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Riders up to second in BBL

Leicester Riders moved up to second in the British Basketball League with a 91-82 victory over Plymouth Raiders on Sunday.

Jay Couisnard was the lynchpin for Riders with a game-high 21 points as well as seven rebounds and six assists. Trevor Setty finished with 20 points for Raiders.

Cheshire Phoenix continued their fine form, and subsequent ascent from the lower reaches of the table, with a 99-88 win at Durham Wildcats.

The trio of Reggie Middleton, Dominique Coleman and Victor Moses combined for 82 points, as Phoenix made it four in a row to improve to a 7-8 record.