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ProA Standings
 1. Antibes 0-0 
 2. ASVEL 0-0 
 3. Boulazac 0-0 
 4. Bourg 0-0 
 5. Chalon 0-0 
 6. Chalons-Reims 0-0 
 7. Cholet 0-0 
 8. Dijon 0-0 
 9. Gravelines 0-0 
 10. Hyeres-Toulon 0-0 
 11. Le Mans 0-0 
 12. Le Portel 0-0 
 13. Limoges 0-0 
 14. Monaco 0-0 
 15. Nanterre 0-0 
 16. Paris-Levallois 0-0 
 17. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
 18. Strasbourg 0-0 
Last:7/20/2017
ProB Standings
 1. Aix-Maurienne 0-0 
 2. Blois 0-0 
 3. Caen 0-0 
 4. Charleville 0-0 
 5. Denain 0-0 
 6. Evreux 0-0 
 7. Fos-Provence 0-0 
 8. Le Havre 0-0 
 9. Lille 0-0 
 10. Nancy 0-0 
 11. Nantes 0-0 
 12. Orleans 0-0 
 13. Poitiers 0-0 
 14. Quimper 0-0 
 15. Roanne 0-0 
 16. Rouen 0-0 
 17. Saint-Chamond 0-0 
 18. Vichy Clermont 0-0 
Last:7/20/2017
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 
Last:4/24/2017
U21 Standings
 1. Nancy 33-1 
 2. Limoges 24-10 
 3. Cholet 24-10 
 4. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 24-10 
 5. Hyeres-Toulon 24-10 
 6. Chalon/Saone 23-11 
 7. Nanterre 22-12 
 8. Gravelines 20-14 
 9. Strasbourg 20-14 
 10. Le Mans 16-18 
 11. Lyon-Villeurbanne 15-19 
 12. Dijon 15-19 
 13. Chalons-Reims 13-21 
 14. Orleans 10-24 
 15. Le Portel 9-25 
 16. Paris-Levallois 7-27 
 17. Antibes 4-30 
 18. Monaco 3-31 
Last:7/1/2017
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. Banco di Srd 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. EWE Baskets 0-0 
 4. Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5. Monaco 0-0 
 6. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
Group B
 1. Chalon 0-0 
 2. Gaziantep 0-0 
 3. Iberostar Tener. 0-0 
 4. Neptunas 0-0 
 5. PAOK 0-0 
 6. Ventspils 0-0 
Group C
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Banvit BK 0-0 
 3. Bayreuth 0-0 
 4. Strasbourg 0-0 
 5. Umana VE 0-0 
 6. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
Group D
 1. Aris 0-0 
 2. Besiktas 0-0 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Scandone AV 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Last:7/12/2017
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
 Jason RICH
  Paris-Levallois
  (191-G-86)
  Avg: 17.5
 1. Rich, Paris-Levallois17.5 
 2. Clark, Chalon17.5 
 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
 Louis LABEYRIE
  Paris-Le.
  (209-C/F-92)
  Avg: 8.7
 1. Labeyrie, Paris-Le.8.7 
 2. Fall, Chalon8.3 
 3. Solomon, Gravelines8.0 
 4. Hassell, Le Portel7.7 
 5. Poirier, Paris-Le.7.5 
 6. Donaldson, Le Po.7.4 
 7. Hunt, Nancy7.2 
 8. Lessort, Nanterre7.2 
 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, Chalon6.6 
 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. Dorsey, Le Portel1.6 
 8. Grant, Dijon1.6 
 9. Campbell, Paris-Le.1.6 
 10. Henry, Gravelines1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Moustapha FALL
  Chalon
  (218-C-92)
  Avg: 2
 1. Fall, Chalon2.0 
 2. Fofana, Monaco1.3 
 3. Uter, AS.1.1 
 4. Cain, Chalons-Reims1.0 
 5. Otule, Antibes1.0 
 6. Lessort, Nanterre1.0 
 7. Trasolini, Nancy0.9 
 8. Ibekwe, Chalon0.9 
 9. Jean-Charles, AS.0.9 
 10. Koffi, Pau-Lacq.0.8 

