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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 Stage Two Standings
 1. Samsun 4-2 
 2. Bursaspor 4-2 
 3. Istanbulspor 3-3 
 4. Orman Genclik 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:5/15/2016
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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First Round Schedule
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
Orman Gencli 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 19: Selcuk Universitesi is a new leader - Feb 3, 2013


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The game had a very big importance for third-ranked Selcuk Universitesi as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Selcuk Universitesi defeated 6th ranked Trabzonspor in Konya 80-75. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 24-13. But Trabzonspor won second period 15-9. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. 33 personal fouls committed by Trabzonspor helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Forward Hadi Ozdemir (203-83) fired 15 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. American Bill Clark (195-88, college: Duquesne) chipped in 18 points. American guard Henry Antwan Dobie (183-78, college: LIU Brooklyn) produced 16 points and 5 assists for lost side. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. As mentioned above they are at the top of the standings, which they share with Usak and Maliye Milli. Trabzonspor at the other side dropped to the seventh place with eight games lost. They share the position with Darussafaka. Trabzonspor will play next round against Gelisim trying to get back on the winning streak. Selcuk Universitesi will try to continue on its current victory against eighteenth ranked Izmir BSB on the road.
Top ranked Usak (14-5) recorded its fifth loss at the home court. Hosts were edged by sixth ranked Akhisar Bld (12-7) 71-70. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Tyrone Nelson (206-85, college: N.Mexico St.) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 13 points and 20 rebounds. Guven Esmer contributed with 20 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. American forward Justin Carter (193-87, college: Creighton, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) answered with 12 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists for Usak. Usak's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Akhisar Bld moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Vestel. Usak at the other side still keeps top position with five games lost. They share it with Selcuk Univ. and Maliye Milli. Akhisar Bld will play against Istanbulspor (#17) at home in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Usak will play against Maliye Milli (#3) in Ankara and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
A very close game took place in Manisa between Vestel and Darussafaka. Seventh ranked Vestel (12-7) got a very close home victory over 5th ranked Darussafaka (11-8). Vestel managed to escape with a 1-point win 59-58 on Saturday evening. It was a great evening for Justin Knox who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds. At the losing side Marcus Hall responded with 17 points. Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. Vestel moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Akhisar Bld. Darussafaka lost fifth consecutive game. They dropped to the seventh position with eight games lost. They share it with Trabzonspor. Vestel will meet Baskent Genclik (#14) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Darussafaka will play against Final Genclik (#11) in Bursa and hope to secure a win.
A very interesting game took place in Izmir. It ended with only one-point home defeat of higher ranked Gelisim (10-9) to thirteenth ranked Bandirma Kir. (9-10) 72-71 on Friday evening. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Gelisim. It was an exceptional evening for Raymond Sykes who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 12 rebounds. Gelisim's coach tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Bandirma Kir. moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with Final Genclik. Gelisim at the other side keeps the ninth position with nine games lost. Bandirma Kir.'s next round opponent will be Istanbul B.B. (#13) at home.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Istanbul. Local Istanbulspor (3-16) was outscored by fourth ranked Yesilgiresun (13-6) 80-57 on Saturday night. Alex Gordon fired 21 points and 6 assists 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. Yesilgiresun have a solid series of three victories in a row. Newly promoted Yesilgiresun maintains fourth place with 13-6 record. Istanbulspor lost tenth consecutive game. They keep the seventeenth position with 16 games lost. Yesilgiresun will face Pi Koleji (#16) in Ankara in the next round which should be another easy win for them. Istanbulspor will play on the road against Akhisar Bld.

Other games of round 19 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
bottom-ranked Izmir BSB was defeated by Balikesir in a road game 86-74. Maliye Milli beat Final Genclik at home 91-87. Pertevniyal lost to Pi Koleji on the opponent's court 67-76. Istanbul B.B. unfortunately lost to Baskent Genclik in a home game 71-76.
The best stats of 19th round was 26 points and 8 rebounds by Halit Serdar Gungor of Pi Koleji.



