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ProA Standings
 1. Monaco 15-2 
 2. Chalon 13-4 
 3. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 12-5 
 4. Nanterre 11-6 
 5. ASVEL 10-7 
 6. Gravelines 10-7 
 7. Le Mans 9-8 
 8. Paris-Levallois 9-8 
 9. Strasbourg 9-8 
 10. Hyeres-Toulon 8-9 
 11. Limoges 7-10 
 12. Le Portel 7-10 
 13. Chalons-Reims 7-10 
 14. Cholet 6-11 
 15. Antibes 6-11 
 16. Orleans 6-11 
 17. Dijon 5-12 
 18. Nancy 3-14 
Full Standings
Last:1/23/2017
ProB Standings
 1. Provence Basket 13-2 
 2. Bourg 11-4 
 3. Charleville 11-4 
 4. Nantes 9-6 
 5. Le Havre 9-6 
 6. Denain 9-6 
 7. Lille 8-7 
 8. Vichy Clermont 8-7 
 9. Blois 7-8 
 10. Boulazac 7-8 
 11. Roanne 6-9 
 12. Maurienne 6-9 
 13. Poitiers 6-9 
 14. St Quentin 6-9 
 15. Evreux 6-9 
 16. Rouen 5-10 
 17. Boulogne 4-11 
 18. St Chamond 4-11 
Full Standings
Last:1/21/2017
NM1 Standings
 1. Quimper 14-5 
 2. Souffel 14-5 
 3. RAC Basket 13-6 
 4. Caen 13-6 
 5. GET Vosges 12-7 
 6. Orchies 11-8 
 7. St Vallier 11-8 
 8. Chartres 10-9 
 9. Lourdes 10-9 
 10. Rennes 9-10 
 11. ALS Basket 9-11 
 12. Angers BC 8-11 
 13. Vitre 8-11 
 14. SAP Vaucluse 8-12 
 15. Gries/Oberhoffen 7-11 
 16. Lorient 7-12 
 17. Challans 7-12 
 18. CFBB 0-18 
Full Standings
Last:1/21/2017
NM2 Standings
Group A
 1. Golfe Juan 10-1 
 2. Bordeaux 8-3 
 3. Gardonne 8-3 
 4. Toulouse 8-3 
 5. Dax-Gamarde 7-4 
 6. Garonne 7-4 
 7. Le Cannet 6-5 
 8. Marmande 6-5 
 9. Toulouges 6-5 
 10. Real Chalossais 5-6 
 11. Marseille 2-9 
 12. Union Venelles 2-9 
 13. Pau Nord-Est 1-10 
 14. Valence 1-10 
Group B
 1. La Charite 10-1 
 2. La Rochelle 10-1 
 3. Brissac-Aubance 8-3 
 4. Cherbourg 8-3 
 5. Cognac 8-3 
 6. Fougeres 6-5 
 7. Pays dOlonnes 6-5 
 8. Pornic 5-6 
 9. Union Tours 5-6 
 10. Gravenchon 3-8 
 11. Reze 3-8 
 12. USV Re Basket 3-8 
 13. Angers EOSL 2-9 
 14. Chateauroux 0-10 
Group C
 1. Cergy-Pontoise 10-1 
 2. Calais 9-2 
 3. Maubeuge 8-3 
 4. Vanves 8-3 
 5. Berck 7-4 
 6. Kaysersberg 7-4 
 7. Tremblay 5-6 
 8. W.O.S.B. 5-6 
 9. Juvisy 4-7 
 10. Tourcoing 4-7 
 11. Bruay 3-8 
 12. Joeuf Homecourt 3-8 
 13. Longwy 2-9 
 14. Metz-Ste Marie 2-9 
Group D
 1. Oullins 9-2 
 2. Cheruy 8-3 
 3. Aubenas 7-4 
 4. Prisse Macon 7-4 
 5. Besancon 6-5 
 6. Ouest Lyonnais 6-5 
 7. Pfastatt 6-5 
 8. Beaujolais 5-6 
 9. Bourg II 5-6 
 10. Montbrison 5-6 
 11. Feurs EF 4-7 
 12. Le Puy 4-7 
 13. Mulhouse 4-7 
 14. Clermont 1-10 
Last:1/10/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 11-2 
 2 Banvit BK 10-3 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 9-4 
 4 Aris 8-5 
 5 Fraport SKY 6-7 
 6 Ironi Nahariya 5-8 
 7 Helios 2-11 
 8 Bakken 1-12 
Group B
 1 Le Mans 9-4 
 2 Pinar Karsiyaka 8-5 
 3 Umana VE 8-5 
 4 Avtodor 6-7 
 5 Oradea 6-7 
 6 Kataja Basket 6-7 
 7 Maccabi Rishon 6-7 
 8 Khimik 3-10 
Group C
 1 ASVEL 10-3 
 2 EWE Baskets 9-4 
 3 Neptunas 9-4 
