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ProA Standings
 1. Antibes 0-0 
 2. ASVEL 0-0 
 3. Boulazac 0-0 
 4. Bourg 0-0 
 5. Chalon 0-0 
 6. Chalons-Reims 0-0 
 7. Cholet 0-0 
 8. Dijon 0-0 
 9. Gravelines 0-0 
 10. Hyeres-Toulon 0-0 
 11. Le Mans 0-0 
 12. Le Portel 0-0 
 13. Limoges 0-0 
 14. Monaco 0-0 
 15. Nanterre 0-0 
 16. Paris-Levallois 0-0 
 17. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
 18. Strasbourg 0-0 
Last:7/20/2017
ProB Standings
 1. Aix-Maurienne 0-0 
 2. Blois 0-0 
 3. Caen 0-0 
 4. Charleville 0-0 
 5. Denain 0-0 
 6. Evreux 0-0 
 7. Fos-Provence 0-0 
 8. Le Havre 0-0 
 9. Lille 0-0 
 10. Nancy 0-0 
 11. Nantes 0-0 
 12. Orleans 0-0 
 13. Poitiers 0-0 
 14. Quimper 0-0 
 15. Roanne 0-0 
 16. Rouen 0-0 
 17. Saint-Chamond 0-0 
 18. Vichy Clermont 0-0 
Last:7/20/2017
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 
Last:4/24/2017
U21 Standings
 1. Nancy 33-1 
 2. Limoges 24-10 
 3. Cholet 24-10 
 4. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 24-10 
 5. Hyeres-Toulon 24-10 
 6. Chalon/Saone 23-11 
 7. Nanterre 22-12 
 8. Gravelines 20-14 
 9. Strasbourg 20-14 
 10. Le Mans 16-18 
 11. Lyon-Villeurbanne 15-19 
 12. Dijon 15-19 
 13. Chalons-Reims 13-21 
 14. Orleans 10-24 
 15. Le Portel 9-25 
 16. Paris-Levallois 7-27 
 17. Antibes 4-30 
 18. Monaco 3-31 
Last:7/1/2017
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. Banco di Srd 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. EWE Baskets 0-0 
 4. Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5. Monaco 0-0 
 6. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
Group B
 1. Chalon 0-0 
 2. Gaziantep 0-0 
 3. Iberostar Tener. 0-0 
 4. Neptunas 0-0 
 5. PAOK 0-0 
 6. Ventspils 0-0 
Group C
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Banvit BK 0-0 
 3. Bayreuth 0-0 
 4. Strasbourg 0-0 
 5. Umana VE 0-0 
 6. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
Group D
 1. Aris 0-0 
 2. Besiktas 0-0 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Scandone AV 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Last:7/12/2017
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
 Jason RICH
  Paris-Levallois
  (191-G-86)
  Avg: 17.5
 1. Rich, Paris-Levallois17.5 
 2. Clark, Chalon17.5 
 3. Cobbs, Gravelines16.9 
 4. Gibson, Gravelines16.8 
 5. Roberson, Chalon16.1 
 6. Rush, Nancy15.9 
 7. Prepelic, Limoges15.8 
 8. Young, Chalons-.14.8 
 9. Warren, Nanterre14.4 
 10. Dorsey, Le Portel14.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Louis LABEYRIE
  Paris-Le.
  (209-C/F-92)
  Avg: 8.7
 1. Labeyrie, Paris-Le.8.7 
 2. Fall, Chalon8.3 
 3. Solomon, Gravelines8.0 
 4. Hassell, Le Portel7.7 
 5. Poirier, Paris-Le.7.5 
 6. Donaldson, Le Po.7.4 
 7. Hunt, Nancy7.2 
 8. Lessort, Nanterre7.2 
 9. Cain, Chalons-Reims7.0 
 10. Yeguete, Le Mans6.9 
Assists Per Game
 D.J. COOPER
  Pau-Lacq.
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 10.8
 1. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.10.8 
 2. Roberson, Chalon6.6 
 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. Dorsey, Le Portel1.6 
 8. Grant, Dijon1.6 
 9. Campbell, Paris-Le.1.6 
 10. Henry, Gravelines1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Moustapha FALL
  Chalon
  (218-C-92)
  Avg: 2
 1. Fall, Chalon2.0 
 2. Fofana, Monaco1.3 
 3. Uter, AS.1.1 
 4. Cain, Chalons-Reims1.0 
 5. Otule, Antibes1.0 
 6. Lessort, Nanterre1.0 
 7. Trasolini, Nancy0.9 
 8. Ibekwe, Chalon0.9 
 9. Jean-Charles, AS.0.9 
 10. Koffi, Pau-Lacq.0.8 
Player of the Week

