WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Dec. 8, 2018 – The Oklahoma City Blue (11-2) completed a 21-point comeback to defeat the Westchester Knicks (12-4), 107-102, on Saturday night.
With 42.7 seconds left, Bryce Alford drained a three-pointer to give the Blue a 102-100 lead, its first of the game. After the Knicks couldn’t convert on the other end, Alford hit two free throws to put the game away for Oklahoma City.
The three-pointer extended Alford’s streak of at least one three-point make to 34 games, as he finished with six points and four rebounds. Scotty Hopson led the Blue with 26 points and seven rebounds, while Richard Solomon scored 20 points to go with a career-high 15 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the season.
After the first half, Oklahoma City trailed 58-45, but Westchester used strong third quarters from Kadeem Allen and Isaiah Hicks to push its lead to 21 points. Allen finished with 23 points, nine rebounds and six assists while Hicks tallied a double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds.
The Blue held the Knicks to 12 points in the fourth quarter, the fewest points scored by an Oklahoma City opponent in any quarter this season. Oklahoma City outrebounded Westchester, 53-44 and scored 24 second-chance points to the Knicks’ 17.
The road trip continues for the Blue at the Delaware Blue Coats on Monday night at 6 p.m. CST at the Bob Carpenter Center in Wilmington, Del.