 4 Ventspils 7-6 
 5 PAOK 6-7 
 6 Usak 4-9 
 7 Openjobmetis V. 4-9 
 8 Rosa Radom 3-10 
Group D
 1 Iberostar Tener. 10-3 
 2 Scandone AV 9-4 
 3 Strasbourg 8-5 
 4 Juventus 8-5 
 5 Oostende 5-8 
 6 Cibona 5-8 
 7 Mega Leks 4-9 
 8 Mornar Bar 3-10 
Group E
 1 Besiktas 11-2 
 2 AEK Athens 8-5 
 3 Partizan 8-5 
 4 Ludwigsburg 8-5 
 5 Banco di Srd 6-7 
 6 Spirou 5-8 
 7 Stelmet ZG 4-9 
 8 Szolnok 2-11 
Last:1/19/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group K
 1 Chalon 5-0 
 2 Gaziantep 4-1 
 3 Sodertalje 1-4 
 4 Targu Mures 0-5 
Group L
 1 Demir IBB 4-1 
 2 Antwerp 3-2 
 3 Gravelines 2-3 
 4 Prievidza 1-4 
Group M
 1 Telekom Bsk 4-1 
 2 Vytautas 4-1 
 3 Oberwart 1-4 
 4 Apoel 1-4 
Group N
 1 Nanterre 4-1 
 2 Kormend 3-2 
 3 Tsmoki-Minsk 2-3 
 4 Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-4 
Group O
 1 Alba 4-1 
 2 Pau-Lacq-Orthez 3-2 
 3 UBT Cluj Napoca 2-3 
 4 BK Pardubice 1-4 
Group P
 1 Enisey 4-1 
 2 Lukoil Acad. 3-2 
 3 Groningen 3-2 
 4 Benfica 0-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:1/18/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Kyle GIBSON
  Gravelines
  (196-G-87)
  Avg: 19.2
 1. Gibson, Gravelines19.2 
 2. Rich, Paris-Levallois17.2 
 3. Clark, Chalon17.1 
 4. Prepelic, Limoges16.1 
 5. Cobbs, Gravelines15.8 
 6. Roberson, Chalon15.8 
 7. Sommerville, Orleans15.6 
 8. Smith, Chalons-Reims15.4 
 9. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.14.6 
 10. Buford, Limoges14.1 
Rebounds Per Game
 Vincent POIRIER
  Paris-Le.
  (210-C-93)
  Avg: 8.8
 1. Poirier, Paris-Le.8.8 
 2. Fall, Chalon8.6 
 3. Hunt, Nancy8.0 
 4. Yeguete, Le Mans7.9 
 5. Labeyrie, Paris-Le.7.6 
 6. Donaldson, Le Po.7.4 
 7. Blue, Antibes7.4 
 8. Hassell, Le Portel7.1 
 9. Lessort, Nanterre6.9 
 10. Koffi, Pau-Lacq.6.8 
Assists Per Game
 D.J. COOPER
  Pau-Lacq.
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 11.5
 1. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.11.5 
 2. Roberson, Chalon7.4 
 3. Hodge, AS.6.4 
 4. Holston, Dijon5.9 
 5. Cobbs, Gravelines5.5 
 6. Vargas, Nancy5.5 
 7. Campbell, Paris-Le.5.1 
 8. Eito, Orleans5.0 
 9. Bost, Monaco4.9 
 10. Hammonds, Limoges4.5 
Steals Per Game
 D.J. COOPER
  Pau-Lacq.
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.2.5 
 2. Eito, Orleans2.3 
 3. Wood, Limoges2.3 
 4. Payne, Chalons-.1.9 
 5. Holston, Dijon1.7 
 6. Grant, Dijon1.6 
 7. Yeguete, Le Mans1.6 
 8. Campbell, Paris-Le.1.6 
 9. Young, Chalons-.1.4 
 10. Jones, Hyeres-T.1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Moustapha FALL
  Chalon
  (218-C-92)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Fall, Chalon2.7 
 2. Uter, AS.1.3 
 3. Fofana, Monaco1.2 
 4. Hassell, Le Portel1.1 
 5. Joseph, Orleans1.1 
 6. Poirier, Paris-Le.1.0 
 7. Jeanne, Nancy1.0 
 8. Hunt, Nancy1.0 
 9. Murphy, Strasbourg0.9 
 10. Jaiteh, Strasbourg0.9 
Player of the Week

