This Wednesday evening, in the semi-final first leg of the FIBA Europe Cup, Cholet lost seven lengths in Tallinn (80-73). For its part, in the Eurocup, Bourg-en-Bresse finished the group stage with a victory.
The final remains within reach. On Wednesday, in the semi-final first leg of the FIBA Europe Cup, Cholet lost on the floor of the Estonians of Kalev, a club located on the side of Tallinn (80-73). A difference of seven lengths which will thus have to be filled in the return match which will take place on Wednesday 5 April. For this first act, Dominic Artis was indeed present. The American full-back finishes top scorer for his team but also top scorer in this game, with personal statistics of 26 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists. But insufficient therefore to allow his club to return with victory in his pocket. From the start of this meeting, the locals took matters into their own hands. But, in the third and penultimate quarter, Cholet then managed to pass, for the very first time. Before being joined and staying at a good distance until the end.
Bourg-en-Bresse and Paris know their opponents in the eighth
Bourg-en-Bresse ends on a very good note. Indeed, this Wednesday evening, as part of the 18th and last day of the group phase of the men’s basketball Eurocup, the French club won on the floor of the Slovenians of Cedevita Olimpiija (75-88). It was only at the very end of the third and penultimate quarter that Bourg-en-Bresse managed to take matters into their own hands, at the level of the scoreboard. Du side of the JL, it is the American Palmer who finishes best scorer of his team but also second best scorer of this meeting, with personal statistics of 22 points, 5 rebounds and 1 assist. In the round of 16, Bourg-en-Bresse, who finished fifth in their group, will face the Greeks of Paras, while Paris will have to eliminate the Lithuanians of Panevezys. Two meetings that will take place outside, on April 12 and 13. For a qualification which will be played on a dry match.