In Spain, the final stage of the competition approaches with GB talent topping the league stats. Phil Pratt (Mideba Extremadura) is current league leader on average assists with an average of 9.3 assists per game, and Lee Manning (BSR Amiab Albacete) leads on rebounds with an average of 12.1 rebounds per game.
Amiab Albacete (Kyle Marsh, Harry Brown, Ben Fox, Gaz Choudhry, Lee Manning) won their match 92:57 against Fundación Aliados. Albacete are current overall league leaders with a tie on points with Mideba Extremadura – both teams have won 16/19 matches this season so far.
In Albacete’s victory over Aliados, Gaz Choudhry (Albacete) was game leader on points with 34 points, with 73% on 3pts (8/11), and had 6 assists and 9 rebounds. Kyle Marsh (Albacete) had 15 points, 2 rebounds and 4 assists. Harry Brown (Albacete) had 5 points, and 2 assists. Ben Fox (Albacete) had 20 points, 3 assists and 9 rebounds.
Bidaideak Bilbao BSR (James MacSorley) won their home game 72:51 against Iberconsa Amfiv. James MacSorley had 4 points, 1 assist and 1 rebound.
Amivel Reyes Gutierrez (Abdi Jama, Tyler Baines, Peter Cusack) won 57:70 on the road against home team Fundación Vital Zuzenak. Abdi Jama had 20 points, 3 assists and 3 rebounds. Peter Cusack had 7 points, 3 assists and 5 rebounds.
CD Ilunion (Gregg Warburton, Terry Bywater) were narrowly defeated 79:73 by home team BSR Ace Gran Canaria. Gregg Warburton was top performer for CD Ilunion on points and assists, with 20 points and 9 assists, and had 2 rebounds. Terry Bywater had 15 points, 5 assists and 2 rebounds.
Mideba Extremadura (Charlotte Moore, Phil Pratt, Lewis Edwards) won their match 54:74 against UCAM Murcia BSR. Charlotte Moore had 4 points. Phil Pratt had 8 points, 1 assist and 5 rebounds.
Servigest Burgos (Lee Fryer) were defeated 63:54 by Fundación FDI Las Rozas.
In Germany, Rhine River Rhinos (Jim Palmer) were knocked out of the playoffs by RSB Thuringia Bulls after a second defeat (84:45), which ends their season. Jim Palmer had 9 points. RSV Lahn-Dill (Simon Brown) prepare for their playoff matches against Hannover United after their match needed rescheduling.
At home in the National League Premier Division, Jack Perry (London Titans) had 14 points, 18 rebounds and 9 assists in a home game win against visitors Thames Valley Kings.
In the Women’s Premier League, Jade Atkin (Cardiff Met Archers) had 8 points, 7 rebounds and 1 assist in the Archers 35:32 victory over visitors Worcester Wolves (Sarah Hope, Kayla Bell). Sarah Hope (Wolves) had 10 points, 14 rebounds and 4 assists. Kayla Bell (Wolves) had 2 points, 7 rebounds and 1 assist.
Loughborough Lightning (Lucy Robinson, Robyn Love, Laurie Williams, Jude Hamer, Siobhan Fitzpatrick, Niamh Horan) won their match 66:42 against East London Phoenix (Amy Conroy). Lucy Robinson (Lightning) had 21 points and 6 rebounds. Robyn Love (Lightning) had 16 points, 16 rebounds and 9 assists. Laurie Williams (Lightning) had 10 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists. Siobhan Fitzpatrick (Lightning) had 10 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists. Niamh Horan (Lightning) had 8 points 7 rebounds and 1 assist. Amy Conroy (Phoenix) had 11 points, 10 rebounds and 2 assists.