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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 Standings
Group A
 1. Adanaspor 0-0 
 2. Antalya BSB 0-0 
 3. Artvin 0-0 
 4. Boluspor 0-0 
 5. FMV Isik 0-0 
 6. Inegol 0-0 
 7. Maliye Milli 0-0 
 8. Melikgazi 0-0 
 9. Pinar Kars. 0-0 
 10. Tofas Gelisim 0-0 
Group B
 1. Aydin BSB 0-0 
 2. Bilecik 0-0 
 3. Cankiri 0-0 
 4. Izmir BSB 0-0 
 5. Karesi Spor 0-0 
 6. Kepez Bld 0-0 
 7. Mersin BSB 0-0 
 8. Orman Genclik 0-0 
 9. TED Istanbul 0-0 
 10. Yesilyurt 0-0 
Last:8/25/2016
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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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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Yalova Bld 50% Oct.2 Istanbulspor
Eskisehir Bs 50% Oct.1 Final Gencli
Duzce Bld. 50% Oct.1 Sakarya BSB
Socar Petkim 50% Oct.1 Akhisar Bld
Turk Telekom 50% Oct.1 Mamak DSI
Mugla Orman 50% Oct.1 Gelisim
Bursaspor 50% Oct.1 Bandirma Kir
Pertevniyal 50% Oct.1 Afyon
Acibadem 50% Sep.30 Samsun
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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 23: Maliye Milli keeps a leadership position - Feb 24, 2013


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The fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with derby games and favorites losing the games.

The game had a very big importance for fourth-ranked Maliye Milli as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Maliye Milli defeated 12th ranked Baskent Genclik in Ankara 81-72. The hosts trailed by 7 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 10-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 81-72. 24 personal fouls committed by Baskent Genclik helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Forward Recai Ozturk (198-82) orchestrated the victory by scoring 12 points and 8 rebounds. Guard Sertay Gursu (195-87, agency: EM-PA) contributed with 12 points for the winners. American forward KZell Wesson (201-77, college: La Salle) answered with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 11 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) for Baskent Genclik. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Maliye Milli have a solid series of three victories in a row. As mentioned above they are at the top of the standings, which they share with Yesilgiresun. Baskent Genclik at the other side keeps the twelfth place with 13 games lost. Baskent Genclik will play next round against Bandirma Kir. trying to get back on the winning streak. Maliye Milli will try to continue on its current victory against sixteenth ranked Pi Koleji. It will be extra interesting game as Pi Koleji is their local rival from Ankara.
Important game to mention about took place in Balikesir. Ninth ranked Balikesir (13-10) saved a 3-point derby victory at home edging second-ranked Usak (16-7) 84-81 on Saturday evening. It was a great evening for American point guard Robert Lowery (188-87, college: Dayton) who led his team to a victory scoring 21 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists. Cem Coskun helped adding 19 points and 8 rebounds. American forward Justin Carter (193-87, college: Creighton, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) responded with 28 points and 9 rebounds. Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. Balikesir moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Vestel. Usak at the other side dropped to the third position with seven games lost. They share it with Selcuk Univ.. Balikesir will play against Istanbulspor (#17) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Usak will play against Selcuk Universitesi (#3) in Konya and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
A very close game took place in Konya between Akhisar Bld and Selcuk Universitesi. Eighth ranked Akhisar Bld (14-9) got a very close victory on the road over 3rd placed Selcuk Universitesi (16-7). Akhisar Bld managed to escape with a 3-point win 68-65 on Saturday evening. It was an exceptional evening for Emre Ozpulat who led the winners and scored 20 points and 8 rebounds. Bill Clark came up with 15 points and 8 rebounds for Selcuk Universitesi in the defeat. Both coaches allowed to play bench players in such tough game. Akhisar Bld moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Trabzonspor and Darussafaka. Loser Selcuk Universitesi keeps the third position with seven games lost. They share it with Usak. Akhisar Bld will meet at home Gelisim (#10) in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Selcuk Universitesi will play against Usak (#4) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Bottom-ranked Izmir BSB managed to get a second victory, breaking the series of five consecutive loses. This time newly promoted Izmir BSB won against sixth-ranked Vestel in Manisa 83-74. The best player for the winners was Tamer Gurpinar who scored 19 points and 9 rebounds. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Newly promoted Izmir BSB maintains eighteenth place with 2-21 record. Vestel at the other side dropped to the eighth position with ten games lost. Izmir BSB's next round opponent will be higher ranked Final Genclik (#15) in Bursa and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
The game between sixteenth ranked Pi Koleji (8-15) and 17th ranked Istanbulspor (3-20) in Ankara on Friday ended with biggest points difference. Pi Koleji outscored guests from Istanbul 87-55. Kaspars Kambala orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 25 points and 14 rebounds. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Pi Koleji have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain sixteenth place with 8-15 record. Istanbulspor lost fourteenth consecutive game. They keep the seventeenth position with 20 games lost. Pi Koleji's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Ankara Maliye Milli.

