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BSL Standings
 1. Fenerbahce 21-2 
 2. Anadolu Efes 21-2 
 3. Besiktas 18-5 
 4. Banvit BK 16-7 
 5. Darussafaka 16-7 
 6. Galatasaray 12-10 
 7. Pinar Karsiyaka 12-11 
 8. Gaziantep 11-12 
 9. Tofas 10-13 
 10. Yesilgiresun 9-14 
 11. Istanbul BBSK 9-14 
 12. Trabzonspor 8-15 
 13. Usak 7-16 
 14. Demir IBB 6-17 
 15. Best Balikesir 5-18 
 16. TED Kolejliler 2-20 
Full Standings
Last:3/27/2017
TBL Standings
 1. Eskisehir Basket 25-5 
 2. Sakarya BSB 25-6 
 3. Socar Petkim 24-6 
 4. Bursaspor 23-7 
 5. Afyon 20-11 
 6. Acibadem 19-11 
 7. Istanbulspor 18-12 
 8. Samsun 16-13 
 9. Turk Telekom 16-14 
 10. Bandirma Kir. 13-17 
 11. Akhisar Bld 12-18 
 12. Gelisim 12-19 
 13. Yalova Bld 11-19 
 14. Duzce Bld. 10-20 
 15. Pertevniyal 9-21 
 16. Mamak DSI 8-22 
 17. Final Genclik 6-24 
 18. Mugla Orman 4-26 
Full Standings
Last:3/26/2017
TB2L Standings
Group A
 1. Antalya BSB 16-2 
 2. Tofas Gelisim 14-4 
 3. Artvin 14-4 
 4. Boluspor 11-7 
 5. FMV Isik 10-8 
 6. Inegol 7-11 
 7. Pinar Kars. 6-12 
 8. Adanaspor 5-13 
 9. Maliye Milli 4-14 
 10. Melikgazi 3-15 
Group B
 1. Karesi Spor 16-2 
 2. Mersin BSB 11-7 
 3. Orman Genclik 11-7 
 4. Kepez Bld 10-8 
 5. Aydin BSB 9-9 
 6. Cankiri 8-10 
 7. Izmir BSB 8-10 
 8. TED Istanbul 8-10 
 9. Yesilyurt 7-11 
 10. Bilecik 2-16 
Last:3/23/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1 Real Madrid 21-7 
 2 CSKA 21-7 
 3 Olympiacos 19-9 
 4 Fenerbahce 17-11 
 5 Panathinaikos 17-11 
 6 Anadolu Efes 16-12 
 7 Baskonia 16-12 
 8 Crvena Zvezda 15-13 
 9 Darussafaka 14-14 
 10 Zalgiris 13-15 
 11 FC Barcelona 11-17 
 12 Brose Bask. 10-18 
 13 Galatasaray 10-18 
 14 Maccabi T-A 10-18 
 15 EA7 Armani 7-21 
 16 Unics 7-21 
Last:3/24/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Monaco 12-2 
 2. Banvit BK 11-3 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 10-4 
 4. Aris 8-6 
 5. Fraport SKY 7-7 
 6. Ironi Nahariya 5-9 
 7. Helios 2-12 
 8. Bakken 1-13 
Group B
 1. Le Mans 9-5 
 2. Umana VE 9-5 
 3. Pinar Karsiyaka 9-5 
 4. Avtodor 7-7 
 5. Maccabi Rishon 7-7 
 6. Oradea 6-8 
 7. Kataja Basket 6-8 
 8. Khimik 3-11 
Group C
 1. ASVEL 10-4 
 2. Neptunas 10-4 
 3. EWE Baskets 10-4 
