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06 July 2024 | Basketball

NBL Results | Friday, July 5

  • KIU Rangers 63-69 UCU Lady Cardinals
  • City Oilers 71-64 UCU Canons

UCU Lady Canons completed the regular season with a victory against KIU Rangers in the University derby.

Lady Canons secured a 69-63 victory against KIU Rangers in the National Basketball League at YMCA Court on Friday.

The Lady Canons opened a one-point lead 19-18 at the end of the first stanza.

After two end-to-end quarters of basketball, the Lady Canons took a nine-point lead (43-34) before they went for a long break.

Sharon Kirabo's layup concluded the third quarter as the KIU Rangers trailed by seven points (55-48).

Despite the fight from the Rangers, they painfully lost the game by six points (69-63) as Tracy Namugosa's layup sealed the game.

Bridget Aber was so exciting for the Lady Canons as she posted a double-double dropping 25 points and pulling down 11 rebounds.

Still, Hajara Najjuko scored 11 points for the Lady Canons while Sylvia Nantongo picked 10 rebounds.

On the other hand, despite limping throughout the second half, Rose Amaniyo scored 16 points and pulled down 12 rebounds.

In the same breath, Patricia Alado scored 12 points while Sharon Kirabo picked 11 rebounds.

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