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ProA Standings
 1. Antibes 1-0 
 2. Chalon 1-0 
 3. Hyeres-Toulon 1-0 
 4. Le Mans 1-0 
 5. Monaco 1-0 
 6. Nanterre 1-0 
 7. Paris-Levallois 1-0 
 8. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 1-0 
 9. Dijon 0-0 
 10. Limoges 0-0 
 11. ASVEL 0-1 
 12. Chalons-Reims 0-1 
 13. Cholet 0-1 
 14. Gravelines 0-1 
 15. Le Portel 0-1 
 16. Nancy 0-1 
 17. Orleans 0-1 
 18. Strasbourg 0-1 
Full Standings
Last:9/25/2016
ProB Standings
 1. Blois 0-0 
 2. Boulazac 0-0 
 3. Boulogne 0-0 
 4. Bourg 0-0 
 5. Charleville 0-0 
 6. Denain 0-0 
 7. Evreux 0-0 
 8. Le Havre 0-0 
 9. Lille 0-0 
 10. Maurienne 0-0 
 11. Nantes 0-0 
 12. Poitiers 0-0 
 13. Provence Basket 0-0 
 14. Roanne 0-0 
 15. Rouen 0-0 
 16. St Chamond 0-0 
 17. St Quentin 0-0 
 18. Vichy Clermont 0-0 
Last:7/30/2016
NM1 Standings
 1. Quimper 2-0 
 2. Souffel 2-0 
 3. Vitre 2-0 
 4. RAC Basket 1-1 
 5. Caen 1-1 
 6. Lourdes 1-1 
 7. St Vallier 1-1 
 8. Lorient 1-1 
 9. Orchies 1-1 
 10. SAP Vaucluse 1-1 
 11. ALS Basket 1-1 
 12. GET Vosges 1-1 
 13. Gries/Oberhoffen 1-1 
 14. Chartres 1-1 
 15. Rennes 1-1 
 16. Angers BC 0-2 
 17. CFBB 0-2 
 18. Challans 0-2 
Full Standings
Last:9/24/2016
NM2 Standings
Group A
 1. Bordeaux 0-0 
 2. Dax-Gamarde 0-0 
 3. Gardonne 0-0 
 4. Garonne 0-0 
 5. Golfe Juan 0-0 
 6. Le Cannet 0-0 
 7. Marmande 0-0 
 8. Marseille 0-0 
 9. Pau Nord-Est 0-0 
 10. Real Chalossais 0-0 
 11. Toulouges 0-0 
 12. Toulouse 0-0 
 13. Union Venelles 0-0 
 14. Valence 0-0 
Group B
 1. Angers EOSL 0-0 
 2. Brissac-Aubance 0-0 
 3. Chateauroux 0-0 
 4. Cherbourg 0-0 
 5. Cognac 0-0 
 6. Fougeres 0-0 
 7. Gravenchon 0-0 
 8. La Charite 0-0 
 9. La Rochelle 0-0 
 10. Pays dOlonnes 0-0 
 11. Pornic 0-0 
 12. Reze 0-0 
 13. Union Tours 0-0 
 14. USV Re Basket 0-0 
Group C
 1. Berck 0-0 
 2. Bruay 0-0 
 3. Calais 0-0 
 4. Cergy-Pontoise 0-0 
 5. Joeuf Homecourt 0-0 
 6. Juvisy 0-0 
 7. Kaysersberg 0-0 
 8. Longwy 0-0 
 9. Maubeuge 0-0 
 10. Metz-Ste Marie 0-0 
 11. Tourcoing 0-0 
 12. Tremblay 0-0 
 13. Vanves 0-0 
 14. W.O.S.B. 0-0 
Group D
 1. Aubenas 0-0 
 2. Beaujolais 0-0 
 3. Besancon 0-0 
 4. Bourg II 0-0 
 5. Cheruy 0-0 
 6. Clermont 0-0 
 7. Feurs EF 0-0 
 8. Le Puy 0-0 
 9. Montbrison 0-0 
 10. Mulhouse 0-0 
 11. Ouest Lyonnais 0-0 
 12. Oullins 0-0 
 13. Pfastatt 0-0 
 14. Prisse Macon 0-0 
Last:7/30/2016
Euroleague Standings
Group A
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 3. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 4. CSKA 0-0 
 5. Darussafaka 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fener.Ulker 0-0 
 9. Galatasaray 0-0 
 10. Laboral Kutxa 0-0 
 11. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 12. Olympiacos 0-0 
 13. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 14. Real Madrid 0-0 
 15. Unics 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:7/7/2016
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. Cedevita 0-0 
 2. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 3. Lietkabelis 0-0 
 4. MZT Skopje 0-0 
 5. N.Novgorod 0-0 
Group B
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Dominion BB 0-0 
 3. Fuenlabrada 0-0 
 4. Khimky 0-0 
 5. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
Group C
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
 4. Unicaja 0-0 
 5. Zenit 0-0 
Group D
 1. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 2. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 3. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 4. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
 5. Valencia 0-0 
Last:9/20/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. Brussels 0-0 
 3. Chalon 0-0 
Group B
 1. Gravelines 0-0 
 2. Kormend 0-0 
 3. Limburg United 0-0 
Group C
 1. Mons-Hainaut 0-0 
 2. Telekom Bsk 0-0 
Group D
 1. Antwerp 0-0 
 2. Nanterre 0-0 
 3. Sopron KC 0-0 
Group E
 1. Oberwart 0-0 
 2. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
Group F
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Steaua CSM 0-0 
Group G
 1. Gaziantep 0-0 
 2. Peja 0-0 
Group H
 1. Demir IBB 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. Sigal Prishtina 0-0 
Group I
 1. Targu Mures 0-0 
 2. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 3. Vytautas 0-0 
Group J
 1. Apoel 0-0 
 2. BK Pardubice 0-0 
 3. Siauliai 0-0 
Last:9/20/2016
Points Per Game
 Chris WARREN
  
