NEWMAN! Errol Newman's 24 Points Pace Mesa Over Glendale, 93-75

Errol Newman slams home two of his 24 points on the afternoon to lead Mesa over Glendale. (photo by Aaron Webster)
Errol Newman slams home two of his 24 points on the afternoon to lead Mesa over Glendale. (photo by Aaron Webster)

Mesa, AZ - Mesa's Errol Newman almost seem unstoppable Saturday afternoon as the freshman forward from Las Vegas scored 24 points to help lead the Thunderbirds over the visiting Glendale Gauchos, 93-75.

Newman shot 9-16 overall while knocking down all three of his three pointers to set a new career high for himself.  He was also one rebound shy of a double-double, pulling down nine boards on the afternoon.

Ramon Franklin finished with a double-double, scoring 16 points and pulling down 11 rebounds while Sindou Diallo finished with 15 points and five assists.  Brent Kimbrel and Antwan Ross-Jones each scored 12 points as well.

Mesa forced 13 Gaucho turnovers which the T-Birds turned into 26 points on the other end while also dominating Glendale in the paint, outscoring the Gauchos, 38-22.

The T-Birds are back to a .500 record on the season at 10-10 while sporting an 8-5 ACCAC record.  The T-Birds will be on the for two straight games this next week, first at Arizona Western on Wednesday night then down at Tohono O'odham next Saturday, both games at 7:30 pm.

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