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Superleague Standings
 1. Dinamo Tbilisi 25-3 
 2. Kutaisi 20-8 
 3. Cactus Tbilisi 14-14 
 4. Rustavi 13-15 
 5. Sokhumi 11-17 
 6. Olimpi 10-18 
 7. Mgzavrebi 10-18 
 8. Batumi 9-19 
A League Standings
 1. DELTA 12-3 
 2. Hyundai-TSU 11-4 
 3. Arena-76 8-7 
 4. BC Titebi 8-7 
 5. Tskaltubo 5-10 
 6. SEU Tbilisi 1-14 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Kaheem RANSOM
  Avg: 17.9
 1. Ransom, Mgzavrebi17.9 
 2. Allen, Mgzavrebi17.6 
 3. Lathan, Sokhumi17.4 
 4. Tsintsadze, Kutaisi17.4 
 5. Rogava, Olimpi16.0 
 6. Shemosiuk, Batumi16.0 
 7. Jintcharadze, Bat.16.0 
 8. Burnette, Olimpi15.5 
 9. Berishvili, Dinamo T.15.2 
 10. Florveus, Cactus T.14.9 
Rebounds Per Game
  Cactus T.
  Avg: 12.8
 1. Florveus, Cactus T.12.8 
 2. Pelcher, Batumi10.9 
 3. Burnette, Olimpi9.4 
 4. Atuashvili, Rustavi9.2 
 5. Spagnolo, Rustavi8.9 
 6. Bridgeman, Cactus T.8.5 
 7. Murphy, Mgzavrebi7.9 
 8. Bekauri, Kutaisi7.8 
 9. Tishchenko, Sokhu.7.4 
 10. Krivtsov, Batumi7.2 
Assists Per Game
  Avg: 7
 1. Tsintsadze, Kutaisi7.0 
 2. Lee, Rustavi5.6 
 3. Vaughn, Dinamo T.4.9 
 4. Mikeladze, Olimpi4.8 
 5. Lezhava, Batumi4.6 
 6. Chikviladze, Cactus T.4.3 
 7. Rogava, Olimpi4.3 
 8. Pkhakadze, Mgzav.4.0 
 9. Woodson, Sokhumi4.0 
 10. Ransom, Mgzavrebi3.9 
Steals Per Game
 Corey ALLEN
  Avg: 3.1
 1. Allen, Mgzavrebi3.1 
 2. Burnette, Olimpi2.3 
 3. Tsintsadze, Kutaisi2.1 
 4. Pkhakadze, Mgzav.2.1 
 5. Rogava, Olimpi1.9 
 6. Lathan, Sokhumi1.8 
 7. Ransom, Mgzavrebi1.6 
 8. Baqradze, Olimpi1.6 
 9. Vaughn, Dinamo T.1.5 
 10. Chikviladze, Cactus T.1.5 
Blocks Per Game
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Bekauri, Kutaisi1.8 
 2. Florveus, Cactus T.1.7 
 3. Bridgeman, Cactus T.1.4 
 4. Atuashvili, Rustavi1.4 
 5. Jgerenaia, Sokhumi1.2 
 6. Tubak, Kutaisi1.2 
 7. Pelcher, Batumi1.2 
 8. Krivtsov, Batumi1.1 
 9. Rychlyuk, Sokhumi1.1 
 10. Maravic, Dinamo T.1.0 

Manuchar Markoishvili selected the top Georgian playing abroad in last week's games - Apr 3, 2013

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We bring you last week's top performances from Georgians who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.

Manuchar Markoishvili
Manuchar Markoishvili
   #1. This week's number one is an international small forward Manuchar Markoishvili (196-86, currently plays in Turkey). He led Galatasaray to a victory over the fifth-ranked Karsiyaka (18-6) crushing them 94-73 in the Turkish TBL last Saturday. Markoishvili was MVP of the game. He scored 19 points. Galatasaray Medical Park Istanbul (21-3) is placed first in the TBL. It was his team's 11th consecutive victory in a row. Markoishvili has relatively good stats this season: 10.3ppg, 2FGP: 51.7%, 3FGP: 52.4%(11-21). He is currently a member of the Georgian senior national team.

