Al Rayyan crush hapless Al Arabi in QBL game

 31 Jan 2016 - 1:09

Al Rayyan crush hapless Al Arabi in QBL game
Al Rayyan’s James Devon attempts to score a basket with three Al Arabi players in defence.

DOHA: James Dominic Davon scored 23 points as Al Rayyan hammered hapless Al Arabi 105-65 in their Qatar Basketball League game yesterday. 

Davon also managed 8 assists as Al Rayyan sailed to their win at Al Gharafa Indoor Hall. 
Mohammed Al Sayed scored 26 points to go along with his 5 assists as Al Rayyan dominated play in all the four quarters. 
Abdelrahman Abdelhaleem scored 13 points in the one-sided clash. Tanguy Ngombo, Yaseen Musa, Alexander Immanuel all scored 12 points each to help Al Rayyan reach their 100-mark. 
For Al Arabi, Temi Soyebo produced one of his best games, scoring 26 points and managing 4 assists. Todd O’Brien scored 21 points to support Soyebo in the lop-sided game. None of the other players managed to reach double figures with the third-best scorer was Khalid Al Nasr (6 points).
Meanwhile, in an evenly contested battle which took place last afternoon, Al Ahli went down fighting to Qatar Sports Club after scores leveled at 75 at the end of four quarters. The game was stretched to overtime where Qatar cagers made the out of it to overcome Al Ahli 93-82. 
It was Al Ahli who took an early lead and they maintained the same for almost quarters with the scores reading at 62-53 in favour of Al Ahli with one quarter remaining. However, a fierce fight-back from Qatar SC, aided by Jefferson Consteveous who added a magnificent toll of 46 points to their side saw the scores level at 75 at full time. The winners were quick enough to add 18 more to their tally of points during the extra time while Al Ahli was only able to score seven. 
Consteveous also made useful contributions, managing nine rebounds and nine assists. Malcolm Anthony White scored 20 points and was involved in two assists and 14 rebounds. For Al Ahli, Rice Darius Lashaun added 37 points, managing 12 rebounds and two assists  

Today’s fixtures
5:30pm Al Wakrah vs Al Gharafa 
7:30pm El Jaish vs Al Sadd


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