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 2. Catz 8-4 
 3. Vega 1/Liepaja 5-7 
 4. RSU-Merks 0-12 
Places 5-11
 1. Rapla KK 18-3 
 2. Tallina U. 15-6 
 3. TTT Juniores 12-9 
 4. Tartu U. 7-14 
 5. LU 6-15 
 6. Audentes SG 3-18 
 7. Latvija U16 3-18 
Stage One Standings
Last:4/10/2017
JSBL Standings
 1. DU 14-2 
 2. RSU 2 13-3 
 3. Valmiera 13-3 
 4. Jelgava 10-6 
 5. Filter 6-10 
 6. Ogre 6-10 
 7. Ventspils 6-10 
 8. Saldus 3-13 
 9. Ridzene/TTT kad. 1-15 
Last:4/8/2017
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 
Group Q
 1. Hatay 0-0 
 2. Lattes Montp. 0-0 
 3. Villeneuve 0-0 
 4. Wisla Can-Pack 0-0 
Last:2/23/2017
Baltic League Standings
Group C
 1 Energa Torun 5-1 
 2 Suduva 4-2 
 3 Interkhim 2-4 
 4 Olimpia 1-5 
Group D
 1 Dynamo-Farm 6-0 
 2 Rapla KK 3-3 
 3 Tsmoki-Minsk 2-4 
 4 Tim-Scuf 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:3/14/2017
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 1. Basket Gdynia 7-1 
 2. Good Angels 7-1 
 3. TTT Riga 7-1 
 4. Dynamo M. 7-1 
 5. AZS UMCS 6-2 
 6. Gorizont 5-3 
 7. Istanbul Univ. 3-5 
 8. Astana Tigers 2-6 
 9. Kibirkstis 2-6 
 10. Tsmoki-Minsk 1-7 
 11. Vega 1/Liepaja 1-7 
 12. Avangard 0-8 
Last:1/8/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Ance AIZSILA
  RSU-Merks
  (178-G-94)
  Avg: 18.5
 1. Aizsila, RSU-Merks18.5 
 2. Mackay, Tallina U.17.3 
 3. Jones, Catz16.9 
 4. Kasemagi, Tallina U.16.7 
 5. Sutherland, TTT R.15.8 
 6. Stalidzane, LU15.7 
 7. Reshetko, Catz15.0 
 8. Anna-gret, Tartu U.14.8 
 9. Laurimaa, Tartu U.14.4 
 10. Puu, Rapla KK13.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Guna LAGZDINA
  RSU-M.
  (185-C/F-93)
  Avg: 9.5
 1. Lagzdina, RSU-M.9.5 
 2. Kasemagi, Tallina U.9.2 
 3. Rozentale, TTT J.9.1 
 4. Meldere, Latvija .8.6 
 5. Reshetko, Catz7.8 
 6. Jones, Catz7.2 
 7. Walker, Catz7.1 
 8. Mesila-K., Rapla K.7.0 
 9. Kulite, TTT Riga7.0 
 10. Basko-M., TTT R.6.8 
Assists Per Game
 Ilze JAKOBSONE
  Vega
  (168-G-94)
  Avg: 6.6
 1. Jakobsone, Vega6.6 
 2. Eibele, TTT Riga6.0 
 3. Mackay, Tallina U.5.7 
 4. Puu, Rapla KK5.4 
 5. Basko-M., TTT R.5.3 
 6. Petronelia-D., Rapla K.4.6 
 7. Carter, TTT Riga4.5 
 8. Jones, Catz4.0 
 9. Nulle, Latvija U163.9 
 10. Anna-gret, Tartu U.3.7 
Steals Per Game
 Francisca PETRONELIA DONDERS
  Rapla K.
  (175-PG-89)
  Avg: 3.6
 1. Petronelia-D., Rapla K.3.6 
 2. Mackay, Tallina U.3.5 
 3. Stalidzane, LU3.1 
 4. Basko-M., TTT R.2.8 
 5. Krastina, TTT Riga2.7 
 6. Magone, LU2.5 
 7. Vaino, Tartu U.2.5 
 8. Puu, Rapla KK2.3 
 9. Silaraja, Vega2.3 
 10. Laurimaa, Tartu U.2.2 
Blocks Per Game
 Ance AIZSILA
  RSU-Merks
  (178-G-94)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Aizsila, RSU-Merks2.5 
 2. Paugaite, TTT Riga1.5 
 3. Mesila-K., Rapla K.1.4 
 4. Busa, RSU-Merks1.2 
 5. Kliimson, Audentes.1.1 
 6. Kasemagi, Tallina U.0.8 
 7. Rozentale, TTT J.0.8 
 8. Reshetko, Catz0.8 
 9. Arbet-Lenear, Rapla K.0.8 
 10. Strautmane, TTT R.0.7 
Player of the Week

 Gunta Basko-Melnbarde
  TTT Riga
  ( 181-F-80 )
  
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Gunta Basko's double-double lands her Player of the Week award among Latvians playing currently abroad - Dec 21, 2012


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Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Latvians who are currently playing abroad.


