NFL, NBA, NHL stats

Rainmen Win Season Opener

January 2, 2011 - Premier Basketball League (PBL) - Halifax Rainmen News Release

The Halifax Rainmen opened their season with a win in front of 3, 126 fans on Sunday afternoon by defeating the Vermont Frosh Heaves by a score of 109 to 99.

The leading scorer for the Rainmen was small forward Desmond Ferguson with 18 points, followed by guard Mike Mercer with 14. The official box score statistics can be found attached to the press release.

The Rainmen's next game is on the road against the Quebec Kebs on Thursday, January 6. The franchise will return to the Metro Centre to suit up against the Lawton-Fort Sill Calvary on January 9.

Tickets for the January 9 game against Lawton-Fort can be purchased at any Ticket Atlantic location or at the Metro Centre Box Office. For season ticket and group rate inquiries, please visit .

• Discuss this story on the Premier Basketball League message board...

Premier Basketball League Stories from January 2, 2011

The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.