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Central
 1. SeaHorses 16-1 
 2. Niigata Albirex 7-9 
 3. San-en 7-10 
 4. Toyama Grouses 7-10 
 5. Nagoya DD 6-11 
 6. Yokohama BC 4-13 
East
 1. Toyota Alvark 14-3 
 2. Chiba Jets 12-5 
 3. Toshiba BT 11-6 
 4. Hitachi SR 11-6 
 5. Hokkaido L. 9-8 
 6. Tochigi Brex 7-10 
West
 1. Ryukyu GK 12-5 
 2. Kyoto Hannar. 9-8 
 3. Shiga L-Stars 8-8 
 4. Nishinomiya S. 4-13 
 5. Osaka Evessa 4-13 
 6. Shimane SM 4-13 
Full Standings
Last:11/20/2017
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Central
 1. Toyotsu FE 10-7 
 2. Kanazawa Sam. 9-8 
 3. Cyberdyne IR 9-8 
 4. Shinshu BW 9-8 
 5. Gunma 8-9 
 6. Tokyo Z 6-11 
East
 1. Akita NH 15-2 
 2. Fukushima 12-5 
 3. Yamagata 7-10 
 4. Sendai 89ers 7-10 
 5. Aomori Watts 3-14 
 6. Iwate Big Bulls 2-15 
West
 1. Fukuoka Rizing 15-2 
 2. Ehime OV 12-5 
 3. Kumamoto V. 12-5 
 4. Hiroshima D. 8-9 
 5. Kagawa FA 7-10 
 6. Bambitious Nara 2-15 
Full Standings
Last:11/20/2017
B League D3 Standings
 1. Tokyo HT 6-0 
 2. Saitama Bron. 5-1 
 3. Otsuka A. 4-2 
 4. Toyoda Gosei 3-3 
 5. Tokyo Excel. 2-2 
 6. Kagoshima 2-4 
 7. Aisin AW 1-3 
 8. Tokyo Cinq R. 1-5 
 9. Tokyo Big Blue 0-4 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:11/20/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Davante GARDNER
  Niigata .
  (203-PF-91)
  Avg: 28.2
 1. Gardner, Niigata .28.2 
 2. Fazekas, Toshiba BT25.9 
 3. Martin, San-en20.1 
 4. Trasolini, Hokkaido.18.1 
 5. Rossiter, Tochigi .17.5 
 6. Togashi, Chiba Jets17.1 
 7. Kirk, Toyota Alvark16.9 
 8. Sacre, Hitachi SR15.9 
 9. Uto, Toyama G.15.9 
 10. Sakuragi, SeaHorses14.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ryan ROSSITER
  Tochigi .
  (204-F/C-89)
  Avg: 11.7
 1. Rossiter, Tochigi .11.7 
 2. Scott, Shimane SM10.4 
 3. Fazekas, Toshiba BT10.4 
 4. Davis, Toshiba BT9.9 
 5. Gardner, Niigata .9.7 
 6. Butts, SeaHorses9.6 
 7. Parker, Chiba Jets9.0 
 8. Takeuchi, Tochigi .8.9 
 9. Harrellson, Hitac.8.9 
 10. Thabeet, Yokohama.8.9 
Assists Per Game
 Naoki UTO
  Toyama G.
  (188-F-91)
  Avg: 6.6
 1. Uto, Toyama G.6.6 
 2. Namizato, Shiga L.6.2 
 3. Togashi, Chiba Jets5.9 
 4. Suzuki, San-en5.7 
 5. Igarashi, Niigata .5.3 
 6. Tanaka, Toyota A.5.1 
 7. Sakuragi, SeaHorses5.0 
 8. Rossiter, Tochigi .4.5 
 9. Kinoshita, Osaka E.4.3 
 10. Burns, Nishinomiya S.4.2 
Steals Per Game
 Marc TRASOLINI
  Hokkaido.
  (206-F/C-90)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Trasolini, Hokkaido.1.8 
 2. Vendrame, Hitac.1.7 
 3. Hashimoto, SeaHo.1.6 
 4. Parker, Chiba Jets1.6 
 5. Parmer, Yokohama.1.5 
 6. Hiejima, SeaHorses1.5 
 7. Tatsuya, Kyoto H.1.5 
 8. Brown, Ryukyu GK1.5 
 9. Sakurai, Hokkaido.1.4 
 10. Gaffney, Chiba Jets1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 D'Or FISCHER
  Shiga L.
  (211-C-81)
  Avg: 3.4
 1. Fischer, Shiga L.3.4 
 2. Thabeet, Yokohama.2.5 
 3. Kirk, Toyota Alvark1.4 
 4. Brown, Ryukyu GK1.3 
 5. Orton, SeaHorses1.2 
 6. Parker, Chiba Jets1.2 
 7. Lammert, Nishinom.1.2 
 8. Edwards, Chiba J.1.1 
 9. Takeuchi, Tochigi .1.1 
 10. Martin, Ryukyu GK1.1 

