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 7. Dandenong 0-2 
 8. Perth 0-3 
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 2. Knox R. 15-5 
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 7. S.Peninsula S. 10-10 
 8. Eltham W. 9-11 
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 10. Diamond VE 2-18 
 11. Warrandyte V. 2-18 
 12. Hawthorn Magic 0-0 
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 2. Eastern M. 14-4 
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 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 
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 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 
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 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 
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 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 
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 4. Launceston T. 12-10 
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 6. Frankston B. 7-15 
 7. Melbourne T. 7-15 
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 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
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Points Per Game
 Courtney WILLIAMS
  Perth
  (173-G-94)
  Avg: 23.3
 1. Williams, Perth23.3 
 2. Bishop, Adelaide21.3 
 3. Cambage, Melbourne21.0 
 4. Griffin, Bendigo19.5 
 5. Laney, Bendigo18.0 
 6. Payne, Bendigo17.7 
 7. Wilson, Sydney16.0 
 8. Snell, Sydney16.0 
 9. Cumming-B., Dande.15.5 
 10. George, Townsville15.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Cayla GEORGE
  Townsville
  (192-C-89)
  Avg: 15
 1. George, Townsville15.0 
 2. Taylor, Sydney10.3 
 3. Pederson, Dandenong10.0 
 4. OHea, Melbourne9.8 
 5. Hamson, Sydney8.3 
 6. Cambage, Melbourne8.0 
 7. Hamblin, Adelaide8.0 
 8. Batkovic-B., Towns.7.5 
 9. Williams, Perth7.0 
 10. Nicholson, Adelaide7.0 
Assists Per Game
 Natalie NOVOSEL
  Adelaide
  (180-G-89)
  Avg: 8
 1. Novosel, Adelaide8.0 
 2. Hurst, UC Capitals7.0 
 3. Ebzery, Sydney6.0 
 4. Snell, Sydney6.0 
 5. Whitcomb, Perth5.7 
 6. Cumming-B., Dande.4.5 
 7. Seekamp, Adelaide4.3 
 8. Laney, Bendigo4.0 
 9. Bishop, Adelaide3.7 
 10. Mincy, Townsville3.5 
Steals Per Game
 Jenna O'HEA
  Melbourne
  (185-SF-87)
  Avg: 3
 1. OHea, Melbourne3.0 
 2. Seekamp, Adelaide2.7 
 3. George, Townsville2.5 
 4. Laney, Bendigo2.3 
 5. Whitcomb, Perth2.3 
 6. Ebzery, Sydney2.3 
 7. Banham, Bendigo2.3 
 8. Standish, Perth2.0 
 9. Batkovic-B., Towns.2.0 
 10. Bishop, Adelaide2.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Jennifer HAMSON
  Sydney
  (201-C-92)
  Avg: 3
 1. Hamson, Sydney3.0 
 2. Hamblin, Adelaide2.3 
 3. Cumming-B., Dande.2.0 
 4. Magbegor, UC Capit.1.8 
 5. Cambage, Melbourne1.8 
 6. George, Townsville1.5 
 7. Roberts, Dandenong1.5 
 8. Murray, Townsville1.5 
 9. Planeta, Adelaide1.3 
 10. Bishop, Adelaide1.0 

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Cayla George's double-double lands her Player of the Week award among Australians playing currently abroad: - Apr 24, 2017


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We bring you last week's top performances from Australians who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.


Cayla George
Cayla George
   #1. This week's number one is an international center Cayla George (192-89, currently plays in Hungary). She was the major contributor in an UNIQA Sopron's victory against the closely-ranked UNI Gyor (15-5) 83-65 in the Hungarian A Division in Wednesday night's game. George had a double-double by scoring 18 points and getting 11 rebounds in 30 minutes on the court. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. UNIQA Sopron (16-4) is placed second in the A Division. It's George's first season with the team. She has relatively good stats this year: 12.4ppg, 7.5rpg, 1.5apg, 2FGP: 52.2%, 3FGP: 24.4% and FT: 91.4%(53-58) in 22 games she played so far. Ex-Cairns Dolphins player is currently a member of the Australian senior national team.

