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04 April 2024 | Basketball

National Basketball League | Results

  • JKL Lady Dolphins 86-44 Nabisunsa
  • Ndejje Angels 76-72 UCU Canons

Ndejje Angels secured a 76-72 victory against UCU Canons in the National Basketball League at the Lugogo Arena on Wednesday evening.

The Angels pulled off a stunning show handing the Canons their second loss on a bounce and fourth of the ongoing campaign.

The Angels held on even after the ejection of their head coach John Omondi. Without his presence on the bench, the boys kept fighting till the last minute.

Angels opened a six-point (24-18) lead at the end of the first period due to the hard work shown right away.

Going into the long break, the Angels posted a one-point (41-40) lead as the Canons were the better side in the second period.

Coming from the locker rooms, the Angels regrouped and limited the Canons to only nine points and the Angels opened an eight-point lead before the final period.

It was a nail-biting fourth quarter as the game was tied thrice but still, the Angels came out of the kiln victorious on the day.

The Canons made over 24 turnovers cementing their biggest challenge in the ongoing campaign that they have easily given away possession whenever put under pressure.

Peter Sifuma scored a game-high 27 points and pulled down 21 rebounds and Kevin Kasobya added 12 points.

For the Angels, Christian Ndibu posted a double-double of 16 points and 12 rebounds with James Obrack and Jonathan Oketch dropping 15 and 13 points respectively.

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