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Brampton A's Win Season Opener over Moncton

November 2, 2013 - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada) - Orangeville A's News Release

MONCTON, New Brunswick. - The Brampton A's, one of the National Basketball League of Canada's newest franchises won their season opener Friday night, defeating the Moncton Miracles 113-89 at the Moncton Coliseum. Cedric Moodie led The A's with a personal career high of 31 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 steals.

The game started off very close, with both teams shooting poorly in the first quarter, ending tied 21-21.

Leading into halftime, The A's took a 1 point lead of 47-46 over the Miracles.

The second half was much better for The A's, winning both periods and the game 113-89. The momentum shifted when the backcourt of Evaldas Zabas and Moodie caught fire. Zabas finished with 26 points and 10 rebounds and Moodie shot 9-16 from the field and 8-9 from the charity stripe.

Joining them in double figures were Jameson Tipping, 12 points, 7 rebounds and 2 steals as well as Cavell Johnson, 14 points, 8 rebounds and 5 steals.

Head Coach, David Magley was pleased with what he saw, "every single guy contributed tonight. It was a real team win."

The A's look to build on their road victory against the Halifax Rainmen at the Metro Centre this Sunday at 1:00 PM EST (2:00 PM ADT). Then on Tuesday, November 5th they will play against the Mississauga Power @ 7:00 PM at the Hershey Centre. All games can be seen Live on the Brampton A's website www.bramptonas.ca.

On Friday November 15th the A's will return to Brampton for their first home game of the season at the Powerade Centre, where they are looking to Pack the Powerade, drawing 5,000 fans for the opener. For tickets contact Owen King at owen.king@bramptonas.ca.

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