BLAKE AHEARN LEADS BIGHORNS PAST JAM

For Immediate Release

February 4, 2012

RENO, NEV.— The Reno Bighorn fans were ready to give Blake Ahearn a warm return to Reno after he completed his historical streak of 110 consecutive free throws. He would provide the fans with excitement in return.

Ahearn recorded a game-high 35 points to lead the Bighorns to a 106-103 victory over the Bakersfield Jam Saturday night. Andre Emmett had 19 points and eight assists while Zach Graham posted the only double-double of the game with 13 points and 11 rebounds.

The Bighorns would see themselves down 13 points at halftime, only to storm back and outscore the Jam 33-16 in the third quarter. Down three points with five seconds left in the game, the Jam would turn to Osiris Eldridge, who would miss on a tough turnaround three-pointer to end the game.

The Bighorns take on the Jam again on Monday night at 7 p.m. at the Reno Events Center. Every fan in attendance at Saturday night’s game can use their ticket to receive a complimentary ticket to the game on Monday. Ticket stubs must be presented at the Reno Events Center box office for the complimentary ticket.

Reno Bighorns 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 RenoBighorns.com.