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BSL Standings
 1. Eskisehir Basket 2-0 
 2. Tofas 2-0 
 3. Yesilgiresun 2-0 
 4. Galatasaray 1-1 
 5. Istanbul BBSK 1-1 
 6. Pinar Karsiyaka 1-1 
 7. Darussafaka 1-1 
 8. Besiktas 1-1 
 9. Anadolu Efes 1-1 
 10. Fenerbahce 1-1 
 11. Demir IBB 1-1 
 12. Sakarya BSB 1-1 
 13. Gaziantep 1-1 
 14. Banvit BK 0-2 
 15. Trabzonspor 0-2 
 16. Usak 0-2 
Full Standings
Last:10/15/2017
TBL Standings
 1. Bahcesehir 3-0 
 2. Selcuklu 3-0 
 3. TED Kolejliler 3-0 
 4. Turk Telekom 3-0 
 5. Afyon 2-1 
 6. Antalyaspor 2-1 
 7. Akhisar Bld 2-1 
 8. Bursaspor 2-1 
 9. Karesi Spor 2-1 
 10. Bakirkoy 2-1 
 11. Istanbulspor 1-2 
 12. Orman Genclik 1-2 
 13. Petkim 1-2 
 14. Ankara DSI 0-3 
 15. Bandirma Kir. 0-3 
 16. Duzce Bld. 0-3 
 17. Samsun 0-3 
 18. Yalova Bld 0-3 
Full Standings
Last:10/17/2017
TB2L Standings
Group A
 1. Artvin 0-0 
 2. Bilecik 0-0 
 3. Bornova 0-0 
 4. Efe Spor 0-0 
 5. FMV Isik 0-0 
 6. Haliliye 0-0 
 7. I.T.U. 0-0 
 8. Inegol 0-0 
 9. Kepez Bld 0-0 
 10. Merkezefendi 0-0 
 11. Mugla Orman 0-0 
 12. Rota 0-0 
 13. Ugur 0-0 
Group B
 1. Boluspor 0-0 
 2. Edirne 0-0 
 3. Erzurum 0-0 
 4. Fethiye 0-0 
 5. Final Genclik 0-0 
 6. Gemlik 0-0 
 7. Izmir BSB 0-0 
 8. Manisa 0-0 
 9. Mersin BSB 0-0 
 10. TED Istanbul 0-0 
 11. UPS Spor 0-0 
 12. Yeni 0-0 
Last:10/3/2017
Euroleague Standings
$$Euroleague Standings
 1 CSKA 1-0 
 2 FC Barcelona 1-0 
 3 Khimki 1-0 
 4 Maccabi T-A 1-0 
 5 Olympiacos 1-0 
 6 Real Madrid 1-0 
 7 Unicaja 1-0 
 8 Zalgiris 1-0 
 9 Anadolu Efes 0-1 
 10 Baskonia 0-1 
 11 Brose Bask. 0-1 
 12 Crvena Zvezda 0-1 
 13 EA7 Armani 0-1 
 14 Fenerbahce 0-1 
 15 Panathinaikos 0-1 
 16 Valencia 0-1 
$$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:10/13/2017
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
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1 Antwerp 1-0 
 2 Groningen 1-0 
 3 Bosna-Royal 0-1 
 4 Le Portel 0-1 
Group B
 1 Avtodor 1-0 
 2 Benfica 1-0 
 3 Bakken 0-1 
 4 Nevezis 0-1 
Group C
 1 Kataja Basket 1-0 
 2 Mornar Bar 1-0 
 3 FC Porto 0-1 
 4 Kapfenberg 0-1 
Group D
 1 Keravnos 1-0 
 2 Kormend 1-0 
 3 Balkan 0-1 
 4 Brussels 0-1 
Group E
