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Shreveport/Bossier Mavericks 121 -- Dallas Diesel 85

FINAL SCORE:

Shreveport/Bossier Mavericks 121 -- Dallas Diesel 85

GAME COMMENTS:

The #1 ranked Shreveport/Bossier Mavericks earned its 19th victory on the season as they defeated a scrappy Dallas Diesel team 121-85 at the Hirsch Coliseum this evening.

The Mavs came out quickly and controlled the game throughout the 1st quarter as Tony Hooper hit several key baskets. Ed Horton & Mike Crain also chipped 3 pointers and led the Mavericks defense.

The Mavs were consistent in all phases of the game throughout. Again, Jon Rogers and Brandon Davis set the tone inside for the Mavericks. Alex Sanders came off the Mavs' Bench to lead the way for the Mavericks with 20 points.

The victory gives the Mavs its best start in team history.

LEADING SCORERS:

MAVERICKS- Alex Sanders-20 points, Tony Hooper-19 points, Trey Moore-14 points, Ed Horton-14 points, Mike Crain, 10 points, Currye Todd-10 points

DIESEL - Dallas Hunter-31 points, Drew Jenkins-16 points. Tony Williams-10 points

GAME SUPERLATIVES:

The Mavericks Defense again was outstanding as it held the Diesel to 34% shooting from the field for the game. The Mavericks unselfishness on the court again stood out as they collected 29 Team Assist.

RECORD:

The Mavericks move to 19-0 on the season. (19 straight wins is the best start to a season in Mavericks History)

GAME NOTES:

The Mavericks have now won a record 45 straight games! This is the longest Pro Basketball Winning Streak in Professional Basketball History! The Mavericks hold a 108-7 record in the ABA.

SCHEDULE:

The Shreveport/Bossier Mavericks will host the Conway Cyclones on Saturday, February 8th. Tip-off is at 7:30 PM at the Hirsch Memorial Coliseum.

MAVS INFO:

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