First Round Schedule
Antibes 57% Sep.23 Strasbourg
Chalon 57% Sep.23 Pau-Lacq-Ort
Dijon 57% Sep.23 Chalons-Reim
Hyeres-Toulo 57% Sep.23 Boulazac
Le Mans 57% Sep.23 Gravelines
Le Portel 57% Sep.23 Cholet
ASVEL 57% Sep.23 Limoges
Nanterre 57% Sep.23 Bourg
Paris-Levall 57% Sep.23 Monaco
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First Round Schedule
Blois 60% Oct.13 Fos-Provence
Denain 59% Oct.13 Poitiers
Lille 54% Oct.13 Caen
Nancy 53% Oct.13 Aix-Maurienn
Orleans 58% Oct.13 Vichy Clermo
Quimper 56% Oct.13 Le Havre
Roanne 55% Oct.13 Evreux
Saint-Chamon 54% Oct.13 Charleville
Nantes 58% Oct.13 Rouen
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First Round Schedule
Din.Tbilisi 50% Sep.19 Joventut
Keravnos 50% Sep.19 Avtodor
Bosna-Royal 50% Sep.19 Ludwigsburg
Karpos Sokol 50% Sep.19 TLU/Kalev
Groningen 50% Sep.19 Vytautas
Sigal Prisht 50% Sep.19 Tsmoki-Minsk
Kapfenberg 50% Sep.19 Benfica
BC Lulea 50% Sep.19 Antwerp
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ProB Round 34: Top-ranked Pau-Lacq-Orthez wins another game and qualifies for ProA - Apr 30, 2013


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The Regular Season in ProB just ended.

ProB top team - Pau-Lacq-Orthez (26-8) had no problems winning another game on Tuesday. This time they crushed twelfth ranked Hyeres-Toulon (15-19) 73-52. It was a very close game until the last quarter, when Pau-Lacq-Orthez's pressure prevailed and they won that period 22-4 extending their advantage to 21 points. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Hyeres-Toulon to just 4 points in fourth quarter. They outrebounded Hyeres-Toulon 43-27 including a 35-20 advantage in defensive rebounds. 28 personal fouls committed by Hyeres-Toulon helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Charles Jackson (203-87, college: Hawaii-Pacific, agency: Court Side) who helped to win the game recording 23 points and 8 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field). David Denave (195-85) contributed with 17 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. Pau-Lacq-Orthez's coach Claude Bergeaud felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Power forward Landing Sane (207-90) replied with 21 points, 5 rebounds and 4 blocks for Hyeres-Toulon. Pau-Lacq-Orthez have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 26-8 record. Hyeres-Toulon at the other side keeps the twelfth place with 19 games lost. They share the position with St Quentin.
Important game to mention about took place in Rouen. Tenth ranked Aix-Maurienne (18-16) saved a 2-point victory on the road edging 8th ranked SPO Rouen (19-15) 83-81 on Tuesday evening. American Wayne Chism (206-87, college: Tennessee) scored 23 points, 8 rebounds and 4 blocks to lead the charge for the winners and Meredis Houmounou chipped in 23 points and 5 assists during the contest. At the losing side American guard O'Darien Bassett (191-86, college: Troy) responded with 25 points and 4 assists. Aix-Maurienne maintains tenth position with 18-16 record. SPO Rouen at the other side keeps the eighth place with 15 games lost. They share the position with Bourg.
Fifteenth-ranked Saint Vallier (10-24) was very close to win a game against thirteenth ranked Saint-Quentin (15-19) on Tuesday. Saint-Quentin managed to secure only two-point victory 83-81. However their fans expected easier game. Jimmal Ball notched 30 points and 6 assists to lead the effort. Even 15 points by Harry Disy did not help to save the game for Saint Vallier. Saint Vallier's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Saint-Quentin moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with Hyeres-Toulon. Saint Vallier lost third consecutive game. They keep the fifteenth position with 24 games lost. They share it with Nantes.
Worth to mention about the upset in a game between SO Maritime Boulogne (21-13) and JL Bourg (19-15), which took place in Boulogne. Higher ranked SO Maritime Boulogne was outleveled at home by ninth ranked JL Bourg 86-65. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of SO Maritime Boulogne. Jason Forte fired a double-double by scoring 14 points and 12 rebounds for the winners. Coach Frederic Sarre's team controlled all game and the coach could let to play 10 players and allowed the starting five to rest. JL Bourg moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Rouen. SO Maritime Boulogne at the other side keeps the fourth position with 13 games lost.
The game between second ranked ALM Evreux (25-9) and 16th ranked Nantes (10-24) in Evreux on Tuesday ended with biggest points difference. ALM Evreux outscored guests from Nantes 116-92. It was a very good performance for Drake Reed who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 26 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals. Nantes' coach Guillaume Quintard gave up on the game allowing to play eleven players seeing no chance for a win. ALM Evreux have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 25-9 record behind leader Pau-Lacq-Orthez. Nantes lost sixth consecutive game. They dropped to the fifteenth place with 24 games lost.

