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BSL Standings
 1. Banvit BK 8-1 
 2. Anadolu Efes 8-1 
 3. Fenerbahce 7-2 
 4. Besiktas 7-2 
 5. Galatasaray 7-2 
 6. Darussafaka 6-3 
 7. Pinar Karsiyaka 6-3 
 8. Yesilgiresun 5-4 
 9. Demir IBB 4-5 
 10. Trabzonspor 3-6 
 11. Gaziantep 3-6 
 12. Istanbul BBSK 3-6 
 13. Tofas 3-6 
 14. Usak 2-7 
 15. Best Balikesir 0-9 
 16. TED Kolejliler 0-9 
Full Standings
Last:12/5/2016
TBL Standings
 1. Sakarya BSB 12-1 
 2. Eskisehir Basket 12-1 
 3. Istanbulspor 10-3 
 4. Afyon 9-4 
 5. Bursaspor 9-4 
 6. Samsun 8-5 
 7. Socar Petkim 8-5 
 8. Acibadem 8-5 
 9. Turk Telekom 7-6 
 10. Bandirma Kir. 6-7 
 11. Gelisim 5-8 
 12. Akhisar Bld 5-8 
 13. Mamak DSI 4-9 
 14. Yalova Bld 3-10 
 15. Pertevniyal 3-10 
 16. Duzce Bld. 3-10 
 17. Final Genclik 3-10 
 18. Mugla Orman 2-11 
Full Standings
Last:12/5/2016
TB2L Standings
Group A
 1. Antalya BSB 4-0 
 2. Tofas Gelisim 4-0 
 3. Boluspor 3-1 
 4. FMV Isik 3-1 
 5. Inegol 2-2 
 6. Pinar Kars. 2-2 
 7. Adanaspor 1-3 
 8. Artvin 1-3 
 9. Maliye Milli 0-4 
 10. Melikgazi 0-4 
Group B
 1. Orman Genclik 4-1 
 2. Cankiri 3-1 
 3. Karesi Spor 3-1 
 4. Mersin BSB 3-1 
 5. Kepez Bld 3-2 
 6. Aydin BSB 2-2 
 7. Bilecik 1-3 
 8. Izmir BSB 1-3 
 9. TED Istanbul 1-3 
 10. Yesilyurt 0-4 
Last:11/18/2016
Euroleague Standings
 1 CSKA 9-1 
 2 Fenerbahce 7-3 
 3 Real Madrid 7-3 
 4 Olympiacos 6-4 
 5 Baskonia 6-4 
 6 FC Barcelona 5-5 
 7 Anadolu Efes 5-5 
 8 Panathinaikos 5-5 
 9 Darussafaka 5-5 
 10 Maccabi T-A 5-5 
 11 Zalgiris 4-6 
 12 Crvena Zvezda 4-6 
 13 EA7 Armani 4-6 
 14 Galatasaray 3-7 
 15 Unics 3-7 
 16 Brose Bask. 2-8 
Last:12/2/2016
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Banvit BK 6-1 
 2 Monaco 6-1 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 5-3 
 4 Aris 4-3 
 5 Ironi Nahariya 3-4 
 6 Fraport SKY 3-4 
 7 Helios 1-6 
 8 Bakken 1-7 
Group B
 1 Le Mans 6-1 
 2 Umana VE 5-2 
 3 Pinar Karsiyaka 5-3 
 4 Kataja Basket 4-4 
 5 Avtodor 3-4 
 6 Maccabi Rishon 3-5 
 7 Oradea 3-5 
 8 Khimik 1-6 
Group C
 1 Neptunas 7-1 
 2 ASVEL 5-2 
 3 EWE Baskets 4-3 
 4 Ventspils 3-4 
 5 PAOK 3-4 
 6 Rosa Radom 3-4 
 7 Openjobmetis V. 2-5 
 8 Usak 2-6 
Group D
 1 Iberostar Tener. 5-2 
 2 Scandone AV 5-2 
 3 Juventus 5-2 
 4 Strasbourg 4-3 
 5 Oostende 4-4 
 6 Mega Leks 2-5 
 7 Cibona 2-5 
 8 Mornar Bar 2-6 
Group E
 1 Besiktas 6-1 
 2 Ludwigsburg 5-3 
 3 AEK Athens 4-3 
 4 Partizan 4-4 
 5 Banco di Srd 3-4 
 6 Spirou 3-4 
 7 Stelmet ZG 3-4 
 8 Szolnok 1-6 
Last:12/6/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 0-0 
 2. Gaziantep 0-0 
 3. Sodertalje 0-0 
 4. Targu Mures 0-0 
Group L
 1. Antwerp 0-0 
 2. Demir IBB 0-0 
 3. Gravelines 0-0 
 4. Prievidza 0-0 
Group M
 1. Apoel 0-0 
 2. Oberwart 0-0 
 3. Telekom Bsk 0-0 
 4. Vytautas 0-0 
Group N
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Kormend 0-0 
 3. Nanterre 0-0 
 4. Tsmoki-Minsk 0-0 
Group O
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. BK Pardubice 0-0 
 3. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
 4. UBT Cluj Napoca 0-0 
Group P
 1. Benfica 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. Groningen 0-0 
 4. Lukoil Acad. 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:11/29/2016
Points Per Game
 Jordan THEODORE
  
