 1-0 
 3 Khimki 1-0 
 4 Maccabi T-A 1-0 
 5 Olympiacos 1-0 
 6 Real Madrid 1-0 
 7 Unicaja 1-0 
 8 Zalgiris 1-0 
 9 Anadolu Efes 0-1 
 10 Baskonia 0-1 
 11 Brose Bask. 0-1 
 12 Crvena Zvezda 0-1 
 13 EA7 Armani 0-1 
 14 Fenerbahce 0-1 
 15 Panathinaikos 0-1 
 16 Valencia 0-1 
$$ANGT Standings
 1 ALBA Berlin 0-0 
 2 Bayern U18 0-0 
 3 BBA U18 0-0 
 4 Cedevita U18 0-0 
 5 CFBB 0-0 
 6 Cibona U18 0-0 
 7 Cr.Zvezda U18 0-0 
 8 CSKA U18 0-0 
 9 Darussafaka U18 0-0 
 10 Estudiantes U18 0-0 
 11 FCB U18 0-0 
 12 Fenerbahce U18 0-0 
 13 GBA U18 0-0 
 14 Gran Canaria U18 0-0 
 15 Joventut U18 0-0 
 16 L.Rytas U18 0-0 
 17 Las Palmas U18 0-0 
 18 LHospitalet U18 0-0 
 19 Macc.TA U18 0-0 
 20 Mega Bemax U18 0-0 
 21 Panathinaikos U18 0-0 
 22 Partizan U18 0-0 
 23 Real Madrid U18 0-0 
 24 Seville U18 0-0 
 25 Skyliners U18 0-0 
 26 Spars U18 0-0 
 27 Stellazzurra U18 0-0 
 28 U.Olimpija U18 0-0 
 29 Unicaja U18 0-0 
 30 USK U18 0-0 
 31 VEF U18 0-0 
 32 Zalgiris U18 0-0 
Last:10/13/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 2-0 
 2 Pinar Karsiyaka 2-0 
 3 Enisey 1-0 
 4 UCAM Murcia 1-0 
 5 Banco di Srd 0-1 
 6 EWE Baskets 0-1 
 7 Hapoel Holon 0-2 
 8 Juventus 0-2 
Group B
 1 Gaziantep 1-0 
 2 Neptunas 1-0 
 3 Ventspils 1-0 
 4 Iberostar Tener. 1-1 
 5 Chalon 1-1 
 6 Ludwigsburg 1-1 
 7 PAOK 0-1 
 8 Betaland Cdo 0-2 
Group C
 1 Bayreuth 1-0 
 2 Estudiantes 1-0 
 3 Strasbourg 1-0 
 4 AEK 1-1 
 5 Umana VE 1-1 
 6 Banvit BK 0-1 
 7 Olimpija 0-1 
 8 Rosa 0-1 
Group D
 1 Nanterre 1-0 
 2 Scandone AV 1-0 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 1-1 
 4 Besiktas 1-1 
 5 Stelmet 1-1 
 6 Aris 1-1 
 7 Oostende 1-1 
 8 Telekom Bsk 0-2 
Last:10/17/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Alessandro GENTILE
  Virtus B.
  (200-G/F-92)
  Avg: 19.7
 1. Gentile, Virtus B.19.7 
 2. Okoye, Openjobm.18.0 
 3. Moore, VL Pesaro17.7 
 4. Behanan, Dolomiti.17.7 
 5. Johnson, Umana VE17.3 
 6. Johnson-Odom, Vanoli C.17.0 
 7. Chappell, MIA-RO C.16.7 
 8. Goudelock, EA7 A.16.0 
 9. Aradori, Virtus B.16.0 
 10. Barber, New B.15.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Cady LALANNE
  New B.
  (208-C-92)
  Avg: 13
 1. Lalanne, New B.13.0 
 2. Jones, Banco di Srd12.7 
 3. Omogbo, VL Pesaro12.3 
 4. Burns, MIA-RO C.10.7 
 5. Gudaitis, EA7 A.10.0 
 6. Cain, Openjobm.9.7 
 7. Okoye, Openjobm.9.5 
 8. Kennedy, The F.9.3 
 9. Washington, Fiat T.8.3 
 10. Gentile, Virtus B.8.0 
Assists Per Game
 Luca VITALI
  Germani BR
  (201-PG-86)
  Avg: 7.7
 1. Vitali, Germani BR7.7 
 2. Garrett, Fiat TO7.0 
 3. Moore, The F.6.0 
 4. Bamforth, Banco d.5.0 
 5. Forray, Dolomiti.4.7 
 6. Wells, Openjobm.4.7 
 7. Stipcevic, Banco d.4.7 
 8. Theodore, EA7 A.4.3 
 9. Fitipaldo, Scandone.4.3 
 10. Markoishvili, Grissin .4.0 
Steals Per Game
 Lamar PATTERSON
  Fiat TO
  (196-G/F-91)
  Avg: 3.7
 1. Patterson, Fiat TO3.7 
 2. Gentile, Virtus B.3.3 
 3. Theodore, EA7 A.3.0 
 4. Martin, Vanoli CR2.7 
 5. McGee, The F.2.3 
 6. Behanan, Dolomiti.2.0 
 7. Omogbo, VL Pesaro2.0 
 8. Forray, Dolomiti.2.0 
 9. Culpepper, MIA-RO C.2.0 
 10. Monaldi, VL Pesaro1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Hamady N'DIAYE
  Scandone AV
  (213-C-87)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. NDiaye, Scandone AV2.7 
 2. Pelle, Openjobm.2.7 
 3. Crosariol, MIA-RO C.2.3 
 4. Lalanne, New B.1.3 
 5. Silins, Dolomiti.1.3 
 6. Omogbo, VL Pesaro1.3 
 7. Jones, Banco di Srd1.3 
 8. Ricci, Vanoli CR1.0 
 9. Cervi, Grissin .1.0 
 10. Johnson-Odom, Vanoli C.1.0 
Player of the Week

