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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 
Full Standings
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 12-9 
 6. GC Zurich 6-14 
 7. Acad.Fribourg 5-16 
 8. Lug.Tigers U23 0-21 
Full Standings
Last:3/25/2017
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 

LNA Round 14: Winterthur still unable to win any game - Jan 23, 2017


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Quinton Day
Bottom-ranked Winterthur (0-13) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 99-94 loss to tenth ranked Massagno (4-8) in Winterthur on Sunday evening. They made 21-of-26 free shots (80.8 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was American guard Quinton Day (185-84, college: UMKC) who scored 27 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Danish center Jonas Bergstedt (210-91) chipped in 12 points and 13 rebounds. American guard Rashad Whack (190-91, college: Mt.St.Mary's) produced 24 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists for the hosts. Massagno moved-up to ninth place. Winterthur at the other side still closes the standings with 13 games lost. Massagno are looking forward to face higher ranked Swiss Central (#8) in Luzern in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Winterthur will have a break next round.
The game in Neuchatel was also worth to mention about. One of their biggest challengers Starwings (8-5) played at the court of fifth ranked Neuchatel (8-5). Neuchatel did not have too big problems and got a relatively easy victory 79-62. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Starwings. American power forward Juwann James (198-87, college: JMU) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 17 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists. Zoran Krstanovic contributed with 16 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. American guard Chris Jones (188-93, college: Angelo St.) replied with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 10 rebounds for Starwings. Neuchatel have an impressive five-game winning streak. They moved-up to fourth place, which they share with defeated Starwings. Neuchatel will play against Boncourt (#7) on the road in the next round. Starwings will play against the league's leader Monthey and hope to get back on the winning track.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Fribourg. Local Fribourg (10-3) outscored 9th ranked Lausanne (4-9) 90-69 on Saturday night. The game was dominated by American players. Derek Wright scored 19 points and 8 assists (was perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line !!!) to lead the charge for the winners. Fribourg's coach Petar Aleksic felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Karl Cochran responded with 20 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Defending champion maintains second position with 10-3 record having just one point less than leader Monthey. Lausanne lost fourth consecutive game. Newly promoted team dropped to the tenth place with nine games lost. Fribourg will meet Geneve Lions (#3) on the road in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Lausanne will play against Lugano Tigers (#6) and hope to secure a win.

In the last two games of round 14 Boncourt was defeated by Geneve Lions in a road game 87-73. Lugano Tigers beat Swiss Central at home 66-58.

Winterthur - Massagno 94-99

Bottom-ranked Winterthur (0-13) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 99-94 loss to tenth ranked Massagno (4-8) in Winterthur on Sunday evening. They made 21-of-26 free shots (80.8 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was American guard Quinton Day (185-84, college: UMKC) who scored 27 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Danish center Jonas Bergstedt (210-91) chipped in a double-double by scoring 12 points and 13 rebounds. American guard Rashad Whack (190-91, college: Mt.St.Mary's) produced 24 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists and his fellow American import forward Sean Sheldon (210-93, college: William & Mary) added 22 points and 10 rebounds respectively for the hosts. Five Massagno and four Winterthur players scored in double figures. Massagno moved-up to ninth place. Winterthur at the other side still closes the standings with 13 games lost. Massagno are looking forward to face higher ranked Swiss Central (#8) in Luzern in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Winterthur will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Massagno: Q.Day 27+6reb+5ast, W.Niles 21+3reb, M.Magnani 16+5reb+2ast, J.Bergstedt 12+13reb+2ast, O.Huettenmoser 11+5reb+2ast, W.Atwood 10+6reb
Winterthur: R.Whack 24+8reb+7ast, S.Sheldon 22+10reb+2ast, S.Southwell 20+8reb+4ast, K.Monteiro 14+6reb+3ast, J.Downing 7+2reb+1ast, A.Savon 4+2reb
gschID: 491694


Neuchatel - Starwings 79-62

The game in Neuchatel was also worth to mention about. One of their biggest challengers Starwings (8-5) played at the court of fifth ranked Neuchatel (8-5). Neuchatel did not have too big problems and got a relatively easy victory 79-62. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Starwings. It looked good early as Starwings took a 1-point small lead at the end of first quarter. But then Neuchatel had a 19-16 second period charge getting the lead and Starwings were not able to take back game control losing it eventually 62-79. Neuchatel dominated down low during the game scoring 48 of its points in the paint compared to Starwings' 26. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. American power forward Juwann James (198-87, college: JMU) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 17 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists. Serbian power forward Zoran Krstanovic (204-82) contributed with a double-double by scoring 16 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Four Neuchatel players scored in double figures. American guard Chris Jones (188-93, college: Angelo St.) replied with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 10 rebounds and his fellow American import power forward Octavius Brown (206-93, college: Alcorn St.) added 18 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Starwings. Neuchatel have an impressive five-game winning streak. They moved-up to fourth place, which they share with defeated Starwings. Neuchatel will play against Boncourt (#7) on the road in the next round. Starwings will play against the league's leader Monthey and hope to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Neuchatel: J.James 17+12reb+7ast, B.Savoy 17+6reb+4ast, Z.Krstanovic 16+11reb+5ast, L.Schittenhelm 12+4reb, R.Danys 8+4reb+3ast, T.Brown 5+1reb+1ast
Starwings: C.Jones 21+10reb+3ast, O.Brown 18+6reb+1ast, A.Herrmann 7+2reb+3ast, D.Vinson 6+10reb+1ast, B.Schoo 5+2reb, A.Verga 3+1reb+2ast
gschID: 491693


