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LBL Stage Two Standings
Group A
 1. Homenetmen 21-5 
 2. Al Riyadi 21-5 
 3. Beirut Club 15-11 
 4. Sagesse 15-11 
 5. Champville 14-12 
Group B
 1. Moutahed 14-12 
 2. CS Antonine 10-16 
 3. Louaize 8-18 
 4. Byblos 6-20 
 5. Tadamon 5-21 
Stage One Standings
Last:5/23/2018
Division 2 Standings
Group A
 1. Beirut 7-0 
 2. Hadath 6-1 
 3. Animation 4-2 
 4. Al Anwar 2-3 
 5. Feytroun 1-3 
 6. Beit el Kiko 1-4 
 7. ENB 1-4 
 8. Aamal 0-5 
Group B
 1. Centrale 6-0 
 2. Antounieh 4-2 
 3. Antranik 4-3 
 4. Army 4-3 
 5. Tebnine 3-3 
 6. Aintoura 2-4 
 7. Meziara 2-5 
 8. Amchit 0-6 
Last:5/23/2018
Arab Club Championships Standings
Group A
 1 Al Gezira 3-0 
 2 JS Manazeh 2-1 
 3 Al-Muharraq 1-2 
 4 FUS Rabat 0-3 
Group B
 1 Homenetmen 3-0 
 2 Al Gharafa 2-1 
 3 FAR Rabat 1-2 
 4 Al Nizwa 0-3 
Group C
 1 ASS Sale 3-0 
 2 GS Petroliers 2-1 
 3 Al Fateh 1-2 
 4 Ahli Shabab 0-3 
Last:5/23/2018
WABA League Standings
 1 Petrochimi 3-0 
 2 Al Riyadi 2-1 
 3 Sariya 1-2 
 4 Al Jaish 0-3 
Last:5/23/2018
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Larry BLAIR
  Tadamon
  (183-G-84)
  Avg: 27.4
 1. Blair, Tadamon27.4 
 2. Rembert, Tadamon25.6 
 3. Jackson, Sagesse24.0 
 4. Franklin, Louaize23.0 
 5. Young, Homenetmen22.6 
 6. Harris, Louaize22.4 
 7. El-Khatib, Champville21.9 
 8. Efevberha, Beirut C.21.9 
 9. Douby, Al Riyadi21.2 
 10. Bolds, Moutahed20.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Darian TOWNES
  Moutahed
  (208-F/C-84)
  Avg: 12.4
 1. Townes, Moutahed12.4 
 2. Majok, Sagesse11.8 
 3. Vukosavljevi., Tadam.11.1 
 4. Harris, Al Riyadi10.6 
 5. Bawji, Beirut Club9.6 
 6. Franklin, Louaize9.3 
 7. Mobley, Louaize9.2 
 8. El-Khatib, Champville8.9 
 9. Ben-Romdhane, Homenetm.8.2 
 10. Goodridge, CS Anton.8.2 
Assists Per Game
 Walter HODGE
  Homenetmen
  (183-PG-86)
  Avg: 7.2
 1. Hodge, Homenetmen7.2 
 2. Arakji, Al Riyadi6.3 
 3. Crawford, Beirut C.6.3 
 4. Wright, CS Anton.6.3 
 5. Blair, Tadamon6.2 
 6. El-Khatib, Champville5.9 
 7. Shorter, Al Riyadi5.7 
 8. Mezher, Sagesse5.6 
 9. Dandach, Louaize5.5 
 10. Rembert, Tadamon4.9 
Steals Per Game
 Dewayne JACKSON
  Sagesse
  (203-F-90)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Jackson, Sagesse2.3 
 2. Harris, Louaize2.1 
 3. Youngblood, Sagesse1.9 
 4. Young, Champville1.8 
 5. Franklin, Louaize1.7 
 6. Douby, Al Riyadi1.7 
 7. Crawford, Beirut C.1.7 
 8. Wright, CS Anton.1.7 
 9. Rembert, Tadamon1.6 
 10. Bolds, Moutahed1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Darian TOWNES
  Moutahed
  (208-F/C-84)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Townes, Moutahed2.8 
 2. Majok, Sagesse2.7 
 3. Upshaw, Champville1.9 
 4. Goodridge, CS Anton.1.7 
 5. Vukosavljevi., Tadam.1.4 
 6. Harris, Al Riyadi1.2 
 7. Jackson, Sagesse1.2 
 8. Mobley, Louaize1.1 
 9. Bawji, Beirut Club1.1 
 10. Haidar, Al Riyadi1.0 
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Pepsi LBL Round 6 (Second Stage): Louaize is defeated by Sagesse - Apr 14, 2017


