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LPB Round 7: Vitoria SC is defeated by CAB Madeira - Dec 2, 2012


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The game between third ranked Vitoria SC (4-2) and fifth ranked CAB Madeira (4-2) was the most important one in the last round on Saturday night. Vitoria SC was defeated by CAB Madeira in a tough game in Funchal 85-92. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 22-16. But Vitoria SC won second period 27-22. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. CAB Madeira looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists comparing to just 9 passes made by Vitoria SC's players. It was a great evening for the former international Jorge Coelho (200-78) who led his team to a victory scoring 19 points and 5 rebounds. American guard Jason Smith (183-83, college: Al.-Huntsville) helped adding 14 points and 7 assists. At the losing side American guard Charlie Swiggett (185-86, college: Wisc.-Milwaukee) responded with 30 points. CAB Madeira moved-up to third place, which they share with Academica and Vitoria SC. CAB Madeira is looking forward to face Fisica (#7) in Torres Vedras in the next round. Vitoria SC will play at home against the league's leader Benfica (#1) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Very important is a road loss of third ranked Academica (4-2) against fifth ranked CAB Madeira (4-2) on Sunday night. Visiting Academica was defeated by CAB Madeira in a tough game in Funchal 73-78. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Academica. It was an exceptional evening for American power forward Shawn Jackson (203-71, college: Johnson C. Smith) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds. Jason Smith accounted for 19 points and 4 assists. American-Spanish forward Arnette Hallman (199-88) came up with a double-double by scoring 16 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists for Academica in the defeat. CAB Madeira moved-up to third place, which they share with Academica and Vitoria SC. CAB Madeira will play against Fisica (#7) in Torres Vedras in the next round. Academica will play on the road against Barcelos (#6) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
LPB top team - Benfica (6-0) had no problems winning another game on Saturday. This time they crushed seventh ranked Sampaense (2-4) 103-56. LaceDarius Dunn fired 30 points for the winners. Benfica's coach Carlos Lisboa felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Al Rapier produced 19 points and 8 rebounds for lost side. Undefeated Benfica have an impressive series of six victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 6-0 record. Sampaense at the other side keeps the seventh position with four games lost. They share it with Fisica. Benfica will meet Vitoria SC (#5) in the next round. Sampaense will play against Alges and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Alges (#9) forced the game against Barcelos (#8) into an overtime, but lost by four points 92-96. The game took place in Alges. But the guests from Barcelos were better at the end. Worth to mention a great performance of Marko Loncovic who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 19 points and 16 rebounds. Barcelos (3-4) moved-up to sixth place. Newly promoted Alges keep the ninth position with five games lost. Barcelos' next round opponent will be higher ranked Academica (#4) in Coimbra and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Alges will play on the road against Sampaense (#8) in Coimbra and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

In the last two games of round 7 Fisica lost to Ovarense on the opponent's court 48-59. Academica managed to outperform Lusitania in a home game 66-55.


Ovarense - Fisica 59-48

Very expected game when 6th ranked Fisica (2-4) was defeated on the road by second ranked Ovarense (6-1) 59-48. The game without a history. Ovarense led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Ovarense outrebounded Fisica 42-31 including 30 on the defensive glass. Worth to mention a great performance of Spanish power forward Sergi Coll (204-82) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 24 points and 10 rebounds. International Fernando Neves (194-80) contributed with 13 points for the winners. Ovarense's coach Carlos Pinto allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Cape Verdean guard Braima Freire (188-82) answered with 19 points and 6 rebounds (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) and point guard Carlos Barroca (182-84) added 11 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Fisica. The victory was the fifth consecutive win for Ovarense. They maintain second place with 6-1 record having just -1 point less than leader Benfica. Newly promoted Fisica dropped to the seventh position with four games lost. Ovarense's next round opponent will be Galitos-Tley (#10) in Barreiro and are hoping to win another game. Fisica will play at home against CAB Madeira in Funchal.
Top scorers:
Fisica: B.Freire 19+6reb+1ast, C.Barroca 11+5reb+2ast, E.Rosario 8+5reb, F.Furtado 6+6reb+2ast, M.Salvador 2+2reb, H.Medina 2+3reb
Ovarense: S.Coll 24+10reb+3ast, F.Neves 13+4reb+1ast, C.Cordeiro 9+3reb, J.Miguel Barbosa 5+3reb+5ast, M.Miranda 4+9reb+2ast, J.Silva 2+2reb+1ast
gschID: 186003


