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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 16: Neuchatel beats BBC Nyon by two after a very close game - Jan 28, 2013


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Jules Aw
Eighth-ranked BBC Nyon (3-13) used its home court advantage to challenge sixth ranked Neuchatel (8-8) on Saturday. The visitors from Neuchatel managed to secure only two-point victory 77-75. However their fans expected easier game. BBC Nyon was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. Worth to mention a great performance of naturalized Senegalese forward Jules Aw (200-86) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 17 points and 14 rebounds. American power forward Thomas Coleman (205-88, college: N.Carolina A&T) contributed with 12 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. American forward Justin Rutty (200-89, college: Quinnipiac) replied with a double-double by scoring 23 points and 11 rebounds for BBC Nyon. Neuchatel have an impressive five-game winning streak. Newly promoted Neuchatel maintains sixth position with 8-8 record. BBC Nyon lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the ninth place with 13 games lost. They share the position with SAM Massagno. Neuchatel are looking forward to face higher ranked Monthey (#4) at home in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. BBC Nyon will play against the league's second-placed Geneve Lions (#2) and is hoping to prove to their fans that they can break losing series.
Very important is a road loss of third ranked Monthey (10-6) against fourth ranked SAV Vacallo (11-5) on Saturday night. Visiting Monthey was defeated by SAV Vacallo in Chiasso 90-76. Worth to mention a great performance of American power forward Matt Schneiderman (204-81, college: N.Iowa) who helped to win the game recording 24 points and 5 assists (made all of his eight free throws) and Larry O'Bannon who added 22 points and 5 rebounds (made all of his seven free throws) during the contest. At the losing side Bosnian forward Adnan Hodzic (203-88, college: Lipscomb, agency: Pro One Sports) responded with 16 points and 5 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field). SAV Vacallo moved-up to third place. Monthey at the other side dropped to the fourth position with six games lost. SAV Vacallo will play against bottom-ranked SAM Massagno (#10) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Monthey will play against Neuchatel (#6) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Bottom-ranked Starwings managed to get a fourth victory, breaking the three-game losing streak on Saturday night. This time they won against ninth-ranked SAM Massagno in Basel 83-74. American players dominated the game. The winners were led by Brandon Jenkins who had that evening a double-double by scoring 17 points, 7 rebounds and 10 assists. Even a double-double of 23 points and 10 assists by Jamelle Barrett did not help to save the game for SAM Massagno. Starwings (4-12) moved-up to eighth place. Loser SAM Massagno dropped to the bottom position with 13 games lost. They share it with BBC Nyon. Starwings will meet at home higher ranked Boncourt (#7) in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. SAM Massagno will play against SAV Vacallo in Chiasso and hope to secure a win.
LNA top team - Fribourg (14-2) managed to deliver another win. This time they beat seventh ranked Boncourt (6-10) 84-75. Arizona Reid fired a double-double by scoring 32 points, 15 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Fribourg maintains first position with 14-2 record. Boncourt lost third consecutive game. They keep the seventh place with ten games lost. Fribourg's next round opponent will be Lugano Tigers (#5) at home. Boncourt will play against Starwings in Basel and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Lugano was also quite interesting. Second ranked Geneve Lions (12-4) played at the court of 5th ranked Lugano Tigers (9-7). Geneve Lions managed to secure a 5-point victory 87-82 on Saturday. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Lugano Tigers. It was a very good performance for Andrej Stimac who helped to win the game recording 18 points and 5 rebounds. Geneve Lions' coach Ivan Rudez used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. Geneve Lions have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 12-4 record having just two points less than leader Fribourg. Defending champion Lugano Tigers keep the fifth place with seven games lost. Geneve Lions will face BBC Nyon (#9) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Lugano Tigers will play against the league's leader Fribourg (#1).



