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 Damien WILKINS
  Guayama
  (198-G-80)
  Avg: 20.3
 1. Wilkins, Guayama20.3 
 2. Ebanks, San German20.2 
 3. Holloway, Quebradi.20.0 
 4. Liz, Ponce19.9 
 5. Harris, Ponce19.5 
 6. Costner, Isabela18.4 
 7. Warrick, Ponce17.8 
 8. Huertas, Arecibo17.4 
 9. Rosario, Quebradillas17.2 
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Rebounds Per Game
 Eric DAWSON
  Ponce
  (206-F/C-84)
  Avg: 9.7
 1. Dawson, Ponce9.7 
 2. Akindele, Bayamon9.5 
 3. Laury, Mayaguez9.2 
 4. Famous, Isabela9.1 
 5. Romero, Bayamon8.9 
 6. James, Fajardo8.8 
 7. Clarke, Arecibo8.5 
 8. Jefferson, Arecibo8.5 
 9. Elonu, Arecibo8.2 
 10. Collier, Mayaguez8.0 
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 Tu HOLLOWAY
  Quebradi.
  (182-G-89)
  Avg: 8.2
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 3. Arroyo, Fajardo7.3 
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 5. Fitch, Quebradillas5.8 
 6. Smith, Quebradillas5.5 
 7. Patterson, Aguada5.4 
 8. Soto, Bayamon5.2 
 9. Guzman, Isabela5.2 
 10. Duran, Mayaguez4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Damien WILKINS
  Guayama
  (198-G-80)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Wilkins, Guayama1.7 
 2. Liz, Ponce1.6 
 3. Hodge, Arecibo1.6 
 4. Behanan, Arecibo1.4 
 5. Abreu, Aguada1.4 
 6. Browne, San German1.3 
 7. Harris, Ponce1.3 
 8. Holloway, Quebradi.1.3 
 9. Fitch, Quebradillas1.2 
 10. Romero, Bayamon1.2 
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 Shawn JAMES
  Fajardo
  (208-C-83)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. James, Fajardo2.6 
 2. Penn, Guayama2.1 
 3. Diaz, Quebradillas2.0 
 4. Elonu, Arecibo1.2 
 5. Orozco, Isabela1.1 
 6. Buckner, Fajardo1.1 
 7. Jefferson, Arecibo1.1 
 8. Lalanne, Arecibo1.1 
 9. Akindele, Bayamon1.0 
 10. Gaston, Aguada1.0 
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BSN Round 5: Santeros keep a leadership position - Apr 17, 2017


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Christopher
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It's still too early stage of the Regular Season in BSN, but even now we can clearly see the differece between stronger teams and outsiders.

The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Santeros as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Santeros defeated 3rd placed Fajardo in Coamo 80-76. The hosts trailed by 8 points after three quarters before their 33-21 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Santeros made 20-of-21 free shots (95.2 percent) during the game. Santeros outrebounded Fajardo 42-27 including 27 on the defensive glass. The best player for the winners was international Chris Gaston (201-89, college: Fordham) who had a double-double by scoring 21 points and 11 rebounds. Dominican guard Rigoberto Mendoza (190-92) chipped in 26 points and 7 rebounds. American forward Damion James (201-87, college: Texas) produced 28 points and 7 rebounds (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line) for the guests. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. As mentioned above they are alone now at the top position. Fajardo at the other side keeps the third place with two games lost. They share the position with Humacao. Fajardo will play next round against Brujos trying to get back on the winning streak. Santeros will try to continue on its current victory against eighth ranked Vaqueros in Bayamon.
Important game to mention about took place in Arecibo. Seventh ranked Leones (2-3) saved a 2-point victory on the road edging 4th placed Capitanes (2-2) 88-86 on Saturday evening. Dominican Victor Liz (188-86, agency: Basket Management Solutions) orchestrated the victory by scoring 24 points and 6 rebounds. Hakim Warrick contributed with 21 points for the winners. American forward Chane Behanan (198-92, college: Louisville) answered with a double-double by scoring 19 points, 15 rebounds and 4 blocks for Capitanes. Leones moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Bayamon and San German. Defending champion Capitanes dropped to the fifth position with two games lost. Leones will play against league's second-placed Piratas in Quebradillas in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Capitanes will play on the road against Indios in Mayaguez and hope to get back on the winning track.
Undefeated leader Piratas delivered the fourth consecutive victory on Saturday night. This time they beat 6th ranked Atleticos (2-3) 89-82 in San German. Michael Rosario stepped up and scored 30 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Courtney Fells responded with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 10 rebounds. Atleticos' coach rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Piratas have a solid series of four victories in a row. Despite that victory Piratas went down to second position due to points difference. Loser Atleticos keep the sixth place with three games lost. They share the position with Bayamon and Ponce. Piratas will meet at home Leones (#7) in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Atleticos will play against Caciques in Humacao and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game in Mayaguez was also worth to mention about. Fifth ranked Caciques (3-2) played at the court of 8th ranked Indios (1-4). Caciques defeated Indios 96-86. Jarrid Famous nailed a double-double by scoring 17 points and 16 rebounds for the winning side. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Caciques have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Fajardo. Indios at the other side dropped to the ninth position with four games lost. Caciques' next round opponent will be Atleticos (#6) in San German. Indios will play at home against Capitanes and hope to win that game.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Guayama. Local Brujos (1-5) lost to second ranked Santeros (5-1) 91-76 on Saturday night. The best player for the winners was Omar Samhan who had a double-double by scoring 14 points and 15 rebounds. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Santeros keep a position of league leader. Loser Brujos keep the tenth place with five games lost. Santeros will face Vaqueros (#8) in Bayamon in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Brujos will play against Fajardo and hope to win that game.

