BUCS Week 4 Results 🏀🔥
Only two teams in action this week for BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport)
🐲 Westminster 2nd struggle losing on the road 35-66 against an organised Roehampton 1st. The 2nd Team struggling to find their feet this season and fall to 2-0.
The 3rd quarter was the same story, with both teams bringing both energy and intensity. The Dragons were slower to come out, however, closed the 3rd with an impressive 9-0 run, which gave the Dragons a pivotal 11 point lead going into the fourth. The last play included American guard Mylo Mitchell hitting a last-second three after an offensive rebound from Indian centre Paras Maan.
The fourth quarter Westminster showed their experience. Steals from guards Mylo Mitchell and Fernando Roman led to easy fast-break points, extending the lead and bringing the momentum with the Dragons. Defense was the deciding factor, as Westminster limited to City University to only 4 points in the fourth quarter, closing out the game to win 62-93.
Guard Mylo Mitchell had an impressive game to continue his excellent start with Westminster, scoring 41 points, adding 6 rebounds and 5 steals. Guard Afrasyab Khalil struggled from 3-PT (0-4) but still contributed offensively with 15 points. Centre Carlos Javier tallied another 10 rebounds, adding 8 points too. Off the bench, Orestas Vasiliauskas continues to provide the defensive energy with 6 steals.
The Dragons are now 3-0 to start the season, and looking in strong form going into a difficult November fixture list. The win capped off an undefeated October in all competitions (6-0) for the Westminster 1st team.