Pirates starts the final weekend with a win over NYC.
The Pirates Saturday night, hosted the New York City Black Eagles, in their second to final game of their exhibition season.
The Pirates sprinted out of the gates, with a commanding 37-12 lead. The team played a resilient Eagles team in the second half of the game, where NYC scored 37 points in the third quarter to cut the lead to single digits. However, the Pirates had a strong start the fourth quarter to stretch the lead to double digits and never looked back.
Tyree Robinson came back from injury and had yet another strong game, with numerous highlights throughout where he finished 21 points, team leading 16 rebounds, and 4 blocks.
But once again it was Avery King being the focal point on offense where he made three consecutive 3 point shots to put the game away on the fourth. King has been selected to Player of the Game after a stellar performance where he scored 22 points, while bringing down 6 rebounds, and adding in 5 assists.
Other strong performers of the night were Providence native Dexter Thompson with 15 points, 10 rebounds, team leading 6 assists, Sayvoun Houston added another double double in the season with 17 points and 13 rebounds. Box Score
The Pirates coasted to a victory of 112-97 victory over the Black Eagles, and look to make it 4 in a row Sunday afternoon, with their last game of the year against the Philly Stunnaz.