06 May 2018: Rocks 99-75 Scorchers (Play-Offs QF)

Earl Brown leads Glasgow Rocks to an emphatic Play-off quarter-final win at the Emirates Arena.

BBL Play-Offs Quarter-Finals, Second Leg
Glasgow Rocks 99-75 Surrey Scorchers (26-19, 49-38, 73-53)
(181-159 on aggregate)

Glasgow Rocks produced a dominant home performance to see off Surrey Scorchers as they reached the Semi-Finals of the Play-Offs.

The Scorchers took a two-point lead into the Second Leg, but were second best as the Rocks set up a showdown with London Lions.

Leading scorers – Brown 23, Murray 16, Britt 16 (Rocks) – Owumi 13, Noel 10, Hicks 9 (Scorchers)

Turning point – Glasgow got their offence flowing early at the Emirates Arena with 26 points in the opening period and by the time Jonny Bunyan connected with a deep three to beat the buzzer at the end of the third, their lead was 20 and there was no way back for the Scorchers.

Key stat – Glasgow scored 56 points in the paint and finished at 60% shooting inside the arc as well as converting 18 of 20 free throws.

Game hero – Earl Brown had another huge game for the Rocks with a game-high 23 points and 14 rebounds in the win, including some crowd-pleasing dunks along the way. 

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