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Serie A Standings
 1. Banco di Srd 0-0 
 2. Betaland Cdo 0-0 
 3. Dolomiti En. TR 0-0 
 4. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 5. Enel Brindisi 0-0 
 6. Fiat TO 0-0 
 7. Germani BR 0-0 
 8. Grissin Bon RE 0-0 
 9. JuveCaserta 0-0 
 10. MIA-RO Cantu 0-0 
 11. Openjobmetis V. 0-0 
 12. Scandone AV 0-0 
 13. The Flexx PT 0-0 
 14. Umana VE 0-0 
 15. Virtus Bologna 0-0 
 16. VL Pesaro 0-0 
Last:6/28/2017
Serie A2 Standings
East
 1. Alma Trieste 0-0 
 2. F.Kontatto BO 0-0 
 3. Ferrara 0-0 
 4. Imola 0-0 
 5. Jesi 0-0 
 6. Mantova 0-0 
 7. Montegrano 0-0 
 8. Orzinuovi GaGa 0-0 
 9. Piacenza 0-0 
 10. Ravenna 0-0 
 11. Roseto 0-0 
 12. Treviso Basket 0-0 
 13. Udine APU 0-0 
 14. Unieuro Forli 0-0 
 15. Vanoli CR 0-0 
 16. Verona 0-0 
West
 1. Agrigento 0-0 
 2. Angelico Biella 0-0 
 3. Cagliari Academy 0-0 
 4. Eurobasket Roma 0-0 
 5. Latina Basket 0-0 
 6. Legnano 0-0 
 7. Lighthouse TR 0-0 
 8. Mens Sana 1871 0-0 
 9. Napoli Cuore 0-0 
 10. Novipiu Casale 0-0 
 11. Rieti 0-0 
 12. Roma Virtus 0-0 
 13. Scafati 0-0 
 14. Tortona 0-0 
 15. Treviglio 0-0 
 16. Viola RC 0-0 
Last:7/18/2017
Serie B Standings
Group A
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. Cecina 0-0 
 3. Firenze All Foods 0-0 
 4. Libertas Liburnia 0-0 
 5. Moncalieri 0-0 
 6. Montecatini 0-0 
 7. Oleggio 0-0 
 8. Omegna 0-0 
 9. Omnia Basket 0-0 
 10. Piombino 0-0 
 11. San Miniato 0-0 
 12. Sangiorgese 0-0 
 13. Urania M. 0-0 
 14. USE Basket 0-0 
 15. Valsesia 0-0 
 16. Varese Robur 0-0 
Group B
 1. Bergamo 0-0 
 2. Bernareggio 0-0 
 3. Cento 0-0 
 4. Crema 0-0 
 5. Desio 0-0 
 6. Faenza 0-0 
 7. Forli Tigers 0-0 
 8. Lecco 0-0 
 9. Lugo 0-0 
 10. Olginate 0-0 
 11. Padova 0-0 
 12. Piacenza 0-0 
 13. Reggio Emilia 0-0 
 14. Rimini 0-0 
 15. Vicenza 0-0 
 16. Volpino AltoSeb. 0-0 
Group C
 1. Bisceglie 0-0 
 2. Campli 0-0 
 3. Cerignola Udas 0-0 
 4. Civitanova 0-0 
 5. Fabriano 0-0 
 6. Giulianova 0-0 
 7. Matera 0-0 
 8. Nardo 0-0 
 9. Ortona 0-0 
 10. Pescara 0-0 
 11. Porto S.Elpidio 0-0 
 12. Recanati 0-0 
 13. San Severo 0-0 
 14. Senigallia 0-0 
 15. Teramo 0-0 
 16. Valdiceppo 0-0 
Group D
 1. Barcellona 0-0 
 2. Battipaglia 0-0 
 3. Cassino 0-0 
 4. Catanzaro 0-0 
 5. Costa dOrlando 0-0 
 6. Isernia 0-0 
 7. Palestrina 0-0 
 8. Patti 0-0 
 9. Roma Luiss 0-0 
 10. Roma S.Azzurra 0-0 
 11. Roma Tiber 0-0 
 12. Salerno 0-0 
 13. Scauri 0-0 
 14. Sestu 0-0 
 15. Valmontone 0-0 
 16. Venafro 0-0 
Last:7/18/2017
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
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Baskonia 0-0 
 3. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 4. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 5. CSKA 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fenerbahce 0-0 
 9. Khimki 0-0 