  (178-PG-88)
  Avg: 25
 1. Warren, Nanterre25.0 
 2. Shuler, Monaco23.0 
 3. Rich, Paris-Levall.21.0 
 4. Otule, Antibes20.0 
 5. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.20.0 
 6. Harris, Chalon19.0 
 7. Blue, Antibes18.0 
 8. Tornato, Antibes17.0 
 9. Pearson, Le Mans17.0 
 10. Zanna, Nanterre17.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Vincent POIRIER
  
  (210-C-93)
  Avg: 14
 1. Poirier, Paris-Le.14.0 
 2. Yeguete, Le Mans12.0 
 3. Evans, Hyeres-T.12.0 
 4. Cain, Chalons-Reims12.0 
 5. Raposo Laure., Gra.9.0 
 6. Trasolini, Nancy9.0 
 7. Bouteille, Chalon8.0 
 8. Noel, Cholet8.0 
 9. Gipson, Chalon8.0 
 10. Labeyrie, Paris-L.8.0 
Assists Per Game
 John ROBERSON
  
  (180-PG-88)
  Avg: 13
 1. Roberson, Chalon13.0 
 2. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.12.0 
 3. Hodge, AS.10.0 
 4. Warren, Nanterre9.0 
 5. Swann, Cholet8.0 
 6. Campbell, Paris-Le.8.0 
 7. Walker, Strasbourg7.0 
 8. Eito, Orleans7.0 
 9. Blue, Antibes7.0 
 10. Watson, Le Mans6.0 
Steals Per Game
 D.J. COOPER
  
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 4
 1. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.4.0 
 2. Rodriguez, Cholet4.0 
 3. Rousselle, Cholet3.0 
 4. Shuler, Monaco3.0 
 5. Gaines, Antibes3.0 
 6. Sy, Monaco3.0 
 7. Roberson, Chalon3.0 
 8. Yeguete, Le Mans3.0 
 9. Schaffartzik, Nant.3.0 
 10. Eito, Orleans3.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Mouhammadou JAITEH
  
