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 2. Alexandria 0-0 
 3. Brasov 0-0 
 4. Cluj Napoca 0-0 
 5. Galati 0-0 
 6. Iasi 0-0 
 7. ICIM Arad 0-0 
 8. Sf.Gheorghe 0-0 
 9. Sirius TgM 0-0 
 10. Targoviste 0-0 
 11. Timisoara 0-0 
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 1. Sirius TgM 3-0 
 2. Iasi 2-1 
 3. Targu Secuiesc 1-2 
 4. Oradea 0-3 
Playoff Group B
 1. Targoviste 2 3-0 
 2. Sepsi Sic 2 2-1 
 3. CSU 2 0-3 
 4. Univer. Cluj 0-3 
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Last:4/23/2016
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 1. H-Sirenos 0-0 
 2. Maccabi Ashdod 0-0 
 3. Sparta&K MR 0-0 
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 1. Abdullah Gul 0-0 
 2. MBA 0-0 
 3. PINKK-Pecsi 0-0 
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 1. Dynamo NR 0-0 
 2. Galatasaray 0-0 
 3. TTT Riga 0-0 
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 1. Good Angels 0-0 
 2. Miskolc 0-0 
 3. Olympiacos Pireus 0-0 
Group E
 1. Belfius Namur 0-0 
 2. Nymburk 0-0 
 3. Ragusa 0-0 
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 1. Castors Braine 0-0 
 2. Girona 0-0 
 3. Uniao Sportiva 0-0 
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 2. Nice 0-0 
 3. Venezia 0-0 
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 1. Lulea Basket 0-0 
 2. Udominate 0-0 
 3. Wasserburg 0-0 
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Points Per Game
 Monique REID
  Montana 2003
  (185-PF-90)
  Avg: 18.6
 1. Reid, Montana 200318.6 
 2. McKenzie, Galati18.0 
 3. Walter, Galati17.6 
 4. Brown, Alexandria16.3 
 5. Frost, Galati15.5 
 6. Bartee, Brasov15.3 
 7. Arnold, Alexandria15.0 
 8. Webb, Alba Iulia14.6 
 9. Mitov, Keltern14.2 
 10. Pesovic, Brasov13.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Carla BARTEE
  Brasov
  (182-PF-85)
  Avg: 12.3
 1. Bartee, Brasov12.3 
 2. Brown, Alexandria11.6 
 3. McKenzie, Galati11.2 
 4. Rochel, Galati10.0 
 5. Reid, Montana 20039.3 
 6. Evans, Sf.Gheorghe9.3 
 7. Thompson, Sf.Gheor.9.0 
 8. Wilson, Timisoara8.8 
 9. Toma, Targoviste8.2 
 10. Wampler, Targo.8.0 
Assists Per Game
 Chrisstasia WALTER
  Galati
  (173-G-91)
  Avg: 6
 1. Walter, Galati6.0 
 2. Arnold, Alexandria5.4 
 3. Parau, Sf.Gheorghe5.2 
 4. Nicolaescu, Rapid5.0 
 5. Green, Targoviste4.6 
 6. Hadzovic, Alba Iul.4.6 
 7. Jeffery, Sf.Gheor.4.3 
 8. Abel, Alba Iulia4.3 
 9. Diaconu, Rapid3.9 
 10. Jaksic, BLK Praha3.8 
Steals Per Game
 Tyaunna MARSHALL
  Sf.Gheor.
  (175-G-92)
  Avg: 3.1
 1. Marshall, Sf.Gheor.3.1 
 2. Walter, Galati3.1 
 3. Jeffery, Sf.Gheor.2.6 
 4. Arnold, Alexandria2.5 
 5. Green, Targoviste2.4 
 6. McKenzie, Galati2.3 
 7. Diaconu, Rapid2.1 
 8. Nicolaescu, Rapid2.0 
 9. Brown, Alexandria1.9 
 10. Thompson, Targo.1.9 
Blocks Per Game
 Cassie ROCHEL
  Galati
  (193-F-)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Rochel, Galati1.9 
 2. Toma, Targoviste1.8 
 3. Karakasevic, Alba1.4 
 4. Thompson, Sf.Gheor.1.2 
 5. Brown, Alexandria1.1 
 6. Kovacevic, Vojvo.1.0 
 7. Badi, Satu Mare1.0 
 8. Chelariu, Alexandr.0.9 
 9. Meszaros, Cluj N.0.7 
 10. Grimes, Cluj N.0.7 

