It’s fair to say the Vermont Frost Heaves and Manchester Millrats have the Halifax Rainmen’s number.
That number stretched to 14 on the weekend.
- PHOTOS: What's Brewing in Steamy Hallows, the Harry Potter-Inspired Cafe19 Pictures
- All of these celebrities have had their nudes leaked 36 Pictures
The Rainmen, who have not beaten either team in a combined 14 attempts in their two-year history, lost to each of their rivals on a weekend road trip and have fallen out of first in the Premier Basketball League’s Atlantic Conference.
Halifax was thumped 117-98 by Manchester Sunday and edged 107-99 by Vermont on Friday. Their two-game totals of 14-for-46 (.304) from three-point range and 56 turnovers led to their demise.
“Once our shooters come to the party, we’ll have a chance to win,” said Rainmen head coach Rick Lewis. “We’re grinding in the post, but our shooters haven’t had a good night and we need to hit from the outside to open the game up.”
“You can’t win on the road with 28 turnovers,” he added.
Rob Sanders, a former Millrats star, had a huge night against his former team yesterday, with 19 points and 20 boards. Glen Dandridge had a game-high 24, but shot just 3-of-13 beyond the arc. Jimmy Twyman added 19 points.
The Rainmen (3-3) have lost three straight and are now behind the Millrats in the conference standings. They play next on Saturday on the road against the Detroit Panthers.
• David Bailey played at less than 100 per cent with a knee injury … Sharp-shooter Brian Silverhorn sat out with a knee injury … Sanders added 19 points and 11 boards on Friday.