UWW Basketball: #21 Women 78, Illinois Wesleyan 21; #24 Men 83, Monmouth (Ill.) 55

No. 21 UW-Whitewater Women Earn Big Road Win

The No. 21 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s basketball team outscored 12th-ranked Illinois Wesleyan by 17 points in the second and third quarters combined Tuesday night in a 78-73 triumph in a non-conference affair in Bloomington, Ill.

The Warhawks (3-1 overall) shot 64.7 percent (11-of-17) in the third quarter to take a four-point lead into the fourth quarter, when the team scored the last seven points of the contest to emerge with a critical road win.

Junior guard Becky Raeder collected a career-high 21 points on 7-of-10 from the floor and 6-of-7 from the free-throw line to lead UW-Whitewater, which made 15-of-16 foul shots, including 5-of-5 over the final 1:04 of regulation.

Senior forward Sarah Schumacher posted 16 points in 17 minutes of action, and senior forward Olivia Freckmann registered 10 points and six rebounds. Sophomore guard Emily Schumacher added nine points, and junior guard Camri Conley chipped in eight points, six rebounds and five assists.

The Warhawks return to action Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Augustana. Tipoff in Rock Island, Ill., is set for 5 p.m.

Efficient First Half Sends No. 24 UW-Whitewater to Road Win

The No. 24 ranked University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men’s basketball team remained undefeated for the 2018-19 season Tuesday night with its second road victory of the season, an 83-55 triumph at Monmouth in a non-conference affair in Monmouth, Ill.

The Warhawks (4-0 overall) shot 62.1 percent in the first half, including 7-of-10 from 3-point range, to take a 48-26 lead into halftime. The team finished the game 13-for-24 (54.2 percent) from 3-point range and 51.8 percent from the field.

UW-Whitewater held the Scots (2-1) to 30.9 percent shooting from the floor, including 3-of-17 from 3-point range.

Senior guard Mitchell Pfeifer hit five 3-pointers on his way to a 19-point, four rebound performance. He also led the team with two steals.

Senior guard Andre Brown collected 16 points, including 14 in the first half, and two assists, and senior guard Malik Celments totaled 10 points and a team-high eight rebounds. Senior guard Dalton Menke hit three 3-pointers for nine points, and senior guard David Sachs dished out a team-best five assists.

For more information on the Warhawk wins, check out UWWSports.com.

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