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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 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 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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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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ProB Round 25: Chalons-Reims lose to Hyeres-Toulon - Mar 2, 2013


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The game between third ranked Chalons-Reims (16-9) and fourteenth ranked Hyeres-Toulon (10-15) was the most important one in the last round on Friday night. Chalons-Reims was defeated by Hyeres-Toulon in a tough game in Toulon 66-70. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Chalons-Reims. The hosts trailed by 3 points after three quarters before their 20-13 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Hyeres-Toulon forced 19 Chalons-Reims turnovers. 24 personal fouls committed by Chalons-Reims helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Worth to mention a great performance of American swingman Jared Newson (195-84, college: Tenn-Martin, agency: Pro One Sports) who helped to win the game recording 13 points and 8 rebounds. Power forward Landing Sane (207-90) contributed with 14 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. American forward Justin Burrell (206-88, college: St.John's) answered with 15 points and 8 rebounds for Chalons-Reims. Hyeres-Toulon have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to thirteenth place. Chalons-Reims at the other side dropped to the fourth position with nine games lost. Hyeres-Toulon are looking forward to face higher ranked Saint-Quentin (#12) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Chalons-Reims will play against JL Bourg (#8) and is hoping to win this game.
ProB top team - Pau-Lacq-Orthez (20-5) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed fifteenth ranked Saint Vallier (8-17) 111-76. American forward Charles Jackson (203-87, college: Hawaii-Pacific, agency: Court Side) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 12 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field) for the winners and Brian Boddicker chipped in 23 points and 4 assists. At the losing side American-Ivorian guard Errick Craven (188-83, college: USC) responded with 17 points and 4 assists (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). 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 20-5 record. Saint Vallier at the other side keeps the fifteenth position with 17 games lost. Pau-Lacq-Orthez will play against SO Maritime Boulogne (#5) on the road in the next round. Saint Vallier will play against Charleville-Mezieres (#18) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
A very close game took place in Bordeaux between Bordeaux and Saint-Quentin. Seventeenth ranked Bordeaux (6-19) got a very close home victory over higher ranked Saint-Quentin (11-14). Bordeaux managed to escape with a 2-point win 89-87 on Friday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. Nigel Wyatte nailed a double-double by scoring 20 points and 13 rebounds for the winning side. Jimmal Ball came up with 24 points for Saint-Quentin in the defeat. Saint-Quentin's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Bordeaux maintains seventeenth place with 6-19 record. Newly promoted Saint-Quentin keeps the twelfth position with 14 games lost. Bordeaux will meet higher ranked Olympique Antibes (#6) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Saint-Quentin will play against Hyeres-Toulon (#13) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Worth to mention about the upset in a game between Olympique Antibes (15-10) and SPO Rouen (14-11), which took place in Rouen. Higher ranked Olympique Antibes lost to ninth ranked SPO Rouen in a road game 70-85. Gary Chathuant fired 24 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. SPO Rouen have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Bourg. Olympique Antibes at the other side keeps the fifth position with ten games lost. SPO Rouen's next round opponent will be higher ranked Fos Ouest (#7) on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Olympique Antibes will play against Bordeaux.

Other games in round 25 were not that significant. Lille was beaten by Le Portel on the road 90-76. Bottom-ranked Charleville lost to Evreux on its own court 74-87. Denain unfortunately lost to Bourg in a road game 81-91. Maurienne managed to beat Nantes at home 79-66. Boulogne defeated Fos Ouest on the opponent's court 100-89.
The most impressive performance of 25th round was 31 points and 17 rebounds by Mouhammadou Jaiteh of Boulogne.



