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Idaho Outlasts Utah In Preseason Game

BURLEY, Idaho, Nov. 19, 2007 – Lance Allred scored 25 points and Roberto Bergersen added 17 more as the Idaho Stampede defeated the Utah Flash, 97-93, in NBA Development League preseason action Monday evening at the Burley High School Gymnasium.

The Flash shot 55-percent from the floor (33-60) in the game, but converted just 24-of-39 free throws (61.5%), including missing nine freebie attempts in the second half. The Stampede converted 35-of-68 (51.5%) from the field, but secured the victory at the free throw line, hitting 24-of-29 (82.8%).

James Lang scored 17 points to pace the Flash, followed by Brian Jackson and Kevin Kruger with 15 each. Kruger also dished out a game-high seven assists. Brandon Wallace, on assignment from the Boston Celtics to the Flash, scored 11 and grabbed nine rebounds. Kyrylo Fesenko, on assignment from the Utah Jazz, had eight rebounds to go with six points.

Marcus Campbell came off the Stampede bench to score 12 and collect eight boards for Idaho. Ricky Woods scored 11 for Idaho, including five of Idaho’s final 10 points in the game.

Idaho opens its regular season at Albuquerque on Friday. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. MT at Tingley Coliseum. The Flash plays the first regular season game in team history Saturday at Anaheim.