 Cameron Clark
  Chalon
  ( 201-G/F-95-91 )
  

 Martin Hermannsson
  Charleville
  ( 190-G-77-94 )
  

 Will Felder
  RAC Basket
  ( 201-F-92-91 )
  
French men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
 FIBA Europe Cup:
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Next Round Schedule

Round 18 (Regular Season)

Monaco 88% Feb.4 Le Portel
Cholet 55% Feb.4 Limoges
Gravelines 77% Feb.4 Dijon
Nancy Feb.4 Chalons-Reim 67%
Pau-Lacq-Ort 62% Feb.4 Chalon
Strasbourg 56% Feb.4 Le Mans
Hyeres-Toulo 63% Feb.3 Orleans
ASVEL 62% Feb.3 Nanterre
Paris-Levall 60% Feb.3 Antibes
Next Round Schedule

Round 16 (Regular Season)

Blois 56% Jan.24 Vichy Clermo
Maurienne Jan.24 Denain 58%
Boulogne Jan.24 Charleville 84%
Nantes 52% Jan.24 Boulazac
Poitiers 51% Jan.24 Lille
Provence Bsk Jan.24 Bourg 51%
Roanne 58% Jan.24 St Quentin
Rouen Jan.24 Le Havre 63%
St Chamond 50% Jan.24 Evreux
Next Round Schedule

Round 20 (Regular Season)

Souffel Jan.28 Chartres 52%
ALS Basket 52% Jan.28 SAP Vauclus
Lourdes 52% Jan.28 Caen
Quimper 98% Jan.28 CFBB
RAC Basket 62% Jan.28 Orchies
GET Vosges 66% Jan.28 Gries/Oberho
Challans 57% Jan.28 Lorient
Vitre Jan.28 Rennes 58%
Angers BC Jan.27 St Vallier 62%
Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Group A
Fraport SKY 59% Jan.25 Ironi Nahari
Helios Jan.25 CEZ Nymburk 87%
Monaco 71% Jan.25 Aris
Bakken Jan.25 Banvit BK 93%
Group B
Avtodor Jan.24 Le Mans 52%
Kataja Bsk Jan.24 Pinar Karsiy 64%
Khimik 52% Jan.24 Macc.Rishon
Umana VE 59% Jan.24 Oradea
Group C
Usak Jan.24 ASVEL 83%
EWE Baskets 77% Jan.24 Openjobmetis
Rosa Radom Jan.24 Neptunas 83%
Ventspils 67% Jan.24 PAOK
Group D
Scandone AV 60% Jan.25 Juventus
Cibona 60% Jan.25 Oostende
Mega Leks Jan.25 Iberostar Te 81%
Mornar Bar Jan.25 Strasbourg 69%
Group E
AEK Athens 82% Jan.25 Stelmet ZG
Banco di Srd Jan.25 Partizan 58%
Spirou 65% Jan.25 Szolnok
Besiktas 74% Jan.25 Ludwigsburg
Next Round Schedule

