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Serie A1 Standings
 1. Lucca 12-1 
 2. Venezia 11-2 
 3. Familia Schio 11-2 
 4. San Martino 9-4 
 5. Ragusa 8-5 
 6. Napoli 8-5 
 7. Umbertide 5-8 
 8. Torino 4-9 
 9. Broni 4-9 
 10. Vigarano 3-10 
 11. Battipaglia 2-11 
 12. La Spezia 1-12 
Full Standings
Last:1/8/2017
Serie Standings
Group A
 1. Sesto SG 13-1 
 2. Empoli 11-3 
 3. Orvieto 10-3 
 4. Crema 10-4 
 5. Milano 10-4 
 6. Costa Masnaga 10-4 
 7. Scrivia 8-6 
 8. San Salvatore 6-8 
 9. Cagliari V. 5-9 
 10. Albino 5-9 
 11. Carugate 3-11 
 12. Bolzano 3-11 
 13. Cagliari CUS 2-11 
 14. Alghero 1-13 
Group B
 1. Bologna 12-1 
 2. Vicenza 11-2 
 3. Civitanova 9-4 
 4. Marghera 9-4 
 5. Ferrara 9-4 
 6. Udine Delser 8-5 
 7. Alpo VF 7-6 
 8. Fanola SML 6-7 
 9. Stabia 4-9 
 10. Viterbo 3-10 
 11. Palermo 2-9 
 12. Pordenone 2-10 
 13. Salerno 1-12 
Full Standings
Last:1/16/2017
Euroleague Standings
Group A
 1 Dynamo K. 8-0 
 2 Fenerbahce 7-1 
 3 USK Praha 6-2 
 4 Lattes Montp. 5-3 
 5 Familia Schio 3-5 
 6 Wisla Can-Pack 2-6 
 7 UNI Gyor 1-7 
 8 Mersin BSB 0-8 
Group B
 1 UMMC 7-1 
 2 Nadezhda O. 7-1 
 3 Bourges 4-4 
 4 UNIQA Eurol. 4-4 
 5 Avenida 4-4 
 6 Villeneuve 4-4 
 7 Hatay 2-6 
 8 CCC Polkowice 0-8 
Last:1/12/2017
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1 Maccabi Ashdod 5-1 
 2 Cegledi EKK 4-2 
 3 Sparta&K MR 2-4 
 4 H-Sirenos 1-5 
Group B
 1 Abdullah Gul 6-0 
 2 PEAC-Pecs 3-3 
 3 MBA 3-3 
 4 PINKK-Pecsi 0-6 
Group C
 1 Galatasaray 6-0 
 2 TTT Riga 4-2 
 3 Dynamo NR 1-5 
 4 Samsun 1-5 
Group D
 1 Yakin Dogu BGD 6-0 
 2 Good Angels 3-3 
 3 Olympiacos 3-3 
 4 Miskolc 0-6 
Group E
 1 Ragusa 5-1 
 2 Nymburk 4-2 
 3 Nantes 3-3 
 4 Belfius Namur 0-6 
Group F
 1 Girona 6-0 
 2 Keltern 3-3 
 3 Castors Braine 3-3 
 4 Uniao Sportiva 0-6 
Group G
 1 Venezia 4-2 
 2 Nice 4-2 
 3 Fribourg 2-4 
 4 Landes 2-4 
Group H
 1 Flammes 6-0 
 2 Wasserburg 3-3 
 3 Udominate 3-3 
 4 Lulea Basket 0-6 
Last:12/15/2016
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Brooque WILLIAMS
  Battipaglia
  (175-G/F-89)
  Avg: 20.3
 1. Williams, Battipaglia20.3 
 2. Gray, Napoli19.2 
 3. Plaisance, Napoli18.0 
 4. Bruner, Torino17.8 
 5. Harmon, Lucca17.5 
 6. Brown, Umbertide17.1 
 7. Bailey, San Martino16.0 
 8. Mahoney, San M.15.5 
 9. Orrange, Vigarano14.9 
 10. Littles, Vigarano14.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Theresa PLAISANCE
  Napoli
  (196-F-92)
  Avg: 12.2
 1. Plaisance, Napoli12.2 
 2. Gray, Napoli11.2 
 3. McIntyre, La Sp.10.1 
 4. Ndour, Ragusa9.3 
 5. Premasunac, La Sp.9.0 
 6. Bruner, Torino8.5 
 7. Tikvic, Torino8.1 
 8. Ruzickova, Venezia8.1 
 9. Littles, Vigarano7.9 
 10. Yacoubou, Familia .7.9 
Assists Per Game
 Brittany HRYNKO
  La Spezia
  (173-G-93)
  Avg: 5.3
 1. Hrynko, La Spezia5.3 
 2. Gianolla, San Martino3.8 
 3. Soli, Broni3.8 
 4. Davis, Torino3.5 
 5. Macchi, Familia Schio3.0 
 6. Gonzalez, Napoli2.9 
 7. Vanloo, Ragusa2.7 
 8. Dotto, Lucca2.5 
 9. Orrange, Vigarano2.5 
 10. Carta, Napoli2.4 
Steals Per Game
 Amber STOKES
  Broni
  (178-SG-90)
  Avg: 4.7
 1. Stokes, Broni4.7 
 2. Orrange, Vigarano3.8 
 3. Dotto, Lucca3.6 
 4. Bailey, San Martino3.4 
 5. Harmon, Lucca2.8 
 6. Martinez, Familia .2.8 
 7. Fontenette, Venezia2.7 
 8. Cinili, Napoli2.6 
 9. Williams, Battipaglia2.6 
 10. Crippa, Lucca2.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Astou NDOUR
  Ragusa
  (198-C-94)
  Avg: 1.2
 1. Ndour, Ragusa1.2 
 2. McIntyre, La Sp.0.9 
 3. Clark, Umbertide0.9 
 4. Plaisance, Napoli0.8 
 5. Premasunac, La Sp.0.8 
 6. Gray, Napoli0.7 
 7. Walker, Venezia0.6 
 8. Aleksandravi., Vigar.0.6 
 9. Sotiriou, Battipaglia0.6 
 10. Bruner, Torino0.6 
Player of the Week

