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Serie A Standings
 1. EA7 Armani 4-0 
 2. Germani BR 4-0 
 3. Umana VE 4-0 
 4. Scandone AV 3-1 
 5. Virtus Bologna 3-1 
 6. Fiat TO 3-1 
 7. Banco di Srd 2-2 
 8. The Flexx PT 2-2 
 9. MIA-RO Cantu 2-2 
 10. Betaland Cdo 1-3 
 11. Dolomiti En. TR 1-3 
 12. Openjobmetis V. 1-3 
 13. Vanoli CR 1-3 
 14. VL Pesaro 1-3 
 15. Grissin Bon RE 0-4 
 16. New Basket BR 0-4 
Full Standings
Last:10/23/2017
Serie Standings
East
 1. Orasi Ravenna 91-1 
 2. Alma Trieste 4-0 
 3. F.Kontatto BO 4-0 
 4. Aurira Jesi 3-1 
 5. Dinamica MNV 3-1 
 6. Montegrano 3-1 
 7. Treviso Basket 2-2 
 8. GSA Udine 2-2 
 9. Tezenis Verona 2-2 
 10. Unieuro Forli 2-2 
 11. Agribertocchi OR 1-3 
 12. Kleb Ferrara 1-3 
 13. UCC Piacenza 1-3 
 14. Imola 1-91 
 15. Bergamo 0-4 
 16. Roseto Sharks 0-4 
West
 1. Novipiu Casale 4-0 
 2. Agrigento 3-1 
 3. Givova Scafati 3-1 
 4. Legnano 3-1 
 5. Bertram Tortona 3-1 
 6. Latina Basket 2-1 
 7. Eurotrend Biella 2-2 
 8. Cagliari Academy 2-2 
 9. Viola RC 2-2 
 10. Lighthouse TRP 2-2 
 11. Mens Sana 1871 2-2 
 12. NPC Rieti 1-2 
 13. Eurobasket Roma 1-3 
 14. Virtus Roma 1-3 
 15. Cuore Napoli 0-4 
 16. Remer Treviglio 0-4 
Full Standings
Last:10/23/2017
Serie Standings
Group A
 1. Omegna 4-0 
 2. Firenze All Foods 3-1 
 3. Montecatini 3-1 
 4. Super Flavor M. 3-1 
 5. Piombino 3-1 
 6. Cecina 3-1 
 7. USE Basket 2-2 
 8. Oleggio 2-2 
 9. LTC Sangiorg. 2-2 
 10. Omnia Basket 2-2 
 11. San Miniato 2-2 
 12. Valsesia 2-2 
 13. Varese Robur 1-3 
 14. Alba 0-4 
 15. Libertas 0-4 
 16. Moncalieri 0-4 
Group B
 1. Cento 4-0 
 2. Piacenza 3-1 
 3. Crema 3-1 
 4. Padova 3-1 
 5. Vicenza 3-1 
 6. Rimini 2-2 
 7. Faenza 2-2 
 8. Olginate 2-2 
 9. Lugo 2-2 
 10. Bernareggio 2-2 
 11. Forli Tigers 2-2 
 12. Lecco 2-2 
 13. Volpino 1-3 
 14. Palermo GB 1-3 
 15. Desio 0-4 
 16. Reggio Emilia 0-4 
Group C
 1. San Severo 4-0 
 2. Giulianova 3-1 
 3. Ortona 3-1 
 4. Teramo 2-2 
 5. Matera 2-2 
 6. Pescara 2-2 
 7. Fabriano 2-2 
 8. Campli 2-2 
 9. Nardo 2-2 
 10. Civitanova 2-2 
 11. Porto S.Elpidio 2-2 
 12. Recanati 2-2 
 13. Cerignola Udas 1-3 
 14. Bisceglie 1-3 
 15. Senigallia 1-3 
 16. Perugia 1-3 
Group D
 1. Barcellona 3-0 
 2. Roma Luiss 3-0 
 3. Scauri 3-0 
 4. Roma S.Azzurra 2-1 
 5. Capo d'Orlando 2-1 
 6. Palestrina 2-1 
 7. Valmontone 2-1 
 8. Salerno 2-1 
 9. Cassino 1-2 
 10. Battipaglia 1-2 
 11. Roma Tiber 1-2 
 12. Sestu 1-2 
 13. Catanzaro 1-2 
 14. Isernia 0-3 
 15. Patti 0-3 
 16. Venafro 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/23/2017
Euroleague Standings
$$Euroleague Standings
 1 Khimki 2-0 
 2 Maccabi T-A 2-0 
 3 Olympiacos 2-0 
 4 Real Madrid 2-0 
 5 FC Barcelona 1-1 
 6 Crvena Zvezda 1-1 
 7 Zalgiris 1-1 
 8 Unicaja 1-1 
 9 CSKA 1-1 
 10 Valencia 1-1 
 11 Fenerbahce 1-1 
 12 Panathinaikos 1-1 
 13 Anadolu Efes 0-2 
 14 Baskonia 0-2 
 15 Brose Bask. 0-2 
 16 EA7 Armani 0-2 
$$ANGT Standings
 1 ALBA Berlin 0-0 
 2 Bayern U18 0-0 
 3 BBA U18 0-0 
 4 Cedevita U18 0-0 
 5 CFBB 0-0 
 6 Cibona U18 0-0 