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Division A Round 12: Satu Mare keeps a leadership position - Nov 25, 2012


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The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Satu Mare as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Satu Mare smashed 5th ranked Timisoara at home 93-63. The game without a history. Satu Mare led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Satu Mare outrebounded Timisoara 46-22 including a 31-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was American power forward Shanika Freeman (186-83, college: Jacksonville St.) who scored 13 points and 8 rebounds. Serbian center Dara Kovacevic (197-83) chipped in 16 points and 5 rebounds. Satu Mare's coach Dan Fleseriu felt very confident using entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was American guard Tiffany Brown (165-86, college: Georgia South) who recorded 18 points and 5 rebounds. Satu Mare have a solid four-game winning streak. As mentioned above they are at the top of the standings, which they share with ICIM Arad. Timisoara lost third consecutive game. They keep the fifth place with four games lost. They share the position with Alexandria and Alba Iulia. Timisoara will play next round against strong ICIM Arad trying to get back on the winning streak. Satu Mare will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game.
Leader ICIM Arad delivered the eleventh victory. This time they crushed 13th ranked Rapid (3-9) 89-39. It was a good game for Serbian forward Suzana Milovanovic (185-79, agency: LBM Management) who led her team to a victory with 18 points and 8 rebounds. Adela Mercea contributed with 11 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. Coach 's team controlled all game and the coach could let to play 11 players and allowed the starting five to rest. Swingman Claudia Ene (178-88) replied with 15 points and 4 steals for Rapid. ICIM Arad maintains first position with 11-1 record, which they share with Satu Mare. Rapid lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the thirteenth place with nine games lost. ICIM Arad will play against Timisoara (#6) on the road in the next round where they are favorite. Rapid will play against CSM Targoviste (#3) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Bottom-ranked Oradea (0-12) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 77-44 loss to eleventh ranked Brasov (4-8) in Brasov on Sunday evening. Worth to mention a great performance of Cristina Grama who helped to win the game recording 13 points. The best for the losing side was Alexandra Vlaicu with 16 points and 5 rebounds. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Brasov maintains eleventh position with 4-8 record. Oradea at the other side still closes the standings with 12 games lost. Brasov will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Oradea will play against Craiova (#9) in Craiova and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Bottom-ranked Oradea (0-12) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 73-23 loss to third ranked CSM Targoviste (10-1) in Oradea. The winners were led by Ksenia Tikhonenko who had that evening a double-double by scoring 12 points and 10 rebounds. CSM Targoviste have a solid four-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains third position with 10-1 record behind leader Satu Mare. Oradea at the other side still closes the standings with 12 games lost. CSM Targoviste's next round opponent will be Rapid (#13) in Bucuresti and are hoping to win another game. Oradea will play at home against Craiova in Craiova and looks forward to get finally their first victory.
The game in Alba Iulia was also quite interesting. One of their biggest challengers Sf.Gheorghe (8-3) played at the court of sixth ranked Alba Iulia (7-4). Alba Iulia managed to secure a 6-point victory 68-62 on Saturday. It ended at the same time the six-game winning streak of Sf.Gheorghe. The game was dominated by American players. The best player for the winners was Amanda Thompson who had a double-double by scoring 22 points and 18 rebounds. Alba Iulia have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Alexandria and Timisoara. Loser Sf.Gheorghe keeps the fourth position with three games lost. Alba Iulia will face Alexandria (#5) on the road in the next round. Sf.Gheorghe will play against Sp.Studentesc in Bucuresti.

Rest of the games of round 12 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Cluj Napoca were crushed by Craiova in Craiova 79-32. Targoviste smashed Olimpia at home 116-24. Rapid was destroyed by Sp.Studentesc on the opponent's court 77-47. Targu Mures unfortunately lost to Alexandria in a home game 49-64.
The best stats of 12th round was 19 points and 6 rebounds by Natalie Novosel of Targoviste.



