Berry’s double-double lands her Player of the Week award – Jan 27, 2014

Berry’s double-double lands her Player of the Week award – Jan 27, 2014
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25-year old power forward Raven Berry (185-F/C-88) had a very impressive game in the last round for Lemvig and receives a Player of the Week award for round 15.
She had a double-double of 19 points and 14 rebounds, while her team beat Falcon (#7, 6-9) 74-66. Lemvig is placed at 4th position in Danish Dameligaen. They would have been even better if they hadn’t lost a few games earlier this season. Lemvig will need more victories to improve their 9-6 record. Berry turned to be Lemvig’s top player in her first season with the team. S.Illinois University – Edwardsville graduate has very impressive stats this year. Berry is in league’s top in points (7th best: 15.9ppg), rebounds (7th best: 8.8rpg) and averages solid 51.2% FGP.

Second best performed player last round was Freja Christensen (174-G-94) of Falcon. She is a guard in her 3rd season at Falcon. In the last game Christensen recorded impressive 20 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists. Bad luck as Falcon lost that game 66-74 to the higher-ranked Lemvig (#4, 9-6). Falcon managed to keep the same 7th spot in the standings. Her team is not often considered as one of the league’s best with a mere 6-9 record. Christensen is one of the most experienced players at Falcon and has a reputation of one of team’s most reliable players.

Third place about best performers goes to forward Tea Jorgensen (177-F-87) of league’s leader SISU. Jorgensen scored 13 points and passed four assists. She was a key player of SISU, leading her team to a 67-50 easy win against the lower-ranked Stevnsgade (#6, 8-7). Many experts and fans count SISU as a contender for championship title. Another victory and another confirmation that they may be right. Just look at their record: 14 victories and only one lost games. They are currently at the very top of the standings. Jorgensen has a very solid season. In 11 games in Denmark she scored 9.7ppg. She also has 4.8rpg and 2.9spg.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Emily White (186-F-92) of Horsens – 13 points, 13 rebounds and 2 assists
5. Maja Gerlyng-Hansen (180-G/F-88) of Horsholm – 16 points and 5 assists
6. Simona Bartkova (178-G-86) of Falcon – 18 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists
7. Julie Forster (185-F-91) of Stevnsgade – 9 points, 18 rebounds and 2 assists
8. Emily Hatch (185-F-89) of Lemvig – 12 points, 12 rebounds and 3 assists
9. Louise Hansen (175-F-95) of Virum – 14 points and 8 rebounds
10. Maria Jespersen (182-G-94) of Aabyhoj – 16 points, 15 rebounds and 3 assists

The Player of the week is chosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it’s accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3* (REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) – 2*BSAG – 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4* (2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM – 3* (2FGPA-2FGPM) – 3* (3FGPA-3FGPM) – (FTA-FTM)

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