Wolves defeats Rebels in basketball league

26 Aug 2019 15:40pm
WINDHOEK, 26 AUG (NAMPA) – University of Namibia (Unam) Wolves Basketball team defeated local rival Unam Rebels by 90-74 points in an action packed match played on Friday evening at the University’s Gym Hall.
The matches were played under the Khomas Basketball Federation Premier League competitions’ week 15 fixtures.
Sorte Florino top scored for Wolves with 20 points while ever green Peter ‘Spiderman’ Parker contributed 19 points as they came back from a 24-14 first quarter deficit to win the game convincingly.
Rebels who started off brightly, lost concentration at crucial times of the match and lost their lead in the third quarter after being outscored by 22 to 28 points between the second and third quarter.
Ellen Ernest top scored for the Rebels with 23 points while Raphael Paulus chipped in with 20.
Wolves dominated all aspects of the match, scoring more points from the turnovers, fast break points, and bench points.
In the two women’s teams match played on the same day, Unam Sparks outplayed their local rivals Unam Cats by 70-26 points as Sarah Serverus scored 21 points for Sparks.
Operi Tjingaete top scored for Cats with eight points.
The other game saw the Namibia University of Science and Technology Dodgers losing embarrassingly to BAS Falcons by 105-24 in a one sided match.
Jacobina Ushona scored 27 points and was assisted by Petrina Aron and Hileni Nambundunga who both contributed 23 points apiece to lead Falcons into an emphatic victory.
On Sunday, two more matches were played with Team Allies beating The Bulldogs by 62 points to 50.
Unam Wolves were back in the court to face Tsumeb Titans and won the match by 109-61 points.
Basketball action continues with several lower leagues and the Women’s top league matches scheduled for Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Unam Gym hall.