The Iowa Energy beat the Utah Flash in Game 1 of the first round of the NBDL Playoffs. The game came down to the wire but the Energy held it together to give them a 103-96 win. Curtis Stinson led the way with 29 points, 9 assists, and 7 rebounds. Marqus Blakely also chipped in with 15 points and 13 rebounds. The Energy held Orien Greene to 15 points and if the Energy are going to win this series, they will need to stop Greene from having big games. Scott VanderMeer stepped up big on defense with 5 blocks.
The Energy and Flash square off again on Monday in Iowa.
Curtis Stinson: 29 points, 9 assists, 7 rebounds
Marqus Blakely: 15 points, 13 rebounds
Stanley Robinson: 12 points, 6 rebounds
Scott VanderMeer: 9 points, 7 points, 5 blocks
Andre Ingram: 22 points
Orien Greene: 15 points, 7 assists, 6 rebounds