Louella Tomlinson
Louella Tomlinson
   #2. Second place goes to former University international forward Louella Tomlinson (193-88, college: St.Mary's, CA, currently plays in Hungary). Tomlinson led Miskolc to a victory over the closely-ranked ZTE NKK (9-11) 82-66 in the Hungarian A Division last Sunday. She was MVP of the game. Tomlinson scored 25 points, had 8 rebounds, passed 3 assists and added 3 blocks. Aluinvent DVTK Miskolc (13-7) is placed sixth in the A Division. This season Tomlinson averages: 9.6ppg, 5.8rpg, 1.2apg, 2.2bpg, 2FGP: 57.0%(90-158), 3FGP: 32.1% and FT: 73.9%. She has a dual citizenship: British and Australian. Former West Coast Waves Perth starter played for the Australian university national team in 2011.

Abby Bishop
Abby Bishop
   #3. The Australian player who performed third best last week abroad was an international center Abby Bishop (189-88, currently plays in France). Bishop could not help Tarbes (4-2) in their last game. Despite her very good performance the third-placed Tarbes (4-2) was crushed 84-59 at home by the lower-ranked (#4) Nice in the Play-Out group. Bishop was the top scorer with 21 points. She also added 6 rebounds in 31 minutes. Bishop has individually a very good year with high stats. She averages: 19.9ppg, 10.0rpg, 1.7apg, 1.6spg, 2FGP: 46.0%, 3FGP: 39.1% and FT: 82.2% in 20 games. Ex-Canberra Capitals player is also a member of the Australian senior national team.

Natalie Hurst
Natalie Hurst
   #4. An experienced point guard Natalie Hurst (164-83, currently plays in Turkey) was not able to help Hatay in their game against Galatasaray (17-10) in the Turkish KBSL. Hurst recorded 9 points and added 4 assists. But Hatay was edged 72-69 on the road by the lower-ranked Galatasaray (#6). This season Hurst has relatively solid stats: 11.7ppg, 4.1rpg and 4.2apg. She used to play for the Australian national team back in 2014.

Leilani Mitchell
Leilani Mitchell
   #5. International point guard Leilani Mitchell (165-85, college: Utah, currently plays in Turkey) contributed to a Girne Universitesi's victory against the sixth-ranked Hatay (14-12) 69-55 in the Turkish KBSL last Wednesday. Mitchell scored 16 points and added 6 passes in 34 minutes. Girne Universitesi (7-19) is placed 11th in the KBSL. The Regular Season already ended. Mitchell has very impressive stats this year: 19.5ppg, 2.5rpg, 6.0apg and 1.5spg in four games. She is a naturalized American. Mitchell plays currently for the Australian national team. She used to play for Dandenong Rangers in Australian league.

Katie-Rae Ebzery
Katie-Rae Ebzery
   #6. Small forward Katie-Rae Ebzery (177-90, currently plays in Russia) was not able to secure a victory for Dynamo Moscow (9-11) in their game against Nadezhda Orenburg (16-4) in the Russian PBL. Ebzery recorded 6 points and added 3 assists. Dynamo Moscow was defeated 61-52 in Orenburg by the higher-ranked Nadezhda (#3). Ebzery's overall stats this season are: 8.7ppg, 3.2rpg, 3.1apg and 1.3spg. She is an international player who is currently on the senior Australian National Team roster.

Alexandra Bunton
Alexandra Bunton
   #7. Former U22 international 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 couldn't help Dynamo Moscow (9-11) in their game against Nadezhda Orenburg (16-4). She cannot count Sunday's game as one of the best ones. Bunton recorded only 3 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. Dynamo Moscow was defeated 61-52 in Orenburg by the higher-ranked Nadezhda (#3). Bunton's overall stats this season are: 7.7ppg and 6.6rpg. She used to play for the Australian U22 national team two years ago.

