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KBSL Standings
 1. Fenerbahce 6-0 
 2. Galatasaray 5-1 
 3. Abdullah Gul 4-2 
 4. Istanbul Univ. 4-2 
 5. Yakin Dogu BGD 4-2 
 6. Adana ASKI 3-3 
 7. Botas 3-3 
 8. Mersin MBK 3-3 
 9. Mersin BSB 3-3 
 10. Besiktas 2-4 
 11. Osmaniye 2-4 
 12. Hatay 1-5 
 13. Girne Univ. 1-5 
 14. Samsun 1-5 
Full Standings
Last:12/5/2016
TKBL Standings
 1. Bornova 11-2 
 2. Edremit 11-2 
 3. Ormanspor 10-3 
 4. Izmit 10-3 
 5. Bodrum 9-3 
 6. Mersin Gelisim 9-4 
 7. Mersin Univ. 9-4 
 8. Cankaya 8-4 
 9. TED Ankara 8-5 
 10. Ferko Ilgaz 7-6 
 11. Elazig 7-6 
 12. Orduspor 6-7 
 13. Urla BLD 6-7 
 14. Yalova Vip 5-8 
 15. Istanbulgucu 4-9 
 16. Edirne 4-9 
 17. Mersin Kurtulus 3-10 
 18. Nevsehir HBVU 2-11 
 19. 55 Genclik 0-13 
 20. Anadolu Univ. 0-13 
Full Standings
Last:12/5/2016
Euroleague Standings
Group A
 1 Dynamo K. 5-0 
 2 Fenerbahce 4-1 
 3 USK Praha 4-1 
 4 Familia Schio 3-2 
 5 Lattes Montp. 2-3 
 6 Wisla Can-Pack 1-4 
 7 UNI Gyor 1-4 
 8 Mersin BSB 0-5 
Group B
 1 Nadezhda O. 5-0 
 2 UMMC 4-1 
 3 UNIQA Eurol. 3-2 
 4 Avenida 3-2 
 5 Bourges 2-3 
 6 Villeneuve 2-3 
 7 Hatay 1-4 
 8 CCC Polkowice 0-5 
Last:12/7/2016
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1 Maccabi Ashdod 4-0 
 2 Cegledi EKK 3-1 
 3 Sparta&K MR 1-3 
 4 H-Sirenos 0-4 
Group B
 1 Abdullah Gul 5-0 
 2 MBA 2-2 
 3 PEAC-Pecs 2-3 
 4 PINKK-Pecsi 0-4 
Group C
 1 Galatasaray 5-0 
 2 TTT Riga 3-2 
 3 Dynamo NR 1-4 
 4 Samsun 1-4 
Group D
 1 Yakin Dogu BGD 4-0 
 2 Olympiacos 2-2 
 3 Good Angels 2-2 
 4 Miskolc 0-4 
Group E
 1 Nymburk 4-1 
 2 Ragusa 4-1 
 3 Nantes 2-3 
 4 Belfius Namur 0-5 
Group F
 1 Girona 5-0 
 2 Keltern 2-2 
 3 Castors Braine 2-3 
 4 Uniao Sportiva 0-4 
Group G
 1 Nice 4-1 
 2 Venezia 3-2 
 3 Landes 2-3 
 4 Fribourg 1-4 
Group H
 1 Flammes 5-0 
 2 Wasserburg 3-1 
 3 Udominate 1-3 
 4 Lulea Basket 0-5 
Last:12/7/2016
EEWBL Standings
 1 Good Angels 5-0 
 2 Basket Gdynia 4-1 
 3 TTT Riga 4-1 
 4 Dynamo M. 4-1 
 5 AZS UMCS 3-2 
 6 Gorizont 2-3 
 7 Kibirkstis-VICI 2-3 
 8 Astana Tigers 2-3 
 9 Istanbul Univ. 2-3 
 10 Tsmoki-Minsk 1-4 
 11 Vega 1/Liepaja 1-4 
 12 Avangard 0-5 
Last:12/4/2016
Points Per Game
 Alex BENTLEY
  
  (170-PG-90)
  Avg: 19
 1. Bentley, Adana A.19.0 
 2. Gajic, Girne Univ.19.0 
 3. Rodgers, Osmaniye18.7 
 4. Hayes, Mersin BSB18.5 
 5. Petronyte, Mersin18.5 
 6. Vandersloot, Yakin17.7 
 7. Perovanovic, Besik.17.7 
 8. Jefferson, Galatas.16.7 
 9. Quigley, Fenerbahce16.5 
 10. Coleman, Mersin B.16.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Marica GAJIC
  