 1 Lukoil Acad. 1-0 
 2 UBT Cluj Napoca 1-0 
 3 Dinamo Tbilisi 0-1 
 4 Istanbul BBSK 0-1 
Group F
 1 Bnei Hertzeliya 1-0 
 2 Spirou 1-0 
 3 Alba 0-1 
 4 Tsmoki-Minsk 0-1 
Group G
 1 Demir IBB 1-0 
 2 Sigal Prishtina 1-0 
 3 Khimik 0-1 
 4 Mons-Hainaut 0-1 
Group H
 1 N.Novgorod 1-0 
 2 Szolnok 1-0 
 3 Falco-Vulcano 0-1 
 4 Karpos Sokoli 0-1 
Last:10/18/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Errick MCCOLLUM
  Anadolu .
  (185-PG-88)
  Avg: 28.5
 1. McCollum, Anadolu .28.5 
 2. James, Yesilgiresun21.0 
 3. Jones, Pinar K.20.0 
 4. Boynton, Yesilgiresun20.0 
 5. Rowland, Eskisehi.19.5 
 6. Johnson, Darussaf.19.0 
 7. Mejia, Tofas19.0 
 8. Odum, Banvit BK18.5 
 9. Buckner, Istanbu.18.0 
 10. Heslip, Trabzonspor18.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ivan MARINKOVIC
  Yesilgir.
  (209-C-93)
  Avg: 13
 1. Marinkovic, Yesilgir.13.0 
 2. Jones, Pinar K.12.5 
 3. Ayres, Eskisehi.10.0 
 4. Morgan, Tofas9.0 
 5. Vesely, Fenerbahce9.0 
 6. Mejia, Tofas9.0 
 7. Hamilton, Usak9.0 
 8. Rudd, Gaziantep8.5 
 9. Green, Trabzonspor8.5 
 10. Turen, Pinar K.8.5 
Assists Per Game
 D.J. STRAWBERRY
  Besik.
  (196-SG-85)
  Avg: 7.5
 1. Strawberry, Besik.7.5 
 2. Walker, Demir IBB7.5 
 3. Waters, Pinar K.7.0 
 4. Klobucar, Istanbu.6.5 
 5. Browning, Trabzons.6.0 
 6. Ermis, Tofas6.0 
 7. Renfroe, Galatasa.5.5 
 8. Henry, Tofas5.5 
 9. Thompson, Istanbu.5.0 
 10. Vasiliauskas, Trabzons.5.0 
Steals Per Game
 Dogus OZDEMIROGLU
  Darussaf.
  (191-PG-96)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Ozdemiroglu, Darussaf.2.5 
 2. Candan, Eskisehi.2.5 
 3. Klobucar, Istanbu.2.5 
 4. James, Yesilgiresun2.5 
 5. Sant-Roos, Darussaf.2.0 
 6. Simon, Anadolu .2.0 
 7. Hosley, Yesilgiresun2.0 
 8. Waters, Pinar K.2.0 
 9. Henry, Tofas2.0 
 10. Baron, Eskisehi.2.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Christopher OBEKPA
  Trabzonspor
  (208-F/C-93)
  Avg: 4.5
 1. Obekpa, Trabzonspor4.5 
 2. Hendrix, Galatasa.3.0 
 3. Lima, Besiktas2.5 
 4. Williams, Gaziantep2.0 
 5. Fall, Sakarya BSB2.0 
 6. McCollum, Anadolu .1.5 
 7. Kadji, Tofas1.0 
 8. Sant-Roos, Darussaf.1.0 
 9. Ayres, Eskisehi.1.0 
 10. Buckner, Istanbu.1.0 

