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 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 
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 5. Tskaltubo 5-10 
 6. SEU Tbilisi 1-14 
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Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Kaheem RANSOM
  Mgzavrebi
  (185-PG-)
  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
 John FLORVEUS
  Cactus T.
  (211-C-90)
  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
 Giorgi TSINTSADZE
  Kutaisi
  (192-PG-86)
  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
  Mgzavrebi
  (185-PG-92)
  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
 Beka BEKAURI
  Kutaisi
  (207-PF-91)
  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 

Superleague Round 19: Leader Olimpi loses to MIA - Mar 27, 2013


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

The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Olimpi (14-3) in Tbilisi on Wednesday night. Hosts were defeated by MIA (15-2) 70-63. It ended at the same time the six-game winning streak of Olimpi. It was a key game for the top position in the league as both teams had the same 14-2 record before this meeting. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Olimpi won third quarter 19-18. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when MIA won last quarter 21-16. American center Kirk Archibeque (205-84, college: Fort Lewis) fired a double-double by scoring 22 points and 11 rebounds for the winners. His fellow American import swingman Benjamin Raymond (198-87, college: Xavier, agency: KMG Sports Management) chipped in 24 points and 9 rebounds. Montenegrin center Stevan Milosevic (211-85, agency: Interperformances) produced a double-double by scoring 15 points and 19 rebounds for lost side. MIA have an impressive series of eight victories in a row. They keep a position of league leader. Olimpi at the other side dropped to the second place with three games lost. MIA are looking forward to face Kutaisi (#5) at home in the next round. Olimpi will play against Energy Invest in Rustavi and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Important game to mention about took place in Tbilisi. Seventh ranked Sokhumi (7-10) saved a 1-point derby victory at home edging 5th ranked Dinamo Tbilisi (10-7) 74-73 on Wednesday evening. Worth to mention a great performance of Serbian guard Bosko Stojakovic (196-84) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 20 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists. Grigol Shvangiradze contributed with 21 points for the winners. Sokhumi's coach Vazha Kvaratskhelia allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. American point guard Lamar Karim (178-83, college: So.Poly State, agency: Interperformances) answered with 21 points and 7 assists for Dinamo Tbilisi. The victory was the third consecutive win for Sokhumi. They maintain seventh place with 7-10 record. Dinamo Tbilisi at the other side keeps the fifth position with seven games lost. They share it with Kutaisi. Sokhumi's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tbilisi to the arena TSU.
Very important is a home loss of third ranked Armia (13-4) against fourth ranked Energy Invest (13-5) on Wednesday night. Host Armia was defeated by Energy Invest in Tbilisi 79-64. It was a great evening for Kyle Nelson who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 27 points and 12 rebounds. At the losing side Giorgi Gamqrelidze responded with 14 points and 7 assists. Energy Invest maintains fourth place with 13-5 record. Defending champion Armia keeps the third position with four games lost. Energy Invest will meet league's second-placed Olimpi in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Armia's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tbilisi to the arena Dinamo Tbilisi.
Bottom-ranked STU (0-17) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 86-75 loss to ninth ranked Batumi (5-13) in Batumi. It was an exceptional evening for Lasha Keshelava who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 26 points and 10 rebounds. STU's coach rotated twelve players in this game, but that didn't help. Batumi maintains ninth place with 5-13 record. STU lost their seventeenth game in a row. They still closes the standings. Batumi will have a break next round. STU's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Tbilisi Samedicino-Academia.
Important game to mention about took place in Tbilisi. Tenth ranked Samedicino-Academia (2-15) saved a 3-point victory at home edging 8th ranked TSU (6-12) 73-70 on Wednesday evening. Levan Revazashvili fired 15 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Samedicino-Academia maintains tenth place with 2-15 record. Loser TSU keeps the eighth position with 12 games lost. Samedicino-Academia's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tbilisi to the arena STU.



