COB Calais are now fighting for LFB survival

Bourges Basket  © LFB Bourges Basket's position on top of the LFB is looking more assured after a comfortable home victory against Basket Landes (87-58).

The suspense lasted just four minutes (10-10) and then Bourges blew away Basket Landes with a four-minutes 19-0 run. They went into the second quarter leading (29-16).

It was one-way traffic the rest of the way with all the players from Bourges getting onto the score sheet. Cathy Joens led the way with 6-of-9 from behind the arc for her 18 points.

Tarbes once again went to sleep in the final quarter and just held off Villeneuve d'Ascq (74-68).

Pauline Jannault-Lo  © LFB Pauline Jannault-Lo (right) came up with her best game of the season scoring 29 points, hitting 4-of-7 from behind the arc, while Jelena Dubljevic added 18 points and 6 assists.

For Villeneuve d'Ascq Adrijana Knezevic had a perfect shooting day with 7-of-7 from the field for 14 points.

Montpellier were given a scare in the first half against Union Hainaut and trailed (24-34) heading into the locker room.

Montpellier, more focused in the second half, only conceded 11 points in the last 20 minutes while scoring 35 points to win this LFB game (59-45).

Nantes-Rezé pulled off the biggest win of the evening in crushing Challes-les-Eaux (84-57) while Mondeville beat Toulouse (74-53).

The best LFB match of the evening was between Aix-en-Provence and COB Calais.

The first four minutes belonged to Aix-en-Provence (14-2). But they were unable to hold the advantage and saw it drop to 3 points by the end of the first quarter (25-22).

The fireworks continued during the second quarter with Aix gaining the upper hand (48-36) at half time.

Calais fought tooth and nail during the last 20 minutes. With two seconds left to play they trailed by just 2 points.

Olesia Malashenko   © LFB Calais went for the quick foul to stop the clock. Yet by the time Manon Sinico was called for the foul on Natalie Hurst the game clock was practically on zero.

Hurst split the free throw for the final victory (76-73).

Olesia Malashenko (left) led Arras with 21 points in beating Charleville-Mézières (82-70).

You can read here the LFB basketball news from the previous round.

Tarbes 74-68 Villeneuve d'Ascq

Tarbes: Jelena Dubljevic 18 (6 assists), Ivanka Matic 10 (9 rebounds), Pauline Jannault-Lo 29, Isis Arrondo 0, Naura El Gargati 0, Florence Lepron 5 (6 assists and 5 steals), Darline Nsoki DNP, Brooke Smith 12 (8 rebounds)

Villeneuve d'Ascq: Carine Paul 3, Ingrid Tanqueray 0, Marjorie Carpréaux 4, Laurie Datchy 10, Fanny Ploegaerts DNP, Carla Thomas 13, Olayinka Sanni 12 (8 rebounds), Elodie Bertal 12, Adrijana Knezevic 14

Lattes-Montpellier 59-45 Union Hainaut Basket-St Amand

Lattes-Montpellier: Ashley Morris 4, Virginie Bremont 8 (7 assists), Iva Perovanovic 4, Cyrielle Hugues DNP, Ana Lelas 12, Gaëlle Skrela 7 (5 assists), Sandra Dijon-Gérardin 2 (8 rebounds), Fatimatou Sacko 10, Ines Ajanovic 12

Union Hainaut: Amanda Jackson 7, Emilie Duvivier 12, Clémence Beikes DNP, Emilie Silbande-Petiteau 7, Noémie Lemaire 2, Céline Girard DNP, Laëtitia Kamba 9 (10 rebounds and 8 steals), Elsa Martins DNP, Alison Bales 8 (11 rebounds)

Toulouse 53-74 USO Mondeville

Toulouse: Lou Mataly DNP, Jessie de Colo 2, Camille Aubert 8, Chandrea Jones 4, Emilie Maurice 15, Leslie Matanga 4, Lola de Angelis 2, Shanavia Dowdell 4, Suzanna Milovanovic 14 (8 rebounds)

USO Mondeville: Touty Gandega 6, Anne-Sophie Pagnier 2, Esther Niamké-Moisan 6, Aija Brumermane 6, K. B. Sharp 8, Lenae Williams 17 (8 asists), Yacine Séné 2, Pauline Thizy 0, Aurélie Bonnan 7 (14 rebounds), Valeriya Berezhynska 20 (10 rebounds)

Arras 82-70 Charleville-Mézières

Arras: Leilani Mitchell 6 (6 assists), Laury Aulnette DNP, Krissy Badé 11 (4 steals), Sarah Michel 15, Johanne Gomis 6, Olesia Malashenko 21, Adja Konteh DNP, Marielle Amant 5, Aija Putnina 0, Pauline Akonga N’Simbo 18

Charleville-Mézières: Amel Bouderra 10 (5 assists), Belinda Mboma 11, Carine Contessi 3, Sarra Ouerghi 4, Alexia Kusion 4, Ekaterina Dimitrova 4, Kristen Mann 19, Djéné Diawara 15 (8 rebounds), Eléonore Grossemy DNP, Patrycja Gulak-Lipka 0

Aix-en-Provence 76-73 COB Calais

Aix-en-Provence: Emmanuelle Gorjeu 0, Claire Tomaszewski 6, Zoi Dimitrakou 19, Isabelle Strunc DNP, Margaux Okou-Zouzouo 6, Natalie Hurst 19 (5 assists), Sabrina Réghaïssia 9, Carren Gay 6, Hollie Grima 11 (8 rebounds)

COB Calais: N'Deye N'Diaye 13 (10 rebounds), Sylvie Gruszczynski 16, Mélanie Devaux DNP, Aurélie Cibert 4, Mélanie Arnaud 14, Manon Sinico 18, Pelagia Papamichail 4, Brigitte Ardossi 4

Nantes-Rezé 84-57 Challes-les-Eaux

Nantes-Rezé: Florine Basque 4, Caroline Aubert 9 (4 assists), Joyce Cousseins-Smith 4, Mélanie Plust 12, Allison Hightower 4, Yuliya Andreyeva 5, Mame-Marie Sy-Diop 12 (4 assists), Sonja Kireta DNP, Sabine Niedola 16, Emilija Podrug 18(9 assists and 9 rebounds)

Challes-les-Eaux: Romy Bär 7 ( 4 assists), Bianca Thomas 9, Alexia Plagnard 0, Sabrina Palie 4, Mistie Williams-Bass 20 (4 steals), Magali Lacroix 5, Clarisse Costaz 2 (5 assists), Jennifer Fleischer 10

Bourges Basket 87-58 Basket Landes

Bourges Basket: Anaël Lardy 3, Maja Miljkovic 5, Nwal-Endéné Miyem 15, Styliani Kaltsidou 9, Jennifer Digbeu 7, Catherine Joens 18, Paoline Salagnac 6, Emméline Ndongue 10 (9 rebounds), Ilona Burgrova 14

Basket Landes: Aminata Konate 2, Katarina Manic 8 (9 rebounds and 5 steals), Bineta Diouf 12, Anaïs Le Gluher 12, Julie Barennes 0, Tamera Young 10, Julia Borde 0, Marion Laborde 9, Laurie Lapeyre 0, Jennifer Humphrey 5

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Date created: 19 February 2011

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