  (187-F/C-95)
  Avg: 12.7
 1. Gajic, Girne Univ.12.7 
 2. Paris, Hatay12.3 
 3. Warley, Adana A.12.0 
 4. Henry-M., Osmaniye10.5 
 5. Gruda, Fenerbahce10.5 
 6. Snow, Mersin MBK9.7 
 7. Putnina, Istanbul.9.7 
 8. Van Grinsven, Osma.9.2 
 9. Veremeenko, Fener.8.8 
 10. Petronyte, Mersin8.8 
Assists Per Game
 Jamierra FAULKNER
  
  (168-PG-92)
  Avg: 8.5
 1. Faulkner, Mersin M.8.5 
 2. Vandersloot, Yakin8.3 
 3. Vardarli, Fener.7.0 
 4. Lacy, Botas7.0 
 5. Kartaltepe, Mersin6.5 
 6. Wright, Abdullah G.6.0 
 7. Moss, Mersin MBK6.0 
 8. Alben, Galatasaray5.8 
 9. Rodgers, Osmaniye5.7 
 10. Hurst, Hatay5.5 
Steals Per Game
 Natasha LACY
  
  (178-PG-85)
  Avg: 3.2
 1. Lacy, Botas3.2 
 2. Rodgers, Osmaniye3.0 
 3. Knezevic, Girne Un.3.0 
 4. Clark, Adana A.2.8 
 5. Sanders, Abdullah2.7 
 6. Alben, Galatasaray2.5 
 7. Jefferson, Galatas.2.2 
 8. Faulkner, Mersin M.2.2 
 9. Gruda, Fenerbahce2.0 
 10. White, Istanbul U.2.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Anastasiya VEREMEENKO
  
  (194-C-87)
  Avg: 1.6
 1. Veremeenko, Fener.1.6 
 2. Petronyte, Mersin1.5 
 3. Putnina, Istanbul.1.3 
 4. Gruda, Fenerbahce1.3 
 5. Henry-M., Osmaniye1.2 
 6. Kulichova, Botas1.2 
 7. Snow, Mersin MBK1.0 
 8. Sanders, Abdullah1.0 
 9. Hollivay, Girne Un.1.0 
 10. Warley, Adana A.0.8 
Player of the week

 Michelle Snow
  Mersin MBK
  (196-C-77)
  

 Sharon Houston
  Elazig
  (191-F/C-)
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 7 (Regular Season)

Besiktas 54% Dec.10 Mersin MBK
Abdullah Gul 83% Dec.10 Osmaniye
Istanbul Uni 85% Dec.10 Girne Univ.
Samsun Dec.10 Galatasaray 81%
Mersin BSB Dec.10 Fenerbahce 84%
Adana ASKI 85% Dec.10 Hatay
Yakin Dogu 63% Dec.10 Botas
Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Edirne 82% Dec.9 Anadolu Univ
Mersin Univ Dec.9 Ormanspor 51%
Cankaya 77% Dec.9 Mersin Kurtu
Elazig 74% Dec.9 Istanbulgucu
Edremit 74% Dec.9 Ferko Ilgaz
Bodrum Dec.9 TED Ankara 55%
55 Genclik Dec.9 Mersin Gelis 94%
Urla BLD Dec.9 Orduspor 56%
Nevsehir HB Dec.9 Izmit 85%
Yalova Vip Dec.9 Bornova 82%
Next Round Schedule

Round 6 (Regular Season)

Group A
UNI Gyor Dec.15 Lattes Montp 53%
Fenerbahce 50% Dec.14 USK Praha
Wisla Can-Pa 89% Dec.14 Mersin BSB
Familia Schi Dec.14 Dynamo K. 71%
Group B
Hatay Dec.15 UNIQA Eurol 72%
Mersin BSB Dec.14 UMMC 95%
Villeneuve 92% Dec.14 CCC Polkowi
Avenida 73% Dec.14 Bourges
Next Round Schedule

Round 6 (Regular Season)

