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Basketligan Standings
 1. BC Lulea 0-0 
 2. Boras 0-0 
 3. Jamtland 0-0 
 4. Malbas 0-0 
 5. Nassjo 0-0 
 6. Norrkoping 0-0 
 7. Sodertalje 0-0 
 8. Umea 0-0 
 9. Uppsala 0-0 
Last:7/30/2016
Basketettan Standings
North
 1. AIK 0-0 
 2. Alvik Basket 0-0 
 3. BG Lulea 0-0 
 4. Djurgarden 0-0 
 5. Jamtland II 0-0 
 6. KFUM Blackeberg 0-0 
 7. KFUM Central 0-0 
 8. KFUM Fryshuset 0-0 
 9. KFUM Uppsala 0-0 
 10. LF Future 0-0 
 11. Norrort 0-0 
 12. Solna Vikings 0-0 
South
 1. Eskilstuna 0-0 
 2. Helsingborg 0-0 
 3. Hoganas 0-0 
 4. Hogsbo 0-0 
 5. Huddinge 0-0 
 6. IK Eos 0-0 
 7. Koping 0-0 
 8. Lobas 0-0 
 9. RIG Mark 0-0 
 10. Talje 0-0 
 11. Trelleborg 0-0 
 12. Wetterbygden 0-0 
Last:7/30/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. Chalon 0-0 
Group B
 1. Gravelines 0-0 
 2. Limburg United 0-0 
Group C
 1. Mons-Hainaut 0-0 
 2. Telekom Bsk 0-0 
Group D
 1. Antwerp 0-0 
 2. Nanterre 0-0 
Group E
 1. Oberwart 0-0 
 2. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
Group F
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Steaua CSM 0-0 
Group G
 1. Gaziantep 0-0 
 2. Peja 0-0 
Group H
 1. Enisey 0-0 
 2. Sigal Prishtina 0-0 
Group I
 1. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 2. Vytautas 0-0 
Group J
 1. Apoel 0-0 
 2. BK Opava 0-0 
 3. Siauliai 0-0 
Group Q
 1. Demir IBB 0-0 
 2. Kormend 0-0 
 3. Sopron KC 0-0 
 4. Targu Mures 0-0 
Last:8/9/2016
Points Per Game
 Corin HENRY
  Jamtland
  (180-PG-88)
  Avg: 20.6
 1. Henry, Jamtland20.6 
 2. Burrows, LF Basket20.1 
 3. Lindqvist, Spirou18.4 
 4. Barton, Sundsvall18.0 
 5. Anzuluni, Umea17.5 
 6. Bizaca, Sodertalje16.9 
 7. Baker, Logan T.16.8 
 8. Maraker, Boras16.3 
 9. Krayem, Boras16.0 
 10. Sigurdarson, Boras15.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Joakim KJELLBOM
  Norrkoping
  (212-C-79)
  Avg: 10.8
 1. Kjellbom, Norrkopi.10.8 
 2. Baeringsson, Sunds.10.1 
 3. Engstrom, Malbas9.7 
 4. Anzuluni, Umea8.6 
 5. Burrows, LF Basket8.3 
 6. Nordstrom, Uppsala8.1 
 7. Szabo, Eco Orebro7.9 
 8. Anderson, Soder.7.7 
 9. Maraker, Boras7.6 
 10. Pavlovic, Eco O.7.6 
Assists Per Game
 Toni PROSTRAN
  LF Basket
  (182-G-91)
  Avg: 7.2
 1. Prostran, LF Bask.7.2 
 2. Krayem, Boras6.2 
 3. Barton, Sundsvall5.9 
 4. Henry, Jamtland5.7 
 5. Solevic, Nassjo5.0 
 6. Bowlin, Sodertalje4.3 
 7. Darboe, Boras4.1 
 8. Smith, Norrkoping3.9 
 9. Peltier, Eco Orebro3.9 
 10. Pierre, Umea3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Yannick ANZULUNI
  Umea
  (204-F-87)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Anzuluni, Umea2.4 
 2. Henry, Jamtland2.1 
 3. Rackley, Malbas1.8 
 4. Solevic, Nassjo1.8 
 5. Person, Uppsala1.6 
 6. Bowlin, Sodertalje1.6 
 7. Krayem, Boras1.6 
 8. Starks, Eco Orebro1.6 
 9. Dawit, Umea1.5 
 10. Perine, Umea1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Joakim KJELLBOM
  Norrkoping
  (212-C-79)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Kjellbom, Norrkopi.1.8 
 2. Vitali, Boras1.6 
 3. Spires, Sodertalje1.3 
 4. Engstrom, Malbas1.2 
 5. Burrows, LF Basket1.2 
 6. Ruffin, Nassjo1.1 
 7. Anzuluni, Umea1.0 
 8. Darling, Nassjo0.8 
 9. Palm, Boras0.8 
 10. Markusson, Jamtl.0.8 

