Swiss League, Regular Season, Game 27: March 6, 2010
by: Euroleague.net
March 7, 2010
The Lugano Tigers became the exclusive leaders of the Swiss League on Saturday after downing defending champion SAV Vacallo 83-64. Lugano improved to 20-4 in the standings, while Vacallo sits in second place at 20-5 and Olympic Fribourg, which suffered a 74-81 home loss to Starwings Basel, is third at 19-6. The Tigers never looked back after leading 21-14 at the end of the first quarter and 42-30 at halftime. They increased the difference to 64-48 before Vacallo made a big effort to climb within 71-62 with five minutes left in the game. Michael Efevberha had an outstanding three-points shooting performance to lead the winners with 28 points, Mohammed Aboukar dominated in the paint adding 23 and Dusan Mladjan had 17 for Lugano. Rickey Gibson and Nikola Dacevic posted 15 apiece for Vacallo. Starwings Basle used a great fourth quarter for a huge 74-81 win on the road against Fribourg. Tony Brown with 24 points led the way in the last 10 minutes after the score was tied at 57 at the end of the third quarter. Vernard Hollins added 17 for the winners. BBC Nyon thrashed Sam Massagno 80-58 with five players scoring in double figures led by 15 from Julien Rahier and 13 apiece from Yuanta Holland and Josh Almanson. BBC Monthey crushed Bocnourt 83-71 led by 24 points by Jean-Ricard Volcy and 20 from Kareem Johnson, while Geneva Devils took a 85-63 success over MGS Grand Sacconex behind 23 points from Isaac Wells and 18 from Rashard Lee.


LAST GAME GAME 27
March 6, 2010
Day Match Result
Mar. 6 Lugano Tigers vs. SAV Vacallo 83-64
Mar. 6 Benetton Fri. vs. Starwings 74-81
Mar. 6 BBC Nyon vs. SAM Basket 80-58
Mar. 6 BBC Monthey vs. BC Boncourt 83-71
Mar. 6 Geneva D. vs. G.-Saconnex 85-63
Lausanne (free)
NEXT GAME GAME 28
March 9-10, 2010
Day Match
Mar. 9 Lausanne vs. Benetton Fri.
Mar. 10 Starwings vs. BBC Monthey
Mar. 10 Boncourt vs. Geneva Devils
Mar. 10 G.-Saconnex vs. Lugano T.
Mar. 10 SAV Vacallo vs. BBC Nyon
SAM Basket (free)


STANDINGS TG W L P+ P-
1 Lugano Tigers 24 20 4 2100 1804
2 SAV Vacallo Basket 25 20 5 1941 1741
3 Benetton Fribourg Olympic 25 19 6 2058 1864
4 Starwings Basket Regio Basel 25 17 8 2069 1913
5 BBC Nyon 24 14 10 1992 1866
6 BBC Monthey 25 12 13 1956 1967
7 Geneva Devils 24 9 15 1707 1827
8 SAM Basket Massagno 25 9 16 1957 2176
9 BC Boncourt Red Team 24 7 17 1804 1910
10 Lausanne Basket 24 6 18 1771 2012
11 MGS Grand-Saconnex Basket 25 2 23 1915 2190

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