Plymouth Raiders knock Leicester Riders off BBL top spot

Jeremy Bell

Plymouth Raiders knocked Leicester Riders off the top of the British Basketball League Championship table with a dramatic 86-82 home win.

They were leading by just a single point with 30 seconds remaining before Matt Schneck sealed the victory.

The Raiders but defeating Leicester moved them up to fourth in the table.

Schneck was the Raiders leading scorer with 19 points, taking his Championship tally past the 1,000 mark.

The result enabled Newcastle Eagles to leapfrog Leicester at the top of the table, following their 89-80 win over Surrey Heat.