Round 6 (Second Stage)

Group K
Gaziantep Jan.25 Chalon 56%
Targu Mures Jan.25 Sodertalje 66%
Group L
Demir IBB 71% Jan.25 Gravelines
Prievidza Jan.25 Antwerp 82%
Group M
Vytautas 59% Jan.25 Telekom Bsk
Tsmoki-Minsk Jan.25 Nanterre 70%
Apoel 69% Jan.25 Oberwart
Group N
Kormend 81% Jan.25 Bnei Hertzel
Group O
BK Pardubice 60% Jan.25 UBT Cluj Na
Alba 64% Jan.24 Pau-Lacq-Ort
Group P
Groningen 56% Jan.25 Lukoil Acad
Benfica Jan.25 Enisey 95%
NM1 Round 20: Souffelweyersheim is upset by Orchesien BC - Feb 8, 2012


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The most important game in the last round took place in Orchies between third ranked Souffelweyersheim (13-7) and fourth ranked Orchesien BC (14-6) on Tuesday night. Souffelweyersheim was crushed by Orchesien BC on the road 90-60. The game without a history. Orchesien BC led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Souffelweyersheim to just 7 points in fourth quarter. Orchesien BC forced 20 Souffelweyersheim turnovers and outrebounded them 36-23 including a 28-14 advantage in defensive rebounds. Orchesien BC shot the lights out from three sinking 14 long-distance shots on high 51.9 percentage. The best player for the winners was point guard Emilien Barbry (188-83) who scored 14 points, 9 rebounds and 8 assists. Serbian forward Djordje Petrovic (202-84) chipped in 18 points. Orchesien BC's coach Philippe Namyst felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Center Sebastien Kancel (205-80) produced 13 points and 5 rebounds for the guests. Orchesien BC have an impressive six-game winning streak. They moved-up to third place. Souffelweyersheim at the other side dropped to the fourth position with seven games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Orchesien BC are looking forward to face Le Puy ASMB (#16) in Le Puy en Velay in the next round which should be another easy win for them. Souffelweyersheim will play at home against Cognac (#4) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Leader Saint-Quentin delivered the sixteenth victory. This time they crushed 14th ranked Rueil (8-12) 91-55. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Rueil. American guard Keonta Howell (193-85, college: Toledo) orchestrated the victory by scoring 18 points and 6 rebounds. Jimmal Ball contributed with 22 points and 4 steals (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) for the winners. Naturalized Serbian center Streten Cabarkapa (204-84) replied with 16 points and 6 rebounds for Rueil. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Saint-Quentin (16-4) have an impressive six-game winning streak. They maintain first position. Newly promoted Rueil keeps the fourteenth place with 12 games lost. Saint-Quentin will play against Vendee Challans (#9) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Rueil will play against Blois (#6) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Eighteenth-ranked CFBB (2-18) made lots of trouble for seventh ranked Roche (13-7) in Paris on Tuesday. The visitors from Roche managed to secure only seven-point victory 78-71. However their fans expected much easier game. Worth to mention a great performance of Moustafa Diallo who helped to win the game recording 18 points (was perfect 9-for-9 from the free throw line !!!). Mouhammadou Jaiteh responded with a double-double by scoring 24 points and 17 rebounds. CFBB's coach Jacques Commeres rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Roche have a solid four-game winning streak. They moved-up to fourth place, which they share with 3 other teams. CFBB lost third consecutive game. They stay dead last with 18 lost games. Roche will meet at home Stade Clermont (#15) in the next round which should be an easy win for them. CFBB will play against Lievin Basket and hope to secure a win.

