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Superleague Standings
 1. Budivelnyk 25-2 
 2. Khimik 22-5 
 3. Dnipro 21-6 
 4. Cherkasy 15-12 
 5. Bipa Basket 14-13 
 6. Zaporizhya 13-14 
 7. Mykolaiv 11-16 
 8. Kremen 7-20 
 9. VolinBasket 4-23 
 10. Avantazh-Polit. 3-24 
withdrew
 1. Kryvbas 16-6 
Last:3/20/2017
Higher League Stage Two Standings
Places 1-8
 1. Hoverla 22-6 
 2. Khimik-2 17-11 
 3. Politekhn.Lvov 17-11 
 4. Krivbas-2 16-12 
 5. Zolotoi Vek 15-13 
 6. Azovmash 10-18 
 7. BC-93 RSzVSM 9-19 
 8. Niko-Basket 6-22 
Places 9-14
 1. Dnipro-2 17-3 
 2. Ternopil-TNEU 16-4 
 3. SumDU 11-9 
 4. Ch.Mavpy 2 7-13 
 5. KPZO DYUSH 5-15 
 6. Kremen-2 4-16 
Stage One Standings
Last:5/8/2017
1 League Standings
 1. Zaporizhya-2 14-2 
 2. Avto Plaza Herson 11-5 
 3. Dinamo-Bipa 11-5 
 4. Kramatorsk 2-14 
 5. SDYUSHOR-5 2-14 
Last:4/13/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Banco di Srd 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. EWE Baskets 0-0 
 4. Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5. Monaco 0-0 
 6. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
Group B
 1. Chalon 0-0 
 2. Gaziantep 0-0 
 3. Iberostar Tener. 0-0 
 4. Neptunas 0-0 
 5. PAOK 0-0 
 6. Ventspils 0-0 
Group C
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Banvit BK 0-0 
 3. Bayreuth 0-0 
 4. Strasbourg 0-0 
 5. Umana VE 0-0 
 6. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
Group D
 1. Aris 0-0 
 2. Besiktas 0-0 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Scandone AV 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Last:7/12/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Maks Adam KONATE
  Zaporizhya
  (202-PF-91)
  Avg: 18.7
 1. Konate, Zaporizhya18.7 
 2. Smith, Khimik18.5 
 3. Kushnirov, Mykolaiv16.6 
 4. Tymofeyenko, Dni.15.8 
 5. Tyshchenko, Kremen15.4 
 6. Funderburk, Bipa B.15.4 
 7. Dugat, Budivelnyk14.7 
 8. Kozlov, Avantazh.14.6 
 9. Fields, Budivelnyk14.3 
 10. Rochnyak, Avantazh.14.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Maks Adam KONATE
  Zaporizhya
  (202-PF-91)
  Avg: 9.1
 1. Konate, Zaporizhya9.1 
 2. Kushnirov, Mykolaiv9.1 
 3. Stolicker, Avantazh.8.6 
 4. Tyshchenko, Kremen8.5 
 5. Tymofeyenko, Dni.8.0 
 6. Petrov, Khimik7.7 
 7. Love, Khimik7.7 
 8. Rochnyak, Avantazh.6.8 
 9. Zagreba, Dnipro6.8 
 10. Anikenko, Mykolaiv6.6 
Assists Per Game
 Klym ARTAMONOV
  Bipa B.
  (185-PG-93)
  Avg: 6.3
 1. Artamonov, Bipa B.6.3 
 2. Boyarkin, Cherkasy5.7 
 3. Tonchenko, Mykol.5.5 
 4. Fields, Budivelnyk5.1 
 5. Burenko, Zaporizhya4.9 
 6. Mishula, Dnipro4.9 
 7. Smith, Khimik4.5 
 8. Dugat, Budivelnyk4.3 
 9. Slipenchuk, Bipa B.4.0 
Steals Per Game
 Igor BOYARKIN
  Kryvbas
  (182-PG-95)
  Avg: 2
 1. Boyarkin, Kryvbas2.0 
 2. Gliebov, Kryvbas1.8 
 3. Burenko, Zaporizhya1.8 
 4. Woodson, Kremen1.8 
 5. Funderburk, Bipa B.1.8 
 6. Artamonov, Bipa B.1.7 
 7. Lipovtsev, Kryvbas1.7 
 8. Dugat, Budivelnyk1.7 
 9. Rybalko, Zaporizhya1.6 
 10. Popov, Kryvbas1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Mike BEST
  Avantazh.
  (208-F-93)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Best, Avantazh.1.5 
 2. Anikenko, Mykolaiv1.2 
 3. Kushnirov, Mykolaiv1.0 
 4. Stolicker, Avantazh.1.0 
 5. Chelovan, Bipa B.1.0 
 6. Konate, Zaporizhya0.9 
 7. Balashov, Bipa B.0.9 
 8. Stephens, Budiv.0.9 
 9. Popov, Kryvbas0.8 
 10. Onufriyev, Mykolaiv0.8 