Next Round Schedule

Round 3 (Regular Season)

Tofas 80% Oct.21 Besiktas
Yesilgiresun 80% Oct.21 Sakarya BSB
Trabzonspor Oct.21 Istanbul BB 91%
Demir IBB 93% Oct.21 Banvit BK
Eskisehir Bs 81% Oct.21 Anadolu Efes
Fenerbahce 58% Oct.21 Gaziantep
Pinar Karsiy 56% Oct.21 Galatasaray
Usak Oct.21 Darussafaka 90%
Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Regular Season)

Bandirma Kir Oct.22 Antalyaspor 92%
Bakirkoy 53% Oct.21 Karesi Spor
Samsun Oct.21 TED Kolejli 98%
Petkim Oct.21 Istanbulspor 56%
Yalova Bld Oct.21 Bursaspor 92%
Ankara DSI Oct.21 Bahcesehir 99%
Duzce Bld. Oct.21 Turk Telekom 98%
Afyon 62% Oct.21 Akhisar Bld
Orman Gencli Oct.20 Selcuklu 85%
Next Round Schedule

Round 2 (Regular Season)

Khimki 61% Oct.20 Zalgiris
Olympiacos 58% Oct.20 Unicaja
Valencia 58% Oct.20 Anadolu Efes
Crvena Zvezd Oct.19 FC Barcelona 97%
Maccabi T-A 96% Oct.19 Baskonia
Panathinaiko 57% Oct.19 Brose Bask.
EA7 Armani 56% Oct.19 Fenerbahce
Real Madrid 58% Oct.19 CSKA
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%
Next Round Schedule

Round 2 (Regular Season)

Group A
Bosna-Royal 50% Oct.25 Antwerp
Groningen 50% Oct.24 Le Portel
Group B
Bakken 50% Oct.25 Benfica
Nevezis 50% Oct.24 Avtodor
Group C
Kataja Bsk 50% Oct.25 FC Porto
Kapfenberg 50% Oct.24 Mornar Bar
Group D
Kormend 50% Oct.25 Balkan
Keravnos 50% Oct.24 Brussels
Group E
Istanbul BB 50% Oct.25 Lukoil Acad
Din.Tbilisi 50% Oct.25 UBT Cluj Na
Group F
Bnei Hertzel 50% Oct.25 Tsmoki-Minsk
Alba 50% Oct.24 Spirou
Group G
Demir IBB 50% Oct.25 Mons-Hainaut
Sigal Prisht 50% Oct.25 Khimik
Group H
Falco-Vulcan 50% Oct.25 Szolnok
Karpos Sokol 50% Oct.25 N.Novgorod
TB2L Round 27 of Regular Season - Mar 17, 2013


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The Regular Season in TB2L is slowly approaching the end. But there may be still some important changes in the final standings in the last 6 rounds. The round was rather attractive and full of interesting results. The round ended with derby games and favorites losing the games.

The biggest surprise of round 27 was guest Trabzonspor's (18-9) road victory over 4th placed Maliye Milli (17-10) 87-84 on Saturday evening. The guests trailed by 6 points after three quarters before their 24-15 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Trabzonspor made 19-of-25 free shots (76.0 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was American point guard Khalid El-Amin (178-79, college: Connecticut) who scored 24 points and 9 assists. point guard Yunus Akcay (-89) chipped in 16 points. At the other side the best for losing team was American guard Derek Williams (185-85, college: SMU) who recorded 21 points and 5 assists. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Trabzonspor have an impressive series of seven victories in a row. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Selcuk Univ. Maliye Milli lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the fifth position with ten games lost. They share it with Darussafaka. Trabzonspor is looking forward to face bottom-ranked Izmir BSB (#18) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Maliye Milli will play against Selcuk Universitesi (#3) in Konya and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Very important is a road loss of second ranked Yesilgiresun (19-8) against sixth ranked Darussafaka (17-10) on Sunday night. Visiting Yesilgiresun was defeated by Darussafaka in Istanbul 84-73. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Yesilgiresun. It was a good game for American guard Marcus Hall (185-85, college: Colorado) who led his team to a victory with 33 points (!!!), 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Adem Oren contributed with 15 points for the winners. American guard Alex Gordon (184-85, college: Vanderbilt) answered with 27 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists for Yesilgiresun. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The victory was the third consecutive win for Darussafaka. They moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Maliye Milli. Newly promoted Yesilgiresun keeps the second position with eight games lost. Darussafaka will play against Akhisar Bld (#7) on the road in the next round. Yesilgiresun will play against Baskent Genclik (#14) in Ankara and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Leader Usak delivered the twentiethth victory on Saturday night. This time they beat 9th ranked Vestel (15-12) 84-76 in Manisa. It was a great evening for Justin Carter who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 34 points (!!!), 11 rebounds and 6 assists. The best for the losing side was Kerem Ozkan with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. The victory was the fourth consecutive win for Usak. They maintain first place with 20-7 record. Vestel at the other side keeps the ninth position with 12 games lost. Usak will meet at home Final Genclik (#13) in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Vestel will play against Istanbulspor (#17) and hope to secure a win.
We should mention about the upset which took place in Izmir, where higher ranked Gelisim (12-15) lost at home to fifteenth ranked Pi Koleji (11-16) 78-84. It was an exceptional evening for Halit Serdar Gungor who led the winners and scored 29 points and 9 rebounds. The victory was the seventh consecutive win for Pi Koleji. They moved-up to thirteenth place, which they share with Final Genclik and Baskent Genclik. Gelisim lost their sixth game in a row. They keep the eleventh position with 15 games lost. Pi Koleji's next round opponent will be higher ranked Istanbul B.B. (#12) at home and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Ankara. Local Baskent Genclik (11-16) beat 16th ranked Pertevniyal (9-18) 81-65 on Sunday night. The best player for the winners was Aubrey Reese who scored 23 points and 5 assists. Pertevniyal's coach Alaaddin Yakan rotated ten players seeing no chance for a win. Baskent Genclik moved-up to thirteenth place, which they share with Pi Koleji and Final Genclik. Pertevniyal lost their fourth game in a row. They keep the sixteenth position with 18 games lost. Baskent Genclik will face league's second-placed Yesilgiresun in Giresun in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Pertevniyal will play at home against Bandirma Kir. (#10) in Balikesir.

