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BLNO Standings
 1. Kongsberg 23-4 
 2. Baerum Basket 21-6 
 3. Gimle BBK 17-10 
 4. Froya Basket 17-10 
 5. Centrum 16-11 
 6. Asker Aliens 13-14 
 7. Nidaros Jets 12-15 
 8. Tromso 9-18 
 9. Ammerud Bskt 5-22 
 10. Persbraten 2-25 
Last:3/6/2017
1Div. Standings
East
 1. Nordberg 19-3 
 2. Nordstrand 14-8 
 3. Eidsvoll 13-9 
 4. Boler 12-10 
 5. Persbraten-2 12-10 
 6. Ammerud-2 10-12 
 7. Ullern 10-12 
 8. Kongsberg 2 9-13 
 9. OSI 9-13 
 10. Sandvika 9-13 
 11. TNT Towers 8-14 
 12. Hoybraten 7-15 
Middle
 1. Aalesund S. 11-3 
 2. NTNUI Nerds 10-5 
 3. Sverresborg 7-7 
 4. Froya Eagles 7-8 
 5. Singsaker 1 7-8 
 6. NTNUI Geezez 2-13 
West
 1. Fyllingen BBK 20-0 
 2. Bones 14-6 
 3. Froya-B 13-7 
 4. Bergen Basket 12-8 
 5. Bjoroy C 12-8 
 6. Bjoroy 11-9 
 7. Stavanger 10-10 
 8. Bones 2 8-12 
 9. Ytrebygda 6-14 
 10. Haugesund 3-17 
 11. Eikefjord 1-19 
Last:4/9/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Evan ROQUEMORE
  Nidaros .
  (190-G-92)
  Avg: 25.6
 1. Roquemore, Nidaros .25.6 
 2. Weatherspoon, Baerum B.25.5 
 3. Mjos, Baerum B.25.5 
 4. Ferrales, Kongsberg23.5 
 5. Yele, Asker Aliens22.0 
 6. Stien, Asker Aliens19.4 
 7. Sommerfeldt, Centr.19.2 
 8. Bolinz, Centrum18.5 
 9. Gilchrese, Baerum B.18.0 
 10. Fivelstad, Gimle B.17.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Earl SIMBA
  Nidaros .
  (204-PF-92)
  Avg: 15.8
 1. Simba, Nidaros .15.8 
 2. Yele, Asker Aliens13.0 
 3. Weatherspoon, Baerum B.12.0 
 4. Fivelstad, Gimle B.11.8 
 5. Bolinz, Centrum11.0 
 6. Issalhi, Tromso10.3 
 7. Eglitis, Asker Aliens10.2 
 8. Victor, Gimle BBK10.0 
 9. Oldham, Kongsberg9.5 
 10. Harper, Froya B.8.7 
Assists Per Game
 Eric GILCHRESE
  Baerum B.
  (183-PG-87)
  Avg: 6.9
 1. Gilchrese, Baerum B.6.9 
 2. Ferrales, Kongsberg5.2 
 3. Espe, Gimle BBK5.0 
 4. Roquemore, Nidaros .4.8 
 5. Mjos, Baerum B.4.4 
 6. Stien, Centrum4.2 
 7. Gabrans, Froya B.4.1 
 8. Issalhi, Tromso4.0 
 9. Silavs, Froya B.3.9 
 10. Victor, Gimle BBK3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Eric GILCHRESE
  Baerum B.
  (183-PG-87)
  Avg: 4
 1. Gilchrese, Baerum B.4.0 
 2. Issalhi, Tromso3.1 
 3. Roquemore, Nidaros .2.5 
 4. Mjos, Baerum B.2.4 
 5. Lange, Tromso2.4 
 6. Victor, Gimle BBK2.2 
 7. Gabric, Kongsberg2.0 
 8. Bolinz, Centrum1.9 
 9. Simba, Nidaros .1.9 
 10. Espe, Gimle BBK1.9 
Blocks Per Game
 Earl SIMBA
  Nidaros .
  (204-PF-92)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Simba, Nidaros .2.6 
 2. Yele, Asker Aliens1.8 
 3. Bolinz, Centrum1.2 
 4. Victor, Gimle BBK1.1 
 5. Oldham, Kongsberg1.0 
 6. Kombat, Centrum0.9 
 7. Weatherspoon, Baerum B.0.9 
 8. Bryn, Ammerud Bskt0.9 
 9. Lamo, Gimle BBK0.7 
 10. Frantzvaag, Baerum B.0.7 