Superleague Round 31: Dnipro beat Khimik in the most crucial game of the week - Mar 4, 2017


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Olexandr
Mishula
The Regular Season in Superleague is slowly approaching the end. But there may be still some important changes in the final standings in the last 3 rounds. Coincidentally all visitors won their games.

An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Yuzhny. Third ranked Dnipro faced their biggest opponent Khimik. Guests from Dnepropetrovsk (18-6) defeated host Khimik (19-5) 78-72. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Khimik won third quarter 23-18. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Dnipro won last quarter 17-13. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. International Olexandr Mishula (192-92) fired 20 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. The former international forward Stanislav Tymofeyenko (202-89, agency: Octagon Europe) chipped in 16 points and 6 rebounds. American center Jason Love (206-87, college: Xavier) produced 13 points and 9 rebounds for lost side. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Dnipro maintains third place with 18-6 record having six points less than leader Budivelnyk. Khimik lost third consecutive game. Defending champion keeps the second position with five games lost. Dnipro are looking forward to face Bipa Basket (#5) in Odessa in the next round. Khimik will play at home against Cherkasy and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Leader Budivelnyk delivered the twenty third victory. This time they crushed 10th ranked Avantazh-Polit. (3-21) 91-71 in Kharkiv. Worth to mention a great performance of American guard Brandon Fields (193-88, college: Nevada) who helped to win the game recording 23 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals. DJ Stephens contributed with 14 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. Budivelnyk's coach used entire bench and allowed the starting five to rest. Power forward Anton Rochnyak (205-91) answered with 21 points and 8 rebounds for Avantazh-Polit.Budivelnyk (23-2) have an impressive series of fifteen victories in a row. They maintain first place. Newly promoted Avantazh-Polit. keeps the tenth position with 21 games lost. Budivelnyk will play against Kremen (#8) in Kremenchuk in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Avantazh-Polit. will play at home against Cherkasy and hopes to get back on the winning track.
The game in Kremenchuk was also quite interesting. Fifth ranked Cherkasy (13-11) played at the court of 8th ranked Kremen (7-17). Cherkasy managed to secure a 6-point victory 83-77 on Friday. It was a great evening for Dmytro Tykhonov who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 22 points and 12 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field). Cherkasy's coach Maksym Mikhelson used an eleven-player rotation saving starting five for next games. At the losing side Bogdan Bayda responded with 22 points. The victory was the fourth consecutive win for Cherkasy. They moved-up to fourth place. Kremen at the other side keeps the eighth position with 17 games lost. Cherkasy will meet league's second-placed Khimik in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Kremen will play against the league's leader Budivelnyk (#1) and hope to secure a win.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Lutsk. Local VolinBasket (4-21) was outscored by seventh ranked Mykolaiv (11-14) 105-75. It was a quality performance for Vladyslav Tonchenko who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 22 points and 12 assists. VolinBasket's coach Dmitro Tchaikovski gave up on the game allowing to play ten players seeing no chance for a win. Mykolaiv maintains seventh place with 11-14 record. VolinBasket lost their fourth game in a row. They keep the ninth position with 21 games lost. Mykolaiv will have a break next round. VolinBasket will play again at home against Mykolaiv (#7) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

In the last game of round 31 Zaporizhya defeated Bipa Basket in Zaporozhye 81-75.
The best stats of 31th round was 23 points and 6 rebounds by Olexiy Onufriyev of Mykolaiv.

