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 6. Yakin Dogu BGD 2-0 
 7. Cukurova 1-1 
 8. Adana ASKI 0-1 
 9. OGM Orman 0-1 
 10. Besiktas 0-2 
 11. Bornova 0-2 
 12. Botas 0-2 
 13. Istanbul Univ. 0-2 
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 2. Izmit 2-0 
 3. Mersin MBK 2-0 
 4. Osmaniye 2-0 
 5. Urla BLD 2-0 
 6. Cankaya 2-1 
 7. Edremit 1-1 
 8. Bursa BSB 1-1 
 9. Edirne 1-1 
 10. Istanbulgucu 1-1 
 11. Elazig 1-1 
 12. Ferko Ilgaz 1-2 
 13. Fenerbahce G. 1-2 
 14. Bayrakli 0-2 
 15. Mersin Gelisim 0-2 
 16. Mersin Univ. 0-2 
 17. Orduspor 0-2 
 18. Yalova Vip 0-2 
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 1 Dynamo K. 2-0 
 2 Sopron Basket 2-0 
 3 Galatasaray 1-1 
 4 Villeneuve 1-1 
 5 USK Praha 1-1 
 6 Bourges 1-1 
 7 Castors Braine 0-2 
 8 CCC Polkowice 0-2 
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 1 Avenida 2-0 
 2 Yakin Dogu BGD 2-0 
 3 Familia Schio 1-1 
 4 UMMC 1-1 
 5 Nadezhda O. 1-1 
 6 Fenerbahce 1-1 
 7 Lattes Montp. 0-2 
 8 Wisla Krakow 0-2 
Last:10/19/2017
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 1 Olympiacos 2-0 
 2 TTT Riga 2-0 
 3 Besiktas 0-2 
 4 Gorzow Wlkp. 0-2 
Group B
 1 Mersin BSB 2-0 
 2 Good Angels 1-1 
 3 Enisey 1-1 
 4 MBK Ruzomb. 0-2 
Group C
 1 Udominate 2-0 
 2 Artego Bydg. 1-1 
 3 MBA 1-1 
 4 Sparta&K MR 0-2 
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 1 Hatay 2-0 
 2 Piestanske C. 1-1 
 3 Energa Torun 1-1 
 4 Sf.Gheorghe 0-2 
Group E
 1 Sleza Wroclaw 2-0 
 2 Basket Gdynia 1-1 
 3 Istanbul Univ. 1-1 
 4 Abdullah Gul 0-2 
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 2 Keltern 1-1 
 3 Miskolc 1-1 
 4 PEAC-Pecs 0-2 
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 2 Landes 1-1 
 3 Cegledi EKK 1-1 
 4 Gernika 0-2 
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 2 Atomeromu 1-1 
 3 GDESSA 1-1 
 4 Nymburk 0-2 
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 2 Fribourg 1-1 
 3 Wasserburg 1-1 
 4 KP Brno 0-2 
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 1 Belfius Namur 2-0 
 2 Hainaut 1-1 
 3 UNI Gyor 1-1 
 4 Nantes 0-2 
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 16 Royal Eagles 0-3 
Last:10/7/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Alina IAGUPOVA
  Cukurova
  (186-G/F-92)
  Avg: 27.5
 1. Iagupova, Cukurova27.5 
 2. Deshields, Cukurova24.5 
 3. Ivegin, Bornova24.0 
 4. Dubljevic, Galatasa.24.0 
 5. Thomas, OGM Orman23.0 
 6. Quigley, Galatasaray23.0 
 7. Petronyte, Galatasa.22.0 
 8. Vaughn, Fenerbahce21.5 
 9. Perovanovic, Besik.21.0 
 10. Warley, Canik B.17.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Courtney PARIS
  Hatay
  (191-C-87)
  Avg: 18.5
 1. Paris, Hatay18.5 
 2. Stokes, Botas14.5 
 3. Warley, Canik B.13.5 
 4. Thomas, Mersin BSB12.5 
 5. Larkins, Cukurova12.5 
 6. Snow, Adana A.10.0 
 7. Dubljevic, Galatasa.10.0 
 8. Mosby, Besiktas9.5 
 9. Nevlin, Botas9.0 
