The College Park Skyhawks were defeated by the Maine Celtics 122-113 Thursday night.
Sharife Cooper led the Skyhawks and recorded his first triple-double. Cooper set a career high with 37 points , 11 assists and 10 rebounds.
WHAT A BATTLE! Sharife Cooper dropped a career-high and registered his first ever triple-double. ? @CPSkyhawks
Meanwhile, Chris Clemons posted his THIRD straight triple-double, becoming the first G League player since Daniel Hamilton (2017) to achieve such feat. @MaineCeltics pic.twitter.com/BZO089OkSG
— NBA G League (@nbagleague) February 18, 2022
Justin Tillman posted 24 points and 18 rebounds.
College Park led by as much as 11 points in the first quarter. The Skyhawks had a 7 point lead at halftime.
The game flipped in favor of Maine in the second half. The Skyhawks brought the energy in the first two quarters, but struggled in the third quarter. College Park had 18 turnovers by the third quarter.
The game was tied 77-77 with 2:32 left in the third quarter. Maine jumped out to a four point lead going into the final quarter.
The Celtics went on a 6-0 run and pulled away after a physical game.
The College Park Skyhawks have back-to-back home games beginning with a matchup against Capital City Go-Go on Wednesday, February 23.