M: KIU Titans Vs Tiger Head Power 8:30pm
W: KCCA Leopards Vs Magic Stormers 6:30pm

While UCU Canons and Riham Warriors have won four in succession, KIU Titans are the most inform team currently. Titans (12-5) have won five on the bounce since losing to Falcons in August.

The university side will again take the floor of YMCA this evening against Tiger Head Power with rims of confidence from the recent run of form and the fresh hands of Chris Omanye who has been out for eight games.

To his delight, KIU’s coach Henry Mwinuka the whole team fit (with the exception of Edwin Katerega), Bernes Akunda doesn’t share the same delight for his Power side. He has only fit bigs – Derrick Mbusi and Philip Amey. Isaac Afidra, Daniel Owiti and David Kiberu are only returning and Micheal Kojo has work commitments.

Power (12-5) have won back-to-back since the loss to City Oilers and will be looking for a third against a side that took the first round game to the wire before Power winning by two points (60-58). Power always gets away against KIU.

Akunda will once against look at his back court players for points. Paul Odong, the team’s top scorer, Dullah, Joseph Ikong and random big baskets from forward, Norman Blick. Powers’ transition play may not give room Ameny a lot of room to battle Micheal Makiadi and Bol Akol for points.

The return of Francis Sokoroza gives Mwinuka a lot of options on the back court with Francis Kasekende rediscovering his range again, Julius Lutwama doing the running and Omanye combining both driving and shooting.

In women’s division KCCA Leopards will be looking to complete their regular season series against Magic Stormers with another win. Leopards have already blown out Stormers twice (64-39, 74-27) this season and a similar result is eminent.

Franklin Kaweru is the Editor in Chief of Kawowo Sports. He is an ardent basketball enthusiast.

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