Frontcourt mates Xavier Gibson and Josh Harrellson combined for 45 points for the second straight night to lead the Osaka Evessa to a 98-93 win over the Toyama Grouses on Tuesday.
Osaka (12-9) completed a two-game series sweep at Fumin Kyosai Super Arena, with Gibson, a Florida State product, scoring a game-best 26 points and corralling 10 rebounds. Harrellson had 19 points, 11 boards, four assists and three blocks. (In the series opener on Monday, Harrellson, who played college ball at the University of Kentucky, was the high scorer with 25 points and Gibson followed with 20. Osaka triumphed 85-79.)