 10. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 11. Olympiacos 0-0 
 12. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 13. Real Madrid 0-0 
 14. Unicaja 0-0 
 15. Valencia 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:6/21/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Banco di Srd 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. EWE Baskets 0-0 
 4. Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5. Monaco 0-0 
 6. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
Group B
 1. Chalon 0-0 
 2. Gaziantep 0-0 
 3. Iberostar Tener. 0-0 
 4. Neptunas 0-0 
 5. PAOK 0-0 
 6. Ventspils 0-0 
Group C
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Banvit BK 0-0 
 3. Bayreuth 0-0 
 4. Strasbourg 0-0 
 5. Umana VE 0-0 
 6. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
Group D
 1. Aris 0-0 
 2. Besiktas 0-0 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Scandone AV 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Last:7/12/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Marcus LANDRY
  Brescia
  (201-F-85)
  Avg: 19.6
 1. Landry, Brescia19.6 
 2. Sosa, JuveCaserta19.3 
 3. Jones, VL Pesaro19.2 
 4. Johnson, AV Cantu19.0 
 5. MBaye, Enel B.17.7 
 6. Ragland, Scandone.17.7 
 7. Johnson, Openjobm.17.6 
 8. Aradori, Grissin .15.9 
 9. Logan, Scandone AV15.9 
 10. Holloway, Vanoli C.15.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 O.D. ANOSIKE
  Openjobm.
  (203-F/C-91)
  Avg: 11.1
 1. Anosike, Openjobm.11.1 
 2. Jones, VL Pesaro10.1 
 3. Watt, JuveCaserta9.0 
 4. Washington, Auxilium.8.6 
 5. White, Auxilium TO8.0 
 6. Johnson, AV Cantu7.2 
 7. Nnoko, VL Pesaro7.1 
 8. Lawal, Banco d.7.0 
 9. Hogue, Dolomiti.7.0 
 10. Thomas, Vanoli CR7.0 
Assists Per Game
 Luca VITALI
  Brescia
  (201-PG-86)
  Avg: 7.1
 1. Vitali, Brescia7.1 
 2. Sosa, JuveCaserta5.9 
 3. Maynor, Openjobm.5.5 
 4. Wright, Auxilium.5.5 
 5. Dowdell, AV Cantu5.4 
 6. Moore, The F.5.4 
 7. Ragland, Scandone.5.1 
 8. Craft, Dolomiti.4.8 
 9. Holloway, Vanoli C.4.4 
 10. Green, Scandone AV4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Aaron CRAFT
  Dolomiti.
  (188-G-91)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Craft, Dolomiti.2.3 
 2. Sutton, Dolomiti.1.9 
 3. Moss, Brescia1.7 
 4. Green, Scandone AV1.7 
 5. Shields, Dolomiti.1.5 
 6. Bostic, JuveCaserta1.5 
 7. Needham, Grissin .1.5 
 8. Goss, Enel Brindisi1.5 
 9. Jones, VL Pesaro1.5 
 10. Ragland, Scandone.1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Norvel PELLE
  Openjobm.
  (208-F-93)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Pelle, Openjobm.2.1 
 2. Cervi, Grissin .1.9 
 3. Watt, JuveCaserta1.8 
 4. Johnson, AV Cantu1.4 
 5. Lawal, Banco d.1.2 
 6. Putney, JuveCaserta1.2 
 7. Thomas, Vanoli CR1.1 
 8. Berggren, Brescia1.1 
 9. Biligha, Vanoli CR1.1 
 10. Archie, Betaland.1.0 
Player of the Week