 4. PAOK 7-7 
 5. Ventspils 7-7 
 6. Usak 5-9 
 7. Openjobmetis V. 4-10 
 8. Rosa Radom 3-11 
Group D
 1. Iberostar Tener. 11-3 
 2. Scandone AV 10-4 
 3. Strasbourg 9-5 
 4. Juventus 8-6 
 5. Oostende 6-8 
 6. Cibona 5-9 
 7. Mega Leks 4-10 
 8. Mornar Bar 3-11 
Group E
 1. Besiktas 12-2 
 2. AEK Athens 9-5 
 3. Partizan 8-6 
 4. Ludwigsburg 8-6 
 5. Banco di Srd 7-7 
 6. Spirou 6-8 
 7. Stelmet ZG 4-10 
 8. Szolnok 2-12 
Last:1/25/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/9/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Shannon SHORTER
  TED K.
  (193-G-89)
  Avg: 20.1
 1. Shorter, TED K.20.1 
 2. Theodore, Banvit BK19.5 
 3. Ledo, Yesilgiresun19.4 
 4. Jefferson, Gazia.18.3 
 5. Summers, Pinar K.17.2 
 6. Denmon, Gaziantep16.6 
 7. Hayes, Demir IBB16.3 
 8. Morrison, TED K.15.9 
 9. Armand, Is.15.8 
 10. McKissic, Usak15.4 
Rebounds Per Game
 Leon WILLIAMS
  Best B.
  (203-C/F-86)
  Avg: 9.9
 1. Williams, Best B.9.9 
 2. Stimac, Besiktas9.8 
 3. Jefferson, Gazia.8.9 
 4. Thomas, TED K.8.3 
 5. Monroe, Usak8.0 
 6. Wright, Trabzons.7.8 
 7. Auguste, Usak7.7 
 8. Gill, Yesilgiresun7.1 
 9. Caloiaro, Demir I.7.1 
 10. Ivanov, Gaziantep7.0 
Assists Per Game
 Mike GREEN
  Best Balikesir
  (185-PG-85)
  Avg: 8.3
 1. Green, Best Balikesir8.3 
 2. Theodore, Banvit BK7.5 
 3. Heurtel, Anadolu .7.4 
 4. Lyons, Usak6.9 
 5. Granger, Anadolu .5.5 
 6. Armstead, Yesilgir.5.3 
 7. Ermis, Tofas5.0 
 8. Dillard, Pinar K.4.9 
 9. Guler, Galatasaray4.9 
Steals Per Game
 Shannon SHORTER
  TED K.
  (193-G-89)
  Avg: 2
 1. Shorter, TED K.2.0 
 2. Chappell, Banvit BK1.9 
 3. Ponitka, Pinar K.1.8 
 4. Eldridge, Demir I.1.8 
 5. Armstead, Yesilgir.1.8 
 6. Guler, Galatasaray1.7 
 7. Osman, Anadolu .1.7 
 8. Klobucar, Istanbu.1.6 
 9. Ulubay, Yesilgiresun1.6 
 10. Calloway, Istanbu.1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Ekpe UDOH
  Fenerbahce
  (208-F/C-87)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Udoh, Fenerbahce1.8 
 2. Dunston, Anadolu .1.6 
 3. Kadji, Trabzonspor1.4 
 4. Pleiss, Galatasaray1.1 
 5. Kairys, Usak1.1 
 6. Ibekwe, Usak1.0 
 7. Kulig, Banvit BK1.0 
 8. Wright, Trabzons.0.9 
 9. Kirk, Anadolu Efes0.9 
 10. James, Best Balikesir0.8 
Player of the Week

