Friday, March 04, 2016

Gameday -- March 4, 2016

Moncton 107-102 Saint John

The Moncton Miracles rode a strong perimeter game to a massive 107-102 upset over Saint John.

Led by Brandan Kearney (5-8 3pt, 23 points), the Miracles shot 52% from beyond the arc in the game. They also enjoyed a good night on the boards, outrebounding the Mill Rats (14-7) 58-41 on the night.

The win gives Moncton (10-13) a 3-2 advantage in the season series between the two clubs.

These two teams will meet again on Saturday in Saint John.

Stats are here.

 Halifax 108-106 Island

A buzzer-beater by Kyle Hunt gave the Halifax Hurricanes their 15th win on the season Friday, taking down the Island Storm 108-106.

Halifax (15-17) exploded in the fourth, outscoring Halifax 45-24 in the final frame.

Justin Johnson led the game with 28 points.

The Storm (9-15) will visit Moncton on Sunday. Halifax will host Moncton on Wednesday.

Stats are here.

Niagara 104-81 at Windsor

The Niagara River Lions notched their second win in as many nights on Friday when they took down Windsor 104-81 at the WFCU Centre.

Niagara's defence limited the Express to 31 percent shooting from the field and only 43 points in the paint.

Regardless, Windsor's Kirk Williams Jr. led the game with 22 pts.

Canadian Mike Allison ended the game with 11pts and 10rebs.

The loss ended Bill Jones' four-game win streak since returning to Windsor's bench following his suspension.

Windsor will take on the A's in Orangeville on Sunday. The River Lions will host the Express on Wednesday.

Stats are here.