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Nagoya DD Dec.3 Kyoto Hannar 51%
Niigata Albi Dec.3 Chiba Jets 54%
SeaHorses 67% Dec.3 Toyota Alvar
Yokohama BC Dec.3 Ryukyu GK 86%
Tochigi Brex 59% Dec.3 San-en
Toyama Grous Dec.3 Shiga L-Star 53%
Toshiba BT Dec.2 Hitachi SR 52%
Nagoya DD Dec.2 Kyoto Hannar 51%
SeaHorses 67% Dec.2 Toyota Alvar
Shimane SM Dec.2 Hokkaido L. 67%
Osaka Evessa 69% Dec.2 Nishinomiya
Tochigi Brex 59% Dec.2 San-en
Niigata Albi Dec.2 Chiba Jets 54%
Toyama Grous Dec.2 Shiga L-Star 53%
Yokohama BC Dec.2 Ryukyu GK 86%
Toshiba BT Dec.1 Hitachi SR 52%
Osaka Evessa 69% Dec.1 Nishinomiya
Shimane SM Dec.1 Hokkaido L. 67%
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Kanazawa Sam 55% Dec.2 Kagawa FA
Ehime OV 74% Dec.2 Tokyo Z
Toyotsu FE 92% Dec.2 Bambitious N
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Yamagata 71% Dec.2 Aomori Watts
Kumamoto V. 55% Dec.2 Fukuoka Rizi
Akita NH 82% Dec.2 Cyberdyne I
Fukushima 74% Dec.2 Gunma
Shinshu BW 58% Dec.2 Hiroshima D
Kanazawa Sam 55% Dec.1 Kagawa FA
Ehime OV 74% Dec.1 Tokyo Z
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Tokyo Excel Dec.3 Otsuka A. 62%
Kagoshima 76% Dec.3 Tokyo Cinq R
Tokyo Big Bl Dec.3 Aisin AW 66%
Tokyo HT 85% Dec.3 Toyoda Gosei
Tokyo Excel Dec.2 Otsuka A. 62%
Kagoshima 76% Dec.2 Tokyo Cinq R
Tokyo Big Bl Dec.2 Aisin AW 66%
Tokyo HT 85% Dec.2 Toyoda Gosei
B League Round 39: Niigata Albirex lose to Kyoto Hannar. - Feb 20, 2017


