The final week of the BBL Championship regular season turned was a nail-biter to the finish and saw our Eagles go through to the post-season after two gripping road wins.
Topping off Play-Off qualification is seeing two Eagles in the BBL’s All-Star Five for the second week in a row.
As our Eagles finished the regular-season with back-to-back away victories to clinch the final Play-Offs place on the last day of the league campaign.
Justin Gordon gains weekly honours for the second week in a row after a performance that helped us leapfrog the Plymouth City Patriots.
Gordon had a big double-double of 18 points and 12 rebounds on Sunday at Patriots, along with four assists and two steals, including five points and four boards in the key spell as they won the second stanza 27-12 and never trailed again.
The BBL Eagles travelled to their northernmost rivals Caledonia Gladiators needing the ‘W’ to keep Play-Off hopes alive.
A dominant all-round performance from big man Hasahn French in the Thursday night game earns him his third All-Star Five appearance in the last seven weeks.
It was another double-double for French, shooting 70% from the floor for 14 points while grabbing 12 rebounds and dishing out five assists with two steals and a block.
French scored four points, five boards and three assists in under five minutes as our Eagles mounted a comeback in the second quarter, which he followed with six points in three third-quarter minutes to keep us in front.
Well done Justin and Hasahn.