SAV Vacallo - Monthey 90-76

Very important is a road loss of third ranked Monthey (10-6) against fourth ranked SAV Vacallo (11-5) on Saturday night. Visiting Monthey was defeated by SAV Vacallo in Chiasso 90-76. Monthey was ahead by 11 points at the halftime before a 55-30 second half run of SAV Vacallo. They made 20-of-23 charity shots (87.0 percent) during the game. They also forced 19 Monthey turnovers. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 28 assists. Worth to mention a great performance of American power forward Matt Schneiderman (204-81, college: N.Iowa) who helped to win the game recording 24 points and 5 assists (made all of his eight free throws) and the other American import guard Larry O'Bannon (194-83, college: Louisville, agency: Interperformances) who added 22 points and 5 rebounds (made all of his seven free throws) during the contest. At the losing side Bosnian forward Adnan Hodzic (203-88, college: Lipscomb, agency: Pro One Sports) responded with 16 points and 5 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) and naturalized Argentinian Brian Savoy (192-92) scored 11 points and 6 assists. Five SAV Vacallo and four Monthey players scored in double figures. SAV Vacallo moved-up to third place. Monthey at the other side dropped to the fourth position with six games lost. SAV Vacallo will play against bottom-ranked SAM Massagno (#10) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Monthey will play against Neuchatel (#6) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Monthey: A.Hodzic 16+5reb+3ast, J.Dubas 12+6reb, D.Holmes 12+1reb, B.Savoy 11+1reb+6ast, B.Djurasovic 10+4reb+2ast, F.Kojadinovic 8+3reb+7ast
SAV Vacallo: M.Schneiderman 24+4reb+5ast, L.O'Bannon 22+5reb+3ast, M.Kakiouzis 19+6reb+4ast, F.Vay 13+2reb+1ast, R.Gibson 10+3reb+10ast, M.Petkovic 2+1ast
gschID: 190170


Starwings - SAM Massagno 83-74

Bottom-ranked Starwings managed to get a fourth victory, breaking the three-game losing streak on Saturday night. This time they won against ninth-ranked SAM Massagno in Basel 83-74. SAM Massagno trailed by 16 points after 3 quarters before a 28-21 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 74-83 at the end of the game. They outrebounded SAM Massagno 44-28 including a 31-20 advantage in defensive rebounds. American players dominated the game. The winners were led by guard Brandon Jenkins (190-85, college: Louisville) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 17 points, 7 rebounds and 10 assists and power forward Justin Dobbins (203-87, college: E.Michigan, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) supported him with 22 points and 11 rebounds (made all of his eight free throws). Even a double-double of 23 points and 10 assists by point guard Jamelle Barrett (180-88) did not help to save the game for SAM Massagno. Power forward Clint Chapman (208-89, college: Texas) added 12 points, 11 rebounds and 4 blocks for lost side. Five Starwings and four SAM Massagno players scored in double figures. Starwings (4-12) moved-up to eighth place. Loser SAM Massagno dropped to the bottom position with 13 games lost. They share it with BBC Nyon. Starwings will meet at home higher ranked Boncourt (#7) in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. SAM Massagno will play against SAV Vacallo in Chiasso and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
SAM Massagno: J.Barrett 23+10ast, T.Freeman 13+1reb+2ast, C.Chapman 12+11reb+1ast, P.Campbell 10+5reb, F.Fridel 7+3reb+1ast, D.Andjelkovic 6
Starwings: J.Dobbins 22+11reb, B.Jenkins 17+7reb+10ast, J.Rahier 15+3reb+2ast, J.Fuchs 12+3reb+2ast, J.Burrows 11+8reb+1ast, T.McCrory 5+2reb
gschID: 190169


BBC Nyon - Neuchatel 75-77

Eighth-ranked BBC Nyon (3-13) used its home court advantage to challenge sixth ranked Neuchatel (8-8) on Saturday. The visitors from Neuchatel managed to secure only two-point victory 77-75. However their fans expected easier game. BBC Nyon was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. Worth to mention a great performance of naturalized Senegalese forward Jules Aw (200-86) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 17 points and 14 rebounds. American power forward Thomas Coleman (205-88, college: N.Carolina A&T) contributed with 12 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. American forward Justin Rutty (200-89, college: Quinnipiac) replied with a double-double by scoring 23 points and 11 rebounds and Serbian swingman Srdjan Zivkovic (200-86) added 15 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for BBC Nyon. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Neuchatel have an impressive five-game winning streak. Newly promoted Neuchatel maintains sixth position with 8-8 record. BBC Nyon lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the ninth place with 13 games lost. They share the position with SAM Massagno. Neuchatel are looking forward to face higher ranked Monthey (#4) at home in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. BBC Nyon will play against the league's second-placed Geneve Lions (#2) and is hoping to prove to their fans that they can break losing series.
Top scorers:
BBC Nyon: J.Rutty 23+11reb+1ast, M.Owens 18+2reb, S.Zivkovic 15+6reb+3ast, K.Bradley 11+3reb+4ast, J.Volcy 8+6reb+3ast, L.Vallotton 0
Neuchatel: J.Aw 17+14reb+2ast, Q.Day 15+3reb+2ast, T.Quidome 12, T.Coleman 12+6reb+2ast, D.Lang 10+3reb+1ast, P.Badji 7+5reb+2ast
gschID: 190168