Le Portel - Lille 90-76

No shocking result in a game when third ranked Le Portel (17-8) beat at home 11th ranked Lille Metropole (12-13) 90-76. It looked good early as Lille Metropole took an 4-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Le Portel had a 18-7 second period charge getting the lead and Lille Metropole was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 76-90. Le Portel dominated on the defensive end, holding Lille Metropole to just 7 points in second quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 66 of its points in the paint compared to Lille Metropole's 36. American point guard Ronnie Taylor (188-81, college: NC-Greensboro, agency: Court Side) fired 20 points and 6 assists for the winners. His fellow American import forward Darnell Wilson (198-85, college: Canisius, agency: Court Side) chipped in 19 points. Four Le Portel players scored in double figures. Swingman Benoit Gillet (191-86) produced 19 points and 5 assists and American Jason Siggers (188-85, college: Albany) added 15 points and 5 rebounds respectively for lost side. Lille Metropole's coach tested ten players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Le Portel have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain third place with 17-8 record having just three points less than leader Pau-Lacq-Orthez. Lille Metropole at the other side keeps the eleventh position with 13 games lost. Le Portel's next round opponent will be Nantes (#14) on the road which should be an easy win for them. Lille Metropole will play against Denain Voltaire.
Top scorers:
Le Portel: R.Taylor 20+6ast, D.Wilson 19+3reb+2ast, B.Mangin 15+4reb+2ast, A.Charles 11+6reb+2ast, M.Bigote 9+3reb, S.Gay 8+1reb+2ast
Lille: B.Gillet 19+2reb+5ast, J.Siggers 15+5reb+3ast, S.Smith 11+6reb, S.Bradford 9+7reb+2ast, M.Tensorer 8+2reb, L.Akono 7+1reb+4ast
gschID: 179449


Charleville - Evreux 74-87

Very expected game when 18th ranked Charleville-Mezieres (5-20) lost at home to second ranked ALM Evreux (18-7) 87-74. The game was mostly controlled by ALM Evreux. Charleville-Mezieres was better in fourth quarter 23-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. ALM Evreux shot 62.1 percent from the field. ALM Evreux outrebounded Charleville-Mezieres 42-16 including a 30-10 advantage in defensive rebounds. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. Steeve Ho You Fat (203-88) fired 23 points and 5 assists for the winners. American power forward Jeremiah Wood (200-85, agency: Court Side) chipped in 23 points. Four ALM Evreux players scored in double figures. American guard Darryl Hudson (195-85, college: Howard, agency: R.H.Consultancy) produced 19 points and American-British power forward Tafari Toney (203-86) added 12 points respectively for lost side. Charleville-Mezieres' coach tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. ALM Evreux maintains second place with 18-7 record having just two points less than leader Pau-Lacq-Orthez. Charleville-Mezieres lost eleventh consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay at the bottom position with 20 games lost. ALM Evreux's next round opponent will be Aix-Maurienne (#10) in Aix-les-Bains and are hoping to win another game. Charleville-Mezieres will play on the road against Saint Vallier (#15).
Top scorers:
Evreux: J.Wood 23+4reb+3ast, S.Ho You Fat 23+4reb+5ast, C.Hannah 17+5reb+4ast, D.Reed 11+5reb+5ast, G.Costentin 8+11reb+2ast, L.Konate 3+4reb+2ast
Charleville: D.Hudson 19+2reb+1ast, T.Toney 12+3reb+1ast, D.Pistre 10+1reb+2ast, V.Pridotkas 8+3reb+1ast, F.Bourdillon 8+1reb+4ast, C.Guillarme 6+3reb+1ast
gschID: 179456


