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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 18: Fribourg edges Monthey by three points - Feb 13, 2013


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Fourth-ranked Monthey (10-8) made lots of trouble for first ranked Fribourg (16-2) on Saturday. The visitors from Fribourg managed to secure only three-point victory 75-72. However their fans expected easier game. The guests trailed by 2 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 1-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 75-72. The best player for the winners was American forward Arizona Reid (196-86, college: High Point) who scored 17 points. The other American import power forward Darrius Garrett (205-90, college: Richmond) chipped in 8 points and 15 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 18 points and 8 rebounds. Fribourg have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 16-2 record. Monthey lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the fourth place with eight games lost. They share the position with Lugano Tigers. Fribourg are looking forward to face Starwings (#8) in Basel in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Monthey will play on the road against Lugano Tigers (#4) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Bottom-ranked SAM Massagno managed to get a fourth victory, breaking the two-game losing streak. This time they won against seventh-ranked Boncourt 75-68. It was a good game for American forward Pete Campbell (201-84, college: Butler, agency: Warren Sports International) who led his team to a victory with 25 points and 8 rebounds. Clint Chapman contributed with 22 points and 11 rebounds for the winners. International Nicolas Dos Santos (201-87) replied with 17 points and 8 rebounds for Boncourt. Boncourt's coach Antoine Petitjean rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. SAM Massagno (4-14) moved-up to ninth place. Boncourt lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the seventh position with 12 games lost. SAM Massagno will play against bottom-ranked BBC Nyon (#10) at home in the next round. Boncourt 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 (14-4) outscored 6th ranked Neuchatel (9-9) 103-73 on Saturday night. It ended at the same time the six-game winning streak of Neuchatel. Andrej Stimac scored 24 points to lead the charge for the winners. The best for the losing side was Jules Aw with 17 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. Geneve Lions have an impressive five-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 14-4 record having just two points less than leader Fribourg. Newly promoted Neuchatel keeps the sixth place with nine games lost. Geneve Lions will meet at home SAV Vacallo (#3) in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Neuchatel will play against Boncourt and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

In the last two games of round 18 BBC Nyon were defeated by SAV Vacallo in Chiasso 94-84. Lugano Tigers smashed Starwings at home 103-79.
The best stats of 18th round was 33 points (!!!), 6 rebounds and 4 assists by Dusan Mladjan of Lugano Tigers.


Boncourt - SAM Massagno 68-75

Bottom-ranked SAM Massagno managed to get a fourth victory, breaking the two-game losing streak. This time they won against seventh-ranked Boncourt 75-68. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Boncourt won third quarter 22-16. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. It was a good game for American forward Pete Campbell (201-84, college: Butler, agency: Warren Sports International) who led his team to a victory with 25 points and 8 rebounds. The other American import power forward Clint Chapman (208-89, college: Texas) contributed with a double-double by scoring 22 points and 11 rebounds for the winners. International Nicolas Dos Santos (201-87) replied with 17 points and 8 rebounds and American swingman Shy Ely (194-87, college: Evansville, agency: Merit Sports) added 17 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Boncourt. Four Boncourt players scored in double figures. Boncourt's coach Antoine Petitjean rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. SAM Massagno (4-14) moved-up to ninth place. Boncourt lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the seventh position with 12 games lost. SAM Massagno will play against bottom-ranked BBC Nyon (#10) at home in the next round. Boncourt will play against Neuchatel and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
SAM Massagno: P.Campbell 25+8reb+2ast, C.Chapman 22+11reb, T.Freeman 12+2reb+3ast, F.Fridel 6+4reb, J.Barrett 5+2reb+8ast, F.Appavou 3
Boncourt: S.Ely 17+5reb+1ast, N.Dos Santos 17+8reb+2ast, I.N'Diaye 14+5reb, D.Ferguson 10+2reb+1ast, A.Herrmann 5+1reb+1ast, J.Capel 3+3ast
gschID: 190180


Geneve Lions - Neuchatel 103-73

The game with biggest result difference took place in Geneve. Local Geneve Lions (14-4) outscored 6th ranked Neuchatel (9-9) 103-73 on Saturday night. It ended at the same time the six-game winning streak of Neuchatel. The game was mostly controlled by Geneve Lions. Neuchatel managed to win second period 20-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Geneve Lions shot 60.7 percent from the field and made 25-of-28 free shots (89.3 percent) during the game. Geneve Lions outrebounded Neuchatel 28-14 including a 23-10 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a great shooting night for Geneve Lions especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 52.6 percentage. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists comparing to just 12 passes made by Neuchatel's players. Croatian power forward Andrej Stimac (204-79) scored 24 points to lead the charge for the winners and American power forward Juwann James (198-87, college: JMU, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) chipped in 21 points (on 9-of-10 shooting from the field) during the contest. Five Geneve Lions players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was naturalized Senegalese forward Jules Aw (200-86) with 17 points and naturalized Senegalese power forward Pape Badji (206-92) scored 12 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. Geneve Lions have an impressive five-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 14-4 record having just two points less than leader Fribourg. Newly promoted Neuchatel keeps the sixth place with nine games lost. Geneve Lions will meet at home SAV Vacallo (#3) in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Neuchatel will play against Boncourt and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Geneve Lions: A.Stimac 24+4reb+2ast, J.James 21+4reb+1ast, V.Buscaglia 12+3reb+3ast, F.Steinmann 11+3reb+2ast, M.Maruotto 11+4reb+1ast, B.Toure 10+6reb
Neuchatel: J.Aw 17+2reb+1ast, R.Reese 15+1reb, P.Badji 12+2reb+3ast, Q.Day 7+1reb+2ast, D.Lang 6+2reb+1ast, T.Quidome 6+2ast
gschID: 190179


