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ProA Standings
 1. Monaco 30-4 
 2. Chalon 27-7 
 3. Nanterre 25-9 
 4. Strasbourg 23-11 
 5. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 22-12 
 6. Paris-Levallois 20-14 
 7. Le Portel 19-15 
 8. ASVEL 19-15 
 9. Gravelines 16-18 
 10. Limoges 15-19 
 11. Cholet 14-20 
 12. Le Mans 14-20 
 13. Dijon 12-22 
 14. Antibes 12-22 
 15. Hyeres-Toulon 11-23 
 16. Chalons-Reims 10-24 
 17. Orleans 9-25 
 18. Nancy 8-26 
Full Standings
Last:5/17/2017
ProB Standings
 1. Bourg 25-9 
 2. Provence Basket 22-12 
 3. Lille 21-13 
 4. Boulazac 19-15 
 5. Charleville 19-15 
 6. Nantes 18-16 
 7. Le Havre 18-16 
 8. Evreux 18-16 
 9. Blois 17-17 
 10. Poitiers 17-17 
 11. Rouen 16-18 
 12. Denain 15-19 
 13. St Chamond 14-20 
 14. Vichy Clermont 14-20 
 15. Roanne 14-20 
 16. Boulogne 13-21 
 17. Maurienne 13-21 
 18. St Quentin 13-21 
Full Standings
Last:5/20/2017
NM1 Standings
 1. Caen 27-7 
 2. Quimper 24-10 
 3. Souffel 23-11 
 4. GET Vosges 21-13 
 5. Challans 19-15 
 6. Orchies 19-15 
 7. RAC Basket 19-15 
 8. Lourdes 19-15 
 9. ALS Basket 17-17 
 10. Chartres 17-17 
 11. Lorient 16-18 
 12. St Vallier 16-18 
 13. Gries/Oberhoffen 16-18 
 14. SAP Vaucluse 15-19 
 15. Angers BC 13-21 
 16. Vitre 13-21 
 17. Rennes 12-22 
 18. CFBB 0-34 
Full Standings
Last:4/24/2017
NM2 Standings
Group A
 1. Toulouse 16-6 
 2. Bordeaux 15-7 
 3. Dax-Gamarde 15-7 
 4. Gardonne 15-7 
 5. Garonne 15-7 
 6. Golfe Juan 15-7 
 7. Marmande 12-10 
 8. Toulouges 12-10 
 9. Real Chalossais 11-11 
 10. Le Cannet 9-13 
 11. Valence 8-14 
 12. Marseille 6-16 
 13. Union Venelles 4-18 
 14. Pau Nord-Est 1-21 
Group B
 1. La Charite 18-4 
 2. Brissac-Aubance 17-5 
 3. Cognac 16-6 
 4. La Rochelle 14-8 
 5. Union Tours 14-8 
 6. Cherbourg 13-9 
 7. Pays dOlonnes 12-10 
 8. Fougeres 10-12 
 9. Gravenchon 10-12 
 10. Pornic 9-13 
 11. USV Re Basket 9-13 
 12. Angers EOSL 8-14 
 13. Reze 4-18 
 14. Chateauroux 0-21 
Group C
 1. Cergy-Pontoise 19-3 
 2. Kaysersberg 17-5 
 3. Berck 16-6 
 4. Calais 16-6 
 5. Vanves 15-7 
 6. W.O.S.B. 12-10 
 7. Maubeuge 11-11 
 8. Joeuf Homecourt 8-14 
 9. Juvisy 8-14 
 10. Tourcoing 8-14 
 11. Tremblay 8-14 
 12. Metz-Ste Marie 6-16 
 13. Bruay 5-17 
 14. Longwy 5-17 
Group D
 1. Aubenas 18-4 
 2. Cheruy 16-6 
 3. Oullins 15-7 
 4. Feurs EF 13-9 
 5. Pfastatt 13-9 
 6. Beaujolais 12-10 
 7. Besancon 11-11 
 8. Bourg II 11-11 
 9. Ouest Lyonnais 10-12 
 10. Prisse Macon 10-12 
 11. Montbrison 8-14 
 12. Le Puy 7-15 
 13. Mulhouse 7-15 
 14. Clermont 3-19 
Last:4/13/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Monaco 12-2 
 2. Banvit BK 11-3 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 10-4 
