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BSL Standings
 1. Fenerbahce 28-2 
 2. Besiktas 24-6 
 3. Anadolu Efes 23-7 
 4. Darussafaka 23-7 
 5. Banvit BK 21-9 
 6. Galatasaray 18-12 
 7. Gaziantep 16-14 
 8. Tofas 15-15 
 9. Pinar Karsiyaka 15-15 
 10. Istanbul BBSK 11-19 
 11. Yesilgiresun 10-20 
 12. Trabzonspor 10-20 
 13. Demir IBB 9-21 
 14. Usak 8-22 
 15. Best Balikesir 7-23 
 16. TED Kolejliler 2-28 
Last:6/22/2017
TBL Standings
 1. Socar Petkim 0-0 
 2. Afyon 0-0 
 3. Akhisar Bld 0-0 
 4. Bandirma Kir. 0-0 
 5. Duzce Bld. 0-0 
 6. Final Genclik 0-0 
 7. Gelisim 0-0 
 8. Istanbulspor 0-0 
 9. Mamak DSI 0-0 
 10. Mugla Orman 0-0 
 11. Pertevniyal 0-0 
 12. Samsun 0-0 
 13. Turk Telekom 0-0 
 14. Yalova Bld 0-0 
Final Four
 1. Sakarya BSB 5-1 
 2. Eskisehir Basket 3-3 
 3. Bursaspor 3-3 
 4. Acibadem 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:6/4/2017
TB2L Stage Two Standings
 1. Orman Genclik 7-3 
 2. Karesi Spor 7-3 
 3. Antalya BSB 6-4 
 4. Mersin BSB 4-6 
 5. Tofas Gelisim 4-6 
 6. Artvin 2-8 
Stage One Standings
Last:6/2/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Baskonia 0-0 
 3. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 4. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 5. CSKA 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fenerbahce 0-0 
 9. Khimki 0-0 
 10. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 11. Olympiacos 0-0 
 12. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 13. Real Madrid 0-0 
 14. Unicaja 0-0 
 15. Valencia 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:6/21/2017
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 1. Banco di Srd 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. EWE Baskets 0-0 
 4. Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5. Monaco 0-0 
 6. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
Group B
 1. Chalon 0-0 
 2. Gaziantep 0-0 
 3. Iberostar Tener. 0-0 
 4. Neptunas 0-0 
 5. PAOK 0-0 
 6. Ventspils 0-0 
Group C
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Banvit BK 0-0 
 3. Bayreuth 0-0 
 4. Strasbourg 0-0 
 5. Umana VE 0-0 
 6. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
Group D
 1. Aris 0-0 
 2. Besiktas 0-0 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Scandone AV 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Last:7/12/2017
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 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
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 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
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 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
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 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/9/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Ricky LEDO
  Yesilgiresun
  (201-SF-92)
  Avg: 21.2
 1. Ledo, Yesilgiresun21.2 
 2. Shorter, TED K.20.1 
 3. Theodore, Banvit BK18.4 
 4. Jefferson, Gazia.18.0 
 5. Summers, Pinar K.17.0 
 6. Morrison, TED K.16.5 
 7. Hayes, Demir IBB16.4 
 8. Denmon, Gaziantep16.1 
 9. Green, Pinar K.15.9 
 10. McKissic, Usak15.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Vladimir STIMAC
  Besiktas
  (210-C-87)
  Avg: 9.6
 1. Stimac, Besiktas9.6 
 2. Dorsey, Best B.9.2 
 3. Jefferson, Gazia.9.1 
 4. Thomas, TED K.7.7 
 5. Wright, Trabzons.7.7 
 6. Auguste, Usak7.5 
 7. Hummer, TED K.7.0 
 8. Pleiss, Galatasaray6.9 
 9. Gill, Yesilgiresun6.9 
 10. Summers, Pinar K.6.7 
Assists Per Game
 Jordan THEODORE
  Banvit BK
  (182-PG-89)
  Avg: 7.2
 1. Theodore, Banvit BK7.2 
 2. Heurtel, Anadolu .6.7 
 3. Green, Pinar K.5.6 
 4. Gutierrez, Trabzons.5.4 
 5. Armstead, Yesilgir.5.2 
 6. Ermis, Tofas5.1 
 7. Granger, Anadolu .4.9 
 8. Guler, Galatasaray4.8 
 9. Rautins, Gaziantep4.7 
 10. Roll, Besiktas4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Jeremy CHAPPELL
  Banvit BK
  (191-G-87)
  Avg: 2
 1. Chappell, Banvit BK2.0 
 2. Shorter, TED K.2.0 
 3. Hummer, TED K.1.8 
 4. Cherry, Gaziantep1.7 
 5. Ponitka, Pinar K.1.7 
 6. Klobucar, Istanbu.1.6 
 7. Guler, Galatasaray1.6 
 8. Eldridge, Demir I.1.6 
 9. Gutierrez, Trabzons.1.6 
 10. Ulubay, Yesilgiresun1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Bryant DUNSTON
  Anadolu .
  (203-C-86)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Dunston, Anadolu .1.7 
 2. Udoh, Fenerbahce1.6 
 3. Ibekwe, Usak1.5 
 4. Kadji, Trabzonspor1.3 
 5. Pleiss, Galatasaray1.2 
 6. Kulig, Banvit BK1.1 
 7. Buckner, Demir IBB1.0 
 8. Jefferson, Gazia.0.9 
 9. Tyus, Galatasaray0.9 
 10. James, Best Balikesir0.9 

