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LNA Standings
 1. Fribourg 20-1 
 2. Helios 18-3 
 3. Aarau 14-7 
 4. Riva 11-10 
 5. Bellinzona 10-11 
 6. Pully 7-14 
 7. Winterthur 3-18 
 8. Lancy 1-20 
Last:4/5/2016
LNB Stage Two Standings
Group 1
 1. BBC Troist. 12-0 
 2. Blonay 9-3 
 3. Nyon 7-5 
 4. Highflyers 6-6 
 5. DEL Basket 5-7 
 6. BCKE Wallabies 3-9 
 7. Carouge 0-12 
Group 2
 1. Sion Basket 14-0 
 2. Fribourg II 10-4 
 3. Meyrin 10-4 
 4. Baden 7-7 
 5. Martigny 6-8 
 6. Arlesheim 4-10 
 7. Cossonay 4-10 
 8. Lausanne 1-13 
Stage One Standings
Last:3/26/2016
Points Per Game
 Nikki DIXON
  Basket Esch
  (178-G-93)
  Avg: 28.6
 1. Dixon, Basket Esch28.6 
 2. Santiago, Fribourg27.9 
 3. Logan, Pully26.3 
 4. Adams, Polkowice25.0 
 5. Poppens, Helios20.8 
 6. Hansen, Riva20.5 
 7. Davis, Fribourg19.9 
 8. Giggetts, Lancy19.8 
 9. Miller, Bellinzona19.7 
 10. Johnson, Aarau17.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Asia LOGAN
  Pully
  (183-F-92)
  Avg: 15.3
 1. Logan, Pully15.3 
 2. Johnson, Aarau12.8 
 3. Giroud, Helios12.5 
 4. Williams, Aarau12.5 
 5. Giggetts, Lancy12.4 
 6. Poppens, Helios12.3 
 7. Hansen, Riva11.9 
 8. Burdgess, Mersin G.11.7 
 9. Vails, Pully10.8 
 10. Santiago, Fribourg9.1 
Assists Per Game
 Katarina RISTIC
  Costa M.
  (170-G-84)
  Avg: 7.3
 1. Ristic, Costa M.7.3 
 2. Aleksic, Aarau6.7 
 3. Davis, Fribourg6.0 
 4. Giroud, Helios4.7 
 5. Adams, Polkowice4.7 
 6. Boddie, Herner4.4 
 7. Rol, Fribourg4.3 
 8. Kershaw, Helios3.5 
 9. Santiago, Fribourg3.4 
 10. Dixon, Basket Es.3.1 
Steals Per Game
 Whitney BODDIE
  Herner
  (173-G-87)
  Avg: 5.6
 1. Boddie, Herner5.6 
 2. Hansen, Riva4.7 
 3. Giroud, Helios4.0 
 4. Dixon, Basket Esch4.0 
 5. Santiago, Fribourg3.3 
 6. Twehues, Aarau3.2 
 7. Rol, Fribourg2.9 
 8. Poppens, Helios2.8 
 9. Giggetts, Lancy2.8 
 10. Salvatore, Pully2.8 
Blocks Per Game
 Jassany WILLIAMS
  Aarau
  (188-PF-92)
  Avg: 3.9
 1. Williams, Aarau3.9 
 2. Santiago, Fribourg1.8 
 3. Giggetts, Lancy1.6 
 4. Adams, Polkowice1.3 
 5. Logan, Pully1.3 
 6. Vails, Pully1.3 
 7. Johnson, Aarau1.0 
 8. Avila Lopez, Belli.1.0 
 9. Boddie, Herner1.0 
 10. Burdgess, Mersin0.9 
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LNA Round 16: Leader Helios get another victory - Jan 29, 2013


