Sheffield move into top four of the BBL Championship with win over Surrey.
Surrey Scorchers 83-93 DBL Sharks Sheffield (17-28, 43-49, 62-68)
DBL Sharks Sheffield made it two wins from two on the road this weekend as they defeated Surrey Scorchers for the second time this season.
Atiba Lyons’ side move to a 5-3 record to move into the top four, while the Scorchers drop to 2-6 following another home loss.
Leading scorers – Tayo Ogedengbe/Quincy Taylor 20, Josh Steel 12 (Scorchers) – Chris Alexander 20, Rob Marsden 14, Dirk Williams/Matthew Don 13 (Sharks)
Turning point – Sheffield made a strong start to the game with 28 points in the opening quarter, leading by as many as 13 points in the contest and although Surrey kept it close throughout they were unable to make their move.
Key stat – The Sharks were clinical on the offensive end with nearly 60% shooting from the field, whilst they were able to keep their opponents to 42 and also handed out 23 assists in the win.
Game hero(es) – Alexander led the way with 20 points along with six assists for the Sharks with five other players in double figures, while Anthony Collins added eight assists to his 10 points and five rebounds.
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