Group A
Cegledi EKK Dec.15 Macc.Ashdod 58%
Sparta&K MR 89% Dec.15 H-Sirenos
Group B
Abdullah Gul 87% Dec.14 MBA
PEAC-Pecs 92% Dec.14 PINKK-Pecsi
Group C
Samsun Dec.15 TTT Riga 72%
Galatasaray 95% Dec.14 Dynamo NR
Group D
Yakin Dogu 98% Dec.15 Miskolc
Good Angels 52% Dec.15 Olympiacos
Group E
Nymburk 63% Dec.15 Ragusa
Belfius Namu Dec.14 Nantes 78%
Group F
Castors Brai Dec.14 Keltern 53%
Girona 98% Dec.14 Uniao Sporti
Group G
Landes 76% Dec.15 Fribourg
Venezia Dec.14 Nice 58%
Group H
Udominate 89% Dec.15 Lulea Bsk
Wasserburg Dec.15 Flammes 59%
TKBL Round 17: Derby game ends with Mersin's defeat of Tarsus Bld - Feb 10, 2013


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The most exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Mersin: Mersin (#5) and Tarsus Bld (#4). Mersin (12-5) won against visiting Tarsus Bld (11-6) 71-65. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Tarsus Bld. Tarsus Bld was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. American forward Erlana Larkins (185-86, college: N.Carolina) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 15 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists. Russian center Oksana Zakalyuzhnaya (198-77) contributed with 14 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Israeli Shay Doron (175-85, college: Maryland) answered with 22 points and 4 assists (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line) for Tarsus Bld. Mersin have an impressive series of eight victories in a row. They moved-up to fourth place. Tarsus Bld at the other side dropped to the fifth position with six games lost. Mersin are looking forward to face Ceyhan Bld (#6) in Adana in the next round. Tarsus Bld will play at home against Antakya in Hatay and is hoping to win this game.
Another exciting game was again a derby between two teams from Istanbul: Fenerbahce (#1) and Istanbul Universitesi (#6). Istanbul Universitesi was defeated at home 59-68 and even the advantage of their own court did not help. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Istanbul Universitesi. American Angel McCoughtry (187-86, college: Louisville) stepped up and scored 19 points for the winners and Cappie Pondexter chipped in 15 points and 5 assists. Fenerbahce's coach Roberto Iniguez allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Russian center Irina Osipova (196-81) responded with 12 points and 8 rebounds. Defending champion maintains first place with 16-1 record. Istanbul Universitesi at the other side dropped to the seventh position with nine games lost. They share it with Botas. Fenerbahce will play against TED Ankara (#9) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Istanbul Universitesi will play against the league's second-placed Galatasaray in Istanbul and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Very important is a road loss of third ranked Kayseri (13-4) against twelfth ranked Besiktas (4-13) on Sunday night. Visiting Kayseri was defeated by Besiktas in Istanbul 84-71. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Kayseri. Gulsah Akkaya nailed 20 points and 9 rebounds for the winning side. Asjha Jones came up with 22 points and 8 rebounds for Kayseri in the defeat. The victory was the fourth consecutive win for Besiktas. They maintain twelfth place with 4-13 record. Loser Kayseri keeps the third position with four games lost. Besiktas will meet bottom-ranked Edremit (#14) in the next round. Kayseri will play against Botas (#7) in Adana and hope to secure a win.
The game between ninth ranked Botas (8-9) and 12th ranked Samsun (3-14) in Adana ended with biggest points difference. Botas outscored guests from Samsun 106-48. The best player for the winners was Courtney Paris who had a double-double by scoring 22 points and 17 rebounds (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). Botas' coach felt very confident using 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Botas moved-up to seventh place, which they share with Istanbul Univ. Samsun lost their third game in a row. They dropped to the thirteenth position with 14 games lost. Botas' next round opponent will be higher ranked Kayseri (#3) on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Samsun's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Samsun Canik Bld.

There were no big surprises in other games of round 17: TED Ankara beat Antakya on the road 76-65. Canik Bld lost to Ceyhan Bld on its own court 74-80. Bottom-ranked Edremit was outscored by Galatasaray in Istanbul 33-88.