Gunta Basko
Gunta Basko
   #1. This week's number one is an international forward Gunta Basko (181-80, agency: Josep and Nicolas, college: Siena, currently plays in France). She led Nantes Reze to a victory over the 11th-ranked Aix-en-Provence (5-9) 75-70 in the French LFB in Wednesday night's game. Basko was MVP of the game. She had a double-double by scoring 24 points and getting 11 rebounds. Basko also added 5 assists in 33 minutes on the court. Nantes Reze Basket (8-6) is placed fifth in the LFB. It's Basko's first season with the team. She has relatively good stats this year: 10.7ppg, 5.4rpg, 1.6apg, 2FGP: 59.6%(31-52), 3FGP: 18.8% and FT: 77.1% in the 10 games she played so far. Former TTT Riga starter played for the Latvian senior national team one years ago.

Anete Jekabsone-Zogota
Anete Jekabsone-Zogota
   #2. Second place goes to former international shooting guard Anete Jekabsone-Zogota (177-83, currently plays in Euroleague). Jekabsone-Zogota contributed to an easy victory against the seventh-ranked Lupa Promotion (1-7) crushing them 101-70 in the Euroleague last Wednesday. She scored 14 points. UMMC Ekaterinburg (7-0) is placed first in group C. So far her team won all seven games in the Regular Season. This season Jekabsone-Zogota averages: 4.2ppg, 1.2rpg, 1.2apg, 2FGP: 27.3%, 3FGP: 33.3%. She played for the Latvian national team in 2009.

Ieva Kublina
Ieva Kublina
   #3. The Latvian player who performed third best last week abroad was an international center Ieva Kublina (193-82, college: Virginia Tech, currently plays in Hungary). Kublina was the major contributor in a UNI Gyor's victory against the eighth-ranked Cegledi EKK (3-11) crushing them 115-57 in the Hungarian A Division on Saturday night. She scored 16 points, grabbed 6 rebounds and made 2 blocks in a mere 17 minutes. HAT-AGRO UNI Gyor (11-3) is placed second in the A Division. There are only four games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. This year Kublina has relatively solid stats: 11.7ppg, 6.2rpg, 1.9apg, 2FGP: 50.6%, 3FGP: 42.1% and FT: 88.9% in the 13 games. She is also a member of the Latvian senior national team.

Aija Putnina
Aija Putnina
   #4. Power forward Aija Putnina (191-88, also represented by Josep and Nicolas, currently plays in Spain) was the main contributor in an Navarra Pamplona's victory against the closely-ranked Hondarribia-Irun (4-5) 56-49 in the Spanish LFB in Saturday night's game. Putnina was the best player in that game. She recorded a double-double by scoring 20 points and getting 10 rebounds. UNB Obenasa Navarra Pamplona (4-5) is placed fifth in the LFB. They ended the series of five consecutive loses. Putnina is currently fourth on the league's list of top scorers and also on the list of best rebounders (third place). She has individually a very good season with high stats. Putnina averages: 17.5ppg, 8.4rpg and 1.1spg. She is also Latvian national team player.

Zane Teilane-Tamane
Zane Teilane-Tamane
   #5. International center Zane Teilane-Tamane (200-83, agency: LBM Management, college: W.Illinois, currently plays in Russia), who plays in the Russian PBL could not help Nadezhda Orenburg (5-3) to beat UMMC Ekaterinburg (8-0). Teilane-Tamane scored 5 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 20 minutes. Nadezhda Orenburg was badly defeated 84-64 on the road by the leading UMMC Ekaterinburg. This year Teilane-Tamane's overall stats are: 9.1ppg, 7.4rpg and 1.9apg in the eight games. She plays currently for the Latvian national team.

Sabine Dukate
Sabine Dukate
   #6. Forward Sabine Dukate (174-93, currently plays in Lithuania) contributed to a 3-point Suduva's victory against the closely-ranked Aistes-LSU (4-8) 70-67 in the Lithuanian LMKL on Saturday night. Dukate was the top player that evening. She scored 17 points. Suduva Marijampole (8-4) is placed third in the LMKL. Dukate's total stats this season are: 7.8ppg and 2.4rpg. She is U20 international player who is currently on the Latvian National Team roster.

Elina Babkina
Elina Babkina
   #7. International guard Elina Babkina (173-89, another player represented by LBM Management, currently plays in Euroleague) was not able to help CSM Targoviste (3-5) in their game against Fenerbahce (5-2) in the Euroleague. Babkina was the second best scorer with 9 points. She also added 3 assists in 22 minutes. But the fifth-placed CSM Targoviste was crushed 89-60 in Istanbul by the higher-ranked (#3) Fenerbahce in the group B of Euroleague. It was CSM Targoviste's third consecutive loss in a row. There are only four games left until the end of the Euroleague Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. Babkina has reliable stats this year: 10.1ppg, 1.4rpg and 3.9apg in the eight games. She used to play for the Latvian national team last year.