Usak - Akhisar Bld 70-71

Top ranked Usak (14-5) recorded its fifth loss at the home court. Hosts were edged by sixth ranked Akhisar Bld (12-7) 71-70. The guests were ahead by 1 point but lost the second period ending it with a 4-point deficit before their 22-17 run, which allowed them to win the game. Usak was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Tyrone Nelson (206-85, college: N.Mexico St.) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 13 points and 20 rebounds. Guard Guven Esmer (193-80) contributed with 20 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. American forward Justin Carter (193-87, college: Creighton, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) answered with 12 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists and the other American import forward Eric Buckner (208-90, college: Georgia St., agency: David Lee services) added 15 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for Usak. Usak's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Akhisar Bld moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Vestel. Usak at the other side still keeps top position with five games lost. They share it with Selcuk Univ. and Maliye Milli. Akhisar Bld will play against Istanbulspor (#17) at home in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Usak will play against Maliye Milli (#3) in Ankara and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Usak: E.Buckner 15+8reb, J.Carter 12+5reb+8ast, E.Yetim 9+3reb+1ast, O.Surucu 8+4reb+2ast, M.Emre Boztepe 8+6reb, E.Balto 5+2reb+2ast
Akhisar Bld: G.Esmer 20+6reb+1ast, L.Demirci 13+2reb+3ast, T.Nelson 13+20reb+2ast, C.Terzioglu 8+4reb+3ast, S.Yavuz 6+3reb+3ast, E.Ozpulat 5+3reb+1ast
gschID: 199519


Vestel - Darussafaka 59-58

A very close game took place in Manisa between Vestel and Darussafaka. Seventh ranked Vestel (12-7) got a very close home victory over 5th ranked Darussafaka (11-8). Vestel managed to escape with a 1-point win 59-58 on Saturday evening. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 26-15. But Darussafaka won second period 18-10. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Vestel dominated on the defensive end, holding Darussafaka to just 7 points in third and fourth quarters. They outrebounded Darussafaka 41-28 including 30 on the defensive glass. It was a great evening for American forward Justin Knox (205-89, college: N.Carolina) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds. Forward Kerem Ozkan (201-88, agency: EM-PA) helped adding 12 points and 9 rebounds. Knox is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Four Vestel players scored in double figures. At the losing side American guard Marcus Hall (185-85, college: Colorado) responded with 17 points and swingman Cihan Amasyali (191-83) scored 10 points and 5 rebounds. Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. Vestel moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Akhisar Bld. Darussafaka lost fifth consecutive game. They dropped to the seventh position with eight games lost. They share it with Trabzonspor. Vestel will meet Baskent Genclik (#14) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Darussafaka will play against Final Genclik (#11) in Bursa and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Darussafaka: M.Hall 17+4reb+1ast, C.Amasyali 10+5reb+1ast, U.Kacaniku 10+5reb+1ast, A.Petrovic 8+2reb, C.Mumcuogullari 4+3reb+1ast, G.Sunter 3+1reb
Vestel: J.Knox 20+10reb+1ast, S.Ugur 12+7reb+2ast, K.Ozkan 12+9reb+1ast, S.Buker 10+4reb+1ast, E.Ekmen 4+1reb, I.Turel 1+5reb+3ast
gschID: 199518


Istanbulspor - Yesilgiresun 57-80

The game with biggest result difference took place in Istanbul. Local Istanbulspor (3-16) was outscored by fourth ranked Yesilgiresun (13-6) 80-57 on Saturday night. The game without a history. Yesilgiresun led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. American guard Alex Gordon (184-85, college: Vanderbilt) fired 21 points and 6 assists for the winners. Guard Barkin Haluk Cinar (193-83) chipped in 16 points. American forward Kervin Bristol (208-88, college: Fordham) produced a double-double by scoring 14 points and 17 rebounds and guard Onur Sonsirma (190-85, agency: 1x1 Sports) added 11 points and 5 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. Yesilgiresun have a solid series of three victories in a row. Newly promoted Yesilgiresun maintains fourth place with 13-6 record. Istanbulspor lost tenth consecutive game. They keep the seventeenth position with 16 games lost. Yesilgiresun will face Pi Koleji (#16) in Ankara in the next round which should be another easy win for them. Istanbulspor will play on the road against Akhisar Bld.
Top scorers:
Istanbulspor: K.Bristol 14+17reb+2ast, O.Sonsirma 11+5reb+3ast, S.Tasdelen 8+2reb, E.Dulgar 7+2reb, D.Sonmez 7+8reb, I.Demircioglu 6+3reb+3ast
Yesilgiresun: A.Gordon 21+2reb+6ast, B.Haluk Cinar 16+2reb+1ast, J.Ofoegbu 10+8reb, I.Cevik 9+3reb+3ast, U.Turkoglu 8+2reb+1ast, A.Ozdemir 4+6reb
gschID: 199517


