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ProA Standings
 1. Monaco 21-3 
 2. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 18-6 
 3. Chalon 17-7 
 4. Nanterre 16-8 
 5. Paris-Levallois 15-9 
 6. Strasbourg 15-9 
 7. Gravelines 14-10 
 8. ASVEL 12-12 
 9. Le Portel 11-13 
 10. Le Mans 11-13 
 11. Limoges 11-13 
 12. Chalons-Reims 9-15 
 13. Dijon 9-15 
 14. Hyeres-Toulon 9-15 
 15. Cholet 8-16 
 16. Antibes 7-17 
 17. Orleans 7-17 
 18. Nancy 6-18 
Full Standings
Last:3/27/2017
ProB Standings
 1. Bourg 17-7 
 2. Provence Basket 16-8 
 3. Lille 15-9 
 4. Blois 14-10 
 5. Le Havre 13-11 
 6. Charleville 13-11 
 7. Boulazac 13-11 
 8. Poitiers 12-12 
 9. Nantes 12-12 
 10. Evreux 12-12 
 11. Rouen 11-13 
 12. Denain 11-13 
 13. St Quentin 11-13 
 14. St Chamond 10-14 
 15. Roanne 10-14 
 16. Maurienne 9-15 
 17. Boulogne 9-15 
 18. Vichy Clermont 8-16 
Full Standings
Last:3/25/2017
NM1 Standings
 1. Caen 23-7 
 2. Quimper 21-9 
 3. Souffel 19-11 
 4. RAC Basket 18-12 
 5. GET Vosges 17-13 
 6. Orchies 17-13 
 7. Lourdes 17-13 
 8. Challans 16-14 
 9. ALS Basket 16-14 
 10. Chartres 16-14 
 11. St Vallier 15-15 
 12. Gries/Oberhoffen 14-16 
 13. SAP Vaucluse 13-17 
 14. Lorient 13-17 
 15. Angers BC 12-18 
 16. Vitre 12-18 
 17. Rennes 11-19 
 18. CFBB 0-30 
Full Standings
Last:3/25/2017
NM2 Standings
Group A
 1. Toulouse 15-4 
 2. Bordeaux 14-5 
 3. Golfe Juan 14-5 
 4. Dax-Gamarde 12-7 
 5. Gardonne 12-7 
 6. Garonne 12-7 
 7. Marmande 11-8 
 8. Toulouges 11-8 
 9. Real Chalossais 9-10 
 10. Le Cannet 8-11 
 11. Valence 7-12 
 12. Marseille 5-14 
 13. Union Venelles 2-17 
 14. Pau Nord-Est 1-18 
Group B
 1. La Charite 16-3 
 2. Brissac-Aubance 15-4 
 3. Cognac 14-5 
 4. La Rochelle 14-5 
 5. Union Tours 12-7 
 6. Cherbourg 10-9 
 7. Pays dOlonnes 10-9 
 8. Gravenchon 9-10 
 9. Fougeres 8-11 
 10. Pornic 8-11 
 11. USV Re Basket 8-11 
 12. Angers EOSL 5-14 
 13. Reze 4-15 
 14. Chateauroux 0-18 
Group C
 1. Cergy-Pontoise 16-3 
 2. Vanves 15-4 
 3. Calais 14-5 
 4. Kaysersberg 14-5 
 5. Berck 13-6 
 6. Maubeuge 11-8 
 7. W.O.S.B. 10-9 
 8. Joeuf Homecourt 7-12 
 9. Juvisy 7-12 
 10. Tourcoing 7-12 
 11. Tremblay 7-12 
 12. Metz-Ste Marie 5-14 
 13. Bruay 4-15 
 14. Longwy 3-16 
Group D
 1. Aubenas 15-4 
 2. Cheruy 14-5 
 3. Oullins 12-7 
 4. Pfastatt 12-7 
 5. Besancon 10-9 
 6. Feurs EF 10-9 
 7. Ouest Lyonnais 10-9 
 8. Beaujolais 9-10 
 9. Bourg II 9-10 
 10. Prisse Macon 9-10 
 11. Montbrison 7-12 
 12. Mulhouse 7-12 
 13. Le Puy 6-13 
 14. Clermont 3-16 
Last:3/16/2017
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: 18.2
 1. Clark, Chalon18.2 
 2. Rich, Paris-Levallois17.3 
 3. Gibson, Gravelines17.3 
 4. Cobbs, Gravelines16.9 
 5. Prepelic, Limoges15.8 
 6. Roberson, Chalon15.3 
 7. Sommerville, Orleans15.1 
 8. Smith, Chalons-Reims14.9 
 9. Dorsey, Le Portel14.7 
 10. Young, Chalons-.14.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Moustapha FALL
  Chalon
  (218-C-92)
  Avg: 9
 1. Fall, Chalon9.0 
 2. Labeyrie, Paris-Le.8.6 
 3. Poirier, Paris-Le.8.2 
 4. Solomon, Gravelines8.0 
 5. Lessort, Nanterre7.5 
 6. Donaldson, Le Po.7.3 
 7. Yeguete, Le Mans7.1 
 8. Hunt, Nancy7.1 
 9. Hassell, Le Portel6.9 
 10. Cain, Chalons-Reims6.8 
Assists Per Game
 D.J. COOPER
  Pau-Lacq.
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 10.5
 1. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.10.5 
 2. Roberson, Chalon7.2 
 3. Holston, Dijon6.0 
 4. Cobbs, Gravelines5.9 
 5. Hodge, AS.5.8 
 6. Vargas, Nancy5.5 
 7. Bost, Monaco5.1 
 8. Campbell, Paris-Le.5.0 
 9. Rich, Paris-Levallois4.5 
 10. Eito, Orleans4.3 
Steals Per Game
 D.J. COOPER
  Pau-Lacq.
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.2.5 
 2. Eito, Orleans2.2 
 3. Holston, Dijon1.9 
 4. Payne, Chalons-.1.8 
 5. Wood, Limoges1.8 
 6. Henry, Gravelines1.6 
 7. Campbell, Paris-Le.1.6 
 8. Grant, Dijon1.6 
 9. Bokolo, Pau-Lacq.1.4 
 10. Yeguete, Le Mans1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Moustapha FALL
  Chalon
  (218-C-92)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Fall, Chalon2.4 
 2. Fofana, Monaco1.3 
 3. Uter, AS.1.1 
 4. Fair, Limoges1.0 
 5. Cain, Chalons-Reims1.0 
 6. Otule, Antibes1.0 
 7. Trasolini, Nancy1.0 
 8. Lessort, Nanterre0.9 
 9. Sane, Paris-Levallois0.9 
 10. Joseph, Orleans0.9 
Player of the Week

