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BSL Standings
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Banvit BK 0-0 
 3. Besiktas 0-0 
 4. Best Balikesir 0-0 
 5. Darussafaka 0-0 
 6. Demir IBB 0-0 
 7. Fenerbahce 0-0 
 8. Galatasaray 0-0 
 9. Gaziantep 0-0 
 10. Istanbul BBSK 0-0 
 11. Pinar Karsiyaka 0-0 
 12. TED Kolejliler 0-0 
 13. Tofas 0-0 
 14. Trabzonspor 0-0 
 15. Usak 0-0 
 16. Yesilgiresun 0-0 
Last:8/2/2016
TBL Standings
 1. Acibadem 0-0 
 2. Afyon 0-0 
 3. Akhisar Bld 0-0 
 4. Bandirma Kir. 0-0 
 5. Bursaspor 0-0 
 6. Duzce Bld. 0-0 
 7. Eskisehir Basket 0-0 
 8. Final Genclik 0-0 
 9. Gelisim 0-0 
 10. Istanbulspor 0-0 
 11. Mamak DSI 0-0 
 12. Mugla Orman 0-0 
 13. Pertevniyal 0-0 
 14. Sakarya BSB 0-0 
 15. Samsun 0-0 
 16. Socar Petkim 0-0 
 17. Turk Telekom 0-0 
 18. Yalova Bld 0-0 
Last:8/14/2016
TB2L Standings
Group A
 1. Adanaspor 0-0 
 2. Antalya BSB 0-0 
 3. Artvin 0-0 
 4. Boluspor 0-0 
 5. FMV Isik 0-0 
 6. Inegol 0-0 
 7. Maliye Milli 0-0 
 8. Melikgazi 0-0 
 9. Pinar Kars. 0-0 
 10. Tofas Gelisim 0-0 
Group B
 1. Aydin BSB 0-0 
 2. Bilecik 0-0 
 3. Cankiri 0-0 
 4. Izmir BSB 0-0 
 5. Karesi Spor 0-0 
 6. Kepez Bld 0-0 
 7. Mersin BSB 0-0 
 8. Orman Genclik 0-0 
 9. TED Istanbul 0-0 
 10. Yesilyurt 0-0 
Last:8/25/2016
Euroleague Standings
Group A
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 3. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 4. CSKA 0-0 
 5. Darussafaka 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fener.Ulker 0-0 
 9. Galatasaray 0-0 
 10. Laboral Kutxa 0-0 
 11. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 12. Olympiacos 0-0 
 13. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 14. Real Madrid 0-0 
 15. Unics 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:7/7/2016
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Cedevita 0-0 
 3. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 4. Lietkabelis 0-0 
 5. N.Novgorod 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Group B
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Dominion BB 0-0 
 3. Khimky 0-0 
 4. Krasny Oktyabr 0-0 
 5. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
 6. Partizan 0-0 
Group C
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. MZT Skopje 0-0 
 4. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
 5. Unicaja 0-0 
 6. Zenit 0-0 
Group D
 1. Fuenlabrada 0-0 
 2. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 3. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 4. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 5. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
 6. Valencia 0-0 
Last:7/21/2016
Points Per Game
 Manny HARRIS
  Anhui
  (196-F/G-89)
  Avg: 20.5
 1. Harris, Anhui20.5 
 2. Tucker, Bayamon18.7 
 3. Moerman, Banvit BK18.0 
 4. Crocker, Yesilgire.17.3 
 5. Hardy, Trabzonspor16.7 
 6. Roll, Laboral Kutxa16.5 
 7. Harris, Barangay.16.4 
 8. Fortson, Banvit BK16.3 
 9. Jackson, Marinos16.2 
 10. Walker, Demir IBB15.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Adrien MOERMAN
  Banvit BK
