Riders and Sharks emerge victorious on a thrilling Friday night in the Championship

Leicester Riders and DBL Sharks Sheffield both enjoyed Friday night wins after two top-six battles.

The Riders edged out Radisson RED Glasgow Rocks in a 75-71 victory behind 16 points from Tim Williams, while Sheffield held on to beat Esh Group Eagles Newcastle as Dirk Williams lifted his side into fourth with 26 points in the 72-76 road success.