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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:10/19/2017
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
$$Euroleague Standings
 1 Khimki 2-0 
 2 Maccabi T-A 2-0 
 3 Olympiacos 2-0 
 4 Real Madrid 2-0 
 5 FC Barcelona 1-1 
 6 Crvena Zvezda 1-1 
 7 Zalgiris 1-1 
 8 Unicaja 1-1 
 9 CSKA 1-1 
 10 Valencia 1-1 
 11 Fenerbahce 1-1 
 12 Panathinaikos 1-1 
 13 Anadolu Efes 0-2 
 14 Baskonia 0-2 
 15 Brose Bask. 0-2 
 16 EA7 Armani 0-2 
$$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:10/20/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 2-0 
 2 Pinar Karsiyaka 2-0 
 3 UCAM Murcia 2-0 
 4 Enisey 1-1 
 5 EWE Baskets 1-1 
 6 Banco di Srd 0-2 
 7 Hapoel Holon 0-2 
 8 Juventus 0-2 
Group B
 1 Gaziantep 2-0 
 2 Neptunas 2-0 
 3 Iberostar Tener. 1-1 
 4 Ventspils 1-1 
 5 Chalon 1-1 
 6 Ludwigsburg 1-1 
 7 Betaland Cdo 0-2 
 8 PAOK 0-2 
Group C
 1 Bayreuth 2-0 
 2 Estudiantes 2-0 
 3 Umana VE 1-1 
 4 AEK 1-1 
 5 Strasbourg 1-1 
 6 Banvit BK 1-1 
 7 Olimpija 0-2 
 8 Rosa 0-2 
Group D
 1 Nanterre 2-0 
 2 CEZ Nymburk 1-1 
 3 Besiktas 1-1 
 4 Scandone AV 1-1 
 5 Stelmet 1-1 
 6 Aris 1-1 
 7 Oostende 1-1 
 8 Telekom Bsk 0-2 
Last:10/18/2017
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, Dolomi.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, Grissi.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, Dolomi.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. Magro, The F.1.0 
 9. Stephens, Fiat TO1.0 
 10. Johnson-Odom, Vanoli C.1.0 
Player of the Week

 Darius Johnson-Odom
  Vanoli CR
  ( 187-PG-89 )
  

 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 3 (Regular Season)

CSKA 58% Oct.25 Panathinaiko
Fenerbahce 92% Oct.25 Anadolu Efes
Baskonia Oct.25 Valencia 89%
Unicaja 93% Oct.25 Brose Bask.
Khimki 81% Oct.24 Crvena Zvezd
Maccabi T-A 56% Oct.24 Olympiacos
FC Barcelona 58% Oct.24 Zalgiris
Real Madrid 99% Oct.24 EA7 Armani
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Group A
Juventus 57% Oct.25 Hap.Holon
EWE Baskets Oct.25 Pinar Karsiy 73%
UCAM Murcia 95% Oct.25 Banco di Srd
Monaco 77% Oct.24 Enisey
Group B
Gaziantep 77% Oct.25 Iberostar Te
Betaland Cdo 57% Oct.24 PAOK
Ludwigsburg Oct.24 Neptunas 73%
Ventspils 57% Oct.24 Chalon
Group C
Olimpija Oct.25 Bayreuth 95%
Strasbourg Oct.25 Estudian. 73%
Rosa Oct.24 Umana VE 88%
AEK 57% Oct.24 Banvit BK
Group D
Scandone AV 57% Oct.25 Oostende
Aris Oct.25 Nanterre 73%
Besiktas 57% Oct.24 Stelmet
Telekom Bsk Oct.24 CEZ Nymburk 88%
Nazionale A Round 18: Bari beats higher ranked Castelletto - Jan 7, 2013