Geneve Lions - Boncourt 87-73

There was no surprise when 7th ranked Boncourt (5-8) was defeated on the road by third ranked Geneve Lions (9-3) 87-73 on Saturday. The game was mostly controlled by Geneve Lions. Boncourt managed to win fourth quarter 27-8. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Boncourt 36-25 including 28 on the defensive glass. Geneve Lions shot the lights out from three sinking 12 long-distance shots on high 52.2 percentage. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. American point guard Chaz Williams (175-91, college: Massachusetts) scored 18 points and 5 assists (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) to lead the charge for the winners and the former international forward Marko Mladjan (205-93) chipped in 16 points and 5 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) during the contest. Geneve Lions' coach Jean-Marc Jaumin used an eleven-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Serbian-Montenegrin center Nemanja Calasan (204-85, college: Purdue, agency: HMS) responded with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 12 rebounds and point guard Branislav Kostic (180-94) scored 15 points. Four Geneve Lions and five Boncourt players scored in double figures. Geneve Lions have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain third position with 9-3 record behind leader Monthey. Loser Boncourt keeps the seventh place with eight games lost. They share the position with Swiss Central. Geneve Lions will meet at home league's second-placed Fribourg in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Boncourt will play against Neuchatel (#4) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Geneve Lions: C.Williams 18+2reb+5ast, M.Mladjan 16+5reb+3ast, B.Garrett 14+7reb, C.Timberlake 11+3reb+2ast, R.Kovac 11+4reb+3ast, C.Braswell 7+8reb+1ast
Boncourt: B.Kostic 15+3reb+3ast, J.Landenbergue 13+1reb+1ast, R.Carter 12+2reb+1ast, N.Calasan 12+12reb+3ast, G.Louissaint 11+2reb+1ast, J.Williams 8+1reb+1ast
gschID: 491692


Fribourg - Lausanne 90-69

The game with biggest result difference took place in Fribourg. Local Fribourg (10-3) outscored 9th ranked Lausanne (4-9) 90-69 on Saturday night. The game was mostly controlled by Fribourg. Lausanne managed to win third quarter 21-19. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Fribourg dominated down low during the game scoring 50 of its points in the paint compared to Lausanne's 30 and made 16-of-19 free shots (84.2 percent) during the game. It was a great shooting night for Fribourg especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 53.3 percentage. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. The game was dominated by American players. Point guard Derek Wright (179-86, college: Austin Peay St.) scored 19 points and 8 assists (was perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line !!!) to lead the charge for the winners and forward Travis Taylor (203-90, college: Xavier) chipped in 12 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists during the contest. Five Fribourg players scored in double figures. Fribourg's coach Petar Aleksic felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Guard Karl Cochran (185-92, college: Wofford) responded with 20 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists and guard Anton Wilson (196-94, college: Detroit Mercy) scored 19 points and 4 assists. Defending champion maintains second position with 10-3 record having just one point less than leader Monthey. Lausanne lost fourth consecutive game. Newly promoted team dropped to the tenth place with nine games lost. Fribourg will meet Geneve Lions (#3) on the road in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Lausanne will play against Lugano Tigers (#6) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Fribourg: D.Wright 19+2reb+8ast, J.Roberson 14+2reb+2ast, A.Cotture 14+7reb+1ast, D.Mladjan 13+1reb+1ast, T.Taylor 12+11reb+4ast, N.Jurkovitz 8+3reb+3ast
Lausanne: K.Cochran 20+5reb+4ast, A.Wilson 19+4reb+4ast, R.Woods 12+7reb+1ast, B.Swannegan 8+4reb+1ast, A.Mawuli-kplim 3, B.Top 3+3reb+1ast
gschID: 491691


Lugano Tigers - Swiss Central 66-58

No shocking result in a game when sixth ranked Lugano Tigers (7-6) defeated at home 8th ranked Swiss Central (5-8) 66-58 on Saturday. Swiss Central trailed by 14 points after 3 quarters before a 19-13 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 58-66 at the end of the game. Lugano Tigers made 27-of-28 free shots (96.4 percent) during the game, while Swiss Central only scored seven points from the stripe. They outrebounded Swiss Central 42-22 including a 33-15 advantage in defensive rebounds. American center Eric Williams (206-84, college: Wake Forest, agency: Octagon Europe) had a double-double by scoring 15 points, 12 rebounds and 5 assists to lead the charge for the winners and the former international forward Derek Stockalper (196-84, college: Cal Poly - SLO) chipped in 7 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists during the contest. Marco Lehmann (185-93) responded with 23 points and Serbian guard Nemanja Kovacevic (194-85) scored 13 points. Lugano Tigers maintains sixth position with 7-6 record. Swiss Central lost sixth consecutive game. They dropped to the seventh place with eight games lost. They share the position with Boncourt. Lugano Tigers will meet Lausanne (#10) on the road in the next round. Swiss Central will play against Massagno and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Lugano Tigers: E.Williams 15+12reb+5ast, T.Everett 11+2reb+6ast, J.Aw 9+5reb, D.Stockalper 7+7reb+5ast, A.Louissaint 7+5reb, N.West 6+5reb
Swiss Central: M.Lehmann 23+4reb+1ast, N.Kovacevic 13+3reb+2ast, R.Brown 9+7reb, N.Stevanovic 5+1reb+1ast, M.Pluess 5+1reb+1ast, B.Tomic 3+3reb
gschID: 491690


  




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