KFIZ Sports Scoreboard : 1/30/18
Boys High School Basketball:
Winnebago Lutheran 82, North Fond du Lac 61
–Mason Herkstroeter and Gabe Pruss each scored 24 points to lead WLA in the win, North Fond du Lac was paced by Dawson Wodsedalek with 26 in the loss.
Random Lake 55, St. Lawrence Seminary 48
Girls High School Basketball:
St. Mary’s Springs 55, Oakfield 45
–Brianna Freund scored 21 points, Emily Mueller added 14 for Springs in the win.
Lomira 66, Ripon 46
Men’s College Basketball:
Nebraska 74, Wisconsin 63
–Ethan Happ posted a double-double of 25 points and 11 rebounds in the loss for Wisconsin, their fifth loss in the last six games. The Badgers led by 11 points at 55-44 with 9:59 left to play in the game, but Nebraska outscored Wisconsin 30-8 the rest of the way to complete the season sweep. The Badgers are 3-7 in the Big Ten and 10-13 overall, they’ll host Northwestern on Thursday.
Michigan 58, Northwestern 47
Illinois-Chicago 74, Milwaukee 56
Milwaukee 107, Philadelphia 95
–Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 31 points and grabbed 18 rebounds in the win for the Bucks, their fourth straight win. Milwaukee travels to Minnesota on Thursday.
Earlier in the day Monday, Khris Middleton of the Bucks was named the NBA’s Eastern Conference Player of the Week. Middleton averaged 25.3 points, 5.3 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 1.7 steals per game, while shooting 63 percent from the field and 55 percent from three point range to help the Bucks to a 3-0 record. It’s the first career Player of the Week honor for Middleton.
The Bucks also announced Monday that Jabari Parker has been medically cleared to return and will play Friday night against New York. Parker tore the ACL in his left knee last February 9th and had surgery the following week. Parker averaged around 20 points and six rebounds per game in 51 games last year before the injury.
Multiple reports say the Brewers have agreed to a deal with relief pitcher Matt Albers. ESPN.com says the agreement is for two years and is worth $5 million. Albers has played for seven teams in his 12-year MLB career, most recently pitching for Washington where he posted a 7-2 record and a 1.62 ERA in 63 games. His earned run average mark was good for third best in the National League last year.
Packers safeties coach Darren Perry is leaving the team to “pursue other opportunities”. The team made the announcement Monday afternoon. Perry joined the Packers staff in 2009 and has coached defensive backs in the NFL for the last 16 years. In seven of his past 14 seasons he has coached a Pro Bowl player. Perry was an internal candidate to replace Dom Capers as defensive coordinator, but that job eventually went to Mike Pettine