The UW-La Crosse men's basketball team and interim head coach Kent Dernbach picked up a 57-56 win at UW-Eau Claire Wednesday night.
It was the WIAC opener for both teams.
Taulvish McCray had 19 points, including a key basket with :25 seconds to give the Eagles a 57-54 lead.
Milton Cummings and Nolan Wright had eight points each.
George Diekelman led Eau Claire with 12 points.
The Eagles improve to 9-3 and 1-0 in the WIAC.