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 6. Villeneuve 5-9 
 7. Avenida 4-10 
 8. UNIQA Eurol. 1-13 
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 2. Nadezhda O. 9-5 
 3. USK Praha 8-6 
 4. Wisla Krakow 7-7 
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 3 Dynamo M. 4-2 
 4 Udominate 0-6 
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 3 Chevakata 3-3 
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 5. Quigley, Fenerbahce18.3 
 6. Hayes, Yakin Dogu17.6 
 7. Milovanovic, Aveni.17.4 
 8. Krivacevic, Avenida17.1 
 9. Latta, Edirne16.9 
 10. Hurst, Hatay16.4 
Rebounds Per Game
 Courtney PARIS
  Hatay
  (191-C-87)
  Avg: 11.7
 1. Paris, Hatay11.7 
 2. Henry, Mersin10.7 
 3. Larkins, Adana A.10.6 
 4. Warley, Botas10.3 
 5. Thomas, Yakin Dogu10.1 
 6. Williams, Istanbul.9.8 
 7. Ivankovic, Besikt.9.8 
 8. Leuchanka, Yakin9.8 
 9. Teilane-T., Canik9.4 
 10. Sanders, Abdullah8.9 
Assists Per Game
 Nilay KARTALTEPE
  Mersin
  (172-PG-79)
  Avg: 7.8
 1. Kartaltepe, Mersin7.8 
 2. Lacy, Canik Bld6.9 
 3. Vandersloot, Gelis.6.0 
 4. Ozturk, Hatay4.9 
 5. Eldebrink, Orduspor4.9 
 6. Gray, Abdullah Gul4.7 
 7. Vardarli, Fener.4.7 
 8. Alben, Galatasaray4.7 
 9. Pondexter, Besikt.4.6 
 10. White, Istanbul U.4.5 
Steals Per Game
 Angel MCCOUGHTRY
  Mersin
  (187-SF-86)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. McCoughtry, Mersin2.4 
 2. Lacy, Canik Bld2.3 
 3. Vandersloot, Gelis.2.2 
 4. Maltsi, Botas1.8 
 5. White, Istanbul Un.1.8 
 6. Thomas, Yakin Dogu1.6 
 7. Eldebrink, Orduspor1.6 
 8. Kartaltepe, Mersin1.6 
 9. Gray, Abdullah Gul1.6 
 10. Cora, Besiktas1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Elizabeth WILLIAMS
  Istanbul.
  (190-C/F-93)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Williams, Istanbul.2.3 
 2. Ivankovic, Besikt.1.6 
 3. Sanders, Abdullah1.4 
 4. Kulichova, Galatas.1.0 
 5. Veremeenko, Fener.1.0 
 6. Warley, Botas1.0 
 7. Teilane-T., Canik1.0 
 8. Dolson, Edirne0.9 
 9. Malashenko, Edirne0.8 
 10. Snytsina, Hatay0.8 
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TKB2L Round 18: Altay Konak edges Nallihan by three points - Feb 18, 2013


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The Regular Season in TKB2L just ended. There were many interesting games last round. The round ended with favorites losing the games and even winless team recording their first victory.

