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BSL Standings
 1. Fenerbahce 12-2 
 2. Anadolu Efes 12-2 
 3. Besiktas 11-3 
 4. Banvit BK 10-4 
 5. Darussafaka 10-4 
 6. Pinar Karsiyaka 8-6 
 7. Galatasaray 8-6 
 8. Yesilgiresun 7-7 
 9. Tofas 6-8 
 10. Demir IBB 6-8 
 11. Istanbul BBSK 6-8 
 12. Trabzonspor 5-9 
 13. Gaziantep 5-9 
 14. Usak 4-10 
 15. Best Balikesir 2-12 
 16. TED Kolejliler 0-14 
Full Standings
Last:1/8/2017
TBL Standings
 1. Sakarya BSB 16-2 
 2. Eskisehir Basket 15-3 
 3. Acibadem 13-5 
 4. Socar Petkim 13-5 
 5. Afyon 13-5 
 6. Istanbulspor 12-6 
 7. Bursaspor 12-6 
 8. Samsun 11-7 
 9. Turk Telekom 9-9 
 10. Bandirma Kir. 8-10 
 11. Akhisar Bld 8-10 
 12. Pertevniyal 6-12 
 13. Gelisim 6-12 
 14. Yalova Bld 5-13 
 15. Final Genclik 5-13 
 16. Duzce Bld. 4-14 
 17. Mamak DSI 4-14 
 18. Mugla Orman 2-16 
Full Standings
Last:1/15/2017
TB2L Standings
Group A
 1. Antalya BSB 10-0 
 2. Artvin 7-3 
 3. FMV Isik 7-3 
 4. Boluspor 6-4 
 5. Tofas Gelisim 6-4 
 6. Inegol 4-6 
 7. Pinar Kars. 4-6 
 8. Adanaspor 3-7 
 9. Melikgazi 2-8 
 10. Maliye Milli 1-9 
Group B
 1. Karesi Spor 9-1 
 2. Orman Genclik 8-2 
 3. Kepez Bld 7-3 
 4. Aydin BSB 6-4 
 5. Mersin BSB 6-4 
 6. Cankiri 4-6 
 7. Izmir BSB 3-7 
 8. Yesilyurt 3-7 
 9. Bilecik 2-8 
 10. TED Istanbul 2-8 
Last:1/11/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1 CSKA 13-4 
 2 Real Madrid 12-5 
 3 Olympiacos 12-5 
 4 Baskonia 11-6 
 5 Panathinaikos 10-7 
 6 Fenerbahce 10-7 
 7 Darussafaka 9-8 
 8 Crvena Zvezda 9-8 
 9 Anadolu Efes 8-9 
 10 Brose Bask. 7-10 
 11 Unics 7-10 
 12 FC Barcelona 7-10 
 13 Maccabi T-A 6-11 
 14 Zalgiris 6-11 
 15 Galatasaray 5-12 
 16 EA7 Armani 4-13 
Last:1/13/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 11-1 
 2 Banvit BK 9-3 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 8-4 
 4 Aris 8-4 
 5 Fraport SKY 5-7 
 6 Ironi Nahariya 4-8 
 7 Helios 2-10 
 8 Bakken 1-11 
Group B
 1 Le Mans 9-3 
 2 Umana VE 8-4 
 3 Pinar Karsiyaka 7-5 
 4 Kataja Basket 6-6 
 5 Avtodor 5-7 
 6 Oradea 5-7 
 7 Maccabi Rishon 5-7 
 8 Khimik 3-9 
Group C
 1 ASVEL 9-3 
 2 EWE Baskets 8-4 
 3 Neptunas 8-4 
 4 Ventspils 7-5 
 5 PAOK 6-6 
 6 Usak 4-8 
 7 Openjobmetis V. 3-9 
 8 Rosa Radom 3-9 
Group D
 1 Iberostar Tener. 10-2 
 2 Scandone AV 8-4 
 3 Strasbourg 7-5 
 4 Juventus 7-5 
 5 Cibona 5-7 
 6 Mega Leks 4-8 
 7 Oostende 4-8 
 8 Mornar Bar 3-9 
Group E
 1 Besiktas 10-2 
 2 Partizan 8-4 
 3 Ludwigsburg 8-4 
 4 AEK Athens 7-5 
 5 Banco di Srd 5-7 
