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LNA Standings
 1. Boncourt 0-0 
 2. Fribourg 0-0 
 3. Geneve Lions 0-0 
 4. Lakers 0-0 
 5. Lugano Tigers 0-0 
 6. Massagno 0-0 
 7. Monthey 0-0 
 8. Neuchatel 0-0 
 9. Pully 0-0 
 10. Starwings 0-0 
 11. Swiss Central 0-0 
 12. Winterthur 0-0 
Last:6/29/2017
LNB Standings
 1. Acad.Fribourg 0-0 
 2. BBC Nyon 0-0 
 3. GC Zurich 0-0 
 4. Lausanne 0-0 
 5. Lug.Tigers U23 0-0 
 6. Meyrin Basket 0-0 
 7. Morges-Saint-Prex 0-0 
 8. Villars 0-0 
Last:8/29/2017
1LN Standings
East
 1. Arbedo 0-0 
 2. Baden 0-0 
 3. Baeren 0-0 
 4. BCKE 0-0 
 5. Boncourt II 0-0 
 6. Mendrisiotto 0-0 
 7. Soleure-Solothurn 0-0 
 8. Starwings U23 0-0 
West
 1. Agaune 0-0 
 2. Bernex 0-0 
 3. Blonay Basket 0-0 
 4. Chene 0-0 
 5. Collombey-Muraz 0-0 
 6. Martigny 0-0 
 7. Neuchatel U23 0-0 
 8. Renens 0-0 
 9. Sarine 0-0 
 10. Sion 0-0 
Last:8/29/2017
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. Downing, Winte.17.6 
 8. Williams, Boncourt17.6 
 9. Ballard, Geneve Lions17.5 
 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. Sheldon, Winte.9.0 
 5. Ballard, Geneve Lions8.7 
 6. Brown, Swiss C.8.5 
 7. Heath, Monthey8.5 
 8. Krstanovic, Neuch.8.1 
 9. Taylor, Fribourg8.0 
 10. Dubas, Monthey7.8 
Assists Per Game
 Terrell EVERETT
  Lugano T.
  (193-G-84)
  Avg: 6.5
 1. Everett, Lugano T.6.5 
 2. Young, Monthey5.8 
 3. Kovacevic, Swiss C.5.8 
 4. Jones, Starwings4.6 
 5. Cochran, Lausanne4.6 
 6. Magnani, Massagno4.4 
 7. Williams, Geneve L.4.4 
 8. Wright, Fribourg4.2 
 9. Savoy, Neuchatel4.1 
 10. Timberlake, Geneve L.3.6 
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. Carter, Boncourt1.6 
 7. James, Neuchatel1.6 
 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. Voss, Swiss C.0.6 
 9. Mladjan, Geneve L.0.6 
 10. Sheldon, Winte.0.5 
Player of the Week

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

Swiss Basketball (Men)

First Round Schedule
Massagno 58% Oct.1 Swiss Cent.
Swiss Cent. 54% Oct.1 Geneve Lions
Monthey 53% Sep.30 Boncourt
Starwings 55% Sep.30 Lugano Tiger
Lakers 60% Sep.30 Winterthur
Neuchatel 54% Sep.30 Fribourg
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First Round Schedule
Lug.Tigers U 57% Oct.7 Morges-Saint
BBC Nyon 57% Oct.7 Lausanne
Meyrin Bsk 57% Oct.7 Villars
GC Zurich 57% Oct.7 Acad.Fribour
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Greg Brunner selected the top Swiss players playing abroad in last week's games - Nov 25, 2012


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We bring you last week's top performances from Swiss players who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.


Greg Brunner
Greg Brunner
   #1. This week's number one is an international power forward Greg Brunner (201-83, college: Iowa, currently plays in Italy). He led Trenkwalder RE to a victory against the closely-ranked SAIE3 BO (4-4) 77-68 in the Italian SerieA in Sunday night's game. Brunner scored 14 points, grabbed 5 boards, dished 3 assists and stole 3 balls in 27 minutes on the court. Trenkwalder Reggio Emilia (5-3) is placed sixth in the SerieA. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. It's Brunner's first year with the team. Brunner is currently first on the list of best rebounders with 9.0rpg. He also averaged so far 13.3ppg, 1.9apg, 1.6spg, 2FGP: 54.5% and FT: 66.7% in the eight games he played so far. Brunner is a naturalized American. Despite he played previously for the USA university national team, Brunner is currently a member of the Swiss senior national team. Strangely he has never played in Switzerland.

Thabo Sefolosha
Thabo Sefolosha
   #2. Second place goes to an international guard Thabo Sefolosha (199-84, agency: ACMT, currently plays in NBA), who plays in the NBA. Sefolosha could not help the Oklahoma City Thunder (10-4) in their last game on Friday. Despite his good performance the Oklahoma City Thunder was defeated 108-100 on the road by the Boston Celtics. Sefolosha scored 10 points and added 4 passes. But the season just started, so everything may happen. This year Sefolosha averages: 6.5ppg, 4.3rpg, 1.9apg, 3FGP: 45.9%(17-37) and FT: 88.9%. He played for the Swiss national team in 2011.

