RENO — Idaho opened the D-League Showcase a collection of games and NBA scouts/player personnel directors in one building for three days with a 93-88 victory over the Canton Charge on Monday afternoon.
The Stampede (first place in the West Division with an 11-6 record) knocked off two division leaders in three days Rio Grande Valley (13-3 in the Central) on Saturday in Boise and Canton (10-6 in the East). Idaho trailed 75-68 with 7:37 left in Mondays game, but finished with runs of 14-3 and 11-6 to secure the victory.
Pierre Jackson led Idaho with 33 points on 10-of-23 shooting, while Richard Howell posted a double-double of 15 points and 11 rebounds in 28 minutes.
Idaho plays Erie its final Showcase game at 11 a.m. Wednesday on NBA TV, and hosts the Los Angeles D-Fenders on Friday and Saturday nights at CenturyLink Arena in Downtown Boise. Both games start at 7.