Around the League - Week 8

May 8, 2017

WEEK EIGHT RESULTS

 

Supercity Rangers def Taranaki Mountainairs 106-83

Wellington Saints def Supercity Rangers 98-87

Southland Sharks def Canterbury Rams 105-94

Bay Hawks def Nelson Giants 103-80

Canterbury Rams def Taranaki Mountainairs 

 

WEEK EIGHT STANDINGS

 

GAME RECAPS

 

Supercity Rangers def Taranaki Mountainairs 106-83

The Super City Rangers have consolidated their top four spot in the National Basketball League (NBL) with a comfortable 106-83 win over the Taranaki Mountain Airs in New Plymouth. <read more>  <box score>

 

Wellington Saints def Supercity Rangers 98-87

Corey Webster has made up for lost time with an emphatic shooting performance in the Wellington Saints' win over the Supercity Rangers. <read more>  <box score>

 

Southland Sharks def Canterbury Rams 105-94

A fourth quarter blitz has given the Southland Sharks a 105-94 win over the Canterbury Rams in National Basketball League (NBL) action in Invercargill. <read more>  <box score>

 

Bay Hawks def Nelson Giants 103-80

The Hawks racked up consecutive victories under caretaker coach Ben Hill in Napier tonight. The Taylor Corporation-sponsored Hawks beat Mike Pero Nelson Giants 103-80 to scramble back to the sixth rung of the seven-team National Basketball League at the Pettigrew-Green Arena, Taradale. <read more> <box score>

 

Canterbury Rams v Taranaki Mountainairs

The Canterbury Rams have overcome a lacklustre start to eventually pull away from the Taranaki Mountainairs, winning 90-71 in the National Basketball League this afternoon. <read more> <box score>

 

 

LEAGUE LEADERS

 

Points Per Game: Corey Webster (Saints)/Marcel Jones (Rams) 25.4

Rebounds Per Game: Alex Pledger (Sharks) 10.5

Assists Per Game: Jarrod Kenny (Hawks) 8.4

Blocks Per Game: Alex Pledger (Sharks) 1.8

Steals Per Game: Shea Ili (Saints) 2.4

 

 

WEEK NINE SCHEDULE

 

Thursday 11 May SIT Zero Fees Southland Sharks vs Taylor Hawks, ILT Stadium Southland, 7.00pm (NZ Herald: Livestream, Maori TV: Delayed until Saturday)

Friday 12 May Wellington Saints vs Taranaki Mountainairs, TSB Arena, 7.00pm

Friday 12 May Mike Pero Nelson Giants vs James Blond Supercity Rangers, Trafalgar Centre, 7.00pm (NZ Herald: Livestream)

Saturday 13 May Taylor Hawks vs James Blond Supercity Rangers, Pettigrew Green Arena, 7.00pm

Sunday 14 May Canterbury Rams vs SIT Zero Fees Southland Sharks, Cowles Stadium, 3.00pm (NZ Herald: Livestream, Maori TV: Live coverage)

 

 

 

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Jill Bolger

027 315 4769

jill@basketballsouthland.co.nz 

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