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Whitewater men rally to top Superior

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Gazette Staff
December 12, 2010
— Chris Davis had 21 points to lead four double-figure scorers as UW-Whitewater’s men’s basketball team rallied in the second half for 77-71 win over UW-Superior in a WIAC game here Saturday.

Whitewater (4-3, 2-2) trailed 44-38 at halftime but outscored Superior (6-3, 1-2) 39-27 in the second half.


D.J. Dantzler’s basket with 17:43 left to play gave Whitewater the lead for good at 46-44.


Alex Edmunds finished with 18 points for the Warhawks, Antone Byrd added 16 and Dantzler 14.


Jake Smith paced Superior with 28 points.


WHITEWATER 77, SUPERIOR 71


Whitewater (77)—Dantzler 5-11 2-2 14, Negri 0-2 0-0 0, Davis 9-14 1-1 21, Byrd 5-8 2-2 16, Edmunds 7-8 2-2 18, Merg 2-3 0-0 0, Odegaard 1-3 0-0 2, Burns 0-1 0-0 0, Kujath 1-2 0-0 2. Totals: 30-52 7-7 77.


Superior (71)—Culy 6-9 1-1 17, Ritchie 3-8 2-2 10, Smith 8-16 0-0 18, Helland 2-4 2-2 6, Roeder 3-10 1-1 7, Aalfs 1-2 0-0 3, Davis 2-5 1-1 6, Bauer 1-1 0-0 2, Skoglund 1-4 0-0 2. Totals: 27-59 7-7 71.


UW-Whitewater 38 39—77


UW-Superior 44 27—71


Three-point goals—Whitewater 10-18 (Dantzler 2-2, Negri 0-1, Davis 2-5, Byrd 4-4, Edmunds 2-3, Merg 0-1, Burns 0-1, Odegaard 0-1), Superior 10-22 (Culy 4-7, Ritchie 2-5, Smith 2-3, Helland 0-1, Aalfs 1-1, Davis 1-2, Skoglund 0-3). Rebounds—Whitewater 25 (Davis 8), Superior 29 (Smith 5). Assists—Whitewater 14 (Negri 4), Superior 10 (Sokglund 2). Total fouls—Whitewater 9, Superior 12.




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