Anthony Anderson’s 53 points led Saint John to a 147-102 blow out win over the Orangeville A’s in front of 2,472 fans at Harbour Station Thursday evening.
The Mill Rats jumped out of the gate to grab a 34-19 first quarter lead. Modibo Diarra thrilled the crowd with two baskets the first two possessions he got in the game. The lead expanded to 78-43 at the half as Anderson hit for 24 first half points.
In the 3rd quarter the lead ballooned to as many as 61 points for Saint John.
Ricky Volcy added 23 points, Gabe Freeman 15, Johnny Mayhane 11, Denny McDonald 11, and Garrius Holloman 10. Justin Moss led Orangeville with 15.
Saint John improves to 12-6 and are just a 1/2 game behind 1st place Halifax. Orangeville falls to 5-11.
The next home game is February 28th, when the Saint John Mill Rats host the Halifax Hurricanes. Single game, flex, and prorated season tickets are on sale at the Harbour Station Box Office or by calling 506-657-1234 or by visiting www.harbourstation.ca.
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