Thursday, February 23, 2012

Cyclones Beat UW-Richland

The UW-Fox men’s basketball team avenged its only loss of the season with a 77-64 home win over UW-Richland.  Aaron Gosse (Green Bay NEW Lutheran) had a career high 18 points off the bench to help spark the host Cyclones.
Korey Jagiello scored 16 first half points to help UW-Fox jump out to a 41-27 halftime lead.  Gosse also netted three 3-point baskets in the opening half.
In the second half the Road Runners narrowed the gap to 9 points on a few occasions, but could never get any closer.  The Cyclones defense held UW-Richland to 24% shooting from 3-point range, while shooting 58% overall in the second half themselves, and 49% for the game.
Jagiello finished with 23 points, on 9 for 11 shooting, and 11 rebounds to lead UW-Fox, while Travis Puyleart (Green Bay Preble) added 10 points.  Trevor Smith (Appleton North) had 4 assists and 3 steals for the Cyclones.
The Cyclones move to 16-1 overall on the season.  They will return to WCC-East action on Monday night when they travel to UW-Waukesha to take on the second place Cougars.  Tip-off is set for 7:30pm.

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