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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
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 
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. Downing, Winte.17.6 
 8. Williams, Boncourt17.6 
 9. Ballard, Geneve Lions17.5 
 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. Sheldon, Winte.9.0 
 5. Ballard, Geneve Lions8.7 
 6. Brown, Swiss C.8.5 
 7. Heath, Monthey8.5 
 8. Krstanovic, Neuch.8.1 
 9. Taylor, Fribourg8.0 
 10. Dubas, Monthey7.8 
Assists Per Game
 Terrell EVERETT
  Lugano T.
  (193-G-84)
  Avg: 6.5
 1. Everett, Lugano T.6.5 
 2. Young, Monthey5.8 
 3. Kovacevic, Swiss C.5.8 
 4. Jones, Starwings4.6 
 5. Cochran, Lausanne4.6 
 6. Magnani, Massagno4.4 
 7. Williams, Geneve L.4.4 
 8. Wright, Fribourg4.2 
 9. Savoy, Neuchatel4.1 
 10. Timberlake, Geneve L.3.6 
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. Carter, Boncourt1.6 
 7. James, Neuchatel1.6 
 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. Voss, Swiss C.0.6 
 9. Mladjan, Geneve L.0.6 
 10. Sheldon, Winte.0.5 

LNA Round 16: Winless Winterthur lose another game - Feb 11, 2017


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Nemanja
Calasan
Bottom-ranked Winterthur (0-14) is still winless. This time they lost on the road their 14th consecutive match to eighth ranked Boncourt (6-9) 98-87 on Friday evening. Boncourt made 24-of-26 free shots (92.3 percent) during the game. Worth to mention a great performance of Serbian-Montenegrin center Nemanja Calasan (204-85, college: Purdue, agency: HMS) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 16 points and 22 rebounds and American point guard Richard Carter (180-92, college: Drake, agency: Inception Sports) who added 26 points and 6 assists (made all of his nine free throws !!!) during the contest. Boncourt's coach Nicolas Perot used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the losing side American guard Rashad Whack (190-91, college: Mt.St.Mary's) responded with 45 points (!!!) and 6 rebounds. Boncourt moved-up to seventh place. Winterthur at the other side still closes the standings with 14 games lost. Boncourt are looking forward to face higher ranked Starwings (#6) in Basel in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Winterthur will play at home against Lausanne (#10) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
9th ranked Swiss Central (5-10) was outscored at home by second ranked Fribourg (12-3) with the biggest margin this round 91-69. The winners were led by the former international swingman Dusan Mladjan (198-86, agency: Interperformances) who scored that evening 24 points (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) and Travis Taylor supported him with 17 points. Even 14 points and 5 assists by Serbian guard Nemanja Kovacevic (194-85) did not help to save the game for Swiss Central. 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 have a solid four-game winning streak. Defending champion keeps a position of league leader. Swiss Central lost eighth consecutive game. They keep the ninth place with ten games lost. Fribourg will play against Lugano Tigers (#5) at home in the next round. Swiss Central will play against Geneve Lions (#4) and hopes to get back on the winning track.

In the last two games of round 16 Lausanne lost to Neuchatel on the opponent's court 67-80. Lugano Tigers managed to outperform Massagno in a home game 75-67.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 23 points and 11 rebounds by Zoran Krstanovic of Neuchatel.

Neuchatel - Lausanne 80-67

Very expected game when 10th ranked Lausanne (4-11) was defeated on the road by fourth ranked Neuchatel (10-5) 80-67. It looked good early as Lausanne took a 2-point small lead at the end of first quarter. But then Neuchatel had a 20-16 second period charge getting the lead and Lausanne was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 67-80. Lausanne was plagued by 27 personal fouls down the stretch. The winners were led by Serbian power forward Zoran Krstanovic (204-82) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 23 points and 11 rebounds and naturalized Dominican guard Bryan Colon (181-92) supported him with 16 points. Even 30 points and 4 steals by American guard Karl Cochran (185-92, college: Wofford) did not help to save the game for Lausanne. His fellow American import forward Roger Woods (196-93, college: UALR) added 17 points and 14 rebounds for lost side. Neuchatel have an impressive seven-game winning streak. They moved-up to third place. Lausanne lost sixth consecutive game. Newly promoted team keeps the tenth position with 11 games lost. Neuchatel will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Lausanne will play on the road against Winterthur (#11) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Neuchatel: Z.Krstanovic 23+11reb, B.Colon 16+1reb+2ast, B.Savoy 10+2reb+2ast, T.Brown 9+2reb+4ast, J.James 9+5reb+3ast, R.Danys 7+2reb+1ast
Lausanne: K.Cochran 30+4reb+3ast, R.Woods 17+14reb+1ast, M.Bozovic 8+1ast, B.Swannegan 6+8reb+2ast, L.Pythoud 6+4reb+1ast, Y.Frederic 0+1reb
gschID: 491704


