Plymouth Raiders get Mersey win and Durham loss in BBL

Andreas Schreiber

Plymouth Raiders secured a big win and a heavy defeat in their weekend BBL Championship matches.

Andreas Schreiber had a debut to forget as Plymouth lost 98-81 at ninth-placed Durham Wildcats on Friday after going behind early in the first quarter.

Mike Ojo scored 24 points and Matt Schneck hit 16 for Plymouth.

But the Raiders rallied on Sunday as they crushed bottom side Mersey Tigers 103-70 to inflict a 19th defeat from 19 games on the Liverpool-based side.

The two teams were tied at 21-all after the first quarter, but from them on Plymouth took control as 20 unanswered points helped them to a half-time lead of 57-34 which they never gave up.

Once again Ojo (27) and Schneck (26) led the scoring for Plymouth.

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