Other games in round 34 were not that significant. Bottom-ranked Charleville was beaten by Bordeaux on the road 87-79. Fos Ouest won against Lille on its own court 76-67. Denain was outscored by Chalons-Reims in a road game 86-65. Antibes managed to beat Le Portel at home 96-91.

Bordeaux - Charleville 87-79

The game between closely ranked teams ended with seventeenth ranked Bordeaux's (8-26) home victory over bottom-ranked Charleville-Mezieres (5-29) 87-79 on Tuesday. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 28-17. But Charleville-Mezieres won second period 22-19. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. It was a very good performance for American forward Markel Humphrey (198-87, college: Marshall, agency: Three Eye Sports) who helped to win the game recording 19 points and 9 rebounds. The other American import forward Nate Carter (201-83, college: Oklahoma, agency: Fusion Sports) contributed with 20 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Four Bordeaux players scored in double figures. Guard Fabien Calvez (187-84, college: Evansville) replied with 12 points, 9 rebounds, 8 assists and 6 steals and American-British power forward Tafari Toney (203-86) added 16 points and 10 rebounds in the effort for Charleville-Mezieres. Charleville-Mezieres' coach tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Bordeaux maintains seventeenth position with 8-26 record. Charleville-Mezieres lost twentiethth consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay dead last with 29 lost games.
Top scorers:
Bordeaux: N.Carter 20+8reb, M.Humphrey 19+9reb+3ast, M.Guichard 12+8reb+5ast, N.Wyatte 11+5reb, B.Elisabeth-Mesnager 9+4reb+2ast, R.Dardaine 6+1reb+1ast
Charleville: T.Toney 16+10reb+2ast, F.Calvez 12+9reb+8ast, A.Racine 12+3reb+1ast, N.Racon 9+1ast, D.Hudson 8+3reb+1ast, V.Pridotkas 8+6reb+1ast
gschID: 240153


Hyeres-Toulon - Pau-Lacq-Orthez 52-73

ProB top team - Pau-Lacq-Orthez (26-8) had no problems winning another game on Tuesday. This time they crushed twelfth ranked Hyeres-Toulon (15-19) 73-52. It was a very close game until the last quarter, when Pau-Lacq-Orthez's pressure prevailed and they won that period 22-4 extending their advantage to 21 points. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Hyeres-Toulon to just 4 points in fourth quarter. They outrebounded Hyeres-Toulon 43-27 including a 35-20 advantage in defensive rebounds. 28 personal fouls committed by Hyeres-Toulon helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Charles Jackson (203-87, college: Hawaii-Pacific, agency: Court Side) who helped to win the game recording 23 points and 8 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field). David Denave (195-85) contributed with 17 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists for the winners. Pau-Lacq-Orthez's coach Claude Bergeaud felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Power forward Landing Sane (207-90) replied with 21 points, 5 rebounds and 4 blocks and American swingman Jared Newson (195-84, college: Tenn-Martin, agency: Pro One Sports) added 6 points and 13 rebounds in the effort for Hyeres-Toulon. Pau-Lacq-Orthez have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 26-8 record. Hyeres-Toulon at the other side keeps the twelfth place with 19 games lost. They share the position with St Quentin.
Top scorers:
Pau-Lacq-Orthez: C.Jackson 23+8reb, D.Denave 17+5reb+6ast, J.Morency 10+8reb+1ast, S.Driss 8+8reb+2ast, A.Mendy 4+3reb, I.Ordin 3+2reb+1ast
Hyeres-Toulon: L.Sane 21+5reb+1ast, A.Julien 9+4reb+6ast, G.Radonjic 7+2reb+1ast, J.Newson 6+13reb+3ast, R.Wright 5, B.Niang 4
gschID: 240152


