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D1 Standings
 1. Patriots 11-3 
 2. REG 11-3 
 3. APR 9-5 
 4. IPRC-Kigali 7-6 
 5. IPRC-South 7-6 
 6. Espoir 7-7 
 7. UGB 3-11 
 8. Rusizi 2-14 

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Patriots beat REG to win hoops playoff finals - Jul 31, 2017

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PATRIOTS were on Saturday night crowned champions of the 2017 basketball playoffs after overcoming rivals Rwanda Energy Group (REG) 3-1 in the best-of-five finals series at Amahoro Indoor Stadium. After failed attempts in 2015 and 2016, Patriots bounced back from losing Game 1 (82-75) on July 14 to win the next three Games; 83-77 (July 15), 64-54 (July 28) and 56-52 respectively. In Game 4 on Saturday, Rwanda international Kami Kabange scored a game high 21 points for REG, but it was not enough to save the day for Jean Bahufite 's side. Patriots' youngster, Sedar Sagamba (PG) scored 18 points, while Elie Kaje (G) and team captain Aristide Mugabe (183-PG-88) added 12 and 10 points respectively as Henry Mwinuke's team completed a 3-1 series victory. Last year's regular season league champions, Patriots, started off the game strongly taking the first quarter 16-14, but lost the second quarter 14-7 before recovering in second half to win the third and fourth quarters 15-11 and 18-15 respectively to wrap up a narrow 56-52 win. Former champions Espoir claimed the third place at the expense of IPRC- Kigali.
Men's team of the year: Aristide Mugabe (Patriots), Benjamin Mukengerwa (G) (REG), Dieudonne Ndizeye (SG) (IPRC- Kigali), Olivier Shyaka (197-G/F-95) (Espoir) and Kami Kabange.
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REG, APR face-off in GMT final - 2 hours ago
There will be no love lost today as league rivals Rwanda Energy Group (REG) and APR lock horns in the final of this year's Genocide Memorial Tournament at Amahoro indoor stadium. The game start at 5pm. Both sides reached the final on Friday night after eliminating their opponents in epic semifinal matches at Amahoro stadium in Remera. Last year's finalists REG bundled out holders Espoir in a comfortable 84-62 victory, after dominating every quarter; 18-16, 25-14, 20-15 and 21-17 respectiv...   [read more]
REG eye revenge over Espoir in GMT semis - 4 days ago
Last year Espoir Basketball Club stunned Rwanda Energy Group (REG) 61-58 to claim the local edition of the Genocide Memorial Tournament (GMT). A year later, the two Rwandan rivals are set for yet another decisive clash in the tournament, this time in the semifinals, and former league champions REG will be hoping to get one over the holders this time round. The game is slated for Friday at Petit Stade in Remera. The two sides progressed to the semifinals after finishing in the top two in t...   [read more]

Patriots crowned basketball league champions - 8 days ago
Powerhouse Patriots were crowned champions of the 2017/2018 Star Times Basketball National League on Friday night, dethroning holders Rwanda Energy Group - REG. Cyril Kalima's REG defeated Patriots in a tightly contested 64-57 victory but it was not enough to help the Electricians side retain the championship. Patriots who beat REG 75-60 in the first-leg game last December, won the title courtesy of a better head-to-head ratio this season. For REG to reclaim the league title, they needed...   [read more]

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