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LNA Standings
 1. Fribourg 17-3 
 2. Monthey 14-6 
 3. Lugano Tigers 13-7 
 4. Neuchatel 13-7 
 5. Geneve Lions 13-7 
 6. Starwings 9-11 
 7. Swiss Central 9-11 
 8. Lausanne 7-13 
 9. Boncourt 7-13 
 10. Massagno 6-14 
 11. Winterthur 2-18 
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Last:3/19/2017
LNB Standings
 1. Vevey 18-3 
 2. Meyrin Basket 14-6 
 3. Pully 14-6 
 4. BBC Nyon 13-7 
 5. Villars 11-9 
 6. GC Zurich 6-14 
 7. Acad.Fribourg 5-16 
 8. Lug.Tigers U23 0-20 
Full Standings
Last:3/23/2017
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: 22.8
 1. Whack, Winterthur22.8 
 2. Cochran, Lausanne22.1 
 3. Ballard, Geneve Lions21.6 
 4. Day, Massagno19.3 
 5. Wilson, Lausanne19.1 
 6. Niles, Massagno19.1 
 7. Jones, Starwings18.7 
 8. Krstanovic, Neuch.18.3 
 9. Carter, Boncourt17.9 
 10. Mladjan, Geneve L.17.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Nemanja CALASAN
  Boncourt
  (204-C-85)
  Avg: 12.6
 1. Calasan, Boncourt12.6 
 2. Vinson, Starwings11.8 
 3. Aw, Lugano Tigers9.8 
 4. Jennings, Winte.9.6 
 5. Bergstedt, Massa.9.5 
 6. Krstanovic, Neuch.9.4 
 7. Taylor, Fribourg9.1 
 8. Sheldon, Winte.9.0 
 9. Heath, Monthey8.6 
 10. Brown, Swiss C.8.5 
Assists Per Game
 Kaylon WILLIAMS
  Lugano T.
  (190-G-89)
  Avg: 8.2
 1. Williams, Lugano T.8.2 
 2. Parker, Geneve L.7.7 
 3. Young, Monthey6.4 
 4. Everett, Lugano T.6.3 
 5. Kovacevic, Swiss C.5.4 
 6. Wright, Fribourg5.0 
 7. Bavcevic, Monthey4.9 
 8. Williams, Geneve L.4.8 
 9. Jones, Starwings4.4 
 10. Magnani, Massagno4.4 
Steals Per Game
 Karl COCHRAN
  Lausanne
  (185-G-92)
  Avg: 3
 1. Cochran, Lausanne3.0 
 2. Wright, Fribourg2.5 
 3. Jones, Starwings2.4 
 4. Wilson, Lausanne2.0 
 5. Williams, Lugano T.1.8 
 6. Taylor, Fribourg1.8 
 7. Carter, Boncourt1.7 
 8. Williams, Geneve L.1.7 
 9. James, Neuchatel1.6 
 10. Pluess, Swiss Central1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Rhamel BROWN
  Swiss C.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Brown, Swiss C.2.2 
 2. Heath, Monthey1.8 
 3. Jennings, Winte.1.3 
 4. Swannegan, Lausa.1.1 
 5. James, Neuchatel1.0 
 6. Monteiro, Winte.1.0 
 7. Bergstedt, Massa.0.9 
 8. Cotture, Fribourg0.8 
 9. Evans, Massagno0.8 
 10. Loveridge, Lausanne0.7 
Player of the Week

 Nemanja Kovacevic
  Swiss Central
  ( 194-G-85 )
  

Swiss Basketball (Men)

LNA Round 15: Monthey is upset by SAM Massagno - Jan 21, 2013


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The game between third ranked Monthey (10-5) and tenth ranked SAM Massagno (3-12) was the most important one in the last round on Saturday night. Monthey was defeated by SAM Massagno in a tough game in Monthey 76-80. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Monthey. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Monthey won fourth quarter 19-16. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The best player for the winners was American point guard Jamelle Barrett (180-88) who scored 22 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists. His fellow American import power forward Clint Chapman (208-89, college: Texas) chipped in 19 points and 7 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was Bosnian forward Adnan Hodzic (203-88, college: Lipscomb, agency: Pro One Sports) who recorded 21 points and 7 rebounds. SAM Massagno moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Starwings and BBC Nyon. Monthey at the other side keeps the third position with five games lost. SAM Massagno is looking forward to face bottom-ranked Starwings (#10) in Basel in the next round. Monthey will play on the road against SAV Vacallo (#4) in Chiasso and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Another exciting game was between seventh ranked Neuchatel and 4th placed SAV Vacallo where host Neuchatel (7-8) won against SAV Vacallo (9-5) 71-60. It was a good game for American power forward Thomas Coleman (205-88, college: N.Carolina A&T) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 11 rebounds. Jules Aw contributed with 14 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Greek forward Mihalis Kakiouzis (206-76, agency: Interperformances) answered with a double-double by scoring 10 points and 17 rebounds for SAV Vacallo. Neuchatel have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to sixth place. SAV Vacallo at the other side keeps the fourth position with five games lost. Neuchatel will play against BBC Nyon (#8) on the road in the next round. SAV Vacallo will play against Monthey (#3) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Leader Fribourg delivered the thirteenth victory on Saturday night. This time they crushed 9th ranked BBC Nyon (3-12) 99-74. It was a great evening for Arizona Reid who led his team to a victory scoring 27 points and 8 rebounds. Fribourg's coach Damien Leyrolles felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The best for the losing side was Justin Rutty with a double-double by scoring 24 points and 21 rebounds. Fribourg maintains first place with 13-2 record. Loser BBC Nyon dropped to the eighth position with 12 games lost. They share it with SAM Massagno and Starwings. Fribourg will meet Boncourt (#7) on the road in the next round which should be theoretically another easy game. BBC Nyon will play against Neuchatel and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Geneve. Local Geneve Lions (11-4) outscored 8th ranked Starwings (3-12) 104-52. It was a quality performance for Andrej Stimac who led the winners and scored 21 points and 5 rebounds (on 9-of-10 shooting from the field). Starwings' coach Roland Pavloski gave up on the game allowing to play twelve players seeing no chance for a win. Geneve Lions maintains second place with 11-4 record having just two points less than leader Fribourg. Starwings lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the bottom position with 12 games lost. Geneve Lions' next round opponent will be Lugano Tigers (#5) on the road. Starwings will play against SAM Massagno (#9) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

