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Time to find the fan favorite: Marko Josilo is the player of the ninth week

MIES (Switzerland) - Sixteen teams were in action during the ninth week of the Basketball Champions League Season Seven. We set up a poll with five most impactful players and asked the fans who was the player of the week.

We have narrowed the list down to five names, using the Viziball Advanced Stats system. These five guys were the most impactful in their teams' wins this week.

Peristeri bwin's Miro Bilan got the most votes in the first week, Falco Vulcano Szombathely's Zoltan Perl was the fan favorite in the second week.

Third week belonged to Bnei Ofek Dist Herzliya's Maurice Kemp, while Jordan Davis of UCAM Murcia won the vote in week four. Justin Johnson of MHP RIESEN was the fan favorite in week five. Week six belonged to Jayvon Graves of Limoges CSP, while technical difficulties prevented a vote in week seven.

SIG Strasbourg's captain DeAndre Lansdowne won the vote in week eight.

Marko Josilo (Igokea m:tel)

The champions of Bosnia and Herzegovina put themselves in perfect position to charge for the second seed and home court advantage in the Play-In Series. Marko Josilo led them to a road win over ERA Nymburk with an all-round performance of 8 points, 11 rebounds, 7 assists, 2 steals and a block.

Kendrick Perry (Unicaja)

The point guard was scoreless with 8 assists as Unicaja set their new scoring record in the Liga Endesa over the weekend, but then he decided it was scoring time on Tuesday, charging to 19 points and 6 assists, including the go-ahead bucket in the final minute against PAOK mateco in Thessaloniki.

David Holston (JDA Bourgogne Dijon)

It was a trademark David Holston game, with 21 points, 5 three-pointers and 5 assists against Dinamo BDS Sassari, confirming JDA Bourgogne Dijon's second place in the group, meaning they now have the home court advantage in the Play-In Series. It was Holston's 9th BCL game with 20+ points and 5+ assists, that's the most in League history.

Jeff Withey (Surne Bilbao)

It was a one-way street in Istanbul, as Surne Bilbao handed Bahcesehir College the second largest defeat of a Turkish club at home in the BCL, ever. Jeff Withey helped the team out with 13 points on 5-of-5 from the field and 3-of-3 from the free throw line, he also had 8 rebounds, 3 assists and a block in just 20 minutes of work.

Maurice Kemp (Bnei Ofek Dist Herzliya)

The Israeli State Cup winners stayed alive in Group H, earning a match-point on their own serve in the final week of the Regular Season. Maurice Kemp propelled them to a win in Vilnius, with 33 points on 14 made shots from inside the arc, and he also had 11 rebounds and 4 assists while resting for just seven seconds in the entire game v Rytas.

After 24 hours of voting, Marko Josilo picked up 67 percent of all votes. Maurice Kemp came in second with 19 percent, while Kendrick Perry, Jeff Withey and David Holston got 5 percent each.