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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
 Rashad WHACK
  Winterthur
  (190-G-91)
  Avg: 21.5
 1. Whack, Winterthur21.5 
 2. Cochran, Lausanne21.3 
 3. Jones, Starwings19.8 
 4. Niles, Massagno19.6 
 5. Day, Massagno18.7 
 6. Wilson, Lausanne18.6 
 7. Ballard, Geneve Lions17.9 
 8. Williams, Boncourt17.6 
 9. Downing, Winte.17.6 
 10. Carey, Lugano T.17.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Durell VINSON
  Starwings
  (201-F/C-85)
  Avg: 12.6
 1. Vinson, Starwings12.6 
 2. Calasan, Boncourt12.5 
 3. Bergstedt, Massa.9.1 
 4. Heath, Monthey9.1 
 5. Sheldon, Winte.9.0 
 6. Brown, Swiss C.8.5 
 7. Ballard, Geneve Lions8.3 
 8. Krstanovic, Neuch.8.1 
 9. Taylor, Fribourg8.0 
 10. Braswell, Geneve L.7.8 
Assists Per Game
 Terrell EVERETT
  Lugano T.
  (193-G-84)
  Avg: 6.5
 1. Everett, Lugano T.6.5 
 2. Kovacevic, Swiss C.5.8 
 3. Young, Monthey5.6 
 4. Cochran, Lausanne4.6 
 5. Jones, Starwings4.6 
 6. Williams, Geneve L.4.6 
 7. Magnani, Massagno4.4 
 8. Wright, Fribourg4.2 
 9. Savoy, Neuchatel4.1 
 10. Southwell, Winterthur3.4 
Steals Per Game
 Karl COCHRAN
  Lausanne
  (185-G-92)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Cochran, Lausanne2.7 
 2. Jones, Starwings2.3 
 3. Wright, Fribourg2.3 
 4. Wilson, Lausanne2.0 
 5. Jurkovitz, Fribourg1.9 
 6. James, Neuchatel1.6 
 7. Carter, Boncourt1.6 
 8. Veselinov, Swiss C.1.5 
 9. Whack, Winterthur1.5 
 10. Carey, Lugano T.1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Rhamel BROWN
  Swiss C.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Brown, Swiss C.2.2 
 2. Heath, Monthey1.5 
 3. James, Neuchatel1.0 
 4. Swannegan, Lausa.1.0 
 5. Cotture, Fribourg0.9 
 6. Monteiro, Winte.0.8 
 7. Bergstedt, Massa.0.8 
 8. Mladjan, Geneve L.0.7 
 9. Voss, Swiss C.0.6 
 10. West, Lugano T.0.5 
Player of the Week

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

Swiss Basketball (Men)

Play-Off bracket4
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Finals)

Geneve Lions Jun.3 Monthey 57%
LNA Round 6 of Regular Season - Nov 12, 2012


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The biggest surprise of round 6 in LNA was guest Lugano Tigers' (4-2) easy road victory over Boncourt (#6) 80-54 on Sunday evening. Lugano Tigers dominated on the defensive end, holding Boncourt to just 6 points in fourth quarter. They also forced 20 Boncourt turnovers. The best player for the winners was American forward Richie Gordon (203-F-89, college: W.Carolina) who scored 17 points and 7 rebounds. International Derek Stockalper (196-84, college: Cal Poly - SLO) chipped in 12 points and 9 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was Ivorian forward Ismael N'Diaye (197-82, college: FIU) who recorded 16 points. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Defending champion moved-up to third place, which they share with Monthey and Geneve Lions. Boncourt at the other side keeps the sixth position with three games lost. Lugano Tigers is looking forward to face Geneve Lions (#3) on the road in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Boncourt will play against the league's second-placed Fribourg and is hoping to prove to their fans that this time they can win.
Leader SAV Vacallo delivered the fifth victory. This time they beat 8th ranked Neuchatel (2-4) 79-67 in Chiasso. It was a good game for Serbian forward Ivan Kuburovic (203-81) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 25 points, 12 rebounds and 8 assists. Matt Schneiderman contributed with 12 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. American guard Ray Reese (196-87, college: Tulsa) replied with 30 points and 6 rebounds for Neuchatel. Neuchatel's coach Arnaud Ricoux rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. SAV Vacallo maintains first position with 5-1 record, which they share with Fribourg. Newly promoted Neuchatel dropped to the seventh place with four games lost. They share the position with BBC Nyon. SAV Vacallo will play against Monthey (#5) on the road in the next round. Neuchatel will play against BBC Nyon and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Bottom-ranked Starwings (0-6) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 88-78 loss to third ranked Geneve Lions (4-2) in Basel on Sunday evening. Andrej Stimac scored 22 points and 7 assists to lead the charge for the winners. The best for the losing side was Justin Dobbins with 21 points and 9 rebounds. Geneve Lions maintains third position with 4-2 record behind leader SAV Vacallo, which they share with Lugano Tigers and Monthey. Loser Starwings still closes the standings with six games lost. Geneve Lions will meet at home Lugano Tigers (#4) in the next round. Starwings will play against SAM Massagno (#9) and hope to get finally their first victory.
The game in Nyon supposed to be also worth to mention about. Second ranked Fribourg (5-1) played at the court of 7th ranked BBC Nyon (2-4). Fribourg smashed BBC Nyon 92-64. Roberto Kovac notched 29 points and 5 rebounds (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) to lead the effort. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Fribourg have a solid four-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with SAV Vacallo. BBC Nyon at the other side keeps the seventh place with four games lost. Fribourg's next round opponent will be Boncourt (#6) at home where they are favorite. BBC Nyon will play against Neuchatel and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