 7 Cr.Zvezda U18 0-0 
 8 CSKA U18 0-0 
 9 Darussafaka U18 0-0 
 10 Estudiantes U18 0-0 
 11 FCB U18 0-0 
 12 Fenerbahce U18 0-0 
 13 GBA U18 0-0 
 14 Gran Canaria U18 0-0 
 15 Joventut U18 0-0 
 16 L.Rytas U18 0-0 
 17 Las Palmas U18 0-0 
 18 LHospitalet U18 0-0 
 19 Macc.TA U18 0-0 
 20 Mega Bemax U18 0-0 
 21 Panathinaikos U18 0-0 
 22 Partizan U18 0-0 
 23 Real Madrid U18 0-0 
 24 Seville U18 0-0 
 25 Skyliners U18 0-0 
 26 Spars U18 0-0 
 27 Stellazzurra U18 0-0 
 28 U.Olimpija U18 0-0 
 29 Unicaja U18 0-0 
 30 USK U18 0-0 
 31 VEF U18 0-0 
 32 Zalgiris U18 0-0 
Last:10/20/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 2-0 
 2 Pinar Karsiyaka 2-0 
 3 UCAM Murcia 2-0 
 4 Enisey 1-1 
 5 EWE Baskets 1-1 
 6 Banco di Srd 0-2 
 7 Hapoel Holon 0-2 
 8 Juventus 0-2 
Group B
 1 Gaziantep 2-0 
 2 Neptunas 2-0 
 3 Iberostar Tener. 1-1 
 4 Ventspils 1-1 
 5 Chalon 1-1 
 6 Ludwigsburg 1-1 
 7 Betaland Cdo 0-2 
 8 PAOK 0-2 
Group C
 1 Bayreuth 2-0 
 2 Estudiantes 2-0 
 3 Umana VE 1-1 
 4 AEK 1-1 
 5 Strasbourg 1-1 
 6 Banvit BK 1-1 
 7 Olimpija 0-2 
 8 Rosa 0-2 
Group D
 1 Nanterre 2-0 
 2 CEZ Nymburk 1-1 
 3 Besiktas 1-1 
 4 Scandone AV 1-1 
 5 Stelmet 1-1 
 6 Aris 1-1 
 7 Oostende 1-1 
 8 Telekom Bsk 0-2 
Last:10/18/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Darius JOHNSON-ODOM
  Vanoli C.
  (187-PG-89)
  Avg: 19.5
 1. Johnson-Odom, Vanoli C.19.5 
 2. Rich, Scandone AV18.5 
 3. Chappell, MIA-RO C.18.5 
 4. Moore, VL Pesaro18.5 
 5. Gentile, Virtus B.18.5 
 6. Della-Valle, Grissin.17.8 
 7. Goudelock, EA7 A.16.8 
 8. Aradori, Virtus B.16.3 
 9. Orelik, Umana VE16.3 
 10. Johnson, Umana VE16.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Cady LALANNE
  New B.
  (208-C-92)
  Avg: 12.3
 1. Lalanne, New B.12.3 
 2. Kennedy, The F.11.3 
 3. Omogbo, VL Pesaro11.0 
 4. Jones, Banco di Srd10.5 
 5. Burns, MIA-RO C.10.3 
 6. Cain, Openjobm.10.3 
 7. Gudaitis, EA7 A.9.0 
 8. Okoye, Openjobm.8.7 
 9. Gentile, Virtus B.8.3 
 10. Washington, Fiat T.8.0 
Assists Per Game
 Luca VITALI
  Germani BR
  (201-PG-86)
  Avg: 7.8
 1. Vitali, Germani BR7.8 
 2. Garrett, Fiat TO6.8 
 3. Moore, The F.6.5 
 4. Bamforth, Banco d.5.7 
 5. Smith, MIA-RO C.4.8 
 6. Fitipaldo, Scandone.4.5 
 7. Wells, Openjobm.4.3 
 8. Johnson-Odom, Vanoli C.4.0 
 9. Lafayette, Virtus B.4.0 
 10. Haynes, Umana VE3.8 
Steals Per Game
 Lamar PATTERSON
  Fiat TO
  (196-G/F-91)
  Avg: 3.5
 1. Patterson, Fiat TO3.5 
 2. Theodore, EA7 A.2.8 
 3. Gentile, Virtus B.2.8 
 4. Martin, Vanoli CR2.5 
 5. Chappell, MIA-RO C.2.5 
 6. Omogbo, VL Pesaro2.5 
 7. Edwards, Betaland.2.0 
 8. Markoishvili, Grissin .2.0 
 9. McGee, The F.2.0 
 10. Della-Valle, Grissin.1.8 
Blocks Per Game
 Hamady N'DIAYE
  Scandone AV
  (213-C-87)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. NDiaye, Scandone AV2.5 
 2. Pelle, Openjobm.2.3 
 3. Crosariol, MIA-RO C.2.0 
 4. Lalanne, New B.1.3 
 5. Omogbo, VL Pesaro1.3 
 6. Landry, Germani BR1.0 
 7. Hunt, Germani BR1.0 
 8. Stephens, Fiat TO1.0 
 9. Cervi, Grissin .1.0 
 10. Fesenko, Scandone.1.0 

