RENO, Nev. — The Reno Bighorns won Tuesday night over the Rio Grande Valley Vipers 138-111.
Reno ended the first quarter on top, 31-26. Sundiata Gaines’ 8 points helped the team get the early lead. Tony Bishop came out strong for the Vipers with 9 points.
The Bighorns pulled away from the Vipers in the second quarter, going on a 9-1 run (4:59-3:00). Reno pulled ahead by 13 after the run.
In the third quarter Mo Charlo scored 8 points, while Bryan Davis added another 7. Going into the final quarter, Reno led 100-85 against Rio Grande Valley.
The Bighorns held the lead during the fourth quarter, pushing it up to 31 points.
The Bighorns had seven players who scored in double figures. KC Rivers and Tyrell Biggs each had a game-high 20 points. Trent Lockett (19 points and 12 rebounds), Sundiata Gaines (17 points and 10 assists), and DeQuan Jones (11 points and 11 rebounds) each had a double- double. Bryan Davis added 17 points for the Bighorns.
For the Vipers, Tony Bishop had a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Darius Morris had a team-high 17 points.
The Reno Bighorns next home game is Friday, March 21st at 7:00pm against the Santa Cruz Warriors. For ticket information, contact the Bighorns at 775.853.8220, at firstname.lastname@example.org or log onto www.renobighorns.com.