Nobel Boungou-Colo made sure he would be remembered even after his Limoges CSP finished its Turkish Airlines Euroleague campaign by claiming Round 10 MVP honors in the final game of the regular season on Friday. Boungou-Colo led the French champs to a season sweep of EA7 Emporio Armani Milan with a career-high 21 points in his team's 69-77 road win. He made 4 of 5 three-point shots and added 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks for a performance index rating of 34, which was highest among all players in Round 10. Boungou-Colo is the first Limoges player to claim a weekly MVP recognition since the team returned to the competition last season. The second-highest index rating of the week came from Stelmet Zielona Gora forward Mateusz Ponitka with 32, in his team’s last Euroleague game. as well. Ponitka posted his third double-double of the season with 20 points, 10 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals, despite losing 81-83 to visiting Pinar Karsiyaka Izmir. Sharing the third-best index ratings for Round 10 were Maik Zirbes of Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade and Fabien Causeur of Laboral Kutxa Vitoria Gasteiz, each with 31. Zirbes led his team to the Top 16 with his 17 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and 1 block in an 85-76 victory over FC Bayern Munich. Causeur shined for Laboral Kutxa Vitoria Gasteiz as it defeated Cedevita Zagreb 92-70 for the club's 200th victory in the competition. Causeur bounced back from an injury that sidelined him in Round 9 to record 20 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 3 steals in setting his new career-high index rating. Rounding out the top performances of the week was Karsiyaka forward Justin Carter with an index rating of 29. He led his team to victory in Poland with 27 points on excellent shooting and 4 rebounds.
Individual leaders: Stefan Jovic of Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade, 13 assists
Karsiyaka forward Justin Carter erupted for 27 points to lead all scorers in Round 10. With an average of 20 points per game, Milan's Alessandro Gentile finished as the regular season's top scorer. No player in round 10 collected more rebounds than Zalgiris forward Paulius Jankunas, who had 11. The regular season rebounding king was Laboral center Ioannis Bourousis with 9.6 rebounds per game. Zvezda playmaker Stefan Jovic was the weekly leader in assists with 13; his regular season average of 7.4 assist per game was second only to Anadolu Efes Istanbul playmaker Thomas Heurtel (7.7 apg.). Nihad Djedovic of Bayern, Matt Howard of Strasbourg, Juan Palacios of Karsiyaka and Milos Teodosic of CSKA Moscow shared the Round 10 podium for steals with 4 each. Dinamo Banco di Sardegna Sassari guard David Logan exits the competition with a league-best 2 steals per game for the regular season. A total of 10 players blocked 2 shots in Round 10, which was the average for the regular season's best in that department, Quincy Miller of Crvena Zvezda. Ioannis Bourousis (17 points, 10 rebounds) compiled his sixth double-double of the season and 32nd of his career. There were four other double-doubles in the final week of the regular season: Ponitka (20 points, 10 rebounds), Jankunas (13 points, 11 rebounds), Miller (21 points, 10 rebounds) and Sasha Pavlovic (12 points, 10 rebounds) of Panathinaikos Athens.