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LPB Standings
Eastern Conference
 1. Marinos 21-15 
 2. Bucaneros 21-15 
 3. Guaiqueries 17-19 
 4. Gigantes 16-20 
 5. Panteras 15-21 
Western Conference
 1. Guaros 23-13 
 2. Cocodrilos 21-15 
 3. Trotamundos 19-17 
 4. Toros 15-21 
 5. Gaiteros 12-24 
LNB Standings
 1. Broncos 21-3 
 2. Guaros 2 21-3 
 3. Cangrejeros 15-9 
 4. Araguenos 13-11 
 5. Aduaneros 5-19 
 6. Estudiantes 5-19 
 7. Atleticos 4-20 
LNB II Standings
Group A
 1. Comuna 5-1 
 2. Marineros 4-2 
 3. Cayaurimas 3-1 
 4. Marinos 3-3 
 5. Cumanagotos 1-3 
 6. Duros 0-6 
Group B
 1. Estibadores 4-0 
 2. Guarenas 3-1 
 3. Saurios 3-3 
 4. Guacara 2-4 
 5. Tatuyes 0-4 
Points Per Game
 Wendell MCKINES
  Avg: 23.1
 1. McKines, Cocodrilos23.1 
 2. Gilder, Panteras23.1 
 3. Bassett, Gaiteros21.1 
 4. Shannon, Gaiteros20.3 
 5. Liz, Humacao20.0 
 6. Elliott, Cocodrilos19.5 
 7. Cubillan, Trotamun.18.4 
 8. Glenn, Don Bosco17.9 
 9. Wilkins, Guaros17.7 
 10. Barrett, Toros17.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Dwayne JONES
  Avg: 14.5
 1. Jones, Guaiqueries14.5 
 2. Sucre, Gigantes9.5 
 3. McKines, Cocodrilos9.2 
 4. Mitchell, Cocodril.8.3 
 5. Famous, Bucaneros8.2 
 6. Lang, Regatas C.8.1 
 7. Okosa, Cupes7.9 
 8. Curtis, Gigantes7.4 
 9. Davis, Gaiteros7.0 
 10. Glenn, Don Bosco6.8 
Assists Per Game
  Avg: 6
 1. Cubillan, Trotamun.6.0 
 2. Guillent, Guaros5.8 
 3. Elliott, Cocodrilos5.2 
 4. Barrett, Toros5.1 
 5. Barrera, Marinos5.0 
 6. Hamilton, Bucan.4.6 
 7. Sheard, Gigantes4.2 
 8. Rivera, Mayaguez4.0 
 9. Dixon, Marinos3.9 
 10. Baez, Gaiteros3.7 
Steals Per Game
  Avg: 2
 1. Elliott, Cocodrilos2.0 
 2. Coronado, Humacao1.8 
 3. Liz, Humacao1.7 
 4. Barrera, Marinos1.7 
 5. Rivera, Mayaguez1.5 
 6. Silva, Guaiqueries1.5 
 7. Carter, Toros1.5 
 8. Gilder, Panteras1.5 
 9. Withers, Panteras1.5 
 10. McKines, Cocodril.1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Jeral DAVIS
  Avg: 3.1
 1. Davis, Gaiteros3.1 
 2. Mitchell, Cocodril.2.4 
 3. Penn, Guayama2.3 
 4. Oriakhi, Bucaneros1.8 
 5. Singlenton, Gigant.1.5 
 6. Davidson, Trotamun.1.4 
 7. Marriaga, Marinos1.2 
 8. Famous, Bucaneros1.1 
 9. Siler, Marinos1.0 
 10. Carrillo, Trotamu.1.0 

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Venezuelans in the NCAA - Greg Echenique close to a double double - Jan 20, 2013

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Barquisimeto, Venezuela.- Venezuelan C Gregory Echenique (206-C-90) got close to a double double with an effort of 9 points and 13 rebounds -plus 5 blocks- but his No. 12 Creighton Blue Jays were surprisingly defeated by non-seeded Wichita State, 67-64, as visitors, in Wichita, Kansas.

Echenique played 29 minutes, netted 3 of 5 two-point shots and 3 of 7 free-throws, grabbed 13 rebounds, blocked 5 shots, had a couple of turnovers and fouled once. However, Wichita ended Creighton's 11-game winning streak.

Wichita's top scorer was Carl Hall (203-F-89), who came off the bench to score 17 points and grab 13 boards. Malcolm Armstead (183-PG-89) added 15 points. For the Blue Jays, Doug McDermott (203-F-92) netted 25 points and Grant Gibbs (196-G-89) finished up with 14.

Echenique's averages are now 10.1 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game in 19 regular season games. Creighton's overall record is 17-2.

Meanwhile, SF-PF Michael Carrera (196-F-93), a rookie for the South Carolina Gamecocks, scored 8 points and grabbed 9 rebounds in his team's defeat against Vanderbilt, 58-51. Carrera played 27 minutes and finished up with 4 fouls, a steal, a block and a couple of turnovers. He netted 3 of 9 two-point shots and 2 of 3 free-throws. He's averaging 10.2 points, 7.3 rebounds and 0.9 assists per game in 12 regular season games so far.

Juan Coronado (203-F-90), a rookie PF-C for the Liberty Flames, went scoreless but totalled 5 rebounds, a steal and a block in 18 minutes of play. His team lost against Presbyterian, 68-60. Coronado is averaging 5.3 points, 8.5 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game in 19 regular season games.

Denny Burguillos (201-F-89), of the Georgia State Panthers, averages 1.6 points and 2.3 rebounds per game in 16 games as a sub in his first year in the NCAA. Anthony Perez (206-F-93) is averaging 2.3 points, 1.4 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game in 15 games in his rookie season with the Ole Mississippi Rebels.

Olimpico de La Banda inks Miguel Marriaga, ex Marinos - 9 hours ago

Ciclista Olimpico de La Banda (LigaA) agreed terms with 32-year old Venezuela center Miguel Marriaga (205-102kg-84, agency: Pro Sports). He played last season at Marinos in Venezuela LPB league. In 32 games he had 5.7ppg, 5.2rpg and 1.1bpg. Marriaga helped them to win the regular season and make it to the semifinals. He also played that season for Toros (also in LPB) where in 14 games he recorded 7.8ppg, 4.8rpg and 1.4bpg. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Ma...   [read more]

Vitoria adds Keyron Sheard to their roster, ex Gigantes - 15 hours ago

Universo/Vitoria Salvador (NBB) added to their roster 30-year old American guard Keyron Sheard (188-84kg-86, college: Chattanooga, agency: Haylett Sports). He was about to sign at Gigantes in Venezuela LPB league. Sheard ended the last season at Indios de San Francisco in Dominican Rep. LNB where in two games he recorded 7.0ppg, 2.0rpg, 1.0apg and 1.0spg. But the most of that year he spent at Trigueros de Ciudad Obregon in Mexican CIBACOPA. In 7 games he averaged 11.1ppg, 2.0rpg and 2.6ap...   [read more]

Guaros ink Jordan Hamilton, ex Tofas - 2 days ago

Guaros de Lara (LPB) agreed terms with 26-year old American swingman Jordan Hamilton (201-103kg-90, college: Texas). He already started the season at Tofas in Turkish BSL league, but left the team few days ago. In only one game he recorded just 2 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists this season. The last season Hamilton played at Bucaneros where in 8 LPB games he had very impressive stats: 20.3ppg, 6.0rpg, 4.6apg and 1.4spg. He helped them to make it to the final after they ended regular seas...   [read more]

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