BBL: Leicester Riders return to the top of the table with a comfortable win
Last Updated: 21/01/13 12:49pm
Jorge Calvo: Set a personal season high with 12 assists and six steals
Leicester Riders returned to the summit of the BBL Championship with Newcastle Eagles after a comfortable 88-58 win over third-placed Surrey Heat.
The Riders led most of the game and secured the victory with a dominant fourth quarter.
Anthony Rowe topped the scoring for Leicester with 18 points and nine rebounds. Rowe was assisted by Jorge Calvo, who set a personal seasons best with 12 assists and six steals.
Elsewhere, Worcester secured their sixth spot in the standings with a close-fought 98-91 over the Durham Wildcats.
The Wolves scored 19 unanswered points to overturn a nine-point deficit. After this they still had to hold off a Wildcats fightback to secure a deserved victory.
Alex Owumi proved to be the key man for the Wolves, netting 22 points with seven rebounds
The final game of the weekend saw Glasgow Rocks beat Sheffield 85-65 to close the gap on fourth-placed Plymouth.
The Rocks never looked back as they went on a run of scoring 24 points to the concession of only five points.
Mike Ringgold was the catalyst behind this win with 18 points and 10 rebounds.