Dita Liepkalne
Dita Liepkalne
   #8. Forward Dita Liepkalne (185-87, college: Hawaii, currently plays in Spain) contributed to a 1-point Cortegada's victory against the ninth-ranked Pabellon Ourense (3-5) 53-52 in the Spanish LF2 (12th division) on Saturday night. She scored 11 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 34 minutes. Thetrend Social Cortegada (8-0) is placed first in Group A. So far her team won all eight games in the Regular Season. This year Liepkalne's total stats are: 9.9ppg, 4.8rpg and 1.1apg in the eight games. She used to play for the Latvian university national team back in 2007.

Lauma Reke
Lauma Reke
   #9. Former University international power forward Lauma Reke (185-86, college: St.Peter's, currently plays in Italy) contributed to an easy victory against the 11th-ranked Viterbo (3-8) crushing them 83-51 in the Italian A2 (12th division) in Sunday night's game. Reke scored 14 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. Termocarispe La Spezia (9-2) is placed second in South group. It was her team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. This season Reke has very high stats. She averages: 15.9ppg, 7.6rpg and 1.8spg. Reke used to play for the Latvian university national team five years ago.

Liene Jansone
Liene Jansone
   #10. Power forward Liene Jansone (192-81, college: Siena, currently plays in Euroleague) was not able to secure a victory for Tarsus Bld (1-7) in their game against Rivas Ecopolis (4-3) in the Euroleague. She scored 5 points in 16 minutes. Tarsus Bld (#7) lost 62-74 at home to the higher-ranked (#3) Rivas Ecopolis in the group A of Euroleague. It was Tarsus Bld's third consecutive loss in a row. There are only four games left until the end of the Euroleague Regular Season. So now every game will be important. Jansone has averaged so far 6.0ppg and 3.1rpg in the eight games. She is an international player who is currently on the senior Latvian National Team roster.

   #11. Former international power forward Dace Brumermane (187-81, another player represented by Josep and Nicolas, currently plays in France), who plays in the French LF2 (12th division) couldn't help Dunkerque (3-9) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Brumermane's very good performance Dunkerque was crushed 95-73 on their home court in Dunkerque by the higher-ranked LTB 29 (#4). She was the top scorer with 19 points. Brumermane also added 4 rebounds. Brumermane is ranked fourth on the list of the top scorers in the league. This season she has very high stats. Brumermane averages: 15.4ppg, 6.7rpg and 1.1apg. She used to play for the Latvian national team eleven years ago.

   #12. International guard Kristine Karklina (175-83, agency: Regeneracom Sports, currently plays in Turkey) couldn't help one of league's weakest teams Ceyhan Bld in their game against Tarsus Bld in the Turkish TKBL. Karklina cannot count Saturday's game as one of the best ones. She scored only 3 points and added 3 assists in 21 minutes. Her team was edged 73-70. Karklina has averaged so far 9.1ppg, 1.6rpg, 2.6apg and 1.7spg in the nine games. She is also in the roster of the Latvian national team.

   #13. International center Liga Surkusa (194-91, currently plays in Italy) couldn't help Broni in their game against San Martino in the Italian A2 (12th division). Surkusa was the second best scorer with 9 points. She also added 7 rebounds (went 5 for 5 at the free throw line). Her team was crushed by 25 points 69-44. Surkusa is currently seventh on the league's list of best rebounders and also on the list of best blockers (second place). She has averaged so far 9.1ppg, 9.8rpg, 1.7bpg and 1.2spg. Surkusa is also Latvian national team player.

   #14. Former U18 international swingman Eva Pavlovska (176-89, currently plays in Sweden), who plays in the Swedish Damligan couldn't help Udominate (6-6) in their last game. Despite her good performance Udominate was crushed 81-56 on their home court in Umea by the higher-ranked (#4) Northland. Pavlovska was the second best scorer with 11 points. She also added 8 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals in 35 minutes. Pavlovska is ranked seventh on the list of the best passers in the league with 3.0apg. This year her other stats are: 11.2ppg, 6.0rpg and 2.2spg in the 12 games. Pavlovska used to play for the Latvian U18 national team back in 2006.

   #15. International center Aija Brumermane (191-86, another player represented by Regeneracom Sports, currently plays in Hungary) couldn't help Bacsbasket in their game against PEAC-PECS in the Hungarian A Division. She scored 8 points. Her team was edged 64-63. Brumermane is currently third on the league's list of best rebounders. She has very reliable stats this season: 10.4ppg, 7.1rpg, 1.8apg and 1.2spg. Brumermane is also in the roster of the Latvian national team.


One more player who has never been selected to any of national teams, but has Latvian passport:

   #1. Experienced Rima Valentiene (170-PG-78, currently plays in Lithuania) managed to help Kibirkstis-Tiche-IKI Vilnius to win against one of league's weakest teams Utena (2-10) crushing them 85-55 in the Lithuanian LMKL last Saturday. Valentiene scored 5 points and added 3 passes. Kibirkstis-Tiche-IKI Vilnius (11-1) is placed first in the LMKL. Valentiene's total stats this season are: 4.2ppg, 2.6rpg, 2.2apg and 1.3spg.   




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