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Dominos League Standings
 1. Grindavik 0-0 
 2. Haukar 0-0 
 3. Hottur 0-0 
 4. IR 0-0 
 5. Keflavik 0-0 
 6. KR 0-0 
 7. Njardvik 0-0 
 8. Stjarnan 0-0 
 9. Thor AK 0-0 
 10. Thor Thorl 0-0 
 11. Tindastoll 0-0 
 12. Valur 0-0 
Last:6/26/2017
D1 Standings
 1. Breidablik 0-0 
 2. Fjolnir 0-0 
 3. FSU 0-0 
 4. Gnupverjar 0-0 
 5. Hamar 0-0 
 6. Hrunamenn 0-0 
 7. IA 0-0 
 8. Skallagrimur 0-0 
 9. Snaefell 0-0 
 10. Vestri 0-0 
Last:6/26/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Flenard WHITFIELD
  Skallagr.
  (200-F-90)
  Avg: 29.4
 1. Whitfield, Skallagr.29.4 
 2. Stevens, Keflavik28.6 
 3. Carberry, Thor T.27.7 
 4. Wright, Haukar27.1 
 5. Hester, Tindastoll23.4 
 6. Clinch, Grindavik21.3 
 7. Beamon, Thor AK20.9 
 8. Gunnarsson, Njard.20.0 
 9. Sigurdarson, IR19.9 
 10. Caird, Tindastoll18.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Amin STEVENS
  Keflavik
  (203-F-90)
  Avg: 16
 1. Stevens, Keflavik16.0 
 2. Whitfield, Skallagr.14.6 
 3. Baeringsson, Stjar.12.8 
 4. Hester, Tindastoll10.8 
 5. Hankins-Cole, IR10.5 
 6. Carberry, Thor T.10.4 
 7. Ermolinskij, KR9.0 
 8. Olafsson, Grindavik8.9 
 9. Saevarsson, Grind.8.8 
 10. Wright, Haukar8.5 
Assists Per Game
 Hordur VILHJALMSSON
  Kefla.
  (194-G-88)
  Avg: 6.8
 1. Vilhjalmsson, Kefla.6.8 
 2. Ermolinskij, KR6.7 
 3. Birgisson, Tindastoll6.2 
 4. Barja, Haukar5.6 
 5. Bjornsson, Skallagr.5.3 
 6. Clinch, Grindavik5.3 
 7. Sigurdarson, IR5.1 
 8. Stefansson, KR4.8 
 9. Baeringsson, Stjar.4.8 
 10. Shouse, Stjarnan4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Petur BIRGISSON
  Tindastoll
  (185-G-96)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Birgisson, Tindastoll2.7 
 2. Rikhardsson, Tinda.2.0 
 3. Olafsson, Grindavik1.9 
 4. Barja, Haukar1.8 
 5. Stevens, Keflavik1.8 
 6. Thomas, Thor AK1.6 
 7. Bjornsson, Skallagr.1.5 
 8. Jonsson, Keflavik1.5 
 9. Dupree, Keflavik1.5 
 10. Wright, Haukar1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Tryggvi HLINASON
  Thor AK
  (215-C-97)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Hlinason, Thor AK2.7 
 2. Hankins-Cole, IR2.0 
 3. Whitfield, Skallagr.1.3 
 4. Magnusson, Haukar1.3 
 5. Saevarsson, Grind.1.2 
 6. Baeringsson, Stjar.1.2 
 7. Hester, Tindastoll1.2 
 8. Stevens, Keflavik1.1 
 9. Alawoya, KR1.0 
 10. Stefansson, Haukar1.0 

First Round Schedule
Haukar 50% Oct.5 Thor AK
Keflavik 50% Oct.5 Valur
Tindastoll 50% Oct.5 IR
Hottur 50% Oct.5 Stjarnan
KR 50% Oct.5 Njardvik
Grindavik 50% Oct.5 Thor Thorl
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First Round Schedule
Breidablik 50% Oct.6 Gnupverjar
Vestri 50% Oct.6 Snaefell
Fjolnir 50% Oct.6 IA
Hamar 50% Oct.6 Hrunamenn
FSU 50% Oct.5 Skallagrimur
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Hlynur Baeringsson selected the top Icelandic playing abroad in last week's games - Apr 4, 2013


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Icelandic players, who play currently abroad.


Hlynur Baeringsson
Hlynur Baeringsson
   #1. This week's number one is an international forward Hlynur Baeringsson (200-82, currently plays in Sweden). He was the major contributor in a 2-point Sundsvall Dragons' victory against the closely-ranked Norrkoping Dolphins (23-13) 74-72 in the Swedish Basketligan in Tuesday night's game. Baeringsson recorded 16 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists and 4 steals in 38 minutes on the court. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Sundsvall Dragons (30-7) is placed first in the Basketligan. Baeringsson is currently first on the league's list of best rebounders with 10.1rpg. He also averaged so far 14.8ppg, 3.4apg, 1.5spg, 2FGP: 56.2%(149-265), 3FGP: 47.0%(47-100) and FT: 71.6% in the 38 games he played so far. Baeringsson is currently a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Pavel Ermolinskij
Pavel Ermolinskij
   #2. Second place goes to an international guard Pavel Ermolinskij (202-87, agency: I.D.S. Law, currently plays in Sweden) faced previously mentioned Hlynur Baeringsson in the Swedish Basketligan last game. Ermolinskij, who plays in the Swedish Basketligan. He could not help Norrkoping Dolphins (26-2) in their last game on Tuesday. Despite Ermolinskij's good performance the league leader Norrkoping Dolphins was edged 74-72 on the road by the one of league's weakest teams Sundsvall Dragons (#11). He was the second best scorer with 11 points. Ermolinskij also added 6 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals. Ermolinskij belongs to league's best passers and is ranked #6. This season he averages: 9.3ppg, 6.9rpg, 4.4apg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 51.1%, 3FGP: 33.7% and FT: 65.7%. Ermolinskij is in the roster of the Icelandic senior national team.

Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson
   #3. The Icelandic player who performed third best last week abroad was an international point guard Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson (194-88, currently plays in Germany), who plays in the German BBL. He was not able to help Mitteldeutscher BC (12-16) in their last game. Despite Vilhjalmsson's very good performance Mitteldeutscher BC lost 71-77 in Bonn to the higher-ranked (#9) Telekom Baskets. He was the top scorer with 16 points. Vilhjalmsson also added 5 rebounds and dished 4 assists in 33 minutes. They ended the series of six consecutive victories. Vilhjalmsson has relatively good stats this year: 10.1ppg, 2.3rpg, 2.8apg, 2FGP: 47.3%, 3FGP: 33.8% and FT: 78.3% in the 28 games. He is also a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Jakob Sigurdarson
Jakob Sigurdarson
   #4. Point guard Jakob Sigurdarson (192-82, college: Birm.Southern, currently plays in Sweden) is a teammate of previously mentioned Hlynur Baeringsson and both played together in the last Swedish Basketligan game. Sigurdarson led Sundsvall Dragons to a 2-point victory against the closely-ranked Norrkoping Dolphins (23-13) 74-72. He recorded 12 points and added 3 assists. It's Sigurdarson's fourth season with the team. Sigurdarson is currently sixth on the list of top scorers. He has individually a very good season with high stats. Sigurdarson averages: 17.8ppg, 3.3rpg and 3.1apg. He is also Icelandic national team player.

Jon Stefansson
Jon Stefansson
   #5. International guard Jon Stefansson (196-82, currently plays in Spain) managed to help CAI Zaragoza in a victory against the closely-ranked FIATC Joventut (13-14) 71-59 in the Spanish ACB last Sunday. Stefansson scored only 2 points in 20 minutes. CAI Zaragoza (15-12) is placed seventh in the ACB. This year Stefansson's overall stats are: 5.9ppg, 2.0rpg and 1.6apg in the 22 games. He plays currently for the Icelandic national team.

Logi Gunnarsson
Logi Gunnarsson
   #6. Shooting guard Logi Gunnarsson (192-81, currently plays in France), who plays in the French NM1 (third division) was not able to secure a victory for Angers BC 49 (10-15) in their last game on Tuesday. Despite Gunnarsson's good performance Angers BC 49 was defeated 98-90 on the opponent's court by the higher-ranked Rueil (#9). He scored 13 points. This season Gunnarsson has relatively solid stats: 12.0ppg, 2.5rpg and 2.5apg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Icelandic National Team roster.


Other top Icelandic players, who play abroad:

Haukur Palsson (197-SF-92) plays for Assignia Manresa in Spanish ACB
Axel Karason (194-SF-83) plays for Vaerlose in Danish Ligaen
Gudni Valentinusson (204-C-85) plays for Aarhus BC in Danish Ligaen  




Ryan Taylor
IR Reykjavik inks Ryan Taylor - 23 hours ago
IR Reykjavik (Dominos League) signed American forward Ryan Taylor (196-103kg). He just graduated from Marshall (NCAA). Taylor has played there for the last three years. In 31 games he had 14.5ppg, 8.3rpg, 2.3apg and 1.6bpg last season. Taylor helped them to make it to the final. A very impressive season as he was named to All-C-USA 3rd Team and C-USA All-Defensive Team. As mentioned above he is just out of the college and it will be his first season as a pro. By Eurobasket Data Center C...   [read more]

Nemanja
Knezevic
Vestri tabs Nemanja Knezevic - 2 days ago
Vestri (D1) inked 30-year old Montenegrin forward Nemanja Knezevic (203-87). The last time (14-15) he played at Mladost in Bosnia and Herzegovina Division I. Among other achievements Knezevic received Eurobasket.com All-Serbian B League Forward of the Year award back in 2011. He is a very experienced player. Knezevic has played also professionally in Spain (Association Baloncesto Pacense Badajoz), Serbia (Vojvodina Srbijagas, KK Vojvodina Novi Sad and Radnicki) and Montenegro (Jedinstvo a...   [read more]

Terrell
Vinson
Njardvik tabs Terrell Vinson, ex Pyrinto - 5 days ago
UMFN Njardvik (Dominos League) inked 27-year old American forward Terrell Vinson (201-100kg-90, college: Massachusetts, agency: HMS). He played most recently at Pyrinto in Finnish Korisliiga. In 5 games he averaged 5.8ppg and 4.6rpg last season. The previous (2016) summer Vinson was tested by Universidad Catolica (Libcentro Pro) in Chilean league. Among other achievements his team made it to the Atlantic 10 Tournament Semifinals for two years in a row (2012 and 2013). Vinson has played pr...   [read more]


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