Tag: Auston Barnes


TIB High Five (22-26 December)

Here is weekly TIB High Five (22-26 December). Arik Smith Mons finished 2020 unbeaten in the Belgian league. That remarkable feat was almost snatched away from them in the very last game of the year. Early in the third quarter, Mons-Hainaut was down 59 to 46, their record very much in peril. Mons straightened their…


Mons beats Leuven (73-84)

Mons beats Leuven (73-84), in Euromillions Basketball League. In the opening half, the players of Vedran Bosnic were dominated by Leuven as the score moved from 24-22 after the first quarter to 47-38 at the half. After the break however, Mons completely reversed the trend following in the wake of a smooth scoring Arik Smith…


TIB High Five

Here is our TIB High Five from last weekend. Alex Libert Disaster struck for Spirou Charleroi after only four minutes when Milan Samardzic, their starting point guard, went down with an ugly knee injury. His absence made Alex Libert feel a bit lonely in the back court but… the Belgian Lion responded in a great…

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Brussels beats Mons (70-75)

Another preseason game was held yesterday in Mons. And things started pretty well for Mons and Auston Barnes (15 points in the first quarter ! ) and it was 25-20 after 10′. In the second quarter, both teams showed some interesting defensive sequences (40-35 after 20′). In the third quarter, Ian Hanavan’s team took the…

European Competitions

No Champions League this season for Mons-Hainaut

Mons-Hainaut will not be playing in their first ever Champions League competition this season as they lost it 71-86 in the Finals of the Qualifiers against the Danes from Bakken Bears. Mons got the 5 point lead early in the opening quarter but it would turn out to be their only lead in the entire…

European Competitions

Mons beats Anwil in the Champions League qualifiers (69-81)!

Big performance from Mons this Wednesday evening in Cyprus against Anwil (69-81). Anwil played in the Champions League last season (1 win and 1 loss against Antwerp). For Mons it was the first game ever in the Champions League. After a good start for Anwil (20-17 after 10′), the second quarter was completely in favor…


Auston Barnes will stay with Mons-Hainaut

Mons announced that Auston Barnes will remain with the team next season. The Forward averaged 10,8 points, 4,6 rebounds and 0,9 assists per game in 29 minutes. Barnes was the defensive player of the year in Sweden with Sodertalje Kings.