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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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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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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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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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NM1 Round 21: Leader JA Vichy gets another victory - Feb 9, 2013


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Leader JA Vichy delivered the fifteenth win on Saturday night. This time they beat 5th ranked Cognac (12-6) 85-71. It was a very close game until the last quarter, when JA Vichy's pressure prevailed and they won that period 19-12 extending their advantage to 14 points. The best player for the winners was American power forward Justin Reynolds (204-88, college: Texas A&M-CC) who had a double-double by scoring 23 points and 13 rebounds. point guard Benjamin Thomas (181-82) chipped in 23 points and 7 assists. JA Vichy's coach Fabien Romeyer used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was point guard Vincent Mouillard (187-87) who recorded 15 points and 4 assists. JA Vichy (15-4) have an impressive series of eleven victories in a row. They maintain first place. Cognac at the other side keeps the fifth position with six games lost. JA Vichy are looking forward to face Saint Chamond (#13) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Cognac will play against Rueil (#8) and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Bottom-ranked CFBB (0-19) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 83-64 loss to fourth ranked Souffelweyersheim (13-5) in Paris. It was a good game for naturalized Chadian forward Jacques Alingue (201-88) who led his team to a victory with 19 points and 8 rebounds. Frederic Minet contributed with 19 points and 6 assists for the winners. Paul Rigot (201-95) answered with 15 points and 6 rebounds for CFBB. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Souffelweyersheim moved-up to third place, which they share with Quimper. CFBB lost their nineteenth game in a row. They still closes the standings. Souffelweyersheim will play against La Rochelle (#6) at home in the next round. CFBB will play against Quimper UJAP (#3) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
A very close game took place in Chartres between Chartres and Monaco. Eleventh ranked Chartres (8-11) got a very close home victory over higher ranked Monaco (9-8). Chartres managed to escape with a 2-point win 66-64 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Monaco. Guillaume Merie stepped up and scored 24 points and 4 assists for the winners. The best for the losing side was Mehdi Labeyrie-Hafsi with 20 points. Monaco's coach Jean-Michel Senegal rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Chartres maintains eleventh place with 8-11 record. Newly promoted Monaco dropped to the ninth position with eight games lost. Chartres will meet higher ranked Blois (#10) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Monaco will play against Union Rennes and hope to secure a win.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Rennes. Local Union Rennes (4-15) was outscored by second ranked Orchesien BC (14-4) 87-52. Renaud Brocheray nailed a double-double by scoring 12 points and 11 rebounds for the winning side. Union Rennes' coach gave up on the game allowing to play ten players seeing no chance for a win. Orchesien BC maintains second place with 14-4 record behind leader Vichy. Union Rennes lost their eighth game in a row. Newly promoted Union Rennes keeps the fifteenth position with 15 games lost. Orchesien BC will have a break next round. Union Rennes will play on the road against Monaco (#9).

Other games of round 21 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Challans was defeated by Rueil in a road game 80-66. La Rochelle beat St Chamond at home 83-66. Blois was destroyed by Sorgues on the opponent's court 89-63.
The best stats of 21th round was 21 points and 11 rebounds by Andrew Thomson of La Rochelle.



Rueil - Challans 80-66

There was no surprise when 14th ranked Vendee Challans (6-13) was defeated on the road by tenth ranked Rueil (10-9) 80-66. The game was mostly controlled by Rueil. Vendee Challans was better in third quarter 19-15. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Vendee Challans to just 7 points in second quarter. Rueil made 19-of-24 charity shots (79.2 percent) during the game. It was a great shooting night for Rueil especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 52.9 percentage. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 25 assists. Forward Karim Gourari (201-89) nailed 13 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists for the winning side and Alexis Desespringalle (192-91) accounted for 18 points and 4 assists. Four Rueil players scored in double figures. Forward Fabien Herard (198-79) came up with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 12 rebounds and guard Johan Rathieuville (177-85) added 12 points and 5 assists respectively for Vendee Challans in the defeat. Rueil moved-up to eighth place. Vendee Challans at the other side keeps the fourteenth position with 13 games lost. Rueil's next round opponent will be higher ranked Cognac (#5) on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Rueil: A.Desespringalle 18+2reb+4ast, K.Gourari 13+5reb+7ast, D.Gentil 13+1reb, S.Ocokoljic 11+2reb+2ast, M.Diame 9+5reb, S.Ricard 8+4reb
Challans: F.Herard 16+12reb, J.Rathieuville 12+1reb+5ast, N.Gouacide 11+4reb+2ast, S.Mekdad 7+8reb+1ast, S.Cherasse 6+3ast, J.Zapha 5+2reb
gschID: 186246


