NIGERIA : DStv PBL: Pillars, Potters bury Hawks, Peaks

Defending champion of the Nigeria DStv Premier Basketball League, Kano Pillars basketball club was in splendid performance Thursday beating home team Yelwa Hwaks basketball club of Bauchi by 89-68 points in a reschedule week-9 game.

The victory according to Pillars head coach, Sani Ahmed is a sign that his ward are prepared to take on any opposition on its way to winning a fourth straight league title and the third since Africa Pay-TV giant MultiChoice owners of the DStv/SuperSport franchise came on board two seasons ago.

2009/2010 last minute final-8 qualifiers Niger Potters basketball club of Minna stepped up its bid for a slot to the final-8 party in the ongoing season with an 82-69 points away win to Plateau Peaks basketball club of Jos in Abuja.

Week-9 Results
Chariots 55-60 Police Baton
Warriors 69-74 Comets
Royal Hoopers 80-55 Union Bank
Delta Force 00-20 Union Bank (Walk-Over)
Immigration 62-65 Bauchi Nets
Tapgun Rockets 48-80 Kada Stars
Yelwa Hawks 68-89 Kano Pillars
Plateau Peaks 69-82 Niger Potters