In the last game of round 5 Bayamon defeated Guayama in a road game 77-67.
The best stats of 5th round was 27 points, 16 rebounds and 4 assists by Jeleel Akindele of Bayamon.

Aguada - Fajardo 80-76

The game had a very big importance for second-ranked Santeros as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Santeros defeated 3rd placed Fajardo in Coamo 80-76. The hosts trailed by 8 points after three quarters before their 33-21 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Santeros made 20-of-21 free shots (95.2 percent) during the game. Santeros outrebounded Fajardo 42-27 including 27 on the defensive glass. The best player for the winners was international Chris Gaston (201-89, college: Fordham) who had a double-double by scoring 21 points and 11 rebounds. Dominican guard Rigoberto Mendoza (190-92) chipped in 26 points and 7 rebounds. American forward Damion James (201-87, college: Texas) produced 28 points and 7 rebounds (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line) and international point guard Carlos Arroyo (188-79, college: FIU, agency: Interperformances) added 13 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists respectively for the guests. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. As mentioned above they are alone now at the top position. Fajardo at the other side keeps the third place with two games lost. They share the position with Humacao. Fajardo will play next round against Brujos trying to get back on the winning streak. Santeros will try to continue on its current victory against eighth ranked Vaqueros in Bayamon.
Top scorers:
Fajardo: D.James 28+7reb+3ast, C.Arroyo 13+5reb+7ast, M.Ali Berdiel 8+4reb+3ast, C.Ortiz 8+1reb, R.Melendez 6+2reb+2ast, F.Rivera 5+2reb+2ast
Aguada: R.Mendoza 26+7reb+1ast, C.Gaston 21+11reb+3ast, G.Clavell 11+4reb, O.Samhan 8+11reb+1ast, O.Perez 7+2reb, J.Guitian 3+2reb
gschID: 540083


Guayama - Bayamon 67-77

There was no surprise in Guayama where 10th ranked Brujos (1-5) were defeated by eighth ranked Vaqueros (2-3) 77-67 on Sunday. Vaqueros made 20-of-25 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. Vaqueros had a 26-15 advantage in offensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. Brujos were plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. The best player for the winners was Nigerian center Jeleel Akindele (216-83, college: Chicago St., agency: BeoBasket) who had a double-double by scoring 27 points, 16 rebounds and 4 assists (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field). American power forward Alex Oriakhi (208-90, college: Connecticut) chipped in 14 points and 6 rebounds. American guard Damien Wilkins (198-80, college: Georgia) produced 25 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals and Cuban center Enrique Ramos (202-89, agency: Paris Global Sports) added 9 points respectively for the hosts. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Vaqueros moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Ponce and San German. Loser Brujos keep the tenth position with five games lost. Vaqueros will face league's leader Santeros in Coamo in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Brujos will play against Fajardo (#3) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Guayama: D.Wilkins 25+9reb+6ast, K.Penn 11+3reb, E.Ramos 9+4reb+1ast, E.Ayuso 7+1reb+2ast, J.Pineiro 5+1reb+2ast, L.Williams 4+2reb+2ast
Bayamon: J.Akindele 27+16reb+4ast, A.Oriakhi 14+6reb, J.Pellot-Rosa 12+2reb, J.Soto 8+7ast, J.Villegas 7+1reb, A.Franklin 3+3reb+4ast
gschID: 540084


Guayama - Aguada 76-91

The game with biggest result difference took place in Guayama. Local Brujos (1-5) lost to second ranked Santeros (5-1) 91-76 on Saturday night. The game was mostly controlled by Santeros. Brujos was better in fourth quarter 21-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Brujos 45-26 including 16 on the offensive glass. Santeros looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists comparing to just 14 passes made by Brujos' players. The best player for the winners was Egyptian-American center Omar Samhan (211-88, college: St.Mary's, CA) who had a double-double by scoring 14 points and 15 rebounds. Dominican guard Rigoberto Mendoza (190-92) chipped in 19 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists. American guard Damien Wilkins (198-80, college: Georgia) produced 13 points and 4 assists and naturalized American guard Kyle Vinales (185-92, college: Cent.Conn.St.) added 16 points (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line) respectively for the hosts. Five Santeros and four Brujos players scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Santeros keep a position of league leader. Loser Brujos keep the tenth place with five games lost. Santeros will face Vaqueros (#8) in Bayamon in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Brujos will play against Fajardo and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Guayama: K.Vinales 16+1reb+1ast, D.Wilkins 13+3reb+4ast, E.Ayuso 11+2reb+2ast, R.Sanchez 10+5reb+2ast, D.Hinson 8+3ast, L.Williams 6+2reb
Aguada: R.Mendoza 19+5reb+6ast, G.Clavell 16+8reb, O.Samhan 14+15reb+2ast, J.Rodriguez 13+2reb+1ast, A.Abreu 10+2reb+10ast, C.Gaston 9+6reb+1ast
gschID: 540082