 Dominique Sutton
  Dolomiti En. TR
  ( 198-G/F-86 )
  

 Laurence Bowers
  Bondi Ferrara
  ( 203-F-90 )
  

 Simone Bagnoli
  Cassino
  ( 205-F/C-81 )
  

Italian Basketball (Men)

First Round Schedule
Khimki 56% Oct.13 Valencia
Zalgiris 57% Oct.13 Crvena Zvezd
FC Barcelona 56% Oct.13 Panathinaiko
Anadolu Efes 54% Oct.12 Real Madrid
CSKA 54% Oct.12 EA7 Armani
Brose Bask. 58% Oct.12 Maccabi T-A
Olympiacos 58% Oct.12 Baskonia
Unicaja 58% Oct.12 Fenerbahce
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Din.Tbilisi 50% Sep.19 Joventut
Keravnos 50% Sep.19 Avtodor
Bosna-Royal 50% Sep.19 Ludwigsburg
Karpos Sokol 50% Sep.19 TLU/Kalev
Groningen 50% Sep.19 Vytautas
Sigal Prisht 50% Sep.19 Tsmoki-Minsk
Kapfenberg 50% Sep.19 Benfica
BC Lulea 50% Sep.19 Antwerp
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Nazionale A Round 29: Matera beats Latina Basket by three after a very close game - Mar 12, 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.

Sixteenth-ranked Latina Basket (9-18) was very close to win a game against second ranked Matera (18-9) on Sunday. Matera managed to secure only three-point victory 88-85. However their fans expected much easier game. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 30-23. But Latina Basket won second period 17-11. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The former international power forward Massimo Rezzano (203-82) orchestrated the victory by scoring 22 points and 9 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Swingman Andrea Vitale (199-82, agency: Interperformances) contributed with 19 points for the winners. Forward Filippo Gagliardo (206-78) answered with 21 points and 6 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field) for Latina Basket. Matera maintains second place with 18-9 record having five points less than leader Torino. Latina Basket lost third consecutive game. They keep the sixteenth position with 18 games lost. They share it with San Severo. Matera are looking forward to face Agrigento (#3) on the road in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Latina Basket will play against Mazzeo San Severo (#16) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Very important is a road loss of third ranked Agrigento (15-11) against seventeenth ranked Mazzeo San Severo (9-18) on Sunday night. Visiting Agrigento was edged by Mazzeo San Severo in a tough game in San Severo 80-81. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Agrigento. Swingman Ivan Scarponi (196-86) stepped up and scored 23 points for the winners and Andrea Iannilli chipped in 12 points and 10 rebounds. Naturalized Argentinian forward Albano Chiarastella (196-85) responded with 19 points. Agrigento's coach Franco Ciani tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Mazzeo San Severo moved-up to sixteenth place, which they share with Latina Basket. Newly promoted Agrigento keeps the third position with 11 games lost. They share it with Castelletto. Mazzeo San Severo will play against Latina Basket (#17) on the road in the next round. Agrigento will play against the league's second-placed Matera (#2) and will have a slim chance for a victory.
Nazionale A top team - Torino (23-4) managed to deliver another win on Sunday. This time they beat fifth ranked Treviglio (14-12) 88-78. Jakub Wojciechowski nailed a double-double by scoring 18 points and 13 rebounds for the winning side. Matteo Raminelli came up with a double-double by scoring 10 points and 14 rebounds for Treviglio in the defeat. Torino have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain first place with 23-4 record. Treviglio at the other side dropped to the sixth position with 12 games lost. They share it with Lucca. Torino will meet Chieti (#14) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Treviglio will play against Casalpusterlengo (#5) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Casalpusterlengo was also worth to mention about. 6th ranked Lucca (14-12) played at the court of seventh ranked Casalpusterlengo (14-11). Casalpusterlengo defeated Lucca 73-63. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Lucca. The best player for the winners was Gianpaolo Ricci who scored 9 points and 13 rebounds. Casalpusterlengo moved-up to fifth place. Newly promoted Lucca keeps the sixth position with 12 games lost. Casalpusterlengo's next round opponent will be Treviglio (#6) on the road. Lucca will play against Recanati.
Important game to mention about took place in Firenze. Fifteenth ranked Recanati (11-14) saved a 1-point victory on the road edging higher ranked Firenze (11-13) 67-66 on Monday evening. Marco Gnaccarini saved the victory by scoring 17 points. Recanati have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with Mirandola. Loser Firenze keeps the eleventh position with 13 games lost. Recanati will face higher ranked Lucca (#7) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.