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The game between third ranked Niigata Albirex (19-19) and fourth ranked Kyoto Hannar. (19-19) was the most important one in the last round on Sunday night. Niigata Albirex was defeated by Kyoto Hannar. in Niigata 75-85. The game was mostly controlled by Kyoto Hannar.. Niigata Albirex managed to win third quarter 18-13. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Kyoto Hannar. made 17-of-22 free shots (77.3 percent) during the game. Kyoto Hannar. had a 33-15 advantage in offensive rebounds. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Kyoto Hannar. made 8 blocks. 24 personal fouls committed by Niigata Albirex helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for American forward Kevin Kotzur (203-89, college: St.Mary's, TX) who led his team to a victory with 17 points and 9 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field). The former international guard Yusuke Okada (185-84) contributed with 13 points for the winners. Kyoto Hannar.'s coach Honoo Hamaguchi used an eleven-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American power forward Clint Chapman (208-89, college: Texas) answered with a double-double by scoring 33 points (!!!) and 10 rebounds for Niigata Albirex. Kyoto Hannar. moved-up to third place, which they share with Niigata Albirex and Osaka Evessa. Kyoto Hannar. is looking forward to face league's leader Aishin Sea Horses in Kariya in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Niigata Albirex will play on the road against Hitachi Sunrockers in Tokyo and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
An interesting game for Chiba Jets (25-13) which played road game in Nagoya against second-best Diamond Dolphins (21-17). Third ranked Chiba Jets managed to get a 6-point victory 86-80. It was a great evening for American Tyler Stone (203-91, college: SE Missouri St., agency: Diamond Sports) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 10 rebounds. Michael Parker helped adding 17 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 blocks. The best for the losing side was American forward Jerome Tillman (201-87, college: Ohio, agency: Inception Sports) with 36 points (!!!) and 7 rebounds. Chiba Jets have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain third place with 25-13 record having seven points less than leader Tochigi Brex. Diamond Dolphins at the other side keep the second position with 17 games lost. Chiba Jets will play against Akita Happinets (#5) at home in the next round. Diamond Dolphins will play against Ryukyu GK and hope to get back on the winning track.
An interesting game for Toshiba Thunders (32-6) which hosted in Kanagawa 3rd placed Osaka Evessa (19-19). First ranked Toshiba Thunders managed to get a 11-point victory 87-76. It was an exceptional evening for Nick Fazekas who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 38 points (!!!) and 15 rebounds. Shinnosuke Negoro came up with 19 points (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) for Osaka Evessa in the defeat. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Toshiba Thunders maintains first place with 32-6 record. Loser Osaka Evessa keeps the third position with 19 games lost. They share it with Niigata Albirex and Kyoto Hannar.. Toshiba Thunders will meet Toyama Grouses (#6) on the road in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Osaka Evessa will play against Shiga L-Stars and hope to secure a win.
An interesting game for Tochigi Brex (29-7) which hosted in Tochigi second-best Sanen Neophoenix (22-16). First ranked Tochigi Brex managed to get a 5-point victory 93-88. The best player for the winners was Jeffrey Gibbs who scored 24 points and 7 rebounds. Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. Tochigi Brex have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They maintain first place with 29-7 record, which they share with Toyota Alvark. Sanen Neophoenix at the other side keeps the second position with 16 games lost. Tochigi Brex's next round opponent will be league's second-placed Toyota Alvark in Tokyo and it will be for sure the game of the week. Sanen Neophoenix will play on the road against Yokohama BC and hope to win that game.
The game in Okinawa was also quite interesting. Fourth ranked Hitachi Sunrockers (17-19) played at the court of 5th ranked Ryukyu GK (16-22). Hitachi Sunrockers defeated Ryukyu GK 87-71 on Sunday. It was a good game for Leo Vendrame who led his team to a victory with 21 points and 7 rebounds. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Hitachi Sunrockers maintains fourth place with 17-19 record. Loser Ryukyu GK keeps the fifth position with 22 games lost. Hitachi Sunrockers will face higher ranked Niigata Albirex (#3) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Ryukyu GK will play against the league's second-placed Diamond Dolphins in Nagoya and hope to win that game.

In the last two games of round 39 Toyota Alvark smashed Toyama Grouses on the road 100-81. Akita NH won against Yokohama BC on its own court 74-68.

