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Nov. 23 UWWC vs Fox Valley Tech 74-66
The UW-Washington County men's basketball team traveled to Appleton Monday night and returned with their 5th consecutive victory on the season after outscoring talented Fox Valley Technical College 74-66 in a game that was very close most of the way. The Wildcats worked very hard to turn a 6 point deficit, trailing 58-52 with 10 minutes remaining, into a 69-66 lead with one minute left. The final minute was all Wildcats going on a 5-0 run to close the game.
Collin Liebherr connected on 8-11 field goals including 3 of 4 from 3-point range to finish with a game high 26 points. Shaun Fischer added 15 points, shooting 67% and adding a season high 5 blocked shots. Domo Richie led in rebounding with a game high 13 boards to go along with 11 points. Seth Schrank led in assists with 6 and Drew Gallop led in steals with 4.
The Wildcats return to action next Monday, November 30 when they travel back to same gym in Appleton to face traditional power UW-Fox Valley Valley.
Nov. 18 UWWC vs UW-Fond du Lac 94 - 55
The UW-Washington County Wildcats Men’s Basketball team roared past UW-Fond du Lac 94 to 55 Wednesday night in West Bend. All 15 players saw significant action in the game for the Wildcats and all 15 players managed to get rebounds in the game. Twelve of the guys also found the scoring column.
The Wildcats, trailed 2-0 before storming out to a 17-4 lead early in the game. Leading 46-27 at the half, the Wildcats maintained sound defense in the second half holding the Falcons to 30% shooting, and outrebounding them 57 to 30 for the game.
Individually, Domo Richie turned in an extraordinary performance scoring 25 (11-15 shooting), with 9 rebounds, 4 steals, and 6 assists.
Drew Gallop scored 14 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, and added 5 steals. Dre Johnson scored 11, and Cam Young scored 10 including a monstrous dunk in transition. Shaun Fischer grabbed 9 rebounds and added 2 blocked shots along with a pair of steals.
The Wildcats who are currently tied for first place in the Wisconsin Collegiate Conference East Division
Nov. 14 UWWC vs UW-Marinette 90 - 75
Nov. 11 UWWC vs UW-Sheboygan 84 - 75
Nov. 9 UWWC vs UW-Richland 82 - 61
Nov. 7 UWWC vs UW-Marathon 67 - 71
Nov. 4 UW-WC vs Silver Lake College 61 - 68
Oct. 28 UW-WC vs UW-Baraboo 77 - 64
The Wildcats led 45-41 at halftime and the lead changed hands twice in the second half before the Wildcats took control with shut down defense, holding UW-Baraboo to only 14 points over the final 15 minutes of the game. In spite of getting outrebounded in the game and committing more turnovers, the Wildcats outshot the Fighting Spirit 41% to 33% from the floor.
2014 - 2015 Basketball Season
Spring 2015 Team
Row 1: Tim Pridemore, Javon Williams, Hayden Steinhardt, Tim Montag
Row 2: Evan Rathke, Dominque Richie, De'Andre Johnson
Row 3: Alex Dodge, Kimani Miller, Collin Liebherr, Brandon Lastovich
Row 4: Ethan Derricks, Assistant Coach; Steve Murphy, Head Coach; Brandon Bump, Team Manager
Jan. 29th UW-WC vs UW-Sheboygan 88 - 71
Dominating the rebounding category 55 to 37, UW-Washington outscored UW-Sheboygan 34 to 5 in second chance points and cruised to an 88-71 victory. Playing in possibly his final home game with the Wildcats, 2014-2015 Conference Player of the Year Evan Rathke had 23 points, 14 rebounds, 5 blocked shots, and 3 steals.
The versatile Rathke started the game at point guard, and played every position on the floor for the Wildcats during the game. Wildcat center De'Andre Johnson recorded 16 points and 13 rebounds. Collin Liebherr added 15 points and 7 rebounds. And Domo Ritchie contributed 13 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals. Javon Williams led the Wildcats in assists with 6.
Brandon Steinhardt scored just before the halftime buzzer to give the Wildcats the momentum going into the locker room leading 35-26. Later in the second half, following a Sheboygan rally, Steinhardt delivered an extra long range 3-Pointer that just beat the shot clock and seemed to seal the game for the Wildcats.
Wildcats Spring 2014 Team
Row 1 ( l to r): Tim Montag, Jon Lardy, Kyle Gallant
Row 2: Cory Crews, Blake Wiskirchen
Row 3: Bill Haught, Chris Gough, Evan Rathke
Row 4: Assistant Coach Steve Murphy, Head Coach Russ Thull, Assistant Coach Ethan Derricks, Brandon Bump, Manager
Wildcats Fall 2013 Team
Row 1 ( l to r): D.J.Gollwitzer, Tim Montage,Jr., Kyle Gallant, Chris Gough
Row 2: Brandon Bump, Bill Haught, Evan Rathke, Matthew Lane, Assistant Coach Ethan Derricks
Row 3: Assistant Coach Steve Murphy, Will Colassacco,Tim Belland, Tim Hovorka,
Jon Lardy, Head Coach Russ Thull
The UW-Washington County Men's Basketball team season began October 21st. See the schedule for information on our next game.
The team competes in the Wisconsin Collegiate Conference with games through January. Championship games are held during the middle of February. Opponents include other UW Colleges (Baraboo, Fond du Lac, Fox Valley, Manitowoc, Marathon, Marinette, Richland, Rock County, Sheboygan and Waukesha) as well as non-conference games with technical colleges, such as Fox Valley Tech and others.
Men's Basketball practice is held Monday through Friday from 3:30pm to 5:30pm in the gymnasium.
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