• The Japan Times


Matt Lottich scored 21 points, Damian Johnson had 13 points and eight rebounds and Kohei Mitomo added 11 points and knocked down 2 of 4 3-pointers in the Oita HeatDevils’ 62-60 win over the visiting Takamatsu Five Arrows on Tuesday.

Oita improved to 3-3, while Takamatsu fell to 2-4 in the bj-league.

The HeatDevils held the Five Arrows to 22.2 percent from 3-point range (4-for-18) and 34.7 percent on 2-point shots (17-for-49).

Jeffrey Price led Takamatsu with 16 points, Hiroyuki Kikuchi scored 12 and Terrance Farley and Rasheed Sparks each had 10.

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