NEWS

29.01.2008
Classy Cherkaski Mavpy Go Out In Style

Cherkaski Mavpy had a bittersweet taste of victory on Tuesday when they won for the third time in six EuroCup Qualifying Round games by beating Banvit 87-81 but failed to progress to the next stage of the competition.

Mavpy jumped out to a 26-18 first-quarter lead and stormed to victory. However, they finished third in Group B behind Ural Great and Dexia Mons-Hainaut.

22.01.2008
Banvit Break Through As Ural Great Stumble

It took four games but Banvit finally broke into the Group B win column in the EuroCup on Tuesday with a 71-70 home win over leaders Ural Great.

Christopher Hill had 17 points and five rebounds for Banvit while Alexander Bashminov had a game-high 21 points and seven boards in defeat.

PHOTO GALLERY

ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 Ufuk Gürgen 2.05 25.09.1977 Bandirma (TUR)  
 Michael Mokongo PG 1.80 11.07.1986 Bimbo (CAF)  
 5Derya Yannier 1.91 28.02.1985 Istanbul (TUR)  
 7Inanç Koç SF 2.01 09.02.1979 Diyarbakir (TUR)  
 8Caner Topaloglu SF 1.98 17.04.1985 Vakfikebir (TUR)  
 9Erdal Albayrak 1.92 29.01.1986 Kadiköy (TUR)  
10Yigitcan Turna 1.85 07.03.1987 Manyas (TUR)  
11Ümit Sonkol PF 2.06 24.07.1982 Konya (TUR)  
12Christopher Hill 1.92 21.02.1983 IN (USA)  
13Mutlu Demir 2.04 13.12.1987 St Priest (FRA)  
14Andrew Kehinde Adeleke 2.06 10.02.1983 Lagos (NGR)  
15Yunus Cankaya 1.99 23.02.1985 Zeytinburnu (TUR)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Burak Selçuk Ernak
Assistant Coach: Saffet Sedat Özyer ,
Servet Özsüner

More Headlines

15.01.2008
Dexia Turn Back Determined Banvit

Dexia Mons-Hainaut led for virtually the entire game but had to survive a nervous final quarter to beat winless Banvit for their third triumph in EuroCup Qualifying Round Group B.

Narrowly beaten at Ural Great last week, Chris Finch's team put the disappointment behind them and overcame the Turkish outfit 85-81 despite turning the ball over 26 times.

08.01.2008
Mavpy Hold On To Edge Banvit

Cherkaski Mavpy opened up a big half-time lead but then had to hold on for dear life to upset Banvit 90-88 in the EuroCup on Monday.

After a very turbulent start to 2008 - Cherkaski parted with Lebanon international Fadi El-Khatib and also replaced coach Andriy Podkovyrov with his assistant, Volodymyr Kholopov - Mavpy needed a win after two straight defeats to start Group B.

Ural Great Edge Out Banvit18.12.2007
Dexia Survive Brave Banvit Fightback11.12.2007
Banvit Advance27.11.2007
Banvit Put Chill On KR Ambitions20.11.2007

Team

Banvit BC
Banvit BC

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSA. Adeleke15.8
RTA. Adeleke11.0
ASD. Yannier3.0
STD. Yannier1.9
BSA. Adeleke0.8

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

20.11.2007vs K.R. Basket[W] 96-79 (A)
27.11.2007vs K.R. Basket[W] 95-83 (H)
11.12.2007vs Dexia Mons-Hainaut[L] 78-81 (H)
18.12.2007vs Ural Great[L] 74-77 (A)
08.01.2008vs Cherkaski Mavpy[L] 88-90 (H)
15.01.2008vs Dexia Mons-Hainaut[L] 81-85 (A)
22.01.2008vs Ural Great[W] 71-70 (H)
29.01.2008vs Cherkaski Mavpy[L] 81-87 (A)

THE ARENA

Kara Ali Acar Spor Salonu
Address: 600 Evler , 10200 Balikesir/Bandirma, TUR
Tel: +90 (266) 721 46 76
Fax: +90 (266) 721 46 78
Capacity: 2500

Kurt Dereli Spor Salonu
Address: Bahgelievler Mah. Menekse Sok. Balikesir, TUR
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Fax: +90 (266) 241 66 52
Capacity: 4700

HOTELS

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ADMINISTRATION

Office

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Staff

President: Özkan Kilic
General Manager: Turgay Cataloluk