Ryukyu GK - Hitachi SR 71-87

The game in Okinawa was also quite interesting. Fourth ranked Hitachi Sunrockers (17-19) played at the court of 5th ranked Ryukyu GK (16-22). Hitachi Sunrockers defeated Ryukyu GK 87-71 on Sunday. The guests trailed by 5 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 5-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 87-71. It was a good game for point guard Leo Vendrame (183-93) who led his team to a victory with 21 points and 7 rebounds. The former international forward Yuki Mitsuhara (198-89) contributed with 14 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Ryunosuke Watanabe (185-94) answered with 11 points and 9 rebounds and international guard Ryuichi Kishimoto (176-90) added 12 points and 5 assists in the effort for Ryukyu GK. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Hitachi Sunrockers maintains fourth place with 17-19 record. Loser Ryukyu GK keeps the fifth position with 22 games lost. Hitachi Sunrockers will face higher ranked Niigata Albirex (#3) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Ryukyu GK will play against the league's second-placed Diamond Dolphins in Nagoya and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Hitachi SR: L.Vendrame 21+7reb+2ast, R.Guinn 14+1reb+1ast, Y.Mitsuhara 14+5reb+5ast, R.Sacre 12+8reb+1ast, K.Hirose 10+3reb, T.Shimizu 8+3reb+3ast
Ryukyu GK: R.Terry 13+4reb+2ast, S.Kitagawa 13+4reb, R.Kishimoto 12+3reb+5ast, R.Watanabe 11+9reb+2ast, L.Hamilton 6+5reb+3ast, N.Tashiro 5+1reb+2ast
gschID: 475104


Nagoya DD - Chiba Jets 80-86

An interesting game for Chiba Jets (25-13) which played road game in Nagoya against second-best Diamond Dolphins (21-17). Third ranked Chiba Jets managed to get a 6-point victory 86-80. Diamond Dolphins were ahead by 3 points at the halftime before a 48-39 second half run of Chiba Jets. They made 26-of-32 charity shots (81.3 percent) during the game. They brought some defensive toughness making 8 blocks. It was a great evening for American Tyler Stone (203-91, college: SE Missouri St., agency: Diamond Sports) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 10 rebounds. His fellow American import forward Michael Parker (202-81, college: Evergreen St.) helped adding 17 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 blocks. Four Chiba Jets players scored in double figures. The best for the losing side was American forward Jerome Tillman (201-87, college: Ohio, agency: Inception Sports) with 36 points (!!!) and 7 rebounds and guard Taito Nakahigashi (190-92) scored 12 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists. Chiba Jets have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain third place with 25-13 record having seven points less than leader Tochigi Brex. Diamond Dolphins at the other side keep the second position with 17 games lost. Chiba Jets will play against Akita Happinets (#5) at home in the next round. Diamond Dolphins will play against Ryukyu GK and hope to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Chiba Jets: Y.Togashi 25+3reb+3ast, T.Stone 21+10reb+3ast, R.Ono 20+5reb, M.Parker 17+12reb+4ast, H.Armstrong 3+1reb, S.Ito 0
Nagoya DD: J.Tillman 36+7reb+2ast, T.Sasayama 12+4reb+1ast, T.Nakahigashi 12+9reb+6ast, T.Harimoto 9+4reb, T.Ishizaki 5+3reb+3ast, D.Weaver 4+4reb
gschID: 475103


Toyama Grouses - Toyota Alvark 81-100

No shocking result in a game when second ranked Toyota Alvark (29-7) crushed on the road 6th ranked Toyama Grouses (8-30) 100-81 on Sunday. Toyota Alvark made 19-of-23 free shots (82.6 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Toyama Grouses were plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a good game for American point guard Diante Garrett (196-88, college: Iowa St.) who led his team to a victory with 24 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. Swingman Zack Baranski (193-92) contributed with 26 points and 4 assists for the winners. Five Toyota Alvark players scored in double figures. American Drew Viney (204-88, college: Loyola Mary) answered with 22 points and 9 rebounds and forward Naoki Uto (188-91) added 11 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists in the effort for Toyama Grouses. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Toyota Alvark keeps a position of league leader, which they share with Tochigi Brex. Toyama Grouses lost their fourth game in a row. They keep the sixth place with 30 games lost. Toyota Alvark will face league's leader Tochigi Brex at home in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Toyama Grouses will play against the league's leader Toshiba Thunders (#1) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Toyota Alvark: Z.Baranski 26+2reb+4ast, D.Garrett 24+7reb+5ast, D.Tanaka 15+8reb+6ast, K.Matsui 15+1ast, J.Takeuchi 13+13reb+2ast, S.Kikuchi 5+1reb+1ast
Toyama Grouses: D.Viney 22+9reb+2ast, N.Uto 11+7reb+6ast, S.Willard 10+11reb+1ast, D.Pittman 8+5reb, R.Yamazaki 8+1ast, Y.Okada 7+2reb+4ast
gschID: 475102


