The St. John’s Edge came back from the brink of elimination to win their first-round playoff series against the Sudbury Five.

The Edge won Game 5 at home on Sunday 101-92. They had fallen behind 2-1 in the first round of the National Basketball League of Canada Playoffs, but then won two games in a row to take the best-of-five series 3-2.

The Edge will face the Kitchener-Waterloo Titans in the next round of the playoffs.

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