Riverhawks go 3-0 over weekendFebruary 5, 2007 - American Basketball Association (ABA) Quad City Riverhawks
Against the Peoria Kings the next night, the Riverhawks battled from behind the first half and were down by 6 at half 56-50. The Riverhawks came out to start the third quarter by running off 15 straight points with Drake graduate and ABA All-Star Lonnie Randolph connecting on his first 7 shots of the quarter on his way to a game high 35 points, 9 rebounds and 11 assists. Weeden chipped in 21 and Missouri Baptist College graduate Ryan Edwards had 20 points and pulled down a game high 12 rebounds. The final score was Quad City 113 - Peoria 99.
The Riverhawks headed to Sauk Valley for Super Bowl Sunday and their 3rd game in as many nights. The game was a tight battle as the Riverhawks held off a pesky Roller team 117-115 for their 20th victory of the season. The Riverhawks were led by Weeden with 31 points, a team high 7 rebounds and 7 assists. Bancroft put in another solid effort off the bench with a personal best 24 points on 9 for 9 field goal shooting (1 of 1 from the 3 point arc) and grabbing 7 boards.
Upcoming Riverhawks games
February 9 @ Chicago cancelled
February 10 @ Detroit
February 16 @ Chicago cancelled
February 19 @ St. Louis
February 23 vs. Minnesota (Beyond the Base Line Field House - Davenport Police Department vs. Davenport Fire Department in half time exhibition game)
March 2 @ Peoria (the War on 74 continues)
March 3 vs. Peoria (Jibb's - 16 year old rap star - pre-game concert 4:30pm, War on 74 continues)
March 8 @ Minnesota
March 10 @ Peoria (War on 74 ends)
The Riverhawks held on to their # 5 ranking
March 2 - Washington Elementary School - Moline (reading to kids from 12:45 - 2:45pm, prior to their departure to Peoria)
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American Basketball Association Stories from February 5, 2007
- Sea Dawgs Defeat the Nighthawks - Wilmington Sea Dawgs
- Joe Newman to remain as ABA CEO - ABA
- Board of Directors of American Basketball Association, Inc. Votes to Remove CEO - ABA
- Imperials imposing defense leads to victory - Palm Beach Imperials
- Riverhawks go 3-0 over weekend - Quad City Riverhawks
- Quebec wins two over weekend - Kebs de Laval
- Top five remain same in ABA Power Rankings - ABA
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