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 3. Fenerbahce 2-0 
 4. Galatasaray 2-0 
 5. Hatay 2-0 
 6. Yakin Dogu BGD 2-0 
 7. Cukurova 1-1 
 8. Adana ASKI 0-1 
 9. OGM Orman 0-1 
 10. Besiktas 0-2 
 11. Bornova 0-2 
 12. Botas 0-2 
 13. Istanbul Univ. 0-2 
 14. Mersin BSB 0-2 
Full Standings
Last:10/15/2017
TKBL Standings
 1. Bodrum 2-0 
 2. Cankaya 2-0 
 3. Izmit 2-0 
 4. Mersin MBK 2-0 
 5. Osmaniye 2-0 
 6. Urla BLD 2-0 
 7. Edremit 1-1 
 8. Bursa BSB 1-1 
 9. Edirne 1-1 
 10. Fenerbahce G. 1-1 
 11. Istanbulgucu 1-1 
 12. Elazig 1-1 
 13. Bayrakli 0-2 
 14. Ferko Ilgaz 0-2 
 15. Mersin Gelisim 0-2 
 16. Mersin Univ. 0-2 
 17. Orduspor 0-2 
 18. Yalova Vip 0-2 
Full Standings
Last:10/17/2017
Euroleague Standings
Group A
 1 Dynamo K. 2-0 
 2 Sopron Basket 2-0 
 3 Galatasaray 1-1 
 4 Villeneuve 1-1 
 5 USK Praha 1-1 
 6 Bourges 1-1 
 7 Castors Braine 0-2 
 8 CCC Polkowice 0-2 
Group B
 1 Avenida 2-0 
 2 Yakin Dogu BGD 2-0 
 3 Familia Schio 1-1 
 4 UMMC 1-1 
 5 Nadezhda O. 1-1 
 6 Fenerbahce 1-1 
 7 Lattes Montp. 0-2 
 8 Wisla Krakow 0-2 
Last:10/19/2017
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1 Olympiacos 2-0 
 2 TTT Riga 2-0 
 3 Besiktas 0-2 
 4 Gorzow Wlkp. 0-2 
Group B
 1 Mersin BSB 2-0 
 2 Good Angels 1-1 
 3 Enisey 1-1 
 4 MBK Ruzomb. 0-2 
Group C
 1 Udominate 2-0 
 2 Artego Bydg. 1-1 
 3 MBA 1-1 
 4 Sparta&K MR 0-2 
Group D
 1 Hatay 2-0 
 2 Piestanske C. 1-1 
 3 Energa Torun 1-1 
 4 Sf.Gheorghe 0-2 
Group E
 1 Sleza Wroclaw 2-0 
 2 Basket Gdynia 1-1 
 3 Istanbul Univ. 1-1 
 4 Abdullah Gul 0-2 
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 1 Flammes 2-0 
 2 Keltern 1-1 
 3 Miskolc 1-1 
 4 PEAC-Pecs 0-2 
Group G
 1 Girona 2-0 
 2 Landes 1-1 
 3 Cegledi EKK 1-1 
 4 Gernika 0-2 
Group H
 1 Ragusa 2-0 
 2 Atomeromu 1-1 
 3 GDESSA 1-1 
 4 Nymburk 0-2 
Group I
 1 Venezia 2-0 
 2 Fribourg 1-1 
 3 Wasserburg 1-1 
 4 KP Brno 0-2 
Group J
 1 Belfius Namur 2-0 
 2 Hainaut 1-1 
 3 UNI Gyor 1-1 
 4 Nantes 0-2 
Last:10/19/2017
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 1 Piestanske C. 3-0 
 2 Good Angels 3-0 