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Alexia Rol
Undefeated leader Helios delivered the sixteenth consecutive win on Saturday night. This time they crushed 9th ranked Bellinzona (2-14) 86-58 in Vetroz. The game was mostly controlled by Helios. Bellinzona managed to win second period 21-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Helios dominated down low during the game scoring 66 of its points in the paint compared to Bellinzona's 42 and made 17-of-20 free shots (85.0 percent) during the game. Helios forced 25 Bellinzona turnovers and outrebounded them 41-21 including 27 on the defensive glass. International forward Alexia Rol (175-82) fired 25 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. International guard Karen Twehues (182-83, college: Cincinnati) chipped in 17 points and 9 rebounds. American guard Latara Darrett (178-88, college: Prairie View A&M, agency: Two Points) produced 22 points and 7 rebounds for lost side. Bellinzona's coach Scott Twehues gave up on the game allowing to play eleven players seeing no chance for a win. Undefeated Helios (16-0) have an impressive 16-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position with a perfect record of 16 victories in a row. Newly promoted Bellinzona keeps the ninth place with 14 games lost. Helios are looking forward to face Basel (#8) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Bellinzona will play against Hope-GBA in Bernex and is hoping to prove to their fans that this time they can win.
The game in Fribourg supposed to be also worth to mention about. One of their biggest challengers Hope-GBA (10-6) played at the court of fifth ranked Fribourg (11-5). Fribourg smashed Hope-GBA 83-53. Worth to mention a great performance of American center Celeste Trahan-Davis (184-85, college: Elizabeth City, agency: LBM Management) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 26 points and 18 rebounds. Kirby Copeland contributed with 21 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists for the winners. Bosnian forward Marina Dzinic (187-92) replied with 8 points and 6 rebounds for Hope-GBA. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Fribourg moved-up to third place, which they share with Ovronnaz-Mart. Hope-GBA at the other side dropped to the fifth position with six games lost. Fribourg will play against Pully (#6) on the road in the next round. Hope-GBA will play against Bellinzona and hopes to get back on the winning track.
The game in Muralto supposed to be also quite interesting. Third ranked Ovronnaz-Mart. (11-5) played at the court of 6th ranked Muraltese (6-10). Ovronnaz-Mart. did not have too big problems ending evening with a very confident victory 77-58 on Saturday. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Muraltese. Worth to mention a great performance of Jamila Studer-Griffith who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 20 points and 12 rebounds. At the losing side Kaitlin Sowinski responded with a double-double by scoring 15 points, 14 rebounds and 4 blocks. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Ovronnaz-Mart. have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain third position with 11-5 record having five points less than leader Helios, which they share with Fribourg. Newly promoted Muraltese dropped to the seventh place with ten games lost. Ovronnaz-Mart. will meet at home league's second-placed Riva Basket in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Muraltese will play against Highflyers (#10) in Luzern and hope to secure a win.

In the last two games of round 16 Pully defeated Highflyers in a road game 70-55. Riva Basket beat Basel at home 71-55.



Highflyers - Pully 55-70

There was no surprise in Luzern where 10th ranked Highflyers (1-15) were defeated by seventh ranked Pully (7-9) 70-55 on Saturday. Pully dominated down low during the game scoring 42 of its points in the paint compared to Highflyers' 18 and made 22-of-28 free shots (78.6 percent) during the game. Pully forced 20 Highflyers turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of international Melissa Favre (184-92) who helped to win the game recording 20 points and 5 rebounds and Tamara Detraz (178-94) who added 18 points during the contest. Pully's coach Jean Fernandez used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the losing side American center Chelsea Snyder (198-90, college: VCU) responded with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 17 rebounds and guard Veronika Sakica (168-95) scored 15 points and 6 rebounds. Pully moved-up to sixth place. Highflyers lost fourteenth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom position with 15 games lost. Pully will meet at home higher ranked Fribourg (#4) in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Highflyers will play against Muraltese (#7) in Muralto.
Top scorers:
Pully: M.Favre 20+5reb+2ast, T.Detraz 18+2reb+2ast, S.Moss 15+2reb+5ast, M.Tshitenge 9+8reb+1ast, Q.Porter 8+10reb+3ast, N.Ben Ayed 0
Highflyers: V.Sakica 15+6reb+2ast, C.Snyder 13+17reb, V.Dorestant 9+2reb+2ast, G.Sakica 8+2ast, T.Pavlovic 5+3reb+1ast, S.Eisenring 3+1reb
gschID: 188237


