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D1 Standings
 1 Patriots 14-2 
 2 REG 13-2 
 3 Espoir 10-4 
 4 IPRC-South 7-6 
 5 IPRC-Kigali 7-6 
 6 APR 7-7 
 7 UGB 5-10 
 8 Rusizi 2-12 
 9 UR 0-16 
Full Standings

Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Pascal NIYONKURU
  APR
  (193-SF-95)
  Avg: 25.2
 1. Niyonkuru, APR25.2 
 2. Sangwe, Espoir22.0 
 3. Nijimbere, IPRC-Ki.21.2 
 4. Bell, REG21.2 
 5. Cyubahiro, IP.18.7 
 6. Irumva, UR18.4 
 7. Hagumintwari, Patri.18.1 
 8. Aganze, UGB17.4 
 9. Shyaka, REG16.4 
 10. Kabangu, REG15.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Eric MUHAYUMUKIZA
  IPRC-So.
  (-SF-95)
  Avg: 10.5
 1. Muhayumukiza, IPRC-So.10.5 
 2. Niyonsaba, APR10.3 
 3. Kaje, REG10.1 
 4. Ndori, IP.9.3 
 5. Nsabimana, Rusizi9.3 
 6. Makiadi, Patriots9.3 
 7. Shyaka, REG9.2 
 8. Bahati, Rusizi8.5 
 9. Bugingo, IP.8.4 
 10. Kazeneza, Espoir8.1 
Assists Per Game
 Medard MUBERWA
  IP.
  (-PG-96)
  Avg: 4.7
 1. Muberwa, IP.4.7 
 2. Mugabe, Patriots4.3 
 3. Irutingabo, IPRC-Ki.4.1 
 4. Nkanira, IP.4.0 
 5. Sagamba, Patriots3.9 
 6. Sangwe, Espoir3.6 
 7. Nijimbere, IPRC-Ki.3.4 
 8. Hagumintwari, Patri.3.4 
 9. Kubwimana, REG3.3 
 10. Niyonshuti, Rusizi3.3 
Steals Per Game
 Guibert NIJIMBERE
  IPRC-Ki.
  (-SG-95)
  Avg: 3.3
 1. Nijimbere, IPRC-Ki.3.3 
 2. Hagumintwari, Patri.3.1 
 3. Muberwa, IP.2.5 
 4. Niyonshuti, Rusizi2.5 
 5. Mukengerwa, REG2.4 
 6. Kubwimana, REG2.4 
 7. Nshobozwabyo., REG2.3 
 8. Umuhoza, UGB2.1 
 9. Sangwe, Espoir2.0 
 10. Kubanatubane, Esp.1.8 
Blocks Per Game
 Micheal MAKIADI
  Patriots
  (-C-89)
  Avg: 2
 1. Makiadi, Patriots2.0 
 2. Ndori, IP.1.4 
 3. Kaje, REG1.3 
 4. Bugingo, IP.1.3 
 5. Ngandu-M., REG1.1 
 6. Aganze, UGB1.1 
 7. Rukundo, Espoir1.1 
 8. Mudenge, UGB1.0 
 9. Muhayumukiza, IPRC-So.1.0 
 10. Dushime, UR0.9 
Rwandan men teams in African cups 2018-2019
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Articles

D1 Round 9 of Regular Season - Mar 26, 2019


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Elie Kaje
Here is the last round review presented by ESL.

