The UW-Fox men’s basketball team jumped out to a 15-0 lead on their way to a convincing 91-46 victory over visiting UW-Sheboygan in a WCC-East match up. In the opening half the Cyclones shot a sizzling 61.5% (8/13) on three-point field goals, and would finish 13/25 (52%) for the game. They also out rebounded the Wombats 44-35.
Jon Braeger hit on 4 of his 6 three-point field goal attempts in the opening half. His 14 points helped lead the Cyclones to a 50-21 halftime lead. Wesley Krauss and Chase Hawley also scored 8 points each in the first half.
UW-Sheboygan was never able to mount any momentum in the second half as the Cyclones slowly added to their lead. Jose Elijah led a Cyclone defense that held the Wombats leading scorer, Cedric Foster, to only 11 points on 4/21 shooting. They also held the UW-Sheboygan team to just 30% shooting, and 18% from three-point range, for the game.
Braeger led the Cyclones with 22 points and 9 assists. Traivione Hills (14), Hawley (13), and Krauss (10) were also in double figures for UW-Fox. Hills also recorded a game high 9 rebounds.
The Cyclones move to 5-1 overall, 3-1 in the WCC-East. UW-Fox is now off for two weeks until the resume WCC-East play on Wednesday December 3rd when they host UW-Fond du Lac at 7:30pm.