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ProA Standings
 1. Monaco 30-4 
 2. Chalon 27-7 
 3. Nanterre 25-9 
 4. Strasbourg 23-11 
 5. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 22-12 
 6. Paris-Levallois 20-14 
 7. Le Portel 19-15 
 8. ASVEL 19-15 
 9. Gravelines 16-18 
 10. Limoges 15-19 
 11. Cholet 14-20 
 12. Le Mans 14-20 
 13. Dijon 12-22 
 14. Antibes 12-22 
 15. Hyeres-Toulon 11-23 
 16. Chalons-Reims 10-24 
 17. Orleans 9-25 
 18. Nancy 8-26 
Full Standings
Last:5/17/2017
ProB Standings
 1. Bourg 25-9 
 2. Provence Basket 22-12 
 3. Lille 21-13 
 4. Boulazac 19-15 
 5. Charleville 19-15 
 6. Nantes 18-16 
 7. Le Havre 18-16 
 8. Evreux 18-16 
 9. Blois 17-17 
 10. Poitiers 17-17 
 11. Rouen 16-18 
 12. Denain 15-19 
 13. St Chamond 14-20 
 14. Vichy Clermont 14-20 
 15. Roanne 14-20 
 16. Boulogne 13-21 
 17. Maurienne 13-21 
 18. St Quentin 13-21 
Full Standings
Last:5/20/2017
NM1 Standings
 1. Caen 27-7 
 2. Quimper 24-10 
 3. Souffel 23-11 
 4. GET Vosges 21-13 
 5. Challans 19-15 
 6. Orchies 19-15 
 7. RAC Basket 19-15 
 8. Lourdes 19-15 
 9. ALS Basket 17-17 
 10. Chartres 17-17 
 11. Lorient 16-18 
 12. St Vallier 16-18 
 13. Gries/Oberhoffen 16-18 
 14. SAP Vaucluse 15-19 
 15. Angers BC 13-21 
 16. Vitre 13-21 
 17. Rennes 12-22 
 18. CFBB 0-34 
Full Standings
Last:4/24/2017
NM2 Standings
Group A
 1. Toulouse 16-6 
 2. Bordeaux 15-7 
 3. Dax-Gamarde 15-7 
 4. Gardonne 15-7 
 5. Garonne 15-7 
 6. Golfe Juan 15-7 
 7. Marmande 12-10 
 8. Toulouges 12-10 
 9. Real Chalossais 11-11 
 10. Le Cannet 9-13 
 11. Valence 8-14 
 12. Marseille 6-16 
 13. Union Venelles 4-18 
 14. Pau Nord-Est 1-21 
Group B
 1. La Charite 18-4 
 2. Brissac-Aubance 17-5 
 3. Cognac 16-6 
 4. La Rochelle 14-8 
 5. Union Tours 14-8 
 6. Cherbourg 13-9 
 7. Pays dOlonnes 12-10 
 8. Fougeres 10-12 
 9. Gravenchon 10-12 
 10. Pornic 9-13 
 11. USV Re Basket 9-13 
 12. Angers EOSL 8-14 
 13. Reze 4-18 
 14. Chateauroux 0-21 
Group C
 1. Cergy-Pontoise 19-3 
 2. Kaysersberg 17-5 
 3. Berck 16-6 
 4. Calais 16-6 
 5. Vanves 15-7 
 6. W.O.S.B. 12-10 
 7. Maubeuge 11-11 
 8. Joeuf Homecourt 8-14 
 9. Juvisy 8-14 
 10. Tourcoing 8-14 
 11. Tremblay 8-14 
 12. Metz-Ste Marie 6-16 
 13. Bruay 5-17 
 14. Longwy 5-17 
Group D
 1. Aubenas 18-4 
 2. Cheruy 16-6 
 3. Oullins 15-7 
 4. Feurs EF 13-9 
 5. Pfastatt 13-9 
 6. Beaujolais 12-10 
 7. Besancon 11-11 
 8. Bourg II 11-11 
 9. Ouest Lyonnais 10-12 
 10. Prisse Macon 10-12 
 11. Montbrison 8-14 
 12. Le Puy 7-15 
 13. Mulhouse 7-15 
 14. Clermont 3-19 
Last:4/13/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Monaco 12-2 
 2. Banvit BK 11-3 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 10-4 
 4. Aris 8-6 
 5. Fraport SKY 7-7 
 6. Ironi Nahariya 5-9 
 7. Helios 2-12 