 Justin Cobbs
  Gravelines
  ( 191-G-86-91 )
  

 Ryan Rhoomes
  St Quentin
  ( 203-C-107-92 )
  

 Ovidijus Varanauskas
  Gries/Oberhoffen
  ( 187-PG-75-91 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 25 (Regular Season)

Cholet Apr.1 Le Mans 62%
Gravelines 50% Apr.1 Monaco
Nancy Apr.1 Nanterre 62%
Antibes Mar.31 Chalon 82%
Chalons-Reim Mar.31 Strasbourg 61%
Dijon 69% Mar.31 Limoges
Le Portel 67% Mar.31 Orleans
ASVEL 72% Mar.31 Hyeres-Toulo
Paris-Levall 54% Mar.31 Pau-Lacq-Ort
Next Round Schedule

Round 25 (Regular Season)

Blois 73% Mar.31 Evreux
Maurienne Mar.31 Boulogne 56%
Bourg 59% Mar.31 Boulazac
Le Havre 64% Mar.31 Rouen
Nantes 68% Mar.31 Charleville
Poitiers 59% Mar.31 Roanne
Provence Bsk 50% Mar.31 St Quentin
St Chamond 56% Mar.31 Denain
Vichy Clermo Mar.31 Lille 68%
Next Round Schedule

Round 31 (Regular Season)

Challans 56% Apr.1 Caen
RAC Basket 69% Apr.1 Souffel
Vitre Apr.1 ALS Basket 62%
Lorient 50% Apr.1 Orchies
CFBB Apr.1 Rennes 76%
Quimper 54% Apr.1 Chartres
Gries/Oberho 56% Apr.1 St Vallier
Angers BC Mar.31 Lourdes 55%
GET Vosges 53% Mar.31 SAP Vauclus
Next Round Schedule

Game 2 (Quarter-Finals)

