SeaHorses hold off Levanga down the stretch

Basketball / B. League Jan 4, 2019

SeaHorses hold off Levanga down the stretch

by Ed Odeven

Mikawa's Takanobu Nishikawa scored a season-best 18 points on 7-for-10 shooting on Friday night. The SeaHorses also dominated on the boards in an 84-77 victory over the visiting Levanga Hokkaido. Isaac Butts, J.R. Sakuragi and Ko Kumagai added 15 points apiece for the SeaHorses (15-15) in ...

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 — ...

Hokkaido outplays Nagoya in series opener

Basketball / B. League Dec 9, 2016

Hokkaido outplays Nagoya in series opener

by Ed Odeven

Levanga Hokkaido big man Daniel Miller delivered a noteworthy performance at the defensive end of the court on Friday night. The 211-cm Miller's game-high 10 rebounds (nine defensive) and four blocks helped guide the Levanga Hokkaido to a series-opening 69-60 triumph over the Nagoya Diamond ...

Hokkaido offense clicks in triumph over Akita

Basketball / B. League Oct 9, 2016

Hokkaido offense clicks in triumph over Akita

by Ed Odeven

Balanced scoring guided the Levanga Hokkaido past the Akita Northern Happinets in their series opener on Sunday in Sapporo. Takanobu Nishikawa scored a team-high 24 points in Levanga's 76-70 victory at the Hokkaido Prefectural Sports Center. Hokkaido's Daniel Miller added 15 points, 46-year-old shooting guard Takehiko ...