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 1. Anadolu Efes 24-6 
 2. Fener.Ulker 24-6 
 3. Galatasaray 22-8 
 4. Darussafaka 20-10 
 5. Banvit BK 18-12 
 6. Karsiyaka 17-13 
 7. Usak 16-14 
 8. Royal Hali 15-15 
 9. Besiktas 15-15 
 10. Demir IBB 14-16 
 11. Trabzonspor 12-18 
 12. Yesilgiresun 11-19 
 13. Istanbul BSB 10-20 
 14. TED Kolejliler 9-21 
 15. Turk Telekom 7-23 
 16. Konyaspor 6-24 
Last:5/11/2016
TBL Standings
 1. Tofas 31-3 
 2. Acibadem 25-9 
 3. Denizli 24-10 
 4. Gediz 22-12 
 5. Sakarya BSB 21-13 
 6. Balikesir 19-15 
 7. Socar Petkim 18-16 
 8. Afyon 18-16 
 9. Pertevniyal 17-17 
 10. Gelisim 16-18 
 11. Meliksah 14-20 
 12. Mamak DSI 14-20 
 13. Akhisar Bld 14-20 
 14. Bandirma Kir. 14-20 
 15. Eskisehir Basket 13-21 
 16. Final Genclik 11-23 
 17. Istanbul DSI 10-24 
 18. Adanaspor 5-29 
Last:5/9/2016
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 1. Samsun 4-2 
 2. Bursaspor 4-2 
 3. Istanbulspor 3-3 
 4. Orman Genclik 1-5 
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Last:5/15/2016
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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
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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 
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 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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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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First Round Schedule
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
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Zenit 50% Oct.12 B.Muenchen
UCAM Murcia 50% Oct.12 Buducnost
Unicaja 50% Oct.12 MZT Skopje
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Fuenlabrada 50% Oct.12 Hapoel J-M
Valencia 50% Oct.12 Ratiopharm
Un.Olimpija 50% Oct.12 Lokomotiv
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TB2L Round 25: Maliye Milli is upset by Bandirma Kir. - Mar 6, 2013


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The round was rather attractive and full of interesting results. The round ended with favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin.

The game between third ranked Maliye Milli (17-8) and tenth ranked Bandirma Kir. (13-12) was the most important one in the last round on Wednesday night. Maliye Milli was edged by Bandirma Kir. in a tough game in Ankara 78-80. The guests trailed by 4 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 3-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 80-78. American power forward Raymond Sykes (206-86, college: Clemson, agency: Three Eye Sports) fired 26 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. point guard Yigitcan Turna (187-87) chipped in 19 points and 4 assists. Center Hakan Yapar (202-84) produced 17 points and 7 rebounds for lost side. Maliye Milli's coach tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Bandirma Kir. maintains tenth place with 13-12 record. Maliye Milli at the other side keeps the third position with eight games lost. They share it with Selcuk Univ.. Bandirma Kir. are looking forward to face higher ranked Trabzonspor (#5) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Maliye Milli will play against Balikesir and is hoping to win this game.
Leader Usak delivered the eighteenth victory. This time they beat 11th ranked Gelisim (12-13) 68-61 in Izmir. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Justin Carter (193-87, college: Creighton, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) who helped to win the game recording 14 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Eric Buckner contributed with 16 points for the winners. Usak's coach Ozan Bulkaz allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American guard Michael Porrini (187-89, college: Kent St.) answered with 11 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists for Gelisim. Usak maintains first place with 18-7 record, which they share with Yesilgiresun. Gelisim lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the eleventh position with 13 games lost. Usak will play against Istanbul B.B. (#12) at home in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Gelisim will play against Istanbulspor and hopes to get back on the winning track.
The game in Manisa was also quite interesting. Second ranked Yesilgiresun (18-7) played at the court of 7th ranked Vestel (14-11). Yesilgiresun managed to secure a 8-point victory 93-85 on Wednesday. The game was dominated by American players. Alex Gordon stepped up and scored 29 points and 7 assists for the winners. At the losing side Antabia Waller responded with 18 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Vestel's coach let to play eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Yesilgiresun keeps a position of league leader, which they share with Usak. Loser Vestel dropped to the ninth place with 11 games lost. Yesilgiresun will meet at home Final Genclik (#13) in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Vestel will play against Akhisar Bld (#8) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
A very interesting game took place in Bursa. It ended with only one-point defeat on the road of 15th ranked Pertevniyal (9-16) to thirteenth ranked Final Genclik (11-14) 76-75 on Wednesday evening. Marshall Moses nailed a double-double by scoring 20 points and 12 rebounds for the winning side. Final Genclik's coach Ali Ozbay used an eleven-player rotation in such tough game. Final Genclik moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with Istanbul B.B. Pertevniyal at the other side keeps the fifteenth position with 16 games lost. Final Genclik's next round opponent will be league's second-placed Yesilgiresun in Giresun and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Pertevniyal's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Istanbul Darussafaka.
Important game to mention about took place in Istanbul. Twelfth ranked Istanbul B.B. (11-14) saved a 2-point victory at home edging higher ranked Akhisar Bld (15-10) 82-80 on Wednesday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Akhisar Bld. Ahmet Tuncer fired 23 points and 7 assists for the winners. Istanbul B.B.'s coach Hakan Yavuz used an eleven-player rotation in such tough game. Istanbul B.B. maintains twelfth place with 11-14 record, which they share with Final Genclik. Loser Akhisar Bld keeps the sixth position with ten games lost. Istanbul B.B. will face league's leader Usak on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.