First Round Schedule
Khimki 56% Oct.13 Valencia
Zalgiris 57% Oct.13 Crvena Zvezd
FC Barcelona 56% Oct.13 Panathinaiko
Anadolu Efes 54% Oct.12 Real Madrid
CSKA 54% Oct.12 EA7 Armani
Brose Bask. 58% Oct.12 Maccabi T-A
Olympiacos 58% Oct.12 Baskonia
Unicaja 58% Oct.12 Fenerbahce
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Din.Tbilisi 50% Sep.19 Joventut
Keravnos 50% Sep.19 Avtodor
Bosna-Royal 50% Sep.19 Ludwigsburg
Karpos Sokol 50% Sep.19 TLU/Kalev
Groningen 50% Sep.19 Vytautas
Sigal Prisht 50% Sep.19 Tsmoki-Minsk
Kapfenberg 50% Sep.19 Benfica
BC Lulea 50% Sep.19 Antwerp
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TB2L Round 32: Pertevniyal defeats Yesilgiresun in the closest game of the week - Apr 14, 2013


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There will be only one (last) round of the Regular Season in TB2L. There was no lack of excitement in the last round games. The round ended with derby games, favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin.

The most exciting game of round 32 in the TB2L took place in Istanbul. This derby game ended with only one-point defeat on the road of second-ranked Yesilgiresun (22-10) to sixteenth ranked Pertevniyal (13-19) 59-58 on Saturday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Yesilgiresun. The hosts were tied at the half but managed to speed up in last two quarters eventually winning the game. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Anthony Brown (203-86, college: Oklahoma St., agency: KMG Sports Management) who helped to win the game recording 18 points and the other American import guard Justin Gray (188-84, college: Wake Forest, agency: Higher Vision Sports) who added 12 points and 4 assists (was perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line !!!) during the contest. Pertevniyal's coach Alaaddin Yakan used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. American guard Alex Gordon (184-85, college: Vanderbilt) responded with 19 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists. Pertevniyal have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with 4 other teams. Newly promoted Yesilgiresun keeps the second position with ten games lost. They share it with Selcuk Univ.. Pertevniyal is looking forward to face higher ranked Akhisar Bld (#4) at home in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Yesilgiresun will play against Maliye Milli in Ankara and is hoping to win this game.
TB2L top team - Usak (24-8) managed to deliver another win. This time they beat sixth ranked Trabzonspor (20-12) 79-64. The winners were led by American forward Justin Carter (193-87, college: Creighton, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) who scored that evening 23 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists and Ozcan Surucu supported him with 14 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Even 29 points by American point guard Khalid El-Amin (178-79, college: Connecticut) did not help to save the game for Trabzonspor. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Usak have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 24-8 record. Trabzonspor lost third consecutive game. They keep the sixth place with 12 games lost. They share the position with Darussafaka. Usak will play against bottom-ranked Izmir BSB (#18) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Trabzonspor will play against Istanbulspor (#17) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
The game in Balikesir was also quite interesting. 6th ranked Darussafaka (20-12) played at the court of eighth ranked Balikesir (19-13). Balikesir defeated Darussafaka 64-54 on Saturday. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Darussafaka. The best player for the winners was Cem Coskun who had a double-double by scoring 14 points and 16 rebounds. LaRon Dendy produced 21 points and 7 rebounds for the guests. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Newly promoted Balikesir maintains eighth position with 19-13 record. Darussafaka at the other side keeps the sixth place with 12 games lost. They share the position with Trabzonspor. Balikesir will meet Baskent Genclik (#14) in the next round where they are favorite. Darussafaka will play against Gelisim (#12) in Izmir and hope to secure a win.
A very interesting game took place in Ankara. It ended with only one-point home defeat of 12th ranked Pi Koleji (13-19) to fifteenth ranked Baskent Genclik (13-19) 74-73 in the fight for the twelfth place. KZell Wesson saved the victory with a double-double by scoring 15 points, 20 rebounds and 5 blocks. Pi Koleji's coach Levent Lule rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Baskent Genclik moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with 4 other teams including defeated Pi Koleji. Baskent Genclik's next round opponent will be higher ranked Balikesir (#8) at home and it may be quite challenging game.
Important game to mention about took place in Izmir. Fourteenth ranked Gelisim (13-19) saved a 2-point victory at home edging higher ranked Vestel (17-15) 75-73 on Friday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. Worth to mention a great performance of Jermaine Dearman who helped to win the game recording 30 points and 6 rebounds. Vestel's coach tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Gelisim moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with 4 other teams. Vestel lost third consecutive game. They keep the ninth position with 15 games lost. Gelisim will face Final Genclik (#16) in Bursa in the next round.