 Jillian Harmon
  Lucca
  (185-G-)
  

 Chiara Mini
  Bologna
  (165-PG-)
  
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Round 14 (Regular Season)

Battipaglia Jan.22 Broni 66%
La Spezia Jan.22 Familia Schi 94%
Napoli 62% Jan.22 San Martino
Vigarano Jan.22 Umbertide 64%
Torino Jan.22 San Martino 68%
Ragusa 52% Jan.22 Venezia
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Round 15 (Regular Season)

Group A
Bolzano Jan.21 Cagliari V. 64%
S.Salvatore 76% Jan.21 Carugate
Empoli 56% Jan.21 Orvieto
Albino 56% Jan.21 Alghero
Sesto SG 61% Jan.21 Crema
Cagliari CU Jan.21 Milano 77%
Costa Masnag 66% Jan.21 Scrivia
Group B
Marghera 90% Jan.22 Pordenone
Civitanova 59% Jan.22 Alpo VF
Stabia 59% Jan.21 Viterbo
Salerno Jan.21 Ferrara 90%
Fanola SML 65% Jan.21 Palermo
Bologna 75% Jan.21 Udine Delser
Round 13
Pordenone Jan.19 Palermo 57%
Next Round Schedule

Round 9 (Regular Season)

Group A
UNI Gyor Jan.19 Familia Schi 56%
Wisla Can-Pa Jan.19 USK Praha 84%
Mersin BSB Jan.18 Dynamo K. 99%
Lattes Montp 50% Jan.18 Fenerbahce
Group B
Villeneuve Jan.19 Nadezhda O. 68%
Hatay Jan.19 Avenida 53%
CCC Polkowi Jan.18 Bourges 90%
UNIQA Eurol Jan.18 UMMC 76%
Next Round Schedule

Round 1 (1/8 Finals)

Good Angels Jan.19 Flammes 79%
Keltern Jan.19 Yakin Dogu 79%
PEAC-Pecs Jan.19 Galatasaray 79%
Wasserburg Jan.19 Girona 82%
Nice Jan.19 Abdullah Gul 67%
Nymburk 53% Jan.19 Ragusa
Venezia 53% Jan.19 Macc.Ashdod
Cegledi EKK 57% Jan.19 TTT Riga
A2 Round 15: Umana Reyer beats Milano by two after a very close game - Jan 13, 2013


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The fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin.