  (202-PF-88)
  Avg: 10.1
 1. Moerman, Banvit BK10.1 
 2. Harris, Barangay.9.6 
 3. Birch, Usak9.1 
 4. Sanikidze, TED K.7.9 
 5. Elegar, TED K.7.6 
 6. Williams, Konyaspor7.5 
 7. Dorsey, FC Barce.7.3 
 8. Lampe, Besiktas7.0 
 9. Jackson, Marinos6.7 
 10. Gabriel, Karsiyaka6.5 
Assists Per Game
 Joe RAGLAND
  Scandone.
  (182-PG-89)
  Avg: 7.7
 1. Ragland, Scandone.7.7 
 2. Bremer, Konyaspor6.8 
 3. Fortson, Banvit BK6.5 
 4. Calloway, Royal Ha.5.9 
 5. Heurtel, Anadolu5.8 
 6. Wolters, Besiktas5.4 
 7. Prince, Trabzonspor4.7 
 8. Lucas, TED K.4.7 
 9. Roll, Laboral Kutxa4.7 
 10. Watson, Usak4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Quinton HOSLEY
  Yesilgiresun
  (201-F-84)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Hosley, Yesilgires.1.9 
 2. Dulkys, Yesilgires.1.6 
 3. Culpepper, Besiktas1.6 
 4. Calloway, Royal Ha.1.6 
 5. Kitchen, Trabzons.1.5 
 6. Armstead, Istanbul.1.5 
 7. Moerman, Banvit BK1.5 
 8. Jenkins, Turk T.1.4 
 9. Crocker, Yesilgire.1.4 
 10. Eldridge, Demir I.1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Sean WILLIAMS
  Konyaspor
  (208-F-86)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Williams, Konyaspor2.2 
 2. Lasme, Galatasaray1.6 
 3. Udoh, Fener.Ulker1.5 
 4. Birch, Usak1.3 
 5. Elonu, Besiktas1.1 
 6. Dunston, Anadolu1.1 
 7. Carmichael, Banvit1.0 
 8. Kulig, Trabzonspor1.0 
 9. Vesely, Fener.Ulker0.9 
 10. Davis, Galatasaray0.9 
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Demir IBB 50% Oct.8 Trabzonspor
Galatasaray 50% Oct.8 Balikesir
Tofas 50% Oct.8 Darussafaka
Pinar Karsiy 50% Oct.8 Banvit BK
Yesilgiresun 50% Oct.8 Gaziantep
Istanbul BB 50% Oct.8 Anadolu Efes
Usak 50% Oct.8 Fenerbahce
TED Kolejli 50% Oct.8 Besiktas
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Turk Telekom 50% Oct.1 Mamak DSI
Mugla Orman 50% Oct.1 Gelisim
Acibadem 50% Oct.1 Samsun
Bursaspor 50% Oct.1 Bandirma Kir
Pertevniyal 50% Oct.1 Afyon
Yalova Bld 50% Oct.1 Istanbulspor
Eskisehir Bs 50% Oct.1 Final Gencli
Duzce Bld. 50% Oct.1 Sakarya BSB
Socar Petkim 50% Oct.1 Akhisar Bld
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Unics 50% Oct.14 FC Barcelona
Fener.Ulker 50% Oct.14 Brose Bask.
Panathinaiko 50% Oct.14 Zalgiris
Laboral Kutx 50% Oct.14 Anadolu Efes
Galatasaray 50% Oct.13 CSKA
EA7 Armani 50% Oct.13 Maccabi T-A
Crvena Zvezd 50% Oct.13 Darussafaka
Real Madrid 50% Oct.12 Olympiacos
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Group A
AEK Athens 50% Oct.12 N.Novgorod
Gran Canaria 50% Oct.12 Cedevita
Lietkabelis 50% Oct.12 Stelmet ZG
Group B
ALBA 50% Oct.12 Partizan
Khimky 50% Oct.12 Lietuvos ryt
Krasny Oktya 50% Oct.12 Dominion BB
Group C
Zenit 50% Oct.12 B.Muenchen
UCAM Murcia 50% Oct.12 Buducnost
Unicaja 50% Oct.12 MZT Skopje
Group D
Fuenlabrada 50% Oct.12 Hapoel J-M
Valencia 50% Oct.12 Ratiopharm
Un.Olimpija 50% Oct.12 Lokomotiv
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Sopron KC 50% Sep.28 Kormend
Targu Mures 50% Sep.28 Demir IBB
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TB2L Round 14 of Regular Season - Dec 23, 2012


