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Basketligan Standings
 1. Norrkoping 23-8 
 2. BC Lulea 22-8 
 3. Sodertalje 22-9 
 4. Uppsala 18-12 
 5. Boras 16-15 
 6. Jamtland 15-15 
 7. Nassjo 14-17 
 8. Umea 5-26 
 9. Malbas 3-28 
Full Standings
Last:3/24/2017
Basketettan Standings
Superettan
 1. Djurgarden 12-1 
 2. AIK 10-1 
 3. Koping 6-6 
 4. LF Future 5-6 
 5. Wetterbygden 4-7 
 6. Trelleborg 4-8 
 7. Hogsbo 3-8 
 8. Alvik Basket 2-9 
BEHN forts
 1. Norrort 11-3 
 2. KFUM Fryshuset 10-3 
 3. Jamtland II 8-5 
 4. KFUM Central 6-8 
 5. KFUM Blackeberg 4-6 
 6. KFUM Uppsala 4-8 
 7. BG Lulea 3-10 
BEHS forts
 1. IK Eos 14-2 
 2. Eskilstuna 14-2 
 3. Helsingborg 10-7 
 4. Huddinge 7-7 
 5. Lobas 7-9 
 6. RIG Mark 4-12 
 7. Hoganas 3-11 
 8. Talje 3-12 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:3/22/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/9/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Toni BIZACA
  Sodertalje
  (202-F-82)
  Avg: 18.2
 1. Bizaca, Sodertalje18.2 
 2. Washington, Boras18.1 
 3. Cinac, Jamtland17.5 
 4. Rozzell, BC Lulea17.4 
 5. Bruesewitz, Jamtl.17.2 
 6. Oglesby, Umea16.0 
 7. Darling, Norrkoping15.9 
 8. Rodgers, Malbas15.7 
 9. Johnson, Nassjo15.1 
 10. Ronnqvist, BC Lulea14.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Joakim KJELLBOM
  Norrkoping
  (212-C-79)
  Avg: 8.5
 1. Kjellbom, Norrkoping8.5 
 2. Ruffin, Nassjo8.3 
 3. Valentine, Umea8.2 
 4. Bruesewitz, Jamtl.8.1 
 5. Zuilhof, Malbas7.4 
 6. Anzuluni, BC Lulea7.1 
 7. Engstrom, Uppsala6.8 
 8. Maraker, Boras6.6 
 9. Cinac, Jamtland6.5 
 10. Elbaek, Malbas6.3 
Assists Per Game
 Jabril DURHAM
  Jamtland
  (185-G-94)
  Avg: 6.3
 1. Durham, Jamtland6.3 
 2. Washington, Boras5.8 
 3. Mbemba, Umea5.3 
 4. Lejasmeiers, Soder.4.3 
 5. Rozzell, BC Lulea4.0 
 6. Person, Uppsala3.8 
 7. Peltier, Malbas3.8 
 8. Massamba, Soder.3.5 
 9. Petersen, Malbas3.3 
 10. Johnson, Nassjo3.3 
Steals Per Game
 Yannick ANZULUNI
  BC Lulea
  (205-F-87)
  Avg: 2.1
 1. Anzuluni, BC Lulea2.1 
 2. Rozzell, BC Lulea2.1 
 3. Valentine, Umea2.0 
 4. Johnson, Nassjo2.0 
 5. Durham, Jamtland1.7 
 6. Washington, Boras1.6 
 7. Smith, Norrkoping1.6 
 8. Upshur, BC Lulea1.6 
 9. Person, Uppsala1.5 
 10. Barnes, Nassjo1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Joakim KJELLBOM
  Norrkoping
  (212-C-79)
  Avg: 2
 1. Kjellbom, Norrkoping2.0 
 2. Wolfram, Umea1.5 
 3. Spires, Sodertalje1.5 
 4. Purifoy, Jamtland1.5 
 5. Wright, Boras1.2 
 6. Valentine, Umea1.1 
 7. Nilsson, Umea1.1 
 8. Hines, Boras0.9 
 9. Upshur, BC Lulea0.8 
 10. Bruesewitz, Jamtl.0.7 
Player of the Week

 Axel Nordstrom
  Uppsala
  ( 193-F/G-94-91 )
  

 Ronnie Boggs
  Koping
  ( 192-G-78-91 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 36 (Regular Season)