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First Round Schedule
Sodertalje 50% Oct.8 Norrkoping
Malbas 50% Oct.7 Nassjo
Umea 50% Oct.7 BC Lulea
Boras 50% Oct.6 Jamtland
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First Round Schedule
Hoganas 50% Oct.2 Hogsbo
KFUM Cent. 50% Oct.2 Jamtland II
KFUM Uppsal 50% Oct.2 BG Lulea
Trelleborg 50% Oct.2 Helsingborg
Huddinge 50% Oct.2 Wetterbygden
KFUM Blacke 50% Oct.2 LF Future
KFUM Uppsal 50% Oct.1 Jamtland II
Talje 50% Oct.1 Wetterbygden
Lobas 50% Oct.1 Hogsbo
AIK 50% Oct.1 KFUM Blacke
KFUM Fryshu 50% Oct.1 BG Lulea
RIG Mark 50% Oct.1 IK Eos
Solna Viking 50% Oct.1 LF Future
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First Round Schedule
Sopron KC 50% Sep.28 Kormend
Targu Mures 50% Sep.28 Demir IBB
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Sundsvall wins the Regular Season with 27-6 record - Mar 9, 2013


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Cuffee
The Regular Season in Basketligan just ended.

The game between Top Four teams took place in Norrkoping. 4th placed host Norrkoping Dolphins (21-12) lost to first ranked Sundsvall Dragons (27-6) 93-85. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Norrkoping Dolphins. The guests trailed by 5 points after three quarters before their 24-11 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Sundsvall Dragons made 18-of-20 free shots (90.0 percent) during the game. They shot the lights out from three sinking 13 long-distance shots on high 54.2 percentage. American guard Michael Cuffee (195-83, college: Middle Tenn.St.) stepped up and scored 24 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners and his fellow American import guard Alex Wesby (198-80, college: Temple, agency: R.H.Consultancy) chipped in 21 points and 5 rebounds. The best for the losing side was Icelandic guard Pavel Ermolinskij (202-87, agency: I.D.S. Law) with 19 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists. Sundsvall Dragons maintains first place with 27-6 record. Defending champion Norrkoping Dolphins keep the fourth position with 12 games lost. They share it with Boras.
Eleventh ranked White Eagles (7-26) crushed at home 10th ranked Nassjo (7-26) by 21 points 90-69, which is the biggest margin this round. American point guard Brandon McKnight (188-83, college: Purdue) nailed 23 points and 7 assists (went 10 for 10 at the free throw line !!!) for the winning side and Ronaldas Rutkauskas accounted for 15 points and 10 rebounds. Canadian point guard Tut Ruach (188-85) came up with 21 points and 9 assists for Nassjo in the defeat. Nassjo's coach Stefan Timbus gave up on the game allowing to play ten players seeing no chance for a win. White Eagles moved-up to tenth place, which they share with defeated Nassjo. Nassjo lost third consecutive game.

There were no shocking results in the rest of the games of round 33: bottom-ranked Eco Orebro lost to LF Basket on the opponent's court 90-94. Uppsala managed to outperform Solna in a home game 80-68. Boras recorded a loss to Sodertalje on the road 99-85. 08 defeated Jamtland on its own court 83-74.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 22 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists by Tobias Borg of Sodertalje.


