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Brampton A's storm through Atlantic Conference undefeated with 118-108 win over the Island

February 27, 2014 - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada) - Orangeville A's News Release

Brampton, ON. The Brampton A's defeat the Island Storm 118-108. The win gives the A's an impressive 8- 0 record against the Atlantic Conference. The A's are now 24-13 and clinched 2nd place and home court advantage in the first round. The Storm are 21-16.

It was a matchup between two of the top teams in the National Basketball League of Canada, as the Brampton A's hosted the Island Storm. Both teams were sitting in second place in their conferences, but while the Storm were safely in 2nd place in the Atlantic, the A's were fighting to clinch 2nd in the Central.

The A's had their NBLC leading offense in full gear, scoring 118 points on a very efficient 50% field goal shooting effort. Brampton also increased their league leading three-point shooting, with 15 threes on 48% shooting. The A's showed why they are the best rebounding team in the league, with 53 rebounds in the game. Brampton came out strong winning the first quarter 29-21, setting the tone for the remainder of the game.

Brampton had six players in double digits, led by A's MVP candidate Cedric Moodie. Moodie had a triple double with 24 points, 12 rebounds, and 11 assists. Moodie leads the A's in scoring, rebounds, assists, and steals. Moodie also had 5 three pointers, ranking him 4th in the NBLC in that category. Centre Cavell Johnson had 24pts and 8 rebounds, including 2 blocks, adding to his NBLC leading statistic. Sniper Scottie Haralson, who has been on a tear lately, had 18 points and 6 three pointers. Haralson is top 5 in the NBLC in three point makes and percentage. Brampton native Kevin Francis had 15 points, and point guard Evaldas Zabas had 13 points and 8 assists. A's number one pick Brent Jennings chipped in 10 points in 12 minutes.

Game Notes: The A's are still without starting forward Jameson Tipping, who is on the Injured Reserve List (foot) and Jordan Hamilton. Centre Steve Idlet was activated for today's game.

The A's next and final regular season home game is this Friday, February 28 th against the London Lightning at the Powerade Centre.

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