Sheffield earn away from home victory against Worcester
Worcester Wolves 67-89 DBL Sharks Sheffield (17-27, 34-48, 47-67)
DBL Sharks Sheffield bounced back from a disappointing BBL Cup exit with a victory on the road against Worcester Wolves.
The home side fall to a 1-7 record while they still await the arrival of Deshawn Freeman ahead of Saturday’s Cup encounter at London City Royals.
Leading scorers – Jordan Whelan 21, Filip Kramer 19, Adam Thoseby 9 (Wolves) – Dirk Williams 22, Chris Alexander 18, Rob Marsden 16 (Sharks)
Turning point – Sheffield were quick out of the blocks and established early control with a double-digit advantage and there was no way back for the Wolves, even with a 30-point final quarter.
Key stat – Worcester struggled to find their range with 4 of 20 shooting from downtown, while they were punished for their turnovers as Sharks profited with 24 points.
Game hero(es) – Williams led the way with 22 points with Marsden adding a double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds in an inside battle with Kramer, who had 19 and 16 in defeat.
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