Troopers trounce Spartans 65-53

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The biggest rivalry in the Botswana Basketball League was once again reawakened on Friday night, as Troopers took on Spartans in their first meet this season.

Spartans were hoping to continue being the former champions' hoodoo side but that did not happen as Troopers put an end to their dominance with a sound 65-43 victory. Spartans started the game well with Thuto Gaborone adding five points in the first quarter while Robert Mosalakatane added four.

They could not however stop Troopers from winning the quarter 15-12 with Duma Setlhare leading the score for Troopers with six points.Players missing shots on both sides rued the second quarter as Troopers continued with their slight lead. Troopers went to the interval leading 27-26. Mosalakatane led the scoring for Spartans on the night with 18 points followed by Gaborone with 10.

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