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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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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
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Crvena Zvezd 50% Oct.13 Darussafaka
Real Madrid 50% Oct.12 Olympiacos
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AEK Athens 50% Oct.12 N.Novgorod
Gran Canaria 50% Oct.12 Cedevita
Lietkabelis 50% Oct.12 Stelmet ZG
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Krasny Oktya 50% Oct.12 Dominion BB
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Zenit 50% Oct.12 B.Muenchen
UCAM Murcia 50% Oct.12 Buducnost
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Valencia 50% Oct.12 Ratiopharm
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ProA Round 21: Strasbourg IG loses #1 position - Mar 4, 2013


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The round was rather attractive and full of interesting results. The round ended with change at the leadership position, few extra overtimes, favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin.

Round 21 in ProA means a new league leader. The biggest surprise took place in Roanne where host Chorale de Roanne (11-10) beat league's leader Strasbourg IG (15-6) 70-65 on Monday evening. It ended at the same time the ten-game winning streak of Strasbourg IG. Strasbourg IG was trailing by 2 points at halftime but managed to get 3-point lead after three quarters before a 21-13 charge of Chorale de Roanne, which allowed them to win the game. The best player for the winners was naturalized Ivorian guard Pape-Philippe Amagou (185-85, agency: Beo Basket) who scored 25 points (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line). The former international William Gradit (197-82, college: Hill JC) chipped in 10 points and 6 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was American point guard Louis Campbell (190-79, college: Buffalo, agency: Pro One Sports) who recorded 14 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. Strasbourg IG's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Chorale de Roanne have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Paris-Levallois and Nanterre. Strasbourg IG at the other side still keeps top position with six games lost. They were joined at the leadership position by Gravelines who have the same record. Strasbourg IG will play next round against STB Le Havre trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Chorale de Roanne will try to continue on its current victory against seventh ranked JSF Nanterre on the road.
Top ranked Gravelines-Dunkerque (15-6) recorded its sixth loss on the court of third ranked Chalon/Saor. Visitors were edged by Chalon/Saor in overtime 69-67. It ended at the same time the seven-game winning streak of Gravelines-Dunkerque. The game was dominated by American players. It was a good game for swingman Blake Schilb (200-83, college: Loyola, IL, agency: Z.A.G. - Law Offices) who led his team to a victory with 26 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Shelden Williams contributed with 20 points, 11 rebounds and 5 blocks for the winners. Power forward J.K. Edwards (202-82, college: UNLV) answered with 11 points and 7 rebounds for Gravelines-Dunkerque. Defending champion maintains third place with 13-7 record having just three points less than leader Gravelines. Gravelines-Dunkerque at the other side still keeps top position with six games lost. They share it with Strasbourg. Chalon/Saor will play against Entente Orleans 45 (#9) on the road in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Gravelines-Dunkerque will play against Poitiers (#15) and hopes to get back on the winning track.

Other games of round 21 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Limoges was defeated by Le Havre in a road game 85-74. Nancy was beaten by Nanterre at home 71-79. Paris-Levallois lost to Le Mans on the opponent's court 59-72. Dijon unfortunately lost to Orleans in a home game 74-83. ASVEL managed to beat Cholet on the road 81-71.
The best stats of 21th round was 26 points and 9 assists by Bernard King of Le Havre.



