• The Japan Times


Matt Lottich and Kohei Mitomo scored 16 points apiece and Damian Johnson added 14 as the host Oita HeatDevils defeated the Takamatsu Five Arrows 87-74 on Tuesday in the bj-league.

Five players scored in double figures for the HeatDevils (2-3), who led by 12 points entering the fourth quarter.

For Takamatsu (2-3), Satoshi Takeda scored a game-high 23 points and Rasheed Sparks had a double-double (14 points, 14 rebounds).

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