Bendigo Braves 100 def Melbourne Tigers 62The Bendigo Braves have put on a show in front of its home crowd, dominating the Melbourne Tigers en route to a 38-point victory.
Bendigo controlled the game from the start, never trailing the Tigers.
While the game remained somewhat close for much of the first half, once the Braves began to pull away, there was seemingly nothing Melbourne could do.
Tigers sharpshooter Felix von Hofe could not find his range, finishing the game with only nine points, while it seemed like just about everything was going in for Bendigo.
Six Braves players finished the contest with double digit scoring figures.
They were led once again by Ray Turner, who could not be stopped inside, tallying 23 points and 10 rebounds in 24 minutes.

Bendigo Braves 83 def Melbourne Tigers 68
The Bendigo Braves have extended its winning streak to three games, in turn snapping Melbourne’s own three-game streak, after beating the Tigers in Bendigo.
The Braves got out to a hot start, closing the opening quarter on a 9-2 run to take a 25-16 lead into the first break.
The passing from Bendigo was strong from the outset, with the Braves ultimately finishing with 26 assists on 34 made baskets.
Tess Madgen and Abigail Wehrung each had six assists for Bendigo, which led the team.
The Braves used this strong ball movement to continue pulling away from Melbourne, leading by as many as 21 points in the second quarter.
However, the Tigers showcased resilience in the second half, never giving up on a game which at times looked beyond them.
Led by Monique Conti and Isabella Brancatisano, who each finished with 16 points, Melbourne pounced on Bendigo side which looked to have taken its foot off the pedal in the third term.
A Conti layup brought the Tigers within three-points of tying the contest, however that would be the closest Melbourne would get for the remainder of the game.
Bendigo was able to find its form in the final term, outsourcing Melbourne 21-11 to secure the home-court victory.