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 Bryce COTTON
  Wildcats
  (185-G-92)
  Avg: 23.1
 1. Cotton, Wildcats23.1 
 2. Ware, United22.1 
 3. Randle, 36ers21.3 
 4. Prather, Wildcats19.5 
 5. Dillard, Breakers18.1 
 6. Newley, Kings17.6 
 7. Clarke, Hawks17.4 
 8. Penney, Breakers17.3 
 9. Goulding, United16.9 
 10. Lisch, Kings16.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Josh BOONE
  United
  (208-F/C-84)
  Avg: 9.3
 1. Boone, United9.3 
 2. Craig, Bullets8.0 
 3. Ogilvy, Hawks7.6 
 4. Mitchell, Breakers7.2 
 5. Johnson, 36ers7.1 
 6. Pledger, Breakers6.8 
 7. Bairstow, Bullets6.5 
 8. Whittington, Kings6.4 
 9. McKay, Wildcats6.3 
 10. Knight, Wildcats6.0 
Assists Per Game
 Ben WOODSIDE
  Breakers
  (180-PG-85)
  Avg: 5.5
 1. Woodside, Breakers5.5 
 2. Jackson, United5.4 
 3. Randle, 36ers5.4 
 4. Dillard, Breakers4.8 
 5. Ware, United4.5 
 6. Stockton, Breakers4.2 
 7. Newley, Kings4.1 
 8. Sobey, 36ers4.1 
 9. Gibson, Bullets3.8 
 10. Lisch, Kings3.7 
Steals Per Game
 Kevin LISCH
  Kings
  (188-C-86)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Lisch, Kings1.9 
 2. Martin, Wildcats1.7 
 3. Dillard, Breakers1.6 
 4. Prather, Wildcats1.6 
 5. Whittington, Kings1.5 
 6. Jackson, United1.4 
 7. Cotton, Wildcats1.3 
 8. Ware, United1.3 
 9. Newley, Kings1.2 
 10. Martin, Hawks1.2 
Blocks Per Game
 Andrew James OGILVY
  Hawks
  (211-C-88)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Ogilvy, Hawks1.5 
 2. McKay, Wildcats1.4 
 3. Pledger, Breakers1.2 
 4. Boone, United1.1 
 5. Whittington, Kings0.9 
 6. Powell, Kings0.8 
 7. Jervis, Bullets0.8 
 8. Carter, Breakers0.7 
 9. Maric, Kings0.7 
 10. Hodgson, 36ers0.7 
Player of the Week

 Casey Prather
  Wildcats
  ( 198-F/G-96-91 )
  

 Dwayne Benjamin
  Geraldton B.
  ( 201-F-93 )
  
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Stirling S. 97% Mar.25 Rockingham F
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Willetton T 96% Mar.24 Cockburn C.
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Geelong S. 54% Mar.25 BA CoE
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NBL Round 13: New Zealand Breakers edge Wollongong Hawks by two points - Jan 6, 2013


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The most exciting game of round 13 in the NBL took place in Gwynneville. This derby game ended with only two-point home defeat of 4th placed Wollongong Hawks (8-6) to first ranked New Zealand Breakers (12-3) 78-76 on Saturday evening. The guests trailed by 4 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 1-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 78-76. New Zealand Breakers dominated down low during the game scoring 50 of its points in the paint compared to Wollongong Hawks' 24. They outrebounded Wollongong Hawks 39-22 including 27 on the defensive glass. American power forward Will Hudson (206-89, college: Oakland) fired a double-double by scoring 14 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. His fellow American import guard Cedric Jackson (191-86, college: Cleveland St.) chipped in 11 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists and 5 steals. New Zealand Breakers' coach Andrej Lemanis used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. Guard Rhys Martin (193-86, college: Nova SE) produced 28 points and 5 steals for lost side. New Zealand Breakers have a solid series of four victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 12-3 record. Wollongong Hawks lost third consecutive game. They keep the fourth position with six games lost. New Zealand Breakers are looking forward to face Townsville Crocodiles (#6) in Wulguru in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Wollongong Hawks will play at home against Cairns Taipans and are hoping to prove to their supporters that they can break losing series.
Important game to mention about took place in Melbourne. Seventh ranked Melbourne Tigers (5-8) saved a 3-point victory at home edging 3rd placed Kings (10-7) 74-71 on Sunday evening. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international guard Chris Goulding (192-88) who helped to win the game recording 18 points. Jonny Flynn contributed with 11 points and 9 assists for the winners. American forward Darnell Lazare (203-85, college: LSU, agency: Priority Sports) answered with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 10 rebounds for Kings. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Melbourne Tigers have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to fifth place. Kings at the other side keep the third position with seven games lost. Melbourne Tigers will play against league's second-placed Perth Wildcats on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Kings will play against Adelaide 36ers in Findon and hope to get back on the winning track.
Bottom-ranked Townsville Crocodiles managed to get the fifth consecutive victory on Friday night. This time they won against sixth-ranked Adelaide 36ers in Findon 75-61. And what about a fifth win in a row after ...ten consecutive loses. Gary Ervin stepped up and scored 20 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. At the losing side Adam Gibson responded with 22 points and 7 rebounds. Adelaide 36ers' coach rotated ten players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Townsville Crocodiles (5-10) have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They moved-up to sixth place. Adelaide 36ers lost eighth consecutive game. They dropped to the seventh position with 11 games lost. Townsville Crocodiles will meet at home league's leader New Zealand Breakers in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Adelaide 36ers will play against Kings (#3) in Sydney and hope to secure a win.
The game in Cairns supposed to be also worth to mention about. Third ranked Perth Wildcats (10-4) played at the court of 8th ranked Cairns Taipans (4-10). Perth Wildcats did not have too big problems ending evening with a very confident victory 85-66. Kevin Lisch nailed 26 points for the winning side. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Perth Wildcats moved-up to second place. Cairns Taipans lost their fourth game in a row. They stay at the bottom position with ten games lost. Perth Wildcats' next round opponent will be Melbourne Tigers (#5) at home. Cairns Taipans will play against Wollongong Hawks in Gwynneville.

