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Serie A Standings
 1. EA7 Armani 13-2 
 2. Umana VE 11-4 
 3. Scandone AV 11-4 
 4. Grissin Bon RE 9-6 
 5. Betaland Cdo 8-7 
 6. Banco di Srd 8-7 
 7. Brescia 7-8 
 8. Enel Brindisi 7-8 
 9. The Flexx PT 7-8 
 10. JuveCaserta 7-8 
 11. Auxilium TO 7-8 
 12. AV Cantu 6-9 
 13. Dolomiti En. TR 6-9 
 14. VL Pesaro 5-10 
 15. Openjobmetis V. 4-11 
 16. Vanoli CR 4-11 
Full Standings
Last:1/10/2017
Serie Standings
East
 1. Virtus Bologna 14-2 
 2. Treviso Basket 13-4 
 3. Alma Trieste 11-6 
 4. Ravenna 11-6 
 5. Mantova 10-7 
 6. Piacenza 10-7 
 7. F.Kontatto BO 9-8 
 8. Roseto 9-8 
 9. Jesi 8-9 
 10. Verona 8-9 
 11. Udine APU 7-10 
 12. Chieti 6-10 
 13. Bondi Ferrara 6-11 
 14. Imola 6-11 
 15. Unieuro Forli 4-13 
 16. Recanati 3-14 
West
 1. Legnano 12-4 
 2. Angelico Biella 12-5 
 3. Agrigento 11-6 
 4. Tortona 10-7 
 5. Roma E-basket 10-7 
 6. Roma Virtus 10-7 
 7. Lighthouse TR 9-8 
 8. Latina Basket 9-8 
 9. Mens Sana 1871 9-8 
 10. Treviglio 8-8 
 11. Novipiu Casale 7-10 
 12. FCM Ferentino 7-10 
 13. Rieti 6-11 
 14. Viola RC 6-11 
 15. Agropoli 5-12 
 16. Scafati 4-13 
Full Standings
Last:1/16/2017
Serie Standings
Group A
 1. Omegna 13-3 
 2. Moncalieri 11-4 
 3. Valsesia 10-6 
 4. USE Basket 9-6 
 5. Fiorentina 9-6 
 6. Cecina 8-7 
 7. Montecatini 8-7 
 8. San Miniato 8-8 
 9. Piombino 8-8 
 10. Bottegone 7-9 
 11. Sangiorgese 7-9 
 12. Varese Robur 6-9 
 13. Domodossola 6-10 
 14. Oleggio 6-10 
 15. Siena Virtus 6-10 
 16. Firenze Enic 3-13 
Group B
 1. Orzinuovi GaGa 14-2 
 2. Bergamo 13-3 
 3. Piacenza 13-3 
 4. Cento 12-4 
 5. Faenza 10-6 
 6. Lecco 10-6 
 7. Crema 9-7 
 8. Padova 9-7 
 9. Desio 6-10 
 10. Vicenza 6-10 
 11. Reggio Emilia 6-10 
 12. Volpino AltoSeb. 5-11 
 13. Milano Urania 5-11 
 14. San Vendemiano 4-12 
 15. Sestu 3-13 
 16. Iseo 3-13 
Group C
 1. Valmontone 15-1 
 2. Napoli Cuore 15-2 
 3. Palestrina 14-3 
 4. Barcellona 11-5 
 5. Cassino 11-5 
 6. Roma Luiss 9-7 
 7. Scauri 8-8 
 8. Forli Tigers 8-9 
 9. Catanzaro 6-9 
 10. Cefalu 6-9 
 11. Teramo 6-9 
 12. Patti 6-10 
 13. Roma Vis Nova 4-11 
 14. Roma S.Azzurra 4-12 
 15. Viterbo SA 3-13 
 16. Maddaloni 1-15 
Group D
 1. Montegrano 13-1 
 2. Bisceglie 12-4 
 3. Pescara 12-4 
 4. Campli 11-4 
 5. San Severo 11-5 
 6. Porto S.Elpidio 10-6 