Other games of round 27 were very predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
bottom-ranked Izmir BSB was defeated by Bandirma Kir. in Balikesir 74-66. Istanbul B.B. beat Istanbulspor at home 70-63. Balikesir lost to Selcuk Univ. on the opponent's court 69-78. Final Genclik unfortunately lost to Akhisar Bld in a home game 82-93.
The best stats of 27th round was 28 points and 14 rebounds by Jayme Miller of Istanbul B.B..


Baskent Genclik - Pertevniyal 81-65

The game with biggest result difference took place in Ankara. Local Baskent Genclik (11-16) beat 16th ranked Pertevniyal (9-18) 81-65 on Sunday night. The game was mostly controlled by Baskent Genclik. Pertevniyal was better in fourth quarter 22-15. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The best player for the winners was American guard Aubrey Reese (183-78, college: Murray St., agency: Interperformances) who scored 23 points and 5 assists. His fellow American import forward KZell Wesson (201-77, college: La Salle) chipped in a double-double by scoring 18 points and 11 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was center Ramazan Tekin (212-93) who recorded 10 points and 9 rebounds and American guard Dewayne Reed (185-87, college: Auburn, agency: EM-PA) added 11 points and 5 rebounds respectively. Four Pertevniyal players scored in double figures. Pertevniyal's coach Alaaddin Yakan rotated ten players seeing no chance for a win. Baskent Genclik moved-up to thirteenth place, which they share with Pi Koleji and Final Genclik. Pertevniyal lost their fourth game in a row. They keep the sixteenth position with 18 games lost. Baskent Genclik will face league's second-placed Yesilgiresun in Giresun in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Pertevniyal will play at home against Bandirma Kir. (#10) in Balikesir.
Top scorers:
Pertevniyal: T.Erulku 12+3reb, D.Reed 11+5reb+3ast, A.Brown 11+4reb+2ast, R.Tekin 10+9reb, O.Ulubay 7+2reb+1ast, C.Osman 5+2reb+2ast
Baskent Genclik: A.Reese 23+4reb+5ast, M.Kabakci 19+2reb, K.Wesson 18+11reb+1ast, H.Uskuplu 7+2reb+1ast, G.Ezel Akgor 6+1reb, A.Aziz Kan 5+8reb+4ast
gschID: 199587


