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ProA Standings
 1. Monaco 27-7 
 2. Strasbourg 25-9 
 3. Le Mans 23-11 
 4. Chalon 22-12 
 5. ASVEL 21-13 
 6. Gravelines 21-13 
 7. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 21-13 
 8. Nanterre 21-13 
 9. Dijon 20-14 
 10. Limoges 18-16 
 11. Orleans 17-17 
 12. Antibes 14-20 
 13. Chalons-Reims 14-20 
 14. Paris-Levallois 12-22 
 15. Cholet 10-24 
 16. Nancy 10-24 
 17. Rouen 6-28 
 18. Le Havre 4-30 
Last:5/10/2016
ProB Standings
 1. Hyeres-Toulon 26-8 
 2. Provence Basket 21-13 
 3. Evreux 21-13 
 4. Boulazac 20-14 
 5. Bourg 20-14 
 6. Le Portel 19-15 
 7. Nantes 18-16 
 8. Poitiers 18-16 
 9. Lille 18-16 
 10. Vichy Clermont 17-17 
 11. St Quentin 17-17 
 12. Boulogne 16-18 
 13. Denain 15-19 
 14. St Chamond 14-20 
 15. Charleville 14-20 
 16. Roanne 13-21 
 17. Souffel 11-23 
 18. Orchies 8-26 
Last:5/17/2016
NM1 Standings
 1. Blois 27-7 
 2. St Vallier 21-13 
 3. Rueil 21-13 
 4. GET Vosges 20-14 
 5. Lourdes 20-14 
 6. Caen 19-15 
 7. Maurienne 19-15 
 8. Angers BC 18-16 
 9. Quimper 18-16 
 10. Chartres 17-17 
 11. SAP Vaucluse 17-17 
 12. Vitre 17-17 
 13. Challans 15-19 
 14. Mulhouse 15-19 
 15. Bordeaux 15-19 
 16. Berck 13-21 
 17. La Rochelle 13-21 
 18. CFBB 1-33 
Last:4/30/2016
NM2 Standings
Group A
 1. Andrezieux 22-4 
 2. Aubenas 19-7 
 3. Golfe Juan 17-9 
 4. Feurs EF 16-10 
 5. Le Puy 16-10 
 6. Montbrison 16-10 
 7. Toulouges 14-12 
 8. Beaujolais 13-13 
 9. Prisse Macon 12-14 
 10. Marseille 10-16 
 11. Clermont 9-17 
 12. Ouest Lyonnais 9-17 
 13. Nord Ardeche 6-20 
 14. Frontignan 3-23 
Group B
 1. Brissac-Aubance 20-6 
 2. Union Tours 19-7 
 3. Cognac 18-8 
 4. Dax-Gamarde 16-10 
 5. USV Re Basket 14-12 
 6. Pau Nord-Est 13-13 
 7. Pays dOlonnes 13-13 
 8. Toulouse 13-13 
 9. Valence 12-14 
 10. Garonne 11-15 
 11. Gardonne 10-16 
 12. Marmande 10-16 
 13. Lucon 9-16 
 14. Stade Montois 5-21 
Group C
 1. Lorient 23-3 
 2. Rennes 22-4 
 3. Calais 16-10 
 4. Angers EOSL 15-11 
 5. Brest 14-12 
 6. Gravenchon 14-12 
 7. Pornic 14-12 
 8. Vanves 14-12 
 9. Bourbourg 12-14 
 10. Cergy-Pontoise 11-15 
 11. Cherbourg 9-17 
 12. Poissy 8-18 
 13. Sceaux 7-19 
 14. Ardres 3-23 
Group D
 1. BCGO 24-2 
 2. La Charite 19-7 
 3. Kaysersberg 17-9 
 4. Cheruy 15-11 
 5. Joeuf Homecourt 15-11 
 6. Metz-Ste Marie 15-11 
 7. Oullins 13-13 
 8. Tremblay 13-13 
 9. Besancon 12-14 
 10. W.O.S.B. 11-15 
 11. Tourcoing 9-17 
 12. CSMF Paris 8-18 
 13. Lille II 7-19 
 14. Saint-Priest 4-22 
Last:5/15/2016
Euroleague Standings
Group E
 1 Fener.Ulker 11-3 
 2 Lokomotiv 9-5 
 3 Panathinaikos 9-5 
 4 Crvena Zvezda 7-7 
 5 Anadolu Efes 7-7 
 6 Darussafaka 5-9 
 7 Unicaja 4-10 
 8 Cedevita 4-10 
Group F
 1 CSKA 10-4 
 2 Laboral Kutxa 9-5 
 3 FC Barcelona 8-6 
 4 Real Madrid 7-7 
 5 Khimky 7-7 
 6 Brose Bask. 7-7 
 7 Olympiacos 6-8 
 8 Zalgiris 2-12 
Stage One Standings
Last:4/8/2016
Eurocup Standings