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The game with biggest difference of round 18 in Nazionale A was host Bari's (9-7) victory at home over one of their biggest challengers Castelletto (10-6) 86-76 on Sunday evening. Bari made 24-of-30 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. They also forced 24 Castelletto turnovers and outrebounded them 36-25 including 27 on the defensive glass. 30 personal fouls committed by Castelletto helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was the former international power forward Luca Bisconti (206-82) who had a double-double by scoring 19 points and 11 rebounds. Guard Simone Bonfiglio (181-88) chipped in 21 points. At the other side the best for losing team was the former international point guard Federico Bolzonella (184-84) who recorded 19 points (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line). Bari have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Treviglio and Lucca. Castelletto at the other side keeps the fourth position with six games lost. Bari is looking forward to face Latina Basket (#18) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Castelletto will play against Casalpusterlengo (#10) and is hoping to win this game.
Leader Torino delivered the thirteenth victory. This time they beat 17th ranked Latina Basket (5-12) 86-68. It was a good game for naturalized Polish power forward Jakub Wojciechowski (210-90) who led his team to a victory with 21 points and 9 rebounds. Claudio Tommasini contributed with 14 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Guard Tommaso Plateo (191-78) replied with 13 points for Latina Basket. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Torino maintains first position with 13-3 record. Latina Basket lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the eighteenth place with 12 games lost. Torino will play against Recanati (#14) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Latina Basket will play against Bari (#5) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
We should mention about the upset which took place in Mirandola, where higher ranked Recanati (6-10) lost to seventeenth ranked Mirandola (6-11) in a road game 79-88 on Monday. Luca Pignatti scored 19 points and 7 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners. The best for the losing side was Attilio Pierini with 15 points. Mirandola moved-up to sixteenth place. Loser Recanati dropped to the thirteenth position with ten games lost. They share it with San Severo and Reggio Calabr.. Mirandola will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Recanati will play against the league's leader Torino (#1) where they are definitely not considered as a favorite in this game either.
An interesting game took place in Reggio Calabria, where higher ranked Lucca (9-7) lost to sixteenth ranked Reggio Calabr. (6-10) in a road game 76-86. Luca Fontecchio notched 19 points and 8 rebounds to lead the effort. Reggio Calabr.'s coach Francesco Ponticiello allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Reggio Calabr. moved-up to thirteenth place, which they share with San Severo and Recanati. Newly promoted Lucca keeps the fifth position with seven games lost. Reggio Calabr.'s next round opponent will be higher ranked Naturhouse Ferrara (#12) on the road and it may be quite challenging game. Lucca will play against Perugia (#17).
An interesting game took place in Omegna, where higher ranked Treviglio (9-7) was outleveled in a road game by ninth ranked Omegna (8-8) 71-40 on Saturday. The best player for the winners was Nika Metreveli who scored 13 points and 8 rebounds. Treviglio's coach Adriano Vertemati gave up on the game allowing to play ten players seeing no chance for a win. Omegna moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Chieti and Casalpusterlengo. Loser Treviglio keeps the fifth position with seven games lost. Omegna will face Chieti (#9) on the road in the next round. Treviglio will play against Mazzeo San Severo (#15).

Rest of the games of round 18 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Ferrara defeated Perugia in a road game 76-67. San Severo was beaten by Matera at home 76-80. Firenze was destroyed by Casalpusterlengo on the opponent's court 78-54.
The best stats of 18th round was 17 points, 12 rebounds and 5 assists by Andrea Iannilli of San Severo.