 10. Ivankovic, OGM O.9.0 
Assists Per Game
 Nilay KARTALTEPE
  Abdullah.
  (172-PG-79)
  Avg: 9.5
 1. Kartaltepe, Abdullah.9.5 
 2. Wheeler, Besiktas7.0 
 3. Yalcin, Mersin BSB6.0 
 4. Fontenette, Bornova6.0 
 5. Vandersloot, Yakin D.5.0 
 6. Alben, Galatasaray4.5 
 7. Larkins, Cukurova4.5 
 8. Vanloo, Istanbul.4.5 
 9. Iagupova, Cukurova4.0 
 10. Talay, Cukurova4.0 
Steals Per Game
 Olivia EPOUPA
  Galatasaray
  (165-PG-94)
  Avg: 4.5
 1. Epoupa, Galatasaray4.5 
 2. Vandersloot, Yakin D.3.5 
 3. Marginean, Abdullah.3.0 
 4. Thomas, OGM Orman3.0 
 5. Ibekwe, Istanbul.3.0 
 6. Vanloo, Istanbul.3.0 
 7. Cadjo, Mersin BSB3.0 
 8. Fontenette, Bornova2.5 
 9. Iagupova, Cukurova2.5 
 10. Yalcin, Mersin BSB2.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Gamze TAKMAZ
  Adana A.
  (180-F-91)
  Avg: 3
 1. Takmaz, Adana A.3.0 
 2. Tolo, Abdullah Gul3.0 
 3. Stokes, Botas2.0 
 4. Snow, Adana A.2.0 
 5. Thomas, Mersin BSB2.0 
 6. Snytsina, Hatay1.0 
 7. White, Canik Belediye1.0 
 8. Sinan, Adana A.1.0 
 9. Iagupova, Cukurova1.0 
 10. Bakircioglu, Adana A.1.0 
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Galatasaray 98% Oct.22 Istanbul Uni
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OGM Orman 58% Oct.21 Mersin BSB
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Bursa BSB 58% Oct.22 Istanbulgucu
Urla BLD 53% Oct.22 Osmaniye
Mersin Gelis 57% Oct.22 Orduspor
Edremit 94% Oct.21 Bayrakli
Elazig 93% Oct.21 Yalova Vip
Edirne 93% Oct.21 Mersin Univ
Izmit 58% Oct.21 Mersin MBK
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Sopron Bsk 55% Oct.25 Dynamo K.
USK Praha 93% Oct.25 CCC Polkowi
Villeneuve 93% Oct.25 Castors Brai
Bourges 55% Oct.25 Galatasaray
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Avenida 99% Oct.25 Wisla Krakow
Nadezhda O. 56% Oct.25 Familia Schi
Fenerbahce 92% Oct.25 Lattes Montp
Yakin Dogu 79% Oct.25 UMMC
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Group A
Besiktas 58% Oct.26 Gorzow Wlkp
Olympiacos 59% Oct.25 TTT Riga
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Good Angels 94% Oct.25 MBK Ruzomb.
Mersin BSB 80% Oct.25 Enisey
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Sparta&K MR Oct.25 Artego Bydg 90%
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Piestanske C 94% Oct.25 Sf.Gheorghe
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Abdullah Gul Oct.25 Bsk Gdynia 90%
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Miskolc 56% Oct.25 Keltern
PEAC-Pecs Oct.25 Flammes 98%
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Girona 80% Oct.26 Cegledi EKK
Landes 94% Oct.25 Gernika
Group H
Nymburk Oct.25 Ragusa 98%
Atomeromu 58% Oct.25 GDESSA
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Fribourg 58% Oct.25 Wasserburg
Venezia 98% Oct.25 KP Brno
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Nantes Oct.25 Hainaut 90%
TKBL Round 14: First victory of Besiktas - Jan 20, 2013