 Dallas Moore
  VL Pesaro
  ( 185-G-94 )
  

 Jamal Olasewere
  Agribertocchi OR
  ( 201-SF-91 )
  

 Njegos Visnjic
  Palestrina
  ( 200-F/C-79 )
  

Italian Basketball (Men)

Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

Umana VE 87% Oct.22 Vanoli CR
EA7 Armani 99% Oct.22 N.Bsk BR
Grissin Bon 57% Oct.22 Betaland Cdo
The Flexx P 60% Oct.22 Scandone AV
Germani BR 87% Oct.22 Openjobmetis
Fiat TO 74% Oct.22 VL Pesaro
MIA-RO Cant 69% Oct.22 Dolomiti En
Virtus Bolog 62% Oct.22 Banco di Srd
Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

East
Orasi Ravenn 74% Oct.22 Imola
Aurira Jesi 83% Oct.22 UCC Piacenz
Montegrano 58% Oct.22 Tezenis Vero
Bergamo Oct.22 Alma Trieste 99%
F.Kontatto 87% Oct.22 Agribertocc
Dinamica MN 82% Oct.22 Kleb Ferrara
Treviso Bsk Oct.22 Unieuro Forl 68%
Roseto Shark Oct.22 GSA Udine 87%
West
Eurobasket R Oct.22 Givova Scafa 78%
Viola RC 50% Oct.22 NPC Rieti
Mens Sana 18 91% Oct.22 Cuore Napoli
Latina Bsk 52% Oct.22 Cagliari Aca
Lighthouse 95% Oct.22 Virtus Roma
Remer Trevig Oct.22 Novipiu Casa 99%
Bertram Tort 76% Oct.22 Agrigento
Legnano 56% Oct.22 Eurotrend Bi
Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