 3 Lulea Basket 3-0 
 4 TTT Riga 3-0 
 5 Tsmoki-Minsk 2-1 
 6 Al Riyadi 2-1 
 7 Bornova 2-1 
 8 Udominate 2-1 
 9 Sirenos 1-2 
 10 Liepajas Pap. 1-2 
 11 Canik Belediye 1-2 
 12 Kibirkstis 1-2 
 13 Astana Tigers 0-3 
 14 Dynamo M. 0-3 
 15 Gorizont 0-3 
 16 Royal Eagles 0-3 
Last:10/7/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Alina IAGUPOVA
  Cukurova
  (186-G/F-92)
  Avg: 27.5
 1. Iagupova, Cukurova27.5 
 2. Deshields, Cukurova24.5 
 3. Ivegin, Bornova24.0 
 4. Dubljevic, Galatasa.24.0 
 5. Thomas, OGM Orman23.0 
 6. Quigley, Galatasaray23.0 
 7. Petronyte, Galatasa.22.0 
 8. Vaughn, Fenerbahce21.5 
 9. Perovanovic, Besik.21.0 
 10. Warley, Canik B.17.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Courtney PARIS
  Hatay
  (191-C-87)
  Avg: 18.5
 1. Paris, Hatay18.5 
 2. Stokes, Botas14.5 
 3. Warley, Canik B.13.5 
 4. Thomas, Mersin BSB12.5 
 5. Larkins, Cukurova12.5 
 6. Snow, Adana A.10.0 
 7. Dubljevic, Galatasa.10.0 
 8. Mosby, Besiktas9.5 
 9. Nevlin, Botas9.0 
 10. Ivankovic, OGM O.9.0 
Assists Per Game
 Nilay KARTALTEPE
  Abdullah.
  (172-PG-79)
  Avg: 9.5
 1. Kartaltepe, Abdullah.9.5 
 2. Wheeler, Besiktas7.0 
 3. Yalcin, Mersin BSB6.0 
 4. Fontenette, Bornova6.0 
 5. Vandersloot, Yakin D.5.0 
 6. Alben, Galatasaray4.5 
 7. Larkins, Cukurova4.5 
 8. Vanloo, Istanbul.4.5 
 9. Iagupova, Cukurova4.0 
 10. Talay, Cukurova4.0 
Steals Per Game
 Olivia EPOUPA
  Galatasaray
  (165-PG-94)
  Avg: 4.5
 1. Epoupa, Galatasaray4.5 
 2. Vandersloot, Yakin D.3.5 
 3. Marginean, Abdullah.3.0 
 4. Thomas, OGM Orman3.0 
 5. Ibekwe, Istanbul.3.0 
 6. Vanloo, Istanbul.3.0 
 7. Cadjo, Mersin BSB3.0 
 8. Fontenette, Bornova2.5 
 9. Iagupova, Cukurova2.5 
 10. Yalcin, Mersin BSB2.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Gamze TAKMAZ
  Adana A.
  (180-F-91)
  Avg: 3
 1. Takmaz, Adana A.3.0 
 2. Tolo, Abdullah Gul3.0 
 3. Stokes, Botas2.0 
 4. Snow, Adana A.2.0 
 5. Thomas, Mersin BSB2.0 
 6. Snytsina, Hatay1.0 
 7. White, Canik Belediye1.0 
 8. Sinan, Adana A.1.0 
 9. Iagupova, Cukurova1.0 
 10. Bakircioglu, Adana A.1.0 

