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ProA Standings
 1. Antibes 0-0 
 2. ASVEL 0-0 
 3. Chalon 0-0 
 4. Chalons-Reims 0-0 
 5. Cholet 0-0 
 6. Dijon 0-0 
 7. Gravelines 0-0 
 8. Hyeres-Toulon 0-0 
 9. Le Mans 0-0 
 10. Le Portel 0-0 
 11. Limoges 0-0 
 12. Monaco 0-0 
 13. Nancy 0-0 
 14. Nanterre 0-0 
 15. Orleans 0-0 
 16. Paris-Levallois 0-0 
 17. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
 18. Strasbourg 0-0 
Last:7/30/2016
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. Andrezieux 0-0 
 2. Angers BC 0-0 
 3. Caen 0-0 
 4. CFBB 0-0 
 5. Challans 0-0 
 6. Chartres 0-0 
 7. GET Vosges 0-0 
 8. Gries/Oberhoffen 0-0 
 9. Lorient 0-0 
 10. Lourdes 0-0 
 11. Orchies 0-0 
 12. Quimper 0-0 
 13. Rennes 0-0 
 14. Rueil 0-0 
 15. SAP Vaucluse 0-0 
 16. Souffel 0-0 
 17. St Vallier 0-0 
 18. Vitre 0-0 
Last:8/15/2016
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. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Cedevita 0-0 
 3. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 4. Lietkabelis 0-0 
 5. N.Novgorod 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Group B
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Dominion BB 0-0 
 3. Khimky 0-0 
 4. Krasny Oktyabr 0-0 
 5. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
 6. Partizan 0-0 
Group C
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. MZT Skopje 0-0 
 4. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
 5. Unicaja 0-0 
 6. Zenit 0-0 
Group D
 1. Fuenlabrada 0-0 
 2. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 3. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 4. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 5. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
 6. Valencia 0-0 
Last:7/21/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. Chalon 0-0 
Group B
 1. Gravelines 0-0 
 2. 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 
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. Enisey 0-0 
 2. Sigal Prishtina 0-0 
Group I
 1. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 2. Vytautas 0-0 
Group J
 1. Apoel 0-0 
 2. BK Opava 0-0 
 3. Siauliai 0-0 
Group Q
 1. Demir IBB 0-0 
 2. Kormend 0-0 
 3. Sopron KC 0-0 
 4. Targu Mures 0-0 
Last:8/9/2016
Points Per Game
 Michael THOMPSON
  Pau-Lacq.
  (177-PG-89)
  Avg: 17.9
 1. Thompson, Pau-Lac.17.9 
 2. Vassallo, Ponce17.1 
 3. Blue, Antibes16.4 
 4. Beaubois, Stras.16.1 
 5. Panko, Bayamon16.0 
 6. Shuler, Monaco15.9 
 7. Harris, Chalon15.6 
 8. Lewis, Rouen15.5 
 9. Sommerville, Orlea.15.1 
 10. Booker, Chalon14.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Mouphtaou YAROU
  Le Mans
  (204-C/F-90)
  Avg: 10.7
 1. Yarou, Le Mans10.7 
 2. Gordon, Chalons-.9.6 
 3. Falker, Nancy8.7 
 4. Yeguete, Le Mans8.3 
 5. Pietrus, Nancy8.2 
 6. Jaiteh, Nanterre8.0 
 7. Booker, Chalon7.5 
 8. Mitchell, Antibes7.2 
 9. Brown, Le Havre7.0 
 10. Travis, Le Mans6.9 
Assists Per Game
 Mouloukou Souleyman DIABATE
  Rouen
  (181-PG-87)
  Avg: 6.5
 1. Diabate, Rouen6.5 
 2. Cooper, Monaco6.4 
 3. Roberson, Chalon6.0 
 4. Albicy, Andorra5.9 
 5. McConnell, Chalons.5.6 
 6. Holston, Dijon5.1 
 7. Thompson, Pau-Lac.5.1 
 8. Eito, Orleans5.0 
 9. Jones, Paris-Le.4.8 
 10. Wood, Cholet4.8 
Steals Per Game
 Andrew ALBICY
  Andorra
  (178-PG-90)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Albicy, Andorra2.2 
 2. Cooper, Monaco1.9 
 3. Diabate, Rouen1.9 
 4. Riley, Nanterre1.6 
 5. Eito, Orleans1.6 
 6. McKee, Le Mans1.5 
 7. Jones, Paris-Le.1.5 
 8. Young, Chalons-.1.4 
 9. Robinson, Nanterre1.4 
 10. Dawson, Paris-Le.1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Moustapha FALL
  Antibes
  (218-C-92)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Fall, Antibes1.5 
 2. Dozier, Alaska Aces1.3 
 3. Falker, Nancy1.1 
 4. Labeyrie, Paris-Le.1.0 
 5. Fofana, Strasbourg1.0 
 6. Lessort, Nanterre0.8 
 7. Uter, Monaco0.8 
 8. Traore, Limoges0.8 
 9. Dove, Gravelines0.8 
 10. Jaiteh, Nanterre0.8 
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Limoges 50% Sep.24 Dijon
Pau-Lacq-Ort 50% Sep.24 Cholet
Chalon 50% Sep.23 Antibes
Hyeres-Toulo 50% Sep.23 Gravelines
Le Portel 50% Sep.23 Nanterre
ASVEL 50% Sep.23 Monaco
Paris-Levall 50% Sep.23 Nancy
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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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SAP Vauclus 50% Sep.17 Vitre
CFBB 50% Sep.17 Gries/Oberho
Rennes 50% Sep.17 Challans
St Vallier 50% Sep.17 Rueil
Souffel 50% Sep.17 Lourdes
Orchies 50% Sep.17 Quimper
Chartres 50% Sep.16 Angers BC
Lorient 50% Sep.16 GET Vosges
Andrezieux 50% Sep.16 Caen
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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
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Crvena Zvezd 50% Oct.13 Darussafaka
Real Madrid 50% Oct.12 Olympiacos
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AEK Athens 50% Oct.12 N.Novgorod
Gran Canaria 50% Oct.12 Cedevita
Lietkabelis 50% Oct.12 Stelmet ZG
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ALBA 50% Oct.12 Partizan
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Krasny Oktya 50% Oct.12 Dominion BB
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Zenit 50% Oct.12 B.Muenchen
UCAM Murcia 50% Oct.12 Buducnost
Unicaja 50% Oct.12 MZT Skopje
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Valencia 50% Oct.12 Ratiopharm
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ProB Round 16: ALM Evreux loses to Saint Vallier - Dec 26, 2012


