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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. 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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ProB Round 22: Olympique Antibes lose to Lille Metropole - Feb 9, 2013


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The fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with extra overtimes and favorites losing the games.

The most important game in the last round took place in Lille between third ranked Olympique Antibes (14-8) and twelfth ranked Lille Metropole (10-12) on Friday night. Olympique Antibes was edged by Lille Metropole in a tough game on the road in overtime83-84. The hosts were tied at the half and again at the end of regular time. But they managed to win overtime period 10-9. Lille Metropole forced 23 Olympique Antibes turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of American Jason Siggers (188-85, college: Albany) who helped to win the game recording 24 points and 4 assists. Power forward Nicolas Taccoen (203-86) contributed with 17 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. American point guard Jason Fontenet (178-82, college: Oregon St.) replied with 28 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists (made all of his seven free throws) for Olympique Antibes. Lille Metropole have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with St Quentin. Olympique Antibes at the other side keeps the third position with eight games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Lille Metropole is looking forward to face Charleville-Mezieres (#17) on the road in the next round where they are favorite. Olympique Antibes will play against SO Maritime Boulogne (#4) having rather not much hope for a victory.
Bottom-ranked Bordeaux managed to get the second consecutive victory. This time they won against fourth-ranked Chalons-Reims 76-68. American forward Markel Humphrey (198-87, college: Marshall, agency: Three Eye Sports) scored 19 points and 6 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) to lead the charge for the winners and Nigel Wyatte chipped in 11 points and 9 rebounds during the contest. At the losing side American forward Justin Burrell (206-88, college: St.John's) responded with a double-double by scoring 14 points and 13 rebounds. Bordeaux maintains eighteenth position with 4-18 record. Chalons-Reims lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the third place with eight games lost. They share the position with 3 other teams. Bordeaux will play against higher ranked Saint Vallier (#15) at home in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Chalons-Reims will play against the league's second-placed ALM Evreux (#2) having rather not much hope for a victory.
ProB top team - Pau-Lacq-Orthez (18-4) managed to deliver another win on Friday. This time they beat fifth ranked Le Portel (14-8) 76-67. Antoine Mendy notched 27 points and 6 rebounds to lead the effort. Even 15 points by Ronnie Taylor did not help to save the game for Le Portel. Pau-Lacq-Orthez have an impressive five-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 18-4 record. Loser Le Portel dropped to the third place with eight games lost. They share the position with 3 other teams. Pau-Lacq-Orthez will meet Aix-Maurienne (#9) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Le Portel will play against JL Bourg (#7) and hope to secure a win.
A very interesting game took place in Nantes. It ended with only one-point defeat on the road of 15th ranked Hyeres-Toulon (7-15) to thirteenth ranked Nantes (9-13) 73-72 in the fight for the thirteenth place. James Mathis fired a double-double by scoring 18 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Nantes maintains thirteenth position with 9-13 record. Hyeres-Toulon lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the fourteenth place with 15 games lost. Nantes' next round opponent will be higher ranked Fos Ouest (#8) on the road and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Hyeres-Toulon will play against Denain Voltaire (#14) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game between 14th ranked Saint Vallier (7-15) and sixth ranked SO Maritime Boulogne (14-8) in Saint Vallier on Saturday ended with biggest points difference. Guests from Boulogne beat Saint Vallier 106-90. It was a very good performance for Mouhammadou Jaiteh who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 22 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists. SO Maritime Boulogne's coach Germain Castano used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. SO Maritime Boulogne moved-up to third place, which they share with 3 other teams. Saint Vallier lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the fourteenth position with 15 games lost. SO Maritime Boulogne will face Olympique Antibes (#5) on the road in the next round. Saint Vallier will play against Bordeaux (#18).

