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LNA Standings
Places 1-6
 1. Fribourg 21-4 
 2. Monthey 18-7 
 3. Lugano Tigers 15-10 
 4. Geneve Lions 15-10 
 5. Neuchatel 13-12 
 6. Starwings 12-13 
Places 7-11
 1. Lausanne 11-13 
 2. Swiss Central 10-14 
 3. Boncourt 9-15 
 4. Massagno 8-16 
 5. Winterthur 3-21 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:4/24/2017
LNB Standings
 1. Vevey 18-3 
 2. Pully 15-6 
 3. BBC Nyon 14-7 
 4. Meyrin Basket 14-7 
 5. Villars 12-9 
 6. GC Zurich 6-15 
 7. Acad.Fribourg 5-16 
 8. Lug.Tigers U23 0-21 
Full Standings
Last:3/26/2017
1LN Standings
East
 1. Soleure-Solothurn 14-4 
 2. Boncourt II 13-5 
 3. BCKE 11-7 
 4. Grasshopp.U23 11-7 
 5. Baden 10-8 
 6. Baeren 10-8 
 7. SAV Vacallo 10-8 
 8. Massagno U23 8-10 
 9. Arbedo 2-16 
 10. Muraltese 1-17 
West
 1. Lions U23 15-5 
 2. Blonay Basket 14-6 
 3. Saint-Prex 14-6 
 4. Bernex 13-7 
 5. Chene 13-7 
 6. Martigny 13-7 
 7. Sion 10-10 
 8. Sarine 7-13 
 9. Collombey-Muraz 5-15 
 10. Agaune 3-17 
 11. Renens 3-17 
Last:3/23/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Karl COCHRAN
  Lausanne
  (185-G-92)
  Avg: 22.2
 1. Cochran, Lausanne22.2 
 2. Whack, Winterthur21.5 
 3. Jones, Starwings20.2 
 4. Niles, Massagno19.6 
 5. Day, Massagno18.7 
 6. Wilson, Lausanne18.6 
 7. Williams, Boncourt17.6 
 8. Downing, Winte.17.6 
 9. Carter, Boncourt17.0 
 10. Krstanovic, Neuch.16.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Nemanja CALASAN
  Boncourt
  (204-C-85)
  Avg: 12.5
 1. Calasan, Boncourt12.5 
 2. Vinson, Starwings12.3 
 3. Heath, Monthey9.5 
 4. Bergstedt, Massa.9.1 
 5. Aw, Lugano Tigers9.0 
 6. Sheldon, Winte.9.0 
 7. Taylor, Fribourg8.8 
 8. Krstanovic, Neuch.8.6 
 9. Brown, Swiss C.8.5 
 10. Braswell, Geneve L.8.1 
Assists Per Game
 Brandon YOUNG
  Monthey
  (193-G-91)
  Avg: 6.2
 1. Young, Monthey6.2 
 2. Everett, Lugano T.6.0 
 3. Kovacevic, Swiss C.5.8 
 4. Williams, Geneve L.4.9 
 5. Wright, Fribourg4.7 
 6. Jones, Starwings4.5 
 7. Cochran, Lausanne4.5 
 8. Magnani, Massagno4.4 
 9. Savoy, Neuchatel4.1 
 10. Timberlake, Geneve L.3.4 
Steals Per Game
 Karl COCHRAN
  Lausanne
  (185-G-92)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Cochran, Lausanne2.8 
 2. Jones, Starwings2.4 
 3. Wright, Fribourg2.3 
 4. Wilson, Lausanne2.2 
 5. Jurkovitz, Fribourg1.7 
 6. James, Neuchatel1.6 
 7. Taylor, Fribourg1.6 
 8. Carey, Lugano T.1.6 
 9. Carter, Boncourt1.6 
 10. Veselinov, Swiss C.1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Rhamel BROWN
  Swiss C.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Brown, Swiss C.2.2 
 2. Heath, Monthey1.7 
 3. James, Neuchatel1.0 
 4. Cotture, Fribourg1.0 
 5. Swannegan, Lausa.1.0 
 6. Monteiro, Winte.0.8 
 7. Bergstedt, Massa.0.8 
 8. Mladjan, Geneve L.0.6 
 9. Jurkovitz, Fribourg0.6 
 10. Cochran, Lausanne0.5 
Player of the Week

 Jordan Heath
  Monthey
  ( 208-F/C-91 )
  

Swiss Basketball (Men)

Play-Off bracket4
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Quarter-Finals)

Lugano Tiger Apr.29 Starwings 54%
Fribourg 85% Apr.29 Swiss Cent.
Geneve Lions 72% Apr.29 Neuchatel
Monthey 55% Apr.28 Lausanne
Next Round Schedule