Play-Off bracket1
Next Round Schedule

Round 5 (Regular Season)

Dolomiti En 76% Oct.29 Grissin Bon
Scandone AV 65% Oct.29 MIA-RO Cant
Banco di Srd Oct.29 EA7 Armani 80%
Betaland Cdo Oct.29 Fiat TO 73%
N.Bsk BR Oct.29 Germani BR 99%
Openjobmetis 60% Oct.29 The Flexx P
VL Pesaro Oct.29 Vanoli CR 56%
Virtus Bolog Oct.29 Umana VE 51%
Next Round Schedule

Round 5 (Regular Season)

East
Imola Oct.29 Aurira Jesi 97%
Tezenis Vero 54% Oct.29 Dinamica MN
UCC Piacenz 75% Oct.29 Bergamo
Agribertocc Oct.29 GSA Udine 57%
Treviso Bsk Oct.29 Montegrano 56%
Alma Trieste 58% Oct.29 F.Kontatto
Unieuro Forl 93% Oct.29 Roseto Shark
Kleb Ferrara Oct.28 Orasi Ravenn 98%
West
Virtus Roma Oct.29 Bertram Tort 79%
Novipiu Casa 64% Oct.29 Agrigento
Cuore Napoli Oct.29 Lighthouse 89%
NPC Rieti 83% Oct.29 Remer Trevig
Eurotrend Bi 76% Oct.29 Eurobasket R
Legnano 55% Oct.29 Latina Bsk
Givova Scafa 69% Oct.29 Mens Sana 18
Cagliari Aca 57% Oct.28 Viola RC
Next Round Schedule

Round 5 (Regular Season)

Group A
Montecatini 96% Oct.29 Alba
Piombino 74% Oct.29 Valsesia
Firenze All 75% Oct.29 USE Basket
LTC Sangior 93% Oct.29 Moncalieri
Libertas Oct.29 Omegna 99%
Varese Robur Oct.28 Cecina 84%
Omnia Bsk 57% Oct.28 San Miniato
Oleggio Oct.28 Super Flavor 54%
Group B
Rimini 64% Oct.29 Volpino
Palermo GB Oct.29 Olginate 53%
Lecco Oct.29 Vicenza 58%
Crema 65% Oct.29 Padova
Reggio Emili 57% Oct.29 Desio
Forli Tigers 53% Oct.29 Bernareggio
Cento 84% Oct.29 Lugo
Piacenza 66% Oct.28 Faenza
Group C
Pescara 71% Oct.29 Porto S.Elpi
Giulianova 85% Oct.29 Senigallia
Civitanova 58% Oct.29 Recanati
Campli Oct.29 Fabriano 56%
Nardo Oct.29 Ortona 55%
San Severo 95% Oct.29 Perugia
Cerignola Ud Oct.29 Teramo 55%
Matera 77% Oct.29 Bisceglie
Group D
Roma Tiber 70% Oct.29 Catanzaro
Palestrina 74% Oct.29 Cassino
Scauri 98% Oct.29 Venafro
Isernia 57% Oct.29 Patti
Valmontone 71% Oct.29 Battipaglia
Roma S.Azzur 59% Oct.28 Salerno
Roma Luiss 55% Oct.28 Barcellona
Sestu Oct.28 Capo d'Orlan 77%
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

