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 1. Pemba Warriors 12-2 
 2. Power 12-4 
 3. UCU Canons 11-4 
 4. KIU Titans 10-3 
 5. Ndejje 9-5 
 6. City Oilers 8-3 
 7. JKL Dolphins 5-10 
 8. Sharing Youth 5-13 
 9. Our Saviour 4-9 
 10. UPDF 4-11 
 11. Falcons 3-8 
 12. Nkumba M. 2-13 
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 2 Libolo
 3 ASS Sale
 4 Kano Pillars
 5 C Africain
 6 GS Petroliers
 7 BEAC
 8 1 De Agosto
 9 City Oilers
 10 Nzui Manto
Last:12/21/2016
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Points Per Game
 Michael BUZANGU
  Pemba W.
  (-F-82)
  Avg: 18.7
 1. Buzangu, Pemba W.18.7 
 2. Makiadi, Power18.1 
 3. Okoth, UPDF14.8 
 4. Okumu, Falcons14.5 
 5. Otieno, Ndejje13.3 
 6. Mwesigye, Our S.13.0 
 7. Deng, Ndejje13.0 
 8. Gatwech, Sharing .12.9 
 9. Wundi, UCU Canons12.6 
 10. Landry, City Oilers12.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Mickeal MAKIADI
  Power
  (199-C/F-89)
  Avg: 12.7
 1. Makiadi, Power12.7 
 2. Kazungu, KIU Titans9.7 
 3. Ogola, JKL Dolphins9.5 
 4. Landry, City Oilers9.4 
 5. Mwesigye, Our S.9.2 
 6. Deng, Ndejje9.1 
 7. Chuma, UCU Canons9.1 
 8. Saidi, Pemba Warriors8.8 
 9. Okumu, Falcons8.2 
 10. Okello, City Oilers8.1 
Assists Per Game
 Chris OMANYE
  KIU Titans
  (183-G-94)
  Avg: 5.2
 1. Omanye, KIU Titans5.2 
 2. Okello, Sharing Youth3.8 
 3. Egau, UCU Canons3.6 
 4. Enabu, City Oilers3.2 
 5. Ikong, Power3.1 
 6. Blick, JKL Dolphins3.0 
 7. Mwesigye, Our S.3.0 
 8. Odong, Power2.9 
 9. Namake, UCU Canons2.9 
 10. Okoth, UPDF2.8 
Steals Per Game
 Steven MWESIGYE
  Our S.
  (-F-)
  Avg: 3.3
 1. Mwesigye, Our S.3.3 
 2. Bwanga, KIU Titans2.6 
 3. Otieno, Ndejje2.6 
 4. Buzangu, Pemba W.2.3 
 5. Kasujja, KIU Titans2.2 
 6. Namake, UCU Canons2.0 
 7. Ochera, Ndejje1.9 
 8. Odong, Power1.8 
 9. Wundi, UCU Canons1.8 
 10. Ikong, Power1.8 
Blocks Per Game
 Maker DENG
  Ndejje
  (--94)
  Avg: 1.1
 1. Deng, Ndejje1.1 
 2. Landry, City Oilers0.9 
 3. Chaka, Ndejje0.9 
 4. Monoja, Our S.0.8 
 5. Kazungu, KIU Titans0.8 
 6. Otweyo, Nkumba M.0.7 
 7. Makiadi, Power0.7 
 8. Libe, JKL Dolphins0.6 
 9. Titus, UCU Canons0.6 
 10. Gang, UCU Canons0.6 
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NBL Round 24: UCU Canons are defeated by Our Saviour - Sep 10, 2017


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Brian Namake
The most important game in the last round took place in between second ranked UCU Canons (10-4) and tenth ranked Our Saviour (4-8) on Wednesday night. UCU Canons were defeated by Our Saviour on the road 66-55. It ended at the same time the eight-game winning streak of UCU Canons. Our Saviour forced 27 UCU Canons turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of forward Steven Mwesigye who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 13 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists and forward David Opolot (-89) who added 16 points and 5 rebounds during the contest. The best for the losing side was Tanzanian forward Fadhili Chuma (-95) with a double-double by scoring 10 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Our Saviour moved-up to eighth place. UCU Canons at the other side keep the second position with four games lost. They share it with Power. Our Saviour are looking forward to face league's second-placed Power in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. UCU Canons will play against Ndejje and are hoping to win this game.
NBAL top team - Pemba Warriors (12-1) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed tenth ranked Falcons (3-8) in Kampala 78-58. The winners were led by center Philip Amenyi (-89) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds and Amisi Saidi supported him with 17 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists. Even 16 points and 5 rebounds by forward Benard Okumu did not help to save the game for Falcons. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Pemba Warriors have an impressive five-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 12-1 record. Falcons at the other side keep the tenth place with eight games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
10th ranked Falcons (3-8) were outscored at home by third ranked Power (10-4) with the biggest margin this round 89-53 on Wednesday night. The best player for the winners was Paul Odong who scored 18 points. At the other side the best for losing team was Benard Okumu who recorded 24 points and 8 rebounds. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Power moved-up to second place, which they share with UCU Canons. Loser Falcons keep the tenth position with eight games lost. Power will meet at home Our Saviour (#8) in the next round where they are favorite. Falcons will have a break next round.

