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MPBA - Hot-shooting RiverSharks drop Groove - Mar 5, 2016


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Jaylen
Fulton
March 5, 2016

CHICAGO - Despite losing reigning league most valuable player Justin Bocot to a foreign contract just hours before tipoff, the St. Louis RiverSharks were able to take down the first-place Windy City Groove 112-100 Saturday afternoon at Kroc Center in Midwest Professional Basketball Association action.

St. Louis blistered the nets from three-point range in the first quarter, hitting six of ten shots from beyond the arc and taking a 35-28 lead at the end of the opening period.

The pace slowed in the second as the Groove twice got to within two points before a Jaylen Fulton (6'1''-G, college: St.Louis CC) three-pointer with :16.4 remaining gave the RiverSharks a 53-48 lead at halftime.

Windy City tied the game at 54 early in the third on a Jordan Johnson (5'9''-PG, college: Rock Valley JC) layup, and then took a 59-56 lead a moment later on a Johnson three-pointer. But over the next 2:36, St. Louis answered with a 10-0 run, seven of which came from the hand of Brandon Roberson (5'11''-PG-87, college: Missouri Baptist), and the RiverSharks never trailed again.

A Deveon Jenkins (6'3''-G/F-87, college: Jarvis Christian) basket cut the lead to five with 8:08 to play in the fourth at 92-87, however, St. Louis answered with another 10-0 run to land the knockout blow.

Aaron Williams (6'6''-G, college: Chicago St.) led the RiverSharks (6-4) with 23 points, while Jaylen Fulton and Bruce Massey (6'3''-G-90, college: Middle Tenn.St.) each scored 20. Three other players scored in double figures for St. Louis.

C.J. Hampton (6'4''-G, college: William Penn) was the game's top scorer, notching 29 for Windy City (8-3), which has lost consecutive games for the first time this season. Julian Lewis (6'5''-F, college: Lewis) tallied 15 points and ten rebounds in the losing effort.
  



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