Third-ranked Nallihan (13-3) made lots of trouble for first ranked Altay Konak (17-1) in Izmir on Sunday. Altay Konak managed to secure only three-point victory 78-75. However their fans expected easier game. Nallihan cut a 13-point halftime deficit to three at the end of the game. Altay Konak dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to Nallihan's 36. Altay Konak forced 19 Nallihan turnovers and outrebounded them 45-29 including 16 on the offensive glass. The best player for the winners was American forward LaToya Thomas (188-81, college: Mississippi St.) who had a double-double by scoring 33 points (!!!) and 14 rebounds. Guard Deniz Boz (172-82) chipped in 12 points and 6 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was American power forward Sharon Houston (191-88, college: Indiana NW) who recorded a double-double by scoring 36 points (!!!) and 15 rebounds. Nallihan's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Altay Konak have an impressive seven-game winning streak. They maintain first position in Group A with 17-1 record. Nallihan at the other side keeps the third place with three games lost.
An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Ankara. Second ranked Orman faced one of their biggest challengers Bursa BSB. Host Orman (13-3) defeated guests from Bursa (12-4) 79-63. It was a good game for American power forward Chasity Melvin (191-76, college: N.Carolina St., agency: Merit Sports) who led her team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 22 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists. Ayse Ivegin contributed with 18 points for the winners. American center Whitney Jones (183-87, college: Arkansas) replied with 19 points and 8 rebounds for Bursa BSB. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Newly promoted Orman maintains second position in Group B with 13-3 record having six points less than leader Cankaya. Bursa BSB at the other side keeps the third place with four games lost.
An interesting game was played in Canakkale where host Bigaspor (#8) won against higher ranked Sirince 57-53 on Sunday evening. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Sirince. Muge Gozde Inan had a double-double by scoring 15 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals to lead the charge for the winners. The best for the losing side was Benan Uyar with 11 points. Bigaspor (6-12) moved-up to seventh place in Group C. Sirince at the other side, also newcomer in the league, keeps the fourth position with six games lost.
Nigde Turk Telekom can celebrate finally their first win this season after 17 consecutive loses. The victory is especially important as it came on the road game in Sanliurfa, where they defeated Harran Uni. (3-14) 60-51. Saliha Bilen notched a double-double by scoring 25 points and 18 rebounds to lead the effort. Nigde Turk Telekom's coach allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Nigde Turk Telekom maintains tenth position in Group C with 1-17 record. It was Harran Uni.'s sixth loss in a row. Newly promoted team keeps the ninth place with 14 games lost.
Leader Orduspor delivered the fifteenth victory on Sunday night. This time they beat 6th ranked Mersin Univ. (7-9) 76-60. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Mersin Univ.. The best player for the winners was Miranda Ayim who scored 16 points and 8 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field). Orduspor's coach used entire bench and allowed the starting five to rest. They have an impressive ten-game winning streak. Orduspor maintains first position in Group B with 15-1 record. Loser Mersin Univ. keeps the sixth place with nine games lost.

Rest of the games of round 18 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
In Group A Celtispor crushed Bakospor in Bursa 20-0. Yunus was smashed by Botas at home 0-20.
In Group B Anadolu Univ. destroyed Nevsehir Uni. on the opponent's court 67-44.
In Group A Burhaniye Bld unfortunately lost to Dizdar in a home game 59-75. Yalova was rolled over 55 Genclik on the road 57-78.
In Group B winless Harranspor was crushed by Izmir BSB on its own court 28-89.
In Group C Edirne smashed Tekkekoy in a road game 114-41. Gure won against Balcova at home 68-58. Sakarya was outscored by Cankaya on the opponent's court 99-52.
The best stats of 18th round was 22 points and 20 rebounds by Susan Lester of Edirne.



Group A
Bakospor - Celtispor 0-20

The game between closely ranked teams ended with bottom-ranked Bakospor's (0-16) home loss to ninth ranked Celtispor (2-16) 0-20 on Saturday. Newly promoted Celtispor maintains ninth position in Group A with 2-16 record. Loser Bakospor still closes the standings with 16 games lost.
gschID: 231305


Yunus - Botas 0-20

No shocking result in a game in Karaman where second ranked Botas (15-2) smashed 7th ranked Yunus (5-12) 20-0 on Sunday. Botas have an impressive 12-game winning streak. Newly promoted Botas maintains second position in Group A with 15-2 record having just three points less than leader Cankaya. Yunus lost sixth consecutive game. Yunus at the other side, also newcomer in the league, keeps the seventh place with 12 games lost.
gschID: 231309


Nevsehir Uni. - Anadolu Univ. 44-67

The game between closely ranked teams ended with 8th ranked Nevsehir Uni.'s (2-14) home loss to seventh ranked Anadolu Univ. (5-11) 44-67 on Sunday. The game was mostly controlled by Anadolu Univ.. Nevsehir Uni. was better in fourth quarter 20-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Nevsehir Uni. to just 3 points in third quarter. Anadolu Univ. held Nevsehir Uni. to an opponent 24.6 percent shooting from the field compared to 38.7 percent accuracy of the winners. They outrebounded Nevsehir Uni. 56-36 including a 40-25 advantage in defensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was forward Ceyda Isbirakmaz (-80) who had a double-double by scoring 15 points and 24 rebounds. Canan Karsavran (-92) chipped in 12 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. Anadolu Univ.'s coach felt very confident using 11 players and allowed the starting five to rest. At the other side the best for losing team was Tuba Kaya (-91) who recorded 10 points and 5 rebounds and Hatice Tugce Tari (-94) added 10 points respectively. Anadolu Univ. maintains seventh position in Group B with 5-11 record. Nevsehir Uni. lost fifth consecutive game. Newly promoted team keeps the eighth place with 14 games lost.
Top scorers:
Anadolu Univ.: C.Isbirakmaz 15+24reb+2ast, C.Karsavran 12+7reb+6ast, G.Buyukyigit 8+8reb+1ast, S.Horus 8+9reb, G.Bacin 8+5reb+5ast, P.Caliskan 7+2reb+1ast
Nevsehir Uni.: L.Beger 10+4ast, H.Tugce Tari 10+3reb+3ast, T.Kaya 10+5reb+2ast, D.Usumus 8+6reb+1ast, C.Bozhuyuk 6+6reb+1ast, E.Sahin 0+10reb
gschID: 231315