VolinBasket - Mykolaiv 75-105

The game with biggest result difference took place in Lutsk. Local VolinBasket (4-21) was outscored by seventh ranked Mykolaiv (11-14) 105-75. The game without a history. Mykolaiv led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. It was a quality performance for point guard Vladyslav Tonchenko (185-89) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 22 points and 12 assists. The former international forward Olexiy Onufriyev (202-82) accounted for 23 points and 6 rebounds for the winning side. Five Mykolaiv players scored in double figures. Guard Nikola Polyulyak (192-90, agency: AproK Sports Group) came up with 14 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists and guard Ivan Timoshuk (191-91, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) added 17 points respectively for VolinBasket in the defeat. VolinBasket's coach Dmitro Tchaikovski gave up on the game allowing to play ten players seeing no chance for a win. Mykolaiv maintains seventh place with 11-14 record. VolinBasket lost their fourth game in a row. They keep the ninth position with 21 games lost. Mykolaiv will have a break next round. VolinBasket will play again at home against Mykolaiv (#7) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
VolinBasket: M.Deyna 20+2reb, I.Timoshuk 17+4reb+2ast, N.Polyulyak 14+8reb+6ast, Y.Shkondya 8+3reb+2ast, E.Fedchuk 7+4reb+6ast, V.Motorchuk 4+5reb
Mykolaiv: O.Onufriyev 23+6reb+3ast, V.Tonchenko 22+2reb+12ast, A.Chemiakin 19+3reb+1ast, D.Ivanov 15+6reb+2ast, A.Shvets 13+4reb, A.Musiyenko 7+6reb+3ast
gschID: 538450


Avantazh-Polit. - Budivelnyk 71-91

Leader Budivelnyk delivered the twenty third victory. This time they crushed 10th ranked Avantazh-Polit. (3-21) 91-71 in Kharkiv. The game was mostly controlled by Budivelnyk. Avantazh-Polit. was better in third quarter 24-23. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Budivelnyk dominated down low during the game scoring 62 of its points in the paint compared to Avantazh-Polit.'s 42. Worth to mention a great performance of American guard Brandon Fields (193-88, college: Nevada) who helped to win the game recording 23 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals. His fellow American import swingman DJ Stephens (198-90, college: Memphis) contributed with 14 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. Four Budivelnyk players scored in double figures. Budivelnyk's coach used entire bench and allowed the starting five to rest. Power forward Anton Rochnyak (205-91) answered with 21 points and 8 rebounds and the former international swingman Timur Arabadzhy (192-81) added 13 points in the effort for Avantazh-Polit.Budivelnyk (23-2) have an impressive series of fifteen victories in a row. They maintain first place. Newly promoted Avantazh-Polit. keeps the tenth position with 21 games lost. Budivelnyk will play against Kremen (#8) in Kremenchuk in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Avantazh-Polit. will play at home against Cherkasy and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Avantazh-Polit.: A.Rochnyak 21+8reb+2ast, T.Arabadzhy 13+3reb+2ast, S.Kuznetsov 11+2reb+2ast, J.Stolicker 8+8reb+1ast, M.Best 7+1reb, R.Kozlov 7+2reb+2ast
Budivelnyk: B.Fields 23+8reb+6ast, D.Stephens 14+5reb, M.Anisimovas 11+3reb+3ast, P.Krutous 10+3reb+2ast, R.Otverchenko 9+7reb, S.Gorbenko 8+1reb
gschID: 530185