  (182-PG-89)
  Avg: 22.8
 1. Theodore, Banvit22.8 
 2. Shorter, TED K.20.2 
 3. Ledo, Yesilgiresun18.9 
 4. Hayes, Demir IBB18.3 
 5. Summers, Pinar K.18.2 
 6. Stimac, Besiktas16.2 
 7. Denmon, Gaziantep15.9 
 8. Osman, Anadolu15.8 
 9. Mejia, Tofas15.4 
 10. Green, Best Balik.15.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Devin THOMAS
  
  (206-PF-94)
  Avg: 10
 1. Thomas, TED K.10.0 
 2. Williams, Best B.9.9 
 3. Stimac, Besiktas9.1 
 4. Monroe, Usak8.0 
 5. Caloiaro, Demir I.7.7 
 6. Jefferson, Gazia.7.5 
 7. Wright, Trabzons.7.4 
 8. Orelik, Banvit BK7.3 
 9. Moerman, Darussaf.7.3 
 10. Ivanov, Gaziantep7.0 
Assists Per Game
 Thomas HEURTEL
  
  (189-G-89)
  Avg: 10
 1. Heurtel, Anadolu10.0 
 2. Green, Best Balike.8.3 
 3. Theodore, Banvit7.3 
 4. Granger, Anadolu6.9 
 5. Lyons, Usak6.9 
 6. Ermis, Tofas5.8 
 7. Calloway, Istanbu.5.7 
 8. Armstead, Yesilgir.5.2 
 9. Guler, Galatasaray5.0 
 10. Brown, Pinar K.5.0 
Steals Per Game
 Thomas HEURTEL
  
  (189-G-89)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Heurtel, Anadolu2.2 
 2. Eldridge, Demir I.2.1 
 3. Calloway, Istanbu.2.0 
 4. Chappell, Banvit BK2.0 
 5. Granger, Anadolu2.0 
 6. Guler, Galatasaray2.0 
 7. Gutierrez, Trabzon.1.8 
 8. Culpepper, Best B.1.8 
 9. Shorter, TED K.1.7 
 10. Monroe, Usak1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Bryant DUNSTON
  
  (203-C-86)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Dunston, Anadolu1.9 
 2. Udoh, Fenerbahce1.5 
 3. Kadji, Trabzonspor1.3 
 4. Tyus, Galatasaray1.3 
 5. Thomas, TED K.1.1 
 6. Pleiss, Galatasaray1.0 
 7. Kulig, Banvit BK1.0 
 8. Stimac, Besiktas0.9 
 9. Petway, Pinar K.0.9 
 10. Kosut, Yesilgires.0.9 
Player of the week
Round: 8

 Vladimir Stimac
  Besiktas
  (210-C-118)
  
Round: 13

 Dejan Borovnjak
  Bursaspor
  (207-F/C-104)
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 10 (Regular Season)

Usak Dec.10 Demir IBB 65%
Istanbul BB Dec.10 Galatasaray 76%
Yesilgiresun Dec.10 Darussafaka 61%
Anadolu Efes 65% Dec.10 Pinar Karsiy
TED Kolejli 57% Dec.10 Best Balikes
Besiktas 80% Dec.10 Tofas
Fenerbahce 61% Dec.10 Banvit BK
Trabzonspor 57% Dec.10 Gaziantep
Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Yalova Bld Dec.11 Gelisim 51%
Eskisehir Bs 78% Dec.10 Samsun
Duzce Bld. Dec.10 Bandirma Kir 54%
Socar Petkim 59% Dec.10 Afyon
Akhisar Bld 61% Dec.10 Final Gencli
Sakarya BSB 84% Dec.10 Turk Telekom
Bursaspor 61% Dec.10 Acibadem
Pertevniyal Dec.10 Mugla Orman 53%
Mamak DSI Dec.9 Istanbulspor 82%
Next Round Schedule

