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Double-double act from Jones seals title - Apr 21, 2018


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Dean Jones secured another double-double, scoring ten points and grabbing 12 rebounds, as Somerset Tsunamis clinched the Bermuda Basketball Winter League title with a 64-61 win over Devonshire Chargers at Bermuda College last night. The Tsunamis once again proved to be the Chargers' nemesis, having been the only team to beat them in the regular season of the Winter League, sponsored by One. For Jones it was a double double-double, having recorded 17 points and 11 boards in their 52-43 win over Warwick Rimrockers in the semi-final on Monday. 'I guess you could say myself,' Jones joked when asked who was Bermuda basketball's Mr Double-Double. 'I guess the statistics will tell you that, but there's a lot of other great players out there as well. 'The main thing is that my team-mates know where to get me the ball. We play as a team and there's a lot of other guys who made big plays during the game and the whole play-offs. Jamie Cedeino made some big shots - if it wasn't for him we wouldn't be in the final. It's a team game; I do my job and everybody else does theirs.' Cedenio lead Somerset with 18 points and was one of four Tsunamis players to reach double figures, along with Jason Simons (86), with 14, Ryan Rabain, who scored 12, and Jones. Kevin Stephens and Alex Butterfield led the Chargers, with Stephens scoring a game-high 20 points and Butterfield 18, but they could not find a way past Somerset. 'That just happens sometimes,' Jones said. 'Our team matched up well against theirs. The games were close, they all came down to the wire and could have gone either way, but unfortunately for them, they were on the losing end.' Devonshire started out with a 22-12 lead, before a 14-4 run at from Somerset tied the scores at 32-32 at half-time. Tsunamis came out storming after the break, and were ahead 55-41, before a furious Devonshire comeback fell just short. 'We started out a little slack,' Jones said. 'I wouldn't necessarily say it was nerves, we were just missing easy shots and they made a run. Once we settled down, we were able to play our game. In the second half we played our game, made a run, took the lead and from there it was just a matter of holding on to it. We knew they were going to fight, we knew it wasn't going to be easy, but we just had to hold on to it. 'Chargers are a great team, led by Kevin Stephens and Alex Butterfield. It was a tough match-up. It was a battle all the way. My hamstrings are sore, my back's sore; it was a tough game.'
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Hoop dreams dashed - 1 month ago
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