Antakya - TED Ankara 65-76

We could consider it a predictable result in the game between close teams when tenth ranked TED Ankara (7-10) beat 9th ranked Antakya (7-10) in Hatay 76-65. The game was mostly controlled by TED Ankara. Antakya was better in second period 15-13. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Antakya 40-28 including a 36-18 advantage in defensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was American center Marcedes Marie Walker (191-86, college: Pittsburgh, agency: LBM Management) who had a double-double by scoring 19 points and 15 rebounds. Montenegrin swingman Ana Dabovic (183-89) chipped in 19 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Five TED Ankara players scored in double figures. American Jolene Anderson (175-86, college: Wisconsin) produced 16 points and center Naile Cirak (185-85) added 12 points respectively for the hosts. TED Ankara moved-up to ninth place, which they share with defeated Antakya. Antakya lost their fourth game in a row. TED Ankara's next round opponent will be league's leader Fenerbahce in Istanbul and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
TED Ankara: M.Marie Walker 19+15reb+3ast, A.Dabovic 19+6reb+4ast, S.Bobbitt 12+4reb+1ast, M.Amachree 11+5reb+1ast, G.Dogan 10+6reb+3ast, D.Firat 5+2reb+1ast
Antakya: J.Anderson 16+3reb+2ast, N.Cirak 12+4reb+3ast, J.Vesela 7+5reb+2ast, A.Turcinovic 7+10reb, S.Stricklen 7+1reb+2ast, M.Bilge 6+2reb
gschID: 202464


Besiktas - Kayseri 84-71

Very important is a road loss of third ranked Kayseri (13-4) against twelfth ranked Besiktas (4-13) on Sunday night. Visiting Kayseri was defeated by Besiktas in Istanbul 84-71. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Kayseri. The hosts trailed by 8 points at the halftime before their 51-30 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Besiktas had a 32-17 advantage in offensive rebounds. The former international forward Gulsah Akkaya (181-77) nailed 20 points and 9 rebounds for the winning side and Montenegrin forward Milka Bjelica (193-81, agency: LBM Management) accounted for 11 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists. American power forward Asjha Jones (191-80, college: Connecticut) came up with 22 points and 8 rebounds and Greek forward Zoi Dimitrakou (188-87, agency: Josep and Nicolas) added 18 points and 5 rebounds respectively for Kayseri in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. The victory was the fourth consecutive win for Besiktas. They maintain twelfth place with 4-13 record. Loser Kayseri keeps the third position with four games lost. Besiktas will meet bottom-ranked Edremit (#14) in the next round. Kayseri will play against Botas (#7) in Adana and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Besiktas: G.Akkaya 20+9reb+1ast, M.Jovanovic 17+5reb+2ast, T.Hayes 16+3reb+2ast, M.Bjelica 11+10reb+5ast, A.Price 10+5ast, O.Kavurmacioglu 7+10reb+4ast
Kayseri: A.Jones 22+8reb+1ast, Z.Dimitrakou 18+5reb, N.Martinez 11+2reb+1ast, L.Sanders 10+9reb, B.Dalgalar 5+1reb, E.Ural 2+5reb+1ast
gschID: 202461


Canik Bld - Ceyhan Bld 74-80

Very expected game when 11th ranked Canik Bld (6-11) lost to seventh ranked Ceyhan Bld (9-8) in Samsun 74-80. Canik Bld was tied at the half but could not keep up in last two quarters eventually losing the game. Ceyhan Bld made 22-of-23 charity shots (95.7 percent) during the game. 24 personal fouls committed by Canik Bld helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The best player for the winners was American forward Kayla Pederson (193-89, college: Stanford) who had a double-double by scoring 21 points and 17 rebounds (was perfect 9-for-9 from the free throw line !!!). Latvian guard Kristine Karklina (175-83, agency: Regeneracom Sports) chipped in 21 points. American power forward Cheryl Ford (191-81, college: Louisiana Tech, agency: Josep and Nicolas) produced a double-double by scoring 23 points and 15 rebounds and Bulgarian-American point guard Doneeka Hodges-Lewis (175-82, college: LSU, agency: LBM Management) added 12 points and 8 assists respectively for the hosts. Ceyhan Bld moved-up to sixth place. Canik Bld lost their sixth game in a row. Newly promoted team keeps the eleventh position with 11 games lost. Ceyhan Bld's next round opponent will be higher ranked Mersin (#4) on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Canik Bld's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Samsun to the arena Samsun.
Top scorers:
Ceyhan Bld: K.Karklina 21+3reb+3ast, K.Pederson 21+17reb+3ast, J.Ivezic 10+1reb, T.Inoentepe 9+4ast, H.Ozkan 9+4reb+4ast, C.Swords 8+1reb+1ast
Canik Bld: C.Ford 23+15reb+1ast, D.Suer 17+2reb+2ast, D.Hodges-Lewis 12+4reb+8ast, B.Vulic 8+4reb+1ast, E.Torun 7+4reb, L.Infantes 5+5reb+4ast
gschID: 202466


