No stopping Mystics who are yet to taste defeat
Manchester Mystics 90-60 BA London Lions (21-17,40-31,67-51)
It is 3-0 for Jeff Jones and his Manchester Mystics team who continued their impressive start to the new season by rolling past Lions.
Manchester relied on their usual core of players and it was Great Britain level class at the playmaker position that proved a major difference-maker.
Leading scorers – Roscoe 22, Bailey 20, Jones 20 (Mystics); Cotton 16, Brantlova 10, Spinks 10 (Lions)
Turning point – It was still single digits late in the third period but rather than a comeback, Lions imploded completely and were outscored 30-5.
Key stat – Mystics passed Lions off the floor with 30 assists compared to 15 for the visitors.
Game hero – While there were excellent scoring contributions of a combined 42 points from Sam Roscoe and Rheanne Bailey, it was point guard Georgia Jones who stole the headlines. She recorded a monumental 20 points and 16 assists.