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UBA Standings
D-League
 1. Carolina C. 1-0 
 2. Dodge City AS 1-0 
 3. Charleston C. 0-0 
 4. Columbia H. 0-2 
Eastern
 1. Charlotte B. 17-2 
 2. Wilkes County F. 11-9 
 3. Winston S. 9-8 
 4. Morganton M. 0-18 
Northern
 1. Louisville D. 17-2 
 2. Indiana G. 10-8 
 3. Hamilton H. 8-11 
 4. Dayton S. 7-13 
 5. Kentucky W. 0-18 
Southern
 1. Georgia S. 17-2 
 2. S.Generals 14-4 
 3. GIE Maile M. 11-7 
 4. Atlanta L. 5-13 
 5. Georgia V. 5-14 
 6. Georgia E. 1-18 
Western
 1. FW F.I.R.M. 18-2 
 2. Dallas R. 13-7 
 3. Metroplex L. 10-8 
 4. Texas C. 8-10 
 5. Oklahoma O. 6-11 
 6. Cleveland H. 6-12 
 7. Questlife W. 5-11 
 8. Houston W. 1-16 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 1 Jermaine Barnes29.4 
 2 JaMorris Gaines25.5 
 3 Daylon Guy23.8 
 4 Xavier Rogers22.4 
 5 Bernard Parks22.0 
 6 Wesley Witherspoon21.9 
 7 Marcus Burton20.8 
 8 Tony Omotayo20.0 
 9 Freddie Williams19.1 
 10 Brent Cowles19.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 1 Bijan Dotson12.4 
 2 Dwayne Soders11.0 
 3 Vernon Payne10.8 
 4 Ron Blossomgame9.2 
 5 Dorian Purnell8.8 
 6 JaMorris Gaines8.0 
 7 Wesley Witherspoon7.8 
 8 Jermaine Barnes7.8 
 9 Tony Omotayo7.7 
 10 A'Daeron Duncan7.0 
Assists Per Game
 1 DeAndre Bray11.0 
 2 Daylon Guy6.6 
 3 Jamaal Newman5.8 
 4 Jermaine Barnes5.0 
 5 A'Daeron Duncan4.9 
 6 Marcus Burton4.5 
 7 Wesley Witherspoon4.2 
 8 Ant Oxley4.0 
 9 Jeremee Davis4.0 
 10 Jeremah Stone3.9 
Steals Per Game
 1 DeAndre Bray3.3 
 2 Daylon Guy3.0 
 3 Freddie Williams2.7 
 4 Bernard Parks2.3 
 5 Bijan Dotson2.2 
 6 Jermaine Barnes2.2 
 7 Will Richard2.1 
 8 Brad Smith1.9 
 9 A'Daeron Duncan1.5 
 10 Tony Omotayo1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 1 Bijan Dotson2.4 
 2 Danny Friend2.2 
 3 Vernon Payne2.1 
 4 JaMorris Gaines2.0 
 5 Dwayne Soders2.0 
 6 Jon Inman1.4 
 7 Tony Omotayo1.2 
 8 Dorian Purnell1.0 
 9 A'Daeron Duncan1.0 
 10 Ron Blossomgame1.0 
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Interview with UBA League MVP Freddie Williams - Nov 2, 2016


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Freddie Williams (6'2''-G-87, college: Clayton St., agency: Gamble Sports Management) current player of GIE Maile Matrix (UBA) gave an interview:

Q: How did it feel to win your first UBA Player of the Year (MVP) award?

A: Well as you know the UBA is filled with talent and it was a tremendous honor to be named MVP of the league. The feeling was bitter sweet seeing that we made a first round exit out the playoffs.

Q: The Matrix have been the face of the UBA for 8 years. How does your team stay on top not just in the UBA but internationally also?

A: GIE is what I have to say to that! We are the what teams dream of. We work hard and have an attitude that is backed up by our physical play. Coming to our team players know what we represent, nothing less than the best

Q: You are one of the most successful minor league players of all-times (5 championships, 2x MVP (League & Finals), 3x All-Star Game MVP, Bronze Medal). What keeps you coming back?