There were no shocking results in the other games in round 32: bottom-ranked Izmir BSB lost to Akhisar Bld on the opponent's court 66-78. Istanbulspor was outscored by Bandirma Kir. in a home game 48-69. Final Genclik was rolled over Selcuk Univ. on the road 104-70. Maliye Milli defeated Istanbul B.B. on its own court 83-77.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 22 points and 15 rebounds by Emre Ozpulat of Akhisar Bld.


Usak - Trabzonspor 79-64

TB2L top team - Usak (24-8) managed to deliver another win. This time they beat sixth ranked Trabzonspor (20-12) 79-64. It was a very close game until the last quarter, when Usak's pressure prevailed and they won that period 23-14 extending their advantage to 15 points. They made 25-of-31 charity shots (80.6 percent) during the game. Trabzonspor was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. The winners were led by American forward Justin Carter (193-87, college: Creighton, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) who scored that evening 23 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists and swingman Ozcan Surucu (200-83) supported him with 14 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Four Usak players scored in double figures. Even 29 points by American point guard Khalid El-Amin (178-79, college: Connecticut) did not help to save the game for Trabzonspor. Forward Kadir Cipa (205-88) added 9 points and 11 rebounds for the guests. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Usak have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 24-8 record. Trabzonspor lost third consecutive game. They keep the sixth place with 12 games lost. They share the position with Darussafaka. Usak will play against bottom-ranked Izmir BSB (#18) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Trabzonspor will play against Istanbulspor (#17) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Usak: J.Carter 23+6reb+4ast, E.Buckner 16+5reb, O.Surucu 14+8reb+4ast, E.Yetim 12+5reb+3ast, S.Kavut 9+6reb+4ast, G.Karamahmut 5+2reb+1ast
Trabzonspor: K.El-Amin 29+2reb+3ast, K.Cipa 9+11reb+1ast, Y.Akcay 8+1ast, G.Orcun Tunca 5+3reb, J.Zuza 4+2reb+1ast, R.Bashak 3+4reb
gschID: 199636