Other games in round 22 were not that significant. Charleville was beaten by Denain on the road 82-76. Bourg won against Maurienne on its own court 80-67. Rouen unfortunately lost to Evreux in a road game 86-102. St Quentin recorded a loss to Fos Ouest at home 64-71.
The most impressive performance of 22th round was 26 points, 14 rebounds and 6 assists by Jeremiah Wood of Evreux.



St Vallier - Boulogne 90-106

The game between 14th ranked Saint Vallier (7-15) and sixth ranked SO Maritime Boulogne (14-8) in Saint Vallier on Saturday ended with biggest points difference. Guests from Boulogne beat Saint Vallier 106-90. The guests trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 9-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 106-90. SO Maritime Boulogne made 27-of-35 free shots (77.1 percent) during the game. Saint Vallier was plagued by 31 personal fouls down the stretch. It was a very good performance for center Mouhammadou Jaiteh (206-94) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 22 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists. Power forward Mickael Var (205-90) contributed with 18 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. SO Maritime Boulogne's coach Germain Castano used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Power forward Harry Disy (201-84, college: Louisiana Tech) replied with 21 points and 5 rebounds and Florent Tortosa (196-89) added 23 points in the effort for Saint Vallier. Five SO Maritime Boulogne and four Saint Vallier players scored in double figures. SO Maritime Boulogne moved-up to third place, which they share with 3 other teams. Saint Vallier lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the fourteenth position with 15 games lost. SO Maritime Boulogne will face Olympique Antibes (#5) on the road in the next round. Saint Vallier will play against Bordeaux (#18).
Top scorers:
St Vallier: F.Tortosa 23+1reb, H.Disy 21+5reb+2ast, J.Hoyaux 13+4reb+1ast, E.Craven 10+6reb+6ast, B.Tinsley 9+4reb+2ast, C.Rouse 8+12reb+2ast
Boulogne: M.Jaiteh 22+11reb+4ast, M.Var 18+7reb+1ast, A.Rowland 17+2reb+5ast, J.Rousselle 16+3reb+2ast, Z.Bah 14+2ast, K.Cunningham 6+3reb+1ast
gschID: 179427


Denain - Charleville 82-76

The game between closely ranked teams ended with sixteenth ranked Denain Voltaire's (7-15) home victory over 17th ranked Charleville-Mezieres (5-17) 82-76 on Friday. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 25-19. But Charleville-Mezieres won second period 22-18. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Denain Voltaire looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Quite impressive performance for American forward John Flowers (200-89, college: W.Virginia, agency: KMG Sports Management) who helped to win the game recording 26 points and 8 rebounds. Guard Xavier Gaillou (192-89) contributed with 10 points and 5 assists for the winners. Lithuanian forward Vaidotas Pridotkas (200-84) replied with 20 points and 9 rebounds and American-British power forward Tafari Toney (203-86) added 12 points and 10 rebounds in the effort for Charleville-Mezieres. Four Charleville-Mezieres players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Denain Voltaire moved-up to fourteenth place, which they share with Hyeres-Toulon and St Vallier. Charleville-Mezieres lost eighth consecutive game. Newly promoted team keeps the seventeenth position with 17 games lost. Denain Voltaire will face Hyeres-Toulon (#16) on the road in the next round. Charleville-Mezieres will play against Lille Metropole.
Top scorers:
Charleville: V.Pridotkas 20+9reb, P.Sanders 13+3reb, T.Toney 12+10reb+3ast, F.Calvez 11+5reb+6ast, N.Racon 9+1reb+1ast, C.Guillarme 5+2reb
Denain: J.Flowers 26+8reb, X.Gaillou 10+1reb+5ast, L.Humphrey 10+1reb+3ast, M.Kitts 8+7reb, R.Lopez 8+6reb+1ast, C.Cavallo 6+1reb+5ast
gschID: 179429


