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ProA Standings
 1. Monaco 26-3 
 2. Chalon 22-7 
 3. Nanterre 20-9 
 4. Strasbourg 20-9 
 5. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 20-9 
 6. Paris-Levallois 19-10 
 7. Gravelines 15-14 
 8. Le Portel 15-14 
 9. ASVEL 15-14 
 10. Limoges 14-15 
 11. Cholet 11-18 
 12. Le Mans 11-18 
 13. Dijon 10-19 
 14. Hyeres-Toulon 10-19 
 15. Antibes 9-20 
 16. Chalons-Reims 9-20 
 17. Orleans 8-21 
 18. Nancy 7-22 
Full Standings
Last:4/30/2017
ProB Standings
 1. Bourg 22-8 
 2. Provence Basket 20-10 
 3. Charleville 17-13 
 4. Lille 17-13 
 5. Blois 16-14 
 6. Boulazac 16-14 
 7. Evreux 16-14 
 8. Poitiers 16-14 
 9. Nantes 15-15 
 10. Le Havre 15-15 
 11. Rouen 15-15 
 12. Denain 14-16 
 13. Roanne 13-17 
 14. St Quentin 12-18 
 15. Boulogne 12-18 
 16. Vichy Clermont 12-18 
 17. Maurienne 11-19 
 18. St Chamond 11-19 
Full Standings
Last:4/30/2017
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-Levallois17.8 
 3. Gibson, Gravelines16.8 
 4. Cobbs, Gravelines16.8 
 5. Roberson, Chalon15.8 
 6. Prepelic, Limoges15.7 
 7. Rush, Nancy15.3 
 8. Dorsey, Le Portel14.8 
 9. Young, Chalons-.14.7 
 10. Sommerville, Orleans14.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Moustapha FALL
  Chalon
  (218-C-92)
  Avg: 9.1
 1. Fall, Chalon9.1 
 2. Labeyrie, Paris-Le.8.8 
 3. Solomon, Gravelines8.5 
 4. Poirier, Paris-Le.7.8 
 5. Donaldson, Le Po.7.3 
 6. Hunt, Nancy7.3 
 7. Lessort, Nanterre7.3 
 8. Hassell, Le Portel7.1 
 9. Yeguete, Le Mans6.9 
 10. Camara, Limoges6.7 
Assists Per Game
 D.J. COOPER
  Pau-Lacq.
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 10.7
 1. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.10.7 
 2. Roberson, Chalon7.2 
 3. Holston, Dijon6.2 
 4. Hodge, AS.5.7 
 5. Cobbs, Gravelines5.7 
 6. Campbell, Paris-Le.5.2 
 7. Bost, Monaco5.2 
 8. Payne, Chalons-.4.4 
 9. Eito, Orleans4.4 
 10. Rich, Paris-Levallois4.3 
Steals Per Game
 D.J. COOPER
  Pau-Lacq.
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.2.3 
 2. Holston, Dijon2.0 
 3. Payne, Chalons-.1.8 
 4. Wood, Limoges1.8 
 5. Eito, Orleans1.7 
 6. Grant, Dijon1.6 
 7. Lacombe, Stras.1.5 
 8. Campbell, Paris-Le.1.5 
 9. Dorsey, Le Portel1.4 
 10. Henry, Gravelines1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Moustapha FALL
  Chalon
  (218-C-92)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Fall, Chalon2.4 
 2. Fofana, Monaco1.4 
 3. Uter, AS.1.1 
 4. Trasolini, Nancy1.0 
 5. Otule, Antibes1.0 
 6. Cain, Chalons-Reims1.0 
 7. Lessort, Nanterre0.9 
 8. Hassell, Le Portel0.9 
 9. Sane, Paris-Levallois0.9 
 10. Poirier, Paris-Le.0.8 
Player of the Week

 Lance Harris
  Chalon
  ( 195-G-84 )
  

 Corin Henry
  Evreux
  ( 178-PG-88 )
  

 Richie Gordon
  Caen
  ( 203-F/C-89 )
  
French men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
 FIBA Europe Cup:
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French Basketball (Men)

Next Round Schedule

Round 30 (Regular Season)

