Rob Marsden: 12 points
Rob Marsden: 12 points

THE Giants crashed to a heavy defeat in the north east on Friday night as they failed to grips with title-chasing Newcastle.

The Eagles passed 100 points for the fifth time this season and remain unbeaten at home.

Scott Martin dominated the Giants on the inside as he had 21 points and 12 rebounds to pace all scorers and only Rob Marsden could make double figures for the Giants with 12 points.

The Giants remained in touch at 21-14 down after the first quarter, but the home team stretched their