22 May 2007

UGANDA : Warriors beat Riders easily

UCU’s Mbone (right) drives past Sparks’ star Mulwana

UCU’s Mbone (right) drives past Sparks’ star Mulwana

By Gloria Kyomugisha


Warriors 62 K. Riders 42
K. Lions 81 Najja 45
UCU 58 M.Sparks 45
C. High 56 Nabisunsa 53
M. Cubs 52 V. Lakers 34
EA Inter-Cities tournament
KCC v N. Combined

WARRIORS eased to a 62-42 victory over Knight Riders to move to sixth position in the National Basketball league on Sunday.

Warriors rallied behind Steven Okias’ 18 points to overturn an 8-point first quarter deficit for a victory that moved them from seventh place.

The winners shot three 3-point shots and picked 16 defensive rebounds in building a 20 point lead through three quarters.
Warriors had a 36-12 edge in rebounds and went 9-for-12 shots at the foul line, including six in a row in the third and fourth quarters, to seal the win.

Meanwhile, UCU Ladies moved to the top of the women’s event with a 58-45 victory over MUK-Sparks at the YMCA.
Elsewhere, KCC ladies are in Nairobi for the East African Inter-Cities event.

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