The Iwate Big Bulls have won 20 of 26 home games and have a rock-solid 17-6 road mark. That’s currently good for third place in the bj-league’s ultra-competitive Eastern Conference, which has four 30-plus win teams, twice as many as the Western Conference.

The Big Bulls collected their ninth straight victory on Saturday night, defeating the host Gunma Crane Thunders 74-68.

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