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 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 
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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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Perth 72% Dec.15 Adelaide
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Natalie Hurst selected the top Australian playing abroad in last week's games - Mar 20, 2017


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Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Australians who are currently playing abroad.


Natalie Hurst
Natalie Hurst
   #1. This week's number one is an experienced former international point guard Natalie Hurst (164-83, currently plays in Turkey). She led Hatay to a 3-point victory over the closely-ranked Adana ASKI (10-12) 67-64 in the Turkish KBSL in Monday night's game. Hurst was MVP of the game. She scored 21 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and dished 4 assists in 38 minutes on the court. Hatay Bsb (11-9) is placed seventh in the KBSL. There are only four games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. It's Hurst's first season with the team. Hurst has relatively good stats this year: 12.3ppg, 4.6rpg, 4.1apg, 2FGP: 41.4%, 3FGP: 40.5% and FT: 88.9% in 16 games she played so far. Former Gladstone Port City Power starter played for the Australian senior national team three years ago.

Stephanie Talbot
Stephanie Talbot
   #2. Second place goes to an international guard Stephanie Talbot (188-94, currently plays in Poland). She led AZS Gorzow Wielkopolski to a 2-point victory over the closely-ranked CCC Polkowice (14-8) 84-82 in the Polish TBLK last Saturday. Talbot was the best player in that game. She recorded 19 points, 9 rebounds and 2 blocks. InvestInTheWest AZS AJP Gorzow Wlkp. (15-7) is placed fourth in the TBLK. This season Talbot has relatively solid stats: 15.0ppg, 7.0rpg, 4.0apg, 2.5spg, 2FGP: 48.4%, 3FGP: 28.8% and FT: 69.9%. Ex-BA Centre of Excellence 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). Ebzery contributed to a Dynamo Moscow's victory against the closely-ranked Vologda-Chevakata (10-10) 75-70 in the Russian PBL in Saturday night's game. She recorded 10 points and added 8 assists. Dynamo Moscow (9-11) is placed fifth in the PBL. Ebzery's overall stats this season are: 8.5ppg, 3.0rpg, 3.4apg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 38.7%, 3FGP: 38.1% and FT: 81.7%. She is also a member of the Australian senior national team.

Nicole Seekamp
Nicole Seekamp
   #4. 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 led AZS Gorzow Wielkopolski to a 2-point victory against the closely-ranked CCC Polkowice (14-8) 84-82. She recorded 12 points, 5 rebounds, 7 assists and 3 steals in 37 minutes. Seekamp has reliable stats this year: 11.5ppg, 2.9rpg, 5.0apg and 1.6spg in 23 games. She used to play for the Australian national team back in 2009.

Tess Madgen
Tess Madgen
   #5. Former international forward Tess Madgen (180-90, currently plays in Poland) led AZS UMCS to a victory over the second-ranked Wisla Can-Pack (18-4) 66-61 in the Polish TBLK on Saturday night. Madgen was the top player that evening. She recorded 16 points. AZS UMCS Lublin (13-9) is placed seventh in the TBLK. Madgen averaged so far 12.4ppg, 5.0rpg, 3.0apg and 1.4spg. She used to play for the Australian national team two years ago.

Alicia Froling
Alicia Froling
   #6. Forward Alicia Froling (190-96, college: SMU, currently plays college basketball in the States) helped SMU win their game against the Louisiana Tech University (14-4) 75-70 in the NCAA National Tournament Round 1 in Friday night's game. Froling had a double-double by scoring 28 points and getting 13 rebounds in 36 minutes. The Southern Methodist University has quite an impressive 17-1 conference record this season. It was SMU's third consecutive victory in a row. Her team will play only one more game in the NCAA National Tournament Round 1. And now that game is very crucial. Froling's stats this year are: 14.5ppg, 9.8rpg, 2.0apg and 1.5bpg in 31 games. She is a former U19 international player as she played for the Australian team two years ago.

Abby Bishop
Abby Bishop
   #7. International center Abby Bishop (189-88, agency: LBM Management, currently plays in France) could not help Tarbes (5-16) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Bishop's very good performance Tarbes was defeated 87-79 on the road by the higher-ranked Mondeville (#6). She was the top scorer with 17 points. Bishop also added 9 rebounds (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line). Her team will play only one more game in the Regular Season. And now that game is quite important. Bishop has individually a very good season with high stats. She averages: 18.7ppg, 10.4rpg, 1.8apg and 1.8spg. Bishop is also Australian national team player.