Altay Konak - Nallihan 78-75

Third-ranked Nallihan (13-3) made lots of trouble for first ranked Altay Konak (17-1) in Izmir on Sunday. Altay Konak managed to secure only three-point victory 78-75. However their fans expected easier game. Nallihan cut a 13-point halftime deficit to three at the end of the game. Altay Konak dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to Nallihan's 36. Altay Konak forced 19 Nallihan turnovers and outrebounded them 45-29 including 16 on the offensive glass. The best player for the winners was American forward LaToya Thomas (188-81, college: Mississippi St.) who had a double-double by scoring 33 points (!!!) and 14 rebounds. Guard Deniz Boz (172-82) chipped in 12 points and 6 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was American power forward Sharon Houston (191-88, college: Indiana NW) who recorded a double-double by scoring 36 points (!!!) and 15 rebounds and Dilek Topdemir (-92) added 8 points and 4 steals respectively. Nallihan's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Altay Konak have an impressive seven-game winning streak. They maintain first position in Group A with 17-1 record. Nallihan at the other side keeps the third place with three games lost.
Top scorers:
Altay Konak: L.Thomas 33+14reb, D.Boz 12+3reb+6ast, B.Arseven 12+2reb+3ast, N.Bircan Gokdemir 9+11reb, S.Guclu 7+2reb+2ast, B.Muezzinler 5+5reb+1ast
Nallihan: S.Houston 36+15reb, S.Altuntabakli 9+4reb+1ast, I.Akkarpat 8+3reb+1ast, D.Topdemir 8+3reb+3ast, T.Saltan 6+2reb+1ast, E.Peker 5+1reb
gschID: 231311


Burhaniye Bld - Dizdar 59-75

The game between closely ranked teams ended with fourth ranked Dizdar's (12-6) road victory over 5th ranked Burhaniye Bld (9-9) 75-59 on Saturday. The guests trailed by 6 points at the halftime before their 42-20 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Dizdar outrebounded Burhaniye Bld 60-35 including a 24-12 advantage in offensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. The best player for the winners was Merve Uygul (-88) who had a double-double by scoring 15 points, 5 rebounds and 11 assists. Nilay Aydogan (-92) chipped in a double-double by scoring 15 points and 12 rebounds. Dizdar's coach used an eleven-player rotation and allowed the starting five to rest. At the other side the best for losing team was Hande Celebi (-90) who recorded 23 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists and Cansu Meryem Altay (-95) added 12 points, 7 rebounds, 7 assists and 4 steals respectively. Dizdar have a solid three-game winning streak. Newly promoted Dizdar maintains fourth position in Group A with 12-6 record. Loser Burhaniye Bld keeps the fifth place with nine games lost.
Top scorers:
Dizdar: M.Uygul 15+5reb+11ast, N.Aydogan 15+12reb+1ast, M.Sahin 12+4reb+2ast, A.Gokova 9+18reb+1ast, G.Cetin 7+7reb, S.Fulya Bilecik 5+4reb
Burhaniye Bld: H.Celebi 23+8reb+4ast, C.Meryem Altay 12+7reb+7ast, B.Serbest 10+6reb+3ast, C.Korkmaz 8+7reb+1ast, A.Kaya 4+5reb+1ast, D.Ozturk 2+2reb+2ast
gschID: 231304


