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DAVID STOCKTON LEADS THE BIGHORNS PAST THE WARRIORS
RENO, NV. —- The Bighorns recorded their thirteenth straight home win when they defeated the Santa Cruz Warriors 133-124 Saturday Night at the Reno Events Center
David Stockton led the Bighorns with 26 points, two rebounds and nine assists. Erick Green netted 26 points and added two rebounds and nine assists for the Bighorns. Sacramento Kings assignment player, Duje Dukan, totaled 22 points, six rebounds and three assists during the Saturday night contest.
Dukan led the Bighorns in the first quarter with nine points while Reggie Hearn notched six rebounds and two rebounds. Ledo followed Hearn closely, scoring five points in the first quarter.
During the second quarter, Green paced the Bighorns with 11 points. Stockton tallied seven points and three assists in the quarter. Cliff Hammonds had three points and four rebounds in the quarter as Akeem Richmond totaled three points and five rebounds. The Bighorns outscored the Warriors 37-21 in the second quarter.
The Bighorns had a 70-51 lead over the Warriors at the half. The Bighorns shot 51 percent from the field in the first half compared to the Warriors shooting 35 percent from the field in the first half.
In the third quarter, Ledo tallied nine points, two rebounds and four assists. Stockton totaled eight points in the quarter while Erick Green counted four points. The Bighorns led the Warriors by 23 points midway through the quarter.
Green paced the Bighorns in fourth quarter with eight points and two assists. Stockton had seven points in the quarter as Kadeem Jack netted six points and grabbed seven rebounds. Hearn tallied six points and three rebounds in the fourth quarter.
The Bighorns led the Warriors the entire second half.
The Bighorns return to the Reno Events Center Wednesday, Mar. 2 at 7 p.m. to face the Texas Legends.
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