Pictures by Peter Mischka, Courtesy of Bob Mischka.
Warhawks Fall Behind Early En Route to WIAC Setback
The No. 8 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men’s basketball team was unable to find a rhythm Wednesday evening in an 84-67 loss against UW-Platteville in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference showdown at Kachel Gymnasium.
The Warhawks (14-4 overall, 4-3 WIAC) were held to 37.5 percent shooting, including a 25 percent clip in the first half, while the Pioneers hit 62 percent of their shots, including 69.6 percent in the second half.
Junior guard Andre Brown collected 16 points to lead UW-Whitewater. Junior forward Derek Rongstad collected 15 points, four rebounds and two steals, and junior forward Maurquis Turner tallied 13 points.
UW-Whitewater begins the second half of the WIAC slate this Saturday at 7 p.m. against UW-Eau Claire on All-American Night at Kachel Gymnasium.