MISSISSAUGA – Turning defense into offense sealed the game for the Wisconsin Herd as they defeated the Austin Spurs by a final score of 93-92 on Friday afternoon.
With less than 30 seconds left, Darrun Hilliard got the ball stolen by Wisconsin’s Xavier Munford. On the ensuing possession, Munford nailed a 3-pointer to give Wisconsin the lead and seal the game.
Here’s a quick recap of today’s action.
Five players scored in double figures for the Spurs in their final game of the G League Showcase.
Livio Jean-Charles: 18 points (7-13 FG), 6 rebounds
Jaron Blossomgame: 14 points (5-14 FG), 7 rebounds, 2 assists
Darrun Hilliard: 14 points (5-12 FG), 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals
Olivier Hanlan: 13 points (6-13 FG)
Nick Johnson: 12 points, 4 rebounds, 8 assists, 2 steals
Even with only three players in double figures and 22 turnovers, the Herd still managed to pull out the victory.
Joel Bolomboy: 27 points (10-12 FG), 8 rebounds
Xavier Munford: 18 points (8-16 FG), 3 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals
Cliff Alexander: 16 points, 6 rebounds
After being rescheduled twice, the Austin Spurs (15-11) will finally face off against the Maine Red Claws (12-12) before coming back home.
Tipoff is Monday at 6:00 p.m. CST from the Portland Expo Building in Portland, Maine. The game will be broadcasted on Facebook Live.