EAU CLAIRE, Wisconsin (WXOW) - WIAC play has arrived for UW-La Crosse basketball. At 5-0 entering Saturday, the Eagle men were flying pretty high entering the conference schedule.
UWL met UW-Eau Claire at Zorn Arena. Luke Tweed led the Eagles scoring attack early on, getting them out to a nine point lead. But Eau Claire battled back with Andy Kliest beating the first half buzzer to take a five point lead at the half.
La Crosse re-took the lead on a Tweed three-pointer. The Junior led all scorers with 23 points. The Eagles shot 56% from beyond the 3-point line and went on to win 84-69. UWL improved to 6-0 with the conference-opening win.
On the flip side, the La Crosse women's hoops team fell to 3-3 on the year. They lost 63-55 to UW-Eau Claire on Saturday afternoon.
Other College Basketball Scores (Mens)
Western TC - 102
Itaska - 73
Layton, Hareyman (WTC) 17 pts each
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2013 WorldNow and WXOW. All Rights Reserved.
Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Theresa Wopat at 507-895-9969. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.