LF Basket - Eco Orebro 94-90

Very expected game in Lulea where 12th ranked Eco Orebro (5-28) was defeated by seventh ranked LF Basket (17-16) 94-90. However just four-point win is not that big difference and the fans of host team counted on more convincing victory. The hosts were ahead by 5 points but lost the second period ending it with a 2-point deficit before their 25-19 run, which allowed them to win the game. The former international guard Christopher Ryan (196-90) nailed 20 points and 5 rebounds for the winning side and American guard Henry Dugat (183-87, college: Baylor) accounted for 13 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. LF Basket's coach Charles Barton allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. William Magarity (210-93) came up with a double-double by scoring 27 points and 13 rebounds and American-Bosnian point guard Terell Castle (182-72, college: Nicholls St., agency: Court Side) added 20 points and 9 assists respectively for Eco Orebro in the defeat. Four LF Basket and five Eco Orebro players scored in double figures. LF Basket have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They maintain seventh place with 17-16 record. Eco Orebro lost ninth consecutive game. They stay dead last with 28 lost games.
Top scorers:
LF Basket: C.Ryan 20+5reb+1ast, A.Person 17+4reb+2ast, J.Akesson 17+3reb, U.Igbavboa 13+7reb+1ast, H.Dugat 13+8reb+4ast, C.Grace 8+7reb+6ast
Eco Orebro: W.Magarity 27+13reb, T.Castle 20+3reb+9ast, B.Barton 19+1reb+4ast, F.Urli 12+6reb+3ast, P.McDonald 10+5reb+1ast, R.Duric 2+3reb+1ast
gschID: 182103


Uppsala - Solna 80-68

Rather predictable result when second ranked Uppsala Basket (25-8) defeated at home 6th ranked Solna Vikings (20-13) 80-68. The game without a history. Uppsala Basket led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Uppsala Basket outrebounded Solna Vikings 37-22 including a 15-3 advantage in offensive rebounds. American forward Keith Wright (203-89, college: Harvard) nailed a double-double by scoring 13 points and 15 rebounds for the winning side and the former international Johan Jeansson (198-85) accounted for 19 points. Four Uppsala Basket players scored in double figures. Greek center Stavros Toutziarakis (210-87, agency: FCM) came up with 19 points and 8 rebounds and American guard Kelvin Lewis (195-88, college: Houston, agency: Pro One Sports) added 20 points respectively for Solna Vikings in the defeat. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Uppsala Basket have a solid series of four victories in a row. They maintain second place with 25-8 record having just two points less than leader Sundsvall. Solna Vikings at the other side keep the sixth position with 13 games lost.
Top scorers:
Uppsala: J.Jeansson 19+2reb, O.Nnamaka 14+2reb, K.Wright 13+15reb+3ast, J.Robinson 11+2reb+2ast, M.Nakos 8, O.Lindell 4+4reb+1ast
Solna: K.Lewis 20+2reb+2ast, S.Toutziarakis 19+8reb+1ast, M.Levin 11+3reb, D.Johnson 8+3reb+2ast, V.Mandic 4+1reb+4ast, J.Nystrom 2+3reb
gschID: 182102


Norrkoping - Sundsvall 85-93

The game between Top Four teams took place in Norrkoping. 4th placed host Norrkoping Dolphins (21-12) lost to first ranked Sundsvall Dragons (27-6) 93-85. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Norrkoping Dolphins. The guests trailed by 5 points after three quarters before their 24-11 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Sundsvall Dragons made 18-of-20 free shots (90.0 percent) during the game. They shot the lights out from three sinking 13 long-distance shots on high 54.2 percentage. American guard Michael Cuffee (195-83, college: Middle Tenn.St.) stepped up and scored 24 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners and his fellow American import guard Alex Wesby (198-80, college: Temple, agency: R.H.Consultancy) chipped in 21 points and 5 rebounds. The best for the losing side was Icelandic guard Pavel Ermolinskij (202-87, agency: I.D.S. Law) with 19 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists and the former international center Joakim Kjellbom (213-79, college: N.Arizona) scored 13 points and 8 rebounds. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Sundsvall Dragons maintains first place with 27-6 record. Defending champion Norrkoping Dolphins keep the fourth position with 12 games lost. They share it with Boras.
Top scorers:
Sundsvall: M.Cuffee 24+5reb+5ast, A.Wesby 21+5reb+1ast, J.Sigurdarson 14+4reb+3ast, H.Baeringsson 14+8reb+3ast, T.Liden 13+1reb+3ast, A.Nilsson 6
Norrkoping: P.Ermolinskij 19+8reb+6ast, M.Ringstrom 13+3reb+3ast, M.Lindquist 13+3reb, O.Ayuba 13+3reb+2ast, J.Kjellbom 13+8reb+2ast, A.Saks 6+4reb+1ast
gschID: 182101