Group A
San Miniato Oct.22 Varese Robur 56%
Valsesia 74% Oct.22 Oleggio
Cecina 62% Oct.22 LTC Sangior
Omnia Bsk 92% Oct.22 Libertas
Alba Oct.21 Super Flavor 93%
USE Basket 58% Oct.21 Montecatini
Moncalieri Oct.21 Piombino 92%
Omegna 55% Oct.21 Firenze All
Group B
Volpino Oct.22 Palermo GB 87%
Lecco Oct.22 Crema 84%
Vicenza 75% Oct.22 Piacenza
Padova 96% Oct.22 Reggio Emili
Desio Oct.22 Olginate 77%
Faenza Oct.22 Forli Tigers 66%
Bernareggio Oct.21 Cento 69%
Lugo Oct.21 Rimini 66%
Group C
Teramo Oct.22 Porto S.Elpi 71%
Ortona 74% Oct.22 Senigallia
Civitanova Oct.22 Campli 78%
Recanati 81% Oct.22 Pescara
Perugia 81% Oct.22 Cerignola Ud
Fabriano Oct.22 Giulianova 85%
San Severo 72% Oct.22 Matera
Bisceglie 56% Oct.22 Nardo
Group D
Barcellona 60% Oct.22 Scauri
Venafro Oct.22 Sestu 77%
Catanzaro 81% Oct.22 Isernia
Capo d'Orlan 75% Oct.22 Battipaglia
Patti Oct.22 Roma Luiss 99%
Roma Tiber Oct.22 Roma S.Azzur 70%
Palestrina 61% Oct.22 Valmontone
Cassino Oct.21 Salerno 68%
Next Round Schedule

Round 2 (Regular Season)

Khimki 61% Oct.20 Zalgiris
Olympiacos 58% Oct.20 Unicaja
Valencia 58% Oct.20 Anadolu Efes
Crvena Zvezd Oct.19 FC Barcelona 97%
Maccabi T-A 96% Oct.19 Baskonia
Panathinaiko 57% Oct.19 Brose Bask.
EA7 Armani 56% Oct.19 Fenerbahce
Real Madrid 58% Oct.19 CSKA
Next Round Schedule

Round 2 (Regular Season)

Group A
Banco di Srd 59% Oct.18 Telekom Bsk
Enisey 57% Oct.18 UCAM Murcia
Group B
Neptunas 57% Oct.18 Ventspils
PAOK Oct.18 Gaziantep 95%
Group C
Banvit BK 57% Oct.18 Olimpija
Bayreuth 57% Oct.18 Strasbourg
Estudian. 95% Oct.18 Rosa
Group D
Nanterre 57% Oct.18 Scandone AV
SerieA Round 11: No surprise as #1 Cimberio Varese defeats Sutor Montegranaro - Dec 10, 2012


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SerieA top team - Cimberio Varese (10-1) had no problems winning another game on Sunday. This time they beat twelfth ranked Sutor Montegranaro (3-8) 106-88. The game was mostly controlled by Cimberio Varese. Sutor Montegranaro managed to win fourth quarter 29-28. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Cimberio Varese made 20-of-23 free shots (87.0 percent) during the game. They also forced 21 Sutor Montegranaro turnovers and outrebounded them 38-24 including 24 on the defensive glass. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Cimberio Varese made 7 blocks. 25 personal fouls committed by Sutor Montegranaro helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a great evening for American point guard Mike Green (185-85, college: Butler) who led his team to a victory scoring 18 points and 7 assists (was perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line !!!). Nigerian-American swingman Ebi Ere (195-81, college: Oklahoma) helped adding 16 points and 9 rebounds. American point guard Ronald Steele (187-86, college: Alabama, agency: SportsTalent) responded with 12 points and 7 assists. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Cimberio Varese maintains first place with 10-1 record. Sutor Montegranaro at the other side keeps the twelfth position with eight games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Cimberio Varese are looking forward to face Armani Milano (#8) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Sutor Montegranaro will play against Cantu (#4) and is hoping to prove to their supporters that the loss was just an accident.
Important game to mention about took place in Pesaro. Eighth ranked Armani Milano (6-5) saved a 2-point victory on the road edging 16th ranked VL Pesaro (2-9) 72-70 on Monday evening. Guest team only slightly avoided a big embarassment. It was an exceptional evening for American-Montenegrin point guard Omar-Sharif Cook (188-82, college: St.John's, agency: Beo Basket) who led the winners and scored 12 points and 4 assists. Ioannis Bourousis accounted for 12 points. Armani Milano's coach Sergio Scariolo allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. American forward Lamont Mack (201-87, college: Charlotte) came up with 16 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists for VL Pesaro in the defeat. Armani Milano moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Enel Brindisi and SAIE3 BO. VL Pesaro lost eighth consecutive game. VL Pesaro at the other side stay at the bottom position with nine games lost. Armani Milano will play against league's leader Cimberio Varese at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. VL Pesaro will play against Vanoli Cremona (#12) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
An interesting game took place in Venezia where higher ranked SAIE3 BO (6-5) was upset on the court of twelfth ranked Umana Venezia (4-7) 65-51 on Sunday. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of SAIE3 BO. The best player for the winners was Alvin Young who scored 13 points and 6 rebounds. Angelo Gigli produced 10 points for the guests. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Umana Venezia moved-up to eleventh place. Loser SAIE3 BO keeps the sixth position with five games lost. They share it with EA7 Armani and Enel Brindisi. Umana Venezia will meet higher ranked Juvecaserta (#9) in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. SAIE3 BO will play against Montepaschi Siena and will have a slim chance for a victory.
Fourth ranked Cantu (7-4) crushed at home 13th ranked Angelico Biella (3-8) by 23 points 85-62, which is the biggest margin this round. Jonathan Tabu orchestrated the victory by scoring 14 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists. Cantu's coach Andrea Trinchieri felt very confident that he used 11 players saving starting five for next games. Cantu maintains fourth place with 7-4 record, which they share with Acea Virtus RM. Angelico Biella at the other side dropped to the twelfth position with eight games lost. Cantu's next round opponent will be Sutor Montegranaro (#13) on the road and are hoping to win another game. Angelico Biella will play against Enel Brindisi.

