Search

UEL net semi-final spot

12:00 05 March 2014

UEL

UEL's basketball squad were comfortable winners in their latest outing

Archant

Basketball squad ease to victory

University of East London men’s basketball squad booked their place in the semi-finals of the BUCS Trophy with a comfortable win over Cambridge University.

Unbeaten on their home court, UEL ran out 87-61 winners to ease into the last four.

They built a 25-16 lead in the opening quarter, as Ryan Sager, Matic Zupanc and Jamie Hayes shared scoring duties.

And although Cambridge tried to fight back, UEL had moved 41-25 ahead by half time as Hayes landed two points from the free throw line just before the buzzer.

The visitors scored the first three points of the third quarter, but UEL bounced back quickly as Dougie Bennett made it 43-28.

UEL continued to score well and their fast-break game was proving difficult for Cambridge to deal with as they only scored 12 points in the quarter.

Lukas Volskis completed the scoring late on, topping the charts with 18 points, as Blayne Freckleton added 17 and Sager contributed 14.

Their efforts helped UEL finish well clear of their rivals and they will now look forward to a meeting with Northampton.

0 comments

Latest Sport Stories

London Bari players go into a huddle

London Bari continued their impressive away form at the weekend with a shock 4-2 Essex Senior League victory over form side Barking at Mayesbrook Park.

Zakir Hussain
10:44
Kevin Mitchell celebrates defeating Ghislain Maduma at Wembley Stadium, London (pic: Peter Byrne/PA)

Promoter Eddie Hearn hoping the fight will be eliminator for WBC title

Billy Joe Saunders (right) in action against Italy's Emanuel Blandamura during their European middleweight championship contest in Manchester (pic: Lindsey Parnaby/PA)

Champion puts belts on the line against Eubank Jr

Bradley Skeete
Yesterday, 15:15
Tony Cottee

West Ham legend Tony Cottee pulls no punches over the cheating in the game

Winston Reid

Most read sport

£300 a day sounds like a pretty good allowance – but this guy was claiming it without doing ANY work.

Protests have taken place in 170 cities across the US since news broke that Darren Wilson, Mike Brown’s killer, won’t face charges.

The retailers have gone underground to launch their Argos Collect digital store in Cannon Street tube station.

Tony Blair received an award for his “global legacy”, due to his work on poverty, but people say it’s undeserved.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Newham Recorder e-edition today E-edition