Orem, UT, Feb. 17, 2010 – The Utah Flash came of a ten-day break well rested and ready to host the Sioux Falls Skyforce. After a back and forth battle Sioux Falls pulled away for a 109-98 victory. Reggie Williams scored 29 points in the Sioux Falls victory.
Sioux Falls came out ready to play as well and took a six point lead into the locker room. The Skyforce were able to top the Flash by three points in both the first and second quarter led by six players who had six or more points in the half.
The Skyforce shot 64-percent from the floor in the first half while taking only 33 shots. Sioux Falls also controlled the paint well in the first half scoring 34 points in the paint.
During the third quarter the Skyforce once again increased their lead by three points and took a 76-65 lead into the final quarter. By the end of three quarters the Skyforce's leading scorer Reggie Williams had 26 points. Kevin Kruger made his season debut for the Flash and tallied eight points in the third.
Utah and Sioux Falls battled back and forth during the final quarter, but despite being able to get multiple defensive stops the Flash missed critical free throws down the stretch.
The Flash rallied to get within five points, but after Bennet Davis secured a defensive rebound he was called for a foul which put Sioux Falls on the free throw line and eventually sealed the game.
Utah returns to the McKay Events Center on Friday to face the Albuquerque Thunderbirds. Tipoff is at 7p.m.