BBL 16-17 Recap: Week 8, Friday

The third BBL Cup Semi-Final spot was decided on Friday night, while Esh Group Eagles Newcastle closed on the unbeaten leaders in the BBL Championship. Glasgow Rocks used a late 12-0 run to overcome DBL Sharks Sheffield 57-69 on the road with Gareth Murray netting 17 points in his side’s victory. Meanwhile, the Eagles went on a 17-0 run in the third en route to recording an 81-62 success against Bristol Flyers to move to within a win of Leicester Riders.

BBL Cup, Quarter-Finals
DBL Sharks Sheffield 57 (14,30,47) (Rembert 17, McFarland/Wroblicky 10)
Glasgow Rocks 69 (19,33,49) (Murray 17, Lescault 15, Watson 8)

BBL Championship
Esh Group Eagles Newcastle 81 (16,38,67) (Martin 19, Defoe 14, Fletcher/Parks 11)
Bristol Flyers 62 (15,30,48) (Boggs 11, Streete/Cook 10)

Source: BBL
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