 7. Matera 9-5 
 8. Rimini 9-6 
 9. Senigallia 6-8 
 10. Giulianova 6-10 
 11. Ortona 5-10 
 12. Taranto 5-10 
 13. Isernia 5-10 
 14. Valdiceppo 3-12 
 15. Monteroni 3-13 
 16. Venafro 1-13 
Full Standings
Last:1/19/2017
Serie C Gold Standings
Emilia Romagna
 1. Lugo 10-2 
 2. Ozzano 9-2 
 3. Ferrara 9-3 
 4. Fiorenzuola 7-4 
 5. Bologna Salus 6-6 
 6. Imola 6-6 
 7. San Marino Titans 6-6 
 8. Bertinoro 4-8 
 9. Bologna Basket 3-8 
 10. Bologna Pontev. 3-8 
 11. San Lazzaro 3-8 
 12. Modena 3-9 
 13. Pol.Arena 1-10 
Lazio
 1. Civitavecchia 11-2 
 2. Roma Tiber 11-2 
 3. Fondi Oasi 9-4 
 4. Formia Meta 9-4 
 5. Frascati 8-5 
 6. Roma Alfa O. 8-5 
 7. Aprilia 7-6 
 8. Roma San Paolo 7-6 
 9. Anzio 5-8 
 10. Roma APDB 4-9 
 11. Roma Petriana 4-9 
 12. Roma Smit 4-9 
 13. Sora 4-9 
 14. Roma Lazio 0-13 
Lombardia A
 1. Pavia Basket 13-0 
 2. Vigevano 9-4 
 3. Milano3 8-5 
 4. Garbagnate 6-7 
 5. Nerviano 6-7 
 6. Omnia Basket 6-7 
 7. Pall. Milano 1958 6-7 
 8. Saronno 6-7 
 9. Cermenate 5-8 
 10. Opera Basket 3-10 
 11. 7 Laghi Gazzada 2-2 
 12. Copert. Valceresio 1-3 
 13. Battaglia 0-0 
 14. Cistellum Basket 0-4 
Lombardia B
 1. Bernareggio 11-2 
 2. Cremona 9-4 
 3. Olginate 8-5 
 4. Corona Platina 7-6 
 5. Gardonese 7-6 
 6. Lumezzane 7-6 
 7. Pc-Project CC 7-6 
 8. Pizzighettone 7-6 
 9. Romano di Lomb. 7-6 
 10. Lissone 6-7 
 11. Cernusco 5-8 
 12. Manerbio 5-8 
 13. Lierna 4-9 
 14. Nilox Agrate 3-10 
Piemonte
 1. Alba 12-0 
 2. Torino Crocetta 9-2 
 3. Trecate 8-4 
 4. PNC Cirie 7-5 
 5. Torino CUS 6-6 
 6. Alessandria Bask. 5-6 
 7. Bra BT 71 5-6 
 8. College BK 5-6 
 9. Collegno 5-6 
 10. Savigliano 5-6 
 11. Saluzzo 4-7 
 12. Casale 4-8 
 13. Fossano 2-9 
 14. Torino 2-10 
Toscana
 1. Castelfiorentino 11-3 
 2. Empoli Lai 10-4 
 3. Livorno Pielle 10-4 
 4. Livorno DBosco 9-4 
 5. Lucca Geonova 9-4 
 6. Agliana 9-5 
 7. Montale 8-6 
 8. Libertas Liburnia 7-6 
 9. Altopascio 6-8 
 10. Certaldo 6-8 
 11. Prato 6-8 
 12. Valdisieve 6-8 
 13. Cantini Lorano 4-10 
 14. Folgore 3-10 
 15. Posal Sesto SG 3-10 
 16. Carrara CMC 3-11 
Veneto FVG
 1. Oderzo 12-1 
 2. Jesolo S.Dona 11-2 
 3. Arzignano 8-5 
 4. Caorle 8-5 
 5. Monfalcone 7-5 
 6. Trieste Jadran 7-5 
 7. Mestre 7-6 
 8. Padova Unione 7-6 
 9. Corno di Ros. 6-6 
 10. Codroipo 6-7 
 11. Montebelluna 4-8 