Group G
 1 B.Muenchen 4-2 
 2 Banvit BK 4-2 
 3 Dominion BB 3-3 
 4 Ratiopharm 1-5 
Group H
 1 Gran Canaria 5-1 
 2 Strasbourg 4-2 
 3 Avtodor 3-3 
 4 Hapoel J-M 0-6 
Group I
 1 EWE Baskets 4-2 
 2 Limoges 3-3 
 3 Valencia 3-3 
 4 PAOK 2-4 
Group J
 1 EA7 Armani 4-2 
 2 ALBA 3-3 
 3 Aris 3-3 
 4 Neptunas 2-4 
Group K
 1 Dolomiti En. TR 4-2 
 2 Karsiyaka 3-3 
 3 Trabzonspor 3-3 
 4 Grissin Bon RE 2-4 
Group L
 1 Zenit 4-2 
 2 Stelmet ZG 3-3 
 3 Ludwigsburg 3-3 
 4 Umana VE 2-4 
Group M
 1 Unics 6-0 
 2 N.Novgorod 3-3 
 3 Maccabi T-A 2-4 
 4 Un.Olimpija 1-5 
Group N
 1 Galatasaray 4-2 
 2 CAI Zaragoza 4-2 
 3 Banco di Srd 3-3 
 4 Szolnok 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/10/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group O
 1. ASVEL 5-1 
 2. Maccabi Rishon 4-2 
 3. Krka 2-4 
 4. Kataja Basket 1-5 
Group P
 1. Ventspils 4-2 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 3-3 
 4. Lukoil Acad. 1-5 
Group Q
 1. Turk Telekom 5-1 
 2. Oostende 5-1 
 3. Boras 2-4 
 4. Slask Wroclaw 0-6 
Group R
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. AV Cantu 3-3 
 3. Enisey 3-3 
 4. TU/Rock 1-5 
Group S
 1. Rovinari 3-3 
 2. Cibona 3-3 
 3. P.Zvaigzdes 3-3 
 4. Le Havre 3-3 
Group T
 1. Juventus 4-2 
 2. Khimik 4-2 
 3. Mons-Hainaut 3-3 
 4. Bakken 1-5 
Group U
 1. Fraport SKY 6-0 
 2. Royal Hali 3-3 
 3. Sodertalje 2-4 
 4. Rosa Radom 1-5 
Group V
 1. Openjobmetis V. 5-1 
 2. AEK 3-3 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Gussing 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/3/2016
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. Shuler, Monaco16.4 
 5. Panko, Bayamon16.0 
 6. Beaubois, Stras.15.8 
 7. Harris, Pau-Lacq.15.6 
 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, Pau-Lacq.8.3 
 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
 D.J. COOPER
  Monaco
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 6.8
 1. Cooper, Monaco6.8 
 2. Diabate, Rouen6.5 
 3. Roberson, Chalon6.0 
 4. Albicy, Gravelines5.9 
 5. McConnell, Chalons.5.6 
 6. Thompson, Pau-Lac.5.1 
 7. Holston, Dijon5.1 
 8. Eito, Orleans5.0 
 9. Jones, Paris-Le.4.8 
 10. Wood, Cholet4.8 
Steals Per Game
 Andrew ALBICY
  Gravelines
  (178-PG-90)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Albicy, Gravelines2.2 
 2. Diabate, Rouen1.9 
 3. Cooper, Monaco1.8 
 4. Eito, Orleans1.6 
 5. Riley, Nanterre1.6 
 6. Jones, Paris-Le.1.5 
 7. McKee, Le Mans1.5 
 8. Dawson, Paris-Le.1.4 
 9. Young, Chalons-.1.4 
 10. Robinson, Nanterre1.4 
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, Strasbourg0.8 
 6. Jaiteh, Nanterre0.8 
 7. Lessort, Chalon0.8 
 8. Traore, Limoges0.8 
 9. Howard, Strasbourg0.8 
 10. Dove, Gravelines0.8 
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Bourg 62% May.24 Le Portel
Evreux 57% May.24 Poitiers
Boulazac 59% May.24 Nantes
ProB Round 17: #1 Pau-Lacq-Orthez is defeated by Fos Ouest - Dec 29, 2012