In the last game of round 15 Boncourt was defeated by Lugano Tigers in a road game 89-78.


Monthey - SAM Massagno 76-80

The game between third ranked Monthey (10-5) and tenth ranked SAM Massagno (3-12) was the most important one in the last round on Saturday night. Monthey was defeated by SAM Massagno in a tough game in Monthey 76-80. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Monthey. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Monthey won fourth quarter 19-16. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The best player for the winners was American point guard Jamelle Barrett (180-88) who scored 22 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists. His fellow American import power forward Clint Chapman (208-89, college: Texas) chipped in 19 points and 7 rebounds. Four SAM Massagno players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was Bosnian forward Adnan Hodzic (203-88, college: Lipscomb, agency: Pro One Sports) who recorded 21 points and 7 rebounds and American swingman Denver Holmes (193-89, college: Evansville) added 15 points respectively. SAM Massagno moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Starwings and BBC Nyon. Monthey at the other side keeps the third position with five games lost. SAM Massagno is looking forward to face bottom-ranked Starwings (#10) in Basel in the next round. Monthey will play on the road against SAV Vacallo (#4) in Chiasso and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
SAM Massagno: J.Barrett 22+6reb+8ast, P.Campbell 20+4reb+1ast, C.Chapman 19+7reb+1ast, D.Andjelkovic 12+6reb+5ast, T.Freeman 5+3reb+4ast, S.Pantic 2+6reb
Monthey: A.Hodzic 21+7reb+1ast, D.Holmes 15+1reb+3ast, B.Savoy 10+1reb+3ast, J.Dubas 9+5reb+1ast, C.Mafuta 8+4reb+2ast, B.Djurasovic 7+6reb+1ast
gschID: 190165


Fribourg - BBC Nyon 99-74

Leader Fribourg delivered the thirteenth victory on Saturday night. This time they crushed 9th ranked BBC Nyon (3-12) 99-74. The game was mostly controlled by Fribourg. BBC Nyon managed to win third quarter 22-19. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. It was a great evening for American forward Arizona Reid (196-86, college: High Point) who led his team to a victory scoring 27 points and 8 rebounds. International Roberto Kovac (188-90) helped adding 29 points. Four Fribourg players scored in double figures. Fribourg's coach Damien Leyrolles felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The best for the losing side was American forward Justin Rutty (200-89, college: Quinnipiac) with a double-double by scoring 24 points and 21 rebounds and Canadian forward Jean-Richard Volcy (203-82, college: N.Michigan) produced a double-double by scoring 20 points, 13 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals. Fribourg maintains first place with 13-2 record. Loser BBC Nyon dropped to the eighth position with 12 games lost. They share it with SAM Massagno and Starwings. Fribourg will meet Boncourt (#7) on the road in the next round which should be theoretically another easy game. BBC Nyon will play against Neuchatel and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Fribourg: R.Kovac 29, A.Reid 27+8reb+3ast, J.Almanson 10+7reb+3ast, D.Garrett 10+12reb+2ast, E.Draughan 6+2reb+1ast, C.Uliwabo 6+1reb+5ast
BBC Nyon: J.Rutty 24+21reb+2ast, J.Volcy 20+13reb+4ast, M.Owens 16+5reb+1ast, K.Bradley 9+1reb+2ast, S.Zivkovic 3+4reb+1ast, L.Vallotton 2+2reb+1ast
gschID: 190164


