JeQuan Lewis, Bourg force Monaco to a rare domestic loss

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Giannis Askounis

04/Feb/24 21:09

Slowing down AS Monaco, JL Bourg remains tied with LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne in the second spot of the Betclic Elite standings

By Eurohoops Team/

Restoring a double-digit cushion in the second half, JL Bourg survived a late rally by AS Monaco and punched in a win, 74-70, on Sunday.

VCU product JeQuan Lewis went for 12 points behind 4/6 field goals, six assists, and four steals in Round 22 of the Betclic Elite Regular Season. Young center Kevin Kokila added 13 points with 5/5 shots. More scoring inside the paint saw Bodian Massa recording a team-high 14 points.

Resting John Brown III and Mike James did not travel to Bourg-en-Bresse. La Roca Team also missed unregistered Kemba Walker. Among available players for head coach Sasa Obradovic, experienced shooting guard Jordan Loyd scored a game-high 16 points in Ekinox.

Earlier in Astroballe, Joffrey Lauvergne and Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot returned to action, helping LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne take down Limoges CSP 77-66. The 32-year-old center paired seven points with nine rebounds, and TLC banked in six more points. The most valuable player for the team coached by Pierric Poupet was Youssoupha Fall with 18 points and 14 rebounds. Charles Kahudi was held out alongside Nando De Colo (calf).

Betclic Elite Round 22

Metropolitans 92 – Paris 77-93
ADA Blois – Roanne 77-80
Nanterre 92 – Cholet 91-87
ESSM Le Portel – SIG Strasbourg 96-77
JDA Dijon – SLUC Nancy 88-73
Saint-Quentin – Le Mans 81-64
Elan Chalon – BCM Gravelines-Dunkerque 79-63
LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne – Limoges CSP 77-66
JL Bourg – AS Monaco 74-70

STANDINGS: AS Monaco 19-2, LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne 16-5, JL Bourg 16-5, Paris 13-7, Nanterre 92 14-8…

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