Tarbes fired past Roche in the Final tonight and earned LF2 title. The game was mostly controlled by Tarbes. Roche was better in third quarter 19-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Tarbes forced 19 Roche turnovers. Serbian power forward Ivanka Matic (193-79, agency: Regeneracom Sports) nailed a double-double by scoring 22 points and 12 rebounds (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!) for the winning side and the former international guard Adja Konteh (178-92, agency: Comsport) accounted for 14 points and 8 assists. Five Tarbes players scored in double figures. Naturalized Senegalese forward Mariame Dia (185-78) came up with 19 points and 9 rebounds and DR Congolese center Bernadette Ngoyisa (195-82) added 16 points and 12 rebounds respectively for Roche in the defeat. Roche's coach Emmanuel Body rotated ten players seeing no chance for a win. Top scorers: Tarbes: I.Matic 22+12reb+1ast, A.Konteh 14+2reb+8ast, S.Gruszczynski 12+2reb+6ast, E.Bertal 11+3reb, D.Lloyd 10+3reb+2ast, B.Dinga-Mbomi 8+3reb+2ast Roche: M.Dia 19+9reb+2ast, B.Ngoyisa 16+12reb+1ast, J.Tayeau 10+5reb+3ast, A.Traore 7+2reb, M.Sinico 5+4reb+4ast, C.Heriaud 3+2ast
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