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The most interesting game of round 14 in the TB2L was a home defeat of 7th ranked Akhisar Bld (8-6) to fifth ranked Trabzonspor (9-5) 77-70. Akhisar Bld trailed by 11 points after 3 quarters before a 29-25 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 70-77 at the end of the game. Trabzonspor dominated down low during the game scoring 42 of its points in the paint compared to Akhisar Bld's 16 and made 20-of-24 free shots (83.3 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Akhisar Bld 40-24 including a 37-20 advantage in defensive rebounds. The former international guard Firat Aydemir (187-80) scored 21 points and 8 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) to lead the charge for the winners and forward Kadir Cipa (205-88) chipped in 9 points and 8 rebounds during the contest. Guard Guven Esmer (193-80) responded with 27 points. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Trabzonspor have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain fifth position with 9-5 record, which they share with Yesilgiresun. Akhisar Bld at the other side keeps the seventh place with six games lost. They share the position with Vestel. Trabzonspor is looking forward to face league's second-placed Usak at home in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Akhisar Bld will play against Izmir BSB (#18) and is hoping to prove to their fans that the loss was just an accident.
TB2L top team - Selcuk Universitesi (12-2) managed to deliver another win. This time they beat eighth ranked Vestel (8-6) in Konya 83-69. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Vestel. American Bill Clark (195-88, college: Duquesne) notched 11 points, 7 rebounds, 9 assists and 4 steals to lead the effort and Jeremy Granger supported him with 20 points. Selcuk Universitesi's coach allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Even 29 points by American guard Antabia Waller (188-88, college: Auburn) did not help to save the game for Vestel. Selcuk Universitesi have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 12-2 record. Vestel at the other side dropped to the seventh place with six games lost. They share the position with Akhisar Bld. Selcuk Universitesi will play against Final Genclik (#9) in Bursa in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Vestel will play at home against Gelisim in Izmir and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Bottom-ranked Izmir BSB (0-14) is still winless. This time they lost on the road their 14th consecutive match to sixth ranked Yesilgiresun (9-5) 91-75 on Saturday evening. The best player for the winners was Alex Gordon who scored 34 points (!!!) and 9 assists. Tamer Gurpinar produced 22 points and 6 rebounds for the guests. Izmir BSB's coach rotated ten players seeing no chance for a win. Yesilgiresun moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Trabzonspor. Izmir BSB at the other side, also newcomer in the league, still closes the standings with 14 games lost. Yesilgiresun will meet at home Pertevniyal (#11) in the next round where they are favorite. Izmir BSB will play against Akhisar Bld (#7) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Fourth ranked Usak (11-3) crushed at home 14th ranked Bandirma Kir. (5-9) by 20 points 88-68, which is the biggest margin this round. Eric Buckner orchestrated the victory by scoring 25 points, 7 rebounds and 5 blocks. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Usak have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Darussafaka and Maliye Milli. Bandirma Kir. lost third consecutive game. They keep the fourteenth position with nine games lost. Usak's next round opponent will be Trabzonspor (#5) on the road. Bandirma Kir. will play against Istanbulspor (#16) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