Darussafaka - Yesilgiresun 84-73

Very important is a road loss of second ranked Yesilgiresun (19-8) against sixth ranked Darussafaka (17-10) on Sunday night. Visiting Yesilgiresun was defeated by Darussafaka in Istanbul 84-73. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Yesilgiresun. The game was mostly controlled by Darussafaka. Yesilgiresun was better in second period 18-11. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They made 17-of-18 charity shots (94.4 percent) during the game. Strangely Yesilgiresun outrebounded Darussafaka 43-28 including a 21-0 advantage in offensive rebounds. It was a good game for American guard Marcus Hall (185-85, college: Colorado) who led his team to a victory with 33 points (!!!), 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Power forward Adem Oren (207-79) contributed with 15 points for the winners. American guard Alex Gordon (184-85, college: Vanderbilt) answered with 27 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists and forward Ismail Cevik (206-81) added 9 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Yesilgiresun. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The victory was the third consecutive win for Darussafaka. They moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Maliye Milli. Newly promoted Yesilgiresun keeps the second position with eight games lost. Darussafaka will play against Akhisar Bld (#7) on the road in the next round. Yesilgiresun will play against Baskent Genclik (#14) in Ankara and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Yesilgiresun: A.Gordon 27+7reb+7ast, B.Haluk Cinar 9+5reb+1ast, I.Cevik 9+6reb+2ast, U.Turkoglu 8+7reb, J.Ofoegbu 5+8reb, A.Ozdemir 5+4reb
Darussafaka: M.Hall 33+7reb+4ast, A.Oren 15+4reb+2ast, U.Kacaniku 8+2reb+1ast, A.Petrovic 7+6reb+2ast, C.Amasyali 7+1reb+2ast, G.Sunter 6+2reb+1ast
gschID: 199591


Bandirma Kir. - Izmir BSB 74-66

There was no surprise in Balikesir where 18th ranked Izmir BSB (3-24) was defeated by tenth ranked Bandirma Kir. (14-13) 74-66 on Sunday. Izmir BSB trailed by 12 points after 3 quarters before a 24-20 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 66-74 at the end of the game. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Bandirma Kir. made 8 blocks. Izmir BSB was plagued by 31 personal fouls down the stretch. The best player for the winners was American power forward Raymond Sykes (206-86, college: Clemson, agency: Three Eye Sports) who had a double-double by scoring 18 points, 16 rebounds and 6 blocks. point guard Yigitcan Turna (187-87) chipped in 14 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was Cengiz Aydin Ergen (-88) who recorded 19 points and 5 rebounds and guard Bugra Gacemer (184-83) added 14 points and 7 rebounds respectively. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Bandirma Kir. maintains tenth place with 14-13 record. Newly promoted Izmir BSB stay dead last with 24 lost games. Bandirma Kir. will face Pertevniyal (#16) in Istanbul in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Izmir BSB will play at home against Trabzonspor.
Top scorers:
Izmir BSB: G.Baybora 19+5reb, C.Aydin Ergen 19+5reb+1ast, B.Gacemer 14+7reb+3ast, I.Sejfic 4+3reb, O.Gokcepinar 3+3reb+2ast, F.Irdel 3+1reb
Bandirma Kir.: R.Sykes 18+16reb+2ast, Y.Turna 14+8reb+6ast, M.Gizir 11, T.Onen 8+4reb+2ast, A.Cantitiz 8+2reb+1ast, T.Altunbey 7+2reb
gschID: 199590


Istanbul B.B. - Istanbulspor 70-63

No shocking result in a game when twelfth ranked Istanbul B.B. (12-15) defeated at home 17th ranked Istanbulspor (4-23) 70-63 on Sunday. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 21-12. But Istanbulspor won second period 21-17. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Istanbul B.B. won last quarter 17-11. The best player for the winners was American forward Jayme Miller (203-85) who had a double-double by scoring 28 points and 14 rebounds. Guard Sezgin Eris (185-85) chipped in 9 points and 5 assists. Istanbul B.B.'s coach Hakan Yavuz used a ten-player rotation and allowed the starting five to rest. At the other side the best for losing team was guard Altay Ozurganci (195-88) who recorded 21 points and 5 rebounds and guard Onur Sonsirma (190-85, agency: 1x1 Sports) added 11 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists respectively. Four Istanbulspor players scored in double figures. Istanbul B.B. moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with Gelisim. Loser Istanbulspor keeps the seventeenth position with 23 games lost. Istanbul B.B. will face Pi Koleji (#15) in Ankara in the next round. Istanbulspor will play at home against Vestel in Manisa.
Top scorers:
Istanbulspor: A.Ozurganci 21+5reb+2ast, D.Sonmez 14+9reb+1ast, O.Sonsirma 11+8reb+5ast, S.Tasdelen 11+5reb+2ast, H.Sezaver 6+1reb+5ast, M.Aslan 0
Istanbul B.B.: J.Miller 28+14reb, S.Eris 9+3reb+5ast, R.Wright 8+3reb+2ast, A.Tuncer 7+3reb+1ast, M.Ufuk Kacar 6+1reb+2ast, D.Yavuz 5+3reb
gschID: 199585


