Manchester Mystics 63-65 Barking Abbey: Mystics fall just short in WBBL season opener
A revamped Manchester Mystics side dropped their opening game of the 2016/17 WBBL season 63-65 to Barking Abbey Crusaders in a contest that went down to the wire.
Playing at the National Basketball Performance Centre for the first time, Mystics took no time to adjust to their new home court, with the returning Georgia Jones and new signings Rheanne Bailey and Dominique Allen helping the hosts to an early lead.
The visitors found their feet in the second quarter, with Savannah Wilkinson and Tereza Brantilova combining for 20 first-half points to give Barking Abbey a slender 36-35 lead at the... read more
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