River Lions roll previous winless Rattlers to stay excellent at dwelling | CBC Sports activities

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The Niagara River Lions led wire-to-wire towards the Saskatchewan Rattlers on Tuesday night time to say a 86-74 victory and stay undefeated at dwelling, bettering to 3-0 on the Meridian Centre this season.

Ajax, Ont., native Jaylen Babb-Harrison led Niagara (5-3) with a game-high 25 factors whereas capturing 5-of-8 from three-point vary.

Javin Delaurier collected a game-high 11 rebounds and was second on the group with 17 factors. The American ahead entered the sport with a league-leading 11.1 rebounds per sport.

The River Lions led 17-13 after the opening quarter and created additional separation within the second to determine a 40-32 halftime lead.

The Rattlers (0-9) had been led by one other standout efficiency from Mississauga, Ont., native Devonte Bandoo, who completed with 23 factors, eight rebounds and 4 assists. 

Bandoo additionally matched Babb-Harrison by hitting 5 three-pointers of his personal, however Saskatchewan could not acquire any traction on its comeback try and entered the fourth quarter trailing 64-51.

The River Lions held the Rattlers off to enter the Elam Ending with a 77-67 lead, the place Guillaume Boucard finally sealed the victory with a game-winning free throw to achieve the goal rating. The Montreal native additionally led all gamers with six assists.

Saskatchewan will goal for its first win towards the Guelph Nighthawks (2-6) in a highway sport this Thursday, whereas Niagara will host the Ottawa BlackJacks (3-5) this Saturday.

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