Brasov - Oradea 77-44

Bottom-ranked Oradea (0-12) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 77-44 loss to eleventh ranked Brasov (4-8) in Brasov on Sunday evening. The game was mostly controlled by Brasov. Oradea managed to win third quarter 15-14. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Oradea to just 7 points in fourth quarter. Brasov dominated down low during the game scoring 52 of its points in the paint compared to Oradea's 18. Brasov forced 30 Oradea turnovers and outrebounded them 39-27 including 25 on the defensive glass. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Brasov made 7 blocks. Worth to mention a great performance of point guard Cristina Grama (169-91) who helped to win the game recording 13 points and American forward Melani Thornton (185-88, college: Butler) who added 10 points and 8 rebounds during the contest. Five Brasov players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was forward Alexandra Vlaicu (178-91) with 16 points and 5 rebounds and center Mihaela Adi (190-88) produced a double-double by scoring 10 points and 10 rebounds. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Brasov maintains eleventh position with 4-8 record. Oradea at the other side still closes the standings with 12 games lost. Brasov will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Oradea will play against Craiova (#9) in Craiova and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Oradea: A.Vlaicu 16+5reb+2ast, R.Chis 13+4reb+2ast, M.Adi 10+10reb+1ast, I.Gavra 3+2reb+1ast, C.Tigan 2+3reb, F.Marie 0
Brasov: C.Grama 13+4reb+2ast, C.Usurelu 12+4reb+1ast, G.Necula 10+5reb, B.Mingo 10+3reb+3ast, M.Thornton 10+8reb, G.Cursaru 7+1reb+5ast
gschID: 197708


Satu Mare - Timisoara 93-63

The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Satu Mare as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Satu Mare smashed 5th ranked Timisoara at home 93-63. The game without a history. Satu Mare led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Satu Mare outrebounded Timisoara 46-22 including a 31-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was American power forward Shanika Freeman (186-83, college: Jacksonville St.) who scored 13 points and 8 rebounds. Serbian center Dara Kovacevic (197-83) chipped in 16 points and 5 rebounds. Four Satu Mare players scored in double figures. Satu Mare's coach Dan Fleseriu felt very confident using entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was American guard Tiffany Brown (165-86, college: Georgia South) who recorded 18 points and 5 rebounds and power forward Adina Stoiedin (186-91) added 16 points and 6 rebounds respectively. Satu Mare have a solid four-game winning streak. As mentioned above they are at the top of the standings, which they share with ICIM Arad. Timisoara lost third consecutive game. They keep the fifth place with four games lost. They share the position with Alexandria and Alba Iulia. Timisoara will play next round against strong ICIM Arad trying to get back on the winning streak. Satu Mare will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game.
Top scorers:
Timisoara: T.Brown 18+5reb+3ast, A.Stoiedin 16+6reb, A.Thompson 8+1reb, B.Pesovic 7+3reb+2ast, C.Zidaru 5+2reb+1ast, A.Haas 5+3reb+1ast
Satu Mare: D.Kovacevic 16+5reb+2ast, I.Lucas 13+5reb+1ast, S.Freeman 13+8reb+2ast, A.Parau 10+4reb+2ast, R.Felicia Giurgiu 9+1reb, R.Szmutku 7+1reb
gschID: 197707


Craiova - Cluj Napoca 79-32

There was no surprise when 11th ranked Cluj Napoca (3-8) was crushed on the road by ninth ranked Craiova (5-7) 79-32 on Saturday. The game without a history. Craiova led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Cluj Napoca to just 4 points in first quarter. Craiova held Cluj Napoca to an opponent 20.0 percent shooting from the field compared to 48.5 percent accuracy of the winners. Craiova forced 27 Cluj Napoca turnovers and outrebounded them 42-30 including 28 on the defensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists comparing to just 3 passes made by Cluj Napoca's players. The best player for the winners was Serbian center Zorica Mitov (189-87) who had a double-double by scoring 16 points and 14 rebounds. The former international center Gabriela Toma (192-74) chipped in 9 points and 6 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was center Luminita Manta (192-90) who recorded 2 points and 10 rebounds and center Andreea Pop (180-90) added 8 points respectively. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. Craiova maintains ninth position with 5-7 record. Loser Cluj Napoca dropped to the twelfth place with eight games lost. Craiova will face bottom-ranked Oradea (#15) in Oradea in the next round where they are favorite. Cluj Napoca will play at home against Targu Mures and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Cluj Napoca: A.Pop 8+3reb+1ast, O.Precup 6+2reb, R.Patrut 5+6reb, N.Pop 4+2reb, A.Pricop 3+3reb+1ast, L.Manta 2+10reb+1ast
Craiova: Z.Mitov 16+14reb, M.Prlja 11+5ast, K.Guidry 10+1reb+3ast, B.Barbu 9+4reb+1ast, G.Toma 9+6reb+1ast, C.Ceausu 7+6reb
gschID: 197702


