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National League Standings
 1. Sony Centre F. 16-2 
 2. St.Mirren S. 15-3 
 3. Boroughmuir 14-4 
 4. Edinburgh K. 13-5 
 5. Glasgow Storm 9-9 
 6. Stirling K. 7-11 
 7. Edinburgh U. 6-12 
 8. Dunfermline R. 6-12 
 9. Glasgow Univ. 4-14 
 10. Tayside 2-16 
Stats Leaders

Points Per Game
 1 Collins, St.M20.5 
 2 Fraser, C.Erik19.8 
 3 Donnelly, C.Erik18.9 
 4 Flockhart, Ed.K.17.9 
 5 Bunyan, C.Erik17.8 
 6 Thomas, Troon15.9 
 7 Gibson, ELoth15.8 
 8 Pearson, Troon15.5 
 9 P.Campbell, Ed.K.15.2 
 10 E.Campbell Tro13.4 

Scottish Basketball (Men)

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Kieron Achara selected the top Scot playing abroad in last week's games - Jan 5, 2013


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Scottish players, who play currently abroad.


Kieron Achara
Kieron Achara
   #1. This week's number one is former international power forward Kieron Achara (208-83, agency: Two Points, college: Duquesne, currently plays in Greece). He led Kavala to a victory against the closely-ranked Kolossos (4-7) 86-72 in the Greek A1 in Saturday night's game. Achara scored 13 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 32 minutes on the court. It was his first game for Kavala this season. His team is placed 12th in the A1. Achara has a dual citizenship: Scottish and Nigerian. He played for the Scottish senior national team eight years ago.

Gareth Murray
Gareth Murray
   #2. Second place goes to an international forward Gareth Murray (201-84, agency: Prossin Sports Management, college: Kalamazoo Valley CC, currently plays in United Kingdom). Murray contributed to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Cheshire Phoenix (6-10) 95-78 in the British BBL last Sunday. He scored 11 points, grabbed 9 rebounds and dished 7 assists. Glasgow Rocks (9-7) is placed sixth in the BBL. Murray has relatively good stats this season: 14.1ppg, 6.7rpg, 2.9apg, 2FGP: 56.1%(60-107), 3FGP: 31.9% and FT: 88.1%. He is in the roster of the Scottish senior national team.

Alasdair Fraser
Alasdair Fraser
   #3. The Scottish player who performed third best last week abroad was former U18 international forward Alasdair Fraser (201-92, currently plays college basketball in the States). Fraser contributed to Maine's victory against the Boston University 63-58 in the NCAA on Wednesday night. He scored 17 points, grabbed 6 rebounds and made 3 blocks in 32 minutes. The University of Maine has 1-0 conference record this season. This year Fraser has relatively solid stats: 14.1ppg, 6.7rpg, 2.9apg, 2FGP: 56.1%(60-107), 3FGP: 31.9% and FT: 88.1% in the 16 games he played so far. He played for the Scottish U18 national team three years ago.

Dale Grieve
Dale Grieve
   #4. Guard Dale Grieve (190-92, currently plays in United Kingdom) is a teammate of previously mentioned Gareth Murray and both played together in the last British BBL game. Grieve managed to help Glasgow Rocks in a victory against the closely-ranked Cheshire Phoenix (6-10) 95-78. He scored only 2 points. This year Grieve averages just 1.3ppg in the three games. He used to play for the Scottish U18 national team back in 2010.


One more player who has never been selected to any of national teams, but has Scottish passport:

   #1. Alex Marcotullio (190-G-91, currently plays college basketball in the States), who plays in the NCAA could not help the Northwestern (0-1) to beat the University of Michigan (1-0). Marcotullio scored 5 points. The Northwestern was crushed 94-66 at home by the University of Michigan. It's Marcotullio's fourth season with the team. He has reliable stats this year: 14.1ppg, 6.7rpg and 2.9apg. Marcotullio is a naturalized American. Strangely he has never played in Scotland.


Other top Scottish players, who play abroad:

Jonny Bunyan (182-PG-92) plays for Glasgow Rocks in British BBL
Eoghan Dover (185-G/F-89) plays for Worcester Wolves in British BBL
Taulant Murati (180-PG-92) plays for SAM Massagno in Swiss LNA
Kyle Haldane (185-G-92) plays for Northumbria in British EBL D1
Keegan Dunlop (211-F-93) plays for Simon Fraser University in GNAC  




Kieron
Achara
Kieron Achara's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Scots playing currently abroad: - 1 month ago
We bring you last week's top performances from Scots who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level. This week's number one is an experienced former international power forward Kieron Achara (208-83, agency: Two Points). He led Glasgow Rocks to a victory over the closely-ranked Sheffield Sharks in the British BBL in Friday night's game.    [read more]
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Keith Bunyan
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National League Round 38: Boroughmuir beat Edinburgh U. in a derby game - 2 months ago  
National League Round 37: Edinburgh Kings defeat leader Sony Centre Fury - 2 months ago  
National League Round 36 of Regular Season - 3 months ago  
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National League Round 35 of Regular Season - 3 months ago  
Kieron Achara selected the top Scot playing abroad in last week's games - 3 months ago  
National League Round 34: Boroughmuir lose to Sony Centre Fury in the game between Top 4 teams - 3 months ago  
FURY MEN EDGE CLOSER TO TITLE WITH UNI WIN - 3 months ago  
National League Round 31 of Regular Season - 3 months ago  
Sony Centre Fury extinguish Blaze to lift 2017 Scottish Cup - 3 months ago  
GLASGOW ROCKS DEFEAT LONDON TO STAY TOP 3 - 3 months ago  
FURY COMPLETE SATURDAY TREBLE - 3 months ago  
FURY MOVE CLOSER TO TITLE WITH 17pt WIN - 3 months ago  
National League Round 30: Boroughmuir edge Dunfermline Reign by two points - 4 months ago  
National League Round 29: Leader Sony Centre Fury gets another victory - 4 months ago  
National League Round 28: Edinburgh Kings beat Edinburgh U. by two after a very close game - 4 months ago  
National League Round 27: St.Mirren S. is defeated by Boroughmuir - 4 months ago  
National League Round 26: Top-ranked Sony Centre Fury wins another game - 4 months ago  
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