Reno, NV—The Agua Caliente Clippers came up short against the Reno Bighorns Friday night on the road, falling 113-95 on the second night of a back-to-back. With the loss, the Clippers are 20-26 overall and 1-3 against Reno.
Agua Caliente led by one point after the first quarter and connected at a 37 percent clip from beyond the arc in the second to trail by just three at the half. However, Reno forward Marcus Williams had 17 points in the first half to offset the Clippers threat.
The Bighorns attempted to extend their lead in the third quarter, but ACC’s DeAndre Daniels went for 10 points in the frame to keep the Reno lead at nine and within reach. After trading baskets in the opening minutes of the final quarter, Reno scored seven unanswered points to go up by as many as 23 and dash the Clippers hopes for the night.
Daniels led the Clippers with a career-high 18 points to go with 8 rebounds, and Tyler Roberson had a double-double of 15 points and 14 boards to lead the Clippers effort on the glass. Tim Quarterman added 8 points, 7rebounds and 5 assists, and C.J. Williams went for 8 points and 5 assists on the night. LaDontae Henton led the Clippers bench with 15 points, while Skylar Spencer and Ike Iroegbu added 12 and 11 points, respectively.
The Clippers return to action on Sunday afternoon, as they take on the Texas Legends on the road in a 3 p.m. (PST) tip. Fans can stay up-to-date on team news by following the team on Twitter (@ACClippers) or visiting ACClippers.com. Full season membership, group, and single tickets for the 2017-18 Agua Caliente Clippers season are on sale now. For all ticket information and full season schedule, visit ACClippers.com.