 Elton Brown
  Nancy
  ( 206-C-83 )
  

 Zachery Peacock
  Bourg
  ( 203-C-87 )
  

 Richie Gordon
  Caen
  ( 203-F/C-89 )
  

French Basketball (Men)

First Round Schedule
Antibes 57% Sep.23 Strasbourg
Chalon 57% Sep.23 Pau-Lacq-Ort
Dijon 57% Sep.23 Chalons-Reim
Hyeres-Toulo 57% Sep.23 Boulazac
Le Mans 57% Sep.23 Gravelines
Le Portel 57% Sep.23 Cholet
ASVEL 57% Sep.23 Limoges
Nanterre 57% Sep.23 Bourg
Paris-Levall 57% Sep.23 Monaco
Check Full Games/Schedule
First Round Schedule
Blois 60% Oct.13 Fos-Provence
Denain 59% Oct.13 Poitiers
Lille 54% Oct.13 Caen
Nancy 53% Oct.13 Aix-Maurienn
Orleans 58% Oct.13 Vichy Clermo
Quimper 56% Oct.13 Le Havre
Roanne 55% Oct.13 Evreux
Saint-Chamon 54% Oct.13 Charleville
Nantes 58% Oct.13 Rouen
Check Full Games/Schedule
First Round Schedule
Din.Tbilisi 50% Sep.19 Joventut
Keravnos 50% Sep.19 Avtodor
Bosna-Royal 50% Sep.19 Ludwigsburg
Karpos Sokol 50% Sep.19 TLU/Kalev
Groningen 50% Sep.19 Vytautas
Sigal Prisht 50% Sep.19 Tsmoki-Minsk
Kapfenberg 50% Sep.19 Benfica
BC Lulea 50% Sep.19 Antwerp
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ProA Round 13: Paris-Levallois lose to Sluc Nancy - Dec 26, 2012