 12. Bassano 3-10 
 13. Dueville 3-10 
 14. Castelfranco Ven. 0-13 
Last:1/16/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1 CSKA 13-4 
 2 Real Madrid 12-5 
 3 Olympiacos 12-5 
 4 Baskonia 11-6 
 5 Panathinaikos 10-7 
 6 Fenerbahce 10-7 
 7 Darussafaka 9-8 
 8 Crvena Zvezda 9-8 
 9 Anadolu Efes 8-9 
 10 Brose Bask. 7-10 
 11 Unics 7-10 
 12 FC Barcelona 7-10 
 13 Maccabi T-A 6-11 
 14 Zalgiris 6-11 
 15 Galatasaray 5-12 
 16 EA7 Armani 4-13 
Last:1/13/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Amath M'BAYE
  Enel B.
  (206-F-89)
  Avg: 20.6
 1. M'Baye, Enel B.20.6 
 2. Landry, Brescia20.4 
 3. Sosa, JuveCaserta19.6 
 4. Jones, VL Pesaro19.4 
 5. Johnson, AV Cantu18.4 
 6. Ragland, Scandone.18.1 
 7. White, Auxilium TO18.0 
 8. Aradori, Grissin .17.3 
 9. Scott, Enel Brindisi17.1 
 10. Holloway, Vanoli C.16.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 O.D. ANOSIKE
  Openjobm.
  (203-F/C-91)
  Avg: 11.6
 1. Anosike, Openjobm.11.6 
 2. Jones, VL Pesaro9.7 
 3. Washington, Auxilium.8.7 
 4. White, Auxilium TO8.3 
 5. Johnson, AV Cantu8.1 
 6. Thomas, Vanoli CR7.6 
 7. Watt, JuveCaserta7.3 
 8. Jefferson, Dolomiti.7.2 
 9. Burns, Brescia7.0 
 10. Nnoko, VL Pesaro6.7 
Assists Per Game
 Zabian DOWDELL
  AV Cantu
  (191-PG-84)
  Avg: 8
 1. Dowdell, AV Cantu8.0 
 2. Waters, AV Cantu7.6 
 3. Vitali, Brescia7.5 
 4. Fitipaldo, Betaland.7.5 
 5. Sosa, JuveCaserta6.9 
 6. Wright, Auxilium.6.1 
 7. Moore, The F.5.5 
 8. Ragland, Scandone.5.5 
 9. Maynor, Openjobm.5.4 
 10. Moore, Enel Brindisi4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Corey HAWKINS
  The F.
  (190-G-91)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Hawkins, The F.2.5 
 2. Goss, Enel Brindisi2.1 
 3. Ragland, Scandone.1.9 
 4. Craft, Dolomiti.1.8 
 5. Moss, Brescia1.8 
 6. Green, Scandone AV1.7 
 7. Washington, Auxilium.1.6 
 8. Bostic, JuveCaserta1.6 
 9. Harrow, VL Pesaro1.5 
 10. Burns, Brescia1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Norvel PELLE
  Openjobm.
  (208-F-93)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Pelle, Openjobm.2.7 
 2. Cervi, Grissin .2.3 
 3. Watt, JuveCaserta1.8 
 4. Biligha, Vanoli CR1.6 
 5. Johnson, AV Cantu1.5 
 6. Lawal, Banco d.1.5 
 7. Thomas, Vanoli CR1.3 
 8. M'Baye, Enel B.1.1 
 9. Crosariol, The F.1.1 
Player of the Week

