Date: November 12, 2012 Very important is a road loss of second ranked Chalon/Saor (4-2) against tenth ranked Boulazac Basket (3-3) on Monday night. Visiting Chalon/Saor was defeated by Boulazac Basket in a tough game in Boulazac 69-77. It ended at the same time the four-game winning streak of Chalon/Saor. Chalon/Saor was ahead by 1 point at the halftime before a 49-40 second half run of Boulazac Basket. It was a good game for American Amadi McKenzie (201-86, college: Tenn Tech) who led his team to a victory with a double-double by scoring 14 points and 13 rebounds. The other American import guard Osiris Eldridge (191-88, college: Illinois St.) contributed with 20 points for the winners. American forward Shelden Williams (206-83, college: Duke) replied with 20 points and 9 rebounds and forward Joffrey Lauvergne (210-91) added 11 points and 11 rebounds in the effort for Chalon/Saor. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Boulazac Basket moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Dijon and Nanterre. Defending champion Chalon/Saor keeps the second position with two games lost. They share it with 5 other teams. Boulazac Basket will play against JSF Nanterre (#10) on the road in the next round. Chalon/Saor will play against Cholet (#6) and hopes to get back on the winning track. Top scorers: Chalon: S.Williams 20+9reb+3ast, B.Rush 12+3reb+3ast, J.Lauvergne 11+11reb, B.Schilb 10+2reb+3ast, S.Tchicamboud 6+7reb+5ast, N.Lang 4 Boulazac: O.Eldridge 20+3reb+3ast, T.Dubiez 18+2reb+1ast, A.McKenzie 14+13reb+2ast, D.Monroe 10+6reb+2ast, D.Ramseier 6, A.Kerckhof 4+3reb+5ast
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