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The game between second ranked Paris-Levallois (8-5) and tenth ranked Sluc Nancy (6-7) was the most important one in the last round on Wednesday night. Paris-Levallois was defeated by Sluc Nancy in a tough game in Nancy 84-89. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Paris-Levallois. The hosts trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 8-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 89-84. Sluc Nancy outrebounded Paris-Levallois 43-32 including 16 on the offensive glass. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international power forward Claude Marquis (204-80) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 22 points and 16 rebounds. Naturalized Ivorian point guard Souleyman Diabate (183-87, agency: Beo Basket) contributed with 15 points, 5 rebounds and 13 assists for the winners. American forward Sean May (206-84, college: N.Carolina) answered with 27 points and 4 assists for Paris-Levallois. Sluc Nancy moved-up to seventh place, which they share with 5 other teams. Paris-Levallois at the other side keeps the second position with five games lost. They share it with 4 other teams. Sluc Nancy is looking forward to face Entente Orleans 45 (#11) on the road in the next round. Paris-Levallois will play against STB Le Havre (#15) and is hoping to win this game.
Very important is a home loss of third ranked Gravelines-Dunkerque (8-5) against fifth ranked ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (8-5) on Wednesday night. Host Gravelines-Dunkerque was defeated by ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket in Gravelines 88-76. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Gravelines-Dunkerque. The former international guard Edwin Jackson (191-89) stepped up and scored 19 points for the winners and Uche Nsonwu-Amadi chipped in 15 points and 6 rebounds. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket's coach Pierre Vincent allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. At the losing side the former international Yannick Bokolo (188-85) responded with 7 points, 6 rebounds and 11 assists. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket moved-up to second place, which they share with 4 other teams including defeated Gravelines-Dunkerque. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket will play against Limoges CSP Elite (#9) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Gravelines-Dunkerque will play against JSF Nanterre (#12) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Bottom-ranked JDA Dijon managed to get a fifth victory, breaking the series of three consecutive loses on Wednesday night. This time they won against eleventh-ranked Poitiers 72-59. T.J. Campbell nailed 17 points (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) for the winning side. JDA Dijon's coach Jean-Louis Borg used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Anthony Dobbins came up with 17 points for Poitiers in the defeat. JDA Dijon (5-8) moved-up to thirteenth place, which they share with Le Havre and Poitiers. Poitiers lost third consecutive game. JDA Dijon will meet bottom-ranked Boulazac Basket (#16) on the road in the next round. Poitiers will play against Le Mans and hope to secure a win.
ProA top team - Chalon/Saor (9-4) had no problems winning another game. This time they beat twelfth ranked STB Le Havre (5-8) 68-52. Steed Tchicamboud fired 13 points and 6 assists for the winners. Defending champion maintains first place with 9-4 record. STB Le Havre at the other side dropped to the thirteenth position with eight games lost. Chalon/Saor's next round opponent will be Strasbourg IG (#3) at home, which may be the game of the day. STB Le Havre will play against the league's second-placed Paris-Levallois (#2).
The game between thirteenth ranked Chorale de Roanne (6-7) and 15th ranked Boulazac Basket (4-9) in Roanne on Wednesday ended with biggest points difference. Chorale de Roanne outscored guests from Boulazac 77-51. It was a very good performance for Matt Howard who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 13 points and 12 rebounds. Chorale de Roanne moved-up to seventh place, which they share with 5 other teams. Boulazac Basket lost third consecutive game. Newly promoted team dropped to the bottom position with nine games lost. Chorale de Roanne will face Cholet (#8) on the road in the next round. Boulazac Basket will play against JDA Dijon (#13).

Other games in round 13 were not that significant. Orleans was beaten by Limoges on the road 75-64. Strasbourg destroyed Nanterre on its own court 87-68. Cholet was outscored by Le Mans in a road game 79-55.


Limoges - Orleans 75-64

There was a surprise result when fourteenth ranked Limoges CSP Elite (6-7) beat at home higher ranked Entente Orleans 45 (6-7) 75-64 on Wednesday. The game was mostly controlled by Limoges CSP Elite. Entente Orleans 45 was better in fourth quarter 19-18. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Limoges CSP Elite dominated down low during the game scoring 48 of its points in the paint compared to Entente Orleans 45's 20. They outrebounded Entente Orleans 45 42-25 including 28 on the defensive glass. American players dominated the game. It was a very good performance for forward Jon Brockman (201-87, college: Washington) who helped to win the game recording 9 points and 15 rebounds. Guard Brad Wanamaker (193-89, college: Pittsburgh) contributed with 17 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. Limoges CSP Elite's coach Panagiotis Giannakis used a ten-player rotation and allowed the starting five to rest. Guard Christopher Hill (191-83, college: Michigan St., agency: Higher Vision Sports) answered with 14 points and forward Brian Greene (204-81, college: Colorado St.) added 13 points in the effort for Entente Orleans 45. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Limoges CSP Elite moved-up to seventh place, which they share with 5 other teams including defeated Entente Orleans 45. Limoges CSP Elite will face higher ranked ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (#4) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Limoges: B.Wanamaker 17+5reb+3ast, K.McAlarney 11+3ast, J.Mipoka 11+4reb, J.Gomis 11+2reb+4ast, J.Brockman 9+15reb+2ast, N.Boungou Colo 8+4reb
Orleans: C.Hill 14+3reb+2ast, B.Greene 13+4reb, C.Green 12+4reb+1ast, J.Young 10+1reb+3ast, D.Viney 7+1reb, M.Pellin 4+4reb+5ast
gschID: 178947


