‘NPBA action is fantastic’

University of the Bahamas Mingoes open new year with big victories

As of Friday, January 6, 2023

#WITH the return of the New Providence Basketball Association action at the AF Adderley Gymnasium, the University of the Bahamas Mingoes and the Rockets opened the new year with big victories.

#In the feature game on Wednesday night, the Mingoes knocked off the Tucker Boys 91-58, while in the opener, the Discount Distributors Rockets blasted the RC Liquors Eagles 84-74.

#• Here’s a summary of the two games played:

#Mingoes 91, Tucker Boys 58: Dremiko McIntosh exploded for a game high 18 points to lead a balanced scoring attack for the University of the Bahamas, who improved to 2-3.

#McIntosh, who shot 8-for- 14 from the field and 2-for-3 from the free throw line, finished with 11 rebounds, three assists, two steals and a block shot.

#Dave Lindsey added 13 points, six rebounds, four assists and a pair of steals and blocks, Justin Burrows had 12 points and nine rebounds, Theodore Grant had 10 points, seven assists, three rebounds and three steals, Erquantae Edgecombe had nine points and seven rebounds, Delano Armbrister also had nine points with five rebounds and both Ricardo Taylor Jr and Ahmad Young chipped in with eight.

#For the Tucker Boys, who remained scoreless at 0-5, Jaden Stubbs scored 12 points with six rebounds, Clayton Tucker had 11 points and 10 rebounds, Leon Bain had eight points, three rebounds, two assists and a steal, Arlington Brown also had eight points with 10 rebounds, Kieron Mortimer had seven points and six rebounds and Randon Swaby added six points with eight rebounds.

#Rockets 84, Eagles 74: Keith Rolle pumped in a game high 26 points with six rebounds and three assists to lead the Discount Distributors to victory as they improved to 4-1.

#Davito McIntosh had 20 points, eight rebounds and two assists, Terrano Oliver Sr had 18 points, three rebounds and two steals and both Careem Gray and Torrez Basden added seven points, Basden with 14 rebounds and two steals and Gray with four rebounds, two assists and two steals.

#In a losing effort for RC Liquors, who dropped to 3-1, Sherman Marshall scored in 21 points with six rebounds and three assists, Lorenzo Riley had 16 points and three assists, Alexio Frances had 14 points, 19 rebounds and three assists and Devon Seymour had 10 points, three rebounds and a pair of assists and steals and Cornelius Rigby had seven points and six rebounds.

#• Here’s a look at this weekend’s schedule:


#7pm – Your Essential Store Giants vs RC Liquors Eagles (DII)

#8pm – Commonwealth Bank Giants vs Sand Dollar (D1).


#7pm – Cyber Tech vs

#Produce Express (DII)

#8pm – Discount Distributors Liquors Rockets vs Caro Contractors Shockers (D1).

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