MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — The Delaware 87ers notched a 125-109 win over Raptors 905 on Sunday afternoon, erasing a 16-point deficit at the Hershey Centre.
Delaware was led by a new career high from Sean Kilpatrick, who poured in 37 points on 12-of-19 shooting and 6-of-11 from beyond the arc. Guard Jordan McRae put up 31 points, nine assists and eight rebounds in the first meeting between the 905 and 87ers. Rodney Carney shot three-of-eight from deep for nine points in his season debut, while recently acquired forward Rick Jackson scored 13 points and added seven rebounds in his first game with the team.
Ronald Roberts Jr. paced Raptors with 22 points and nine rebounds, while Delon Wright contributed 20 points, eight assists and eight rebounds in the losing effort. Axel Toupane went for 17 points and six rebounds off the bench.
It was a slow start for the Sevens, who were outscored 37-23 in the first quarter by Raptors, despite shooting three-of-seven from beyond the arc.
Kilpatrick got going in the second quarter, hitting a pair of threes and making all four free throws to record 10 points, as the 87ers went into the break down 58-52.
Delaware’s 33-point third quarter briefly gave the team their first lead of the game, but Raptors took a 90-85 lead into the final period.
The 87ers put together a 40-point fourth quarter and finished the game on a 19-2 run to punctuate their third victory of the season.