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Whitewater women wallop Oshkosh

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Gazette Staff
December 6, 2007
— UW-Whitewater hammered once-mighty UW-Oshkosh, 82-43, in a Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women’s basketball here Wednesday night.

The Titans, former NCAA Division III national champions and once a perennial WIAC title contender, trailed 50-15 at halftime.


The Warhawks, ranked in the top 10 two national polls, improved to 6-0 overall and 2-0 in the WIAC. Oshkosh fell to 4-3 and 1-1.


Whitewater launched a 10-0 run to take a 20-8 first-half lead. The Warhawks shot 56 percent on field-goal attempts in the first half.


Whitewater forced 24 turnovers in the game, while committing only 11. The Wahhawks led by as many as 45 twice in the second half.


Tiffany Morton, a junior from Beloit, scored 16 points for Whitewater in 18 minutes. Sophomore teammate Dana Thompson added 10 points. The Warhawks used 19 players.


Whitewater hosts UW-Superior at 1 p.m. Saturday at Williams Center.


WHITEWATER 82, OSHKOSH 43


Oshkosh (43)—Ebbens 2-4 0-0 0-0 4, Baganz 0-4 0-2 0-0 0, Tyriver 4-9 0-2 0-0 8, Williquette 2-6 0-0 0-0 4, Goljenboom 0-3 0-0 0-1 0, Pugh 1-7 0-3 2-2 4, Hebl 0-1 0-0 0-1 0, Aubrey 1-3 0-2 1-2 3, Bird 2-2 1-1 0-0 5, Boeder 4-6 2-4 4-6 14, Abitz 0-1 0-0 1-2 1. Totals: 16-47 3-14 8-14 43.


Whitewater (82)—Hendrickson 4-7 0-2 0-0 8, Thill 0-3 0-0 0-0 0, Buechner 2-3 0-0 5-6 9, Morton 8-13 0-0 0-0 16, Sonntag 3-7 2-4 0-0 8, Donohoo 0-1 0-1 0-0 0, Moran 2-2 2-2 0-0 6, Moore 0-1 0-0 0-0 0, Woolever 3-7 2-5 0-0 8, Metz 2-4 1-3 0-0 5, Flack 0-1 0-0 0-0 0, Evans 0-2 0-0 0-1 0, Veltus 0-1 0-1 4-4 4, Kamps 0-1 0-0 0-0 0, Olsen 0-2 0-0 0-0 0, Thompson 5-6 0-0 0-0 10, Montgomery 0-1 0-1 0-0 0, Schmidt 1-3 0-0 4-4 6, Al Mohareb 1-1 0-0 0-0 2. Totals: 31-66 7-19 13-15 82.


UW-Oshkosh 15 28—43


UW-Whitewater 50 32—82


Three-point goals—Oshkosh 3-14 (Baganz 0-2, Tyriver 0-2, Pugh 0-3, Aubrey 0-2, Bird 1-1, Boeder 2-4), Whitewater 7-19 (Hendrickson 0-2, Sonntag 2-4, Donohoo 0-1, Moran 2-2, Woolever 2-5, Metz 1-3, Beltus 0-1, Montgomery 0-1). Fouled out—Pugh. Rebounds—Oshkosh 36 (Tyriver 7), Whitewater 33 (Morton 9). Assists—Oshkosh 5 (Aubrey 2), Whitewater 19 (Moran 4, Donohoo 4). Total fouls—Oshkosh 15, Whitewater 17.



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