Bristol Flyers filled the final BBL playoff vacancy by defeating Surrey Scorchers 79-71 on the final day of the British Basketball League season.

The result left Trophy runners-up Plymouth Raiders to miss out in ninth.

Surrey will face league champions Leicester Riders over two legs next weekend in the play-off quarter-finals, runners-up Newcastle Eagles meet Bristol, third-placed Glasgow Rocks go up against London Lions while Sheffield Sharks take on Worcester Wolves.

BBL Championship – Final standings

1 Leicester Riders 27-6
2 Newcastle Eagles 23-10
3 Glasgow Rocks   21-12
4 Sheffield Sharks 20-13
5 Worcester Wolves 20-13
6 London Lions 18-15
7 Bristol Flyers 16-17
8 Surrey Scorchers 15-18
9 Plymouth Raiders 14-19
10 Cheshire Phoenix 11-22
11 Leeds Force 8-15
12 Manchester Giants 5-28

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