Roanne - Strasbourg 70-65

Round 21 in ProA means a new league leader. The biggest surprise took place in Roanne where host Chorale de Roanne (11-10) beat league's leader Strasbourg IG (15-6) 70-65 on Monday evening. It ended at the same time the ten-game winning streak of Strasbourg IG. Strasbourg IG was trailing by 2 points at halftime but managed to get 3-point lead after three quarters before a 21-13 charge of Chorale de Roanne, which allowed them to win the game. The best player for the winners was naturalized Ivorian guard Pape-Philippe Amagou (185-85, agency: Beo Basket) who scored 25 points (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line). The former international William Gradit (197-82, college: Hill JC) chipped in 10 points and 6 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was American point guard Louis Campbell (190-79, college: Buffalo, agency: Pro One Sports) who recorded 14 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists and the former international center Alexis Ajinca (215-88, agency: Priority Sports) added 18 points respectively. Strasbourg IG's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Chorale de Roanne have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Paris-Levallois and Nanterre. Strasbourg IG at the other side still keeps top position with six games lost. They were joined at the leadership position by Gravelines who have the same record. Strasbourg IG will play next round against STB Le Havre trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Chorale de Roanne will try to continue on its current victory against seventh ranked JSF Nanterre on the road.
Top scorers:
Strasbourg: A.Ajinca 18+4reb, L.Campbell 14+6reb+7ast, J.Shurna 14+1reb+1ast, J.Greer 6+3reb+3ast, R.Greer 5+4reb, M.Zianveni 4+2reb
Roanne: P.Amagou 25+1reb+3ast, W.Gradit 10+6reb+1ast, S.Gray 8+1reb+3ast, Y.Sangare 7+2reb+3ast, V.Samnick 7+3reb+1ast, R.Reid 4+4reb
gschID: 179008


Le Havre - Limoges 85-74

We cannot really consider it an upset in the game between close teams when 12th ranked Limoges CSP Elite (8-12) was defeated on the road by thirteenth ranked STB Le Havre (9-12) 85-74 on Saturday. The game was mostly controlled by STB Le Havre. Limoges CSP Elite was better in third quarter 21-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. STB Le Havre looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Limoges CSP Elite was plagued by 30 personal fouls down the stretch. The best player for the winners was American guard Bernard King (196-81, college: Texas A&M) who scored 26 points and 9 assists (went 7 for 7 at the free throw line). Congolese-Central African forward Max Kouguere (198-87) chipped in 14 points and 8 rebounds. Four STB Le Havre players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was American forward Jon Brockman (201-87, college: Washington) who recorded 21 points and 7 rebounds and the former international point guard Joseph Gomis (180-78) added 12 points respectively. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. STB Le Havre moved-up to eleventh place, which they share with Cholet. Newly promoted Limoges CSP Elite dropped to the thirteenth position with 12 games lost. STB Le Havre will face league's second-placed Strasbourg IG on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Limoges CSP Elite will play against Sluc Nancy (#14) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Limoges: J.Brockman 21+7reb+2ast, J.Gomis 12+2reb, T.Gipson 10+1reb+2ast, J.Mipoka 9+2reb+1ast, B.Wanamaker 6+1reb+2ast, K.McAlarney 5+1reb
Le Havre: B.King 26+3reb+9ast, M.Kouguere 14+8reb, B.Smith 12+3reb, C.Mason 10+6reb+6ast, F.Paschal 6+3reb+1ast, G.Brown 5+6reb+2ast
gschID: 179011


Nancy - Nanterre 71-79

No shocking result in a game when ninth ranked JSF Nanterre (11-10) defeated on the road 14th ranked Sluc Nancy (7-14) 79-71 on Saturday. The guests trailed by 4 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 2-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 79-71. The best player for the winners was Colombian power forward Juan Palacios (204-85) who scored 19 points. The former international forward Stephen Brun (202-80) chipped in 13 points and 7 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was American guard Jamal Shuler (191-86) who recorded 18 points and the former international power forward Claude Marquis (204-80) added 13 points and 8 rebounds respectively. Five Sluc Nancy players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. JSF Nanterre have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Paris-Levallois and Roanne. Sluc Nancy lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the fourteenth position with 14 games lost. JSF Nanterre will face Chorale de Roanne (#6) at home in the next round. Sluc Nancy will play against Limoges CSP Elite (#13) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Nancy: J.Shuler 18+1reb+2ast, M.Sommerville 14+6reb, C.Marquis 13+8reb, H.Toure 12+3reb, S.Diabate 10+2reb+6ast, B.Brown 2+1reb
Nanterre: J.Palacios 19+4reb+2ast, S.Brun 13+7reb+3ast, T.Meacham 12+2reb+3ast, J.Nzeulie 9+4reb+1ast, J.Passave-Ducteil 9+2reb+1ast, C.Warren 7+1reb+5ast
gschID: 179010


