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LNA Standings
Places 1-6
 1. Fribourg 21-4 
 2. Monthey 18-7 
 3. Lugano Tigers 15-10 
 4. Geneve Lions 15-10 
 5. Neuchatel 13-12 
 6. Starwings 12-13 
Places 7-11
 1. Lausanne 11-13 
 2. Swiss Central 10-14 
 3. Boncourt 9-15 
 4. Massagno 8-16 
 5. Winterthur 3-21 
Stage One Standings
Last:4/24/2017
LNB Standings
 1. Vevey 18-3 
 2. Pully 15-6 
 3. BBC Nyon 14-7 
 4. Meyrin Basket 14-7 
 5. Villars 12-9 
 6. GC Zurich 6-15 
 7. Acad.Fribourg 5-16 
 8. Lug.Tigers U23 0-21 
Last:3/26/2017
1LN Standings
East
 1. Soleure-Solothurn 14-4 
 2. Boncourt II 13-5 
 3. BCKE 11-7 
 4. Grasshopp.U23 11-7 
 5. Baden 10-8 
 6. Baeren 10-8 
 7. SAV Vacallo 10-8 
 8. Massagno U23 8-10 
 9. Arbedo 2-16 
 10. Muraltese 1-17 
West
 1. Lions U23 15-5 
 2. Blonay Basket 14-6 
 3. Saint-Prex 14-6 
 4. Bernex 13-7 
 5. Chene 13-7 
 6. Martigny 13-7 
 7. Sion 10-10 
 8. Sarine 7-13 
 9. Collombey-Muraz 5-15 
 10. Agaune 3-17 
 11. Renens 3-17 
Last:3/23/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Rashad WHACK
  Winterthur
  (190-G-91)
  Avg: 21.5
 1. Whack, Winterthur21.5 
 2. Cochran, Lausanne21.3 
 3. Jones, Starwings19.8 
 4. Niles, Massagno19.6 
 5. Day, Massagno18.7 
 6. Wilson, Lausanne18.6 
 7. Downing, Winte.17.6 
 8. Williams, Boncourt17.6 
 9. Ballard, Geneve Lions17.5 
 10. Carey, Lugano T.17.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Durell VINSON
  Starwings
  (201-F/C-85)
  Avg: 12.6
 1. Vinson, Starwings12.6 
 2. Calasan, Boncourt12.5 
 3. Bergstedt, Massa.9.1 
 4. Sheldon, Winte.9.0 
 5. Ballard, Geneve Lions8.7 
 6. Brown, Swiss C.8.5 
 7. Heath, Monthey8.5 
 8. Krstanovic, Neuch.8.1 
 9. Taylor, Fribourg8.0 
 10. Dubas, Monthey7.8 
Assists Per Game
 Terrell EVERETT
  Lugano T.
  (193-G-84)
  Avg: 6.5
 1. Everett, Lugano T.6.5 
 2. Young, Monthey5.8 
 3. Kovacevic, Swiss C.5.8 
 4. Jones, Starwings4.6 
 5. Cochran, Lausanne4.6 
 6. Magnani, Massagno4.4 
 7. Williams, Geneve L.4.4 
 8. Wright, Fribourg4.2 
 9. Savoy, Neuchatel4.1 
 10. Timberlake, Geneve L.3.6 
Steals Per Game
 Karl COCHRAN
  Lausanne
  (185-G-92)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Cochran, Lausanne2.7 
 2. Jones, Starwings2.3 
 3. Wright, Fribourg2.3 
 4. Wilson, Lausanne2.0 
 5. Jurkovitz, Fribourg1.9 
 6. Carter, Boncourt1.6 
 7. James, Neuchatel1.6 
 8. Veselinov, Swiss C.1.5 
 9. Whack, Winterthur1.5 
 10. Carey, Lugano T.1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Rhamel BROWN
  Swiss C.
  (201-F-92)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Brown, Swiss C.2.2 
 2. Heath, Monthey1.5 
 3. James, Neuchatel1.0 
 4. Swannegan, Lausa.1.0 
 5. Cotture, Fribourg0.9 
 6. Monteiro, Winte.0.8 
 7. Bergstedt, Massa.0.8 
 8. Voss, Swiss C.0.6 
 9. Mladjan, Geneve L.0.6 
 10. Sheldon, Winte.0.5 

LNA Round 24: Geneve Lions beat Monthey in the most crucial game of the week - Mar 18, 2013


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Oliver Vogt
There are only two more rounds left in the Regular Season in LNA.

An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Geneve. First ranked Geneve Lions faced 4th ranked Monthey. Host Geneve Lions (19-4) defeated guests from Monthey (12-11) 75-71. Monthey trailed by 16 points after 3 quarters before a 25-13 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 71-75 at the end of the game. The best player for the winners was the former international center Oliver Vogt (209-80) who scored 18 points and 9 rebounds. American point guard Kelvin Parker (183-82, college: NW Missouri St.) chipped in 17 points and 6 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was Canadian point guard Hernst Laroche (185, college: N.Mexico St.) who recorded 14 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals. Geneve Lions have an impressive ten-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 19-4 record. Monthey at the other side dropped to the fifth place with 11 games lost. Geneve Lions are looking forward to face Starwings (#7) in Basel in the next round where they are favorite. Monthey will play at home against SAM Massagno and is hoping to prove to their fans that this time they can win.
Ninth-ranked SAM Massagno (4-20) made lots of trouble for sixth ranked Boncourt (9-14). Boncourt managed to secure only three-point victory 100-97. However their fans expected easier game. It was a good game for American swingman Shy Ely (194-87, college: Evansville, agency: Merit Sports) who led his team to a victory with 28 points and 5 assists (went 9 for 9 at the free throw line !!!). Daniel Ferguson contributed with 23 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. American power forward Clint Chapman (208-89, college: Texas) replied with 30 points and 8 rebounds for SAM Massagno. SAM Massagno's coach Robbi Gubitosa rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Boncourt maintains sixth position with 9-14 record. SAM Massagno lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the ninth place with 20 games lost. Boncourt will play against higher ranked Lugano Tigers (#3) on the road in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. SAM Massagno will play against Monthey (#5) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
The game in Nyon was also quite interesting. Third ranked Lugano Tigers (14-9) played at the court of 8th ranked BBC Nyon (4-19). Lugano Tigers defeated BBC Nyon 85-70 on Saturday. Worth to mention a great performance of Branko Milisavljevic who helped to win the game recording 27 points and 7 assists. The best for the losing side was Justin Rutty with a double-double by scoring 14 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists. Defending champion maintains third position with 14-9 record having five points less than leader Geneve Lions. BBC Nyon lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the eighth place with 19 games lost. Lugano Tigers will meet at home Boncourt (#6) in the next round. BBC Nyon will play against the league's second-placed Fribourg and hope to secure a win.

In the last game of round 24 Starwings were defeated by Neuchatel in a road game 83-71.


Boncourt - SAM Massagno 100-97 OT

Ninth-ranked SAM Massagno (4-20) made lots of trouble for sixth ranked Boncourt (9-14). Boncourt managed to secure only three-point victory 100-97. However their fans expected easier game. SAM Massagno was ahead by 7 points after three quarters before a 24-17 charge of Boncourt, which allowed them to tie the game at the end of regular time. They were better in overtime eventually winning that period 13-10. Boncourt made 22-of-25 charity shots (88.0 percent) during the game. SAM Massagno was plagued by 27 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a good game for American swingman Shy Ely (194-87, college: Evansville, agency: Merit Sports) who led his team to a victory with 28 points and 5 assists (went 9 for 9 at the free throw line !!!). Guard Daniel Ferguson (191-85, college: Valdosta St., agency: Interperformances) contributed with 23 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. American power forward Clint Chapman (208-89, college: Texas) replied with 30 points and 8 rebounds and his fellow American import point guard Jamelle Barrett (180-88) added 25 points, 7 assists and 5 steals in the effort for SAM Massagno. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. SAM Massagno's coach Robbi Gubitosa rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Boncourt maintains sixth position with 9-14 record. SAM Massagno lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the ninth place with 20 games lost. Boncourt will play against higher ranked Lugano Tigers (#3) on the road in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. SAM Massagno will play against Monthey (#5) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Boncourt: S.Ely 28+4reb+5ast, D.Ferguson 23+5reb, J.Capel 18+2reb+5ast, A.Herrmann 11+1reb+3ast, N.Dos Santos 7+9reb+3ast, L.Lahey 6+4reb
SAM Massagno: C.Chapman 30+8reb, J.Barrett 25+3reb+7ast, P.Campbell 14+3reb+2ast, M.Mladjan 11+2reb, T.Freeman 8+1reb+2ast, L.Basso 3+2reb+4ast
gschID: 235396


