Patriots BBC Maintains Unbeaten Record

Steven Havugintwari (left) scored 16 points as Patriots edged Espoir BBC to extend their unbeaten record in BK National Basketball Competition

Reigning champions Patriots Basketball club maintained a perfect start to the start as they went six matches unbeaten following their 70-54 victory over Espoir BBC in the Bank of Kigali National Basketball League which was underway over the weekend.

Henry Mwinuke’s side started the game on a brilliant note winning the first two quarters 20-15 and 15-13 before going into half-time with a 35-28 lead.

Patriots BBC extended the lead in the second-half by winning the third and fourth quarters 12-7 and 23-19 to seal off the game with a 70-54 victory.

Patriots BBC’s star Steve Havugintwari posted a game-high 16 points while point guard Mugabe and Makiadi contributed 12 and 11 points, in that order, to the victory.

The win extended their unbeaten record to six matches, earning twelve points, one point ahead of REG which was not in action this weekend.

In other matches played over the weekend, UGB BBC defeated IPRC Kigali 90-82 to move into fifth position with seven points, APR BBC defeated both Rusizi BBC 81-62 and UR BBC 100-54 to maintain third spot with 10 points.

Espoir BBC is ranked fourth with nine points followed by IPRC Kigali BBC who are ranked fifth with eight points.

Rusizi BBC is placed seventh with seven points; UR BBC is placed eighth with six points, two points ahead of bottom-placed IPRC Huye who have four points in four matches played this season.

 Match Day 12 Results

Friday, January 4, 2019

UGB BBC 90-82 IPRC Kigali BBC

Espoir BBC 54-70 Patriots BBC

 Match Day 13

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Rusizi BBC 62-81 APR BBC

Match Day 14

Sunday, January 6, 2019

UR BBC 54-100 APR BBC

 Team                      PG      W/L/D           Pts     For     Against          GD

1. Patriots BBC        6        6/0/0           12       550     390               160

2. REG BBC             6        5/1/0           11       581     378               203

3. APR BBC              6        4/2/0           10       472     411               61

4. Espoir BBC          6        3/3/0           9        449     380               69

5. IPRC Kigali BBC   5        3/2/0           8        540     471               69

6. UGB                    5        2/3/0           7        361     426               -65

7. Rusizi BBC           6        1/4/1           7        326     418               -92

8. UR BBC               6        0/6/0           6        330     700               -370

9. IPRC HUYE BBC   4        0/3/1           4        244     274               -30




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