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Sharks & Wolves secure tight victories, Phoenix pick up second win

BBL Cup (All Games)

Manchester Giants 64-82 Cheshire Phoenix (16-26, 20-18, 10-18, 18-20)
(Giants- Jones 13, Mulmore 11, Dickerson 10; Phoenix – Hayes 32, Jackson-Cartwright 23, Mockford 9)

Newcastle Eagles 80-83 B. Braun Sheffield Sharks (27-21, 25-16, 13-16, 11-23, 4-7,)
(Eagles- Fletcher 17, Mitchell 17, Glasgow 16; Sharks – Koch 18, Marsden 15, Lewis 14)

Worcester Wolves 104-100 Plymouth Raiders (34-27, 26-31, 19-18, 25-24)
(Wolves- Josephs 29, Williams 25, May-Thompson 19; Raiders – Wilcher 26, Hassan 23, Ubiaro 17)

It was another busy Friday night of big results in the BBL Cup, seeing action from both North and South Groups as Cheshire Phoenix, B. Braun Sheffield Sharks and Worcester Wolves all picked up wins.

Phoenix managed to get their second win in a row, 64-82, defeating Manchester Giants who still await in anticipation of their first win. Jackson-Cartwright led the way for Phoenix collecting a double-double of 23 points and 11 rebounds.

Meanwhile at the Eagles Community Arena, the Sharks collected a narrow three point triumph over Newcastle Eagles in overtime, 80-83. Bennett Koch claimed 18 points, together with a key 11 rebounds from Connor Cashaw.

And Kofi Josephs powered ahead with a massive 29 points, and an additional 10 assists from Cortez Edwards, to see Wolves collect a tight home win against Plymouth Raiders, 104-100.