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B.League: Kobe Paras, Niigata routed by Akita for 30th loss


In its first game in a month, Niigata succumbed to Akita, 76-92, in the 2021-22 B.League season, Saturday at Noshiro City Gymnasium.

This is the Albirex’s 30th loss of the season, remaining in last place in the entire league with a 5-30 slate.

The Northern Happinets caught fire in the third frame with Jordan Glynn and Sota Oura leading the way. The two combined for 14 of Akita’s 25 points, draining two treys each to turn a 53-45 halftime lead into a 78-60 cushion.

Akita maintained its double-digit cushion for the entirety of the final frame.

Akita, who went up to 21-12 in the standings, drained a total of 16 treys in the contest.

Glynn paced the Northern Happinets with 23 points built on six triples with seven assists. Alex Davis added 15 points and nine rebounds while Shigehiro Taguchi chipped in 13 points.

Kobe Paras had a solid outing for the shorthanded Niigata, tallying 12 points, four rebounds, three assists, and a block.

Jeff Ayres paced Albirex with 16 points and 13 rebounds while Tshilidzi Nephawe got 14 points and 13 rebounds as well.

The two teams face off again tomorrow.

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