Akhisar Bld - Izmir BSB 78-66

Very expected game when 18th ranked Izmir BSB (3-29) was defeated on the road by fifth ranked Akhisar Bld (21-11) 78-66 on Saturday. The hosts trailed by 5 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 9-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 78-66. Akhisar Bld outrebounded Izmir BSB 41-25 including 17 on the offensive glass. Worth to mention a great performance of forward Emre Ozpulat (200-82) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 22 points and 15 rebounds and American forward Darrius Morrow (203-90, college: E.Carolina, agency: Three Eye Sports) who added 14 points and 13 rebounds during the contest. Four Akhisar Bld players scored in double figures. Forward Gurur Baybora (-90) responded with 18 points and 4 steals and Cengiz Aydin Ergen (-88) scored 12 points and 5 rebounds (perfect from the field making all six shots). Izmir BSB's coach let to play twelve players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Akhisar Bld have an impressive six-game winning streak. They moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Maliye Milli. Izmir BSB lost sixth consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay dead last with 29 lost games. Akhisar Bld will face Pertevniyal (#13) in Istanbul in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Izmir BSB will play at home against the league's leader Usak (#1).
Top scorers:
Akhisar Bld: E.Ozpulat 22+15reb+2ast, M.Eken 15+2reb, D.Morrow 14+13reb, L.Demirci 12+2reb+6ast, T.Nelson 7+5reb+1ast, Y.Vardal 6+3reb+4ast
Izmir BSB: G.Baybora 18+3reb+3ast, C.Aydin Ergen 12+5reb+1ast, T.Kanmaz 10+2reb+3ast, B.Gacemer 8+1reb+6ast, T.Gurpinar 7+8reb+3ast, E.Gul 6
gschID: 199635


Istanbulspor - Bandirma Kir. 48-69

Very predictable result when tenth ranked Bandirma Kir. (16-16) smashed on the road 17th ranked Istanbulspor (4-28) 69-48 on Saturday. The game was mostly controlled by Bandirma Kir.. Istanbulspor was better in third quarter 14-13. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Istanbulspor to just 7 points in second quarter. Bandirma Kir. made 18-of-22 free shots (81.8 percent) during the game. They also forced 19 Istanbulspor turnovers and outrebounded them 36-25 including 24 on the defensive glass. Worth to mention a great performance of American power forward Raymond Sykes (206-86, college: Clemson, agency: Three Eye Sports) who helped to win the game recording 20 points and 7 rebounds and point guard Yigitcan Turna (187-87) who added 15 points and 9 assists during the contest. Center Dogukan Sonmez (206-92) responded with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 11 rebounds and Tugrul Bugra Ceylan (-93) scored 13 points. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Bandirma Kir. maintains tenth position with 16-16 record. Istanbulspor lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the seventeenth place with 28 games lost. Bandirma Kir. will face Pi Koleji (#15) in Ankara in the next round where they are favorite. Istanbulspor will play on the road against Trabzonspor.
Top scorers:
Bandirma Kir.: R.Sykes 20+7reb+1ast, C.Sekeroglu 16+8reb, Y.Turna 15+4reb+9ast, M.Gizir 4+3reb+3ast, T.Onen 4+4reb+2ast, A.Cantitiz 3
Istanbulspor: T.Bugra Ceylan 13+2reb, D.Sonmez 12+11reb, S.Tasdelen 7+3reb, O.Sonsirma 6+3reb+3ast, A.Ozurganci 5+3reb+2ast, H.Sezaver 3
gschID: 199634


Selcuk Univ. - Final Genclik 104-70

Not a big story in a game in Konya where 12th ranked Final Genclik (13-19) was rolled over by third ranked Selcuk Universitesi (22-10) 104-70 on Saturday. The game without a history. Selcuk Universitesi led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 58 of its points in the paint compared to Final Genclik's 32. Selcuk Universitesi shot the lights out from three sinking 13 long-distance shots on high 56.5 percentage. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. Worth to mention a great performance of forward Hadi Ozdemir (203-83) who helped to win the game recording 9 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists and forward Burak Selen (202-88) who added 15 points and 4 assists during the contest. Four Selcuk Universitesi players scored in double figures. Forward Serkan Ozver (206-90, agency: 1x1 Sports) responded with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds and point guard Erdem Ilter (-90) scored 15 points and 4 assists. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Selcuk Universitesi have a solid four-game winning streak. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Yesilgiresun. Loser Final Genclik keeps the twelfth position with 19 games lost. Selcuk Universitesi will face Darussafaka (#6) in Istanbul in the next round. Final Genclik will play at home against Gelisim (#12) in Izmir and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Selcuk Univ.: B.Clark 16+4reb+1ast, B.Selen 15+4reb+4ast, J.Granger 15+2reb+1ast, A.Onur Kentli 11+2reb+1ast, I.Yalcin Azizmahmutogullari 11+2reb, H.Ozdemir 9+7reb+8ast
Final Genclik: E.Ilter 15+1reb+4ast, S.Ozver 15+10reb+1ast, O.Tayfun Karabey 10+3reb, M.Esen 8+2reb+1ast, U.Yilmaz 6+2ast, A.Aboya 6+1reb
gschID: 199633


