UTSUNOMIYA — Bay Space saved it collectively in probably the most vital occasions on Friday evening to slide previous host Utsunomiya, 96-90, to remain alive for a third-place end within the East Asia Tremendous League Champions week right here.
Andrew Nicholson completed with 26 factors and 12 rebounds, whereas Myles Powell 17 and 7 on prime of 10 assists.
Filipino-American Sedrick Barefield, who was a nonfactor within the earlier sport, poured in 20 factors because the Dragons denied the B.League champions a spot within the knockout section.
Grant Jerrett put up 22 factors, whereas Japanese nationwide crew fixture Makoto Hiejima added 15 extra within the loss that ought to sting twice as a lot.
Brex misplaced at their very dwelling courtroom and gained’t be advancing by the use of a tiebreak rule within the standings regardless of having a 1-1 file.
Bay Space, additionally 1-1, will play the second placer of Group A play, which could possibly be Ryukyu, Anyang, Taipei, or San Miguel Beer.
The five-day showpiece now strikes to Okinawa, which can host a complete of 4 video games, together with the finalé and the battle for third place.
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