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  EA7 Armani
  ( 197-G/F-102-85 )
  

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  Treviso Basket
  ( 200-F-100-89 )
  

 Nelson Rizzitiello
  Montecatini
  ( 198-G/F-84 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 16 (Regular Season)

Auxilium TO Jan.22 Scandone AV 60%
The Flexx P 64% Jan.22 Vanoli CR
Openjobmetis Jan.22 Banco di Srd 67%
Dolomiti En 55% Jan.22 Enel Brindis
Umana VE 70% Jan.22 AV Cantu
Brescia 64% Jan.22 VL Pesaro
EA7 Armani 74% Jan.22 Betaland Cdo
Grissin Bon 59% Jan.22 JuveCaserta
Next Round Schedule

Round 18 (Regular Season)

East
Piacenza 54% Jan.22 Verona
Chieti Jan.22 Alma Trieste 58%
Imola Jan.22 Jesi 62%
Mantova Jan.22 Virtus Bolog 60%
Ravenna 62% Jan.22 F.Kontatto
Recanati 59% Jan.22 Udine APU
Roseto 73% Jan.22 Bondi Ferrar
Treviso Bsk 90% Jan.22 Unieuro Forl
West
Agrigento 65% Jan.22 Angelico Bie
Agropoli Jan.22 Treviglio 64%
Novipiu Casa 52% Jan.22 Mens Sana 18
Roma E-baske 56% Jan.22 Tortona
Latina Bsk 78% Jan.22 Scafati
Legnano 63% Jan.22 Lighthouse
Rieti 56% Jan.22 FCM Ferenti
Viola RC Jan.22 Roma Virtus 65%
Next Round Schedule

Round 17 (Regular Season)

Group A
Sangiorgese Jan.22 Omegna 77%
Valsesia Jan.22 Moncalieri 52%
Domodossola Jan.22 Piombino 62%
San Miniato Jan.22 Oleggio 54%
Cecina 65% Jan.22 Firenze Enic
Fiorentina 64% Jan.21 Bottegone
Varese Robur Jan.21 USE Basket 65%
Siena Virtus Jan.21 Montecatini 64%
Group B
Lecco Jan.22 Orzinuovi Ga 60%
Reggio Emili 69% Jan.22 Desio
Cento 54% Jan.22 Bergamo
Sestu Jan.22 Faenza 73%
S.Vendemiano 56% Jan.21 Volpino Alto
Milano Urani 61% Jan.21 Crema
Piacenza 82% Jan.21 Vicenza
Iseo Jan.21 Padova 76%
Group C
Barcellona 87% Jan.22 Roma Vis Nov
Viterbo SA Jan.22 Palestrina 86%
Catanzaro 54% Jan.22 Patti
Teramo Jan.22 Scauri 60%
Valmontone 66% Jan.22 Cassino
Maddaloni Jan.22 Roma Luiss 87%
Roma S.Azzur Jan.21 Napoli Cuore 90%
Forli Tigers 59% Jan.21 Cefalu
Group D
Bisceglie 87% Jan.22 Isernia
Senigallia 55% Jan.22 Rimini
Valdiceppo Jan.22 Montegrano 92%
Monteroni Jan.22 Pescara 88%
Giulianova 59% Jan.22 Taranto
San Severo 73% Jan.22 Ortona
Campli 85% Jan.22 Venafro
Porto S.Elpi 55% Jan.22 Matera
Next Round Schedule

Round 18 (Regular Season)

Darussafaka 58% Jan.20 Unics
EA7 Armani Jan.20 Galatasaray 58%
Olympiacos 62% Jan.20 Baskonia
Zalgiris Jan.20 Real Madrid 80%
FC Barcelona Jan.19 Anadolu Efes 58%
Fenerbahce 56% Jan.19 Panathinaiko
Maccabi T-A Jan.19 Crvena Zvezd 58%
CSKA 68% Jan.19 Brose Bask.
SerieA Round 14: Banco di Sard. is defeated by Juvecaserta - Jan 7, 2013