 8. Bakken 1-13 
Group B
 1. Le Mans 9-5 
 2. Umana VE 9-5 
 3. Pinar Karsiyaka 9-5 
 4. Avtodor 7-7 
 5. Maccabi Rishon 7-7 
 6. Oradea 6-8 
 7. Kataja Basket 6-8 
 8. Khimik 3-11 
Group C
 1. ASVEL 10-4 
 2. Neptunas 10-4 
 3. EWE Baskets 10-4 
 4. PAOK 7-7 
 5. Ventspils 7-7 
 6. Usak 5-9 
 7. Openjobmetis V. 4-10 
 8. Rosa Radom 3-11 
Group D
 1. Iberostar Tener. 11-3 
 2. Scandone AV 10-4 
 3. Strasbourg 9-5 
 4. Juventus 8-6 
 5. Oostende 6-8 
 6. Cibona 5-9 
 7. Mega Leks 4-10 
 8. Mornar Bar 3-11 
Group E
 1. Besiktas 12-2 
 2. AEK Athens 9-5 
 3. Partizan 8-6 
 4. Ludwigsburg 8-6 
 5. Banco di Srd 7-7 
 6. Spirou 6-8 
 7. Stelmet ZG 4-10 
 8. Szolnok 2-12 
Last:1/25/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/9/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Cameron CLARK
  Chalon
  (201-G/F-91)
  Avg: 18.4
 1. Clark, Chalon18.4 
 2. Rich, Paris-Levallois17.6 
 3. Cobbs, Gravelines16.9 
 4. Gibson, Gravelines16.8 
 5. Roberson, Chalon16.1 
 6. Rush, Nancy15.9 
 7. Prepelic, Limoges15.8 
 8. Young, Chalons-.14.8 
 9. Warren, Nanterre14.4 
 10. Dorsey, Le Portel14.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Moustapha FALL
  Chalon
  (218-C-92)
  Avg: 9.1
 1. Fall, Chalon9.1 
 2. Labeyrie, Paris-Le.8.8 
 3. Solomon, Gravelines8.0 
 4. Poirier, Paris-Le.7.9 
 5. Hassell, Le Portel7.7 
 6. Donaldson, Le Po.7.4 
 7. Lessort, Nanterre7.2 
 8. Hunt, Nancy7.2 
 9. Cain, Chalons-Reims7.0 
 10. Yeguete, Le Mans6.9 
Assists Per Game
 D.J. COOPER
  Pau-Lacq.
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 10.8
 1. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.10.8 
 2. Roberson, Chalon7.2 
 3. Holston, Dijon6.3 
 4. Prince, Orleans5.8 
 5. Hodge, AS.5.6 
 6. Cobbs, Gravelines5.5 
 7. Bost, Monaco5.3 
 8. Campbell, Paris-Le.5.2 
 9. Warren, Nanterre4.5 
 10. Payne, Chalons-.4.4 
Steals Per Game
 J.P. PRINCE
  Orleans
  (203-G/F-87)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Prince, Orleans2.4 
 2. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.2.3 
 3. Holston, Dijon2.0 
 4. Payne, Chalons-.1.8 
 5. Wood, Limoges1.7 
 6. Eito, Orleans1.7 
 7. Grant, Dijon1.6 
 8. Dorsey, Le Portel1.6 
 9. Campbell, Paris-Le.1.5 
 10. Cobbs, Gravelines1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Moustapha FALL
  Chalon
  (218-C-92)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Fall, Chalon2.3 
 2. Fofana, Monaco1.3 
 3. Uter, AS.1.1 
 4. Otule, Antibes1.0 
 5. Jean-Charles, AS.1.0 
 6. Lessort, Nanterre1.0 
 7. Cain, Chalons-Reims1.0 
 8. Trasolini, Nancy0.9 
 9. Poirier, Paris-Le.0.8 
 10. Joseph, Orleans0.8 
French men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
 FIBA Europe Cup:
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Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

