BBL 16-17 Recap | 30.9.16

Another exciting night in the BBL saw wins for Leicester Riders, Esh Group Eagles Newcastle and DBL Sharks Sheffield.

The defending champions overturned a 19-point half-time deficit away at Surrey Scorchers as they recorded a 79-88 triumph in overtime with Drew Sullivan contributing 13 points, 11 rebounds, five assists and four blocks in 40+ minutes.

Newcastle ran out convincing 102-55 winners against Manchester Giants, led by Deondre Parks’ 19 points, while the Sharks claimed their first league win with a 64-78 success away at Worcester Wolves behind a 24-point haul from Shaheed Davis.

Results
Esh Group Eagles Newcastle 102 (37,61,85) (Parks 19, Martin 18, Lasker 17)
Manchester Giants 55 (10,28,43) (Jones/Traianos 13, Goffen 6)

Surrey Scorchers 79 (23,47,52,73) (Ogedengbe 25, Taylor 22, Neighbour 12)
Leicester Riders 88 (22,28,53,73) (Bernardini 16, King 14, Sullivan/Robertson 13)

Worcester Wolves 64 (26,41,53) (Setty 14, McWhorter 11, Klassen 9)
DBL Sharks Sheffield 78 (25,46,64) (S Davis 24, McFarland 14, Tuck 13)

Source: BBL
Image: P.Davies