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The most important game in the last round took place in Caserta between second ranked Banco di Sard. (11-3) and tenth ranked Juvecaserta (7-7) on Sunday night. Banco di Sard. was defeated by Juvecaserta in a tough game on the road 81-88. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of Banco di Sard.. The hosts trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 9-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 88-81. Juvecaserta dominated down low during the game scoring 46 of its points in the paint compared to Banco di Sard.'s 26 and made 24-of-28 free shots (85.7 percent) during the game. Serbian power forward Stevan Jelovac (208-89, agency: Beo Basket) scored 16 points and 9 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and the former international Marco Mordente (192-79) chipped in 14 points and 4 assists during the contest. American point guard Travis Diener (184-82, college: Marquette) responded with 25 points and 5 assists. Banco di Sard.'s coach Romeo Sacchetti rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Juvecaserta moved-up to seventh place, which they share with EA7 Armani and Trenkwalder RE. Banco di Sard. at the other side keeps the second position with three games lost. They share it with Montepaschi. Juvecaserta is looking forward to face Trenkwalder RE (#8) in Reggio Emilia in the next round. Banco di Sard. will play at home against Montepaschi Siena (#3) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
SerieA top team - Cimberio Varese (13-1) managed to deliver another win. This time they beat sixteenth ranked VL Pesaro (2-12) 82-69. International forward Achille Polonara (202-91) notched a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead the effort and Mike Green supported him with 17 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists. Even 16 points by international point guard Daniele Cavaliero (188-84) did not help to save the game for VL Pesaro. VL Pesaro's coach tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Cimberio Varese have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 13-1 record. VL Pesaro lost eleventh consecutive game. VL Pesaro at the other side stay at the bottom place with 12 games lost. Cimberio Varese will play against Umana Venezia (#10) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. VL Pesaro will play against Air Avellino (#14) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Milano was also quite interesting. Fourth ranked Cantu (10-4) played at the court of 6th ranked Armani Milano (7-7). Cantu managed to secure a 8-point victory 84-76 on Sunday. The best player for the winners was Pietro Aradori who scored 25 points and 8 rebounds. Keith Langford produced 17 points for the hosts. Cantu have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain fourth position with 10-4 record. Loser Armani Milano dropped to the seventh place with seven games lost. They share the position with JuveCaserta and Trenkwalder RE. Cantu will meet at home SAIE3 BO (#11) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Armani Milano will play against Enel Brindisi (#6) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
An interesting game took place in Venezia where higher ranked Umana Venezia (6-8) was upset on its own court by fifteenth ranked Air Avellino (4-10) 97-93. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Umana Venezia. Kaloyan Ivanov orchestrated the victory by scoring 21 points and 8 rebounds (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line). Umana Venezia's coach let to play ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Air Avellino moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with Sutor MGR and Vanoli CR. Umana Venezia at the other side dropped to the tenth position with eight games lost. Air Avellino's next round opponent will be bottom-ranked VL Pesaro (#16) at home.
12th ranked Vanoli Cremona (4-10) was outscored at home by ninth ranked Trenkwalder RE (7-7) with the biggest margin this round 87-71 on Sunday night. Donnel Taylor scored 35 points (!!!) and 7 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners. Trenkwalder RE moved-up to seventh place, which they share with EA7 Armani and JuveCaserta. Loser Vanoli Cremona keeps the twelfth position with ten games lost. Trenkwalder RE will face Juvecaserta (#9) in Caserta in the next round. Vanoli Cremona will play on the road against Angelico Biella.

There were no shocking results in the other games in round 14: Sutor MGR lost to Montepaschi on the opponent's court 79-93. Acea Virtus RM managed to outperform Angelico BI in a home game 67-59. Enel Brindisi managed to beat SAIE3 BO on the road 88-75.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 29 points and 11 rebounds by Christian Burns of Sutor MGR.


Montepaschi - Sutor MGR 93-79

Very expected game when 12th ranked Sutor Montegranaro (4-10) was defeated on the road by third ranked Montepaschi Siena (11-3) 93-79 on Monday. The game was mostly controlled by Montepaschi Siena. Sutor Montegranaro was better in fourth quarter 21-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Montepaschi Siena made 16-of-21 free shots (76.2 percent) during the game. American forward David Moss (196-83, college: Indiana St., agency: SportsTalent) scored 23 points to lead the charge for the winners and Georgian Viktor Sanikidze (203-86) chipped in 13 points and 12 rebounds during the contest. Five Montepaschi Siena players scored in double figures. American forward Christian Burns (203-85, college: Philadelphia) responded with a double-double by scoring 29 points and 11 rebounds and the former international power forward Valerio Amoroso (204-80) scored 23 points. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Defending champion moved-up to second place, which they share with Banco di Sard. Loser Sutor Montegranaro keeps the twelfth position with ten games lost. Montepaschi Siena will face league's second-placed Banco di Sard. in Sassari in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Sutor Montegranaro will play at home against Lottomatica Roma (#5).
Top scorers:
Sutor MGR: C.Burns 29+11reb+2ast, V.Amoroso 23+4reb, R.Steele 10+3reb+5ast, T.Slay 9+6reb+1ast, D.Cinciarini 8+1reb, L.Panzini 0+1reb
Montepaschi: D.Moss 23+4reb+3ast, V.Sanikidze 13+12reb+1ast, B.Brown 12+4ast, D.Hackett 10+3reb+6ast, M.Janning 10+1reb+1ast, K.Kangur 8+1reb+2ast
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Umana VE - Sidigas AV 93-97

