NBL Division Two Recap - Week 9 (23/24 November 2019)

Just Team Newcastle University remain the only unbeaten team in the NBL Division Two, with a record of 7-0, whilst Essex Rebels fell to their first loss of the season with an updated record of 5-1.

Game of the Week

Myerscough College 68-70 Team Newcastle University

Heading into the fixture, it was first against second in the Northern Conference, and only two points separated the sides on the day.

Newcastle headed into the fourth quarter with a six-point advantage and a Myerscough comeback was threatening, but they fell just short with a 20-16 scoreline in the final quarter and the victory went to Newcastle.

Tom Horvat scored a game high of 21 points, whilst Myerscough opponent Franklin Agu scored 16.

Newcastle remain the only unbeaten team in the division with a 7-0 record.

Elsewhere in D2M

In the Northern Conference, Bristol Academy Flyers scored passed the century mark to claim a 101-84 victory over University of Chester. Despite the scoreline, Isaac Ray scored a game-high of 34 points, as well as six rebounds, whilst Pasquale Landolfi scored 24 and six rebounds for Bristol.

Charnwood College Riders claimed their fifth victory of the season with a 93-61 triumph over Sheffield Hallam University.

Charnwood now sit third in the league table, joint-points with next best Myerscough.

Team Birmingham Elite now have a record of 4-3 following their 1-1-95 success over Derbyshire Spartans. Ronald Oberia scoring a game-high of 33 points.

In the Southern Conference, Essex Rebels suffered their first defeat of the season against East London All Stars with a close 74-68 scoreline. Viktor Telecky, Jase Harrison and Tyler Johnson scoring 45 points between them.

In second place, BC Medelynas London claimed an impressive 114-66 victory over Cardiff Met Archers. Current Player of the Week Austrida Petraitis with four rebounds and two assists, while teammate Mitchell scored a game-high of 21 points and six assists.

Greenwich Titans secured their second win of the season with a 91-72 scoreline against Team Solent Kestrels II. Kapsalos scoring 29 points and eight rebounds, whilst assisting two more, with teammate Arturo Noha-Pascual added 17 points and two assists.

Elsewhere, it was double delight for London Westside and London Greenhouse Pioneers, defeated Ipswich Basketball 81-60 and Sussex Bears 87-68 respectively.

Full results and stats

2:20pm - Sheffield Hallam University 61-93 Charnwood College Riders - LIVE STATS

3:00pm - London Greenhouse Pioneers 87-68 Sussex Bears - LIVE STATS

3:00pm - Greenwich Titans 91-72 Team Solent Kestrels II - LIVE STATS

4:00pm - Myerscough College 68-70 Team Newcastle University - LIVE STATS

4:30pm - Bristol Academy Flyers 101-84 University of Chester - LIVE STATS

6:00pm - BC Medelynas London 114-66 Cardiff Met Archers - LIVE STATS

6:15pm - London Westside 81-60 Ipswich Basketball - LIVE STATS

7:00pm - Derbyshire Spartans 95-101 Team Birmingham Elite - LIVE STATS

7:00pm - Essex Rebels 68-74 East London All Stars - LIVE STATS