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Glasgow Rocks 72-81 DBL Sharks Sheffield (25-15, 45-30, 64-48)
DBL Sharks Sheffield battled back from 17 points down as they defeated Glasgow Rocks 72-81 on the road.
The Rocks had won their last eight at the Emirates Arena in the league before Sheffield secured the head-to-head between the two sides.
Leading scorers – Murray 20, Fraser 9, Josephs/Achara 8 (Rocks) – Tuck 19, Gachette 18, Alexander 16 (Sharks)
Turning point – Glasgow looked in control with a 16-point advantage heading into the fourth – the lead had peaked at 47-30 – before a dominant 24-2 run saw the Sharks take the lead down the stretch as the hosts were outscored 33-8.
Key stat – The Rocks’ shooting failed them when it mattered most in the final period as they went 0 of 8 from beyond the arc, while the Sharks knocked down five triples to spark their revival.
Game hero(es) – Mike Tuck starred with 19 points including 4 of 4 from 3-point range with valuable support coming from Zach Gachette and Chris Alexander as they added a further 34 points.
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