Rockets beat the Pros, Caribs stun Shockers 98-96

THE New Providence Basketball Association continued its regular season action at AF Adderley Gymnasium on Wednesday night.

In two close encounters, the Rockets defeated the Island Game Pros 70-60 and the College of the Bahamas Caribs knocked off the Shockers 98-96.

• Here’s a summary

of the games:

Caribs 98, Shockers 96: In their last game as the College of the Bahamas, the Caribs got a game high 35 points, 12 rebounds and five assists from Kemsy Sylvestre.

Justin Smith contributed 27 points with eight rebounds; Franklyn McKenzie had 11 points and 13 rebounds and Brian Jennings finished with 11 points and seven rebounds.

Salathiel Dean led the Shockers with 29 points and 11 rebounds; Lamont Armaly had 18 points and Floyd Armbrister came off the bench and scored 13 points with four rebounds.

Smith hit one of two free throws with nine seconds to give COB the final margin. The Shockers came within one (97-96) on a pair of charity shots from Rigby with 12 seconds to go.

But after Smith’s free throw, Dean attempted a jumper to tie the score for the Shockers, but he missed as time expired and the Caribs held on for the win.

It was their third straight victory since COB headed towards the transformation to the University of the Bahamas yesterday. Over the weekend, the Caribs won their two games against Trinity College Bantams in their homecoming at the Kendal Isaacs Gymnasium.

Rockets 70, Pros 60: Rashad McKenzie scored 18 points with seven rebounds to lead the Rockets to their season opening win.

Tomeko Moxey had 13 points; Corey Williams had 10 points, six assists and four rebounds and Rashad Morley chipped in with 10 points and eight rebounds.

Derrick Ferguson had 21 points and seven rebounds to pace Island Game. Duran Burrows added 12 points with 16 rebounds and Judino Wilson helped out with 10 points and five rebounds.


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Cleaners vs

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8:30pm - Mr Ship It

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