Austin Spurs Fall to Salt Lake City Stars 98-89
?AUSTIN, Texas - The Austin Spurs (16-20), presented by SWBC, fell to the Salt Lake City Stars (18-18), 98-89, at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park Sunday afternoon.
Drew Eubanks led scoring and rebounding with a double-double of 21 points (10-15 FG) and 10 rebounds. Josh Huestis recorded a season-high 15 points (5-11 FG, 3-6 3FG). San Antonio Spurs assignee Chimezie Metu notched 10 points and seven rebounds.
A competitive first half featured 17 lead changes and six ties, with neither team able to gain more than a single-digit advantage. A 10-3 Stars run to finish the half left the Silver and Black down 55-48 heading into the break.
Austin was able to fight back and briefly take the lead in the third, but the Stars would go on to push their advantage to a game-high 15 points before the period was over. The Spurs stayed within striking distance in the final period but were unable to overcome the deficit.
For Salt Lake City, Isaac Haas notched 21 points (10-12 FG). Naz Mitrou-Long contributed 15 points and a team-high five assists.
?Next up, the Spurs travel internationally to compete in the FIBA Intercontinental Cup in Rio de Janeiro. For tickets, broadcasts, or the full season schedule, visit www.austinspurs.com.
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