Mirandola - Recanati 88-79

We should mention about the upset which took place in Mirandola, where higher ranked Recanati (6-10) lost to seventeenth ranked Mirandola (6-11) in a road game 79-88 on Monday. The hosts trailed by 2 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 3-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 88-79. Mirandola shot 61.1 percent from the field. Mirandola outrebounded Recanati 31-20 including a 27-14 advantage in defensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists comparing to just 7 passes made by Recanati's players. Forward Luca Pignatti (195-86) scored 19 points and 7 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and point guard Jordan Losi (182-80, agency: Two Points) chipped in 14 points and 11 assists during the contest. The best for the losing side was forward Attilio Pierini (201-81) with 15 points and Nicolo Benedusi (193-88) scored 12 points and 4 steals. Four Recanati players scored in double figures. Mirandola moved-up to sixteenth place. Loser Recanati dropped to the thirteenth position with ten games lost. They share it with San Severo and Reggio Calabr.. Mirandola will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Recanati will play against the league's leader Torino (#1) where they are definitely not considered as a favorite in this game either.
Top scorers:
Mirandola: L.Pignatti 19+7reb+2ast, M.Venturelli 16+3reb+3ast, J.Losi 14+2reb+11ast, A.Pilotti 12+1ast, G.Piunti 9+6reb+1ast, M.Fantinelli 8+2reb+5ast
Recanati: G.Tessitore 16+1reb, A.Pierini 15+4reb, N.Benedusi 12+4reb+1ast, M.Tagliabue 12+4reb, M.Gnaccarini 6+2reb+3ast, G.Cantagalli 6+1reb+1ast
gschID: 191777


Perugia - Ferrara 67-76

There was no surprise when 16th ranked Perugia (5-11) was defeated at home by thirteenth ranked Naturhouse Ferrara (7-9) 76-67 on Monday. Perugia was trailing by 6 points at halftime but managed to get 1-point lead after three quarters before a 23-13 charge of Naturhouse Ferrara, which allowed them to win the game. The best player for the winners was forward Simone Cortesi (196-86) who scored 17 points and 7 rebounds. Forward Andrea Campiello (200-87) chipped in 16 points and 6 rebounds. Four Naturhouse Ferrara players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was Davide Poltroneri (195-85) who recorded 29 points and 5 rebounds and center Paolo Chiarello (204-78) added 10 points respectively. Naturhouse Ferrara moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with Firenze. Loser Perugia dropped to the seventeenth position with 11 games lost. Naturhouse Ferrara will face Reggio Calabr. (#13) in Reggio Calabria in the next round. Perugia will play on the road against Lucca (#7).
Top scorers:
Ferrara: S.Cortesi 17+7reb+1ast, A.Campiello 16+6reb, M.Benfatto 15+6reb, V.Circosta 12+2reb, G.Castelletta 6+1reb, G.Spizzichini 4+1reb+2ast
Perugia: D.Poltroneri 29+5reb+1ast, P.Chiarello 10+3reb+1ast, G.Chiatti 9+3reb+1ast, C.Cutolo 8+2reb+1ast, U.Meschini 5+1reb+1ast, S.Bonamente 5+2reb
gschID: 191773


Bari - Castelletto 86-76

The game with biggest difference of round 18 in Nazionale A was host Bari's (9-7) victory at home over one of their biggest challengers Castelletto (10-6) 86-76 on Sunday evening. Bari made 24-of-30 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. They also forced 24 Castelletto turnovers and outrebounded them 36-25 including 27 on the defensive glass. 30 personal fouls committed by Castelletto helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was the former international power forward Luca Bisconti (206-82) who had a double-double by scoring 19 points and 11 rebounds. Guard Simone Bonfiglio (181-88) chipped in 21 points. Four Bari players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was the former international point guard Federico Bolzonella (184-84) who recorded 19 points (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line) and forward Alex Ranuzzi (195-86, agency: Interperformances) added 17 points and 5 rebounds respectively. Bari have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Treviglio and Lucca. Castelletto at the other side keeps the fourth position with six games lost. Bari is looking forward to face Latina Basket (#18) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Castelletto will play against Casalpusterlengo (#10) and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Bari: S.Bonfiglio 21+2reb+3ast, L.Bisconti 19+11reb+1ast, T.Laquintana 17+5reb+1ast, A.Ruggiero 10+3reb+3ast, M.Cardillo 8+6reb+1ast, D.Bonessio 8+5reb+1ast
Castelletto: F.Bolzonella 19+3reb+3ast, A.Ranuzzi 17+5reb+1ast, M.Pazzi 9+7reb+2ast, G.Sanguinetti 9+1reb+2ast, A.Simoncelli 7+4ast, F.Ihedioha 7+8reb+1ast
gschID: 191779