There were no big surprises in other games of round 23: Bandirma Kir. was beaten by Darussafaka on the road 69-56. Istanbul B.B. lost to Pertevniyal on its own court 68-80. Trabzonspor managed to outperform Final Genclik in a road game 79-74. Gelisim recorded a loss to Yesilgiresun at home 73-78.
The most impressive performance of 23th round was 26 points and 10 assists by Alex Gordon of Yesilgiresun.



Darussafaka - Bandirma Kir. 69-56

No shocking result in a game when seventh ranked Darussafaka (14-9) beat 11th ranked Bandirma Kir. (11-12) in Istanbul 69-56 on Sunday. The hosts trailed by 6 points after three quarters before their 26-7 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Darussafaka dominated on the defensive end, holding Bandirma Kir. to just 7 points in fourth quarter. American guard Marcus Hall (185-85, college: Colorado) orchestrated the victory by scoring 23 points and 6 assists. Serbian center Aleksandar Petrovic (204-87) contributed with 15 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Forward Tufan Onen (202-89) answered with 16 points and 8 rebounds and forward Cenk Sekeroglu (203-91) added 7 points and 11 rebounds in the effort for Bandirma Kir.Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Darussafaka moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Trabzonspor and Akhisar Bld. Loser Bandirma Kir. keeps the eleventh position with 12 games lost. Darussafaka will face Trabzonspor (#6) on the road in the next round. Bandirma Kir. will play against Baskent Genclik (#12) in Ankara and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Bandirma Kir.: T.Onen 16+8reb+2ast, R.Sykes 9+8reb+1ast, A.Cantitiz 8+1reb, C.Sekeroglu 7+11reb+1ast, M.Gizir 6, Y.Turna 5+3reb+2ast
Darussafaka: M.Hall 23+4reb+6ast, A.Petrovic 15+6reb, C.Mumcuogullari 10+4reb+1ast, A.Oren 7+2reb, C.Amasyali 4+7reb+4ast, M.Turen 4+4reb
gschID: 199555


Vestel - Izmir BSB 74-83

Bottom-ranked Izmir BSB managed to get a second victory, breaking the series of five consecutive loses. This time newly promoted Izmir BSB won against sixth-ranked Vestel in Manisa 83-74. The guests were tied after three quarters but managed to speed up in last quarter eventually winning the game. Izmir BSB outrebounded Vestel 39-27 including 25 on the defensive glass. The best player for the winners was Tamer Gurpinar (-92) who scored 19 points and 9 rebounds. Cem Bozok (-91) chipped in 14 points and 4 assists. Four Izmir BSB players scored in double figures. Forward Kerem Ozkan (201-88, agency: EM-PA) produced 22 points and 8 rebounds and American forward Justin Knox (205-89, college: N.Carolina) added 14 points and 7 rebounds respectively for the hosts. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Newly promoted Izmir BSB maintains eighteenth place with 2-21 record. Vestel at the other side dropped to the eighth position with ten games lost. Izmir BSB's next round opponent will be higher ranked Final Genclik (#15) in Bursa and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Vestel: K.Ozkan 22+8reb+2ast, S.Buker 14+3reb+1ast, J.Knox 14+7reb+1ast, S.Ugur 7+5ast, I.Turel 6+1reb+4ast, P.Paelay 4+1reb
Izmir BSB: T.Gurpinar 19+9reb+1ast, C.Bozok 14+4ast, C.Aydin Ergen 11+5reb, I.Sejfic 10+3reb, G.Baybora 9+1reb+2ast, M.Surmen 8+5reb+5ast
gschID: 199554