The most exciting game of round 15 in the A2 took place in Venezia. This derby game ended with only two-point defeat on the road of 3rd placed Milano (11-4) to first ranked Umana Reyer (14-1) 62-60 on Sunday evening. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Milano. The hosts were tied at the half but managed to speed up in last two quarters eventually winning the game. Umana Reyer forced 24 Milano turnovers. It was a good game for Romanian forward Simina Mandache (185-81) who led her team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 11 rebounds. Guard Francesca Melchiori (175-93) contributed with 9 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. The former international forward Manuela Zanon (187-80) answered with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 12 rebounds for Milano. Umana Reyer have an impressive series of ten victories in a row. Newly promoted Umana Reyer maintains first place in North with 14-1 record. Milano at the other side keeps the third position with four games lost. They share it with Crema. Umana Reyer are looking forward to face Broni (#8) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Milano will play against TEC-MAR Crema (#4) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Eighth-ranked Salerno (6-8) used its home court advantage to challenge second ranked T. La Spezia (11-2). The visitors from La Spezia managed to secure only one-point victory 79-78. However their fans expected much easier game. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Salerno. It was a great evening for the former international forward Alessandra Tava (184-91) who led her team to a victory scoring 14 points and 6 rebounds. Sara Giorgi helped adding 11 points and 10 rebounds. The best for the losing side was international point guard Raelin D'Alie (168-87, college: Wisconsin) with 23 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists. The victory was the seventh consecutive win for T. La Spezia. They maintain second place in South with 11-2 record having four points less than leader Ragusa. Newly promoted Salerno keeps the eighth position with eight games lost. They share it with Irpino. T. La Spezia will play against league's leader Ragusa at home in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Salerno will play against Napoli S.Dike (#3) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
A2 top team - Ragusa (14-0) had no problems winning another game on Sunday. This time they crushed fifth ranked Ancona (8-6) 73-34. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Ancona. It was a quality performance for Peli Papamichail who led the winners and scored 15 points and 6 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Ragusa's coach Antonio Molino felt very confident using 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Giulia Moroni came up with 9 points and 5 rebounds for Ancona in the defeat. The victory was the fourteenth consecutive win for Ragusa. They maintain first place in South with 14-0 record. Loser Ancona dropped to the sixth position with six games lost. They share it with Bologna. Ragusa will meet league's second-placed T. La Spezia on the road in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Ancona will play against Irpino (#8) in Ariano Irpino and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Bottom-ranked Consum.it Siena is still unable to win any game. This time they could not use their home court advantage losing their 14th consecutive match to tenth ranked Irpino (6-8) 64-54. The best player for the winners was Marija Micovic who scored 17 points and 7 rebounds (went 11 for 11 at the free throw line !!!). Consum.it Siena's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Irpino moved-up to eighth place in South, which they share with Salerno. Consum.it Siena lost their fourteenth game in a row. They still closes the standings with 14 games lost. Irpino's next round opponent will be higher ranked Ancona (#7) on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Consum.it Siena will play against Min.Battipaglia (#5) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Important game to mention about took place in Valmadrera. Eleventh ranked Valmadrera (5-10) saved a 3-point victory at home edging higher ranked San Salvatore (7-8) 66-63 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of San Salvatore. It was a good game for Karolina Piotrkiewicz who led her team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 18 rebounds. Valmadrera moved-up to tenth place in North, which they share with Muggia. San Salvatore at the other side, also newcomer in the league, dropped to the eighth position with eight games lost. Valmadrera will face Muggia (#10) on the road in the next round.

There were no big surprises in other games of round 15:
In North Biassono was smashed by Udine on the road 76-40. Broni won against Muggia on its own court 67-58. Marghera was outscored by Crema in a road game 76-50. Cremona was rolled over San Martino at home 43-76. Alghero defeated Cagliari V. on the opponent's court 65-52.
In South College Italia was beaten by Napoli S.Dike in a home game 51-56. Viterbo was destroyed by S. La Spezia on the road 87-44. Bologna managed to outperform Calabria on its own court 66-48.



