Shavlik Randolph made his return as the Quebradillas Pirates snapped their losing streak and beat the Guaynabo Mets 89-85. Shavlik led his team with 27 points and 16 rebounds in 35 minutes. Peter John Ramos had 20 points and 6 rebounds and Darius Washington had 12 points. In the loss, ex-Auburn player Ian Young had 24 points and 6 assists, ex-Oklahoma State player and NBA veteran Joey Graham had 20 points, 11 rebounds, and 6 assists, and ex-South Florida player Will McDonald had 17 points and 9 rebounds. Here is the box score.
On Thursday, Daniel Ewing and Azovmash finally got to start their Finals series as their sweep combined with top-seeded Donetsk's long semifinal series gave them plenty of rest. The rust showed a bit as they fell 83-66 with Daniel scoring 7 points in 28 minutes. Othello Hunter had 13 points and 7 rebounds and Oleksiy Pecherov had 13 points. In the win, ex-St. Bonaventure player Michael Lee had 15 points and ex-Cal State Bakersfield player Ramel Curry had 13 points.
Shavlik Randolph and the Quebradillas Pirates could not pull off back-to-back wins as they fell 76-68 to the Mayaguez Indians despite trying to come back late. Shavlik had 10 points and 11 rebounds in 29 minutes and Darius Washington had 10 points and 6 assists. In the win, ex-JC player Donta Smith had 18 points and ex-Bradley player Patrick O'Bryant and ex-Holy Cross player Kevin Hamilton had 10 points and 6 rebounds each. Here is the box score.
On Friday, Nick Horvath and the Manawatu Jets beat the Taranaki Mountain Airs 104-77. Nick had 13 points and 16 rebounds in 26 minutes. Josh Pace had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Chris Hagan had 19 points and 11 assists, Jeremiah Trueman had 14 points and 14 rebounds, and Zane Meehl added 14 points. In the loss, veteran Link Abrams had 19 points and 10 rebounds and ex-Howard player Darryl Hudson had 14 points.
Kyle Singler, Marty Pocius, and Real Madrid started their quarterfinal series with Cajasol Sevilla with an 82-68 win after a slow start to the game. Kyle led the team with 14 points in 25 minutes and Marty had a quiet 17 minutes with 3 rebounds and 2 assists. Sergio Rodriguez had 11 points. Here is the box score.
On Saturday, Daniel Ewing and Azovmash had Game 2 of their Finals series with Donetsk and fell again 79-66. Daniel had 7 points in 33 minutes. Jerome Randle had 20 points and Matt Walsh added 15 points. In the win, Ramel Curry had 17 points and ex-Arizona player Ivan Radenovic had 14 points.
Shavlik Randolph and the Quebradillas Pirates got an 81-72 win over the Bayamon Cowboys to maintain their chances of getting to the next round. Shavlik led his team with 22 points and 8 rebounds in 38 minutes. Peter John Ramos had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Joel Joens had 14 points and 8 rebounds, and Darius Washington had 12 points. In the loss, ex-Georgetown player Mike Sweetney had 23 points and 8 rebounds, ex-Utah State player Gary Wilkinson had 18 points and 8 rebounds, and ex-Long Beach State player Carmelo Lee had 15 points. Here is the box score.
Jess Foley did not play in the Norwood Flames' 79-52 win over the Woodville Warriors.
On Sunday, Nick Horvath and the Manawatu Jets finished up the regular season in 3rd place after an 80-71 loss to the Bay Hawks as their Final Four takes place next weekend. Nick had 12 points and 16 rebounds in 36 minutes. Marcel Jones had 25 points and 9 rebounds and Jeremiah Trueman had 13 points and 6 rebounds. In the win, ex-Cincinnati player Kareem Johnson had 20 points and 10 rebounds and ex-Charlotte player Galen Young had 13 points and 12 rebounds.
Marty Pocius, Kyle Singler, and Real Madrid had Game 2 against Cajasol Sevilla and pulled away late again to win 82-55. Marty had 7 points in 16 minutes after getting the start and Kyle had 7 points in 18 minutes off the bench. Jaycee Carroll had 20 points. In the loss, ex-Indiana player Earl Calloway had 12 points. Here is the box score.