The Bulawayo Basketball Association’s action entered week two with 2016 powerhouses already sending bold statements.
6 matches were played in a weekend calendar fixture that saw a massacre of an opening act as Mavericks immaculately dispatched a hapless NUST 74-20 in a match top scored by Sibongile Mnkandla with 14 points.
This was followed by a men’s encounter that involved Highlanders and NUST B team with Bosso coming out the victors with a 61-37 scoreline.
In another men’s encounter, Lupane State University (LSU) beat Ostrich 56- 44 in an exciting duel at Khanyisile Sports Complex that was characterised by top performances by LSU’s Vusumuzi Moyo with 12 points.
The veterans Mustag Divas powered by Sincengile Muzemba’s 10 points got the better of LSU in a women’s encounter before the battle of the lakers’ that witnessed a basket galore.
The league’s defending champions and country’s representatives at the upcoming Africa Club Championships, Lakers seniors showed their experience, steam rolling past their juniors 79-49 in a match that showcased some top talent at Lakers.
The last match of the weekend was a men’s encounter that saw Trailblazing Giants making lightweight of City Nights 63-22 in a Norman Chimukanda 22 points show.