For Immediate Release

Dec. 17, 2011

RENO, NEV.— The Reno Bighorns lost a close game to the Iowa Energy Saturday night, despite a 26-point scoring outburst from Terrance Thomas. Chris Ayer continued his solid play with 19 points and 13 rebounds while Cedric Bozeman contributed with 15 points, 7 assists and 6 rebounds. Michael Tveidt led the Energy with 28 points and 6 rebounds.

The Bighorns continued to keep the game close, taking 15 more shot attempts (90-75), but the up tempo pace of the Bighorns was not enough. The Energy scored efficiently, shooting 53 percent from the field, including 6 of 12 from beyond the arc.

Bighorns next game is December 21st at the Reno Events Center against the Idaho Stampede, the NBA D-League affiliate of Denver Nuggets, Portland Trailblazers and Utah Jazz.

Season and group ticket packages are on sale today. Groups can experience one of the many Fan Experience Packages, including playing a game on the Bighorns court or performing a routine at halftime of a game. For more information call (775)853-8220 or visit