Challes Les Eaux Wins In Overtime Against Arras

ARRAS 63 – CHALLES LES EAUX 72 First game of the second day of the LFB Open matched Arras Pays d’Artois Basket Féminin and Challes les Eaux Basket Teams struggled early in the game. Arras looked for transition baskets while Challes leaned on Martina Luptakova, (6 ptd). Challes put ahead 4-0 in the early stages […]

Easy Win For Bourges

BOURGES BASKET 83 – BASKET LANDES 51 The last game of the evening matcehd Defending Champions Bourges Basket and the newcomer Basket Landes. Bourges didn’t give a chance and closed the game in the first quarter. They first made an 11-0 run with five points from point guard Celine Dumerc, and then cruised to victory, […]

Villeneuve Strong Start and Win Over PAYS D’AIX

VILLENEUVE D’ASQ 64 – PAYS D’AIX 52 The third game of the Open LFB matched Entente Sportive Basket Villeneuve D’Ascq Lille Métropole and Pays D’Aix Basket. Any of the teams could get their offense going and finished the first period 13-8 for Villeneuve, although they started the game with a 6-0 run. Fatimatou Sacko scored […]

Tarbes Dominated Reims

REIMS 60 – TARBES 70 The first game of the Open LFB was between T.G.B Tarbes and Saint Jacques Sports Reims. Tarbes cruised the first quarter since they had a clear idea of whta they wanted, in front a Reims team that couldn’t start their game going. Perimeter shooting was key for Tarbes in the […]

OPEN LFB Starts This weekend

The 5th Annual Open LFB Basketball Tournament in Paris will be held on September 27-28th. The games will be broadcasted live online at: www.basketlfb.com et www.basketfrance.com. The schedule is below: Saturday 27th September 2008 13h30 : Reims – Tarbes15h45 : Mondeville – Clermont-Ferrand18h15 : Villeneuve d'Ascq – Aix-en-Provence20h30 : Bourges – Basket Landes Sunday 28th […]

Bourges Wins LFB Championship 2008 In Sweep

Bourges 52 – Lattes Montpellier 45 Bourges Womens Basketball Team swept the LFB 2008 Championship with 2-0 wins over Lattes Montpellier. During the final game, Bourges started the game slow but in the second half were able to stop Lattes from scoring. Also, the great shooting of Sonja Petrovic set the tone of the offense […]

Womens Basketball In France Semifinals Underway

The LFB French Womens Basketball League are in the semi-finals of the playoffs. Teams Villeneuve d'Asq, Bourges , Lattes Montpellier and Valenciennes are matched up in the 3-game playoff series. The first round results: Villeneuve d'Asq – Bourges – 60-75Lattes Montpellier – Valenciennes – 83-59

The Calm of April After the Storm of March in the French League

Only two teams went through the March undefeated. There is Bourges Basket who are in the process of claiming their first regular season title this century. And there is Villeneuve d'Ascq who have climbed from ninth place in the table to fourth. Both sides have also qualified for the final of the French Cup. Bourges’ […]

Challes vs Saint-Amand

CHALLES LES EAUX 87 – 81 ST AMAND

French League Rolls Forward

There has been a lot of movement in the French League since round nine:Bourges are the only team with a perfect record and are three games clear at the top of the regular season’s standings. They also confirmed their improvement in Europe with a road victory against UMMC Ekaterinburg as they moved from last place […]