Wednesday, March 7, 2018, St. John's, NL – The St. John's Edge (21-12) bounce back with a dominant 108-97 performance Wednesday night versus the League-leading Halifax Hurricanes (22-11). Xavier Ford, who was active late this afternoon, put on a performance for the home town crowd with a solid offensive and defensive effort.
St. John's Edge:
Newcomer Xavier Ford led the Edge with 25 points and 9 rebounds. Ryan Reid, who earned his second straight start put together 22 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists. The Edge battled to earn the midweek split versus the Hurricanes without having Carl English on the floor as he sat out his second straight game after putting together a memorable 58-point performance on Saturday night.
The Hurricanes and the floor were led by Antoine Mason his 25 points, 4 rebounds and 3 steals. Renaldo Dixon added 15 points, 2 rebounds and 1 assist. Billy White also put forth 15 points and 6 rebounds in the loss.
Inside the Numbers:
St. John's went 41-for-77 (53.2 percent) from field-goal territory while making 8-of-22 (36.4 percent) of their three-point shots.
The Hurricanes went 35-for-81 (43.2 percent) from field-goal territory while getting 52 points from the paint.
The St. John's Edge once again take on the Central Division-leading London Lightning at Mile One Centre as the six-game homestand continues, Saturday, March 10th, Tip-off is 7:00 PM NST. All games will be streamed live on www.sjedge.ca.
Special "Edge March Madness" ticket specials are now available and can be purchased in person at the Mile One Centre box office, by phone at 709-576-7657, for more details go to www.sjedge.ca. Group rates are available and can be obtained by contacting Kenny O'Leary at Kenny@sjedge.ca.