CaptureIn the only BBL Championship game on Saturday, Glasgow Rocks climbed the table with a 68-57 win on the road at Bristol Flyers.
Will Hall led the Rocks to their third league victory with 20 points as they joined sixth-placed Sheffield Sharks on a 3-4 record.
BBL Championship
Bristol Flyers 58 (13,24,43) (Lee 15, Seilund 13, Streete 9)
Glasgow Rocks 67 (21,38,48) (Hall 20, Gillis 16, Achara 10)
Glasgow Rocks claimed a 67-58 victory away at Bristol Flyers for their third league win of the season.
Will Hall top scored with a game-high 20 points with Warren Gillis adding a further 16 points, while Kieron Achara had 10 points, seven rebounds and four assists from the bench.
The victory for Sterling Davis’ side lifts them three places and level with sixth-placed Sheffield Sharks on a 3-4 record.
Glasgow made a fast start with the opening six points and later followed it with a run of seven unanswered points to take control in the first quarter.
The lead extended beyond double figures in the second period as the Rocks established a 14-point advantage at the half-time break.
Bristol battled back in the second half despite losing influential point guard Cardell McFarland to an ankle injury in the second quarter. They ended the third with an 8-0 run as a triple from Doug McLaughlin-Williams cut the gap to five points.
A Mathias Seilund score at the start of the fourth quarter made it a one-possession game, but the Rocks recovered with a 9-2 run to re-build their double-digit advantage and they would manage to hold on for the win.
Tyrone Lee led the Flyers with 15 points and 13 rebounds while Seilund also reached double figures with 13 points as the Flyers fall to a 2-6 league record.
P   PL W L Pts
1 Esh Group Eagles Newcastle 8 8 0 16
2 Leicester Riders 6 6 0 12
3 Worcester Wolves 7 6 1 12
4 Surrey Scorchers 5 3 2 6
5 London Lions 6 3 3 6
6 Glasgow Rocks 7 3 4 6
6 Sheffield Sharks 7 3 4 6
8 Cheshire Phoenix 8 3 5 6
9 Leeds Force 9 3 6 6
9 Manchester Giants 9 3 6 6
11 Bristol Flyers 8 2 6 4
12 Plymouth University Raiders 6 0 6 0