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The most surprising game was a loss of top-ranked Pau-Lacq-Orthez (13-4) on the court of tenth ranked Fos Ouest on Saturday night. Visitors were rolled over by Fos Ouest 95-73. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Pau-Lacq-Orthez. The game without a history. Fos Ouest led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Fos Ouest forced 22 Pau-Lacq-Orthez turnovers. 25 personal fouls committed by Pau-Lacq-Orthez helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American power forward John Williamson (199-86, college: Cincinnati) stepped up and scored 16 points for the winners and forward Aurelien Toto N'Kote (194-79) chipped in 16 points and 5 rebounds (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!). David Denave (195-85) responded with 16 points and 4 assists. Fos Ouest (9-8) moved-up to seventh place, which they share with 3 other teams. Pau-Lacq-Orthez at the other side still keeps top position with four games lost. They share it with Antibes. Fos Ouest is looking forward to face league's second-placed Olympique Antibes at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Pau-Lacq-Orthez will play against Charleville-Mezieres and is hoping to win this game.

There were no shocking results in the rest of the games of round 17: Charleville lost to Boulogne on the opponent's court 105-113. Hyeres-Toulon unfortunately lost to Bourg in a home game 75-82. St Vallier was rolled over Chalons-Reims on the road 74-93. Antibes defeated Nantes on its own court 98-83. Le Portel was beaten by Evreux in a road game 78-70. St Quentin won against Denain at home 97-81. Maurienne managed to outperform Bordeaux on the opponent's court 73-63. Rouen managed to beat Lille in a home game 82-71.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 25 points and 8 rebounds by Jeremiah Wood of Evreux.



Fos Ouest - Pau-Lacq-Orthez 95-73

The most surprising game was a loss of top-ranked Pau-Lacq-Orthez (13-4) on the court of tenth ranked Fos Ouest on Saturday night. Visitors were rolled over by Fos Ouest 95-73. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Pau-Lacq-Orthez. The game without a history. Fos Ouest led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Fos Ouest forced 22 Pau-Lacq-Orthez turnovers. 25 personal fouls committed by Pau-Lacq-Orthez helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American power forward John Williamson (199-86, college: Cincinnati) stepped up and scored 16 points for the winners and forward Aurelien Toto N'Kote (194-79) chipped in 16 points and 5 rebounds (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!). Five Fos Ouest players scored in double figures. David Denave (195-85) responded with 16 points and 4 assists and Spanish point guard Ignacio Ordin (183-78) scored 12 points. Fos Ouest (9-8) moved-up to seventh place, which they share with 3 other teams. Pau-Lacq-Orthez at the other side still keeps top position with four games lost. They share it with Antibes. Fos Ouest is looking forward to face league's second-placed Olympique Antibes at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Pau-Lacq-Orthez will play against Charleville-Mezieres and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Fos Ouest: A.Toto N'Kote 16+5reb+1ast, J.Williamson 16+3reb+3ast, C.Davis 16+2reb+2ast, M.Dia 11+7reb, S.Giffa 10+5reb+1ast, K.Atamna 9+2ast
Pau-Lacq-Orthez: D.Denave 16+1reb+4ast, I.Ordin 12+2reb+1ast, B.Boddicker 8+3reb, J.Morency 8+2reb, F.Lesca 8, C.Jackson 7+5reb
gschID: 179381


