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Eagles make it six straight wins

Newcastle Eagles defeated Glasgow Rocks 89-84 on Sunday for their sixth-straight victory to move four points clear at the top of the BBL.

Paul Gause came off the bench to top score with 22 points for the Eagles as they claimed their 25th win of the season in Glasgow.

The fourth-placed Leicester Riders recorded a comfortable 81-59 win away to the Plymouth Raiders with Rashad Hassan impressing for the visitors with 23 points and 14 rebounds.

Also in action on Sunday, Manchester Giants saw off Durham Wildcats 90-78, while second-bottom Surrey United suffered a 101-91 home defeat to the Cheshire Phoenix.