Nantes - Hyeres-Toulon 73-72

A very interesting game took place in Nantes. It ended with only one-point defeat on the road of 15th ranked Hyeres-Toulon (7-15) to thirteenth ranked Nantes (9-13) 73-72 in the fight for the thirteenth place. Hyeres-Toulon was ahead by 7 points after three quarters before a 23-15 charge of Nantes, which allowed them to win the game. American power forward James Mathis (200-84, college: Niagara, agency: Court Side) fired a double-double by scoring 18 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. The other American import forward Terrance Henry (208-89, college: Mississippi, agency: Pro One Sports) chipped in 12 points. American swingman Rasheed Wright (196-80, college: ODU) produced 17 points and 5 assists and point guard Axel Julien (185-92) added 16 points and 4 assists respectively for lost side. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Nantes maintains thirteenth position with 9-13 record. Hyeres-Toulon lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the fourteenth place with 15 games lost. Nantes' next round opponent will be higher ranked Fos Ouest (#8) on the road and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Hyeres-Toulon will play against Denain Voltaire (#14) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Hyeres-Toulon: R.Wright 17+3reb+5ast, A.Julien 16+1reb+4ast, J.Newson 14+1reb, T.Dials 12+5reb+2ast, L.Sane 9+7reb+2ast, G.Radonjic 4+1reb+1ast
Nantes: J.Mathis 18+10reb+4ast, T.Henry 12+4reb+2ast, C.Ferchaud 11, E.Mendy 10+5reb+2ast, L.Corbett 10+2reb+1ast, W.Soliman 7+4reb
gschID: 179428


Bourg - Maurienne 80-67

The game between closely ranked teams ended with 9th ranked Aix-Maurienne's (11-11) road loss to eighth ranked JL Bourg (13-9) 67-80 on Friday. JL Bourg dominated on the defensive end, holding Aix-Maurienne to just 7 points in second quarter. They made 19-of-23 free shots (82.6 percent) during the game. Quite impressive performance for American swingman Jason Forte (196-84, college: S.Mississippi) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 21 points and 14 rebounds. The other American import power forward David Monds (205-83, college: Oklahoma St.) contributed with 14 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. Four JL Bourg players scored in double figures. JL Bourg's coach Frederic Sarre allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American Wilbert Brown (200-84, college: Niagara, agency: Z.A.G. - Law Offices) replied with 20 points and point guard Simon Darnauzan (178-80) added 10 points and 7 assists in the effort for Aix-Maurienne. JL Bourg have a solid four-game winning streak. They moved-up to seventh place, which they share with Fos Ouest. Loser Aix-Maurienne keeps the ninth position with 11 games lost. JL Bourg will face higher ranked Le Portel (#6) at home in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Aix-Maurienne will play against the league's leader Pau-Lacq-Orthez having rather not much hope for a victory.
Top scorers:
Maurienne: W.Brown 20+3reb+2ast, M.Houmounou 10+7reb+1ast, S.Darnauzan 10+2reb+7ast, E.Bing 9+7reb+1ast, G.Clerc 8+1reb+2ast, M.Traore 7
Bourg: J.Forte 21+14reb+2ast, D.Monds 14+5reb, M.Sonko 11+3reb+4ast, A.Tanghe 11+1reb+1ast, S.Dumas 5+3reb+2ast, J.Delhomme 5+2reb+5ast
gschID: 179425