Targoviste - Olimpia 116-24

No shocking result in a game when third ranked CSM Targoviste (10-1) smashed at home 14th ranked Olimpia (1-11) 116-24 on Saturday. The game without a history. CSM Targoviste led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Olimpia to just 4 points in fourth quarter and to 11 points in second half. CSM Targoviste held Olimpia to an opponent 16.7 percent shooting from the field compared to 63.2 percent accuracy of the winners. CSM Targoviste forced 32 Olimpia turnovers and outrebounded them 47-17 including a 33-12 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a great shooting night for CSM Targoviste especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 58.8 percentage. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 37 assists comparing to just 3 passes made by Olimpia's players. The best player for the winners was American guard Natalie Novosel (180-89, college: Notre Dame, agency: LBM Management) who scored 19 points and 6 rebounds (perfect from downtown making all five shots). Russian-Kazakhstan power forward Ksenia Tikhonenko (193-93, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) chipped in 16 points and 9 rebounds. Four CSM Targoviste players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was forward Gabriela Munteanu (177-88) who recorded 13 points and 5 rebounds and guard Tunde Kilin (171-91) added 6 points respectively. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. CSM Targoviste have a solid four-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains third position with 10-1 record behind leader Satu Mare. Olimpia lost eighth consecutive game. They keep the fourteenth place with 11 games lost. CSM Targoviste will face Rapid (#13) in Bucuresti in the next round and are hoping to win another game.
Top scorers:
Olimpia: G.Munteanu 13+5reb, T.Kilin 6+1reb+1ast, A.Chitanu 2+2reb, M.Chelariu 2+3reb, A.Dumitrache 1, C.Potop 0
Targoviste: N.Novosel 19+6reb+3ast, I.Matic 18+7reb, K.Tikhonenko 16+9reb+1ast, A.Hutanu 13+2reb+3ast, R.Filip 11+8reb+4ast, C.Pop 9+1reb+1ast
gschID: 197706


Sp.Studentesc - Rapid 77-47

Very expected game in Bucuresti where 13th ranked Rapid (3-9) was rolled over by eighth ranked Sp.Studentesc (5-6) 77-47 on Saturday. The game without a history. Sp.Studentesc led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Sp.Studentesc forced 19 Rapid turnovers and outrebounded them 47-24 including a 32-16 advantage in defensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was American guard Brandie Hoskins (175-85) who scored 21 points and 8 rebounds. Bosnian center Emina Demirovic (186-85) chipped in 7 points and 17 rebounds. Four Sp.Studentesc players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was swingman Claudia Ene (178-88) who recorded 6 points and 5 rebounds and Moldovan guard Natalia Burlakova (175-84) added 10 points respectively. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. Sp.Studentesc have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain eighth position with 5-6 record. Rapid lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the thirteenth place with nine games lost. Sp.Studentesc will face higher ranked Sf.Gheorghe (#4) in Sfantu Gheorghe in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Rapid will play at home against CSM Targoviste (#3).
Top scorers:
Rapid: N.Burlakova 10+3reb, G.Vlad 8+2reb, C.Ene 6+5reb+3ast, A.Cuatu 5+1reb+1ast, M.Nicolaescu 5+1reb+2ast, L.Usurelu 4+4reb
Sp.Studentesc: B.Hoskins 21+8reb+1ast, M.Beljanski 11+2reb+2ast, V.Erak 11+7reb, S.Knezevic 11+5reb, M.Ristic 8+1reb+5ast, E.Demirovic 7+17reb+1ast
gschID: 197705


