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Game recap » Bristol Flyers 84-81 Newcastle Eagles

Bristol Flyers officially confirmed their place in the BBL Playoffs as they edged out Newcastle Eagles 84-81 in a nail-biting encounter.

Marcus Evans finished with an impressive double-double performance of 19 points and 10 rebounds, whilst Trejon had 16 points and eight rebounds off the bench.

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WHAT HAPPENED

Flyers got off to the better start in the opening exchanges, taking a narrow 29- 26 lead into the second quarter

Eagles responded well in the second to score 23 points to open up a lead of their own. The away side led 49-44 at the half-time break.

The game continued to be a close-fought encounter in the second half. Bristol Flyers edged the third quarter 21-18 to reduce Eagles lead to two and set up another tense finale.

Flyers confirmed their fourth win in seven days with a solid defensive display in the fourth. The home side had Zach Simmons to thank after his game-winning block at the death cemented the result. 


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WHO'S NEXT?

Flyers welcome Surrey Scorchers to the SGS College Arena on Saturday, April 23rd (7.30pm tip-off).

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