Game 2 (Semi-Finals)

Villars Apr.30 Vevey 62%
BBC Nyon Apr.29 Pully 54%
LNA Round 3 of Quarter-Finals - Apr 13, 2012


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Matt
Schneiderman
Starwings - Geneve Lions 66-74

Geneve Lions celebrated the third straight win over Starwings and advanced into the semifinal stage. It looked good early as Starwings took an 6-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Geneve Lions had a 20-12 second period charge getting the lead and Starwings were not able to take back game control losing it eventually 66-74. It was an exceptional evening for American forward Sean Barnette (195-86, college: Wingate) who led the winners and scored 13 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. His fellow American import guard Tony Brown (193-79, college: Arkansas St.) accounted for 20 points for the winning side. Bahamas forward Jaraun Burrows (203-85, college: IPFW) came up with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 10 rebounds and American guard Brandon Jenkins (190-85, college: Louisville, agency: Interperformances) added 17 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists respectively for Starwings in the defeat.
Top scorers:
Starwings: J.Burrows 21+10reb+1ast, B.Jenkins 17+5reb+4ast, M.Petkovic 9+2reb+3ast, T.McCrory 8+7reb+1ast, J.Fuchs 5+2reb, R.Albrecht 4+3reb
Geneve Lions: T.Brown 20+1reb+3ast, C.Dunn 13+4reb+4ast, S.Barnette 13+7reb+4ast, B.Toure 8+9reb+3ast, J.Aw 8+9reb+1ast, J.Jaunin 7+1reb+1ast
gschID: 173779


SAV Vacallo - Fribourg 70-67

SAV Vacallo avoided elimination beating Fribourg in the third game of the series. The hosts were already 11 points ahead after 3 quarters before a 26-18 Fribourg's run in the last quarter cut the lead to 70-67 at the end of the game. SAV Vacallo dominated down low during the game scoring 50 of its points in the paint compared to Fribourg's 30 and made 20-of-26 charity shots (76.9 percent) during the game. The game was dominated by American players. It was a good game for power forward Matt Schneiderman (204-F/C-81, college: N.Iowa) who led his team to a victory with 25 points and 7 rebounds (went 9 for 9 at the free throw line !!!). Guard Rickey Gibson (191-84, college: Stillman) contributed with 18 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Guard Kenny Thomas (191-87, college: Radford) answered with 17 points and 5 assists and forward Dave Esterkamp (200-78, college: Bowling Green) added 9 points and 11 rebounds in the effort for Fribourg.
Top scorers:
Fribourg: K.Thomas 17+1reb+5ast, S.Petkovic 14+4reb+2ast, D.Esterkamp 9+11reb+2ast, B.Polyblank 8+4reb+1ast, R.Yates 6+5reb, T.Johnson 6+4reb
SAV Vacallo: M.Schneiderman 25+7reb+2ast, R.Gibson 18+6reb+3ast, P.Badji 10+6reb, F.Ramseier 6+3reb+1ast, F.Vay 5+10reb+3ast, M.Sloan 3+3reb+1ast
gschID: 173780


SAM Massagno - Lugano Tigers 65-110

Lugano Tigers thrashed SAM Massagno on the road to seal the next round appearance. The game without a history. Lugano Tigers led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 62 of its points in the paint compared to SAM Massagno's 38. Lugano Tigers looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists comparing to just 10 passes made by SAM Massagno's players. It was a great evening for the former international guard Dusan Mladjan (199-86, agency: Interperformances) who led his team to a victory scoring 20 points and 5 rebounds. American-British point guard Rod Brown (186-78, college: W.Michigan, agency: Two Points) helped adding 12 points and 11 assists. Five Lugano Tigers players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was Montenegrin power forward Danilo Mitrovic (208-84) with 19 points and 7 rebounds and American Travele Jones (203-88, college: Texas Southern) scored 12 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games.
Top scorers:
SAM Massagno: D.Mitrovic 19+7reb+3ast, D.Andjelkovic 15+4reb, T.Jones 12+7reb+4ast, P.Ishiodu 9+1reb, C.Kaba 5, F.Appavou 3+5reb
Lugano Tigers: D.Mladjan 20+5reb+3ast, Z.Rakocevic 14+8reb+1ast, E.Draughan 13+3reb+3ast, R.Brown 12+3reb+11ast, M.Abukar 11+3reb+4ast, N.Dacevic 11+6reb+1ast
gschID: 173778