There were no shocking results in the rest of the games of round 11: Vanoli CR lost to Montepaschi on the opponent's court 68-81. Enel Brindisi managed to outperform JuveCaserta in a home game 82-74. Acea Virtus RM managed to beat Sidigas AV on the road 94-79. Banco di Sard. crushed Trenkwalder RE on its own court 105-84.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 23 points by Tony Easley of Banco di Sard..


Pesaro - EA7 Armani 70-72

Important game to mention about took place in Pesaro. Eighth ranked Armani Milano (6-5) saved a 2-point victory on the road edging 16th ranked VL Pesaro (2-9) 72-70 on Monday evening. Guest team only slightly avoided a big embarassment. VL Pesaro was ahead by 5 points after three quarters before a 20-13 charge of Armani Milano, which allowed them to win the game. It was an exceptional evening for American-Montenegrin point guard Omar-Sharif Cook (188-82, college: St.John's, agency: Beo Basket) who led the winners and scored 12 points and 4 assists. Center Ioannis Bourousis (213-83, agency: FCM) accounted for 12 points for the winning side. Armani Milano's coach Sergio Scariolo allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. American forward Lamont Mack (201-87, college: Charlotte) came up with 16 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists and American-Lebanese swingman Antwain Barbour (196-82, college: Kentucky, agency: Three Eye Sports) added 21 points respectively for VL Pesaro in the defeat. Four VL Pesaro players scored in double figures. Armani Milano moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Enel Brindisi and SAIE3 BO. VL Pesaro lost eighth consecutive game. VL Pesaro at the other side stay at the bottom position with nine games lost. Armani Milano will play against league's leader Cimberio Varese at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. VL Pesaro will play against Vanoli Cremona (#12) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
EA7 Armani: O.Cook 12+4reb+4ast, I.Bourousis 12+3reb+1ast, A.Gentile 10+1reb, K.Langford 9+2reb+2ast, M.Hairston 8+5reb+1ast, R.Stipcevic 7
Pesaro: A.Barbour 21+2reb, L.Mack 16+9reb+4ast, R.Hamilton 13+3reb+1ast, D.Cavaliero 11+1reb+2ast, A.Amici 4+2reb, D.Clemente 3+1reb+1ast
gschID: 185502


