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WNBL Standings
 1. Perth 12-4 
 2. Melbourne 11-6 
 3. Townsville 10-6 
 4. Adelaide 9-7 
 5. Sydney 9-7 
 6. Dandenong 7-9 
 7. Bendigo 3-12 
 8. UC Capitals 3-13 
Full Standings
Last:12/9/2017
State League Standings
Big V
 1. Sunbury 16-4 
 2. Knox R. 15-5 
 3. Bulleen B. 14-6 
 4. Waverley F. 13-7 
 5. Ringwood H. 12-8 
 6. Hume City B. 11-9 
 7. S.Peninsula S. 10-10 
 8. Eltham W. 9-11 
 9. McKinnon C. 6-14 
 10. Diamond VE 2-18 
 11. Warrandyte V. 2-18 
 12. Hawthorn Magic 0-0 
Premier League
 1. Southern T. 15-3 
 2. Eastern M. 14-4 
 3. N.Adelaide R. 12-6 
 4. Norwood F. 12-6 
 5. Sturt S. 12-6 
 6. Forestville E. 11-7 
 7. W.Adelaide B. 7-11 
 8. Woodville W. 4-14 
 9. S.Adelaide P. 2-16 
 10. C.Districts L. 1-17 
QBL
 1. Brisbane S. 18-0 
 2. Logan T. 14-4 
 3. Mackay M. 14-4 
 4. Gladstone PCP 12-5 
 5. Townsville F. 12-5 
 6. Ipswich F. 10-7 
 7. Brisbane C. 8-9 
 8. SW Metro P. 8-9 
 9. Cairns D. 7-10 
 10. Rockhampton C. 6-11 
 11. SC Rip 5-12 
 12. Suncoast PC 4-12 
 13. Toowoomba M. 3-15 
 14. Gold Coast R. 0-18 
SBL
 1. Perry Lakes H. 20-2 
 2. Mandurah M. 19-3 
 3. Lakeside L. 17-5 
 4. Stirling S. 15-7 
 5. Willetton T. 13-9 
 6. Joondalup W. 12-10 
 7. Perth R. 8-14 
 8. Cockburn C. 8-14 
 9. Kalamunda E.S. 6-16 
 10. SW Slammers 6-16 
 11. Rockingham CF 6-16 
 12. East Perth E. 2-20 
SEABL-East
 1. Kilsyth LC 18-4 
 2. Geelong S. 18-4 
 3. Sydney Uni S. 12-10 
 4. Nunawading S. 10-12 
 5. BA CoE 9-5 
 6. Sandringham S. 6-16 
 7. Canberra C. 6-16 
 8. Albury LB 4-18 
SEABL-South
 1. Dandenong R. 15-7 
 2. Bendigo LB 14-8 
 3. Hobart C. 12-10 
 4. Launceston T. 12-10 
 5. Ballarat R. 11-11 
 6. Frankston B. 7-15 
 7. Melbourne T. 7-15 
WARATAH
 1. Hornsby S. 14-2 
 2. Bankstown B. 12-4 
 3. Norths Bears 12-4 
 4. Manly Warr. SE 11-5 
 5. Newcastle H. 8-8 
 6. Sutherland S. 8-8 
 7. Sydney C. 4-12 
 8. Illawarra H. 2-14 
 9. Hills H. 1-15 
Last:9/4/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Elizabeth CAMBAGE
  Melbourne
  (203-C-91)
  Avg: 23.3
 1. Cambage, Melbourne23.3 
 2. Williams, Perth21.2 
 3. Taylor, Sydney20.6 
 4. Batkovic-B., Towns.20.6 
 5. Whitcomb, Perth17.4 
 6. Cumming-B., Dande.16.2 
 7. Kunek, Perth15.4 
 8. Laney, Bendigo14.8 
 9. Bishop, Adelaide14.6 
 10. Blicavs, Dandenong14.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Suzy BATKOVIC-BROWN
  Towns.
  (195-C-80)
  Avg: 10.1
 1. Batkovic-B., Towns.10.1 
 2. George, Townsville10.0 
 3. Bishop, Adelaide9.7 
 4. Cambage, Melbourne9.6 
 5. Pederson, Dandenong9.1 
 6. Hamson, Sydney9.0 
 7. Taylor, Sydney8.0 
 8. Purcell, Melbourne7.6 
 9. Hamblin, Adelaide7.3 
 10. Williams, Perth7.1 
Assists Per Game
 Natalie HURST
  UC Capitals
  (164-PG-83)
  Avg: 6.5
 1. Hurst, UC Capitals6.5 
 2. Snell, Sydney5.0 
 3. Ebzery, Sydney4.9 
 4. Whitcomb, Perth4.8 
 5. Wilson, Townsville4.8 
 6. Seekamp, Adelaide4.8 
 7. Palau, Dandenong4.7 
 8. Novosel, Adelaide4.7 
 9. Williams, Perth3.9 
 10. Laney, Bendigo3.8 
Steals Per Game
 Samantha WHITCOMB
  Perth
  (178-G/F-88)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Whitcomb, Perth2.8 
 2. Williams, Perth2.5 
 3. Novosel, Adelaide2.4 
 4. Seekamp, Adelaide1.9 
 5. Batkovic-B., Towns.1.8 
 6. Laney, Bendigo1.7 
 7. Ebzery, Sydney1.7 
 8. Blicavs, Dandenong1.7 
 9. OHea, Melbourne1.6 
 10. Snell, Sydney1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Jennifer HAMSON
  Sydney
  (201-C-92)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Hamson, Sydney2.4 
 2. Tomlinson, Melbourne1.6 
 3. Mijovic, Dandenong1.4 
 4. Cambage, Melbourne1.3 
 5. Magbegor, UC Capit.1.3 
 6. Planeta, Adelaide1.1 
 7. Hamblin, Adelaide1.1 
 8. George, Townsville0.9 
 9. Bishop, Adelaide0.9 
 10. Batkovic-B., Towns.0.9 