 6 Spirou 4-8 
 7 Stelmet ZG 4-8 
 8 Szolnok 2-10 
Last:1/16/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group K
 1 Chalon 4-0 
 2 Gaziantep 3-1 
 3 Sodertalje 1-3 
 4 Targu Mures 0-4 
Group L
 1 Antwerp 3-1 
 2 Demir IBB 3-1 
 3 Gravelines 1-3 
 4 Prievidza 1-3 
Group M
 1 Telekom Bsk 3-1 
 2 Vytautas 3-1 
 3 Oberwart 1-3 
 4 Apoel 1-3 
Group N
 1 Kormend 3-1 
 2 Nanterre 3-1 
 3 Tsmoki-Minsk 1-3 
 4 Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-3 
Group O
 1 Alba 3-1 
 2 UBT Cluj Napoca 2-2 
 3 Pau-Lacq-Orthez 2-2 
 4 BK Pardubice 1-3 
Group P
 1 Enisey 3-1 
 2 Lukoil Acad. 3-1 
 3 Groningen 2-2 
 4 Benfica 0-4 
Stage One Standings
Last:1/12/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Jordan THEODORE
  Banvit BK
  (182-PG-89)
  Avg: 19.8
 1. Theodore, Banvit BK19.8 
 2. Shorter, TED K.19.7 
 3. Ledo, Yesilgiresun18.9 
 4. Hayes, Demir IBB18.2 
 5. Jefferson, Gazia.17.6 
 6. Summers, Pinar K.16.4 
 7. Stimac, Besiktas16.1 
 8. Denmon, Gaziantep16.1 
 9. Armand, Is.15.7 
 10. Green, Best Balikesir15.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Leon WILLIAMS
  Best B.
  (203-C/F-86)
  Avg: 9.9
 1. Williams, Best B.9.9 
 2. Stimac, Besiktas9.3 
 3. Thomas, TED K.8.7 
 4. Jefferson, Gazia.8.2 
 5. Monroe, Usak8.0 
 6. Wright, Trabzons.7.8 
 7. Moerman, Darussaf.7.4 
 8. Gill, Yesilgiresun7.1 
 9. Ivanov, Gaziantep7.0 
 10. Caloiaro, Demir I.7.0 
Assists Per Game
 Mike GREEN
  Best Balikesir
  (185-PG-85)
  Avg: 8.3
 1. Green, Best Balikesir8.3 
 2. Heurtel, Anadolu .7.6 
 3. Theodore, Banvit BK7.2 
 4. Lyons, Usak6.9 
 5. Granger, Anadolu .6.1 
 6. Ermis, Tofas5.4 
 7. Guler, Galatasaray5.4 
 8. Calloway, Istanbu.5.2 
 9. Armstead, Yesilgir.5.2 
Steals Per Game
 Mike GREEN
  Pinar K.
  (185-PG-85)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Green, Pinar K.2.5 
 2. Hummer, TED K.2.1 
 3. Guler, Galatasaray1.9 
 4. Shorter, TED K.1.9 
 5. Eldridge, Demir I.1.9 
 6. Chappell, Banvit BK1.9 
 7. Granger, Anadolu .1.9 
 8. Heurtel, Anadolu .1.8 
 9. Wright, Trabzons.1.7 
 10. Ledo, Yesilgiresun1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Bryant DUNSTON
  Anadolu .
  (203-C-86)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Dunston, Anadolu .1.7 
 2. Zizic, Darussafaka1.5 
 3. Udoh, Fenerbahce1.4 
 4. Kadji, Trabzonspor1.4 
 5. Kairys, Usak1.3 
 6. Kosut, Yesilgiresun0.9 
 7. Thomas, TED K.0.9 
 8. Pleiss, Galatasaray0.9 
 9. Tyus, Galatasaray0.9 
 10. Wright, Trabzons.0.9 
Player of the Week

