There was more drama and excitement in the BBL on Friday night as Leicester Riders enjoyed a positive night without taking to the court.
Esh Group Eagles Newcastle lost ground in the title race after suffering an 89-103 overtime loss to Cheshire Phoenix as Earl Brown led the way with 28 points and 14 rebounds.
Meanwhile, Glasgow Rocks suffered their third straight defeat as fourth placed DBL Sharks Sheffield closed the gap with a 98-90 success.
Alex Owumi posted a triple-double of 15 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to help lead London Lions to a 99-88 victory over Plymouth Raiders, while Worcester Wolves cruised past Leeds Force 112-62 with seven players in double figures.
Also, Surrey Scorchers moved into the top eight with a 76-90 win on the road at Manchester Giants with 23 points from Jordan Williams.