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Men's Basketball Begins With Blue & Gold Scrimmage
Posted: Wednesday, November 1, 2006
EAU CLAIRE - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team had its annual intra-squad scrimmage tonight at Zorn Arena and the White team came out on top of the Blue team 96-81.
Both teams shot the ball well as both had field goal percentages of over 50%. Both teams also shot above 70% from the free throw line.
Leading the way for the White team was Dan Beyer (Jr.-Waukesha, WI/Catholic Memorial) who had 30 points. Jared Bardon (Jr.-DeForest, WI) was second on the White team with 24 points. Bardon also led the team with seven rebounds. Newcomer Steve Hoelzel (Jr.-Kaukauna, WI/UW-Milwaukee) was the only other member on the White team in double figures as he had 10 points.
Leading the way for the Blue team was Luke Meier (Jr.-Cross Plains, WI/Middleton) with 18 points. Meier also led the Blue team with five rebounds. Newcomers Geoff Probst (Fr.-Moose Lake, MN/U. of North Dakota) and Chance Weisensel (Fr.-Alamogordo, NM) both added 13 points.
The Blugolds open play Friday, November 17th at the Manchester Tournament in Indiana. Eau Claire's first opponent will be Alma College (MI) at 3 p.m.
- JR -