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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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First Round Schedule
Chalons-Reim 50% Sep.24 Orleans
Le Mans 50% Sep.24 Strasbourg
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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First Round Schedule
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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First Round Schedule
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
EA7 Armani 50% Oct.13 Maccabi T-A
Crvena Zvezd 50% Oct.13 Darussafaka
Real Madrid 50% Oct.12 Olympiacos
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First Round Schedule
Group A
AEK Athens 50% Oct.12 N.Novgorod
Gran Canaria 50% Oct.12 Cedevita
Lietkabelis 50% Oct.12 Stelmet ZG
Group B
ALBA 50% Oct.12 Partizan
Khimky 50% Oct.12 Lietuvos ryt
Krasny Oktya 50% Oct.12 Dominion BB
Group C
Zenit 50% Oct.12 B.Muenchen
UCAM Murcia 50% Oct.12 Buducnost
Unicaja 50% Oct.12 MZT Skopje
Group D
Fuenlabrada 50% Oct.12 Hapoel J-M
Valencia 50% Oct.12 Ratiopharm
Un.Olimpija 50% Oct.12 Lokomotiv
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Sopron KC 50% Sep.28 Kormend
Targu Mures 50% Sep.28 Demir IBB
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ProB Round 19 of Regular Season - Jan 19, 2013


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Eighth-ranked Saint-Quentin (9-10) used its home court advantage to challenge second ranked ALM Evreux (14-5) on Friday. The visitors from Evreux managed to secure only three-point victory 87-84. However their fans expected much easier game. Worth to mention a great performance of Jeremiah Wood who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 25 points and 12 rebounds. Saint-Quentin's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. ALM Evreux have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain second place with 14-5 record behind leader Pau-Lacq-Orthez, which they share with Chalons-Reims. Newly promoted Saint-Quentin dropped to the eleventh position with ten games lost. ALM Evreux will face SO Maritime Boulogne (#6) at home in the next round. Saint-Quentin will play against Nantes (#12) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

Other games in round 19 were not that significant. Maurienne beat St Vallier on the road 98-81. Bourg won against Bordeaux on its own court 93-77. Lille was outscored by Pau-Lacq-Orthez in a road game 95-74. Nantes managed to beat Boulogne at home 94-88. Fos Ouest was defeated by Le Portel on the opponent's court 73-67. Denain was beaten by Rouen in a home game 61-72. Chalons-Reims won against Antibes on the road 82-75.
The most impressive performance of 19th round was 37 points (!!!) and 5 steals by Wilbert Brown of Maurienne.



St Vallier - Maurienne 81-98

No shocking result in a game when ninth ranked Aix-Maurienne (10-9) beat on the road 13th ranked Saint Vallier (7-12) 98-81 on Saturday. The game was mostly controlled by Aix-Maurienne. Saint Vallier was better in third quarter 29-23. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Aix-Maurienne looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Worth to mention a great performance of American Wilbert Brown (200-84, college: Niagara, agency: Z.A.G. - Law Offices) who helped to win the game recording 37 points (!!!) and 5 steals (made all of his seven free throws). Meredis Houmounou (188-88) contributed with 10 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. American-Ivorian guard Errick Craven (188-83, college: USC) answered with 16 points and 7 assists and power forward Harry Disy (201-84, college: Louisiana Tech) added 15 points (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) in the effort for Saint Vallier. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Aix-Maurienne moved-up to seventh place, which they share with 3 other teams. Saint Vallier lost third consecutive game. They keep the thirteenth position with 12 games lost. Aix-Maurienne will face Charleville-Mezieres (#17) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Saint Vallier will play against Olympique Antibes (#4).
Top scorers:
St Vallier: E.Craven 16+4reb+7ast, H.Disy 15+2reb+2ast, J.Hoyaux 12+2reb, C.Rouse 12+3reb, F.Tortosa 9+2reb+2ast, I.Koma 6+2ast
Maurienne: W.Brown 37+3reb, J.Ekanga-Ehawa 15+3reb, G.Clerc 13+2reb+7ast, M.Houmounou 10+8reb+5ast, W.Chism 8+5reb+1ast, S.Darnauzan 6+6reb+5ast
gschID: 179401


