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Jordan notches team-high 18 for Hemofarm

P Burrowes

Wednesday, March 16, 2011    

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IN one of his best performances in three months, Jamaica's Jerome Jordan notched a team-high 18 points off the bench for Hemofarm to beat Zadar 88-71 Sunday in their penultimate match of the regular season of the Adriatic League.

The seven-foot Jordan, a rookie centre with the Serbian team, scored eight of his nine field goal attempts and both of his only two free throws during his 22 minutes on the court.

With the win, Hemofarm are in sixth place with 38 points after 25 matches, which include 13 wins, 12 losses, and a goal difference of +2.

Slovene and Serbian teams Novo Mesto and Partizan Beograd lead the 14-member league with 42 points. Zadar, a Croatian team, are at the bottom of the table with 32 points.

Hemofarm led all the way, 22-16, 51-28, 69-52, and 88-71.

A Jamaica College past student, Jordan came on in the third minute and made his first contribution with a dunk six minutes into the second quarter.

With most of his points coming through lay-ups and dunks in this match, Jordan also had seven rebounds (four of them defensive) and added three steals.

Hemofarm play their final match of the regular season on Wednesday against leaders Novo Mesto of Slovenia.

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