The game started off very quick paced with few shots being made by Div 2 allowing the opposition to gain a good lead. Confidence rose greatly during the second quarter allowing Div 2 players to create opportunities and draw fouls from the other team. However, even with great defence from the team, the half-time score was 22-33.
In the second half, Hatters returned with more intensity and won the third quarter with many drives to the basket and free throws being made from the oppositions fouls. They forced the opposition into many offensive errors yet were unable to keep up with their outside shots during the last quarter and lost by 7 points.
The score was 58-65 to Derby.