Rest of the games of round 20 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Brest was defeated by Cognac in a road game 101-92. Clermont was beaten by Challans at home 73-77. Le Puy lost to Blois on the opponent's court 71-81. Montbrison unfortunately lost to Sorgues in a home game 76-92. Chartres managed to beat Angers BC 49 on the road 75-67. Lievin was defeated by Charleville on its own court 64-74.


Cognac - Brest 101-92

There was no surprise when 11th ranked Etendard de Brest (9-11) was defeated on the road by fifth ranked Cognac (13-7) 101-92 on Tuesday. Etendard de Brest trailed by 17 points after 3 quarters before a 31-23 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 92-101 at the end of the game. Cognac made 17-of-21 free shots (81.0 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 32 assists comparing to just 18 passes made by Etendard de Brest's players. Worth to mention a great performance of guard Jonathan Godin (185-82) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 24 points and 11 assists and American center Ian Caskill (207-81, college: JMU) who added 14 points and 11 rebounds during the contest. Cognac's coach Philippe Maucourant used a ten-player rotation and allowed the starting five to rest. Guard Zaka Alao (187-81) responded with 23 points and Spanish center Rafael Lopez (204-86) scored 14 points and 6 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field). Five Cognac and four Etendard de Brest players scored in double figures. Cognac moved-up to fourth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Etendard de Brest lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the eleventh position with 11 games lost. They share it with Chartres and Angers BC 49. Cognac will meet Souffelweyersheim (#5) in the next round. Etendard de Brest will play against Angers BC 49 (#12) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Brest: Z.Alao 23+2ast, R.Lopez 14+6reb+1ast, A.Liorel 12+2reb+2ast, J.Doreau 11+5reb+2ast, J.Lupot 9+3reb+3ast, V.Pridotkas 9+7reb+1ast
Cognac: J.Godin 24+2reb+11ast, M.Bigote 20+4ast, I.Caskill 14+11reb+2ast, N.Kaczmarow 12+2reb+4ast, M.Buval 11+2reb, C.Bertorelle 7+2reb+2ast
gschID: 147091


Clermont - Challans 73-77

No shocking result in a game when tenth ranked Vendee Challans (11-9) defeated on the road 15th ranked Stade Clermont (6-14) 77-73 on Tuesday. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 22-16. But Stade Clermont won second period 15-13. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Vendee Challans made 21-of-24 free shots (87.5 percent) during the game. Strangely Stade Clermont outrebounded Vendee Challans 43-28 including 28 on the defensive glass. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Josh Almanson (205-82, college: Bowling Green) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 19 points and 10 rebounds and forward Fabien Herard (198-79) who added 14 points and 6 rebounds (was perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line !!!) during the contest. American forward Jonathan McClark (200-77, college: Rider) responded with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 15 rebounds and Bulgarian swingman Simeon Naydenov (201-81, college: Louisville, agency: Global Sports Plaza) scored 21 points. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Vendee Challans moved-up to ninth place. Loser Stade Clermont keeps the fifteenth position with 14 games lost. Vendee Challans will meet at home league's leader Saint-Quentin in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Stade Clermont will play against Roche (#7) and hope to secure a win and be promoted back to the ProB just one year after relegation.
Top scorers:
Clermont: S.Naydenov 21+1ast, J.McClark 12+15reb+1ast, B.Matanga 12+3reb+2ast, K.Ouattara 10+5reb, J.Beugnot 8+5reb, X.Delarue 5+6reb
Challans: J.Almanson 19+10reb, F.Herard 14+6reb+3ast, S.Cherasse 13, N.Gouacide 12+3reb+1ast, J.Geay 9+2reb+1ast, G.Renon 6+1reb
gschID: 147086


