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Friday, November 22, 2013

7:00 PM ET - Portland Expo Building, Portland, ME

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FINAL

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MNE
31 18 21 25 95
26 28 31 23 108

Red Claws Record First Win of the Year Over Armor

PORTLAND, Maine -- The Maine Red Claws (1-0) overcame a slow start to down the Springfield Armor (0-1) on Friday night at the Portland Expo, with a final score of 108-95.

After going down 13-2 early in the first quarter, Maine slowly chipped away at the Springfield lead getting balanced scoring with Marcel Anderson scoring six and Chris Wright and Jermaine Taylor scoring five each to cut the lead to five, 31-26 after one. Maine opened the second quarter on a 10-4 run in the first 2:57 to take their first lead of the night, 36-35, and never looked back. Rallying behind Chris Babb’s nine points off the bench, Maine took a 54-49 advantage heading into the locker room.

The Red Claws quickly pushed their lead to nine in the third quarter as Wright and Taylor continued their hot shooting from the first half. Rookie Frank Gaines scored half of his 12 points in the quarter as the Red Claws took a comfortable 85-70 lead into the final quarter. The two teams traded baskets throughout the fourth quarter but Maine was able to match Springfield’s attempted comeback to hold on for the victory, Maine’s fifth straight against the Armor and ninth straight home victory against their rival. Maine’s last home loss to Springfield was in the 2011-12 season.

Gary Forbes led the way for Springfield with 18 points. Willie Reed and Jeff Foote both recorded double-doubles for the Armor. Reed totaled 16 points and 14 rebounds and Foote registered 16 points and 12 rebounds. JamesOn Curry also contributed 10 points.

Wright put on a show both offensively and defensively for the Red Claws, as he recorded 27 points and nine rebounds. Other leaders for the Red Claws include Taylor (22 points), Anderson (13 points, 7 assists), Gaines (12 points), and Romero Osby (10 points).

The Red Claws take on the Erie BayHawks on Sunday, November 24, at 1:00 pm at the Expo. Springfield travels to Canton next Friday.

Armor
Red Claws
     
    • 40.8%

    • 49.4%

    • 19.0%

    • 38.5%

    • 70.0%

    • 72.7%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
SPG MNE
Total Rebounds 9 7
Offensive Rebounds 18 9
Turnovers 9 14
Fast Break Pts: 8 23
Biggest Lead: 12 16
Points in the Paint: 58 58
SPG MNE
p Forbes   18 Wright   27
rb Reed   14 2 players   9
a Curry   8 2 players   7
s 2 players   2 Anderson   2
b Reed   4 Walker   8
 
  • 11/22 - SPG 95 @ MNE 108
  • 12/08 - MNE 93 @ SPG 89
  • 12/13 - SPG 92 @ MNE 81
  • 12/14 - MNE 102 @ SPG 95
  • 12/22 - MNE 74 @ SPG 93
  • 01/04 - SPG 98 @ MNE 90
  • 02/07 - SPG 108 @ MNE 101
  • 02/11 - MNE 113 @ SPG 111
  • 03/23 - SPG 95 @ MNE 100
Springfield Armor (1-3)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
G. Forbes 33:44 7-19 3-7 1-2 -5 1 6 7 0 2 2 2 0 3 18
D. Horner F 29:46 0-1 0-1 3-4 -2 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 3
W. Reed 33:21 8-14 0-0 0-0 -11 6 8 14 2 1 0 0 4 2 16
J. Curry G 29:11 5-14 0-6 0-0 -6 0 4 4 8 4 0 2 0 0 10
J. Johnson G 18:35 3-11 0-1 0-0 -6 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 6
L. Hurdle   26:13 3-11 1-5 2-2 -11 0 4 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 9
J. Foote   25:23 8-16 0-0 0-0 -14 7 5 12 3 4 1 4 0 2 16
B. Massey   18:54 4-7 0-0 0-0 -1 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 8
A. Thomas   23:49 4-10 0-1 1-2 -10 2 2 4 2 4 0 0 0 3 9
Q. McDowell   01:04 0-0 0-0 0-0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
L. Brown DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 42-103 4-21 7-10   18 31 49 17 19 5 9 6 14 95
  40.8% 19.0% 70.0%   team rebs: 9 total to: 11
Maine Red Claws (4-0)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
R. Osby 26:03 5-13 0-2 0-2 -6 3 6 9 0 5 1 4 0 1 10
C. Wright 38:12 9-16 2-4 7-8 +16 1 8 9 2 4 1 1 4 0 27
D. Bell-Holter F 19:45 3-6 0-1 0-0 -8 2 5 7 0 1 0 2 1 2 6
J. Taylor 33:10 8-14 0-3 6-7 +1 0 5 5 2 1 0 4 0 0 22
A. Gaddy G 14:45 1-4 0-0 0-0 -6 1 0 1 4 1 1 1 0 0 2
C. Babb   33:12 3-6 3-5 0-1 +25 1 2 3 7 0 0 1 1 0 9
T. Walker   24:58 2-2 0-0 0-0 +20 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 8 0 4
M. Anderson   28:39 5-12 1-5 2-2 +13 1 3 4 7 2 2 1 0 1 13
F. Gaines   16:41 4-9 3-5 1-2 +4 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 12
C. Allmond   04:36 1-1 1-1 0-0 +6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
B. Barkdoll DNP - Coach's Decision
K. Taylor DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 41-83 10-26 16-22   9 38 47 23 15 5 14 14 6 108
  49.4% 38.5% 72.7%   team rebs: 7 total to: 14

inactive

  • Armor: --
  • Red Claws: --

technical fouls

  • Armor: --
  • Red Claws: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 1
  • Times Tied: 0

arena stats

  • Arena: Portland Expo Building, Portland, ME
  • Officials: #47 Garrick Shannon, #38 Greg Danridge, #19 Tiara Cruse
  • Attendance: 2647
  • Duration: 2:27
broadcast information
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standings
w
l
l10
h
a
SPG
13th East
22
28
5-5
11-14
11-14
MNE
14th East
19
31
2-8
13-12
6-19
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
SPG
Johnson-Odom 22.0
Foote 8.1
Johnson-Odom 6.1
Foote 1.4
Anderson 1.6
MNE
Gaines 22.4
Faverani 11.0
Gaddy 5.0
Orton 2.1
Mavunga 1.5
Warriors Stats
  season playoffs
FG% .461 .
FT% .778 .
Points 107.7 NaN
Rebounds 48.1 NaN
Assists 22.1 NaN
Steals 8.5 NaN
Blocks 4.8 NaN
3-Point % .356 .
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Mad Ants Stats
  season playoffs
FG% .453 .
FT% .768 .
Points 109.7 NaN
Rebounds 45.1 NaN
Assists 19.6 NaN
Steals 10.6 NaN
Blocks 3.5 NaN
3-Point % .356 .
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Composite Box Score updated through Game
Santa Cruz Warriors (-)
field goalsrebounds
  min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
Fort Wayne Mad Ants (-)
field goalsrebounds
  min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts