Home, Sweet Home for Swindon Shock

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Swindon Shock maintained their 100 per cent home record this season courtesy of a 60-59 win against Birmingham City on Saturday.

Although Shock’s away form has been poor, the Swindon side have been dominant at home this season.

Saturday’s win against Birmingham was their fourth straight win at home in the National Men’s Development League South West Division.

Former Bristol guards Jermaine Major and Anton Pritchard helped erase a first-half deficit of six points as they scored 21 points between them.

And a late surge from Matt North saw Shock lead by four points going into the final three minutes.

Birmingham however hit back with a three-pointer and a costly Shock turnover saw the Swindon side trail by one with just under 20 seconds remaining.

Shock though refused to quit and when Pritchard found Mantas Kmita underneath the Birmingham basket he made no mistake to regain Swindon’s one-point lead.

With just nine seconds remaining, Shock had to put on a desperate defensive display, forcing Birmingham to miss two shot, before claiming a superb victory.

Shock’s remaining games in 2015 will be on the road with their next match at Coventry Tornadoes next weekend.

View Julia Summers’ gallery from this match below.