Boulogne - Charleville 113-105

Very expected game when 17th ranked Charleville-Mezieres (5-12) was defeated on the road by sixth ranked SO Maritime Boulogne (11-6) 113-105 on Friday. The hosts were tied at the half but managed to speed up in last two quarters eventually winning the game. SO Maritime Boulogne made 22-of-26 free shots (84.6 percent) during the game, while Charleville-Mezieres only scored six points from the stripe. SO Maritime Boulogne looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. American point guard Austen Rowland (186-81, college: Lehigh, agency: Court Side) stepped up and scored 30 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners and point guard Zainoul Bah (187-84) chipped in 23 points and 5 assists. American forward Patrick Sanders (198-85, college: Cal-Irvine) responded with 32 points and 6 rebounds and American-British power forward Tafari Toney (203-86) scored 20 points and 5 rebounds. Five SO Maritime Boulogne and four Charleville-Mezieres players scored in double figures. Charleville-Mezieres' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. SO Maritime Boulogne have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Le Portel. Charleville-Mezieres lost third consecutive game. Newly promoted team dropped to the sixteenth position with 12 games lost. They share it with Denain. SO Maritime Boulogne is looking forward to face Denain Voltaire (#16) at home in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Charleville-Mezieres will play against the league's leader Pau-Lacq-Orthez and is hoping to prove to their supporters that they can break losing series.
Top scorers:
Boulogne: A.Rowland 30+7reb+5ast, Z.Bah 23+4reb+5ast, M.Var 17+10reb+2ast, J.Rousselle 16+5ast, K.Cunningham 13+5reb+5ast, V.Bigote 12+4reb+3ast
Charleville: P.Sanders 32+6reb+1ast, T.Toney 20+5reb+3ast, V.Pridotkas 19+6reb+1ast, D.Pistre 13+1reb+6ast, C.Guillarme 6+1reb, F.Calvez 5+2reb+12ast
gschID: 179384


Hyeres-Toulon - Bourg 75-82

Very predictable result when tenth ranked JL Bourg (9-8) defeated on the road 15th ranked Hyeres-Toulon (6-11) 82-75 on Friday. The game without a history. JL Bourg led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 27-of-33 free shots (81.8 percent) during the game. Gambian forward Moses Sonko (197-83, college: Co.Carolina, agency: Two Points) stepped up and scored 23 points and 8 rebounds for the winners and power forward Alexis Tanghe (208-90, agency: Beo Basket) chipped in 13 points and 6 rebounds. American guard Pierre Pierce (193-83, college: Iowa) responded with 17 points and 8 assists and the other American import swingman Jared Newson (195-84, college: Tenn-Martin, agency: Pro One Sports) scored 17 points and 9 rebounds. Four Hyeres-Toulon players scored in double figures. JL Bourg moved-up to seventh place, which they share with 3 other teams. Loser Hyeres-Toulon dropped to the thirteenth position with 11 games lost. They share it with Nantes and Lille. JL Bourg is looking forward to face Lille Metropole (#14) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Hyeres-Toulon will play against ALM Evreux and is hoping to prove to their supporters that the loss was just an accident.
Top scorers:
Bourg: M.Sonko 23+8reb+1ast, A.Tanghe 13+6reb+1ast, S.Dumas 13+1reb+6ast, A.Gomis 9+3reb, J.Delhomme 9+2reb+1ast, P.Braud 7+3reb+1ast
Hyeres-Toulon: J.Newson 17+9reb, P.Pierce 17+2reb+8ast, L.Sane 14+7reb+1ast, A.Julien 13+2reb+1ast, A.Salmon 8+3reb+1ast, R.Wright 4+1reb+3ast
gschID: 179383


Chalons-Reims - St Vallier 93-74

Not a big story in a game when 11th ranked Saint Vallier (7-10) was rolled over on the road by fourth ranked Chalons-Reims (12-5) 93-74 on Friday. The game was mostly controlled by Chalons-Reims. Saint Vallier managed to win second period 19-12. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. 27 personal fouls committed by Saint Vallier helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American forward Tyren Johnson (202-88, college: La-Lafayette) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds for the winners and swingman Rodrigue Mels (188-85, college: CS Northridge, agency: Three Eye Sports) chipped in 19 points. Four Chalons-Reims players scored in double figures. American Corey Rouse (204-84, college: E.Carolina, agency: Court Side) responded with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 14 rebounds and the other American import swingman Roy Booker (191-84, college: SE Missouri St.) scored 20 points. Saint Vallier's coach rotated ten players seeing no chance for a win. Chalons-Reims have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Evreux. Loser Saint Vallier dropped to the twelfth position with ten games lost. Chalons-Reims is looking forward to face Saint-Quentin (#7) at home in the next round. Saint Vallier will play against SPO Rouen (#11) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Chalons-Reims: A.Tsagarakis 20+2reb, R.Mels 19+2reb+3ast, T.Johnson 18+10reb+3ast, B.Mullins 17+2reb+4ast, K.Corre 8+5reb+1ast, P.Poupet 6+2reb+4ast
St Vallier: R.Booker 20+2reb+3ast, F.Tortosa 19+3reb+1ast, C.Rouse 15+14reb+1ast, E.Craven 6+4reb+4ast, H.Disy 5+6reb, I.Koma 5+3reb+2ast
gschID: 179382


