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This Friday evening, Monaco won on the Strasbourg floor (83-85), in match 2 of the quarter-finals of the final phase of Betclic Elite. His next opponent will be Bourg-en-Bresse.

The last square of the final stages of Betclic Elite is now complete. This Friday evening, as part of match 2 of the quarter-finals of the play-offs of the French basketball championship, Monaco, after winning match 1, won again, this time at Rhénus Sport, on the Strasbourg floor. (83-85). To compost his ticket for the semi-finals.

On the Monaco side, the American Jaron Blossomgame finished top scorer for his team but also top scorer of this meeting, with personal statistics of 21 points, 1 rebound and 1 assist. As for the second best scorer of the match, it is the Frenchman Paul Lacombe. With 20 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists, the Strasbourg player finished top scorer for his team, but that was not enough.

Strasbourg in contact after the break

From the start, Monaco then took matters into their own hands, at the level of the scoreboard. To count up to a total of 13 points in the first quarter (4-17, 17-30, 20-33). Then 14 points ahead at the very start of the second quarter (23-37). To then return to the locker room, with another lead of five small lengths (41-46). After the break, the debates became more balanced. Strasbourg even managed to take control, but without taking off.

With even a lead that did not exceed +3 (65-62, 67-64). At the very end of this third and penultimate quarter, the SIG was only one unit ahead (67-66). Finally, in the fourth and last quarter, the two teams continued their crossover. Monaco has, despite everything, been more in front. But with a gap that did not exceed +4 (81-85). To then stabilize definitively at +2 (83-85). In the semi-finals, Monaco will face Bourg-en-Bresse.