Blois - Le Puy 81-71

Very expected game when 16th ranked Le Puy ASMB (4-16) was defeated on the road by sixth ranked Blois (13-7) 81-71 on Tuesday. Le Puy ASMB was trailing by 1 point at halftime but managed to get 2-point lead after three quarters before a 23-11 charge of Blois, which allowed them to win the game. They dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to Le Puy ASMB's 26. They outrebounded Le Puy ASMB 41-28 including 18 on the offensive glass. Blois looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. Worth to mention a great performance of Finnish forward Ville Kaunisto (204-82) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 18 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists and center Jonathan Tornato (210-89) who added 15 points and 10 rebounds during the contest. Swingman Guillaume Sene (197-86) responded with 16 points and 8 assists and forward Yohann Smail (197-90) produced a double-double by scoring 16 points and 10 rebounds. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Blois moved-up to fourth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Le Puy ASMB lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the sixteenth position with 16 games lost. Blois will meet Rueil (#14) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Le Puy ASMB will play against Orchesien BC in Orchies and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Le Puy: M.Gotagni 18+2reb+2ast, Y.Smail 16+10reb+1ast, G.Sene 16+4reb+8ast, A.Daube 11+2reb+4ast, R.Martin 9+8reb+1ast, M.Zephir 1+2reb
Blois: D.Davis 18+6reb+2ast, V.Kaunisto 18+11reb+5ast, J.Tornato 15+10reb+1ast, P.Brochard 15+2reb+5ast, T.Sani 6+4reb+3ast, G.Staelens 4+1reb+3ast
gschID: 147087


CFBB - Roche 71-78 OT

Eighteenth-ranked CFBB (2-18) made lots of trouble for seventh ranked Roche (13-7) in Paris on Tuesday. The visitors from Roche managed to secure only seven-point victory 78-71. However their fans expected much easier game. The guests trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 3-point lead at the halftime then CFBB managed to tie the game at the end of regular time. However that was Roche who were better in overtime eventually winning that period 15-8. They made 23-of-30 free shots (76.7 percent) during the game. Roche forced 20 CFBB turnovers. Strangely CFBB outrebounded Roche 43-27 including 29 on the defensive glass. Worth to mention a great performance of forward Moustafa Diallo (200-86) who helped to win the game recording 18 points (was perfect 9-for-9 from the free throw line !!!) and forward Erwan Andre (200-89) who added 13 points and 9 rebounds during the contest. Four Roche players scored in double figures. Power forward Mouhammadou Jaiteh (201-94) responded with a double-double by scoring 24 points and 17 rebounds and guard Anthony Racine (190-94) scored 13 points. CFBB's coach Jacques Commeres rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Roche have a solid four-game winning streak. They moved-up to fourth place, which they share with 3 other teams. CFBB lost third consecutive game. They stay dead last with 18 lost games. Roche will meet at home Stade Clermont (#15) in the next round which should be an easy win for them. CFBB will play against Lievin Basket and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
CFBB: M.Jaiteh 24+17reb+2ast, A.Racine 13+4reb+2ast, P.Rigot 11+4reb, Y.Morin 9+6reb, D.Inglis 4+3reb+1ast, A.Chassang 4+6reb+2ast
Roche: M.Diallo 18+2reb+2ast, B.Thomas 17+1ast, E.Andre 13+9reb, A.Toto N'Kote 13+7reb, S.Neri 8+2ast, R.Pegon 4+3reb
gschID: 147088


