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Riders top after Sharks stroll

Leicester Riders moved to the top of the BBL Championship table after they beat Sheffield Sharks 72-51.

Andrew Sullivan led the scoring with 21 points, while Jay Couisnard (12) and Jamell Anderson (11) chipped in as they moved above Newcastle Eagles.

Third-bottom Durham Wildcats picked up a morale-boosting 89-84 win over the London Lions with Keith Page leading the way with 29 points.

Glasgow Rocks are four points off top spot after a 94-84 triumph over Plymouth Raiders, with guard Donald Robinson top scoring with 24.