There were no shocking results in the other games in round 14: Baskent Genclik won against Istanbulspor on the opponent's court 84-80. Balikesir unfortunately lost to Final Genclik in a home game 66-76. Maliye Milli managed to beat Pertevniyal on the road 90-81. Pi Koleji was crushed by Darussafaka on its own court 63-83. Istanbul B.B. was beaten by Gelisim in Izmir 73-66.



Usak - Bandirma Kir. 88-68

Fourth ranked Usak (11-3) crushed at home 14th ranked Bandirma Kir. (5-9) by 20 points 88-68, which is the biggest margin this round. The game without a history. Usak led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 19-of-23 charity shots (82.6 percent) during the game. Usak forced 20 Bandirma Kir. turnovers. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists comparing to just 8 passes made by Bandirma Kir.'s players. 24 personal fouls committed by Bandirma Kir. helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American forward Eric Buckner (208-90, college: Georgia St., agency: David Lee services) orchestrated the victory by scoring 25 points, 7 rebounds and 5 blocks. The other American import forward Justin Carter (193-87, college: Creighton, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) contributed with 17 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. American power forward Raymond Sykes (206-86, college: Clemson, agency: Three Eye Sports) replied with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds and Ahmet Cantitiz (193-92) added 19 points and 6 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) in the effort for Bandirma Kir.Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Usak have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Darussafaka and Maliye Milli. Bandirma Kir. lost third consecutive game. They keep the fourteenth position with nine games lost. Usak's next round opponent will be Trabzonspor (#5) on the road. Bandirma Kir. will play against Istanbulspor (#16) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Usak: E.Buckner 25+7reb, J.Carter 17+5reb+3ast, E.Balto 16+3reb+2ast, G.Karamahmut 12+2reb+6ast, S.Kavut 7+1ast, O.Surucu 4+4reb+3ast
Bandirma Kir.: A.Cantitiz 19+6reb, R.Sykes 15+10reb, G.Brown 12+2reb+1ast, Y.Turna 11+2ast, M.Gizir 5+1reb+1ast, C.Sekeroglu 3+6reb
gschID: 199474


Yesilgiresun - Izmir BSB 91-75

Bottom-ranked Izmir BSB (0-14) is still winless. This time they lost on the road their 14th consecutive match to sixth ranked Yesilgiresun (9-5) 91-75 on Saturday evening. The game was mostly controlled by Yesilgiresun. Izmir BSB managed to win third quarter 23-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The best player for the winners was American guard Alex Gordon (184-85, college: Vanderbilt) who scored 34 points (!!!) and 9 assists. The other American import center John Ofoegbu (206-84, college: Idaho St.) chipped in a double-double by scoring 21 points and 11 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Tamer Gurpinar (-92) produced 22 points and 6 rebounds and Mustafa Surmen (-88) added 6 points and 6 assists respectively for the guests. Izmir BSB's coach rotated ten players seeing no chance for a win. Yesilgiresun moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Trabzonspor. Izmir BSB at the other side, also newcomer in the league, still closes the standings with 14 games lost. Yesilgiresun will meet at home Pertevniyal (#11) in the next round where they are favorite. Izmir BSB will play against Akhisar Bld (#7) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Yesilgiresun: A.Gordon 34+2reb+9ast, J.Ofoegbu 21+11reb+2ast, O.Erdogan 16+3reb, B.Haluk Cinar 9+1reb+2ast, G.Gen 6+2reb+3ast, O.Kaan Gogus 5+14reb+1ast
Izmir BSB: T.Gurpinar 22+6reb, O.Ozpamir 11+1reb, B.Gacemer 9+3reb+1ast, O.Gokcepinar 8+6reb, M.Surmen 6+4reb+6ast, I.Sejfic 6+4reb
gschID: 199473