 Davon Jefferson
  Gaziantep
  ( 204-F-99-86 )
  

 Darryl Monroe
  Turk Telekom
  ( 201-C/F-104-86 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 23 (Regular Season)

Galatasaray 80% Mar.28 TED Kolejli
Next Round Schedule

Round 31 (Regular Season)

Bandirma Kir Apr.2 Duzce Bld. 52%
Turk Telekom Apr.1 Sakarya BSB 57%
Mugla Orman Apr.1 Pertevniyal 67%
Istanbulspor 62% Apr.1 Mamak DSI
Samsun Apr.1 Eskisehir Bs 60%
Afyon Apr.1 Socar Petkim 57%
Gelisim Mar.31 Yalova Bld 56%
Final Gencli Mar.31 Akhisar Bld 66%
Acibadem Mar.31 Bursaspor 58%
Next Round Schedule

Round 29 (Regular Season)

Crvena Zvezd 64% Mar.31 Unics
Galatasaray Mar.31 Baskonia 55%
Panathinaiko 54% Mar.31 CSKA
Real Madrid 73% Mar.31 Fenerbahce
Zalgiris 75% Mar.31 EA7 Armani
Anadolu Efes 58% Mar.30 Olympiacos
Brose Bask. 51% Mar.30 Darussafaka
FC Barcelona 59% Mar.30 Maccabi T-A
Next Round Schedule

Game 2 (Quarter-Finals)

Iberostar Te 60% Mar.28 ASVEL
Umana VE 52% Mar.28 Pinar Karsiy
Ludwigsburg Mar.28 Banvit BK 63%
Banco di Srd Mar.28 Monaco 64%
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Oostende Mar.29 Chalon 99%
Nanterre Mar.29 Telekom Bsk 53%
TB2L Round 7: Darussafaka keeps a leadership position - Nov 18, 2012


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There were just 7 rounds played in Regular Season of TB2L and we can clearly see which teams will fight for top positions and which will try to avoid bottom places. The fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with derby games, favorites losing the games, games ending by tiny margin and even winless team recording their first victory.

The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Darussafaka as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Darussafaka defeated 6th ranked Trabzonspor in Istanbul 81-65. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Trabzonspor. The hosts trailed by 5 points at the halftime before their 48-27 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Darussafaka forced 22 Trabzonspor turnovers. 24 personal fouls committed by Trabzonspor helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Worth to mention a great performance of guard Turgay Gedikli (192-91) who helped to win the game recording 12 points and 7 assists. Serbian center Aleksandar Petrovic (204-87) contributed with 18 points for the winners. American guard Henry Antwan Dobie (183-78, college: LIU Brooklyn) answered with 19 points and 4 assists for Trabzonspor. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Darussafaka (6-1) have an impressive series of five victories in a row. As mentioned above they are at the top of the standings, which they share with Selcuk Univ. Trabzonspor at the other side keeps the sixth place with three games lost. They share the position with 3 other teams. Trabzonspor will play next round against Baskent Genclik trying to get back on the winning streak. Darussafaka will try to continue on its current victory against eighteenth ranked Izmir BSB on the road.
An interesting game for Selcuk Universitesi (6-1) which hosted in Konya 3rd placed Usak (5-2). Second ranked Selcuk Universitesi managed to get a 10-point victory 77-67. It was a key game for the top position in the league. It was a great evening for American Bill Clark (195-88, college: Duquesne) who led his team to a victory scoring 15 points and 4 assists. Jeremy Granger helped adding 14 points and 5 rebounds. Selcuk Universitesi's coach allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. At the losing side American forward Justin Carter (193-87, college: Creighton, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) responded with 21 points and 5 rebounds. Selcuk Universitesi keeps a position of league leader, which they share with Darussafaka. Usak at the other side keeps the third place with two games lost. They share the position with Vestel and Maliye Milli. Selcuk Universitesi will play against Istanbulspor (#16) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Usak will play against Gelisim (#8) in Izmir and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Baskent Genclik's fans can finally celebrate the first win of their team after six consecutive loses. They used home court advantage to defeat Bandirma Kir. (2-5) 61-57 on Saturday. It was an exceptional evening for KZell Wesson who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 16 rebounds. Baskent Genclik's coach used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. Raymond Sykes came up with a double-double by scoring 15 points, 17 rebounds and 4 blocks for Bandirma Kir. in the defeat. Baskent Genclik maintains seventeenth place with 1-6 record. It was Bandirma Kir.'s third loss in a row. They keep the fifteenth position with five games lost. They share it with Istanbulspor. Baskent Genclik will meet higher ranked Trabzonspor (#9) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Bandirma Kir. will play against Maliye Milli (#5) in Ankara and hope to secure a win and be promoted back to the TBL just one year after relegation.
Bottom-ranked Izmir BSB is still unable to win any game. This time they lost on the road their seventh consecutive match to thirteenth ranked Final Genclik (3-4) 85-56. Marshall Moses fired a double-double by scoring 19 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Final Genclik moved-up to tenth place, which they share with 4 other teams. Izmir BSB lost their seventh game in a row. Newly promoted team still closes the standings with seven games lost. Final Genclik's next round opponent will be Pertevniyal (#10) in Istanbul. Izmir BSB will play at home against the league's leader Darussafaka (#1) having rather not much hope for a victory.
Important game to mention about took place in Ankara. Fifth ranked Maliye Milli (5-2) saved a 3-point victory at home edging 12th ranked Pi Koleji (3-4) 88-85 on Saturday evening. Host team only slightly avoided a big embarassment. It was a very good performance for Zach Graham who helped to win the game recording 19 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. The victory was the third consecutive win for Maliye Milli. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Vestel and Usak. Loser Pi Koleji dropped to the tenth position with four games lost. Maliye Milli will face Bandirma Kir. (#15) in Balikesir in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Pi Koleji will play at home against Balikesir (#6).