CSKA 58% Oct.25 Panathinaiko
Fenerbahce 92% Oct.25 Anadolu Efes
Baskonia Oct.25 Valencia 89%
Unicaja 93% Oct.25 Brose Bask.
Khimki 81% Oct.24 Crvena Zvezd
Maccabi T-A 56% Oct.24 Olympiacos
FC Barcelona 58% Oct.24 Zalgiris
Real Madrid 99% Oct.24 EA7 Armani
Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Group A
Juventus 57% Oct.25 Hap.Holon
EWE Baskets Oct.25 Pinar Karsiy 73%
UCAM Murcia 95% Oct.25 Banco di Srd
Monaco 77% Oct.24 Enisey
Group B
Gaziantep 77% Oct.25 Iberostar Te
Betaland Cdo 57% Oct.24 PAOK
Ludwigsburg Oct.24 Neptunas 73%
Ventspils 57% Oct.24 Chalon
Group C
Olimpija Oct.25 Bayreuth 95%
Strasbourg Oct.25 Estudian. 73%
Rosa Oct.24 Umana VE 88%
AEK 57% Oct.24 Banvit BK
Group D
Scandone AV 57% Oct.25 Oostende
Aris Oct.25 Nanterre 73%
Besiktas 57% Oct.24 Stelmet
Telekom Bsk Oct.24 CEZ Nymburk 88%
Nazionale A Round 37 of Regular Season - May 5, 2013


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The biggest surprise of round 37 was guest Casalpusterlengo's (19-15) road victory over Firenze (#7) 86-75 on Sunday evening. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of Firenze. 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 11 points. Power forward Alberto Chiumenti (204-87, agency: Players Group) fired a double-double by scoring 34 points (!!!) and 12 rebounds for the winners. point guard Roberto Prandin (188-86, agency: Two Points) chipped in 22 points. Swingman Daniele Casadei (199-81) produced 25 points and 8 rebounds for lost side. Casalpusterlengo moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Omegna and Agrigento. Firenze at the other side dropped to the ninth position with 16 games lost. Casalpusterlengo is looking forward to face higher ranked Castelletto (#3) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Firenze will play against Agrigento (#6) and is hoping to prove to their supporters that the loss was just an accident.
Another exciting game was between eighth ranked Treviglio and 4th placed Omegna where host Treviglio (18-15) won against Omegna (19-15) 65-54. It ended at the same time the six-game winning streak of Omegna. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international guard Davide Reati (193-88) who helped to win the game recording 20 points and 7 rebounds. Riccardo Pederzini contributed with 12 points and 5 assists for the winners. Naturalized Georgian Nika Metreveli (211-91, agency: Interperformances) answered with 14 points and 6 rebounds for Omegna. Treviglio moved-up to seventh place, which they share with Lucca. Omegna at the other side keeps the fourth position with 15 games lost. They share it with Casalpusterlengo and Agrigento. Treviglio will play against Mazzeo San Severo (#17) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Omegna will play against Chieti (#15) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Leader Torino delivered the twentieth fifth victory on Sunday night. This time they beat 16th ranked Latina Basket (13-21) 75-63. Jakub Wojciechowski stepped up with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 14 rebounds for the winners. At the losing side Manuel Carrizo responded with 17 points and 6 rebounds. Torino maintains first place with 25-8 record. Loser Latina Basket keeps the sixteenth position with 21 games lost. Torino will meet at home Recanati (#11) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Latina Basket will play against Bari (#12) and hope to secure a win.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Ferrara. Local Naturhouse Ferrara (15-18) beat 18th ranked Perugia (8-25) 86-70. Michele Ferri nailed 23 points and 5 rebounds for the winning side. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Naturhouse Ferrara moved-up to thirteenth place. Perugia lost seventh consecutive game. They keep the eighteenth position with 25 games lost. Naturhouse Ferrara's next round opponent will be higher ranked Reggio Calabr. (#10) in Reggio Calabria and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Perugia will play at home against Lucca (#8).

