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Glasgow Rocks 97-78 Surrey Scorchers

Glasgow Rocks 97-78 Surrey Scorchers

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Date Time League Season
29th October 2017 5:00 pm BBL Championship 2017-2018

Court

Emirates Arena

Recap

Glasgow Rocks recorded a comfortable victory over Surrey Scorchers at the Emirates Arena

Tony Garbelotto’s side gave Scorchers their first defeat in four games after their two back-to-back wins at Surrey Sports Park.

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Jalen Billups top-scored for Rocks, with 19 points followed by Gareth Murray with 14.

Tayo Ogedengbe was Scorchers’ and the game’s top scorer with 24 points including three three-pointers.

A late surge meant Scorchers led 27-17 at the end of the first quarter with nine points from Ogedengbe.

Rocks came out strong in the second quarter and a lay up in the final moments from Billups gave the Glasgow side a narrow 46-44 lead at half-time.

A dominant performance in the third quarter from Rocks saw them score 32 points and ended the quarter leading 78-57.

Scorchers made a slight recovery in the final quarter but could not make a comeback as Kofi Josephs scored 2 free-throws with 20 seconds remaining to confirm the victory.

Scorchers now face a double header weekend including a trip to DBL Sharks in the BBL Cup Quarter-Final on Friday 3 Nov.

Back at Surrey Sports Park on 5 Nov, Scorchers will host Bristol Flyers in the BBL Championship.

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