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A's unlucky as Power wins for the first time in 7 games

January 31, 2014 - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada) - Orangeville A's News Release

Mississauga, ON - The Brampton A's fall to the Mississauga Power 118-102. The A's record goes to 20-10, Mississauga remain in last place at 9-24.

It was an early matinee game as the Mississauga Power hosted the Brampton A's at the Hershey Centre in the Battle of Peel. This was the seventh meeting between the two teams, with the A's going 6-0 before their loss today. This was the second meeting of the week for these two teams, with the A's winning on Monday at The Powerade Centre.

The A's kept it close for three quarters, being down only two points until Misssissauga took advantage of some of the A's miscues. Brampton shot well from the field, with 46% field goals, and increased their leagues best three point shooting with 14 makes on a blistering 47%. The A's didn't help their cause by shooting 50% from the free throw line and they had 22 turnovers. The free throw disparity didn't help as the Power shot 39 free throws to Brampton's 24.

Brampton had seven players in double digits, led by A's power forward Flenard Whitfield with 18 points on 7-11 shooting. Shooting guard Cedric Moodie flirted with a triple double with 13 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists. A's shooting guard Scottie Haralson added to his top ten NBL three point shooting with another four makes. Point guard Melvin Council chipped in with 11 points and increased the team's top ten three point shooting percentage by going 2-2. Jennings, Zabas and Francis scored 11, 10 and 10 points respectively.

Game Notes: The A's are still without starting centre Steve Idlet (groin) and placed starting forward Jameson Tipping on the injured reserved list (foot).

The A's next home game is Friday, February 7th, at 7:00pm against the Saint John Mill Rats at the Powerade Centre.

For tickets contact Lisa at lisa.headley@bramptonas.ca OR Owen at owen.king@bramptonas.ca.

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