Antibes - Nantes 98-83

Everything went according to plan when second ranked Olympique Antibes (13-4) beat at home 13th ranked Nantes (6-11) 98-83 on Friday. Nantes was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. Olympique Antibes shot 61.4 percent from the field and made 18-of-23 free shots (78.3 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Olympique Antibes made 9 blocks. Americans were the main players on the court. Swingman Anthony Hilliard (193-86, college: Elizabeth City) stepped up and scored 33 points (!!!), 5 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners and forward Tim Blue (205-84, college: Middle Tenn.St.) chipped in 22 points and 7 assists. Forward Terrance Henry (208-89, college: Mississippi, agency: Pro One Sports) responded with 17 points and 5 rebounds and power forward James Mathis (200-84, college: Niagara, agency: Court Side) scored 15 points and 5 assists. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Olympique Antibes have a solid series of three victories in a row. They used an opportunity after Pau-Lacq-Orthez lost their game and moved up joining them at the top position. Loser Nantes keeps the thirteenth place with 11 games lost. They share the position with Hyeres-Toulon and Lille. Olympique Antibes is looking forward to face Fos Ouest (#9) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Nantes will play against Bordeaux (#18) and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
Antibes: A.Hilliard 33+5reb+4ast, T.Blue 22+3reb+7ast, B.Monclar 15+1reb, M.Badiane 10+7reb+3ast, G.Yango 8+2reb, T.Huffman 7+3reb+10ast
Nantes: T.Henry 17+5reb+2ast, J.Mathis 15+3reb+5ast, C.Ferchaud 14, L.Corbett 13+3reb+2ast, E.Mendy 9+2reb+3ast, W.Soliman 6+3reb+3ast
gschID: 179380


Evreux - Le Portel 78-70

Everything could happen at the game between two tied teams. Both third ranked ALM Evreux and 5th ranked Le Portel had identical 11-5 record. This time ALM Evreux used a home court advantage and defeated the opponent from Le Portel 78-70 on Friday night. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Le Portel won third quarter 18-12. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when ALM Evreux won last quarter 23-16. They made 16-of-21 free shots (76.2 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists comparing to just 13 passes made by Le Portel's players. 25 personal fouls committed by Le Portel helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American power forward Jeremiah Wood (200-85, agency: Court Side) stepped up and scored 25 points and 8 rebounds (on 12-of-14 shooting from the field) for the winners and his fellow American import point guard Clevin Hannah (180-87, college: Wichita St., agency: Court Side) chipped in 18 points and 6 assists (was perfect 9-for-9 from the free throw line !!!). Four ALM Evreux players scored in double figures. Jamaican-American Sherman Gay (201-82, college: Loyola Mary) responded with 20 points and 8 rebounds and power forward Charles-Henri Bronchard (200-82, agency: Court Side) scored 13 points and 5 rebounds. ALM Evreux maintains third place with 12-5 record behind leader Pau-Lacq-Orthez, which they share with Chalons-Reims. Loser Le Portel keeps the fifth position with six games lost. They share it with Boulogne. ALM Evreux is looking forward to face Hyeres-Toulon (#15) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Le Portel will play against Aix-Maurienne (#8) in Aix-les-Bains and is hoping to prove to their supporters that the loss was just an accident.
Top scorers:
Evreux: J.Wood 25+8reb+3ast, C.Hannah 18+2reb+6ast, S.Ho You Fat 11+4reb, G.Florimont 11+3reb+1ast, D.Reed 9+3reb+6ast, L.Sambe 2+1ast
Le Portel: S.Gay 20+8reb+1ast, C.Bronchard 13+5reb, A.Charles 9+4reb+2ast, B.Mangin 7+1reb+3ast, R.Taylor 7+3reb+6ast, M.N'Diaye 7+4reb+1ast
gschID: 179379