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The most important game in the last round took place in Saint Vallier between third ranked ALM Evreux (11-5) and thirteenth ranked Saint Vallier (7-9) on Wednesday night. ALM Evreux was defeated by Saint Vallier on the road 79-89. The game was mostly controlled by Saint Vallier. ALM Evreux managed to win second period 20-19. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Saint Vallier made 19-of-23 free shots (82.6 percent) during the game. They also forced 21 ALM Evreux turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Worth to mention a great performance of American-Ivorian guard Errick Craven (188-83, college: USC) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 15 points, 11 assists and 4 steals. American Corey Rouse (204-84, college: E.Carolina, agency: Court Side) contributed with 17 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Saint Vallier's coach Laurent Pluvy used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American power forward Jeremiah Wood (200-85, agency: Court Side) replied with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 14 rebounds for ALM Evreux. Saint Vallier moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with Rouen. ALM Evreux at the other side keeps the third position with five games lost. They share it with Chalons-Reims and Le Portel. Saint Vallier is looking forward to face higher ranked Chalons-Reims (#4) on the road in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. ALM Evreux will play against Le Portel and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
ProB top team - Pau-Lacq-Orthez (13-3) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed eighteenth ranked Bordeaux (2-14) 109-64. Worth to mention a quality performance of naturalized Senegalese forward Antoine Mendy (198-83) who helped to win the game recording 21 points and Jean-Frederic Morency who added 13 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists during the contest. At the losing side American forward Nate Carter (201-83, college: Oklahoma) responded with 16 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. Pau-Lacq-Orthez have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 13-3 record. Bordeaux lost sixth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom place with 14 games lost. Pau-Lacq-Orthez will play against Fos Ouest (#9) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Bordeaux will play against Aix-Maurienne (#8) in Aix-les-Bains and hopes to get back on the winning track.
A very close game took place in Aix-les-Bains between Hyeres-Toulon and Aix-Maurienne. Seventeenth ranked Hyeres-Toulon (6-10) got a very close victory on the road over higher ranked Aix-Maurienne (8-8). Hyeres-Toulon managed to escape with a 1-point win 65-64 on Wednesday evening. The winners were led by Landing Sane who had that evening a double-double by scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds. Even 23 points and 4 assists (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) by Simon Darnauzan did not help to save the game for Aix-Maurienne. Hyeres-Toulon have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to thirteenth place, which they share with Nantes and Lille. Loser Aix-Maurienne dropped to the seventh position with eight games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Hyeres-Toulon will meet at home higher ranked JL Bourg (#10) in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Aix-Maurienne will play against Bordeaux and hope to secure a win.

