24-year old guard Jence Rhoads (180-G-88) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Sf.Gheorghe and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 13. She got a double-double of 19 points and 11 assists, while her team outclassed Sp.Studentesc (#9, 5-7) with 36-point margin 91-55. Sf.Gheorghe maintains the 4th position in Romanian Division A. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Sf.Gheorghe will need more victories to improve their 9-3 record. Rhoads turned to be Sf.Gheorghe's top player in her first season with the team. Vanderbilt University graduate has very impressive stats this year. Rhoads is in league's top in assists (2nd best: 5.2apg) and averages solid 2.4spg.
Second best performed player last round was Jasmin Bailey (172-G/F-90). She is American swingman in her first season at Sf.Gheorghe. In the last game Bailey recorded impressive 20 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists. Of course together with Rhoads she helped Sf.Gheorghe with another comfortable win outscoring the lower-ranked Sp.Studentesc (#9, 5-7) 91-55. Sf.Gheorghe's 4th position in the standings has not changed. Her team's 9-3 record is not bad at all. Bailey is a newcomer at Sf.Gheorghe and quickly became one of team's most reliable players. She belongs to the best scorers in the league with 17.5ppg (#4). She also registered 8.1 boards per game.
Third place about best performers goes to forward Chrissy Givens (180-F-85) of league's leader ICIM Arad. Givens scored 22 points and grabbed fourteen rebounds (!!!). She was a key player of ICIM Arad, leading her team to a 67-50 easy win against the lower-ranked Timisoara (#7, 7-5). Many experts and fans count ICIM Arad as a contender for championship title. Another victory and another confirmation that they may be right. Just look at their record: 12 victories and only one lost games. They are currently at the very top of the standings. Givens has a great season in Romania. After 13 games, she made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 18.5ppg (3rd best). She also has 2.2spg and FGP: 63.5%.
Other top performing players last week: 4. Chantel Hilliard (187-F/C-90) of Targu Mures - 11 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists 5. Gabriela Toma (192-C-74) of Craiova - 15 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists 6. Raluca Ungureanu (180-F/C-80) of Rapid - 22 points and 10 rebounds 7. Gabriela Marginean (182-F-87) of Targoviste - 20 points and 2 rebounds 8. Claudia Pop (182-F-89) of Targoviste - 15 points 9. Tiffany Brown (165-G-86) of Timisoara - 19 points and 9 rebounds 10. Rebecca Tobin (195-F-88) of Alba Iulia - 26 points and 6 rebounds
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)
Eurobasket.com All-Romanian League 1st Team 2013
Player of the Year: Chrissy Givens (180-F-85) of ICIM Arad
Guard of the Year: Jence Rhoads (180-G-88) of Sf.Gheorghe
Forward of the Year: Chrissy Givens (180-F-85) of ICIM Arad
Center of the Year: Mekia Valentine (193-F/C-88) of Sf [read more]
Istanbul Universitesi SK added 26-year old Romanian Gabriela Marginean - May 14, 2013
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Istanbul Universitesi SK added 26-year old Romanian Gabriela Marginean (182-F-87, college: Drexel) for the next season.
The season 2012 she started at CSM Targoviste in Romanian Liga Nationala. In 36 games she recorded 14.1ppg, 3.2rpg, 1.8apg and 1.1spg this season. Marginean also played 14 games in Euroleague where she averaged impressive 17.3ppg, 3.1rpg, 1.2apg and 1.9spg. A very spectacular season in her career as she was voted to Eurobasket [read more]
Istanbul Universitesi SK added 26-year old Romanian Gabriela Marginean (182-F-87, college: Drexel) for the next season. The season 2012 she started at CSM Targoviste in Romanian Liga Nationala. In 36 games she recorded 14.1ppg, 3.2rpg, 1.8apg and 1.1spg this season. Marginean also played 14 games in Euroleague where she averaged impressive 17.3ppg, 3.1rpg, 1.2apg and 1.9spg. A very spectacular season in her career as she was voted to Eurobasket.com All-Euroleague Honorable Mention. The earlier season she played at Arras Pays d'Artois Basket Feminin (LFB) in French league. In 26 games she averaged 12.3ppg, 3.6rpg and 1.1apg. She helped them to win the cup. Marginean also played 10 games in Eurocup where she averaged remarkable 16.9ppg, 4.8rpg and 1.0spg. The previous (10-11) season she played at Panathinaikos (A1) in Greek league. In 26 games she was second best scorer with great 17.0ppg and had 7.3rpg, 1.5apg and 2.2spg that season. She contributed to her team making it to the semifinals. Great season indeed as she was selected Eurobasket.com All-Greek League Bosman Player of the Year and voted to 1st Team and voted to All-Bosmans Team. Marginean attended Drexel University until 2010 and it will be her third season in pro basketball. She was voted CAA Player of the Year back in 2009 at her college time.
ICIM Arad wins Liga Nationala Finals! - May 13, 2013
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Targoviste - ICIM Arad 82-85 (2-3)
ICIM Arad wins Liga Nationala Finals! They overcame the defending champions Targoviste 85:82 and dethroned them in the country. The guests trailed by 13 points after first quarter, but they rallied back and won the game by 3 points. 24 personal fouls committed by CSM Targoviste helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American forward Chrissy Givens (180-85, college: Middle Tenn [read more]
ICIM Arad wins Liga Nationala Finals! They overcame the defending champions Targoviste 85:82 and dethroned them in the country. The guests trailed by 13 points after first quarter, but they rallied back and won the game by 3 points. 24 personal fouls committed by CSM Targoviste helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American forward Chrissy Givens (180-85, college: Middle Tenn.St.) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 27 points, 11 rebounds and 6 assists. Her fellow American import point guard Jennifer Risper (175-87, college: Vanderbilt) contributed with 24 points and 4 assists for the winners. LBRn point guard Matee Ajavon (170-86, college: Rutgers) answered with 20 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists and Russian-Kazakhstan power forward Ksenia Tikhonenko (193-93, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) added 15 points and 12 rebounds in the effort for CSM Targoviste. Four ICIM Arad and five CSM Targoviste players scored in double figures. Top scorers: Targoviste: M.Ajavon 20+6reb+4ast, J.Robbins 15+6reb+2ast, K.Tikhonenko 15+12reb+1ast, G.Marginean 12+3reb+4ast, J.Davis 10+5reb+3ast, M.Miljkovic 6+1reb ICIM Arad: C.Givens 27+11reb+6ast, J.Risper 24+1reb+4ast, C.Wirth 18+5reb+1ast, K.Laplante 10+8reb+1ast, M.Boriga 4+2reb+1ast, A.Craciun 2+2reb
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