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NBL Standings
 1. United 20-8 
 2. 36ers 18-10 
 3. Wildcats 16-12 
 4. Breakers 15-13 
 5. Hawks 12-16 
 6. Kings 11-17 
 7. Taipans 11-17 
 8. Bullets 9-19 
Full Standings
Last:2/18/2018
State League Standings
Big V
 1. Ringwood H. 18-4 
 2. Waverley F. 17-5 
 3. Knox R. 17-5 
 4. Eltham W. 16-6 
 5. Casey C. 15-7 
 6. McKinnon C. 11-11 
 7. Werribee D. 9-13 
 8. Diamond V.E. 8-14 
 9. Hume City 7-15 
 10. Hawthorn M. 7-15 
 11. Corio Bay S. 4-18 
 12. Whittlesea City 3-19 
Premier League
 1. N.Adelaide R. 14-4 
 2. Southern T. 13-5 
 3. Norwood F. 12-6 
 4. W.Adelaide B. 11-7 
 5. Sturt S. 11-7 
 6. S.Adelaide P. 9-9 
 7. Forestville E. 8-10 
 8. Woodville W. 7-11 
 9. C.District L. 3-15 
 10. Eastern M. 2-16 
QBL
 1. Brisbane C. 14-3 
 2. Mackay M. 13-3 
 3. Townsville H. 12-5 
 4. Cairns M. 11-6 
 5. SW Metro P. 11-6 
 6. Sunshine CR 10-7 
 7. Logan T. 9-8 
 8. Rockhampton 8-9 
 9. Brisbane S. 8-9 
 10. Gold Coast R. 6-11 
 11. Suncoast PC 5-10 
 12. Gladstone P. 5-11 
 13. Ipswich F. 4-13 
 14. Toowoomba M. 1-16 
SBL
 1. Willetton T. 20-6 
 2. Joondalup Wolves 20-6 
 3. Geraldton B. 19-7 
 4. Perth R. 16-10 
 5. SW Slammers 15-11 
 6. Stirling S. 15-11 
 7. Cockburn C. 15-11 
 8. Perry Lakes H. 12-14 
 9. Lakeside L. 12-14 
 10. Rockingham F. 11-15 
 11. East Perth E. 8-18 
 12. Goldfields G. 8-18 
 13. Kalamunda E.S. 7-19 
 14. Mandurah M. 4-22 
SEABL-East
 1. Mt Gambier 21-3 
 2. Nunawading S. 17-7 
 3. Geelong S. 16-8 
 4. Sandringham S. 11-13 
 5. Kilsyth C. 11-13 
 6. Albury W.B. 9-15 
 7. Canberra G. 3-21 
 8. BA CoE 2-14 
SEABL-South
 1. Ballarat M. 16-8 
 2. Hobart C. 16-8 
 3. Dandenong R. 16-8 
 4. NW Tasmania 13-11 
 5. Bendigo B. 11-13 
 6. Melbourne T. 7-17 
 7. Frankston 7-17 
WARATAH
 1. Sydney Comets 19-1 
 2. Norths Bears 13-7 
 3. Bankstown B. 13-7 
 4. Hornsby S. 12-8 
 5. Manly Warr. 11-9 
 6. Cent.Coast C. 11-9 
 7. Maitland M. 11-9 
 8. Hills H. 9-11 
 9. Illawarra H. 5-15 
 10. Newcastle H. 3-17 
 11. Sutherland S. 3-17 
Last:9/3/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Jerome RANDLE
  Kings
  (175-PG-87)
  Avg: 19.8
 1. Randle, Kings19.8 
 2. Conger, Hawks19.7 
 3. Cotton, Wildcats19.3 
 4. Clarke, Hawks18.1 
 5. Johnson, 36ers16.3 
 6. Sosa, Breakers16.2 
 7. Buford, Bullets16.2 
 8. Prather, United16.1 
 9. Ware, United16.1 
 10. Tokoto, Wildcats15.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Josh BOONE
  United
  (208-F/C-84)
  Avg: 9.3
 1. Boone, United9.3 
 2. Buford, Bullets8.1 
 3. Johnson, 36ers7.1 
 4. McCarron, Taipans6.8 
 5. Vukona, Breakers6.4 
 6. Childress, 36ers6.3 
 7. Tokoto, Wildcats6.1 
 8. Walker, Wildcats5.9 
 9. Ellis, Kings5.7 
 10. Conger, Hawks5.7 
Assists Per Game
 Jerome RANDLE
  Kings
  (175-PG-87)
  Avg: 5.2
 1. Randle, Kings5.2 
 2. Trice, Bullets5.1 
 3. Ware, United4.8 
 4. Shorter, 36ers4.1 
 5. Sosa, Breakers4.0 
 6. Gibson, Bullets3.5 
 7. Martin, Wildcats3.3 
 8. Newbill, Breakers3.3 
 9. Cadee, Kings3.2 
 10. Newley, Kings3.1 
Steals Per Game
 JP TOKOTO
  Wildcats
  (198-F-93)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Tokoto, Wildcats1.7 
 2. Martin, Wildcats1.5 
 3. Martin, Hawks1.4 
 4. Gliddon, Taipans1.4 
 5. Newbill, Breakers1.3 
 6. Creek, 36ers1.3 
 7. Kay, Hawks1.3 
 8. Prather, United1.3 
 9. Trice, Bullets1.3 
 10. Cotton, Wildcats1.2 
Blocks Per Game
 Thomas ABERCROMBIE
  Break.
  (198-F-87)
  Avg: 1.4
 1. Abercrombie, Break.1.4 
 2. Ogilvy, Hawks1.3 
 3. Buford, Bullets1.2 
 4. Pledger, Breakers1.1 
 5. Humphries, Kings1.0 
 6. Wesley, United0.9 
 7. Johnson, Hawks0.8 
 8. Jervis, Bullets0.8 
 9. Boone, United0.8 
 10. Cooke-Jr, Wildcats0.8 

