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Noise get first road win, 107-105

November 19, 2006 - American Basketball Association (ABA) - Knoxville Noise News Release

The Knoxville Noise went to Atlanta and brought home the franchises first ever road victory. This was the second game of a two game road trip that started with a loss to the South Alabama Bounce on Thursday 128-121. The Noise jumped on the Vision early taking a 29-9 lead in the first 6 minutes in the first quarter. The Vision decided to make a game of it, as their bench brought the team back. The half ended with the Noise leading 55-50. Midway through the third quarter the Vision took a small lead, but the Noise came back with strong defensive play by Chris Wiley and Kevin McDonald. The Noise led throughout the fourth quarter and finished the game by taking care of the ball and building a ten point lead with a minute and half to go.

Although the Vision came back to cut the lead to two points the Noise held on for the hard fought road victory 107-105.

The Noise leading scorer Boo Jackson was held in check by good defense to season low 12 points. The Noise had to go elsewhere for scoring and were led by Terrence Woods, who had 21 points from 6 three pointers made. The bench also made a big contribution with Toby Smith and Ricky Price both putting in 14 points apiece.

Atlanta was led in scoring by laTaryl Williams with 23 points and Jeremy Mayweather with 22 points.

The Noise will play the Atlanta Vision on Sunday in Knoxville at Catholic High School at 3:00 pm. The game will be highlighted by special appearance by "Hoopz" from the Flavor of Love reality show on VH-1.

Note: OurSports Central no longer actively covers the American Basketball Association (ABA) as a professional league due in part to its inability to publish and play a schedule and the transitory nature of many of its teams. For information on professional minor leagues, please see OSC's basketball section.

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