The Soul used a 30-8 second quarter blitz to turn a 24-12 deficit into a 42-32 lead when Fields buried a three in transition just before halftime. The Rockets tied the game at 67 with three minutes remaining before Terry and Jennings closed the deal.
Everything about the Soul's debut game and season has been very impressive.
Team owner Nesia Wright, who starred at Augusta University, has helped create quite a buzz about the new professional team. The players and coaches conducted a free basketball clinic Saturday at Evans High School for 100 area female students.
The stands were full for the season opener. It seemed like half the people there were sporting Georgia Soul t-shirts. And the crowd cheered loudly for the home team.
- Chad Cook's AugBball