Group North
Udine - Biassono 76-40

No shocking result in a game when sixth ranked Udine (9-6) crushed at home 14th ranked Biassono (1-14) 76-40 on Sunday. The game without a history. Udine led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Biassono to just 6 points in first quarter. It was a great shooting night for Udine especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 52.9 percentage. It was a good game for naturalized Brazilian swingman Tayara Madonna (173-91) who led her team to a victory with 19 points and 6 rebounds. Center Angela Ratti (185-83) contributed with 10 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. Four Udine players scored in double figures. Swingman Sara Canova (174-89) answered with 11 points and 8 rebounds (went 7 for 7 at the free throw line) and guard Martina Gargantini (175-93) added 7 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for Biassono. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. The victory was the fourth consecutive win for Udine. They moved-up to fifth place in North, which they share with Marghera. Biassono lost their twelfth game in a row. They keep the fourteenth position with 14 games lost. Udine will face San Salvatore (#9) on the road in the next round. Biassono will play against Virtus Cagliari (#13) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Udine: T.Madonna 19+6reb+2ast, D.Vicenzotti 13+2reb, A.Ratti 10+5reb, S.De Biase 10+2reb, M.Trotta 7+5reb, C.Rossi 5+1reb
Biassono: S.Canova 11+8reb, M.Gargantini 7+8reb, A.Mandelli 5+3reb, A.Colombo 4, F.Frigerio 4, G.Fumagalli 3
gschID: 202293


Umana Reyer - Milano 62-60

The most exciting game of round 15 in the A2 took place in Venezia. This derby game ended with only two-point defeat on the road of 3rd placed Milano (11-4) to first ranked Umana Reyer (14-1) 62-60 on Sunday evening. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Milano. The hosts were tied at the half but managed to speed up in last two quarters eventually winning the game. Umana Reyer forced 24 Milano turnovers. It was a good game for Romanian forward Simina Mandache (185-81) who led her team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 11 rebounds. Guard Francesca Melchiori (175-93) contributed with 9 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. The former international forward Manuela Zanon (187-80) answered with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 12 rebounds and the former international guard Susanna Stabile (178-80) added 14 points and 6 steals in the effort for Milano. Umana Reyer have an impressive series of ten victories in a row. Newly promoted Umana Reyer maintains first place in North with 14-1 record. Milano at the other side keeps the third position with four games lost. They share it with Crema. Umana Reyer are looking forward to face Broni (#8) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Milano will play against TEC-MAR Crema (#4) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Umana Reyer: S.Mandache 16+11reb+1ast, G.Vian 10+6reb, F.Melchiori 9+5reb+3ast, A.Botteghi 7+4reb+1ast, E.Penna 5+3reb+1ast, R.Meneghel 5
Milano: M.Zanon 16+12reb+2ast, S.Stabile 14+4reb+1ast, A.Pastorino 9+8reb+1ast, A.Calastri 8+7reb+1ast, S.Gottardi 6+6reb+2ast, M.Frantini 5+3reb+1ast
gschID: 202292


Broni - Muggia 67-58

The game between closely ranked teams ended with 10th ranked Muggia's (5-10) road loss to ninth ranked Broni (7-8) 58-67 on Sunday. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 18-10. But Muggia won second period 20-14. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. It was a good game for guard Silvia Caru (176-83) who led her team to a victory with 16 points. Center Veronica Besagni (185-86) contributed with 6 points and 13 rebounds for the winners. Guard Annalisa Borroni (183-83) answered with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 10 rebounds and Slovenian power forward Ana Ljubenovic (182-88) added 18 points in the effort for Muggia. Broni moved-up to eighth place in North, which they share with San Salvatore. Muggia lost their sixth game in a row. They keep the tenth position with ten games lost. Broni will face league's leader Umana Reyer in Venezia in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Muggia will play at home against Valmadrera (#11) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Broni: S.Caru 16+3reb+2ast, E.Zamelli 12+3reb+1ast, L.Surkusa 10+7reb, C.Zandalisini 8+4reb, L.Tagliabue 8+6reb, F.Bergante 7+5reb+6ast
Muggia: A.Borroni 19+10reb, A.Ljubenovic 18+4reb, J.Cergol 10+6reb, G.Moratto 4+1ast, A.Palliotto 4+8reb, M.Meola 3+2reb
gschID: 202291


