KFIZ Sports Scoreboard : 12/5/19
Men’s College Basketball:
Rockford 87, Marian 80
–Matt Hickey scored 20 points, Justin Wilson added 19 in the loss for the Sabres
Ripon College 76, Beloit College 59
–Trent Jones scored 16 points to lead the Red Hawks to a win in their conference opener. Ripon is now 5-1 on the season, with a date against St. Norbert on Saturday
Big Ten/ACC Challenge:
NC State 69, Wisconsin 54
–Aleem Ford scored 13 points, Nate Reuvers and Kobe King each scored 11 as the Badgers lost to the Wolfpack in Raleigh Wednesday night. Wisconsin shot just 37 percent from the floor, and 21 percent from three-point range in the loss – their third straight defeat to fall to 4-4 on the year. Conference play begins Saturday as Indiana visits the Kohl Center.
Purdue 69, #5 Virginia 40
#6 Ohio State 74, #7 North Carolina 49
#3 Maryland 72, Notre Dame 51
Georgia Tech 73, Nebraska 56
Penn State 76, Wake Forest 54
Marquette 75, Jacksonville 56
–Sacar Anim scored 19 points to lead the Golden Eagles. Marquette travels to Kansas State on Saturday
Xavier 84, UW-Green Bay 71
Women’s College Basketball:
Ripon College 76, Beloit College 49
Milwaukee 127, Detroit 103
–13 wins in a row for the Bucks – they got 35 points and nine rebounds from Giannis Antetokounmpo in the win. Khris Middleton added 17 points, Eric Bledsoe 13 points and six assists. Milwaukee is now 19-3, they host the LA Clippers on Friday – as they try to make it 14 straight wins.
Chicago 106, Memphis 99
Dallas 121, Minnesota 114
Wisconsin’s junior tailback Jonathan Taylor has been named the Ameche-Dayne Big Ten Running Back of the Year for the second straight season. The league made the announcement Wednesday afternoon. Taylor has rushed for 17-hundred-61 yards and scored 25 touchdowns in 12 games. Taylor and center Tyler Biadasz were named first team All-Big Ten by both the conference coaches and the media. Taylor was a unanimous selection by the media. He and his Badgers teammates have a rematch with Ohio State coming up Saturday in the Big Ten Championship in Indianapolis.
Former Packers offensive lineman Josh Sitton will retire from the league as a member of the Green Bay Packers. Sitton played eight seasons in Green Bay and was a three-time Pro Bowl selection while with the Packers, in addition to being selected as a second team All-Pro three times. Sitton was a fourth round pick of the Packers in the 2008 draft and started 112 of 121 regular season games and all 13 postseason games for the Packers. After leaving the Packers, Sitton spent two seasons in Chicago and one season in Miami.