Both series started on Wednesday. Top seeded Lattes Montpellier had no trouble with late playoff interlopers Charleville in a 76-52 win. The two teams that had met so often this season had another showdown as Celine Dumerc took on a bigger scoring role in a 73-60 Bourges win over Villeneuve. Both victors head home for the next games on Friday with the chance to advance to the championship series.
May 4, 2016
Charleville vs. Lattes Montpellier 52-76 CHM Mosqueda-Lewis 12 Berezhynska 10 DeVaughn 8 Mestdagh 6 MTP Lardy 12 Skrela 12 O’Hea 11 Ayayi 10 Sy 10 Halman 4
Villeneuve vs. Bourges 60-73 VIL Kaltsidou 12/7r Bremont 11 Mahoney 9 BRG Dumerc 20 Page 13 Ciak 11 Leedham 9/7a Hodges 2
The postseason officially started on Monday with the beginning of the Challenge Round between teams finish fifth through eighth in the final standings. An exciting game in Nantes featured a great duel between captains Shona Thorburn and Romy Bar as Nice escaped with the 78-77 win. The other series started on Tuesday and Landes rolled past Lyon 76-58.
May 2, 2016
Nantes vs. Nice 77-78 NAN Thorburn 24 Arrondo 15 Putnina 12 Plouffe 7/10r NIC Bar 24/6a Hurt 14/7r Diawara 11/12r Anderson 8 Ben Abdelkader 7 Dabo 4
May 3, 2016
Lyon vs. Landes 58-76 LYO Ervin 12/7r Williams 12 Niamke 9 LAN Ayim 18/11r Sliskovic 14/12r/6a Guzman 13 Plagnard 13 LeGluher-Cano 11