Friday, January 01, 2016

Gameday -- January 1, 2016

Halifax 124-121 Moncton

Joesph Bertand's buzzer-beating three-pointer in overtime gave the Halifax Hurricanes a 124-121 win over the Moncton Miracles on New Year's Day.

The two clubs headed to overtime notched at 114-114 after a strong second half from the Miracles, who went into halftime down 56-42.

Bertand's three-pointer, which can be seen below, was his only basket of the game.
Moncton's James Justice came up big for the away side, scoring 36 points, going 5-10 from beyond the three-point line.

The 0-5 Miracles will host the Island Storm on Sunday in the first of four straight home games. Halifax is set to host Saint John on Sunday.

A replay of the game can be found below. Stats can be found here.

Windsor 111-94 Orangeville

The Windsor Express notched their first win on New Year's Day thanks to a 111-94 performance against the Orangeville A's.

Four Express players score more than 18 points in the game, with Chris Commons (22), Brandon Robinson (21), Tony Bennett (20), & Adrian Moss (19) all chipping in to move Windsor to a 2-1 record. Robinson and Bennett made their 2015-16 debuts for the club on Friday.

Justin Moss performed well for Orangeville, giving his club 22 points and five assists in a losing effort. Incredibly, the 6'8" forward scored 13 points from the free throw line (13-16).

Windsor will move on to host Niagara on Saturday. Orangeville head to London to take on the Lightning on Saturday as well.

You can watch a replay of the game below. Stats can be found here.