Credit: ZUMA Wire-Scanpix
Credit ZUMA Wire-Scanpix

AS Monaco (6-2) were blown out by 25 a week ago in the French LNB Pro A, but this time, they were the ones to dominate their opponents, beating Cholet Basket (3-5) 102-59 (24-25, 27-9, 30-13, 21-12).

3-pointers this season

Points made: 8,2
Accuracy: 33,2%
Place in standings: 12
Record max: 13
Record min: 3
Most made 3FGs: Danilo Andjusic

Even though Monaco lost the first period by one (24-25), they turned on the jets in the second, limiting Cholet to just nine points and scoring 27 of their own to gain a commanding lead at halftime (51-34).

Monaco's domination continued in the second half, with their advantage ballooning to 40 points in the fourth period (89-49). They didn't show any mercy, giving the home fans a 43-point win.

They did it without any help from Mike James or Donatas Motiejunas, who did not play tonight.

Five players scored in double figures for Monaco. Brock Motum and Yakuba Outtara stood out, scoring 22 and 23 points, respectively. Motum also added 9 rebounds.

Monaco: Yakuba Outtara 23, Brock Motum 22 (9 REB), Ibrahima Fall-Faye 15, Alpha Diallo 11, Rob Gray 10, Paris Lee 9 (6 AST).

Cholet: Yoan Makoundou 12, Dominic Artis 11, Nianta Diarra 10 (8 REB), Kennedy Meeks 8.

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