BLNO Round 17: Kongsberg beat Baerum Basket in the game between Top 4 teams - Jan 23, 2017


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An interesting game for Kongsberg (17-2) which hosted in Kongsberg second-ranked Baerum Basket (13-5). First ranked Kongsberg managed to get a 4-point victory 104-100. It ended at the same time the seven-game winning streak of Baerum Basket. The hosts trailed by 3 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 1-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 104-100. Kongsberg dominated down low during the game scoring 72 of its points in the paint compared to Baerum Basket's 40. 24 personal fouls committed by Baerum Basket helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American guard C.J. Oldham (203-91, college: Gannon) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 21 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists (perfect from the field making all eight shots !!!). Cuban-American guard Juan Ferrales (188-91, college: Barry) contributed with 24 points and 5 assists for the winners. point guard Stian Mjos (183-89) answered with 36 points (!!!) and 4 assists (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line) for Baerum Basket. Baerum Basket's coach Matthias Eckhoff rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Kongsberg have an impressive series of nine victories in a row. They maintain first place with 17-2 record. Baerum Basket at the other side keeps the second position with five games lost. Kongsberg are looking forward to face Ammerud Bskt (#9) in Oslo in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Baerum Basket will play on the road against Froya Basket (#3) in Laksevag and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
BLNO top team - Kongsberg (17-2) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed fifth ranked Nidaros Jets (10-10) 95-71. Cuban-American guard Juan Ferrales (188-91, college: Barry) stepped up and scored 17 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners and C.J. Oldham chipped in 16 points and 10 rebounds. Kongsberg's coach Bard Stoller felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Forward Jakob Baiden (194-93) responded with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 13 rebounds. The victory was the ninth consecutive win for Kongsberg. They maintain first place with 17-2 record. Nidaros Jets lost their sixth game in a row. They dropped to the sixth position with ten games lost. They share it with Centrum. Kongsberg will play against Ammerud Bskt (#9) in Oslo in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Nidaros Jets will play at home against Asker Aliens and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Oslo supposed to be also quite interesting. 5th ranked Nidaros Jets (10-10) played at the court of seventh ranked Centrum (10-10). Centrum smashed Nidaros Jets 105-75 on Sunday. Miilah Kombat nailed 16 points and 7 rebounds for the winning side. Centrum's coach Inge Kristiansen felt very confident that he used entire bench and allowed the starting five to rest. Jakob Baiden came up with 14 points and 9 rebounds for Nidaros Jets in the defeat. Defending champion moved-up to sixth place, which they share with defeated Nidaros Jets. Nidaros Jets lost their sixth game in a row. Centrum will meet at home higher ranked Asker Aliens (#5) in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Nidaros Jets will play against Asker Aliens and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

There were no big surprises in other games of round 17: Ammerud Bskt was smashed by Gimle BBK on the road 78-56. Bottom-ranked Persbraten was destroyed by Asker Aliens on its own court 67-90. Ammerud Bskt was outscored by Froya Basket in Laksevag 84-60. Baerum Basket rolled over Ammerud Bskt at home 88-63.
The most impressive performance of 17th round was 23 points and 15 rebounds by Djo Yele of Asker Aliens.

