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A Division Standings
 1. Atomeromu 17-3 
 2. UNIQA Sopron 16-4 
 3. UNI Gyor 15-5 
 4. PEAC-Pecs 14-6 
 5. Cegledi EKK 13-7 
 6. Miskolc 13-7 
 7. ZTE NKK 9-11 
 8. Vasas Akademia 5-15 
 9. PINKK-Pecsi 4-16 
 10. ELTE-BEAC 3-17 
 11. MTK 1-19 
Full Standings
B Division Standings
 1. NyKS 17-3 
 2. Szegedi KE 17-3 
 3. Vasas II 16-4 
 4. DEAC 14-6 
 5. DVTK 14-6 
 6. Kecskemeti 8-12 
 7. MAFC 7-13 
 8. MTK II 7-13 
 9. Kiss Lenke 6-14 
 10. Szolnok 3-17 
 11. NKE KTK-DSE 1-19 
 1. TFSE 19-1 
 2. ELTE-BEAC 2 16-4 
 3. Tatabanyai 14-6 
 4. Ajka 12-8 
 5. BKG DSE 11-9 
 6. Kanizsai 11-9 
 7. PINKK SE 11-9 
 8. Bajai NKK 8-12 
 9. David Kornel 5-15 
 10. Szombathelyi 2-18 
 11. Tatai SE 1-19 
Euroleague Standings
Group A
 1 Dynamo K. 14-0 
 2 Fenerbahce 11-3 
 3 USK Praha 9-5 
 4 Familia Schio 7-7 
 5 Lattes Montp. 7-7 
 6 Wisla Can-Pack 5-9 
 7 Mersin BSB 2-12 
 8 UNI Gyor 1-13 
Group B
 1 UMMC 13-1 
 2 Nadezhda O. 10-4 
 3 Avenida 7-7 
 4 Bourges 7-7 
 5 Hatay 7-7 
 6 Villeneuve 6-8 
 7 UNIQA Sopron 4-10 
 8 CCC Polkowice 2-12 
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. Maccabi Ashdod 5-1 
 2. Cegledi EKK 4-2 
 3. Sparta&K MR 2-4 
 4. H-Sirenos 1-5 
Group B
 1. Abdullah Gul 6-0 
 2. PEAC-Pecs 3-3 
 3. MBA 3-3 
 4. PINKK-Pecsi 0-6 
Group C
 1. Galatasaray 6-0 
 2. TTT Riga 4-2 
 3. Dynamo NR 1-5 
 4. Samsun 1-5 
Group D
 1. Yakin Dogu BGD 6-0 
 2. Good Angels 3-3 
 3. Olympiacos 3-3 
 4. Miskolc 0-6 
Group E
 1. Ragusa 5-1 
 2. Nymburk 4-2 
 3. Nantes 3-3 
 4. Belfius Namur 0-6 
Group F
 1. Girona 6-0 
 2. Keltern 3-3 
 3. Castors Braine 3-3 
 4. Uniao Sportiva 0-6 
Group G
 1. Venezia 4-2 
 2. Nice 4-2 
 3. Fribourg 2-4 
 4. Landes 2-4 
Group H
 1. Flammes 6-0 
 2. Wasserburg 3-3 
 3. Udominate 3-3 
 4. Lulea Basket 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Hatay 0-0 
 2. Lattes Montp. 0-0 
 3. Villeneuve 0-0 
 4. Wisla Can-Pack 0-0 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
  ZTE N.
  Avg: 17.5
 1. Burkholder, ZTE N.17.5 
 2. Kuster, PE.17.4 
 3. Skoric, Cegledi EKK15.6 
 4. Jovanovic, Miskolc15.6 
 5. Sule, EL.15.5 
 6. Johnson, UNIQA S.15.3 
 7. Lisec, Atomeromu14.7 
 8. Erkic, Atomeromu14.3 
 9. Nagy-Bujdoso, Cegledi.13.5 
 10. Turner, UNIQA S.13.5 
Rebounds Per Game
  Avg: 11
 1. Jovanovic, Miskolc11.0 
 2. Rochel, Vasas A.9.5 
 3. Goree, UNI Gyor9.0 
 4. Lisec, Atomeromu8.9 
 5. Juhasz, PE.7.6 
 6. Bays, ZTE N.7.5 
 7. Pirsic, Atomeromu7.5 
 8. Kuster, PE.7.5 
 9. George, UNIQA S.7.5 
 10. Barnai, EL.7.4 
Assists Per Game
  Cegledi .
  Avg: 8.5
 1. Medgyessy, Cegledi .8.5 
 2. Mandic, PE.5.5 
 3. Colic, Vasas Akademia5.4 
 4. Czank, Miskolc4.3 
 5. Studer, Atomeromu4.2 
 6. Fegyverneky, UNIQA S.3.9 
 7. Turner, UNIQA S.3.9 
 8. Zsovar, MTK3.8 
 9. Erkic, Atomeromu3.5 
 10. Kiesel, UNI Gyor3.4 
Steals Per Game
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Theodorean, Atome.2.5 
 2. Medgyessy, Cegledi .2.4 
 3. Burkholder, ZTE N.2.2 
 4. Turner, UNIQA S.2.1 
 5. Lisec, Atomeromu2.0 
 6. Bays, ZTE N.1.9 
 7. Johnson, UNIQA S.1.9 
 8. Sule, EL.1.9 
 9. Kuster, PE.1.8 
 10. Nagy, ZTE N.1.8 
Blocks Per Game
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Tomlinson, Miskolc2.2 
 2. Rochel, Vasas A.1.6 
 3. Pirsic, Atomeromu1.1 
 4. Barnai, EL.1.0 
 5. Jovanovic, Miskolc1.0 
 6. George, UNIQA S.0.8 
 7. Hatar, UNIQA S.0.7 
 8. Szekely-H., MTK0.6 
 9. Bays, ZTE N.0.6 
 10. Kuster, PE.0.5 
Hungarian women teams in Euro cups 2016-2017