 4. Aris 8-6 
 5. Fraport SKY 7-7 
 6. Ironi Nahariya 5-9 
 7. Helios 2-12 
 8. Bakken 1-13 
Group B
 1. Le Mans 9-5 
 2. Umana VE 9-5 
 3. Pinar Karsiyaka 9-5 
 4. Avtodor 7-7 
 5. Maccabi Rishon 7-7 
 6. Oradea 6-8 
 7. Kataja Basket 6-8 
 8. Khimik 3-11 
Group C
 1. ASVEL 10-4 
 2. Neptunas 10-4 
 3. EWE Baskets 10-4 
 4. PAOK 7-7 
 5. Ventspils 7-7 
 6. Usak 5-9 
 7. Openjobmetis V. 4-10 
 8. Rosa Radom 3-11 
Group D
 1. Iberostar Tener. 11-3 
 2. Scandone AV 10-4 
 3. Strasbourg 9-5 
 4. Juventus 8-6 
 5. Oostende 6-8 
 6. Cibona 5-9 
 7. Mega Leks 4-10 
 8. Mornar Bar 3-11 
Group E
 1. Besiktas 12-2 
 2. AEK Athens 9-5 
 3. Partizan 8-6 
 4. Ludwigsburg 8-6 
 5. Banco di Srd 7-7 
 6. Spirou 6-8 
 7. Stelmet ZG 4-10 
 8. Szolnok 2-12 
Last:1/25/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/9/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Cameron CLARK
  Chalon
  (201-G/F-91)
  Avg: 18.4
 1. Clark, Chalon18.4 
 2. Rich, Paris-Levallois17.4 
 3. Cobbs, Gravelines16.9 
 4. Gibson, Gravelines16.8 
 5. Roberson, Chalon15.9 
 6. Rush, Nancy15.9 
 7. Prepelic, Limoges15.8 
 8. Warren, Nanterre14.8 
 9. Young, Chalons-.14.8 
 10. Dorsey, Le Portel14.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Moustapha FALL
  Chalon
  (218-C-92)
  Avg: 9
 1. Fall, Chalon9.0 
 2. Labeyrie, Paris-Le.8.5 
 3. Solomon, Gravelines8.0 
 4. Poirier, Paris-Le.7.9 
 5. Hassell, Le Portel7.7 
 6. Hunt, Nancy7.2 
 7. Donaldson, Le Po.7.2 
 8. Lessort, Nanterre7.1 
 9. Cain, Chalons-Reims7.0 
 10. Yeguete, Le Mans6.9 
Assists Per Game
 D.J. COOPER
  Pau-Lacq.
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 11
 1. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.11.0 
 2. Roberson, Chalon7.2 
 3. Holston, Dijon6.3 
 4. Prince, Orleans5.8 
 5. Hodge, AS.5.6 
 6. Cobbs, Gravelines5.5 
 7. Bost, Monaco5.3 
 8. Campbell, Paris-Le.5.2 
 9. Warren, Nanterre4.5 
 10. Payne, Chalons-.4.4 
Steals Per Game
 J.P. PRINCE
  Orleans
  (203-G/F-87)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Prince, Orleans2.4 
 2. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.2.3 
 3. Holston, Dijon2.0 
 4. Payne, Chalons-.1.8 
 5. Wood, Limoges1.7 
 6. Eito, Orleans1.7 
 7. Grant, Dijon1.6 
 8. Dorsey, Le Portel1.6 
 9. Campbell, Paris-Le.1.5 
 10. Lacombe, Stras.1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Moustapha FALL
  Chalon
  (218-C-92)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Fall, Chalon2.2 
 2. Fofana, Monaco1.3 
 3. Uter, AS.1.1 
 4. Otule, Antibes1.0 
 5. Lessort, Nanterre1.0 
 6. Cain, Chalons-Reims1.0 
 7. Trasolini, Nancy0.9 
 8. Agbelese, Pau-Lacq.0.8 
 9. Joseph, Orleans0.8 
 10. Jeanne, Nancy0.8 
Player of the Week