Montepaschi - Vanoli CR 81-68

Very expected game when 12th ranked Vanoli Cremona (3-8) was defeated on the road by third ranked Montepaschi Siena (9-2) 81-68. The game was mostly controlled by Montepaschi Siena. Vanoli Cremona was better in third quarter 19-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Montepaschi Siena brought some defensive toughness making 7 blocks. American point guard Bobby Brown (188-84, college: CS Fullerton) orchestrated the victory by scoring 15 points. His fellow American import forward David Moss (196-83, college: Indiana St., agency: SportsTalent) contributed with 13 points and 4 assists for the winners. Croatian center Andrija Stipanovic (209-86) answered with 8 points and 14 rebounds and American point guard Aaron Johnson (172-88, college: UAB, agency: Two Points) added 12 points and 9 assists in the effort for Vanoli Cremona. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Montepaschi Siena have an impressive series of five victories in a row. Defending champion moved-up to second place, which they share with Banco di Sard. Vanoli Cremona at the other side keeps the twelfth position with eight games lost. Montepaschi Siena's next round opponent will be SAIE3 BO (#6) in Bologna. Vanoli Cremona will play at home against VL Pesaro (#16).
Top scorers:
Montepaschi: B.Brown 15+3reb+3ast, D.Moss 13+4reb+4ast, D.Hackett 12+2reb+2ast, M.Janning 11+3reb+3ast, T.Ress 8+4reb+1ast, B.Ortner 6+4reb
Vanoli CR: A.Johnson 12+1reb+9ast, L.Vitali 12+2reb+1ast, H.Peric 10+2reb, L.Harris 10+3reb+1ast, A.Stipanovic 8+14reb+1ast, J.Jackson 7
gschID: 185500


Umana VE - SAIE3 BO 65-51

An interesting game took place in Venezia where higher ranked SAIE3 BO (6-5) was upset on the court of twelfth ranked Umana Venezia (4-7) 65-51 on Sunday. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of SAIE3 BO. The hosts trailed by 1 point after three quarters before their 23-8 charge, which allowed them to win the game. They outrebounded SAIE3 BO 40-21 including 25 on the defensive glass. The best player for the winners was American point guard Alvin Young (188-75, college: Niagara) who scored 13 points and 6 rebounds. The former international point guard Massimo Bulleri (188-77) chipped in 13 points. The former international Angelo Gigli (209-83) produced 10 points and Swedish Viktor Gaddefors (203-92) added 6 points and 5 rebounds respectively for the guests. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Umana Venezia moved-up to eleventh place. Loser SAIE3 BO keeps the sixth position with five games lost. They share it with EA7 Armani and Enel Brindisi. Umana Venezia will meet higher ranked Juvecaserta (#9) in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. SAIE3 BO will play against Montepaschi Siena and will have a slim chance for a victory.
Top scorers:
Umana VE: M.Bulleri 13+4reb+1ast, A.Young 13+6reb+2ast, D.Magro 10+8reb, S.Szewczyk 8+3reb, Y.Diawara 7+3reb+1ast, T.Bowers 6+9reb+2ast
SAIE3 BO: A.Gigli 10+4reb, K.Hasbrouck 10+1reb+1ast, G.Poeta 9+2reb+2ast, R.Moraschini 8+4reb+1ast, M.Rocca 6+4reb, V.Gaddefors 6+5reb+2ast
gschID: 185504


Enel Brindisi - JuveCaserta 82-74

Everything could happen at the game between two tied teams. Both ninth ranked Enel Brindisi and 10th ranked Juvecaserta had identical 5-5 record. This time Enel Brindisi used a home court advantage and defeated the opponent from Caserta 82-74. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 21-14. But Juvecaserta won second period 20-16. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Enel Brindisi made 18-of-23 charity shots (78.3 percent) during the game. American point guard Scottie Reynolds (188-87, college: Villanova) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 12 assists. His fellow American import point guard Jonathan Gibson (182-87, college: N.Mexico St., agency: Three Eye Sports) contributed with 25 points (was perfect 9-for-9 from the free throw line !!!) for the winners. Four Enel Brindisi players scored in double figures. Enel Brindisi's coach Pier Luigi Bucchi used a ten-player rotation saving starting five for next games. The former international Marco Mordente (192-79) answered with 13 points and 5 assists and Nigerian center Jeleel Akindele (216-83, college: Chicago St.) added 9 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Juvecaserta. Enel Brindisi (6-5) moved-up to sixth place, which they share with EA7 Armani and SAIE3 BO. Juvecaserta at the other side dropped to the ninth position with six games lost. Enel Brindisi's next round opponent will be Angelico Biella (#14) on the road and are hoping to win another game. Juvecaserta will play against Umana Venezia (#11) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Enel Brindisi: J.Gibson 25+1reb, J.Viggiano 16+6reb+1ast, S.Reynolds 12+4reb+12ast, C.Simmons 10+10reb, A.Zerini 6+1reb+1ast, M.Formenti 4+2reb
JuveCaserta: M.Mordente 13+1reb+5ast, D.Mavraides 12+2reb+1ast, S.Gentile 9+2reb+5ast, S.Jelovac 9+5reb, J.Akindele 9+7reb+2ast, A.Michelori 9+4reb
gschID: 185507