Maliye Milli - Trabzonspor 84-87

The biggest surprise of round 27 was guest Trabzonspor's (18-9) road victory over 4th placed Maliye Milli (17-10) 87-84 on Saturday evening. The guests trailed by 6 points after three quarters before their 24-15 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Trabzonspor made 19-of-25 free shots (76.0 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was American point guard Khalid El-Amin (178-79, college: Connecticut) who scored 24 points and 9 assists. point guard Yunus Akcay (-89) chipped in 16 points. At the other side the best for losing team was American guard Derek Williams (185-85, college: SMU) who recorded 21 points and 5 assists and the other American import guard Zach Graham (198-89, college: Mississippi) added 17 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists respectively. Four Maliye Milli players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Trabzonspor have an impressive series of seven victories in a row. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Selcuk Univ. Maliye Milli lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the fifth position with ten games lost. They share it with Darussafaka. Trabzonspor is looking forward to face bottom-ranked Izmir BSB (#18) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Maliye Milli will play against Selcuk Universitesi (#3) in Konya and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Maliye Milli: D.Williams 21+4reb+5ast, Z.Graham 17+5reb+4ast, H.Yapar 13+4reb+1ast, O.Kaya 13+1reb+1ast, C.Sahin 10+1reb+2ast, R.Ozturk 8+6reb+1ast
Trabzonspor: K.El-Amin 24+2reb+9ast, Y.Akcay 16+3reb, J.Zuza 13+5reb, K.Cipa 8+5reb+2ast, U.Ozyildirim 7, G.Orcun Tunca 7
gschID: 199586


Vestel - Usak 76-84

Leader Usak delivered the twentiethth victory on Saturday night. This time they beat 9th ranked Vestel (15-12) 84-76 in Manisa. The guests trailed by 11 points after first quarter, but they rallied back and won the game by 8 points. Usak forced 19 Vestel turnovers. It was a great evening for American forward Justin Carter (193-87, college: Creighton, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 34 points (!!!), 11 rebounds and 6 assists. Forward Erdinc Balto (207-90, agency: EM-PA) helped adding 17 points. The best for the losing side was forward Kerem Ozkan (201-88, agency: EM-PA) with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds and American forward Justin Knox (205-89, college: N.Carolina) scored 16 points and 9 rebounds. Four Vestel players scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. The victory was the fourth consecutive win for Usak. They maintain first place with 20-7 record. Vestel at the other side keeps the ninth position with 12 games lost. Usak will meet at home Final Genclik (#13) in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Vestel will play against Istanbulspor (#17) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Vestel: K.Ozkan 18+10reb+1ast, J.Knox 16+9reb, A.Waller 15+4reb+1ast, S.Ugur 11+2reb+2ast, E.Ekmen 7+6reb+1ast, S.Yikilmaz 6+2ast
Usak: J.Carter 34+11reb+6ast, E.Balto 17+2reb+2ast, G.Karamahmut 11, E.Buckner 8+8reb+1ast, S.Kavut 8+2reb+1ast, O.Surucu 5+3reb+2ast
gschID: 199589


Selcuk Univ. - Balikesir 78-69

Rather expected game in Konya where 6th ranked Balikesir (16-11) was defeated by fourth ranked Selcuk Universitesi (18-9) 78-69 on Saturday. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 26-11. But Balikesir won second period 19-16. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was dominated by American players. The best player for the winners was point guard Jeremy Granger (185-90, college: E.Illinois) who scored 30 points and 4 assists. Bill Clark (195-88, college: Duquesne) chipped in a double-double by scoring 13 points and 11 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was point guard Robert Lowery (188-87, college: Dayton) who recorded 22 points and 4 steals and power forward Pervis Pasco (206-81, college: Kansas St.) added 9 points and 10 rebounds respectively. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Selcuk Universitesi moved-up to third place, which they share with Trabzonspor. Newly promoted Balikesir dropped to the seventh position with 11 games lost. Selcuk Universitesi will face Maliye Milli (#5) in Ankara in the next round. Balikesir will play at home against Gelisim in Izmir.
Top scorers:
Balikesir: R.Lowery 22+1reb+2ast, P.Pasco 9+10reb+2ast, O.Okkali 8+3reb+1ast, M.Ozdogan 8+4reb+1ast, S.Hot 6+1reb+3ast, C.Coskun 6+4reb
Selcuk Univ.: J.Granger 30+2reb+4ast, B.Clark 13+11reb+2ast, O.Orcun Gollu 8+2reb+3ast, I.Yalcin Azizmahmutogullari 7+5reb, H.Dogan 7+2reb, H.Ozdemir 5+4reb
gschID: 199588