First defeat of league's leader Patriots (12-1) against fourth ranked IPRC-Kigali (6-6) 81-78 was the most important game of the last round. It ended at the same time the eight-game winning streak of Patriots. IPRC-Kigali forced 21 Patriots turnovers. It was a good game for Fiston Irutingabo (-96) who led his team to a victory with 14 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists. Enock Isezerano (-95) contributed with 13 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. IPRC-Kigali's coach used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. International Steven Hagumintwari (198-93) answered with 23 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for Patriots. IPRC-Kigali maintains fourth place with 6-6 record, which they share with APR. Defending champion Patriots dropped to the second position with one game lost. They were replaced at the leadership position by REG. Patriots will play next round against strong Espoir trying to make it back to the top of the standings. IPRC-Kigali will try to continue on its current victory against seventh ranked UGB at home.
Important game to mention about took place in . Seventh ranked IPRC-South (4-7) saved a 1-point victory on the road edging 8th ranked Rusizi (3-10) 71-70 on Saturday evening. Armand Cyubahiro (-97) stepped up and scored 27 points for the winners and Medard Muberwa chipped in 12 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists and 5 steals. The best for the losing side was Daniel Nsabimana (-90) with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 15 rebounds. IPRC-South have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to sixth place. Rusizi lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the eighth position with ten games lost. IPRC-South will play against league's leader REG in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Rusizi will have a break next round.
An interesting game for REG (13-1) which played road game in against 4th placed APR (6-6). Second ranked REG had an easy win 82-63. Elie Kaje nailed a double-double by scoring 14 points and 10 rebounds for the winning side. Parfait Ishimwe came up with 18 points and 5 rebounds for APR in the defeat. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. REG have a solid series of three victories in a row. They keep a position of league leader. APR at the other side keeps the fourth place with six games lost. They share the position with IPRC-Kigali. REG will meet at home IPRC-South (#6) in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. APR will play against UR and hope to secure a win.
Bottom-ranked UR is still unable to win any game. This time they lost on the road their 12th consecutive match to eighth ranked Rusizi (3-10) 76-58. The best player for the winners was Daniel Nsabimana who had a double-double by scoring 25 points and 22 rebounds. Rusizi maintains eighth place with 3-10 record. Newly promoted UR still closes the standings with 12 games lost. Rusizi will have a break next round. UR will play against APR (#5) and hopes to get finally their first victory.

In the last game of round 9 UGB was beaten by Espoir on the road 72-65.



APR - REG 63-82

An interesting game for REG (13-1) which played road game in against 4th placed APR (6-6). Second ranked REG had an easy win 82-63. REG dominated down low during the game scoring 52 of its points in the paint compared to APR's 32. The former international Elie Kaje (198-95, college: Bossier-Parish CC) nailed a double-double by scoring 14 points and 10 rebounds for the winning side and forward Beleck Bell (-90) accounted for 16 points and 7 rebounds. Four REG players scored in double figures. Parfait Ishimwe (-95) came up with 18 points and 5 rebounds and Emmanuel Iyakaremye (200-92) added 9 points respectively for APR in the defeat. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. REG have a solid series of three victories in a row. They keep a position of league leader. APR at the other side keeps the fourth place with six games lost. They share the position with IPRC-Kigali. REG will meet at home IPRC-South (#6) in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. APR will play against UR and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
REG: B.Beleck 16+7reb, E.Kaje 14+10reb+1ast, O.Shyaka 12+7reb+1ast, K.Kabangu 12+1reb, K.Ally 10+1reb+2ast, H.Ikishatse 6+6reb+3ast
APR: I.Parfait 18+5reb, P.Niyonkuru 9+1reb+2ast, I.Emmanuel 9+4reb+2ast, M.Fabrice 6+7reb, E.Munyaneza 5+1reb, S.Eric 4+1reb+2ast
gschID: 719701


Rusizi - IPRC-South 70-71

Important game to mention about took place in . Seventh ranked IPRC-South (4-7) saved a 1-point victory on the road edging 8th ranked Rusizi (3-10) 71-70 on Saturday evening. IPRC-South forced 21 Rusizi turnovers. Strangely Rusizi outrebounded IPRC-South 39-24 including 26 on the defensive glass. Armand Cyubahiro (-97) stepped up and scored 27 points for the winners and point guard Medard Muberwa (-96) chipped in 12 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists and 5 steals. The best for the losing side was Daniel Nsabimana (-90) with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 15 rebounds and point guard Samuel Niyonshuti (173-99) scored 8 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. IPRC-South have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to sixth place. Rusizi lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the eighth position with ten games lost. IPRC-South will play against league's leader REG in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Rusizi will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
IPRC-South: C.Armand 27+2reb+2ast, M.Medard 12+8reb+6ast, M.Eric 11+6reb, M.Alex 6+5reb+1ast, H.Emmanuel 4+1reb+1ast, N.Jean-De-Dieu 2+2reb
Rusizi: N.Daniel 16+15reb, S.Destin 12+5reb+4ast, S.Niyonshuti 8+6reb+7ast, D.Gladystone 6+2ast, B.Koffi 4+3reb+2ast, M.Prince 4+5reb+1ast
gschID: 719702


