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As You Were at the Top of the Table

There is no change at the top of the BBL Championship table as both Esh Group Eagles Newcastle and Leicester Riders notched wins on Saturday night.

The league-leading Riders had to show their championship credentials to pull through late on at Leicester Arena, beating Worcester Wolves 91-82, breaking a tie in the final two minutes by scoring 10 of the last 11 points.

Meanwhile, Newcastle maintained the pressure on the Riders by overcoming Bristol Flyers 87-80 on the road with Jaysean Paige scoring 25 points. Eagles now hold 15 straight wins over Flyers in the four seasons since Bristol joined the BBL.