Bourg - Bordeaux 93-77

Very expected game when 18th ranked Bordeaux (2-17) lost on the road to tenth ranked JL Bourg (10-9) 93-77 on Saturday. The game was mostly controlled by JL Bourg. Bordeaux was better in second period 21-19. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. JL Bourg forced 19 Bordeaux turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists. Worth to mention a great performance of Gambian forward Moses Sonko (197-83, college: Co.Carolina, agency: Two Points) who helped to win the game recording 30 points and 7 rebounds. American power forward David Monds (205-83, college: Oklahoma St.) contributed with 16 points (perfect from the field making all six shots) for the winners. Four JL Bourg players scored in double figures. JL Bourg's coach Frederic Sarre used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Guard Rochel Chery (194-82) answered with 25 points and American power forward Nigel Wyatte (204-81, college: Wagner, agency: Court Side) added 13 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Bordeaux. JL Bourg moved-up to seventh place, which they share with 3 other teams. Bordeaux lost ninth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom position with 17 games lost. JL Bourg will face SPO Rouen (#8) at home in the next round. Bordeaux will play against Lille Metropole (#13).
Top scorers:
Bordeaux: R.Chery 25+4reb+1ast, N.Wyatte 13+6reb+2ast, G.Darrigand 12+1reb+4ast, M.Guichard 9+1reb+1ast, D.Ceranic 8+3reb+3ast, M.Humphrey 4+2reb+3ast
Bourg: M.Sonko 30+7reb+1ast, D.Monds 16+4reb+1ast, J.Forte 14+3reb+3ast, A.Tanghe 11+5reb+3ast, J.Sanchez 6+1reb+2ast, P.Braud 6+4reb
gschID: 179399


Charleville - Hyeres-Toulon 93-99 OT

Hyeres-Toulon used overtime to knock down Charleville on the road. R.Wright stepped up with 30 points to pace the visitors. Newson added 19 points and 8 rebounds for the visitors who improved at 7-12 record in the 15th position in the ladder. Toney answered with 29 points and 14 boards for Charleville. P.Sanders had 14 points in the 14th defeat in the season for the hosts.
Top scorers:
Charleville: T.Toney 29+14reb+1ast, P.Sanders 14+4reb+2ast, V.Pridotkas 13+8reb, F.Calvez 12+4reb+4ast, A.Racine 12+5reb+1ast, F.Bourdillon 6+1reb+3ast
Hyeres-Toulon: R.Wright 30+3reb+4ast, J.Newson 19+8reb, L.Sane 13+9reb+2ast, A.Julien 12+9reb+10ast, G.Radonjic 11+1ast, T.Dials 9+6reb+1ast
gschID: 179402


Pau-Lacq-Orthez - Lille 95-74

Very predictable result when first ranked Pau-Lacq-Orthez (15-4) rolled over at home 13th ranked Lille Metropole (7-12) 95-74 on Friday. The game without a history. Pau-Lacq-Orthez led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 58 of its points in the paint compared to Lille Metropole's 26 and made 22-of-28 free shots (78.6 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Lille Metropole 38-18 including a 23-12 advantage in defensive rebounds. Pau-Lacq-Orthez looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Brian Boddicker (204-81, college: Texas) who helped to win the game recording 18 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Naturalized Senegalese forward Antoine Mendy (198-83) contributed with 17 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. Four Pau-Lacq-Orthez players scored in double figures. American Jason Siggers (188-85, college: Albany) answered with 16 points and the other American import Steve Smith (200-81, college: Iona) added 10 points in the effort for Lille Metropole. 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 maintains first place with 15-4 record. Lille Metropole at the other side keeps the thirteenth position with 12 games lost. Pau-Lacq-Orthez will face Denain Voltaire (#16) on the road in the next round which should be another easy win for them. Lille Metropole will play against Bordeaux.
Top scorers:
Lille: J.Siggers 16+1ast, B.Gillet 12+2ast, S.Smith 10+3reb+1ast, M.Tensorer 8+1reb+2ast, L.Akono 7+2reb+2ast, M.Camara 6+1ast
Pau-Lacq-Orthez: B.Boddicker 18+7reb+4ast, A.Mendy 17+5reb, J.Morency 14+4reb+2ast, I.Ordin 14+1reb+2ast, R.Lesca 7+1reb+1ast, F.Lesca 6+3reb+1ast
gschID: 179400


