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Dwight Ramos, Toyama struggle early, bow to Shimane in B.League


Dwight Ramos and Toyama saw their two-game winning streak snapped, suffering a 75-91 loss to Shimane in the 2021-22 B.League season, Wednesday at Toyama City Gymnasium.

Turnovers doomed the Grouses in the second quarter, committing 10 errors that led to 23 points for the Susanoo Magic. Toyama, who led 19-17 in the opening frame, fell behind 33-40 at the half.

Nick Kay dominated in the third canto, scoring 17 of his 32 points during that frame, helping Shimane gain a double-digit lead.

The lead of Shimane grew to as high as 22 points, 75-53, early in the final frame.

Shimane went up to 22-8 in the standings while Toyama fell to 13-20.

Perrin Buford complemented Kay with 20 points on 8-of-13 shooting with 11 assists. Kosuke Kanamura produced 14 points on four treys with three rebounds, two assists, two steals, and a block while Seiya Ando tallied 13 points and eight assists.

In 15 minutes of action for Toyama, Dwight Ramos got 10 points, four rebounds, and a steal.

Brice Johnson notched a double-double with 16 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Grouses. Joshua Smith got 11 points, nine rebounds, and five assists while Kevin Hareyama had 10 points.

Ramos and Nagoya will next face Javi Gomez de Liano and Ibaraki this weekend at Adastria Mito Arena.

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