There were no big surprises in other games of round 29: Reggio Calabr. beat Perugia on the road 79-67. Ferrara won against Castelletto on its own court 76-72. Omegna unfortunately lost to Bari in a road game 60-63.


Firenze - Recanati 66-67

Important game to mention about took place in Firenze. Fifteenth ranked Recanati (11-14) saved a 1-point victory on the road edging higher ranked Firenze (11-13) 67-66 on Monday evening. The guests trailed by 3 points after three quarters before their 15-11 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Guard Marco Gnaccarini (185-81) saved the victory by scoring 17 points. Nicolo Benedusi (193-88) contributed with 14 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. Swingman Daniele Casadei (199-81) answered with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 12 rebounds and forward Stefano Spizzichini (202-90) added 15 points and 11 rebounds in the effort for Firenze. Four Firenze players scored in double figures. Recanati have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with Mirandola. Loser Firenze keeps the eleventh position with 13 games lost. Recanati will face higher ranked Lucca (#7) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Recanati: M.Gnaccarini 17+2reb+1ast, N.Benedusi 14+5reb, A.Pierini 12+4reb, R.Castelli 9+8reb+1ast, M.Pierangeli 6+4reb, G.Tessitore 4+1reb+2ast
Firenze: D.Casadei 15+12reb+1ast, S.Spizzichini 15+11reb+1ast, S.Rabaglietti 13+2reb+3ast, A.Giampaoli 11+4ast, A.Capitanelli 6+7reb+1ast, M.Sanna 6+3ast
gschID: 191883


Matera - Latina Basket 88-85

Sixteenth-ranked Latina Basket (9-18) was very close to win a game against second ranked Matera (18-9) on Sunday. Matera managed to secure only three-point victory 88-85. However their fans expected much easier game. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 30-23. But Latina Basket won second period 17-11. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The former international power forward Massimo Rezzano (203-82) orchestrated the victory by scoring 22 points and 9 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Swingman Andrea Vitale (199-82, agency: Interperformances) contributed with 19 points for the winners. Four Matera players scored in double figures. Forward Filippo Gagliardo (206-78) answered with 21 points and 6 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field) and naturalized Argentinian swingman Manuel Carrizo (198-80, agency: Players Group) added 18 points and 5 assists in the effort for Latina Basket. Matera maintains second place with 18-9 record having five points less than leader Torino. Latina Basket lost third consecutive game. They keep the sixteenth position with 18 games lost. They share it with San Severo. Matera are looking forward to face Agrigento (#3) on the road in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Latina Basket will play against Mazzeo San Severo (#16) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Matera: M.Rezzano 22+9reb+1ast, A.Vitale 19+1reb+2ast, C.Cantone 17+1reb+3ast, A.Iannuzzi 14+8reb, C.Sebastian Vico 8+2reb+4ast, M.Cozzoli 5+1reb+1ast
Latina Basket: F.Gagliardo 21+6reb, M.Carrizo 18+3reb+5ast, M.Canavesi 16+9reb+1ast, T.Milani 9+1reb+1ast, R.Santolamazza 9+8reb+2ast, A.Poti 7+1ast
gschID: 191891


San Severo - Agrigento 81-80

Very important is a road loss of third ranked Agrigento (15-11) against seventeenth ranked Mazzeo San Severo (9-18) on Sunday night. Visiting Agrigento was edged by Mazzeo San Severo in a tough game in San Severo 80-81. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Agrigento. Agrigento was ahead by 6 points after three quarters before a 21-14 charge of Mazzeo San Severo, which allowed them to win the game. They made 17-of-22 charity shots (77.3 percent) during the game. Mazzeo San Severo brought some defensive toughness making 7 blocks. Agrigento was plagued by 26 personal fouls down the stretch. Swingman Ivan Scarponi (196-86) stepped up and scored 23 points for the winners and center Andrea Iannilli (207-84) chipped in 12 points and 10 rebounds. Four Mazzeo San Severo players scored in double figures. Naturalized Argentinian forward Albano Chiarastella (196-85) responded with 19 points and the former international center Roberto Chiacig (210-74) scored 16 points and 5 rebounds. Agrigento's coach Franco Ciani tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Mazzeo San Severo moved-up to sixteenth place, which they share with Latina Basket. Newly promoted Agrigento keeps the third position with 11 games lost. They share it with Castelletto. Mazzeo San Severo will play against Latina Basket (#17) on the road in the next round. Agrigento will play against the league's second-placed Matera (#2) and will have a slim chance for a victory.
Top scorers:
San Severo: I.Scarponi 23+2reb+1ast, O.Gueye 15+4reb+2ast, A.Iannilli 12+10reb+2ast, R.Maggio 11+1reb+2ast, G.Sirakov 8+1ast, G.Zampolli 7+1ast
Agrigento: A.Chiarastella 19+4reb+3ast, R.Chiacig 16+5reb+1ast, Q.De Laurentiis 11+2reb, V.Di Viccaro 9+1reb+2ast, G.Anello 8+6reb+1ast, A.Moruzzi 7+3reb+2ast
gschID: 191889