 Elton Brown
  Nancy
  ( 206-C-83 )
  

 Zachery Peacock
  Bourg
  ( 203-C-87 )
  

 Richie Gordon
  Caen
  ( 203-F/C-89 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Game 3 (Quarter-Finals)

Strasbourg 71% May.26 Pau-Lacq-Ort
Monaco 69% May.26 ASVEL
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Quarter-Finals)

Provence Bsk 63% May.26 Roanne
Charleville May.26 Nantes 55%
Lille 65% May.26 Evreux
Boulazac 58% May.26 Le Havre
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Finals)

Quimper 54% May.27 Souffel
NM1 Round 9: Blois lose #1 position - Nov 17, 2012


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The round was rather attractive and full of interesting results. The round ended with change at the leadership position, favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin.

Round 9 in NM1 means a new league leader. The biggest surprise took place in La Rochelle where host La Rochelle (4-5) beat league's leader Blois (6-1) 74-67 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the six-game winning streak of Blois. The hosts trailed by 6 points after three quarters before their 24-11 charge, which allowed them to win the game. La Rochelle made 19-of-24 free shots (79.2 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was American forward Jarryd Cole (204-88, college: Iowa) who scored 22 points and 8 rebounds. British forward Andrew Thomson (205-84, college: Catawba) chipped in 19 points and 5 rebounds. La Rochelle's coach Gregory Thielin used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was center Jonathan Tornato (210-89) who recorded a double-double by scoring 15 points and 11 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field). La Rochelle have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to ninth place. Blois at the other side dropped to the third position with one game lost. They share it with Orchy. They were replaced at the leadership position by Souffel. Blois will play next round against JA Vichy trying to make it back to the top of the standings. La Rochelle will try to continue on its current victory against seventh ranked Angers BC 49 on the road.
Important game to mention about took place in Saint Chamond. Second ranked Souffelweyersheim (7-1) saved a 1-point victory on the road edging 11th ranked Saint Chamond (3-5) 69-68 on Saturday evening. Guest team only slightly avoided a big embarassment. It was a good game for guard Jeremy Tschamber (192-84) who saved his team from a defeat with 8 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists. Jerome Cazenobe contributed with 11 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Forward Jean-Stephane Rinna (205-83) answered with 23 points and 7 rebounds for Saint Chamond. Saint Chamond's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Souffelweyersheim keeps a position of league leader, which they share with Cognac. Saint Chamond lost third consecutive game. They keep the eleventh place with five games lost. They share the position with Rennes. Souffelweyersheim will play against Vendee Challans (#15) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Saint Chamond will play against Quimper UJAP (#5) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Bottom-ranked CFBB (0-9) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 81-73 loss to seventh ranked Angers BC 49 (4-3) in Paris on Saturday evening. Maxime Chupin stepped up with a double-double by scoring 10 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Angers BC 49's coach Vincent Lavandier allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. The best for the losing side was Damien Inglis with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 13 rebounds. Angers BC 49 maintains seventh place with 4-3 record. Loser CFBB still closes the standings with nine games lost. Angers BC 49 will meet at home La Rochelle (#9) in the next round. CFBB will have a break next round.
A very interesting game took place in Chartres. It ended with only three-point defeat on the road of 14th ranked Vendee Challans (2-6) to fifteenth ranked Chartres (2-6) 73-70 in the fight for the fourteenth place. Julien Sauret nailed 15 points, 7 assists and 4 steals for the winning side. Chartres' coach Raphael Gaume allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. Chartres moved-up to fourteenth place, which they share with Challans. Chartres' next round opponent will be higher ranked Union Rennes (#11) at home and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Rennes. Local Union Rennes (3-5) lost to tenth ranked Sorgues (4-4) 77-60 on Saturday night. The best player for the winners was Xavier Pasut who scored 15 points and 9 rebounds. Union Rennes' coach tested ten players seeing no chance for a win. Sorgues have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to eighth place. Newly promoted Union Rennes dropped to the eleventh position with five games lost. Sorgues will have a break next round. Union Rennes will play on the road against Chartres (#14).

Other games of round 9 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Monaco was defeated by Vichy in a road game 79-65. Cognac beat Quimper at home 79-64. Orchy won against Rueil on the opponent's court 75-66.