Chalon 74% May.31 Paris-Levall
Strasbourg 59% May.30 ASVEL
Next Round Schedule

Game 2 (Quarter-Finals)

Roanne May.28 Provence Bsk 53%
Nantes 69% May.28 Charleville
Evreux May.28 Lille 51%
Le Havre 56% May.28 Boulazac
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Finals)

Quimper 54% May.27 Souffel
NM1 Round 29: GET Vosges defeat leader Caen - Mar 18, 2017


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The games at this stage are more interesting as they can be crucial for the final standings in Regular Season. Despite we already know who is stronger and who is weaker, there may be still last minute surprises and upsets. The fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with defeat of the leader and favorites losing the games.

The most surprising game was a loss of top-ranked Caen (22-7) in Golbey on Saturday night. Visitors were edged by fifth ranked GET Vosges (17-12) 72-69. It ended at the same time the 13-game winning streak of Caen. Caen was trailing by 6 points at halftime but managed to get 4-point lead after three quarters before a 20-13 charge of GET Vosges, which allowed them to win the game. GET Vosges outrebounded Caen 40-23 including a 31-18 advantage in defensive rebounds. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when GET Vosges made 8 blocks. 25 personal fouls committed by Caen helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American center Kyle Tresnak (208-92, college: Weber St.) orchestrated the victory by scoring 23 points and 7 rebounds. Malcolm Gountas (189-94) contributed with 11 points for the winners. American-Cape Verdean swingman BJ Monteiro (196-90, college: Duquesne) answered with 18 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists for Caen. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. GET Vosges maintains fifth place with 17-12 record, which they share with Lourdes. Caen at the other side still keeps top position with seven games lost. GET Vosges is looking forward to face UB Chartres (#10) on the road in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Caen will play against the league's second-placed Quimper UJAP (#2) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
An interesting game for Quimper UJAP (21-8) which hosted in Quimper 3rd placed Souffelweyersheim (19-10). Second ranked Quimper UJAP had an easy win 80-52. Point guard Maxime Choplin (181-92) stepped up and scored 14 points and 9 assists for the winners and Vyacheslav Bobrov chipped in 15 points. Quimper UJAP's coach Laurent Foirest felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Lithuanian power forward Giedrius Staniulis (205-91) responded with 15 points. Quimper UJAP maintains second place with 21-8 record behind leader Caen. Souffelweyersheim at the other side keeps the third position with ten games lost. Quimper UJAP will play against league's leader Caen on the road in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Souffelweyersheim will play against Vendee Challans and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Bottom-ranked CFBB is still unable to win any game. This time they could not use their home court advantage losing their 29th consecutive match to thirteenth ranked SAP Vaucluse (13-16) 70-61 on Saturday evening. Deremy Geiger nailed 20 points and 4 assists for the winning side. Theo Maledon came up with 14 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists for CFBB in the defeat. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. SAP Vaucluse have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with Gries/Oberhoffen. Loser CFBB still closes the standings. SAP Vaucluse will meet at home Gries/Oberhoffen (#12) in the next round. CFBB will play against Saint Vallier (#11) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Seventeenth-ranked Angers BC (11-18) was very close to win a game against fourth ranked Rueil (18-11). Rueil managed to secure only two-point victory 84-82. However their fans expected much easier game. The best player for the winners was Ron Anderson who scored 27 points and 9 rebounds. Rueil maintains fourth place with 18-11 record. Angers BC lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the sixteenth position with 18 games lost. Rueil's next round opponent will be ALS Basket (#9) in Andrezieux which should be theoretically an easy game. Angers BC will play at home against Vitre (#15) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Worth to mention about the upset in a game between Saint Vallier (14-15) and Lorient (12-17), which took place in Lorient. Higher ranked Saint Vallier lost to fifteenth ranked Lorient in a road game 64-81 on Saturday. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Saint Vallier. Michael Craion orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 29 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists. Saint Vallier's coach rotated ten players seeing no chance for a win. Lorient moved-up to fourteenth place, which they share with Vitre. Loser Saint Vallier keeps the eleventh position with 15 games lost. Lorient will face Union Rennes (#16) on the road in the next round.

