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Frost Heaves Defeat Rainmen In OT

February 28, 2010 - Premier Basketball League (PBL) - Vermont Frost Heaves News Release

Burlington, Vt - the Vermont Frost Heaves defeated the Halifax Rainmen 111 - 105 thus afternoon in Overtime. Matt Hall's 2 free throws with 3.7 seconds left tied the game at 93 and Halifax's 3 point attempt at the buzzer came up short.

The Rainmen led after the first quarter 27 - 21 after a slow start by both teams but Vermont fought back and ended up leading 48 - 43 at the half. Vermont led after 3 quarters and Halifax came out in the 4th and took command of the game. Cold free throw shooting seemed to be Halifax' achilles heel and that allowed Vermont to get back in to the game.

Halifax was led in scoring by Tony Bennett with 28 points followed by Eric Crookshank with 23 and Gary Ervin with 19 points. Halifax shot 14-34 from the charity stripe,

Vermont had 6 players in double figures led by Dwuan Rice with 19 points, Aaron Cook with 18 and Juwan Bailey with 17 points. Marshall brown had 12 points and Al Stewart popped in 11. The Frost Heaves record goes to 4-6 and Halifax goes to 9 wins and 3 losses.

The Frost Heaves next home game is Friday night March 5, in Burlington when the Lawton Fort Sill Cavalry invade Burlington. Game time is 7:05 p.m.

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