Jacob Pullen
Jacob Pullen
   #2. Second place goes to an international point guard Jacob Pullen (185-89, college: Kansas St., currently plays in Italy), who plays in the Italian SerieA. Pullen could not help Oknoplast BO (8-16) in their last game. Despite his very good performance Oknoplast BO lost 91-101 on the road to the one of league's weakest teams (#15) VL_Pesaro. Pullen was the top scorer with 34 points. He also added 3 steals in 35 minutes; quite an impressive performance considering it's only Pullen's second season in pro basketball. Pullen has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 20.7ppg, 2.3rpg, 1.7apg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 58.3%(14-24), 3FGP: 47.1%(8-17) and FT: 62.5% in the three games he played so far. Pullen is a naturalized American. He is in the roster of the Georgian senior national team. Strangely Pullen has never played in Georgia.

Viktor Sanikidze
Viktor Sanikidze
   #3. The Georgian player who performed third best last week abroad was an international small forward Viktor Sanikidze (203-86, currently plays in Euroleague). Sanikidze was not able to help Montepaschi Siena (12-11) in their game against Regal FC Barcelona (21-2) in the Euroleague. He recorded 8 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 18 minutes. The fourth-placed Montepaschi Siena lost 69-77 in Barcelona to the leading Regal FC in the group F of Euroleague. It was Montepaschi Siena's fourth consecutive loss in a row. Sanikidze's team will play only one more game in the Euroleague Top 16. And that game will be critical. This year Sanikidze's overall stats are: 5.7ppg, 5.2rpg, 2FGP: 52.3%, 3FGP: 21.7% and FT: 57.5% in the 23 games. He is also a member of the Georgian senior national team.

Giorgi Shermadini
Giorgi Shermadini
   #4. Center Giorgi Shermadini (216-89, currently plays in Euroleague) managed to help Olympiacos S.F.P. Pireus to win against the seventh-ranked Fenerbahce Ulker (7-16) 78-73 in the Euroleague on Friday night. Shermadini recorded only 4 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. Olympiacos S.F.P. Pireus (16-7) is placed third in group F. His team will play only one more game in the Euroleague Top 16. And now that game is very crucial. Shermadini's total stats this season are: 5.7ppg and 3.7rpg. He is also Georgian national team player.

Nikoloz Tskitishvili
Nikoloz Tskitishvili
   #5. Former international power forward Nikoloz Tskitishvili (212-83, agency: Regeneracom Sports, currently plays in Lebanon), who plays in the Lebanese Division A was not able to secure a victory for one of league's weakest teams Champville (16-9) in their last game. Despite Tskitishvili's good performance Champville was crushed 110-84 in Beirut by the second-ranked Sagesse. He had a double-double by scoring 13 points and getting 11 rebounds in 38 minutes. The Second Stage already ended. It's Tskitishvili's first season with the team. Tskitishvili is currently fourth on the list of best rebounders and also on the list of best blockers (second place). He has very impressive stats this year: 18.3ppg, 11.4rpg, 2.1apg and 1.9bpg in the 19 games. Tskitishvili used to play for the Georgian national team two years ago.

Georgi Tsintsadze
Georgi Tsintsadze
   #6. Point guard Georgi Tsintsadze (192-86, currently plays in Ukraine) couldn't help Budivelnyk (28-11) in their game against BC Donetsk (23-16) in the Ukrainian Superleague. He scored 6 points and added 3 passes. The league leader Budivelnyk was defeated 80-69 in Donetsk by the lower-ranked BC Donetsk (#6). Tsintsadze's team will play only one more game in the Regular Season. And now that game is quite important. Tsintsadze's total stats this season are: 8.1ppg, 2.9rpg, 3.9apg and 1.4spg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Georgian National Team roster.