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Mersin Gelis 57% Oct.22 Orduspor
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Elazig 93% Oct.21 Yalova Vip
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Bourges 55% Oct.25 Galatasaray
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Piestanske C 94% Oct.25 Sf.Gheorghe
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Abdullah Gul Oct.25 Bsk Gdynia 90%
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PEAC-Pecs Oct.25 Flammes 98%
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TKBL Round 32: Ormanspor defeat Cankaya in the closest game of the week - Mar 20, 2017


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The games are now more important than at the beginning of the Regular Season. We may still expect few shocking results in upcoming 6 rounds.

The most exciting game of round 32 in the TKBL took place in Ankara. This derby game ended with only one-point home defeat of 4th ranked Cankaya (23-8) to second ranked Ormanspor (26-6) 63-62 on Saturday evening. Ormanspor forced 20 Cankaya turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of point guard Serife Onar (167-96) who helped to win the game recording 12 points and 6 assists and Nigerian-American center Aisha Mohammed (191-85, college: Virginia) who added 6 points and 8 rebounds during the contest. Ormanspor's coach Furkan Saglik used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. American-Azerbaijani center Marcedes-Marie Walker (191-86, college: Pittsburgh) responded with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 12 rebounds. Ormanspor maintains second position with 26-6 record having five points less than leader Bornova, which they share with Edremit. Cankaya at the other side keeps the fourth place with eight games lost. They share the position with Bodrum. Ormanspor is looking forward to face Mersin Uni (#6) at home in the next round. Cankaya will play against Mersin Kurtulus and is hoping to prove to their fans that this time they can win.
TKBL top team - Bornova (30-3) added another victory to their record. This time they beat fifteenth ranked Edirne (11-21) 61-56. The winners were led by the former international guard Esra Sencebe (173-81) who scored that evening 19 points and 7 assists and Shae Kelley supported her with 8 points, 17 rebounds and 4 assists. Even a double-double of 24 points and 14 rebounds by American forward Arhonda Covington (185-85, college: Louisville) did not help to save the game for Edirne. Bornova have an impressive eight-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 30-3 record. Edirne lost third consecutive game. They keep the fifteenth place with 21 games lost. Bornova will play against Yalova Vip (#16) at home in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Edirne will play against Anadolu Univ. in Eskisehir and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Bottom-ranked 55 Genclik (0-32) is still winless. This time they could not use their home court advantage losing their 32th consecutive match to eleventh ranked TED Ankara (17-15) 67-44 on Saturday evening. The best player for the winners was Ozel Ladin who had a double-double by scoring 21 points and 12 rebounds. Zekiye Bank produced 8 points, 11 rebounds and 6 assists for the hosts. 55 Genclik's coach gave up on the game allowing to play eleven players seeing no chance for a win. TED Ankara have an impressive six-game winning streak. They moved-up to tenth place. Loser 55 Genclik still closes the standings. TED Ankara will meet at home higher ranked Bodrum (#5) in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. 55 Genclik will play against Mersin Gelisim (#9) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Sixteenth-ranked Yalova Vip (10-22) gave a tough game to seventh ranked Izmit (21-11). The visitors from Izmit managed to secure only one-point victory 56-55. However their fans expected much easier game. Whitney Jones saved the victory by scoring 14 points and 7 rebounds. Izmit's coach allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. Newly promoted Izmit maintains seventh position with 21-11 record. Yalova Vip lost seventh consecutive game. They keep the sixteenth place with 22 games lost. Izmit's next round opponent will be Nevsehir Uni (#18) at home which should be an easy win for them. Yalova Vip will play against the league's leader Bornova and will have a slim chance for a victory.
18th ranked Nevsehir Uni (5-27) was outscored at home by thirteenth ranked Orduspor (15-17) with the biggest margin this round 91-60 on Saturday night. Worth to mention a quality performance of Yanique Gordon who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 24 points and 11 rebounds (on 10-of-12 shooting from the field). Orduspor's coach felt very confident using 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Orduspor have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with Urla BLD. Nevsehir Uni lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the eighteenth position with 27 games lost. Orduspor will face Urla BLD (#13) in Izmir in the next round. Nevsehir Uni will play on the road against Izmit (#7) and hope to win that game.

There were no shocking results in the other games in round 32: Ferko Ilgaz lost to Bodrum on the opponent's court 63-69. Urla BLD unfortunately lost to Mersin Gelisim in a home game 56-67. Mersin Kurtulus was rolled over Elazig on the road 51-70. Edremit defeated Istanbulgucu on its own court 71-54. Anadolu Univ. was smashed by Mersin Univ. in a road game 61-36.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 13 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists by Nihan Anaz of Bodrum.

