Riders storm into top spot
Leicester Riders went to the top of the BBL Championship with a dramatic 79-75 overtime win over Cheshire Jets on Saturday night.
In a nip-and-tuck match that saw the unbeaten Riders trailing after the first and third quarters, the sides could not be separated at 69-69 on the full-time hooter.
But the hosts prevailed in overtime, Pavol Losonsky leading the way with 19 points, as Leicester moved above Newcastle Eagles, whom the Riders beat last night.
Alex Owumi contributed 29 points to help Worcester Wolves ease past Sheffield Sharks 82-66.