Iberostar Te 60% Mar.29 ASVEL
Umana VE 52% Mar.29 Pinar Karsiy
Ludwigsburg Mar.29 Banvit BK 63%
Banco di Srd Mar.29 Monaco 64%
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

Oostende Mar.29 Chalon 99%
Nanterre Mar.29 Telekom Bsk 53%
ProA Round 16: Strasbourg, Le Mans and Gravelines share top spot - Jan 21, 2013


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ProA round 16 caused change at the leadership position. Sixth defeat of league's leader Paris-Levallois (10-6) against third ranked Strasbourg IG (11-5) 88-73 was the most important game of the last round. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Paris-Levallois. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The game was mostly controlled by Strasbourg IG. Paris-Levallois managed to win fourth quarter 18-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Paris-Levallois 38-26 including a 28-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. Strasbourg IG looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists comparing to just 8 passes made by Paris-Levallois' players. Worth to mention a great performance of American-Dominican swingman Ricardo Greer (197-78, college: Pittsburgh) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 10 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists. The former international center Alexis Ajinca (215-88, agency: Priority Sports) contributed with 19 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. American forward Sean May (206-84, college: N.Carolina) replied with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds for Paris-Levallois. Strasbourg IG have an impressive six-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Gravelines and Le Mans. Paris-Levallois at the other side dropped to the fourth place with six games lost. They share the position with Chalon. They were replaced at the leadership position by Strasbourg. Paris-Levallois will play next round against Chorale de Roanne trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Strasbourg IG will try to continue on its current victory against second ranked Le Mans on the road.
Another interesting game for Entente Orleans 45 (8-8) which hosted 5th ranked ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (9-7). Eighth ranked Entente Orleans 45 won 88-80. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international point guard Marc-Antoine Pellin (169-87) who helped to win the game recording 11 points and 6 assists and Caleb Green who added 17 points during the contest. At the losing side the former international guard Edwin Jackson (191-89) responded with 28 points and 6 rebounds. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Entente Orleans 45 moved-up to seventh place, which they share with Dijon. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket at the other side dropped to the sixth position with seven games lost. Entente Orleans 45 will play against bottom-ranked Boulazac Basket (#16) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket will play against JSF Nanterre (#13) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Limoges CSP Elite (#10) forced the game against Gravelines-Dunkerque (#4) into an overtime, but lost by eleven points 80-91 on Saturday night. The game took place in Limoges. But the guests from Gravelines were better at the end. The winners were led by Dwight Buycks who scored that evening 23 points and 5 assists. Gravelines-Dunkerque's coach Christian Monschau used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. Even a double-double of 16 points and 15 rebounds by Jon Brockman did not help to save the game for Limoges CSP Elite. Gravelines-Dunkerque have a solid three-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Le Mans and Strasbourg. Newly promoted Limoges CSP Elite dropped to the ninth place with nine games lost. They share the position with 4 other teams. Gravelines-Dunkerque will meet Sluc Nancy (#10) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Limoges CSP Elite will play against Cholet and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Worth to mention about the upset in a game between Cholet (7-9) and STB Le Havre (6-10), which took place in Le Havre. Higher ranked Cholet was outleveled in a road game by fourteenth ranked STB Le Havre 87-68. Bernard King fired 23 points and 7 assists (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) for the winners. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. STB Le Havre maintains fourteenth position with 6-10 record. Cholet at the other side keeps the ninth place with nine games lost. STB Le Havre's next round opponent will be Poitiers (#15) on the road.

Other games in round 16 were not that significant. Poitiers was beaten by Nanterre on the road 85-74. Dijon won against Nancy on its own court 72-62. Le Mans managed to outperform Boulazac in a road game 77-68. Roanne lost to defending champion Chalon at home 53-65.
The most impressive performance of 16th round was 21 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists by David Lighty of Nanterre.