Centrum - Nidaros Jets 105-75

The game in Oslo supposed to be also quite interesting. 5th ranked Nidaros Jets (10-10) played at the court of seventh ranked Centrum (10-10). Centrum smashed Nidaros Jets 105-75 on Sunday. The game was mostly controlled by Centrum. Nidaros Jets managed to win third quarter 29-23. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Centrum dominated down low during the game scoring 64 of its points in the paint compared to Nidaros Jets' 40. Centrum had a 26-14 advantage in offensive rebounds. It was a great shooting night for Centrum especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 55.0 percentage. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 31 assists comparing to just 12 passes made by Nidaros Jets' players. The former international forward Miilah Kombat (198-88, college: N.Idaho JC) nailed 16 points and 7 rebounds for the winning side and point guard Magnus Midtvedt (182-90) accounted for 15 points and 4 assists. Four Centrum players scored in double figures. Centrum's coach Inge Kristiansen felt very confident that he used entire bench and allowed the starting five to rest. Forward Jakob Baiden (194-93) came up with 14 points and 9 rebounds and Christian Dischington (188-99) added 14 points (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!) respectively for Nidaros Jets in the defeat. Defending champion moved-up to sixth place, which they share with defeated Nidaros Jets. Nidaros Jets lost their sixth game in a row. Centrum will meet at home higher ranked Asker Aliens (#5) in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Nidaros Jets will play against Asker Aliens and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Centrum: M.Kombat 16+7reb+3ast, T.Sommerfeldt 15+5reb+2ast, M.Midtvedt 15+4reb+4ast, A.Bolinz 14+4reb+2ast, J.Flaa 13+1reb, J.Akvama 11+1reb+1ast
Nidaros Jets: E.Matsen 16+2reb+1ast, J.Baiden 14+9reb+2ast, C.Dischington 14+4reb+3ast, A.Fredheim 9+3reb, S.Midtvedt 8+5reb+4ast, S.Rekdal 8+1reb+1ast
gschID: 481657


Gimle BBK - Ammerud Bskt 78-56

No shocking result in a game when fourth ranked Gimle BBK (11-8) crushed 9th ranked Ammerud Bskt (5-16) in Bergen 78-56 on Sunday. The hosts trailed by 2 points after three quarters before their 41-17 charge, which allowed them to win the game. The victory was the third consecutive win for Gimle BBK. They maintain fourth place with 11-8 record. Ammerud Bskt lost their fifth game in a row. They keep the ninth position with 16 games lost. Gimle BBK will meet at home league's second-placed Baerum Basket in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Ammerud Bskt will play against the league's leader Kongsberg (#1) and hope to secure a win.
gschID: 481658


Persbraten - Asker Aliens 67-90

Very expected game when 10th ranked Persbraten (1-17) was smashed by sixth ranked Asker Aliens (10-9) in Oslo 90-67 on Sunday. The game was mostly controlled by Asker Aliens. Persbraten managed to win second period 16-9. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Asker Aliens dominated down low during the game scoring 60 of its points in the paint compared to Persbraten's 34. They outrebounded Persbraten 47-30 including 32 on the defensive glass. DR Congolese power forward Djo Yele (203-82) nailed a double-double by scoring 23 points and 15 rebounds for the winning side and Latvian forward Alvis Eglitis (195-85) accounted for 12 points and 15 rebounds. Five Asker Aliens players scored in double figures. Coach Lars Gunnar Sonsteby's team controlled all game and the coach could let to play all 12 players saving starting five for next games. Swedish guard Aron Furstenberg (192-88) came up with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 13 rebounds and guard Ole Moss (187-86) added 16 points and 4 assists respectively for Persbraten in the defeat. The victory was the third consecutive win for Asker Aliens. They moved-up to fifth place. Persbraten lost their ninth game in a row. Newly promoted team stay dead last with 17 lost games. Asker Aliens will meet Nidaros Jets (#6) in the next round. Persbraten will play against Tromso (#8) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Asker Aliens: D.Yele 23+15reb+1ast, E.Stien 21+1reb+5ast, S.Sigurtorsson 13+5reb+1ast, A.Eglitis 12+15reb+1ast, J.Onarheim 10+5reb+1ast, L.Bergh 6+4reb
Persbraten: O.Moss 16+3reb+4ast, A.Furstenberg 16+13reb, T.Aliferis 9+4reb+4ast, Z.Kurinczky 7+5reb+8ast, E.Jorgensen 6+3reb, M.Larsen 6
gschID: 481659