Torino - Latina Basket 86-68

Leader Torino delivered the thirteenth victory. This time they beat 17th ranked Latina Basket (5-12) 86-68. The game was mostly controlled by Torino. Latina Basket was better in fourth quarter 23-14. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. It was a good game for naturalized Polish power forward Jakub Wojciechowski (210-90) who led his team to a victory with 21 points and 9 rebounds. Guard Claudio Tommasini (190-91) contributed with 14 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Guard Tommaso Plateo (191-78) replied with 13 points and forward Filippo Gagliardo (206-78) added 11 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Latina Basket. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Torino maintains first position with 13-3 record. Latina Basket lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the eighteenth place with 12 games lost. Torino will play against Recanati (#14) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Latina Basket will play against Bari (#5) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Torino: J.Wojciechowski 21+9reb, L.Gergati 19+2reb+1ast, C.Tommasini 14+6reb+5ast, M.Evangelisti 12+4reb+1ast, D.Sandri 9+4reb+1ast, K.Viglianisi 4
Latina Basket: T.Plateo 13+3reb+1ast, A.Poti 11+5reb, F.Gagliardo 11+6reb, M.Micevic 10, T.Milani 6+4reb+2ast, A.Cecchetti 6+1reb
gschID: 191781


San Severo - Matera 76-80

No shocking result in a game when second ranked Matera (13-4) defeated on the road 14th ranked Mazzeo San Severo (6-10) 80-76 on Sunday. The guests trailed by 5 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 5-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 80-76. The best player for the winners was naturalized Argentinian guard Carlos Sebastian Vico (190-86, agency: Players Group) who scored 23 points (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). Power forward Antonio Iannuzzi (207-91, agency: Two Points) chipped in 16 points (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field). At the other side the best for losing team was center Andrea Iannilli (207-84) who recorded a double-double by scoring 17 points, 12 rebounds and 5 assists and swingman Ivan Scarponi (196-86) added 23 points and 5 rebounds respectively. Four Mazzeo San Severo players scored in double figures. Matera have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 13-4 record having just -1 point less than leader Torino. Loser Mazzeo San Severo dropped to the thirteenth place with ten games lost. Matera will face bottom-ranked Bologna (#19) in Ozzano Emilia in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Mazzeo San Severo will play on the road against Treviglio (#6).
Top scorers:
Matera: C.Sebastian Vico 23+2reb, A.Iannuzzi 16+4reb+1ast, A.Vitale 16+4reb, M.Rezzano 9+9reb, J.Silimbani 8+7reb, C.Cantone 5+6reb+3ast
San Severo: I.Scarponi 23+5reb+1ast, A.Iannilli 17+12reb+5ast, O.Gueye 15+3reb+2ast, G.Sirakov 10+3ast, R.Maggio 9+4reb+3ast, L.De Paoli 2
gschID: 191778


Casalpusterlengo - Firenze 78-54

Everything could happen at the game between two tied teams. Both tenth ranked Casalpusterlengo and 11th ranked Firenze had identical 7-8 record. This time Casalpusterlengo used a home court advantage and rolled over the opponent from Firenze 78-54 on Sunday night. The game without a history. Casalpusterlengo led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Casalpusterlengo outrebounded Firenze 39-28 including 16 on the offensive glass. The best player for the winners was forward Gianpaolo Ricci (200-91) who had a double-double by scoring 16 points and 11 rebounds. Power forward Alberto Chiumenti (204-87, agency: Players Group) chipped in 14 points and 6 rebounds. Four Casalpusterlengo players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was forward Stefano Spizzichini (202-90) who recorded 8 points and 11 rebounds and center Andrea Capitanelli (203-86) added 8 points and 6 rebounds respectively. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Casalpusterlengo (8-8) moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Chieti and Omegna. Firenze lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the eleventh position with nine games lost. Casalpusterlengo will face higher ranked Castelletto (#4) on the road in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Firenze will play against Agrigento (#3).
Top scorers:
Casalpusterlengo: R.Prandin 16+3reb+2ast, G.Ricci 16+11reb, A.Chiumenti 14+6reb+1ast, F.Bellina 11+5reb+2ast, S.Fiorito 8+3reb+2ast, M.Venuto 6+7reb+1ast
Firenze: D.Casadei 9+4reb, S.Spizzichini 8+11reb+1ast, A.Capitanelli 8+6reb+1ast, M.Caroldi 7+1reb+3ast, S.Rabaglietti 7+1ast, M.Sanna 6+2reb+1ast
gschID: 191776


