French League Finals Game 1
The championship series started on Wednesday with Villeneuve-d’Ascq hosting the first game. Lyon looked strong in the first half with their entire roster available, but the hosts roared back in the second half, stifling the top seed in the fourth quarter on their way to a 67-59 win. Villeneuve-d’Ascq is one win from the title while Lyon will need to win on both Saturday and Monday at home.
Villeneuve-d’Ascq : Diaby 15 Hirsch 11 Smalls 11 Burke 9
Lyon : Johannes 17 Gruda 13/6r Allemand 10 Williams 6 Dietrick 4 Jocyte 2 Quevedo 0