Boras 55% Mar.28 Uppsala
BC Lulea 94% Mar.28 Malbas
Norrkoping 76% Mar.28 Jamtland
Sodertalje 80% Mar.28 Umea
Next Round Schedule

Round 10 (Second Stage)

Basketettan
Jamtland II 60% Mar.26 KFUM Blacke
BG Lulea Mar.26 KFUM Cent. 65%
BG Lulea Mar.25 KFUM Uppsal 62%
Lobas 63% Mar.25 Talje
IK Eos 73% Mar.25 Huddinge
Superettan
Trelleborg Mar.26 LF Future 62%
AIK 92% Mar.26 Hogsbo
Alvik Bsk Mar.26 Wetterbygden 52%
Koping Mar.25 Djurgarden 70%
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

Oostende Mar.29 Chalon 99%
Nanterre Mar.29 Telekom Bsk 53%
Basketligan Round 8: Three teams share 6-2 records - Nov 2, 2012


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Coincidentally all hosts won their games. There were many interesting games last round. The round ended with change at the leadership position and favorites losing the games.

Round 8 in Basketligan means a new league leader. The biggest surprise took place in Sundsvall where host Sundsvall Dragons (6-2) beat league's leader Sodertalje Kings (6-2) 62-58 on Friday evening. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of Sodertalje Kings. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The hosts trailed by 4 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 4-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 62-58. Sundsvall Dragons forced 20 Sodertalje Kings turnovers. The best player for the winners was American guard Alex Wesby (198-80, college: Temple, agency: R.H.Consultancy) who scored 24 points and 5 rebounds. Icelandic forward Hlynur Baeringsson (200-82) chipped in 12 points and 8 rebounds. Sundsvall Dragons' coach Peter Oqvist used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. American center Kenneth Simms (203-86, college: Cumberland, agency: JEMsports) produced a double-double by scoring 10 points and 10 rebounds for the guests. Sundsvall Dragons have a solid three-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Sodertalje and Boras. Sodertalje Kings will have a break next week, which should allow them to rest and make it back to the top of the standings. Sundsvall Dragons will try to continue on its current victory against fifth ranked Solna Vikings on the road.
The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Boras Basket as it allowed them to take a leadership position after previous leader's (Sodertalje Kings) loss. Boras Basket defeated 9th ranked LF Basket at home 92-79. American point guard James Miller (180-79, college: N.Carolina A&T, agency: Higher Vision Sports) orchestrated the victory by scoring 29 points and 6 assists. Terrence Oglesby contributed with 23 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. American guard Henry Dugat (183-87, college: Baylor) replied with 27 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists for LF Basket. As mentioned above they are at the top of the standings, which they share with Sodertalje and Sundsvall. LF Basket at the other side dropped to the eighth place with five games lost. They share the position with Jamtland and Eagles. LF Basket will play next round against KFUM Jamtland trying to get back on the winning streak. Boras Basket will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game.
Very important is a road loss of third ranked Solna Vikings (5-3) against tenth ranked White Eagles (3-5) on Thursday night. Visiting Solna Vikings were defeated by White Eagles in a tough game in Stockholm 67-75. Worth to mention a great performance of Dragoljub Kitanovic who helped to win the game recording 19 points and 5 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field). Roope Ahonen responded with 15 points. White Eagles moved-up to eighth place, which they share with LF Basket and Jamtland. Loser Solna Vikings dropped to the fourth position with three games lost. They share it with Uppsala. White Eagles will meet bottom-ranked Nassjo (#12) on the road in the next round. Solna Vikings will play against the league's second-placed Sundsvall Dragons (#2) and will have a slim chance for a victory.
Bottom-ranked Nassjo (0-8) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 84-82 loss to eleventh ranked Eco Orebro (2-6) in Orebro. The winners were led by Darris Santee who had that evening a double-double by scoring 25 points and 11 rebounds (on 11-of-13 shooting from the field). Eco Orebro maintains eleventh position with 2-6 record. Newly promoted Nassjo still closes the standings with eight games lost. Eco Orebro's next round opponent will be higher ranked 08 Stockholm (#7) on the road and it may be quite challenging game. Nassjo will play against White Eagles (#10) in Stockholm and hopes to get finally their first victory.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Norrkoping. Local Norrkoping Dolphins (5-4) outscored 8th ranked KFUM Jamtland (3-5) 87-65 on Friday night. The best player for the winners was Martin Ringstrom who scored 14 points and 9 rebounds. Norrkoping Dolphins' coach Paul Burke felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Defending champion moved-up to sixth place. Loser KFUM Jamtland keeps the eighth position with five games lost. Norrkoping Dolphins will have a break next round. KFUM Jamtland will play on the road against LF Basket (#9) in Lulea and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

