AUSTIN, Texas – The Austin Spurs (18-26) defeated the Stockton Kings (27-18), 128-104, Saturday evening at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park.
John Holland led Spurs scoring with 22 points (7-14 FG, 4-8 3FG) in 32 minutes. Ben Moore recorded his twelfth double-double of the season of 17 points (6-7 FG) and 17 rebounds, while Travis Trice contributed 20 points (7-11 FG, 5-5 FT) and a team-high seven assists.
A competitive first half featured seven lead changes and nine ties, with neither team able to gain more than a seven-point advantage. The Kings were able to gain slight separation at the end of the half for a 68-62 lead heading into the break.
The Spurs fought back in the second half, tying the game 91-91 heading into the final period. The Silver and Black took control in the fourth, boosted by 11 fourth-quarter points from San Antonio Spurs assignee Chimezie Metu. Austin would go on to outscore Stockton, 37-16, in the quarter for a final score of 128-104.
For the Kings, Daniel Ochefu led scoring with 27 points (11-15 FG, 5-7 FT). Troy Williams notched a double-double of 15 points (5-13 FG) and 10 rebounds.