On Saturday evening, Contern managed to get a very important win over the Musel Pikes, that had a very poor 4th quarter (14:26) and finally lost 61:74. With this victory, Contern passes the Pikes in the standings! Christopher Jones lead his team with 20 points. The Pikes drop to the 6th place in the standings.
Amicale and T71 earned clear victories. Amicale was able to roll over Sparta behind 27 points (13 boards) by Billy McDaniel and 22 points by Eric Jeitz. Sparta only shot 20/61.
Despite 39 points from Reggie Evans, T71 secured a 79:64-victory over the newcomer. T71 decided the game early and already lead by 19 at the break. Ryan Sharry lead his team with 38 evaluation points and a great all-around-game.
In this interview, Franck Mériguet, head coach of the national team and coach of Basket Esch, talks about:
- Basket Esch’s season so far
- the JICL and non-JICL discussion in Esch and in general
- the challenges with the national team this summer
Basket Esch is in a great situation at this point (championship and cup), what is your conclusion at this point of the season?
The conclusion is very positive of course. We have not lost any games so far, which is pleasant. Furthermore, we have built a real team chemistry, which is very important in my opinion. (more…)
On Saturday-evening, all games were played in the play-offs and play-downs.
Sparta – Arantia 94:47
Larrie Smith returned to action after missing the entire season because of an injury. And the experienced US-player showed that he can still play at the highest level, leading his team to an easy win over newcomer Arantia. Both teams are tied in the standings right now. (more…)
With their 107-60 victory over Mambra Mamer in the opening game day of the Nationale 3 Playoffs, BBC Nitia Bettembourg is already sure to promote to the Nationale 2 for next season. After two years of relegation, the oldest club in the country comes off a perfect season under their new head coach Adam Radomirovic and driven by the former Nationale 1 player Domonique Crawford. The second promoted team will be decided between Mambra Mamer and Telstar Hesper as the Playoffs are only composed of 3 teams. Both teams will meet for the first time next Sunday in Mamer where the home team can more or less secure the second spot in the standings already.