Other games of round 25 were very predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
bottom-ranked Izmir BSB was crushed by Darussafaka in Istanbul 81-55. Selcuk Univ. smashed Istanbulspor at home 76-46. Pi Koleji lost to Balikesir on the opponent's court 61-64. Baskent Genclik was outscored by Trabzonspor in a home game 59-81.



Vestel - Yesilgiresun 85-93

The game in Manisa was also quite interesting. Second ranked Yesilgiresun (18-7) played at the court of 7th ranked Vestel (14-11). Yesilgiresun managed to secure a 8-point victory 93-85 on Wednesday. The guests trailed by 4 points after three quarters before their 34-22 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Yesilgiresun made 17-of-17 free shots (100 percent !!!) during the game. The game was dominated by American players. Guard Alex Gordon (184-85, college: Vanderbilt) stepped up and scored 29 points and 7 assists for the winners and center John Ofoegbu (206-84, college: Idaho St.) chipped in 18 points and 9 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field). At the losing side guard Antabia Waller (188-88, college: Auburn) responded with 18 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists and forward Justin Knox (205-89, college: N.Carolina) scored 17 points and 7 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Vestel's coach let to play eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Yesilgiresun keeps a position of league leader, which they share with Usak. Loser Vestel dropped to the ninth place with 11 games lost. Yesilgiresun will meet at home Final Genclik (#13) in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Vestel will play against Akhisar Bld (#8) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Yesilgiresun: A.Gordon 29+2reb+7ast, J.Ofoegbu 18+9reb+2ast, O.Erdogan 12+3reb+1ast, I.Cevik 10+7reb, P.Onguner 8+1reb, G.Gen 7+2reb+5ast
Vestel: A.Waller 18+5reb+5ast, J.Knox 17+7reb+1ast, K.Ozkan 16+5reb+3ast, S.Buker 12+6reb+4ast, E.Ekmen 7, S.Ugur 5+2reb+2ast
gschID: 199573


Darussafaka - Izmir BSB 81-55

There was no surprise in Istanbul where 18th ranked Izmir BSB (2-23) was crushed by eighth ranked Darussafaka (15-10) 81-55 on Wednesday. The game was mostly controlled by Darussafaka. Izmir BSB was better in third quarter 23-14. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. American guard Marcus Hall (185-85, college: Colorado) fired 15 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. Power forward Adem Oren (207-79) chipped in 7 points and 11 rebounds. Tamer Gurpinar (-92) produced 17 points and forward Omur Gokcepinar (196-80) added 12 points 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. Darussafaka moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Balikesir and Akhisar Bld. Newly promoted Izmir BSB stay dead last with 23 lost games. Darussafaka will face Pertevniyal (#16) in Istanbul in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Izmir BSB will play at home against Baskent Genclik in Ankara.
Top scorers:
Darussafaka: M.Hall 15+5reb+6ast, G.Sunter 15+2reb+1ast, A.Petrovic 13+4reb+1ast, M.Turen 8+3reb+1ast, C.Amasyali 8+1reb+1ast, A.Oren 7+11reb+3ast
Izmir BSB: T.Gurpinar 17+4reb+3ast, O.Gokcepinar 12+3reb+2ast, C.Aydin Ergen 10+7reb, T.Kanmaz 5, G.Baybora 4+2reb+1ast, E.Gul 4+1reb
gschID: 199572


