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BayHawks Drop Third Straight to Red Claws

ERIE — The Erie BayHawks (2-5) dropped a third straight to the Maine Red Claws (7-1) 96 – 75 at the Tullio Arena.

The Red Claws offensive attack was once again powered by NBA assignees and players with NBA experience, led by Trey Gilder with 23 points and 10 assists to cap a double-double performance. Celtics assignee Lester Hudson added 17 points and Alexis Ajinca on loan from the Charlotte Bobcats notched 14 in a performance that saw Maine never trail the struggling BayHawks.

The Bayhawks were led by Donell Taylor with a game high 27 points. Cedric Jackson notched a double-double with 12 points and 11 assists on the night. Three BayHawks scored in double figures with Jackie Manuel, Ivan Harris and Alade Aminu all chipping in with 10 point performances.

The BayHawks hit the road for a weekend series with the Iowa Energy, Saturday and Sunday, Chris “Red” Hughes calls all of the action of both games on Fox Sportsradio 1330 AM the Fan. Fans can also watch the free, live internet stream of the game on NBA Futurecast at, nba.com/dleague.

The BayHawks next home game is set for Saturday, December 26, 7 PM at the Tullio Arena vs. the Iowa Energy, with the first 1000 fans receiving a free BayHawks team poster calendar courtesy of Cici’s Pizza. The home stand with Iowa continues, Sunday December 27, 2pm at the Tullio Arena with the first 1000 fans receiving a rally towel courtesy of the Erie County Recycling program. Tickets are on sale for all BayHawks games, to learn more about special ticket packages contact the BayHawks ticket office at 790-5600 or visit ErieBayHawks.com.