FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE– Feb. 3, 2018
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. – The Halifax Hurricanes continue to impress with another solid double-digit win on the road tonight in PEI.
After a close first half, the Hurricanes exploded offensively in the third quarter and the Island Storm just couldn't recover, resulting in a 117-94 victory for Halifax. With more and more players finding their rhythm on offense, the Hurricanes haven't fell short of the 100-point mark in a game since December 10, 2017. This Halifax team is looking more locked in than ever as they head into the second half of their season.
Mike Poole had another standout game for the Hurricanes as he netted 19 points, 8 rebounds, and 3 assists on the night. The big man down low, Rhamel Brown, also had a strong game, finishing with a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds. The other Hurricane to complete a double-double tonight was Cliff Clinkscales, with 12 points and 10 assists.
Other notable offensive efforts came from Antoine Mason, with 18 points on the night, and Billy White, who came into some early foul trouble in the first half, but managed to play a more discplined game in the next half and finished with 17 points and 4 rebounds.
The Hurricanes will head to Saint John to face off against the Riptide tomorrow, February 4 at 2:00pm.