66ers Hold Off BayHawks For Home Win

The Tulsa 66ers topped the Erie BayHawks, 105-98, on Friday night at the SpiritBank Event Center with five 66ers scoring in double digits.

Andy Rautins led Tulsa with 22 points, seven rebounds and seven assists while Rasual Butler notched a double-double with 19 points and 10 boards.

Chris Quinn scored 17 points while distributing six assists and Dominique Sutton and Ron Anderson scored 12 points apiece.

Tulsa is 10-1 this season when five-or-more players score 10 or more points.

The 66ers forced 15 Erie turnovers and dished out 18 assists. Tulsa shot 47.4 percent from the field and 46.7 percent from 3-point range on 7-for-15 shooting.

Trailing by two with three minutes remaining in the third, Tulsa (15-12) closed the quarter with a 13-2 run to take an 82-73 lead into the fourth.

The BayHawks (14-12) used a 13-2 run of their own to chip away at Tulsa's lead and get within three points of the 66ers with 1:43 remaining.

Rautins drained a 3-pointer on the next possession to put Tulsa up 98-93. Following a pair of made free throws by each team, Dominique Sutton stole an Erie inbound pass with 22 seconds remaining to help seal the 66ers win.

Henry Sims led Erie with 29 points and 17 boards.

The 66ers are back in action Saturday night when they host the Santa Cruz Warriors at 7:00. For ticket information, visit