JAMESTOWN – In their first game without Michael Davenport, the Jamestown Jackals defeated the Albany Patroons on Sunday, 93-81, improving their record to 4-9 on the season.
On Saturday, Michael Davenport was signed by the Island Storm of the National Basketball League of Canada. The Storm is located in Charlottetown, the Capital of Prince Edward Island.
Austin Hamilton led the way for the Jackals, scoring a team-high 16 points, while adding five rebounds and seven assists.
James Helton finished with a double-double of a dozen points and 10 rebounds.
Helton is in the top-10 in the league in scoring.
Six different players would finish the game in double figures for Jamestown.
In nearly 21 minutes of action, Daniel Mulamba scored eight points, pulled down a game-high 11 boards, and swatted a pair of shots.
Mulamba is currently third in the league in rebounding, averaging more than 10.5 boards/game, and is number one in offensive rebounds per game with more than 5.5.
For Albany, Joshua Cameron scored a game-high 18 points. Cameron also tallied six assists.
Darius Paul added 15 points and seven rebounds.
Albany made only four three-pointers on 24 attempts, a paltry 16.7%. In addition, the Patroons made just 56.7% of their attempts (17-30).
With their loss, Albany dropped to 8-2. Albany still has one of the league’s best records.
Jamestown will return to action on Wednesday night at 7:00, as they will be on the road for a two-game stretch against the New York Court Kings.
The next home game for the Jackals will be on Mar. 3 as they, again, take on the Albany Patroons.