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Ripon sweeps Beloit

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Gazette Staff
January 26, 2012

The Beloit College men’s basketball team lost a buzzer-beater Wednesday night.


Aris Wurtz made a three-point shot as time expired to give Ripon College a 70-67 Midwest Conference win over the Buccaneers.


Beloit (5-10, 4-7) tied the game at 67-67 on Michael Horton’s jumper with three seconds left.


David Bremner had 20 points to lead the Bucs, while Delavan-Darien graduate Tyler Butke added 15.


RIPON 70, BELOIT 67

Beloit (67)—D. Bremner, 7-4-20; Butke, 6-3-15; Lazarcik, 1-2-4; Horton, 5-0-11; Poshepny, 1-2-5; Towns, 5-2-12. Totals: 25-13-67.


Ripon (70)—Brooks, 0-3-3; Wurtz, 10-6-30; Schaalma, 6-3-15; Koth, 7-8-22. Totals: 23-20-70.


Beloit College 27 40—67


Ripon College 26 44—70


Three-point goals—Beloit 4 (D. Bremner 2, Horton, Poshepny), Ripon 4 (Wurtz 4). Free throws missed—Beloit 2, Ripon 6. Rebounds—Beloit 29 (Horton 5), Ripon 34 (Koth 9).


Attendance—405.


-- Ripon 64, Beloit 31—The Buccaneers (4-12, 1-10) scored only 10 points in the first half in losing the Midwest Conference game.


Ripon (7-9, 6-5) got 15 points from Katie Raymond and 13 from Sia Gonyo.


Kirstin Acosta had 11 points and eight rebounds for Beloit.


RIPON 64, BELOIT 31

Beloit (31)—Acosta, 4-3-11; Fox, 1-2-5; Jones, 2-2-6; Hilliard, 2-0-4; Bush, 1-0-2; Sychta, 0-1-1; Kruckman, 1-0-2. Totals: 11-8-31.


Ripon (64)—Van Eperen, 4-2-10; Lind, 4-0-8; Raymond, 5-4-15; Cullen, 3-0-7; Gonyo, 6-0-13; Hopp, 3-3-9; Moldenhauer, 1-0-2. Totals: 26-9-64.


Beloit College 10 21—31


Ripon College 34 30—64


Three-point goals—Beloit 1 (Fox), Ripon 3 (Cullen, Gonyo, Raymond). Free throws missed—Beloit 7, Ripon 2. Rebounds—Beloit 39 (Acosta 8), Ripon 39 (Lind 8). Total fouls—Beloit 11, Ripon 12.


Attendance—178.



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