Espoir extend basketball lead

Espoir extend basketball lead

Sunday

Rusizi  65-71  Espoir

Gisenyi  55-75  KBC

APR  78-55  NUR

30-Plus  38-89  UGB

 IPRC  83-52  KIE

Women

 APR  65-59  Ubumwe

 RAPP  61-31  NUR

Saturday

NUR  52-82  Espoir

APR  88-41  KIE

Friday

CSK  78-48  UGB

30-Plus  41-85  KBC

Reigning champions Espoir were double victors as they beat Rusizi and NUR in this year’s national basketball league despite losing three of the four matches played so far.

They beat Rusizi 71-65 and handed another loss to NUR over the weekend.

Espoir’s Oliver Shyaka scored the game high of 26 points with his teammates Christian Barutwanayo and Captain Artside Mugabe adding 14 points. NUR’s Eric Shema led his club’s scoring sheet with 11 points.

In other games, former champions APR won 88-41 against College of Education (formerly KIE) on Saturday, while two-time reigning champions Espoir snatched a narrow victory of 71-65 over hosts Rusuzi yesterday.

In women’s league on Sunday, 7-time league winners APR beat closest archrivals Ubumwe basketball club 65-59, while RAPP easily won 61-31 against Huye-based College of Arts and Social sciences.

March 18, 2014 By : Category : English,featured,inthespotlight,Teams 0 Comment Print

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