Alanna Smith
Alanna Smith
   #8. Forward Alanna Smith (190-96, currently studies in the States) helped Stanford win their game against the New Mexico State University (11-3) 72-64 in the NCAA National Tournament Round 1 on Saturday night. She had a double-double by scoring 19 points and getting 11 rebounds. Smith also added 6 blocks in 31 minutes. The Stanford University has not so impressive 6-12 conference record this season. Her team will play only one more game in the NCAA National Tournament Round 1. This year Smith's overall stats are: 8.2ppg, 4.9rpg and 1.5bpg in 33 games. She used to play for the Australian U19 national team back in 2015.

Rebecca Allen
Rebecca Allen
   #9. International guard Rebecca Allen (185-92, also represented by LBM Management, currently plays in Slovakia) managed to help Good Angels Kosice to win against the fourth-ranked Slovan (2-16) crushing them 73-31 in the Slovakian Extraliga in Wednesday night's game. Allen recorded 5 points and had 3 steals. Good Angels Kosice (11-1) is placed first in Places 1-4 group. It was her team's sixth consecutive victory in a row. Allen averaged so far 13.3ppg, 4.2rpg, 1.3apg, 1.1bpg and 2.3spg. She is also in the roster of the Australian national team.

Alexandra Bunton
Alexandra Bunton
   #10. Center Alexandra Bunton (198-93, currently plays in Russia) is a teammate of previously mentioned Katie-Rae Ebzery and both played together in the last Russian PBL game. Bunton helped Dynamo Moscow win their game against the closely-ranked Vologda-Chevakata (10-10) 75-70. She recorded 6 points in 16 minutes. This year Bunton's total stats are: 8.5ppg and 7.3rpg in 21 games. She is a former U22 international player as two years ago she still played for the Australian national team.

   #11. Former international guard Kristy Wallace (180-96, is currently at the American university) helped Baylor win their game against the Texas Southern University crushing them 119-30 in the NCAA National Tournament Round 1 in Saturday night's game. Wallace recorded 12 points, 6 assists and 3 steals in 22 minutes. Wallace has averaged so far 7.2ppg, 3.9rpg, 5.6apg and 1.2spg in 33 games. She used to play for the Australian national team four years ago.

   #12. Former U17 international guard Carly Turner (180-95, currently plays college basketball in the States), who plays in the NCAA was not able to help the St.Mary's, CA (16-2) in their last game. Despite her very good performance the St.Mary's, CA lost 68-80 at home to the Colorado State University. Turner scored 19 points in 38 minutes. Turner averaged so far 10.1ppg, 5.0rpg and 2.4apg in 33 games. She used to play for the Australian U17 national team back in 2012.

   #13. Former U19 international guard Alexandra Sharp (185-97, currently plays college basketball in the States) helped Wake Forest win their game against the Bethune-Cookman University crushing them 71-42 in the NCAA National Tournament Round 1 in Thursday night's game. She scored 6 points, had 11 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 30 minutes. Sharp has averaged so far 7.6ppg, 7.7rpg and 2.4apg in 31 games. She used to play for the Australian U19 national team two years ago.

   #14. Former U22 international guard Vanessa Panousis (170-95, currently plays college basketball in the States) helped Virginia Tech win their game against the U.S. Naval Academy 75-64 in the NCAA National Tournament Round 2 last Sunday. Panousis scored 11 points. Panousis has averaged so far 8.9ppg, 2.2rpg and 1.8apg. She used to play for the Australian U22 national team back in 2015.

   #15. Former University international guard Amy Lewis (175-86, college: Troy, currently plays in France) is a teammate of previously mentioned Abby Bishop and both played together in the last French LFB game. Lewis was not able to secure a victory for Tarbes in their game against Mondeville. She scored 5 points in 16 minutes. Her team lost 79-87. Lewis has averaged so far 3.0ppg and 1.7rpg in three games. She used to play for the Australian university national team eight 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) led Campus Promete to a victory against the 11th-ranked Socinsa Bembibre (9-15) 74-66 in the Spanish LFB on Sunday night. She scored 16 points, grabbed 9 rebounds and dished 4 assists in 31 minutes. Campus Promete Logrono (12-12) is placed seventh in the LFB. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Romeo has reliable stats this year: 14.2ppg, 4.2rpg, 2.5apg and 1.4spg in 24 games she played so far. She has a dual citizenship: Italian and Australian.