Round 11 (Regular Season)

Anadolu Efes 61% Dec.9 FC Barcelona
Baskonia 68% Dec.9 Darussafaka
Olympiacos 66% Dec.9 Unics
EA7 Armani Dec.8 CSKA 84%
Fenerbahce 75% Dec.8 Crvena Zvezd
Maccabi T-A 76% Dec.8 Brose Bask.
Panathinaiko 57% Dec.8 Galatasaray
Real Madrid 66% Dec.8 Zalgiris
Next Round Schedule

Round 8 (Regular Season)

Group A
Aris 77% Dec.7 Helios
Banvit BK 75% Dec.7 Ironi Nahari
Group B
Avtodor 66% Dec.7 Khimik
Group C
EWE Baskets 63% Dec.7 Ventspils
Group D
Scandone AV 77% Dec.7 Mega Leks
Strasbourg Dec.7 Juventus 55%
Iberostar Te 81% Dec.7 Cibona
Group E
Stelmet ZG 56% Dec.7 Banco di Srd
Szolnok Dec.7 AEK Athens 83%
Besiktas 79% Dec.7 Spirou
Next Round Schedule

Round 1 (Second Stage)

Group K
Gaziantep 62% Dec.14 Sodertalje
Chalon 54% Dec.13 Targu Mures
Group L
Demir IBB 63% Dec.14 Antwerp
Gravelines Dec.13 Prievidza 58%
Group M
Vytautas 55% Dec.14 Oberwart
Telekom Bsk 50% Dec.14 Apoel
Group N
Nanterre 66% Dec.14 Kormend
Tsmoki-Minsk 60% Dec.14 Bnei Hertzel
Group O
Alba 66% Dec.13 UBT Cluj Na
Pau-Lacq-Ort 64% Dec.13 BK Pardubice
Group P
Lukoil Acad 56% Dec.14 Benfica
Groningen 68% Dec.14 Enisey
TBL Round 15: Fenerbahce Ulker rolls over Olin Edirne by 37 points - Jan 14, 2013


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TBL is at the halfway of the Regular Season and there are still another 15 rounds left. The round 15 was rather boring as all games ended with very predictable results.

The game between second ranked Fenerbahce Ulker (13-2) and 14th ranked Olin Edirne (3-12) in Istanbul on Sunday ended with biggest points difference. Fenerbahce Ulker outscored guests from Edirne 98-61. The game was mostly controlled by Fenerbahce Ulker. Olin Edirne managed to win fourth quarter 20-15. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Fenerbahce Ulker dominated down low during the game scoring 58 of its points in the paint compared to Olin Edirne's 24. 26 personal fouls committed by Olin Edirne helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for international Emir Preldzic (205-87, agency: Beo Basket) who led his team to a victory with 7 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists. Australian center David Andersen (212-80) contributed with 17 points for the winners. Forward Berkay Candan (204-93) answered with 11 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists for Olin Edirne. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Fenerbahce Ulker keeps a position of league leader, which they share with Anadolu Efes and Banvit BK. Olin Edirne lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the fourteenth place with 12 games lost. They share the position with Antalya. Fenerbahce Ulker is looking forward to face Erdemir (#8) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Olin Edirne will play against Gaziantep (#12) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

There were no big surprises in other games of round 15: Anadolu Efes beat Gaziantep on the road 92-82. Besiktas won against Mersin on its own court 83-75. Aliaga unfortunately lost to Banvit BK in Balikesir 79-94. Tofas recorded a loss to Erdemir at home 89-93. TED Kolejliler was crushed by Karsiyaka on the opponent's court 66-87. Bottom-ranked Hacettepe was beaten by Antalya in a home game 78-85. Galatasaray won against Turk Telekom on the road 76-70.
The most impressive performance of 15th round was 26 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists by Lionel Chalmers of Aliaga.