Casalpusterlengo - Lucca 73-63

The game in Casalpusterlengo was also worth to mention about. 6th ranked Lucca (14-12) played at the court of seventh ranked Casalpusterlengo (14-11). Casalpusterlengo defeated Lucca 73-63. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Lucca. The hosts were ahead by 3 points but lost the second period ending it with a 2-point deficit before their 22-10 run, which allowed them to win the game. Casalpusterlengo made 16-of-19 charity shots (84.2 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was forward Gianpaolo Ricci (200-91) who scored 9 points and 13 rebounds. point guard Roberto Prandin (188-86, agency: Two Points) chipped in 16 points. point guard Davide Parente (188-83) produced 15 points and 6 rebounds and the former international forward Walter Santarossa (200-78) added 12 points and 10 rebounds respectively for the guests. Four Lucca players scored in double figures. Casalpusterlengo moved-up to fifth place. Newly promoted Lucca keeps the sixth position with 12 games lost. Casalpusterlengo's next round opponent will be Treviglio (#6) on the road. Lucca will play against Recanati.
Top scorers:
Casalpusterlengo: R.Prandin 16+2reb+2ast, L.Vencato 13+3reb, F.Bellina 9+8reb+1ast, G.Ricci 9+13reb+2ast, T.Marino 9+2reb+4ast, A.Chiumenti 8+4reb+1ast
Lucca: M.Negri 17+3reb, D.Banti 15+3reb+1ast, D.Parente 15+6reb+3ast, W.Santarossa 12+10reb+2ast, A.Barsanti 2+1ast, R.Casagrande 1+1reb
gschID: 191888


Perugia - Reggio Calabr. 67-79

No shocking result in a game when ninth ranked Reggio Calabr. (13-12) beat on the road 18th ranked Perugia (8-19) 79-67 on Sunday. The game without a history. Reggio Calabr. led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Reggio Calabr. forced 22 Perugia turnovers. Point guard Alessandro Piazza (174-87) orchestrated the victory by scoring 12 points and 5 rebounds. Naturalized Argentinian swingman Augustin Fabi (199-91) contributed with 7 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. Four Reggio Calabr. players scored in double figures. point guard Giacomo Chiatti (183-86) answered with 23 points and 5 rebounds (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line) and guard Nicola Mei (186-85) added 16 points and 6 steals in the effort for Perugia. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Reggio Calabr. moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Omegna and Bari. Loser Perugia keeps the eighteenth position with 19 games lost. Reggio Calabr. will face Firenze (#11) at home in the next round.
Top scorers:
Reggio Calabr.: M.Ammannato 12+4reb, A.Piazza 12+5reb+3ast, G.Rugolo 11+2reb+1ast, L.Fontecchio 10+2reb+1ast, F.Quaglia 10+6reb, N.Sabbatino 10+1reb
Perugia: G.Chiatti 23+5reb, N.Mei 16+2reb, C.Cutolo 9+3reb, S.Bonamente 9+5reb+1ast, F.Ramenghi 4+6reb, P.Chiarello 4+8reb
gschID: 191886