Akhisar Bld - Trabzonspor 70-77

The most interesting game of round 14 in the TB2L was a home defeat of 7th ranked Akhisar Bld (8-6) to fifth ranked Trabzonspor (9-5) 77-70. Akhisar Bld trailed by 11 points after 3 quarters before a 29-25 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 70-77 at the end of the game. Trabzonspor dominated down low during the game scoring 42 of its points in the paint compared to Akhisar Bld's 16 and made 20-of-24 free shots (83.3 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Akhisar Bld 40-24 including a 37-20 advantage in defensive rebounds. The former international guard Firat Aydemir (187-80) scored 21 points and 8 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) to lead the charge for the winners and forward Kadir Cipa (205-88) chipped in 9 points and 8 rebounds during the contest. Guard Guven Esmer (193-80) responded with 27 points and American forward Tyrone Nelson (206-85, college: N.Mexico St.) scored 14 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 8 steals. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Trabzonspor have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain fifth position with 9-5 record, which they share with Yesilgiresun. Akhisar Bld at the other side keeps the seventh place with six games lost. They share the position with Vestel. Trabzonspor is looking forward to face league's second-placed Usak at home in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Akhisar Bld will play against Izmir BSB (#18) and is hoping to prove to their fans that the loss was just an accident.
Top scorers:
Trabzonspor: F.Aydemir 21+8reb+3ast, S.Topcu 10+1reb+5ast, Y.Akcay 10+3reb, G.Orcun Tunca 9+4reb+1ast, K.Cipa 9+8reb+1ast, J.Zuza 7+2reb
Akhisar Bld: G.Esmer 27+1reb, T.Nelson 14+6reb+4ast, C.Terzioglu 8+6reb+2ast, S.Yavuz 5+2reb, E.Ozpulat 5+3reb, M.Eken 5+1reb+1ast
gschID: 199472


Istanbulspor - Baskent Genclik 80-84

Everything could happen at the game between two tied teams. Both fifteenth ranked Baskent Genclik and 16th ranked Istanbulspor had identical 3-10 record. But Istanbulspor was not able to use a home court advantage and was defeated by the opponent from Ankara 84-80. Istanbulspor was ahead by 4 points after three quarters before a 22-14 charge of Baskent Genclik, which allowed them to win the game. They shot the lights out from three nailing 12 long-distance shots on high 57.1 percentage. American guard Aubrey Reese (183-78, college: Murray St., agency: Interperformances) orchestrated the victory by scoring 20 points and 5 assists. The other American import forward KZell Wesson (201-77, college: La Salle) contributed with 8 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Four Baskent Genclik players scored in double figures. Baskent Genclik's coach used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. Forward Azizcan Ozdemir (201-88, agency: 1x1 Sports) replied with 27 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists and American guard Charles Hinkle (195-88, college: American) added 26 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Istanbulspor. Baskent Genclik maintains fifteenth position with 4-10 record. Istanbulspor lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the sixteenth place with 11 games lost. Baskent Genclik's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Ankara Pi Koleji.
Top scorers:
Baskent Genclik: A.Reese 20+2reb+5ast, E.Ocakturk 12+4reb, E.Ozseven 12+3reb, M.Dogan 11+1reb, G.Ezel Akgor 11+4reb+1ast, K.Wesson 8+8reb+3ast
Istanbulspor: A.Ozdemir 27+8reb+4ast, C.Hinkle 26+6reb+1ast, K.Bristol 12+13reb, C.Delicay 5+4ast, T.Bugra Ceylan 3+2reb+1ast, I.Demircioglu 3+2reb+3ast
gschID: 199471


Selcuk Univ. - Vestel 83-69

TB2L top team - Selcuk Universitesi (12-2) managed to deliver another win. This time they beat eighth ranked Vestel (8-6) in Konya 83-69. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Vestel. The game was mostly controlled by Selcuk Universitesi. Vestel was better in third quarter 23-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Selcuk Universitesi made 21-of-23 charity shots (91.3 percent) during the game. American Bill Clark (195-88, college: Duquesne) notched 11 points, 7 rebounds, 9 assists and 4 steals to lead the effort and the other American import point guard Jeremy Granger (185-90, college: E.Illinois) supported him with 20 points. 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. Even 29 points by American guard Antabia Waller (188-88, college: Auburn) did not help to save the game for Vestel. Guard Serhat Ugur (192-85) added 14 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists for the guests. Selcuk Universitesi have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 12-2 record. Vestel at the other side dropped to the seventh place with six games lost. They share the position with Akhisar Bld. Selcuk Universitesi will play against Final Genclik (#9) in Bursa in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Vestel will play at home against Gelisim in Izmir and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Selcuk Univ.: J.Granger 20+2reb+2ast, I.Yalcin Azizmahmutogullari 14+4reb, H.Ozdemir 13+2reb, O.Orcun Gollu 12+3reb+2ast, B.Clark 11+7reb+9ast, U.Gurgen 5+8reb+3ast
Vestel: A.Waller 29+3reb+1ast, S.Ugur 14+5reb+6ast, E.Ekmen 8+10reb+2ast, K.Tutuncu 7+1reb+4ast, J.Knox 6+4reb, S.Ugrasan 5+5reb+2ast
gschID: 199470


