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National League Standings
 1. Sony Centre F. 12-1 
 2. St.Mirren S. 11-2 
 3. Edinburgh K. 10-2 
 4. Boroughmuir 9-3 
 5. Edinburgh U. 5-6 
 6. Glasgow Storm 5-7 
 7. Dunfermline R. 5-8 
 8. Stirling K. 3-9 
 9. Glasgow Univ. 2-10 
 10. Tayside 2-16 
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Points Per Game
 1 Collins, St.M20.5 
 2 Fraser, C.Erik19.8 
 3 Donnelly, C.Erik18.9 
 4 Flockhart, Ed.K.17.9 
 5 Bunyan, C.Erik17.8 
 6 Thomas, Troon15.9 
 7 Gibson, ELoth15.8 
 8 Pearson, Troon15.5 
 9 P.Campbell, Ed.K.15.2 
 10 E.Campbell Tro13.4 

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Round 27 (Regular Season)

Sony Centre 87% Jan.20 Stirling K.
Rocks hold off Wolves - Nov 5, 2012


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Glasgow Rocks 85 (23, 36, 59) (Davis 20, Harrison 15, Robinson/Achara 12)
Worcester Wolves 79 (12, 28, 47) (Ocitti 26, Kazlauskas 19, Masiulis 12)


The Rocks secured an 85-79 victory over Worcester Wolves at the Emirates Arena to move up to 8th position in the BBL Championship table with a 2-3 record, replacing London Lions in the final BBL Playoffs qualification spot. Wolves remain 4th with 10 points from 10 games.

Some good Rocks basketball led to a big 25-7 run that finished early in the second quarter, leaving the Rocks leading 27-12.

Wolves fought back though, scoring 9 unanswered points, including 7 from Stanley Ocitti (203-F/C-80, college: Binghamton) to reduce the Rocks lead to 27-21. But that was as close as Wolves would get in the second quarter and the Rocks went into half-time leading 36-28.

In the second half, 8 of the first 9 field goals came from beyond the 3-point line as two 3s from Donald Robinson as well as 3s from Gareth Murray (201-F-84, agency: Prossin Sports Management, college: Kalamazoo Valley CC), EJ Harrison (186-PG-76, college: Connecticut) and Sterling Davis followed by a Robinson dunk saw Rocks extend their lead to 53-37. Wolves again fought back though, going on an 8-0 run that included 2 Arnas Kaszlauskas 3-pointers to halve the Rocks lead to 8 points.

3-pointers from both Kieron Achara and Sterling Davis had the Rocks up by 15 early in the fourth at 66-51, but Wolves kept trying and put together a 21-12 run to bring the Wolves within just 6 points at 78-72.

However, with just 43 seconds remaining the clock was on the Rocks side as Wolves needed to foul to keep the game alive. EJ Harrison made all 4 of his free throws and Gareth Murray converted both his efforts to put Rocks up 84-74 with only 19 seconds remaining. Wolves Stuart Thomson hit a 3-pointer, but missed the chance to make it a 4-point play at the free throw line and Arturas Masiulis (210-C-80) made a field goal for Wolves but they just didnt have enough time left and Rocks won the game 85-79.

Player/coach Sterling Davis led Rocks scorers with 20 points, also grabbing 7 boards in his effort. EJ Harrison finished with 15 points, 4 assists and 3 steals. For Wolves, Stanley Ocitti scored 26 points off 10/15 field goal shooting and 5/8 3-point shooting while also grabbing 9 boards. Arturas Masiulis ended the game with 12 points and 12 rebounds.
Courtesy of: http://www.glasgowrocks.co.uk   



National League Round 26: Top-ranked Sony Centre Fury wins another game - 3 days ago
What a coincidence that all visitors won their games. National League top team - Sony Centre Fury (12-1) had no problems winning another game on Saturday. This time they crushed seventh ranked Dunfermline Reign (5-8) 87-64. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Dunfermline Reign. Sony Centre Fury have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 12-1 record. Dunfermline Reign at the other side keeps the seventh place with eight games lost. Sony...   [read more]
National League Round 25: Bottom-ranked Stirling K. wins against Edinburgh U. - 4 days ago
Host teams show no mercy winning all games. Bottom-ranked Stirling K. managed to get a second victory, breaking the series of six consecutive losses on Friday night. This time newly promoted Stirling K. won against fifth-ranked Edinburgh U. 77-62. It's especially surprising that the victory came too easily and 15-point difference suggests that Stirling K. is in a good shape to leave the bottom place. Stirling K. (2-9) moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Tayside. Edinburgh U....   [read more]

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Gareth Murray named Scotland U16 Men's Head Coach - 14 days ago
Basketballscotland is delighted to announce the appointment of Gareth Murray(201-F-84, college: Kalamazoo Valley CC) as the new Scotland Under 16 Men's Head Coach. The GB, Scotland and Glasgow Rocks Forward brings a wealth of experience and is excited to inspire the next generation of talent in the new role. Murray will take up the new role with immediate effect under the supervision of National Performance Coach, Erik Olson. The role will see Murray work with some of Scotland's top young...   [read more]


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