Strasbourg - Nanterre 87-68

Very expected game when 9th ranked JSF Nanterre (6-7) was smashed on the road by fourth ranked Strasbourg IG (8-5) 87-68 on Wednesday. The hosts trailed by 2 points at the halftime before their 39-18 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Strasbourg IG dominated on the defensive end, holding JSF Nanterre to just 5 points in fourth quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 42 of its points in the paint compared to JSF Nanterre's 22. They outrebounded JSF Nanterre 41-17 including a 29-12 advantage in defensive rebounds. It was a very good performance for American guard Gerald Fitch (191-82, college: Kentucky, agency: Pro One Sports) who helped to win the game recording 23 points and 4 assists. American-Dominican swingman Ricardo Greer (197-78, college: Pittsburgh) contributed with 15 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. Five Strasbourg IG players scored in double figures. American power forward Christophe Massie (206-77, college: Memphis) answered with 15 points and 7 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field) and the other American import point guard Chris Warren (178-88, college: Mississippi) added 21 points in the effort for JSF Nanterre. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Strasbourg IG have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to second place, which they share with 4 other teams. Loser JSF Nanterre dropped to the seventh position with seven games lost. Strasbourg IG will face league's leader Chalon/Saor on the road in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. JSF Nanterre will play against Gravelines-Dunkerque (#6) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Strasbourg: G.Fitch 23+3reb+4ast, J.Shurna 15+7reb, R.Greer 15+9reb+6ast, A.Ajinca 14+10reb, L.Campbell 12+1reb+3ast, J.Greer 3+5reb
Nanterre: C.Warren 21+1reb, C.Massie 15+7reb+1ast, S.Brun 8+2reb+1ast, X.Corosine 6+2reb, C.Oliver 6+4reb, D.Lighty 4+5ast
gschID: 178946


Nancy - Paris-Levallois 89-84

The game between second ranked Paris-Levallois (8-5) and tenth ranked Sluc Nancy (6-7) was the most important one in the last round on Wednesday night. Paris-Levallois was defeated by Sluc Nancy in a tough game in Nancy 84-89. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Paris-Levallois. The hosts trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 8-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 89-84. Sluc Nancy outrebounded Paris-Levallois 43-32 including 16 on the offensive glass. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international power forward Claude Marquis (204-80) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 22 points and 16 rebounds. Naturalized Ivorian point guard Souleyman Diabate (183-87, agency: Beo Basket) contributed with a double-double by scoring 15 points, 5 rebounds and 13 assists for the winners. Four Sluc Nancy players scored in double figures. American forward Sean May (206-84, college: N.Carolina) answered with 27 points and 4 assists and the other American import forward Jawad Williams (204-83, college: N.Carolina) added 21 points and 9 rebounds in the effort for Paris-Levallois. Sluc Nancy moved-up to seventh place, which they share with 5 other teams. Paris-Levallois at the other side keeps the second position with five games lost. They share it with 4 other teams. Sluc Nancy is looking forward to face Entente Orleans 45 (#11) on the road in the next round. Paris-Levallois will play against STB Le Havre (#15) and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Nancy: M.Sommerville 22+10reb, C.Marquis 22+16reb+1ast, T.Martin 21+8reb, S.Diabate 15+5reb+13ast, N.Pope 9+3reb+2ast, K.Grant 0+1ast
Paris-Levallois: S.May 27+4reb+4ast, J.Williams 21+9reb+3ast, A.Diot 8+6reb+2ast, J.Cox 6+1reb+2ast, L.Labeyrie 6+6reb, M.N'Doye 6+1reb
gschID: 178945