St Quentin - St Vallier 83-81

Fifteenth-ranked Saint Vallier (10-24) was very close to win a game against thirteenth ranked Saint-Quentin (15-19) on Tuesday. Saint-Quentin managed to secure only two-point victory 83-81. However their fans expected easier game. Saint Vallier trailed by 12 points after 3 quarters before a 26-16 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 81-83 at the end of the game. Naturalized American point guard Jimmal Ball (179-78, college: Akron, agency: Fusion Sports) notched 30 points and 6 assists to lead the effort and power forward Julien Lesieu (201-83) supported him with 15 points and 8 rebounds. Even 15 points by power forward Harry Disy (201-84, college: Louisiana Tech, agency: Fusion Sports) did not help to save the game for Saint Vallier. Guard Florent Corneo (180-91) added 8 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists for lost side. Saint Vallier's coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Saint-Quentin moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with Hyeres-Toulon. Saint Vallier lost third consecutive game. They keep the fifteenth position with 24 games lost. They share it with Nantes.
Top scorers:
St Quentin: J.Ball 30+2reb+6ast, J.Lesieu 15+8reb+2ast, D.Quincy-Jones 8+4reb+2ast, A.Saaka 8+1reb+2ast, G.Sylvain 7+4reb, O.Romain 7+5reb+4ast
St Vallier: H.Disy 15+2reb+1ast, F.Tortosa 14+2reb+1ast, B.Tinsley 10+6reb, C.Melicie 9+3reb, J.Hoyaux 9+2ast, D.Diarra 9+4reb+2ast
gschID: 240151


Boulogne - Bourg 65-86

Worth to mention about the upset in a game between SO Maritime Boulogne (21-13) and JL Bourg (19-15), which took place in Boulogne. Higher ranked SO Maritime Boulogne was outleveled at home by ninth ranked JL Bourg 86-65. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of SO Maritime Boulogne. The game was mostly controlled by JL Bourg. SO Maritime Boulogne was better in fourth quarter 23-15. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. JL Bourg forced 19 SO Maritime Boulogne turnovers. American swingman Jason Forte (196-84, college: S.Mississippi) fired a double-double by scoring 14 points and 12 rebounds for the winners. Power forward Alexis Tanghe (208-90, agency: Beo Basket) chipped in 16 points and 5 rebounds. Four JL Bourg players scored in double figures. Coach Frederic Sarre's team controlled all game and the coach could let to play 10 players and allowed the starting five to rest. point guard Jonathan Rousselle (188-90) produced 24 points and power forward Mickael Var (205-90) added 7 points and 12 rebounds respectively for lost side. JL Bourg moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Rouen. SO Maritime Boulogne at the other side keeps the fourth position with 13 games lost.
Top scorers:
Bourg: M.Sonko 17+4reb+2ast, J.Sanchez 17+5reb, A.Tanghe 16+5reb+2ast, J.Forte 14+12reb+3ast, P.Braud 8+1reb+2ast, A.Gomis 6
Boulogne: J.Rousselle 24+2reb+1ast, A.Rowland 8+2reb+2ast, V.Bigote 8+5reb, M.Var 7+12reb+2ast, A.Loum 7+4reb, M.Diane 5+6reb+1ast
gschID: 240150