Mersin - Tarsus Bld 71-65

The most exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Mersin: Mersin (#5) and Tarsus Bld (#4). Mersin (12-5) won against visiting Tarsus Bld (11-6) 71-65. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Tarsus Bld. Tarsus Bld was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. American forward Erlana Larkins (185-86, college: N.Carolina) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 15 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists. Russian center Oksana Zakalyuzhnaya (198-77) contributed with 14 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Israeli Shay Doron (175-85, college: Maryland) answered with 22 points and 4 assists (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line) and guard Danielle Marie Robinson (178-89, college: Oklahoma) added 14 points and 10 rebounds in the effort for Tarsus Bld. Five Mersin and four Tarsus Bld players scored in double figures. Mersin have an impressive series of eight victories in a row. They moved-up to fourth place. Tarsus Bld at the other side dropped to the fifth position with six games lost. Mersin are looking forward to face Ceyhan Bld (#6) in Adana in the next round. Tarsus Bld will play at home against Antakya in Hatay and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Mersin: S.Zellous 15+4reb+1ast, B.Ozturk 15+2reb+5ast, E.Larkins 15+12reb+4ast, O.Zakalyuzhnaya 14+7reb+1ast, M.Aydin 12+6reb, C.Handy 0+1reb+3ast
Tarsus Bld: S.Doron 22+4reb+4ast, D.Marie Robinson 14+10reb+3ast, D.Milton-Jones 13+5reb+2ast, M.Can 10+6reb+1ast, D.Askin 4+2reb, D.Colakoglu 2
gschID: 202465


Istanbul Univ. - Fenerbahce 59-68

Another exciting game was again a derby between two teams from Istanbul: Fenerbahce (#1) and Istanbul Universitesi (#6). Istanbul Universitesi was defeated at home 59-68 and even the advantage of their own court did not help. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Istanbul Universitesi. The guests were already 13 points ahead after 3 quarters before a 22-18 Istanbul Universitesi's run in the last quarter cut the lead to 68-59 at the end of the game. Fenerbahce dominated down low during the game scoring 54 of its points in the paint compared to Istanbul Universitesi's 34. American Angel McCoughtry (187-86, college: Louisville) stepped up and scored 19 points for the winners and her fellow American import guard Cappie Pondexter (175-83, college: Rutgers) chipped in 15 points and 5 assists. Fenerbahce's coach Roberto Iniguez allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Russian center Irina Osipova (196-81) responded with 12 points and 8 rebounds and the former international guard Tugba Palazoglu (171-80) scored 15 points. Defending champion maintains first place with 16-1 record. Istanbul Universitesi at the other side dropped to the seventh position with nine games lost. They share it with Botas. Fenerbahce will play against TED Ankara (#9) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Istanbul Universitesi will play against the league's second-placed Galatasaray in Istanbul and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Fenerbahce: A.McCoughtry 19+4reb+1ast, C.Pondexter 15+1reb+5ast, I.Matovic 10+4reb, A.Veremeenko 9+6reb+1ast, N.Nevlin 6+8reb, Y.Horasan 4+2reb+1ast
Istanbul Univ.: T.Palazoglu 15+4reb+1ast, E.Carson 15+2reb, I.Osipova 12+8reb+3ast, N.Kartaltepe Yigit 6+4reb+7ast, S.Mandir 5+3ast, M.Gezer 4+5reb+1ast
gschID: 202463