Alba Iulia - Sf.Gheorghe 68-62

The game in Alba Iulia was also quite interesting. One of their biggest challengers Sf.Gheorghe (8-3) played at the court of sixth ranked Alba Iulia (7-4). Alba Iulia managed to secure a 6-point victory 68-62 on Saturday. It ended at the same time the six-game winning streak of Sf.Gheorghe. The hosts trailed by 8 points after first quarter, but they rallied back and won the game by 6 points. Alba Iulia made 16-of-19 free shots (84.2 percent) during the game. The game was dominated by American players. The best player for the winners was forward Amanda Thompson (183-87, college: Oklahoma) who had a double-double by scoring 22 points and 18 rebounds. Forward Rebecca Tobin (195-88, college: Arizona St.) chipped in a double-double by scoring 18 points and 11 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was guard Jence Rhoads (180-88, college: Vanderbilt) who recorded 13 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists and swingman Jasmin Bailey (172-90, college: Ill.-Chicago) added 15 points and 5 rebounds respectively. Alba Iulia have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Alexandria and Timisoara. Loser Sf.Gheorghe keeps the fourth position with three games lost. Alba Iulia will face Alexandria (#5) on the road in the next round. Sf.Gheorghe will play against Sp.Studentesc in Bucuresti.
Top scorers:
Sf.Gheorghe: J.Bailey 15+5reb+2ast, M.Ivanovic 14+1reb, J.Rhoads 13+7reb+5ast, T.Wampler 8+7reb+2ast, M.Valentine 6+11reb+2ast, V.Dinca 4+1reb
Alba Iulia: A.Thompson 22+18reb+3ast, R.Tobin 18+11reb, R.Tarta 10+2reb+3ast, E.Abramzon 6+4reb+5ast, J.Vukoje 6+1ast, T.Brantlova 3+2reb+3ast
gschID: 197704


Targu Mures - Alexandria 49-64

Rather predictable result when seventh ranked Alexandria (7-4) beat on the road 9th ranked Targu Mures (4-7) 64-49 on Saturday. The game was mostly controlled by Alexandria. Targu Mures was better in fourth quarter 12-10. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Alexandria forced 22 Targu Mures turnovers. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Alexandria made 8 blocks. The game was also dominated by American players. The best player for the winners was guard Chelsea Lyons (175, college: Wisc.-Green Bay) who scored 20 points and 6 rebounds. Forward Ashley Arlen (187-90, college: Wayne St., NE, agency: Gamble Sports Management) chipped in a double-double by scoring 14 points and 10 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was power forward Chantel Hilliard (187-90, college: Auburn) who recorded 8 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists and power forward Lashawn Johnson (188-86, college: Illinois St.) added 5 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists respectively. Alexandria have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Alba Iulia and Timisoara. Loser Targu Mures dropped to the tenth position with seven games lost. Alexandria will face Alba Iulia (#7) at home in the next round. Targu Mures will play against Cluj Napoca and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Targu Mures: D.Walker 12+3reb+1ast, T.Wysinger-Mackey 9+7reb, C.Hilliard 8+5reb+5ast, A.Adams 6+4reb, T.Riggs 5+2reb+2ast, L.Johnson 5+7reb+5ast
Alexandria: C.Lyons 20+6reb+1ast, S.Arnold 18+3reb+3ast, A.Arlen 14+10reb+2ast, A.Chivu 6+3reb+1ast, R.Alecu 3, G.Rus 2+10reb+1ast
gschID: 197703


Round 15
ICIM Arad - Rapid 89-39

Leader ICIM Arad delivered the eleventh victory. This time they crushed 13th ranked Rapid (3-9) 89-39. The game without a history. ICIM Arad led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Rapid to just 6 points in second quarter. ICIM Arad held Rapid to an opponent 21.5 percent shooting from the field compared to 50.0 percent accuracy of the winners. ICIM Arad forced 23 Rapid turnovers and outrebounded them 50-28 including a 34-18 advantage in defensive rebounds. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 26 assists comparing to just 7 passes made by Rapid's players. It was a good game for Serbian forward Suzana Milovanovic (185-79, agency: LBM Management) who led her team to a victory with 18 points and 8 rebounds. Guard Adela Mercea (170-85) contributed with a double-double by scoring 11 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. Four ICIM Arad players scored in double figures. Coach 's team controlled all game and the coach could let to play 11 players and allowed the starting five to rest. Swingman Claudia Ene (178-88) replied with 15 points and 4 steals and swingman Ana Cuatu (178-92) added 9 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Rapid. ICIM Arad maintains first position with 11-1 record, which they share with Satu Mare. Rapid lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the thirteenth place with nine games lost. ICIM Arad will play against Timisoara (#6) on the road in the next round where they are favorite. Rapid will play against CSM Targoviste (#3) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Rapid: C.Ene 15+4reb+2ast, A.Cuatu 9+7reb+2ast, L.Usurelu 5+7reb, G.Vlad 3+1reb, E.Constantin 2+2reb+1ast, A.Hurmuz 2+2reb
ICIM Arad: S.Milovanovic 18+8reb+2ast, D.Moraru 12+3reb+1ast, C.Cutas 11+4reb+2ast, A.Mercea 11+10reb+6ast, C.Givens 9+3reb+1ast, C.Bartee 7+10reb+2ast
gschID: 229068


