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7DAYS EuroCup RS - Round 17 MVP: Kevarrius Hayes, Frutti Extra Bursaspor
Hayes led Bursaspor to a 72-86 road victory against ratiopharm Ulm, which qualified it for the EuroCup Playoffs. He amassed a PIR of 37, which was the most of all Round 17 players. Hayes finished the game with 25 points and 11 boards for his third double-double of the season. He made 9 of 12 two-pointers and 7 of 10 free throws. Hayes’s 6 blocks were a club record and the most of any player this season. He also had an assist, 1 steal and 5 fouls drawn, becoming the first Bursaspor player to ever claim MVP of the Round honors.

Individual highs: Samet Geyik of Turk Telekom Ankara, 32 points. 

Samet Geyik of Turk Telekom Ankara was second in the MVP of the Round race with a PIR of 35 in his team's 75-77 road victory at Lietkabelis Panevezys. Geyik had a career-high 32 points, hitting 8 of 12 two-pointers, 2 of 3 triples and 10 of 13 free throws, plus 6 rebounds and 8 fouls drawn.

Simon Birgander of Joventut Badalona had a PIR of 27 in leading his team to a 97-79 home win over Turk Telekom Ankara. Birgander only needed 15 minutes and 45 seconds to get 16 points on 7 of 7 two-point shooting plus 10 rebounds. Dimitris Agravanis of Promitheas Patras, who had a PIR of 26, Lahaou Konate of Boulogne Metropolitans 92 (25) and Maik Kostar of Hamburg Towers (25) rounded out the list of Round 17’s top performers.



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