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March 16, 2009 - NBA G League (G League) - Utah Flash News Release

Idaho Stampede at Utah Flash

McKay Events Center - Orem, Utah

March 16, 2009 - 7 p.m. MST

The Records

Utah is 22-14. The Flash is 11-5 at home. Idaho is 25-15. The Stampede is 8-11 on the road.

The Series

Idaho leads 3-1 this season and leads the overall series 9-3.

Last Meeting

Luke Jackson scored 29 points and Mohammed Abukar chipped in 21 off the bench as the Stampede defeated the Flash, 105-100 at the McKay Events Center a week ago tonight. Idaho erased a 21-point Utah lead to come back for the win. Morris Almond scored 22 to lead the Flash and Ronald Dupree had 19 points.

Reaching for the Top

Utah comes into tonight's game one game behind Idaho for the top spot in the NBADL West Division. A Flash win would put Utah on top of the division standings by percentage points.

Current Seeding

If the season ended today the Flash would be the fifth seed in the 2009 NBADL Playoffs, but a victory over Idaho tonight would jump Utah to the second seed. The playoffs feature eight teams, with the three division winners selecting their opponent from the fifth through eigth seed and the fourth seed playing whichever team is left. Every round with the exceptions of the finals is sudden death, with the final round being best two-of-three.

Playoff Tickets

NBADL 2009 Playoff tickets are now on sale by calling 801-434-HOOP. Flash fans that purchase playoff tickets before April 3 will also be eligible for a a 10% discount and free parking for 2009-2010 season tickets.

Ticket Exchange

Flash fans with unused tickets from any game this season can trade them in at the arena box office for tickets to games on April 3 vs. Bakersfield and April 11 vs Idaho. For additional info please call 801-434-HOOP.

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