The Delaware 87ers (3-18) hosted the Iowa Energy (14-6) for the second time this season.  For the second night in a row, Delaware forward “Tiny” Gallon, contributed significantly scoring 18 points and pulling down seven rebounds in 20 minutes of play while new comers Center Kyrylo Fesenko contributed 12 points meanwhile Guard Vander Blue added 10 points off the bench.

Philadelphia 76ers assignee Lorenzo Brown contributed big with 22 points and dished out eight assists in 37 minutes of play while Forward, Thanasis Antetokounmpo added 17 points on 8 of 12 shooting.

The Sevens outscored the Energy 48-14 in points in the paint during the first half.  However Iowa was able to come from behind and take the lead mid third while the sevens were able to cut that lead to 114-110 with 2:32 left on the clock, But Iowa was to strong in the end. Patrick Christopher lead Iowa in scoring with 30 points, including 12 points from three point range on 4 of 7 shooting.  Othyus Jeffers added 24 points and 12 rebounds at the same time Kalin Lucus netted 18 points for Iowa.

The 87ers will look to bounce back from this lost on the road on January 17 in Sioux Falls against the Skyforce at 8 p.m.

The Sevens fell to the Energy 123-114.

Iowa Energy Guard Patrick Christopher (19) dribbles the ball up court in the second half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Iowa Energy Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE Patrick Christopher finished the game with 30 points.

Iowa Energy Guard Patrick Christopher (19) dribbles the ball up court in the second half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Iowa Energy Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE
Patrick Christopher finished the game with 30 points.

Iowa Energy Guard Kalin Lucas (6) dribbles the ball up court in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Iowa Energy Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE Kalin Lucas finished the game with 18 points.

Iowa Energy Guard Kalin Lucas (6) dribbles the ball up court in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Iowa Energy Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE
Kalin Lucas finished the game with 18 points.

Delaware 87ers Forward Keith “Tiny” Gallon (41) uses the sky hook while Iowa Energy Forward Augustus Gilchrist (24) defends in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Iowa Energy Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

Delaware 87ers Forward Keith “Tiny” Gallon (41) uses the sky hook while Iowa Energy Forward Augustus Gilchrist (24) defends in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Iowa Energy Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

Iowa Energy Guard Othyus Jeffers (12) and Iowa Energy Guard Moses Ehambe (17) fight each other for the defensive rebound in the second half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Iowa Energy Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

Iowa Energy Guard Othyus Jeffers (12) and Iowa Energy Guard Moses Ehambe (17) fight each other for the defensive rebound in the second half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Iowa Energy Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

Delaware 87ers Guard Vander Blue (14) dribbles the ball up court in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Iowa Energy Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

Delaware 87ers Guard Vander Blue (14) dribbles the ball up court in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Iowa Energy Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

Delaware 87ers Guard Lorenzo Brown (17) dribbles the ball up court in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Iowa Energy Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE Lorenzo Brown finished the game with 22 points.

Delaware 87ers Guard Lorenzo Brown (17) dribbles the ball up court in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Iowa Energy Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE
Lorenzo Brown finished the game with 22 points.

Delaware 87ers Forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo (19) hangs off the rim after dunking the ball in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Iowa Energy Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

Delaware 87ers Forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo (19) hangs off the rim after dunking the ball in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Iowa Energy Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

Delaware 87ers huddle together prior to a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Iowa Energy Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

Delaware 87ers huddle together prior to a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Iowa Energy Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

Delaware 87ers Center Kyrylo Fesenko (34) dunks the ball in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Iowa Energy Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

Delaware 87ers Center Kyrylo Fesenko (34) dunks the ball in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Iowa Energy Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center, Newark, DE

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