Gaziantep - Anadolu Efes 82-92

No shocking result in a game when third ranked Anadolu Efes (13-2) beat on the road 12th ranked Gaziantep (4-11) 92-82 on Monday. Anadolu Efes looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. It was a good game for American point guard Jordan Farmar (188-86, college: UCLA) who led his team to a victory with 13 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists. Slovenian Sasha Vujacic (201-84) contributed with 12 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Anadolu Efes' coach Oktay Mahmudi used an eleven-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American point guard Andre Collins (183-82, college: Loyola, MD) answered with 20 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists and the other American import power forward Joey Dorsey (206-83, college: Memphis, agency: FCM) added 17 points and 13 rebounds in the effort for Gaziantep. Five Anadolu Efes and four Gaziantep players scored in double figures. Anadolu Efes have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Fener.Ulker and Banvit BK. Newly promoted Gaziantep keeps the twelfth place with 11 games lost. They share the position with Turk Telekom. Anadolu Efes is looking forward to face Banvit BK (#3) in Balikesir in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Gaziantep will play at home against Olin Edirne (#14) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Gaziantep: M.Akpinar 21+2reb+1ast, A.Collins 20+8reb+6ast, J.Dorsey 17+13reb+1ast, H.Demirel 16+4reb+4ast, C.Ercan 6+3reb+1ast, E.Eryuz 2+2ast
Anadolu Efes: K.Tunceri 16+1reb+2ast, J.Farmar 13+6reb+8ast, S.Vujacic 12+6reb+5ast, D.Savanovic 11+2reb+1ast, K.Gonlum 11+9reb+1ast, S.Barac 8+4reb+2ast
gschID: 199007


Besiktas - Mersin 83-75

Very expected game when 11th ranked Mersin (5-10) lost to sixth ranked Besiktas (10-5) in Istanbul 75-83 on Sunday. The hosts trailed by 1 point at the halftime before their 51-42 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Besiktas made 16-of-20 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. It was a good game for international swingman Serhat Cetin (197-86) who led his team to a victory with 20 points and 4 assists. American guard Curtis Jerrells (185-87, college: Baylor) contributed with 17 points and 4 assists for the winners. Besiktas' coach Erman Kunter used an eleven-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Naturalized American forward Ali Karadeniz (203-80, college: Arizona) answered with 22 points and 8 rebounds and American guard J.P. Prince (201-87, college: Tennessee) added 18 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for Mersin. Four Mersin players scored in double figures. Besiktas have a solid series of four victories in a row. Defending champion maintains sixth place with 10-5 record. Mersin at the other side keeps the eleventh position with ten games lost. Besiktas are looking forward to face Turk Telekom (#13) in Ankara in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Mersin will play at home against Karsiyaka and is hoping to prove to their supporters that the loss was just an accident.
Top scorers:
Mersin: A.Karadeniz 22+8reb, J.Prince 18+8reb+2ast, D.Holston 16+4reb+4ast, M.Demir 10+3reb+2ast, W.Solomon 7+3reb+2ast, H.Koseoglu 2+2reb+1ast
Besiktas: S.Cetin 20+3reb+4ast, C.Jerrells 17+4reb+4ast, P.Christopher 12+2reb+1ast, C.Ozer 8+3reb, R.Falker 7+6reb+2ast, D.Ewing 6+3reb+3ast
gschID: 199009


Banvit BK - Aliaga 94-79

Very predictable result when third ranked Banvit BK (13-2) won against 8th ranked Aliaga (6-9) in Balikesir 94-79 on Sunday. The game was mostly controlled by Banvit BK. Aliaga managed to win third quarter 27-22. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. It was a good game for Serbian center Vladimir Stimac (211-87, agency: Interperformances) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds (on 9-of-10 shooting from the field). American point guard Kalin Lucas (185-89, college: Michigan St.) contributed with 18 points and 5 assists (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!) for the winners. Four Banvit BK players scored in double figures. Banvit BK's coach Orhun Ene used an eleven-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American guard Lionel Chalmers (184-80, college: Xavier) answered with 26 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists and the other American import power forward Marcus Arnold (207-84, college: Illinois, agency: Stanley International) added 17 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for Aliaga. Banvit BK have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Anadolu Efes and Fener.Ulker. Aliaga at the other side keeps the eighth place with nine games lost. They share the position with Tofas and Erdemir. Banvit BK is looking forward to face league's leader Anadolu Efes in Istanbul in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Aliaga will play on the road against Hacettepe (#16) in Ankara and is hoping to prove to their supporters that the loss was just an accident.
Top scorers:
Aliaga: L.Chalmers 26+5reb+6ast, M.Arnold 17+9reb, E.Goerkem 9+1reb, P.Shumpert 7+1ast, T.Holloway 7+4reb+2ast, T.Francis 6+2reb
Banvit BK: V.Stimac 20+10reb+1ast, K.Lucas 18+3reb+5ast, C.Davis 15+3reb+1ast, S.Mejia 12+4reb+3ast, S.Erdogan 8+3ast, K.Bajramovic 7+2reb
gschID: 199008