CFBB - Souffel 64-83

Bottom-ranked CFBB (0-19) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 83-64 loss to fourth ranked Souffelweyersheim (13-5) in Paris. The game was mostly controlled by Souffelweyersheim. CFBB was better in second period 18-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Souffelweyersheim forced 22 CFBB turnovers. It was a good game for naturalized Chadian forward Jacques Alingue (201-88) who led his team to a victory with 19 points and 8 rebounds. Guard Frederic Minet (188-81) contributed with 19 points and 6 assists for the winners. Four Souffelweyersheim players scored in double figures. Paul Rigot (201-95) answered with 15 points and 6 rebounds and Damien Inglis (203-95) added 6 points and 7 assists in the effort for CFBB. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Souffelweyersheim moved-up to third place, which they share with Quimper. CFBB lost their nineteenth game in a row. They still closes the standings. Souffelweyersheim will play against La Rochelle (#6) at home in the next round. CFBB will play against Quimper UJAP (#3) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Souffel: F.Minet 19+1reb+6ast, J.Alingue 19+8reb+1ast, J.Tschamber 14+2ast, J.Bach 10+1reb+2ast, A.N'Diaye 6+9reb+2ast, T.Traineau 5+5reb
CFBB: P.Rigot 15+6reb+1ast, E.Ory 9+3reb+3ast, C.Pontens 8+4reb+1ast, Y.Smock 8+6reb, L.Dussoulier 7+2reb, D.Inglis 6+3reb+7ast
gschID: 186245


Rennes - Orchy 52-87

The game with biggest result difference took place in Rennes. Local Union Rennes (4-15) was outscored by second ranked Orchesien BC (14-4) 87-52. The game without a history. Orchesien BC led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Orchesien BC outrebounded Union Rennes 37-26 including a 29-15 advantage in defensive rebounds. Forward Renaud Brocheray (202-80) nailed a double-double by scoring 12 points and 11 rebounds for the winning side and American guard Russell Carter (196-85, college: Notre Dame) accounted for 17 points and 8 rebounds. American forward Alex Okafor (202-87, college: Princeton) came up with 23 points and 7 rebounds and Senegalese guard El Kabir Pene (190-84) added 17 points respectively for Union Rennes in the defeat. Union Rennes' coach gave up on the game allowing to play ten players seeing no chance for a win. Orchesien BC maintains second place with 14-4 record behind leader Vichy. Union Rennes lost their eighth game in a row. Newly promoted Union Rennes keeps the fifteenth position with 15 games lost. Orchesien BC will have a break next round. Union Rennes will play on the road against Monaco (#9).
Top scorers:
Orchy: D.Petrovic 19+1reb+1ast, R.Carter 17+8reb, R.Brocheray 12+11reb+3ast, A.Belkessa 9+1reb, J.Verbeke 9+7reb+1ast, R.Malet 8+1reb+7ast
Rennes: A.Okafor 23+7reb, E.Kabir Pene 17+1ast, E.Esneu Doguet 5, B.M'Poy 3+4reb, O.Sall 2+6reb+2ast, S.Ben Driss 2+5reb
gschID: 186242


La Rochelle - St Chamond 83-66

No shocking result in a game when sixth ranked La Rochelle (12-7) defeated at home 12th ranked Saint Chamond (6-12) 83-66. The game was mostly controlled by La Rochelle. Saint Chamond was better in second period 18-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. British forward Andrew Thomson (205-84, college: Catawba) nailed a double-double by scoring 21 points and 11 rebounds for the winning side and naturalized Madagascar swingman Amy M'Boma (199-83) accounted for 17 points. Four La Rochelle players scored in double figures. American forward Tyray Pearson (201-80, college: Iowa St.) came up with a double-double by scoring 25 points and 10 rebounds and forward Jean-Stephane Rinna (205-83) added 12 points and 8 rebounds respectively for Saint Chamond in the defeat. Saint Chamond's coach tested ten players seeing no chance for a win. The victory was the third consecutive win for La Rochelle. Newly promoted La Rochelle maintains sixth place with 12-7 record. Saint Chamond at the other side keeps the twelfth position with 12 games lost. La Rochelle's next round opponent will be higher ranked Souffelweyersheim (#4) in Souffel. and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Saint Chamond will play at home against the league's leader JA Vichy (#1).
Top scorers:
La Rochelle: A.Thomson 21+11reb, A.M'Boma 17+4reb+1ast, F.Sahraoui 16+1reb+5ast, J.Dalmat 12+1reb, S.Soliman 6, J.Cole 6+9reb+1ast
St Chamond: T.Pearson 25+10reb+2ast, J.Rinna 12+8reb+1ast, J.Landu-Bongo 9+2reb, I.Bankevics 6, R.Jacon 6, N.Wachowiak 4
gschID: 186241