55 Genclik - Yalova 78-57

Not a big story in a game in Samsun where 8th ranked Yalova (5-13) was outplayed by sixth ranked 55 Genclik (9-9) 78-57 on Saturday. The hosts trailed by 5 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 9-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 78-57. 55 Genclik forced 22 Yalova turnovers. The best player for the winners was American forward Nola Taylor (188-87, college: Tex.A&M-Comm.) who had a double-double by scoring 21 points and 15 rebounds. Gulsah Durmus (-84) chipped in 20 points. Four 55 Genclik players scored in double figures. 55 Genclik's coach felt very confident using 10 players and allowed the starting five to rest. At the other side the best for losing team was Ayca Okutan (-88) who recorded 16 points and 5 rebounds and Ebru Zeynep Cakmak (-72) added 15 points and 5 assists respectively. 55 Genclik moved-up to fifth place in Group A, which they share with Burhaniye Bld. Newly promoted Yalova keeps the eighth position with 13 games lost.
Top scorers:
55 Genclik: N.Taylor 21+15reb+3ast, G.Durmus 20+1ast, D.Celik 13+3reb+1ast, N.Ozkan 12+7reb+1ast, M.Usal 6+1reb+5ast, K.Altun 2+1reb+2ast
Yalova: A.Okutan 16+5reb+1ast, E.Zeynep Cakmak 15+2reb+5ast, M.Eren 8+7reb+2ast, N.Aksehir 7+9reb+3ast, D.Tek 6+9reb, M.Yazici 5+4reb
gschID: 231303


Group B
Harranspor - Izmir BSB 28-89

Everything went according to plan in Sanliurfa where fourth ranked Izmir BSB (10-6) outleveled bottom-ranked Harranspor (0-16) 89-28 on Sunday. The game without a history. Izmir BSB led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Harranspor to just 2 points in third quarter. Izmir BSB held Harranspor to an opponent 20.4 percent shooting from the field compared to 50.0 percent accuracy of the winners. Izmir BSB forced 35 Harranspor turnovers. The best player for the winners was Gizem Kazali (-92) who had a double-double by scoring 16 points and 12 rebounds. Forward Begum Taskin (185-92) chipped in 22 points and 7 rebounds. Five Izmir BSB players scored in double figures. Izmir BSB's coach felt very confident using entire bench and allowed the starting five to rest. At the other side the best for losing team was Dilara Kara (-95) who recorded 7 points and 9 rebounds and Emine Ekici (-96) added 11 points respectively. Izmir BSB have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain fourth position in Group B with 10-6 record. Newly promoted Harranspor still closes the standings with 16 games lost.
Top scorers:
Izmir BSB: B.Taskin 22+7reb+1ast, G.Kazali 16+12reb+3ast, B.Suslu 14+6reb+3ast, E.Unal 10+1reb+1ast, B.Yesil 10+2reb+2ast, S.Sigirci 8+2reb+2ast
Harranspor: E.Ekici 11+4reb, D.Kara 7+9reb, Y.Tutak 5, B.Tatlikiraz 3+8reb, E.Battal 2+1reb, A.Merve Sargin 0+5reb
gschID: 231310


Orduspor - Mersin Univ. 76-60

Leader Orduspor delivered the fifteenth victory on Sunday night. This time they beat 6th ranked Mersin Univ. (7-9) 76-60. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Mersin Univ.. The game was mostly controlled by Orduspor. Mersin Univ. was better in third quarter 17-15. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Mersin Univ. 44-29 including a 30-16 advantage in defensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was Canadian power forward Miranda Ayim (191-88, college: Pepperdine) who scored 16 points and 8 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field). Munevver Basak (-86) chipped in 12 points and 5 rebounds. Orduspor's coach used entire bench and allowed the starting five to rest. At the other side the best for losing team was Gizem Kumandanoglu (-94) who recorded 22 points and 5 rebounds and center Sureyya Yasemin Atinc (-85) added 8 points and 8 rebounds respectively. They have an impressive ten-game winning streak. Orduspor maintains first position in Group B with 15-1 record. Loser Mersin Univ. keeps the sixth place with nine games lost.
Top scorers:
Orduspor: M.Ayim 16+8reb, M.Basak 12+5reb+2ast, M.Talay 11+2reb+5ast, S.Karaman 9+6reb+3ast, G.Basaran 8+3reb, G.Sezer 7+9reb+2ast
Mersin Univ.: G.Kumandanoglu 22+5reb+3ast, I.Masa 11+3reb+2ast, S.Yasemin Atinc 8+8reb+1ast, R.Ndiaye 7+8reb, G.Muruvet Uca 6+3reb+6ast, S.Kutun 6+2reb+1ast
gschID: 231307


