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Whitewater men lose at Platteville, women win

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Gazette staff
February 10, 2011
— UW-Whitewater lost, 65-59, to host UW-Platteville in WIAC men’s basketball Wednesday.

The Warhawks trailed, 30-29, at the half, but led, 40-33, early in the second half.


Whitewater held the lead until Matt Weik hit a three-point basket at the 4:58 mark to put the Pioneers ahead for good, 57-54.


The loss dropped the Warhawks to 7-6 in the WIAC and 14-8 overall. Platteville tied Whitewater in the WIAC standings.


Chris Davis scored 16 points to lead Whitewater. Teammates Antone Byrd and Alex Edmunds scored 12 and 10, respectively.


Whitewater hosts UW-Eau Claire at 3 p.m. Saturday.


PLATTEVILLE 65, WHITEWATER 59

Whitewater (59)—Odegaard, 3-4 0-1 8; Negri, 1-3 0-0 2; Bryson, 2-4 3-4 8; Davis, 5-17 4-4 16; Kujath, 1-1 0-0 2; Dantzler, 0-2 1-2 1; Byrd, 3-7 6-8 12; Edmunds, 4-9 2-2 10. Totals: 19-47 16-21 59.


Platteville (65)—Gerber, 2-5 0-0 5; Stangel, 2-8 3-4 9; Allen, 7-11 1-1 16; Wall, 4-10 1-4 9; Cross, 5-11 4-7 15; Stallion, 1-1 4-4 6; Weik, 2-3 0-0 5. Totals: 23-49 13-20 65.


UW-Whitewater 29 30—59


UW-Platteville 30 35—65


Three-point goals—Whitewater 5-15 (Odegaard 2-2, Negri 0-1, Bryson 1-3, Davis 2-6, Edmunds 0-3). Platteville 6-13 (Gerber 1-1, Stangel 2-5, Allen 1-2, Cross 1-3, Weik 1-2). Rebounds—Whitewater 32 (Bryson 6), Platteville 30 (Wall 12). Assists—Whitewater 6 (Negri 2), Platteville 16 (Wall 6). Total fouls—Whitewater 16, Platteville 17.


Warhawk women roll

UW-Whitewater used a strong second half to bury visiting UW-Platteville, 72-47, in WIAC women’s basketball Wednesday.


The Warhawks improve to 9-4 in the WIAC and 17-5 overall. Platteville falls to 1-12 and 5-17.


Freshman guard Mary Merg scored 15 points to lead Whitewater, and teammate Courtney Kumerow added 10.


The No. 23-ranked Warhawks host UW-Eau Claire at 6 p.m. Saturday.


WHITEWATER 72, PLATTEVILLE 47

Platteville (47)—Poad, 2-8 1-4 6; Lawinger, 0-1 0-0 0; Henry, 4-10 0-2 8; Callahan, 5-12 0-0 10; Mau, 2-3 0-0 4; Piske, 1-1 0-0 2; Brown, 0-5 2-2 2; Mulholland, 0-2 0-0 0; Hopkins, 1-2 0-0 3; Wolf, 3-8 0-0 8; Wellnitz, 1-2 0-0 2; Hintze, 1-1 0-0 2; Forseth, 0-2 0-0 0. Totals: 20-57 3-8 47.


Whitewater (72)—Thill, 4-6 0-0 9; Merg, 6-10 0-0 15; Olsen, 2-5 0-0 4; Burton, 1-5 1-1 3; Thompson, 1-7 3-7 5; Wileman, 0-2 0-0 0; Tkachuk, 0-1 0-0 0; Mandrell, 1-1 0-0 2; Bestor, 1-1 0-0 3; Quandt, 0-1 0-0 0; Theune, 4-7 0-0 9; Swanson, 2-4 2-2 6; Burg, 3-6 0-0 6; Kumerow, 4-9 2-2 10. Totals: 29-65 8-12 72


UW-Platteville 27 20—47


UW-Whitewater 33 39—72


Three-point goals—Platteville 4-14 (Poad 1-2, Callahan 0-2, Lawinger 0-1, Brown 0-1, Mulholland 0-1, Hopkins 1-2, Wolf 2-5), Whitewater 6-14 (Thill 1-2, Merg 3-3, Burton 0-1, Bestor 1-1, Quandt 0-1, Theune 1-3, Swanson 0-2, Burg 0-1). Rebounds—Platteville 35 (Henry 9), Whitewater 43 (Thompson 11). Assists—Platteville 11 (Poad 4, Lawinger 4), Whitewater 16 (Thill 6). Total fouls—Platteville 13, Whitewater 15.


Attendance: 306.



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