Roanne - Boulazac 77-51

The game between thirteenth ranked Chorale de Roanne (6-7) and 15th ranked Boulazac Basket (4-9) in Roanne on Wednesday ended with biggest points difference. Chorale de Roanne outscored guests from Boulazac 77-51. The game was mostly controlled by Chorale de Roanne. Boulazac Basket was better in third quarter 18-12. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Boulazac Basket to just 6 points in fourth quarter. They outrebounded Boulazac Basket 41-25 including a 32-20 advantage in defensive rebounds. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Chorale de Roanne made 7 blocks. It was a very good performance for American Matt Howard (203-89, college: Butler) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 13 points and 12 rebounds. Naturalized Cameroonian power forward Victor Samnick (203-79, college: Georgetown) contributed with a double-double by scoring 14 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Five Chorale de Roanne players scored in double figures. Naturalized Swiss power forward David Ramseier (203-87) answered with 8 points and 8 rebounds and American swingman Quinton Ross (198-81, college: SMU) added 8 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Boulazac Basket. Chorale de Roanne moved-up to seventh place, which they share with 5 other teams. Boulazac Basket lost third consecutive game. Newly promoted team dropped to the bottom position with nine games lost. Chorale de Roanne will face Cholet (#8) on the road in the next round. Boulazac Basket will play against JDA Dijon (#13).
Top scorers:
Roanne: V.Samnick 14+10reb+2ast, M.Howard 13+12reb+1ast, C.Collins 13+7reb+4ast, W.Gradit 10+3reb, P.Amagou 10+3ast, S.Gray 8+1reb+3ast
Boulazac: O.Eldridge 12+1ast, M.Cheriet 10+3reb, A.Kerckhof 8+3reb+1ast, D.Ramseier 8+8reb, Q.Ross 8+6reb+1ast, D.Harris 5+5reb+3ast
gschID: 178944


Le Havre - Chalon 52-68

ProA top team - Chalon/Saor (9-4) had no problems winning another game. This time they beat twelfth ranked STB Le Havre (5-8) 68-52. STB Le Havre was ahead by 1 point at the halftime before a 40-23 second half run of Chalon/Saor. The former international guard Steed Tchicamboud (193-81) fired 13 points and 6 assists for the winners. American forward Shelden Williams (206-83, college: Duke) chipped in a double-double by scoring 10 points and 11 rebounds. American guard Bernard King (196-81, college: Texas A&M) produced 17 points and the other American import point guard D.J. Thompson (173-85, college: Appalachian St.) added 10 points and 4 assists respectively for lost side. Defending champion maintains first place with 9-4 record. STB Le Havre at the other side dropped to the thirteenth position with eight games lost. Chalon/Saor's next round opponent will be Strasbourg IG (#3) at home, which may be the game of the day. STB Le Havre will play against the league's second-placed Paris-Levallois (#2).
Top scorers:
Chalon: S.Tchicamboud 13+3reb+6ast, J.Aboudou 10+4reb+1ast, S.Williams 10+11reb+1ast, C.Banks 9+1reb+1ast, A.Michel Jean-Baptiste 9+1reb, B.Schilb 8+4reb+5ast
Le Havre: B.King 17+2reb+3ast, B.Smith 10+1reb+1ast, D.Thompson 10+3reb+4ast, M.Kouguere 8+5reb+2ast, B.Fofana 5+6reb+1ast, V.Moldoveanu 2+5reb+3ast
gschID: 178943