Selcuk Univ. - Trabzonspor 80-75

The game had a very big importance for third-ranked Selcuk Universitesi as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Selcuk Universitesi defeated 6th ranked Trabzonspor in Konya 80-75. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 24-13. But Trabzonspor won second period 15-9. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. 33 personal fouls committed by Trabzonspor helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Forward Hadi Ozdemir (203-83) fired 15 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. American Bill Clark (195-88, college: Duquesne) chipped in 18 points. American guard Henry Antwan Dobie (183-78, college: LIU Brooklyn) produced 16 points and 5 assists and power forward Adnan Onder Kulcebas (207-81, agency: 1x1 Sports) added 6 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists respectively for lost side. Five Selcuk Universitesi and four Trabzonspor players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. As mentioned above they are at the top of the standings, which they share with Usak and Maliye Milli. Trabzonspor at the other side dropped to the seventh place with eight games lost. They share the position with Darussafaka. Trabzonspor will play next round against Gelisim trying to get back on the winning streak. Selcuk Universitesi will try to continue on its current victory against eighteenth ranked Izmir BSB on the road.
Top scorers:
Trabzonspor: H.Antwan Dobie 16+5ast, S.Topcu 11+1reb+2ast, G.Orcun Tunca 10+3reb+1ast, Y.Akcay 10+4reb+2ast, F.Aydemir 8+2reb, A.Onder Kulcebas 6+8reb+5ast
Selcuk Univ.: B.Clark 18+3reb+2ast, H.Ozdemir 15+6reb+3ast, U.Gurgen 12+5reb+1ast, J.Granger 12+3reb+2ast, O.Orcun Gollu 10+3reb+2ast, H.Dogan 10+4reb
gschID: 199516


Balikesir - Izmir BSB 86-74

There was no surprise when 18th ranked Izmir BSB (1-18) was defeated on the road by eleventh ranked Balikesir (10-9) 86-74 on Saturday. The game was mostly controlled by Balikesir. Izmir BSB was better in fourth quarter 27-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Balikesir shot 27 for 47 from the free-throw line, while Izmir BSB only scored eleven points from the stripe. Izmir BSB was plagued by 32 personal fouls down the stretch. American point guard Robert Lowery (188-87, college: Dayton) fired 18 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. Forward Orcun Okkali (201-87) chipped in a double-double by scoring 14 points and 11 rebounds. Forward Gurur Baybora (-90) produced 10 points and 9 rebounds and Mustafa Surmen (-88) added 12 points and 4 assists respectively for lost side. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Balikesir have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to ninth place, which they share with Gelisim. Izmir BSB at the other side, also newcomer in the league, stay dead last with 18 lost games. Balikesir will face Pertevniyal (#15) in Istanbul in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Izmir BSB will play at home against the league's leader Selcuk Universitesi having rather not much hope for a victory.
Top scorers:
Izmir BSB: M.Surmen 12+1reb+4ast, G.Baybora 10+9reb+1ast, E.Gul 10+5reb, B.Gacemer 9+7reb+1ast, O.Ozpamir 9+4reb, T.Gurpinar 6+5reb+3ast
Balikesir: R.Lowery 18+5reb+3ast, M.Ozdogan 16+3reb+2ast, O.Okkali 14+11reb, A.Demirhan 9+2reb+1ast, A.Timucin Yener 8+3reb+5ast, C.Coskun 8+5reb+2ast
gschID: 199515


Maliye Milli - Final Genclik 91-87

No shocking result in a game in Ankara where second ranked Maliye Milli (14-5) defeated 10th ranked Final Genclik (9-10) 91-87 on Saturday. However just four-point win is not that big difference and the fans of host team counted on more convincing victory. Final Genclik trailed by 11 points after 3 quarters before a 31-24 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 87-91 at the end of the game. Final Genclik was plagued by 31 personal fouls down the stretch. American guard Zach Graham (198-89, college: Mississippi) fired 24 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. His fellow American import guard Derek Williams (185-85, college: SMU, agency: Pro One Sports) chipped in 14 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. American forward Marshall Moses (198-89, college: Oklahoma St.) produced a double-double by scoring 16 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists and guard Mustafa Gucyetmez (188-80) added 26 points respectively for lost side. Four Maliye Milli and five Final Genclik players scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players in such tough game. Maliye Milli keeps a position of league leader, which they share with Selcuk Univ. and Usak. Loser Final Genclik dropped to the eleventh place with ten games lost. Maliye Milli will face league's second-placed Usak on the road in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Final Genclik will play against Darussafaka (#7) in Istanbul.
Top scorers:
Final Genclik: M.Gucyetmez 26+3ast, M.Moses 16+13reb+4ast, S.Carter 13+5reb+1ast, E.Ilter 13+1reb+1ast, M.Esen 10+5reb+2ast, E.Sinanoglu 3+3reb+2ast
Maliye Milli: Z.Graham 24+5reb+2ast, D.Williams 14+6reb+7ast, R.Ozturk 13+5reb, H.Yapar 12+2reb+1ast, C.Sahin 9+5reb+3ast, S.Gursu 8+1reb
gschID: 199514