Bodrum - Ferko Ilgaz 69-63

Very expected game in Mugla where 11th ranked Ferko Ilgaz (16-16) was defeated by sixth ranked Bodrum (23-8) 69-63 on Sunday. However just six-point win is not that big difference and the fans of host team counted on more convincing victory. Bodrum made 19-of-24 free shots (79.2 percent) during the game. Bodrum outrebounded Ferko Ilgaz 47-27 including a 35-21 advantage in defensive rebounds. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international swingman Nihan Anaz (172-79, agency: 1x1 Sports) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 13 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists and American guard Shay Selby (175-90, college: Duke) who added 20 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists during the contest. Four Bodrum players scored in double figures. Bodrum's coach used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American center Merissa Quick (190-93, college: Emporia St.) responded with 14 points and 8 rebounds and guard Melek Yusufoglu (168-94) scored 10 points and 6 assists. Bodrum moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Cankaya. Loser Ferko Ilgaz keeps the eleventh position with 16 games lost. Bodrum will face TED Ankara (#10) on the road in the next round where they are favorite. Ferko Ilgaz will play against Edremit and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Bodrum: S.Selby 20+7reb+4ast, N.Anaz 13+12reb+7ast, B.Onbasi 11+6reb+3ast, M.Bilge 11+9reb+2ast, G.Turkoglu 6+9reb+1ast, D.Dedeoglu 5+2reb+2ast
Ferko Ilgaz: M.Quick 14+8reb+1ast, M.Yusufoglu 10+4reb+6ast, N.Ozkan 10+2reb, B.Altunbey 9+5reb+2ast, B.Nehir 9+3reb+2ast, D.Celik 8+2reb+2ast
gschID: 532053


Urla BLD - Mersin Gelisim 56-67

Rather predictable result in Izmir where ninth ranked Mersin Gelisim (18-14) defeated 12th ranked Urla BLD (15-17) 67-56 on Sunday. Worth to mention a great performance of American center Nadia Parker (191-87, college: USC) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 21 points and 17 rebounds and Ilknur Yildizhan (186-96) who added 15 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists during the contest. Parker is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Ukrainian center Olena Staschuk (192-85) responded with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 16 rebounds and forward Ayse Akinci (175-82) scored 14 points. Mersin Gelisim have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain ninth position with 18-14 record. Loser Urla BLD keeps the twelfth place with 17 games lost. Mersin Gelisim will face bottom-ranked 55 Genclik (#20) in Samsun in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Urla BLD will play on the road against Orduspor (#12) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Mersin Gelisim: N.Parker 21+17reb+3ast, I.Yildizhan 15+7reb+7ast, F.Bayraktar 13+8reb+5ast, S.Kutun 9+3reb+3ast, F.Bayram 5+3reb+1ast, B.Cinar 2+1reb+1ast
Urla BLD: O.Staschuk 19+16reb+1ast, A.Akinci 14+3reb+3ast, S.Guclu-Aydin 12+2reb, M.Araz 4+2reb+2ast, G.Kumandanoglu 4+6ast, C.Karsavran 3+1reb+3ast
gschID: 532052


Edirne - Bornova 56-61

TKBL top team - Bornova (30-3) added another victory to their record. This time they beat fifteenth ranked Edirne (11-21) 61-56. Bornova players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. The winners were led by the former international guard Esra Sencebe (173-81) who scored that evening 19 points and 7 assists and American forward Shae Kelley (185-91, college: Minnesota) supported her with 8 points, 17 rebounds and 4 assists. Even a double-double of 24 points and 14 rebounds by American forward Arhonda Covington (185-85, college: Louisville) did not help to save the game for Edirne. Guard Munevver Basak (168-86) added 12 points and 5 rebounds for the hosts. Bornova have an impressive eight-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 30-3 record. Edirne lost third consecutive game. They keep the fifteenth place with 21 games lost. Bornova will play against Yalova Vip (#16) at home in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Edirne will play against Anadolu Univ. in Eskisehir and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Bornova: E.Sencebe 19+3reb+7ast, I.Daricioglu 10+2reb+3ast, N.Guler 10+5reb+3ast, S.Kelley 8+17reb+4ast, G.Duman 6+5reb+2ast, B.Yapar 4+3reb+1ast
Edirne: A.Covington 24+14reb+1ast, M.Basak 12+5reb+3ast, M.Usal 10+2reb+2ast, C.Incel 6+1reb+5ast, B.Toker 4+5reb, G.Gul 0+6reb+2ast
gschID: 532051