Reggio Calabr. - Lucca 86-76

An interesting game took place in Reggio Calabria, where higher ranked Lucca (9-7) lost to sixteenth ranked Reggio Calabr. (6-10) in a road game 76-86. The game was mostly controlled by Reggio Calabr.. Lucca was better in third quarter 22-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. 24 personal fouls committed by Lucca helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Luca Fontecchio (202-91, agency: Players Group) notched 19 points and 8 rebounds to lead the effort and point guard Nunzio Sabbatino (190-92, agency: Players Group) supported him with 20 points. Reggio Calabr.'s coach Francesco Ponticiello allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Even 19 points by guard Andrea Barsanti (189-86) did not help to save the game for Lucca. Matteo Negri (194-91) added 16 points. Five Reggio Calabr. and four Lucca players scored in double figures. Reggio Calabr. moved-up to thirteenth place, which they share with San Severo and Recanati. Newly promoted Lucca keeps the fifth position with seven games lost. Reggio Calabr.'s next round opponent will be higher ranked Naturhouse Ferrara (#12) on the road and it may be quite challenging game. Lucca will play against Perugia (#17).
Top scorers:
Reggio Calabr.: N.Sabbatino 20+1reb+3ast, L.Fontecchio 19+8reb, F.Quaglia 12+9reb+1ast, A.Ricci 11+3reb+1ast, A.Fabi 10+5reb+2ast, M.Ammannato 7+5reb+1ast
Lucca: A.Barsanti 19+3reb+1ast, M.Negri 16+4reb+2ast, W.Santarossa 12+7reb, D.Parente 10+2reb+1ast, R.Casagrande 9+3reb, G.Sorrentino 5+1reb
gschID: 191775


Omegna - Treviglio 71-40

An interesting game took place in Omegna, where higher ranked Treviglio (9-7) was outleveled in a road game by ninth ranked Omegna (8-8) 71-40 on Saturday. The game without a history. Omegna led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Treviglio to just 5 points in second quarter. Omegna held Treviglio to an opponent 21.2 percent shooting from the field compared to 45.8 percent accuracy of the winners. They outrebounded Treviglio 44-26 including 30 on the defensive glass. Treviglio was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. The best player for the winners was naturalized Georgian Nika Metreveli (211-91, agency: Interperformances) who scored 13 points and 8 rebounds. Guard Giacomo Mariani (191-86) chipped in 7 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was guard Niccolo Cazzolato (194-89) who recorded 6 points and 6 rebounds and the former international power forward Riccardo Perego (203-81) added 4 points and 8 rebounds respectively. Treviglio's coach Adriano Vertemati gave up on the game allowing to play ten players seeing no chance for a win. Omegna moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Chieti and Casalpusterlengo. Loser Treviglio keeps the fifth position with seven games lost. Omegna will face Chieti (#9) on the road in the next round. Treviglio will play against Mazzeo San Severo (#15).
Top scorers:
Omegna: N.Metreveli 13+8reb+1ast, S.Masciadri 13+4reb+1ast, C.Villani 11+6reb+2ast, M.Toure 9+6reb+3ast, P.Paci 8+7reb, G.Mariani 7+7reb+8ast
Treviglio: L.Molinaro 8+2reb, S.Ferrarese 7+2reb+1ast, N.Cazzolato 6+6reb+1ast, T.Carnovali 5+1reb, R.Malagoli 5+2reb, R.Perego 4+8reb
gschID: 191772


  




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