There were no big surprises in other games of round 29: ALS Basket was beaten by Challans on the road 102-88. Vitre lost to Lourdes on its own court 74-78. Chartres managed to outperform Gries/Oberhoffen in a road game 97-87. Orchies managed to beat Rennes at home 81-67.

Challans - ALS Basket 102-88

There was a small surprise when tenth ranked Vendee Challans (15-14) beat at home 8th ranked ALS Basket (15-14) 102-88 on Saturday. ALS Basket was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. Vendee Challans dominated down low during the game scoring 60 of its points in the paint compared to ALS Basket's 40. Naturalized Mali point guard Ibrahim Saounera (179-87) orchestrated the victory by scoring 20 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists. American center Demarco Cox (203-90, college: Georgia Tech) contributed with 21 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. American forward Perris Blackwell (205-91, college: Washington) answered with a double-double by scoring 22 points and 11 rebounds and the other American import point guard Jerrold Brooks (183-91, college: S.Mississippi, agency: Interperformances) added 15 points in the effort for ALS Basket. Four Vendee Challans and five ALS Basket players scored in double figures. Vendee Challans have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to eighth place, which they share with ALS Basket and Chartres. Vendee Challans will face higher ranked Souffelweyersheim (#3) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Challans: D.Gentil 24+4reb+1ast, D.Cox 21+9reb+3ast, I.Saounera 20+6reb+8ast, M.Gibson 14+1reb+2ast, J.Jones 11+4reb+1ast, E.Monceau 8+6reb+2ast
ALS Basket: P.Blackwell 22+11reb+3ast, J.Brooks 15+2reb+3ast, Y.Bassine 12+2reb+1ast, N.Kovanusic 11+6reb+1ast, B.Tardy 10+1reb+1ast, R.Aubry 10+5reb+4ast
gschID: 485010


Vitre - Lourdes 74-78

Very expected game when 14th ranked Vitre (12-17) lost at home to sixth ranked Lourdes-Tarbes (17-12) 78-74 on Saturday. Vitre was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. Lourdes-Tarbes looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. The former international center Ludovic Vaty (206-88, college: Moraine Valley CC) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 24 points and 11 rebounds. The former international point guard Xane d'Almeida (181-83) contributed with 12 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists for the winners. Lourdes-Tarbes' coach Alex Casimiri used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. Guard Antoine Belkessa (186-88) answered with 11 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists and Desmond Quincy-Jones (201-85, college: Pace) added 15 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Vitre. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Lourdes-Tarbes moved-up to fifth place, which they share with GET Vosges. Loser Vitre keeps the fourteenth position with 17 games lost. Lourdes-Tarbes will face Orchesien BC (#7) in Orchies in the next round. Vitre will play on the road against Angers BC (#17) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Lourdes: L.Vaty 24+11reb+2ast, M.Kazonas 17+1ast, X.d'Almeida 12+5reb+8ast, R.Sims 10+4reb+3ast, M.Virbalas 9+5reb+1ast, E.Bosc 2+1reb+4ast
Vitre: D.Quincy-Jones 15+6reb+1ast, S.Cretaux 13+3reb+1ast, M.Perovic 11+3reb+1ast, A.Belkessa 11+8reb+5ast, N.Korac 10+3reb+8ast, A.Radulovic 9+6reb+2ast
gschID: 485015