Arecibo - Ponce 86-88

Important game to mention about took place in Arecibo. Seventh ranked Leones (2-3) saved a 2-point victory on the road edging 4th placed Capitanes (2-2) 88-86 on Saturday evening. Capitanes cut a 13-point halftime deficit to two at the end of the game. It was a great shooting night for Leones especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 52.4 percentage. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. Dominican Victor Liz (188-86, agency: Basket Management Solutions) orchestrated the victory by scoring 24 points and 6 rebounds. American power forward Hakim Warrick (206-82, college: Syracuse) contributed with 21 points for the winners. American forward Chane Behanan (198-92, college: Louisville) answered with a double-double by scoring 19 points, 15 rebounds and 4 blocks and the former international swingman David Huertas (195-87, college: Mississippi) added 18 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Capitanes. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Leones moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Bayamon and San German. Defending champion Capitanes dropped to the fifth position with two games lost. Leones will play against league's second-placed Piratas in Quebradillas in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Capitanes will play on the road against Indios in Mayaguez and hope to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Arecibo: C.Behanan 19+15reb+2ast, D.Cortez 19+2reb+3ast, D.Huertas 18+5reb+3ast, D.Clemente 17+1reb+2ast, A.Alamo 5+2reb, A.Matias 3+2reb+4ast
Ponce: V.Liz 24+6reb+3ast, H.Warrick 21+4reb+1ast, G.Belardo 11+2ast, E.Dawson 10+5reb+4ast, A.Torres 7+1reb+4ast, C.Emory 7+8reb+5ast
gschID: 540081


San German - Quebradillas 82-89

Undefeated leader Piratas delivered the fourth consecutive victory on Saturday night. This time they beat 6th ranked Atleticos (2-3) 89-82 in San German. Atleticos trailed by 16 points after 3 quarters before a 29-20 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 82-89 at the end of the game. Piratas forced 19 Atleticos turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. The former international Michael Rosario (190-90, college: Florida) stepped up and scored 30 points and 6 rebounds for the winners and American-Venezuelan Donta Smith (201-83, college: SE Illinois JC) chipped in 12 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists. American swingman Courtney Fells (196-86, college: N.Carolina St.) responded with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 10 rebounds and the former international guard Isaac Sosa-Carrion (190-90, college: Canisius) scored 17 points and 4 assists. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Atleticos' coach rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Piratas have a solid series of four victories in a row. Despite that victory Piratas went down to second position due to points difference. Loser Atleticos keep the sixth place with three games lost. They share the position with Bayamon and Ponce. Piratas will meet at home Leones (#7) in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Atleticos will play against Caciques in Humacao and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
San German: I.Sosa Carrion 17+2reb+4ast, C.Fells 13+10reb+2ast, J.Keenan 13+4reb+3ast, I.Romero 11+8reb+1ast, G.Browne 9+6reb+5ast, B.Santiago 8+6reb+2ast
Quebradillas: M.Rosario 30+6reb+2ast, D.Smith 12+7reb+8ast, J.Bryan Diaz 12+6reb+2ast, A.Carmona 11+4reb+2ast, L.Hernandez 8+5reb, J.Garcia 6+3reb+11ast
gschID: 540080


Mayaguez - Humacao 86-96

The game in Mayaguez was also worth to mention about. Fifth ranked Caciques (3-2) played at the court of 8th ranked Indios (1-4). Caciques defeated Indios 96-86. Caciques forced 19 Indios turnovers. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 24 assists. 24 personal fouls committed by Indios helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American-Lebanese power forward Jarrid Famous (209-88, college: S.Florida) nailed a double-double by scoring 17 points and 16 rebounds for the winning side and the former international point guard Ansel Guzman (174-84) accounted for 11 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assists. American forward David Laury (206-90, college: Iona) came up with a double-double by scoring 25 points and 11 rebounds and international Devon Collier (203-91, college: Oregon St.) added 15 points and 14 rebounds respectively for Indios in the defeat. Five Caciques and four Indios players scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Caciques have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Fajardo. Indios at the other side dropped to the ninth position with four games lost. Caciques' next round opponent will be Atleticos (#6) in San German. Indios will play at home against Capitanes and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Mayaguez: D.Laury 25+11reb+1ast, C.Duran 17+3reb+4ast, D.Collier 15+14reb+2ast, J.Rodriguez 13+9reb, J.De Jesus 7+4reb+5ast, L.Steven Ramirez 5+1reb+3ast
Humacao: W.Martinez 25+2reb+1ast, J.Famous 17+16reb+1ast, B.Costner 16+4reb+3ast, A.Guzman 11+10reb+9ast, A.Galindo 11+4reb+2ast, R.Cintron Cortes 10+4reb+2ast
gschID: 540079


  




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