In the last game of round 6 Monthey defeated SAM Massagno in a road game 83-65.

Starwings - Geneve Lions 78-88

Bottom-ranked Starwings (0-6) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 88-78 loss to third ranked Geneve Lions (4-2) in Basel on Sunday evening. The game was mostly controlled by Geneve Lions. Starwings managed to win third quarter 21-19. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Geneve Lions looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. Croatian power forward Andrej Stimac (204-79) scored 22 points and 7 assists to lead the charge for the winners and naturalized French swingman Mikael Maruotto (199-91) chipped in 11 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists during the contest. The best for the losing side was American power forward Justin Dobbins (203-87, college: E.Michigan, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) with 21 points and 9 rebounds and Canadian-Irish swingman Tony McCrory (199-77, college: Simon Fraser) scored 16 points and 4 assists. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Geneve Lions maintains third position with 4-2 record behind leader SAV Vacallo, which they share with Lugano Tigers and Monthey. Loser Starwings still closes the standings with six games lost. Geneve Lions will meet at home Lugano Tigers (#4) in the next round. Starwings will play against SAM Massagno (#9) and hope to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Starwings: J.Dobbins 21+9reb+1ast, T.McCrory 16+4reb+4ast, J.Fuchs 16+3reb+2ast, B.Jenkins 15+5reb+4ast, R.Devcic 5, B.Kostic 3+1ast
Geneve Lions: A.Stimac 22+4reb+7ast, O.Vogt 17+3reb+1ast, M.Maruotto 11+7reb+4ast, T.Brown 10+7reb+3ast, B.Toure 10+4reb+1ast, K.Parker 8+4reb+9ast
gschID: 190120


Boncourt - Lugano Tigers 54-80

The biggest surprise of round 6 in LNA was guest Lugano Tigers' (4-2) easy road victory over Boncourt (#6) 80-54 on Sunday evening. Lugano Tigers dominated on the defensive end, holding Boncourt to just 6 points in fourth quarter. They also forced 20 Boncourt turnovers. The best player for the winners was American forward Richie Gordon (203-89, college: W.Carolina) who scored 17 points and 7 rebounds. International Derek Stockalper (196-84, college: Cal Poly - SLO) chipped in 12 points and 9 rebounds. Four Lugano Tigers players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was Ivorian forward Ismael N'Diaye (197-82, college: FIU) who recorded 16 points and American swingman Shy Ely (194-87, college: Evansville, agency: Merit Sports) added 12 points and 6 rebounds respectively. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Defending champion moved-up to third place, which they share with Monthey and Geneve Lions. Boncourt at the other side keeps the sixth position with three games lost. Lugano Tigers is looking forward to face Geneve Lions (#3) on the road in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Boncourt will play against the league's second-placed Fribourg and is hoping to prove to their fans that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
Boncourt: I.N'Diaye 16+1reb+3ast, S.Ely 12+6reb, J.Capel 10+1reb, D.Ferguson 6+6reb+2ast, T.McCorkle 6+1reb+1ast, N.Dos Santos 2+2reb
Lugano Tigers: R.Gordon 17+7reb+2ast, D.Stockalper 12+9reb+2ast, D.Fergerson 11+1reb+3ast, K.Barber 10+6reb+2ast, D.Mladjan 10+2reb+1ast, M.Mladjan 9
gschID: 190119


