Sheffield Sharks 81 Leeds Force 70 - Time running out for Force to make play-offs

Mike Tuck scored 18 points against Yorkshire rivals Leeds Force on Wednesday night.
Mike Tuck scored 18 points against Yorkshire rivals Leeds Force on Wednesday night.
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LEEDS FORCE remain four points off a BBL play-off place after an 81-70 defeat to Yorkshire rivals Sheffield Sharks.

Antone Robinson poured in 21 points and claimed 11 rebounds, with Mike Tuck adding 18 and 13, as Sheffield pulled away in the fourth quarter to consolidate their place in the top four of the table.

Leeds, who were led by 19 points from Kwan Waller, have now lost three of their last four games and have just five fixtures left to force their way into the top eight.

Tavarion Nix of Leeds Force goes to the basket against Surrey Scorchers (Picture: Alex Daniels)

Samuel Toluwase: Leeds Force have got to aspire to the standards set by likes of London Lions