Gries/Oberhoffen - Chartres 87-97

Rather predictable result when tenth ranked UB Chartres (15-14) won against 12th ranked Gries/Oberhoffen (13-16) in Bischwiller 97-87 on Saturday. The guests trailed by 4 points at the halftime before their 51-37 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. UB Chartres outrebounded Gries/Oberhoffen 38-27 including 27 on the defensive glass. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. Swingman Kevin Bichard (195-86) orchestrated the victory by scoring 16 points and 7 rebounds. Power forward Harry Disy (200-84, college: Louisiana Tech) contributed with 15 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. UB Chartres' coach Sebastien Lambert used a ten-player rotation saving starting five for next games. Lithuanian point guard Ovidijus Varanauskas (187-91) answered with 20 points and 7 assists and Ahmed Doumbia (195-89) added 16 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists in the effort for Gries/Oberhoffen. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. UB Chartres moved-up to eighth place, which they share with ALS Basket and Challans. Newly promoted Gries/Oberhoffen keeps the twelfth position with 16 games lost. UB Chartres will face higher ranked GET Vosges (#5) in Golbey in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Gries/Oberhoffen will play on the road against SAP Vaucluse (#13) in Sorgues and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Chartres: M.Ruikis 19+5reb, K.Bichard 16+7reb+3ast, H.Disy 15+9reb+1ast, J.Mitchell 14+4reb, D.Pistre 11+3reb+3ast, P.Clerence 11+3reb+1ast
Gries/Oberhoffen: O.Varanauskas 20+3reb+7ast, A.Doumbia 16+5reb+5ast, R.Delar 15+7reb+2ast, G.Thondique 13+4reb+1ast, R.Jakstas 8+2reb+1ast, G.Duro 7+5reb+2ast
gschID: 485013


Orchies - Rennes 81-67

Not a big story in a game when 16th ranked Union Rennes (11-18) lost to eighth ranked Orchesien BC (16-13) in Orchies 67-81 on Saturday. The hosts trailed by 2 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 14-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 81-67. Orchesien BC outrebounded Union Rennes 48-28 including a 31-20 advantage in defensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. American point guard Benjamin Smith (178-87, college: Jacksonville) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 11 assists. Hugo Dumortier (195-93) contributed with 26 points for the winners. American swingman Daviin Davis (193-85, college: Weber St.) answered with 17 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists and Ghanian-American Asenso Ampim (203-88, college: Columbia, agency: Octagon Europe) added 9 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Union Rennes. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Orchesien BC moved-up to seventh place. Union Rennes lost third consecutive game. Newly promoted Union Rennes keeps the sixteenth position with 18 games lost. Orchesien BC will face higher ranked Lourdes-Tarbes (#6) on the road in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Union Rennes will play against Lorient (#14) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Orchies: H.Dumortier 26+4reb+2ast, B.Smith 17+4reb+11ast, A.Racine 10+3reb+4ast, M.Diop 9+5reb, Z.Rakocevic 7+14reb+2ast, C.Cairo 6+4reb+1ast
Rennes: D.Davis 17+8reb+4ast, V.Zivkovic 12+3ast, J.Rathieuville 10+1reb+2ast, A.Ampim 9+6reb+1ast, E.Kabir Pene 8+1reb, L.Negrobar 6+4reb
gschID: 485012