Selcuk Univ. - Istanbulspor 76-46

No shocking result in a game in Konya where third ranked Selcuk Universitesi (17-8) smashed 17th ranked Istanbulspor (3-22) 76-46 on Wednesday. The hosts trailed by 2 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 16-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 76-46. Selcuk Universitesi dominated on the defensive end, holding Istanbulspor to just 7 points in third quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 50 of its points in the paint compared to Istanbulspor's 20. They outrebounded Istanbulspor 42-23 including a 33-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. American Bill Clark (195-88, college: Duquesne) fired 16 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Forward Hadi Ozdemir (203-83) chipped in 13 points and 6 rebounds. Guard Onur Sonsirma (190-85, agency: 1x1 Sports) produced 16 points and 5 assists and Hamit Sezaver (-92) added 7 points 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. Selcuk Universitesi maintains third place with 17-8 record behind leader Usak, which they share with Maliye Milli. Istanbulspor lost sixteenth consecutive game. They keep the seventeenth position with 22 games lost. Selcuk Universitesi will face Pi Koleji (#15) in Ankara in the next round which should be another easy win for them. Istanbulspor will play at home against Gelisim in Izmir.
Top scorers:
Selcuk Univ.: B.Clark 16+8reb+4ast, H.Ozdemir 13+6reb+2ast, J.Granger 11+3reb+4ast, I.Yalcin Azizmahmutogullari 8+5reb+1ast, H.Dogan 8+2reb, F.Toz 7+3reb+5ast
Istanbulspor: O.Sonsirma 16+1reb+5ast, H.Sezaver 7+3reb+1ast, S.Tasdelen 7+3reb, T.Bugra Ceylan 6+1reb+1ast, A.Ozurganci 5+3reb+1ast, E.Dulgar 5+4reb
gschID: 199571


Balikesir - Pi Koleji 64-61

Very expected game when 16th ranked Pi Koleji (9-16) was edged on the road by ninth ranked Balikesir (15-10) 64-61 on Wednesday. However just three-point win is not that big difference and the fans of host team counted on more convincing victory. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 23-14. But Pi Koleji won second period 17-10. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. American power forward Pervis Pasco (206-81, college: Kansas St.) fired 8 points and 16 rebounds for the winners. Center Cem Coskun (209-87) chipped in 11 points and 6 rebounds. Balikesir's coach Cengiz Karadag used an eleven-player rotation in such tough game. American swingman Vincent Grier (195-83, college: Minnesota) produced 20 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists and Latvian center Kaspars Kambala (206-78, college: UNLV, agency: Alti Sport) added 17 points and 13 rebounds respectively for lost side. Balikesir have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Darussafaka and Akhisar Bld. Loser Pi Koleji dropped to the fifteenth position with 16 games lost. Balikesir will face higher ranked Maliye Milli (#3) in Ankara in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Pi Koleji will play at home against Selcuk Universitesi (#4) in Konya.
Top scorers:
Balikesir: M.Ozdogan 13+1reb+2ast, C.Coskun 11+6reb+3ast, R.Lowery 10+2reb+3ast, P.Pasco 8+16reb, H.Cantopcu 5+3reb+1ast, O.Okkali 5+7reb
Pi Koleji: V.Grier 20+8reb+4ast, K.Kambala 17+13reb, I.Gokalp 13+4reb+2ast, B.Sahillioglu 5+4reb+3ast, Y.Berkcan Yananer 4+3reb+1ast, U.Can Aksoy 2
gschID: 199570