Sidigas AV - Acea Virtus RM 79-94

Not a big story in a game when 15th ranked Air Avellino (3-8) was defeated at home by sixth ranked Lottomatica Roma (7-4) 94-79. The game was mostly controlled by Lottomatica Roma. Air Avellino was better in third quarter 28-21. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Lottomatica Roma won last quarter 24-11. They made 21-of-27 charity shots (77.8 percent) during the game. 27 personal fouls committed by Air Avellino helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American guard Phil Goss (186-83, college: Drexel) orchestrated the victory by scoring 21 points and 5 rebounds (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line). International forward Luigi Datome (203-87) contributed with 20 points and 4 steals for the winners. Four Lottomatica Roma players scored in double figures. Lottomatica Roma's coach Marco Calvani used a ten-player rotation saving starting five for next games. American guard Mustafa Shakur (193-84, college: Arizona) answered with 21 points and 5 rebounds and the other American import swingman Jeremy Richardson (200-84, college: Delta St.) added 13 points in the effort for Air Avellino. Lottomatica Roma moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Cantu. Air Avellino at the other side dropped to the twelfth position with eight games lost. Lottomatica Roma's next round opponent will be league's second-placed Banco di Sard. in Sassari and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Air Avellino will play on the road against Trenkwalder RE (#10) in Reggio Emilia and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Acea Virtus RM: P.Goss 21+5reb+2ast, L.Datome 20+3reb+1ast, O.Czyz 16+7reb, J.Taylor 13+4reb, P.Lorant 9+1reb+1ast, L.D'Ercole 8+5reb+1ast
Sidigas AV: M.Shakur 21+5reb+1ast, J.Richardson 13+4reb+2ast, T.Dean 10+3reb+1ast, V.Spinelli 8+1reb+4ast, N.Dragovic 7+1reb+1ast, D.Hardy 6
gschID: 185506


Cimberio VA - Sutor MGR 106-88

SerieA top team - Cimberio Varese (10-1) had no problems winning another game on Sunday. This time they beat twelfth ranked Sutor Montegranaro (3-8) 106-88. The game was mostly controlled by Cimberio Varese. Sutor Montegranaro managed to win fourth quarter 29-28. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Cimberio Varese made 20-of-23 free shots (87.0 percent) during the game. They also forced 21 Sutor Montegranaro turnovers and outrebounded them 38-24 including 24 on the defensive glass. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Cimberio Varese made 7 blocks. 25 personal fouls committed by Sutor Montegranaro helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a great evening for American point guard Mike Green (185-85, college: Butler) who led his team to a victory scoring 18 points and 7 assists (was perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line !!!). Nigerian-American swingman Ebi Ere (195-81, college: Oklahoma) helped adding 16 points and 9 rebounds. American point guard Ronald Steele (187-86, college: Alabama, agency: SportsTalent) responded with 12 points and 7 assists and the former international power forward Valerio Amoroso (204-80) scored 17 points. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Cimberio Varese maintains first place with 10-1 record. Sutor Montegranaro at the other side keeps the twelfth position with eight games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Cimberio Varese are looking forward to face Armani Milano (#8) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Sutor Montegranaro will play against Cantu (#4) and is hoping to prove to their supporters that the loss was just an accident.
Top scorers:
Cimberio VA: M.Green 18+3reb+7ast, A.Polonara 16+6reb+1ast, E.Ere 16+9reb+2ast, D.Sakota 16+2reb+1ast, A.Banks 14+3reb+2ast, B.Dunston 14+10reb+1ast
Sutor MGR: T.Slay 18+1reb+1ast, V.Amoroso 17+3reb+1ast, K.Johnson 14+4reb+2ast, D.Cinciarini 13+2reb, R.Steele 12+3reb+7ast, C.Burns 6+2reb
gschID: 185505