Evreux - Nantes 116-92

The game between second ranked ALM Evreux (25-9) and 16th ranked Nantes (10-24) in Evreux on Tuesday ended with biggest points difference. ALM Evreux outscored guests from Nantes 116-92. The hosts trailed by 2 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 4-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 116-92. ALM Evreux dominated down low during the game scoring 82 of its points in the paint compared to Nantes' 56 and made 19-of-25 free shots (76.0 percent) during the game. ALM Evreux forced 19 Nantes turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. It was a very good performance for American swingman Drake Reed (196-87, college: Austin Peay St.) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 26 points, 11 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals. Steeve Ho You Fat (203-88) contributed with 26 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Senegalese forward Elson Mendy (200-85) replied with 19 points and 7 rebounds and American guard LaMarshall Corbett (190-88, college: Angelo St.) added 16 points and 4 assists in the effort for Nantes. Five ALM Evreux and four Nantes players scored in double figures. Nantes' coach Guillaume Quintard gave up on the game allowing to play eleven players seeing no chance for a win. ALM Evreux have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 25-9 record behind leader Pau-Lacq-Orthez. Nantes lost sixth consecutive game. They dropped to the fifteenth place with 24 games lost.
Top scorers:
Evreux: S.Ho You Fat 26+7reb+2ast, D.Reed 26+11reb+6ast, L.Konate 23+3reb+2ast, C.Hannah 17+8ast, G.Costentin 11+5reb+4ast, B.Hunter 8+9reb+2ast
Nantes: E.Mendy 19+7reb+1ast, L.Corbett 16+2reb+4ast, T.Henry 14+3reb+1ast, M.Drame 12+1ast, N.Gayon 12+1reb+1ast, W.Soliman 8+6reb
gschID: 240149


Fos Ouest - Lille 76-67

Very expected game when 11th ranked Lille Metropole (17-17) lost on the road to sixth ranked Fos Ouest (21-13) 76-67 on Tuesday. Lille Metropole trailed by 11 points after 3 quarters before a 20-18 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 67-76 at the end of the game. Quite impressive performance for the former international power forward Sacha Giffa (202-77) who helped to win the game recording 19 points and 6 rebounds. Forward Aurelien Toto N'Kote (194-79) contributed with 11 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. American Steve Smith (200-81, college: Iona) replied with 12 points and 8 rebounds and his fellow American import power forward Steffon Bradford (198-78, college: Nebraska, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) added 13 points and 7 rebounds in the effort for Lille Metropole. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Fos Ouest moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Antibes and Boulogne. Loser Lille Metropole keeps the eleventh position with 17 games lost.
Top scorers:
Fos Ouest: S.Giffa 19+6reb+1ast, I.Sy 14+6reb+4ast, C.Davis 13+6reb+2ast, A.Toto N'Kote 11+8reb+5ast, M.Dia 10+4reb+1ast, I.Soumahoro 6+6reb+5ast
Lille: S.Bradford 13+7reb, M.Tensorer 12+6reb+1ast, S.Smith 12+8reb+1ast, A.Rigaux 12+5reb+2ast, L.Akono 11+3reb+4ast, B.Gillet 6+6reb+7ast
gschID: 240148


Chalons-Reims - Denain 86-65

Very predictable result when third ranked Chalons-Reims (23-11) rolled over at home 14th ranked Denain Voltaire (13-21) 86-65 on Tuesday. The game was mostly controlled by Chalons-Reims. Denain Voltaire was better in fourth quarter 24-23. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Strangely Denain Voltaire outrebounded Chalons-Reims 42-28 including a 17-4 advantage in offensive rebounds. Quite impressive performance for American forward Tyren Johnson (202-88, college: La-Lafayette) who helped to win the game recording 22 points and 4 assists. Kevin Joss-Rauze (189-88, agency: Court Side) contributed with 14 points and 4 assists for the winners. Four Chalons-Reims players scored in double figures. Chalons-Reims had such big advantage that coach Nikola Antic felt comfortable to give the chance to play for 10 players saving starting five for next games. American power forward Marcus Kitts (205-89, college: William & Mary) replied with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 17 rebounds and his fellow American import forward John Flowers (200-89, college: W.Virginia, agency: KMG Sports Management) added 23 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Denain Voltaire. Chalons-Reims have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain third position with 23-11 record having just three points less than leader Pau-Lacq-Orthez. Loser Denain Voltaire keeps the fourteenth place with 21 games lost.
Top scorers:
Chalons-Reims: T.Johnson 22+4reb+4ast, K.Joss-Rauze 14+4reb+4ast, J.Burrell 12+3reb+1ast, R.Mels 12+1reb+1ast, K.Corre 9+8reb+2ast, B.Mullins 7+2reb+4ast
Denain: J.Flowers 23+6reb, M.Kitts 17+17reb+1ast, V.Ateba 9+2reb, C.Cairo 7+5reb+2ast, D.Kurtic 6+4reb, R.Lopez 2+4reb+2ast
gschID: 240147


