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Serie A Standings
 1. EA7 Armani 9-0 
 2. Grissin Bon RE 7-2 
 3. Scandone AV 7-2 
 4. Umana VE 6-3 
 5. JuveCaserta 6-3 
 6. Betaland Cdo 5-4 
 7. Banco di Srd 4-5 
 8. Enel Brindisi 4-5 
 9. Auxilium TO 4-5 
 10. Dolomiti En. TR 4-5 
 11. Brescia 4-5 
 12. The Flexx PT 3-6 
 13. Openjobmetis V. 3-6 
 14. AV Cantu 2-7 
 15. Vanoli CR 2-7 
 16. VL Pesaro 2-7 
Full Standings
Last:11/27/2016
Serie Standings
East
 1. Virtus Bologna 7-2 
 2. Treviso Basket 7-2 
 3. F.Kontatto BO 6-3 
 4. Roseto 6-3 
 5. Ravenna 6-3 
 6. Alma Trieste 5-4 
 7. Mantova 5-4 
 8. Piacenza 5-4 
 9. Unieuro Forli 4-5 
 10. Bondi Ferrara 4-5 
 11. Udine APU 4-5 
 12. Imola 3-6 
 13. Chieti 3-6 
 14. Jesi 3-6 
 15. Verona 3-6 
 16. Recanati 1-8 
West
 1. Angelico Biella 8-1 
 2. Tortona 7-2 
 3. Legnano 7-2 
 4. Mens Sana 1871 6-3 
 5. Lighthouse TR 5-4 
 6. Roma Virtus 5-4 
 7. Treviglio 5-4 
 8. FCM Ferentino 5-4 
 9. Agrigento 4-5 
 10. Roma E-basket 4-5 
 11. Rieti 4-5 
 12. Agropoli 3-6 
 13. Latina Basket 3-6 
 14. Novipiu Casale 2-7 
 15. Scafati 2-7 
 16. Viola RC 2-7 
Full Standings
Last:11/29/2016
Serie Standings
Group A
 1. Cecina 6-2 
 2. Montecatini 6-2 
 3. Valsesia 6-3 
 4. San Miniato 6-3 
 5. Omegna 6-3 
 6. USE Basket 6-3 
 7. Moncalieri 5-3 
 8. Piombino 5-4 
 9. Fiorentina 4-4 
 10. Sangiorgese 4-5 
 11. Siena Virtus 4-5 
 12. Varese Robur 4-5 
 13. Oleggio 4-5 
 14. Bottegone 3-6 
 15. Domodossola 2-7 
 16. Firenze Enic 0-9 
Group B
 1. Faenza 7-2 
 2. Bergamo 7-2 
 3. Orzinuovi GaGa 7-2 
 4. Cento 6-3 
 5. Crema 6-3 
 6. Lecco 5-4 
 7. Piacenza 5-4 
 8. Desio 5-4 
 9. Vicenza 4-5 
 10. Volpino AltoSeb. 4-5 
 11. Milano Urania 3-6 
 12. Padova 3-6 
 13. Reggio Emilia 3-6 
 14. Sestu 3-6 
 15. San Vendemiano 3-6 
 16. Iseo 1-8 
Group C
 1. Napoli Cuore 8-1 
 2. Roma Luiss 7-2 
 3. Barcellona 6-2 
 4. Valmontone 6-2 
 5. Cassino 6-3 
 6. Palestrina 6-3 
 7. Teramo 4-3 
 8. Scauri 4-4 
 9. Catanzaro 4-4 
 10. Roma Vis Nova 3-5 
 11. Maddaloni 3-5 
 12. Cefalu 2-6 
 13. Roma S.Azzurra 2-7 
 14. Patti 2-7 
 15. Viterbo SA 2-7 
 16. Forli Tigers 0-4 
Group D
 1. Bisceglie 8-1 
 2. Campli 7-1 
 3. Montegrano 7-1 
 4. Pescara 6-3 
 5. Porto S.Elpidio 5-4 
 6. San Severo 5-4 
 7. Matera 4-4 
 8. Senigallia 4-4 
 9. Giulianova 4-5 
 10. Isernia 4-5 
 11. Monteroni 4-5 
 12. Valdiceppo 3-5 
 13. Ortona 3-6 
 14. Taranto 3-6 
 15. Rimini 2-6 
 16. Venafro 0-9 
Full Standings