Crema - Marghera 76-50

The game between closely ranked teams ended with fourth ranked TEC-MAR Crema's (11-4) home victory over 5th ranked Marghera (9-6) 76-50 on Sunday. The game without a history. TEC-MAR Crema led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Marghera to just 7 points in first quarter. TEC-MAR Crema dominated down low during the game scoring 42 of its points in the paint compared to Marghera's 20 and made 16-of-20 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. TEC-MAR Crema forced 29 Marghera turnovers and outrebounded them 43-30 including a 32-20 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a good game for power forward Gilda Cerri (185-90) who led her team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 15 rebounds. Polish forward Magdalena Losi (173-80, agency: Promotex) contributed with 19 points and 4 steals for the winners. Coach Giancarlo Giroldi's team controlled all game and the coach could let to play 10 players and allowed the starting five to rest. Forward Carla Fabris (185-86) answered with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 11 rebounds and guard Marta Savelli (175-82) added 12 points in the effort for Marghera. TEC-MAR Crema moved-up to third place in North, which they share with Milano. Marghera lost their third game in a row. They keep the fifth position with six games lost. TEC-MAR Crema will face Milano (#3) on the road in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Marghera will play against the league's second-placed San Martino in San Martino di L.
Top scorers:
Crema: M.Losi 19+4reb+3ast, G.Cerri 16+15reb, M.Capoferri 12+3reb+2ast, P.Caccialanza 10+1ast, M.Picotti 9+7reb, N.Rizzi 5+1reb+2ast
Marghera: C.Fabris 12+11reb, M.Savelli 12+2reb+2ast, G.Brunelli 8, S.Innocenti 8+1ast, L.Ferri 4+9reb, A.Rimpova 2+1reb
gschID: 202290


Cremona - San Martino 43-76

Not a big story in a game when 12th ranked Cremona (3-12) was outscored at home by second ranked San Martino (13-2) 76-43 on Saturday. The game without a history. San Martino led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 25-of-29 free shots (86.2 percent) during the game, while Cremona only scored three points from the stripe. It was a good game for the former international power forward Martina Sandri (185-88) who led her team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 13 rebounds. Guard Alessia Cattapan (175-90) contributed with 13 points for the winners. Forward Giulia Maffenini (174-92, agency: Two Points) answered with 10 points and 7 rebounds and forward Benedetta Racchetti (174-92) added 9 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Cremona. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. San Martino maintains second place in North with 13-2 record behind leader Ragusa. Newly promoted Cremona keeps the twelfth position with 12 games lost. San Martino will face Marghera (#6) in Venezia in the next round. Cremona will play on the road against Alghero (#7).
Top scorers:
San Martino: M.Sandri 21+13reb, A.Cattapan 13+1reb, E.Aleotti 11+2reb, M.Sbrissa 9+4reb, M.Pegoraro 7+2ast, M.Granzotto 6
Cremona: G.Maffenini 10+7reb, B.Racchetti 9+5reb, G.Bona 8+4reb, C.Zagni 6+4reb+2ast, A.Smaldone 5+2ast, M.Scarsi 5+4reb
gschID: 202289