Sorgues - Blois 89-63

Everything could happen at the game between two tied teams. Both ninth ranked Sorgues and 8th ranked Blois had identical 9-8 record. This time Sorgues used a home court advantage and rolled over the opponent from Blois 89-63. It looked good early as Blois took an 3-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Sorgues had a 32-11 second period charge getting the lead and Blois was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 63-89. 26 personal fouls committed by Blois helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Forward Cedric Mansare (195-85) nailed a double-double by scoring 12 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists for the winning side and center Xavier Pasut (200-84) accounted for 17 points and 6 rebounds. American forward Daviin Davis (193-85, college: Weber St.) came up with 12 points and 8 rebounds and center Jonathan Tornato (210-89) added 10 points and 7 rebounds respectively for Blois in the defeat. Five Sorgues and four Blois players scored in double figures. Blois' coach Hugues Occansey already knew that his team would not have a big chance, so allowed to play ten players seeing no chance for a win. The victory was the third consecutive win for Sorgues. They moved-up to seventh place. Blois at the other side dropped to the tenth position with nine games lost. Sorgues' next round opponent will be Angers BC 49 (#12) on the road which should be theoretically another easy game. Blois will play against Chartres and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Sorgues: X.Pasut 17+6reb+1ast, R.Zamroz 16+2reb+2ast, T.Albenque 14+2reb+2ast, W.Gueye 12+2reb+1ast, A.Thinon 12+2reb+1ast, C.Mansare 12+11reb+4ast
Blois: D.Davis 12+8reb+2ast, G.Tacita 12+1reb, W.Aka 11+6reb+1ast, J.Tornato 10+7reb+3ast, G.Staelens 5, K.Morlende 4+3reb
gschID: 186238


Vichy - Cognac 85-71

Leader JA Vichy delivered the fifteenth win on Saturday night. This time they beat 5th ranked Cognac (12-6) 85-71. It was a very close game until the last quarter, when JA Vichy's pressure prevailed and they won that period 19-12 extending their advantage to 14 points. The best player for the winners was American power forward Justin Reynolds (204-88, college: Texas A&M-CC) who had a double-double by scoring 23 points and 13 rebounds. point guard Benjamin Thomas (181-82) chipped in 23 points and 7 assists. JA Vichy's coach Fabien Romeyer used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was point guard Vincent Mouillard (187-87) who recorded 15 points and 4 assists and Sadio Doucoure (195-92) added 10 points and 6 rebounds respectively. JA Vichy (15-4) have an impressive series of eleven victories in a row. They maintain first place. Cognac at the other side keeps the fifth position with six games lost. JA Vichy are looking forward to face Saint Chamond (#13) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Cognac will play against Rueil (#8) and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
Vichy: J.Reynolds 23+13reb+1ast, B.Thomas 23+2reb+7ast, D.Tshomba 20+2ast, G.Pons 8+1ast, O.Da Silveira 5+6reb+1ast, G.Lessort 4+3reb+1ast
Cognac: V.Mouillard 15+3reb+4ast, S.Doucoure 10+6reb+1ast, M.Buval 9+2reb+2ast, D.Sencanski 9+2reb, J.Ludon 9+3reb+3ast, C.Bertorelle 9+4reb+3ast
gschID: 186244


Chartres - Monaco 66-64

A very close game took place in Chartres between Chartres and Monaco. Eleventh ranked Chartres (8-11) got a very close home victory over higher ranked Monaco (9-8). Chartres managed to escape with a 2-point win 66-64 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Monaco. The hosts trailed by 8 points after three quarters before their 19-9 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Chartres looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. Forward Guillaume Merie (198-83) stepped up and scored 24 points and 4 assists for the winners and naturalized Senegalese power forward Vincent Mendy (204-83) chipped in 11 points and 8 rebounds. The best for the losing side was naturalized Tunisian power forward Mehdi Labeyrie-Hafsi (203-78) with 20 points and forward Olivier Bardet (203-80) scored 3 points and 11 rebounds. Monaco's coach Jean-Michel Senegal rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Chartres maintains eleventh place with 8-11 record. Newly promoted Monaco dropped to the ninth position with eight games lost. Chartres will meet higher ranked Blois (#10) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Monaco will play against Union Rennes and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Chartres: G.Merie 24+4reb+4ast, V.Mendy 11+8reb+1ast, M.Vasic 9+1reb+4ast, A.Barakaou 7+6reb+3ast, G.Lemon 5+4reb+3ast, M.Ipouck 5+9reb+3ast
Monaco: M.Labeyrie-Hafsi 20+1reb+2ast, C.HRISTO PHE 14+8reb+5ast, A.Christophe 11+3reb, J.Jones 7+1reb, T.Bennett 4+4reb+1ast, S.Marco 3+2reb
gschID: 186240


  




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