Last:12/3/2016
Serie C Gold Standings
Emilia Romagna
 1. Ozzano 6-0 
 2. Lugo 6-1 
 3. Ferrara 5-2 
 4. Fiorenzuola 5-2 
 5. San Marino Titans 4-2 
 6. Bologna Salus 3-3 
 7. Imola 3-3 
 8. Bologna Basket 3-4 
 9. Bertinoro 2-2 
 10. San Lazzaro 2-5 
 11. Modena 1-5 
 12. Pol.Arena 1-5 
 13. Bologna Pontev. 0-7 
Lazio
 1. Roma San Paolo 6-1 
 2. Roma Tiber 6-1 
 3. Civitavecchia 5-2 
 4. Fondi Oasi 5-2 
 5. Formia Fabiani 5-2 
 6. Roma Alfa O. 5-2 
 7. Aprilia 4-3 
 8. Frascati 4-3 
 9. Roma APDB 3-4 
 10. Anzio 2-5 
 11. Roma Smit 2-5 
 12. Roma Petriana 1-6 
Lombardia A
 1. Pavia 7-0 
 2. Vigevano 7-0 
 3. Garbagnate 4-3 
 4. Nerviano 4-3 
 5. Cermenate 3-4 
 6. Lungavilla 3-4 
 7. Milano Basiglio 3-4 
 8. Milano Opera 3-4 
 9. Milano Pall. 3-4 
 10. Gazzada 2-2 
 11. Saronno 2-5 
 12. Valceresio 1-3 
 13. Cislago 0-4 
Lombardia B
 1. Bernareggio 5-2 
 2. Olginate 5-2 
 3. Romano di Lomb. 5-2 
 4. Calolzio Corte 4-3 
 5. Corona Platina 4-3 
 6. Cremona 4-3 
 7. Gardone Val Tr. 4-3 
 8. Cernusco 3-4 
 9. Lissone 3-4 
 10. Lumezzane 3-4 
 11. Manerbio 3-4 
 12. Pizzighettone 3-4 
 13. Lierna 2-5 
 14. Agrate Brianza 1-6 
Piemonte
 1. Alba 6-0 
 2. Torino Crocetta 5-1 
 3. Collegno 4-2 
 4. PNC Cirie 4-2 
 5. Torino CUS 4-2 
 6. Trecate 4-2 
 7. Borgomanero 2-1 
 8. Savigliano 2-4 
 9. Bra BT 71 1-2 
 10. Alessandria Bask. 1-5 
 11. Casale 1-5 
 12. Fossano 1-5 
 13. Saluzzo 1-5 
 14. Torino 1-5 
Toscana
 1. Castelfiorentino 6-1 
 2. Empoli Lai 6-1 
 3. Lucca Geonova 6-1 
 4. Livorno DBosco 5-2 
 5. Livorno Pielle 5-2 
 6. Agliana 4-3 
 7. Valdisieve 4-3 
 8. Altopascio 3-4 
 9. Carrara CMC 3-4 
 10. Certaldo 3-4 
 11. Folgore 3-4 
 12. Posal Sesto SG 3-4 
 13. Prato 3-4 
 14. Libertas Liburnia 2-5 
 15. Montale 2-5 
 16. Cantini Lorano 1-6 
Veneto FVG
 1. Jesolo S.Dona 6-1 
 2. Oderzo 6-1 
 3. Arzignano 5-2 
 4. Caorle 4-3 
 5. Codroipo 4-3 
 6. Corno di Ros. 4-3 
 7. Monfalcone 4-3 
 8. Dueville 3-4 
 9. Montebelluna 3-4 
 10. Padova Unione 3-4 
 11. Trieste Jadran 3-4 
 12. Bassano 2-5 
 13. Mestre 2-5 
 14. Castelfranco Ven. 0-7 
Last:11/18/2016
Euroleague Standings
 1 CSKA 9-1 
 2 Fenerbahce 7-3 
 3 Real Madrid 7-3 
 4 Olympiacos 6-4 
 5 Baskonia 6-4 
 6 FC Barcelona 5-5 
 7 Anadolu Efes 5-5 
 8 Panathinaikos 5-5 
 9 Darussafaka 5-5 
 10 Maccabi T-A 5-5 
 11 Zalgiris 4-6 
 12 Crvena Zvezda 4-6 
 13 EA7 Armani 4-6 
 14 Galatasaray 3-7 
 15 Unics 3-7 
 16 Brose Bask. 2-8 
Last:12/2/2016
Points Per Game
 Amath M'BAYE
  
