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Giants tame toothless Tigers

The Manchester Giants used a stunning third quarter to romp to a 96-65 road victory over the winless Mersey Tigers.

After a strong first half, the Tigers were leading 41-36 with eight minutes to go in the third, but Manchester then outscored them 33-11 to take a 69-52 advantage into the final stanza.

Stefan Gill scored 24 points and Devan Bailey had 17 for Manchester. Joshua Lockett led the Tigers with 15 points.