A: The league means more than just basketball to me. I have learned and earned more than I could imagine coming where I'm from, so this is something that will always be apart of Freddie Williams.

Q: Which was the best game you had in your career so far?

A: The best game I would say was against the Ga Lions. (28 points, 8 rebounds and 10 steals)

Q: Tell us your strong point and your weakness in your game?

A: The strongest part of my game is my scoring ability and the weakness is free throws

Q: Which player was the hardest opponent to play against?

A: Derwin Kitchen was my hardest opponent. My AAU teammate and high school rival. We never got that win in high school either.

Q: Tell about the best teammates you had so far.

A: Jermaine Barnes (6'4''-G/F-83, college: Point, GA, agency: Gamble Sports Management) by far is the best teammate I have had. Even though he may not pass the ball lol he has the drive and the smarts to put me in perfect situations to shine and win games. Also playing behind Cory Bradford (6'3''-G-78, college: Illinois) in the Jones Cup showed me what a real pro was. He was who I watched and learned a lot from.

Q: Which coach you want to thank because he made you better player?

A: Bobby Washington my Juco coach who made me grow up and truly showed me how to elevate my game.

Q: It has been said that Jermaine "Guice" Barnes is back. What does that mean for Freddie Williams and the Matrix this season?

A: Oh that's still the talk? I forgot about that guy lol but I just can't wait to get back on the floor with my brother. He makes the game fun and for me it means I know I will have someone on the court I who has my back 100%

Q: Which is your favorite basketball shoe? Which one you wear now?

A: Jordans are the only shoes I wear. Which ones will I play in this yr. Wait and see.

Q: Where would you rank the UBA among leagues you have played in?

A: The UBA has everything you could ask for. The competition is the great, fans and support from all over the world makes it one of the top leagues for me.

Q: Any last words for new teams joining the UBA?

A: To the new teams joining the league the Matrix has a saying for teams like those. 'The varsity doesn't lose to the JV'   




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Barnes
Jermaine Barnes agreed terms with Mataro Parc Boet - 29 days ago
EBA newcomer Mataro Parc Boet strengthened their roster with addition of experienced 34-year old American ex-international swingman Jermaine Barnes (193-95kg-83, college: Point, GA, agency: Gamble Sports Management). The last summer Barnes was signed by Liberia (LBS) in Costa Rican league. In 3 matches he average an impressive 26.0 points per game. His team won Mitchell Americas Cup for three years in a row (between 2015 and 2017). Barnes was later named Latinbasket.com All-Copa Mitchell...   [read more]

Cory
Bradford
Cory Bradford (ex GIE Maile Matrix) is a newcomer at KK Bosna-Royal Sarajevo - 30 days ago
KK Bosna-Royal Sarajevo (Division 1) strengthened their roster with addition of American guard Cory Bradford (191-G-78, college: Illinois). He played last season at Liberia in Costa Rican LBS League. In 16 games he recorded a league best 23.4ppg and 8.3rpg. Bradofrd helped them to end the regular season as a fourth seed in the league. They also advanced to the league semifinals. He also played that season for another team GIE Maile Matrix in U.S. UBA-League. Bradford signed for the 2017 F...   [read more]

Glen Rice
Jr.
Glen Rice Jr. dominates Awards in Ciba Copa (Mexico) 2017 - 1 month ago
UBA News 8/17/2017 Former Georgia Spartans (UBA) star Glen Rice Jr. (6'6''-G/F-91, college: Georgia Tech) was recently named CIBA COPA (Mexico) Finals MVP for Obregon. Obregon celebrated CIBACOPA title. They edged Hermosillo on the road in Game 5 of the title series to earn the trophy. Rayos de Hermosillo trailed 48-45 at halftime, rallying from a 32-18 deficit at the end of first quarter to trim the gap. Halcones de Ciudad Obregon shot 60.3 percent from the field. Halcones de Ciudad O...   [read more]


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