Monthey - Fribourg 72-75

Fourth-ranked Monthey (10-8) made lots of trouble for first ranked Fribourg (16-2) on Saturday. The visitors from Fribourg managed to secure only three-point victory 75-72. However their fans expected easier game. The guests trailed by 2 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 1-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 75-72. The best player for the winners was American forward Arizona Reid (196-86, college: High Point) who scored 17 points. The other American import power forward Darrius Garrett (205-90, college: Richmond) chipped in 8 points and 15 rebounds. Four Fribourg 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 18 points and 8 rebounds and international Jonathan Dubas (202-91) added 19 points and 5 rebounds respectively. Fribourg have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 16-2 record. Monthey lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the fourth place with eight games lost. They share the position with Lugano Tigers. Fribourg are looking forward to face Starwings (#8) in Basel in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Monthey will play on the road against Lugano Tigers (#4) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Fribourg: A.Reid 17+4reb+3ast, E.Draughan 13+2reb+3ast, J.Kazadi 11+2reb+2ast, R.Kovac 11+1reb, J.Almanson 10+6reb+1ast, D.Garrett 8+15reb+1ast
Monthey: J.Dubas 19+5reb+1ast, A.Hodzic 18+8reb+2ast, D.Holmes 11+2reb+1ast, B.Djurasovic 7+4reb+1ast, C.Mafuta 6+1reb+3ast, H.Laroche 5+5reb+6ast
gschID: 190178


SAV Vacallo - BBC Nyon 94-84

There was no surprise in Chiasso where 9th ranked BBC Nyon (3-15) was defeated by third ranked SAV Vacallo (13-5) 94-84 on Saturday. BBC Nyon was trailing by 2 points at halftime but managed to get 7-point lead after three quarters before a 29-12 charge of SAV Vacallo, which allowed them to win the game. SAV Vacallo had a 34-21 advantage in offensive rebounds. They shot the lights out from three sinking 12 long-distance shots on high 52.2 percentage. SAV Vacallo looked well-organized offensively handing out 28 assists comparing to just 15 passes made by BBC Nyon's players. American guard Rickey Gibson (191-84, college: Stillman) had a double-double by scoring 23 points and 12 assists (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field) to lead the charge for the winners and the other American import guard Larry O'Bannon (194-83, college: Louisville, agency: Interperformances) chipped in 22 points and 5 assists during the contest. The best for the losing side was American swingman Marvin Owens (196-86, college: Northwood) with a double-double by scoring 27 points and 10 rebounds and Serbian swingman Srdjan Zivkovic (200-86) scored 24 points and 5 rebounds. Five SAV Vacallo and four BBC Nyon players scored in double figures. SAV Vacallo have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain third position with 13-5 record having just three points less than leader Fribourg. BBC Nyon lost fifth consecutive game. They dropped to the bottom place with 15 games lost. SAV Vacallo will meet league's second-placed Geneve Lions on the road in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. BBC Nyon will play against SAM Massagno (#9) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
SAV Vacallo: R.Gibson 23+2reb+12ast, L.O'Bannon 22+2reb+5ast, H.Rollins 14+13reb+1ast, M.Schneiderman 13+8reb+5ast, F.Vay 11+6reb, S.Petkovic 7+1reb+3ast
BBC Nyon: M.Owens 27+10reb+1ast, S.Zivkovic 24+5reb+1ast, J.Volcy 14+7reb+3ast, J.Rutty 12+5reb+3ast, K.Bradley 5+2reb+6ast, G.Lanisse 2+1reb
gschID: 190177


Lugano Tigers - Starwings 103-79

No shocking result in a game when fifth ranked Lugano Tigers (10-8) smashed at home 8th ranked Starwings (5-13) 103-79 on Saturday. The hosts trailed by 8 points after first quarter, but they stormed back and won the game by 24 points. Lugano Tigers looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. The former international Dusan Mladjan (198-86, agency: Interperformances) scored 33 points (!!!), 6 rebounds and 4 assists to lead the charge for the winners and American forward Richie Gordon (203-89, college: W.Carolina) chipped in 23 points and 12 rebounds during the contest. The best for the losing side was American guard Brandon Jenkins (190-85, college: Louisville) with 27 points and 7 assists and his fellow American import power forward Justin Dobbins (203-87, college: E.Michigan, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) produced a double-double by scoring 17 points and 11 rebounds. Five Lugano Tigers and four Starwings players scored in double figures. Defending champion moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Monthey. Starwings at the other side keep the eighth position with 13 games lost. Lugano Tigers will meet at home Monthey (#5) in the next round. Starwings will play against the league's leader Fribourg and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Lugano Tigers: D.Mladjan 33+6reb+4ast, R.Gordon 23+12reb+1ast, K.Barber 16+2reb+1ast, B.Milisavljevic 16+2reb+7ast, D.Fergerson 10+4reb+7ast, W.Molteni 5+2reb+1ast
Starwings: B.Jenkins 27+2reb+7ast, J.Dobbins 17+11reb+2ast, T.McCrory 13+1reb+2ast, J.Rahier 11+3reb, J.Fuchs 6+3reb+2ast, M.Jacobsen 3+2reb
gschID: 190176


  




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