Orman - Bursa BSB 79-63

An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Ankara. Second ranked Orman faced one of their biggest challengers Bursa BSB. Host Orman (13-3) defeated guests from Bursa (12-4) 79-63. Bursa BSB was ahead by 4 points at the halftime before a 27-6 third quarter run of Orman. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Bursa BSB to just 6 points in third quarter. They also forced 19 Bursa BSB turnovers. It was a good game for American power forward Chasity Melvin (191-76, college: N.Carolina St., agency: Merit Sports) who led her team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 22 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists. Guard Ayse Ivegin (177-87) contributed with 18 points for the winners. American center Whitney Jones (183-87, college: Arkansas) replied with 19 points and 8 rebounds and the former international guard Pinar Turan (170-82) added 16 points and 4 assists in the effort for Bursa BSB. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Newly promoted Orman maintains second position in Group B with 13-3 record having six points less than leader Cankaya. Bursa BSB at the other side keeps the third place with four games lost.
Top scorers:
Orman: C.Melvin 22+10reb+4ast, A.Ivegin 18+4reb, I.Tokmak 13+4reb+5ast, S.Atli 13+4reb, D.Ozak 7+4reb+3ast, B.Alakus 2+1ast
Bursa BSB: W.Jones 19+8reb+1ast, D.Bicer 16+3reb+2ast, P.Turan 16+3reb+4ast, G.Turkoglu 10+9reb+3ast, C.Nebioglu 2+1reb, I.Duman 0+5reb
gschID: 231306


Group C
Harran Uni. - Nigde T.T. 51-60

Nigde Turk Telekom can celebrate finally their first win this season after 17 consecutive loses. The victory is especially important as it came on the road game in Sanliurfa, where they defeated Harran Uni. (3-14) 60-51. Harran Uni. was tied at the half but could not keep up in last two quarters eventually losing the game. They outrebounded Harran Uni. 44-32 including 30 on the defensive glass. Saliha Bilen (-95) notched a double-double by scoring 25 points and 18 rebounds to lead the effort and Nevriye Ozbinar (-93) supported her with 19 points and 8 rebounds. Nigde Turk Telekom's coach allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Even a double-double of 33 points (!!!) and 18 rebounds by Mihrace Bugdayci (-92) did not help to save the game for Harran Uni.. Merve Cakir added 5 points and 9 rebounds. Nigde Turk Telekom maintains tenth position in Group C with 1-17 record. It was Harran Uni.'s sixth loss in a row. Newly promoted team keeps the ninth place with 14 games lost.
Top scorers:
Nigde T.T.: S.Bilen 25+18reb+1ast, N.Ozbinar 19+8reb+2ast, C.Gulcan 10+7reb+4ast, G.Yildiz 3+5reb, E.Ozden 3+1ast, F.Ilhan 0
Harran Uni.: M.Bugdayci 33+18reb, H.Irem Once 6+2reb, M.Cakir 5+9reb+1ast, A.Nur Dogan 4+1reb+2ast, E.Yilmaz 3+2reb+1ast, I.Karakas 0
gschID: 231314


Bigaspor - Sirince 57-53

An interesting game was played in Canakkale where host Bigaspor (#8) won against higher ranked Sirince 57-53 on Sunday evening. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Sirince. The hosts trailed by 6 points after three quarters before their 24-14 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Muge Gozde Inan (-88) had a double-double by scoring 15 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals to lead the charge for the winners and Munevver Ozemre (-93) chipped in 8 points and 12 rebounds during the contest. The best for the losing side was Benan Uyar (-94) with 11 points and Ozge Karatas (-96) scored 5 points and 9 rebounds. Bigaspor (6-12) moved-up to seventh place in Group C. Sirince at the other side, also newcomer in the league, keeps the fourth position with six games lost.
Top scorers:
Bigaspor: M.Gozde Inan 15+12reb+4ast, T.Gazelli 14+3reb, T.Turkmen 12+2reb+1ast, M.Ozemre 8+12reb+1ast, E.Yilmaz 4+2reb+3ast, D.Erdogdu 2+1ast
Sirince: H.Uredi 12+2reb+1ast, B.Uyar 11+4reb+2ast, F.Basak Basak Sozer 7+5reb+1ast, E.Altinsu 6+3reb, G.Akpinar 6+3reb+2ast, O.Karatas 5+9reb+1ast
gschID: 231313