Fener.Ulker - Olin Edirne 98-61

The game between second ranked Fenerbahce Ulker (13-2) and 14th ranked Olin Edirne (3-12) in Istanbul on Sunday ended with biggest points difference. Fenerbahce Ulker outscored guests from Edirne 98-61. The game was mostly controlled by Fenerbahce Ulker. Olin Edirne managed to win fourth quarter 20-15. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Fenerbahce Ulker dominated down low during the game scoring 58 of its points in the paint compared to Olin Edirne's 24. 26 personal fouls committed by Olin Edirne helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for international Emir Preldzic (205-87, agency: Beo Basket) who led his team to a victory with 7 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists. Australian center David Andersen (212-80) contributed with 17 points for the winners. Four Fenerbahce Ulker players scored in double figures. Forward Berkay Candan (204-93) answered with 11 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists and Czech David Jelinek (194-90) added 14 points in the effort for Olin Edirne. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Fenerbahce Ulker keeps a position of league leader, which they share with Anadolu Efes and Banvit BK. Olin Edirne lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the fourteenth place with 12 games lost. They share the position with Antalya. Fenerbahce Ulker is looking forward to face Erdemir (#8) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Olin Edirne will play against Gaziantep (#12) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Olin Edirne: D.Jelinek 14+4reb+1ast, A.Parakhouski 11+3reb+1ast, B.Candan 11+9reb+4ast, Y.Sonsirma 5+1reb+3ast, B.Yarangume 5+2reb+1ast, D.Kamer 4+1ast
Fener.Ulker: D.Andersen 17+1ast, O.Savas 13+5reb, O.Onan 12+2reb+3ast, B.McCalebb 12+3reb+3ast, U.Tripkovic 9, E.Preldzic 7+5reb+7ast
gschID: 199004


Tofas - Erdemir 89-93

We cannot really consider it an upset in the game between close teams when 9th ranked Tofas (6-9) lost to tenth ranked Erdemir (6-9) in Bursa 89-93 on Saturday. 28 personal fouls committed by Tofas helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for American guard Gerrod Henderson (192-78, college: Louisiana Tech) who led his team to a victory with 35 points (!!!) and 4 assists. Slovenian forward Jure Balazic (204-80) contributed with 20 points for the winners. Four Erdemir players scored in double figures. Erdemir's coach Ozhan Civgin used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. American-Ukrainian guard Steven Burtt (185-84, college: Iona) answered with 26 points and 5 assists and American Austin Nichols (200-82, college: Humboldt St.) added 15 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Tofas. Erdemir moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Tofas and Aliaga. Erdemir is looking forward to face league's second-placed Fenerbahce Ulker in Istanbul in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Tofas will play at home against TED Kolejliler (#7) in Ankara and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Tofas: S.Burtt 26+2reb+5ast, A.Nichols 15+5reb, J.Heytvelt 10+8reb+1ast, C.Elonu 9+7reb, I.Koc 7+9reb+2ast, C.Altintig 6+2reb+3ast
Erdemir: G.Henderson 35+3reb+4ast, J.Balazic 20+4reb+1ast, M.Mahmutoglu 15+3reb+3ast, S.Marshall 14+7reb, E.Bayav 5+4reb+3ast, N.Yildirim 2+1reb
gschID: 199006


Karsiyaka - TED Kolejliler 87-66

Everything went according to plan when fifth ranked Karsiyaka (12-3) outplayed at home 7th ranked TED Kolejliler (8-7) 87-66 on Saturday. The game was mostly controlled by Karsiyaka. TED Kolejliler managed to win fourth quarter 21-15. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They dominated on the defensive end, holding TED Kolejliler to just 7 points in second quarter. Karsiyaka dominated down low during the game scoring 60 of its points in the paint compared to TED Kolejliler's 34. They outrebounded TED Kolejliler 42-23 including a 19-4 advantage in offensive rebounds. It was a good game for American-Georgian Will Thomas (203-86, agency: Two Points) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 11 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field). American point guard Bobby Dixon (178-83, college: Troy, agency: Beo Basket) contributed with 15 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Karsiyaka's coach Ufuk Sarica felt very confident that he used 11 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Forward Nedim Yucel (203-79) answered with 16 points and 7 rebounds and the former international swingman Rifat Murat Kaya (194-84, agency: 1x1 Sports) added 16 points in the effort for TED Kolejliler. Karsiyaka have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Galatasaray. Newly promoted TED Kolejliler keeps the seventh position with seven games lost. Karsiyaka is looking forward to face Mersin (#11) in Akdeniz in the next round and are hoping to win another game. TED Kolejliler will play on the road against Tofas (#10) in Bursa and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
TED Kolejliler: R.Murat Kaya 16+3reb+1ast, N.Yucel 16+7reb+1ast, V.Plisnic 10+4reb+2ast, J.Stanojevic 9+3reb+4ast, K.Penney 7+2reb+1ast, B.Woodside 4+1reb+2ast
Karsiyaka: W.Thomas 19+11reb+1ast, B.Dixon 15+6reb+4ast, A.Aminu 14+5reb, C.Topaloglu 9+1reb+2ast, E.Buker 9+2reb+3ast, U.Sonkol 8+3reb
gschID: 199010


