UW-La Crosse has a spot locked up in the upcoming
WIAC men's basketball tournament.
A win this evening secures a home game in the first
Eagles enter the night sitting in third place in the
...hosting UW-Stout who is just a game-and-a-half
Late in the first .
Stout's Brett Ahsenmacher hits the contested three.
The Blue Devils would lead 35-to-21.
Time winding down in the first half as Calahan Skogman
gets the layup to go.
Eagles down 35 to 30 at the half...it's the beginnings
of a 21-oh run.
In the second .
Luke Tweed working inside the lane .
lays it in for two.
U-W-L goes up 44 to 39.
Stout answers back as Debonair Townsend gets the bucket
and the foul.
Blue Devils go on a 10 to zero run and lead 49 to
U-W-L's defense holds on down the stretch.
Braeden Tice hits the huge three to take the 51 to
Nine lead changes...and some big-time runs.
U-W-L wins 63-55.
Braden Tice The keys were mainly defensive for us.
We really picked it up .
picked up the pressure .
got a lot of turnovers.
It really helped us that we really got stops really
and we scored enough down the stretch that we would
Eagles clinch the number-three seed and a home game
next Wednesday night in the first round of the WIAC