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Round 11 (Regular Season)

Melbourne Dec.17 Perth 57%
UC Capitals Dec.17 Adelaide 71%
Sydney 84% Dec.16 Bendigo
Townsville 74% Dec.16 Dandenong
Perth 72% Dec.15 Adelaide
Bendigo Dec.14 UC Capitals 56%
Dandenong Dec.14 Sydney 61%
Rebecca Allen's double-double lands her Player of the Week award among Australians playing currently abroad: - Feb 6, 2017


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Australian players, who play currently abroad.


Rebecca Allen
Rebecca Allen
   #1. This week's number one is an international guard Rebecca Allen (185-92, agency: LBM Management, currently plays in Slovakia). Allen contributed to an easy victory against the leader BAM Poprad (5-9) crushing them 88-41 in the Slovakian Extraliga last Saturday. She recorded a double-double by scoring 10 points and getting the same number of rebounds. Allen also added 3 assists, 3 blocks and 4 steals. It was the game of the round between two top 3 ranked teams in group Places 1-4. Good Angels Kosice (5-1) is placed first. It was her team's 13th consecutive victory in a row. It's Allen's first season with the team. She has relatively good stats this year: 14.1ppg, 4.2rpg, 1.4apg, 1.4bpg, 2.4spg, 2FGP: 55.9%(57-102), 3FGP: 55.9%(19-34) and FT: 84.4%. Ex-South East Queensland player is currently a member of the Australian senior national team.

Cayla George
Cayla George
   #2. Second place goes to an international center Cayla George (192-89, currently plays in Hungary). George could not help UNIQA Sopron (12-3) in their last game. Despite her good performance the league leader UNIQA Sopron lost 75-85 at home to the lower-ranked (#3) UNI Gyor. George was the second best scorer with 13 points. She also added 8 rebounds (made all of her five free throws) in 28 minutes. They ended the series of nine consecutive victories. This year George has relatively solid stats: 11.2ppg, 6.1rpg, 1.6apg, 1.1bpg, 1.2spg, 2FGP: 47.2%, 3FGP: 25.8% and FT: 91.7%(33-36) in 14 games she played so far. Ex-Cairns Dolphins player is in the roster of the Australian senior national team.

Katie-Rae Ebzery
Katie-Rae Ebzery
   #3. The Australian player who performed third best last week abroad was an international small forward Katie-Rae Ebzery (177-90, currently plays in Russia). She contributed to a Dynamo Moscow's victory against the closely-ranked MBA (7-8) 83-70 in a derby game in the Russian PBL in Sunday night's game. Ebzery recorded 10 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Dynamo Moscow (6-145) is placed seventh in the PBL. This season Ebzery averages: 7.0ppg, 2.7rpg, 3.4apg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 34.3%, 3FGP: 26.9% and FT: 82.9%. She is also a member of the Australian senior national team.

Stephanie Talbot
Stephanie Talbot
   #4. Guard Stephanie Talbot (188-94, currently plays in Poland) was not able to help AZS Gorzow Wielkopolski in their game against Energa Torun (12-5) in the Polish TBLK, despite her good performance last Saturday. Talbot scored 12 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 40 minutes. But AZS Gorzow Wielkopolski was badly defeated 84-65 on the road by the lower-ranked (#4) Energa Torun. Talbot has individually a very good year with high stats. She averages: 15.7ppg, 7.4rpg, 4.8apg and 2.9spg in 17 games. Talbot is also Australian national team player.

Alexandra Bunton
Alexandra Bunton
   #5. Former U22 international center Alexandra Bunton (198-93, currently plays in Russia) is a teammate of previously mentioned Katie-Rae Ebzery. But that was another game of her team in Russian PBL which we would like to mention. Bunton was not able to secure a victory for Dynamo Moscow (6-145) in their game against Dynamo Kursk (151-1). She was the second best scorer with 8 points. Dynamo Moscow was crushed 89-56 in Kursk by the leading Dynamo. Bunton has reliable stats this season: 10.2ppg and 8.9rpg. She has a dual citizenship: British and Australian. Bunton used to play for the Australian U22 national team two years ago.

Natalie Hurst
Natalie Hurst
   #6. An experienced point guard Natalie Hurst (164-83, currently plays in Turkey) couldn't help Hatay (8-8) in their game against Yakin Dogu BGD (12-5) in the Turkish KBSL. She scored 5 points, had 5 boards, passed 4 assists and added 3 steals in 40 minutes. Hatay lost 71-76 in Istanbul to the higher-ranked (#3) Yakin Dogu BGD. Hurst's stats this year are: 11.2ppg, 5.2rpg and 4.9apg in 11 games. She is a former international player as she played for the Australian senior team three years ago.

Tess Madgen
Tess Madgen
   #7. Former international forward Tess Madgen (180-90, currently plays in Poland) managed to help AZS UMCS Lublin to win against the league outsider TS Ostrovia (2-15) 72-65 in the Polish TBLK last Saturday. Madgen scored 5 points and added 3 assists. AZS UMCS Lublin (10-7) is placed sixth in the TBLK. Madgen's stats this season are: 12.2ppg, 5.3rpg, 3.3apg and 1.4spg. She used to play for the Australian national team two years ago.

Kristy Wallace
Kristy Wallace
   #8. Guard Kristy Wallace (180-96, currently plays college basketball in the States) led Baylor to an easy victory against the Texas Tech University (1-1) 79-61 in the NCAA on Saturday night. Wallace scored 15 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and dished 5 assists in 38 minutes. The Baylor University has 4-1 conference record this season. It was her team's 13th consecutive victory in a row. This year Wallace's overall stats are: 6.4ppg, 3.1rpg, 5.2apg and 1.3spg in 23 games. She used to play for the Australian national team back in 2013.

Vanessa Panousis
Vanessa Panousis
   #9. Former U22 international guard Vanessa Panousis (170-95, currently studies in the States) couldn't help the Virginia Tech (2-3) in their game against the Georgia Tech in the NCAA. Despite her very good performance in Sunday night's game Panousis scored 17 points, had 4 rebounds and dished 3 assists. Panousis is one of the most experienced players in a team as it's her fourth year in Virginia Tech's roster. Her total stats this season are: 7.7ppg, 2.0rpg and 1.9apg. Panousis used to play for the Australian U22 national team two years ago.

Nicole Seekamp
Nicole Seekamp
   #10. Guard Nicole Seekamp (178-92, college: S.Dakota, currently plays in Poland) is a teammate of previously mentioned Stephanie Talbot and both played together in the last Polish TBLK game. Seekamp couldn't help AZS Gorzow Wielkopolski (12-5) in their game against Energa Torun (12-5). She scored only 4 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 25 minutes. AZS Gorzow Wielkopolski was badly defeated 84-65 in Torun by the lower-ranked (#4) Energa. Seekamp averaged so far 10.5ppg, 2.6rpg, 3.9apg and 1.6spg in 17 games. She is a former international player as eight years ago she still played for the Australian senior national team.

   #11. Former U17 international forward Georgia Pineau (185-97, is currently at the American university) couldn't help the Boston Coll. in their game against the Syracuse University in the NCAA. Despite her very good performance on Sunday night Pineau scored 14 points and grabbed 7 rebounds (went 6 for 6 at the free throw line). Pineau's total stats this season are: 7.2ppg, 5.6rpg and 3.0apg. She used to play for the Australian U17 national team three years ago.

   #12. Former University international forward Louella Tomlinson (193-88, college: St.Mary's, CA, currently plays in Hungary) couldn't help Miskolc in their game against Atomeromu in the Hungarian A Division. Tomlinson recorded 6 points in 22 minutes. Her team was badly defeated by 16 points 83-67. This year Tomlinson's total stats are: 8.6ppg, 5.7rpg, 1.4apg and 1.5bpg in 14 games. She used to play for the Australian university national team back in 2011.