St Quentin - Rueil 91-55

Leader Saint-Quentin delivered the sixteenth victory. This time they crushed 14th ranked Rueil (8-12) 91-55. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Rueil. The game without a history. Saint-Quentin led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Rueil to just 6 points in fourth quarter. Saint-Quentin dominated down low during the game scoring 60 of its points in the paint compared to Rueil's 38. Saint-Quentin forced 29 Rueil turnovers. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 24 assists comparing to just 7 passes made by Rueil's players. American guard Keonta Howell (193-85, college: Toledo) orchestrated the victory by scoring 18 points and 6 rebounds. Naturalized American guard Jimmal Ball (178-78, college: Akron, agency: ACMT) contributed with 22 points and 4 steals (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) for the winners. Four Saint-Quentin players scored in double figures. Naturalized Serbian center Streten Cabarkapa (204-84) replied with 16 points and 6 rebounds and Georgian center Georges Mdivani (205-85) added 15 points and 8 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field) in the effort for Rueil. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Saint-Quentin (16-4) have an impressive six-game winning streak. They maintain first position. Newly promoted Rueil keeps the fourteenth place with 12 games lost. Saint-Quentin will play against Vendee Challans (#9) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Rueil will play against Blois (#6) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Rueil: S.Cabarkapa 16+6reb+3ast, G.Mdivani 15+8reb, K.Gourari 7+5reb+2ast, M.Diame 7+6reb, C.Mansare 5, M.Niakate 3+1reb+1ast
St Quentin: J.Ball 22+3ast, K.Howell 18+6reb+2ast, O.Romain 15+5reb+1ast, J.Lesieu 10+8reb+1ast, K.Bichard 8+1reb+5ast, G.Sylvain 6+1ast
gschID: 147089


Orchy - Souffel 90-60

The most important game in the last round took place in Orchies between third ranked Souffelweyersheim (13-7) and fourth ranked Orchesien BC (14-6) on Tuesday night. Souffelweyersheim was crushed by Orchesien BC on the road 90-60. The game without a history. Orchesien BC led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Souffelweyersheim to just 7 points in fourth quarter. Orchesien BC forced 20 Souffelweyersheim turnovers and outrebounded them 36-23 including a 28-14 advantage in defensive rebounds. Orchesien BC shot the lights out from three sinking 14 long-distance shots on high 51.9 percentage. The best player for the winners was point guard Emilien Barbry (188-83) who scored 14 points, 9 rebounds and 8 assists. Serbian forward Djordje Petrovic (202-84) chipped in 18 points. Five Orchesien BC players scored in double figures. Orchesien BC's coach Philippe Namyst felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Center Sebastien Kancel (205-80) produced 13 points and 5 rebounds and guard Frederic Broliron (193-79) added 14 points respectively for the guests. Orchesien BC have an impressive six-game winning streak. They moved-up to third place. Souffelweyersheim at the other side dropped to the fourth position with seven games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Orchesien BC are looking forward to face Le Puy ASMB (#16) in Le Puy en Velay in the next round which should be another easy win for them. Souffelweyersheim will play at home against Cognac (#4) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Souffel: F.Broliron 14+1ast, S.Kancel 13+5reb+1ast, J.Begarin 7+1reb+3ast, J.Bach 7+1reb, A.N'Diaye 6+5reb+1ast, J.Alingue 6+7reb
Orchy: A.Belkessa 19+1reb+1ast, D.Petrovic 18+3reb+3ast, E.Barbry 14+9reb+8ast, J.Bluntt 13+4reb+1ast, O.Gouez 10+7reb, A.Gacko 4+5reb+2ast
gschID: 147090


Montbrison - Sorgues 76-92

Very predictable result when eighth ranked Sorgues (12-8) beat on the road 17th ranked Montbrison (3-17) 92-76 on Tuesday. The game without a history. Sorgues led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Sorgues forced 21 Montbrison turnovers. They shot the lights out from three sinking 17 long-distance shots on high 53.1 percentage. Sorgues looked well-organized offensively handing out 28 assists. Worth to mention a great performance of guard Arnaud Thinon (178-87) who helped to win the game recording 23 points and 5 assists (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) and guard Samir Mekdad (188-86) who added 11 points and 5 assists during the contest. Four Sorgues players scored in double figures. American power forward James St Robert (203-86, college: Dowling) responded with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 12 rebounds and Polish forward Lukasz Biela (200-80) scored 19 points and 7 rebounds. Montbrison's coach Marc Berjoan tested ten players seeing no chance for a win. Sorgues maintains eighth position with 12-8 record. Newly promoted Montbrison keeps the seventeenth place with 17 games lost. Sorgues will meet at home league's second-placed Charleville-Mezieres in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Montbrison will play against Chartres (#13) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Montbrison: L.Biela 19+7reb+2ast, J.St Robert 17+12reb, F.Giraud 15+4reb+1ast, C.Pegon 9+7reb+3ast, K.Mondesir 9+1reb+2ast, A.Dumoulin 5+4reb+2ast
Sorgues: A.Thinon 23+1reb+5ast, Y.Bassine 12+1reb+6ast, S.Mekdad 11+4reb+5ast, D.Griffin 11+5reb+1ast, X.Pasut 9+7reb+3ast, V.Ateba 8+2reb+1ast
gschID: 147083