Le Mans - Paris-Levallois 72-59

Rather expected game when 6th ranked Paris-Levallois (11-10) was defeated on the road by fourth ranked Le Mans (13-8) 72-59 on Saturday. The hosts trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 2-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 72-59. Le Mans outrebounded Paris-Levallois 44-30 including a 32-18 advantage in defensive rebounds. The best player for the winners was U.S. Virgin Islands forward Cuthbert Victor (197-83, college: Murray St.) who had a double-double by scoring 14 points and 13 rebounds. American guard Cam Long (193-88, college: George Mason, agency: KMG Sports Management) chipped in 16 points and 5 assists. Four Le Mans players scored in double figures. Le Mans' coach J.D. Jackson 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 the former international point guard Antoine Diot (191-89) who recorded 13 points and 4 assists and American forward Sean May (206-84, college: N.Carolina) added 6 points and 12 rebounds respectively. Le Mans maintains fourth place with 13-8 record. Loser Paris-Levallois keeps the sixth position with ten games lost. Le Mans will face ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (#5) on the road in the next round. Paris-Levallois will play against Cholet.
Top scorers:
Paris-Levallois: A.Diot 13+4reb+4ast, A.Albicy 12+2reb+2ast, J.Aka 10+1reb, J.Cox 8+1reb+1ast, M.N'Doye 7+2reb, S.May 6+12reb
Le Mans: C.Long 16+4reb+5ast, M.Keselj 15+7reb, C.Victor 14+13reb, D.Washington 12+2reb+7ast, D.Issa 8+7reb, J.Paulo Batista 5+7reb
gschID: 179009


Dijon - Orleans 74-83

There was a small surprise when eleventh ranked Entente Orleans 45 (10-11) beat on the road 8th ranked JDA Dijon (10-11) 83-74 on Saturday. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 21-19. But JDA Dijon won second period 17-16. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Entente Orleans 45 shot the lights out from three sinking 12 long-distance shots on high 54.5 percentage. The game was also dominated by American players. The best player for the winners was forward Brandon Hunter (201-80, college: Ohio) who scored 15 points and 7 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Forward Brian Greene (204-81, college: Colorado St.) chipped in 14 points and 5 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was forward Zach Moss (201-81, college: Mountain St.) who recorded a double-double by scoring 24 points and 10 rebounds (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) and power forward Andre Harris (201-85, college: Fair Dickinson) added 16 points respectively. Five Entente Orleans 45 and four JDA Dijon players scored in double figures. Entente Orleans 45 moved-up to ninth place, which they share with Dijon. Entente Orleans 45 will face higher ranked Chalon/Saor (#3) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Dijon: Z.Moss 24+10reb, A.Harris 16+3reb+2ast, T.Campbell 15+3ast, J.Leloup 10+2reb+4ast, D.Melody 5+3reb+2ast, L.Aboudou 2+1ast
Orleans: D.Viney 17+2reb+1ast, B.Hunter 15+7reb+3ast, C.Hill 14+3reb+4ast, B.Greene 14+5reb+2ast, A.Eito 11+4reb+4ast, M.Lebrun 7+1reb+3ast
gschID: 179007


