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Bucs Dominate Boards Early, But Lose to Red Hawks 60-73

December 6, 2017

Ripon, Wis. – The Men’s Basketball Team rebounded relentlessly in the 1st half against Ripon College Wednesday night at Weiske Gymnasium, but they couldn’t overcome a strong Red Hawks’ offense as they lost 60-73.

After a quick 7-0 run by Ripon to start the game, the Bucs responded to cut the lead to 5 entering the break, all while out rebounding the Red Hawks 24-15 in the 1st half alone.

After being held scoreless in the 1st half, #5 Tristan Shoup (’20 Fort Atkinson, Wis.) erupted for 14 points while chipping in 6 rebounds. Shoup joined #55 Carlton Henning (’18 Marshall, Wis.) and #21 Cody Risseeuw (’18 Clinton, Wis.) in double figures, as they scored 12 points apiece.

The Bucs (1-6, 0-4) will return home to Flood Arena to face the Warhawks of UW-Whitewater (6-0) at 7:00pm on Wednesday, December 13th.