The 21st round of the LFB started on the 17 February with Tarbes beating Bourges Basket (66-58). This victory gives Tarbes a two-game advantage over Bourges in the race for the regular season prize of a place in the EuroLeague Women next season.
Villeneuve d'Ascq went 9-of-19 from behind the arc in the (84-61) victory against Arras.
Elodie Bertal led the attack with 25 points. Lady Comfort, despite early foul problems, finished with a double-double of 19 points and 13 rebounds in the victory.
Elsewhere in the LFB the matches went to the guests with Lattes Montpellier beating Aix-en-Provence (73-58) and Basket Landes getting past Limoges (79-65).
Mondeville were forced to work hard in overcoming Armentières (72-67) while COB Calais may have ended the play-off ambitions of Challes-les-Eaux (72-67).
Nantes-Rezé ended the weekend with a comfortable victory (85-65) against Toulouse.
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COB Calais have lost so many LFB games in the final quarter this season. With the victory against Challes-les-Eaux at the buzzer the leap for joy from Cyril Sicsic was understandable.
Challes-les-Eaux went into the final quarter leading (54-52). Calais had to wait until the 33rd minute to take the advantage with a three-pointer by Anne-Sophie Pagnier (60-58).
The following five minutes belonged to Jennifer Humphrey (right) who scored all 8 points for Calais to take hold of the game (68-60).
However Challes came storming back and with 30 seconds left to play they trailed by a single point.
Humphrey fired in her 25th point with 12 seconds to play. With Aurélie Cibert scoring from the charity stripes, the victory (72-67) was secured.
Mondeville had to wait until the third quarter of their game against Armentières to take control of the game.
Valeriya Berezhynska (18 points) and Lenae Williams (16 points) combined for 9 points to put things on track. By the time Temeka Johnson joined in with assist after assist, Mondeville went into the final quarter leading (56-47).
Mondeville survived the onslaught of Armentières to win (73-62) with Aija Putnina (left) scoring 16 points.
Marie-Frédérique Ayissi led the attack for the guests with 21 points.
It took an 11-0 run at the start of the second quarter by Montpellier to kill off the hope of Aix-en-Provence.
Aix, playing at home, did well in the first quarter and finished level (19-19) after 10 minutes, with 9 points coming from Tiffany Stansbury (19 points). However they went into the locker room trailing (25-40).
The two teams traded baskets for the rest of the game with Montpellier never under any threat of losing the game.
Gäelle Skrela led the Montpellier attack with 17 points. Yet the player of the match was Sandra Dijon-Gérardin with 16 points and 11 rebounds.
Natasa Ivancevic was the best player for Aix with 14 points and 12 rebounds.