Ahmad finished with a double-double 22 points and 11 rebounds.
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Egyptian veteran power forward Ismael Ahmad scored 22 points with 12 rebounds to lead Riyadi to the top of the standings Friday after beating Byblos 75-69 in round three of the Lebanese Basketball League at Manara.Youngblood, who is deadly in one-on-one encounters, closed the gap to two points, before Canadian center Mike Fraser scored four consecutive free throws to level the score 32-32 .Alongside Ahmad, Saoud added 15 points while Abdel-Nour added 12 points and five rebounds. Ibrahim and Loren Woods both contributed with 11 points each, with the latter grabbing 11 rebounds. Youngblood top scored for Byblos with 22 points and seven rebounds, while Fraser added 11 points and 14 rebounds.
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