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3-4 Place
UNI Gyor 57% May.2 Cegledi EKK
5-6 Place
PEAC-Pecs 55% May.4 Miskolc
7-8 Place
ZTE NKK 74% May.3 Vasas Akadem
Atomeromu 70% May.1 UNIQA Sopro
After the dust settles - Apr 24, 2013

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UNIQA Euroleasing Sopron won their eight championship title in club history without a single defeat throughout the entire season and just to reinforce their superiority in Hungary they repeated the same feat to win the cup too.

Last season we enjoyed a real thriller in the finals as HAT-AGRO UNI Gyor were able to turn around a 0-2 deficit to clinch the first league title in a championship dominated by Sopron in recent years:

Finals in the last 11 seasons
Season Matchup Result
2012-13 Sopron-Gyor 3-0
2011-12 Gyor-Sopron 3-2
2010-11 Sopron-Pecs 3-2
2009-10 Pecs-Sopron 3-0
2008-09 Sopron-Szeged 3-1
2007-08 Sopron-Pecs 3-1
2006-07 Sopron-Pecs 3-2
2005-06 Pecs-Sopron 3-0
2004-05 Pecs-Sopron 3-0
2003-04 Pecs-Szolnok 3-1
2002-03 Pecs-Sopron 3-0

All the fans expecting another close encounter between the two prestigious clubs had to be disappointed. However, all the signs were predicting an easy victory for Sopron from the very beginning. We still have to ask ourselves the question: what was the reason behind Gyor's below par performance in the final? (Recall that they were limited to around 50 points in all 3 games in the series...)

2012-13 Finals
Date Stage Matchup Result
04/15/2013 Game 1 UNIQUA Euroleasing Sopron HAT-AGRO UNI Gyor 74:55
04/18/2013 Game 2 HAT-AGRO UNI Gyor UNIQUA Euroleasing Sopron 53:70
04/22/2013 Game 3 UNIQUA Euroleasing Sopron HAT-AGRO UNI Gyor 72:44

Last seasons dramatic (and probably unexpected) victory not only brought the first title for Gyor but also extra financial commitments towards their players in championship bonuses. That was most likely a happy burden for the management but still a burden and the club were constantly looking for new benefactors after losing some of their major sponsors. It all ended up in the crisis at the beginning of the New Year when the club was one day behind with payments and two of their foreign centers, Chay Shegog (196-C-90, college: N.Carolina) and Ieva Kublina (193-C-82, college: Virginia Tech), immediately cancelled their contracts (both of them found new employers in France and Turkey very soon). They were shortly followed by the same decision from team-captain Nora Nagy-Bujdoso (185-F-85, agency: Laszlo Vinko Group) just after a glorious victory against Rivas Ecopolis in the Euroleague. This development clearly shocked the management as they lost an important player who had (officially) no financial claims against the club (she signed for PEAC on the very next day. The international basketball federation (FIBA) decided to impose a transfer ban on Gyor in the light of recent events which was lifted shortly. Nevertheless the club lost all their key players in the paint area and although they reached the best-of-8 in the Euroleague for the first time in their history, Gyor had to sign new players and restructure their squad for the rest of the season.
Gyor had never really any chance against Fenerbahce Spor Kulubu to reach the Final Four but with the addition of the new players Cindy Lima (196-C-81, agency: Josep and Nicolas) and Tangela Smith (193-F/C-77, agency: Josep and Nicolas, college: Iowa) they fought on and claimed a spot in the cup finals where they lost to Sopron.

