March 09--Fresh off back-to-back wins on the road, the Erie BayHawks go for their first three-game winning streak of the season today at home against the Springfield Armor.
The BayHawks (13-26) beat the Tulsa 66ers 107-103 on Wednesday, two days after downing the Armor 122-119 in Springfield, Mass. The BayHawks have had back-to-back wins four times this season.
Springfield (16-23) has lost two straight, including a 118-110 loss at Canton on Saturday.
BayHawks rookie guard Scott Suggs comes in having made 14 of his past 23 attempts from 3-point range and has posted 26, 27 and 26 points in his past three starts. Suggs went into Saturday's games ranked sixth in the D-League with 94 3-pointers in 36 games, an average of 2.6 per game.
Lewis Jackson, who recorded a double-double against Tulsa with 11 points and 10 rebounds, has moved up to second in the league in assists with 8.1 per game.
The BayHawks are holding Salute Our Troops Day for today's game. Tipoff is at 2 p.m. at Erie Insurance Arena, and the BayHawks will wear commemorative patriotic uniforms that will be auctioned afterward, with proceeds benefiting Pennsylvania Wounded Warriors.
Current and retired military personnel will receive free tickets by showing their military ID or their DD214 card.
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