Blick led KIU with 20 points
Blick led KIU with 20 points
Blick led KIU with 20 points

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Warriors 75-82 KIU

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KCC Leopards 56-46 Nkumba Lady Marines

Defense, momentum and elite players delivering top performances mean everything.

Kampala International University (KIU) Titans had all three working for it Friday night, along with a firm belief to subdue Stanbic Warriors 82-75 in the Airtel National Basketball League at indoor stadium, Lugogo.

“We need resilient performances, Warriors are top team with proven players, this is a big win for momentum,” Hamza Nyambogo, the head coach said.

Warriors edged the first half, 11-13 (1st quarter) and 17-all (2nd quarter) inspired by new signing Josh Johnson who dropped a game high 24 points in an ineffectual effort.

Norman Blick (20) team high, Henry Malinga (12) and Chris Omanye (12) help KIU suppress Warriors 27-21 (3rd quarter) and 27-24 (4th quarter) as the University side continue to make a statement of intent for this year’s title.

“KIU were better today,” admitted coach Gad Eteu. “We never executed on defense,” he added.

Mark Okidi (16), Jude Ochen (14) and Joshua Etalu (12) points were futile as the Warriors suffered their second defeat in a space of three days to another University side.

Muhayimina dropped 18 points for KCC Leopards
Muhayimina dropped 18 points for KCC Leopards

In the ladies category; Namuwaya Muhayimina (18) a game high, Martha Soigi (13) and Joy Chemutai (10) points spurred KCC Leopards 56-46 win over Nkumba Lady Marines to remain unbeaten.

Barbara Gimbo (15) team high and Stellah Nikuze (14) points weren’t enough for Nkumba Ladies.