Valmadrera - San Salvatore 66-63

Important game to mention about took place in Valmadrera. Eleventh ranked Valmadrera (5-10) saved a 3-point victory at home edging higher ranked San Salvatore (7-8) 66-63 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of San Salvatore. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But San Salvatore won third quarter 15-13. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Valmadrera won last quarter 19-18. They also forced 24 San Salvatore turnovers and had a 21-10 advantage in offensive rebounds. San Salvatore was plagued by 27 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a good game for Polish-French center Karolina Piotrkiewicz (190-84, college: Liberty, agency: LBM Management) who led her team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 18 rebounds. Forward Silvia Scudiero (182-82) contributed with 9 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. point guard Anna Lussu (163-85) answered with 24 points and 8 rebounds and Bulgarian forward Roksana Yordanova (184-84) added 14 points and 10 rebounds in the effort for San Salvatore. Valmadrera moved-up to tenth place in North, which they share with Muggia. San Salvatore at the other side, also newcomer in the league, dropped to the eighth position with eight games lost. Valmadrera will face Muggia (#10) on the road in the next round.
Top scorers:
Valmadrera: K.Piotrkiewicz 20+18reb+1ast, C.Bussola 11+1reb+2ast, S.Scudiero 9+7reb+1ast, G.Molteni 8+2reb, D.Vujovic 6+1reb, C.Giunzioni 6+8reb+1ast
San Salvatore: A.Lussu 24+8reb+1ast, R.Yordanova 14+10reb, R.Di Gregorio 8+6reb+1ast, E.Tinti 7+2reb, S.D'Arenzo 6+5reb, B.Morselli 4+2reb+1ast
gschID: 202288


Cagliari V. - Alghero 52-65

Everything went according to plan when eighth ranked Alghero (8-7) defeated on the road 13th ranked Virtus Cagliari (2-13) 65-52 on Saturday. The guests trailed by 4 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 5-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 65-52. Alghero had a 31-18 advantage in offensive rebounds. It was a good game for guard Marika Zanardi (175-81) who led her team to a victory with 21 points and 7 rebounds. point guard Sara Farris (166-85) contributed with 13 points and 6 steals for the winners. Alghero's coach Claudio Cau used a ten-player rotation and allowed the starting five to rest. Forward Patrizia De Gianni (191-88) answered with 18 points and 9 rebounds and power forward Raffaella Costa (185-84) added 8 points and 11 rebounds in the effort for Virtus Cagliari. Alghero moved-up to seventh place in North. Virtus Cagliari lost their third game in a row. They keep the thirteenth position with 13 games lost. Alghero will face Cremona (#12) at home in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Virtus Cagliari will play against Biassono and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Alghero: M.Zanardi 21+7reb+2ast, S.Farris 13+3reb+1ast, S.Azzellini 11, A.Petrova 9+6reb+1ast, F.Rosellini 6+3reb, C.Giorgi 5+5reb
Cagliari V.: P.De Gianni 18+9reb+1ast, L.Nicolini 10+6reb+3ast, B.Carta 9+2reb+3ast, R.Costa 8+11reb, V.Saba 5+3reb+1ast, M.Vargiu 2+3reb
gschID: 202287


Group South
Ragusa - Ancona 73-34

A2 top team - Ragusa (14-0) had no problems winning another game on Sunday. This time they crushed fifth ranked Ancona (8-6) 73-34. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Ancona. The game without a history. Ragusa led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Ancona to just 7 points in second quarter. Ragusa held Ancona to an opponent 25.0 percent shooting from the field compared to 48.4 percent accuracy of the winners. Ragusa forced 25 Ancona turnovers. It was a quality performance for Greek power forward Peli Papamichail (189-86, agency: Josep and Nicolas) who led the winners and scored 15 points and 6 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). The former international guard Paola Mauriello (185-81) accounted for 12 points and 5 rebounds for the winning side. Ragusa's coach Antonio Molino felt very confident using 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. point guard Giulia Moroni (168-94) came up with 9 points and 5 rebounds and forward Francesca Redolf (182-86) added 9 points respectively for Ancona in the defeat. The victory was the fourteenth consecutive win for Ragusa. They maintain first place in South with 14-0 record. Loser Ancona dropped to the sixth position with six games lost. They share it with Bologna. Ragusa will meet league's second-placed T. La Spezia on the road in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Ancona will play against Irpino (#8) in Ariano Irpino and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Ragusa: P.Papamichail 15+6reb, V.Galbiati 13+2ast, P.Mauriello 12+5reb, M.Micovic 9+6reb+1ast, S.Sarni 6+9reb+1ast, L.Chimenz 6+4reb
Ancona: G.Moroni 9+5reb, F.Redolf 9+4reb, M.Ngo Ndjock 7+4reb, V.Aragonese 4+3reb+1ast, C.Sordi 3+4reb, C.Cadoni 2+10reb
gschID: 202766


