RGV Vipers Michael Frazier goes up for a shot against the Santa Cruz Warriors at Bert Ogden Arena in Edinburg.
RGV Vipers Dakari Tucker pulls down a rebound against the Santa Cruz Warriors at Bert Ogden Arena in Edinburg.
Isaiah Hartenstein has the ball stripped from him by a Santa Cruz defender.
RGV Vipers Gary Payton II takes a shot against the Santa Cruz Warriors at Bert Ogden Arena in Edinburg.
Michael Frazier looks under the arm of a Santa Cruz defender as he drives the lane.
Vipers’ six-game winning streak ends on one-point loss
The World of Sports
EDINBURG - Vipers Head Coach Joseph Blair has a simple strategy when it comes to winning games.
Don’t turn the ball over, pass the ball around quickly, and make free throws.
Based on that, the first-year RGV Vipers coach can look at a stat sheet from any game and pretty much tell you if his squad won.
In the most recent game against the Santa Cruz Warriors, the assist-to-field goal ratio was low, the free-throw percentage was lower, and the turnovers were high. The result? A 92-91 loss, ending the Vipers six-game win streak.
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