Monday, February 3, 2014

UW-Fox Downs Falcons

UW-Fox 67 UW-Fond du Lac 37

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.  

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