Sports : Monday, 2/13/17
The WIAA released tournament brackets for girls basketball in all five divisions on Sunday.
In Division 1, the Fond du Lac girls earned a #10 seed and will travel to Mequon to take on #7 seeded Homestead in a regional semifinal game on Friday, February 24th.
In Division 3, Campbellsport earned a #7 seed and will host #10 seed North Fond du Lac on Tuesday, February 21st. The winner advances to take on 2nd seeded Winneconne.
Also in Division 3, Waupun earned a #1 seed and will play the winner of #9 Omro vs. #8 Watertown Luther Prep. Lomira earned a #4 seed and will play the winner of #5 Mayville vs. #12 Ripon.
Also in Division 3, #9 seed Chilton will travel to #8 seed Denmark, with #14 seed New Holstein traveling to #3 Kewaunee.
In Division 4, St. Mary’s Springs earned a #5 seed and will play host to #12 seed Dodgeland on the 21st. Winnebago Lutheran earned a #8 seed in the same regional and will host #9 Kohler on the 21st. Also in Division 4, Laconia earned a #3 seed and will host the winner of #6 Markesan vs. #11 Random Lake on Friday the 24th.
In Division 5, #6 Central Wisconsin Christian will host #11 Madison Abundant Life and #5 Oakfield will host #12 Johnson Creek. Both games on Tuesday the 21st.
Men’s College Basketball:
Northwestern 66, Wisconsin 59
–Bryant McIntosh scored 25 points as Northwestern upset #7 Wisconsin at the Kohl Center. The Wildcats’ defense stymied Wisconsin’s Ethan Happ, who was held to just nine points on three of eight shooting. Nigel Hayes paced Wisconsin with 13 points, Vitto Brown and D’Mitrik Trice each had 11 for the Badgers, who saw their eight game win streak on the season and 19-game home win streak come to an end. The Badgers play at Michigan on Thursday.
Michigan 75, Indiana 63
Women’s College Basketball:
Michigan 75, Wisconsin 66
Marquette 86, Xavier 71
Women’s College Hockey:
Lake Forest 5, Marian 0
The Badger women dominated Minnesota-Duluth 8-0 on Sunday to win the WCHA regular season crown. The 27-2-2 Badgers wrap up the regular season next weekend at Minnesota.
Men’s College Hockey:
The Badgers fell to Penn State 6-3 and 5-2, ending a 5-game win streak and dropping them out of first place in the Big Ten standings. Minnesota sits in first place with 27 points and the Badgers are 3-points back with 24.
Jordan Spieth is the winner of the PGA’s Pebble Beach Pro-Am. He began the day with a six stroke advantage and finished four shots in front of Kelly Kraft. For the final round Spieth shot a 2-under-70 to finish 19-under-par. He’s the second youngest winner of the event.