Round 18 of Big V basketball saw a double header in the Toyota Hothouse tonight with the Division 1 Ladies Heat taking on the Casey Cavaliers whilst the Men's Heat team clashed with the Melton Thoroughbreds.

The Lady Heat went into tonight's game on the top of the Division One Ladies Big V ladder and took on the second placed Cavaliers.  The Casey Cavaliers were too strong for the Lady Heat taking the win 110 over the Lady Heat 86.  The Lady Heat struggled throughout the game with the Cavaliers never challenged by the Heat. 

The Melton Thoroughbreds were sixth on the Men's Big V Division Two ladder going into tonight's clash against the fifth placed Mildura Men's Heat.  By the end of the night the ladder positions were reversed with Melton Thoroughbreds taking the win from the Mildura Heat with the final score 75 to the home team to the visitors 93 points.

The remainder of the Big V games for the round will be completed tomorrow with results of other games determining the final four in each grade.