Other games in round 7 were not that significant. Pertevniyal was smashed by Vestel on the road 83-56. Istanbul B.B. lost to Yesilgiresun on its own court 74-80. Istanbulspor unfortunately lost to Balikesir in a road game 72-79. Gelisim managed to beat Akhisar Bld at home 76-72.
The most impressive performance of 7th round was 20 points and 8 rebounds by Justin Knox of Vestel.


Darussafaka - Trabzonspor 81-65

The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Darussafaka as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Darussafaka defeated 6th ranked Trabzonspor in Istanbul 81-65. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Trabzonspor. The hosts trailed by 5 points at the halftime before their 48-27 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Darussafaka forced 22 Trabzonspor turnovers. 24 personal fouls committed by Trabzonspor helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Worth to mention a great performance of guard Turgay Gedikli (192-91) who helped to win the game recording 12 points and 7 assists. Serbian center Aleksandar Petrovic (204-87) contributed with 18 points for the winners. Four Darussafaka players scored in double figures. American guard Henry Antwan Dobie (183-78, college: LIU Brooklyn) answered with 19 points and 4 assists and Croatian center Jurica Zuza (207-78, agency: Alti Sport) added 16 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Trabzonspor. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Darussafaka (6-1) have an impressive series of five victories in a row. As mentioned above they are at the top of the standings, which they share with Selcuk Univ. Trabzonspor at the other side keeps the sixth place with three games lost. They share the position with 3 other teams. Trabzonspor will play next round against Baskent Genclik trying to get back on the winning streak. Darussafaka will try to continue on its current victory against eighteenth ranked Izmir BSB on the road.
Top scorers:
Darussafaka: A.Petrovic 18+2reb, M.Hall 13+2reb+4ast, T.Gedikli 12+3reb+7ast, C.Mumcuogullari 11+5reb, U.Kacaniku 9+3reb+2ast, C.Amasyali 8+2reb+2ast
Trabzonspor: H.Antwan Dobie 19+4reb+4ast, J.Zuza 16+5reb+1ast, E.Turetken 7+6reb+3ast, R.Bashak 7+3reb, F.Aydemir 3+2ast, A.Guney 3+1reb
gschID: 199411


Vestel - Pertevniyal 83-56

No shocking result in a game when sixth ranked Vestel (5-2) crushed 9th ranked Pertevniyal (3-4) in Manisa 83-56 on Saturday. The hosts trailed by 3 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 10-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 83-56. It was a very good performance for American forward Justin Knox (205-89, college: N.Carolina) who helped to win the game recording 20 points and 8 rebounds. His fellow American import guard Antabia Waller (188-88, college: Auburn) contributed with 14 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Knox is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. American guard Dewayne Reed (185-87, college: Auburn, agency: EM-PA) answered with 14 points and Burak Can Yildizli (202-94) added 7 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Pertevniyal. Since the result was very predictable, it gave the chance for the coaches to test many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Vestel moved-up to third place, which they share with Usak and Maliye Milli. Loser Pertevniyal dropped to the tenth position with four games lost. Vestel will face Yesilgiresun (#11) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Pertevniyal will play against Final Genclik in Bursa and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Vestel: J.Knox 20+8reb+3ast, A.Waller 14+7reb+1ast, S.Ugur 10+3reb+3ast, E.Ekmen 9+2reb, K.Tutuncu 8+1reb+2ast, S.Ugrasan 8+5reb+2ast
Pertevniyal: D.Reed 14+2reb+1ast, A.Brown 9+6reb, B.Can Yildizli 7+7reb+2ast, T.Erulku 7+6reb+3ast, R.Tekin 6+4reb, E.Kosut 4+1reb
gschID: 199410