In the last game of round 13 36ers were defeated by Kings in Sydney 86-82.
The best stats of 13th round was 30 points and 5 rebounds by Ben Madgen of Kings.


Tigers - Kings 74-71

Important game to mention about took place in Melbourne. Seventh ranked Melbourne Tigers (5-8) saved a 3-point victory at home edging 3rd placed Kings (10-7) 74-71 on Sunday evening. Kings were ahead by 1 point at the halftime before a 35-31 second half run of Melbourne Tigers. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international guard Chris Goulding (192-88) who helped to win the game recording 18 points. American guard Jonny Flynn (183-89, college: Syracuse) contributed with 11 points and 9 assists for the winners. American forward Darnell Lazare (203-85, college: LSU, agency: Priority Sports) answered with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 10 rebounds and swingman Ben Madgen (193-85, college: Augusta St.) added 16 points in the effort for Kings. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Melbourne Tigers have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to fifth place. Kings at the other side keep the third position with seven games lost. Melbourne Tigers will play against league's second-placed Perth Wildcats on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Kings will play against Adelaide 36ers in Findon and hope to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Tigers: C.Goulding 18+3reb+3ast, A.Ballinger 13+4reb, S.Scott 11+9reb, J.Flynn 11+3reb+9ast, B.Lewis 6+1ast, L.Walker 6+8reb
Kings: B.Madgen 16+2reb+1ast, A.Bruce 15+1reb+1ast, D.Lazare 13+10reb+2ast, C.Henry 11+7reb+1ast, I.Crosswhite 9+6reb+1ast, L.Martin 3
gschID: 182688


Hawks - Breakers 76-78

The most exciting game of round 13 in the NBL took place in Gwynneville. This derby game ended with only two-point home defeat of 4th placed Wollongong Hawks (8-6) to first ranked New Zealand Breakers (12-3) 78-76 on Saturday evening. The guests trailed by 4 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 1-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 78-76. New Zealand Breakers dominated down low during the game scoring 50 of its points in the paint compared to Wollongong Hawks' 24. They outrebounded Wollongong Hawks 39-22 including 27 on the defensive glass. American power forward Will Hudson (206-89, college: Oakland) fired a double-double by scoring 14 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. His fellow American import guard Cedric Jackson (191-86, college: Cleveland St.) chipped in 11 points, 6 rebounds, 6 assists and 5 steals. New Zealand Breakers' coach Andrej Lemanis used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. Guard Rhys Martin (193-86, college: Nova SE) produced 28 points and 5 steals and American guard Lance Hurdle (188-87, college: Miami, FL) added 12 points respectively for lost side. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. New Zealand Breakers have a solid series of four victories in a row. Defending champion maintains first place with 12-3 record. Wollongong Hawks lost third consecutive game. They keep the fourth position with six games lost. New Zealand Breakers are looking forward to face Townsville Crocodiles (#6) in Wulguru in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Wollongong Hawks will play at home against Cairns Taipans and are hoping to prove to their supporters that they can break losing series.
Top scorers:
Breakers: W.Hudson 14+10reb+1ast, A.Pledger 14+6reb, M.Vukona 11+6reb, C.Jackson 11+6reb+6ast, D.Corletto 8+1ast, C.Bruton 7+1reb
Hawks: R.Martin 28+2reb+3ast, L.Hurdle 12+4reb+2ast, G.Saville 11+6reb+1ast, O.Forman 11+3reb+1ast, T.Coenraad 7+3reb+2ast, D.Gruber 4+1reb
gschID: 182687