CFBB - Angers BC 49 73-81

Bottom-ranked CFBB (0-9) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 81-73 loss to seventh ranked Angers BC 49 (4-3) in Paris on Saturday evening. The guests trailed by 2 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 7-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 81-73. Center Maxime Chupin (205-89, college: Cal-Irvine) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 10 points and 10 rebounds for the winners and American forward Anthony Hill (204-88, college: Wisc.-Milwaukee) chipped in 13 points and 6 rebounds. Four Angers BC 49 players scored in double figures. Angers BC 49's coach Vincent Lavandier allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. The best for the losing side was Damien Inglis (203-95) with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 13 rebounds and Paul Rigot (201-95) scored 17 points (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field). Angers BC 49 maintains seventh place with 4-3 record. Loser CFBB still closes the standings with nine games lost. Angers BC 49 will meet at home La Rochelle (#9) in the next round. CFBB will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
CFBB: P.Rigot 17+4reb+3ast, D.Inglis 15+13reb+3ast, S.Gombauld 11+3reb, Y.Smock 9+5reb, L.Dussoulier 7+1reb+1ast, E.Ory 5+5ast
Angers BC 49: L.Gunnarsson 16+2ast, A.Hill 13+6reb, T.Trauttmann 12+5reb, S.Traore 10+2reb+1ast, P.Drouault 10+1reb+1ast, M.Chupin 10+10reb+3ast
gschID: 184771


St Chamond - Souffel 68-69

Important game to mention about took place in Saint Chamond. Second ranked Souffelweyersheim (7-1) saved a 1-point victory on the road edging 11th ranked Saint Chamond (3-5) 69-68 on Saturday evening. Guest team only slightly avoided a big embarassment. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 20-12. But Saint Chamond won second period 20-19. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. It was a great shooting night for Souffelweyersheim especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 53.3 percentage. It was a good game for guard Jeremy Tschamber (192-84) who saved his team from a defeat with 8 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists. Forward Jerome Cazenobe (202-89) contributed with 11 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Forward Jean-Stephane Rinna (205-83) answered with 23 points and 7 rebounds and naturalized DR Congolese guard Jean-Paul Landu-Bongo (187-85) added 10 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Saint Chamond. Saint Chamond's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Souffelweyersheim keeps a position of league leader, which they share with Cognac. Saint Chamond lost third consecutive game. They keep the eleventh place with five games lost. They share the position with Rennes. Souffelweyersheim will play against Vendee Challans (#15) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Saint Chamond will play against Quimper UJAP (#5) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
St Chamond: J.Rinna 23+7reb+3ast, J.Landu-Bongo 10+7reb, R.Tillon 9+2reb+1ast, R.Jacon 6+2reb, G.Lance 5+1reb+2ast, B.Rey 5+3reb+2ast
Souffel: F.Broliron 16+3reb+1ast, J.Bach 15+3reb, J.Cazenobe 11+8reb+2ast, J.Tschamber 8+9reb+5ast, F.Minet 6+2reb+2ast, A.N'Diaye 4+4reb+1ast
gschID: 184770


Rennes - Sorgues 60-77

The game with biggest result difference took place in Rennes. Local Union Rennes (3-5) lost to tenth ranked Sorgues (4-4) 77-60 on Saturday night. The guests trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 2-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 77-60. Sorgues dominated on the defensive end, holding Union Rennes to just 7 points in third quarter. Sorgues shot 21 for 28 from the free-throw line, while Union Rennes only scored three points from the stripe. They outrebounded Union Rennes 36-23 including 25 on the defensive glass. The best player for the winners was center Xavier Pasut (200-84) who scored 15 points and 9 rebounds. Swingman Waly Gueye (191-89) chipped in 11 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 steals. Five Sorgues players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was center Karim Kittar (197-89) who recorded 16 points and 5 rebounds and guard Youen Garel (186-85) added 13 points respectively. Union Rennes' coach tested ten players seeing no chance for a win. Sorgues have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to eighth place. Newly promoted Union Rennes dropped to the eleventh position with five games lost. Sorgues will have a break next round. Union Rennes will play on the road against Chartres (#14).
Top scorers:
Rennes: K.Kittar 16+5reb+2ast, Y.Garel 13+1reb+2ast, E.Kabir Pene 7+2reb+3ast, E.Esneu Doguet 6+1reb+3ast, G.Broudic 5+1ast, S.Ben Driss 5+4reb+1ast
Sorgues: R.Zamroz 16+2reb+1ast, X.Pasut 15+9reb+1ast, J.Doreau 12+7reb+1ast, C.Mansare 11+2reb+2ast, W.Gueye 11+8reb+5ast, Q.Hankins-Cole 8+4reb
gschID: 184769


