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UW-Whitewater men rebound after first loss

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Gazette staff
Saturday, December 9, 2017

One day after they suffered their first loss of the season, UW-Whitewater defeated Trine University 64-53 in the St. Andrews Products Classic at Trine University in Angola, Indiana on Saturday afternoon.

 

The No. 3 ranked Warhawks improved to 7-1 after suffering a 66-53 loss to Adrian (Michigan) on Friday afternoon.

 

On Saturday, David Sachs and Andre Brown led the Warhawks with 15 and 13 points, respectively.

 

Janesville Parker graduate Riley Jensen led the team with eight rebounds and added five points.

 

Janesville Craig graduate Jerry Ngobi had seven points and three rebounds.

 

On Friday, guard Mitchell Pfeifer paced UW-Whitewater with 13 points to go along with three rebounds. Brown had 11 points, and junior forward Maurquis Turner had 11 points and five rebounds.

 

The Warhawks held an 18-8 lead nine minutes into the first half but suffered their first loss.

 

With the loss, the Warhawks’ regular season, non-conference winning streak was snapped at 23 games.

WHITEWATER 64, TRINE UNIVERSITY 53

 

UW-Whitewater (64)—Sachs, 4-4-15; Brown, 4-5-13; Menke, 2-3-9; Pfeifer, 3-0-7; Ngobi, 2-2-7; Rongstad, 1-4-6; Jensen, 1-3-5; Turner, 0-1-1. Totals: 17-23-64.

 

Trine (53)—Copeland, 9-6-24; Smith, 5-0-13; Daman, 3-0-6; Paul, 1-0-3; Hunter, 1-1-3; Corcoran, 1-0-2; Clune, 1-0-2. Totals: 21-7-53.

 

UW-Whitewater 31 33-64

 

Trine 26 27-53

 

Three-point goals—Whitewater 7 (Sachs 3, Menke 2, Pfeifer, Nogobi), Trine 4 (Smith 3, Paul). Free throws missed—Whitewater 8, Trine 3). Rebounds—Whitewater 46 (Jensen 8), Trine 38 (Copeland 9). Assists—Whitewater 8 (Sachs 3, Trine 14 (Paul 4). Total fouls—Whitewater 17, Trine 22.

(Result Friday)

ADRIAN 66, WHITEWATER 53

 

UW-Whitewater (53)—Pfeifer, 5-0-13; Brown, 4-3-11; Turner, 4-3-11; Menke, 2-1-6; Rongstad, 3-0-6; Sachs, 1-1-9; Tyler, 0-2-2. Totals: 19-10-53.

 

Adrian (66)—Webster, 9-10-29; Heard, 4-3-13; Colbert, 2-2-8; Harris, 2-0-5; Buckner, 2-1-5; Kalonji, 2-0-4; Wyatt-Morris, 1-0-2. Totals: 22-16-66.

 

Whitewater 29 24—53

 

Adrian 25 41—66

 

Three-point goals—Whitewater 5 (Pfeifer 3, Menke, Sachs), Adrian 6 (Heard 2, Colbert 2, Harris, Webster). Free throws missed—Whitewater 9, Adrian 6. Rebounds—Whitewater 28 (Rongstad 10), Adrian 41 (Webster 12). Assists—Whitewater 10 (Sachs 4), Adrian 7 (Colby 2, Buckner 2). Total fouls—Whitewater 23, Adrian 17. Fouled out—Sachs, Pfeifer.


Last updated: 11:57 pm Saturday, December 9, 2017


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