Antibes 60% May.2 Nancy
Chalons-Reim 58% May.2 Orleans
Chalon 86% May.2 Hyeres-Toulo
Cholet May.2 ASVEL 53%
Dijon 56% May.2 Le Mans
Le Portel 70% May.2 Gravelines
Limoges 56% May.2 Pau-Lacq-Ort
Paris-Levall May.2 Monaco 57%
Strasbourg 65% May.2 Nanterre
Next Round Schedule

Round 31 (Regular Season)

Blois May.5 Bourg 64%
Boulazac 59% May.5 Rouen
Denain May.5 Charleville 62%
Evreux 55% May.5 Lille
Nantes 58% May.5 Vichy Clermo
Poitiers 59% May.5 Boulogne
Roanne May.5 Provence Bsk 53%
St Quentin May.5 Le Havre 60%
St Chamond 70% May.5 Maurienne
Next Round Schedule

Game 2 (Quarter-Finals)

Chartres May.2 Quimper 56%
ALS Basket May.2 Souffel 64%
Lourdes 50% May.2 GET Vosges
RAC Basket May.2 Challans 51%
ProA Round 14: Six teams share top position - Dec 28, 2012


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The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Chalon/Saor (9-5) at the home court on Friday night. Hosts were defeated by Strasbourg IG (9-5) 73-66. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Chalon/Saor. It was a key game for the top position in the league as both teams had the same 8-5 record before this meeting. Chalon/Saor was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. American forward John Shurna (205-90, college: Northwestern, agency: Priority Sports) scored 19 points and 6 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and the former international center Alexis Ajinca (215-88, agency: Priority Sports) chipped in 17 points and 5 rebounds during the contest. American swingman Blake Schilb (200-83, college: Loyola, IL, agency: Z.A.G. - Law Offices) responded with 18 points. Strasbourg IG have a solid four-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with 5 other teams including defeated Chalon/Saor. Strasbourg IG is looking forward to face Entente Orleans 45 (#8) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Chalon/Saor will play against Gravelines-Dunkerque (#6) and is hoping to win this game.
Important game to mention about took place in Poitiers. Sixth ranked Le Mans (9-5) saved a 2-point victory on the road edging 14th ranked Poitiers (5-9) 71-69 on Friday evening. Guest team only slightly avoided a big embarassment. Brazilian power forward Joao Paulo Batista (207-81, college: Gonzaga) notched 14 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists to lead the effort and Charles Kahudi supported him with 13 points. Even a double-double of 12 points and 10 rebounds by American-Italian guard Anthony Dobbins (194-81, college: Richmond) did not help to save the game for Poitiers. Le Mans keeps a position of league leader, which they share with 5 other teams. Poitiers lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the fourteenth place with nine games lost. They share the position with Le Havre. Le Mans will play against ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (#4) at home in the next round. Poitiers will play against Sluc Nancy (#9) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Fourth ranked ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (9-5) crushed at home 9th ranked Limoges CSP Elite (6-8) by 23 points 79-56, which is the biggest margin this round on Friday night. The best player for the winners was Uche Nsonwu-Amadi who scored 10 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket's coach Pierre Vincent felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Joseph Gomis produced 13 points and 4 assists for the guests. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket have a solid three-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with 5 other teams. Newly promoted Limoges CSP Elite keeps the ninth place with eight games lost. They share the position with 4 other teams. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket will meet Le Mans (#5) on the road in the next round. Limoges CSP Elite will play against Boulazac Basket (#16) and hope to secure a win.

There were no shocking results in the other games in round 14: Nancy lost to Orleans on the opponent's court 87-98. Cholet outscored Roanne in a home game 79-60. Gravelines managed to beat Nanterre on the road 87-77. Paris-Levallois crushed Le Havre on its own court 94-73. Dijon beat Boulazac in JDA Dijon 58-46.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 20 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists by Sean May of Paris-Levallois.