Selcuk Univ. - Akhisar Bld 65-68

A very close game took place in Konya between Akhisar Bld and Selcuk Universitesi. Eighth ranked Akhisar Bld (14-9) got a very close victory on the road over 3rd placed Selcuk Universitesi (16-7). Akhisar Bld managed to escape with a 3-point win 68-65 on Saturday evening. The guests trailed by 16 points at the halftime before their 41-22 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. It was an exceptional evening for forward Emre Ozpulat (200-82) who led the winners and scored 20 points and 8 rebounds. Forward Can Terzioglu (196-86) accounted for 14 points and 8 rebounds for the winning side. American Bill Clark (195-88, college: Duquesne) came up with 15 points and 8 rebounds and the other American import point guard Jeremy Granger (185-90, college: E.Illinois) added 15 points and 5 rebounds respectively for Selcuk Universitesi in the defeat. Both coaches allowed to play bench players in such tough game. Akhisar Bld moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Trabzonspor and Darussafaka. Loser Selcuk Universitesi keeps the third position with seven games lost. They share it with Usak. Akhisar Bld will meet at home Gelisim (#10) in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Selcuk Universitesi will play against Usak (#4) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Selcuk Univ.: J.Granger 15+5reb+3ast, B.Clark 15+8reb+3ast, B.Selen 11+7reb+1ast, H.Ozdemir 9+8reb+2ast, U.Gurgen 9+5reb+2ast, A.Onur Kentli 2
Akhisar Bld: E.Ozpulat 20+8reb+1ast, C.Terzioglu 14+8reb+3ast, S.Yavuz 14+3reb+4ast, D.Morrow 9+8reb+2ast, Y.Vardal 5+2reb, E.Yenice 2+1reb+1ast
gschID: 199553


Balikesir - Usak 84-81

Important game to mention about took place in Balikesir. Ninth ranked Balikesir (13-10) saved a 3-point derby victory at home edging second-ranked Usak (16-7) 84-81 on Saturday evening. Usak was ahead by 10 points at the halftime before a 28-14 third quarter run of Balikesir. They also forced 20 Usak turnovers. Usak was plagued by 27 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a great evening for American point guard Robert Lowery (188-87, college: Dayton) who led his team to a victory scoring 21 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists. Center Cem Coskun (209-87) helped adding 19 points and 8 rebounds. American forward Justin Carter (193-87, college: Creighton, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) responded with 28 points and 9 rebounds and the other American import forward Eric Buckner (208-90, college: Georgia St., agency: David Lee services) scored 9 points, 8 rebounds and 4 blocks. Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. Balikesir moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Vestel. Usak at the other side dropped to the third position with seven games lost. They share it with Selcuk Univ.. Balikesir will play against Istanbulspor (#17) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Usak will play against Selcuk Universitesi (#3) in Konya and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Usak: J.Carter 28+9reb+3ast, G.Karamahmut 16+1reb, O.Surucu 10+3reb+3ast, E.Buckner 9+8reb+1ast, S.Akyol 7+1reb+5ast, E.Yetim 7+6reb+1ast
Balikesir: R.Lowery 21+6reb+6ast, C.Coskun 19+8reb, O.Okkali 14+4reb+2ast, C.Delicay 9+3reb+2ast, A.Timucin Yener 7+2ast, M.Ozdogan 7+2reb
gschID: 199552