Le Havre - Cholet 87-68

Worth to mention about the upset in a game between Cholet (7-9) and STB Le Havre (6-10), which took place in Le Havre. Higher ranked Cholet was outleveled in a road game by fourteenth ranked STB Le Havre 87-68. The game without a history. STB Le Havre led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. American guard Bernard King (196-81, college: Texas A&M) fired 23 points and 7 assists (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) for the winners. The other American import center Graham Brown (205-84, college: Michigan) chipped in 20 points and 7 rebounds. Four STB Le Havre players scored in double figures. Center Rudy Gobert (212-92) produced 16 points and 6 rebounds and American forward Marcus Goree (201-77, college: W.Virginia) added 12 points respectively for lost side. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. STB Le Havre maintains fourteenth position with 6-10 record. Cholet at the other side keeps the ninth place with nine games lost. STB Le Havre's next round opponent will be Poitiers (#15) on the road.
Top scorers:
Cholet: R.Gobert 16+6reb, M.Goree 12+4reb+2ast, T.Bryant 10+2reb+1ast, R.Jomby 8+5reb+2ast, P.Pierce 6+4reb+1ast, D.Obasohan 5
Le Havre: B.King 23+1reb+7ast, G.Brown 20+7reb+2ast, V.Moldoveanu 14+10reb+2ast, M.Kouguere 12+3reb, B.Smith 5+1reb+2ast, G.Pitard 5+3reb+4ast
gschID: 178966


Limoges - Gravelines 80-91 OT

Limoges CSP Elite (#10) forced the game against Gravelines-Dunkerque (#4) into an overtime, but lost by eleven points 80-91 on Saturday night. The game took place in Limoges. But the guests from Gravelines were better at the end. Limoges CSP Elite was trailing by 1 point at halftime but managed to get 3-point lead after three quarters before a 16-13 charge of Gravelines-Dunkerque, which allowed them to tie the game at the end of regular time. They were better in overtime eventually winning that period 18-7. The winners were led by American point guard Dwight Buycks (190-89, college: Marquette) who scored that evening 23 points and 5 assists and center Ousmane Camara (202-89) supported him with 10 points and 14 rebounds. Gravelines-Dunkerque's coach Christian Monschau used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. Even a double-double of 16 points and 15 rebounds by American forward Jon Brockman (201-87, college: Washington) did not help to save the game for Limoges CSP Elite. His fellow American import guard Brad Wanamaker (193-89, college: Pittsburgh) added 16 points and 6 assists for lost side. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Gravelines-Dunkerque have a solid three-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Le Mans and Strasbourg. Newly promoted Limoges CSP Elite dropped to the ninth place with nine games lost. They share the position with 4 other teams. Gravelines-Dunkerque will meet Sluc Nancy (#10) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Limoges CSP Elite will play against Cholet and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Limoges: J.Brockman 16+15reb+2ast, B.Wanamaker 16+4reb+6ast, T.Plaisted 12+5reb+1ast, J.Gomis 11+1reb+7ast, K.McAlarney 9+2reb+1ast, N.Boungou Colo 7+2reb+2ast
Gravelines: D.Buycks 23+3reb+5ast, K.Winston 13+3reb+3ast, J.Edwards 12+6reb+1ast, L.Vaty 10+3reb, O.Camara 10+14reb+1ast, Y.Bokolo 8+3reb+3ast
gschID: 178971


Nanterre - Poitiers 85-74

The game between closely ranked teams ended with thirteenth ranked JSF Nanterre's (7-9) home victory over 14th ranked Poitiers (5-11) 85-74. Poitiers was ahead by 4 points at the halftime before a 46-31 second half run of JSF Nanterre. American swingman David Lighty (195-88, college: Ohio St.) fired 21 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. The other American import guard Trenton Meacham (188-85, college: Illinois) chipped in 22 points and 5 assists. Four JSF Nanterre players scored in double figures. American forward Ahmad Nivins (206-87, college: St.Joseph's) produced 17 points and 6 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) and Lamine Kante (200-87) added 17 points respectively for lost side. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. JSF Nanterre moved-up to ninth place, which they share with 4 other teams. Poitiers lost sixth consecutive game. They dropped to the fifteenth position with 11 games lost. JSF Nanterre's next round opponent will be higher ranked ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (#6) on the road and it may be quite challenging game. Poitiers will play against STB Le Havre (#14) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Poitiers: L.Kante 17+2reb, A.Nivins 17+6reb, A.Smith 10+5reb+1ast, A.Grant 9+7reb+3ast, A.Dobbins 8+4reb+1ast, J.Gray 7+1ast
Nanterre: T.Meacham 22+2reb+5ast, D.Lighty 21+7reb+5ast, J.Passave-Ducteil 20+6reb+1ast, C.Oliver 10+2reb, X.Corosine 6+1reb, S.Brun 3+3reb+4ast
gschID: 178970


