Mavericks hit the second-half gas in comeback win


A second-half turnaround helped the Shreveport Mavericks vanquish the Dallas Skyline 118-105 on Friday night at Centenary’s Gold Dome in The Basketball League action.

After trailing by 10 points, 56-46, at halftime, the Mavericks went on furious comeback that was a 23-point turnout. 

Ty Jordan, Larry Robinson, Jamal Brantley and Paul Harrison all had six points in the pivotal third quarter when the Mavs outscored the Skyline 32-16 to lead 78-72 entering the fourth quarter. 

A Jordan 3-pointer with a little more than five minutes left in the third quarter put Shreveport ahead for good 67-64. A Robinson floater in the lane and another 3 from Jordan gave the Mavericks a 72-64 advantage. 

Paul Parks scored 15 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter. DeAndre McIntyre contributed 11 of his 13 points in the fourth quarter, both Parks and McIntyre had all three of their 3s in the fourth period. 

The Skyline’s top players in the game were DK Richardson with 20 points and Elton Dyer with 19 points.

The next Mavericks home game will be on March 22 when they play the Beaumont Panthers at the Gold Dome.

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