Maliye Milli - Baskent Genclik 81-72

The game had a very big importance for fourth-ranked Maliye Milli as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Maliye Milli defeated 12th ranked Baskent Genclik in Ankara 81-72. The hosts trailed by 7 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 10-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 81-72. 24 personal fouls committed by Baskent Genclik helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Forward Recai Ozturk (198-82) orchestrated the victory by scoring 12 points and 8 rebounds. Guard Sertay Gursu (195-87, agency: EM-PA) contributed with 12 points for the winners. American forward KZell Wesson (201-77, college: La Salle) answered with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 11 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) and forward Hakan Uskuplu (200-83) added 12 points in the effort for Baskent Genclik. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Maliye Milli have a solid series of three victories in a row. As mentioned above they are at the top of the standings, which they share with Yesilgiresun. Baskent Genclik at the other side keeps the twelfth place with 13 games lost. Baskent Genclik will play next round against Bandirma Kir. trying to get back on the winning streak. Maliye Milli will try to continue on its current victory against sixteenth ranked Pi Koleji. It will be extra interesting game as Pi Koleji is their local rival from Ankara.
Top scorers:
Baskent Genclik: K.Wesson 19+11reb, A.Reese 16+1reb+2ast, H.Uskuplu 12+4reb+3ast, O.Aydin 6+6reb+2ast, A.Aziz Kan 6+5reb+5ast, M.Kabakci 5
Maliye Milli: R.Ozturk 12+8reb+1ast, S.Gursu 12+3reb+2ast, O.Kaya 12+3reb, D.Williams 8+4reb+4ast, Z.Graham 8+2reb, U.Durmus 7+3reb
gschID: 199551


Istanbul B.B. - Pertevniyal 68-80

There was a minor upset when 13th ranked Istanbul B.B. (9-14) lost at home to fifteenth ranked Pertevniyal (9-14) 80-68 on Saturday. The game was mostly controlled by Pertevniyal. Istanbul B.B. was better in second period 23-20. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Istanbul B.B. 40-22 including 27 on the defensive glass. American forward Anthony Brown (203-86, college: Oklahoma St., agency: KMG Sports Management) orchestrated the victory by scoring 24 points and 9 rebounds. point guard Bulut Altin (187-93) contributed with 15 points and 6 assists for the winners. Altin is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Guard Ahmet Tuncer (193-93, agency: 1x1 Sports) answered with 17 points and 4 assists and American forward Jayme Miller (203-85) added 13 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for Istanbul B.B.Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Istanbul B.B.'s coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Pertevniyal moved-up to thirteenth place, which they share with Final Genclik and Istanbul B.B. Pertevniyal will face higher ranked Vestel (#8) in Manisa in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Istanbul B.B.: A.Tuncer 17+2reb+4ast, J.Miller 13+9reb, M.Ufuk Kacar 12+5reb+3ast, R.Dogrusoz 10+1reb+3ast, A.Johnson 7+4reb+1ast, S.Eris 4+2ast
Pertevniyal: A.Brown 24+9reb+3ast, B.Altin 15+2reb+6ast, B.Can Yildizli 13+7reb+2ast, R.Tekin 10+8reb, D.Reed 7+3reb+4ast, B.Demir 6+3reb
gschID: 199550


Pi Koleji - Istanbulspor 87-55

The game between sixteenth ranked Pi Koleji (8-15) and 17th ranked Istanbulspor (3-20) in Ankara on Friday ended with biggest points difference. Pi Koleji outscored guests from Istanbul 87-55. The game without a history. Pi Koleji led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 44 of its points in the paint compared to Istanbulspor's 20. They outrebounded Istanbulspor 43-26 including a 34-22 advantage in defensive rebounds. Pi Koleji looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. Latvian center Kaspars Kambala (206-78, college: UNLV, agency: Alti Sport) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 25 points and 14 rebounds. American swingman Vincent Grier (195-83, college: Minnesota) contributed with a triple-double by scoring 11 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists for the winners. Serhat Tasdelen (-87) answered with 17 points and guard Onur Sonsirma (190-85, agency: 1x1 Sports) added 8 points and 4 assists in the effort for Istanbulspor. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Pi Koleji have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain sixteenth place with 8-15 record. Istanbulspor lost fourteenth consecutive game. They keep the seventeenth position with 20 games lost. Pi Koleji's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Ankara Maliye Milli.
Top scorers:
Istanbulspor: S.Tasdelen 17+2reb+2ast, B.Karadeniz 9, O.Sonsirma 8+3reb+4ast, A.Mert Ok 7+2reb+2ast, A.Ozurganci 6+6reb+1ast, E.Yener 6+6reb
Pi Koleji: K.Kambala 25+14reb+1ast, V.Grier 11+10reb+12ast, B.Sahillioglu 9+4ast, H.Karabulut 9+4reb+1ast, Y.Berkcan Yananer 8+2reb+2ast, O.Akyildiz 6+1ast
gschID: 199549