  (208-C-94)
  Avg: 4
 1. Jaiteh, Strasbourg4.0 
 2. Labeyrie, Paris-Le.3.0 
 3. Uter, AS.3.0 
 4. Fall, Chalon3.0 
 5. Koffi, Pau-Lacq.3.0 
 6. Fofana, Monaco2.0 
 7. Udanoh, Hyeres-T.2.0 
 8. Kazadi, Orleans2.0 
 9. Hunt, Nancy2.0 
 10. Florimont, Nancy1.0 
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Round 2 (Regular Season)

Monaco 55% Oct.1 Chalon
Cholet Oct.1 Chalons-Reim 56%
Gravelines Oct.1 Paris-Levall 97%
Le Mans 59% Oct.1 Pau-Lacq-Ort
Nancy 56% Oct.1 Limoges
Nanterre 97% Oct.1 Orleans
Strasbourg 56% Oct.1 ASVEL
Antibes 60% Sep.30 Hyeres-Toulo
Dijon 58% Sep.30 Le Portel
First Round Schedule
Boulazac 50% Oct.14 Le Havre
Boulogne 50% Oct.14 Maurienne
Charleville 50% Oct.14 Poitiers
Denain 50% Oct.14 Blois
Nantes 50% Oct.14 Bourg
Roanne 50% Oct.14 Lille
Rouen 50% Oct.14 Vichy Clermo
St Quentin 50% Oct.14 Evreux
St Chamond 50% Oct.14 Provence Bsk
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Round 3 (Regular Season)

Chartres Oct.1 Souffel 77%
SAP Vauclus 57% Oct.1 ALS Basket
Caen 58% Oct.1 Lourdes
CFBB Oct.1 Quimper 99%
Orchies 55% Oct.1 RAC Basket
Gries/Oberho 57% Oct.1 GET Vosges
Rennes Oct.1 Vitre 76%
St Vallier 94% Oct.1 Angers BC
Lorient 94% Sep.30 Challans
First Round Schedule
Unics 50% Oct.14 FC Barcelona
Fener.Ulker 50% Oct.14 Brose Bask.
Panathinaiko 50% Oct.14 Zalgiris
Laboral Kutx 50% Oct.14 Anadolu Efes
Galatasaray 50% Oct.13 CSKA
EA7 Armani 50% Oct.13 Maccabi T-A
Crvena Zvezd 50% Oct.13 Darussafaka
Real Madrid 50% Oct.12 Olympiacos
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Group A
Lietkabelis 50% Oct.12 MZT Skopje
Gran Canaria 50% Oct.12 Cedevita
Group B
Khimky 50% Oct.12 Lietuvos ryt
ALBA 50% Oct.12 Fuenlabrada
Group C
Zenit 50% Oct.12 B.Muenchen
UCAM Murcia 50% Oct.12 Buducnost
Group D
Valencia 50% Oct.12 Ratiopharm
Un.Olimpija 50% Oct.12 Lokomotiv
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Sopron KC 50% Sep.28 Kormend
Targu Mures 50% Sep.28 Demir IBB
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ProA Round 6: Gravelines-Dunkerque loses #1 position - Nov 12, 2012


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It's still too early stage of the Regular Season in ProA, but even now we can clearly see the differece between stronger teams and outsiders.