Angers BC 49 - Chartres 67-75

We cannot really consider it an upset in the game between close teams when 12th ranked Angers BC 49 (9-11) was defeated at home by thirteenth ranked Chartres (9-11) 75-67 on Tuesday. The guests trailed by 6 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 6-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 75-67. Chartres dominated down low during the game scoring 52 of its points in the paint compared to Angers BC 49's 28. Chartres forced 19 Angers BC 49 turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of Serbian center Ljubomir Avramovic (201-79) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 26 points and 10 rebounds and forward Guillaume Merie (198-83) who added 13 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists during the contest. Chartres' coach used a ten-player rotation and allowed the starting five to rest. American forward Tyray Pearson (201-80, college: Iowa St.) responded with a double-double by scoring 23 points and 13 rebounds and forward SyPir Traore (204-85) scored 21 points and 7 rebounds. Chartres moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with Brest and Angers BC 49. Chartres will meet at home Montbrison (#17) in the next round where they are favorite. Angers BC 49 will play against Etendard de Brest (#11) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Angers BC 49: T.Pearson 23+13reb+1ast, S.Traore 21+7reb+2ast, T.Lonzieme 14+4reb+3ast, T.Ramphort 5+5reb+3ast, A.Fellah 3+5reb+4ast, O.Sulpice 1+4reb+3ast
Chartres: L.Avramovic 26+10reb+3ast, G.Merie 13+6reb+4ast, W.Berquier 10+1reb+4ast, G.Lemon 8+1reb, H.Jalce 6+4reb, M.Vasic 3+1reb
gschID: 147084


Lievin - Charleville 64-74

Everything went according to plan when second ranked Charleville-Mezieres (15-5) won against on the road 9th ranked Lievin Basket (10-10) 74-64 on Tuesday. The guests trailed by 5 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 7-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 74-64. Charleville-Mezieres dominated down low during the game scoring 46 of its points in the paint compared to Lievin Basket's 26. Charleville-Mezieres forced 26 Lievin Basket turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of American-British power forward Tafari Toney (203-86, agency: JEMsports) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 20 points and 14 rebounds and forward Nicolas Racon (194-85) who added 12 points during the contest. Four Charleville-Mezieres players scored in double figures. Guard Vincent Lehut (186-87) responded with 21 points and forward Aude Pierre-Joseph (194-79) scored 9 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Charleville-Mezieres maintains second position with 15-5 record behind leader St Quentin. Loser Lievin Basket dropped to the tenth place with ten games lost. Charleville-Mezieres will meet Sorgues (#8) on the road in the next round where they are favorite. Lievin Basket will play against CFBB in Paris and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Lievin: V.Lehut 21+4reb+3ast, A.Pierre-Joseph 9+6reb+4ast, A.Hoard 9+8reb, T.Sanborn 7+4reb, J.Dessart 6+3reb+3ast, S.Cretaux 5+1ast
Charleville: T.Toney 20+14reb+3ast, C.Belser 12+4reb+1ast, N.Racon 12+4reb+2ast, D.Pistre 12+2reb+1ast, F.Calvez 8+1reb+5ast, C.Guillarme 5+7reb+3ast
gschID: 147085


  




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