Kano Pillars and Gombe Bulls continued their winning streak in the Savannah conference of the ongoing 2021 NBBF Premier Basketball Men’s League.
The Kano Pillars deflated the Defenders 99-73 on day 5 of the league played at the Indoor sports hall of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium Abuja.
The powerful Pillars team dominated all four quarters wining 24-18, 31-17, 25-23 and 19-15.
Gombe Bulls, who have been outstanding in the league so far, also bulldozed Benue Braves 65-45 to maintain their unbeaten run and share the league’s top spot with the Pillars.
Earlier, in the first match of the day, Nigeria Customs arrested Gboko City Chiefs 95-65, after winning the first two quarters 29-18, 29-16, and the City Chiefs rallying back to claim the third quarter 20-17, before Customs consolidated by winning the fourth quarter 20-11.
In another encounter, Reformers beat the Nigeria Army 70-65 in a battle of the wits.