Maliye Milli - Bandirma Kir. 78-80

The game between third ranked Maliye Milli (17-8) and tenth ranked Bandirma Kir. (13-12) was the most important one in the last round on Wednesday night. Maliye Milli was edged by Bandirma Kir. in a tough game in Ankara 78-80. The guests trailed by 4 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 3-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 80-78. American power forward Raymond Sykes (206-86, college: Clemson, agency: Three Eye Sports) fired 26 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. point guard Yigitcan Turna (187-87) chipped in 19 points and 4 assists. Center Hakan Yapar (202-84) produced 17 points and 7 rebounds and forward Recai Ozturk (198-82) added 16 points and 6 rebounds respectively for lost side. Maliye Milli's coach tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Bandirma Kir. maintains tenth place with 13-12 record. Maliye Milli at the other side keeps the third position with eight games lost. They share it with Selcuk Univ.. Bandirma Kir. are looking forward to face higher ranked Trabzonspor (#5) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Maliye Milli will play against Balikesir and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Bandirma Kir.: R.Sykes 26+7reb, Y.Turna 19+4reb+4ast, C.Sekeroglu 9+7reb+1ast, T.Altunbey 7+2reb, T.Onen 6+4reb, M.Gizir 5+2reb+1ast
Maliye Milli: H.Yapar 17+7reb+1ast, R.Ozturk 16+6reb, O.Kaya 11+4reb, D.Williams 6+1reb, B.Erlim 6+6reb+1ast, C.Sahin 6+4reb+2ast
gschID: 199569


Baskent Genclik - Trabzonspor 59-81

Very predictable result in Ankara where fifth ranked Trabzonspor (16-9) outscored 14th ranked Baskent Genclik (10-15) 81-59 on Wednesday. The game was mostly controlled by Trabzonspor. Baskent Genclik was better in third quarter 19-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Trabzonspor shot the lights out from three sinking 14 long-distance shots on high 51.9 percentage. Croatian center Jurica Zuza (207-78, agency: Alti Sport) fired 15 points and 5 assists for the winners. American point guard Khalid El-Amin (178-79, college: Connecticut) chipped in 15 points. Four Trabzonspor players scored in double figures. Trabzonspor's coach Hasan Ozmeric felt very confident that he used 11 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American forward KZell Wesson (201-77, college: La Salle) produced 18 points and 6 rebounds and guard Admir Aziz Kan (185-83) added 11 points and 4 assists respectively for lost side. Trabzonspor have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They maintain fifth place with 16-9 record. Baskent Genclik lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the fourteenth position with 15 games lost. Trabzonspor will face Bandirma Kir. (#10) in Balikesir in the next round which should be theoretically another easy game. Baskent Genclik will play on the road against Izmir BSB (#18).
Top scorers:
Trabzonspor: J.Zuza 15+3reb+5ast, K.El-Amin 15+2reb+2ast, G.Orcun Tunca 14+2reb, Y.Akcay 10+3reb+4ast, U.Ozyildirim 9+5reb, A.Onder Kulcebas 7+5reb+3ast
Baskent Genclik: K.Wesson 18+6reb+2ast, A.Aziz Kan 11+4reb+4ast, M.Kabakci 10+5reb+1ast, G.Ezel Akgor 7+2reb, H.Uskuplu 6+3reb+3ast, M.Dogan 3+1reb
gschID: 199568


Istanbul B.B. - Akhisar Bld 82-80

Important game to mention about took place in Istanbul. Twelfth ranked Istanbul B.B. (11-14) saved a 2-point victory at home edging higher ranked Akhisar Bld (15-10) 82-80 on Wednesday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Akhisar Bld. The hosts trailed by 8 points after three quarters before their 25-15 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Istanbul B.B. made 17-of-22 free shots (77.3 percent) during the game. Strangely Akhisar Bld outrebounded Istanbul B.B. 43-22 including a 30-19 advantage in defensive rebounds. Guard Ahmet Tuncer (193-93, agency: 1x1 Sports) fired 23 points and 7 assists for the winners. American-Jordanian guard Rasheim Wright (192-81, college: District of Col., agency: EM-PA) chipped in 18 points. Four Istanbul B.B. players scored in double figures. Istanbul B.B.'s coach Hakan Yavuz used an eleven-player rotation in such tough game. American forward Darrius Morrow (203-90, college: E.Carolina, agency: Three Eye Sports) produced a double-double by scoring 17 points and 11 rebounds and forward Mert Eken (193-87) added 15 points and 6 rebounds respectively for lost side. Istanbul B.B. maintains twelfth place with 11-14 record, which they share with Final Genclik. Loser Akhisar Bld keeps the sixth position with ten games lost. Istanbul B.B. will face league's leader Usak on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Istanbul B.B.: A.Tuncer 23+4reb+7ast, R.Wright 18+4reb+2ast, J.Miller 14+2reb+1ast, R.Dogrusoz 10+1reb+1ast, M.Ufuk Kacar 9+2reb+2ast, N.Pastal 4+2reb+1ast
Akhisar Bld: D.Morrow 17+11reb+1ast, M.Eken 15+6reb+3ast, C.Terzioglu 13+7reb+1ast, G.Esmer 10+3reb+1ast, T.Nelson 9+5reb+3ast, E.Ozpulat 7+8reb+2ast
gschID: 199567