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Besiktas' fans can finally celebrate the first win of their team after 13 consecutive loses. The victory is especially important as they defeated much higher ranked Tarsus Bld (9-5)on the road game in Mersin 81-64 on Sunday. The game without a history. Besiktas led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Besiktas forced 19 Tarsus Bld turnovers and outrebounded them 40-29 including 28 on the defensive glass. It was a great shooting night for Besiktas especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 53.3 percentage. Montenegrin forward Milka Bjelica (193-81, agency: LBM Management) orchestrated the victory by scoring 24 points and 8 rebounds (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field). Montenegrin power forward Milica Jovanovic (189-89) contributed with 16 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. American Delisha Milton-Jones (186-74, college: Florida, agency: Josep and Nicolas) replied with 15 points and 7 rebounds for Tarsus Bld. Besiktas (1-13) left bottom position moving up to thirteenth place, which they share with Edremit. Tarsus Bld at the other side keeps the fourth position with five games lost. They share it with Mersin. Besiktas is looking forward to face higher ranked Ceyhan Bld (#6) in Adana in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Tarsus Bld will play at home against Botas in Adana and is hoping to win this game.
TKBL top team - Fenerbahce (14-0) had no problems winning another game. This time they beat ninth ranked Canik Bld (6-8) in Istanbul 84-66. American Angel McCoughtry (187-86, college: Louisville) scored 18 points and 5 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and Ivana Matovic chipped in 17 points and 5 assists (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field) during the contest. Fenerbahce's coach Roberto Iniguez allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American power forward Cheryl Ford (191-81, college: Louisiana Tech, agency: Josep and Nicolas) responded with 17 points and 9 rebounds. Undefeated Fenerbahce have an impressive 14-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position with 14-0 record. Canik Bld lost third consecutive game. Newly promoted team keeps the ninth place with eight games lost. They share the position with Istanbul Univ.. Fenerbahce will play against Mersin (#5) on the road in the next round. Canik Bld will play against TED Ankara (#11) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Adana was also quite interesting. Second ranked Galatasaray (12-2) played at the court of 6th ranked Ceyhan Bld (7-7). Galatasaray defeated Ceyhan Bld 77-62 on Saturday. Ann Wauters notched a double-double by scoring 16 points and 13 rebounds to lead the effort. Galatasaray's coach Ekrem Memnun used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Even a double-double of 10 points and 16 rebounds by Kayla Pederson did not help to save the game for Ceyhan Bld. Galatasaray have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 12-2 record having just two points less than leader Fenerbahce. Loser Ceyhan Bld keeps the sixth place with seven games lost. They share the position with Botas and Antakya. Galatasaray will meet at home Samsun (#12) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Ceyhan Bld will play against Besiktas (#13) in Istanbul and hope to secure a win.
Worth to mention about the upset in a game between Botas (7-7) and TED Ankara (5-9), which took place in Ankara. 8th ranked Botas lost to eleventh ranked TED Ankara in a road game 61-68. The best player for the winners was Marcedes Marie Walker who scored 18 points and 6 rebounds. Botas' coach Olcay Orak rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. TED Ankara maintains eleventh position with 5-9 record. Botas lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the sixth place with seven games lost. TED Ankara's next round opponent will be higher ranked Canik Bld (#9) in Samsun and it may be quite challenging game.