Antibes - Le Portel 96-91

Everything could happen at the game between two tied teams. Both fifth ranked Olympique Antibes and 7th ranked Le Portel had identical 20-13 record. This time Olympique Antibes used a home court advantage and beat the opponent from Le Portel 96-91 on Tuesday night. Le Portel trailed by 13 points after 3 quarters before a 25-17 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 91-96 at the end of the game. Olympique Antibes dominated down low during the game scoring 68 of its points in the paint compared to Le Portel's 40 and made 16-of-20 free shots (80.0 percent) during the game. Quite impressive performance for American forward Tim Blue (205-84, college: Middle Tenn.St.) who helped to win the game recording 27 points and 6 rebounds. The other American import point guard Trevor Huffman (185-79, college: Kent St., agency: Interperformances) contributed with 15 points and 9 assists for the winners. Four Olympique Antibes players scored in double figures. Olympique Antibes' coach Julien Espinosa used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. Jamaican-American Sherman Gay (201-82, college: Loyola Mary) replied with 21 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists and guard Benoit Mangin (198-88) added 17 points and 5 assists in the effort for Le Portel. Olympique Antibes have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Fos Ouest and Boulogne. Le Portel lost third consecutive game. They keep the seventh position with 14 games lost.
Top scorers:
Antibes: T.Blue 27+6reb+1ast, A.Hilliard 18+5reb+2ast, T.Huffman 15+3reb+9ast, M.Badiane 13+9reb, R.Desroses 9+4reb, G.Yango 8+6reb
Le Portel: S.Gay 21+5reb+4ast, M.Bigote 18+1ast, B.Mangin 17+2reb+5ast, M.N'Diaye 9+6reb, D.Wilson 8+7reb+2ast, A.Charles 5+3reb+1ast
gschID: 240146


Rouen - Maurienne 81-83

Important game to mention about took place in Rouen. Tenth ranked Aix-Maurienne (18-16) saved a 2-point victory on the road edging 8th ranked SPO Rouen (19-15) 83-81 on Tuesday evening. It looked good early as SPO Rouen took an 6-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Aix-Maurienne had a 23-13 second period charge getting the lead and SPO Rouen was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 81-83. SPO Rouen was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. American Wayne Chism (206-87, college: Tennessee) scored 23 points, 8 rebounds and 4 blocks to lead the charge for the winners and Meredis Houmounou (188-88) chipped in 23 points and 5 assists during the contest. At the losing side American guard O'Darien Bassett (191-86, college: Troy) responded with 25 points and 4 assists and the former international Gary Chathuant (195-83) scored 22 points. Aix-Maurienne maintains tenth position with 18-16 record. SPO Rouen at the other side keeps the eighth place with 15 games lost. They share the position with Bourg.
Top scorers:
Maurienne: M.Houmounou 23+2reb+5ast, W.Chism 23+8reb, J.Ekanga-Ehawa 14+1reb+4ast, S.Darnauzan 6+6ast, E.Bing 6+9reb+4ast, G.Clerc 6+3reb+1ast
Rouen: O.Bassett 25+2reb+4ast, G.Chathuant 22+3reb+1ast, W.McKines 13+6reb, M.Diarra 8+2reb, T.Wesley 7+5reb+4ast, P.Da Silva 4+1reb+4ast
gschID: 240145
  




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