  (206-F-89)
  Avg: 20.7
 1. M'Baye, Enel B.20.7 
 2. Landry, Brescia19.4 
 3. White, Auxilium TO18.9 
 4. Jones, VL Pesaro17.8 
 5. Aradori, Grissin17.7 
 6. Holloway, Vanoli C.17.6 
 7. Scott, Enel Brindi.17.5 
 8. Della Valle, Griss.17.0 
 9. Ragland, Scandone.16.6 
 10. Moore, Brescia16.1 
Rebounds Per Game
 Jarrod JONES
  
  (205-C/F-90)
  Avg: 10
 1. Jones, VL Pesaro10.0 
 2. Anosike, Openjobm.9.5 
 3. Washington, Auxili.9.3 
 4. White, Auxilium TO9.0 
 5. Jefferson, Dolomit.8.7 
 6. Thomas, Vanoli CR7.7 
 7. Watt, JuveCaserta7.6 
 8. Johnson, AV Cantu7.4 
 9. Pelle, Openjobm.7.2 
 10. Archie, Betaland.7.0 
Assists Per Game
 Bruno FITIPALDO
  
  (183-PG-91)
  Avg: 7.5
 1. Fitipaldo, Betalan.7.5 
 2. Vitali, Brescia7.2 
 3. Waters, AV Cantu7.0 
 4. Wright, Auxilium.6.4 
 5. Sosa, JuveCaserta6.1 
 6. Maynor, Openjobm.5.9 
 7. Ragland, Scandone.5.8 
 8. Moore, The F.5.3 
 9. Craft, Dolomiti.4.7 
 10. Green, Scandone4.7 
Steals Per Game
 Corey HAWKINS
  
  (190-G-91)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Hawkins, The F.2.5 
 2. Craft, Dolomiti.2.1 
 3. Moss, Brescia2.1 
 4. Ragland, Scandone.1.8 
 5. Washington, Auxili.1.8 
 6. Burns, Brescia1.8 
 7. Green, Scandone AV1.8 
 8. Lighty, Dolomiti.1.8 
 9. Bostic, JuveCaser.1.8 
 10. Peric, Umana VE1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Norvel PELLE
  
  (208-F-93)
  Avg: 3.1
 1. Pelle, Openjobm.3.1 
 2. Watt, JuveCaserta2.1 
 3. Cervi, Grissin1.9 
 4. Johnson, AV Cantu1.8 
 5. Lawal, AV Cantu1.3 
 6. Biligha, Vanoli CR1.3 
 7. Thomas, Vanoli CR1.3 
 8. Crosariol, The F.1.3 
 9. Landry, Brescia1.1 
 10. Agbelese, Enel B.1.1 
Player of the week
Round: 9

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  Vanoli CR
  (182-G-86)
  
Round: 9

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  Roma E-basket
  (206-C-90)
  
Round: 9

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  Roma Luiss
  (209-F/C-)
  

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Round 10 (Regular Season)

Grissin Bon 71% Dec.4 Betaland Cdo
Scandone AV 55% Dec.4 Umana VE
Vanoli CR 70% Dec.4 VL Pesaro
The Flexx P 51% Dec.4 Auxilium TO
Dolomiti En Dec.4 EA7 Armani 84%
Openjobmetis 59% Dec.4 AV Cantu
Enel Brindis 70% Dec.4 Banco di Srd
JuveCaserta 61% Dec.4 Brescia
Next Round Schedule

Round 10 (Regular Season)

East
Piacenza Dec.4 Mantova 56%
Imola Dec.4 F.Kontatto 73%
Jesi 51% Dec.4 Bondi Ferrar
Recanati Dec.4 Virtus Bolog 92%
Roseto 63% Dec.4 Chieti
Treviso Bsk 59% Dec.4 Ravenna
Alma Trieste 66% Dec.4 Udine APU
Verona Dec.4 Unieuro Forl 62%
West
Agropoli 53% Dec.4 Latina Bsk
Roma E-baske 76% Dec.4 Scafati
FCM Ferenti 51% Dec.4 Mens Sana 18
Legnano 80% Dec.4 Agrigento
Rieti 50% Dec.4 Novipiu Casa
Tortona 91% Dec.4 Viola RC
Lighthouse Dec.4 Angelico Bie 72%
Treviglio 70% Dec.4 Roma Virtus
Next Round Schedule

Round 10 (Regular Season)

Group A
Montecatini 98% Dec.4 Firenze Enic
San Miniato 63% Dec.4 Moncalieri
Valsesia Dec.4 Omegna 55%
Domodossola Dec.4 Cecina 86%
Sangiorgese 56% Dec.4 Piombino
Siena Virtus 53% Dec.3 Oleggio
Bottegone Dec.3 USE Basket 62%
Fiorentina 66% Dec.3 Varese Robur
Group B
Padova Dec.4 Orzinuovi Ga 82%
Lecco 75% Dec.4 Reggio Emili
Bergamo 56% Dec.4 Crema
Cento Dec.4 Faenza 53%
Vicenza Dec.4 Volpino Alto 56%
Iseo Dec.3 Desio 85%
Milano Urani Dec.3 Piacenza 59%
S.Vendemiano 57% Dec.3 Sestu
Group C
Roma Vis Nov 52% Dec.4 Palestrina
Barcellona 70% Dec.4 Scauri
Napoli Cuore 80% Dec.4 Catanzaro
Valmontone 59% Dec.4 Teramo
Cefalu 64% Dec.4 Maddaloni
Roma S.Azzur 57% Dec.3 Viterbo SA
Cassino 87% Dec.3 Patti
Group D
Porto S.Elpi 63% Dec.4 Senigallia
San Severo Dec.4 Bisceglie 61%
Valdiceppo Dec.4 Campli 75%
Monteroni 66% Dec.4 Rimini
Ortona 51% Dec.4 Isernia
Matera 94% Dec.4 Venafro
Pescara 76% Dec.4 Taranto
Giulianova Dec.4 Montegrano 78%
Next Round Schedule

Round 11 (Regular Season)

Anadolu Efes 61% Dec.9 FC Barcelona
Baskonia 68% Dec.9 Darussafaka
Olympiacos 66% Dec.9 Unics
EA7 Armani Dec.8 CSKA 84%
Fenerbahce 75% Dec.8 Crvena Zvezd
Maccabi T-A 76% Dec.8 Brose Bask.
Panathinaiko 57% Dec.8 Galatasaray
Real Madrid 66% Dec.8 Zalgiris
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
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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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