Cantu - Angelico BI 85-62

Fourth ranked Cantu (7-4) crushed at home 13th ranked Angelico Biella (3-8) by 23 points 85-62, which is the biggest margin this round. It was a very close game until the last quarter, when Cantu's pressure prevailed and they won that period 32-11 extending their advantage to 23 points. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. Belgian Jonathan Tabu (184-85) orchestrated the victory by scoring 14 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists. American forward Maarten Leunen (206-85, college: Oregon) contributed with 18 points and 5 assists (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!) for the winners. Cantu's coach Andrea Trinchieri felt very confident that he used 11 players saving starting five for next games. Zimbabwean forward Julian Mavunga (203-90, college: Miami, OH) answered with 21 points and 7 rebounds and Greek Linos-Spyridon Chrysikopoulos (205-92) added 2 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists in the effort for Angelico Biella. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Cantu maintains fourth place with 7-4 record, which they share with Acea Virtus RM. Angelico Biella at the other side dropped to the twelfth position with eight games lost. Cantu's next round opponent will be Sutor Montegranaro (#13) on the road and are hoping to win another game. Angelico Biella will play against Enel Brindisi.
Top scorers:
Cantu: M.Leunen 18+3reb+5ast, M.Markoishvili 17+4reb+2ast, J.Tabu 14+6reb+9ast, N.Mazzarino 11+1ast, J.Brooks 11+2reb+1ast, A.Tyus 8+9reb
Angelico BI: J.Mavunga 21+7reb+1ast, T.Johnson 11+3ast, G.Jurak 10+3reb+1ast, N.Jaramaz 10+2reb, R.Robinson 8+1ast, L.Chrysikopoulos 2+9reb+4ast
gschID: 185503


Banco di Sard. - Trenkwalder RE 105-84

Everything went according to plan in Sassari where second ranked Banco di Sard. (9-2) outscored 8th ranked Trenkwalder RE (5-6) 105-84. The game was mostly controlled by Banco di Sard.. Trenkwalder RE was better in third quarter 28-19. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Banco di Sard. players were unselfish on offense dishing 24 assists. Polish forward Michal Ignerski (207-80, college: Mississippi St., agency: Stanley International) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line). American forward Tony Easley (206-87, college: Murray St., agency: Pro One Sports) contributed with 23 points (perfect from the field making all nine shots !!!) for the winners. Coach Romeo Sacchetti's team controlled all game and the coach could let to play 10 players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. American guard Donnel Taylor (198-82, college: UAB) answered with 22 points and international point guard Andrea Cinciarini (190-86) added 16 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) in the effort for Trenkwalder RE. Five Banco di Sard. and four Trenkwalder RE players scored in double figures. Banco di Sard. have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain second place with 9-2 record behind leader Cimberio VA, which they share with Montepaschi. Trenkwalder RE lost third consecutive game. Newly promoted team dropped to the ninth position with six games lost. Banco di Sard.'s next round opponent will be Lottomatica Roma (#5) on the road. Trenkwalder RE will play against Air Avellino (#15).
Top scorers:
Banco di Sard.: T.Easley 23+4reb+1ast, D.Diener 21+3reb+3ast, M.Ignerski 18+10reb+1ast, M.Thornton 13+7reb+3ast, T.Diener 13+1reb+12ast, M.Vanuzzo 6+1reb
Trenkwalder RE: D.Taylor 22+3reb+3ast, A.Cinciarini 16+5reb+6ast, M.Jeremic 13, M.Antonutti 10+4reb, D.James 8+5reb+1ast, R.Cervi 7+2reb
gschID: 185501


  




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