Mississippi Sports

Jarreau’s career night lifts Hustle over Knicks in season finale

The Memphis Hustle (15-19) concluded their NBA G League season with a 113-105 victory over the Westchester Knicks (12-22) on Saturday, March 30 in New York.

DeJon Jarreau set career highs with 37 points and 16 assists and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the Hustle. Davon Reed scored 19 points. Michael Devoe finished with 18 points and eight rebounds. Lucas Williamson added 16 points off the bench.

De’Vion Harmon paced the Knicks with 32 points and nine rebounds. Dmytro Skapintsev contributed 18 points and 11 rebounds off the bench. Jacob Toppin added 18 points and nine rebounds. Obadiah Noel finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds.

After trailing by as many as 10 in the first half, the Hustle fought back to tie the game at 87 with 8:58 remaining in the game. Memphis went on an 8-2 run to take the lead and led by as many as eight in the closing minutes.

Memphis shot 46.2 percent from beyond the arc, making 15 3-pointers to offset Westchester’s 60-38 rebounding advantage. The Hustle also scored 17 points off turnovers.

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