Geneve Lions - Starwings 104-52

The game with biggest result difference took place in Geneve. Local Geneve Lions (11-4) outscored 8th ranked Starwings (3-12) 104-52. The game without a history. Geneve Lions led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Starwings to just 6 points in fourth quarter. Geneve Lions dominated down low during the game scoring 70 of its points in the paint compared to Starwings' 32. They outrebounded Starwings 45-29 including a 37-21 advantage in defensive rebounds. Geneve Lions players were unselfish on offense dishing 29 assists comparing to just 5 passes made by Starwings' players. They brought some defensive toughness making 7 blocks. It was a quality performance for Croatian power forward Andrej Stimac (204-79) who led the winners and scored 21 points and 5 rebounds (on 9-of-10 shooting from the field). Senegalese power forward Babacar Toure (205-85) accounted for 14 points and 12 rebounds (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!) for the winning side. Four Geneve Lions players scored in double figures. Canadian-Irish swingman Tony McCrory (199-77, college: Simon Fraser) came up with 16 points and 5 rebounds and American power forward Justin Dobbins (203-87, college: E.Michigan, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) added 12 points and 6 rebounds respectively for Starwings in the defeat. Starwings' coach Roland Pavloski gave up on the game allowing to play twelve players seeing no chance for a win. Geneve Lions maintains second place with 11-4 record having just two points less than leader Fribourg. Starwings lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the bottom position with 12 games lost. Geneve Lions' next round opponent will be Lugano Tigers (#5) on the road. Starwings will play against SAM Massagno (#9) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Geneve Lions: A.Stimac 21+5reb+3ast, B.Toure 14+12reb+3ast, F.Steinmann 13+3reb+4ast, J.James 12+6reb+2ast, O.Vogt 11+4reb+1ast, J.Jaunin 10+2reb+2ast
Starwings: T.McCrory 16+5reb, J.Dobbins 12+6reb, J.Burrows 11+3reb, B.Jenkins 5+1reb+3ast, J.Fuchs 3+1reb, J.Rahier 2+3reb
gschID: 190163


Lugano Tigers - Boncourt 89-78

There was no surprise when 7th ranked Boncourt (6-8) was defeated on the road by fifth ranked Lugano Tigers (9-6) 89-78. The hosts were tied after three quarters but managed to speed up in last quarter eventually winning the game. Lugano Tigers made 21-of-26 charity shots (80.8 percent) during the game. 28 personal fouls committed by Boncourt helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was an exceptional evening for American forward Korvotney Barber (201-87, college: Auburn, agency: Pro One Sports) who led the winners and scored 24 points and 9 rebounds. Serbian guard Branko Milisavljevic (193-76, agency: Beo Basket) accounted for 25 points for the winning side. International Nicolas Dos Santos (201-87) came up with a double-double by scoring 12 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists and naturalized Australian power forward Laurent Lahey (204-89) added 14 points and 8 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) respectively for Boncourt in the defeat. Five Boncourt players scored in double figures. Defending champion maintains fifth place with 9-6 record. Boncourt at the other side keeps the seventh position with eight games lost. Lugano Tigers' next round opponent will be league's second-placed Geneve Lions at home and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Boncourt will play against the league's leader Fribourg (#1).
Top scorers:
Lugano Tigers: B.Milisavljevic 25+2reb+2ast, K.Barber 24+9reb+2ast, D.Mladjan 20+5reb, D.Stockalper 9+3reb+1ast, D.Fergerson 5+3reb+5ast, F.Ramseier 2+3reb
Boncourt: S.Ely 16+3reb+1ast, L.Lahey 14+8reb+2ast, J.Capel 13+1reb+4ast, N.Dos Santos 12+10reb+4ast, I.N'Diaye 11+1reb+2ast, D.Ferguson 7+1ast
gschID: 190162


Neuchatel - SAV Vacallo 71-60

Another exciting game was between seventh ranked Neuchatel and 4th placed SAV Vacallo where host Neuchatel (7-8) won against SAV Vacallo (9-5) 71-60. SAV Vacallo was ahead by 3 points after three quarters before a 27-13 charge of Neuchatel, which allowed them to win the game. They dominated down low during the game scoring 44 of its points in the paint compared to SAV Vacallo's 18. It was a good game for American power forward Thomas Coleman (205-88, college: N.Carolina A&T) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 11 rebounds. Naturalized Senegalese forward Jules Aw (200-86) contributed with 14 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Greek forward Mihalis Kakiouzis (206-76, agency: Interperformances) answered with a double-double by scoring 10 points and 17 rebounds and American power forward Matt Schneiderman (204-81, college: N.Iowa) added 16 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for SAV Vacallo. Neuchatel have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to sixth place. SAV Vacallo at the other side keeps the fourth position with five games lost. Neuchatel will play against BBC Nyon (#8) on the road in the next round. SAV Vacallo will play against Monthey (#3) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Neuchatel: T.Coleman 16+11reb+2ast, J.Aw 14+8reb, T.Quidome 11+5reb, D.Lang 10+1reb+2ast, P.Badji 8+4reb+1ast, Q.Day 7+1reb+7ast
SAV Vacallo: M.Schneiderman 16+6reb+1ast, L.O'Bannon 13+4reb+2ast, M.Kakiouzis 10+17reb+1ast, R.Gibson 9+3reb+4ast, S.Petkovic 6+2reb+1ast, M.Petkovic 3+4reb+4ast
gschID: 190161


  




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