Eagles cup run ends with Leicester Riders defeat

Newcastle Eagles lost their quarter final match against Leicester Riders 104-69 Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Newcastle Eagles exited the quarter finals of the BBL trophy after losing 104-69 to Leicester Riders.

Leicester Riders progressed to the BBL Trophy semi-finals on Tuesday night with their biggest winning margin over the Eagles. Brandon Clark led Leicester to victory after scoring 23 points, 14 assists and seven rebounds.

Current BBL Trophy champions Riders are on a run of nine straight wins. Eagles who were without Darius Defoe in the tie, have now lost three of their last four games.