 Marcus Denmon
  Gaziantep
  (191-G-84)
  

 Anthony Tucker
  Final Genclik
  (193-G-)
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 15 (Regular Season)

Demir IBB 64% Jan.21 Galatasaray
Best Balikes Jan.21 Darussafaka 82%
Tofas 58% Jan.21 Pinar Karsiy
Banvit BK 65% Jan.21 Yesilgiresun
Gaziantep 60% Jan.21 Istanbul BB
Trabzonspor 71% Jan.21 Usak
Fenerbahce 98% Jan.21 TED Kolejli
Besiktas 64% Jan.21 Anadolu Efes
Next Round Schedule

Round 19 (Regular Season)

Yalova Bld Jan.22 Final Gencli 56%
Pertevniyal Jan.21 Istanbulspor 67%
Mugla Orman Jan.21 Samsun 86%
Turk Telekom 64% Jan.21 Gelisim
Socar Petkim 89% Jan.21 Mamak DSI
Eskisehir Bs 54% Jan.21 Sakarya BSB
Duzce Bld. Jan.21 Akhisar Bld 65%
Bursaspor Jan.21 Afyon 53%
Acibadem 73% Jan.20 Bandirma Kir
Next Round Schedule

Round 18 (Regular Season)

Darussafaka 58% Jan.20 Unics
EA7 Armani Jan.20 Galatasaray 58%
Olympiacos 62% Jan.20 Baskonia
Zalgiris Jan.20 Real Madrid 80%
FC Barcelona Jan.19 Anadolu Efes 58%
Fenerbahce 56% Jan.19 Panathinaiko
Maccabi T-A Jan.19 Crvena Zvezd 58%
CSKA 68% Jan.19 Brose Bask.
Next Round Schedule

Round 13 (Regular Season)

Group A
CEZ Nymburk Jan.17 Monaco 53%
Banvit BK 81% Jan.17 Helios
Aris 60% Jan.17 Fraport SKY
Ironi Nahari 81% Jan.17 Bakken
Group B
Avtodor Jan.18 Umana VE 52%
Macc.Rishon Jan.18 Le Mans 68%
Pinar Karsiy 70% Jan.18 Khimik
Oradea 55% Jan.18 Kataja Bsk
Group C
PAOK Jan.18 EWE Baskets 57%
Neptunas Jan.18 Ventspils 54%
Openjobmetis 55% Jan.18 Usak
ASVEL 90% Jan.17 Rosa Radom
Group D
Iberostar Te 66% Jan.18 Scandone AV
Juventus 73% Jan.18 Mornar Bar
Strasbourg Jan.18 Cibona 54%
Oostende Jan.17 Mega Leks 56%
Group E
Stelmet ZG 57% Jan.18 Spirou
Partizan 69% Jan.18 AEK Athens
Szolnok Jan.17 Besiktas 86%
Ludwigsburg 67% Jan.17 Banco di Srd
Next Round Schedule

Round 5 (Second Stage)

Group K
Gaziantep 95% Jan.18 Targu Mures
Chalon 91% Jan.18 Sodertalje
Group L
Demir IBB 88% Jan.18 Prievidza
Gravelines Jan.18 Antwerp 80%
Group M
Vytautas 78% Jan.18 Apoel
Telekom Bsk 85% Jan.18 Oberwart
Group N
Tsmoki-Minsk Jan.18 Kormend 85%
Nanterre 86% Jan.18 Bnei Hertzel
Group O
BK Pardubice Jan.18 Alba 75%
Pau-Lacq-Ort 52% Jan.18 UBT Cluj Na
Group P
Lukoil Acad 52% Jan.18 Enisey
Groningen 93% Jan.17 Benfica
TBL Round 21: Change at the top of the standings - Mar 11, 2013


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The fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with change at the leadership position and favorites losing the games.

