Cameron Bennerman's Rimini Crabs improved to 3-0 on Sunday night, defeating Scafati Basket 89-84 at home. Bennerman led all scorers with 19 points (6-11 FG, 3-6 3PT) and also added 4 rebounds and 4 steals.
Cam is averaging 21.3 points and 3.0 steals through 3 games. He is also shooting a dead-eye 46.2% from deep range. Thanks to one of our loyal readers, J.SOL, we were able to come across a pretty good interview with Cam about his team and the role the fans play in their performance.
Clifford Crawford is continuing to make Levice thankful that they picked him up this off-season. On October 14th, Levice lost 1st place Pezinok 78-89. Cliff posted a balanced stat line of 18 points, 7 rebounds, 7 assists and 2 blocked shots. On Saturday night, Crawford took charge and lead Levice to a 75-70 win over Handlova at home. Cliff finished the night with 14 points, 14 assists, 8 rebounds and 3 steals. This marks the third time in 5 games that Crawford has posted a double-double.
Cliff is averaging 18.0 points (49.2 FG%), 10.6 assists, 5.4 rebounds and 2.2 steals through 5 games. Levice is 4-2 and currently in third place.
Anthony Grundy's Carife squad lost on Sunday night to Armani 66-71. Grundy had 23 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals in the loss.
Grundy is averaging 21.0 points (60.0 FG%), 5 rebounds and 3 steals through 2 games. Carife is 1-1.
Brandon Costner picked up the slack last Wednesday night, scoring 16 points (he led his team in scoring) after scoring only 2 points in the previous game. He shot 5 for 9 from three-point land and is shooting 39% from deep through three games. Despite Costner's performance, M.Hainaut lost to Charleroi 60-66.
Costner is averaging 13.3 points and 4 rebounds through 3 games. M. Hainaut is 1-2.
Ben McCauley's Strasbourg team has had a rocky start to the 09-10 season, losing their first 3 games. In Ben's second game he scored 11 points and grabbed 6 boards. In Saturday's loss to ASVEL, Big Ben struggled mightily, scoring 1 point in 23 minutes of play.
Ben is averaging 8.7 points and 5.0 rebounds through 3 games. Strasbourg is 0-3.