BBL Recap 16-17: Week 8, Saturday

London Lions have completed the BBL Cup semi-final line-up after beating Leicester Riders 76-67 at Leicester Arena, behind a double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds from Alex Owumi. Lions will now meet Esh Group Eagles Newcastle over two legs in the semi-finals.

Meanwhile, in the BBL Championship, DBL Sharks Sheffield turned around a late deficit to edge Surrey Scorchers 83-80 and move up to fifth in the table. Tony Wroblicky scored crucial baskets in the last minute, and posted a double-double of his own, as Rashawn Rembert led the scoring with 21 points.

BBL Cup, Quarter-Final
Leicester Riders 67 (17,35,46) (Clarke 14, Washington 11, Bernardini 9)
London Lions 76 (29,48,57) (Owumi 17, Taylor 16, Williams 16)

BBL Championship
Surrey Scorchers 80 (26,46,64) (Neighbour 23, Rollins 15, Taylor 15)
DBL Sharks Sheffield 83 (24,48,67) (Rembert 21, Tuck 18, Wroblicky 13)

Source: BBL
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