Rivers Hoopers extend winning streak to seven in NBBF President Cup




Rivers Hoopers shook off a sluggish start to rout Benue Braves 91-66 on Thursday at the NBBF President Cup Final 8 at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos.

A determined Braves took a 22-19 lead to the second quarter and didn’t look weary despite arriving  Lagos in the wee hours of Thursday morning.

The KingsMen outscored Braves 22-14 to lead by five going to the break. The second half was a different ball game as Hoopers came out blazing in the third quarter and remained in control till the end of the game.

Victor Anthony had a double-double 11 points and 10 rebounds. He made 50% from the field and from the free throw line.

Abdul Yahaya had a game high 19 points, eight rebounds and hit a pair of clutch 3-pointers in the game for Rivers Hoopers who are yet to lose a game in the NBBF President Cup. 

Solomon Ajegbeyi added 14 points and eight rebounds while Emmanuel Balogun shot 12 points.

Share the news, pls

Matched content



Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*