Balikesir - Darussafaka 64-54

The game in Balikesir was also quite interesting. 6th ranked Darussafaka (20-12) played at the court of eighth ranked Balikesir (19-13). Balikesir defeated Darussafaka 64-54 on Saturday. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Darussafaka. The game was mostly controlled by Balikesir. Darussafaka managed to win fourth quarter 18-14. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Darussafaka 43-31 including 30 on the defensive glass. The best player for the winners was center Cem Coskun (209-87) who had a double-double by scoring 14 points and 16 rebounds. American power forward Pervis Pasco (206-81, college: Kansas St.) chipped in a double-double by scoring 14 points and 11 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field). Four Balikesir players scored in double figures. American center LaRon Dendy (205-88, college: Middle Tenn.St., agency: David Lee services) produced 21 points and 7 rebounds and his fellow American import guard Marcus Hall (185-85, college: Colorado) added 8 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists respectively for the guests. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Newly promoted Balikesir maintains eighth position with 19-13 record. Darussafaka at the other side keeps the sixth place with 12 games lost. They share the position with Trabzonspor. Balikesir will meet Baskent Genclik (#14) in the next round where they are favorite. Darussafaka will play against Gelisim (#12) in Izmir and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Balikesir: C.Coskun 14+16reb+3ast, P.Pasco 14+11reb+2ast, M.Ozdogan 13+1reb, R.Lowery 13+5reb+5ast, H.Cantopcu 6+5reb, A.Timucin Yener 2+1ast
Darussafaka: L.Dendy 21+7reb+1ast, C.Amasyali 8+4reb+1ast, M.Hall 8+8reb+6ast, G.Sunter 7+1reb, M.Turen 4+3reb, M.Mutlu 2+1ast
gschID: 199631


Pertevniyal - Yesilgiresun 59-58

The most exciting game of round 32 in the TB2L took place in Istanbul. This derby game ended with only one-point defeat on the road of second-ranked Yesilgiresun (22-10) to sixteenth ranked Pertevniyal (13-19) 59-58 on Saturday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Yesilgiresun. The hosts were tied at the half but managed to speed up in last two quarters eventually winning the game. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Anthony Brown (203-86, college: Oklahoma St., agency: KMG Sports Management) who helped to win the game recording 18 points and the other American import guard Justin Gray (188-84, college: Wake Forest, agency: Higher Vision Sports) who added 12 points and 4 assists (was perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line !!!) during the contest. Pertevniyal's coach Alaaddin Yakan used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. American guard Alex Gordon (184-85, college: Vanderbilt) responded with 19 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists and the former international center Umit Turkoglu (211-81, agency: 1x1 Sports) scored 17 points. Pertevniyal have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with 4 other teams. Newly promoted Yesilgiresun keeps the second position with ten games lost. They share it with Selcuk Univ.. Pertevniyal is looking forward to face higher ranked Akhisar Bld (#4) at home in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Yesilgiresun will play against Maliye Milli in Ankara and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Pertevniyal: A.Brown 18+4reb, J.Gray 12+4reb+4ast, R.Tekin 10+6reb, T.Erulku 7+2reb+4ast, O.Ulubay 5+2reb, C.Osman 3+1reb
Yesilgiresun: A.Gordon 19+6reb+8ast, U.Turkoglu 17+4reb+2ast, I.Cevik 8+4reb+1ast, M.Sevda 5+1reb, B.Haluk Cinar 4+3reb+4ast, A.Ozdemir 3+5reb
gschID: 199630