Corey Fisher
Corey Fisher
   #7. International point guard Corey Fisher (186-88, college: Villanova, currently plays in Spain) couldn't help FIATC Joventut (13-14) in their game against CAI Zaragoza (15-12) in the Spanish ACB. Fisher scored 9 points in 25 minutes. But FIATC Joventut lost 59-71 at home to the higher-ranked (#7) CAI Zaragoza. Fisher is ranked eighth on the list of the top scorers in the league with 14.0ppg. This year his other stats are: 2.3rpg and 2.7apg in the 25 games. Fisher is a naturalized American. Despite he played previously for the USA university national team, Fisher is currently in the Georgian national team roster. Apparently he has never played in Georgia.

Tornike Shengelia
Tornike Shengelia
   #8. Power forward Tornike Shengelia (203-91, currently plays in NBA) couldn't help the Brooklyn Nets (42-31) in their game against the Denver Nuggets (50-24) in the NBA. Shengelia cannot count Friday's game as one of the best ones. He recorded only 1 points. The Brooklyn Nets were crushed 109-87 in Denver by the Nuggets. This season Shengelia averages just 1.1ppg. He plays currently for the Georgian national team.

Nika Metreveli
Nika Metreveli
   #9. International power forward Nika Metreveli (211-91, agency: Interperformances, currently plays in Italy) contributed to an easy victory against the fourth-ranked Agrigento (16-13) 67-52 in the Italian Nazionale A (third division) last Wednesday. Metreveli recorded 10 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 26 minutes. Paffoni Omegna (14-14) is placed ninth in the Nazionale A. They ended the series of four consecutive loses. This year Metreveli has relatively solid stats: 12.6ppg, 7.0rpg and 1.1spg in the 11 games. He is also in the roster of the Georgian national team.

Georges Mdivani
Georges Mdivani
   #10. Center Georges Mdivani (204-85, agency: Promotex, currently plays in France) contributed to Rueil's victory against the closely-ranked Angers BC 49 (10-15) 98-90 in the French NM1 (third division) on Tuesday night. Mdivani scored 8 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Rueil Athletic Club (14-13) is placed ninth in the NM1. There are only four games left until the end of the Regular Season. Mdivani's total stats this season are: 7.4ppg and 5.9rpg. He is a former international player as eight years ago he still played for the Georgian senior national team.

The list of other players, who all have Georgian passport but never been selected to any of Georgian national teams:

   #1. Will Thomas (203-PF-86, currently plays in Turkey) was the major contributor in Karsiyaka's victory against the closely-ranked Banvit BK (20-4) 73-65 in the Turkish TBL in Wednesday night's game. He scored 20 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 30 minutes. Pinar Karsiyaka SK Izmir (18-6) is placed fifth in the TBL. It's Thomas' first season with the team. Thomas has relatively good stats this year: 12.2ppg, 5.1rpg and 1.3apg in the 23 games he played so far. He is a naturalized American. Thomas used to play for Army Sport Klub Tbilisi in Georgian league.

   #2. Quinton Hosley (201-F/G-84, college: Fresno St., currently plays in Poland) contributed to a Stelmet ZG's victory against the leader PGE Turow (19-9) 78-73 in the Polish TBL in Saturday night's game. He scored 8 points, grabbed 10 boards, passed 4 assists and added 4 steals. It was the game of the round between two top 3 ranked teams in group Places 1-6. Stelmet Zielona Gora (18-10) is placed third. There are only four games left until the end of the Second Stage. So now every game will be critical. Hosley is currently fifth on the list of top scorers and also on the list of most steals (first place). He has very reliable stats this season: 14.9ppg, 5.7rpg, 2.7apg and 2.4spg. Hosley is a naturalized American. Apparently he has never played in Georgia.

   #3. Giga Janelidze (199-F-95, currently plays in Italy) managed to help Assigeco Casalpusterlengo in a victory against the 14th-ranked Mirandola (12-17) crushing them 72-49 in the Italian Nazionale A (third division) in Wednesday night's game. Janelidze recorded only 3 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 4 minutes on the court. Assigeco Casalpusterlengo (15-13) is placed fifth in the Nazionale A. This year Janelidze averages just 0.6ppg in the 11 games.   

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