Other games in round 16 were not that significant. Rouen beat Charleville on the road 73-69. Bourg won against Fos Ouest on its own court 86-77. Chalons-Reims managed to outperform Nantes in a road game 73-66. Le Portel managed to beat St Quentin at home 95-77. Antibes defeated Denain on the opponent's court 95-84. Lille was beaten by Boulogne in a home game 83-92.
The most impressive performance of 16th round was 27 points and 13 rebounds by Mickael Var of Boulogne.



Charleville - Rouen 69-73

No shocking result in a game when eleventh ranked SPO Rouen (7-9) beat on the road 15th ranked Charleville-Mezieres (5-11) 73-69 on Wednesday. The guests trailed by 6 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 1-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 73-69. The winners were led by center Moustapha Diarra (206-87, college: USF) who scored that evening 18 points and 6 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field) and American guard O'Darien Bassett (191-86, college: Troy) supported him with 8 points, 8 rebounds and 8 assists. Even 25 points and 6 rebounds by American forward Patrick Sanders (198-85, college: Cal-Irvine) did not help to save the game for Charleville-Mezieres. Lithuanian forward Vaidotas Pridotkas (200-84) added 18 points and 8 rebounds for lost side. Charleville-Mezieres' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. SPO Rouen maintains eleventh position with 7-9 record, which they share with St Vallier. Newly promoted Charleville-Mezieres dropped to the sixteenth place with 11 games lost. They share the position with Denain. SPO Rouen will meet at home Lille Metropole (#14) in the next round. Charleville-Mezieres will play against SO Maritime Boulogne and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Charleville: P.Sanders 25+6reb+1ast, V.Pridotkas 18+8reb, A.Racine 7+1ast, T.Toney 7+8reb+2ast, D.Pistre 5+1reb, N.Racon 3+5reb+1ast
Rouen: M.Diarra 18+6reb, T.Wesley 12+5reb, G.Chathuant 12+7reb+1ast, W.McKines 9+5reb, O.Bassett 8+8reb+8ast, P.Da Silva 8+2reb+7ast
gschID: 179375


Maurienne - Hyeres-Toulon 64-65

A very close game took place in Aix-les-Bains between Hyeres-Toulon and Aix-Maurienne. Seventeenth ranked Hyeres-Toulon (6-10) got a very close victory on the road over higher ranked Aix-Maurienne (8-8). Hyeres-Toulon managed to escape with a 1-point win 65-64 on Wednesday evening. Hyeres-Toulon looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. The winners were led by power forward Landing Sane (207-90) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds and point guard Axel Julien (185-92) supported him with 14 points and 10 assists. Four Hyeres-Toulon players scored in double figures. Even 23 points and 4 assists (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) by point guard Simon Darnauzan (178-80) did not help to save the game for Aix-Maurienne. American Wilbert Brown (200-84, college: Niagara, agency: Z.A.G. - Law Offices) added 17 points for lost side. Hyeres-Toulon have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to thirteenth place, which they share with Nantes and Lille. Loser Aix-Maurienne dropped to the seventh position with eight games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Hyeres-Toulon will meet at home higher ranked JL Bourg (#10) in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Aix-Maurienne will play against Bordeaux and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Maurienne: S.Darnauzan 23+1reb+4ast, W.Brown 17+2reb+2ast, M.Sloan 7+9reb, W.Chism 7+11reb+1ast, T.Yvrande 5+1reb+1ast, G.Clerc 3+7reb+4ast
Hyeres-Toulon: L.Sane 18+10reb+3ast, A.Julien 14+3reb+10ast, B.Niang 13+6reb, R.Wright 11+2reb+3ast, A.Salmon 3+2reb+2ast, J.Newson 3+10reb+2ast
gschID: 179374