SAM Massagno - Monthey 65-83

There was no surprise when 9th ranked SAM Massagno (1-5) was defeated at home by fifth ranked Monthey (4-2) 83-65. The game was mostly controlled by Monthey. SAM Massagno was better in fourth quarter 24-20. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Monthey forced 21 SAM Massagno turnovers. 25 personal fouls committed by SAM Massagno helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. International Jonathan Dubas (202-91) notched 11 points and 9 rebounds to lead the effort and Bosnian forward Adnan Hodzic (203-88, college: Lipscomb, agency: Pro One Sports) supported him with 13 points and 5 rebounds. Monthey's coach Petar Aleksic allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Even a double-double of 11 points, 7 rebounds and 12 assists by American point guard Jamelle Barrett (180-88) did not help to save the game for SAM Massagno. His fellow American import power forward Clint Chapman (208-89, college: Texas) added 16 points and 9 rebounds. Four SAM Massagno players scored in double figures. Monthey moved-up to third place, which they share with Lugano Tigers and Geneve Lions. SAM Massagno at the other side keeps the ninth position with five games lost. Monthey's next round opponent will be league's leader SAV Vacallo in Chiasso and it will be for sure the game of the week. SAM Massagno will play at home against Starwings (#10) in Basel and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
SAM Massagno: C.Chapman 16+9reb+2ast, D.Andjelkovic 16+4reb+1ast, P.Campbell 13+3reb+1ast, J.Barrett 11+7reb+12ast, T.Freeman 3+3reb, R.Gruninger 2
Monthey: A.Hodzic 13+5reb+1ast, C.Mafuta 12+3reb+2ast, J.Dubas 11+9reb+1ast, D.Holmes 11+1reb+2ast, F.Kojadinovic 9+2reb+3ast, E.Fjeld 8+5reb
gschID: 190117


SAV Vacallo - Neuchatel 79-67

Leader SAV Vacallo delivered the fifth victory. This time they beat 8th ranked Neuchatel (2-4) 79-67 in Chiasso. The game was mostly controlled by SAV Vacallo. Neuchatel was better in third quarter 28-12. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They made 16-of-18 charity shots (88.9 percent) during the game. SAV Vacallo players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. It was a good game for Serbian forward Ivan Kuburovic (203-81) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 25 points, 12 rebounds and 8 assists. American power forward Matt Schneiderman (204-81, college: N.Iowa) contributed with 12 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Four SAV Vacallo players scored in double figures. American guard Ray Reese (196-87, college: Tulsa) replied with 30 points and 6 rebounds and his fellow American import center Desmond Blue (211-88, college: Lee) added 6 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Neuchatel. Neuchatel's coach Arnaud Ricoux rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. SAV Vacallo maintains first position with 5-1 record, which they share with Fribourg. Newly promoted Neuchatel dropped to the seventh place with four games lost. They share the position with BBC Nyon. SAV Vacallo will play against Monthey (#5) on the road in the next round. Neuchatel will play against BBC Nyon and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Neuchatel: R.Reese 30+6reb+1ast, T.Quidome 8+2ast, D.Blue 6+5reb, Q.Day 6+1reb+3ast, P.Badji 5+4reb+1ast, D.Lang 4+2reb+1ast
SAV Vacallo: I.Kuburovic 25+12reb+8ast, L.O'Bannon 15+4ast, M.Kakiouzis 15+7reb, M.Schneiderman 12+8reb+2ast, R.Schwaiger 7, R.Gibson 5+4ast
gschID: 190118


BBC Nyon - Fribourg 64-92

The game in Nyon supposed to be also worth to mention about. Second ranked Fribourg (5-1) played at the court of 7th ranked BBC Nyon (2-4). Fribourg smashed BBC Nyon 92-64. The game without a history. Fribourg led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 16-of-21 charity shots (76.2 percent) during the game. Fribourg players were unselfish on offense dishing 27 assists comparing to just 12 passes made by BBC Nyon's players. They brought some defensive toughness making 8 blocks. International Roberto Kovac (188-90) notched 29 points and 5 rebounds (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) to lead the effort and American power forward Darrius Garrett (205-90, college: Richmond) supported him with 10 points, 14 rebounds, 4 assists and 6 blocks. Four Fribourg players scored in double figures. Even a double-double of 19 points and 12 rebounds by American forward Justin Rutty (200-89, college: Quinnipiac) did not help to save the game for BBC Nyon. His fellow American import swingman Marvin Owens (196-86, college: Northwood) added 18 points and 8 rebounds. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Fribourg have a solid four-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with SAV Vacallo. BBC Nyon at the other side keeps the seventh place with four games lost. Fribourg's next round opponent will be Boncourt (#6) at home where they are favorite. BBC Nyon will play against Neuchatel and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
BBC Nyon: J.Rutty 19+12reb+2ast, M.Owens 18+8reb+2ast, C.Walters 9+6reb+1ast, J.Chabbey 7+1reb+2ast, S.Zivkovic 6+5reb+2ast, E.Tsonga 3+3reb+1ast
Fribourg: R.Kovac 29+5reb+1ast, A.Reid 16+3reb+5ast, E.Draughan 12+2reb+7ast, D.Garrett 10+14reb+4ast, A.Cotture 6+4reb, I.Savoy 6+1reb
gschID: 190116
  




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