Sodertalje - Boras 99-85

Not a big story in a game when 5th ranked Boras Basket (21-12) was defeated on the road by third ranked Sodertalje Kings (24-9) 99-85. The game was mostly controlled by Sodertalje Kings. Boras Basket was better in fourth quarter 28-23. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Sodertalje Kings dominated down low during the game scoring 70 of its points in the paint compared to Boras Basket's 50. They outrebounded Boras Basket 39-24 including 27 on the defensive glass. Sodertalje Kings players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. International point guard Tobias Borg (183-93) nailed 22 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists for the winning side and American point guard John Roberson (180-88, college: Texas Tech) accounted for 16 points and 7 assists. Five Sodertalje Kings players scored in double figures. Sodertalje Kings' coach Vedran Bosnic allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. The former international center Michael Palm (209-79, college: W.Washington, agency: R.H.Consultancy) came up with 17 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists and American point guard James Miller (180-79, college: N.Carolina A&T, agency: Higher Vision Sports) added 22 points and 4 assists respectively for Boras Basket in the defeat. Sodertalje Kings maintains third place with 24-9 record having just three points less than leader Sundsvall. Boras Basket lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the fourth position with 12 games lost. They share it with Norrkoping.
Top scorers:
Sodertalje: T.Borg 22+8reb+6ast, W.Grenthe 17+6reb+1ast, J.Roberson 16+4reb+7ast, A.Lindqvist 16+4reb, K.Simms 14+7reb+2ast, A.Chuk 5+4reb+4ast
Boras: J.Miller 22+1reb+4ast, C.McKnight 18+7reb+1ast, M.Palm 17+8reb+4ast, M.Goransson 9+2reb+1ast, T.Oglesby 8+1reb+1ast, H.Carlsson 7+3reb
gschID: 182100


Eagles - Nassjo 90-69

Eleventh ranked White Eagles (7-26) crushed at home 10th ranked Nassjo (7-26) by 21 points 90-69, which is the biggest margin this round. White Eagles made 28-of-33 charity shots (84.8 percent) during the game, while Nassjo only scored five points from the stripe. American point guard Brandon McKnight (188-83, college: Purdue) nailed 23 points and 7 assists (went 10 for 10 at the free throw line !!!) for the winning side and Lithuanian forward Ronaldas Rutkauskas (203-92) accounted for 15 points and 10 rebounds. Five White Eagles players scored in double figures. Canadian point guard Tut Ruach (188-85) came up with 21 points and 9 assists and Polish center Szymon Lukasiak (208-87, college: Jacksonville) added 21 points respectively for Nassjo in the defeat. Nassjo's coach Stefan Timbus gave up on the game allowing to play ten players seeing no chance for a win. White Eagles moved-up to tenth place, which they share with defeated Nassjo. Nassjo lost third consecutive game.
Top scorers:
Eagles: B.McKnight 23+1reb+7ast, C.Guyton 18+6reb+3ast, R.Rutkauskas 15+10reb+3ast, A.Cavars 14+3reb+2ast, M.Latinovic 12+4reb+1ast, A.Micovic 8+3reb
Nassjo: S.Lukasiak 21+4reb+1ast, T.Ruach 21+1reb+9ast, W.Walker 9+8reb+1ast, K.Palmqvist 7+5reb+1ast, S.Damjanovic 6+2reb, K.Wazzi 3+2reb+4ast
gschID: 182104


08 - Jamtland 83-74

The game between closely ranked teams ended with eighth ranked 08 Stockholm's (16-17) home victory over 9th ranked KFUM Jamtland (8-25) 83-74. KFUM Jamtland was ahead by 5 points at the halftime before a 46-32 second half run of 08 Stockholm. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. American forward Kodi Augustus (203-87, college: Mississippi St., agency: Two Points) nailed a double-double by scoring 18 points, 14 rebounds and 5 assists for the winning side and guard Nils Hedstrom (190-83) accounted for 12 points and 5 assists. American-Liberian power forward Boakai Lalugba (202-81, college: Bucknell) came up with 10 points and 7 rebounds and guard Stefan Hellgren (188-86) added 10 points and 7 assists respectively for KFUM Jamtland in the defeat. Five KFUM Jamtland players scored in double figures. 08 Stockholm maintains eighth place with 16-17 record. KFUM Jamtland at the other side keeps the ninth position with 25 games lost.
Top scorers:
08: K.Augustus 18+14reb+5ast, I.Brown 14+6reb, N.Hedstrom 12+4reb+5ast, B.Cvilak 10+2reb+2ast, J.Blom 9+2reb+4ast, O.Ilunga 8+2reb
Jamtland: J.Ronstrom 14+4reb, T.Whitworth 13+5reb+1ast, D.Klaric 11+3reb, B.Lalugba 10+7reb+3ast, S.Hellgren 10+3reb+7ast, L.Marolt 9+2ast
gschID: 182099
  




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