Round 6 in ProA means a new league leader. The biggest surprise took place in Le Mans where host Le Mans (5-1) beat league's leader Gravelines-Dunkerque (4-2) 76-61 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Gravelines-Dunkerque. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The game without a history. Le Mans led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Le Mans outrebounded Gravelines-Dunkerque 38-27 including 24 on the defensive glass. The best player for the winners was international forward Charles Kahudi (197-86, agency: Beo Basket) who scored 18 points and 5 rebounds. Brazilian power forward Joao Paulo Batista (207-81, college: Gonzaga) chipped in 10 points and 7 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was center Ousmane Camara (202-89) who recorded 13 points and 5 rebounds. Gravelines-Dunkerque's coach rotated eleven players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Le Mans have a solid four-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader. Gravelines-Dunkerque at the other side dropped to the second place with two games lost. They share the position with 5 other teams. They were replaced at the leadership position by Le Mans. Gravelines-Dunkerque will play next round against Sluc Nancy trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Le Mans will try to continue on its current victory against ninth ranked JDA Dijon on the road.
Very important is a road loss of second ranked Chalon/Saor (4-2) against tenth ranked Boulazac Basket (3-3) on Monday night. Visiting Chalon/Saor was defeated by Boulazac Basket in a tough game in Boulazac 69-77. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Chalon/Saor. It was a good game for American Amadi McKenzie (201-86, college: Tenn Tech) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 14 points and 13 rebounds. Osiris Eldridge contributed with 20 points for the winners. American forward Shelden Williams (206-83, college: Duke) replied with 20 points and 9 rebounds for Chalon/Saor. Boulazac Basket moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Dijon and Nanterre. Defending champion Chalon/Saor keeps the second position with two games lost. They share it with 5 other teams. Boulazac Basket will play against JSF Nanterre (#10) on the road in the next round. Chalon/Saor will play against Cholet (#6) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Bottom-ranked Chorale de Roanne managed to get a second victory, breaking the two-game losing streak on Saturday night. This time they outleveled fifth-ranked JSF Nanterre 94-64. It's especially surprising that the victory came too easily and 30-point difference suggests that Chorale de Roanne is in a good shape to leave the bottom place. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of JSF Nanterre. Pape-Philippe Amagou scored 16 points and 7 assists to lead the charge for the winners. The best for the losing side was David Lighty with 13 points. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Chorale de Roanne (2-4) moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with 3 other teams. Loser JSF Nanterre dropped to the eighth position with three games lost. They share it with Dijon and Boulazac. Chorale de Roanne will meet higher ranked Strasbourg IG (#3) on the road in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. JSF Nanterre will play against Boulazac Basket (#8) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
We should mention about the upset which took place in Poitiers, where higher ranked Strasbourg IG (4-2) lost to fifteenth ranked Poitiers (2-4) in a road game 70-80. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Strasbourg IG. Lamine Kante notched 20 points to lead the effort. Poitiers moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with 3 other teams. Strasbourg IG at the other side dropped to the second position with two games lost. Poitiers' next round opponent will be Limoges CSP Elite (#13) on the road. Strasbourg IG will play against Chorale de Roanne (#14).

Rest of the games of round 6 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Limoges was defeated by Paris-Levallois in a road game 84-74. Le Havre was beaten by Dijon at home 73-77. Orleans lost to ASVEL on the opponent's court 80-92. Nancy unfortunately lost to Cholet in a home game 75-89.



Boulazac - Chalon 77-69

Very important is a road loss of second ranked Chalon/Saor (4-2) against tenth ranked Boulazac Basket (3-3) on Monday night. Visiting Chalon/Saor was defeated by Boulazac Basket in a tough game in Boulazac 69-77. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Chalon/Saor. Chalon/Saor was ahead by 1 point at the halftime before a 49-40 second half run of Boulazac Basket. It was a good game for American Amadi McKenzie (201-86, college: Tenn Tech) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 14 points and 13 rebounds. The other American import guard Osiris Eldridge (191-88, college: Illinois St.) contributed with 20 points for the winners. American forward Shelden Williams (206-83, college: Duke) replied with 20 points and 9 rebounds and forward Joffrey Lauvergne (210-91) added 11 points and 11 rebounds in the effort for Chalon/Saor. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Boulazac Basket moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Dijon and Nanterre. Defending champion Chalon/Saor keeps the second position with two games lost. They share it with 5 other teams. Boulazac Basket will play against JSF Nanterre (#10) on the road in the next round. Chalon/Saor will play against Cholet (#6) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Chalon: S.Williams 20+9reb+3ast, B.Rush 12+3reb+3ast, J.Lauvergne 11+11reb, B.Schilb 10+2reb+3ast, S.Tchicamboud 6+7reb+5ast, N.Lang 4
Boulazac: O.Eldridge 20+3reb+3ast, T.Dubiez 18+2reb+1ast, A.McKenzie 14+13reb+2ast, D.Monroe 10+6reb+2ast, D.Ramseier 6, A.Kerckhof 4+3reb+5ast
gschID: 178886