Hungarian Cup Final Four
Date Stage Matchup Result
03/04/2013 3rd place Work Force DKSK-Miskolc PEAC-Pecs 68:65
03/04/2013 Final UNIQUA Euroleasing Sopron HAT-AGRO UNI Gyor 77:50

Meanwhile they had to come to terms with the injury of Zsofia Simon (180-G-89, agency: Laszlo Vinko Group) Zsofia who injured his shoulder and was unable to play anymore games at least until summer.
I feel that we can safely say that Gyor managed to recover very well from their serious losses mid-season but they were just too tired and lacked the quality against a superior Sopron. The club still have to find the financial means to mount a challenge and potentially win their second title next season but the coach can build his team around the young and talented Krisztina Raksanyi (181-G-91)-Rita Rasheed (182-F-89, agency: Laszlo Vinko Group)-Zsofia Simon-Anna Lakloth (181-G-88)-Gyorgyi Ori (184-G/F-90, agency: Laszlo Vinko Group) tandem. All-in-all Gyor had a successful season with two silver medals and despite of all their troubles were only inferior to the No 1 Hungarian team.
As for Sopron, the club has a solid financial background which is fundamental for an organization aiming to compete on the highest level but unfortunately not a common trend in Hungarian basketball. However, the future is not so certain. The management and the coaching staff have to work hard once the celebration is over and the dust settled to strengthen the squad as two of their (and probably the entire leagues) best players Jelena Milovanovic (190-F-89) and Shenise Johnson (180-G-90, college: Miami, FL) are not going to wear the yellow-green jersey from next season...They had the luxury however to give their young players valuable playoff experience as Gyor never had the lead against them for a single moment (!) in the final series but Zsofia Fegyverneky (182-G-84, agency: Laszlo Vinko Group), Milovanovic,Johnson and Sara Krnjic (196-C-91) have been clearly outstanding for Sopron for the entire campaign.

Both clubs are facing one last challenge before the season concludes: the Middle European League Final Four on the 3rd (semifinals) and 4th (final and bronze match) of May in Kosice.

A Division Round 2 of Finals. UNIQA Sopron register second straight win - 2 days ago
FINAL UNIQA Sopron - Atomeromu 66-62 UNIQA Sopron held off Atomeromu to gain 2-0 lead in the championship series. The hosts were tied at the half but managed to speed up in last two quarters eventually winning the game. UNIQA Sopron dominated down low during the game scoring 46 of its points in the paint compared to Atomeromu's 20. 26 personal fouls committed by Atomeromu helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American guard Yvonne Turner (176-87, college: Nebraska) sc...   [read more]

Allie Quigley selected the top Hungarian playing abroad in last week's games - 3 days ago
Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Hungarians who are currently playing abroad. This week's number one is an international guard Allie Quigley (178-86). She led Fenerbahce to a victory over the seventh-ranked Mersin BSB in the Turkish KBSL in Saturday night's game.    [read more]

A Division Round 1 of Finals. UNIQA Sopron claim first victory - 4 days ago
Atomeromu - UNIQA Sopron 45-61 UNIQA Sopron upset Atomeromu on the road to gain 1-0 lead in the championship series. The game without a history. UNIQA Sopron led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. American guard Shenise Johnson (181-90, college: Miami, FL) stepped up and scored 15 points and 5 rebounds for the winners and the former international guard Zsofia Fegyverneky (178-84, agency: Interperformances) chipped in 9 points and 7 re...   [read more]

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Szekszard vs. Sopron - Game 1 today - 5 days ago  
A Division Round 2 of Semi-Finals. UNIQA Sopron and Atomeromu enter Finals - 10 days ago  
Courtney Vandersloot's double-double lands her Player of the Week award among Hungarians playing currently abroad: - 10 days ago  
UNIQA Sopron and Atomeromu earn victories - 13 days ago  
Courtney Vandersloot selected the top Hungarian playing abroad in last week's games - 17 days ago  
A Division Round 3 of Quarter-Finals. Cegledi and UNI Gyor clinch semifinal tickets - 17 days ago  
A Division Round 2 of Quarter-Finals. UNIQA Sopron and Atomeromu reach semis - 19 days ago  
Recap of A Division Round 1 of Quarter-Finals - 23 days ago  
Uniqa Sopron clinch Cup title - 27 days ago  
Erkic's 29 points give her Player of the Week award - 1 month ago  
A Division Round 22: UNIQA Sopron defeat PEAC-Pecs in the game between Top 4 teams - 1 month ago  
NCAA March Madness ended for the hungarian girls - 1 month ago  
Best players of Hungarian A Division round 21 - 1 month ago  
A Division Round 21: UNIQA Sopron lose to Miskolc - 1 month ago  
Hungarian A Division round 20 best performance: Dorka Juhasz - 1 month ago  
A Division Round 20: Cegledi EKK defeat UNI Gyor in the closest game of the week - 1 month ago  
Lisec's double-double lands her Player of the Week award - 2 months ago  
A Division Round 19: UNIQA Sopron keeps a leadership position - 2 months ago  
Best players of Hungarian A Division round 18 (by Court Side) - 2 months ago  
A Division Round 18: Miskolc crush MTK by record 31 points - 2 months ago  
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