Leicester Riders bounce back to beat Cheshire Jets

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Leicester Riders recovered from the disappointment of a second consecutive home defeat on Saturday to beat Cheshire Jets 80-73 on Sunday.

A below-par Leicester were beaten 87-82 by Glasgow Rocks at the John Sandford Centre on Saturday.

But Bradd Weirzbicki top scored with 23 points as Riders hit back after a slow start to win at the Northgate Arena.

Leicester trailed by a point after the first quarter but outscored their hosts 14-29 to lead 28-42 and held on.

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