An interesting game took place in Venezia where higher ranked Umana Venezia (6-8) was upset on its own court by fifteenth ranked Air Avellino (4-10) 97-93. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Umana Venezia. Umana Venezia was ahead by 9 points at the halftime before a 26-12 third quarter run of Air Avellino. They made 23-of-29 charity shots (79.3 percent) during the game. They shot the lights out from three nailing 12 long-distance shots on high 54.5 percentage. 25 personal fouls committed by Umana Venezia helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Bulgarian forward Kaloyan Ivanov (205-86, agency: Beo Basket) orchestrated the victory by scoring 21 points and 8 rebounds (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line). The former international point guard Valerio Spinelli (185-79) contributed with 13 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. Four Air Avellino players scored in double figures. American point guard Alvin Young (188-75, college: Niagara) replied with 23 points and 5 rebounds and the former international guard Guido Rosselli (198-83) added 15 points and 4 assists in the effort for Umana Venezia. Umana Venezia's coach let to play ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Air Avellino moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with Sutor MGR and Vanoli CR. Umana Venezia at the other side dropped to the tenth position with eight games lost. Air Avellino's next round opponent will be bottom-ranked VL Pesaro (#16) at home.
Top scorers:
Umana VE: A.Young 23+5reb+3ast, G.Rosselli 15+3reb+4ast, T.Bowers 10+1reb+3ast, D.Magro 9+2reb+1ast, Y.Diawara 9+4reb+1ast, M.Bulleri 9+1reb+3ast
Sidigas AV: K.Ivanov 21+8reb+2ast, T.Dean 17+1ast, V.Spinelli 13+5reb+6ast, N.Dragovic 12+5reb, D.Hardy 12+1ast, L.Johnson 8+9reb+2ast
gschID: 185528


JuveCaserta - Banco di Sard. 88-81

The most important game in the last round took place in Caserta between second ranked Banco di Sard. (11-3) and tenth ranked Juvecaserta (7-7) on Sunday night. Banco di Sard. was defeated by Juvecaserta in a tough game on the road 81-88. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of Banco di Sard.. The hosts trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 9-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 88-81. Juvecaserta dominated down low during the game scoring 46 of its points in the paint compared to Banco di Sard.'s 26 and made 24-of-28 free shots (85.7 percent) during the game. Serbian power forward Stevan Jelovac (208-89, agency: Beo Basket) scored 16 points and 9 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and the former international Marco Mordente (192-79) chipped in 14 points and 4 assists during the contest. American point guard Travis Diener (184-82, college: Marquette) responded with 25 points and 5 assists and his fellow American import guard Drake Diener (196-81, college: De Paul, agency: Priority Sports) scored 20 points and 4 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. Juvecaserta moved-up to seventh place, which they share with EA7 Armani and Trenkwalder RE. Banco di Sard. at the other side keeps the second position with three games lost. They share it with Montepaschi. Juvecaserta is looking forward to face Trenkwalder RE (#8) in Reggio Emilia in the next round. Banco di Sard. will play at home against Montepaschi Siena (#3) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Banco di Sard.: T.Diener 25+4reb+5ast, D.Diener 20+4reb+4ast, B.Sacchetti 10+2reb, M.Ignerski 10+7reb, T.Easley 6+7reb+1ast, M.Thornton 5+3reb+2ast
JuveCaserta: S.Jelovac 16+9reb, M.Mordente 14+3reb+4ast, S.Gentile 12+6reb+2ast, Z.Jonusas 10+1reb+4ast, J.Akindele 9+7reb+1ast, D.Mavraides 9+1reb
gschID: 185531


