04 May 2018: Scorchers 84-82 Rocks (Play-Offs QF)

It’s advantage Surrey Scorchers at the halfway point of the BBL Play-Offs Quarter-Finals.

BBL Play-Offs Quarter-Final, First Leg
Surrey Scorchers 84-82 Glasgow Rocks (23-23, 43-48, 56-64)

Surrey Scorchers will take a two point advantage up to Glasgow, after a thrilling 84-82 first leg victory over the Rocks in the BBL Play-Offs Quarter Finals.

Despite defeat, the Rocks will head home full of confidence having led until the dying moments of the contest.

Leading scorers – Hicks 30, Robinson/Ogedengbe 14 (Scorchers) – Brown 14, Britt/Fraser 12 (Rocks)

Turning point – The home side produced a decisive 11-5 run to close out the contest and claim a slender advantage, in a game in which they trailed for much of the night.

Key stat – Surrey found their way to the free throw line on a regular basis and took full advantage of the opportunity – connecting on 19 of 21 attempts.

Game hero(es) – Tony Hicks poured in a game high 30 points on just 11 field goal attempts. The star guard also added 7 assists, 4 rebounds and a pair of steals.

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