Norrkoping - Jamtland 87-65

The game with biggest result difference took place in Norrkoping. Local Norrkoping Dolphins (5-4) outscored 8th ranked KFUM Jamtland (3-5) 87-65 on Friday night. The game was mostly controlled by Norrkoping Dolphins. KFUM Jamtland was better in second period 25-21. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded KFUM Jamtland 49-27 including a 32-20 advantage in defensive rebounds. Norrkoping Dolphins looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists. The best player for the winners was the former international forward Martin Ringstrom (206-81) who scored 14 points and 9 rebounds. Icelandic guard Pavel Ermolinskij (202-87, agency: I.D.S. Law) chipped in 8 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists. Four Norrkoping Dolphins players scored in double figures. Norrkoping Dolphins' coach Paul Burke felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American guard Darryl Hudson (195-85, college: Howard) produced 16 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists and American-Liberian power forward Boakai Lalugba (202-81, college: Bucknell) added 12 points and 7 rebounds respectively for the guests. Defending champion moved-up to sixth place. Loser KFUM Jamtland keeps the eighth position with five games lost. Norrkoping Dolphins will have a break next round. KFUM Jamtland will play on the road against LF Basket (#9) in Lulea and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Norrkoping: J.Hughes 14+7reb, M.Ringstrom 14+9reb+2ast, M.Lindquist 10+7reb+6ast, O.Ayuba 10+5reb+1ast, P.Ermolinskij 8+8reb+7ast, P.Hampton 7+5reb+2ast
Jamtland: D.Hudson 16+6reb+4ast, B.Lalugba 12+7reb, J.Pierre 10+3ast, D.Klaric 9+6reb+2ast, J.Ronstrom 9+1reb, L.Marolt 5+4reb
gschID: 181953


Eco Orebro - Nassjo 84-82

Bottom-ranked Nassjo (0-8) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 84-82 loss to eleventh ranked Eco Orebro (2-6) in Orebro. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Nassjo won third quarter 24-21. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Eco Orebro players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. The winners were led by American forward Darris Santee (203-87, college: UNLV) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 25 points and 11 rebounds (on 11-of-13 shooting from the field) and American-Bosnian point guard Terell Castle (182-72, college: Nicholls St., agency: Court Side) supported him with 20 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Four Eco Orebro players scored in double figures. Even 23 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists by American forward William Walker (200-87, college: Bethel, IN, agency: Warren Sports International) did not help to save the game for Nassjo. Canadian guard Tut Ruach (188-85) added 20 points, 7 assists and 6 steals (was perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line !!!) for the guests. Eco Orebro maintains eleventh position with 2-6 record. Newly promoted Nassjo still closes the standings with eight games lost. Eco Orebro's next round opponent will be higher ranked 08 Stockholm (#7) on the road and it may be quite challenging game. Nassjo will play against White Eagles (#10) in Stockholm and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Eco Orebro: D.Santee 25+11reb, T.Castle 20+5reb+5ast, B.Barton 13+4reb+5ast, T.Whitworth 12+4reb+5ast, C.Grace 8+3reb+3ast, W.Magarity 2+1reb+1ast
Nassjo: W.Walker 23+9reb+4ast, T.Ruach 20+4reb+7ast, M.Liljeqvist 8+1reb+2ast, S.Lukasiak 8+5reb, K.Palmqvist 7+2reb+2ast, S.Damjanovic 6+5reb+1ast
gschID: 181952