Cankaya - Ormanspor 62-63

The most exciting game of round 32 in the TKBL took place in Ankara. This derby game ended with only one-point home defeat of 4th ranked Cankaya (23-8) to second ranked Ormanspor (26-6) 63-62 on Saturday evening. Ormanspor forced 20 Cankaya turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of point guard Serife Onar (167-96) who helped to win the game recording 12 points and 6 assists and Nigerian-American center Aisha Mohammed (191-85, college: Virginia) who added 6 points and 8 rebounds during the contest. Ormanspor's coach Furkan Saglik used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. American-Azerbaijani center Marcedes-Marie Walker (191-86, college: Pittsburgh) responded with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 12 rebounds and Hande Celebi (-90) scored 17 points and 5 rebounds. Four Cankaya players scored in double figures. Ormanspor maintains second position with 26-6 record having five points less than leader Bornova, which they share with Edremit. Cankaya at the other side keeps the fourth place with eight games lost. They share the position with Bodrum. Ormanspor is looking forward to face Mersin Uni (#6) at home in the next round. Cankaya will play against Mersin Kurtulus and is hoping to prove to their fans that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
Ormanspor: S.Onar 12+4reb+6ast, N.Demirkol 11+1reb+1ast, P.Kuccuk 10+2ast, D.Gezgin 9+2reb+3ast, A.Sevinc 8+5reb+1ast, A.Mohammed 6+8reb+1ast
Cankaya: H.Celebi 17+5reb, M.Gultekin 12+2reb+4ast, M.Marie Walker 12+12reb+1ast, I.Dumlu 10+1reb+3ast, Y.Koc 9+7reb, G.Celebi 2+3reb+1ast
gschID: 532050


Yalova Vip - Izmit 55-56

Sixteenth-ranked Yalova Vip (10-22) gave a tough game to seventh ranked Izmit (21-11). The visitors from Izmit managed to secure only one-point victory 56-55. However their fans expected much easier game. Izmit forced 20 Yalova Vip turnovers. American center Whitney Jones (183-87, college: Arkansas, agency: LBM Management) saved the victory by scoring 14 points and 7 rebounds. Guard Oya Salter (170-76) contributed with 12 points and 4 assists for the winners. Izmit's coach allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. Serbian power forward Bojana Vulic (191-84, agency: Promotex) replied with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 12 rebounds and forward Ebru Torun (-87) added 13 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Yalova Vip. Newly promoted Izmit maintains seventh position with 21-11 record. Yalova Vip lost seventh consecutive game. They keep the sixteenth place with 22 games lost. Izmit's next round opponent will be Nevsehir Uni (#18) at home which should be an easy win for them. Yalova Vip will play against the league's leader Bornova and will have a slim chance for a victory.
Top scorers:
Izmit: W.Jones 14+7reb+3ast, D.Dogan 13+1reb+1ast, O.Salter 12+4reb+4ast, S.Gizdem 7+1reb+2ast, J.Demirer 6+6reb, S.Turkmen 2+1reb
Yalova Vip: B.Vulic 17+12reb+1ast, E.Torun 13+6reb+2ast, N.Aydogan 12+3reb+1ast, S.Kum 5+2reb+4ast, B.Yillar 5+7reb+3ast, I.Beris 3+3reb+2ast
gschID: 532049