Final Genclik - Trabzonspor 74-79

Very predictable result when sixth ranked Trabzonspor (14-9) won against 14th ranked Final Genclik (9-14) in Bursa 79-74 on Friday. The guests trailed by 2 points after three quarters before their 27-20 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Trabzonspor forced 20 Final Genclik turnovers. Final Genclik was plagued by 29 personal fouls down the stretch. Point guard Yunus Akcay (-89) orchestrated the victory by scoring 16 points. American point guard Khalid El-Amin (178-79, college: Connecticut) contributed with 17 points for the winners. Trabzonspor's coach Hasan Ozmeric used an eleven-player rotation in such tough game. point guard Erdem Ilter (-90) answered with 21 points and 6 assists and American forward Marshall Moses (198-89, college: Oklahoma St.) added 14 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists in the effort for Final Genclik. Trabzonspor have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Darussafaka and Akhisar Bld. Final Genclik lost fifth consecutive game. They dropped to the thirteenth position with 14 games lost. Trabzonspor will face Darussafaka (#5) in Istanbul in the next round. Final Genclik will play on the road against Izmir BSB (#18).
Top scorers:
Final Genclik: E.Ilter 21+3reb+6ast, M.Moses 14+6reb+5ast, M.Gucyetmez 9+3ast, S.Ozver 8+3reb, U.Yilmaz 7+4reb, O.Aksoy 7+3reb+2ast
Trabzonspor: K.El-Amin 17+1reb+1ast, Y.Akcay 16+3reb+1ast, J.Zuza 10+4reb, A.Onder Kulcebas 8+1reb, U.Ozyildirim 6+1reb, A.Guney 5+2reb
gschID: 199548


Gelisim - Yesilgiresun 73-78

Not a big story in a game when 10th ranked Gelisim (12-11) lost to third ranked Yesilgiresun (17-6) in Izmir 73-78 on Friday. Gelisim trailed by 21 points after 3 quarters before a 24-8 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 73-78 at the end of the game. Yesilgiresun shot the lights out from three sinking 16 long-distance shots on high 51.6 percentage. American guard Alex Gordon (184-85, college: Vanderbilt) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 26 points and 10 assists. The former international center Umit Turkoglu (211-81, agency: 1x1 Sports) contributed with 12 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Yesilgiresun's coach used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. American guard Michael Porrini (187-89, college: Kent St.) answered with 17 points and 7 rebounds and the other American import power forward Jermaine Dearman (202-80, college: S.Illinois) added 15 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for Gelisim. They have an impressive series of seven victories in a row. Yesilgiresun keeps a position of league leader, which they share with Maliye Milli. Loser Gelisim keeps the tenth place with 11 games lost. Yesilgiresun will face Istanbul B.B. (#14) at home in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Gelisim will play against Akhisar Bld (#7).
Top scorers:
Gelisim: M.Porrini 17+7reb+3ast, J.Dearman 15+9reb+1ast, B.Erol 11+5reb+2ast, M.Kapucu 9+5reb+1ast, S.Ergin 9+1reb+2ast, O.Onver 8+3reb+5ast
Yesilgiresun: A.Gordon 26+2reb+10ast, U.Turkoglu 12+6reb+1ast, B.Haluk Cinar 12+2reb, A.Ozdemir 9+5reb+1ast, G.Gen 6+4reb+3ast, I.Cevik 5+4reb+2ast
gschID: 199547


  




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