Alice Kunek
Alice Kunek
   #8. Swingman Alice Kunek (187-91, currently plays in France) couldn't help Lyon (3-3) in their game against Angers (1-5) in the French LFB. She cannot count Wednesday's game as one of the best ones. Kunek scored only 3 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Lyon (#2) was defeated 76-68 on the opponent's court by the leading Angers in the Play-Out group. It was Lyon's seventh consecutive loss in a row. Kunek's overall stats this season are: 7.0ppg, 4.1rpg and 1.4apg. She used to play for the Australian national team back in 2015.


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

   #1. Experienced Rebecca Thoresen (178-F/G-78, currently plays in Germany) managed to help TSV 1880 Wasserburg in a victory against the closely-ranked TV Saarlouis Royals (13-9) crushing them 78-57 in the German DBBL in Thursday night's game. Thoresen scored only 4 points in 10 minutes. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. TSV 1880 Wasserburg (20-2) is placed first in the DBBL. It was her team's ninth consecutive victory in a row. Thoresen has been at the team for nine years. This season she averages just 2.1ppg in 13 games she played so far. Thoresen has a dual citizenship: Maltese and Australian.

   #2. Amy Browne (178-G/F-90, currently plays in United Kingdom) could not help Mystics (21-5) in their last game. Despite Browne's very good performance Mystics lost 59-72 on the road to the one of league's weakest teams (#9) Caledonia Pride. She was the second best scorer with 15 points. Browne also added 8 rebounds in 37 minutes. Her team will play only one more game in the Regular Season. And that game will be critical. Browne has reliable stats this year: 14.7ppg, 5.7rpg and 2.4apg in 15 games.

   #3. Alex Sheedy (185-F-92, college: Fresno St., currently plays in Greece) was not able to help Kronos AD in their game against Proteas (11-11) in the Greek A1. Sheedy recorded 6 points and had 3 steals in 34 minutes. Kronos AD was badly defeated 61-44 in Voula by the higher-ranked (#6) Proteas. It was Kronos AD's fourth consecutive loss in a row. Sheedy has reliable stats this year: 14.4ppg, 7.0rpg and 1.8spg in 22 games.   




Abby Bishop
Abby Bishop claims Australian WNBL weekly honour - 20 hours ago
International Center Abby Bishop (189-C-88) put on an amazing game in the last round for Adelaide and that's her to receive a Australiabasket.com Player of the Week award for round 2. The 29-year old center had a double-double of 35 points and ten rebounds, while her team beat Perth (#8, 0-3), the league's bottom-ranked team 89-81. Adelaide maintains the 3rd position in Australian WNBL. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost that single game earlier this season. Adelaide wil...   [read more]

Marianna
Tolo
Marianna Tolo's double-double lands her Player of the Week award among Australians playing currently abroad: - 2 days ago
We bring you last week's top performances from Australians who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level. This week's number one is an international center Marianna Tolo (196-89, agency: ProDep Management). She could not help Abdullah Gul (0-1) in their last game. Despite Tolo's very good performance the third-placed Abdullah Gul (0-1) was edged 76-74 on the road by the leading Istanbul Uni in the group E of Eurocup.    [read more]

Elizabeth
Cambage
WNBL Round 2 of Regular Season - 2 days ago
There were only 2 rounds played so far and it's still very beginning of the Regular Season in WNBL. Boomers smashed Bendigo Spirit in Melbourne 90-63. The game was mostly controlled by Boomers. Bendigo Spirit managed to win fourth quarter 25-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They made 22-of-26 free shots (84.6 percent) during the game. Boomers forced 21 Bendigo Spirit turnovers and outrebounded them 43-27 including 16 on the offensive glass. 25 p...   [read more]


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