Bighorns Fall to Idaho 144-134
RENO, NV- The Reno Bighorns fell to the Idaho Stampede 144-134 despite three Bighorns scoring twenty-plus points.
Guard Brady Heslip led the Bighorns with 28 points while shooting 7-of-12 at the three-point line. Ra'Shad James notched 24 points with three rebounds. David Stockton tallied 14 assists, 3 steals, and eight turnovers. David Wear 21 points, eight rebounds.
Idaho's Joel Write led the team with 41 points. Kevin Murphy netted 21 points. Jerrelle Benimon scored a double-double 20 points and 17 rebounds
The Bighorns pushed ahead early, with a score of 46-32 at the end of the first quarter. With 8:42 remaining in the first half, Bighorns led Idaho by 20 points with a score of 56-36. At the half, Bighorns were on top with a score of 72-71.
Bighorns shot 49% at the three-point line compared to Idaho's 35%. Bighorns also committed more steals (18-14) than Idaho.
The teams will face each other again tomorrow Saturday, November 28 at 2:00 p.m. in Idaho.
Reno will return home on Friday, December 12 to play the Idaho. The two teams will meet six times this seaon. For information on season tickets, group tickets, and single game tickets as low as $8 visit renobighorns.com or call (775) 853-8220. Fans can stay up-to-date on team news by following the team at: @renobighorns on Twitter and on Facebook at facebook.com/bighornshoops.
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