Vichy - Monaco 79-65

There was no surprise when 8th ranked Monaco (3-4) was defeated on the road by sixth ranked JA Vichy (5-4) 79-65 on Saturday. JA Vichy made 23-of-29 free shots (79.3 percent) during the game. They also forced 24 Monaco turnovers. The best player for the winners was point guard Benjamin Thomas (181-82) who scored 16 points and 7 assists. American power forward Justin Reynolds (204-88, college: Texas A&M-CC) chipped in 17 points and 6 rebounds. Four JA Vichy players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was forward Olivier Bardet (203-80) who recorded 20 points and American forward Travarus Bennett (202-79, college: Minnesota) added 9 points and 13 rebounds respectively. Monaco's coach Jean-Michel Senegal let to play ten players and allowed the starting five to rest. JA Vichy maintains sixth place with 5-4 record. Newly promoted Monaco dropped to the tenth position with four games lost. JA Vichy will face higher ranked Blois (#3) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Monaco will play against Rueil (#13).
Top scorers:
Monaco: O.Bardet 20+4reb+1ast, M.Diallo 15, N.Calasan 10+7reb+1ast, T.Bennett 9+13reb+2ast, A.Christophe 5+3reb+3ast, J.Jones 3
Vichy: J.Reynolds 17+6reb+2ast, D.Tshomba 17+2reb+2ast, B.Thomas 16+2reb+7ast, G.Lessort 10+8reb+2ast, O.Da Silveira 9+5reb, G.Pons 7+2reb+1ast
gschID: 184768


La Rochelle - Blois 74-67

Round 9 in NM1 means a new league leader. The biggest surprise took place in La Rochelle where host La Rochelle (4-5) beat league's leader Blois (6-1) 74-67 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the six-game winning streak of Blois. The hosts trailed by 6 points after three quarters before their 24-11 charge, which allowed them to win the game. La Rochelle made 19-of-24 free shots (79.2 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was American forward Jarryd Cole (204-88, college: Iowa) who scored 22 points and 8 rebounds. British forward Andrew Thomson (205-84, college: Catawba) chipped in 19 points and 5 rebounds. La Rochelle's coach Gregory Thielin used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was center Jonathan Tornato (210-89) who recorded a double-double by scoring 15 points and 11 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) and Finnish forward Ville Kaunisto (205-82) added 12 points and 6 rebounds respectively. Four Blois players scored in double figures. La Rochelle have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to ninth place. Blois at the other side dropped to the third position with one game lost. They share it with Orchy. They were replaced at the leadership position by Souffel. Blois will play next round against JA Vichy trying to make it back to the top of the standings. La Rochelle will try to continue on its current victory against seventh ranked Angers BC 49 on the road.
Top scorers:
Blois: D.Davis 15+2reb+2ast, J.Tornato 15+11reb, V.Kaunisto 12+6reb+2ast, G.Staelens 12+2reb+4ast, W.Aka 9+3reb, M.Sy 2+2reb
La Rochelle: J.Cole 22+8reb+1ast, A.Thomson 19+5reb, A.M'Boma 12+3reb+2ast, P.Bonnelalbay 5+2reb, F.Sahraoui 4+3reb+6ast, L.Iglesias 4+3reb+1ast
gschID: 184767