Other games of round 37 were very predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
San Severo was defeated by Matera in a road game 84-72. Recanati beat Mirandola at home 70-63. Bari lost to Castelletto on the opponent's court 69-78. Lucca managed to outperform Reggio Calabr. in a home game 89-83.


Matera - San Severo 84-72

There was no surprise when 17th ranked Mazzeo San Severo (10-23) was defeated on the road by second ranked Matera (22-12) 84-72. Matera dominated down low during the game scoring 48 of its points in the paint compared to Mazzeo San Severo's 28. Power forward Antonio Iannuzzi (207-91, agency: Two Points) nailed a double-double by scoring 20 points and 14 rebounds for the winning side and naturalized Argentinian guard Carlos Sebastian Vico (190-86, agency: Players Group) accounted for 18 points, 6 assists and 4 steals. Swingman Ivan Scarponi (196-86) came up with 33 points (!!!) and 6 rebounds and forward Ludovico De Paoli (206-92, agency: Two Points) added 8 points and 10 rebounds respectively for Mazzeo San Severo in the defeat. Matera maintains second place with 22-12 record having just two points less than leader Torino. Mazzeo San Severo lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the seventeenth position with 23 games lost. Matera's next round opponent will be bottom-ranked Bologna (#19) in Ozzano Emilia which should be an easy win for them. Mazzeo San Severo will play at home against Treviglio.
Top scorers:
Matera: A.Iannuzzi 20+14reb+2ast, C.Sebastian Vico 18+3reb+6ast, A.Vitale 13+3reb, C.Grappasonni 10+2reb, M.Rezzano 9+8reb+1ast, C.Cantone 5+2reb+5ast
San Severo: I.Scarponi 33+6reb+1ast, G.Zampolli 14+3ast, G.Sirakov 9+3reb+2ast, L.De Paoli 8+10reb, O.Gueye 6+4reb+1ast, F.Mirando 2+3reb+1ast
gschID: 191971


Latina Basket - Torino 63-75

Leader Torino delivered the twentieth fifth victory on Sunday night. This time they beat 16th ranked Latina Basket (13-21) 75-63. The game was mostly controlled by Torino. Latina Basket managed to win third quarter 25-14. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Latina Basket to just 6 points in first quarter. Torino made 29-of-29 free shots (100 percent !!!) during the game, while Latina Basket only scored seven points from the stripe. Torino had a 29-17 advantage in offensive rebounds. Naturalized Polish power forward Jakub Wojciechowski (210-90) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 14 rebounds for the winners and power forward Filippo Baldi Rossi (207-91) chipped in 10 points and 11 rebounds. Five Torino players scored in double figures. At the losing side naturalized Argentinian swingman Manuel Carrizo (198-80, agency: Players Group) responded with 17 points and 6 rebounds and guard Tommaso Milani (190-88) scored 11 points and 5 rebounds. Torino maintains first place with 25-8 record. Loser Latina Basket keeps the sixteenth position with 21 games lost. Torino will meet at home Recanati (#11) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Latina Basket will play against Bari (#12) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Torino: J.Wojciechowski 16+14reb, C.Tommasini 15, L.Gergati 12+4reb+3ast, M.Evangelisti 12+3reb+1ast, F.Baldi Rossi 10+11reb, F.Conti 6+2reb+2ast
Latina Basket: M.Carrizo 17+6reb+1ast, T.Plateo 16+1reb, T.Milani 11+5reb+2ast, A.Cecchetti 8+5reb, R.Santolamazza 4+3reb+3ast, A.Poti 3+1ast
gschID: 191970


