Villeneuve-d’Ascq Surprises Prague in Euroleague Victory

Prestigious success for Villeneuve-d’Ascq. At the Palacium, Rachid Méziane’s players overthrew Prague, the current leader of Group B in the Euroleague, on Wednesday (90-81). The Guerrières, led by an untenable Kennedy Burke (31 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists), well supported by Janelle Salaun (14 pts and 4 rebounds), controlled the entire meeting to sign a seventh victory in the competition and stop the series of nine consecutive European successes for the Czechs.

The French surprised Valériane Ayayi (16 points and 5 rebounds) and Teja Oblak (17 points and 10 assists), whose club, already assured of a place in the quarter-finals, conceded its second defeat of the season on the European scene . Current co-leaders of LFB with Basket Landes, ESBVA is in a favorable position to qualify for the quarter-finals (3rd in group B).

9th defeat for Lyon

Already eliminated from the Euroleague, Asvel conceded a ninth defeat in twelve matches on Wednesday evening, in Villeurbanne, against Schio (83-90). The Lyon collective, including Gabby Williams (17 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists), Marine Johannès (16 pts), Endy Miyem (14 points) and Marine Fauthoux (14 pts), nevertheless dominated in rebounding (35 shots, including 10 for Sandrine Gruda, against 30). But that was not enough against the Italians led by Arella Guirantes (22 pts and 7 rebounds) and Martina Bestagno (17 pts and 5 rebounds). 3rd in group A and almost assured of its qualification for the quarters, Schio is three places ahead of the Lionesses.

In Salamanca, Basket Landes was no match (69-44) against the Spaniards of Laura Gil (12 points and 7 rebounds) and remains penultimate last in group B. Yet well launched in the meeting (23-26 at halftime), the Landeses, including Mousdandy Djaldi-Tabdi (5 points, 8 rebounds) and Luisa Geiselsoder (11 points), sank in the second period. Salamanca remains in the running for a place in the quarter-finals.

2024-01-17 21:45:53
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