Hyeres-Toulon - Chalons-Reims 70-66

The game between third ranked Chalons-Reims (16-9) and fourteenth ranked Hyeres-Toulon (10-15) was the most important one in the last round on Friday night. Chalons-Reims was defeated by Hyeres-Toulon in a tough game in Toulon 66-70. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Chalons-Reims. The hosts trailed by 3 points after three quarters before their 20-13 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Hyeres-Toulon forced 19 Chalons-Reims turnovers. 24 personal fouls committed by Chalons-Reims helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Worth to mention a great performance of American swingman Jared Newson (195-84, college: Tenn-Martin, agency: Pro One Sports) who helped to win the game recording 13 points and 8 rebounds. Power forward Landing Sane (207-90) contributed with 14 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. Four Hyeres-Toulon players scored in double figures. American forward Justin Burrell (206-88, college: St.John's) answered with 15 points and 8 rebounds and the other American import forward Tyren Johnson (202-88, college: La-Lafayette) added 14 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Chalons-Reims. Hyeres-Toulon have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to thirteenth place. Chalons-Reims at the other side dropped to the fourth position with nine games lost. Hyeres-Toulon are looking forward to face higher ranked Saint-Quentin (#12) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Chalons-Reims will play against JL Bourg (#8) and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Hyeres-Toulon: R.Wright 18+2reb+1ast, L.Sane 14+9reb, T.Dials 14+3reb+2ast, J.Newson 13+8reb+3ast, A.Julien 8+2reb+6ast, L.Chelle 3+2reb
Chalons-Reims: J.Burrell 15+8reb+2ast, T.Johnson 14+7reb, A.Tsagarakis 10+2reb+3ast, B.Mullins 7+1reb+7ast, K.Joss-Rauze 6+1reb+1ast, P.Beye 6+5reb
gschID: 179455


Pau-Lacq-Orthez - St Vallier 111-76

ProB top team - Pau-Lacq-Orthez (20-5) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed fifteenth ranked Saint Vallier (8-17) 111-76. The game without a history. Pau-Lacq-Orthez led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 28-of-32 charity shots (87.5 percent) during the game, while Saint Vallier only scored nine points from the stripe. Pau-Lacq-Orthez forced 20 Saint Vallier turnovers and outrebounded them 36-24 including a 28-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. Pau-Lacq-Orthez players were unselfish on offense dishing 27 assists comparing to just 10 passes made by Saint Vallier's players. They brought some defensive toughness making 8 blocks. Saint Vallier was plagued by 27 personal fouls down the stretch. American forward Charles Jackson (203-87, college: Hawaii-Pacific, agency: Court Side) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 20 points and 12 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field) for the winners and his fellow American import forward Brian Boddicker (204-81, college: Texas) chipped in 23 points and 4 assists. Five Pau-Lacq-Orthez players scored in double figures. At the losing side American-Ivorian guard Errick Craven (188-83, college: USC) responded with 17 points and 4 assists (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) and American guard Brad Tinsley (190-89, college: Vanderbilt, agency: Limelight Hoops) scored 15 points. 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 20-5 record. Saint Vallier at the other side keeps the fifteenth position with 17 games lost. Pau-Lacq-Orthez will play against SO Maritime Boulogne (#5) on the road in the next round. Saint Vallier will play against Charleville-Mezieres (#18) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Pau-Lacq-Orthez: B.Boddicker 23+1reb+4ast, C.Jackson 20+12reb+1ast, D.Denave 20+1reb+3ast, A.Mendy 17+6reb+1ast, J.Morency 11+4reb+1ast, M.Correa 10+3reb+1ast
St Vallier: E.Craven 17+4reb+4ast, B.Tinsley 15+1reb, V.Fofana 8, F.Tortosa 8+2reb+1ast, I.Koma 7+2reb+1ast, D.Diarra 7+2reb
gschID: 179454


