Levanga cruise past Mikawa in high-scoring contest

Basketball / B. League Feb 8, 2020

Levanga cruise past Mikawa in high-scoring contest

by Ed Odeven

The Levanga Hokkaido offensive clicked on Saturday afternoon against the visiting SeaHorses Mikawa. Kennedy Meeks and Markeith Cummings combined for 56 points and Hokkaido increased its scoring output in every quarter en route to a 97-84 triumph in Sapporo. The Levanga (13-23) trailed 18-16 after one ...

Hokkaido hammers struggling Nishinomiya

Basketball / B. League Mar 6, 2018

Hokkaido hammers struggling Nishinomiya

by Ed Odeven

The Nishinomiya Storks were reminded on Tuesday night that it's nearly impossible to win when an opponent routinely makes more than seven out of every 10 shots from inside the arc. The Levanga Hokkaido completed a two-game sweep of the struggling Storks, winning 89-60 in ...

Focused Brex move closer to locking up East title

Basketball / B. League Apr 15, 2017

Focused Brex move closer to locking up East title

by Ed Odeven

The chase is ongoing for the East Division regular-season title. With a 78-68 victory over the visiting Levanga Hokkaido on Saturday, the East-leading Tochigi Brex moved a step closer to winning the division. All-Star forward Ryan Rossiter scored 26 points and pulled down 24 rebounds and ...

Levanga earn narrow win over Akita

Basketball / B. League Apr 11, 2017

Levanga earn narrow win over Akita

by Ed Odeven

Potent 3-point shooting carried the Levanga Hokkaido past the Akita Northern Happinets on Tuesday night in Sapporo. The hosts sank 10 of 20 3s in a 66-65 victory, completing a two-game series sweep. The hosts needed the long-range scoring — every 3-point basket in fact — ...