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Express Tie up Series with Massive First Quarter

March 28, 2015 - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada) - Windsor Express News Release

(WINDSOR, ON) A record setting 48 point first quarter propelled the Windsor Express to a 105-93 victory on Saturday night, knotting the Central Conference Finals at 1-1.

Windsor couldn't miss in the opening frame, turning a 4-4 game into a 16-4 advantage and pouring it on to finish up 48-28.

Tony Bennett had 20 points in the quarter, shooting 7-for-7 from the floor, including 5-for-5 behind the arc.

Bennett finished with 22 points and 5 assists.

Ryan Anderson went shot for shot with Bennett in the frame, posting 13 points, thanks to 3-for-5 from three point land.

The second quarter was a different story for the Express, who put only 11 points on the board, closing the first half up 59-49.

Windsor regained their swagger to start the second half, outscoring Brampton 29-28 before putting the finishing touches on the victory with a 17-16 fourth quarter.

Through it all, Quinnel Brown led the team with a game-high 34 points. He also had a game high 13 rebounds.

Akeem Scott had 19 points for the A's, who will host the next two games at the Athlete Institute in Orangeville, Ontario.

Game 3 is scheduled for Wednesday, April 1st at 7:00pm.

The win guarentees a Game 5 back at the WFCU Centre, to be played on Tuesday, April 7th at 7:00pm.

Tickets for Game 5 will go on sale at 10:00am and will be available at www.windsorexpress.ca or by phone at 519-800-3665. You may also purchase tickets at the TekSavvy Box Office inside the WFCU Centre and on their website, www-wfcu-centre.com .

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