Boncourt - Fribourg 75-84

LNA top team - Fribourg (14-2) managed to deliver another win. This time they beat seventh ranked Boncourt (6-10) 84-75. The game without a history. Fribourg led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Fribourg outrebounded Boncourt 42-30 including a 33-19 advantage in defensive rebounds. 26 personal fouls committed by Boncourt helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American forward Arizona Reid (196-86, college: High Point) fired a double-double by scoring 32 points, 15 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. American-Jamaican forward Ronald Yates (201-83, college: St.Peter's) chipped in a double-double by scoring 15 points and 11 rebounds. International Nicolas Dos Santos (201-87) produced a double-double by scoring 17 points and 10 rebounds and guard Daniel Ferguson (191-85, college: Valdosta St., agency: Interperformances) added 13 points and 5 rebounds (made all of his eight free throws) respectively for lost side. Fribourg maintains first position with 14-2 record. Boncourt lost third consecutive game. They keep the seventh place with ten games lost. Fribourg's next round opponent will be Lugano Tigers (#5) at home. Boncourt will play against Starwings in Basel and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Boncourt: N.Dos Santos 17+10reb, S.Ely 15+1reb+2ast, D.Ferguson 13+5reb+2ast, J.Capel 7+2reb+8ast, G.Louissaint 6+2reb+1ast, I.N'Diaye 6+6reb+1ast
Fribourg: A.Reid 32+15reb+4ast, R.Yates 15+11reb+1ast, J.Kazadi 11+1reb+1ast, J.Almanson 9+7reb, R.Kovac 5+2reb+2ast, I.Savoy 4+3ast
gschID: 190167


Lugano Tigers - Geneve Lions 82-87

The game in Lugano was also quite interesting. Second ranked Geneve Lions (12-4) played at the court of 5th ranked Lugano Tigers (9-7). Geneve Lions managed to secure a 5-point victory 87-82 on Saturday. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Lugano Tigers. The guests trailed by 4 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 2-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 87-82. Geneve Lions made 17-of-20 free shots (85.0 percent) during the game. It was a very good performance for Croatian power forward Andrej Stimac (204-79) who helped to win the game recording 18 points and 5 rebounds. American guard Tony Brown (193-79, college: Arkansas St.) contributed with 18 points for the winners. Five Geneve Lions players scored in double figures. Geneve Lions' coach Ivan Rudez used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. American forward Korvotney Barber (201-87, college: Auburn, agency: Pro One Sports) replied with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 11 rebounds and Serbian guard Branko Milisavljevic (193-76, agency: Beo Basket) added 17 points and 5 assists in the effort for Lugano Tigers. Geneve Lions have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 12-4 record having just two points less than leader Fribourg. Defending champion Lugano Tigers keep the fifth place with seven games lost. Geneve Lions will face BBC Nyon (#9) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Lugano Tigers will play against the league's leader Fribourg (#1).
Top scorers:
Lugano Tigers: B.Milisavljevic 17+1reb+5ast, K.Barber 16+11reb+1ast, D.Stockalper 13+1reb, F.Ramseier 12+1reb, D.Fergerson 9+3reb+2ast, D.Mladjan 8+5reb+1ast
Geneve Lions: T.Brown 18+3reb+3ast, A.Stimac 18+5reb+3ast, B.Toure 15+8reb, J.James 14+2reb, V.Buscaglia 10+2reb+2ast, O.Vogt 4+2reb
gschID: 190166


  




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