Nantes - Boulogne 94-88

There was an upset when higher ranked SO Maritime Boulogne (12-7) lost on the road to twelfth ranked Nantes (8-11) 94-88 on Friday. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But SO Maritime Boulogne won third quarter 26-25. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Nantes dominated down low during the game scoring 54 of its points in the paint compared to SO Maritime Boulogne's 34. Worth to mention a great performance of American power forward James Mathis (200-84, college: Niagara, agency: Court Side) who helped to win the game recording 27 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. His fellow American import forward Terrance Henry (208-89, college: Mississippi, agency: Pro One Sports) contributed with 16 points and 4 assists for the winners. Nantes' coach Guillaume Quintard used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Forward Abdoulaye Loum (210-91) answered with 24 points and 8 rebounds (on 10-of-12 shooting from the field) and point guard Jonathan Rousselle (188-90) added 25 points in the effort for SO Maritime Boulogne. Five Nantes and four SO Maritime Boulogne players scored in double figures. Nantes maintains twelfth place with 8-11 record. SO Maritime Boulogne at the other side keeps the sixth position with seven games lost. Nantes will face higher ranked Saint-Quentin (#11) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Boulogne: J.Rousselle 25+3reb+1ast, A.Loum 24+8reb+1ast, M.Var 19+9reb, A.Rowland 12+4reb+9ast, Z.Bah 4+1reb+1ast, V.Bigote 2+2reb
Nantes: J.Mathis 27+9reb+4ast, T.Henry 16+4reb+4ast, N.Gayon 12+4reb+2ast, E.Mendy 11+4reb, W.Soliman 10+2reb+2ast, L.Corbett 10+2reb+3ast
gschID: 179398


St Quentin - Evreux 84-87 OT

Eighth-ranked Saint-Quentin (9-10) used its home court advantage to challenge second ranked ALM Evreux (14-5) on Friday. The visitors from Evreux managed to secure only three-point victory 87-84. However their fans expected much easier game. The guests were tied at the half and again at the end of regular time. But they managed to win overtime period 13-10. Worth to mention a great performance of American power forward Jeremiah Wood (200-85, agency: Court Side) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 25 points and 12 rebounds. Guillaume Costentin (196-82) contributed with 8 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. American-Ghanian Amu Saaka (198-88, college: Furman, agency: Pro One Sports) answered with 22 points and 8 rebounds and American Darnell Williams (202-78, college: San Jose St., agency: David Lee services) added 14 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Saint-Quentin. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Saint-Quentin's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. ALM Evreux have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain second place with 14-5 record behind leader Pau-Lacq-Orthez, which they share with Chalons-Reims. Newly promoted Saint-Quentin dropped to the eleventh position with ten games lost. ALM Evreux will face SO Maritime Boulogne (#6) at home in the next round. Saint-Quentin will play against Nantes (#12) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
St Quentin: A.Saaka 22+8reb+1ast, D.Williams 14+7reb+3ast, O.Romain 12+2reb+1ast, L.Simmons 12+5reb+1ast, K.Howell 8+1reb+1ast, A.Rambur 6+1reb
Evreux: J.Wood 25+12reb+2ast, D.Reed 17+2reb+1ast, S.Ho You Fat 12+4reb, G.Florimont 12+2reb+1ast, C.Hannah 10+2reb+3ast, G.Costentin 8+9reb+4ast
gschID: 179397


