Rocks snap streak on frantic Friday

Glasgow Rocks ended their five-year losing run against Esh Group Eagles Newcastle on a four-game Friday night in the BBL Championship.

Tony Garbelotto’s side secured a 92-80 victory with seven players in double figures as the league leaders drop their second straight game.

Meanwhile, Leicester Riders held off Bristol Flyers for a 77-82 win on the road to strengthen their positioning.

Cheshire Phoenix eased to a 59-87 success at Leeds Force with 29 points from CJ Gettys, while Worcester Wolves overcame Plymouth Raiders for a 97-90 victory.