Kongsberg - Nidaros Jets 95-71

BLNO top team - Kongsberg (17-2) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed fifth ranked Nidaros Jets (10-10) 95-71. The game was mostly controlled by Kongsberg. Nidaros Jets was better in third quarter 22-21. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They made 17-of-22 charity shots (77.3 percent) during the game. Cuban-American guard Juan Ferrales (188-91, college: Barry) stepped up and scored 17 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners and American guard C.J. Oldham (203-91, college: Gannon) chipped in 16 points and 10 rebounds (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!). Kongsberg's coach Bard Stoller felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Forward Jakob Baiden (194-93) responded with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 13 rebounds and Christian Dischington (188-99) scored 18 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Five Kongsberg and four Nidaros Jets players scored in double figures. The victory was the ninth consecutive win for Kongsberg. They maintain first place with 17-2 record. Nidaros Jets lost their sixth game in a row. They dropped to the sixth position with ten games lost. They share it with Centrum. Kongsberg will play against Ammerud Bskt (#9) in Oslo in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Nidaros Jets will play at home against Asker Aliens and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Kongsberg: J.Ferrales 17+7reb+5ast, T.Gabric 16+3reb+3ast, C.Oldham 16+10reb+3ast, M.Gjerde 13+5reb+1ast, S.Rolls-Tyson 11+6reb+1ast, M.Save 6+1reb+1ast
Nidaros Jets: C.Dischington 18+7reb+4ast, J.Baiden 15+13reb+2ast, C.Burger 13+4reb, A.Fredheim 11+4reb+1ast, E.Matsen 9+2reb+4ast, S.Midtvedt 3+2reb
gschID: 481656


Froya Basket - Ammerud Bskt 84-60

Very predictable result when third ranked Froya Basket (12-5) rolled over 9th ranked Ammerud Bskt (5-16) in Laksevag 84-60 on Saturday. The hosts trailed by 13 points after first quarter, but they stormed back and won the game by 24 points. Forward Arne Ingebrigtsen (197-90, college: Cuesta JC) nailed 24 points and 6 rebounds for the winning side and guard Ali Ouakkaha (187-90, college: Cuesta JC) accounted for 11 points and 12 rebounds. Four Froya Basket players scored in double figures. Coach Brent Hackman's team controlled all game and the coach could let to play 11 players saving starting five for next games. Guard Andreas Xepapadakis (185-94) came up with 16 points and 9 rebounds and the former international guard Nnamdi Okoroafor (187-80) added 18 points and 6 rebounds respectively for Ammerud Bskt in the defeat. Froya Basket maintains third place with 12-5 record having seven points less than leader Kongsberg. Ammerud Bskt lost their fifth game in a row. They keep the ninth position with 16 games lost. Froya Basket will meet at home league's second-placed Baerum Basket in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Ammerud Bskt will play against the league's leader Kongsberg (#1) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Froya Basket: A.Ingebrigtsen 24+6reb+3ast, L.Rakner 11+1reb+1ast, A.Ouakkaha 11+12reb+1ast, E.Gabrans 10+4reb+1ast, R.Silavs 9+2reb+5ast, S.Lorange 6+2reb+2ast
Ammerud Bskt: N.Okoroafor 18+6reb, A.Xepapadakis 16+9reb+1ast, M.Bryn 6+1reb, T.Vangen 6+9reb+5ast, M.Sanders 5+4reb, H.Nielsen 4+4reb+1ast
gschID: 481655