Bourg - Denain 91-81

Very predictable result when ninth ranked JL Bourg (14-11) won against at home 16th ranked Denain Voltaire (7-18) 91-81. Denain Voltaire was ahead by 6 points at the halftime before a 54-38 second half run of JL Bourg. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. Gambian forward Moses Sonko (197-83, college: Co.Carolina, agency: Two Points) fired 24 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. American power forward David Monds (205-83, college: Oklahoma St.) chipped in 19 points and 8 rebounds. Four JL Bourg players scored in double figures. American point guard Lee Humphrey (189-84, college: Florida) produced 23 points and the other American import forward John Flowers (200-89, college: W.Virginia, agency: KMG Sports Management) added 15 points and 7 rebounds respectively for lost side. Denain Voltaire's coach tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. JL Bourg moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Rouen. Denain Voltaire lost third consecutive game. They keep the sixteenth position with 18 games lost. JL Bourg's next round opponent will be higher ranked Chalons-Reims (#4) on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Denain Voltaire will play against Lille Metropole (#11).
Top scorers:
Bourg: M.Sonko 24+7reb, D.Monds 19+8reb, J.Forte 12+9reb+6ast, A.Tanghe 11+2reb+1ast, J.Sanchez 10+1reb+2ast, S.Njoya 6+2ast
Denain: L.Humphrey 23+1reb, J.Flowers 15+7reb+2ast, M.Kitts 13+7reb, R.Lopez 8+5reb, C.Cairo 7+6reb, X.Gaillou 5+3reb+10ast
gschID: 179453


Maurienne - Nantes 79-66

Not a big story in a game when 13th ranked Nantes (9-16) lost to tenth ranked Aix-Maurienne (13-12) in Aix-les-Bains 66-79. The game without a history. Aix-Maurienne led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 23-of-24 charity shots (95.8 percent) during the game. Aix-Maurienne forced 19 Nantes turnovers. American Wilbert Brown (200-84, college: Niagara, agency: Z.A.G. - Law Offices) fired 17 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. Naturalized Cameroonian Joachim Ekanga-Ehawa (187-77) chipped in 14 points. Four Aix-Maurienne players scored in double figures. American power forward James Mathis (200-84, college: Niagara, agency: Court Side) produced 19 points and the former international forward Williams Soliman (201-80, agency: ACMT) added 8 points and 8 rebounds respectively for lost side. Nantes' coach Guillaume Quintard tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Aix-Maurienne maintains tenth place with 13-12 record. Nantes lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the fourteenth position with 16 games lost. Aix-Maurienne's next round opponent will be league's second-placed ALM Evreux on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Nantes will play against Le Portel (#3).
Top scorers:
Maurienne: W.Brown 17+5reb+1ast, J.Ekanga-Ehawa 14+4reb+3ast, G.Clerc 11+4reb+2ast, E.Bing 10+9reb+2ast, S.Darnauzan 8+4ast, W.Chism 8+4reb
Nantes: J.Mathis 19+4reb+3ast, T.Henry 10+5reb+2ast, W.Soliman 8+8reb+2ast, L.Corbett 7+2reb+3ast, E.Mendy 6+1reb+1ast, C.Gomez 5+3reb+1ast
gschID: 179452


Bordeaux - St Quentin 89-87

A very close game took place in Bordeaux between Bordeaux and Saint-Quentin. Seventeenth ranked Bordeaux (6-19) got a very close home victory over higher ranked Saint-Quentin (11-14). Bordeaux managed to escape with a 2-point win 89-87 on Friday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. The hosts trailed by 6 points after three quarters before their 24-16 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Bordeaux made 20-of-26 free shots (76.9 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. American power forward Nigel Wyatte (204-81, college: Wagner, agency: Court Side) nailed a double-double by scoring 20 points and 13 rebounds for the winning side and his fellow American import forward Markel Humphrey (198-87, college: Marshall, agency: Three Eye Sports) accounted for 22 points and 4 assists (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field). Five Bordeaux players scored in double figures. Naturalized American point guard Jimmal Ball (179-78, college: Akron, agency: ACMT) came up with 24 points and American-Ghanian Amu Saaka (198-88, college: Furman, agency: Pro One Sports) added 15 points respectively for Saint-Quentin in the defeat. Saint-Quentin's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Bordeaux maintains seventeenth place with 6-19 record. Newly promoted Saint-Quentin keeps the twelfth position with 14 games lost. Bordeaux will meet higher ranked Olympique Antibes (#6) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Saint-Quentin will play against Hyeres-Toulon (#13) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Bordeaux: M.Humphrey 22+4reb+4ast, N.Wyatte 20+13reb+2ast, G.Darrigand 14+4reb+5ast, M.Guichard 10+1reb+6ast, N.Carter 10+2reb+2ast, K.Thalien 6+1ast
St Quentin: J.Ball 24+3reb+2ast, D.Williams 16+2reb+1ast, A.Saaka 15+4reb+2ast, O.Romain 7+2reb+4ast, K.Bichard 6+1ast, J.Lesieu 5+7reb+4ast
gschID: 179451