Evreux - Rouen 102-86

Very predictable result when second ranked ALM Evreux (17-5) won against at home 10th ranked SPO Rouen (11-11) 102-86 on Friday. The game was mostly controlled by ALM Evreux. SPO Rouen was better in second period 24-23. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. ALM Evreux dominated down low during the game scoring 64 of its points in the paint compared to SPO Rouen's 42 and made 17-of-22 free shots (77.3 percent) during the game. ALM Evreux had a 26-15 advantage in offensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 29 assists. American players dominated the game. Quite impressive performance for power forward Jeremiah Wood (200-85, agency: Court Side) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 26 points, 14 rebounds and 6 assists. point guard Clevin Hannah (180-87, college: Wichita St., agency: Court Side) contributed with 16 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists for the winners. Five ALM Evreux players scored in double figures. ALM Evreux's coach Remy Valin allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Forward Wendell McKines (198-88, college: N.Mexico St.) replied with 32 points and 8 rebounds and guard O'Darien Bassett (191-86, college: Troy) added 18 points and 6 assists in the effort for SPO Rouen. ALM Evreux have an impressive six-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 17-5 record behind leader Pau-Lacq-Orthez. Loser SPO Rouen dropped to the ninth place with 11 games lost. ALM Evreux will face Chalons-Reims (#3) on the road in the next round, which may be the game of the day. SPO Rouen will play against Saint-Quentin (#11) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Rouen: W.McKines 32+8reb+1ast, O.Bassett 18+3reb+6ast, M.Diarra 10+5reb+2ast, M.Courby 7+1reb, F.Ateba 7+1reb+1ast, G.Chathuant 5+1reb
Evreux: J.Wood 26+14reb+6ast, D.Reed 24+1reb+2ast, C.Hannah 16+5reb+8ast, L.Konate 14+2reb+2ast, S.Ho You Fat 13+7reb+4ast, G.Costentin 8+2reb+6ast
gschID: 179424


St Quentin - Fos Ouest 64-71

Not a big story in a game when 11th ranked Saint-Quentin (10-12) lost at home to eighth ranked Fos Ouest (13-9) 71-64 on Friday. Saint-Quentin was trailing by 5 points at halftime but managed to get 1-point lead after three quarters before a 21-13 charge of Fos Ouest, which allowed them to win the game. Quite impressive performance for naturalized Senegalese power forward Mamadou Dia (202-78) who helped to win the game recording 15 points and 6 rebounds. Center Tanguy Ramassamy (204-90) contributed with 14 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. American Darnell Williams (202-78, college: San Jose St., agency: David Lee services) replied with 18 points and 6 rebounds and American-Ghanian Amu Saaka (198-88, college: Furman, agency: Pro One Sports) added 12 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Saint-Quentin. Fos Ouest have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to seventh place, which they share with Bourg. Newly promoted Saint-Quentin keeps the eleventh position with 12 games lost. Fos Ouest will face Nantes (#13) at home in the next round where they are favorite. Saint-Quentin will play against SPO Rouen and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
St Quentin: D.Williams 18+6reb, A.Saaka 12+5reb, L.Simmons 9+7reb, J.Lesieu 9+5reb, K.Bichard 8+4reb+1ast, A.Rambur 3+1reb
Fos Ouest: M.Dia 15+6reb+1ast, T.Ramassamy 14+6reb, K.Atamna 11+1reb+2ast, A.Toto N'Kote 9+6reb, S.Giffa 8+5reb+2ast, M.Hachad 7+5reb+1ast
gschID: 179423


Chalons-Reims - Bordeaux 68-76

Bottom-ranked Bordeaux managed to get the second consecutive victory. This time they won against fourth-ranked Chalons-Reims 76-68. Chalons-Reims was ahead by 3 points at the halftime before a 41-30 second half run of Bordeaux. American forward Markel Humphrey (198-87, college: Marshall, agency: Three Eye Sports) scored 19 points and 6 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) to lead the charge for the winners and the other American import power forward Nigel Wyatte (204-81, college: Wagner, agency: Court Side) chipped in 11 points and 9 rebounds during the contest. Five Bordeaux players scored in double figures. At the losing side American forward Justin Burrell (206-88, college: St.John's) responded with a double-double by scoring 14 points and 13 rebounds and swingman Rodrigue Mels (188-85, college: CS Northridge, agency: Three Eye Sports) scored 11 points and 6 rebounds. Bordeaux maintains eighteenth position with 4-18 record. Chalons-Reims lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the third place with eight games lost. They share the position with 3 other teams. Bordeaux will play against higher ranked Saint Vallier (#15) at home in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Chalons-Reims will play against the league's second-placed ALM Evreux (#2) having rather not much hope for a victory.
Top scorers:
Chalons-Reims: J.Burrell 14+13reb+1ast, R.Mels 11+6reb+2ast, P.Beye 10+3reb+1ast, K.Joss-Rauze 8+1reb+1ast, T.Johnson 8+3reb+1ast, A.Tsagarakis 8+5ast
Bordeaux: M.Humphrey 19+6reb+1ast, M.Guichard 15+2reb+4ast, N.Wyatte 11+9reb+3ast, R.Chery 11+3reb, G.Darrigand 10+2reb+3ast, K.Thalien 5+1reb
gschID: 179422


