NIGERIA : Bauchi Nets record away win, pipe AHIP 53-49

(by Olusegun Ikuesan)
Bauchi Nets basketball club continue its good run in the Savannah conference of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF/ DStv premier league with a 53-49 points win away from home.

The Nets who is fighting its way back to reckoning after suffering from poor form in the Nigeria league in several years defeated AHIP Giants basketball club of Kano at the weekend in Kano to keep a clean slate on the conference standing.

The latest win now gives the Nets a 3-0 record as it is yet to taste defeat since the commencement of the league.

In other games played in the Savannah conference of the league Plateau Peaks had the better of city rival, Tapgun Rockets who recently hired the services of former Kano Pillars basketball club point guard, Umar Bala by 75-65 points.

The Kano State-born statistician turned coached (Bala) is confident the Rockets who is yet to win game in the ongoing season will escape relegation as Nigeria Immigration basketball club of Kano is waiting in the wing to join the big league come next season after finishing top of the national division-one championship that took place in Kaduna earlier in the year.

And in Minna, Niger State, home team, Niger Potters basketball club put aside its week-2 lose to Plateau Peaks basketball club (82-64) to edge past another struggling side Yelwa Hawks basketball club of Bauchi by 59-58 points