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The Memphis Hustle defeated the Canton Charge, 124-117, in the franchise’s first road game Wednesday at Canton Memorial Civic Center.

Seven Hustle players scored in double figures in a balanced effort, including four players with 15-or-more.

Canton led for the majority of the first half, sparked by a 37-point first quarter where the Charge shot 14-of-21 (.667) from the field, and held an 81-71 lead with 7:55 remaining in the third quarter.

However, the Hustle finished the period on a 29-11 run and never looked back, leading by as many as 13 late in the fourth quarter.

Ivan Rabb (22 points, 10 rebounds) posted his third double-double in the first four games of the season, also shooting 9-of-14 from the field and blocking two shots.

Omari Johnson made 3-of-4 three-point attempts in route to a season-high 19 points.

Austin Nichols saw significant minutes for the first time this season, scoring 14 points and grabbing five rebounds in just 17 minutes.

Jeremy Morgan (16 points) and Jordon Crawford (11 points) both recorded season highs in scoring.

JaCorey Williams led the Charge with a double-double of 25 points and 11 rebounds on a very efficient night from the field (11-13 FG).

The Hustle return home to take on the Iowa Wolves on Friday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Landers Center.

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