Selcuk Univ. - Usak 77-67

An interesting game for Selcuk Universitesi (6-1) which hosted in Konya 3rd placed Usak (5-2). Second ranked Selcuk Universitesi managed to get a 10-point victory 77-67. It was a key game for the top position in the league. It looked good early as Usak took an 11-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Selcuk Universitesi took control and eventually winning the game that evening by 10 points. It was a great evening for American Bill Clark (195-88, college: Duquesne) who led his team to a victory scoring 15 points and 4 assists. His fellow American import point guard Jeremy Granger (185-90, college: E.Illinois) helped adding 14 points and 5 rebounds. Four Selcuk Universitesi players scored in double figures. Selcuk Universitesi's coach allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. At the losing side American forward Justin Carter (193-87, college: Creighton, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) responded with 21 points and 5 rebounds and forward Erhan Yetim (204-87) scored 12 points and 9 rebounds. Selcuk Universitesi keeps a position of league leader, which they share with Darussafaka. Usak at the other side keeps the third place with two games lost. They share the position with Vestel and Maliye Milli. Selcuk Universitesi will play against Istanbulspor (#16) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Usak will play against Gelisim (#8) in Izmir and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Selcuk Univ.: B.Clark 15+4reb+4ast, J.Granger 14+5reb+2ast, U.Gurgen 10+7reb+3ast, F.Toz 10+2reb+2ast, O.Orcun Gollu 8+2reb+1ast, B.Selen 7+2reb
Usak: J.Carter 21+5reb+2ast, O.Surucu 14+3reb+1ast, E.Yetim 12+9reb, E.Buckner 8+6reb, S.Akyol 7+2reb+1ast, G.Karamahmut 3+2reb+1ast
gschID: 199409


Maliye Milli - Pi Koleji 88-85

Important game to mention about took place in Ankara. Fifth ranked Maliye Milli (5-2) saved a 3-point victory at home edging 12th ranked Pi Koleji (3-4) 88-85 on Saturday evening. Host team only slightly avoided a big embarassment. Pi Koleji was trailing by 1 point at halftime but managed to get 3-point lead after three quarters before a 22-16 charge of Maliye Milli, which allowed them to win the game. It was a very good performance for American guard Zach Graham (198-89, college: Mississippi) who helped to win the game recording 19 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. His fellow American import guard Derek Williams (185-85, college: SMU, agency: Pro One Sports) contributed with 21 points for the winners. Four Maliye Milli players scored in double figures. Croatian power forward Nenad Delic (210-84) answered with 20 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists and guard Serhan Kavut (189-81) added 18 points in the effort for Pi Koleji. Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. The victory was the third consecutive win for Maliye Milli. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Vestel and Usak. Loser Pi Koleji dropped to the tenth position with four games lost. Maliye Milli will face Bandirma Kir. (#15) in Balikesir in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Pi Koleji will play at home against Balikesir (#6).
Top scorers:
Maliye Milli: D.Williams 21+3reb+2ast, Z.Graham 19+8reb+4ast, H.Yapar 16+4reb+1ast, C.Sahin 10+5reb+3ast, O.Kaya 5+2reb+1ast, U.Turkoglu 5+4reb+3ast
Pi Koleji: N.Delic 20+5reb+4ast, S.Kavut 18+4reb+3ast, H.Serdar Gungor 11+6reb, U.Yanar 9+2reb+3ast, U.Can Aksoy 8+3reb, T.Sokolov 8+10reb
gschID: 199408


