Montreal Alliance remains winless on the road

Jump to a 26-13 lead over the Stingers in Edmonton, but lose 85-72, dropping their CEBL record to 3-3.

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The Montreal Alliance is still looking for its first road win.

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The Alliance opened a 26-13 lead over the Edmonton Stingers Wednesday night, but the defending champions of the Canadian Elite Basketball League turned the tables in the second quarter with a 26-9 run and went on to win 85-72 .

That tied the Alliance’s record at 3-3, with all three wins at home and all three losses on the road.

Adika Peter-McNeilly led the Stingers on 18 points, while Aher Uguak, an Edmonton-raised Sudanese rookie who played for Loyola of Chicago last season, had 17 points. Jordan Baker added 13 and Brody Clarke scored 12.

Isiah Osborne led Montreal with 15, followed by Kemy Ossé (13), Nathan Cayo (12) and Hernst Laroche (10.).

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