RAIDERS ON COURSE FOR PLAY-OFFS AFTER BACK-TO-BACK WINS


PLYMOUTH Raiders made it two wins in as many nights to strengthen their place in the top eight of the BBL with a 106-83 victory over Worcester Wolves on Sunday.

Paul James’ side levelled their record at 15-15 to move two wins clear of the outside contenders for the play-offs.

The victory over Worcester followed on from a 105-103 success away at London City Royals on Saturday night.

Against Worcester the Raiders used a 12-2 start to second to begin to pull away as they went up by 13 at the half before piling on 30 points in the third to take further control.

Rashad Hassan and Josh Wilcher led the scoring with a combined 45 points, while Donte Nicholas produced a second triple-double of the season with 14 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists in the victory with all five starters hitting double figures.

The night before against London City Royal, the Raiders came back from 20 points down to snatch a two-point win.

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