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Rainmen Conclude 2011-2012 Regular Season by Defeating Mill Rats

March 4, 2012 - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada) - Halifax Rainmen News Release

(HALIFAX, NS) The Halifax Rainmen concluded their 2011-2012 regular season schedule on Sunday afternoon by defeating the Saint John Mill Rats 112-105 in front of 3,593 fans at Harbour Station.

Leading the Rainmen to victory were Joey Haywood and Lawrence Wright with 18 points each, followed by Darnell Hugee with 16 points and Christian "T-Bear" Upshaw with 12.

Kevin Francis led the Mill Rats with 21 points, followed by Issac Kuon and Courtland Bluford with 19 each. Steve DeLuca had a double-double for the Mill Rats with 17 points and 10 rebounds. The box score statistics can be found at

The Rainmen will play their first playoff game of a best-of-three series against the Quebec Kebs in Quebec City on March 11. The team will return home for game two of the series on Thursday, March 15 at 7 p.m., and will play game three, if necessary, at the Metro Centre on Friday, March 16 at 7 p.m.

Playoff tickets are now available at Ticket Atlantic locations and at the Metro Centre Box Office. For more information about the Halifax Rainmen, please visit

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