Final Genclik - Akhisar Bld 82-93

Very predictable result in Bursa where eighth ranked Akhisar Bld (16-11) beat 13th ranked Final Genclik (11-16) 93-82 on Friday. The game was mostly controlled by Akhisar Bld. Final Genclik was better in third quarter 28-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Akhisar Bld looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. The best player for the winners was American forward Tyrone Nelson (206-85, college: N.Mexico St.) who had a double-double by scoring 24 points, 14 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals. His fellow American import forward Darrius Morrow (203-90, college: E.Carolina, agency: Three Eye Sports) chipped in a double-double by scoring 13 points and 11 rebounds. Five Akhisar Bld players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was American forward Marshall Moses (198-89, college: Oklahoma St.) who recorded a double-double by scoring 23 points and 17 rebounds and forward Muratcan Esen (195-90) added 30 points and 5 rebounds respectively. Final Genclik's coach Ali Ozbay let to play ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Akhisar Bld moved-up to seventh place, which they share with Balikesir. Loser Final Genclik keeps the thirteenth position with 16 games lost. Akhisar Bld will face higher ranked Darussafaka (#6) in Istanbul in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Final Genclik will play on the road against the league's leader Usak (#1) where they are definitely not considered as a favorite in this game either.
Top scorers:
Final Genclik: M.Esen 30+5reb, M.Moses 23+17reb+3ast, E.Ilter 13+2reb+5ast, U.Yilmaz 6+1reb+3ast, O.Tayfun Karabey 4+1reb+2ast, S.Ozver 2+3reb+1ast
Akhisar Bld: T.Nelson 24+14reb+6ast, C.Terzioglu 20+2reb+2ast, G.Esmer 18+1reb+4ast, S.Yavuz 16+2reb+7ast, D.Morrow 13+11reb+3ast, E.Yenice 2
gschID: 199584


Gelisim - Pi Koleji 78-84

We should mention about the upset which took place in Izmir, where higher ranked Gelisim (12-15) lost at home to fifteenth ranked Pi Koleji (11-16) 78-84. The guests started the game with a very strong first quarter 32-16. But Gelisim won third quarter 22-14. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Pi Koleji players were unselfish on offense dishing 24 assists comparing to just 11 passes made by Gelisim's players. It was an exceptional evening for Halit Serdar Gungor (-77) who led the winners and scored 29 points and 9 rebounds. Latvian center Kaspars Kambala (206-78, college: UNLV, agency: Alti Sport) accounted for 17 points and 7 rebounds for the winning side. American power forward Jermaine Dearman (202-80, college: S.Illinois) came up with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 12 rebounds and the other American import guard Michael Porrini (187-89, college: Kent St.) added 21 points and 8 rebounds respectively for Gelisim in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. The victory was the seventh consecutive win for Pi Koleji. They moved-up to thirteenth place, which they share with Final Genclik and Baskent Genclik. Gelisim lost their sixth game in a row. They keep the eleventh position with 15 games lost. Pi Koleji's next round opponent will be higher ranked Istanbul B.B. (#12) at home and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Gelisim: M.Porrini 21+8reb+2ast, J.Dearman 18+12reb+1ast, S.Ergin 12+4reb+1ast, B.Erol 11+3reb+2ast, O.Onver 9+2reb+3ast, M.Kapucu 5+3reb+1ast
Pi Koleji: H.Serdar Gungor 29+9reb+2ast, K.Kambala 17+7reb+2ast, O.Ozkundilli 16+1reb, I.Gokalp 13+3reb+3ast, B.Sahillioglu 5+3reb+7ast, V.Grier 4+6reb+9ast
gschID: 199583


  




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