Nevsehir HBVU - Orduspor 60-91

18th ranked Nevsehir Uni (5-27) was outscored at home by thirteenth ranked Orduspor (15-17) with the biggest margin this round 91-60 on Saturday night. Orduspor dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to Nevsehir Uni's 30. They outrebounded Nevsehir Uni 41-26 including a 35-22 advantage in defensive rebounds. Orduspor looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. Worth to mention a quality performance of Jamaican-American power forward Yanique Gordon (193-91, college: Cent.Florida) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 24 points and 11 rebounds (on 10-of-12 shooting from the field) and Sumeyya Ozcan who added 15 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists during the contest. Four Orduspor players scored in double figures. Orduspor's coach felt very confident using 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Bahar Gokceri (-86) responded with 17 points and 5 rebounds and Melis Eren (-93) scored 15 points and 4 assists. Orduspor have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with Urla BLD. Nevsehir Uni lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the eighteenth position with 27 games lost. Orduspor will face Urla BLD (#13) in Izmir in the next round. Nevsehir Uni will play on the road against Izmit (#7) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Orduspor: Y.Gordon 24+11reb+3ast, D.Comba 22+6reb+3ast, S.Ozcan 15+8reb+9ast, E.Akar 10+7reb+5ast, S.Ozcelik 8+6reb+3ast, T.Kaya 8+1reb
Nevsehir HBVU: B.Gokceri 17+5reb+3ast, M.Eren 15+4reb+4ast, T.Okumus 12+3reb+2ast, P.Turan 6+3reb+1ast, N.Ozbinar 6+4reb+1ast, G.Albayrak 2+1reb
gschID: 532048


Elazig - Mersin Kurtulus 70-51

Not a big story in a game when 17th ranked Mersin Kurtulus (8-25) was rolled over on the road by eighth ranked Elazig (20-12) 70-51 on Saturday. Elazig outrebounded Mersin Kurtulus 49-34 including a 34-21 advantage in defensive rebounds. Worth to mention a great performance of American power forward Sharon Houston (191-88, college: IU Northwest, agency: Gamble Sports Management) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 24 points and 22 rebounds and Esen Ozdemir (-89) who added 7 points and 12 assists during the contest. Elazig's coach used entire bench and allowed the starting five to rest. American forward Corinne Costa (193, college: UCLA) responded with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 15 rebounds and Hatice Uredi (-93) scored 12 points and 5 rebounds. They have a solid three-game winning streak. Elazig maintains eighth position with 20-12 record. Mersin Kurtulus lost third consecutive game. They keep the seventeenth place with 25 games lost. Elazig will face Istanbulgucu (#14) on the road in the next round where they are favorite. Mersin Kurtulus will play against Cankaya and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Elazig: S.Houston 24+22reb+2ast, M.Ince 12+4reb, B.Kocaoglu 11+3reb, E.Ozdemir 7+3reb+12ast, B.Yuksel 6+7reb+1ast, S.Cidal 6+4reb+1ast
Mersin Kurtulus: C.Costa 16+15reb+1ast, H.Uredi 12+5reb+1ast, C.Yetis 8+1reb+2ast, E.Agar 7+3reb+3ast, D.Ekiz 6+4reb+5ast, S.Ozturk 2+6reb+3ast
gschID: 532047


Edremit - Istanbulgucu 71-54

Everything went according to plan in Balikesir where third ranked Edremit (26-6) beat 14th ranked Istanbulgucu (12-20) 71-54 on Saturday. Edremit forced 24 Istanbulgucu turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international Saynur Tozlu (189-86) who helped to win the game recording 9 points and 18 rebounds and American guard Danaejah Grant (175-94, college: St.John's) who added 15 points and 5 rebounds during the contest. Four Edremit players scored in double figures. American center Molly Schlemer (196-92, college: Cal Poly - SLO) responded with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 13 rebounds and point guard Ilayda Tokmak (170-93) scored 5 points and 5 rebounds. Istanbulgucu's coach rotated ten players seeing no chance for a win. Edremit have an impressive seven-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Ormanspor. Loser Istanbulgucu keeps the fourteenth position with 20 games lost. Edremit will face Ferko Ilgaz (#11) in Kastamonu in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Istanbulgucu will play at home against Elazig and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Edremit: D.Grant 15+5reb+1ast, B.Pehlivan 12+5reb, A.Darinc 12+2reb+2ast, L.Bouthors 10+2reb+1ast, S.Tozlu 9+18reb+2ast, D.Topdemir 5+2reb+1ast
Istanbulgucu: M.Schlemer 20+13reb+1ast, S.Tuncluer 7+1reb, I.Kikiler 7+1reb+1ast, B.Kutlu 6+6reb, I.Tokmak 5+5reb+3ast, G.Dulegoz 5+4reb+2ast
gschID: 532046


