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Shreveport/Bossier Mavericks 113 -- Mobile Bay Tornados 95

GAME COMMENTS:

The Shreveport/Bossier Mavericks fought off a determined and physical Mobile Bay Tornados team on Saturday night on a neutral court at Bossier Parish Community College in Bossier City, LA.

The Mavs used the hot shooting of Ed Horton and Currye Todd to forge a 55-45 lead at half-time.

The Mavericks came out all cylinders on as they stretched the lead out to 20 points at the mid-way point of the third quarter.

Mobile Bay would not fade away as Erik Thrash's hot shooting pulled the Tornados within 9 points with just over seven minutes to play. Key baskets by Trey Moore, Tony Hooper, and Horton put the Mavericks in control down the stretch.

The Mavs held on to win their 16th straight game of the season and their 42nd straight record victory since the 2010 season.

With the Jacksonville Giants falling earlier in the week to the South Florida Gold 120-117 in OT the Mavericks should be the #1 Ranked team in the ABA Power Ranking when the Power Rankings come out this Monday!

LEADING SCORERS:

MAVERICKS- Ed Horton-32 points, Trey Moore-20 points, Currye Todd- 16 points, Alex Sanders 10 points

TORNADOS - Erik Thrash-33 points, Anthony Sims-23 points, Tim Amerson-17 points, John Wilder-14 points

GAME SUPERLATIVES:

The Mavericks Defense held the Tornados to 41% Shooting for the game and to 33% in the second half while coming up with key stops in crucial situations.

RECORD:

The Mavericks move to 16-0 on the season. (16 straight wins is the best start to a season in Mavericks History)

GAME NOTES:

The Mavericks have now won a record 42nd straight game! This is the longest Pro Basketball Winning Streak in Professional Basketball History! The Mavericks hold a 105-7 record in the ABA.

SCHEDULE:

The Mavericks will return to the Hirsch Coliseum this Thursday night as they will play host to the DFW Stars. Tip-off will be at 7:30 PM.

MAVS INFO:

For more information on the Shreveport/Bossier Mavericks go to: www.abamavericks.com orwww.abalive.com

(MAV NOTE: Listen to the Coach T Show every Tuesday night 6 to 7 PM on The Promise Radio Station at 90.7 FM. Hear insights on the Mavs and listen in as Coach Steve Tucker, Voice of the Mavs Jay Whatley, & Talk of the Town Host Tom Pace break all that is going on with your Shreveport/Bossier Mavericks down. It's Good Listening with Great Guest each week!)
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