Armia - Rustavi 64-79

Very important is a home loss of third ranked Armia (13-4) against fourth ranked Energy Invest (13-5) on Wednesday night. Host Armia was defeated by Energy Invest in Tbilisi 79-64. The guests trailed by 10 points after first quarter, but they stormed back getting tie in the second period and winning the second half and won the game by 15 points. Energy Invest had a 37-26 advantage in offensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. It was a great evening for American forward Kyle Nelson (203-89, college: Augustana, IL, agency: N.E.T.) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 27 points and 12 rebounds. Cameroonian forward Talba Toudjani (201-80) helped adding 18 points and 9 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field). Four Energy Invest players scored in double figures. At the losing side the former international point guard Giorgi Gamqrelidze (183-86, agency: FCM) responded with 14 points and 7 assists and center Giorgi Sharabidze (210-90) scored 15 points and 9 rebounds. Energy Invest maintains fourth place with 13-5 record. Defending champion Armia keeps the third position with four games lost. Energy Invest will meet league's second-placed Olimpi in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Armia's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tbilisi to the arena Dinamo Tbilisi.
Top scorers:
Rustavi: K.Nelson 27+12reb+2ast, T.Toudjani 18+9reb+3ast, N.Bowie 17+8reb+4ast, L.Tsekvava 11+5reb+7ast, R.Atanelishvili 4+3reb+3ast, L.Khmelidze 2
Armia: G.Sharabidze 15+9reb+1ast, Z.Babiashvili 15+7reb+1ast, G.Gamqrelidze 14+4reb+7ast, A.Boisa 6+7reb+1ast, I.Sakvarelidze 5+1reb+2ast, B.Lezhava 3+2reb+3ast
gschID: 231600


Sokhumi - Dinamo Tbilisi 74-73

Important game to mention about took place in Tbilisi. Seventh ranked Sokhumi (7-10) saved a 1-point derby victory at home edging 5th ranked Dinamo Tbilisi (10-7) 74-73 on Wednesday evening. The hosts were ahead by 3 points but lost the second period ending it with a 7-point deficit before their 18-10 run, which allowed them to win the game. Worth to mention a great performance of Serbian guard Bosko Stojakovic (196-84) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 20 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists. Forward Grigol Shvangiradze (196-91) contributed with 21 points for the winners. Sokhumi's coach Vazha Kvaratskhelia allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. American point guard Lamar Karim (178-83, college: So.Poly State, agency: Interperformances) answered with 21 points and 7 assists and Serbian center Milan Oluic (210-84) added 10 points and 11 rebounds in the effort for Dinamo Tbilisi. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. The victory was the third consecutive win for Sokhumi. They maintain seventh place with 7-10 record. Dinamo Tbilisi at the other side keeps the fifth position with seven games lost. They share it with Kutaisi. Sokhumi's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tbilisi to the arena TSU.
Top scorers:
Sokhumi: G.Shvangiradze 21+4reb+1ast, B.Stojakovic 20+12reb+6ast, S.Atvashovili 17+7reb+1ast, V.Kadaria 16+8reb+2ast, D.Miuznieks 0+1ast, I.Beshkenadze 0
Dinamo Tbilisi: L.Karim 21+3reb+7ast, B.Chikviladze 17+3reb+1ast, F.Clayman 10+2reb+1ast, M.Oluic 10+11reb+2ast, K.Carter 9+9reb+1ast, I.Keidia 4+2reb
gschID: 231601