RAC Basket - Angers BC 84-82

Seventeenth-ranked Angers BC (11-18) was very close to win a game against fourth ranked Rueil (18-11). Rueil managed to secure only two-point victory 84-82. However their fans expected much easier game. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Angers BC won third quarter 22-18. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Rueil players were unselfish on offense dishing 21 assists. The best player for the winners was American power forward Ron Anderson (205-89, college: S.Florida) who scored 27 points and 9 rebounds. His fellow American import forward Will Felder (201-91, college: Miami, OH, agency: Inception Sports) chipped in 19 points and 5 rebounds. Point guard Hugo Suhard (184-92) produced 22 points and 6 assists and Lithuanian forward Rokas Uzas (202-88) added 13 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists respectively for the guests. Five Angers BC players scored in double figures. Rueil maintains fourth place with 18-11 record. Angers BC lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the sixteenth position with 18 games lost. Rueil's next round opponent will be ALS Basket (#9) in Andrezieux which should be theoretically an easy game. Angers BC will play at home against Vitre (#15) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
RAC Basket: R.Anderson 27+9reb+1ast, W.Felder 19+5reb+3ast, S.Rafai 13+3reb+5ast, K.Gourari 9+10reb+7ast, J.Bichard 7+3reb+1ast, G.Daurces 5+3reb
Angers BC: H.Suhard 22+6ast, A.Calhoun 14+7reb+2ast, T.Lonzieme 14, R.Uzas 13+5reb+6ast, W.Carter 10+8reb, A.Gabsi 5+3reb+1ast
gschID: 485011


Quimper - Souffel 80-52

An interesting game for Quimper UJAP (21-8) which hosted in Quimper 3rd placed Souffelweyersheim (19-10). Second ranked Quimper UJAP had an easy win 80-52. The game was mostly controlled by Quimper UJAP. Souffelweyersheim was better in fourth quarter 22-12. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Souffelweyersheim to just 7 points in first quarter. Quimper UJAP made 16-of-21 charity shots (76.2 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Souffelweyersheim 32-20 including 24 on the defensive glass. Quimper UJAP players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. Souffelweyersheim was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. Point guard Maxime Choplin (181-92) stepped up and scored 14 points and 9 assists for the winners and Ukrainian forward Vyacheslav Bobrov (201-92) chipped in 15 points. Four Quimper UJAP players scored in double figures. Quimper UJAP's coach Laurent Foirest felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Lithuanian power forward Giedrius Staniulis (205-91) responded with 15 points and Senegalese forward Elson Mendy (200-85) scored 10 points and 6 rebounds. Quimper UJAP maintains second place with 21-8 record behind leader Caen. Souffelweyersheim at the other side keeps the third position with ten games lost. Quimper UJAP will play against league's leader Caen on the road in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Souffelweyersheim will play against Vendee Challans and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Quimper: J.Bluntt 17, V.Bobrov 15+4reb+1ast, M.Choplin 14+4reb+9ast, K.Mondesir 11+3reb+2ast, R.Temgoua 7+7reb+4ast, F.Herard 5+3reb+3ast
Souffel: G.Staniulis 15+2reb+2ast, E.Mendy 10+6reb+2ast, V.Correia 8+3reb, F.Minet 7+1reb+3ast, A.El Gazhi 4+3reb, J.Delmas 4+1reb
gschID: 485009


GET Vosges - Caen 72-69

The most surprising game was a loss of top-ranked Caen (22-7) in Golbey on Saturday night. Visitors were edged by fifth ranked GET Vosges (17-12) 72-69. It ended at the same time the 13-game winning streak of Caen. Caen was trailing by 6 points at halftime but managed to get 4-point lead after three quarters before a 20-13 charge of GET Vosges, which allowed them to win the game. GET Vosges outrebounded Caen 40-23 including a 31-18 advantage in defensive rebounds. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when GET Vosges made 8 blocks. 25 personal fouls committed by Caen helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American center Kyle Tresnak (208-92, college: Weber St.) orchestrated the victory by scoring 23 points and 7 rebounds. Malcolm Gountas (189-94) contributed with 11 points for the winners. American-Cape Verdean swingman BJ Monteiro (196-90, college: Duquesne) answered with 18 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists and Lithuanian forward Justas Sinica (203-85) added 14 points in the effort for Caen. Four Caen players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. GET Vosges maintains fifth place with 17-12 record, which they share with Lourdes. Caen at the other side still keeps top position with seven games lost. GET Vosges is looking forward to face UB Chartres (#10) on the road in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Caen will play against the league's second-placed Quimper UJAP (#2) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
GET Vosges: K.Tresnak 23+7reb+2ast, M.Gountas 11+3reb+3ast, S.Ricard 7+4reb+1ast, G.Boucard 7+4reb+5ast, M.Doumbe 7+8reb+1ast, L.Gigant 6+6reb+1ast
Caen: B.Monteiro 18+8reb+7ast, J.Sinica 14+4reb+1ast, R.Gordon 12+4reb+2ast, T.Cornely 11+1reb+4ast, B.Pope 5+3reb+1ast, M.Diarra 4+1reb+4ast
gschID: 485008


