RECAP: Hurricanes reclaim top spot in the Atlantic with win over the Riptide

RECAP: Hurricanes reclaim top spot in the Atlantic with win over the Riptide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE– Feb. 1, 2018

HALIFAX, N.S. – The Halifax Hurricanes reclaim the top spot in the Atlantic Division after a commanding 119-86 victory over the Saint John Riptide.

The Hurricanes played a solid 48 minutes all the way through, outscoring the Riptide in the first three quarters and tying with 27 a piece in the fourth.

With five Hurricanes scoring in the double digits, Renaldo Dixon led the way with 19 points and 6 rebounds on the night. The Hurricanes offense was rolling over the Riptide as they had contributions from every player on the roster. Rhamel Brown held it down for Halifax on the boards as usual finishing with 9 rebounds.

Prior to tipoff, Cliff Clinkscales was presented a gift from Chair of the Board for the Hurricanes, Jim Mills, to commemorate his achievement of reaching 1,000 NBLC Regular Season Assists. Cliff finished with 16 points, 6 assists, and 1 rebound.

The Hurricanes host the Riptide once again next Saturday, February 1 at Scotiabank Centre. Game time goes at 7:00pm.

Tickets are available at the Ticket Atlantic Box Office or online.