Bipa Basket - Zaporizhya 75-81

There was a minor upset in Odessa where 4th placed Bipa Basket (13-12) was defeated by sixth ranked Zaporizhya (11-13) 81-75. The guests were ahead by 1 point but lost the second period ending it with a 6-point deficit before their 16-10 run, which allowed them to win the game. Zaporizhya forced 25 Bipa Basket turnovers. Strangely Bipa Basket outrebounded Zaporizhya 47-33 including 32 on the defensive glass. 28 personal fouls committed by Bipa Basket helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was an exceptional evening for swingman Denis Noskov (202-90) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 11 rebounds. Forward Vitali Malchevskiy (203-87) accounted for 16 points and 5 rebounds for the winning side. Four Zaporizhya players scored in double figures. The former international point guard Klym Artamonov (185-93) came up with 17 points and 5 assists and center Anatoly Chelovan (208-91) added 12 points and 9 rebounds respectively for Bipa Basket in the defeat. Zaporizhya maintains sixth place with 11-13 record. Bipa Basket lost their third game in a row. They dropped to the fifth position with 12 games lost. Zaporizhya's next round opponent will be league's second-placed Khimik in Yuzhny and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Bipa Basket will play at home against Dnipro and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Bipa Basket: K.Artamonov 17+1reb+5ast, A.Chelovan 12+9reb, S.Popov 9+3reb+7ast, O.Kushnirov 9+5reb+2ast, K.Funderburk 8+10reb+3ast, M.Volchanov 8+12reb+1ast
Zaporizhya: Y.Kondrakov 16+1reb, V.Malchevskiy 16+5reb, D.Noskov 13+11reb+2ast, D.Lipovtsev 12+4reb+1ast, M.Terianik 8+2reb+3ast, A.Buts 6+3reb+2ast
gschID: 530184


Kremen - Cherkasy 77-83

The game in Kremenchuk was also quite interesting. Fifth ranked Cherkasy (13-11) played at the court of 8th ranked Kremen (7-17). Cherkasy managed to secure a 6-point victory 83-77 on Friday. The guests trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 3-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 83-77. Cherkasy dominated down low during the game scoring 62 of its points in the paint compared to Kremen's 34. They outrebounded Kremen 43-24 including a 29-16 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a great evening for power forward Dmytro Tykhonov (205-92) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 22 points and 12 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field). Naturalized Moldovan Andrii Kalnichenko (201-86) helped adding 14 points and 5 rebounds. Cherkasy's coach Maksym Mikhelson used an eleven-player rotation saving starting five for next games. At the losing side the former international guard Bogdan Bayda (193-89, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) responded with 22 points and forward Yaroslav Skrypets (195-91, agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) scored 12 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. The victory was the fourth consecutive win for Cherkasy. They moved-up to fourth place. Kremen at the other side keeps the eighth position with 17 games lost. Cherkasy will meet league's second-placed Khimik in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Kremen will play against the league's leader Budivelnyk (#1) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Kremen: B.Bayda 22+2reb+1ast, Y.Skrypets 12+8reb+4ast, Y.Kadygrob 9+3reb+1ast, A.Kozhemiakin 9+2ast, K.Luhovtsov 7, B.Yasinenko 7+6reb+1ast
Cherkasy: D.Tykhonov 22+12reb, A.Kalnichenko 14+5reb+2ast, O.Kobets 9+1reb, I.Chumakov 9+6reb, S.Davis 7+3reb+2ast, O.Kolchenko 7+1ast
gschID: 530186


Khimik - Dnipro 72-78

An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Yuzhny. Third ranked Dnipro faced their biggest opponent Khimik. Guests from Dnepropetrovsk (18-6) defeated host Khimik (19-5) 78-72. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Khimik won third quarter 23-18. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Dnipro won last quarter 17-13. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. International Olexandr Mishula (192-92) fired 20 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. The former international forward Stanislav Tymofeyenko (202-89, agency: Octagon Europe) chipped in 16 points and 6 rebounds. Four Dnipro players scored in double figures. American center Jason Love (206-87, college: Xavier) produced 13 points and 9 rebounds and the other American import point guard Jaime Smith (190-89, college: Al.-Huntsville) added 17 points and 5 assists (made all of his eight free throws) respectively for lost side. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Dnipro maintains third place with 18-6 record having six points less than leader Budivelnyk. Khimik lost third consecutive game. Defending champion keeps the second position with five games lost. Dnipro are looking forward to face Bipa Basket (#5) in Odessa in the next round. Khimik will play at home against Cherkasy and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Khimik: O.Ryabchuk 17+4reb+1ast, J.Smith 17+1reb+5ast, J.Love 13+9reb+2ast, V.Petrov 8+9reb+2ast, O.Prokopenko 8+1ast, O.Antypov 3+6reb+1ast
Dnipro: O.Mishula 20+6reb+4ast, S.Tymofeyenko 16+6reb+2ast, S.Zagreba 15+7reb+2ast, D.Glebov 12+2reb+5ast, M.Zakurdaev 5+7reb+3ast, A.Shundel 4
gschID: 530183


  




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