Kongsberg - Baerum Basket 104-100

An interesting game for Kongsberg (17-2) which hosted in Kongsberg second-ranked Baerum Basket (13-5). First ranked Kongsberg managed to get a 4-point victory 104-100. It ended at the same time the seven-game winning streak of Baerum Basket. The hosts trailed by 3 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 1-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 104-100. Kongsberg dominated down low during the game scoring 72 of its points in the paint compared to Baerum Basket's 40. 24 personal fouls committed by Baerum Basket helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American guard C.J. Oldham (203-91, college: Gannon) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 21 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists (perfect from the field making all eight shots !!!). Cuban-American guard Juan Ferrales (188-91, college: Barry) contributed with 24 points and 5 assists for the winners. Five Kongsberg players scored in double figures. Point guard Stian Mjos (183-89) answered with 36 points (!!!) and 4 assists (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line) and American point guard Eric Gilchrese (183-87, college: New Hampshire) added 28 points and 5 assists in the effort for Baerum Basket. Baerum Basket's coach Matthias Eckhoff rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Kongsberg have an impressive series of nine victories in a row. They maintain first place with 17-2 record. Baerum Basket at the other side keeps the second position with five games lost. Kongsberg are looking forward to face Ammerud Bskt (#9) in Oslo in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Baerum Basket will play on the road against Froya Basket (#3) in Laksevag and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Kongsberg: J.Ferrales 24+4reb+5ast, C.Oldham 21+10reb+5ast, O.Lundestad 21+7reb+2ast, T.Gabric 18+8reb+1ast, T.Hagen 10+4reb+2ast, S.Rolls-Tyson 8+1reb+1ast
Baerum Basket: S.Mjos 36+3reb+4ast, E.Gilchrese 28+2reb+5ast, J.Weatherspoon 18+12reb, J.Nwabuzor 6+7reb+1ast, A.Landenget 5, A.Barkvoll 5+3reb
gschID: 481654


Baerum Basket - Ammerud Bskt 88-63

Not a big story in a game when 9th ranked Ammerud Bskt (5-16) was outscored by second ranked Baerum Basket (13-5) in Bekkestua 88-63 on Tuesday. The hosts trailed by 9 points at the halftime before their 58-24 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Baerum Basket dominated on the defensive end, holding Ammerud Bskt to just 7 points in fourth quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 60 of its points in the paint compared to Ammerud Bskt's 32. Baerum Basket forced 26 Ammerud Bskt turnovers and outrebounded them 39-26 including 27 on the defensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists comparing to just 7 passes made by Ammerud Bskt's players. American point guard Eric Gilchrese (183-87, college: New Hampshire) nailed a double-double by scoring 17 points, 6 rebounds, 10 assists and 5 steals (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field) for the winning side and point guard Stian Mjos (183-89) accounted for 21 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. Gilchrese is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Four Baerum Basket players scored in double figures. Coach Matthias Eckhoff's team controlled all game and the coach could let to play all 12 players saving starting five for next games. American-German forward Marco Sanders (202-79, college: Point Park) came up with 16 points and 6 rebounds and forward Henrik Nielsen (193-89) added 12 points respectively for Ammerud Bskt in the defeat. The victory was the seventh consecutive win for Baerum Basket. They maintain second place with 13-5 record having five points less than leader Kongsberg. Ammerud Bskt lost their fifth game in a row. They keep the ninth position with 16 games lost. Baerum Basket will meet Froya Basket (#3) in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Ammerud Bskt will play against the league's leader Kongsberg (#1) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Baerum Basket: S.Mjos 21+7reb+5ast, A.Barkvoll 18+5reb, E.Gilchrese 17+6reb+10ast, J.Weatherspoon 11+11reb+3ast, U.Stranger-Johannessen 5+1ast, N.Bieber 5+2reb+1ast
Ammerud Bskt: M.Sanders 16+6reb+1ast, H.Nielsen 12+2reb, S.Amed Diomande 9+3reb, T.Vangen 8+4reb+2ast, A.Xepapadakis 7+4reb+1ast, N.Okoroafor 7+3ast
gschID: 481653


  




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