Boncourt - Monthey 68-67

Boncourt gained the second narrow win over Monthey in a row and surged ahead in the series. The hosts trailed by 15 points after three quarters before their 25-9 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Boncourt made 17-of-20 free shots (85.0 percent) during the game. They also forced 20 Monthey turnovers. Strangely Monthey outrebounded Boncourt 33-18 including a 27-12 advantage in defensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was Serbian-Bosnian center Nemanja Calasan (203-85, college: Purdue) who scored 20 points and 6 rebounds. American point guard John Sharper (186-84, college: San Diego St.) chipped in 17 points (went 7 for 7 at the free throw line). At the other side the best for losing team was American swingman Ian Boylan (197-83, college: CS Northridge) who recorded 17 points and 5 assists and the other American import point guard Terry Smith (185-86, college: Mercyhurst) added 13 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists respectively. Four Monthey players scored in double figures.
Top scorers:
Monthey: I.Boylan 17+2reb+5ast, S.Finn 14+7reb+1ast, T.Smith 13+7reb+4ast, M.Mihajlovic 12+6reb+3ast, G.Louissaint 4+1reb+4ast, J.Dubas 4+6reb
Boncourt: N.Calasan 20+6reb+2ast, J.Sharper 17+2reb+2ast, L.Roberson 13+1reb+1ast, A.Herrmann 8+2reb+4ast, I.N'Diaye 6+3reb+5ast, M.Salomone 2
gschID: 173777
  




Jordan Heath
Heath's double-double lands him (Second Stage) Player of the Week award - 2 days ago
25-year old power forward Jordan Heath (208-F/C-91, agency: Inception Sports) had a very impressive game in the last round for second-ranked Monthey and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 5 (Second Stage). He had a double-double of 19 points and 19 rebounds, while his team beat Neuchatel (#5, 13-12) 81-76. Monthey maintains the 2nd position in Swiss league. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier in Second Stage. Monthey will need...   [read more]

Chris
Braswell
LNA Round 5 of Second Stage - 3 days ago
Starwings (#6) forced the game against Geneve Lions (#4) into an overtime, but lost by twenty two points 88-110 on Saturday night. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Starwings. American players dominated the game. Chris Braswell orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 21 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists. Geneve Lions' coach felt very confident that he used 11 players in such tough game. Geneve Lions (15-10) moved-up to third place in Places 1-6, whi...   [read more]
LNB Round 1 of Semi-Finals. Vevey and BBC Nyon register victories - 5 days ago
Vevey - Villars 81-67 Vevey claimed the opening victory in the semifinal series versus Villars. Vevey protected the home advantage rallying to a comfortable home win in Game 1. Vevey used a 25:12 run in the second term to take a 13-point halftime lead. Villars unloaded 24 points in the third term to pull within 7 points. However Vevey held their opponents to just 12 points in the fourth period and marched to the win. Pully - BBC Nyon 55-61 BBC Nyon outgunned Pully on the road to take 1...   [read more]


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Jordan Heath gets MVP of the Week award for Swiss LNA (Second Stage) - 9 days ago  
LNA Round 4 (Second Stage): Lugano Tigers are upset by Starwings - 10 days ago  
Clint Capela's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Swiss players playing currently abroad: - 11 days ago  
Sinclair comes back to Monthey, ex Kouvot - 13 days ago  
Review of LNB Round 2 of Quarter-Finals - 18 days ago  
Lions de Geneve edge BBC Monthey to capture Cup title - 19 days ago  
Lavrio inks Trey Sumler, ex Boncourt - 19 days ago  
Jones number one in Switzerland for round 3 - 23 days ago  
Durand Johnson is a newcomer at Neuchatel - 23 days ago  
LNA Round 3 (Second Stage): #1 Fribourg is defeated by Starwings - 24 days ago  
Review of LNB Round 1 of Quarter-Finals - 26 days ago  
Current performances of Swiss players, who played in summer 2016 for the Swiss Basketball Team in qualification for Eurobasket 2017. - 27 days ago  
Jones' 35-point game gives him (Second Stage) Player of the Week award - 30 days ago  
LNA Round 2 (Second Stage): Monthey beat Starwings by three after a very close game - 1 month ago  
Chris Jones gets MVP of the Week award for Swiss LNA (Second Stage) - 1 month ago  
LNB Round 21 of Regular Season - 1 month ago  
Clint Capela selected the top Swiss players playing abroad in last week's games - 1 month ago  
Romain Gaspoz to take over BC Boncourt - 1 month ago  
Kovacevic number one in Switzerland for round 22 - 1 month ago  
LNA Round 22: Monthey are defeated by Lausanne - 1 month ago  
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