14ers Run Past the Flyers
DENVER, CO - The Colorado 14ers scored 71 first half points en route to a 130-105 victory over the Fort Worth Flyers on Saturday night. The victory improves Colorado to 6-2 on the season, while Ft. Worth falls to 8-2 with the loss.
Rick Rickert led all scorers with a season-high 32 points, and added a game-high 12 rebounds in 24 minutes off the bench. Elton Brown added 23 points and 11 rebounds as the 14ers took advantage of the Flyers down low.
"The nice thing about Rick and Elton is that I can play them together," said 14ers coach Joe Wolf. "And in playing them together we can put great size on the court, and great speed and athleticism."
Colorado held Ft. Worth to 41% shooting, and the Flyers were just 5-28 from 3-point land. The 14ers also had a 59-45 rebounding advantage in the win. Kelenna Azubuike did have 31 points for Ft. Worth in the loss.
Colorado next travels to Sioux Falls for a date with the Skyforce on Christmas night. Ft. Worth returns home to face the Idaho Stampede on Friday, Dec. 29.
About the Broomfield Event Center: Located on the south side of U.S. Highway 36, between 112th and 120th Streets, the Broomfield Event Center is a state of the art 180,000 square foot multi-purpose event center with 6,000 seats, including 25 suites, 900 club seats, a sit-down restaurant, two themed bars and a separate basketball practice facility. The Broomfield Event Center is set to host more than 130 events per year, including concerts, trade shows, rodeos and sporting events. It is the home of the Rocky Mountain Rage Professional Hockey Club (Central Hockey League) and the Colorado 14ers Professional Basketball Club (NBA Development League, Denver Nuggets, New Jersey Nets, Toronto Raptors affiliate team).
About Arista: The Broomfield Event Center is a major anchor for the 215 acre multi-use development known as Arista. Other than the event center, the Arista development will include retail, office and residential space.
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