55 Genclik - TED Ankara 44-67

Bottom-ranked 55 Genclik (0-32) is still winless. This time they could not use their home court advantage losing their 32th consecutive match to eleventh ranked TED Ankara (17-15) 67-44 on Saturday evening. TED Ankara held 55 Genclik to an opponent 19.7 percent shooting from the field compared to 32.5 percent accuracy of the winners. They outrebounded 55 Genclik 59-45 including 21 on the offensive glass. The best player for the winners was Ozel Ladin who had a double-double by scoring 21 points and 12 rebounds. Izel Solmaz (186-97) chipped in a double-double by scoring 13 points and 18 rebounds. Zekiye Bank produced 8 points, 11 rebounds and 6 assists and Ecrin Kose (-97) added 11 points and 7 rebounds respectively for the hosts. 55 Genclik's coach gave up on the game allowing to play eleven players seeing no chance for a win. TED Ankara have an impressive six-game winning streak. They moved-up to tenth place. Loser 55 Genclik still closes the standings. TED Ankara will meet at home higher ranked Bodrum (#5) in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. 55 Genclik will play against Mersin Gelisim (#9) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
TED Ankara: O.Ladin 21+12reb+1ast, Z.Koral 15+7reb+2ast, I.Solmaz 13+18reb+3ast, D.Yaya 5+1reb+4ast, M.Alkis 4+4reb+3ast, B.Ilba 4+8reb
55 Genclik: G.Durmus 13+4reb, E.Kose 11+7reb+2ast, Z.Bank 8+11reb+6ast, E.Mengenecioglu 5+2reb, E.Ceren Atak 4+3reb+3ast, S.Parlak 2+5reb
gschID: 532045


Mersin Univ. - Anadolu Univ. 61-36

There was no surprise when 19th ranked Anadolu Univ. (1-31) was outplayed on the road by sixth ranked Mersin Uni (23-9) 61-36 on Friday. Mersin Uni held Anadolu Univ. to an opponent 22.4 percent shooting from the field compared to 40.3 percent accuracy of the winners. Mersin Uni looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. Worth to mention a great performance of American center Sasha Goodlett (195-90, college: Georgia Tech) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 13 points and 13 rebounds and forward Pinar Caliskan (173-93) who added 12 points and 5 assists during the contest. Coach 's team controlled all game and the coach could let to play 10 players and allowed the starting five to rest. American center Marie Malone (189-89, college: Hofstra) responded with a double-double by scoring 14 points and 11 rebounds and Elif Anac (-94) scored 1 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists and 6 steals. Mersin Uni maintains sixth position with 23-9 record. Anadolu Univ. lost fourteenth consecutive game. They keep the nineteenth place with 31 games lost. Mersin Uni will face league's second-placed Ormanspor in Ankara in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Anadolu Univ. will play at home against Edirne (#15) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Mersin Univ.: S.Goodlett 13+13reb+3ast, P.Caliskan 12+1reb+5ast, Z.Sahin 10+3reb+2ast, B.Gulec 8+5reb+1ast, I.Masa 8+6reb+1ast, N.Yalcindag 6+1reb+1ast
Anadolu Univ.: M.Malone 14+11reb+2ast, H.Tugce Tari 7+3reb+1ast, O.Bilgin 5+6reb+1ast, O.Sirma 4+2reb+2ast, D.Baltaci 3+1reb, K.Olcay 2+2reb
gschID: 532044


  




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