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BBL: Sheffield Sharks 96-82 Plymouth Raiders

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BBL Cup finalists Sheffield Sharks took full advantage of a slow start from Plymouth to claim a comfortable victory over the Raiders.

The Sharks stormed into a 54-31 lead at half-time as Marcus Stout ran riot through the visiting defence.

Stout continued to dominate the court in the third and fourth quarters, finishing with a total of 25 points as his side kept the Raiders out of reach.

Chez Marks was top scorer for Plymouth, finishing with 24 points.

The result puts the Sharks up to fourth in the BBL table, while the Raiders stay seventh in the standings, within the play-off places.



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