Orleans - Nancy 98-87

Everything could happen at the game between two tied teams. Both ninth ranked Entente Orleans 45 and 8th ranked Sluc Nancy had identical 6-7 record. This time Entente Orleans 45 used a home court advantage and beat the opponent from Nancy 98-87 on Friday night. The game was mostly controlled by Entente Orleans 45. Sluc Nancy managed to win fourth quarter 31-22. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Entente Orleans 45 shot the lights out from three sinking 15 long-distance shots on high 55.6 percentage. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. The best player for the winners was American forward Caleb Green (203-85, college: ORU) who scored 23 points. The other American import forward Brian Greene (204-81, college: Colorado St.) chipped in 18 points. American forward Marcellus Sommerville (200-82, college: Bradley) produced 23 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists and naturalized Ivorian point guard Souleyman Diabate (183-87, agency: Beo Basket) added 13 points and 14 assists respectively for the guests. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Entente Orleans 45 (7-7) moved-up to seventh place, which they share with Cholet. Sluc Nancy at the other side dropped to the ninth position with eight games lost. They share it with 4 other teams. Entente Orleans 45 will meet league's second-placed Strasbourg IG on the road in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Sluc Nancy will play against Poitiers (#14) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Nancy: M.Sommerville 23+8reb+5ast, C.Marquis 18+7reb, T.Martin 15+3reb, S.Diabate 13+4reb+14ast, N.Pope 12+2reb+1ast, B.Merriex 6+3reb+1ast
Orleans: C.Green 23+4reb, B.Greene 18+4reb+2ast, C.Hill 15+2reb+5ast, M.Lebrun 12+3reb+3ast, D.Viney 10+5reb+3ast, M.Pellin 7+2reb+7ast
gschID: 178949


Poitiers - Le Mans 69-71

Important game to mention about took place in Poitiers. Sixth ranked Le Mans (9-5) saved a 2-point victory on the road edging 14th ranked Poitiers (5-9) 71-69 on Friday evening. Guest team only slightly avoided a big embarassment. Poitiers was ahead by 7 points at the halftime before a 37-28 second half run of Le Mans. They made 21-of-24 charity shots (87.5 percent) during the game. Brazilian power forward Joao Paulo Batista (207-81, college: Gonzaga) notched 14 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists to lead the effort and international forward Charles Kahudi (197-86, agency: Beo Basket) supported him with 13 points. Even a double-double of 12 points and 10 rebounds by American-Italian guard Anthony Dobbins (194-81, college: Richmond) did not help to save the game for Poitiers. American guard Justin Gray (188-84, college: Wake Forest, agency: Higher Vision Sports) added 13 points for the hosts. Five Poitiers players scored in double figures. Le Mans keeps a position of league leader, which they share with 5 other teams. Poitiers lost fourth consecutive game. They keep the fourteenth place with nine games lost. They share the position with Le Havre. Le Mans will play against ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (#4) at home in the next round. Poitiers will play against Sluc Nancy (#9) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Poitiers: J.Gray 13+3ast, A.Smith 13+2reb, A.Dobbins 12+10reb+1ast, A.Nivins 10+5reb, A.Grant 10+2reb+1ast, P.Guillard 7+3reb
Le Mans: J.Paulo Batista 14+9reb+4ast, C.Kahudi 13+3reb+2ast, K.El-Amin 11+1reb+5ast, A.Koffi 9+1reb+1ast, C.Long 7+2reb+2ast, P.Sy 7+4reb+2ast
gschID: 178952


Cholet - Roanne 79-60

Everything could happen at the game between two tied teams. Both seventh ranked Cholet and 10th ranked Chorale de Roanne had identical 6-7 record. This time Cholet used a home court advantage and smashed the opponent from Roanne 79-60 on Friday night. The hosts trailed by 7 points at the halftime before their 48-22 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Cholet dominated down low during the game scoring 40 of its points in the paint compared to Chorale de Roanne's 20 and made 18-of-23 free shots (78.3 percent) during the game. Americans were the main players on the court. The best player for the winners was guard A.J. Slaughter (191-87, college: W.Kentucky) who scored 16 points and 4 assists. Forward Marcus Goree (201-77, college: W.Virginia) chipped in 19 points. Four Cholet players scored in double figures. Cholet's coach Jean Manuel Sousa used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. point guard Steven Gray (195-89, college: Gonzaga) produced 17 points and Matt Howard (203-89, college: Butler) added 8 points and 6 rebounds respectively for the guests. Cholet maintains seventh position with 7-7 record, which they share with Orleans. Chorale de Roanne at the other side dropped to the ninth place with eight games lost. They share the position with 4 other teams. Cholet will meet at home higher ranked Paris-Levallois (#3) in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Chorale de Roanne will play against STB Le Havre (#15) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Roanne: S.Gray 17+2reb+2ast, W.Gradit 10+5reb, M.Howard 8+6reb+2ast, P.Amagou 8+2reb+2ast, C.Collins 7+4reb, V.Samnick 6+1reb+2ast
Cholet: M.Goree 19+3reb, A.Slaughter 16+2reb+4ast, D.Obasohan 14+3reb+2ast, T.Bryant 12+5reb+1ast, K.Souchu 6+3reb+1ast, L.Vebobe 5+1reb
gschID: 178948


