Limoges once again displayed that they are a good team during the first quarter. They now have to find a solution for the rest of the game. With Awe Gueye away on international duty Limoges are short of one player.
Mondeville played without Lenae Williams which opened the door for Fanny Cavallo to start the match. She took the opportunity and scored the first points of the game.
Mondeville quickly opened up a lead (11-2) with less than four minutes played.
Erica Davis battled for Limoges. But it was back to back three-pointers by Maryska Kowalik (left) that brought Limoges back into the game.
Mondeville lost their concentration and struggled for the rest of the quarter. With back to back scores from Davis the two teams were tied (21-21) after the first quarter.
Mondeville regained control of the game during the second period. Yet they were stopped from running away with the game by Johanna Tayeau and Kowalik.All the same Mondeville went into the locker room leading (40-34).
Mondeville were never in trouble for the rest of the game and slowly stretched their lead to win (77-58).
Valeriya Berezhynska led the Mondeville attack with 17 points, while Caroline Aubert, Aurélie Bonnan and Aija Putnina all scored 13 points.
Davis led the Limoges attack with 17 points while Kowalik finished with 11 points.
Aix-en-Provence were aggressive right from the tip-off.
Julia Page won the jump ball and Tiffany Stansbury (left) was soon in action at the offensive end. However she missed her attempt but she won her own rebound to recycle the ball.
Aix kept control of the ball and despite Anaïs Déas' shot missing the target, they finally opened the scoring through Claudia Das Neves.
Aix celebrated their first points too quickly as Virginie Bremont replied almost immediately for Armentières.Aix went then on a 8-0 run to open the first lead of the game (10-2) with six minutes played.
Cora Duval started the Amrentières comeback by winning a defensive rebound and then start an offensive attack.
The ball reached the hands of Bremont who then fed it to Gaëtane Merlot who then hit a three-pointer.
The tempo of the game changed after this action. Despite Aix wining the first quarter (22-15) the pendulum swung in the favour of the guests.
The second quarter was very tactical and Aix led by as many as 11 points at one stage. They just held on to the lead at the interval (37-33).
Bremont scored 7 points and dished out 2 assists as Armentières took the lead for the first time in the game (46-45) with 26 minutes played.
Mélissa Micaletto added another three-pointer to increase her side's advantage to go into the final quarter leading by a single point (52-51).
The lead changed hands six times during the final quarter. It was a free-throw by Marie-Frédérique Ayissi with 90 seconds left in the game that put Armentières in the lead for good.
Aix continued to turn the ball over and Armentières’ lead grew to 7 points before dropping to the final 6 points (70-64).
The basketball news headline in Armentières should read "historical first victory in the Ligue Féminine de Basket".
Bremont led the scoring with 18 points and 5 assists. Anda Nedovic added 17 points and Merlot finished on 11 points.
Mendy fired in 15 points for Aix, while Stansbury added 12 points. Ivona Matic and Sabrina Palie scored 11 points each.