8 May 2013

Saints beaten by Manawatu

6:07 am on 8 May 2013

The Wellington Saints have suffered their first loss of the National Basketball League season, going down 112-96 to Manawatu in Wellington.

Point guard Chris Hagan scored 37 points for the Jets, turning around a 30 point loss to the Saints in Palmerston North at the weekend.

The Saints couldn't contain the lightening quick guard, as he also added seven assists and four steals to his tally.

Saints had won their first five matches of the campaign.

Saints still top the standings, while Manawatu are now 4th.