Saturday, December 13, 2014

Game Day Recap, Saturday, December 13th


Mississauga Power vs. London Lightning



The London Lightning struck down the Mississauga Power, 118-95 in NBL action Saturday night at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga.

The Lightning held strong in all three-quarters, leading by a score of 32-14 at the end of the first, 61-37 at the end of the half, and 69-95 at the end of the third quarter.

Zane Johnson, Emmanuel Little, John Hart, Al Stewart, and Marvin Phillips all had points in the double-digits for the Lightning.

Johnson notched 21 points, Little pitched in 20, Hart 18, Stewart 15, and Phillips added 11 points on the night.

Omar Strong led the way for the Power on the night, scoring an impressive 31 points and racking up 8 three pointers in a single game, setting a new franchise record. Michael Allison added 12 points and 5 rebounds, while Jaushay Rockett and Paul Copper each had ten points.

The Lightning improve to 8-5 on the season, while The Power drop to 5-5.

The Lightning's next home game is Thursday, December 18th against the Mississauga Power at the Budweiser Gardens, London. Tip-off time is 7 p.m.

The Mississauga Power get ready to host the Windsor Express on Tuesday, December 16th. Tip-off time is 7 p.m.

Windsor Express vs. Brampton A's


The Windsor Express derailed the Brampton A's, 114-107 Saturday night at the Powerade Centre in Brampton. 

The Express led all three-quarters, 22-14 at the end of the first, 51-43 at the end of the half, and heading into the last quarter with a seven point lead.

DeAndre Thomas owned the night for the Express, and put up 33 points on the board and 9 rebounds. Quinnel Brown had an impressive night as well, adding 30 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 assists.  Tony Bennett (20) and Ryan Anderson (16) had points in the double-digits as well.

Cavell Johnson was the A's leading scorer with 24 points and 8 rebounds, Tyshwan Edmondson added 16 points on the night to go along with 6 rebounds. Anthony Harris (14), Brent Jennings (12), Ashton Smith (11), and Flenard Whitfield (10) all had points in the double-digits as well for the A's.

The Express stay on top with an 8-2 record, while Brampton sits at the bottom 4-7.

The Express are on the road and head to the Hershey Centre in Mississauga to the play the Power on Tuesday, December 16th. Tip-off time is 7 p.m. 

Brampton will have to wait until Friday, December 19th for a rematch against the Express when  they host the Express at the Powerade Centre. Tip-off time is 2 p.m.