Galatasaray - Edremit 88-33

Very predictable result when third ranked Galatasaray (14-3) rolled over bottom-ranked Edremit (1-16) in Istanbul 88-33. The game without a history. Galatasaray led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Edremit to just 2 points in fourth quarter and to 8 points in second half. Galatasaray held Edremit to an opponent 20.0 percent shooting from the field compared to 48.6 percent accuracy of the winners and made 17-of-22 charity shots (77.3 percent) during the game. Galatasaray forced 24 Edremit turnovers and outrebounded them 48-30 including a 33-21 advantage in defensive rebounds. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 26 assists comparing to just 7 passes made by Edremit's players. The best player for the winners was American center Sylvia Fowles (198-85, college: LSU) who had a double-double by scoring 24 points and 11 rebounds (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). Belgian center Ann Wauters (194-80, agency: Josep and Nicolas) chipped in 27 points and 7 rebounds. Galatasaray's coach Ekrem Memnun felt very confident using entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American forward Ashley Paris (191-87, college: Oklahoma) produced 4 points and 11 rebounds and Spanish point guard Sandra Ygueravide (172-84, agency: Josep and Nicolas) added 14 points respectively for the guests. Galatasaray moved-up to second place. Edremit lost their twelfth game in a row. Newly promoted team stay at the bottom position with 16 games lost. Galatasaray's next round opponent will be Istanbul Universitesi (#8) in Istanbul which should be theoretically another easy game. Edremit will play at home against Besiktas (#12) in Istanbul and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Galatasaray: A.Wauters 27+7reb+1ast, S.Fowles 24+11reb+1ast, A.Torrens 13+2reb+5ast, S.Lyttle 8+8reb+3ast, I.Alben 7+3reb+3ast, B.Caglar 6+6reb+5ast
Edremit: S.Ygueravide 14+1ast, S.Gamze Zeren 5+4reb, I.Dumlu 5+4reb, A.Paris 4+11reb+2ast, B.Tasbas 3+4reb+1ast, D.Tanacan 2+6reb+1ast
gschID: 202462


Botas - Samsun 106-48

The game between ninth ranked Botas (8-9) and 12th ranked Samsun (3-14) in Adana ended with biggest points difference. Botas outscored guests from Samsun 106-48. The game without a history. Botas led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Samsun to just 7 points in first quarter. Botas dominated down low during the game scoring 74 of its points in the paint compared to Samsun's 34. Botas forced 20 Samsun turnovers and outrebounded them 62-16 including a 25-3 advantage in offensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was American center Courtney Paris (191-87, college: Oklahoma) who had a double-double by scoring 22 points and 17 rebounds (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). Her fellow American import forward Christi Thomas (191-82, college: Georgia) chipped in a double-double by scoring 18 points and 15 rebounds (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field). Four Botas players scored in double figures. Botas' coach felt very confident using 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Forward Selvin Turkmen (173-80) produced 15 points and forward Doga Comba (185-94) added 6 points and 10 rebounds respectively for the guests. Botas moved-up to seventh place, which they share with Istanbul Univ. Samsun lost their third game in a row. They dropped to the thirteenth position with 14 games lost. Botas' next round opponent will be higher ranked Kayseri (#3) on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Samsun's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Samsun Canik Bld.
Top scorers:
Botas: C.Paris 22+17reb+2ast, C.Thomas 18+15reb+1ast, Q.Chaney 15+3reb+3ast, E.Emirtekin 13+6reb+1ast, B.Akgun 9+2reb+1ast, G.Takmaz 8
Samsun: S.Turkmen 15+1reb+1ast, M.Yenal 7, R.Derin 6+1reb+2ast, E.Yesim Portakal 6+2reb+1ast, D.Comba 6+10reb, C.Aslan 5+1reb
gschID: 202460


  




Yvonne
Anderson
KBSL Round 6: Galatasaray beats Istanbul Uni in a derby game - 3 days ago

The most interesting game was a derby match between two local teams from Istanbul: Galatasaray (#3) and Istanbul Uni (#4). Galatasaray (5-1) won against visiting Istanbul Uni (4-2) 76-70. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Istanbul Uni. The best player for the winners was American guard Yvonne Anderson (170-90, college: Texas, agency: Two Points) who scored 22 points and 5 assists (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field). The other American import point guard Moriah Je...   [read more]

Nihan
Demirkol
TKBL Round 13: Ormanspor beats Cankaya in a derby game - 3 days ago

The round was exceptionally exciting as three games ended with a tiny margin. The round was rather attractive and full of interesting results. The round ended with derby games, favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin. The most exciting game was a derby match between two local teams from Ankara: Ormanspor (#4) and Cankaya (#6). Ormanspor (10-3) won against visiting Cankaya (8-4) 63-59. Ormanspor made 16-of-21 free shots (76.2 percent) during the game. They also forced 2...   [read more]

Nadia Parker
Parker number one in Turkish TKBL for round 12 - 6 days ago

American Center Nadia Parker (191-C-87) put on an amazing game in the last round for Mersin Gelisim, receiving a Eurobasket.com TKBL Player of the Week award for round 12. The 29-year old player had a double-double of 31 points and 18 rebounds, while her team crushed Nevsehir HBVU (#18, 1-11) with 16-point margin 78-62. Mersin Gelisim maintains the 7th position in Turkish TKBL. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Mersin Gelisim will need m...   [read more]


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