Dijon - Nancy 72-62

Everything could happen at the game between two tied teams. Both eleventh ranked JDA Dijon and 9th ranked Sluc Nancy had identical 7-8 record. This time JDA Dijon used a home court advantage and defeated the opponent from Nancy 72-62. The game was mostly controlled by JDA Dijon. Sluc Nancy was better in third quarter 17-15. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Forward Jeremy Leloup (202-87) fired 15 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. American power forward Andre Harris (201-85, college: Fair Dickinson) chipped in 18 points and 6 rebounds. JDA Dijon's coach Jean-Louis Borg allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Naturalized Ivorian point guard Souleyman Diabate (183-87, agency: Beo Basket) produced a double-double by scoring 10 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists and American forward Marcellus Sommerville (200-82, college: Bradley) added 11 points and 14 rebounds respectively for lost side. Five Sluc Nancy players scored in double figures. JDA Dijon have a solid four-game winning streak. They moved-up to seventh place, which they share with Orleans. Sluc Nancy at the other side keeps the ninth position with nine games lost. JDA Dijon's next round opponent will be higher ranked Chalon/Saor (#4) on the road and it may be quite challenging game. Sluc Nancy will play against Gravelines-Dunkerque (#3).
Top scorers:
Nancy: N.Pope 11+4reb, M.Sommerville 11+14reb+2ast, K.Grant 10+1reb, C.Marquis 10+1reb, S.Diabate 10+10reb+8ast, A.Kader Sylla 4+1reb+1ast
Dijon: A.Harris 18+6reb+1ast, J.Leloup 15+6reb+5ast, L.Owens 10+4reb+1ast, T.Campbell 9+2ast, Z.Moss 6+4reb, F.Prenom 6+2reb+2ast
gschID: 178969


Strasbourg - Paris-Levallois 88-73

ProA round 16 caused change at the leadership position. Sixth defeat of league's leader Paris-Levallois (10-6) against third ranked Strasbourg IG (11-5) 88-73 was the most important game of the last round. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Paris-Levallois. It was a key game for the top position in the league. The game was mostly controlled by Strasbourg IG. Paris-Levallois managed to win fourth quarter 18-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Paris-Levallois 38-26 including a 28-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. Strasbourg IG looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists comparing to just 8 passes made by Paris-Levallois' players. Worth to mention a great performance of American-Dominican swingman Ricardo Greer (197-78, college: Pittsburgh) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 10 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists. The former international center Alexis Ajinca (215-88, agency: Priority Sports) contributed with 19 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. Five Strasbourg IG players scored in double figures. American forward Sean May (206-84, college: N.Carolina) replied with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds and his fellow American import forward Jawad Williams (204-83, college: N.Carolina) added 20 points in the effort for Paris-Levallois. Strasbourg IG have an impressive six-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Gravelines and Le Mans. Paris-Levallois at the other side dropped to the fourth place with six games lost. They share the position with Chalon. They were replaced at the leadership position by Strasbourg. Paris-Levallois will play next round against Chorale de Roanne trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Strasbourg IG will try to continue on its current victory against second ranked Le Mans on the road.
Top scorers:
Paris-Levallois: J.Williams 20+4reb, S.May 15+10reb+2ast, A.Diot 15+3reb+2ast, J.Cox 9+2reb, J.Aka 6+2reb, G.Oniangue 6+1ast
Strasbourg: J.Greer 21+3reb+2ast, A.Ajinca 19+5reb+3ast, G.Fitch 12+5reb+2ast, L.Campbell 11+3reb+4ast, R.Greer 10+10reb+8ast, A.Jeanneau 10+3reb+4ast
gschID: 178968