College Italia - Napoli S.Dike 51-56

There was no surprise when 12th ranked College Italia (1-13) lost to fourth ranked Napoli S.Dike (10-4) in Roma 51-56 on Sunday. The guests were tied at the half but managed to speed up in last two quarters eventually winning the game. Napoli S.Dike forced 21 College Italia turnovers. It was a good game for Australian-British forward Louella Tomlinson (193-88, college: St.Mary's, CA, agency: Regeneracom Sports) who led her team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 15 rebounds. Guard Rosa Cupido (167-92) contributed with 13 points for the winners. Guard Erica Reggiani (175-94) answered with 20 points and 5 rebounds and center Francesca Minali (185-94) added 12 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for College Italia. Napoli S.Dike moved-up to third place in South, which they share with S. La Spezia. College Italia lost their third game in a row. Newly promoted team keeps the twelfth position with 13 games lost. Napoli S.Dike will face Salerno (#9) at home in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. College Italia will play against Calabria in Reggio Calabria and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Napoli S.Dike: L.Tomlinson 21+15reb, R.Cupido 13+4reb, N.Madelene Mitongu 8+5reb, S.Bocchetti 6+3reb, E.Moretti 4, L.Di Costanzo 2+2reb
College Italia: E.Reggiani 20+5reb, F.Minali 12+8reb, A.Djedjemel 9+1reb, I.Tosi 6+4reb, G.Diuof 3+2reb, A.Russo 1
gschID: 202765


Siena - Irpino 54-64

Bottom-ranked Consum.it Siena is still unable to win any game. This time they could not use their home court advantage losing their 14th consecutive match to tenth ranked Irpino (6-8) 64-54. It looked good early as Consum.it Siena took an 1-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Irpino had a 16-9 second period charge getting the lead and Consum.it Siena was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 54-64. Irpino made 18-of-19 charity shots (94.7 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Consum.it Siena 48-27 including a 18-3 advantage in offensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was naturalized Serbian forward Marija Micovic (187-82, agency: Players Group) who scored 17 points and 7 rebounds (went 11 for 11 at the free throw line !!!). The former international center Adriana Grasso (189-74) chipped in 17 points and 9 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was Laura Fabbri (174-92) who recorded 20 points and 6 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) and forward Arianna Dragoni (174-94) added 9 points and 5 rebounds respectively. Consum.it Siena's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Irpino moved-up to eighth place in South, which they share with Salerno. Consum.it Siena lost their fourteenth game in a row. They still closes the standings with 14 games lost. Irpino's next round opponent will be higher ranked Ancona (#7) on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Consum.it Siena will play against Min.Battipaglia (#5) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Irpino: M.Micovic 17+7reb+3ast, A.Grasso 17+9reb, N.Paparo 14+10reb, C.Dominguez 9+10reb+2ast, G.Narviciute 5+9reb+3ast, I.Ferazzoli 2+2reb+1ast
Siena: L.Fabbri 20+6reb+1ast, C.Bozzi 11+1reb+1ast, A.Dragoni 9+5reb+1ast, C.Barbucci 7+2reb, F.Fabbri 6+4reb, V.Vigna 1+2reb+1ast
gschID: 202764


