27 May 2016

Rams claim NBL regular season

7:03 am on 27 May 2016

The Canterbury Rams have claimed the National Basketball League regular season title with a 116-98 win over the Supercity Rangers.

Canterbury Rams celebrate their win in the NBL.

Canterbury Rams celebrate their win in the NBL. Photo: PHOTOSPORT

The last time the franchise won the NBL regular season was 1993, and this is their third overall, claiming their 13th win and sixth straight of the season.

Marcel Jones had another double-double of 27 points, 10 rebounds and McKenzie Moore also tallied one of 23 points, and 10 assists to go along with his eight rebounds.

Tall Blacks and Breakers guard Corey Webster was the top scorer in the match, he made 37 points for the Rangers.

It is the third straight defeat for the Rangers, who are still yet to clinch a playoff spot.