Final Genclik - Pertevniyal 76-75

A very interesting game took place in Bursa. It ended with only one-point defeat on the road of 15th ranked Pertevniyal (9-16) to thirteenth ranked Final Genclik (11-14) 76-75 on Wednesday evening. Pertevniyal was ahead by 8 points after three quarters before a 26-17 charge of Final Genclik, which allowed them to win the game. 24 personal fouls committed by Pertevniyal helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American forward Marshall Moses (198-89, college: Oklahoma St.) nailed a double-double by scoring 20 points and 12 rebounds for the winning side and point guard Erdem Ilter (-90) accounted for 13 points. Final Genclik's coach Ali Ozbay used an eleven-player rotation in such tough game. American forward Anthony Brown (203-86, college: Oklahoma St., agency: KMG Sports Management) came up with a double-double by scoring 13 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists and naturalized FYR Macedonian Cedi Osman (195-95) added 22 points respectively for Pertevniyal in the defeat. Final Genclik moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with Istanbul B.B. Pertevniyal at the other side keeps the fifteenth position with 16 games lost. Final Genclik's next round opponent will be league's second-placed Yesilgiresun in Giresun and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Pertevniyal's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Istanbul Darussafaka.
Top scorers:
Final Genclik: M.Moses 20+12reb+2ast, M.Gucyetmez 14+4reb+2ast, E.Ilter 13+4reb+3ast, O.Sungur 8+6reb+1ast, S.Ozver 7+1reb, O.Tayfun Karabey 5+2reb+2ast
Pertevniyal: C.Osman 22+4reb+2ast, D.Reed 17+6reb+3ast, A.Brown 13+11reb+5ast, B.Can Yildizli 9+9reb, B.Altin 7+2reb+5ast, R.Tekin 4+1ast
gschID: 199566


Gelisim - Usak 61-68

Leader Usak delivered the eighteenth victory. This time they beat 11th ranked Gelisim (12-13) 68-61 in Izmir. The guests were tied after three quarters but managed to speed up in last quarter eventually winning the game. Gelisim was plagued by 27 personal fouls down the stretch. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Justin Carter (193-87, college: Creighton, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) who helped to win the game recording 14 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. His fellow American import forward Eric Buckner (208-90, college: Georgia St., agency: David Lee services) contributed with 16 points for the winners. Usak's coach Ozan Bulkaz allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American guard Michael Porrini (187-89, college: Kent St.) answered with 11 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists and power forward Melih Kapucu (204-90) added 13 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Gelisim. Four Gelisim players scored in double figures. Usak maintains first place with 18-7 record, which they share with Yesilgiresun. Gelisim lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the eleventh position with 13 games lost. Usak will play against Istanbul B.B. (#12) at home in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Gelisim will play against Istanbulspor and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Usak: E.Buckner 16+4reb+2ast, J.Carter 14+7reb+4ast, S.Kavut 10+1reb+3ast, M.Erol 8+3reb, M.Emre Boztepe 6, E.Yetim 4+6reb+3ast
Gelisim: M.Kapucu 13+6reb, O.Onver 13+3ast, M.Porrini 11+6reb+5ast, J.Dearman 10+3reb+1ast, B.Erol 7+5reb+2ast, S.Ergin 5+4reb+1ast
gschID: 199565


  




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