BYU alumni Jimmer Fredette handles 87ers

December 27 00:36 2015 Print This Article

NEWARK, DE – December 26, 2015, – The Delaware 87ers defeated the Westchester Knicks on Wednesday, winning 116-108 at the Westchester County Center on December 23 but returned home to be defeated 107-93 by the Westchester Knicks on Saturday afternoon at the Bob Carpenter Center.

Guard Sean Kilpatrick led Delaware (9-8) with 27 points on 9-of-22 shooting from the field. David Laury III came off the bench to earn the 87ers’ only double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds, Forward John Bohannon scored 14, and Gary Talton finished with 10 points.

BYU alumni Jimmer Fredette scored a team-high 23 points for the Knicks (12-5), shooting 10-of-16 from the field. Travis Trice II chipped in 20 points and five assists, while forward Darion Atkins snatched 15 rebounds, while adding 10 points.

The 87er’s defensive effort lead to five steals in the first quarter, but still they trailed the Knicks 26-23 when the quarter ended.

Westchester shot 62 percent (15-of-24) from the field in the second quarter and went into the halftime break up 58-40.

Bohannon and McRae scored eight points apiece in the third quarter in an effort to bring the 87ers back, but they trailed 84-67 at the end of three.

Kilpatrick’s 13 points in the fourth quarter kept the 87ers in the game, but the Sevens couldn’t pull within single-digits in the loss.

The 87ers play the Erie Bayhawks in the second game of their three-game home stand on Sunday, December 27th at 3 p.m. ET. Westchester’s next game will be at home against the 87ers on Saturday, January 2nd at 1 p.m. ET.

 

Delaware 87ers Guard Sean Kilpatrick (14) drives toward the lane as Westchester Knicks Forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo (43) defends in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers and the Fort Wayne Mad Ants Saturday Dec, 26, 2015 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

Delaware 87ers Guard Sean Kilpatrick (14) drives toward the lane as Westchester Knicks Forward Thanasis Antetokounmpo (43) defends in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers and the Westchester Knicks Saturday Dec, 26, 2015 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL. Photo By Saquan Stimpson