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Success on the road for first and second UEL basketball teams

18:00 23 October 2014

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UEL's basketball squad continue winning start in the BUCS Premier League

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First squad continue domination in BUCS South Premier

University of East London Men’s basketball first team travelled to London South Bank University in their first away game of the season recently and secured another comfortable 78-54 win.

The visitors were playing in only their second game in the BUCS South Premier but knew the task ahead was difficult, facing LSBU - the three time South Premier Champions.

UEL started slowly, allowing the hosts to gain momentum and take the lead in the first few minutes.

But after a re-group and good play by UEL stalwart Will Ashby, UEL notched up a five point lead at the end of the first quarter.

A very strong second quarter followed, with aggressive play by the away defence allowing the visitors to increase their lead to 48-26.

And by the start of the third quarter UEL pushed the lead even further leading by 32 points.

However, a series of concentration lapses allowed LSBU to close the gap to a 20 point gap at the end of the quarter.

UEL continued their control of the game, in the final quarter, and the last 10 minutes was a low scoring affair with only 20 points by both teams but the

visitors saw the game out and finished with a comfortable win.

Next up for UEL firsts is Oxford University on Wednesday October 29 at 2pm.

*A slow start for the Men’s UEL second team failed to deter them at Anglia Ruskin University as they went on to thrash the hosts 93-41.

In their first away game of the season, the visitors slow start resulting in a close game at the first quarter with the score 17-23 to UEL.

But in the second quarter the east Londoners began to pull away and the lead at the half way mark was 19 points and they continuing where they left off in the second quarter.

UEL only went on to widen the gap and the third ended with UEL up by 39 while only conceding seven.

And they went on to record a straight forward win by 52-points with every player contributing.

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