Rainmen Earn Much Needed Win at Home
The Halifax Rainmen scored a much needed 112-106 victory over the Saint John Mill Rats on Boxing Day inside the Scotibank Centre, snapping a four game losing streak at home. With the victory the Rainmen move to 7-5 in the Atlantic Division.
As with their last contest the game was close throughout four quarters of play, with numerous lead changes keeping an enthusiastic Halifax crowd on the edge of their seats. Halifax concluded the half up eight points, 50-42, however in the final two frames Saint John pushed the action, keeping the game within 2 points deep into the fourth. In the closing seconds Tyrone Watson put back 4 of his 21 points to help Halifax pull away and secure the victory.
Tyrone Watson led all Rainmen with 21 points and 8 rebounds on the night. Seiya Ando chipped in 21 points, and Joey Haywood had 17 points. The Mill Rats were led by Raheem Singleton who put up 28 points, Johnny Mayhane contributed 17 points to the effort. Eric Crookshank led all Mill Rats with 12 rebounds.
The Halifax Rainmen will be back in action inside Scotiabank Centre on Friday January 2nd as we play host to the Saint John Mill Rats. Tip Off time is 7pm with tickets still available for purchase through the Scotiabank Centre Box Office, Ticket Atlantic or by visiting www.rainmenbasketball.ca.
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