Nigerian center Justina Udenze (189-C-89) had an amazing evening in the last round for top-ranked Gimle, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 6. The 23-year old player had a double-double of 22 points and 23 rebounds, while her team outclassed Ammerud (#3, 3-3) with 35-point margin 80-45. The game was between two of the league's top four teams. It allowed Gimle to consolidate first place in the Norwegian Kvinneligaen. They maintain perfect record without any lost game in the league. It's already very far into the season and Gimle keeps perfect 7 -0 record. Udenze turned to be Gimle's top player in her first season with the team. Former Central Connecticut State College star has very solid stats this year. Udenze. Udenze is in league's top in points (2nd best: 12.0ppg), assists (3rd best: 1.0apg) and averages impressive 3.0bpg.
The second best player in last round's games was young Kristine Nyegaarden (176-F-95) of BC Asker. Nyegaarden had a very good evening with 16 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists. Of course she lead BC Asker to another comfortable win outscoring Oslo Tigers (1-5) 77-37. This victory allowed BC Asker to leave bottom place moving a little bit up to 5th position in the standings. 5 lost games are too many comparing to just one victory BC Asker managed to get this year. Nyegaarden is one of the most experienced players at BC Asker and has a reputation of one of team's most reliable players.
Third on the list of top players last round was another Gimle's star - Argentinian guard Sthefany Thomas (173-G-89). Thomas scored 22 points. She was another key player of Gimle, helping her team with a 80-45 easy win against #3 ranked Ammerud in a game of the week. Gimle have amazing season winning all 7 games without a single defeat. Thomas turns to be one of the very best players in the league while he is also a leader of the top team having his eyes on the championship title. The season just started for Thomas as she played only first game. But it already looks like she can be another team's leader.
Other top performing players last week: 4. Siri Granheim (178-F-94) of BC Asker - 12 points and 9 rebounds 5. Elin Gulbrandsen (173-G-94) of BC Asker - 16 points, 7 rebounds and 2 assists 6. Tina Nesse (183-C-84) of Ammerud - 8 points and 10 rebounds 7. Sara Grindelid (183-F-82) of Ammerud - 13 points and 8 rebounds 8. Anna Hammer (180-G-89) of Ammerud - 16 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists 9. Signe Kyrkjebo (180-F-95) of Gimle - 6 points and 7 rebounds 10. Jeanine Flaaten (168-G-85) of Gimle - 13 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists
The Player of the week is choosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc. The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy. The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3*(REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4*(2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3*(2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3*(3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)
Ullern keeps Lansing for another season - 13 days ago
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Ullern IF Oslo (Kvinneligaen) re-signed 17-year old American guard Scout Lansing (171-99). She has played there for the last two seasons. In 14 Kvinneligaen games she averaged just 2.1ppg and 1.1rpg last season. Lansing helped them to win the Kvinneligaen title. By Eurobasket Data Center Check also Complete Transfers List in Norway [read more]
Ullern IF Oslo (Kvinneligaen) re-signed 17-year old American guard Scout Lansing (171-99). She has played there for the last two seasons. In 14 Kvinneligaen games she averaged just 2.1ppg and 1.1rpg last season. Lansing helped them to win the Kvinneligaen title.
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