Recanati - Mirandola 70-63

The game between closely ranked teams ended with twelfth ranked Recanati's (16-18) home victory over 13th ranked Mirandola (15-20) 70-63. Mirandola was ahead by 4 points at the halftime before a 37-26 second half run of Recanati. Guard Marco Gnaccarini (185-81) nailed 12 points and 7 rebounds for the winning side and power forward Marco Maganza (204-91) accounted for 9 points and 11 rebounds. Four Recanati players scored in double figures. Guard Michele Venturelli (188-82) came up with 14 points and forward Luca Pignatti (195-86) added 9 points and 9 rebounds respectively for Mirandola in the defeat. Recanati moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with Bari. Newly promoted Mirandola dropped to the fourteenth position with 20 games lost. Recanati's next round opponent will be league's leader Torino on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Recanati: R.Castelli 12+6reb, M.Gnaccarini 12+7reb+3ast, N.Benedusi 10+3reb+4ast, A.Pierini 10+6reb+1ast, M.Maganza 9+11reb, G.Tessitore 5+4reb
Mirandola: M.Venturelli 14+3reb+3ast, J.Losi 12+5reb+3ast, A.Pilotti 10+1reb, L.Pignatti 9+9reb+2ast, M.Fantinelli 8+4reb+5ast, G.Piunti 5+7reb
gschID: 191968


Castelletto - Bari 78-69

Very expected game when 11th ranked Bari (16-18) was defeated on the road by third ranked Castelletto (20-14) 78-69. It looked good early as Bari took an 4-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Castelletto had a 20-11 second period charge getting the lead and Bari was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 69-78. Castelletto made 17-of-22 charity shots (77.3 percent) during the game. Guard Marco Ceron (195-92) nailed 22 points and 7 rebounds for the winning side and point guard Alexander Simoncelli (188-86, agency: Interperformances) accounted for 12 points and 6 assists. The former international power forward Luca Bisconti (206-82) came up with 16 points and 6 rebounds and forward Marco Cardillo (196-85) added 14 points and 8 rebounds respectively for Bari in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Castelletto maintains third place with 20-14 record having four points less than leader Torino. Bari at the other side keeps the eleventh position with 18 games lost. Castelletto's next round opponent will be Casalpusterlengo (#5) on the road. Bari will play against Latina Basket (#16).
Top scorers:
Castelletto: M.Ceron 22+7reb, F.Ihedioha 16+3reb, A.Simoncelli 12+1reb+6ast, M.Pazzi 11+7reb, A.Ranuzzi 9+4reb+3ast, F.Prelazzi 6+7reb
Bari: L.Bisconti 16+6reb+3ast, A.Ruggiero 14+2reb+2ast, S.Bonfiglio 14+3reb, M.Cardillo 14+8reb+1ast, D.Bonessio 8+6reb+1ast, D.Barozzi 2+2reb
gschID: 191967


Lucca - Reggio Calabr. 89-83

The game between closely ranked teams ended with ninth ranked Lucca's (18-15) home victory over 10th ranked Reggio Calabr. (17-17) 89-83. The hosts were already 14 points ahead after 3 quarters before a 26-18 Reggio Calabr.'s run in the last quarter cut the lead to 89-83 at the end of the game. Guard Andrea Barsanti (189-86) nailed 26 points and 4 assists for the winning side and point guard Riccardo Bottioni (188-93) accounted for 11 points and 6 rebounds. Naturalized Argentinian swingman Augustin Fabi (199-91) came up with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds and guard Marco Caprari (195-76) added 22 points respectively for Reggio Calabr. in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Lucca moved-up to seventh place, which they share with Treviglio. Reggio Calabr. at the other side keeps the tenth position with 17 games lost. Lucca's next round opponent will be Perugia (#18) on the road which should be an easy win for them. Reggio Calabr. will play against Naturhouse Ferrara (#13).
Top scorers:
Lucca: A.Barsanti 26+4ast, M.Negri 15+5reb, D.Banti 12+6reb, R.Bottioni 11+6reb+3ast, W.Santarossa 8+9reb+1ast, S.Crotta 7+5reb
Reggio Calabr.: M.Caprari 22+1reb+3ast, A.Fabi 15+10reb+1ast, F.Quaglia 11+8reb+5ast, G.Rugolo 11+2reb+1ast, E.Germani 7+2reb, A.Ricci 5+2reb
gschID: 191966


