(Saint John, NB: January 2, 2018)
The Moncton Magic played an away game against the Saint John Riptide Tuesday night for their fourth matchup of the season. Coming off of a thrilling 100-99 late game loss on Friday the Magic opened strong but unfortunately fell again to the home team.
The Magic started with a lot of energy, rebounding well, moving the ball and themselves in good rhythm, and ending the first quarter 19-13. However after tight second and third quarters the Magic hit an offensive wall and simply missed more opportunities in the fourth than they could afford.
Thomas was awarded player of the game for those 21 points along with his eight rebounds, one assist, one steal, and one block.
Brian Addison had a big game for the Riptide, coming off the bench and producing 18 points along with six rebounds and two assists.
The Magic now return home to play the Windsor Express Thursday, 7:00pm at the Coliseum. They will then play the Niagara River Lions Wednesday January 10th before embarking on a five game road trip.
Tickets available online at: www.tickets.moncton.ca
Coliseum Box office: 1-888-720-5600
About MONCTON MAGIC Headquartered in Moncton, NB, the MONCTON MAGIC is a professional basketball organization that operates under a licensing agreement with the National Basketball League of Canada (NBLC). The team will play its games in a two-conference league with clubs located in the Provinces of Ontario and Atlantic Canada.
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