The Canton Charge defeated the Sioux Falls Skyforce 101-91 at the Sanford Pentagon on Saturday night. The win is Canton's fourth-straight overall, with the last three coming on the road.
Canton took the lead at 3:02 left in the first quarter and maintained their advantage for the rest of the game. The Charge are outrebounding their opponents 188-124 during their winning streak, including 63-30 on the offensive glass. The Charge came into the game with the top scoring defense in the D-League (96.7ppg) and are now 14-4 when holding opponents under 100 points.
All-Star Arinze Onuaku posted a double-double of 23 points on 11-of-17 shooting with 13 rebounds and a block in 36 minutes. Brandon Paul scored 20 points on 7-of-13 shooting with six rebounds and a steal in 30 minutes. The Cavs' Joe Harris added 11 points, six boards, a steal and a block in 28 minutes. Canton used 13 offensive rebounds to help score 23 second chance points to Sioux Falls' four.
Scotty Hopson led the Skyforce with 22 points and two steals in 43 minutes. Reserves Michael Williams scored 16 points and Fuquan Edwin added 14 points and four steals. Larry Drew and BuBu Palo each added 11 points from the Sioux Falls starting backcourt.
**Canton Charge press release