David Ramseier
David Ramseier
   #3. The Swiss player who performed third best last week abroad was an international power forward David Ramseier (203-87, currently plays in France). Ramseier was not able to help Boulazac Basket (3-5) in their game against Cholet (5-3) in the French ProA, despite his very good performance on Saturday night. He was the second best scorer with 15 points. Ramseier also added 9 rebounds in 37 minutes. But Boulazac Basket was edged 68-67 on the opponent's court by the much higher-ranked (#5) Cholet. But the season is still in it's first stage and everything can happen. It's Ramseier's first year with the team. This season his overall stats are: 7.7ppg, 3.3rpg, 2FGP: 57.9%(11-19) and FT: 14.3% in the three games. Ramseier has a dual citizenship: Swiss and French. Ex-Chorale de Roanne Basket (ProA) U20 team -Geneva Devils player is also a member of the Swiss senior national team.

Christophe Varidel
Christophe Varidel
   #4. Guard Christophe Varidel (188-89, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to a Florida Gulf Coast's surprising victory against the Alcorn State University 50-48 in the NCAA on Wednesday night. He recorded 10 points. The Florida Gulf Coast University has conference record this season. Varidel's total stats this year are: 8.4ppg, 2.3rpg and 2.3apg. He used to play for the Swiss national team back in 2010.


The list of other players, who all have Swiss passport but never been selected to any of Swiss national teams:

   #1. Alex Vaenerberg (183-G-92, currently plays in Finland) led Salon Vilpas to an easy victory against Forssan Koripojat crushing them 99-74 in the Finnish Korisliiga in Saturday night's game. He scored 14 points, had 4 rebounds and dished 4 assists. Salon Vilpas Vikings (5-7) is placed eighth in the Korisliiga. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. But there are still lots of games to play and it's a long way to go. Vaenerberg's total stats this season are: 8.4ppg, 2.3rpg and 2.3apg. He has a dual citizenship: Finnish and Swiss.

   #2. Michael Kessens (206-F, currently plays college basketball in the States), who plays in the NCAA could not help the Longwood in their last game. Despite Kessens' very good performance the Longwood lost 78-84 at home to the Cornell University. He had a double-double by scoring 20 points and getting 14 rebounds in 33 minutes. It's Kessens' first season with the team. This year Kessens' total stats are: 8.4ppg, 2.3rpg and 2.3apg in the 12 games he played so far.


Other top Swiss players, who play abroad:

Rolandas Alijevas (192-G-85) plays for Krasnie Krilya in Russian PBL
Clint N'Dumba-Capela (204-F-94) plays for Chalon/Saor in French ProA
Vincent Gaillard (200-F-93) plays for Chalon/Saor in French ProA
Axel Louissaint (195-F-96) plays for Chalon/Saor in French ProA
Stefan Petkovic (185-PG-92) plays for Tsmoki-Minsk in Belarusian Premier League
Mike Burtscher (198-F-85) plays for San Mig Coffee in Filipino PBA
Lukas Hertig (178-G-85) plays for Postojna in Slovenian 2SKL
Pavle Baresic (195-F-74) plays for Vienna D.C. Timberwolves in Austrian 2.Bundesliga
Hugo Ronneskog (206-C/F-86) plays for Arantia in Luxembourg N2
Philippe Papadimitriou (196-F-77) plays for Ethnikos in Greek C  




Eric
Williams
Hebraica inks Eric Williams, ex Lugano Tigers - 17 hours ago
Defending champion Hebraica Macabi Montevideo (LUB) agreed terms with 33-year old American center Eric Williams (206-128kg-84, college: Wake Forest, agency: Octagon Europe). He played last season at Lugano Tigers in Swiss LNA league. In 27 games he had 11.5ppg, 6.8rpg and 1.7apg. Williams helped them to make it to the semifinals. The most of previous (2015-16) season he spent at MKS Dabrowa Gornicza in Polish TBL where in 28 games he recorded 10.5ppg and 5.1rpg. Williams also spent pre-se...   [read more]

Dusan Katnic
Dusan Katnic (ex MZT Skopje) signs at Monthey - 1 day ago
Defending champion BBC Monthey (LNA) landed 28-year old Serbian point guard Dusan Katnic (193-85kg-89). He played most recently at MZT Skopje in FYR Macedonian Prva Liga. In 6 games he averaged 3.8ppg, 3.3rpg and 1.8apg last season. Katnic also played that season for Dynamic in Serbian KLS where in 16 games he had 6.5ppg, 2.7rpg, 4.9apg and 2.1spg. He won Macedonian League championship title. Among other achievements Katnic received Eurobasket.com All-Balkan League 2nd Team award back in...   [read more]

Brandon
Brown
Pre-season game: 14 september - 4 days ago
BC Boncourt Red Team - Union Neuchatel Basket 80:90 Boncourt: Kozic 4, Brandon Brown 34, Kessler 7, Marc Seylan 20, Danys 11, Savon 2, Williams 2. Neuchatel: Spencer Parker 16, Brian Savoy 14, Tayloe Taylor 17, Jovanovic, Colon 8, Andre Williamson 23, Maruotto 6, Osmonaj, Monteiro 6, Martin. Pully Lausanne Basket - Riviera Lakers 84:70 Pully Lausanne: Bugnon, Tony Brown 15, Top 11, Poli 2, Rothrock, WADE Jonathan 21, Petignat, Asase, Rodriguez 2, Shaquille Cleare 14, Waelti, Tyran De Lat...   [read more]


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