Idaho Topped by Christon, Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA (April 3, 2015) - Semaj Christon scored 31 points and grabbed 10 rebounds Friday night to lead the Oklahoma City Blue to a 91-81 victory over the Idaho Stampede.
The Blue led 43-31 at halftime as both teams struggled from the field. Idaho shot 23 percent in the first half compared to Oklahoma City's 30 percent. The Stampede showed signs of life in the third quarter, outscoring the home team 33-23 to pull the game within two points heading to the final period. Christon seemed to have an answer every time the Stampede threatened the Blue's lead, scoring 22 of his 31 points in the second half. Frank Gaines scored five of his 22 points in the fourth quarter to help Oklahoma City hold on for the 91-81 win.
Jared Cunningham led the Stampede with 28 points while grabbing eight rebounds in the losing effort. Jerrelle Benimon added 21 points and 16 rebounds to go along with his five assists. Forward Grant Jerrett posted six points and 12 rebounds on assignment from the Utah Jazz.
The Stampede will take on the Texas Legends tomorrow night in Frisco, Texas for the regular season finale.
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