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Men’s team victory up in the air


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DREW ZADRZYNSKI  | zadrz001@rangers.uwp.edu

 

Season Review

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside men’s basketball team has a record of 9-14 so far this season. The Rangers are 7-6 at home and 2-6 on the road to this point of the season. When it comes to scoring, the Rangers have outscored their opponents 780 to 755 in the first half, but have been outscored by their opponents 870 to 804 in the second half.

Most recent game

The Rangers last game was a 78-67 win over Quincy University. The Rangers led going into the second half 40-30. Coming back out after half, the Rangers were able to maintain their lead, and finish the game off to secure the win. The Rangers scored 38 points in the second half. Adam Bonk, was going into the game being ranked number three in the nation from behind the arc. Bonk finished the night with a career-high 24 points, and made five out of nine 3-pointers on the night.

Statistical leaders

Jameel Moore, a senior guard, has averaged 14.5 points per game with a .435 from the field. Moore has a team high of 84 free throws made, has 61 rebounds and leads the team with 75 assists on the season.

Bonk, a junior guard, is the team’s second leading scorer averaging 11.5 points per game,

is the team’s leading scorer from behind the arc hitting 61 3-point fieldgoals, with a .521 percentage. Bonk has 27 steals and has 30 turnovers for the season.

Espen Fjaerstad, a senior guard, has blocked two this season and averages 9.5 point per game. He has a percentage of .464 from the field, making 70 shots.

Upcoming games

The Rangers have one final game home game on February 22, at 7:30 p.m. against the University of Southern Indiana. This will be the last chance to see the Rangers perform this season.

All statistic mentioned in this article are as of 2-9-18

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