   #13. U19 international guard Morgan Yaeger (175-98, currently plays college basketball in the States) couldn't help the Oregon in their game against the Arizona State University in the NCAA. Despite her good performance in Sunday night's game She scored 11 points. This season Yaeger averages only 2.2ppg. She is also Australian U19 national team player.

   #14. Former U19 international guard Maddison Penn (185-94, college: Virginia Tech, currently plays in Canada) led University of British Columbia to a victory over the Timberwolves 75-59 in the Canadian university league CIS last Friday. Penn was MVP of the game. She scored 19 points, had 7 boards, dished 3 assists and stole 3 balls in 26 minutes. Penn has very impressive stats this year: 18.5ppg, 5.9rpg, 1.4apg and 1.4spg in 18 games. She used to play for the Australian U19 national team back in 2013.

   #15. Former U19 international guard Alexandra Sharp (185-97, currently plays college basketball in the States) couldn't help the Wake Forest in their game against the University of Miami, Florida in the NCAA. Sharp scored 8 points and grabbed 11 rebounds. Her team was crushed by 23 points 79-56. Sharp has averaged so far 7.7ppg, 7.5rpg and 2.5apg. She used to play for the Australian U19 national team two years ago.


The list of other players, who all have Australian passport but never been selected to any of Australian national teams:

   #1. Nicole Romeo (168-G-89, college: Washington, currently plays in Spain) could not help Campus Promete (9-9) in their last game. Despite her very good performance Campus Promete lost 67-71 at home to the much lower-ranked (#12) Zamarat. Romeo was the top scorer with 22 points. She also added 4 passes in 30 minutes. It was Campus Promete's first loss after four consecutive victories. It's Romeo's first season with the team. Romeo has relatively good stats this year: 14.4ppg, 3.8rpg, 2.2apg and 1.5spg in 18 games she played so far. She has a dual citizenship: Italian and Australian.

   #2. Alex Sheedy (185-F-92, college: Fresno St., currently plays in Greece) was not able to help Kronos AD (2-11) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Sheedy's good performance Kronos AD was crushed 80-49 on the road by the leading Olympiacos. She was the top scorer with 14 points. Sheedy also added 5 rebounds. Sheedy averaged so far 14.2ppg, 7.5rpg, 1.1apg and 1.5spg.

   #3. Jessie Edwards (190-C-95, currently plays college basketball in the States) led Minnesota to a victory against the University of Nebraska (0-2) 79-69 in the NCAA on Saturday night. She scored 12 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 28 minutes. The University of Minnesota has 3-3 conference record this season. Edwards has averaged so far 7.2ppg, 7.1rpg and 1.4bpg in 21 games.

   #4. Jacinta Vandenberg (196-F-93, currently studies in the States) was not able to secure a victory for the Oregon (5-0) in their game against the Arizona State University (1-1) in the NCAA. Vandenberg scored only 4 points. The Oregon was defeated 68-63 on their home court in Eugene by the Arizona State University. Vandenberg has averaged so far 2.5ppg, 3.7rpg and 1.8apg.   




Ta'Rea
Cunnigan
Ta'Rea Cunnigan (ex Knox R.) is a newcomer at KFUM Ostersund - 3 days ago
KFUM Ostersund Basket (BasketEttan) added to their roster 24-year old American guard Ta'Rea Cunnigan (175-93, college: San Jose State). She played last summer at Knox Raiders in Australian Big V. In 22 games she recorded very impressive stats: 15.3ppg, 4.5rpg, 1.9apg and 1.9spg. Cunnigan helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in the league. They also advanced to the league semifinals. She was voted All-MWC 1st Team in 2015 at her college time. Cunnigan has played also...   [read more]

Elizabeth
Cambage
Australian WNBL round 10 best performance: Elizabeth Cambage - 4 days ago
Former international Center Elizabeth Cambage (203-C-91) had a very impressive game in the last round for second-ranked Bulleen B., receiving a Australiabasket.com Player of the Week award for round 10. The 26-year old player had a double-double of 32 points and 12 rebounds, while her team edged out Adelaide (#4, 9-7) 64-62. The game was between two of the league's top four teams. Melbourne maintains the 2nd position in Australian WNBL. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost...   [read more]

Elizabeth
Cambage
WNBL Round 10: Boomers defeat Adelaide Lightning in the closest game of the week - 5 days ago
There was no lack of excitement in the last round games. The round ended with favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin. The most exciting game of round 10 in the WNBL took place in Adelaide. This derby game ended with only two-point home defeat of 5th ranked Adelaide Lightning (9-7) to second ranked Boomers (11-6) 64-62 on Saturday evening. The former international center Elizabeth Cambage (203-91) had a double-double by scoring 32 points and 12 rebounds (made all of he...   [read more]


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