Fribourg - Hope-GBA 83-53

The game in Fribourg supposed to be also worth to mention about. One of their biggest challengers Hope-GBA (10-6) played at the court of fifth ranked Fribourg (11-5). Fribourg smashed Hope-GBA 83-53. The game without a history. Fribourg led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Hope-GBA to just 6 points in fourth quarter. Fribourg made 17-of-22 charity shots (77.3 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Hope-GBA 36-24 including 24 on the defensive glass. Fribourg players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists comparing to just 4 passes made by Hope-GBA's players. Worth to mention a great performance of American center Celeste Trahan-Davis (184-85, college: Elizabeth City, agency: LBM Management) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 26 points and 18 rebounds. The other American import guard Kirby Copeland (182-85, college: Virginia Tech, agency: LBM Management) contributed with 21 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists for the winners. Bosnian forward Marina Dzinic (187-92) replied with 8 points and 6 rebounds and international forward Jalinka Michaux (173-87) added 10 points in the effort for Hope-GBA. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Fribourg moved-up to third place, which they share with Ovronnaz-Mart. Hope-GBA at the other side dropped to the fifth position with six games lost. Fribourg will play against Pully (#6) on the road in the next round. Hope-GBA will play against Bellinzona and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Fribourg: C.Trahan-Davis 26+18reb+3ast, K.Copeland 21+6reb+8ast, L.Thalmann 10+1reb+4ast, M.Sabo 8+3reb+2ast, M.Milenkovic 8+3reb, B.Mueller 8+1reb+5ast
Hope-GBA: J.Michaux 10+2reb, D.Studer 9+1reb+1ast, M.Dzinic 8+6reb, A.Rieder 6+1reb+2ast, S.Cavin 5+5reb+1ast, L.Perrenoud 4+3reb
gschID: 188236


Helios - Bellinzona 86-58

Undefeated leader Helios delivered the sixteenth consecutive win on Saturday night. This time they crushed 9th ranked Bellinzona (2-14) 86-58 in Vetroz. The game was mostly controlled by Helios. Bellinzona managed to win second period 21-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Helios dominated down low during the game scoring 66 of its points in the paint compared to Bellinzona's 42 and made 17-of-20 free shots (85.0 percent) during the game. Helios forced 25 Bellinzona turnovers and outrebounded them 41-21 including 27 on the defensive glass. International forward Alexia Rol (175-82) fired 25 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. International guard Karen Twehues (182-83, college: Cincinnati) chipped in 17 points and 9 rebounds. American guard Latara Darrett (178-88, college: Prairie View A&M, agency: Two Points) produced 22 points and 7 rebounds and Canadian forward Julie Seabrook (190-90, college: Colorado) added 19 points respectively for lost side. Bellinzona's coach Scott Twehues gave up on the game allowing to play eleven players seeing no chance for a win. Helios (16-0) have an impressive 16-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position with a perfect record of 16 victories in a row. Newly promoted Bellinzona keeps the ninth place with 14 games lost. Helios are looking forward to face Basel (#8) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Bellinzona will play against Hope-GBA in Bernex and is hoping to prove to their fans that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
Helios: A.Rol 25+9reb+1ast, D.Diouf 17+4reb+3ast, K.Twehues 17+9reb+1ast, C.Turin 13+1reb+1ast, S.Kershaw 8+5reb+2ast, A.Hajdune Csaszar 6+9reb+3ast
Bellinzona: L.Darrett 22+7reb, J.Seabrook 19+4reb, M.Sohm 9+1reb+1ast, L.Avila Lopez 2+3reb, K.Stupar 2+1reb, N.Fora 2+1reb
gschID: 188235


