HASAN Madan helped Nuwaidrat defeat Sitra 96-85 in a Group ‘A’ game and book a place in the semi-final of the Bahrain Basketball Association Cup at the Zain Arena in Um-Al-Hassam last night.
Sitra led the first quarter 23-20 but Nuwaidrat fought back in the second canto to seize a two-point advantage at half-time.
Nuwaidrat continued to maintain an edge over Sitra after the interval, grabbing a five-point lead in the third quarter before clinching the game by 11 points.
Madan’s 36 points for the winners included seven three-pointers. Hassan Abbas with 17 points and Ahmed Hassan with 14 were the other main scorers for Nuwaidrat.
Sitra were powered by Milos Macura who scored 25 points. Mohamed Hakeem (12) and Mohamed Abdulla (10) were the only other Sitra players with double-digit scores.
Manama take on Riffa in a Group ‘B’ game today at 5.30pm.