Baskent Genclik - Bandirma Kir. 61-57

Baskent Genclik's fans can finally celebrate the first win of their team after six consecutive loses. They used home court advantage to defeat Bandirma Kir. (2-5) 61-57 on Saturday. The hosts trailed by 2 points after three quarters before their 16-10 charge, which allowed them to win the game. It was an exceptional evening for American forward KZell Wesson (201-77, college: La Salle) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 16 rebounds. His fellow American import guard Aubrey Reese (183-78, college: Murray St., agency: Interperformances) accounted for 16 points and 5 rebounds for the winning side. Baskent Genclik's coach used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. American power forward Raymond Sykes (206-86, college: Clemson, agency: Three Eye Sports) came up with a double-double by scoring 15 points, 17 rebounds and 4 blocks and point guard Yigitcan Turna (187-87) added 14 points respectively for Bandirma Kir. in the defeat. Baskent Genclik maintains seventeenth place with 1-6 record. It was Bandirma Kir.'s third loss in a row. They keep the fifteenth position with five games lost. They share it with Istanbulspor. Baskent Genclik will meet higher ranked Trabzonspor (#9) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Bandirma Kir. will play against Maliye Milli (#5) in Ankara and hope to secure a win and be promoted back to the TBL just one year after relegation.
Top scorers:
Baskent Genclik: A.Reese 16+5reb+2ast, K.Wesson 15+16reb+2ast, G.Ezel Akgor 10+1reb, E.Ocakturk 8+5reb, H.Uskuplu 6+5reb, M.Kabakci 4+1ast
Bandirma Kir.: R.Sykes 15+17reb+1ast, Y.Turna 14+4reb+3ast, G.Brown 10+4reb+1ast, A.Cantitiz 8+4reb+1ast, T.Altunbey 5, R.Hepsarsar 4+2reb
gschID: 199406


Istanbul B.B. - Yesilgiresun 74-80

There was a minor upset when higher ranked Istanbul B.B. (3-4) lost at home to sixteenth ranked Yesilgiresun (3-4) 80-74 on Saturday. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Istanbul B.B. won fourth quarter 24-20. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Yesilgiresun made 23-of-30 free shots (76.7 percent) during the game. Istanbul B.B. was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. Quite impressive performance for American guard Alex Gordon (184-85, college: Vanderbilt) who helped to win the game recording 22 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists. Forward Ismail Cevik (206-81) contributed with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 12 rebounds for the winners. Forward Nikolay Pastal (202-83) answered with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 10 rebounds and guard Sezgin Eris (185-85) added 14 points and 8 assists in the effort for Istanbul B.B.Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Yesilgiresun moved-up to tenth place, which they share with 4 other teams including defeated Istanbul B.B. Yesilgiresun will face higher ranked Vestel (#4) in Manisa in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Yesilgiresun: A.Gordon 22+6reb+6ast, I.Cevik 17+12reb+3ast, J.Ofoegbu 15+7reb+1ast, O.Erdogan 10+5reb, B.Haluk Cinar 8+2reb+1ast, G.Gen 4+7reb+2ast
Istanbul B.B.: N.Pastal 17+10reb+3ast, A.Johnson 16+6reb, S.Eris 14+3reb+8ast, R.Dogrusoz 10+1reb+2ast, C.Erden 9+1reb+1ast, M.Kolaric 4+3reb+1ast
gschID: 199405


Balikesir - Istanbulspor 79-72

Rather predictable result when tenth ranked Balikesir (4-3) won against at home 14th ranked Istanbulspor (2-5) 79-72 on Saturday. Balikesir made 22-of-26 free shots (84.6 percent) during the game. Balikesir outrebounded Istanbulspor 43-32 including 29 on the defensive glass. Istanbulspor was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. Quite impressive performance for American power forward Pervis Pasco (206-81, college: Kansas St.) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 10 points and 14 rebounds. Guard Yunus Akcay (-89) contributed with 16 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. American forward Kervin Bristol (208-88, college: Fordham) answered with a double-double by scoring 14 points and 14 rebounds (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!) and the other American import guard Charles Hinkle (195-88, college: the other American import) added 16 points in the effort for Istanbulspor. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Istanbulspor's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Balikesir moved-up to sixth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Loser Istanbulspor dropped to the fifteenth position with five games lost. Balikesir will face Pi Koleji (#13) in Ankara in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Istanbulspor will play at home against the league's second-placed Selcuk Universitesi in Konya.
Top scorers:
Balikesir: Y.Akcay 16+6reb+1ast, C.Coskun 13+8reb, A.Timucin Yener 10+1reb+6ast, P.Pasco 10+14reb+2ast, A.Uruk 9+6reb+1ast, M.Ozdogan 8+4reb+1ast
Istanbulspor: C.Hinkle 16+3reb+2ast, K.Bristol 14+14reb+2ast, C.Delicay 14+3reb+4ast, A.Ozdemir 11+5reb, N.Kaba 7, I.Demircioglu 3+1reb+3ast
gschID: 199407


