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UW-Rock basketball teams struggle

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Gazette staff
December 13, 2007
— UW-Rock County men’s and women’s basketball teams each suffered nonconference losses to Madison Area Technical College on Wednesday.

The women’s team fell 79-62. UW-Rock trailed 48-31 after the first half.


Morgan Rucks scored 19 points to lead the Rattlers. Teammate Kassy Kane scored 18 points and Sarah Lancour chipped in 12.


MATC’s Dana Wagner scored 24 points, making six of nine three-point shots.


UW-Rock (4-5) plays at UW-Marinette on Jan. 6.


MATC 79, UW-ROCK 62


UW-Rock (62)—Lancour, 4-4-12; Rucks, 7-1-19; Kane, 4-3-18; Sherrod, 3-1-9; Phetteplace, 2-0-4. Totals: 20-14-62.


MATC (79)—Baldowin, 0-2-2; Schmitgen, 3-0-6; Schiele, 4-2-10; Wagner, 9-0-24; Kuecker, 3-1-8; O;Malley, 1-0-2; Crane, 5-1-13; Windus, 1-0-2; Glaserenner, 4-0-8; Lovings, 1-0-2; Kleist, 1-0-2. Totals: 32-6-39.


UW-Rock County 31 31—62


MATC 48 31—79


Three-point goals—UW-Rock 8 (Rucks 4, Kane 2, Sherrod 2). MATC 9 (Wagner 6, Kuecher, Crane 2). Free throws missed—UW-Rock 8. MATC 7. Total fouls—UW-Rock 13, MATC 20.


UW-Rock men pounded


Madison Area Technical College rolled to a 141-69 victory over UW-Rock County in nonconference men’s basketball Wednesday.


MATC posted an 83-34 second-half advantage to polish off the Rattlers.


The Rattlers’ David Rasmussen, a Janesville Craig graduate, scored 18 points, including four three-point baskets. Teammate Matt Hilt scored 15 points, and Brandon Richards had 12.


UW-Rock made 9 of 53 three-point attempts.


MATC’s Jason King scored 28 points, and teammate Chris Davis added 26. MATC made 63 baskets to 19 for UW-Rock.


UW-Rock (0-8) plays at UW-Marinette on Jan. 6.


MATC 141, UW-ROCK 69


UW-Rock (69)—Rasmussen, 4-6-18; Neurenberger, 1-1-3; Amundson, 0-2-2; Faralli, 1-0-2; Staphapoules, 0-1-1; Hilt, 4-5-15; Naatz, 3-0-7; Dunwiddie, 0-5-5; Richards, 5-0-11; morwood, 0-2-2; Goodwin, 1-0-3. Totals: 19-22-69.


MATC (141)—King, 13-2-28; Davis, 10-4-26; Shernecker, 2-0-4; Zellmer, 1-0-2; Steele, 3-0-6; Wilkinson, 8-1-17; Taylor, 4-1-9; machi, 2-0-4; Alsson, 4-0-8; A. Nelson, 5-1-12; Annen, 1-0-2; smallwood, 6-2-14; D. Nelson, 2-1-5; Curry, 2-0-4. Totals: 63-12-141.


UW-Rock County 35 34—69


MATC 58 83—141


Three-point goals—UW-Rock 9 (Rasmussen 4, Hilt 2, Naatz, Richards, Goodwin), MATC 3 (Davis 2, A. Nelson). Free throws missed—UW-Rock 19, MATC 14. total fouls—UW-Rock 17, MATC 29.



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