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Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

United 74% Mar.3 Breakers
36ers 66% Mar.3 Wildcats
Bryce Cotton claims Australian NBL weekly honour - Nov 21, 2017


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Bryce Cotton
American Bryce Cotton (185-G-92, agency: Pensack Sports) put on an amazing game in the last round for league's second-best Wildcats and that's him to receive a Australiabasket.com Player of the Week award for round 7.
The 25-year old guard had the game-high 24 points adding three rebounds and five assists for Wildcats in his team's victory, helping them to beat Bullets (#7, 3-6) 90-85. Wildcats maintains the 2nd position in Australian NBL. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Wildcats will need more victories to improve their 7-3 record. In the team's last game Cotton had a remarkable four three-pointers out of 6 attempts. He turned to be Wildcats' top player in his first season with the team. Providence College graduate has very impressive stats this year. Cotton is in league's top in points (3rd best: 19.0ppg) and averages solid 41.3% from behind 3-point line.

The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 24-year old American forward Perry Ellis (203-F-93) of Kings. Ellis impressed basketball fans with 26 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists. Bad luck as Kings lost that game 93-108 to the higher-ranked 36ers (#4, 5-5). Kings are still at the very bottom. 9 lost games are too many comparing to just two victories Kings managed to get this year. Ellis is a newcomer at Kings and it seems he did not have too much trouble to become one of team's leaders. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 19.4ppg (#1). He also registered 5.8 boards per game.

The third best performed player last round was another Wildcats' star - former international forward Lucas Walker (202-F-84). Walker scored 14 points and grabbed twelve rebounds (!!!). He was another key player of Wildcats, helping his team with a 91-59 easy win against #3 ranked United in a game of the week. Wildcats needs these victories very badly if they think about taking over top position in the standings. Their record at this point is 7 victories and 3 lost games. Walker has a very solid season. In 10 games in Australia he scored 10.7ppg. He also has 5.1rpg and FGP: 64.6%.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Isaac Humphries (216-C-98) of Kings - 17 points, 10 rebounds and 2 assists
5. Andrew James Ogilvy (211-C-88) of Hawks - 19 points and 9 rebounds
6. Perrin Buford (198-G/F-94) of Bullets - 18 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists
7. Jerome Randle (175-PG-87) of Kings - 28 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists
8. Casey Prather (198-F/G-91) of United - 20 points and 5 rebounds
9. Cameron Gliddon (197-G/F-89) of Taipans - 18 points and 6 rebounds
10. Daniel Johnson (210-C/F-88) of 36ers - 15 points, 9 rebounds and 3 assists

The Player of the week is chosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3* (REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4* (2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3* (2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3* (3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)   



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