Raptors 905 (28-17) turned in an impressive performance Tuesday afternoon, earning a 110-92 victory over the Greensboro Swarm in front of 5, 587 fans at Hershey Centre. Kennedy Meeks was dominant, recording a game-high 23 points and 15 rebounds, his 10 offensive rebounds set a new Raptors 905 franchise record. Fuquan Edwin impressed in his first start of the season, scoring 22 points for the 905, while the Swarm were led by John Dawson who recorded 17 points in the loss.
The 905 came out strong in the first quarter of play, putting up 27 points to the Swarm’s 20. Toronto Raptors assignee Alfonzo McKinnie recorded a quarter-high seven points for the 905. In the second frame, Greensboro pulled within four points by the end of the period, benefitting from Dawson’s 14-point effort in the quarter.
After a closely contested third quarter, the 905 used a 32-20 fourth frame to secure the victory, spearheaded by Edwin and reserve Davion Berry scoring 11 and 10 points respectively. The 905 now embark on its longest road trip of the year, a four-game West Coast swing before returning home to close out the regular season against Maine on March 24. Greensboro returns home to face Delaware on Friday, its first of two remaining home games this season.