Ferrara - Perugia 86-70

The game with biggest result difference took place in Ferrara. Local Naturhouse Ferrara (15-18) beat 18th ranked Perugia (8-25) 86-70. The game was mostly controlled by Naturhouse Ferrara. Perugia was better in fourth quarter 17-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Naturhouse Ferrara forced 20 Perugia turnovers and outrebounded them 37-24 including a 29-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. Naturhouse Ferrara shot the lights out from three nailing 12 long-distance shots on high 60.0 percentage. 25 personal fouls committed by Perugia helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Guard Michele Ferri (191-85) nailed 23 points and 5 rebounds for the winning side and power forward Michele Benfatto (205-85) accounted for 15 points and 9 rebounds. Center Paolo Chiarello (204-78) came up with 10 points and 5 rebounds and Costantino Cutolo (198-89, agency: Players Group) added 16 points and 4 steals respectively for Perugia in the defeat. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Naturhouse Ferrara moved-up to thirteenth place. Perugia lost seventh consecutive game. They keep the eighteenth position with 25 games lost. Naturhouse Ferrara's next round opponent will be higher ranked Reggio Calabr. (#10) in Reggio Calabria and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Perugia will play at home against Lucca (#8).
Top scorers:
Ferrara: M.Ferri 23+5reb, V.Circosta 16+4ast, M.Benfatto 15+9reb, G.Gazzotti 9+7reb+1ast, G.Spizzichini 7+3reb, A.Campiello 5+5reb
Perugia: C.Cutolo 16, D.Poltroneri 12+1reb+1ast, P.Chiarello 10+5reb+2ast, S.Bonamente 9+4reb+1ast, J.David Rath 6, M.Bei 6+7reb
gschID: 191965


Treviglio - Omegna 65-54

Another exciting game was between eighth ranked Treviglio and 4th placed Omegna where host Treviglio (18-15) won against Omegna (19-15) 65-54. It ended at the same time the six-game winning streak of Omegna. The game was mostly controlled by Treviglio. Omegna was better in third quarter 12-5. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Treviglio dominated down low during the game scoring 40 of its points in the paint compared to Omegna's 20. Treviglio forced 21 Omegna turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international guard Davide Reati (193-88) who helped to win the game recording 20 points and 7 rebounds. Forward Riccardo Pederzini (198-89) contributed with 12 points and 5 assists for the winners. Naturalized Georgian Nika Metreveli (211-91, agency: Interperformances) answered with 14 points and 6 rebounds and guard Pierpaolo Picazio (193-79, agency: Players Group) added 14 points in the effort for Omegna. Treviglio moved-up to seventh place, which they share with Lucca. Omegna at the other side keeps the fourth position with 15 games lost. They share it with Casalpusterlengo and Agrigento. Treviglio will play against Mazzeo San Severo (#17) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Omegna will play against Chieti (#15) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Treviglio: D.Reati 20+7reb+2ast, R.Pederzini 12+4reb+5ast, S.Ferrarese 9+6reb+3ast, R.Perego 9+7reb+4ast, M.Raminelli 8+8reb, N.Cazzolato 5+2reb+1ast
Omegna: P.Picazio 14+3reb, N.Metreveli 14+6reb+1ast, M.Farioli 8+4reb+1ast, G.Mariani 7+5reb+3ast, M.Jovancic 5+4reb, M.Toure 3+1reb+1ast
gschID: 191964


Firenze - Casalpusterlengo 75-86

The biggest surprise of round 37 was guest Casalpusterlengo's (19-15) road victory over Firenze (#7) 86-75 on Sunday evening. It ended at the same time the five-game winning streak of Firenze. 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 11 points. Power forward Alberto Chiumenti (204-87, agency: Players Group) fired a double-double by scoring 34 points (!!!) and 12 rebounds for the winners. point guard Roberto Prandin (188-86, agency: Two Points) chipped in 22 points. Four Casalpusterlengo players scored in double figures. Swingman Daniele Casadei (199-81) produced 25 points and 8 rebounds and forward Stefano Spizzichini (202-90) added 17 points and 9 rebounds respectively for lost side. Casalpusterlengo moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Omegna and Agrigento. Firenze at the other side dropped to the ninth position with 16 games lost. Casalpusterlengo is looking forward to face higher ranked Castelletto (#3) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Firenze will play against Agrigento (#6) and is hoping to prove to their supporters that the loss was just an accident.
Top scorers:
Casalpusterlengo: A.Chiumenti 34+12reb, R.Prandin 22+3reb+1ast, T.Marino 13+2reb+9ast, S.Fiorito 12+6reb, G.Ricci 2+9reb+1ast, M.Venuto 2
Firenze: D.Casadei 25+8reb+1ast, S.Spizzichini 17+9reb+1ast, S.Rabaglietti 14+2ast, M.Sanna 6+3reb+1ast, A.Capitanelli 5+8reb, M.Caroldi 5+1reb+6ast
gschID: 191962


  




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