Lorient - St Vallier 81-64

Worth to mention about the upset in a game between Saint Vallier (14-15) and Lorient (12-17), which took place in Lorient. Higher ranked Saint Vallier lost to fifteenth ranked Lorient in a road game 64-81 on Saturday. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Saint Vallier. The game was mostly controlled by Lorient. Saint Vallier was better in second period 22-21. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Lorient dominated down low during the game scoring 46 of its points in the paint compared to Saint Vallier's 12. Lorient forced 21 Saint Vallier turnovers and outrebounded them 37-24 including 24 on the defensive glass. Saint Vallier was plagued by 27 personal fouls down the stretch. American forward Michael Craion (195-89, college: ORU) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 29 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists. Naturalized Brazilian guard Clement Faroux (188-93) contributed with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Four Lorient players scored in double figures. American point guard Omar Strong (175-90, college: Texas Southern) answered with 21 points and guard Jesse Delhomme (189-85) added 12 points and 4 assists in the effort for Saint Vallier. Saint Vallier's coach rotated ten players seeing no chance for a win. Lorient moved-up to fourteenth place, which they share with Vitre. Loser Saint Vallier keeps the eleventh position with 15 games lost. Lorient will face Union Rennes (#16) on the road in the next round.
Top scorers:
Lorient: M.Craion 29+11reb+4ast, M.Bigote 14+2reb+4ast, R.Giaimo 13+5reb, C.Faroux 13+10reb+1ast, J.Bach 9+5reb+1ast, M.Oluic 3+4reb+1ast
St Vallier: O.Strong 21+2reb+2ast, J.Delhomme 12+3reb+4ast, W.Gradit 8+2reb+1ast, S.Bradford 6+4reb+1ast, V.Ateba 6+5reb+3ast, T.Lefebvre 4+1ast
gschID: 485016


CFBB - SAP Vaucluse 61-70

Bottom-ranked CFBB is still unable to win any game. This time they could not use their home court advantage losing their 29th consecutive match to thirteenth ranked SAP Vaucluse (13-16) 70-61 on Saturday evening. The guests started the game with a very strong first quarter 27-14. But CFBB won second period 15-13. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. SAP Vaucluse made 27-of-33 free shots (81.8 percent) during the game, while CFBB only scored eleven points from the stripe. They outrebounded CFBB 40-24 including 32 on the defensive glass. American point guard Deremy Geiger (180-90, college: Idaho, agency: Blacktop Management) nailed 20 points and 4 assists for the winning side and Lithuanian forward Darius Tarvydas (200-91) accounted for 12 points and 10 rebounds. Guard Theo Maledon (191-1) came up with 14 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists and forward Ivan Fevrier (203-99) added 19 points respectively for CFBB in the defeat. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. SAP Vaucluse have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with Gries/Oberhoffen. Loser CFBB still closes the standings. SAP Vaucluse will meet at home Gries/Oberhoffen (#12) in the next round. CFBB will play against Saint Vallier (#11) and hopes to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
SAP Vaucluse: D.Geiger 20+3reb+4ast, D.Tarvydas 12+10reb+3ast, D.Gana 9+4reb+2ast, R.Lopez 8+7reb+3ast, B.Pierard 5+1ast, B.Davis 5+4reb+3ast
CFBB: I.Fevrier 19+3reb, T.Maledon 14+5reb+4ast, N.Dorez 7+3reb+2ast, Y.Blanc 6+2reb+4ast, S.Briki 6+3reb+3ast, T.Bazille 6+5reb
gschID: 485014


  




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