What We Learned - Rounds 9 & 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

1          We need a new hobby

 

Tipping … EUGH! With both competitions so even tipping has been hard at the best of times this season. On the weekend we correctly tipped just 11 of 20 games in Hang Time, the offical weekly magazine of the Premier League. West Adelaide’s men made us look silly with another upset win over a table-topping side, the Southern Tigers’ men dropped two we had pencilled them in to win and South Adelaide’s women got up in a bottom-of-the-table battle we picked them to lose. Did you go any better?

 

 

2          West Adelaide is coming

 

The Bearcats’ men made a dismal start to a four-game homestand when they lost to Central Districts on May 20. Three games later West has taken down two teams that entered play top and now sit in fifth spot, just percentage back from third-placed Forestville. Jordan West has averaged 20.6 points since returning to the starting five, while Dee Oldham scored a total of 60 points in games against then first-ranked Forestville and North Adelaide. And then when Oldham was quiet against Eastern Mavericks on Sunday, Harold Ridgeway stood tall with 26 points.

 

 

3          South Adelaide’s women do not want the spoon

 

The Panthers’ women snapped an eight-game losing run in style against Central Districts. South recorded a comfortable 78-49 road win in a clash of the bottom two sides in the women’s league. The Panthers had four starters reach double figures, led by 21 points from Danita Goodwin. Teonna Campbell continued her consistent season with 16 points, 12 rebounds and seven steals. South showed plenty of character and is now in the box seat to avoid finishing last.

 

 

4          Alex Wilson is elite

 

West Adelaide’s women came to play with their season on the line against the Eastern Mavericks on Sunday. It was clear from the outset they were desperate. But Alex Wilson soon became a frustration for the Bearcats. The Mavericks’ ace scored 18 of her game-high 34 points in the opening quarter. Wilson drained three three-pointers and a buzzer beater to put her side up at the break. From there they pulled away and put a huge dent in West’s top-five hopes.

 

 

5          The men's finals race is down to ....

 

Eight teams, with an asterisk next to Woodville. The Warriors gave their season a glimmer of hope with a valuable win over Forestville but could not back up against North Adelaide. Woodville now sits a win behind Norwood and South Adelaide and two back from fifth-placed West Adelaide. Another loss and they will join Central District and Eastern Mavericks as being out of contention. With games against the Bearcats and Panthers to follow the Warriors' fate is still somewhat in their own hands




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Average Points
2017 Premier League Women
Alex  Wilson
Leader
26.84
AV PTS
Pos Player Team AV PTS 2 Jessica Good Norwood 18.4 3 Ashley Claussen Woodville 17.72 4 Jennifer Monroe Woodville 17.56 5 Mollie Mckendrick Southern 16.38
Average Rebounds
2017 Premier League Women
Jessica Good
Leader
13.5
AV REB
Pos Player Team AV REB 2 Jennifer Monroe Woodville 11.17 3 Teonna Campbell South 11.12 4 Alex Wilson Eastern 11.11 5 Jo Hill North 8.68
Average Assists
2017 Premier League Women
Jessica Good
Leader
6.05
AV ASS
Pos Player Team AV ASS 2 Ashley Claussen Woodville 4.83 3 Kedeisha Kartinyeri Eastern 4.4 4 Alexandra Green Southern 4.33 5 Jo Hill North 4.11
Free Throw Percentage
2017 Premier League Women
Denelle Fawcett
Leader
87.76
FT%
Pos Player Team FT% 2 Jo Hill North 85.23 3 Jessica Good Norwood 82.68 4 Mollie Mckendrick Southern 81.33 5 Shannon Mckay Norwood 78.26
Three Point Percentage
2017 Premier League Women
Pos Player Team 3P% 2 Ashley Claussen Woodville 35.67 3 Alex Wilson Eastern 35.33 4 Demi Skinner Southern 35.29 5 Shannon Mckay Norwood 34.65
Match Points
2017 Premier League Women
Total Rebounds
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Total Assists
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Total Offensive Rebounds
2017 Premier League Women
Total Defensive Rebounds
2017 Premier League Women
Pos Player Team DR 2 Alex Wilson Eastern 179 3 Teonna Campbell South 136 4 Jo Hill North 115 5 Caroline Burgess Sturt 113
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2017 Premier League Women
Total Free Throws Made
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Total Steals
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Total Turnovers
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Total Three Points Made
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Total Personal Fouls
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Average Points
2017 Premier League Men
Majok Deng
Leader
26.94
AV PTS
Pos Player Team AV PTS 2 Darrius Oldham West 26.23 3 Aric Miller North 24.2 4 Alexander Starling North 23.47 5 Jerrell Sanders Norwood 18.87
Average Rebounds
2017 Premier League Men
Pos Player Team AV REB 2 Majok Deng Forestvill 12.12 3 David Humphries Centrals 10.9 4 Jerrell Sanders Norwood 8.27 5 Darrius Oldham West 8.18
Average Assists
2017 Premier League Men
Kellen Smith
Leader
6.4
AV ASS
Pos Player Team AV ASS 2 Hamish Staude Southern 6.08 3 Samuel Daly Sturt 5.9 4 Patrick Thomas West 5.8 5 Darren Ng Woodville 4.21
Free Throw Percentage
2017 Premier League Men
Darren Ng
Leader
91.89
FT%
Pos Player Team FT% 2 Lachlan Barker Eastern 84.13 3 Jacob Rigoni Sturt 83.33 4 Darrius Oldham West 82.42 5 Jake Rios Forestvill 80.95
Three Point Percentage
2017 Premier League Men
Pos Player Team 3P% 2 Brad Jonnek North 38.89 3 Tristan Braithwaite West 38.54 4 Nelson Larkins Centrals 36.56 5 Patrick Thomas West 34.78
Match Points
2017 Premier League Men
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Total Steals
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Total Personal Fouls
2017 Premier League Men

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