TBL round 21 caused change at the leadership position. Third defeat of league's leader Fenerbahce Ulker (18-3) against eleventh ranked Tofas (8-13) 81-73 was the most important game of the last round. It ended at the same time the six-game winning streak of Fenerbahce Ulker. Fenerbahce Ulker trailed by 23 points after 3 quarters before a 31-16 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 73-81 at the end of the game. Tofas dominated on the defensive end, holding Fenerbahce Ulker to just 7 points in third quarter. 28 personal fouls committed by Fenerbahce Ulker helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for Croatian power forward Tomislav Ruzic (207-79) who led his team to a victory with 19 points. The former international guard Can Altintig (195-87) contributed with 15 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. American-FYR Macedonian point guard Bo McCalebb (178-85, college: New Orleans) answered with 21 points for Fenerbahce Ulker. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Tofas moved-up to eighth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Fenerbahce Ulker at the other side dropped to the second position with three games lost. They share it with Galatasaray. They were replaced at the leadership position by Banvit BK. Fenerbahce Ulker will play next round against Turk Telekom trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Tofas will try to continue on its current victory against eleventh ranked Gaziantep on the road.
TBL top team - Banvit BK (19-2) managed to deliver another win. This time they beat sixth ranked Besiktas (12-9) in Istanbul 67-56. Dominican-American guard Sammy Mejia (198-83, college: De Paul) stepped up and scored 14 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners and Charles Davis chipped in 20 points and 5 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). The best for the losing side was Bosnian-Croatian forward Damir Markota (209-85) with 8 points and 7 rebounds. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Banvit BK have an impressive series of twelve victories in a row. They maintain first place with 19-2 record. Besiktas lost third consecutive game. Defending champion keeps the sixth position with nine games lost. Banvit BK will play against Karsiyaka (#5) at home in the next round. Besiktas will play against Hacettepe in Ankara and hopes to get back on the winning track.
The game in Ankara was also quite interesting. Third ranked Galatasaray (18-3) played at the court of 7th ranked TED Kolejliler (11-10). Galatasaray managed to secure a 8-point victory 94-86 on Saturday. Ender Arslan nailed 25 points and 4 assists (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) for the winning side. Vanja Plisnic came up with 25 points and 7 rebounds (went 9 for 9 at the free throw line !!!) for TED Kolejliler in the defeat. The victory was the eighth consecutive win for Galatasaray. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Fener.Ulker. Newly promoted TED Kolejliler keeps the seventh position with ten games lost. Galatasaray will meet Mersin (#12) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. TED Kolejliler will play against Antalya (#15) and hope to secure a win.
Worth to mention about the upset in a game between Karsiyaka (16-5) and Gaziantep (8-13), which took place in Karsiyaka. Higher ranked Karsiyaka lost at home to eleventh ranked Gaziantep 57-66. The best player for the winners was Dylan Page who scored 19 points and 9 rebounds. Karsiyaka's coach Ufuk Sarica rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. The victory was the third consecutive win for Gaziantep. They moved-up to eighth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Karsiyaka at the other side keeps the fifth position with five games lost. Gaziantep's next round opponent will be Tofas (#10) in Bursa. Karsiyaka will play on the road against the league's leader Banvit BK (#1) where they are definitely not considered as a favorite in this game either.
The game between ninth ranked Erdemir (8-13) and 15th ranked Antalya (4-17) in Erdemir on Saturday ended with biggest points difference. Erdemir outscored guests from Antalya 77-50. It was a good game for Jure Balazic who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 12 rebounds. Erdemir moved-up to eighth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Antalya lost their third game in a row. They keep the fifteenth position with 17 games lost. Erdemir will face Aliaga (#8) on the road in the next round. Antalya will play against TED Kolejliler (#7) in Ankara.

There were no big surprises in other games of round 21: Turk Telekom was beaten by Anadolu Efes on the road 74-69. Mersin destroyed Hacettepe on its own court 89-69. Aliaga managed to outperform Olin Edirne in a road game 72-67.



Besiktas - Banvit BK 56-67

TBL top team - Banvit BK (19-2) managed to deliver another win. This time they beat sixth ranked Besiktas (12-9) in Istanbul 67-56. The guests were tied after three quarters but managed to speed up in last quarter eventually winning the game. Dominican-American guard Sammy Mejia (198-83, college: De Paul) stepped up and scored 14 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners and American-Azerbaijani center Charles Davis (205-84, college: Alabama) chipped in 20 points and 5 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). The best for the losing side was Bosnian-Croatian forward Damir Markota (209-85) with 8 points and 7 rebounds and American guard Patrick Christopher (196-88, college: California, agency: 1x1 Sports) scored 12 points and 5 rebounds. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Banvit BK have an impressive series of twelve victories in a row. They maintain first place with 19-2 record. Besiktas lost third consecutive game. Defending champion keeps the sixth position with nine games lost. Banvit BK will play against Karsiyaka (#5) at home in the next round. Besiktas will play against Hacettepe in Ankara and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Besiktas: P.Christopher 12+5reb+1ast, S.Cetin 11+2reb+2ast, D.Markota 8+7reb+3ast, G.Vidmar 8+7reb, R.Minard 4+2reb, C.Ozer 4+2reb
Banvit BK: C.Davis 20+5reb, S.Mejia 14+9reb+5ast, E.Veyseloglu 10+2reb, K.Simmons 9+5reb, K.Bajramovic 5+4reb+2ast, S.Erdogan 4+4ast
gschID: 199056