Acea Virtus RM - Angelico BI 67-59

Very predictable result when fifth ranked Lottomatica Roma (9-5) defeated at home 14th ranked Angelico Biella (3-11) 67-59 on Sunday. Angelico Biella was trailing by 3 points at halftime but managed to get 6-point lead after three quarters before a 31-17 charge of Lottomatica Roma, which allowed them to win the game. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Angelico Biella to just 5 points in first quarter. Lottomatica Roma forced 19 Angelico Biella turnovers. Angelico Biella was plagued by 28 personal fouls down the stretch. American-Nigerian power forward Gani Lawal (205-88, college: Georgia Tech) had a double-double by scoring 10 points and 15 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and international forward Luigi Datome (203-87) chipped in 17 points during the contest (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line). Four Lottomatica Roma players scored in double figures. Slovenian power forward Goran Jurak (203-77) responded with 18 points and 6 rebounds and American-Qatari guard Trey Johnson (196-84, college: Jackson St., agency: Priority Sports) scored 23 points. Lottomatica Roma maintains fifth position with 9-5 record. Angelico Biella lost fifth consecutive game. They dropped to the fifteenth place with 11 games lost. Lottomatica Roma will face Sutor Montegranaro (#13) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Angelico Biella will play against Vanoli Cremona.
Top scorers:
Angelico BI: T.Johnson 23+2reb, G.Jurak 18+6reb+1ast, R.Robinson 8+1reb, J.Mavunga 4+6reb+1ast, N.Jaramaz 4+3reb, L.Chrysikopoulos 2+5reb+1ast
Acea Virtus RM: L.Datome 17+4reb+2ast, B.Jones 14+6reb+1ast, J.Taylor 12+3reb+2ast, G.Lawal 10+15reb, P.Goss 7+2reb+4ast, P.Lorant 4+1reb
gschID: 185530


Vanoli CR - Trenkwalder RE 71-87

12th ranked Vanoli Cremona (4-10) was outscored at home by ninth ranked Trenkwalder RE (7-7) with the biggest margin this round 87-71 on Sunday night. The game was mostly controlled by Trenkwalder RE. Vanoli Cremona was better in third quarter 26-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Trenkwalder RE dominated down low during the game scoring 60 of its points in the paint compared to Vanoli Cremona's 40. Trenkwalder RE forced 19 Vanoli Cremona turnovers and outrebounded them 37-26 including a 27-15 advantage in defensive rebounds. American guard Donnel Taylor (198-82, college: UAB) scored 35 points (!!!) and 7 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and international point guard Andrea Cinciarini (190-86) chipped in 12 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists during the contest. American guard Jarrius Jackson (186-85, college: Texas Tech) responded with 17 points and Croatian forward Hrvoje Peric (203-85) scored 14 points and 5 rebounds (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line). Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Trenkwalder RE moved-up to seventh place, which they share with EA7 Armani and JuveCaserta. Loser Vanoli Cremona keeps the twelfth position with ten games lost. Trenkwalder RE will face Juvecaserta (#9) in Caserta in the next round. Vanoli Cremona will play on the road against Angelico Biella.
Top scorers:
Vanoli CR: J.Jackson 17+3reb, L.Harris 14+1reb+3ast, H.Peric 14+5reb+1ast, A.Stipanovic 10+9reb, L.Vitali 9+1reb+5ast, T.Kotti 4+5reb
Trenkwalder RE: D.Taylor 35+7reb+2ast, G.Brunner 13+4reb+1ast, A.Cinciarini 12+7reb+7ast, M.Jeremic 11+4reb, M.Antonutti 7+4reb, D.James 6+5reb+1ast
gschID: 185529


