Bermuda Basketball Team Defeat Guyana

June 18, 2015

Bermuda notched up a 74-65 victory over Guyana in the 2015 Caribbean Basketball Confederation Men’s Championship now taking place in Tortola.

The match report said, “Bermuda, after briefly giving up the lead in the second half, upped its preliminary round record to 1-1 at the 2015 Caribbean Basketball Confederation Men’s Championship with a 74-65 victory over Guyana, at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex in Road Town, Tortola. Guyana fell to 0-3.

“Bermuda led 15-9 after the first quarter, and after a Keron McKenzie three-pointer tied it for Guyana at 4:08 mark of the second, Bermuda closed out the half on a 9-2 run to lead 32-23 at halftime.

“Gordon James then gave Guyana its first lead since midway through the first quarter with a three-point play to make it 38-36 with 5:06 left in the third. But Bermuda went on a 5-0 run of its own to retake the lead. A three-pointer by Jason Simons with :40 left in the third stretched the lead to seven before the quarter ended with Bermuda up 50-45.

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“James got his team to within two with another three point play at the 7:01 mark of the fourth, making the score 52-50, and then to within four at 61-57 with 4:19 to play, but Guyana would get no closer, scoring just two points over the next 2:19.

“Sullivan Phillips led Bermuda with 24 points and 11 rebounds. Christopher Crumpler scored 16, and Yusef Riley added 11. James led Guyana with 22 points. Akeem Kanhai pulled down 12 rebounds.”

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  1. Congratulations, Team Bermuda!

  2. Jonah says:

    Dude, do you work?