Ferrara - Castelletto 76-72

There was an upset when 4th placed Castelletto (15-11) lost on the road to fifteenth ranked Naturhouse Ferrara (11-15) 76-72 on Sunday. Castelletto was trailing by 2 points at halftime but managed to get 1-point lead after three quarters before a 24-19 charge of Naturhouse Ferrara, which allowed them to win the game. They made 18-of-22 free shots (81.8 percent) during the game. Power forward Michele Benfatto (205-85) orchestrated the victory by scoring 22 points and 9 rebounds. point guard Valerio Circosta (188-87, agency: Two Points) contributed with 20 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. The former international point guard Federico Bolzonella (184-84) answered with 17 points and 5 rebounds and forward Alex Ranuzzi (195-86, agency: Interperformances) added 11 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for Castelletto. Four Castelletto players scored in double figures. Naturhouse Ferrara moved-up to fourteenth place, which they share with Chieti. Loser Castelletto dropped to the third position with 11 games lost. Naturhouse Ferrara will face higher ranked Omegna (#9) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Ferrara: M.Benfatto 22+9reb, V.Circosta 20+5reb+1ast, S.Cortesi 10+4reb, M.Ferri 6+4reb+1ast, A.Campiello 6+6reb+5ast, G.Gazzotti 5+4reb+1ast
Castelletto: F.Bolzonella 17+5reb+3ast, A.Simoncelli 13, F.Ihedioha 12+8reb, A.Ranuzzi 11+8reb+1ast, G.Sanguinetti 8+4reb+3ast, F.Prelazzi 8+3reb+1ast
gschID: 191885


Torino - Treviglio 88-78

Nazionale A top team - Torino (23-4) managed to deliver another win on Sunday. This time they beat fifth ranked Treviglio (14-12) 88-78. Treviglio was trailing by 10 points at halftime but managed to get 1-point lead after three quarters before a 27-16 charge of Torino, which allowed them to win the game. Torino had a 28-17 advantage in offensive rebounds. Naturalized Polish power forward Jakub Wojciechowski (210-90) nailed a double-double by scoring 18 points and 13 rebounds for the winning side and point guard Lorenzo Gergati (188-84) accounted for 20 points and 7 rebounds. Power forward Matteo Raminelli (203-83) came up with a double-double by scoring 10 points and 14 rebounds and the former international power forward Riccardo Perego (203-81) added 15 points respectively for Treviglio in the defeat. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Torino have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain first place with 23-4 record. Treviglio at the other side dropped to the sixth position with 12 games lost. They share it with Lucca. Torino will meet Chieti (#14) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Treviglio will play against Casalpusterlengo (#5) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Torino: L.Gergati 20+7reb+1ast, J.Wojciechowski 18+13reb, F.Baldi Rossi 13+5reb+1ast, M.Evangelisti 12+2reb, D.Parente 10+5ast, D.Sandri 6+5reb
Treviglio: R.Perego 15+3reb+1ast, R.Pederzini 13+3reb, D.Reati 11+5reb+1ast, M.Raminelli 10+14reb, S.Ferrarese 10+2reb+2ast, L.Molinaro 8+1reb
gschID: 191882


Bari - Omegna 63-60

There was a small surprise when tenth ranked Bari (13-12) edged at home 8th ranked Omegna (13-12) 63-60 on Sunday. They outrebounded Omegna 44-32 including 31 on the defensive glass. The former international power forward Luca Bisconti (206-82) orchestrated the victory by scoring 18 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. Guard Antonio Ruggiero (190-81) contributed with 21 points for the winners. Forward Stefano Masciadri (200-89) answered with a double-double by scoring 11 points and 13 rebounds and naturalized Ivorian guard Mohamed Toure (190-92, agency: Players Group) added 10 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Omegna. Four Omegna players scored in double figures. Bari moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Reggio Calabr. and Omegna. Omegna lost third consecutive game. Bari will face Mirandola (#12) on the road in the next round.
Top scorers:
Bari: A.Ruggiero 21+4reb+3ast, L.Bisconti 18+9reb+4ast, D.Bonessio 13+11reb+2ast, T.Laquintana 6+5reb, D.Barozzi 4+3reb+1ast, M.Cardillo 1+6reb+2ast
Omegna: G.Mariani 12+1reb+1ast, S.Masciadri 11+13reb+1ast, N.Metreveli 10+7reb+1ast, M.Toure 10+6reb+2ast, C.Villani 5+3reb+3ast, M.Farioli 4+2reb
gschID: 191890


  




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