Saturday, April 02, 2016

Gameday -- April 2, 2016

Saint John 126-123 Moncton

The Saint John Mill Rats slipped past Moncton 126-123 in an overtime thriller on Saturday night at Harbour Station.

After a last-second 30 footer from Doug Herring Jr. hit off the back of the rim, both teams headed into overtime with the scored locked at 106-106.

The back-and-forth overtime period saw a total of 37 points scored. A Mill Rats victory was all but certain when a pair of completed free throws from Gabe Freeman gave the club a 120-116 lead with just 13 seconds left.

Freeman led Saint John with 35 points and 12 rebounds. James Justice scored 31 for Moncton.

Moncton will take on Halifax at the Scotiabank Centre on Thursday. Saint John will host London on Friday.

Stats can be found here.

London 110-99 Orangeville

The London Lightning came from behind to take a scrappy 110-99 affair against Orangeville in front of 8,578 fans at Budweiser Gardens on Saturday.

Down by as many as 19 points in the third quarter, London surged in the fourth, outscoring the A's 38-14 in the final frame.

Dominic Cheek led the game with 34 points on 14-26 shooting. Warren Ward led the Lightning with 26 points and five assists.

London will host Niagara on Wednesday. Orangeville will take on the River Lions at the Meridian Centre on Thursday.

Stats can be found here.

 Niagara 99-92 Windsor

The Niagara River Lions rode a strong fourth quarter to take down the Windsor Express 99-92 on Saturday.

Windsor was up by as much as 16 points in the second half before the River Lions took the lead thanks to a 29-14 fourth quarter.

The win is Niagara's seventh in the past ten games.

Tony Bennett led the game with 24 points. Logan Stutz and Da'Quan Cook both had 17 points for the River Lions.

Niagara will take on the Lightning in London on Wednesday. Windsor will head to Orangeville to play the A's on Friday.

Stats can be found here.