North Little Rock (AR) defeated Florence (MS) 76-60 in the opening round of the 2018 Beach Ball Classic at the Myrtle Beach (SC) Convention Center.
TURNING POINT: With the game time at 16-16 midway through the first half, North Little Rock scored 16 unanswered points to opena 32-16 lead with 2:44 remaining in the opening half.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK STAT LEADERS: Shawn Fudge scored 19 points to lead the Wildcats. Collin Moore posted a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds while D.J. Smith and Spencer Simes added 12 points each.
FLORENCE STAT LEADERS: Alabama signee Jaylen Forbes struggled from the field as he connected on just 9-of-37 shots but he posted a double-double with 27 points and 17 rebounds.
RECORDS: North Little Rock 11-1, Florence 8-2.
WHERE ARE THEY FROM: North Little Rock – North Little Rock, AR. Florence – Florence, MS.
GAME STATS: Box Score