BBC Nyon - Lugano Tigers 70-85

The game in Nyon was also quite interesting. Third ranked Lugano Tigers (14-9) played at the court of 8th ranked BBC Nyon (4-19). Lugano Tigers defeated BBC Nyon 85-70 on Saturday. The guests trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 3-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 85-70. Worth to mention a great performance of Serbian guard Branko Milisavljevic (193-76, agency: Beo Basket) who helped to win the game recording 27 points and 7 assists and American forward Richie Gordon (203-89, college: W.Carolina) who added 13 points and 9 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) during the contest. Five Lugano Tigers players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was American forward Justin Rutty (200-89, college: Quinnipiac) with a double-double by scoring 14 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists and his fellow American import swingman Marvin Owens (196-86, college: Northwood) scored 24 points and 7 rebounds. Defending champion maintains third position with 14-9 record having five points less than leader Geneve Lions. BBC Nyon lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the eighth place with 19 games lost. Lugano Tigers will meet at home Boncourt (#6) in the next round. BBC Nyon will play against the league's second-placed Fribourg and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Lugano Tigers: B.Milisavljevic 27+1reb+7ast, D.Stockalper 15+5reb+2ast, D.Mladjan 13+4reb+1ast, R.Gordon 13+9reb+1ast, M.Schneiderman 12+6reb+2ast, K.Barber 4+5reb+1ast
BBC Nyon: M.Owens 24+7reb, J.Volcy 21+7reb+2ast, J.Rutty 14+13reb+4ast, S.Zivkovic 6+2reb, K.Bradley 4+4reb+3ast, G.Lanisse 1+6reb
gschID: 235395


Neuchatel - Starwings 83-71

There was no surprise when 7th ranked Starwings (8-16) were defeated on the road by fifth ranked Neuchatel (13-11) 83-71 on Saturday. The hosts trailed by 7 points at the halftime before their 45-26 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Neuchatel forced 29 Starwings turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of American power forward Thomas Coleman (205-88, college: N.Carolina A&T) who helped to win the game recording 14 points and 7 rebounds and the other American import guard Quinton Day (185-84, college: UMKC, agency: Three Eye Sports) who added 18 points during the contest. Four Neuchatel players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was American power forward Justin Dobbins (203-87, college: E.Michigan, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) with a double-double by scoring 22 points, 11 rebounds and 4 blocks and Canadian-Irish swingman Tony McCrory (199-77, college: Simon Fraser) scored 23 points and 4 assists. Neuchatel moved-up to fourth place. Loser Starwings keep the seventh position with 16 games lost. Neuchatel will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Starwings will play against the league's leader Geneve Lions (#1) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Neuchatel: Q.Day 18+3reb+1ast, T.Coleman 14+7reb+2ast, R.Reese 13+5reb+2ast, P.Badji 12+4reb+1ast, D.Lang 9+3reb+1ast, T.Quidome 7+3reb
Starwings: T.McCrory 23+2reb+4ast, J.Dobbins 22+11reb+3ast, J.Burrows 11+7reb+4ast, B.Kostic 5+3reb+3ast, N.Matter 4+4reb+1ast, J.Fuchs 3+3reb+2ast
gschID: 235394


Geneve Lions - Monthey 75-71

An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Geneve. First ranked Geneve Lions faced 4th ranked Monthey. Host Geneve Lions (19-4) defeated guests from Monthey (12-11) 75-71. Monthey trailed by 16 points after 3 quarters before a 25-13 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 71-75 at the end of the game. The best player for the winners was the former international center Oliver Vogt (209-80) who scored 18 points and 9 rebounds. American point guard Kelvin Parker (183-82, college: NW Missouri St.) chipped in 17 points and 6 assists. Four Geneve Lions players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was Canadian point guard Hernst Laroche (185, college: N.Mexico St.) who recorded 14 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals and Bosnian forward Bozo Djurasovic (200-87) added 17 points and 6 rebounds respectively. Geneve Lions have an impressive ten-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 19-4 record. Monthey at the other side dropped to the fifth place with 11 games lost. Geneve Lions are looking forward to face Starwings (#7) in Basel in the next round where they are favorite. Monthey will play at home against SAM Massagno and is hoping to prove to their fans that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
Geneve Lions: O.Vogt 18+9reb+1ast, J.James 17+6reb, K.Parker 17+1reb+6ast, T.Brown 14+2reb+3ast, J.Jaunin 4+1ast, B.Toure 4+3reb
Monthey: B.Djurasovic 17+6reb+2ast, H.Laroche 14+5reb+6ast, C.Mafuta 11+3reb+2ast, B.Savoy 9+3reb+3ast, A.Hodzic 9+4reb+2ast, M.Lukic 6+2reb+1ast
gschID: 235393


  




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