CAB Madeira - Vitoria SC 92-85

The game between third ranked Vitoria SC (4-2) and fifth ranked CAB Madeira (4-2) was the most important one in the last round on Saturday night. Vitoria SC was defeated by CAB Madeira in a tough game in Funchal 85-92. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 22-16. But Vitoria SC won second period 27-22. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. CAB Madeira looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists comparing to just 9 passes made by Vitoria SC's players. It was a great evening for the former international Jorge Coelho (200-78) who led his team to a victory scoring 19 points and 5 rebounds. American guard Jason Smith (183-83, college: Al.-Huntsville) helped adding 14 points and 7 assists. Five CAB Madeira players scored in double figures. At the losing side American guard Charlie Swiggett (185-86, college: Wisc.-Milwaukee) responded with 30 points and naturalized Cape Verdean guard Ivan Almeida (198-89, college: Stonehill, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) scored 15 points. CAB Madeira moved-up to third place, which they share with Academica and Vitoria SC. CAB Madeira is looking forward to face Fisica (#7) in Torres Vedras in the next round. Vitoria SC will play at home against the league's leader Benfica (#1) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Vitoria SC: C.Swiggett 30+4reb+3ast, I.Almeida 15+4reb+1ast, J.Silva 15+3reb+1ast, J.St Robert 10+3reb, A.Bessa 9+5reb+4ast, P.Cunha 6+10reb
CAB Madeira: J.Coelho 19+5reb+3ast, S.Jackson 17+2reb+1ast, J.Smith 14+1reb+7ast, J.Freitas 13+4reb+2ast, J.Manuel Coego 11+8reb, J.Guerreiro 7+7reb
gschID: 186002


Benfica - Sampaense 103-56

LPB top team - Benfica (6-0) had no problems winning another game on Saturday. This time they crushed seventh ranked Sampaense (2-4) 103-56. The game without a history. Benfica led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Sampaense to just 6 points in first quarter. They outrebounded Sampaense 42-24 including a 31-18 advantage in defensive rebounds. Benfica looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists comparing to just 9 passes made by Sampaense's players. American guard LaceDarius Dunn (193-87, college: Baylor, agency: Three Eye Sports) fired 30 points for the winners. The former international Joao Gomes (201-85) chipped in 18 points and 9 rebounds. Four Benfica players scored in double figures. Benfica's coach Carlos Lisboa felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American forward Al Rapier (200-89, college: Stony Brook, agency: Dynamics Global Management) produced 19 points and 8 rebounds and American-Ugandan forward Brandon Sebirumbi (205-90, college: Furman, agency: Dynamics Global Management) added 6 points and 7 rebounds respectively for lost side. Benfica have an impressive series of six victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 6-0 record. Sampaense at the other side keeps the seventh position with four games lost. They share it with Fisica. Benfica will meet Vitoria SC (#5) in the next round. Sampaense will play against Alges and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Sampaense: A.Rapier 19+8reb+1ast, S.Baker 11+3reb, A.Kravtsov 8+2reb, B.Sebirumbi 6+7reb+1ast, J.Sing 6+3ast, H.Carvalho 4+2reb
Benfica: L.Dunn 30+4reb+1ast, J.Gomes 18+9reb+2ast, S.Doliboa 17+7reb+3ast, E.Evora 12+4reb+1ast, T.Barroso 9+1reb+8ast, H.Evans 6+5reb+5ast
gschID: 186001


