After 15 game days, it is time for a third edition of the JICL MVP race in the women’s LBBL.
The 5 nominated players for the third edition in the women’s LBBL are Faith Ehi Etute, Esmeralda Skrijelj, Nadia Mossong, Lena Mersch (new entry) and Charlie Bidinger. In fact, these 5 players were already nominated in the second edition. Several players have had strong games over the last weeks, including Svenja Mancinelli (Zolwer) and Julie Mangen (Amicale). Catherine Mreches (currently injured) and Mandy Geniets (both T71) are also candidates to enter the list so that the race will stay interesting.
Here are the season stats by the players so far:
Faith Ehi Etute (T71 Dudelange)
16.9 points per game (leads all JICL players), 14.6 rebounds per game (leads all JICL players), 1.5 assists per game
Esmeralda Skrijelj (Amicale Steinsel)
13.5 ppg, 14.5 rpg, 4.3 apg (leads all JICL players)
Nadia Mossong (T71 Dudelange)
13.3 ppg (leads all JICL players), 7.5 rpg, 1.9 apg
Lena Mersch (Sparta Bertrange)
11.6 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 0.6 apg
Charlie Bidinger (Musel Pikes)
10.2 ppg, 3.9 rpg, 3.9 assists
Important note / Awards night 2023
The JICL MVP race does not include a ranking (1-5) but a listing of 5 players this season. The FLBB will introduce a new concept with an « awards night » for the first time this season.
The following prices will be awarded:
– JICL MVP women
– JICL MVP men
– Coach of the year (women’s LBBL)
– Coach of the year (men’s LBBL)
– U21 player of the season (women)
– U21 player of the season (men)
Before the awards night, the press, the FLBB members and the fans will be be able to vote for the announced awards and the winners will be presented at the awards night and receive prizes. The date for the awards night has been fixed for March 22nd 2023 – save the date!