Olimpi - MIA Academy 63-70

The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Olimpi (14-3) in Tbilisi on Wednesday night. Hosts were defeated by MIA (15-2) 70-63. It ended at the same time the six-game winning streak of Olimpi. It was a key game for the top position in the league as both teams had the same 14-2 record before this meeting. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Olimpi won third quarter 19-18. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when MIA won last quarter 21-16. American center Kirk Archibeque (205-84, college: Fort Lewis) fired a double-double by scoring 22 points and 11 rebounds for the winners. His fellow American import swingman Benjamin Raymond (198-87, college: Xavier, agency: KMG Sports Management) chipped in 24 points and 9 rebounds. Montenegrin center Stevan Milosevic (211-85, agency: Interperformances) produced a double-double by scoring 15 points and 19 rebounds and forward Levan Fatsatsia (198-88) added 14 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists respectively for lost side. Four Olimpi players scored in double figures. MIA have an impressive series of eight victories in a row. They keep a position of league leader. Olimpi at the other side dropped to the second place with three games lost. MIA are looking forward to face Kutaisi (#5) at home in the next round. Olimpi will play against Energy Invest in Rustavi and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
MIA Academy: B.Raymond 24+9reb+2ast, K.Archibeque 22+11reb+2ast, D.Vaughn 11+5reb+3ast, M.Chitashvili 5+3reb+1ast, I.Londaridze 3+3reb+1ast, R.Rogava 3+1reb
Olimpi: S.Milosevic 15+19reb, L.Fatsatsia 14+6reb+4ast, S.Sokk 11+1ast, G.Gulisabedashvili 10+1reb, M.Berishvili 7+5reb, I.Mikeladze 6+2ast
gschID: 231599


Samedicino - TSU Tbilisi 73-70

Important game to mention about took place in Tbilisi. Tenth ranked Samedicino-Academia (2-15) saved a 3-point victory at home edging 8th ranked TSU (6-12) 73-70 on Wednesday evening. The hosts were tied at the half but managed to speed up in last two quarters eventually winning the game. Center Levan Revazashvili (207-92) fired 15 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Center Giorgi Periashvili (210-91) chipped in 15 points and 5 rebounds. point guard Givi Bakradze (185-91, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) produced 18 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists and center Irakli Kobidze (208-90) added 17 points and 11 rebounds respectively for lost side. Four TSU players scored in double figures. Samedicino-Academia maintains tenth place with 2-15 record. Loser TSU keeps the eighth position with 12 games lost. Samedicino-Academia's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Tbilisi to the arena STU.
Top scorers:
Samedicino: Z.Maisuradze 18+3reb, L.Revazashvili 15+8reb+2ast, G.Periashvili 15+5reb+1ast, R.Tukvadze 9+3reb+1ast, I.Gabisonia 6+7reb+2ast, G.Gaprindashvili 6+2reb+4ast
TSU Tbilisi: G.Bakradze 18+6reb+4ast, I.Kobidze 17+11reb, V.Beruashvili 16+9reb+2ast, V.Chkareuli 10+6reb+3ast, G.Khaniashvili 4+1reb+4ast, T.Tavamaishvili 3+3reb+2ast
gschID: 231598


Batumi - STU Tbilisi 86-75

Bottom-ranked STU (0-17) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 86-75 loss to ninth ranked Batumi (5-13) in Batumi. 31 personal fouls committed by STU helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was an exceptional evening for the former international forward Lasha Keshelava (200-81) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 26 points and 10 rebounds. Nika Ramishvili (179-94) accounted for 26 points for the winning side. Four Batumi players scored in double figures. Forward Tato Chachibaia (201-90) came up with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 10 rebounds and forward Giorgi Pirvelashvili (201-88) added 17 points respectively for STU in the defeat. STU's coach rotated twelve players in this game, but that didn't help. Batumi maintains ninth place with 5-13 record. STU lost their seventeenth game in a row. They still closes the standings. Batumi will have a break next round. STU's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Tbilisi Samedicino-Academia.
Top scorers:
Batumi: L.Keshelava 26+10reb+1ast, N.Ramishvili 26+2reb+2ast, I.Maisuradze 12+7reb+2ast, A.Eliashvili 10+10reb+4ast, G.Kvelashvili 6+3reb, N.Sigua 3+3ast
STU Tbilisi: G.Pirvelashvili 17+4reb, T.Chachibaia 17+10reb+3ast, Z.Korkotadze 13+6reb, I.Dzidziguri 8+3ast, V.Janashia 6+6reb+1ast, L.Minashvili 4+2reb
gschID: 231597


  




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