The Mono Vampire Basketball Club earned another impressive road win as they came away with a convincing 104-84 win over the Formosa Dreamers at the Changua County Stadium in Taiwan.
New import Samuel Deguara led the way for Mono with 22 points and 8 rebounds. The 7’4” big man, who served as a replacement for Reggie Johnson, also had 3 blocks in the win. Local Chitchai Ananti was a spark plug off the bench, providing 21 points on an efficient 7-for-10 shooting.
As Mono snatched another win, Formosa has now lost four in a row. Chen Yu Han top-scored for his team with 18 points. Lenny Daniel meanwhile tallied 17 points, 8 rebounds, and 3 assists in just 28 minutes of play. Fellow import Reggie Okosa had a quiet outing of 7 points on 3-for-11 shooting.
Formosa actually got the early jump on Mono, opening the game, 7-0. They even ended the first period with a slim 25-24 lead as they leaned on Chen’s 12 points in the opening salvo. Unfortunately, the home team could not sustain their momentum.
Mono clamped down in the second period, limiting the Dreamers to just 9 points while scoring 25 on their own. Paul Zamar scored 15 of his 21 points in the first half.
Mono enjoyed a lead as high as 25 points as they were clicking on all cylinders. Aside from the stellar contributions from Deguara, Ananti, and Zamar, Jason Brickman ran the show for the road team, dishing 16 assists to go along with 8 points.
As a team, Mono had 28 turnovers, but the Dreamers could not capitalize because of their poor shooting. Formosa shot the ball at 37 percent while allowing the Vampires 51 percent, including 9 triples.
The Thailand team has now improved to a 5-3 slate. Meanwhile. Formosa has slid at the bottom of the standings alongside the CLS Knights with a disappointing 1-5 record.