Academica - Lusitania 66-55

Very predictable result in Coimbra where third ranked Academica (4-2) defeated bottom-ranked Lusitania (1-5) 66-55. The hosts were ahead by 2 points but lost the second period ending it with a 1-point deficit before their 22-10 run, which allowed them to win the game. Academica forced 21 Lusitania turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of American-Spanish forward Arnette Hallman (199-88) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 14 points and 17 rebounds. Forward Joao Balseiro (192-87) contributed with 24 points and 5 steals for the winners. American center Marcel Momplasir (205-81, college: Rhode Island) answered with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field) and the other American import forward Durrell Nevels (198-86, college: Cent.Arkansas) added 9 points and 14 rebounds in the effort for Lusitania. Academica maintains third place with 4-2 record having just two points less than leader Benfica, which they share with CAB Madeira and Vitoria SC. Lusitania lost their fifth game in a row. They dropped to the bottom position with five games lost. Academica's next round opponent will be Barcelos (#6) on the road.
Top scorers:
Lusitania: A.Sobrinho 15+3ast, M.Momplasir 15+10reb+1ast, M.Camara 12+6reb+1ast, D.Nevels 9+14reb, D.Tavares 2, M.Freitas 2+1reb+3ast
Academica: J.Balseiro 24+2reb, A.Hallman 14+17reb+2ast, D.Simoes 10+5ast, B.Costa 7+3reb, M.Goncalves 6+5reb, F.Sousa 5+4reb+3ast
gschID: 186000


Alges - Barcelos 92-96 OT

Alges (#9) forced the game against Barcelos (#8) into an overtime, but lost by four points 92-96. The game took place in Alges. But the guests from Barcelos were better at the end. The guests started the game with a very strong first quarter 26-17. But Alges won second period 19-15. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening, at least not yet. The game turned upside-down in the last quarter, where Alges used huge pressure winning it 22-19 getting a tie at the end of regular time. They lost eventually overtime period 16-20. They outrebounded Alges 45-27 including a 17-5 advantage in offensive rebounds. Worth to mention a great performance of Montenegrin forward Marko Loncovic (200-91) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 19 points and 16 rebounds. Guard Carlos Fechas (180-81) contributed with 20 points and 6 assists for the winners. American forward Jamarkus Holt (205, college: Delta St.) answered with 25 points and 5 rebounds and naturalized Guinea-Bissau forward Josimar Cardoso (201-87) added 14 points and 11 rebounds in the effort for Alges. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Barcelos (3-4) moved-up to sixth place. Newly promoted Alges keep the ninth position with five games lost. Barcelos' next round opponent will be higher ranked Academica (#4) in Coimbra and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Alges will play on the road against Sampaense (#8) in Coimbra and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Alges: J.Holt 25+5reb+1ast, A.Pires 16+2reb+7ast, J.Cardoso 14+11reb+1ast, J.Manuel 13+2reb+1ast, D.Correia 11+1reb+2ast, F.Mendonca 11+3reb+1ast
Barcelos: C.Fechas 20+4reb+6ast, R.Coelho 19+7reb+3ast, M.Loncovic 19+16reb+1ast, N.Oliveira 17+3reb+2ast, M.Sirnik 15+13reb+2ast, A.Silva 6+2reb+1ast
gschID: 185999


Round 3
CAB Madeira - Academica 78-73

Very important is a road loss of third ranked Academica (4-2) against fifth ranked CAB Madeira (4-2) on Sunday night. Visiting Academica was defeated by CAB Madeira in a tough game in Funchal 73-78. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Academica. The hosts were already 15 points ahead after 3 quarters before a 26-16 Academica's run in the last quarter cut the lead to 78-73 at the end of the game. It was an exceptional evening for American power forward Shawn Jackson (203-71, college: Johnson C. Smith) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds. His fellow American import guard Jason Smith (183-83, college: Al.-Huntsville) accounted for 19 points and 4 assists for the winning side. American-Spanish forward Arnette Hallman (199-88) came up with a double-double by scoring 16 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists and forward Joao Balseiro (192-87) added 22 points and 4 steals respectively for Academica in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. CAB Madeira moved-up to third place, which they share with Academica and Vitoria SC. CAB Madeira will play against Fisica (#7) in Torres Vedras in the next round. Academica will play on the road against Barcelos (#6) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Academica: J.Balseiro 22+4reb+1ast, A.Hallman 16+10reb+5ast, D.Simoes 16+2reb+4ast, B.Costa 13+5reb+2ast, M.Goncalves 3+6reb, T.Toler 3+3reb
CAB Madeira: J.Smith 19+3reb+4ast, S.Jackson 18+10reb+2ast, J.Manuel Coego 14+1reb, J.Coelho 11+3reb+3ast, J.Freitas 8+3reb, A.Pinto 6+4reb
gschID: 227617


  




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