The Canton Charge (6-8), powered by the NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers, fell to the Delaware 87ers (7-6), 114-107, on Saturday in front of 3,206 at the Memorial Civic Center for Cavs Night presented by GE Lighting.
The game’s difference came in the third quarter, where Delaware outscored Canton 37-20 by hitting six three-pointers and converting on 14-of-26 shots from the field overall as a team (54%). The Sevens trailed 53-48 at the half, but the momentum swing came before the first half ended. Beginning at the 2:33 mark in the second quarter, Delaware went on a 16-2 run that lasted to 8:25 in the third to erase a 12 point deficit and spark the victory.
Canton’s Quinn Cook led all scorers with 27 points to go along with six boards and four assists in 39 minutes. John Holland scored 18 points and swiped four steals in 41 minutes. Chris Evans netted 19 points with five rebounds and three steals in 42 minutes. Eric Moreland added 15 points, six rebounds and four blocks in 37 minutes. Rookie Roosevelt Jones had his strongest outing of the season, posting season highs in points (15), boards (12) and minutes (31).
James Webb III paced Delaware with 22 points, six rebounds and five assists in 38 minutes. David Laury III came off the bench to provide 18 points on 6-of-9 shooting and five rebounds in 21 minutes. The Sevens’ trio of Dionte Christmas, Shawn Long and Brandon Triche each scored 16 points tonight.
Salvation Army Night is this this Friday, December 23rd, at 7:00 p.m. against the Windy City Bulls (Chicago Bulls), with tickets starting at just $8! We’ll be auctioning off jerseys in game for the Salvation Army, with Dollar Dogs presented by Sugardale and postgame free throws! Get locked in as a member of Charge Nation for the rest of the 2016-17 season and get a host of benefits that start immediately! For Charge Nation Memberships, game day promotions and up-to-date information, head to www.CantonCharge.com or call 866-444-1944.
The Canton Charge are part of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena organization and also owned by a group led by Cavaliers Majority Owner and Quicken Loans Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert. The group also owns and operates the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League and the Cleveland Monsters of the American Hockey League, both of which play their games at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.