MANILA, Philippines—Hokkaido surprised Niigata and Kobe Paras for its first win, 88-75, within the East Convention of the Japan B.League season Saturday at Hokkai Kitayell.
The Levanga snapped their disappointing four-game dropping streak at the beginning of the season to enhance to 1-4 whereas Paras and the Albirex BB dropped to 2-3.
Hokkaido was relentless within the opening quarter because it outscored the Albirex BB 31-10 and that was all of the Levanga wrote as they rode that outburst all through the competition.
Hashimoto Ryoma completed with a game-high 20 factors for Hokkaido whereas 5 of his teammates additionally completed in double figures.
De’mon Brooks had 13 factors and 11 rebounds whereas Nakano Tsukasa additionally chipped in 13 factors of his personal for the Levanga.
Paras had 13 factors, on 4-of-13, capturing to steer Niigata whereas Tshilidzi Nephawe had a 10-point, 10-rebound double-double.
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