Cognac - Quimper 79-64

The game between closely ranked teams ended with fourth ranked Cognac's (7-1) home victory over 5th ranked Quimper UJAP (5-3) 79-64 on Saturday. The game was mostly controlled by Cognac. Quimper UJAP was better in third quarter 22-11. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Cognac had a 28-14 advantage in offensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. The best player for the winners was American center Ian Caskill (207-81, college: JMU) who scored 17 points and 8 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field). Sadio Doucoure (195-92) chipped in 15 points and 6 rebounds. Four Cognac players scored in double figures. Cognac's coach Philippe Maucourant used a ten-player rotation and allowed the starting five to rest. At the other side the best for losing team was Nigerian forward Corey Raji (198-88, college: Boston Coll., agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) who recorded a double-double by scoring 16 points and 15 rebounds and Spanish point guard Carlos Cherry (184-79, agency: Global Sports Plaza) added 8 points and 7 assists respectively. Cognac keeps a position of league leader, which they share with Souffel. Loser Quimper UJAP keeps the fifth place with three games lost. Cognac will face Orchesien BC (#4) in Orchies in the next round. Quimper UJAP will play at home against Saint Chamond and be promoted back to the ProB just one year after relegation.
Top scorers:
Quimper: C.Raji 16+15reb+3ast, W.Molas 15+3reb, R.Gregoire 10+1reb, C.Cherry 8+4reb+7ast, J.Moupegnou 8+2reb, A.Thimon 7+1reb+1ast
Cognac: I.Caskill 17+8reb, S.Doucoure 15+6reb+1ast, R.Hillotte 12+5reb+5ast, D.Sencanski 11+4reb+2ast, V.Mouillard 9+3ast, M.Buval 8+5reb+1ast
gschID: 184766


Chartres - Challans 73-70

A very interesting game took place in Chartres. It ended with only three-point defeat on the road of 14th ranked Vendee Challans (2-6) to fifteenth ranked Chartres (2-6) 73-70 in the fight for the fourteenth place. It looked good early as Vendee Challans took an 5-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Chartres had a 18-11 second period charge getting the lead and Vendee Challans was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 70-73. 24 personal fouls committed by Vendee Challans helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Point guard Julien Sauret (184-81) nailed 15 points, 7 assists and 4 steals for the winning side and Serbian center Ljubomir Avramovic (201-79) accounted for 15 points. Chartres' coach Raphael Gaume allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. Center Nils Gouacide (208-84) came up with 16 points and 5 rebounds and point guard Sebastien Cherasse (184-84) added 16 points and 5 rebounds respectively for Vendee Challans in the defeat. Chartres moved-up to fourteenth place, which they share with Challans. Chartres' next round opponent will be higher ranked Union Rennes (#11) at home and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Challans: N.Gouacide 16+5reb+3ast, S.Cherasse 16+5reb, J.Geay 10+3reb+2ast, J.Rathieuville 9+8reb+2ast, F.Herard 8+7reb+3ast, B.Bakovic 6+4reb
Chartres: L.Avramovic 15+2reb, J.Sauret 15+4reb+7ast, G.Lemon 9+1reb+2ast, A.Boivin 8+1reb+2ast, M.Vasic 8+2reb, Z.Bojovic 7+2reb+2ast
gschID: 184765


Rueil - Orchy 66-75

Very expected game when 12th ranked Rueil (3-6) was defeated at home by fourth ranked Orchesien BC (6-1) 75-66 on Saturday. Rueil was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. The best player for the winners was Serbian power forward Djordje Petrovic (204-84) who scored 21 points and 6 rebounds. Joffrey Verbeke (196-87) chipped in 11 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was Serbian forward Slobodan Ocokoljic (204-80, college: Weber St., agency: TSS Management) who recorded 16 points (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) and Alexis Desespringalle (192-91) added 12 points respectively. Orchesien BC moved-up to third place, which they share with Blois. Loser Rueil dropped to the thirteenth position with six games lost. Orchesien BC will face league's second-placed Cognac at home in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Rueil will play against Monaco (#10).
Top scorers:
Rueil: S.Ocokoljic 16+4reb+1ast, I.Saounera 14+2reb, A.Desespringalle 12+3reb+3ast, M.Diame 9+7reb+2ast, D.Gentil 8+4reb+3ast, S.Dubois 4+1reb+2ast
Orchy: D.Petrovic 21+6reb, J.Verbeke 11+7reb+6ast, R.Brocheray 10+3reb+2ast, J.Bestron 9+5reb+2ast, E.Barbry 9+2reb+5ast, A.Belkessa 5+1reb
gschID: 184773


  




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