MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Jan. 12, 2018 – The Wisconsin Herd (16-11) defeated the Austin Spurs (15-11) 93-92 in Game 16 of the NBA G League Showcase 2018. Both teams finished their trip to Mississauga 1-1.
Center Joel Bolomboy scored a game-high 27 points and eight rebounds to lead the Herd in the victory while guard Xavier Munford added 18 points and five assists. JeQuan Lewis dished out a game-high nine assists.
The matchup was a back-and-forth battle that featured six ties, four lead changes and an advantage as large as nine points. In the final minute of play, a steal and 17-foot jump shot by Munford gave Wisconsin the go-head basket and a stop on the defensive end secured the win for the Herd.
All five Spurs starters scored in double-figures in the loss. Livio Jean-Charles notched 18 points and six rebounds while Amida Brimah grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds off the bench.
Wisconsin returns to action on Wednesday, Jan. 17 when they take on the Greensboro Swarm at 8 p.m. ET. Austin will face the Maine Red Claws on Monday, Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. ET.