Cholet offers a half!

Cholet qualified for the semi-finals of the FIBA ​​Europe Cup by eliminating Kyiv. Paris, already qualified for the knockout stages of the Eurocup, beat Wroclaw. Finally, Dijon is officially eliminated from the Champions League after its defeat against Hapoel Jerusalem.

There will be at least one French club in the last four of a European Cup this year! Committed to the FIBA ​​Europe Cup, the fourth cup in the continental hierarchy, Cholet clinched his ticket to the semi-finals by eliminating Budivelnyk kyiv. Beaten by one point last week in the first leg, which took place in Italy (73-72), CB won by four points in their lair (83-79), which is more than enough for their happiness. . Current third in Betclic Elite, Cholet are a solid team this season, and won this game by making the difference in the second half, not without a scare at the end. At halftime, the score was 43-38 in favor of the Mauges club, but under the impetus of a fiery Dominic Artis, who finished with 26 points and 5 assists, the CB widened the gap to have a twenty point lead (79-59) with 6’18 remaining. The Ukrainians managed a nice last stand at the end of the match, but it is indeed Cholet who will see the last four. The Choletais will face the Estonians of Tallin or the Germans of Bamberg in the semi-finals, with the first leg at home the last week of March and the return leg away the first of April.

Cholet markers: Artis (26), Robineau (2), Dallo (7), Sako (6), Tillie (7), Patton (8), Goudou-Sinha (9), Ellis (8), Campbell (10)

Paris still master at home

In recent weeks, Paris has been on a “home win – away defeat” rhythm in the Eurocoupe (the second European Cup), and the 16th day was no exception to the rule, with an 89-85 victory. against Wroclaw at the Halle Carpentier. This match was extremely close, neither team ever having a lead of more than seven points (35-37, mt). But with the score 75-75 five minutes from time, Paris stepped on the accelerator with an 8-0 that proved to be a deal breaker for the Poles.. Even if Wroclaw returned to 87-85 twelve seconds from the buzzer, Tyrone Wallace (who finished with 17pts, just like Gauthier Denis) did not tremble on free throws. Paris, already qualified for the eighth, is fourth in its group two days from the end.

Parisian markers: Wallace (17), Gegic (12), Kamagaté (2), Denis (17), Begarin (10), Simms (13), Evans (18)

Dijon says goodbye to Europe

Engaged in the Champions League (the third European Cup), in the same group as Strasbourg, Dijon is eliminated from the race for the quarter-finals. JDA lost 64-73 to group leaders Hapoel Jerusalem. The Burgundians held for three quarters but cracked in the last, losing 12-19. Despite Markis McDuffie’s 24 points and 6 rebounds, the European adventure therefore ends there for Dijon, who will face Hapoel Holon for butter next week.

Dijon markers: McDuffie (24), Mobley (11), Ducoté (2), Alingue (4), Hrovat (13), Ware (8), Brembly (2)