Tofas - Fener.Ulker 81-73

TBL round 21 caused change at the leadership position. Third defeat of league's leader Fenerbahce Ulker (18-3) against eleventh ranked Tofas (8-13) 81-73 was the most important game of the last round. It ended at the same time the six-game winning streak of Fenerbahce Ulker. Fenerbahce Ulker trailed by 23 points after 3 quarters before a 31-16 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 73-81 at the end of the game. Tofas dominated on the defensive end, holding Fenerbahce Ulker to just 7 points in third quarter. 28 personal fouls committed by Fenerbahce Ulker helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for Croatian power forward Tomislav Ruzic (207-79) who led his team to a victory with 19 points. The former international guard Can Altintig (195-87) contributed with 15 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Four Tofas players scored in double figures. American-FYR Macedonian point guard Bo McCalebb (178-85, college: New Orleans) answered with 21 points and Australian center David Andersen (212-80) added 18 points in the effort for Fenerbahce Ulker. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Tofas moved-up to eighth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Fenerbahce Ulker at the other side dropped to the second position with three games lost. They share it with Galatasaray. They were replaced at the leadership position by Banvit BK. Fenerbahce Ulker will play next round against Turk Telekom trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Tofas will try to continue on its current victory against eleventh ranked Gaziantep on the road.
Top scorers:
Fener.Ulker: B.McCalebb 21+2reb+2ast, D.Andersen 18+3reb, O.Savas 10+5reb, R.Sato 8+5reb+5ast, O.Onan 8+5reb+1ast, E.Preldzic 4+1reb+3ast
Tofas: T.Ruzic 19+4reb+1ast, C.Altintig 15+6reb+2ast, C.Elonu 15+7reb, K.Sipahi 10+1reb+6ast, I.Koc 9+3reb, J.Heytvelt 7+2reb+1ast
gschID: 199054


Anadolu Efes - Turk Telekom 74-69

No shocking result in a game when fourth ranked Anadolu Efes (17-4) beat 12th ranked Turk Telekom (6-15) in Istanbul 74-69 on Saturday. However just five-point win is not that big difference and the fans of host team counted on more convincing victory. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 24-17. But Turk Telekom won second period 14-13. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Anadolu Efes won last quarter 22-18. It was a good game for American Jamon Lukas Gordon (191-84, college: Virginia Tech) who led his team to a victory with 16 points and 7 rebounds. His fellow American import point guard Jordan Farmar (188-86, college: UCLA) contributed with 14 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. Anadolu Efes' coach Oktay Mahmudi used entire bench in such tough game. Croatian power forward Drago Pasalic (208-84) answered with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 11 rebounds and American point guard Dee Brown (185-84, college: Illinois, agency: Priority Sports) added 15 points and 4 assists in the effort for Turk Telekom. The victory was the third consecutive win for Anadolu Efes. They maintain fourth place with 17-4 record. Loser Turk Telekom keeps the twelfth position with 15 games lost. Anadolu Efes will face Olin Edirne (#14) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Turk Telekom will play against the league's second-placed Fenerbahce Ulker in Istanbul.
Top scorers:
Turk Telekom: D.Pasalic 18+11reb+1ast, D.Brown 15+3reb+4ast, L.Williams 8+2reb+1ast, M.Zupan 7+4reb+3ast, C.Altay 7+4reb+2ast, A.Saruhan 6+2reb+1ast
Anadolu Efes: J.Lukas Gordon 16+7reb+3ast, J.Farmar 14+5reb+3ast, K.Gonlum 12+6reb+1ast, K.Tunceri 9+1reb+2ast, S.Erden 5+5reb+2ast, J.Shipp 5+2reb+1ast
gschID: 199058


