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Strathmore Blades Cut Varsity Lads Down to Size - May 18, 2016


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Strathmore University Blades registered their second victory in the Kenya Basketball Federation men's Premier League, beating Kenya College of Accountancy-University (KCA-U) 70-41 at Nyayo National Stadium Gymnasium at the weekend. After having lost their previous three matches, Blades coach Tonny Ochieng's team started well, leading 22-15 in the first quarter but KCA-U bounced back to lead 14-9 in the second quarter before going down 38-29 at half-time. Hardworking Peter Shilton shot game-high 19 points for Blades, and Emmanuel Soja added 12 to the team's tally. KCA-U's George Obumbo replied with 14 points. The sweet victory saw Blades rise one place in the league to the tenth with eight points from two wins and three loses. KCA-U have so far garnered nine points after winning one match and losing five. Blades coach Tonny Ochieng said: "We played according to our game plan and deserved to beat our fellow university students two vital first leg points." KCA-U coach Charles Goro said his team is yet to find a winning combination. "We have a bulk of new players and we are still working on getting the chemistry right to start winning matches before the end of the first leg," Goro said.KCA-U will face tough Thunder on Friday before they tackle Strathmore University on Saturday. Equity Bank, who had no engagement at the weekend, lead the 12-team table of standings with 14 points. The bankers have won six matches and lost two. Defending champions Ulinzi Warriors occupy the second spot with 13 points from five wins and one loss. Thunder are in third position on 13 points, having played eight matches, one more than Ulinzi, winning five and losing three. Former champions Co-op Bank are placed fourth on 11 points while in the fifth position are Lions on nine points.
Courtesy of: nation.co.ke   




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