Paris-Levallois - Limoges 84-74

There was no surprise when 11th ranked Limoges CSP Elite (2-4) was defeated on the road by seventh ranked Paris-Levallois (4-2) 84-74. The hosts were ahead by 6 points but lost the second period ending it with a 4-point deficit before their 28-14 run, which allowed them to win the game. Paris-Levallois forced 20 Limoges CSP Elite turnovers. American forward Sean May (206-84, college: N.Carolina) notched 25 points and 7 rebounds to lead the effort and the other American import forward Jawad Williams (204-83, college: N.Carolina) supported him with 12 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. Even 18 points and 8 rebounds by naturalized Congolese forward Nobel Boungou Colo (202-88) did not help to save the game for Limoges CSP Elite. The former international guard Joseph Gomis (180-78) added 16 points and 5 assists. Limoges CSP Elite's coach tested eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Paris-Levallois moved-up to second place, which they share with 5 other teams. Limoges CSP Elite lost third consecutive game. Newly promoted team keeps the eleventh position with four games lost. Paris-Levallois' next round opponent will be ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (#7) on the road where they are favorite. Limoges CSP Elite will play against Poitiers (#11) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Limoges: N.Boungou Colo 18+8reb+2ast, J.Gomis 16+4reb+5ast, A.Tsamis 13+4reb+1ast, J.Mipoka 7+3reb+1ast, E.Bavcic 7+1reb+1ast, K.McAlarney 6+2reb+1ast
Paris-Levallois: S.May 25+7reb+2ast, A.Diot 17+2reb+3ast, J.Williams 12+7reb+6ast, G.Oniangue 8+1reb, A.Albicy 7+7ast, M.N'Doye 6+4reb+1ast
gschID: 178891


Roanne - Nanterre 94-64

Bottom-ranked Chorale de Roanne managed to get a second victory, breaking the two-game losing streak on Saturday night. This time they outleveled fifth-ranked JSF Nanterre 94-64. It's especially surprising that the victory came too easily and 30-point difference suggests that Chorale de Roanne is in a good shape to leave the bottom place. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of JSF Nanterre. The game without a history. Chorale de Roanne led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 32-of-39 free shots (82.1 percent) during the game, while JSF Nanterre only scored fourteen points from the stripe. Naturalized Ivorian guard Pape-Philippe Amagou (185-85, agency: Beo Basket) scored 16 points and 7 assists to lead the charge for the winners and American-Danish guard Alan Voskuil (191-86, college: Texas Tech) chipped in 20 points during the contest. The best for the losing side was American swingman David Lighty (195-88, college: Ohio St.) with 13 points and the former international forward Stephen Brun (202-80) scored 11 points and 5 rebounds. Five Chorale de Roanne and four JSF Nanterre players scored in double figures. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Chorale de Roanne (2-4) moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with 3 other teams. Loser JSF Nanterre dropped to the eighth position with three games lost. They share it with Dijon and Boulazac. Chorale de Roanne will meet higher ranked Strasbourg IG (#3) on the road in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. JSF Nanterre will play against Boulazac Basket (#8) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Nanterre: D.Lighty 13+4reb+2ast, T.Meacham 12+1reb+4ast, J.Passave-Ducteil 11+2reb+2ast, S.Brun 11+5reb+2ast, C.Oliver 8+2reb+3ast, C.Warren 5+1reb+3ast
Roanne: A.Voskuil 20+2reb+2ast, P.Amagou 16+3reb+7ast, C.Collins 11+3reb+1ast, M.Howard 10+5reb+1ast, D.Kecman 10+5reb+1ast, R.Reid 8+1reb
gschID: 178890


