The Cyclones used a big second half to beat UW-Fond du Lac in the the WCC-East game. UW-Fox led 25-18 at halftime after shooting a dismal 31% in the opening period. The Cyclones held the Falcons to just 32% shooting in the first half and gave up only 1 offensive rebound to make up for their struggles on offense.
In the second half UW-Fox slowly built their lead and pulled away. The Cyclones shot better in the second half, connecting on 16/35 field goal attempts (46%), while also being peskier on defense. UW-Fond du Lac shot just 26% for the game, 22% from three-point range. UW-Fox also held the Falcons to just 3 offensive rebounds in the contest.
Marcus Jensen topped his 15 point career high effort from two days earlier by leading the Cyclones with 17 points. He also pulled down 7 rebounds. Nick Mohl, starting in place of the injured Jon Schlaver, scored 10 points and grabbed 7 rebounds for UW-Fox.
The Cyclone starting guard tandem of Trevor Krizenesky and Cameron Schaefer had unique stat lines. The 5-10 Schaefer scored 9 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, while the 5-9 Krizenesky had 7 points and 9 rebounds. Schaefer also handed out 5 assists. Seth Wallace chipped in with 7 points off the bench for UW-Fox.
The win moves UW-Fox to 17-4 overall, 7-2 in the WCC-East. They travel to UW-Manitowoc on Wednesday night February 5th for a WCC-East showdown with the Blue Devils. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30pm.