Boulazac - Le Mans 68-77

Very predictable result when second ranked Le Mans (11-5) won against on the road bottom-ranked Boulazac Basket (4-12) 77-68. It looked good early as Boulazac Basket took an 13-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Le Mans took control and eventually winning the game that evening by 9 points. 25 personal fouls committed by Boulazac Basket helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Brazilian power forward Joao Paulo Batista (207-81, college: Gonzaga) fired 17 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. American guard Cam Long (193-88, college: George Mason, agency: KMG Sports Management) chipped in 16 points. American power forward Darryl Monroe (202-86, college: George Mason, agency: SportsTalent) produced a double-double by scoring 16 points and 12 rebounds and his fellow American import guard Anthony Roberson (189-83, college: Florida) added 17 points respectively for lost side. Le Mans have a solid four-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with Gravelines and Strasbourg. Boulazac Basket lost sixth consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay at the bottom place with 12 games lost. Le Mans' next round opponent will be league's leader Strasbourg IG at home and it will be for sure the game of the week. Boulazac Basket will play against Entente Orleans 45 (#7).
Top scorers:
Boulazac: A.Roberson 17+4reb, D.Monroe 16+12reb+3ast, Y.Gaillou 9+3reb, A.Kerckhof 9+1reb+6ast, D.Harris 6, D.Ramseier 6+5reb
Le Mans: J.Paulo Batista 17+9reb+3ast, C.Long 16+1reb, K.El-Amin 9+2reb+2ast, A.Drevo 8+2reb+3ast, A.Koffi 6+4reb, C.Kahudi 6+5reb+2ast
gschID: 178967


Orleans - ASVEL 88-80

Another interesting game for Entente Orleans 45 (8-8) which hosted 5th ranked ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (9-7). Eighth ranked Entente Orleans 45 won 88-80. The hosts were already 12 points ahead after 3 quarters before a 25-21 ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket's run in the last quarter cut the lead to 88-80 at the end of the game. Entente Orleans 45 forced 24 ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket turnovers. Strangely ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket outrebounded Entente Orleans 45 33-21 including 24 on the defensive glass. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international point guard Marc-Antoine Pellin (169-87) who helped to win the game recording 11 points and 6 assists and American forward Caleb Green (203-85, college: ORU) who added 17 points during the contest. Four Entente Orleans 45 players scored in double figures. At the losing side the former international guard Edwin Jackson (191-89) responded with 28 points and 6 rebounds and American forward Tim Abromaitis (203-89, college: Notre Dame) scored 14 points and 5 rebounds. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Entente Orleans 45 moved-up to seventh place, which they share with Dijon. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket at the other side dropped to the sixth position with seven games lost. Entente Orleans 45 will play against bottom-ranked Boulazac Basket (#16) at home in the next round and are hoping to win another game. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket will play against JSF Nanterre (#13) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
ASVEL: E.Jackson 28+6reb+2ast, T.Abromaitis 14+5reb, A.Sy 10+1reb+3ast, U.Nsonwu-Amadi 9+2reb+2ast, L.Jean-Charles 9+6reb+2ast, P.Morlende 4+3reb+3ast
Orleans: C.Green 17+1reb+1ast, J.Young 16+2ast, B.Greene 13+1reb+2ast, M.Lebrun 11+2reb, M.Pellin 11+3reb+6ast, C.Hill 9+4reb+2ast
gschID: 178965


Roanne - Chalon 53-65

Not a big story in a game when 12th ranked Chorale de Roanne (7-9) lost at home to sixth ranked Chalon/Saor (10-6) 65-53. The game was mostly controlled by Chalon/Saor. Chorale de Roanne was better in second period 19-15. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. American swingman Blake Schilb (200-83, college: Loyola, IL, agency: Z.A.G. - Law Offices) fired 14 points and 8 assists for the winners. The other American import forward Shelden Williams (206-83, college: Duke) chipped in 14 points and 9 rebounds. Naturalized Cameroonian power forward Victor Samnick (203-79, college: Georgetown) produced 10 points and 7 rebounds and naturalized Ivorian guard Pape-Philippe Amagou (185-85, agency: Beo Basket) added 10 points respectively for lost side. Chorale de Roanne's coach tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Defending champion moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Paris-Levallois. Chorale de Roanne at the other side dropped to the ninth position with nine games lost. Chalon/Saor's next round opponent will be JDA Dijon (#8) at home. Chorale de Roanne will play against Paris-Levallois.
Top scorers:
Roanne: P.Amagou 10+1reb+1ast, V.Samnick 10+7reb+2ast, S.Gray 8+3reb, C.Collins 7+4reb, D.Kecman 5+5reb+1ast, R.Reid 5+6reb
Chalon: B.Schilb 14+4reb+8ast, S.Williams 14+9reb, N.Lang 14+6reb, S.Tchicamboud 7+5reb+2ast, A.Michel Jean-Baptiste 6+2reb+1ast, J.Aboudou 5+5reb+4ast
gschID: 178964
  




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