French League, Regular Season, Game 23: March 23-24, 2012
by: Euroleague.net
March 25, 2012
JR Reynolds - BCM Gravelines (Photo: BC Donetsk)BCM Gravelines tightened its hold on first place in the French League by routing Orleans 54-69, while Roanne outdueled second-place Chalon-sur-Saone 78-83. Gravelines climbed to 20-3, thanks to a 22-12 run in the third quarter that gave the visitors a 37-54 margin after 30 minutes. J.R. Reynolds was the man of the moment, netting 25 points, including 7 of 11 from downtown, while Pape Sy added 11 and Tannick Bokolo 10. Roanne upended Chalon 78-83 in a seesaw battle that saw the two teams tied 45-45 at the half and the hosts leading 60-59 at the end of the third quarter. Dylan Page rose to the occasion, pouring in 37 points for the winners, including 8 for 10 from beyond the arc. Chalon fell to 18-4 and has a game to recover on March 27 against Paris-Levallois. Sluc Nancy downed Hyeres-Toulon 89-76 in a game it controlled throughout, leading 55-40 at halftime. Jamal Shuler and Pape-Philippe Amagou bagged 17 points apiece, Rob Kurz added 14 and Akin Akingbala had 12 points along with 14 rebounds for the winners. Charles Khaudi and Alex Acker tallied 20 points apiece to lead Le Mans to an 83-69 win over Strasbourg as the winners used a 23-13 fourth quarter to secure the win. Le Mans and Orleans are now tied for third place with 15-8 records. Dijon survived a 74-72 thriller against Paris-Levallois as Zach Moss posted 24 points, while Poitiers surprised Cholet Basket with a 77-85 win led by a 21-point effort by Evan Fournier. Asvel Basket continued its slide, losing 81-87 against Nanterre, its fifth in a row, after being ahead 46-41 at halftime. A 30-11 in the third quarter iced the game for Nanterre, which got 15 points from Xavier Corosine. Finally, Le Havre downed Pau-Lacq-Orthez 79-89 as John Cox scored 33 points to pace the winners.


LAST GAME GAME 23
March 23-24, 2012
Day Match Result
Mar. 23 Asvel Basket vs. Nanterre 81-87
Mar. 23 Orléans vs. BCM Gravelines 54-69
Mar. 24 Cholet vs. Poitiers 77-85
Mar. 24 Le Mans vs. Strasbourg 83-69
Mar. 24 Dijon vs. Paris-Levallois 74-72
Mar. 24 Nancy vs. Hyeres-Toulon 89-76
Mar. 24 Pau-Orthez vs. Le Havre 79-89
Mar. 24 Chalon/Saône vs. Roanne 78-83
NEXT GAME GAME 24
March 30-31, 2012
Day Match
Mar. 30 Paris-Levallois vs. Asvel Basket
Mar. 30 Roanne vs. Orléans
Mar. 31 Hyeres-Toulon vs. Chalon/Saône
Mar. 31 Le Havre vs. Dijon
Mar. 31 Poitiers vs. Le Mans
Mar. 31 Strasbourg vs. BCM Gravelines
Mar. 31 Nanterre vs. Pau-Orthez
Mar. 31 Cholet vs. Nancy


STANDINGS TG W L P+ P-
1 Gravelines-Dunkerque 23 20 3 1805 1476
2 Chalon/Saône 22 18 4 1790 1617
3 Orléans 23 15 8 1738 1643
4 Le Mans 23 15 8 1916 1837
5 Nancy 23 15 8 1861 1750
6 Paris-Levallois 22 14 8 1807 1778
7 Dijon 23 11 12 1604 1618
8 Cholet 23 11 12 1813 1771
9 Lyon-Villeurbanne 23 10 13 1742 1757
10 Roanne 22 11 11 1670 1695
11 Strasbourg 23 10 13 1753 1720
12 Nanterre 23 9 14 1814 1862
13 Poitiers 23 8 15 1687 1779
14 Le Havre 23 7 16 1766 1804
15 Pau-Lacq-Orthez 23 6 17 1733 1961
16 Hyeres-Toulon 22 2 20 1677 2108
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