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Las Vegas wins on the road

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                    Las Vegas continue their five game road streak in Detroit. The Blackjacks looking to rebound from a point loss to the Chaos head to Detroit . Detroit has been struggling all season as the sit in last place in the East Division. The Blackjacks are looking to move up and  aim for a playoff spot. The first quarter was a back and forth one as no team looked to take command. The biggest league was 3 points. Las Vega lead with 50 seconds left in the first. Leading 33-30. but with 29 seconds left Detroit put up a bucket to make the score 33-32 ending the first quarter. 

                     The second quarter saw Detroit try to make a statement as they lead at one point by 10 points. By the end of the  second quarter Las Vegas had closed the gap  to  a six point lead. the score was 68-62 going into the half. The Blackjacks needed to change what they were doing for the second half. Detroit pretty much controlled the tempo during the second quarter .

                    Third quarter saw pretty much the same. A 13 point lead for Detroit gave the home team a big boost. Detroit looked to be in cruise control mood. But the fourth quarter was the difference. The start of the fourth saw Las Vegas down 85-91. Xander Remington of Detroit did his best to keep his team on top. Scoring 28 points. He also added 7 rebounds. But with Xander scoring 15 points more than the closes teammate, It just wasn't enough.

         Nelson Jones of Las Vegas lead the team in scoring with 28 points, while Daniel Herb added another 21 points. Hiugh Denton lead the team in rebounds with 10 and 4 assists. Nelson Jones also lead the team with 3-pointers as he went 4 for 5. 

           Next game is on the road again this time in Boston to face the first place Buzzards.

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