   #2. Courtney Woods (188-G/F, currently plays college basketball in the States), who plays in the NCAA could not help the N.Illinois (7-9) in their last game on Thursday. Despite Woods' very good performance the N.Illinois (#4) was defeated 94-84 at home by the South Dakota State University. She recorded a double-double by scoring 19 points and getting 11 rebounds. The National Tournament Round 1 already ended in the NCAA. Woods has individually a very good season with high stats. She averages: 16.8ppg, 5.6rpg, 1.9apg and 1.4spg.

   #3. Olivia West (165-G, currently studies in the States), who plays in the NCAA was not able to help the Utah St. (7-11) in their last game on Wednesday. Despite West's very good performance the Utah St. was defeated 64-57 on their home court in Logan by the University of Idaho. She scored 15 points, had 7 rebounds and dished 5 assists. The National Tournament Round 1 already ended in the NCAA. West has averaged so far 5.0ppg, 1.1rpg and 1.3apg.

   #4. Experienced Rebecca Thoresen (178-F/G-78, currently plays in Germany) managed to help TSV 1880 Wasserburg to win against the eighth-ranked ChemCats Chemnitz (8-14) crushing them 87-62 in the German DBBL in Saturday night's game. Thoresen recorded only 2 points. TSV 1880 Wasserburg (20-2) is placed first in the DBBL. It was her team's ninth consecutive victory in a row. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. Thoresen has been at the team for nine years. This season she averages just 1.9ppg. Thoresen is another player who holds two passports: Maltese and Australian.

   #5. Shannon Dufficy (185-F, is currently at the American university) is a teammate of previously mentioned Olivia West and both played together in the last NCAA game. Dufficy, who plays in the NCAA was not able to secure a victory for the Utah St. (7-11) in their last game. Despite her good performance the Utah St. lost 57-64 on their home court in Logan to the University of Idaho. Dufficy had a double-double by scoring 12 points and getting 11 rebounds in 30 minutes. Dufficy has averaged so far 7.9ppg, 8.9rpg and 1.9apg in 28 games.

   #6. Alex Sheedy (185-F-92, college: Fresno St., currently plays in Greece) couldn't help Kronos AD in their game against Proteas in the Greek A1. Despite her good performance on Sunday night She recorded 10 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Sheedy averaged so far 13.7ppg, 7.4rpg and 1.6spg.

   #7. Megan Johnson (178-G, currently plays college basketball in the States) couldn't help the UTRGV in their game against the Rice University in the NCAA National Tournament Round 2. Johnson scored 8 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 35 minutes. Her team lost 63-73. Johnson has averaged so far 4.0ppg and 4.0rpg in 28 games.

   #8. Elyse Kiploks (180-F-90, currently plays college basketball in the States) couldn't help the Charleston So. in their game against the University of North Carolina, Greensboro in the NCAA National Tournament Round 1. She cannot count Thursday's game as one of the best ones. Kiploks scored only one point, had 15 rebounds and made 2 blocks. Her team was defeated 45-37. Kiploks has averaged so far 5.1ppg, 7.2rpg, 2.2apg, 1.2bpg and 1.4spg.

   #9. Samantha Roscoe (190-F-95, currently plays college basketball in the States) couldn't help the N.Dakota in their game against the University of South Dakota in the NCAA National Tournament Round 1. She scored 8 points and added 3 passes in 27 minutes. Her team was crushed by 23 points 78-55. Roscoe averaged so far 10.5ppg, 5.0rpg and 1.7bpg in 28 games.

   #10. Rachel Brewster (180-G, currently plays college basketball in the States) is a teammate of previously mentioned Olivia West. She played also in the last NCAA game facing Shannon Dufficy (above) in the other team. Brewster couldn't help the Utah St. in their game against the University of Idaho. She scored 8 points. Her team was defeated 64-57. Brewster averaged so far 13.6ppg, 4.1rpg, 1.6apg and 1.3spg.   




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