Windsor Express

Windsor Express Comeback to Defeat Lightning

Windsor Express, Brandon Robinson & Express Win at the Colosseum

The Windsor Express (3-2) secured their third straight win from a last second three pointer from Brandon Robinson, defeating the London Lightning at home (3-2) 94-91.

Chris Commons gets the Express off to a quick start with a deep three, and the Lightning did not get a basket until the 9:17 mark when Chad Posthumus had the two handed slam. The first quarter saw three lead changes between both teams at the 5:40 mark. The Lightning were able to capitalize off a 2-0 run, and a three pointer from Warren Ward to take a 19-16 lead.
The second quarter was off to a slow start for Windsor. London was able to secure a ten point lead in the
first two minutes, 27-10. Windsor closed the half trailing by 5, 41-36.
The Express came out strong in the third quarter of the game, outscoring the Lightning 25-19. Brandon Robinson drove through the lane and hit a layup as time expired, giving the Express a 65-56 advantage.
The last quarter of the game saw London make a comeback in the first few minutes, bringing it to a two point score, 67-65 in favour of Windsor. With less than five minutes to go in the game, Stephen Maxwell was able to tie the game at 80-80 after his three point play. Brandon Robinson responded with a three of his own to give Windsor the lead. London would tie the game again, 91-91 with 17 seconds left in the game, after Garrett Williamson makes one of two free throws. Brandon Robinson hit a three in the final seconds of the game to give Windsor their third straight win with a final score of 94-91.
Chris Commons put up 22 points and came up with 3 blocks for the Express. Brandon Robinson grabbed
9 rebounds to go along with his 20 points.

Kirk Williams Jr came out of the game with a double double (12 points and 14 rebounds).

Tyshawn Patterson of the London Lightning had a game high 29 points. Stephen Maxwell also had a double double (22 points, 15 rebounds).
The Express will head back on the road to take on the Niagara River Lions at the Meridian Centre for a
7:00pm start.
The next Windsor Express home game will be on Sunday, January 10th at The WFCU Centre, with a 2:00pm start.

Windsor Express Stat Leaders

Points Assists Rebounds
Chris Commons (22) Brandon Robinson (7) Kirk Williams Jr (14)
Brandon Robinson (20) Kirk Williams Jr (4) Brandon Robinson (9)
Kirk Williams Jr (12) Tony Bennett (4) Tony Bennett (7)

London Lightning Stat Leaders

Points Assists Rebounds
Tyshawn Patterson (29) Garrett Williamson (5) Stephen Maxwell (15)
Stephen Maxwell (22) Jeremy Wise (4) Warren Ward (7)
Kevin Loiselle (9) Kevin Loiselle (4) Kevin Loiselle (6)

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