Le Portel - Fos Ouest 73-67

Everything went according to plan when fifth ranked Le Portel (13-6) defeated at home 7th ranked Fos Ouest (10-9) 73-67 on Friday. The hosts trailed by 2 points at the halftime before their 21-12 charge in the third quarter, which allowed them to win the game. It was a very good performance for power forward Charles-Henri Bronchard (200-82, agency: Court Side) who helped to win the game recording 14 points and 8 rebounds. American point guard Ronnie Taylor (188-81, college: NC-Greensboro, agency: Court Side) contributed with 13 points and 8 assists for the winners. The former international power forward Sacha Giffa (202-77) answered with 7 points and 8 rebounds and naturalized Algerian swingman Karim Atamna (194-80) added 6 points, 6 assists and 5 steals in the effort for Fos Ouest. Le Portel moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Antibes. Fos Ouest at the other side keeps the seventh position with nine games lost. Le Portel will face Hyeres-Toulon (#15) at home in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Fos Ouest will play against Chalons-Reims (#3).
Top scorers:
Fos Ouest: C.Davis 11+1reb+1ast, J.Williamson 10+1reb+1ast, T.Ramassamy 8+8reb, S.Giffa 7+8reb+1ast, P.Haquet 7, M.Dia 7+4reb+1ast
Le Portel: C.Bronchard 14+8reb+2ast, B.Mangin 13+1reb+2ast, R.Taylor 13+2reb+8ast, M.Bigote 10, D.Wilson 8+4reb, S.Gay 6+3reb
gschID: 179396


Denain - Rouen 61-72

There was no surprise when 16th ranked Denain Voltaire (5-14) lost at home to ninth ranked SPO Rouen (10-9) 72-61 on Friday. The game was mostly controlled by SPO Rouen. Denain Voltaire was better in third quarter 15-12. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Denain Voltaire was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. American players dominated the game. It was a very good performance for forward Tai Wesley (200-86, college: Utah St.) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 17 points and 10 rebounds. Forward Wendell McKines (198-88, college: N.Mexico St.) contributed with 16 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. Four SPO Rouen players scored in double figures. Forward John Flowers (200-89, college: W.Virginia, agency: KMG Sports Management) answered with 13 points and 6 rebounds and power forward Marcus Kitts (205-89, college: William & Mary) added 7 points and 12 rebounds in the effort for Denain Voltaire. SPO Rouen have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to seventh place, which they share with 3 other teams. Denain Voltaire lost fifth consecutive game. They keep the sixteenth position with 14 games lost. SPO Rouen will face JL Bourg (#10) on the road in the next round. Denain Voltaire will play against the league's leader Pau-Lacq-Orthez (#1) having rather not much hope for a victory.
Top scorers:
Denain: J.Flowers 13+6reb+1ast, X.Gaillou 12+4reb+2ast, M.Kitts 7+12reb, L.Humphrey 7, C.Cavallo 6+2reb+1ast, A.Liorel 5+3reb+3ast
Rouen: T.Wesley 17+10reb+1ast, W.McKines 16+9reb+1ast, G.Chathuant 14+6reb, O.Bassett 13+3reb+3ast, M.Courby 6+5reb+1ast, M.Diarra 6+4reb
gschID: 179395


Antibes - Chalons-Reims 75-82

Everything could happen at the game between two tied teams. Both fourth ranked Chalons-Reims and 3rd placed Olympique Antibes had identical 13-5 record. But Olympique Antibes was not able to use a home court advantage and was defeated by the opponent from Reims 82-75 on Friday night. It was a key game for the second position in the league. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Olympique Antibes won third quarter 15-9. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. It was a very good performance for American forward Tyren Johnson (202-88, college: La-Lafayette) who helped to win the game recording 23 points and 9 rebounds. His fellow American import forward Justin Burrell (206-88, college: St.John's) contributed with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Four Chalons-Reims players scored in double figures. American forward Tim Blue (205-84, college: Middle Tenn.St.) answered with 17 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists and power forward Guillaume Yango (205-82, college: Pacific) added 13 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for Olympique Antibes. Chalons-Reims (14-5) have an impressive series of five victories in a row. They moved-up to second place, which they share with Evreux. Olympique Antibes at the other side dropped to the fourth position with six games lost. Chalons-Reims will face Fos Ouest (#9) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Olympique Antibes will play against Saint Vallier (#14).
Top scorers:
Antibes: T.Blue 17+9reb+5ast, A.Hilliard 14+3reb+2ast, G.Yango 13+8reb, B.Monclar 9+2reb+3ast, R.Desroses 7+1reb, L.Bengaber 7+4reb+3ast
Chalons-Reims: T.Johnson 23+9reb+1ast, J.Burrell 18+10reb+1ast, K.Joss-Rauze 14+5reb+2ast, A.Tsagarakis 14+2reb+2ast, K.Corre 5+1reb+3ast, P.Poupet 5+1reb+2ast
gschID: 179394


  




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