Scorers for us:
Spears 24 points, 11 boards
Scruggs 14 points, 11 boards, 2 blocks
Fields 18 points, 7 boards, 7 assists
Parran 17 points, 4 assists
Brandon Smith 17 points, 10 boards -- Rookie
Miles 8 points 5 boards
Davison 2 points, 6 assists
O'Quinn 2 points, 2 rebounds 5 fouls
Griffin 8 points, 7 boards, 4 steals
Alvin Jones -- DNP, hamstring
43% from field, 27% from 3, 72% from FT
Top 3 For them:
Eric Smith 23 points, 5 boards, 7 assists, 5-10 3point
Chris Hopson 21 points, 9 boards, 3 assists
Mike Henderson 20 points, 10 boards
37% from field, 40% from 3, 53% FT
Overall good game, lost 1 QP, but Chicago led in the 3rd quarter at one point.
Skyrockets 20 28 26 36
Steam 21 19 22 22
Smaller crowd, but having home opener on a Wednesday didn't help.
- Ken, Steelheads fan
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My guess is that attendence was around 1,000. The picture in MDN looked almost empty.[/quote]
I don't think the ABA opponents have anything to do with attendance. Attendance is down as a sign of the times. What are minor league hoops teams doing differently to bring-in fans?!? Ponder that question. Also, weather isn't a factor. Everyone knew there would be sub-zero temperatures in Minot before this franchise was purchased from Apex. Personally, I think the Skyrockets should have been allowed to die on the vine. Wasn't anything learned from Minot's IBA experience?
I agree with Ken that the ABA opponents are having relatively little impact on attendance, and that says something about any future direction the CBA might have.
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Geez man, what is it with you and Monte O'Quinn? Did he stiff you for an autograph or something and it snapped your opinion of him? Give it a rest. Yeah, he's not part of the CBA All-Star Team, but I'm sure he could still outshoot you in a game of HORSE.