Lille - Antibes 84-83 OT

The most important game in the last round took place in Lille between third ranked Olympique Antibes (14-8) and twelfth ranked Lille Metropole (10-12) on Friday night. Olympique Antibes was edged by Lille Metropole in a tough game on the road in overtime83-84. The hosts were tied at the half and again at the end of regular time. But they managed to win overtime period 10-9. Lille Metropole forced 23 Olympique Antibes turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of American Jason Siggers (188-85, college: Albany) who helped to win the game recording 24 points and 4 assists. Power forward Nicolas Taccoen (203-86) contributed with 17 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Four Lille Metropole players scored in double figures. American point guard Jason Fontenet (178-82, college: Oregon St.) replied with 28 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists (made all of his seven free throws) and his fellow American import forward Tim Blue (205-84, college: Middle Tenn.St.) added 25 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Olympique Antibes. Lille Metropole have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with St Quentin. Olympique Antibes at the other side keeps the third position with eight games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Lille Metropole is looking forward to face Charleville-Mezieres (#17) on the road in the next round where they are favorite. Olympique Antibes will play against SO Maritime Boulogne (#4) having rather not much hope for a victory.
Top scorers:
Antibes: J.Fontenet 28+6reb+4ast, T.Blue 25+7reb+1ast, A.Hilliard 12+8reb+1ast, M.Badiane 6+5reb+1ast, R.Desroses 4+2reb+2ast, S.Essart 2+1reb+1ast
Lille: J.Siggers 24+4reb+4ast, N.Taccoen 17+8reb+1ast, A.Rigaux 13+1reb+5ast, S.Smith 13+2reb+3ast, B.Gillet 6+2reb+1ast, M.Camara 5+2reb+1ast
gschID: 179421


Le Portel - Pau-Lacq-Orthez 67-76

ProB top team - Pau-Lacq-Orthez (18-4) managed to deliver another win on Friday. This time they beat fifth ranked Le Portel (14-8) 76-67. Naturalized Senegalese forward Antoine Mendy (198-83) notched 27 points and 6 rebounds to lead the effort and naturalized Tunisian swingman Sami Driss (194-82) supported him with 18 points. Even 15 points by American point guard Ronnie Taylor (188-81, college: NC-Greensboro, agency: Court Side) did not help to save the game for Le Portel. Nigerien center Amadou Aboubakar Zaki (215-88) added 16 points (perfect from the field making all seven shots !!!) for lost side. Pau-Lacq-Orthez have an impressive five-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 18-4 record. Loser Le Portel dropped to the third place with eight games lost. They share the position with 3 other teams. Pau-Lacq-Orthez will meet Aix-Maurienne (#9) in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Le Portel will play against JL Bourg (#7) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Le Portel: A.Aboubakar Zaki 16+4reb, R.Taylor 15+2reb+3ast, D.Wilson 9+7reb+1ast, A.Charles 7+1reb+1ast, M.Bigote 6+1ast, S.Gay 6+6reb+1ast
Pau-Lacq-Orthez: A.Mendy 27+6reb+3ast, S.Driss 18+3reb+1ast, R.Lesca 8+4ast, B.Boddicker 6+1reb, D.Denave 4+3ast, C.Jackson 4+10reb+1ast
gschID: 179426


  




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