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Emmanuel Holloway and Giacomo Cicognani met the Aces Commission for Ravenna candidate city as Sports Capitol of the Year 2016

Players Emmanuel Holloway and Giacomo Cicognani met today at Municipality the Aces Commission, which will assign the title of "Sports European Capitol" for 2016 year. Both Acmar Ravenna players were part of the welcoming group made by all Olympic athletes born in Ravenna, like Josefa Idem, cyclist Andrea Collinelli, and volleyball legends Manuela Benelli and Stefano Margutti.
Here Emmanuel Holloway with the coordinator of welcoming group for city of Ravenna, mr. Alessandro Barattoni, in front of the main squadre of Ravenna.

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Check this radio spot made by Emmanuel Holloway and Mike Singletary, featuring international djs Geo From Hell and Luke Adams.

Scrimmage: Basket Recanati - Acmar Ravenna 69-67

Basket Recanati - Acmar Ravenna 69-67
(8-18, 27-38, 46-57)
Recanati: Zanelli 5, Pierini, Gurini ne, Lauwers, Terenzi 5, Galmarini 3, Eliantonio 14, Sykes 26, Mosley 3, Gueye 13. All.Sacco
Ravenna: Holloway 11, Amoni 2, Cicognani 2, Rivali 11, Grassi 3, Tambone 14, Foiera 15, Singletary 9, Battaglia, Seck ne. All.Martino

Good effort for Basket Ravenna, who lead for more than 35 minutes the scrimmage at Recanati. Coach Antimo Martino didn’t have Andrea Raschi in his roster, due to knee injury suffered eight days ago in Cervia; Acmar played good basketball, taking the lead in the first quarter with eight points by Mike Singletary. In the second and third quarter the team had good baskets from Foiera and Tambone, showing a good ball movement too. Recanati came back in the last ten minutes, leaded by guards Sykes and Gueye. Home team tied with 40 seconds left and scored the buzzer beater with and offensive rebound tipped in by big man Eliantonio.
Next game will be played wednesday 24th at Comacchio, against Mobyt Ferrara.

Mirabello scrimmage: Acmar Ravenna wins over Ferrara after a double overtime

Mobyt Ferrara - Acmar Ravenna 111-116 2OT
(19-22; 37-45; 66-65; 91-91; 103-103)
Ferrara: Huff 17, Bottioni 2, Castelli 22, Amici 8, Ferri 12, Casadei 6, Benfatto 10, Hasbrouck 34. All.Furlani
Ravenna: Holloway 14, Amoni 5, Cicognani 2, Rivali 14, Grassi 5, Tambone 16, Foiera 20, Singletary 39, Seck 1, Battaglia ne. All.Martino

Ravenna and Ferrara opened the new gym in Mirabello, rebuilt after the destroying earthquake of 2012. Both teams played hard, forcing two overtimes and making a great show for all the three hundred and more fans.
With Andrea Raschi (knee) not allowed to play and Giacomo Cicognani (breast concussion) limited to just five minutes, coach Antimo Martino had great efforts by young center Fadilou Seck (’97 born) and guard Jacopo Grassi (’95).

Ravenna took an early lead with Singletary and Tambone and run to a double digit advantage around the half time (37-45). Former Virtus Bologna Kenny Hasbrouck set the come back for Ferrara during third quarter and the close gap between both teams survived until the last minute of fourth quarter. Singletary had a turnover, but Ferri missed the three forcing the overtime (91-91). With 7” left in the first overtime, Holloway hit the three for the 100-103 Ravenna, but Ferri answered back after a time out, for a new overtime. Rivali, Foiera, and a terrific Singletary set the definitive run for Ravenna.

At the end of the game, both teams have been host by local turistic promotion office at “Sagra della Cotoletta”. Here is a picture with players, coaches, managements and organization members.

Ravenna wins Severi Hotels Tournament

Acmar Ravenna - De Longhi Treviso 81-76
Ravenna: Seck, Holloway 22, Amoni ne, Cicognani 12, Rivali 8, Raschi 6, Grassi 3, Zannini, Tambone 6, Singletary 24. All.Martino
Treviso: Williams 11, Pinton 4, Malbasa ne, Fabi 11, 11, Cefarelli 8, Fantinelli 17, Powell 8, Rinaldi 11, Vedovato 6. All.Pillastrini

After 2012 winning, Acmar Ravenna writes one more time his name in Memorial Leonelli – Manetti - Trofeo Severi Hotels wall of fame beating De Longhi Treviso 81-76. In front of more than two hundred Basket Ravenna supporters, Acmar took an early lead during first quarter and resisted to Treviso comeback in the last ten minutes. Amoni and Foiera sit again, buti t wasn’t the only problem for Basket Ravenna. During second quarter, Andrea Raschi suffered a minor knee injury, which kept him out of the match.