18 January 2016

RWANDA - IPRC-South, Patriots keep momentum in hoops league

U18 Team 57-54 Rusizi
UR-CASS 44-80 IPRC-South
Patriots 59-52 APR
UGB 78-60 Rusizi
IPRC-Kigali 56-38 U18 Team
UR-CASS 44-57 IPRC-South
Title hopefuls IPRC-South and Patriots continue to show why they are the two teams to beat in the race for the basketball league title after maintaining their winning streak over the weekend.
IPRC-South beat rivals UR-CASS 80-44 at the UR- Huye campus gymnasium as Kagugu-based Patriots overcame former champions APR 59-52 on match-day 5 on Saturday.
In a game that looked balanced and defensive in the first quarter, Huye-based Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre, (IPRC-South), who now have a 4:1 ratio this season, dominated all four quarters; 11-10, 25-05, 21-11 and 23-18 respectively.
Rwanda international Sunny Niyomugabo scored the game high 20 points while team captain Bienvenue Niyonsaba and Didier Ishimwe contributed 15 and 14 points respectively. Edmond Joie Igabe and Burundian Arnaud Ciza scored 16 and 12 points for Charles Mushumba’s UR-CASS.
On the other side, a victory for Henry Mwinuka’s Patriots over APR saw them stay top of the table standing with a maximum 10 points and 5:0 win ratio from five league games. The defeat also saw Cliff Owuor’s military side down to a 2:3 win ratio.
Elsewhere, United Basketball Generation registered their first win of the season with a 78-60 victory over Rusizi while U18 National Team lost 56-38 to Albert Buhake’s IPRC-Kigali.

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