Balikesir - Final Genclik 66-76

Everything could happen at the game between two tied teams. Both twelfth ranked Final Genclik and 11th ranked Balikesir had identical 6-7 record. But Balikesir was not able to use a home court advantage and lost to the opponent from Bursa 76-66. The game was mostly controlled by Final Genclik. Balikesir was better in second period 18-14. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Final Genclik won last quarter 22-14. 25 personal fouls committed by Balikesir helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American forward Marshall Moses (198-89, college: Oklahoma St.) orchestrated the victory by scoring 20 points and 5 rebounds. Guard Mustafa Gucyetmez (188-80) contributed with 16 points for the winners. Four Final Genclik players scored in double figures. American point guard Robert Lowery (188-87, college: Dayton) replied with 18 points and 7 rebounds and his fellow American import power forward Pervis Pasco (206-81, college: Kansas St.) added 8 points and 11 rebounds in the effort for Balikesir. Balikesir's coach let to play ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Final Genclik have a solid four-game winning streak. They moved-up to ninth place, which they share with Gelisim. Balikesir lost third consecutive game. Newly promoted team keeps the eleventh position with eight games lost. Final Genclik's next round opponent will be league's leader Selcuk Universitesi in Konya and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Balikesir will play on the road against Darussafaka (#3) in Istanbul.
Top scorers:
Final Genclik: M.Moses 20+5reb+2ast, M.Gucyetmez 16+3reb+2ast, O.Sungur 12+2reb+1ast, E.Ilter 12+2reb+3ast, S.Carter 8+9reb, M.Esen 5+3reb
Balikesir: R.Lowery 18+7reb+3ast, M.Ozdogan 14+5reb, C.Coskun 9+6reb, A.Demirhan 8+2reb+1ast, P.Pasco 8+11reb+1ast, S.Gunes 4+3reb
gschID: 199469


Pertevniyal - Maliye Milli 81-90

Not a big story in a game in Istanbul where 10th ranked Pertevniyal (6-8) was defeated by fourth ranked Maliye Milli (11-3) 90-81. The guests started the game with a very strong first quarter 25-14. But Pertevniyal won third quarter 22-18. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Maliye Milli players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. 26 personal fouls committed by Pertevniyal helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American guard Zach Graham (198-89, college: Mississippi) orchestrated the victory by scoring 21 points and 5 rebounds. The former international center Umit Turkoglu (211-81, agency: 1x1 Sports) contributed with 15 points and 5 rebounds (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!) for the winners. Maliye Milli's coach used an eleven-player rotation and allowed the starting five to get some rest. Center Ramazan Tekin (212-93) replied with 16 points and 9 rebounds and naturalized FYR Macedonian Cedi Osman (195-95) added 16 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Pertevniyal. Four Maliye Milli and five Pertevniyal players scored in double figures. Maliye Milli moved-up to second place, which they share with Darussafaka and Usak. Pertevniyal at the other side dropped to the eleventh position with eight games lost. Maliye Milli's next round opponent will be Istanbul B.B. (#13) on the road which should be an easy win for them. Pertevniyal will play against Yesilgiresun in Giresun.
Top scorers:
Maliye Milli: Z.Graham 21+5reb+3ast, U.Turkoglu 15+5reb+1ast, S.Gursu 13+2reb+2ast, C.Sahin 11+3reb+2ast, D.Williams 9+2reb+7ast, R.Ozturk 6+2reb+2ast
Pertevniyal: R.Tekin 16+9reb+1ast, C.Osman 16+6reb, A.Brown 15+4reb+2ast, T.Erulku 15+6ast, D.Reed 13+3reb+3ast, B.Can Yildizli 3+4reb+1ast
gschID: 199468


