Tag: Seppe D’espallier


Seppe D’Espallier signs with Antwerp

As announced on our website, Seppe D’Espallier signs with Antwerp. It was a persistent rumour, it’s now official: Seppe D’Espallier signs with Antwerp. He will leave Leuven after a defeat in playoffs against… Antwerp ! D’Espallier signed his contract with the Giants weeks ago. He signed a three-year contract. “We are very happy with the…


Seppe D’Espallier leaves Leuven

Seppe D’Espallier leaves Leuven, after 4 seasons with the A-Team of the Bears. After the quarter-final against Antwerp, Seppe d’Espallier will leave the Leuven Bears. D’Espallier is a pure product of the Leuven Bears youth school where he played for 15 years. The 22 years old played his best season with Leuven this season, he…


TIB Power Ranking: Youngsters playing for EMBL teams (December 27th)

Much like last season we at TIB will again publish our several Power Rankings throughout the season. Our ranking is based on the TIB rating which is calculated using the players’ stats and is somewhat similar to the standard efficiency rating but also takes into account the level of competition the player competes in and…


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…


2019-’20 EMBL Awards

Hans Vanwijn from the Antwerp Giants has been elected as the 2019-’20 EMBL Belgian Player of the Year. In 14 games Vanwijn recorded averages of 12.8 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 2.9 apg, 0.5 spg & 0.4 bpg. Seppe D’espallier from the Leuven Bears has been elected as the 2019-’20 EMBL Belgian Youngster of the Year. The…


Leuven Bears moving upwards.

It’s been a long time coming for the Leuven Bears. After dangling at the bottom of the standings for the past 6 seasons the Bears are finally looking like they will reach the playoffs again. Currently sitting comfortably in 5th place in the league with their 7-6 record they are being carried by their US players…