NBA D-LEAGUE BASKETBALL 2014 – MAR 28 Erie BayHawks defeats Delaware 87ers 158-122


NEWARK, DE.—March 28, 2014—The Delaware 87ers (12-35) faced off against the Erie BayHawks (15-31) for the final match-up of the season. The Sevens were unable to hold off the BayHawks and fell 158-122.

Josh Akognon scored a season high 32 points and grabbed four rebounds. BJ Young contributed 20 points and three rebounds.

Norvel Pelle ignited a 16-2 run with a huge slam with 5:30 remaining in the first quarter. The Sevens led 35-32 after the first. Pelle finished the game with 16 points and three rebounds.

The BayHawks pulled away in the second quarter and went into the locker room leading 71-58 at the half. The Sevens were unable to regain the lead.

Justin Brownlee led the Erie in scoring with 30 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. Eight BayHawks scored in double figures.

The 87ers return to action tomorrow, Saturday, March 29, when they travel to take on the Erie BayHawks. The game tips off at 7:00 p.m. E.T.

 

Delaware 87ers Forward Norvel Pelle (15) drives towards the basket as Erie BayHawks Center Solomon Jones (44) defends in the course of the second half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Erie BayHawks (Knicks) Friday, March. 28, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL

Delaware 87ers Forward Norvel Pelle (15) drives towards the basket as Erie BayHawks Center Solomon Jones (44) defends in the course of the second half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Erie BayHawks (Knicks) Friday, March. 28, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL

Erie BayHawks Forward Justin Brownlee (32) drives towards the basket in the course of the second half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Erie BayHawks (Knicks) Friday, March. 28, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL

Erie BayHawks Forward Justin Brownlee (32) drives towards the basket in the course of the second half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Erie BayHawks (Knicks) Friday, March. 28, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL

Erie BayHawks Forward Micah Downs (19) drives towards the basket in the course of the second half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Erie BayHawks (Knicks) Friday, March. 28, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL

Erie BayHawks Forward Micah Downs (19) drives towards the basket in the course of the second half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers (76ers) and the Erie BayHawks (Knicks) Friday, March. 28, 2014 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL

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