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MPBA Weekly Report

03/16/2016, 12:45pm CDT
By Craig Fata

Check out the latest overseas signings, top performances and statistical leaders in our March 16, 2016 report

 

MPBA Weekly Report

March 16, 2016

Recent players advancing from MPBA:

None this week

Game Results:

Date                      Result

March 9                Chicago Blues 109 Windy City Groove 105

March 9                Pontiac 66ers 107 Gateway Steam 102

March 11             St. Louis RiverSharks/Windy City Groove

                                *Final :36.4 to be replayed on 3/25 due to table error

March 12             Gateway Steam 105 Champaign Swarm 100

March 13             Pontiac 66ers 119 Lima Express 118

March 14             Champaign Swarm 100 Chicago Blues 93

March 15             St. Louis RiverSharks 97 Gateway Steam 94

 

MPBA Standings

Team                               W    L      Pct.            GB

Pontiac 66ers                 10    4     .714            -

Windy City Groove          8      4      .667          1.0

St. Louis RiverSharks     7      4      .636           1.5

Chicago Blues                7      5      .583          2.0

Lima Express                  4      8      .333          5.0

Gateway Steam              4      9      .308          5.5

Champaign Swarm         4      10    .286          6.0

 

Player of the Week

After recording 61 points in two games this week, Connell Crossland of the Gateway Steam has been named Player of the Week in the Midwest Professional Basketball Association. Crossland registered 34 points and nine rebounds in Saturday 105-100 win over the Champaign Swarm, three days after recording 27 points and nine rebounds in a 107-102 loss to the Pontiac 66ers.

 

Top Performances

Jakeem Hill, 3/9 vs Windy City – 24 pts., 5 blocks

Shakir Johnson, 3/9 vs Windy City – 6 blocks

Dion Cooksey, 3/9 vs Chicago – 26 pts. (12/12 FT), 6 ast.

Julian Lewis 3/9 vs Chicago – 16 pts., 14 rebs.

Alex Marzette, 3/9 vs Gateway – 18 pts., 4 blocks

Anthony Goode, 3/9 vs Pontiac – 8 rebs., 6 ast., 3 steals

Connell Crossland, 3/12 vs Champaign – 34 pts., 9 rebs., 3 steals, 2 blocks

Lonnel Johnson, 3/12 vs Champaign – 27 pts., 7 rebs., 5 ast.

Jonathan Mills, 3/12 vs Gateway – 9 pts., 14 rebs., 5 steals

Jordan Walker, 3/12 vs Gateway – 12 pts., 9 rebs., 5 ast.

James McClain, 3/12 vs Gateway – 25 pts., 7 rebs., 3 ast., 3 steals

Aaron Weaver, 3/14 vs Chicago – 21 pts., 10 rebs., 4 steals

Jakeem Hill 3/13 vs Champaign – 10 pts.,  5 rebs., 3 ast., 3 steals, 3 blocks

 

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Tag(s): Headlines  League & Teams  Champaign Swarm  Chicago Blues  Gateway Steam  St. Louis RiverSharks  Lima Express  Pontiac 66ers