Round 9
Oradea - Targoviste 23-73

Bottom-ranked Oradea (0-12) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 73-23 loss to third ranked CSM Targoviste (10-1) in Oradea. The game without a history. CSM Targoviste led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Oradea to just 2 points in first quarter and to 9 points in first half. CSM Targoviste held Oradea to an opponent 22.0 percent shooting from the field compared to 57.9 percent accuracy of the winners. CSM Targoviste forced 27 Oradea turnovers and outrebounded them 37-13 including a 26-11 advantage in defensive rebounds. CSM Targoviste players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists comparing to just 1 passes made by Oradea's players. The winners were led by Russian-Kazakhstan power forward Ksenia Tikhonenko (193-93, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 12 points and 10 rebounds and international forward Claudia Pop (182-89) supported her with 13 points. Even 5 points and 5 rebounds by Ruxandra Chis (176-93) did not help to save the game for Oradea. Power forward Carla Tigan (182-93) added 8 points. CSM Targoviste have a solid four-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains third position with 10-1 record behind leader Satu Mare. Oradea at the other side still closes the standings with 12 games lost. CSM Targoviste's next round opponent will be Rapid (#13) in Bucuresti and are hoping to win another game. Oradea will play at home against Craiova in Craiova and looks forward to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Oradea: C.Tigan 8+2reb, R.Chis 5+5reb+1ast, A.Vlaicu 5+2reb, I.Gavra 4+2reb, M.Adi 1, O.Moza 0
Targoviste: C.Pop 13+4reb+3ast, K.Tikhonenko 12+10reb+2ast, M.Bjelica 9+5reb+1ast, M.Miljkovic 8+4reb+5ast, A.Stoenescu 8+3reb+2ast, A.Hutanu 8+6reb+1ast
gschID: 228002


  




Matea Tavic
Satu Mare lands Matea Tavic - 3 days ago

CS Municipal Satu Mare (Liga I) tabbed 24-year old Bosnian international guard Matea Tavic (178-92). She played most recently at Sf.Gheorghe in the Liga Nationala. In 27 games she averaged 8.3ppg, 2.3rpg, 1.6apg and 1.3spg last season. Liga I will be definitely a better match and she can see more playing time. Tavic helped them to win the League title and the cup. She can count that season as a very successful as was selected to Eurobasket.com Romanian League All-Bosmans Team. The previou...   [read more]

Porsche
Poole
Targoviste welcomes back Poole - 17 days ago

CS Municipal Targoviste (Liga Nationala) landed 27-year old American international guard Porsche Poole (172-89, college: Michigan State). It is actually her comeback to CSM Targoviste as she has played here before. Poole played in the summer at Taiwan in Eurobasket Summer League in Atlanta II, which helped her to get the job in pro basketball. In three ESL games she was third best scorer with impressive 15.7ppg and recorded 6.0rpg and 4.0apg. She was selected to EuroBasket Summer League i...   [read more]

Monique
Coker
Coker re-signs at Targoviste - 17 days ago

CS Municipal Targoviste (Liga Nationala) confirmed in their roster experienced 34-year old American forward Monique Coker (185-82, college: ODU, agency: Regeneracom Sports). She has played there for the last three seasons. In 30 Liga Nationala games she recorded 14.9ppg, 7.2rpg, 1.4apg, 1.9spg and 1.2bpg in 2014-15 season. Coker helped them to win the League title despite they ended the regular season at the second place. A very spectacular season in her career as she was voted to Eurobas...   [read more]


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