Nanterre - Gravelines 77-87

Not a big story in a game when 11th ranked JSF Nanterre (6-8) was defeated at home by sixth ranked Gravelines-Dunkerque (9-5) 87-77 on Friday. The guests trailed by 5 points at the halftime before their 47-32 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Gravelines-Dunkerque dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to JSF Nanterre's 36. The best player for the winners was American point guard Dwight Buycks (190-89, college: Marquette) who scored 23 points and 4 assists. The former international center Ludovic Vaty (206-88, college: Moraine Valley CC) chipped in 20 points and 6 rebounds. Gravelines-Dunkerque's coach Christian Monschau used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American guard Trenton Meacham (188-85, college: Illinois) produced 19 points and 5 assists and his fellow American import power forward Christophe Massie (206-77, college: Memphis) added 14 points and 5 rebounds respectively for the hosts. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Gravelines-Dunkerque keeps a position of league leader, which they share with 5 other teams. JSF Nanterre at the other side dropped to the ninth place with eight games lost. They share the position with 4 other teams. Gravelines-Dunkerque will meet at home league's leader Chalon/Saor in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. JSF Nanterre will play against JDA Dijon (#10) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Nanterre: T.Meacham 19+3reb+5ast, C.Massie 14+5reb+2ast, C.Warren 12+3reb+1ast, J.Passave-Ducteil 11+6reb+1ast, X.Corosine 8+1reb+3ast, C.Oliver 6+1reb+1ast
Gravelines: D.Buycks 23+4reb+4ast, L.Vaty 20+6reb+2ast, A.M'Baye 12, D.Noel 12+2reb+1ast, J.Edwards 9+2reb, J.Johnson 5+2reb+1ast
gschID: 178954


ASVEL - Limoges 79-56

Fourth ranked ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (9-5) crushed at home 9th ranked Limoges CSP Elite (6-8) by 23 points 79-56, which is the biggest margin this round on Friday night. The game without a history. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 17-of-18 free shots (94.4 percent) during the game. It was a great shooting night for ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 53.3 percentage. The best player for the winners was Nigerian power forward Uche Nsonwu-Amadi (208-78, college: Wyoming, agency: Beo Basket) who scored 10 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Naturalized Mali forward Amara Sy (202-81) chipped in 11 points and 4 assists. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket's coach Pierre Vincent felt very confident that he used entire bench which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The former international guard Joseph Gomis (180-78) produced 13 points and 4 assists and American power forward Trent Plaisted (211-86, college: BYU, agency: Priority Sports) added 10 points and 5 rebounds respectively for the guests. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket have a solid three-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with 5 other teams. Newly promoted Limoges CSP Elite keeps the ninth place with eight games lost. They share the position with 4 other teams. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket will meet Le Mans (#5) on the road in the next round. Limoges CSP Elite will play against Boulazac Basket (#16) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Limoges: J.Gomis 13+1reb+4ast, T.Plaisted 10+5reb+1ast, N.Boungou Colo 9+1reb+1ast, B.Wanamaker 8+3reb+1ast, J.Mipoka 8+4reb+1ast, F.Zerbo 4
ASVEL: E.Jackson 12+1reb+3ast, A.Sy 11+4reb+4ast, U.Nsonwu-Amadi 10+8reb+4ast, L.Jean-Charles 9+4reb, P.Morlende 9+1reb+3ast, M.Thompson 7+1reb+1ast
gschID: 178955


