The Moncton Magic played the St John's Edge in Newfoundland on Saturday for the second of two back-to-back games; the first on Friday night went in Moncton's favor 116-98.
The Edge came out strong hoping to turn the tide on Friday's loss and created at largest a 17-point lead. Despite a strong Magic comeback in the 3rd, and Anthony Anderson evening the score in the 4th, St John's took the match 104-100.
Carl English and Charles Hinkle led for the Edge with 25 and 22 points respectively; Hinkle also had 11 rebounds giving him a double-double.
The Magic will return home to the Coliseum where they will host the Cape Breton Highlanders, Saturday the 10th, the Charlottetown Island Storm on Sunday.
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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