Dominant Espoir remain unbeaten


Dominant Espoir remain unbeaten

Lionnel Hakizimana


UGB 70-62 Rusizi

IPRC 51-45 NUR

30-Plus 50-35 Gisenyi

CSK 138-5 UR-CoE

Espoir 79-67 KBC


IPRC 70-73 Rusizi

UGB 61-36 NUR

Espoir 116-41 UR-CoE

APR 72-70 KBC


CSK 74-51 APR

Reigning champions Espoir maintained their unbeaten run as they registered wins over KBC and UR-CoE respectively over the weekend.

On Saturday, two-time defending champions Espoir beat UR-CoE 116-41. Lionnel Hakizimana scored the game high 29 points, while his teammates Aristide Mugabe and Bienvenue Ngandu added 26 and 19 points respectively.

And things went from bad to worse for the university team as they went down by even a larger score line of 138-51 against CSK on Sunday.

It was once again a game of Buzangu brothers where Mike Buzangu scored the game high of 62 points while his elder brother Patrick Buzangu added 34.

CSK who have so far played seven matches, have won six and lost one game to reigning champions Espoir, who themselves have won all their nine games. Espoir’s unbeaten record in regular season league stretches to over two seasons.

The 2011 champions, CSK had earlier on Friday beat APR 74-51 at their home court at Cerce Sportif de Kigali in Rugunga.

As it stands, Espoir are top with a maximum 18 points, two ahead of APR, who have won seven and lost two matches, while UGB stand in third position with six wins and four losses respectively and CSK stand fourth with 13 points.

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April 2, 2014 By : Category : English,featured,inthespotlight,Teams 0 Comment Print

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