Rainmen Get Big Win At Home
On Thursday night the Halifax Rainmen got back to their winning ways, beating the Express 110-82 in front of a crowd of 1737 at the Metro Centre.
In the first quarter the Rainmen went on a 14-0 run to give them a 20-10 lead midway through the quarter and continued their torrid pace, as the finished the 1st leading 34-19 on 60% from the field and 80% from 3 in the quarter, led by Quinnel Brown with 11 points.
The Express narrowed the score to 37-29 but the Rainmen went on a 25-13 run to finish the quarter, and led 62-42 at the half. The Rainmen won the 3rd quarter 27-19 and took a 89-61 lead into the fourth quarter led by Quinnel Brown with 24 points. In the fourth quarter the bench took care of business, as the Rainmen were able to secure the 110-82 win, and improve to 13-14 on the season.
The Rainmen were paced by a balanced effort, as every player scored and they had 6 players score in double figures, led by Brown with 24 points, Trayvon Lathan with 15 and 10 rebounds, Antoine Tisby with 13 and 10 rebounds, Joey Haywood with 13, Cedric Moodie with 11, and Hillary Haley with 10.
The Express were led by Kevin Loiselle with 15 points and 8 rebounds, Lester Prosper with 14 points and 18 rebounds and Mike Helms finished with 14 points.
The Rainmen are back on the road again tomorrow to face the Summerside Storm. The Rainmen are back at home to face the Summerside Storm Sunday at 2PM at the Halifax Metro Centre.
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