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The most important game in the last round took place in Beirut between third ranked Louaize (11-13) and fourth ranked Sagesse (8-16) on Tuesday night. Louaize was defeated by Sagesse in a tough game on the road 81-88. Sagesse looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Sagesse made 8 blocks. American forward Calvin Godfrey (206-90, college: Memphis) had a double-double by scoring 27 points and 17 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and Nigerian-American guard Michael Efevberha (193-84, college: CS Northridge) chipped in 29 points and 4 assists during the contest. The best for the losing side was American center Wendell Lewis (208-89, college: Alabama St., agency: HMS) with a double-double by scoring 24 points and 13 rebounds. Sagesse maintains fourth position in LBL with 8-16 record. Louaize at the other side keeps the third place with 13 games lost.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Byblos. Second-best host Byblos (16-8) lost to first ranked Homenetmen (23-1) 73-65. American-Iraqi point guard Kevin Galloway (200-88, college: Texas Southern) notched a double-double by scoring 15 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists to lead the effort and Dewayne Jackson supported him with 26 points and 5 rebounds. Even 16 points and 5 rebounds by American guard Clay Tucker (196-80, college: Wisc.-Milwaukee) did not help to save the game for Byblos. Homenetmen maintains first position in LBL with 23-1 record. Byblos at the other side keep the second place with eight games lost.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Zouk. Third ranked host Tadamon (10-14) defeated one of their biggest challengers Champville (9-15) 86-81. The best player for the winners was Mile Ilic who scored 21 points and 8 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was Patrick Rembert who recorded a double-double by scoring 23 points, 6 rebounds and 10 assists. Tadamon maintains third position in LBL with 10-14 record having eight points less than leader Al Riyadi. Loser Champville keeps the fourth place with 15 games lost.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Tripoli. Second-best host Al Moutahed (13-11) lost to first ranked Al Riyadi (18-6) 88-82. It was a good game for Alade Aminu who led his team to a victory with 22 points and 9 rebounds. Defending champion maintains first position in LBL with 18-6 record. Al Moutahed at the other side keeps the second place with 11 games lost.

Group A
Sagesse - Louaize 88-81

The most important game in the last round took place in Beirut between third ranked Louaize (11-13) and fourth ranked Sagesse (8-16) on Tuesday night. Louaize was defeated by Sagesse in a tough game on the road 81-88. Sagesse looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Sagesse made 8 blocks. American forward Calvin Godfrey (206-90, college: Memphis) had a double-double by scoring 27 points and 17 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and Nigerian-American guard Michael Efevberha (193-84, college: CS Northridge) chipped in 29 points and 4 assists during the contest. The best for the losing side was American center Wendell Lewis (208-89, college: Alabama St., agency: HMS) with a double-double by scoring 24 points and 13 rebounds and the former international Elie Stephan (193-86, college: Alabama So. CC) scored 22 points. Sagesse maintains fourth position in LBL with 8-16 record. Louaize at the other side keeps the third place with 13 games lost.
Top scorers:
Louaize: W.Lewis 24+13reb+2ast, E.Stephan 22+4reb+3ast, T.McKie 14+8reb+2ast, M.Martinez 6+12reb+7ast, J.Bitar 5+4reb, R.Dib 5+2ast
Sagesse: M.Efevberha 29+4reb+4ast, C.Godfrey 27+17reb+2ast, P.Bou Abboud 13+5reb+3ast, S.Khoury 9+1reb+1ast, M.Ibrahim 7+5reb+8ast, B.Ammoury 3+13reb+2ast
gschID: 543091


