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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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Jakob Sigurdarson selected the top Icelandic playing abroad in last week's games - Mar 21, 2013


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Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Icelandic who are currently playing abroad.


Jakob Sigurdarson
Jakob Sigurdarson
   #1. This week's number one is an international point guard Jakob Sigurdarson (192-82, college: Birm.Southern, currently plays in Sweden). He led Sundsvall Dragons to a victory over the eighth-ranked 08 Stockholm (16-17) 98-90 in the Swedish Basketligan in Tuesday night's game. Sigurdarson was MVP of the game. He scored 26 points (!!!) and grabbed 5 rebounds in 37 minutes on the court. Sundsvall Dragons (27-6) is placed first in the Basketligan. It's Sigurdarson's fourth season with the team. Sigurdarson belongs to league's top scorers and is ranked #6 with 17.9ppg. He also averaged so far 3.3rpg, 3.1apg, 2FGP: 50.7%, 3FGP: 37.8% and FT: 91.2%(145-159) in the 34 games he played so far. Sigurdarson is currently a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Hlynur Baeringsson
Hlynur Baeringsson
   #2. Second place goes to an international forward Hlynur Baeringsson (200-82, currently plays in Sweden) is a teammate of previously mentioned Jakob Sigurdarson and both played together in the last Swedish Basketligan game. Baeringsson contributed to a Sundsvall Dragons' victory against the eighth-ranked 08 Stockholm (16-17) 98-90. He recorded a double-double by scoring 17 points and getting 13 rebounds. Baeringsson also added 8 assists. Baeringsson is ranked first on the list of the best rebounders in the league. He has very reliable stats this season: 14.8ppg, 10.1rpg, 3.4apg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 57.0%(139-244), 3FGP: 47.1%(41-87) and FT: 71.1%. Baeringsson is in the roster of the Icelandic senior national team.

Jon Stefansson
Jon Stefansson
   #3. The Icelandic player who performed third best last week abroad was an international guard Jon Stefansson (196-82, currently plays in Spain), who plays in the Spanish ACB. He could not help CAI Zaragoza (14-11) to beat Regal FC Barcelona (16-9). Stefansson recorded 7 points in 19 minutes. CAI Zaragoza lost 81-89 on the road to the higher-ranked (#3) Regal FC Barcelona. This year Stefansson averages: 6.2ppg, 2.1rpg, 1.6apg, 2FGP: 44.6%, 3FGP: 30.8% and FT: 81.8% in the 20 games. He is also a member of the Icelandic senior national team.

Pavel Ermolinskij
Pavel Ermolinskij
   #4. Guard Pavel Ermolinskij (202-87, agency: I.D.S. Law, currently plays in Sweden), who plays in the Swedish Basketligan was not able to help Norrkoping Dolphins (4-2) in their last game on Tuesday. Despite Ermolinskij's good performance the league leader Norrkoping Dolphins was crushed 104-80 in Boras by the lower-ranked Basket (#5). He scored 10 points and grabbed 9 rebounds. It's Ermolinskij's first season with the team. Ermolinskij is currently seventh on the league's list of best passers. His overall stats this season are: 9.7ppg, 6.9rpg, 4.4apg and 1.1spg. Ermolinskij is also Icelandic national team player.

Logi Gunnarsson
Logi Gunnarsson
   #5. International shooting guard Logi Gunnarsson (192-81, currently plays in France) was the main contributor in an Angers BC 49's victory against the closely-ranked CFBB (2-17) crushing them 113-58 in the French NM1 (third division) last Saturday. He was the best player in that game. Gunnarsson scored 29 points (!!!) and added 4 passes in 25 minutes. Angers BC 49 (9-13) is placed 11th in the NM1. Gunnarsson has relatively good stats this year: 12.8ppg, 2.6rpg and 2.7apg in the 21 games. He plays currently for the Icelandic national team.

Axel Karason
Axel Karason
   #6. Small forward Axel Karason (194-83, currently plays in Denmark), who plays in the Danish Ligaen was not able to secure a victory for Vaerlose (9-12) in their last game on Thursday. Despite Karason's good performance Vaerlose was defeated 98-88 on the opponent's court by the leading Svendborg. He scored 10 points. Karason's overall stats this season are: 10.0ppg, 6.8rpg and 1.5apg. 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
Hoerdur Vilhjalmsson (194-PG-88) plays for Mitteldeutscher BC in German BBL
Gudni Valentinusson (204-C-85) plays for Aarhus BC in Danish Ligaen  




Ryan Taylor
IR Reykjavik inks Ryan Taylor - 1 day 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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