Fos Ouest - Boulogne 89-100

We could consider it a predictable result in the game between close teams when seventh ranked SO Maritime Boulogne (15-10) defeated on the road 6th ranked Fos Ouest (15-10) 100-89. The game was mostly controlled by SO Maritime Boulogne. Fos Ouest was better in third quarter 25-24. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. SO Maritime Boulogne made 19-of-23 charity shots (82.6 percent) during the game. Center Mouhammadou Jaiteh (206-94) fired a double-double by scoring 31 points and 17 rebounds (on 11-of-14 shooting from the field) for the winners. point guard Jonathan Rousselle (188-90) chipped in 17 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field). Five SO Maritime Boulogne players scored in double figures. American swingman Chris Davis (195-80, college: N.Texas, agency: Court Side) produced 25 points and the other American import power forward John Williamson (199-86, college: Cincinnati) added 18 points and 6 rebounds respectively for lost side. Fos Ouest's coach Remi Giutta tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. SO Maritime Boulogne moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Antibes and Fos Ouest. SO Maritime Boulogne's next round opponent will be league's leader Pau-Lacq-Orthez at home and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Fos Ouest will play against SPO Rouen (#9).
Top scorers:
Boulogne: M.Jaiteh 31+17reb+1ast, Z.Bah 22+3reb+2ast, J.Rousselle 17+6reb+5ast, K.Cunningham 14+4reb+2ast, A.Loum 10+4reb, A.Rowland 5+5ast
Fos Ouest: C.Davis 25+1reb+2ast, J.Williamson 18+6reb+1ast, M.Dia 12+5reb+1ast, K.Atamna 8+1reb+1ast, M.Hachad 8+11reb+6ast, S.Giffa 7+4reb+3ast
gschID: 179450


Rouen - Antibes 85-70

Worth to mention about the upset in a game between Olympique Antibes (15-10) and SPO Rouen (14-11), which took place in Rouen. Higher ranked Olympique Antibes lost to ninth ranked SPO Rouen in a road game 70-85. The game was mostly controlled by SPO Rouen. Olympique Antibes was better in second period 15-13. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. SPO Rouen made 18-of-22 charity shots (81.8 percent) during the game. The former international Gary Chathuant (195-83) fired 24 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. American forward Wendell McKines (198-88, college: N.Mexico St.) chipped in 18 points and 7 rebounds. Four SPO Rouen players scored in double figures. American swingman Anthony Hilliard (193-86, college: Elizabeth City) produced 24 points and 6 rebounds and the other American import forward Tim Blue (205-84, college: Middle Tenn.St.) added 10 points and 8 rebounds respectively for lost side. SPO Rouen have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Bourg. Olympique Antibes at the other side keeps the fifth position with ten games lost. SPO Rouen's next round opponent will be higher ranked Fos Ouest (#7) on the road and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Olympique Antibes will play against Bordeaux.
Top scorers:
Rouen: G.Chathuant 24+6reb, W.McKines 18+7reb, T.Wesley 15+4reb+3ast, O.Bassett 13+4reb+8ast, P.Da Silva 4+6reb+6ast, M.Courby 4+1reb
Antibes: A.Hilliard 24+6reb+2ast, T.Blue 10+8reb+2ast, G.Yango 10+4reb, M.Badiane 8+4reb+1ast, S.Essart 6+3ast, B.Monclar 4+1reb+1ast
gschID: 179448


  




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