Makoto Hiejima earns playoff MVP honors after scoring a game-best 24 points in the Brex’s title-clinching win.
Utsunomiya outscored Ryukyu 26-5 in the final period, turning a close game into a rout.
Ryukyu is making its first appearance in the circuit’s championship series, while Utsunomiya is back for the third time in six years.
Backup forward Chase Fieler exemplified the Brex’s productivity at both ends of the floor last weekend.
“I think the fact that the players continued to work hard for 40 minutes led to the victory. However, if we don't win one more, today's...
Utsunomiya makes 13 of 28 3-point shots in the series finale against Chiba and takes a two-game lead atop the East Division standings.