Maliye Milli - Istanbul B.B. 83-77

Everything went according to plan in Ankara where fourth ranked Maliye Milli (21-11) beat 11th ranked Istanbul B.B. (14-18) 83-77 on Friday. However just six-point win is not that big difference and the fans of host team counted on more convincing victory. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Istanbul B.B. won fourth quarter 18-17. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Maliye Milli forced 24 Istanbul B.B. turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of American guard Zach Graham (198-89, college: Mississippi) who helped to win the game recording 19 points and 8 rebounds and center Hakan Yapar (202-84) who added 17 points and 7 rebounds during the contest. American power forward Arthur Johnson (206-81, college: Missouri) responded with a double-double by scoring 14 points and 11 rebounds and his fellow American import forward Jayme Miller (203-85) scored 18 points and 7 rebounds. Five Maliye Milli and four Istanbul B.B. players scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Maliye Milli maintains fourth position with 21-11 record, which they share with Akhisar Bld. Loser Istanbul B.B. keeps the eleventh place with 18 games lost. Maliye Milli will face higher ranked Yesilgiresun (#3) in Giresun in the next round and it may be the game of the week. Istanbul B.B. will play on the road against Vestel (#9) in Manisa and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Maliye Milli: Z.Graham 19+8reb+2ast, H.Yapar 17+7reb+2ast, M.Okay 14+3reb+1ast, R.Ozturk 12+2reb+2ast, D.Williams 11+3reb+4ast, B.Erlim 4+1reb
Istanbul B.B.: A.Tuncer 20+3reb+1ast, J.Miller 18+7reb+1ast, A.Johnson 14+11reb+2ast, R.Dogrusoz 13+3reb+4ast, C.Erden 5+1reb+1ast, S.Eris 4+1reb+2ast
gschID: 199632


Pi Koleji - Baskent Genclik 73-74

A very interesting game took place in Ankara. It ended with only one-point home defeat of 12th ranked Pi Koleji (13-19) to fifteenth ranked Baskent Genclik (13-19) 74-73 in the fight for the twelfth place. Pi Koleji was ahead by 5 points after three quarters before a 26-20 charge of Baskent Genclik, which allowed them to win the game. American forward KZell Wesson (201-77, college: La Salle) saved the victory with a double-double by scoring 15 points, 20 rebounds and 5 blocks. Power forward Eren Ocakturk (204-87, agency: 1x1 Sports) contributed with 20 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Five Baskent Genclik players scored in double figures. American swingman Vincent Grier (195-83, college: Minnesota) replied with 23 points and 7 rebounds (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line) and Latvian center Kaspars Kambala (206-78, college: UNLV, agency: Alti Sport) added 16 points and 11 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) in the effort for Pi Koleji. Pi Koleji's coach Levent Lule rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Baskent Genclik moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with 4 other teams including defeated Pi Koleji. Baskent Genclik's next round opponent will be higher ranked Balikesir (#8) at home and it may be quite challenging game.
Top scorers:
Baskent Genclik: E.Ocakturk 20+8reb+1ast, K.Wesson 15+20reb+3ast, A.Reese 13+2reb+4ast, M.Kabakci 11+1reb+1ast, A.Aziz Kan 10+2reb+2ast, H.Uskuplu 3+1reb
Pi Koleji: V.Grier 23+7reb+2ast, K.Kambala 16+11reb+1ast, H.Serdar Gungor 15+10reb+1ast, O.Ozkundilli 8, I.Gokalp 6, B.Sahillioglu 3+2reb+3ast
gschID: 199629


Gelisim - Vestel 75-73

Important game to mention about took place in Izmir. Fourteenth ranked Gelisim (13-19) saved a 2-point victory at home edging higher ranked Vestel (17-15) 75-73 on Friday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. The hosts trailed by 8 points after first quarter, but they rallied back winning two of next three quarters and won the game by 2 points. Worth to mention a great performance of American power forward Jermaine Dearman (202-80, college: S.Illinois) who helped to win the game recording 30 points and 6 rebounds and guard Emir Gokalp (185-95) who added 16 points during the contest. American forward Justin Knox (205-89, college: N.Carolina) responded with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 11 rebounds and forward Kerem Ozkan (201-88, agency: EM-PA) produced a double-double by scoring 16 points and 10 rebounds. Vestel's coach tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Gelisim moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with 4 other teams. Vestel lost third consecutive game. They keep the ninth position with 15 games lost. Gelisim will face Final Genclik (#16) in Bursa in the next round.
Top scorers:
Gelisim: J.Dearman 30+6reb+1ast, E.Gokalp 16+1reb+3ast, S.Ergin 11+5reb+3ast, O.Akdeniz 6+1reb, O.Onver 4+3reb+5ast, K.Yilmaz 2
Vestel: J.Knox 21+11reb+1ast, A.Waller 16+4reb+1ast, K.Ozkan 16+10reb+2ast, S.Ugur 7+2reb+2ast, I.Turel 6+7ast, S.Ugrasan 3+4reb+1ast
gschID: 199627


  




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