Swiss Central - Fribourg 69-91

9th ranked Swiss Central (5-10) was outscored at home by second ranked Fribourg (12-3) with the biggest margin this round 91-69. It looked good early as Swiss Central took a 1-point small lead at the end of first quarter. But then Fribourg had a 24-14 second period charge getting the lead and Swiss Central was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 69-91. Fribourg dominated down low during the game scoring 48 of its points in the paint compared to Swiss Central's 26 and made 19-of-22 charity shots (86.4 percent) during the game. The winners were led by the former international swingman Dusan Mladjan (198-86, agency: Interperformances) who scored that evening 24 points (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) and American forward Travis Taylor (203-90, college: Xavier) supported him with 17 points. Four Fribourg players scored in double figures. Even 14 points and 5 assists by Serbian guard Nemanja Kovacevic (194-85) did not help to save the game for Swiss Central. Marco Lehmann (185-93) added 18 points for lost side. 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 have a solid four-game winning streak. Defending champion keeps a position of league leader. Swiss Central lost eighth consecutive game. They keep the ninth place with ten games lost. Fribourg will play against Lugano Tigers (#5) at home in the next round. Swiss Central will play against Geneve Lions (#4) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Fribourg: D.Mladjan 24+2reb+3ast, T.Taylor 17+4reb+2ast, J.Roberson 17+2reb+1ast, N.Jurkovitz 11+2reb+1ast, B.Mbala 7+5reb, J.Jaunin 6+3reb+4ast
Swiss Central: M.Lehmann 18+1reb+1ast, N.Kovacevic 14+3reb+5ast, B.Tomic 9+2reb+1ast, M.Pluess 8+1reb, N.Stevanovic 6+1reb+1ast, L.Mandic 5+1reb
gschID: 491703


Lugano Tigers - Massagno 75-67

The game between closely ranked teams ended with sixth ranked Lugano Tigers' (9-6) home victory over 7th ranked Massagno (5-9) 75-67. Massagno was ahead by 6 points after three quarters before a 22-8 charge of Lugano Tigers, which allowed them to win the game. They outrebounded Massagno 47-33 including a 15-4 advantage in offensive rebounds. Massagno was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. The winners were led by American center Eric Williams (206-84, college: Wake Forest, agency: Octagon Europe) who scored that evening 18 points and 8 rebounds and the former international forward Derek Stockalper (196-84, college: Cal Poly - SLO) supported him with 14 points and 10 rebounds. Even a double-double of 17 points and 15 rebounds by Danish center Jonas Bergstedt (210-91) did not help to save the game for Massagno. American guard Quinton Day (185-84, college: UMKC) added 16 points and 5 rebounds for lost side. Lugano Tigers have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to fifth place. Massagno at the other side dropped to the eighth position with nine games lost. Lugano Tigers will play against league's leader Fribourg on the road in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Massagno will play against the league's second-placed Monthey (#2) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Lugano Tigers: T.Carey 20+5reb+1ast, E.Williams 18+8reb+1ast, D.Stockalper 14+10reb+2ast, J.Aw 9+11reb+1ast, T.Everett 8+2reb+5ast, N.West 4+4reb
Massagno: J.Bergstedt 17+15reb+2ast, Q.Day 16+5reb+3ast, W.Niles 12+2reb+2ast, W.Atwood 9+6reb+2ast, M.Magnani 8+1reb+3ast, A.Bracelli 5+4reb+2ast
gschID: 491702


Boncourt - Winterthur 98-87

Bottom-ranked Winterthur (0-14) is still winless. This time they lost on the road their 14th consecutive match to eighth ranked Boncourt (6-9) 98-87 on Friday evening. Boncourt made 24-of-26 free shots (92.3 percent) during the game. Worth to mention a great performance of Serbian-Montenegrin center Nemanja Calasan (204-85, college: Purdue, agency: HMS) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 16 points and 22 rebounds and American point guard Richard Carter (180-92, college: Drake, agency: Inception Sports) who added 26 points and 6 assists (made all of his nine free throws !!!) during the contest. Five Boncourt players scored in double figures. Boncourt's coach Nicolas Perot used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the losing side American guard Rashad Whack (190-91, college: Mt.St.Mary's) responded with 45 points (!!!) and 6 rebounds and his fellow American import swingman Shane Southwell (201-92, college: Kansas St.) scored 11 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Boncourt moved-up to seventh place. Winterthur at the other side still closes the standings with 14 games lost. Boncourt are looking forward to face higher ranked Starwings (#6) in Basel in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Winterthur will play at home against Lausanne (#10) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Boncourt: R.Carter 26+1reb+6ast, J.Williams 19+4reb+2ast, V.Gaillard 17+3reb+2ast, N.Calasan 16+22reb+2ast, B.Kostic 11+1reb+1ast, J.Landenbergue 5+3reb+3ast
Winterthur: R.Whack 45+6reb+3ast, S.Southwell 11+6reb+4ast, M.Jennings 9+5reb, C.Henrici 8+1ast, K.Monteiro 8+6reb+1ast, A.Savon 4+3reb
gschID: 491701


  




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