Tekkekoy - Edirne 41-114

There was no surprise in Samsun where 6th ranked Tekkekoy (7-11) was crushed by second ranked Edirne (16-2) 114-41 on Sunday. The game without a history. Edirne led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Tekkekoy to just 5 points in fourth quarter and to 11 points in second half. Edirne held Tekkekoy to an opponent 21.4 percent shooting from the field compared to 48.9 percent accuracy of the winners and made 21-of-23 free shots (91.3 percent) during the game. Edirne forced 19 Tekkekoy turnovers and outrebounded them 63-24 including a 26-6 advantage in offensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists comparing to just 4 passes made by Tekkekoy's players. The best player for the winners was American power forward Susan Lester (188-88, college: Butler) who had a double-double by scoring 22 points and 20 rebounds. Ayse Pelin Gurcavdi (-85) chipped in a double-double by scoring 14 points and 11 rebounds. Four Edirne players scored in double figures. Edirne's coach felt very confident using 11 players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. At the other side the best for losing team was Aygun Ayyildiz (-93) who recorded 14 points and Bilgehan Dursun (-90) added 15 points respectively. Edirne have an impressive ten-game winning streak. They maintain second position in Group C with 16-2 record behind leader Cankaya. Tekkekoy lost fourth consecutive game. Newly promoted team keeps the sixth place with 11 games lost.
Top scorers:
Edirne: S.Lester 22+20reb+1ast, B.Yillar 15+2reb+2ast, A.Pelin Gurcavdi 14+11reb, B.Toker 12+4reb, Y.Ibek 12+2reb+5ast, N.Ceylan Emre 9+4reb+4ast
Tekkekoy: B.Dursun 15+4reb, A.Ayyildiz 14+4reb+2ast, M.Uzun 7+10reb, G.Orsel 3, D.Senturk 2+3reb+1ast, Y.Ozcan 0+1reb+1ast
gschID: 231308


Gure - Balcova 68-58

No shocking result in a game in Balikesir where third ranked Gure (14-4) defeated 5th ranked Balcova (8-10) 68-58 on Sunday. Gure forced 30 Balcova turnovers and outrebounded them 43-30 including 17 on the offensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists comparing to just 9 passes made by Balcova's players. The best player for the winners was forward Ebru Unal (-88) who had a double-double by scoring 19 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists. Guard Tugce Erden (165-88) chipped in 19 points. At the other side the best for losing team was Mukaddis Aksoy (-91) who recorded 17 points and 8 rebounds and Ekinsu Ozturk (-91) added 11 points and 6 rebounds respectively. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. Gure maintains third position in Group C with 14-4 record having just three points less than leader Cankaya. Loser Balcova keeps the fifth place with ten games lost.
Top scorers:
Gure: E.Unal 19+13reb+5ast, T.Erden 19+3ast, J.Budimir 8+11reb+2ast, E.Agar 6+7reb+4ast, M.Alkis 5+2reb+2ast, D.Selin Ekiz 5+1reb+1ast
Balcova: M.Aksoy 17+8reb+2ast, E.Ozturk 11+6reb+1ast, S.Kafali 7+5reb+1ast, E.Yenibayrak 5+2reb+2ast, T.Bozkurt 3, Y.Atali 3+4reb+1ast
gschID: 231312


Cankaya - Sakarya 99-52

Very expected game in Ankara where 7th ranked Sakarya (5-12) was rolled over by first ranked Cankaya (17-1) 99-52 on Friday. The game without a history. Cankaya led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Cankaya forced 22 Sakarya turnovers and outrebounded them 43-26 including a 29-18 advantage in defensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 29 assists comparing to just 10 passes made by Sakarya's players. The best player for the winners was American power forward Tiffany Stansbury (191-83, college: N.Carolina St.) who had a double-double by scoring 14 points and 10 rebounds. Pelin Kuccuk (-90) chipped in 18 points and 4 assists (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Five Cankaya players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was Sevgi Esenler (-88) who recorded 18 points and 5 rebounds and Ozgenur Gun (-91) added 10 points and 5 rebounds respectively. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Cankaya maintains first position in Group C with 17-1 record. Loser Sakarya dropped to the eighth place with 12 games lost.
Top scorers:
Cankaya: P.Kuccuk 18+2reb+4ast, T.Stansbury 14+10reb+2ast, G.Cantekin 13+5reb, F.Yildiz 13+2reb+4ast, D.Gezgin 11+3reb+5ast, B.Kocaoglu 10+3reb
Sakarya: S.Esenler 18+5reb+2ast, O.Gun 10+5reb+2ast, Y.Senturklu 6+5reb, G.Unluer 6+5reb+3ast, B.Akkaya 4+1reb, P.Coskun 3+1reb+2ast
gschID: 231302


  




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