Muraltese - Ovronnaz-Mart. 58-77

The game in Muralto supposed to be also quite interesting. Third ranked Ovronnaz-Mart. (11-5) played at the court of 6th ranked Muraltese (6-10). Ovronnaz-Mart. did not have too big problems ending evening with a very confident victory 77-58 on Saturday. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Muraltese. The game without a history. Ovronnaz-Mart. led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They outrebounded Muraltese 42-31 including 27 on the defensive glass. Ovronnaz-Mart. looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Worth to mention a great performance of Barbados swingman Jamila Studer-Griffith (183-82, college: Md-E Shore) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 20 points and 12 rebounds and Hungarian forward Ildiko Szakacs (187-81) who added 13 points and 5 rebounds during the contest. Four Ovronnaz-Mart. players scored in double figures. At the losing side American center Kaitlin Sowinski (196-86, college: Sacred Heart, agency: Two Points) responded with a double-double by scoring 15 points, 14 rebounds and 4 blocks and her fellow American import guard Candice Bellocchio (167-89, college: Hofstra, agency: Two Points) scored 20 points and 6 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Ovronnaz-Mart. have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain third position with 11-5 record having five points less than leader Helios, which they share with Fribourg. Newly promoted Muraltese dropped to the seventh place with ten games lost. Ovronnaz-Mart. will meet at home league's second-placed Riva Basket in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Muraltese will play against Highflyers (#10) in Luzern and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Ovronnaz-Mart.: J.Studer-Griffith 20+12reb+2ast, J.Guex 17+1reb+2ast, M.Carron 13+3reb+2ast, I.Szakacs 13+5reb+3ast, K.Clement 6+8reb+3ast, C.Ambrosio 4+5reb+5ast
Muraltese: C.Bellocchio 20+6reb+2ast, K.Sowinski 15+14reb+2ast, D.Voumard 6+2reb, V.Manenti 5, S.Juon 4+4reb, L.Wuest 2+1reb+1ast
gschID: 188234


Riva Basket - Basel 71-55

No shocking result in a game in Riva San Vitale where second ranked Riva Basket (12-4) defeated 8th ranked Basel (4-12) 71-55 on Saturday. The game was mostly controlled by Riva Basket. Basel managed to win fourth quarter 14-11. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Riva Basket forced 30 Basel turnovers. Strangely Basel outrebounded Riva Basket 32-17 including a 22-11 advantage in defensive rebounds. Worth to mention a great performance of American swingman Cameo Hicks (182-84, college: Washington) who helped to win the game recording 31 points and 6 steals and Italian forward Lavinia Santucci (186-85) who added 17 points and 6 rebounds during the contest. Four Riva Basket players scored in double figures. Riva Basket's coach Fabrizio Rezzonico used an eleven-player rotation and allowed the starting five to rest. At the losing side international forward Marisa Heckendorn (170-84) responded with 13 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists and American center Megan Skouby (193-86, college: Iowa) scored 11 points and 9 rebounds. Riva Basket maintains second position with 12-4 record having four points less than leader Helios. Basel lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the eighth place with 12 games lost. Riva Basket will meet Ovronnaz-Mart. (#3) in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Basel will play against the league's leader Helios (#1) in Vetroz and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Riva Basket: C.Hicks 31+4reb+2ast, L.Santucci 17+6reb, L.Mazzocchi 11+1reb+3ast, L.Travaini 10+1reb, A.Sassi 2+2reb, N.Grandi 0
Basel: M.Heckendorn 13+6reb+6ast, M.Skouby 11+9reb, D.Monnier 10+3reb+2ast, E.Moldovanyi 9+6reb+1ast, P.Oti-Amoako 6+2reb+3ast, V.Vigil 4+1reb
gschID: 188233


  



Eurobasket.com All-Swiss LNA Awards 2016 - May 9, 2016


Finals MVP: Chelsea Poppens (188-F-91) of Helios;
Player of the Year: Marielle Giroud (180-F/C-87) of Helios;
Guard of the Year: Jazmine Davis (170-G-93) of Fribourg;
Forward of the Year: Chelsea Poppens (188-F-91) of Helios;
Center of the Year: Marielle Giroud (180-F/C-87) of Helios;
Import Player of the Year: Chelsea Poppens (188-F-91) of Helios;
Domestic Player of the Year: Marielle Giroud (180-F/C-87) of Helios;
Defensive Player of the Year: Sarah Hansen (178-  
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