A strong third period was the key for Robert Youngblood’s side as they improved their league record to 3-0.
Howard Crawford led the way for the Big Cats with 22 points, while Carl Josey, Ronnie Baker and Marvin Isebor (pictured) each added ten points in a balanced offensive display from the visitors .
The Big Cats led 20-17 at the first break and extended that lead to 36-29 going into the locker room at half-time.
But it was the third quarter where the win sealed at the Warriors were outscored 26-14 which included a huge dunk from Isebor as the visitors took a 62-43 lead into the final break .
And although Leicester won the fourth period 17-16 it was too late to prevent their 11th straight loss.
Leopards produced some of their best basketball of the campaign in the first half as Hafeez Abdul drained three triples to help them into a 20-11 lead midway through the first period .
Ray Akpofure and Jerrelle Okoro also scored from downtown as Leopards went into the first break with a 30-25 lead, and skipper Chuck Duru kept them ahead with a triple early in the second quarter before repeating the trick to put his side 44-35 up at the mid-stage of the period .
Cavs’ American veteran Martelle McLemore cut the visitors’ lead to four before the ejection of the hosts’ big man Aiman Rezk who collected a personal and two technical fouls in the space of ten seconds seemed to change the game .
Abdul converted both free-throws but the Big Cats then collected a rash of fouls during the rest of the game, including a technical on injured point guard Prince Lartey as he sat on the bench .
Thames Valley finished the game on an 8-3 run, thanks mainly to American TJ Johnson, to lead 53-52 at half-time and scored the first five points of what proved to be a tough third period for Baker’s side .
Abdoulaye Sylla made it a 16-point game with a lay-up midway through the period, but the Big Cats plugged away and a single Okoro free-throw cut the deficit to 82-70 at the final break .
Leopards had one more run left in them as a pair of Abdul free-throws brought them within five at 90-85 with 4:45 on the clock but Blaine Freckleton’s trey launched a 7-0 run for the home side to effecitvely wrap up their win .
Abdul continued his league-leading scoring run with 33 points along with four rebounds, two steals, assists and blocks. Duru finished with an impressive 18 point, 14 rebound double-double and Okoro had 24 points, six boards and four assists .
McLemore led the home side with 30 points, 10 rebounds and four assists while Sylla had a massive 27 point, 23 rebound double-double, adding four assists .