Karsiyaka - Gaziantep 57-66

Worth to mention about the upset in a game between Karsiyaka (16-5) and Gaziantep (8-13), which took place in Karsiyaka. Higher ranked Karsiyaka lost at home to eleventh ranked Gaziantep 57-66. The guests were already 14 points ahead at halftime and as many as 19 after three quarters before a 25-15 last quarter charge of Karsiyaka cut the lead to 66-57 at the end of the game. The best player for the winners was American forward Dylan Page (204-82, college: Wisc.-Milwaukee) who scored 19 points and 9 rebounds. The former international power forward Mutlu Akpinar (203-83) chipped in 17 points and 6 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was American-Georgian Will Thomas (203-86, agency: Two Points) who recorded 19 points and 8 rebounds and the former international forward Umit Sonkol (206-82) added 13 points and 6 rebounds respectively. Karsiyaka's coach Ufuk Sarica rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. The victory was the third consecutive win for Gaziantep. They moved-up to eighth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Karsiyaka at the other side keeps the fifth position with five games lost. Gaziantep's next round opponent will be Tofas (#10) in Bursa. Karsiyaka will play on the road against the league's leader Banvit BK (#1) where they are definitely not considered as a favorite in this game either.
Top scorers:
Karsiyaka: W.Thomas 19+8reb+2ast, U.Sonkol 13+6reb+1ast, C.Mutaf 9+4reb+3ast, A.Aminu 6+4reb+1ast, C.Topaloglu 4, S.Senturk 2+3reb+3ast
Gaziantep: D.Page 19+9reb+2ast, M.Akpinar 17+6reb+1ast, A.Collins 13+6reb+2ast, C.Ercan 8+7reb+1ast, Y.Cankaya 6+2reb+3ast, I.Swann 3+5reb+3ast
gschID: 199057


Erdemir - Antalya 77-50

The game between ninth ranked Erdemir (8-13) and 15th ranked Antalya (4-17) in Erdemir on Saturday ended with biggest points difference. Erdemir outscored guests from Antalya 77-50. The game was mostly controlled by Erdemir. Antalya was better in second period 17-14. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Antalya 51-31 including a 39-21 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a good game for Slovenian forward Jure Balazic (204-80) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 12 rebounds. American guard Gerrod Henderson (192-78, college: Louisiana Tech) contributed with a double-double by scoring 10 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. Five Erdemir players scored in double figures. American forward Rodney Carney (201-84, college: Memphis) answered with 19 points and 8 rebounds and center Eren Beyaz (208-85) added 12 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists in the effort for Antalya. Erdemir moved-up to eighth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Antalya lost their third game in a row. They keep the fifteenth position with 17 games lost. Erdemir will face Aliaga (#8) on the road in the next round. Antalya will play against TED Kolejliler (#7) in Ankara.
Top scorers:
Antalya: R.Carney 19+8reb, E.Beyaz 12+10reb+4ast, R.Lewis 11+3reb+4ast, R.Oz 3+2reb, R.Rizvanoglu 3+3reb+2ast, V.Pastal 2+1reb
Erdemir: J.Balazic 15+12reb+1ast, M.Mahmutoglu 13+3reb+2ast, S.Marshall 12+4reb+6ast, C.Ozcan 11+3reb+3ast, E.Bayav 10+10reb, G.Henderson 10+10reb+6ast
gschID: 199055