Gravelines - ASVEL 76-88

Very important is a home loss of third ranked Gravelines-Dunkerque (8-5) against fifth ranked ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (8-5) on Wednesday night. Host Gravelines-Dunkerque was defeated by ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket in Gravelines 88-76. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Gravelines-Dunkerque. The game was mostly controlled by ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket. Gravelines-Dunkerque was better in fourth quarter 23-22. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. It was a great shooting night for ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 58.8 percentage. The former international guard Edwin Jackson (191-89) stepped up and scored 19 points for the winners and Nigerian power forward Uche Nsonwu-Amadi (208-78, college: Wyoming, agency: Beo Basket) chipped in 15 points and 6 rebounds. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket's coach Pierre Vincent allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. At the losing side the former international Yannick Bokolo (188-85) responded with 7 points, 6 rebounds and 11 assists and American point guard Dwight Buycks (190-89, college: Marquette) scored 19 points. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket moved-up to second place, which they share with 4 other teams including defeated Gravelines-Dunkerque. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket will play against Limoges CSP Elite (#9) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Gravelines-Dunkerque will play against JSF Nanterre (#12) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
ASVEL: E.Jackson 19+4reb+2ast, T.Abromaitis 17+5reb+1ast, U.Nsonwu-Amadi 15+6reb+3ast, M.Thompson 12+3reb+5ast, G.Joseph 10+6reb, A.Sy 9+4reb+6ast
Gravelines: D.Buycks 19+2reb+2ast, A.M'Baye 15+1reb+1ast, J.Edwards 11+6reb+1ast, L.Vaty 10+5reb, J.Johnson 7+1reb+1ast, Y.Bokolo 7+6reb+11ast
gschID: 178942


Dijon - Poitiers 72-59

Bottom-ranked JDA Dijon managed to get a fifth victory, breaking the series of three consecutive loses on Wednesday night. This time they won against eleventh-ranked Poitiers 72-59. The game was mostly controlled by JDA Dijon. Poitiers managed to win third quarter 27-20. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. American point guard T.J. Campbell (175-88, college: Portland) nailed 17 points (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) for the winning side and forward Jeremy Leloup (202-87) accounted for 13 points. Four JDA Dijon players scored in double figures. JDA Dijon's coach Jean-Louis Borg used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American-Italian guard Anthony Dobbins (194-81, college: Richmond) came up with 17 points and American forward Ahmad Nivins (206-87, college: St.Joseph's) added 11 points and 8 rebounds respectively for Poitiers in the defeat. JDA Dijon (5-8) moved-up to thirteenth place, which they share with Le Havre and Poitiers. Poitiers lost third consecutive game. JDA Dijon will meet bottom-ranked Boulazac Basket (#16) on the road in the next round. Poitiers will play against Le Mans and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Dijon: T.Campbell 17+1reb+2ast, J.Leloup 13+3reb+3ast, A.Harris 10+7reb+2ast, Z.Moss 10+3reb, L.Owens 7+1reb+2ast, D.Melody 7+5reb+3ast
Poitiers: A.Dobbins 17+3reb, A.Smith 12+4reb, A.Nivins 11+8reb, P.Badiane 7+3reb+1ast, J.Gray 6+2reb+3ast, P.Guillard 3+2reb+1ast
gschID: 178941


Le Mans - Cholet 79-55

The game between closely ranked teams ended with sixth ranked Le Mans' (8-5) home victory over 7th ranked Cholet (6-7) 79-55 on Wednesday. The game without a history. Le Mans led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 50 of its points in the paint compared to Cholet's 30. Quite impressive performance for swingman Pape Sy (201-88) who helped to win the game recording 16 points and 7 rebounds. Brazilian power forward Joao Paulo Batista (207-81, college: Gonzaga) contributed with 15 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Four Le Mans players scored in double figures. American guard A.J. Slaughter (191-87, college: W.Kentucky) answered with 10 points and 6 assists and center Rudy Gobert (212-92) added 10 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Cholet. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Le Mans moved-up to second place, which they share with 4 other teams. Cholet lost third consecutive game. They keep the seventh position with seven games lost. Le Mans will face Poitiers (#14) on the road in the next round which should be another easy win for them. Cholet will play against Chorale de Roanne (#10).
Top scorers:
Le Mans: P.Sy 16+7reb+1ast, J.Paulo Batista 15+6reb, C.Kahudi 12+4reb+1ast, A.Koffi 11+5reb, C.Long 9+3reb+3ast, C.Victor 8+2reb+3ast
Cholet: M.Goree 13+3reb, A.Slaughter 10+4reb+6ast, R.Gobert 10+5reb+1ast, T.Everett 8+3reb+3ast, T.Bryant 4+4reb, D.Obasohan 3+2reb
gschID: 178940


  




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