SWARM HANDLE RED CLAWS IN SUNDAY MATINEE
March 4, 2018 (GREENSBORO, N.C.) – Cat Barber, Damien Wilkins and Marcus Paige all scored 20-plus points as the Greensboro Swarm triumphed over the Maine Red Claws, 109-100, on Sunday at the Fieldhouse at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Barber led all players with 29 points while Wilkins and Paige added 28 and 21 points, respectively.
Greensboro Had Three Players Score At Least 20 Points
Greensboro (14-28) snapped its four-game losing skid while extending Maine’s (17-26) road losing streak to 11 games.
The Swarm’s 20-plus point trio did most of their damage in the second half, with 47 of their combined 78 during that time. The 29-points for Barber was a season high. Wilkins has scored 20-or-more points in nine of his 10 games with the Swarm this season. Paige finished 7-for-14 from the field, including four three pointers.
Maine was led by Guerschon Yabusele’s 23 points and seven rebounds. The Boston Celtic on assignment to the Red Claws went 8-of-11 from the field in a game-high 40 minutes. Maine’s starting five all scored in double figures, with Kadeem Allen adding 17 points. Trey Davis had 14 points off the bench.
The Swarm return to action on Friday, March 9, as the Windy City Bulls visit Greensboro. Tip from the Fieldhouse is set for 7 p.m. The game is the first of a home-home back-to-back as the Swarm host Grand Rapids Drive on Saturday, March 8, at 7 p.m.
About the Greensboro Swarm – The NBA G League affiliate of the Charlotte Hornets, the Greensboro Swarm will play the 2017-18 season as a member of Southeast Division in the Eastern Conference. All home games are played at the renovated Fieldhouse at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Follow the Swarm on Twitter (@greensboroswarm), Facebook (/greensboroswarm) or Instagram (@greensboroswarm).