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February 12, 2021 by Tom Bonnett

Manchester Giants 86 Surrey Scorchers 93

Scorchers picked up another win on Sky Sports as we defeated the Manchester Giants 93-86!

 

Tony Hicks led the Scorchers with 20 points on the road, whilst a bench contingency of Cameron Hildreth, Ryan Richards and Caylin Raftpoulos combined for 39 points!

 

It was raining threes in the opening quarter as Martelle McLemore and Donovan Marshall-Johnson traded triples.

 

The Giants took control of the high scoring opening period to lead 31-27 after ten minutes.

 

Tony Hicks and Cameron Hildreth took control for Scorchers in the second quarter with some impressive offence, reducing the Manchester lead to one point heading into the half.

 

Hicks led the way for Surrey with 17 points at the break, while McLemore added 11.

 

The third quarter was a battle of the big men as Breaon Brady and Ryan Richards traded blows.

 

Richards scored eight consecutive points to kickstart his night, as Surrey pulled away to a five-point lead heading into the final period.

 

Hildreth and Rickman linked up multiple times in the final period as Surrey pulled away to a double-digit lead.

 

Manchester left themselves with too much to do as Surrey won the game 93-86 on the road.

 

Scorchers move up to 3-7 in the BBL Championship, while the Giants lose their sixth consecutive game.

 

Surrey are back in action tomorrow night as we host the Worcester Wolves at Surrey Sports Park!

 

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