Pi Koleji - Pertevniyal 76-67

There was a minor upset in Ankara where 14th ranked Pertevniyal (7-12) was defeated by sixteenth ranked Pi Koleji (5-14) 76-67 on Friday. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Pertevniyal won third quarter 17-14. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Pi Koleji won last quarter 23-15. Pi Koleji had a 32-19 advantage in offensive rebounds. Pertevniyal was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. Halit Serdar Gungor (-77) fired 26 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Latvian center Kaspars Kambala (206-78, college: UNLV, agency: Alti Sport) chipped in a double-double by scoring 22 points and 11 rebounds. American guard Dewayne Reed (185-87, college: Auburn, agency: EM-PA) produced 18 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists and the other American import forward Anthony Brown (203-86, college: Oklahoma St., agency: KMG Sports Management) added 18 points respectively for lost side. Four Pertevniyal players scored in double figures. Pertevniyal's coach let to play ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Pi Koleji maintains sixteenth place with 5-14 record. Loser Pertevniyal dropped to the fifteenth position with 12 games lost. Pi Koleji will face higher ranked Yesilgiresun (#4) in Giresun in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Pertevniyal: D.Reed 18+5reb+5ast, A.Brown 18+3reb, B.Can Yildizli 11+7reb+1ast, C.Osman 10+4reb+1ast, R.Tekin 4+7reb+1ast, E.Kosut 4
Pi Koleji: H.Serdar Gungor 26+8reb+1ast, K.Kambala 22+11reb+2ast, I.Gokalp 19+4reb, B.Sahillioglu 7+6reb+8ast, Y.Berkcan Yananer 2+2reb, U.Can Aksoy 0
gschID: 199512


Gelisim - Bandirma Kir. 71-72

A very interesting game took place in Izmir. It ended with only one-point home defeat of higher ranked Gelisim (10-9) to thirteenth ranked Bandirma Kir. (9-10) 72-71 on Friday evening. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Gelisim. Gelisim was ahead by 4 points at the halftime before a 24-16 third quarter run of Bandirma Kir.. They outrebounded Gelisim 39-27 including a 15-4 advantage in offensive rebounds. 26 personal fouls committed by Gelisim helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was an exceptional evening for American power forward Raymond Sykes (206-86, college: Clemson, agency: Three Eye Sports) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 12 rebounds. point guard Yigitcan Turna (187-87) accounted for 17 points, 7 rebounds, 8 assists and 4 steals for the winning side. American power forward Jermaine Dearman (202-80, college: S.Illinois) came up with 18 points and 6 rebounds and the other American import guard Michael Porrini (187-89, college: Kent St.) added 13 points and 9 rebounds respectively for Gelisim in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Gelisim's coach tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Bandirma Kir. moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with Final Genclik. Gelisim at the other side keeps the ninth position with nine games lost. Bandirma Kir.'s next round opponent will be Istanbul B.B. (#13) at home.
Top scorers:
Gelisim: J.Dearman 18+6reb, M.Porrini 13+9reb+2ast, O.Onver 13+1reb+2ast, F.Celebioglu 10+4reb+4ast, S.Ergin 5+3ast, O.Akdeniz 4
Bandirma Kir.: R.Sykes 21+12reb, Y.Turna 17+7reb+8ast, C.Sekeroglu 14+5reb+1ast, T.Onen 10+3reb+1ast, A.Cantitiz 8+6reb, T.Altunbey 2+3reb
gschID: 199511


Istanbul B.B. - Baskent Genclik 71-76

There was a small surprise when fifteenth ranked Baskent Genclik (8-11) beat on the road 12th ranked Istanbul B.B. (8-11) 76-71 on Saturday. American guard Aubrey Reese (183-78, college: Murray St., agency: Interperformances) fired 22 points and 5 assists for the winners. His fellow American import forward KZell Wesson (201-77, college: La Salle) chipped in 12 points and 9 rebounds. Recep Dogrusoz (-86) produced 16 points and American forward Jayme Miller (203-85) added 14 points and 5 rebounds respectively for lost side. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players in such tough game. Baskent Genclik moved-up to thirteenth place, which they share with defeated Istanbul B.B. Baskent Genclik will face higher ranked Vestel (#6) in Manisa in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Istanbul B.B.: R.Dogrusoz 16+4reb+2ast, J.Miller 14+5reb+2ast, A.Bugrahan 12+5reb+3ast, M.Ufuk Kacar 11+3reb+2ast, A.Johnson 8+8reb, N.Pastal 5+4reb
Baskent Genclik: A.Reese 22+1reb+5ast, M.Kabakci 15+7reb, K.Wesson 12+9reb+2ast, A.Aziz Kan 10+2reb+5ast, H.Uskuplu 8+8reb+2ast, G.Ezel Akgor 6+1reb
gschID: 199513


  




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