There were no big surprises in other games of round 14: Antakya was beaten by Mersin on the road 70-66. Kayseri won against Istanbul Univ. on its own court 64-54. Edremit unfortunately lost to Samsun in a road game 79-86.
The most impressive performance of 14th round was 27 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists by Megan Frazee of Samsun.


Mersin - Antakya 70-66

The game between closely ranked teams ended with fifth ranked Mersin's (9-5) home victory over 6th ranked Antakya (7-7) 70-66. The hosts were ahead by 1 point but lost the second period ending it with a 1-point deficit before their 17-12 run, which allowed them to win the game. The best player for the winners was American forward Erlana Larkins (185-86, college: N.Carolina) who scored 14 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists. The other American import guard Shavonte Zellous (178-86, college: Pittsburgh) chipped in 16 points and 5 rebounds. Four Mersin players scored in double figures. American Jolene Anderson (175-86, college: Wisconsin) produced 15 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists and center Naile Cirak (185-85) added 18 points and 6 rebounds respectively for the guests. Mersin have an impressive five-game winning streak. They moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Tarsus Bld. Antakya at the other side keeps the sixth position with seven games lost. Mersin's next round opponent will be league's leader Fenerbahce in Istanbul and it may be the game of the week. Antakya will play on the road against Istanbul Universitesi (#10) in Istanbul.
Top scorers:
Mersin: S.Zellous 16+5reb+3ast, E.Larkins 14+9reb+5ast, C.Handy 13+4reb+2ast, S.Erdogan 11+1ast, O.Zakalyuzhnaya 8+3reb+3ast, M.Aydin 5+3reb+3ast
Antakya: N.Cirak 18+6reb, A.Turcinovic 16+5reb, J.Anderson 15+9reb+7ast, J.Vesela 7+3reb+2ast, M.Bilge 6+1reb, I.Daricioglu 4+2reb+4ast
gschID: 202431


Tarsus Bld - Besiktas 64-81

Besiktas' fans can finally celebrate the first win of their team after 13 consecutive loses. The victory is especially important as they defeated much higher ranked Tarsus Bld (9-5)on the road game in Mersin 81-64 on Sunday. The game without a history. Besiktas led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Besiktas forced 19 Tarsus Bld turnovers and outrebounded them 40-29 including 28 on the defensive glass. It was a great shooting night for Besiktas especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 53.3 percentage. Montenegrin forward Milka Bjelica (193-81, agency: LBM Management) orchestrated the victory by scoring 24 points and 8 rebounds (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field). Montenegrin power forward Milica Jovanovic (189-89) contributed with 16 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. Four Besiktas players scored in double figures. American Delisha Milton-Jones (186-74, college: Florida, agency: Josep and Nicolas) replied with 15 points and 7 rebounds and Israeli Shay Doron (175-85, college: Maryland) added 15 points in the effort for Tarsus Bld. Besiktas (1-13) left bottom position moving up to thirteenth place, which they share with Edremit. Tarsus Bld at the other side keeps the fourth position with five games lost. They share it with Mersin. Besiktas is looking forward to face higher ranked Ceyhan Bld (#6) in Adana in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Tarsus Bld will play at home against Botas in Adana and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Besiktas: M.Bjelica 24+8reb+3ast, O.Kavurmacioglu 19+7reb+1ast, M.Jovanovic 16+9reb+3ast, A.Price 16+7reb+4ast, G.Akkaya 6+7reb+3ast, E.Turkyilmaz 0+2reb
Tarsus Bld: D.Milton-Jones 15+7reb+1ast, S.Doron 15+1reb+2ast, M.Can 8+9reb+1ast, D.Colakoglu 7+5reb, D.Marie Robinson 7+2reb+5ast, L.Jansone 6
gschID: 202427