TED Kolejliler - Galatasaray 86-94

The game in Ankara was also quite interesting. Third ranked Galatasaray (18-3) played at the court of 7th ranked TED Kolejliler (11-10). Galatasaray managed to secure a 8-point victory 94-86 on Saturday. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 24-20. But TED Kolejliler won second period 27-24. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Galatasaray made 16-of-18 free shots (88.9 percent) during the game. International point guard Ender Arslan (190-83) nailed 25 points and 4 assists (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) for the winning side and American swingman Jamont Gordon (193-87, college: Mississippi St.) accounted for 17 points. Serbian power forward Vanja Plisnic (207-80, agency: Beo Basket) came up with 25 points and 7 rebounds (went 9 for 9 at the free throw line !!!) and American point guard Ben Woodside (180-85, college: N.Dakota St., agency: Priority Sports) added 14 points and 8 assists respectively for TED Kolejliler in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. The victory was the eighth consecutive win for Galatasaray. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Fener.Ulker. Newly promoted TED Kolejliler keeps the seventh position with ten games lost. Galatasaray will meet Mersin (#12) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. TED Kolejliler will play against Antalya (#15) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
TED Kolejliler: V.Plisnic 25+7reb+1ast, J.Stanojevic 16+4reb+4ast, N.Yucel 14+8reb, B.Woodside 14+3reb+8ast, E.Bibo 7+1reb+1ast, R.Murat Kaya 6+1reb+1ast
Galatasaray: E.Arslan 25+1reb+4ast, J.Gordon 17+1reb+1ast, C.Arroyo 11+3reb+1ast, M.Markoishvili 11+4ast, B.Ndong 9+5reb, F.Aldemir 8+9reb+1ast
gschID: 199052


Mersin - Hacettepe 89-69

Rather expected game when 16th ranked Hacettepe (4-17) was smashed by thirteenth ranked Mersin (6-15) in Akdeniz 89-69 on Saturday. The game was mostly controlled by Mersin. Hacettepe was better in fourth quarter 24-21. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Mersin looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. It was a good game for American guard J.P. Prince (201-87, college: Tennessee) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 18 points, 14 rebounds and 4 assists (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field). His fellow American import guard Alex Scales (192-78, college: Oregon) contributed with 19 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Five Mersin players scored in double figures. American forward Ricardo Marsh (207-81, college: ODU) answered with 15 points and 9 rebounds and power forward Ali Isik (206-90) added 9 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for Hacettepe. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Mersin moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with Turk Telekom. Loser Hacettepe stay at the bottom position with 17 games lost. Mersin will face higher ranked Galatasaray (#3) in Istanbul in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Hacettepe will play at home against Besiktas (#6) in Istanbul.
Top scorers:
Hacettepe: R.Marsh 15+9reb+1ast, H.Besok 11+4reb, A.Isik 9+9reb, P.Kaya 8+3reb+3ast, M.Baygul 8+5reb, A.Grundy 8+5reb+4ast
Mersin: A.Scales 19+6reb, J.Prince 18+14reb+4ast, D.Holston 14+4reb+4ast, A.Karadeniz 14+9reb+1ast, W.Solomon 10+1reb+7ast, A.Erol 6+2reb+2ast
gschID: 199051


Olin Edirne - Aliaga 67-72

Very predictable result when eighth ranked Aliaga (8-13) won against on the road 14th ranked Olin Edirne (5-16) 72-67 on Saturday. It was a good game for American center Torin Francis (210-83, college: Notre Dame) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 17 rebounds. His fellow American import swingman Preston Shumpert (198-79, college: Syracuse) contributed with 26 points and 5 rebounds (went 12 for 12 at the free throw line !!!) for the winners. Belarusian center Artsiom Parakhouski (210-87, college: Radford) answered with a double-double by scoring 14 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) and Bulgarian Filip Videnov (196-80, college: W.Kentucky, agency: Alti Sport) added 15 points and 5 assists in the effort for Olin Edirne. Four Olin Edirne players scored in double figures. Aliaga maintains eighth place with 8-13 record, which they share with 3 other teams. Loser Olin Edirne keeps the fourteenth position with 16 games lost. Aliaga will face Erdemir (#9) at home in the next round. Olin Edirne will play against Anadolu Efes (#4) in Istanbul.
Top scorers:
Olin Edirne: F.Videnov 15+3reb+5ast, B.Yarangume 14+5reb+1ast, A.Parakhouski 14+10reb+5ast, C.Tapoutos 10+4reb, M.Yagmur 7+4reb+3ast, Y.Sonsirma 3+1reb
Aliaga: P.Shumpert 26+5reb, T.Francis 15+17reb, L.Chalmers 10+1reb+2ast, A.Ali Erdogan 9+3reb+5ast, E.Goerkem 6+1reb, M.Arnold 4+5reb
gschID: 199053


  




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