Reno, NV., March 21, 2013 — The Reno Bighorns (14-28) snapped their 10-game losing streak, defeating the Los Angeles D-Fenders (19-24) 98-97.
The game came down to the last play, with Los Angeles down by one point with 3.2 seconds left. Mo Charlo, in his first game back with the Bighorns, had the game-winning block on Courtney Fortson’s jump shot.
The Bighorns were led by Dar Tucker’s 22 points. Desmon Farmer added 21 points on 7-7 shooting, including going 6-6 from the three-point line. Ronald Dupree chipped in 20 points. Samardo Samuels had a double-double with 13 points and 16 rebounds.
Morris Almond’s 28 points paced the D-Fenders. Gary Flowers had a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds.
The Bighorns shot 66.7% from behind the arc, compared to LA’s 28.6%.
Reno will face Idaho on Saturday, March 23 and Texas on Sunday, March 24.