Kayseri - Istanbul Univ. 64-54

Very expected game when 9th ranked Istanbul Universitesi (6-8) lost on the road to third ranked Kayseri (11-3) 64-54. The game was mostly controlled by Kayseri. Istanbul Universitesi was better in fourth quarter 14-11. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The best player for the winners was American power forward Nicky Anosike (190-86, college: Tennessee) who scored 9 points and 13 rebounds. The other American import power forward Asjha Jones (191-80, college: Connecticut) chipped in a double-double by scoring 10 points and 10 rebounds. Russian center Irina Osipova (196-81) produced a double-double by scoring 13 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists and American center Jessica Davenport (196-85, college: Ohio St.) added 10 points and 14 rebounds respectively for the guests. Four Istanbul Universitesi players scored in double figures. Istanbul Universitesi's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Kayseri maintains third position with 11-3 record having just three points less than leader Fenerbahce. Istanbul Universitesi at the other side keeps the ninth place with eight games lost. Kayseri's next round opponent will be bottom-ranked Edremit (#14) in Balikesir which should be an easy win for them. Istanbul Universitesi will play at home against Antakya (#7) in Hatay and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Kayseri: A.Jones 10+10reb+1ast, P.Demirok 10+4reb+1ast, N.Anosike 9+13reb, A.Gunay 9, N.Martinez 9+4reb+3ast, B.Dalgalar 5+1ast
Istanbul Univ.: I.Osipova 13+11reb+4ast, T.Palazoglu 12+5reb+1ast, E.Carson 10+1ast, J.Davenport 10+14reb, N.Kartaltepe Yigit 5+3reb+5ast, B.Yapar 2+2reb
gschID: 202426


Ceyhan Bld - Galatasaray 62-77

The game in Adana was also quite interesting. Second ranked Galatasaray (12-2) played at the court of 6th ranked Ceyhan Bld (7-7). Galatasaray defeated Ceyhan Bld 77-62 on Saturday. The game was mostly controlled by Galatasaray. Ceyhan Bld managed to win third quarter 19-15. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Belgian center Ann Wauters (194-80, agency: Josep and Nicolas) notched a double-double by scoring 16 points and 13 rebounds to lead the effort and American point guard Lindsay Whalen (175-82, college: Minnesota) supported her with 19 points. Four Galatasaray players scored in double figures. Galatasaray's coach Ekrem Memnun used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Even a double-double of 10 points and 16 rebounds by American forward Kayla Pederson (193-89, college: Stanford) did not help to save the game for Ceyhan Bld. Her fellow American import center Carolyn Swords (198-89, college: Boston Coll., agency: LBM Management) added 16 points and 6 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) for the hosts. Galatasaray have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 12-2 record having just two points less than leader Fenerbahce. Loser Ceyhan Bld keeps the sixth place with seven games lost. They share the position with Botas and Antakya. Galatasaray will meet at home Samsun (#12) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Ceyhan Bld will play against Besiktas (#13) in Istanbul and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Galatasaray: L.Whalen 19+4reb+3ast, A.Wauters 16+13reb+1ast, B.Caglar 14+1reb+1ast, S.Ivegin 10+3reb+4ast, I.Alben 6+1ast, S.Fowles 5+4reb
Ceyhan Bld: C.Swords 16+6reb, J.Ivezic 14+3reb+1ast, K.Pederson 10+16reb+2ast, T.Inoentepe 9+3reb+3ast, C.Kozluca 4+1reb, A.Sevinc 4+2reb+1ast
gschID: 202430


Samsun - Edremit 86-79

The game between closely ranked teams ended with twelfth ranked Samsun's (3-11) home victory over bottom-ranked Edremit (1-13) 86-79. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 24-14. But Edremit won second period 24-20. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Samsun won last quarter 21-16. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 28 assists. The best player for the winners was American swingman Megan Frazee (191-87, college: Liberty) who had a double-double by scoring 27 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists. The other American import center Chante Black (195-85, college: Duke) chipped in 16 points and 9 rebounds. Five Samsun players scored in double figures. American point guard Constance Jinks (170-81, college: UNLV, agency: Merit Sports) produced 33 points (!!!) and 6 assists and Lithuanian swingman Marina Solopova (180-90) added 17 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists respectively for the guests. Samsun maintains twelfth position with 3-11 record. Edremit lost ninth consecutive game. Newly promoted team dropped to the bottom place with 13 games lost. Samsun's next round opponent will be league's second-placed Galatasaray in Istanbul and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Edremit will play at home against Kayseri (#3) and will have a slim chance for a victory.
Top scorers:
Samsun: M.Frazee 27+10reb+4ast, N.Uzun 18+2reb+3ast, C.Black 16+9reb+2ast, A.Vadja 12+6reb+3ast, R.Derin 10+5reb+10ast, S.Turkmen 3+1reb+4ast
Edremit: C.Jinks 33+2reb+6ast, M.Solopova 17+11reb+4ast, A.Paris 11+6reb+4ast, D.Tanacan 9+5reb+2ast, B.Tasbas 5+1reb+2ast, S.Ygueravide 2+2reb+1ast
gschID: 202429


