British Basketball League play-off final at Wembley Arena: Worcester Wolves v Newcastle Eagles (From Worcester News)
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British Basketball League play-off final at Wembley Arena: Worcester Wolves v Newcastle Eagles
This live event has finished
- Worcester Wolves go in search of their second piece of silverware of the season when they take on Newcastle Eagles at Wembley Arena.
- First quarter: Wolves 29-15 Eagles
- Half-time: Wolves 48-42 Eagles
- Third quarter: Wolves 72-52 Eagles
Wolves win 90-78. Amazing scenes at Wembley.
Wolves know they've won this now.
Wolves trying to run the clock down.
Wolves 86-73 up.
Malik Cooke fouls out for Newcastle.
Taylor misses two free throws.
I'm supposed to be neutral. Can't say I'm succeeding.
Two threes in quick succession from Charles Smith cuts lead to 82-73. Time out.
A monster three from Jamal Williams. 80-63.
Owumi gets two out of three free throws. Wolves 77-63.
It's difficult to stay calm in this atmosphere but Wolves press officer Colin Taylor is trying his best sat next to me.
Wolves 75-61 up at the moment.
Three for Taylor gets the crowd to their feet and takes his tally to 26 points.
Wolves win the quarter 24-10 and lead 72-52 going into the last 10 mins.
Taylor up to 13 points in the quarter. Wolves lead 70-50.
Taylor makes it 65-46 and takes out the photographer behind the basket too!
Make that 63-46.
Two free throws from Taylor and Wolves now lead 61-46.
Defoe squares up to Jamal Williams and both players need restraining. Technical fouls given against each player.
The support from the Wolfpack is incredible. They haven't stopped chanting since the start.
Owumi plants a three to take Wolves out to 53-46.
No let up in the intensity. 50-46 Wolves.
A three from Taylor right on half-time makes it 48-42 to Wolves.
Defoe takes his tally to 16 as Eagles trail just 43-42.
Newcastle had cut their arrears to one point.
Kai Williams sinks his second three pointer of the game.
Eagles just four behind at 37-33.
Ball lands in the press section!
Owumi picks up a rebound during a frenetic period of play. 37-30 to Wolves.
Second quarter has belonged to Newcastle so far, they are just six behind now.
Eagles close the gap to eight. Wolves call time out.
Two mins gone in quarter. Wolves ahead 33-21.
Jamal Williams draws first blood in second quarter.
First quarter over. Wolves up 29-15.
First quarter over. Wolves up 29-15.
Djukic gets in on the act. 29-15 they lead.
Wolves are flying, they lead 27-14.
Kalil Irving and Stefan Djkic on for Worcester.
Wolves stretch lead to 22-14. Time out.
Wolves up 20-14.
If the game continues like this it will be unbearable later on!
Taylor turning on the style, it's now 18-12 to Wolves.
Four and a half mins to go in first quarter. Wolves lead 13-12.
Owumi sinks a three. 8-10.
Three mins gone...Eagles lead 6-4
Jamal Williams gets Wolves off the mark.
First points to the Eagles and Darius Defoe.
Wolves start with Alex Owumi, Will Creekmore, Zaire Taylor, Jamal Williams and Kai Williams.
All technical issues sorted...off in a matter of moments.
RT @stevecarleyWN: The wolf pack are in fine voice #bblplayofffinal #worcesterwolves http://t.co/EFkNiG71WT— @TJClarke_ 11 May 2014
The start has been delayed due to a malfunction with the scoring clock.
If you're looking for omens, when Wolves won the BBL Trophy in Glasgow it was the same weekend as the Warriors winning their first game of the season. Warriors won their second game yesterday!!
Wolves press officer Colin Taylor has arrived to help out on the stats.
Good luck @BBLWolves at in the BBL play off final at Wembley today! #ballin— @snoophoggbazz 11 May 2014
RT @neilJwatts: My view for the @BBLofficial play-off final. Let's go @BBLWolves ! http://t.co/IkFI5DHVnk— @BBLWolves 11 May 2014
Coverage starts at 3pm on Sunday.
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