S. La Spezia - Viterbo 87-44

No shocking result in a game when fourth ranked S. La Spezia (10-4) crushed at home 9th ranked Viterbo (5-9) 87-44 on Saturday. The game without a history. S. La Spezia led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Viterbo to just 6 points in first quarter. S. La Spezia held Viterbo to an opponent 24.0 percent shooting from the field compared to 56.7 percent accuracy of the winners. They outrebounded Viterbo 40-21 including a 32-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a good game for guard Alice Quarta (175-91) who led her team to a victory with 16 points and 7 rebounds. The former international guard Immacolata Gentile (175-75) contributed with 8 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists for the winners. Coach Dragomir Bukvic's team controlled all game and the coach could let to play 10 players and allowed the starting five to rest. Power forward Alessandra Boi (188-81) answered with 10 points and 7 rebounds and Czech center Martina Rejchova (195-83) added 12 points in the effort for Viterbo. S. La Spezia moved-up to third place in South, which they share with Napoli S.Dike. Loser Viterbo dropped to the tenth position with nine games lost. S. La Spezia will face Meccanica NB (#6) in Bologna in the next round.
Top scorers:
S. La Spezia: A.Quarta 16+7reb, M.Laterza 13+6reb, A.Contestabile 11+6reb+1ast, D.Accini 10+3reb+1ast, I.Gentile 8+6reb+7ast, P.Montanaro 8+2reb+5ast
Viterbo: M.Rejchova 12+2reb, A.Boi 10+7reb, G.Manzotti 7+4reb, G.Bernardini 5+2reb, S.Nosella 4+1reb, L.Spirito 2+1reb
gschID: 202762


Bologna - Calabria 66-48

Very expected game when 11th ranked Calabria (3-11) lost to seventh ranked Meccanica NB (8-6) in Bologna 48-66 on Saturday. The hosts trailed by 6 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 3-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 66-48. Meccanica NB dominated on the defensive end, holding Calabria to just 6 points in fourth quarter. They also forced 38 Calabria turnovers. Strangely Calabria outrebounded Meccanica NB 52-38 including a 23-11 advantage in offensive rebounds. It was a good game for British center Dominique Allen (192-89, college: ORU) who led her team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 10 rebounds. point guard Elisabetta Tassinari (171-94) contributed with 11 points and 4 steals for the winners. Bosnian center Selma Delibasic (193-80) answered with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 16 rebounds and point guard Ilenia Certoma (173-93) added 6 points and 15 rebounds in the effort for Calabria. Calabria's coach Vincenzo Porchi tested ten players seeing no chance for a win. Meccanica NB moved-up to sixth place in South, which they share with Ancona. Calabria lost their seventh game in a row. Newly promoted team keeps the eleventh position with 11 games lost. Meccanica NB will face higher ranked S. La Spezia (#4) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Calabria will play against College Italia (#12) in Roma and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Bologna: D.Allen 13+10reb, E.Tassinari 11+3reb+3ast, S.Crudo 10+5reb+1ast, I.Cigliani 8+3reb, F.Santarelli 7+5reb, M.Bonafede 7+5reb+3ast
Calabria: S.Delibasic 21+16reb, M.Servillo 6+1reb+2ast, I.Certoma 6+15reb, E.Linguaglossa 5+2reb, T.Bertan 4+5reb+1ast, G.Ballardini 4+3reb+1ast
gschID: 202761


Salerno - T. La Spezia 78-79

Eighth-ranked Salerno (6-8) used its home court advantage to challenge second ranked T. La Spezia (11-2). The visitors from La Spezia managed to secure only one-point victory 79-78. However their fans expected much easier game. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Salerno. T. La Spezia forced 23 Salerno turnovers. It was a great evening for the former international forward Alessandra Tava (184-91) who led her team to a victory scoring 14 points and 6 rebounds. The former international forward Sara Giorgi (187-86) helped adding 11 points and 10 rebounds. Four T. La Spezia players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was international point guard Raelin D'Alie (168-87, college: Wisconsin) with 23 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists and forward Azzurra Gaglio (183-89) produced a double-double by scoring 13 points and 14 rebounds. The victory was the seventh consecutive win for T. La Spezia. They maintain second place in South with 11-2 record having four points less than leader Ragusa. Newly promoted Salerno keeps the eighth position with eight games lost. They share it with Irpino. T. La Spezia will play against league's leader Ragusa at home in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Salerno will play against Napoli S.Dike (#3) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
T. La Spezia: L.Reke 14+4reb+1ast, A.Tava 14+6reb+2ast, E.Templari 13+6reb, S.Giorgi 11+10reb, V.Costa 11+3reb, V.De Pretto 8+7reb
Salerno: R.D'Alie 23+6reb+9ast, M.Buzzanca 18+4reb+2ast, A.Gaglio 13+14reb+2ast, L.Miccio 11+4reb, S.Bona 7+10reb, C.Ardito 6+10reb+2ast
gschID: 202763


  




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