Hapoel Basketball - Winter 2004

University of Connecticut Huskies Point Guard, Shlomo Menachem Lipman

Hapoel 5764 Winter Basketball League - Week Three

Weekly Awards
"Play Hard" Award Winner
Pittsburgh Panthers - Yonaton Abrams, Chaim Shlomo Komarow, Yehuda Rudack, Simmy Ruchelman, Mendel Cohen, Ahron Tzvi Verschleisser (Boy's K'tana League - The Big East)
They didn't win, but... these boys worked very hard.


"Play Smart" Award Winners
Meir Levy - Maryland Terps (Boy's G'dola League - The ACC)
Saadia Tuchman - Georgetown Hoyas (Boy's K'tana League - The Big East)
Sarah Ruchelman - Texas Longhorns (Girl's League - The NCAA's)
All three players are their league's leading scorer and all three of their teams are undefeated.


"Mensch" Award
Ben Zwillinger and Daniel-Kay Mordehai - Virginia Cavaliers (Boy's G'dola League - The ACC)
Thus far this season, noone has put on a better passing display than these two boys did Motzi-Shabbas.

K'tana League - The Big East
January 21, 2004
Connecticut Huskies vs. Pittsburgh Panthers (12-2)
Connecticut Huskies (Coach Dov Lipman)
Isaac Iky Cohen
Shlomo Menachem Lipman - 10 Points
Nathaniel Felber
Yaakov Shmulewitz
Jacob Mellman
Saul Schulman - 2 Points
Yehuda Keleman
Total Points - 12
Pittsburgh Panthers (Coach Lowell Abrams)
Yonaton Abrams
Chaim Shlomo Komarow
Yehuda Rudack - 2 Points
Simmy Ruchelman
Mendel Cohen
Avrohom Mond
Ahron Tzvi Verschleisser
Total - 2 Points

January 25, 2004
Connecticut Huskies vs. Georgetown Hoyas (8-16)
Connecticut Huskies (Coach Dov Lipman, Coach Yaakov Gakner)
Isaac Iky Cohen - 2 Points
Shlomo Menachem Lipman
Nathaniel Felber
Yaakov Shmulewitz
Jacob Mellman - 2 Points
Saul Schulman - 4 Points
Yehuda Keleman
Total Points - 8
Georgetown Hoyas (Coach Adam Sragg, Zachary Schudrick)
Saadia Tuchman - 14 Points
Eli Bookstaber
Yehuda Mendlowitz
Yitzi Feldman - 2 Points
Huda Mendlowitz
Meir Komarow
Aaron Komarow
Total Points - 16

Syracuse Orangemen vs. Pittsburgh Panthers (32-0)
Syracuse Orangemen (Coach Yonaton Isser, Coach Baruch Dalin)
Avi Denicoff - 6 Points
Naftali Ginsburg - 10 Points
Daniel Ginsburg
Yosef Frances
Brian BJ Frances
Natan Siegel
Craig Wasserman - 16 Points
Total - 32 Points
Pittsburgh Panthers (Coach Lowell Abrams)
Yonaton Abrams
Chaim Shlomo Komarow
Yehuda Rudack
Simmy Ruchelman
Mendel Cohen
Avrohom Mond
Ahron Tzvi Verschleisser
Total - 2 Points

Standings
Georgetown Hoyas - 3 Wins, 0 Losses
Syracuse Orangemen - 2 Wins, 1 Loss
Connecticut Huskies - 2 Wins, 2 Losses
Pittsburgh Panthers - 0 Wins, 4 Losses

Big East Leading Scorers
Saadia Tuchman (G'town)- 40 Points
Craig Wasserman (Syracuse) - 24 Points
Eli Bookstaber (G'town) - 20 Points
Shlomo Menachem Lipman (UConn)- 18 Points
Avi Denicoff (Syracuse) - 18 Points

G'dola League - The ACC

January 24, 2004
North Carolina Tarheels vs Virginia Cavaliers (2-52)
North Carolina Tarheels
Jordan Frances
Jason Frances
Avraham Gershon Abrams
Ariel Baron - 2 Points
Yossi Miller
Virginia Cavaliers
Gadi Baron - 22 Points
Jeffrey Susser - 4 Points
Giddy Herschshander
Izzy Kates
Elie Mendlowitz
Shmuel Gabai - 2 Points
Ben Zwillinger - 14 Points
Daniel-Kay Mordehai - 10 Points


Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Maryland Terps (8-50)
Maryland Terps
Meir Levy 32
Yaakov Rosen 4
Max Byer 4
Ari Byer 2
Dovid Feldman 8
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Ezra Feldman 4
Gavi Rosenbloom 2
Yisroel Mond 2

January 25, 2004
North Carolina Tarheels vs. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (30-42)
North Carolina Tarheels (Coach Jonathan Frances)
Avrami Singer - 22 Points
Jordan Frances - 6 Points
Jason Frances
Avraham Gershon Abrams
Ami Ifrah
Ariel Baron
Yossi Miller - 2 Points
Total - 30 Points
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (Coach Jonny Sragg, Coach Ahuva Feldman)
Avi Moses - 26 Points
Moshe Feldman - 14 Points
Ezra Feldman
Gavi Rosenbloom - 2 Points
Elazar Reingold
Yisroel Teitelbaum
Yisroel Mond
Menachem Shem Tov
Total - 42 Points

Maryland Terps vs. Virginia Cavaliers (44-6)
Maryland Terps (Coach Zev Teichman, Coach Dan Feldman)
Eli Teichman - 10 Points
Efraim Wakschlag - 8Points
Meir Levy - 22 Points
Yaakov Rosen
Max Byer
Ari Byer
Dovid Feldman - 4 Points
Zeke Melman
Total - 44 Points
Virginia Cavaliers (Coach Michael Ravin, Coach Moshe Broder)
Gadi Baron - 4 Points
Jeffrey Susser
Giddy Herschshander
Izzy Kates
Elie Mendlowitz
Shmuel Gabai - 2 Points
Ben Zwillinger
Daniel-Kay Mordehai
Total - 6 Points


Standings
Maryland Terps - 4 Wins, 0 Losses
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets - 1 Win, 2 Losses, 1 Tie
Virginia Cavaliers - 1 Win, 2 Losses, 1 Tie
North Carolina Tarheels - 1 Win, 3 Losses

Leading Scorers
Meir Levy (U of Md) - 90 Points (Game Average=22.5)
Avi Moses (G Tech) - 60 Points (Game Average=20)
Avrami Singer (UNC) - 50 Points (Game Average=16.67)
Gadi Baron (UVA) - 42 Points (Game Average=10.5)

Girl's League - The NCAAs
Standings
Texas Longhorns - 3 Wins, 0 Losses
Connecticut Huskies - 0 Wins, 3 Losses

Leading Scorers
Sarah Ruchelman (Texas) - 34 Points
Adina Wakshlag (Texas) - 12 Points
Alexandra Carmeli (UConn) - 8 Points

Next Week's Schedule
Wednesday, January 28th
Skill of the Week: Shooting off the Dribble
6:00 PM - Syracuse vs. Georgetown

Sunday, February 1st
Skill of the Week: Team Defense
12:00 - Girls’ Huskies and Longhorns
1:00 - Connecticut vs. Syracuse
2:00 - Pittsburgh vs. Georgetown
3:00 – Virginia vs. Georgia Tech
4:00- North Carolina vs. Maryland