Cholet - ASVEL 71-81

Not a big story in a game when 10th ranked Cholet (9-12) was defeated at home by fifth ranked ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (12-9) 81-71 on Saturday. The guests trailed by 1 point at the halftime before their 43-32 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket outrebounded Cholet 36-25 including 23 on the defensive glass. They shot the lights out from three sinking 12 long-distance shots on high 52.2 percentage. The best player for the winners was the former international guard Edwin Jackson (191-89) who scored 25 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Naturalized Mali forward Amara Sy (202-81) chipped in 11 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Four ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket players scored in double figures. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket's coach Pierre Vincent used an eleven-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. At the other side the best for losing team was American forward Travon Bryant (206-83, college: Missouri) who recorded 19 points and the other American import point guard A.J. Slaughter (191-87, college: W.Kentucky) added 13 points and 6 assists respectively. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket maintains fifth place with 12-9 record. Loser Cholet dropped to the eleventh position with 12 games lost. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket will face higher ranked Le Mans (#4) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Cholet will play against Paris-Levallois (#8).
Top scorers:
Cholet: T.Bryant 19+4reb+2ast, A.Slaughter 13+6ast, R.Gobert 9+5reb, R.Jomby 8+8reb+1ast, L.Vebobe 7+4reb, C.Ona-Embo 7+2ast
ASVEL: E.Jackson 25+6reb+4ast, T.Abromaitis 15+4reb, A.Sy 11+7reb+4ast, M.Thompson 10+4reb+6ast, U.Nsonwu-Amadi 7+5reb+1ast, G.Joseph 6+2reb+1ast
gschID: 179006


Poitiers - Boulazac 81-86 OT

Boulazac surprised Poitiers on the road in overtime. A.McKenzie stepped up with 27 points and  7 rebounds to lead the visitors. Alex Acker added 25 points for Boulazac as they jumped at 6-15 record in the ladder. Dominic James answered with 21 points and 7 rebounds for Poitiers. A.Smith added 14 points in the loss.
Top scorers:
Poitiers: D.James 21+7reb+7ast, A.Smith 14+3reb+1ast, A.Nivins 12+4reb, A.Grant 9+6reb+2ast, L.Kante 9+4reb+2ast, P.Guillard 7+9reb+1ast
Boulazac: A.McKenzie 27+7reb+1ast, A.Acker 25+3reb+4ast, D.Monroe 16+13reb+3ast, T.Dubiez 7+1reb+2ast, D.Harris 6+1reb+3ast, Y.Gaillou 5
gschID: 179005


Chalon - Gravelines 69-67 OT

Top ranked Gravelines-Dunkerque (15-6) recorded its sixth loss on the court of third ranked Chalon/Saor. Visitors were edged by Chalon/Saor in overtime 69-67. It ended at the same time the seven-game winning streak of Gravelines-Dunkerque. Gravelines-Dunkerque was ahead by 6 points at the halftime before a 14-6 third quarter run of Chalon/Saor. They tied the game at the end of regular time. Then they were better in overtime eventually winning that period 12-10. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Gravelines-Dunkerque to just 6 points in third quarter. Chalon/Saor brought some defensive toughness making 8 blocks. The game was dominated by American players. It was a good game for swingman Blake Schilb (200-83, college: Loyola, IL, agency: Z.A.G. - Law Offices) who led his team to a victory with 26 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Forward Shelden Williams (206-83, college: Duke) contributed with a double-double by scoring 20 points, 11 rebounds and 5 blocks for the winners. Power forward J.K. Edwards (202-82, college: UNLV) answered with 11 points and 7 rebounds and point guard Dwight Buycks (190-89, college: Marquette) added 15 points in the effort for Gravelines-Dunkerque. Defending champion maintains third place with 13-7 record having just three points less than leader Gravelines. Gravelines-Dunkerque at the other side still keeps top position with six games lost. They share it with Strasbourg. Chalon/Saor will play against Entente Orleans 45 (#9) on the road in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Gravelines-Dunkerque will play against Poitiers (#15) and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Gravelines: D.Buycks 15+4reb+2ast, K.Winston 12+3reb+1ast, J.Edwards 11+7reb+3ast, A.M'Baye 8+4reb+1ast, L.Vaty 8+6reb, Y.Bokolo 6+3reb+2ast
Chalon: B.Schilb 26+6reb+4ast, S.Williams 20+11reb+3ast, M.Denmon 13+1reb+1ast, K.Houston 5+3reb+4ast, I.Evtimov 4+9reb+4ast, N.Lang 1+2reb
gschID: 179004


  




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