Niigata Albirex - Kyoto Hannar. 75-85

The game between third ranked Niigata Albirex (19-19) and fourth ranked Kyoto Hannar. (19-19) was the most important one in the last round on Sunday night. Niigata Albirex was defeated by Kyoto Hannar. in Niigata 75-85. The game was mostly controlled by Kyoto Hannar.. Niigata Albirex managed to win third quarter 18-13. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Kyoto Hannar. made 17-of-22 free shots (77.3 percent) during the game. Kyoto Hannar. had a 33-15 advantage in offensive rebounds. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Kyoto Hannar. made 8 blocks. 24 personal fouls committed by Niigata Albirex helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for American forward Kevin Kotzur (203-89, college: St.Mary's, TX) who led his team to a victory with 17 points and 9 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field). The former international guard Yusuke Okada (185-84) contributed with 13 points for the winners. Kyoto Hannar.'s coach Honoo Hamaguchi used an eleven-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American power forward Clint Chapman (208-89, college: Texas) answered with a double-double by scoring 33 points (!!!) and 10 rebounds and the other American import forward Stephan Van-Treese (206-90, college: Louisville, agency: Inception Sports) added 10 points and 10 rebounds in the effort for Niigata Albirex. Four Niigata Albirex players scored in double figures. Kyoto Hannar. moved-up to third place, which they share with Niigata Albirex and Osaka Evessa. Kyoto Hannar. is looking forward to face league's leader Aishin Sea Horses in Kariya in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Niigata Albirex will play on the road against Hitachi Sunrockers in Tokyo and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Kyoto Hannar.: K.Kotzur 17+9reb+3ast, M.Dove 16+3reb, Y.Okada 13+4reb+3ast, H.Kawashima 9+1reb+1ast, S.Murakami 9+2reb+2ast, L.Hill 9+5reb+1ast
Niigata Albirex: C.Chapman 33+10reb, K.Igarashi 13+2reb+4ast, S.Van Treese 10+10reb+1ast, S.Hatakeyama 10+2reb+3ast, K.Sato 7+2reb, Y.Sato 2+2reb+1ast
gschID: 475101


Toshiba BT - Osaka Evessa 87-76

An interesting game for Toshiba Thunders (32-6) which hosted in Kanagawa 3rd placed Osaka Evessa (19-19). First ranked Toshiba Thunders managed to get a 11-point victory 87-76. The game was mostly controlled by Toshiba Thunders. Osaka Evessa managed to win fourth quarter 26-22. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Toshiba Thunders made 23-of-28 free shots (82.1 percent) during the game. Toshiba Thunders outrebounded Osaka Evessa 46-30 including 23 on the offensive glass. It was an exceptional evening for American forward Nick Fazekas (211-85, college: Nevada) who led the winners with a double-double by scoring 38 points (!!!) and 15 rebounds. Senegalese swingman Mamadou Diouf (197-77, college: Delaware) accounted for 3 points, 12 rebounds and 5 assists for the winning side. Forward Shinnosuke Negoro (195-87) came up with 19 points (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) and American power forward Xavier Gibson (210-88, college: Florida St.) added 14 points and 7 rebounds respectively for Osaka Evessa in the defeat. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Toshiba Thunders maintains first place with 32-6 record. Loser Osaka Evessa keeps the third position with 19 games lost. They share it with Niigata Albirex and Kyoto Hannar.. Toshiba Thunders will meet Toyama Grouses (#6) on the road in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Osaka Evessa will play against Shiga L-Stars and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Toshiba BT: N.Fazekas 38+15reb+1ast, T.Kurihara 15+4reb, R.Shinoyama 13+2reb, Y.Fujii 8+3reb+1ast, H.Taniguchi 3+2reb, K.Nomoto 3+3reb
Osaka Evessa: S.Negoro 19+3reb, X.Gibson 14+7reb+1ast, R.Roby 12+5reb, J.Harrellson 9+5reb+2ast, T.Soma 6+1ast, T.Hashimoto 5+2reb+2ast
gschID: 475100


