The Cougar pro basketball tracker, Jimmer Fredette, Game 7: Fredette has big day

The Westchester Knicks got production from all over the floor as they knocked off the Raptors 905 at the Hershey Centre on Sunday night.

Six players scored in double figures, including Sean Marshall who had 20 points on 8 for 13 shooting from the floor to go along with seven rebounds, two assists and two steals in 30 minutes off the bench.

Thanasis Antetokounmpo and Travis Trice II also had solid performances for the Knicks who improved to 9-3 on the season. Antetokounmpo had 14 points on 6 for 12 shooting from the floor while Trice managed 13 points on the strength of a 7 for 9 shooting night from the free-throw line. He added four assists, three rebounds and two steals in 30 minutes.

Jordan Bachynski added a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds to go along with three blocks while Jordon Crawford totaled 10 points, two assists and two steals in 17 minutes.

Ronald Roberts Jr., and Delon Wright led the way for the 905 in the loss. Roberts had a huge double-double with 21 points on 8 for 14 shooting from the floor with 20 rebounds, including nine on the offense end. He added two steals and a block in 39 minutes. Wright also registered a double-double of his own with 18 points on 5 for 12 shooting with 10 assists, seven rebounds and three blocked shots.

Melvin Johnson III and Axel Toupane each chipped in with 18 points a piece. Johnson got his on 4 for 8 shooting from 3-point range, while Toupane was 5 for 7 shooting from the floor and 7 for 7 from the charity stripe. He added four rebounds, four assists and three steals.

Scott Suggs added 11 points while Bruno Caboclo recorded nine points, five blocks, three rebounds and three assists.

Jimmer Fredette put up more nice numbers in his seventh game in a Westchester Knicks’ uniform. He finished the night with 21 points on 50 percent shooting from the floor, including 2 for 6 from 3-point range and 5 for 6 from the free-throw line. He added three rebounds, three assists, three steals and a block in 38 minutes.

After a slow first quarter that saw him go scoreless on 0 for 3 shooting from the floor, Fredette got it going in the second. He started it out with a nice driving floater from just inside the free-throw line and then added three free-throws. After a long stretch of not attempting a shot he ended the quarter with a pair of huge 3-pointers, including one off the dribble in the final seconds that tied the game at 50.

His only bucket in the third quarter was on a 3-point play after he got space after a sweet crossover and hit a jumper from the mid range.

He totaled seven more points in the fourth quarter, including a nice runner in the lane, another floater from just inside the free-throw line and a fast break lay up after he stole the inbound pass.

On the season, he is averaging 24.4 points on 47.2 percent shooting from the floor (8.3-17.6), including 42.9 percent from 3-point land (2.1-5.0) and 90.9 percent from the free-throw line (5.7-6.3). He also chips in with 4.9 assists, 4.1 rebounds and 2.4 steals in 36.7 minutes a game.

Up next for Fredette and the Knicks is a matchup with the Maine Red Claws on Friday night. The Red Claws are 6-5 on the season, three games behind the Knicks in the Atlantic Division.



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