Date: December 15, 2012 There was a minor upset when 7th ranked Poitiers (5-6) was defeated at home by ninth ranked Entente Orleans 45 (5-6) 90-81. It looked good early as Poitiers took an 3-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Entente Orleans 45 had a 23-13 second period charge getting the lead and Poitiers was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 81-90. Entente Orleans 45 made 24-of-26 charity shots (92.3 percent) during the game. American guard Christopher Hill (191-83, college: Michigan St., agency: Higher Vision Sports) orchestrated the victory by scoring 20 points. His fellow American import forward Brian Greene (204-81, college: Colorado St.) contributed with 13 points and 6 rebounds for the winners. Four Entente Orleans 45 players scored in double figures. American guard Anthony Smith (196-86, college: Liberty) answered with 25 points and American-Italian guard Anthony Dobbins (194-81, college: Richmond) added 9 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists in the effort for Poitiers. Entente Orleans 45 have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to eighth place, which they share with 5 other teams including defeated Poitiers. Entente Orleans 45's next round opponent will be JDA Dijon (#15) at home and are hoping to win another game. Top scorers: Poitiers: A.Smith 25+1reb+2ast, A.Nivins 17+6reb, P.Badiane 12+4reb, A.Dobbins 9+11reb+5ast, J.Gray 7+1reb+9ast, B.Dallo 6+3reb+1ast Orleans: C.Hill 20+3reb+1ast, C.Green 13+5reb+1ast, B.Greene 13+6reb+3ast, J.Young 13+1reb+2ast, M.Lebrun 10+6reb+1ast, M.Pellin 8+2reb+9ast
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