There were no shocking results in the other games in round 24: JKL Dolphins lost to Ndejje on the opponent's court 75-81. Bottom-ranked Nkumba M. unfortunately lost to Sharing Youth in a home game 64-73. City Oilers rolled over Sharing Youth on the road 73-52.

Falcons - Power 53-89

10th ranked Falcons (3-8) were outscored at home by third ranked Power (10-4) with the biggest margin this round 89-53 on Wednesday night. Power shot 22 for 32 from the free-throw line, while Falcons only scored six points from the stripe. Power forced 19 Falcons turnovers and outrebounded them 48-32 including 16 on the offensive glass. The best player for the winners was guard Paul Odong (-91) who scored 18 points. Burundian Willy Nijimbere chipped in 15 points and 4 assists. Four Power players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was forward Benard Okumu who recorded 24 points and 8 rebounds and forward Vinnie Jurua (-89) added 7 points respectively. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Power moved-up to second place, which they share with UCU Canons. Loser Falcons keep the tenth position with eight games lost. Power will meet at home Our Saviour (#8) in the next round where they are favorite. Falcons will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Falcons: B.Okumu 24+8reb, J. Mukwaba 8+2reb+1ast, V.Jurua 7+4reb+3ast, F.Karoro 6+2reb, O.Moses 4+8reb+1ast, N.Owori 3+3reb
Power: P.Odong 18+4reb+1ast, W.Nijimbere 15+4reb+4ast, S.Fahmy 13+2reb+2ast, K.Micheal 12+7reb, M.Makiadi 8+9reb+2ast, S.Bbaale 6
gschID: 570403


Ndejje - JKL Dolphins 81-75

The game between closely ranked teams ended with 7th ranked JKL Dolphins' (4-10) road loss to sixth ranked Ndejje (8-4) 75-81 on Friday. Ndejje forced 30 JKL Dolphins turnovers. The best player for the winners was Maker Deng (-94) who scored 27 points and 6 rebounds. Kenyan guard Micheal Otieno (193-93) chipped in a double-double by scoring 16 points and 10 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was forward Makala Libe (-95) who recorded a double-double by scoring 17 points and 15 rebounds and forward Ferdinand Odama (158-95) added 18 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Ndejje have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to fifth place. Newly promoted JKL Dolphins dropped to the ninth position with ten games lost. Ndejje will meet higher ranked UCU Canons (#3) in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. JKL Dolphins will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
JKL Dolphins: N.Blick 19+3reb+3ast, F.Odama 18+10reb+4ast, M.Libe 17+15reb+1ast, I.Enabu 12+3reb+4ast, D.Orenga 4+5reb+1ast, D.Ogara 2+2reb
Ndejje: M.Deng 27+6reb+2ast, K.Nunda 17+4reb+2ast, M.Otieno 16+10reb+1ast, I.Ochera 10+4reb, G.Baderha 5+6reb+3ast, S. Kisily 4+14reb+2ast
gschID: 570405


Our Saviour - UCU Canons 66-55

The most important game in the last round took place in between second ranked UCU Canons (10-4) and tenth ranked Our Saviour (4-8) on Wednesday night. UCU Canons were defeated by Our Saviour on the road 66-55. It ended at the same time the eight-game winning streak of UCU Canons. Our Saviour forced 27 UCU Canons turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of forward Steven Mwesigye who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 13 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists and forward David Opolot (-89) who added 16 points and 5 rebounds during the contest. The best for the losing side was Tanzanian forward Fadhili Chuma (-95) with a double-double by scoring 10 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists and forward Brian Namake (-90) scored 15 points and 8 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Our Saviour moved-up to eighth place. UCU Canons at the other side keep the second position with four games lost. They share it with Power. Our Saviour are looking forward to face league's second-placed Power in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. UCU Canons will play against Ndejje and are hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
UCU Canons: B.Namake 15+8reb+1ast, F.Chuma 10+10reb+4ast, W.Ater 6+1reb, D.Isiko 6+1reb, L.Titus 6+12reb+1ast, S.Wundi 4+4reb
Our Saviour: D.Opolot 16+5reb+2ast, S.Mwesigye 13+10reb+4ast, M.Nkumbi 11+5reb+1ast, A.Omomgin 7+2reb+1ast, D.Monoja 6+3reb+1ast, P.Elungat 6+5reb+2ast
gschID: 570404


