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BBL 2015-16 Round Up: 3 April

The top two in the BBL Championship maintained their title bids on Sunday, while Sheffield Sharks and Cheshire Phoenix also picked up victories.

Leicester Riders defeated Plymouth University Raiders 92-68 behind Drew Sullivan’s 20 points to remain top, while Esh Group Eagles Newcastle eased past Manchester Giants 115-81 on the road with Charles Smith leading the way with 23 points.

Meanwhile, Sheffield led from start to finish as they claimed the head-to-head against Glasgow Rocks with Antone Robinson netting 20 points in the 83-68 win away from home.

Also, Cheshire Phoenix moved into sixth place after a strong second-half display saw them overcome the challenge of Surrey Scorchers with a 104-74 triumph.

Results
Leicester Riders 92 (27,42,71) (Sullivan 20, Walker 14, Bernardini 12)
Plymouth University Raiders 68 (14,36,54) (Corletto 20, Vigor 18, Bailey 16)

Glasgow Rocks 68 (14,32,51) (Hall 18, Gillis 15, Achara 12)
Sheffield Sharks 83 (20,45,60) (Robinson 20, Odister 17, Hogg 15)

Cheshire Phoenix 104 (25,51,77) (Taylor 23, Huffor 22, Rochford 21)
Surrey Scorchers 74 (22,46,56) (Anderson 24, Williams 19, Ogedengbe 16)

Manchester Giants 81 (11,34,55) (Okoro 25, Jones 13, Bankevics 12)
Esh Group Eagles Newcastle 115 (26,51,85) (Smith 23, Fletcher 22, Martin/Lasker 16)

Source: BBL
Image: C.Cox