Final Genclik - Izmir BSB 85-56

Bottom-ranked Izmir BSB is still unable to win any game. This time they lost on the road their seventh consecutive match to thirteenth ranked Final Genclik (3-4) 85-56. The game without a history. Final Genclik led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 54 of its points in the paint compared to Izmir BSB's 28. They outrebounded Izmir BSB 46-33 including a 35-22 advantage in defensive rebounds. Final Genclik players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. American forward Marshall Moses (198-89, college: Oklahoma St.) fired a double-double by scoring 19 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Omer Kaan Gogus (-89) chipped in a double-double by scoring 12 points and 11 rebounds. Four Final Genclik players scored in double figures. Forward Gurur Baybora (-90) produced 15 points and 6 rebounds and center Okan Ozpamir (205-86) added 5 points and 8 rebounds respectively 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. Final Genclik moved-up to tenth place, which they share with 4 other teams. Izmir BSB lost their seventh game in a row. Newly promoted team still closes the standings with seven games lost. Final Genclik's next round opponent will be Pertevniyal (#10) in Istanbul. Izmir BSB will play at home against the league's leader Darussafaka (#1) having rather not much hope for a victory.
Top scorers:
Final Genclik: M.Moses 19+10reb+1ast, O.Sungur 13+1reb, O.Kaan Gogus 12+11reb, M.Esen 12+2reb, E.Ilter 8+6reb+7ast, E.Sinanoglu 5+2reb+2ast
Izmir BSB: G.Baybora 15+6reb+1ast, T.Gurpinar 10+2reb+1ast, O.Sefa 8+1reb, B.Gacemer 5+2reb+4ast, O.Ozpamir 5+8reb, M.Sinan Ozgur 4+3reb+2ast
gschID: 199404


Gelisim - Akhisar Bld 76-72

There was a minor upset when 6th ranked Akhisar Bld (4-3) lost to ninth ranked Gelisim (4-3) in Izmir 72-76 on Friday. Akhisar Bld was trailing by 3 points at halftime but managed to get 7-point lead after three quarters before a 25-14 charge of Gelisim, which allowed them to win the game. They dominated down low during the game scoring 54 of its points in the paint compared to Akhisar Bld's 32. Quite impressive performance for American guard Michael Porrini (187-89, college: Kent St.) who helped to win the game recording 17 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists and 5 steals. His fellow American import power forward Jermaine Dearman (202-80, college: S.Illinois) contributed with 19 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Forward Emre Ozpulat (200-82) answered with 22 points and 5 rebounds (on 9-of-10 shooting from the field) and American forward Tyrone Nelson (206-85, college: N.Mexico St.) added 15 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists in the effort for Akhisar Bld. Gelisim moved-up to sixth place, which they share with 3 other teams including defeated Akhisar Bld. Gelisim will face higher ranked Usak (#3) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Gelisim: J.Dearman 19+8reb+1ast, M.Porrini 17+5reb+7ast, O.Onver 16+5reb+3ast, F.Celebioglu 8+1reb+2ast, B.Erol 6+1reb+2ast, S.Ergin 4+1reb
Akhisar Bld: E.Ozpulat 22+5reb, T.Nelson 15+7reb+5ast, M.Eken 8+2ast, S.Yavuz 8+1reb+5ast, D.Morrow 7+8reb, C.Terzioglu 5+1reb
gschID: 199403


  




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