St Vallier - Evreux 89-79

The most important game in the last round took place in Saint Vallier between third ranked ALM Evreux (11-5) and thirteenth ranked Saint Vallier (7-9) on Wednesday night. ALM Evreux was defeated by Saint Vallier on the road 79-89. The game was mostly controlled by Saint Vallier. ALM Evreux managed to win second period 20-19. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Saint Vallier made 19-of-23 free shots (82.6 percent) during the game. They also forced 21 ALM Evreux turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Worth to mention a great performance of American-Ivorian guard Errick Craven (188-83, college: USC) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 15 points, 11 assists and 4 steals. American Corey Rouse (204-84, college: E.Carolina, agency: Court Side) contributed with 17 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Five Saint Vallier players scored in double figures. Saint Vallier's coach Laurent Pluvy used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American power forward Jeremiah Wood (200-85, agency: Court Side) replied with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 14 rebounds and his fellow American import point guard Clevin Hannah (180-87, college: Wichita St., agency: Court Side) added 24 points in the effort for ALM Evreux. Saint Vallier moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with Rouen. ALM Evreux at the other side keeps the third position with five games lost. They share it with Chalons-Reims and Le Portel. Saint Vallier is looking forward to face higher ranked Chalons-Reims (#4) on the road in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. ALM Evreux will play against Le Portel and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Evreux: C.Hannah 24+3reb+3ast, J.Wood 21+14reb+2ast, D.Reed 17+9reb, L.Konate 7+7reb, S.Ho You Fat 5+2reb, G.Costentin 3+4reb+6ast
St Vallier: C.Rouse 17+8reb+3ast, F.Tortosa 16+4reb+1ast, E.Craven 15+4reb+11ast, R.Booker 15+3reb+1ast, J.Hoyaux 14+3reb+1ast, H.Disy 6+5reb
gschID: 179373


Pau-Lacq-Orthez - Bordeaux 109-64

ProB top team - Pau-Lacq-Orthez (13-3) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed eighteenth ranked Bordeaux (2-14) 109-64. The game without a history. Pau-Lacq-Orthez led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 20-of-26 charity shots (76.9 percent) during the game. Pau-Lacq-Orthez forced 21 Bordeaux turnovers and outrebounded them 39-27 including 26 on the defensive glass. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 30 assists comparing to just 9 passes made by Bordeaux's players. Worth to mention a quality performance of naturalized Senegalese forward Antoine Mendy (198-83) who helped to win the game recording 21 points and forward Jean-Frederic Morency (199-89) who added 13 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists during the contest. Five Pau-Lacq-Orthez players scored in double figures. At the losing side American forward Nate Carter (201-83, college: Oklahoma) responded with 16 points and point guard Gauthier Darrigand (184-82) scored 8 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. Pau-Lacq-Orthez have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 13-3 record. Bordeaux lost sixth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom place with 14 games lost. Pau-Lacq-Orthez will play against Fos Ouest (#9) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Bordeaux will play against Aix-Maurienne (#8) in Aix-les-Bains and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Bordeaux: N.Carter 16+4reb+1ast, R.Chery 9+1reb+1ast, G.Darrigand 8+1reb+3ast, M.Guichard 8+4reb, R.Dardaine 6+3reb, B.Elisabeth-Mesnager 5+2reb
Pau-Lacq-Orthez: A.Mendy 21+2reb+1ast, J.Morency 13+6reb+4ast, M.Correa 13+5reb+1ast, I.Ordin 13+3reb+5ast, D.Denave 12+5reb+5ast, F.Lesca 9+4reb+1ast
gschID: 179372


