sport

Riders keep pressure on

Leicester Riders moved back within two points of BBL leaders Worcester Wolves with a 70-60 victory over Glasgow Rocks.

Jay Couisnard poured in 18 points for the Riders, who recorded their 12th win from 14 outings. The Wolves have played two games more.

Esh Group Eagles Newcastle slipped off the pace, however, as they lost 96-82 to London Lions, who were inspired by 21 points from Rod Brown.

The Eagles sit four points off the top after 15 games.

Matt Pressey's 27 points lifted Plymouth University Raiders to a 90-74 victory over Manchester Giants.