Ipswich booked themselves a place in the next round of the playoffs with a hard fought 82-78 victory at Copleston on Sunday.
Visitors London Westside proved a stern test and led for the entire first half. But, not for the first time this season, Adam Robinson’s showed grit and determination on the defensive side to get multiple stops and move into the lead during the third quarter, behind smart defensive plays from guards Seb Mobee, Danny Manning and Jacob Morgan.
Westside mounted a comeback in the fourth, and Ipswich were forced to hold on, anchored by Ethan Price’s scoring and determined rebounding efforts from Harry Syrett and Ahmeed Yusoof. and win the game with a tense finish at the free throw line. But ultimately Ipswich held their nerve and earned themselves an away fixture to Sussex Storm in the next round.
Ethan Price led scoring with 32, while Seb Mobee added 15 and Jacob Morgan 12.