No. 17 Green Bay 77, Wis.-Milwaukee 59
Kayla Tetschlag scored 25 points and Celeste Hoewisch added 14
to lead No. 17 Wisconsin-Green Bay to a 77-59 win over
Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Saturday.
The win clinched a share of the Horizon Conference title for the
Phoenix (25-1, 14-0), who have won 16 straight games. They’ve won
23 straight conference games.
The Phoenix led most of the game, but could not put Milwaukee
away. The Panthers cut the lead to 57-49 with 10:24 remaining when
Sami Tucker scored on a driving layup and was fouled, and she made
the free throw to complete the three-point play.
Green Bay went on an 11-2 run to grab a 68-51 lead with 5:36
remaining when Hannah Quilling hit two free throws. Milwaukee could
get no closer than 12 the rest of the way.
Lindsay Laur led the Panthers (9-16, 6-8) with 17 points and
eight rebounds, while Tucker added 14 points. But the team
committed 23 turnovers that led to 30 points.