Byblos - Homenetmen 65-73

The game between Top Four teams took place in Byblos. Second-best host Byblos (16-8) lost to first ranked Homenetmen (23-1) 73-65. The guests started the game with a very strong first quarter 29-19. But Byblos won second period 13-9. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Byblos 53-35 including a 37-22 advantage in defensive rebounds. American-Iraqi point guard Kevin Galloway (200-88, college: Texas Southern) notched a double-double by scoring 15 points, 11 rebounds and 7 assists to lead the effort and American forward Dewayne Jackson (203-90, college: Morgan St., agency: Higher Vision Sports) supported him with 26 points and 5 rebounds. Even 16 points and 5 rebounds by American guard Clay Tucker (196-80, college: Wisc.-Milwaukee) did not help to save the game for Byblos. The former international Jasmon Youngblood (195-84, college: Kent St.) added 8 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Homenetmen maintains first position in LBL with 23-1 record. Byblos at the other side keep the second place with eight games lost.
Top scorers:
Byblos: C.Tucker 16+5reb+3ast, T.Ammoury 12+2reb, J.Youngblood 8+6reb+5ast, R.Akl 6+6reb+2ast, J.Aby Khers 6+1reb, A.Mahmoud 5+1ast
Homenetmen: D.Jackson 26+5reb, K.Galloway 15+11reb+7ast, N.Souaid 9+3reb, A.Majok 8+13reb, K.Mechref 5+10reb+3ast, N.Hawi 3+5reb
gschID: 543092


Group B
Tadamon - Champville 86-81

The game between Top Four teams took place in Zouk. Third ranked host Tadamon (10-14) defeated one of their biggest challengers Champville (9-15) 86-81. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 29-18. But Champville won second period 24-19. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Tadamon made 25-of-27 free shots (92.6 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was Bosnian-Serbian center Mile Ilic (215-84) who scored 21 points and 8 rebounds. The former international guard Rony Fahed (184-81) chipped in 20 points and 5 assists (went 9 for 9 at the free throw line !!!). At the other side the best for losing team was American point guard Patrick Rembert (185-89, college: Cal-Irvine) who recorded a double-double by scoring 23 points, 6 rebounds and 10 assists and his fellow American import forward Daniel Orton (208-90, college: Kentucky) added 19 points, 13 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 blocks respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Tadamon maintains third position in LBL with 10-14 record having eight points less than leader Al Riyadi. Loser Champville keeps the fourth place with 15 games lost.
Top scorers:
Champville: P.Rembert 23+6reb+10ast, D.Orton 19+13reb+5ast, B.Thomas 19+3reb, J.Assi 11+1reb, B.Bawji 4+2reb, M.Khoury 3+1reb
Tadamon: M.Ilic 21+8reb+2ast, R.Fahed 20+5ast, C.Pigram 17+1reb, G.Hadidian 10+8reb+1ast, M.Kemp 8+6reb+3ast, J.Khalil 8+3reb+4ast
gschID: 543093


Moutahed - Al Riyadi 82-88

The game between Top Four teams took place in Tripoli. Second-best host Al Moutahed (13-11) lost to first ranked Al Riyadi (18-6) 88-82. Al Moutahed was ahead by 6 points at the halftime before a 52-40 second half run of Al Riyadi. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. It was a good game for Nigerian power forward Alade Aminu (210-87, college: Georgia Tech, agency: Three Eye Sports) who led his team to a victory with 22 points and 9 rebounds. Naturalized Egyptian power forward Ahmad Ismail (205-76) contributed with 23 points, 6 assists and 4 steals for the winners. American guard Dewarick Spencer (192-82, college: Arkansas St., agency: Higher Vision Sports) replied with 24 points and 4 assists and his fellow American import forward Cleveland Melvin (203-91, college: De Paul) added 13 points and 10 rebounds in the effort for Al Moutahed. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Defending champion maintains first position in LBL with 18-6 record. Al Moutahed at the other side keeps the second place with 11 games lost.
Top scorers:
Moutahed: D.Spencer 24+2reb+4ast, E.Rustom 15+4reb+3ast, C.Melvin 13+10reb+2ast, C.Tabet 13+6reb+1ast, R.Curry 7+1reb+3ast, O.El Ayoubi 5+4reb+1ast
Al Riyadi: A.Ismail 23+4reb+6ast, A.Aminu 22+9reb+3ast, B.Cvetkovic 19+9reb+4ast, E.Sosa 14+3reb+5ast, J.Abdel Nour 8+4reb+2ast, R.Samaha 2+1reb+2ast
gschID: 543094


  




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