Taipans - Wildcats 66-85

The game in Cairns supposed to be also worth to mention about. Third ranked Perth Wildcats (10-4) played at the court of 8th ranked Cairns Taipans (4-10). Perth Wildcats did not have too big problems ending evening with a very confident victory 85-66. The game without a history. Perth Wildcats led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Perth Wildcats forced 24 Cairns Taipans turnovers. They brought some defensive toughness making 7 blocks. American guard Kevin Lisch (188-86, college: St.Louis, agency: Warren Sports International) nailed 26 points for the winning side and the former international forward Jesse Wagstaff (203-86, college: Metro St.) accounted for 15 points and 5 rebounds. Four Perth Wildcats players scored in double figures. American point guard Jamar Wilson (185-84, college: Albany) came up with 17 points and 7 rebounds and the former international power forward Cameron Tragardh (209-83, college: ORU) added 8 points and 7 rebounds respectively for Cairns Taipans in the defeat. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Perth Wildcats moved-up to second place. Cairns Taipans lost their fourth game in a row. They stay at the bottom position with ten games lost. Perth Wildcats' next round opponent will be Melbourne Tigers (#5) at home. Cairns Taipans will play against Wollongong Hawks in Gwynneville.
Top scorers:
Wildcats: K.Lisch 26+4reb+2ast, J.Wagstaff 15+5reb+3ast, M.Knight 13+7reb+1ast, S.Redhage 10+7reb+1ast, E.Bartlett 9+1reb+1ast, G.Hire 5+3reb+1ast
Taipans: J.Wilson 17+7reb+2ast, B.Hill 9+2reb, A.Loughton 8+3reb+3ast, C.Tragardh 8+7reb, C.Steindl 6+1reb+1ast, C.Gliddon 5+2reb+3ast
gschID: 182686


Kings - 36ers 86-82

There was no surprise in Sydney where 6th ranked Adelaide 36ers (5-11) were defeated by third ranked Kings (10-7) 86-82. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Adelaide 36ers won third quarter 22-21. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Kings made 16-of-20 charity shots (80.0 percent) during the game. Swingman Ben Madgen (193-85, college: Augusta St.) nailed 30 points and 5 rebounds for the winning side and the former international guard Aaron Bruce (190-84) accounted for 14 points and 4 assists. Center Daniel Johnson (212-88, college: Pepperdine) came up with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 12 rebounds and international point guard Adam Gibson (188-86) added 19 points and 5 assists respectively for Adelaide 36ers in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Kings maintains third place with 10-7 record having just 0 points less than leader Breakers. Adelaide 36ers lost their eighth game in a row. They dropped to the seventh position with 11 games lost. Kings' next round opponent will be again Adelaide 36ers (#7) in Findon.
Top scorers:
Kings: B.Madgen 30+5reb+3ast, A.Bruce 14+3reb+4ast, D.Lazare 12+8reb+1ast, C.Henry 11+3reb+2ast, T.Garlepp 6+4reb+1ast, I.Crosswhite 6+6reb+1ast
36ers: A.Gibson 19+4reb+5ast, L.Schenscher 18+2reb+1ast, S.Weigh 16+5reb+2ast, D.Johnson 16+12reb+2ast, A.Petrie 7+1reb, J.Cadee 6+5reb+5ast
gschID: 182685


36ers - Crocodiles 61-75

Bottom-ranked Townsville Crocodiles managed to get the fifth consecutive victory on Friday night. This time they won against sixth-ranked Adelaide 36ers in Findon 75-61. And what about a fifth win in a row after ...ten consecutive loses. The guests trailed by 5 points at the halftime before their 47-28 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. American point guard Gary Ervin (183-83, college: Arkansas) stepped up and scored 20 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners and the former international center Luke Nevill (218-86, college: Utah) chipped in 21 points and 6 rebounds. At the losing side international point guard Adam Gibson (188-86) responded with 22 points and 7 rebounds and center Daniel Johnson (212-88, college: Pepperdine) scored 13 points and 9 rebounds. Adelaide 36ers' coach rotated ten players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Townsville Crocodiles (5-10) have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They moved-up to sixth place. Adelaide 36ers lost eighth consecutive game. They dropped to the seventh position with 11 games lost. Townsville Crocodiles will meet at home league's leader New Zealand Breakers in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Adelaide 36ers will play against Kings (#3) in Sydney and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Crocodiles: L.Nevill 21+6reb, G.Ervin 20+9reb+5ast, T.Blanchfield 9+3reb, M.Cedar 8+2reb+1ast, P.Crawford 7+6reb+2ast, R.Hinder 6+7reb+3ast
36ers: A.Gibson 22+7reb+3ast, D.Johnson 13+9reb+2ast, A.Petrie 6+4reb+1ast, L.Schenscher 6+7reb+2ast, S.Weigh 5+5reb+1ast, N.Crosswell 4+2reb+3ast
gschID: 182684


  




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