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Rainmen Fall to Mill Rats

February 20, 2012 - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada) - Halifax Rainmen News Release

(Halifax, NS) The Halifax Rainmen fell to the Saint John Mill Rats on Monday evening at Harbour Station by a score of 121-99 in front of an announced 2,005 fans.

Leading the Rainmen was point guard Taliek Brown with 22 points and 6 assists. The only other Rainmen to score in the double-digits during the game was Tyrone Levett with 14 points. Head Coach Pep Claros was ejected from the game after being called for a double technical foul in the third quarter, while veteran power forward Eric Crookshank was ejected in the fourth.

Leading the Mill Rats to their victory was Stanley Ocitti with an impressive 20 points and 10 rebounds, followed by Anthony Anderson with 19 points. Darren Duncan had 18 points and 13 assists for the Mill Rats, while Jermaine Blackburn, Kevin Francis and PJ Young scored 15, 13 and 12 points respectively. The box score statistics can be found at

The Rainmen will play their next game on Thursday evening at the Halifax Metro Centre when they take on the National Basketball League of Canada's second-place Quebec Kebs at 7:00 p.m. Tickets for Thursday's game are available at Ticket Atlantic locations and at the Metro Centre Box Office.

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