Tochigi Brex - Sanen 93-88

An interesting game for Tochigi Brex (29-7) which hosted in Tochigi second-best Sanen Neophoenix (22-16). First ranked Tochigi Brex managed to get a 5-point victory 93-88. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 29-18. But Sanen Neophoenix won second period 15-12. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The best player for the winners was American forward Jeffrey Gibbs (188-80, college: Otterbein) who scored 24 points and 7 rebounds. His fellow American import power forward Ryan Rossiter (204-89, college: Siena) chipped in 20 points and 8 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was American swingman Josh Childress (203-83, college: Stanford) who recorded 29 points and 7 rebounds and the former international center Atsuya Ota (206-84) added 15 points and 6 rebounds respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. Tochigi Brex have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They maintain first place with 29-7 record, which they share with Toyota Alvark. Sanen Neophoenix at the other side keeps the second position with 16 games lost. Tochigi Brex's next round opponent will be league's second-placed Toyota Alvark in Tokyo and it will be for sure the game of the week. Sanen Neophoenix will play on the road against Yokohama BC and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Tochigi Brex: J.Gibbs 24+7reb+3ast, T.Furukawa 21+1ast, R.Rossiter 20+8reb+1ast, Y.Tabuse 14+1reb+4ast, K.Takeuchi 4+6reb+1ast, N.Kumagae 3
Sanen: J.Childress 29+7reb+2ast, A.Ota 15+6reb+2ast, S.Tawatari 14+4ast, O.Ashaolu 12+3reb+2ast, S.Ohishi 9+3reb+1ast, S.Okada 5+4reb
gschID: 475099


Akita NH - Yokohama BC 74-68

There was a minor upset when 5th ranked Yokohama BC (14-24) lost on the road to fifth ranked Akita Happinets (11-27) 74-68 on Sunday. Yokohama BC trailed by 14 points after 3 quarters before a 26-18 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 68-74 at the end of the game. It was a good game for Canadian center Scott Morrison (213-86, college: Portland St.) who led his team to a victory with 16 points and 7 rebounds. Guard Seiya Ando (184-92) contributed with 5 points, 11 rebounds and 8 assists for the winners. Four Akita Happinets players scored in double figures. Akita Happinets' coach Makoto Hasegawa allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. International center Pape Faye (200-87) answered with a double-double by scoring 10 points and 17 rebounds and American forward Jeffrey Parmer (203-85, college: Florida Atlantic) added 17 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Yokohama BC. The victory was the third consecutive win for Akita Happinets. They maintain fifth place with 11-27 record which they share with defeated Yokohama BC. Yokohama BC lost their third game in a row. They keep the fifth position with 24 games lost. Akita Happinets will face higher ranked Chiba Jets (#3) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Yokohama BC will play against the league's second-placed Sanen Neophoenix and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Akita NH: S.Morrison 16+7reb+3ast, D.Taniguchi 12+4reb+1ast, S.Taguchi 12+4reb, D.Stephens 11+5reb, R.Shirahama 9+1reb+2ast, E.Ravenel 6+3reb
Yokohama BC: J.Parmer 17+7reb, T.Kawamura 12+2ast, P.Faye 10+17reb+1ast, A.Minatoya 9+4reb+1ast, K.Takeda 8+3reb+2ast, M.Hosoya 7+4ast
gschID: 475098


  




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There was no lack of excitement in the last round games. The round ended with defeat of the leader and favorites losing the games. The most surprising game was a loss of top-ranked Akita Happinets (15-2) at the home court on Sunday night. Hosts were defeated by sixth ranked Tokyo Z (6-11) 73-63. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Akita Happinets. They outrebounded Akita Happinets 35-21 including a 28-14 advantage in defensive rebounds. Latvian center Ricmonds Vild...   [read more]


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