MAR 01] COVENTRY CRUSADERS REPORT
Raiders (50) 97
Coventry Crusaders (43) 89
Crusaders won back their pride on Sunday with a thrilling game
at league leaders Plymouth Raiders.
BUPA Crusaders played some of their best basketball this year,
led by American star Marvin Harrison, who got 37 points.
scored his highest point total of the season against the league
and held Plymouth top scorer Terrance Durham to 21 points.
missing last week’s game, Dip Donaldson wasted no time on
court, getting the players to perform to a higher level.
Crusaders were in with a chance of pulling off the upset of the
Plymouth team just managed to keep their home advantage,
although they were never allowed to sit back and rest on the
small lead they held during the game.
Crusaders kept the pressure on the Raiders through Ed Girbal,
Manny Sharland, and Colin Rhooms.
was not a demoralising defeat, but definitely a building block
for the team.”
scorers: Sharland 4, Rhooms 5, Girbal 9, Donaldson 9, Scott 10,
Pope 15, Harrison 37.
scorers: Love 2, Cahill 4, Deng 6, Williams 10, Wellington 13,
Knechtel 16, Durham 21, Cetnar 25.