Ghanaian basketball players were in action over the weekend experiencing a good string of results. All three players in American Colleges recorded wins for their respective sides in the NCAA Division I.

Bashir Ahmed of St. John’s University scored 11 points in a 78-70 win over Seton Hall University. The Small Forward was just two rebounds shy of a double-double as he registered eight rebounds, an assist and a block.

Ernest Aflakpui of Temple University came off the bench in the side’s 74-62 win at the University of Memphis. He scored six points, grabbed two rebounds and blocked one shot in 17 minutes for The Owls who recorded their 14th win of the season.

Amida Brimah of University of Connecticut featured heavily in UCONN’s 66-63 win over University of Central Florida after playing 34 minutes. He grabbed 12 rebounds, scored three points and blocked a shot.

In the professional ranks, Ben Bentil of Fort Wayne Mad Ants had an off night after scoring just two points in 18 minutes in his side’s 100-102 loss to Erie BayHawks in the NBA Development League. He registered six rebounds and an assist.


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