Tuesday, 17 October 2017 08:34 GMT
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Perth seal NBL minor premiership as Goulding makes history

(MENAFN - Kora)

James Ennis scored 20 points as the Wildcats claimed an 81-69 win over the lowly Townsville Crocodiles at the Perth Arena



That saw Perth, who have been dominant this season, improve to 20-6 and ensure they will finish top of the ladder



On Sunday, Goulding scored 50 points for the Melbourne Tigers in their 92-82 victory over the Sydney Kings



The 25-year-old Tasmanian became the first player to reach the 50-point mark in the NBL, since the advent of 40-minute games



Goulding made 20 of 33 field goal attempts, including nine of 14 from three-point range, as the Tigers improved to 14-12 to sit third



Melbourne were also 97-84 winners against the New Zealand Breakers in Auckland as the three-time defending champions' finals hopes were dealt a huge blow



The Cairns Taipans joined Wollongong on 11 wins after an 82-79 win over the Hawks at the WIN Entertainment Centre



Also in round 21, the second-placed Adelaide 36ers thrashed the Crocodiles 102-70








Perth seal NBL minor premiership as Goulding makes history