Le Havre - Dijon 73-77

Everything could happen at the game between two tied teams. Both tenth ranked JDA Dijon and 9th ranked STB Le Havre had identical 2-3 record. But STB Le Havre was not able to use a home court advantage and lost to the opponent from JDA Dijon 77-73. 24 personal fouls committed by STB Le Havre helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American point guard T.J. Campbell (175-88, college: Portland) notched 14 points and 6 assists to lead the effort and center Ferdinand Prenom (205-91) supported him with 15 points (perfect from the field making all six shots). JDA Dijon's coach Jean-Louis Borg allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. Even 20 points and 7 assists (went 7 for 7 at the free throw line) by American guard Bernard King (196-81, college: Texas A&M) did not help to save the game for STB Le Havre. His fellow American import center Graham Brown (205-84, college: Michigan) added 14 points and 6 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field). Four STB Le Havre players scored in double figures. JDA Dijon (3-3) moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Nanterre and Boulazac. STB Le Havre lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the eleventh position with four games lost. JDA Dijon's next round opponent will be league's leader Le Mans at home and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. STB Le Havre will play against Entente Orleans 45 (#16).
Top scorers:
Le Havre: B.King 20+4reb+7ast, G.Brown 14+6reb+2ast, M.Kouguere 13+1ast, V.Moldoveanu 10+6reb+1ast, G.Pitard 9+4reb+1ast, B.Fofana 3+3reb
Dijon: F.Prenom 15+2reb+2ast, T.Campbell 14+3reb+6ast, J.Leloup 13+4reb, A.Harris 9+4reb+4ast, L.Aboudou 7+1reb, Z.Moss 6+6reb
gschID: 178889


ASVEL - Orleans 92-80

Very expected game when 14th ranked Entente Orleans 45 (1-5) was defeated on the road by eighth ranked ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (4-2) 92-80. The game was mostly controlled by ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket. Entente Orleans 45 was better in third quarter 24-19. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket dominated down low during the game scoring 54 of its points in the paint compared to Entente Orleans 45's 34. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. 25 personal fouls committed by Entente Orleans 45 helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The former international guard Edwin Jackson (191-89) notched 17 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists to lead the effort and naturalized Mali forward Amara Sy (202-81) supported him with 19 points and 9 rebounds. Five ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket players scored in double figures. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket's coach Pierre Vincent allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Even 20 points by American forward Caleb Green (203-85, college: ORU) did not help to save the game for Entente Orleans 45. His fellow American import forward Brian Greene (204-81, college: Colorado St.) added 14 points and 7 rebounds. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket moved-up to second place, which they share with 5 other teams. Entente Orleans 45 at the other side dropped to the bottom position with five games lost. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket's next round opponent will be Paris-Levallois (#4) at home. Entente Orleans 45 will play against STB Le Havre (#12).
Top scorers:
Orleans: C.Green 20+3reb+3ast, J.Young 16+4reb+1ast, B.Greene 14+7reb+1ast, A.Eito 9+1reb+4ast, M.Pellin 7+5reb+6ast, R.Ayers 6+4reb+1ast
ASVEL: A.Sy 19+9reb+1ast, E.Jackson 17+6reb+8ast, U.Nsonwu-Amadi 17+9reb+2ast, T.Abromaitis 17+4reb+4ast, M.Thompson 13+1reb+3ast, P.Morlende 4+2reb+3ast
gschID: 178888


Poitiers - Strasbourg 80-70

We should mention about the upset which took place in Poitiers, where higher ranked Strasbourg IG (4-2) lost to fifteenth ranked Poitiers (2-4) in a road game 70-80. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Strasbourg IG. Strasbourg IG was ahead by 1 point at the halftime before a 19-5 third quarter run of Poitiers. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Strasbourg IG to just 5 points in third quarter. They brought some defensive toughness making 7 blocks. Lamine Kante (200-87) notched 20 points to lead the effort and American-Italian guard Anthony Dobbins (194-81, college: Richmond) supported him with 6 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists. Four Poitiers players scored in double figures. Even 26 points and 7 rebounds by the former international center Alexis Ajinca (215-88, agency: Priority Sports) did not help to save the game for Strasbourg IG. American-Dominican swingman Ricardo Greer (197-78, college: Pittsburgh) added 11 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Poitiers moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with 3 other teams. Strasbourg IG at the other side dropped to the second position with two games lost. Poitiers' next round opponent will be Limoges CSP Elite (#13) on the road. Strasbourg IG will play against Chorale de Roanne (#14).
Top scorers:
Strasbourg: A.Ajinca 26+7reb+1ast, R.Greer 11+6reb+5ast, M.Zianveni 10+5reb, L.Campbell 8+1reb+3ast, J.Greer 6+2reb+2ast, G.Fitch 4+1reb+1ast
Poitiers: L.Kante 20+3reb+2ast, A.Nivins 14+5reb, A.Smith 12+4reb+1ast, J.Gray 10+3reb+6ast, P.Badiane 8+5reb, P.Guillard 8+3reb+3ast
gschID: 178887


