Ike Diogu scored 22 of his 27 points in the first-half and D’Tigers of Nigeria record back to back victories, dispatching Uganda 69-95, at the ongoing FIBA World Cup qualifiers in Benguela, Angola.

Diogu also added 10 reboounds, topping four other players with double digits.

Unlike the first two games, Nigeria made most of their 3-points attempts, shooting 10/20, 50% from that range. Ben Uzoh ability to drive into the basket helped the D’Tigers as he scooped 10 points with 6 assists.

95 points scored by D’Tigers against Uganda is the highest they have scored in a professional game since scoring 108 against South Korea on September 4, 2019.

Keith Omoerah and Jordan Ogundiran combined for 22 points, scoring 11 each.

17 year old Ugonna Uzodinma showcased his dunking skills, dropping 10 points for the 2015 Afrobasket champion. Rivers Hoopers star Owen Oriakhi scored a 3-pointer, totalling 7 points in the end.

Barcelona forward, Brandon Davies finished with a team-high 22 points for Uganda. They attempted 40 3-pointers but scored only 6 of them.

With the win Nigeria are through to the next round of qualifiers, as they aim to be among 5 African nation to qualify for the 2023 FIBA World Cup in Australia.