Charge Come Up Short to Skyforce

Official Release | January 20, 2018

CANTON – John Holland’s tying attempt before the buzzer rimmed out as the Canton Charge (11-17) fell to the Sioux Falls Skyforce (15-15), 103-100, at the Memorial Civic Center on Saturday night.

Sioux Falls was led by Alonzo Gee’s 23 points with six rebounds in 32 minutes.  A.J. Hammons had a double-double of 15 points and 13 boards with four blocks in 34 minutes on assignment.  Matt Williams scored 17 off the bench and Larry Drew had an all-around game of 13 points, 10 assists and six rebounds in 41 minutes.  The Skyforce led wire-to-wire throughout tonight’s contest and by as many as 20 points.

Canton’s Marcus Thornton scored a season-high 35 points on 12-of-23 shooting in 36 minutes.  John Holland scored 25 points and grabbed five rebounds in 38 minutes.  Caleb Swanigan had nine points and 11 rebounds in 30 minutes on assignment from Portland, while Ante Zizic had nine points, nine boards and two blocks in 18 minutes on assignment from Cleveland.

The Charge next will head to the Empire State for an 11:00 a.m. matchup with the Westchester Knicks (New York Knicks) on Tuesday, January 23rd2018-19 Charge Nation Memberships are on sale NOW! Place your $100 per seat initial payment today and receive the rest of the 2017-18 season for FREE in addition to all the other great benefits of being a Charge Nation Member. Visit or call 866-444-1944 to sign up today.

The Canton Charge are part of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena organization and are also owned by a group led by Cavaliers Chairman and Quicken Loans Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert. The group also owns and operates the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League and the Cleveland Monsters of the American Hockey League, both of which play their games at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.

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