Le Mans - Gravelines 76-61

Round 6 in ProA means a new league leader. The biggest surprise took place in Le Mans where host Le Mans (5-1) beat league's leader Gravelines-Dunkerque (4-2) 76-61 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Gravelines-Dunkerque. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The game without a history. Le Mans led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Le Mans outrebounded Gravelines-Dunkerque 38-27 including 24 on the defensive glass. The best player for the winners was international forward Charles Kahudi (197-86, agency: Beo Basket) who scored 18 points and 5 rebounds. Brazilian power forward Joao Paulo Batista (207-81, college: Gonzaga) chipped in 10 points and 7 rebounds. Four Le Mans players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was center Ousmane Camara (202-89) who recorded 13 points and 5 rebounds and the former international center Ludovic Vaty (206-88, college: Moraine Valley CC) added 13 points respectively. Gravelines-Dunkerque's coach rotated eleven players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Le Mans have a solid four-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader. Gravelines-Dunkerque at the other side dropped to the second place with two games lost. They share the position with 5 other teams. They were replaced at the leadership position by Le Mans. Gravelines-Dunkerque will play next round against Sluc Nancy trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Le Mans will try to continue on its current victory against ninth ranked JDA Dijon on the road.
Top scorers:
Gravelines: L.Vaty 13+4reb+1ast, O.Camara 13+5reb, J.Johnson 11, D.Buycks 8+5reb+3ast, J.Edwards 5+3reb+1ast, Y.Bokolo 4+3reb+4ast
Le Mans: C.Kahudi 18+5reb, C.Long 13+3reb+2ast, P.Sy 12+4reb+3ast, J.Paulo Batista 10+7reb+2ast, A.Koffi 8+4reb, K.El-Amin 7+2ast
gschID: 178885


Nancy - Cholet 75-89

Very predictable result when sixth ranked Cholet (4-2) beat on the road 13th ranked Sluc Nancy (1-5) 89-75. The game was mostly controlled by Cholet. Sluc Nancy was better in third quarter 20-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Cholet shot the lights out from three nailing 13 long-distance shots on high 65.0 percentage. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. The former international forward Karim Souchu (198-79, college: Furman, agency: Prossin Sports Management) notched 22 points and 7 rebounds (perfect from downtown making all six shots !!!) to lead the effort and American forward Marcus Goree (201-77, college: W.Virginia) supported him with 18 points and 5 rebounds. Four Cholet players scored in double figures. Even 16 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists by naturalized Ivorian point guard Souleyman Diabate (183-87, agency: Beo Basket) did not help to save the game for Sluc Nancy. Vincentian center Shawn King (208-82, college: ORU) added 20 points and 6 rebounds. Sluc Nancy's coach tested ten players and allowed the starting five to rest. Cholet moved-up to second place, which they share with 5 other teams. Sluc Nancy lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the fifteenth position with five games lost. Cholet's next round opponent will be Chalon/Saor (#5) on the road. Sluc Nancy will play against the league's second-placed Gravelines-Dunkerque (#2).
Top scorers:
Nancy: S.King 20+6reb, S.Diabate 16+5reb+5ast, M.Sommerville 14+8reb, N.Pope 8+4reb+3ast, K.Grant 6+1reb+1ast, A.Kader Sylla 4+1reb+1ast
Cholet: K.Souchu 22+7reb+1ast, M.Goree 18+5reb+2ast, R.Jomby 15+4reb+5ast, A.Slaughter 14+2reb+4ast, T.Bryant 11+3reb+3ast, T.Everett 9+8reb+6ast
gschID: 178884


  




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