Falcons - Pemba Warriors 58-78

NBAL top team - Pemba Warriors (12-1) had no problems winning another game. This time they crushed tenth ranked Falcons (3-8) in Kampala 78-58. The game was mostly controlled by Pemba Warriors. Falcons was better in fourth quarter 24-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Falcons to just 4 points in first quarter. They outrebounded Falcons 48-29 including a 33-20 advantage in defensive rebounds. Pemba Warriors players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. The winners were led by center Philip Amenyi (-89) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds and forward Amisi Saidi (-87) supported him with 17 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists. Four Pemba Warriors players scored in double figures. Even 16 points and 5 rebounds by forward Benard Okumu did not help to save the game for Falcons. Forward Asiko Dickson added 13 points. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. Pemba Warriors have an impressive five-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 12-1 record. Falcons at the other side keep the tenth place with eight games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Falcons: B.Okumu 16+5reb+2ast, A.Dickson 13+4reb+1ast, F.Karoro 12+1reb+1ast, O.Moses 7+9reb+1ast, J. Mukwaba 4+2reb+3ast, N.Owori 4+2reb
Pemba Warriors: P.Amenyi 20+10reb+3ast, A.Saidi 17+11reb+4ast, M.Buzangu 15+5reb+4ast, M.Opiyo 10+6reb+2ast, J.Ocheng 7+2reb+1ast, S.Imran 4+5reb
gschID: 570407


Nkumba M. - Sharing Youth 64-73

Rather predictable result when ninth ranked Sharing Youth (5-10) defeated on the road bottom-ranked Nkumba M. (2-12) 73-64 on Saturday. They outrebounded Nkumba M. 50-32 including 17 on the offensive glass. The best player for the winners was Baraka Mopele who scored 22 points. Forward Tong Gatwech (-92) chipped in a double-double by scoring 11 points and 12 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was forward Malvin Midaki (-90) who recorded a double-double by scoring 14 points and 11 rebounds and forward Sivachi Makutwa (-90) added 14 points and 8 rebounds respectively. Four Nkumba M. players scored in double figures. Both coaches allowed to play bench players saving starting five for next games. Sharing Youth moved-up to seventh place. Nkumba M. lost fourth consecutive game. Newly promoted team stay at the bottom position with 12 games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Nkumba M.: N.Byamukama 15+2reb+3ast, S.Makutwa 14+8reb+1ast, M.Midaki 14+11reb+2ast, U.Walugembe 14+3reb+3ast, M.Kayihura 4+4ast, A.Juma 2+3reb+1ast
Sharing Youth: B.Mopele 22+4reb+1ast, E.Okumu 12+10reb, T.Gatwech 11+12reb+2ast, M.Lino 9+3reb, N.Jakisa 6+2reb+1ast, S.Otoa 6+6reb
gschID: 570406


Sharing Youth - City Oilers 52-73

Not a big story in a game when 9th ranked Sharing Youth (5-10) was rolled over at home by sixth ranked City Oilers (7-3) 73-52 on Saturday. City Oilers outrebounded Sharing Youth 60-24 including a 21-5 advantage in offensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. The best player for the winners was the former international forward James Okello (193-90) who had a double-double by scoring 13 points and 17 rebounds. Forward Ndikumana Landry (-93) chipped in a double-double by scoring 15 points, 11 rebounds and 4 assists. City Oilers' coach felt very confident that he used 10 players and allowed the starting five to get some rest. At the other side the best for losing team was forward Tong Gatwech (-92) who recorded 16 points and 5 rebounds and forward Malek Lino (-91) added 9 points respectively. City Oilers have a solid four-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains sixth position with 7-3 record. Loser Sharing Youth dropped to the seventh place with ten games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Sharing Youth: T.Gatwech 16+5reb+3ast, N.Jakisa 9+1reb+1ast, M.Lino 9+2reb+1ast, B.Mopele 8+3reb, E.Bakara 5+4reb, T.Okello 4+1reb+6ast
City Oilers: J.Enabu 16+1reb+3ast, N.Landry 15+11reb+4ast, J.Okello 13+17reb+2ast, S.Omony 7+7reb+3ast, T.Drileba 6+3reb+1ast, J.Otim 6+9reb+3ast
gschID: 569846


  




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