Sundsvall - Sodertalje 62-58

Round 8 in Basketligan means a new league leader. The biggest surprise took place in Sundsvall where host Sundsvall Dragons (6-2) beat league's leader Sodertalje Kings (6-2) 62-58 on Friday evening. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of Sodertalje Kings. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The hosts trailed by 4 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 4-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 62-58. Sundsvall Dragons forced 20 Sodertalje Kings turnovers. The best player for the winners was American guard Alex Wesby (198-80, college: Temple, agency: R.H.Consultancy) who scored 24 points and 5 rebounds. Icelandic forward Hlynur Baeringsson (200-82) chipped in 12 points and 8 rebounds. Sundsvall Dragons' coach Peter Oqvist used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. American center Kenneth Simms (203-86, college: Cumberland, agency: JEMsports) produced a double-double by scoring 10 points and 10 rebounds and Bosnian forward Toni Bizaca (202-82) added 9 points and 5 rebounds respectively for the guests. Sundsvall Dragons have a solid three-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Sodertalje and Boras. Sodertalje Kings will have a break next week, which should allow them to rest and make it back to the top of the standings. Sundsvall Dragons will try to continue on its current victory against fifth ranked Solna Vikings on the road.
Top scorers:
Sundsvall: A.Wesby 24+5reb, J.Sigurdarson 15+2reb+1ast, H.Baeringsson 12+8reb+2ast, M.Cuffee 4+11reb+1ast, A.Nilsson 3+2reb, T.Liden 2+3reb
Sodertalje: M.Pahlmblad 11+1ast, K.Simms 10+10reb+1ast, T.Bizaca 9+5reb, A.Cavars 7+2reb, M.Joseph 6+2reb+1ast, T.Borg 5+3reb+2ast
gschID: 181951


Eagles - Solna 75-67

Very important is a road loss of third ranked Solna Vikings (5-3) against tenth ranked White Eagles (3-5) on Thursday night. Visiting Solna Vikings were defeated by White Eagles in a tough game in Stockholm 67-75. White Eagles forced 22 Solna Vikings turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of Serbian center Dragoljub Kitanovic (203-85) who helped to win the game recording 19 points and 5 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) and American forward Joseph Taylor (205-85, college: Wyoming) who added 12 points and 11 rebounds during the contest. Four White Eagles players scored in double figures. Finnish guard Roope Ahonen (186-90, agency: FCM) responded with 15 points and American forward Donald Johnson (201, college: CSU Bakersfield) scored 9 points and 9 rebounds. White Eagles moved-up to eighth place, which they share with LF Basket and Jamtland. Loser Solna Vikings dropped to the fourth position with three games lost. They share it with Uppsala. White Eagles will meet bottom-ranked Nassjo (#12) on the road in the next round. Solna Vikings will play against the league's second-placed Sundsvall Dragons (#2) and will have a slim chance for a victory.
Top scorers:
Eagles: D.Kitanovic 19+5reb, R.Mbemba 19+3reb+1ast, N.Stefanovic 12+6ast, J.Taylor 12+11reb+1ast, O.Krayem 5+3reb+1ast, S.Inan 4+2reb+1ast
Solna: R.Ahonen 15+4reb+1ast, M.Levin 12+2reb+1ast, S.Toutziarakis 9+8reb, D.Johnson 9+9reb+1ast, K.Lewis 9+2reb+2ast, J.Nystrom 8+5reb+1ast
gschID: 181950


Boras - LF Basket 92-79

The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Boras Basket as it allowed them to take a leadership position after previous leader's (Sodertalje Kings) loss. Boras Basket defeated 9th ranked LF Basket at home 92-79. The game was mostly controlled by Boras Basket. LF Basket was better in third quarter 24-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They made 22-of-27 charity shots (81.5 percent) during the game. LF Basket was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. American point guard James Miller (180-79, college: N.Carolina A&T, agency: Higher Vision Sports) orchestrated the victory by scoring 29 points and 6 assists. Norwegian-American guard Terrence Oglesby (188-88, college: Clemson) contributed with 23 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. American guard Henry Dugat (183-87, college: Baylor) replied with 27 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists and American-German center Urule Igbavboa (203-87, college: Valparaiso) added 24 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for LF Basket. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. As mentioned above they are at the top of the standings, which they share with Sodertalje and Sundsvall. LF Basket at the other side dropped to the eighth place with five games lost. They share the position with Jamtland and Eagles. LF Basket will play next round against KFUM Jamtland trying to get back on the winning streak. Boras Basket will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game.
Top scorers:
Boras: J.Miller 29+4reb+6ast, T.Oglesby 23+6reb+4ast, M.Palm 12+10reb, C.McKnight 12+9reb+2ast, J.Thomas 8+15reb+2ast, M.Goransson 5+2reb+2ast
LF Basket: H.Dugat 27+9reb+5ast, U.Igbavboa 24+8reb, E.Henderson 14+7reb+1ast, C.Ryan 10+3reb+1ast, S.Ali Hussein 4+6reb+1ast, A.Isaksson 0
gschID: 181949
  




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