The first week of action in the LFB has come to an end with five teams remaining undefeated.
However six clubs have just played two games. At the moment Basket Landes and Bourges Basket share the top position with a perfect record of three wins.
The other teams with perfect records have only played two games and are all tied for fifth place: Aix-en-Provence, Nantes-Rezé and Tarbes.
Basket Landes failed to take advantage of their (10-0) opening and had to wait until the last four minutes of the game to knock down Calais.
With the game tied (51-51) it was Jennifer Humphrey who put the hosts in the lead for good by splitting a pair of free-throws.
French international Marion Leborde then set Basket Landes on their way to victory (60-53).
Humphrey finished with a double-double of 24 points and 16 rebounds while Leborde scored 17 points. For Calais Greek international Pelagia Papamichail led the way with 14 points.
Bourges Basket, playing at home, were kept busy by Challes-les-Eaux for just seven minutes before running out winners (85-55) in front of a capacity crowd.
Cathy Joens (left) hit 5-from-6 from beyond the arc to lead the scoring with 19 points. She also was credited for 5 assists.
Nwal-Endéné Miyem and Emméline Ndongue both scored 11 points each. Miyem also dished out 4 assists. All 10 players got on the score sheet.
Mistie Williams-Bass led the scoring for Challes-les-Eaux with 16 points.
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Nantes-Rezé had the better of the first 20 minutes against Charleville-Mézières and led by 17 points going into the break (41-24).
Amel Bouderra (21 points) tried to bring her team back into the game during the second half. But Nantes with 21 points from Allison Hightower held on the advantage to win (72-59).
Aix-en-Provence almost blew a 12-point advantage going into the final quarter (51-39) against Montpellier. Finally they held on for a 1-point victory (55-54).
Greek international Zoi Dimitrakou poured in a game high 22 points for Aix, while her team-mate Lauren Neaves finished with a double-double of 18 points and 14 rebounds.
Villeneuve d'Ascq were the only team to win on the road with a (71-55) victory against Toulouse. Carla Thomas (right) led the scoring with 15 points while Ingrid Tanqueray fired in 13 points and gave out 9 assists.
Tarbes, the defending LFB champions, were once again taken to the wire before coming out on top against Mondeville (66-61). K. B. Sharp fired in 28 points for Mondeville. But it was not enough to secure the victory.
Florence Lepron led the Tarbes attack with 14 points.
Arras had to wait until the last two minutes to put away local rivals UHB (61-52). Arras played the whole of the second half without Marielle Amant and needed an 8-0 finish to win the game.
Pauline Akonga N’Simbo scored 19 points for Arras while Steffi Sorensen was the leading scorer for UHB with 18 points.