St. John's Edge Vs Niagara River Lions
Edge Win in Home Court Debut
Friday, December 1, 2017, St. John's, NL– The Edge (4-2) overcame a strong fourth quarter push by the Niagara River Lions (3-1) to win, 105-103, on Home Court at Mile One Centre. Rashaun Broadus scored the winning basket off of a Niagara River Lions turnover in the final seconds of the game in front of a sellout crowd during the teams Home Opener.
Carl English played his first professional game on home soil and finished with a team-leading 22 points, 3 rebounds, and 2 assists. Charles Hinkle and Grandy Glaze each contributed 17 points to the win with Glaze finishing with 8 rebounds.
Samuel Muldrow lead the Niagara River Lions with 19 points, 13 rebounds and 2 blocks in a losing effort, while Marvell Waithe chipped in with 17 points.
Inside the Numbers
The River Lions went 21 for 2* from the free throw line (72.4 percent). Guillaume Boucard lead the River Lions going 6-for-6 from the line.
The Edge was outscored 29-18 the fourth quarter.
St. John's are back in action on Saturday for a rematch with the Niagara River Lions, tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 NST and the game will be streamed live on www.sjedge.ca. Fans are encouraged to bring along a Teddy Bear and participate in NTV's Teddy Toss during halftime.
Edge Season Tickets, Five and Ten Game Packages and Single Game Tickets are now available and can be purchased in person at the Mile One Centre box office, by phone at 709-576-7657 or online at www.mileonecentre.com. Group rates are available and can be obtained by contacting Melissa Kavanagh at firstname.lastname@example.org.