Sports – Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Knight scored 23 points as the Bucks held off the Indiana Pacers 87-81 on
Tuesday night on the road.  Giannis had
11 and Jabari Parker 10 in the win. The Bucks host Chicago
tonight at the BMO
Harris Bradley
.  The tip is set for 7pm.


3rd ranked Wisconsin Badger men’s basketball team opens the season
tonight with an exhibition against Division 2 UW-Parkside at the Kohl Center.  Coverage begins at 6pm with the tip from Madison set for 7pm on
News-Talk 1450 KFIZ. 


Mississippi State, Florida State, Auburn, and Oregon
are the top 4 teams in the College Football Playoff Rankings this week.  The top four teams in the December 7th
poll will take part in the 1st ever college football playoff.


Packers get back on the practice field today as they get ready for the Chicago
Bears on Sunday Night Football.  Sunday
night’s game kicks off at 7:30pm on KFIZ.


Marian University has announced that they will add men’s volleyball as
their 20th intercollegiate athletic program for the 2015-16
season.  Marian Athletic Director Jason
Bartelt says that they hope to hire a coach by early December and then recruit
10 to 12 players for the first year of the program.  Bartelt says that the emergence of boys
volleyball at the high school level played a roll in them adding the men’s
sport as they try and grow their athletic department.  They have applied to compete in the Midwest
Collegiate Volleyball League which currently has 8 teams and will expand to 10
teams next season in the upper Midwest.


Fond du Lac and St. Mary’s Springs continue to get ready for
Friday night’s state quarterfinal football games.  The Ledgers will host defending Division Six
champion Shiocton at Fruth while Fondy is at defending D2 champ Kimberly in a
D1 quarterfinal.     You’ll hear the Springs game on K107.1
presented by BCI Burke Company.  You’ll
hear Fondy on News-Talk 1450 KFIZ.  Both
games kickoff at 7pm. 


will be a presale of tickets for the Fond
du Lac
game at Kimberly.  You can buy them in advance of the game at
the high school office today through Thursday from 7am to 4pm and on Friday
from 7am to 1:30pm.  They cost $5.