Eagles stay perfect, Riders, Wolves and Rocks all rack up victories

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle maintained their unbeaten record in the BBL Championship, while there were also wins for Leicester Riders, Cheshire Phoenix and Glasgow Rocks on Friday night.

The Eagles dominated the second half as they defeated Surrey Scorchers 103-80 behind a combined 48 points from Jaysean Paige and Darius Defoe.

Meanwhile, Leicester moved into second spot as they ended the six-game win streak of DBL Sharks Sheffield with an 80-75 home victory.

Cheshire eased past Leeds Force for an 83-101 triumph with Glasgow also victorious on the road as they avenged last week’s Cup loss by beating Worcester Wolves 76-82.