M'baye best French scorer and other facts about this weekend's World Cup Qualifiers
MIES (Switzerland) - More than fifty players active in the Basketball Champions League have played with their national team this weekend, for the 2019 Basketball World Cup Qualifiers games. Let's have a look at some key facts regarding some of them!
- Yanick Moreira (PAOK) had an average efficiency rating of 18 in this window, best average among the players in Africa. Only one player grabbed more rebounds than Yanick Moreira (25) in Africa in this window.
- Nicolas Brussino (Iberostar Tenerife) had an average efficiency rating of 18.5 in his two games in this window, best average among the Argentinian players.
- Jaromir Bohacik (CEZ Nymburk) made 26 points against Russia: he has scored a total of 144 points, the most among all Czech players in the WC Qualifiers.
- Vojtech Hruban (CEZ Nymburk) made 20 points against France: he scored an average of 17.8 points per game in his last five appearances in the WCQ.
- Martin Kriz (CEZ Nymburk) grabbed 6+ rebounds in his two games this window - only Ondrej Balvin (56) has made more rebounds than Martin Kriz (43) for Czech Republic in the WCQ.
- Martin Peterka (CEZ Nymburk) scored 10 points against Russia, first time in the Qualifiers that he has scored in double-digits.
- Jakub Sirina (Opava) made 11 points against France, first time in the Qualifiers that he has scored in double-digits.
- Jamar Wilson (Lietkabelis) was the only Finnish player scoring 14+ points in both games in this window of the World Cup Qualifiers.
- Amath M'Baye (Segafredo Virtus Bologna) scored 18 points against Czech Republic, the most any French player has scored in a single game in this window of the World Cup Qualifiers.
- Only one player scored more points (27) than Robin Benzing (Besiktas Sompo Japan) for Germany in this window, but Benzing played only one game.
- Ioannis Athinaiou (PAOK) made nine assists in this window, more than any other player for Greece.
- Giannoulis Larentzakis (AEK) scored a tally of 26 points and made six steals in this window,both more than any other Greek player.
- Guy Pnini (UNET Holon) scored 18 points in the game Israel-Serbia, more than any other player in that game.
- Tamir Blatt (Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem) made seven steals against Serbia, more than any other player in a Qualifiers game in Europe. He made more assists than any other Israel player in this window (11, including 9 against Serbia).
- Only Awudu Abass (26) scored more points (21) for Italy than Pietro Aradori (Segafredo Virtus Bologna) in this window of the World Cup Qualifiers.
- Rihards Lomazs (Ventspils) has made 7 assists against Montenegro, highest tally for him in a single game of the WCQ.
- Jonas Maciulis (AEK) combined for 10 points and 10 rebounds against Italy, first double-double for him in these World Cup Qualifiers.
- Alex Perez (Banvit) made a tally of 12 assists in his two games, more than any other player in Americas in this window.
- Charlon Kloof (UCAM Murcia) was the only European player making 7+ assists in both games in this window of the World Cup Qualifiers. He has also scored an average of 17.5 points per game in November and December.
- Gregor Hrovat (medi Bayreuth) made an average of 12.5 points in this window of the WC Qualifiers: he was the only player in Slovenia's squad scoring 10+ points in both games in November and December.
- Sebastian Saiz (Iberostar Tenerife) scored 12 points against Ukraine, highest scoring tally for him in a single game of these WC Qualifiers: Saiz scored an average of 9.5 points per game while making 61.5% of his attempted FG in this window.
- Rodrigo San Miguel (Iberostar Tenerife) made 6 assists against Ukraine, highest tally for him in a single game of these WC Qualifiers; he has made eight assists and zero turnovers in this window.
- Tolga Gecim (Banvit) scored 10 points against Spain, the second time in these Qualifiers that Gecim has made 10+ points for Turkey. He has also tallied 6 assists against Montenegro, highest tally for him in a single game of the WCQ.
- Oleksandr Lypovyy (Promitheas Patras) has averaged 10 points, 6 assists and 5 rebounds per game in this window of the WC Qualifiers. Lypovyy dished 8 assists against Slovenia, highest tally for him in a single game of the WCQ.
- Issuf Sanon (Petrol Olimpija) made 11 points while scoring 60% of his five attempts from 3PT in his debut in the WC Qualifiers against Slovenia.