TED Ankara - Botas 68-61

Worth to mention about the upset in a game between Botas (7-7) and TED Ankara (5-9), which took place in Ankara. 8th ranked Botas lost to eleventh ranked TED Ankara in a road game 61-68. Botas was ahead by 5 points at the halftime before a 36-24 second half run of TED Ankara. 24 personal fouls committed by Botas helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was American center Marcedes Marie Walker (191-86, college: Pittsburgh, agency: LBM Management) who scored 18 points and 6 rebounds. Nigerian swingman Mactabene Amachree (190-78, college: Abil.Christian) chipped in 9 points and 11 rebounds. American-Armenian swingman Quianna Chaney (180-86, college: LSU) produced 23 points and American center Courtney Paris (191-87, college: Oklahoma) added 4 points and 13 rebounds respectively for the guests. Botas' coach Olcay Orak rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. TED Ankara maintains eleventh position with 5-9 record. Botas lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the sixth place with seven games lost. TED Ankara's next round opponent will be higher ranked Canik Bld (#9) in Samsun and it may be quite challenging game.
Top scorers:
TED Ankara: M.Marie Walker 18+6reb+1ast, A.Dabovic 15+4reb+2ast, M.Amachree 9+11reb+1ast, T.Canbaz 8+5reb+2ast, G.Dogan 8+5reb+4ast, S.Bobbitt 7+6ast
Botas: Q.Chaney 23+3ast, S.Tozlu 9+5reb+2ast, A.Dilek Akinci 7+3reb+2ast, P.Bilgic 5+4reb+2ast, C.Paris 4+13reb, K.Ristic 4+1ast
gschID: 202425


Fenerbahce - Canik Bld 84-66

TKBL top team - Fenerbahce (14-0) had no problems winning another game. This time they beat ninth ranked Canik Bld (6-8) in Istanbul 84-66. Fenerbahce dominated down low during the game scoring 62 of its points in the paint compared to Canik Bld's 42. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 28 assists comparing to just 11 passes made by Canik Bld's players. American Angel McCoughtry (187-86, college: Louisville) scored 18 points and 5 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and Serbian center Ivana Matovic (197-83) chipped in 17 points and 5 assists (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field) during the contest. Fenerbahce's coach Roberto Iniguez allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American power forward Cheryl Ford (191-81, college: Louisiana Tech, agency: Josep and Nicolas) responded with 17 points and 9 rebounds and the former international swingman Nihan Anaz (172-79) scored 11 points and 4 assists. Fenerbahce have an impressive 14-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position with 14-0 record. Canik Bld lost third consecutive game. Newly promoted team keeps the ninth place with eight games lost. They share the position with Istanbul Univ.. Fenerbahce will play against Mersin (#5) on the road in the next round. Canik Bld will play against TED Ankara (#11) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Fenerbahce: A.McCoughtry 18+5reb+3ast, I.Matovic 17+3reb+5ast, C.Pondexter 12+2reb+3ast, O.Cakir 8+1reb+3ast, B.Vardarli 8+7reb+4ast, E.Tuncluer 7+3ast
Canik Bld: C.Ford 17+9reb+1ast, D.Hodges-Lewis 13+2reb+2ast, N.Anaz 11+4reb+4ast, M.Bakircioglu 8+4reb, D.Suer 7+4reb+1ast, T.Cirov 6+1reb
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