KFIZ Sports Scoreboard : 11/6/19
Local College Sports – Tuesday’s Results:
WIAC Tournament – 1st Round:
UW-La Crosse 1, UW-Oshkosh 0
–The Titans close the season with an 8-10-1 record
WIAC Tournament – 1st Round:
UW-River Falls 3, UW-Oshkosh 1 (24-26, 25-23, 25-17, 25-17)
–The Titans finish the year at 21-10.
Men’s College Basketball:
St, Mary’s (CA) 65, Wisconsin 63 (OT)
–Malik Fitts made the go-ahead layup with around a minute left in overtime as the Gaels spoiled the Badgers’ season opener in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Wisconsin trailed 30-24 at halftime, then flipped the script, outscoring St. Mary’s 30-24 in the second half to force overtime. The Gaels outscored the Badgers 11-9 in the extra period to pick up the win. Nate Reuvers and Aleem Ford both missed potential game-winning shots in the closing minute of the game. Reuvers finished with 22 points to lead the Badgers. Wisconsin hosts Eastern Illinois on Friday.
Marquette 88, Loyola (MD) 53
–Markus Howard scored 38 points – 30 of those coming in the first half – as the Golden Eagles won their season opener at Fiserv Forum. Howard surpassed Jerel McNeal as the school’s all-time leading scorer in the win. Marquette hosts Purdue on Wednesday night.
UW-Milwaukee 72, Concordia-Wisconsin 62
#2 Kentucky 69, #1 Michigan State 62
Illinois 78, Nicholls State 70 (OT)
Minnesota 85, Cleveland State 50
UC-Riverside 66, Nebraska 47
Michigan 79, Appalachian State 71
Indiana 98, Western Illinois 65
Penn State 84, Maryland-Eastern Shore 46
Maryland 95, Holy Cross 71
Women’s College Basketball:
Wisconsin 75, North Florida 62
–Kendra Van Leeuwen and Julie Pospisilova each scored 14 points in the win for the Badgers.
Marquette 70, Morgan State 48
The Bucks play the second game of their four-game road trip in Los Angeles tonight against the Clippers. Milwaukee is 5-2, winners of three straight – including Monday’s 134-106 win at Minnesota. The Clippers are also 5-2, and are winners of two in a row – including a 105-94 win Sunday against Utah. Los Angeles added two big names in the offseason, bringing in NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard from Toronto and Paul George from Oklahoma City. Both Leonard and George will not play in tonight’s game Coverage tonight starts at 8:30, tipoff just after 9 pm on KFIZ.
LA Lakers 118, Chicago 102
Zac Charbonneau will be back to lead the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders for a fourth season. The team announced Tuesday Charbonneau will return as Field Manager for the team in summer of 2020. Charbonneau has an overall record of 113 wins and 100 losses in the regular season and helped lead the Dock Spiders to the Northwoods League Championship in 2018. He currently serves as the head baseball coach at Milwaukee Area Technical College.
Two Big Ten teams are in the top four of the first rankings released by the College Football Playoff Committee. Unbeaten Ohio State sits at number one, while unbeaten Penn State sits at number four. LSU is number two in the rankings, while Alabama sits at number three. These rankings are sure to change – since LSU plays Alabama this weekend and Ohio State plays Penn State in two weeks. Defending National Champion Clemson is number five in the current CFP rankings. Wisconsin is 13th, while this week’s opponent, is 18th.
San Jose 4, Chicago 2
Minnesota 4, Anaheim 2