Espoir - UGB 72-65

No shocking result in a game when third ranked Espoir (8-4) beat 6th ranked UGB (4-9) in Kigali 72-65. The best player for the winners was Shaffi Habineza (-97) who had a double-double by scoring 15 points and 16 rebounds. Olivier Kamilindi (-92) chipped in 13 points and 8 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was Espoir Aganze (-94) who recorded a double-double by scoring 23 points and 12 rebounds and forward Frank Dushimimana (-94) added 14 points and 6 rebounds respectively. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Espoir have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain third place with 8-4 record having seven points less than leader REG. UGB at the other side dropped to the seventh position with nine games lost. Espoir's next round opponent will be league's second-placed Patriots and it will be for sure the game of the week. UGB will play against IPRC-Kigali (#4) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Espoir: A.Sangwe 17+2reb+4ast, H.Shaffi 15+16reb, K.Olivier 13+8reb+3ast, T.Olivier 7+1reb+1ast, K.Philippe 6+2reb+1ast, K.Gallois 5+8reb+4ast
UGB: A.Espoir 23+12reb+3ast, D.Frank 14+6reb+2ast, B.Jacques 11+5reb+3ast, M.Prince 5+11reb, T.Niyibizi 4+1reb, G.Christian 3+1reb+1ast
gschID: 719703


Rusizi - UR 76-58

Bottom-ranked UR is still unable to win any game. This time they lost on the road their 12th consecutive match to eighth ranked Rusizi (3-10) 76-58. The best player for the winners was Daniel Nsabimana (-90) who had a double-double by scoring 25 points and 22 rebounds. Joseph Bahati (-99) chipped in a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds. Four Rusizi players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was Heritier Irumva (-94) who recorded a double-double by scoring 18 points, 13 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals and Patrick Ndazaro (-96) added 14 points and 10 rebounds respectively. Rusizi maintains eighth place with 3-10 record. Newly promoted UR still closes the standings with 12 games lost. Rusizi will have a break next round. UR will play against APR (#5) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Rusizi: N.Daniel 25+22reb+1ast, B.Joseph 20+10reb+1ast, S.Destin 11+3reb+5ast, B.Koffi 10+4reb+2ast, D.Gladystone 4+2reb+2ast, M.Prince 4+3reb
UR: I.Heritier 18+13reb+5ast, N.Patrick 14+10reb, U.Brave 6+2reb, R.Claude 5+4reb+3ast, M.Theophile 5+9reb, I.Samuel 4+4reb+1ast
gschID: 719704


IPRC-Kigali - Patriots 81-78

D1 round 9 caused change at the leadership position. First defeat of league's leader Patriots (12-1) against fourth ranked IPRC-Kigali (6-6) 81-78 was the most important game of the last round. It ended at the same time the eight-game winning streak of Patriots. IPRC-Kigali forced 21 Patriots turnovers. It was a good game for Fiston Irutingabo (-96) who led his team to a victory with 14 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists. Enock Isezerano (-95) contributed with 13 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Four IPRC-Kigali players scored in double figures. IPRC-Kigali's coach used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. International Steven Hagumintwari (198-93) answered with 23 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists and international Dieudonne Ndizeye (203-96) added 22 points in the effort for Patriots. IPRC-Kigali maintains fourth place with 6-6 record, which they share with APR. Defending champion Patriots dropped to the second position with one game lost. They were replaced at the leadership position by REG. Patriots will play next round against strong Espoir trying to make it back to the top of the standings. IPRC-Kigali will try to continue on its current victory against seventh ranked UGB at home.
Top scorers:
IPRC-Kigali: I.Fiston 14+7reb+7ast, I.Enock 13+7reb+1ast, N.Bruno 13+1reb+1ast, N.Bello 12+3reb+5ast, N.Paul 11+5reb+1ast, G.Nijimbere 8+6reb+3ast
Patriots: S.Hagumintwari 23+5reb+5ast, D.Ndizeye 22+3reb+3ast, M.Micheal 15+12reb, K.Aubi 7+8reb+1ast, S.Sagamba 5+6reb+5ast, R.Ally 4+2reb
gschID: 719700
  




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