Pi Koleji - Darussafaka 63-83

Everything went according to plan in Ankara where third ranked Darussafaka (11-3) outscored 17th ranked Pi Koleji (3-11) 83-63. The game without a history. Darussafaka led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Serbian center Aleksandar Petrovic (204-87) orchestrated the victory by scoring 20 points and 5 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Center Cihan Mumcuogullari (207-83, college: Concordia, MI) contributed with a double-double by scoring 10 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Four Darussafaka players scored in double figures. Darussafaka's coach used entire bench and allowed the starting five to get some rest. Croatian power forward Nenad Delic (210-84) replied with 20 points and 6 rebounds and guard Berkay Sahillioglu (183-88) added 10 points and 8 assists in the effort for Pi Koleji. Darussafaka moved-up to second place, which they share with Usak and Maliye Milli. Pi Koleji lost ninth consecutive game. They dropped to the sixteenth position with 11 games lost. Darussafaka's next round opponent will be Balikesir (#12) at home and are hoping to win another game. Pi Koleji's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Ankara to the arena Baskent Genclik.
Top scorers:
Darussafaka: A.Petrovic 20+5reb+2ast, C.Amasyali 15+3reb, U.Kacaniku 13+2reb+2ast, C.Mumcuogullari 10+10reb, M.Hall 7+5reb+7ast, G.Sunter 6+2reb+1ast
Pi Koleji: N.Delic 20+6reb+1ast, U.Can Aksoy 12+5reb+1ast, B.Sahillioglu 10+2reb+8ast, O.Ozkundilli 9+4reb+1ast, H.Serdar Gungor 8+8reb+2ast, Y.Berkcan Yananer 4+3reb
gschID: 199467


Gelisim - Istanbul B.B. 73-66

Everything could happen in Izmir at the game between two tied teams. Both eleventh ranked Gelisim and 12th ranked Istanbul B.B. had identical 6-7 record. This time Gelisim used a home court advantage and defeated the opponent from Istanbul 73-66. The hosts were already 13 points ahead after 3 quarters before a 22-16 Istanbul B.B.'s run in the last quarter cut the lead to 73-66 at the end of the game. They outrebounded Istanbul B.B. 44-30 including a 32-20 advantage in defensive rebounds. Feyzi Celebioglu (-88) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 11 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists. American power forward Jermaine Dearman (202-80, college: S.Illinois) contributed with 22 points for the winners. Four Gelisim players scored in double figures. American power forward Arthur Johnson (206-81, college: Missouri) replied with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 13 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) and Recep Dogrusoz (-86) added 15 points in the effort for Istanbul B.B.Istanbul B.B.'s coach let to play ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Gelisim (7-7) moved-up to ninth place, which they share with Final Genclik. Istanbul B.B. at the other side dropped to the eleventh position with eight games lost. Gelisim's next round opponent will be higher ranked Vestel (#8) in Manisa and it may be quite challenging game. Istanbul B.B. will play at home against Maliye Milli in Ankara.
Top scorers:
Gelisim: J.Dearman 22+3reb, S.Ergin 11+5reb, F.Celebioglu 11+11reb+4ast, E.Gokalp 10, B.Erol 10+11reb+3ast, M.Porrini 6+9reb+6ast
Istanbul B.B.: A.Johnson 18+13reb+2ast, R.Dogrusoz 15+4reb+2ast, M.Birsen 13+5reb, A.Bugrahan 9+1reb+2ast, C.Erden 8+1ast, S.Eris 3+1reb+4ast
gschID: 199466


  




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