Bourg - Fos Ouest 86-77

There was a minor upset when 7th ranked Fos Ouest (8-8) lost on the road to tenth ranked JL Bourg (8-8) 86-77 on Wednesday. The hosts trailed by 2 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 8-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 86-77. JL Bourg forced 19 Fos Ouest turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. The winners were led by Gambian forward Moses Sonko (197-83, college: Co.Carolina, agency: Two Points) who scored that evening 20 points and 9 rebounds and American swingman L.D. Williams (193-88, college: Wake Forest) supported him with 15 points. Even 22 points and 8 rebounds by American power forward John Williamson (199-86, college: Cincinnati) did not help to save the game for Fos Ouest. His fellow American import swingman Chris Davis (195-80, college: N.Texas, agency: Court Side) added 16 points and 5 rebounds for lost side. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. JL Bourg moved-up to seventh place, which they share with 3 other teams including defeated Fos Ouest. JL Bourg will meet Hyeres-Toulon (#15) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Fos Ouest will play against the league's leader Pau-Lacq-Orthez (#1) having rather not much hope for a victory.
Top scorers:
Fos Ouest: J.Williamson 22+8reb+2ast, C.Davis 16+5reb+3ast, M.Hachad 14+5reb+1ast, S.Giffa 10+2reb+2ast, K.Atamna 6+4reb+5ast, M.Dia 4+5reb
Bourg: M.Sonko 20+9reb+3ast, L.Williams 15+4reb+1ast, P.Braud 13+2reb+2ast, J.Sanchez 11+1reb+2ast, J.Delhomme 9+2reb, A.Gomis 9+2reb+2ast
gschID: 179371


Nantes - Chalons-Reims 66-73

Very predictable result when fifth ranked Chalons-Reims (11-5) won against on the road 12th ranked Nantes (6-10) 73-66 on Wednesday. Nantes was trailing by 6 points at halftime but managed to get 4-point lead after three quarters before a 24-13 charge of Chalons-Reims, which allowed them to win the game. The winners were led by power forward Kevin Corre (202-85) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 17 points and 18 rebounds and swingman Rodrigue Mels (188-85, college: CS Northridge, agency: Three Eye Sports) supported him with 17 points. Even a double-double of 14 points and 12 rebounds by American power forward James Mathis (200-84, college: Niagara, agency: Court Side) did not help to save the game for Nantes. His fellow American import forward Terrance Henry (208-89, college: Mississippi, agency: Pro One Sports) added 12 points and 7 rebounds for lost side. Nantes' coach Guillaume Quintard rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Chalons-Reims moved-up to third place, which they share with Evreux and Le Portel. Loser Nantes dropped to the thirteenth position with ten games lost. They share it with Hyeres-Toulon and Lille. Chalons-Reims will meet at home Saint Vallier (#11) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Nantes will play against the league's second-placed Olympique Antibes and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Nantes: C.Ferchaud 14+3reb, J.Mathis 14+12reb+3ast, T.Henry 12+7reb, L.Corbett 6+3reb+1ast, E.Mendy 5+5reb+2ast, J.Douillet 5+3reb
Chalons-Reims: R.Mels 17+4reb+2ast, K.Corre 17+18reb+1ast, A.Tsagarakis 14+2ast, J.Burrell 8+3reb, B.Mullins 8+4reb+6ast, T.Johnson 6+5reb
gschID: 179370


Le Portel - St Quentin 95-77

Not a big story in a game when 7th ranked Saint-Quentin (8-8) lost on the road to fifth ranked Le Portel (11-5) 95-77 on Wednesday. The game was mostly controlled by Le Portel. Saint-Quentin managed to win second period 21-19. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Le Portel shot 64.9 percent from the field. Le Portel had a 29-16 advantage in offensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists comparing to just 8 passes made by Saint-Quentin's players. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Le Portel made 8 blocks. The winners were led by Jamaican-American Sherman Gay (201-82, college: Loyola Mary) who scored that evening 23 points, 5 rebounds and 4 blocks and naturalized Guyanese Armand Charles (193-83) supported him with 19 points. Le Portel's coach Eric Girard allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Even 10 points and 6 assists by naturalized American point guard Jimmal Ball (179-78, college: Akron, agency: ACMT) did not help to save the game for Saint-Quentin. Power forward Julien Lesieu (201-83) added 12 points and 5 rebounds for lost side. Four Le Portel and five Saint-Quentin players scored in double figures. Le Portel moved-up to third place, which they share with Chalons-Reims and Evreux. Newly promoted Saint-Quentin keeps the seventh position with eight games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Le Portel will meet ALM Evreux (#3) on the road in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Saint-Quentin will play against Denain Voltaire (#16) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
St Quentin: D.Williams 13+3reb, K.Howell 12+4reb+1ast, J.Lesieu 12+5reb, O.Romain 11+4reb+1ast, J.Ball 10+1reb+6ast, D.Quincy-Jones 10+5reb
Le Portel: S.Gay 23+5reb+2ast, A.Charles 19+4reb+2ast, B.Mangin 15+2reb+6ast, M.N'Diaye 11+9reb, C.Bronchard 9+6reb+3ast, R.Taylor 7+5reb+10ast
gschID: 179369


