The first round of the basketball Coupe de France started on Wednesday, 20 January 2010 with the match between Reims and USO Mondeville.
Mondeville took control of the game from the tip-off and led (23-10) after 10 minutes to go on to win (76-52).
Temeka Johnson (right) led the scoring with 18 points. She also had 9 steals and dished out a couple of assists.
On Friday there were two games: in the derby of Rezé, Nantes-Rezé beat CSP Rezé (69-48). Lindsay Taylor's (14 points) and Doriane Tahane's (11 points and 10 rebounds) work inside made sure that the team from the LFB were always in control.
Cob Calais' problems outside the basketball court continues. So they came to this match without Jennifer Humphrey, Iva Roglic and Lauren Neaves.
Charleville-Mézières took full advantage and led (44-23) by the interval. Djéné Diawara, Bélinda M’Boma and Zuzana Ondrejova scored 18 points each as Charleville-Mézières went on to win (89-56).
In a dramatic finish Karolina Piotrkiewicz (left) fired in a three-point buzzer-beater for Union Hainaut Basket-Saint Amand (UHB) to beat Villeneuve d'Ascq (69-68).
Emilie Gomis led the Villeneuve attack with 20 points and thought she had won the game with her last score of the game with five seconds to play.
However Clémence Beikes had other ideas and got the ball to Piotrkiewicz, who finished with a game high 21 points.
Rest of the basketball news of this Coupe de France round (last 32):
Roche Vendeé had no problems in getting past Limoges (77-50) while Aix-en-Provence required 21 points from Julie Page to get past US Laveyron (77-71).
Lattes Montpellier were hustled by Voiron for 25 minutes (50-39) before putting their foot on the accelerator. They scored 21 unanswered points to put the game out of the reach of their hosts (71-39) going into the final quarter to end up winning (100-54).
Toulouse were given a scare by Charnay-lès-Mâcon in the first half of the match but recovered to dominate the second half to win (83-43).
Illkirch-Graffenstaden in the true spirit of the club gave Armentières a warm welcome for the cup match. They also used the occasion to welcome back their number one export Mélissa Micaletto.
Armentières were pushed all the way during the first quarter by their hosts (18-18) before pulling away in the second one (35-22). The SIG did not give in but were unable to make up the deficit and will have to give Paris Bercy a miss this year after falling (48-63).
The hosts Lyon BF won the all NF1 clash against Nice BC 06 (86-61) while the rest of the games went to the visiting teams.
In the last game of the round Rennes lost at home to Bourges Basket (54-90). Rennes led (19-18) after the first quarter with 10 points coming from Mijijana Evtoukhovitch.
Bourges stepped on the accelerator at the start of the second quarter and took control of the "Coupe de France de Basketball" game with a 12-0 run. This enabled them to go ahead at the interval (46-34).
Rennes used a lot of energy during the third quarter but left nothing in their tank for the final quarter allowing Emméline Ndongue and company to coast to victory.
Sixteenth-Final Coupe de France results
Perpignan (NF2) 54-91 Challes-les-Eaux (LFB)
Voiron (NF1) 54-100 Lattes-Montpellier (LFB)
US Laveyron (NF1) 71-77 Aix-en-Provence (LFB)
Lyon BF (NF1) 86-61 Nice BC 06 (NF1)
Charnay-Mâcon (NF1) 50-86 Toulouse (LFB)
Roche Vendée (NF1) 77-50 Limoges ABC (LFB)
Tours (NF1) 45-84 Basket Landes (LFB)
AS Villeurbanne (NF2) 52-100 Tarbes (LFB)
Reims (NF1) 52-76 USO Mondeville (LFB)
CSP Rezé (NF1) 48-69 Nantes-Rezé(LFB)
Rennes (NF1) 54-90 Bourges Basket (LFB)
AJS Ouistreham (NF2) 65-93 Pleyber-Christ (NF1)
Dunkerque Malo (NF1) 52-90 Arras (LFB)
Union Hainaut Basket-Saint Amand (NF1) 69-68
Villeneuve d’Ascq (LFB)
Illkirch-Graffenstaden (NF1) 48-63 Armentières (LFB)
Charleville-Mézières (NF1) 89-56 COB Calais (LFB)
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Ligue Féminine de BasketballDate created: 23 January 2010
Last Update: 27 January 2010
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