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National League Standings
 1. Sony Centre F. 4-0 
 2. Boroughmuir 2-1 
 3. Edinburgh K. 2-1 
 4. St.Mirren S. 2-1 
 5. Pleasance 2-1 
 6. Dunfermline R. 2-2 
 7. Edinburgh U. 1-2 
 8. Stirling K. 1-3 
 9. Glasgow Storm 0-2 
 10. Glasgow Univ. 0-3 
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Stats Leaders

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 

Scottish Basketball (Men)

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Round 5 (Regular Season)

Boroughmuir 86% Oct.7 Stirling K.
Edinburgh U Oct.7 St.Mirren S 80%
Glasgow Univ 57% Oct.7 Glasgow Stor
Pleasance 63% Oct.7 Dunfermline
Sony Centre 88% Oct.7 Edinburgh K
Stirling K. Oct.6 Boroughmuir 81%
Wolf pack too strong for Rocks - Dec 25, 2012


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Worcester Wolves 83 (18,46,61) (Williams 19, Ocitti 16, Masiulis 16)
Glasgow Rocks 70 (15,31,50) (Murray 18, Fantazia 10, Robinson 10)


The Worcester Wolves have regained fifth place in the BBL Championship after beating the Rocks, to whom they lost it the night before, 83-70 in the Midlands. Its the seventh straight home win for the Wolves, a run that stretches back to the opening weekend of the season, while for the Rocks it was the first defeat in three.

Kai Williams (190-F-88, college: S.Dakota St.) led the Wolves with 19 points, while Stanley Ocitti had a big double-double of 16 points and 13 rebounds. Gareth Murray (201-F-84, agency: Prossin Sports Management, college: Kalamazoo Valley CC) led the Rocks with 18 points. The Wolves gained the ascendancy in the first half, and never lost it although they didnt manage to shake off their visitors until the closing stages.

Neither side scored for over two minutes at the start of the game, until Alex Owumi opened the scoring with a three-pointer. The sides were not separated by more than one score throughout the opening ten minutes, despite the Rocks coming back with the next 5 points, a Sterling Davis triple giving them the lead, and they held an edge until midway through the first quarter. Williams hit a three for a 10-7 lead for the hosts and they held that through to the end of the period as Arnas Kazlauskas scored with their last attack for an 18-15 lead.

And that momentum carried into the second quarter as they opened with 6 unanswered points in what became a 9-2 run for a double digit lead at 27-17; the Wolves scored 9 points in a minute and a half with Arturas Masiulis scoring 4 and Kazlauskas adding a three-pointer. That was just the start for the Wolves as they posted a further 9-2 surge shortly afterwards including another Williams triple and 4 in a row from Ocitti to make the score 36-19. The Rocks stemmed the flow and got back to 37-27 on Owen McNallys score, but there was a further push to come from the hosts as they then held their visitors scoreless for three minutes, while rattling off 9 of their own, to see the lead reach its peak at 46-27 inside the final minute. Fantazia and Ringgold scored for the Rocks before they headed into the break 46-31 in arrears.

This time it was the visitors turn to carry momentum across the break as they scored the first 4 points of the third quarter; but, as had happened previously, the Wolves were resolute and responded in kind, with Masiulis adding another 4. The Rocks hit back with the next 6, but again the hosts kept them at arms length as Owumi connected from beyond the arc. And again the Wolves would not allow the Rocks to bridge the gap, as a further 8-0 tear, during which Ocitti added another 6, put them back up 61-43 inside the last two minutes of the third period. Nevertheless, there was another run for the Rocks as they held the hosts scoreless in those final two minutes, while pouring in the last 7 points including 5 from the free-throw line.

And the Rocks had the deficit down to single figures immediately in the fourth quarter as Murray opened the scoring, and he continued to register for the visitors, scoring all of their first 5 points during the decisive fourth quarter. When Wedemire and Fantazia added scores, it became a 9-2 run and the gap was down to just 4 points at 63-59. But, epitomising the second half, the Wolves showed their resilience once more, this time with Sherrad Prezzie-Blue making a three-pointer and Owumi, Ocitti and Williams adding scores in a 9-0 run that forced the Rocks into a timeout, 13 points down with under five minutes to play. And that run proved decisive as Kazlauskas made another three-pointer not long after the time out, and they finally managed to suppress the Rocks with Kazlauskas and Prezzie-Blue controlling the game down the stretch.
Courtesy of: http://www.glasgowrocks.co.uk   



National League Round 4: Edinburgh Kings hand first defeat to St.Mirren S. - 2 days ago
St.Mirren S. (2-1) recorded its first loss on the court of sixth ranked Edinburgh Kings on Saturday night. Visitors were defeated by Edinburgh Kings 72-62. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of St.Mirren S.. Edinburgh Kings moved-up to second place, which they share with 3 other teams including defeated St.Mirren S. Edinburgh Kings is looking forward to face league's leader Sony Centre Fury in Falkirk in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. St.Mi...   [read more]
National League Round 3: Sony Centre Fury beats Dunfermline Reign in the most crucial game of the week - 9 days ago
It's still too early stage of the Regular Season in National League, but even now we can clearly see the difference between stronger teams and outsiders. Coincidentally all hosts won their games. An exciting game was played in Falkirk. Sony Centre Fury faced Dunfermline Reign. Host Sony Centre Fury (3-0) defeated guests from Dunfermline (1-2) 84-75. Sony Centre Fury are looking forward to face Stirling K. (#7) on the road in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Dun...   [read more]
National League Round 2: Glasgow Storm lose to Sony Centre Fury - 14 days ago
There were only 2 rounds played so far and it's still very beginning of the Regular Season in National League. The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of Glasgow Storm (0-1) at the home court on Saturday night. Hosts were rolled over by Sony Centre Fury (2-0) 84-65. Sony Centre Fury are looking forward to face Dunfermline Reign (#4) at home in the next round. Glasgow Storm will play against Boroughmuir (#2) in Edinburgh and is hoping to prove to their fans that the loss was j...   [read more]


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