Paris-Levallois - Le Havre 94-73

Everything went according to plan when second ranked Paris-Levallois (9-5) outscored at home 15th ranked STB Le Havre (5-9) 94-73 on Friday. The game was mostly controlled by Paris-Levallois. STB Le Havre managed to win fourth quarter 25-21. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Paris-Levallois made 18-of-19 free shots (94.7 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. The best player for the winners was American forward Jawad Williams (204-83, college: N.Carolina) who scored 24 points and 8 rebounds. The other American import forward Sean May (206-84, college: N.Carolina) chipped in 20 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists (was perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line). Four Paris-Levallois players scored in double figures. Coach Christophe Denis's team controlled all game and the coach could let to play 11 players and allowed the starting five to rest. Congolese-Central African forward Max Kouguere (198-87) produced 28 points and 5 rebounds (on 11-of-14 shooting from the field) and power forward Bangaly Fofana (212-89) added 10 points and 8 rebounds respectively for the guests. Paris-Levallois keeps a position of league leader, which they share with 5 other teams. STB Le Havre at the other side dropped to the fourteenth place with nine games lost. They share the position with Poitiers. Paris-Levallois will meet Cholet (#7) on the road in the next round where they are favorite. STB Le Havre will play against Chorale de Roanne (#11) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Le Havre: M.Kouguere 28+5reb+1ast, B.Fofana 10+8reb+1ast, B.Smith 10+5reb+2ast, B.King 9+1reb+3ast, V.Moldoveanu 6+2reb+1ast, G.Pitard 4+1reb
Paris-Levallois: J.Williams 24+8reb+2ast, J.Cox 21+1reb+1ast, S.May 20+7reb+4ast, A.Diot 13+4reb+3ast, G.Oniangue 7, A.Albicy 7+1reb+8ast
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Chalon - Strasbourg 66-73

The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Chalon/Saor (9-5) at the home court on Friday night. Hosts were defeated by Strasbourg IG (9-5) 73-66. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Chalon/Saor. It was a key game for the top position in the league as both teams had the same 8-5 record before this meeting. Chalon/Saor was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. American forward John Shurna (205-90, college: Northwestern, agency: Priority Sports) scored 19 points and 6 rebounds to lead the charge for the winners and the former international center Alexis Ajinca (215-88, agency: Priority Sports) chipped in 17 points and 5 rebounds during the contest. American swingman Blake Schilb (200-83, college: Loyola, IL, agency: Z.A.G. - Law Offices) responded with 18 points and guard Nicolas Lang (196-90, agency: Beo Basket) scored 15 points. Strasbourg IG have a solid four-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with 5 other teams including defeated Chalon/Saor. Strasbourg IG is looking forward to face Entente Orleans 45 (#8) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Chalon/Saor will play against Gravelines-Dunkerque (#6) and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Chalon: B.Schilb 18+3reb+3ast, N.Lang 15+4reb+1ast, S.Williams 11+6reb+1ast, S.Tchicamboud 8+3reb+4ast, I.Evtimov 6+5reb+5ast, J.Aboudou 5+2reb
Strasbourg: J.Shurna 19+6reb+1ast, A.Ajinca 17+5reb+1ast, R.Duport 12+4reb+2ast, A.Jeanneau 9+4reb+9ast, L.Campbell 7+6reb+5ast, H.Invernizzi 6+4reb
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Boulazac - Dijon 46-58

There was no surprise when 16th ranked Boulazac Basket (4-10) was defeated at home by thirteenth ranked JDA Dijon (6-8) 58-46 on Friday. The game was mostly controlled by JDA Dijon. Boulazac Basket managed to win third quarter 19-11. 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 7 points in first quarter. The best player for the winners was guard David Melody (184-77) who scored 9 points and 5 rebounds. American power forward Andre Harris (201-85, college: Fair Dickinson) chipped in 8 points and 7 rebounds. JDA Dijon's coach Jean-Louis Borg used a ten-player rotation and allowed the starting five to rest. point guard Arnaud Kerckhof (193-84) produced 11 points and 5 rebounds and naturalized Swiss power forward David Ramseier (203-87) added 8 points and 9 rebounds respectively for the hosts. JDA Dijon moved-up to ninth place, which they share with 4 other teams. Boulazac Basket lost fourth consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay at the bottom position with ten games lost. JDA Dijon will meet at home JSF Nanterre (#13) in the next round. Boulazac Basket will play against Limoges CSP Elite and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Boulazac: A.Kerckhof 11+5reb+3ast, Q.Ross 9+8reb+1ast, O.Eldridge 8+2reb+3ast, D.Ramseier 8+9reb+2ast, D.Harris 8+4reb+1ast, D.Monroe 2+3reb
Dijon: Z.Moss 10+3reb+1ast, D.Melody 9+5reb+1ast, J.Leloup 8+1ast, A.Harris 8+7reb, T.Campbell 5+2reb+3ast, F.Prenom 5+4reb+1ast
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