Hacettepe - Antalya 78-85

Everything could happen in Ankara at the game between two tied teams. Both fifteenth ranked Antalya and 16th ranked Hacettepe had identical 2-12 record. But Hacettepe was not able to use a home court advantage and lost to the opponent from Antalya 85-78 on Saturday night. Hacettepe trailed by 16 points at halftime and as many as 17 after three quarters before a 29-19 last quarter charge cut the deficit to 78-85 at the end of the game. 26 personal fouls committed by Hacettepe helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for American point guard Jordan Theodore (182-89, college: Seton Hall) who led his team to a victory with 24 points and 6 assists. His fellow American import guard Ron Lewis (193-84, college: Ohio St.) contributed with a double-double by scoring 17 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists for the winners. American forward Ricardo Marsh (207-81, college: ODU) answered with 26 points and 6 rebounds and the former international center Huseyin Besok (212-75) added 11 points and 10 rebounds in the effort for Hacettepe. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Hacettepe's coach Alp Bayramoglu rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Antalya (3-12) moved-up to fourteenth place, which they share with Olin Edirne. Hacettepe at the other side stay at the bottom position with 13 games lost. Antalya is looking forward to face higher ranked Galatasaray (#5) in Istanbul in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Hacettepe will play at home against Aliaga (#9) and is hoping to prove to their supporters that the loss was just an accident.
Top scorers:
Hacettepe: R.Marsh 26+6reb, O.Sevinc 11+3reb, C.Eldridge 11+3reb+5ast, H.Besok 11+10reb+1ast, P.Kaya 8+3reb+1ast, O.Adiguzel 5+2reb+4ast
Antalya: J.Theodore 24+4reb+6ast, R.Lewis 17+10reb+7ast, R.Oz 15+2reb, J.Davidson 15+7reb+4ast, V.Pastal 8+4reb, W.Carter 3+1reb
gschID: 199003


Turk Telekom - Galatasaray 70-76

No shocking result in a game when fifth ranked Galatasaray (12-3) beat 13th ranked Turk Telekom (4-11) in Ankara 76-70 on Saturday. The guests started the game with a very strong first quarter 20-10. But Turk Telekom won second period 21-19. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Turk Telekom 46-29 including 31 on the defensive glass. It was a good game for Senegalese center Boniface Ndong (213-77) who led his team to a victory with 18 points and 9 rebounds. American guard David Hawkins (194-82, college: Temple) contributed with 15 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Four Galatasaray players scored in double figures. Slovenian power forward Miha Zupan (205-82) answered with 18 points and 5 rebounds and American point guard Dee Brown (185-84, college: Illinois, agency: Priority Sports) added 11 points and 9 assists in the effort for Turk Telekom. Galatasaray moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Karsiyaka. Turk Telekom at the other side dropped to the twelfth position with 11 games lost. They share it with Gaziantep. Galatasaray is looking forward to face Antalya (#15) at home in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Turk Telekom will play against Besiktas in Istanbul and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
Turk Telekom: M.Zupan 18+5reb+1ast, A.Saruhan 11+3reb, D.Brown 11+3reb+9ast, B.Guney 9+7reb+2ast, P.Kocaoglu 8+4reb+1ast, D.Pasalic 8+2reb+2ast
Galatasaray: B.Ndong 18+9reb+1ast, D.Hawkins 15+5reb+4ast, C.Akyol 12+2reb, J.Gordon 11+2reb+1ast, C.Arroyo 9+3reb+2ast, E.Atsur 5+2reb+1ast
gschID: 199005


  




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