SAIE3 BO - Enel Brindisi 75-88

Not a big story in a game in Bologna where 11th ranked SAIE3 BO (6-8) was defeated by seventh ranked Enel Brindisi (8-6) 88-75 on Sunday. SAIE3 BO was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. International swingman Jeffrey Viggiano (198-84, college: Massachusetts) scored 25 points to lead the charge for the winners and American forward Antywane Robinson (203-84, college: Temple, agency: Priority Sports) chipped in 15 points and 8 rebounds during the contest. Four Enel Brindisi players scored in double figures. American guard Kenny Hasbrouck (191-86, college: Siena) responded with 26 points and his fellow American import forward Steven Smith (203-83, college: La Salle) produced a double-double by scoring 10 points and 11 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Enel Brindisi moved-up to sixth place. SAIE3 BO lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the tenth position with eight games lost. Enel Brindisi will face Armani Milano (#7) at home in the next round. SAIE3 BO will play against Cantu.
Top scorers:
SAIE3 BO: K.Hasbrouck 26+1reb+2ast, G.Poeta 15+1reb+3ast, S.Smith 10+11reb+1ast, A.Gigli 7+8reb+2ast, M.Imbro 6+3reb+1ast, M.Rocca 6+2reb
Enel Brindisi: J.Viggiano 25+4reb+1ast, J.Gibson 17+2reb+1ast, A.Robinson 15+8reb+1ast, K.Ndoja 13+7reb+3ast, C.Simmons 8+3reb+1ast, S.Reynolds 5+5reb+8ast
gschID: 185527


Pesaro - Cimberio VA 69-82

SerieA top team - Cimberio Varese (13-1) managed to deliver another win. This time they beat sixteenth ranked VL Pesaro (2-12) 82-69. VL Pesaro was ahead by 1 point at the halftime before a 45-31 second half run of Cimberio Varese. They made 21-of-27 charity shots (77.8 percent) during the game. They also forced 19 VL Pesaro turnovers and outrebounded VL Pesaro 40-29 including a 30-19 advantage in defensive rebounds. International forward Achille Polonara (202-91) notched a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead the effort and American point guard Mike Green (185-85, college: Butler) supported him with 17 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists. Even 16 points by international point guard Daniele Cavaliero (188-84) did not help to save the game for VL Pesaro. Croatian point guard Rok Stipcevic (185-86) added 13 points for the hosts. VL Pesaro's coach tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Cimberio Varese have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 13-1 record. VL Pesaro lost eleventh consecutive game. VL Pesaro at the other side stay at the bottom place with 12 games lost. Cimberio Varese will play against Umana Venezia (#10) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. VL Pesaro will play against Air Avellino (#14) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Pesaro: D.Cavaliero 16+1reb+2ast, R.Stipcevic 13+3reb, T.Kinsey 11+4reb, A.Barbour 8+6reb, L.Mack 8+4reb, S.Bryan 6+3reb
Cimberio VA: A.Polonara 20+10reb+1ast, B.Dunston 18+9reb, M.Green 17+5reb+6ast, J.Talts 8+6reb, E.Rush 6+4reb+1ast, A.Banks 6+2reb
gschID: 185526


EA7 Armani - Cantu 76-84

The game in Milano was also quite interesting. Fourth ranked Cantu (10-4) played at the court of 6th ranked Armani Milano (7-7). Cantu managed to secure a 8-point victory 84-76 on Sunday. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 22-19. But Armani Milano won second period 20-19. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Cantu made 20-of-23 free shots (87.0 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was the former international Pietro Aradori (195-88) who scored 25 points and 8 rebounds. American forward Jeff Brooks (203-89, college: Penn St.) chipped in 14 points and 9 rebounds. American Keith Langford (193-83, college: Kansas) produced 17 points and American-FYR Macedonian point guard Marques Green (167-82, college: St.Bonaventure) added 10 points and 7 assists respectively for the hosts. Four Cantu and five Armani Milano players scored in double figures. Cantu have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain fourth position with 10-4 record. Loser Armani Milano dropped to the seventh place with seven games lost. They share the position with JuveCaserta and Trenkwalder RE. Cantu will meet at home SAIE3 BO (#11) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Armani Milano will play against Enel Brindisi (#6) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
EA7 Armani: N.Melli 17+1reb, K.Langford 17+3reb+2ast, M.Green 10+4reb+7ast, M.Hairston 10+1reb+1ast, I.Bourousis 10+4reb, D.Chiotti 6+3reb+1ast
Cantu: P.Aradori 25+8reb+2ast, M.Markoishvili 19+2reb+1ast, J.Brooks 14+9reb+1ast, M.Cusin 10+6reb, J.Tabu 8+1reb+3ast, M.Leunen 4+1reb
gschID: 185525


  




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