St Quentin - Denain 97-81

No shocking result in a game when seventh ranked Saint-Quentin (9-8) won against at home 16th ranked Denain Voltaire (5-12) 97-81 on Friday. The game was mostly controlled by Saint-Quentin. Denain Voltaire managed to win fourth quarter 26-14. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Saint-Quentin forced 19 Denain Voltaire turnovers. Power forward Julien Lesieu (201-83) stepped up and scored 14 points and 7 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field) for the winners and swingman Kevin Bichard (195-86) chipped in 14 points and 4 assists. Spanish center Rafael Lopez (204-86) responded with 16 points and 8 rebounds and guard Xavier Gaillou (192-89) scored 13 points and 7 assists. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Newly promoted Saint-Quentin maintains seventh place with 9-8 record, which they share with 3 other teams. Denain Voltaire lost third consecutive game. They keep the sixteenth position with 12 games lost. They share it with Charleville. Saint-Quentin is looking forward to face higher ranked Chalons-Reims (#4) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Denain Voltaire will play against SO Maritime Boulogne (#6) and is hoping to prove to their supporters that they can break losing series.
Top scorers:
St Quentin: A.Saaka 15+4reb+1ast, J.Lesieu 14+7reb+1ast, K.Bichard 14+3reb+4ast, D.Williams 13+5reb+2ast, L.Simmons 13+8reb, K.Howell 9+2reb+1ast
Denain: R.Lopez 16+8reb+3ast, C.Cavallo 16+4reb, V.Ateba 15+5reb+1ast, X.Gaillou 13+2reb+7ast, C.Cairo 12+4reb, A.Liorel 9+1ast
gschID: 179378


Bordeaux - Maurienne 63-73

Very expected game when 18th ranked Bordeaux (2-15) was defeated at home by eighth ranked Aix-Maurienne (9-8) 73-63 on Friday. Bordeaux was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. Aix-Maurienne forced 19 Bordeaux turnovers. American Wilbert Brown (200-84, college: Niagara, agency: Z.A.G. - Law Offices) stepped up and scored 24 points for the winners and Meredis Houmounou (188-88) chipped in 17 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. American forward Markel Humphrey (198-87, college: Marshall, agency: Three Eye Sports) responded with 18 points and forward Boris Elisabeth-Mesnager (200-83, college: California, PA) scored 6 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Aix-Maurienne moved-up to seventh place, which they share with 3 other teams. Bordeaux lost seventh consecutive game. They stay at the bottom position with 15 games lost. Aix-Maurienne is looking forward to face higher ranked Le Portel (#5) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Bordeaux will play against Nantes (#13) and is hoping to prove to their supporters that they can break losing series.
Top scorers:
Maurienne: W.Brown 24+3reb+2ast, W.Chism 19+7reb, M.Houmounou 17+8reb+4ast, S.Darnauzan 7+3reb+5ast, G.Clerc 3+1ast, M.Sloan 3+6reb
Bordeaux: M.Humphrey 18+4reb, R.Dardaine 11+3reb+1ast, M.Guichard 9+3reb+2ast, D.Ceranic 8+6reb, B.Elisabeth-Mesnager 6+6reb+4ast, K.Thalien 6+2reb+1ast
gschID: 179377


Rouen - Lille 82-71

Rather predictable result when twelfth ranked SPO Rouen (8-9) defeated at home 14th ranked Lille Metropole (6-11) 82-71 on Friday. They outrebounded Lille Metropole 39-28 including 26 on the defensive glass. Americans were the main players on the court. Guard O'Darien Bassett (191-86, college: Troy) stepped up and scored 16 points and 9 rebounds for the winners and forward Tai Wesley (200-86, college: Utah St.) chipped in 14 points and 12 rebounds. Five SPO Rouen players scored in double figures. Power forward Steffon Bradford (198-78, college: Nebraska, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) responded with 20 points and 7 rebounds and Steve Smith (200-81, college: Iona) scored 15 points and 8 rebounds. SPO Rouen moved-up to eleventh place. Lille Metropole lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the thirteenth position with 11 games lost. They share it with Nantes and Hyeres-Toulon. SPO Rouen are looking forward to face Saint Vallier (#12) at home in the next round. Lille Metropole will play against JL Bourg and is hoping to prove to their supporters that they can break losing series.
Top scorers:
Rouen: O.Bassett 16+9reb+2ast, G.Chathuant 16+3reb+2ast, T.Wesley 14+12reb, W.McKines 13+8reb, P.Da Silva 11+2reb+4ast, F.Ateba 8+1reb+1ast
Lille: S.Bradford 20+7reb, M.Tensorer 16+1reb, S.Smith 15+8reb+1ast, L.Akono 7+4reb+3ast, A.Rigaux 6+2reb+2ast, J.Siggers 4+3reb+5ast
gschID: 179376


  




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