Denain - Antibes 84-95

Everything went according to plan when second ranked Olympique Antibes (12-4) defeated on the road 16th ranked Denain Voltaire (5-11) 95-84 on Wednesday. The game was mostly controlled by Olympique Antibes. Denain Voltaire managed to win second period 24-22. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Olympique Antibes looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. The winners were led by American swingman Anthony Hilliard (193-86, college: Elizabeth City) who scored that evening 27 points and 4 assists (on 12-of-13 shooting from the field) and the other American import forward Tim Blue (205-84, college: Middle Tenn.St.) supported him with 21 points and 5 rebounds. Olympique Antibes' coach Alain Weisz allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Even 19 points and 9 rebounds by Spanish center Rafael Lopez (204-86) did not help to save the game for Denain Voltaire. Guard Xavier Gaillou (192-89) added 20 points (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) for lost side. Four Denain Voltaire players scored in double figures. Olympique Antibes maintains second position with 12-4 record behind leader Pau-Lacq-Orthez. Loser Denain Voltaire keeps the sixteenth place with 11 games lost. They share the position with Charleville. Olympique Antibes will meet at home Nantes (#13) in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Denain Voltaire will play against Saint-Quentin and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Denain: X.Gaillou 20+3reb+1ast, R.Lopez 19+9reb+3ast, V.Ateba 15+1reb+4ast, D.Kurtic 12+4reb, C.Cavallo 10+4reb, C.Cairo 8+5reb+3ast
Antibes: A.Hilliard 27+4reb+4ast, T.Blue 21+5reb+2ast, R.Desroses 12+3reb+1ast, G.Yango 9+7reb+1ast, B.Monclar 9+4reb+3ast, T.Huffman 9+1reb+5ast
gschID: 179368


Lille - Boulogne 83-92

There was no surprise when 12th ranked Lille Metropole (6-10) lost at home to sixth ranked SO Maritime Boulogne (10-6) 92-83 on Wednesday. The guests trailed by 7 points after three quarters before their 27-11 charge, which allowed them to win the game. SO Maritime Boulogne dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to Lille Metropole's 36. The winners were led by power forward Mickael Var (205-90) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 27 points and 13 rebounds and American power forward Kurt Cunningham (204-87, college: Boise St.) supported him with 24 points and 8 rebounds. Four SO Maritime Boulogne players scored in double figures. Even 23 points and 9 rebounds by American Steve Smith (200-81, college: Iona) did not help to save the game for Lille Metropole. His fellow American import Jason Siggers (188-85, college: Albany) added 23 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists for lost side. SO Maritime Boulogne maintains sixth position with 10-6 record. Loser Lille Metropole dropped to the thirteenth place with ten games lost. They share the position with Nantes and Hyeres-Toulon. SO Maritime Boulogne will meet at home Charleville-Mezieres (#17) in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Lille Metropole will play against SPO Rouen (#12) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Lille: S.Smith 23+9reb+3ast, J.Siggers 23+6reb+4ast, M.Tensorer 10+1reb+6ast, L.Akono 9+3reb+1ast, J.MBida 6+7reb+1ast, N.Taccoen 6+2reb+1ast
Boulogne: M.Var 27+13reb, K.Cunningham 24+8reb+2ast, A.Rowland 17+6reb+6ast, Z.Bah 11+1reb+5ast, J.Rousselle 9+1reb+3ast, V.Bigote 2+3reb+1ast
gschID: 179367


  




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