Bighorns Fall Short at Home
Despite Ricky Ledo recording a double-double and Erick Green notching 31 points, the Bighorns fell 135-124 to the Texas Legends ....
Despite Ricky Ledo recording a double-double and Erick Green notching 31 points, the Bighorns fell 135-124 to the Texas Legends Wednesday night at the Reno Events Center.
Green led the Bighorns with 31 points, four rebounds and five assists as Kadeem Jack scored 22 points and three rebounds. Ledo logged a double-double with 20 points, 10 rebounds and five assists.
Green led the Bighorns in the first quarter with 11 points and two rebounds. Jack netted seven points while Cliff Hammonds notched three points, two rebounds and three assists. The Bighorns shot 57 percent from three-point range compared to the Legends shooting 11 percent from three-point range in the first quarter.
In the second quarter, Hearn led the Bighorns with nine points as Jack and Akeem Richmond notched six points each. Hearn went 3-4 from the field and 3-4 from behind the arc in the second.
The Bighorns trailed the Legends 73-70 at the half.
Ledo paced the Bighorns in the third quarter with six points and five rebounds. Jack followed Ledo closely with six points and two rebounds. Hammonds scored three points in the quarter and added two assists in the third quarter while Hearn tallied three points.
During the final quarter, Green caught on fire, notching 16 points and adding two steals. Ledo totaled five points in the quarter as Jack and Gani Lawal scored three points each.
The Bighorns return to the Reno Events Center Thursday, Mar. 3 at 7 p.m. to face the Texas Legends.