Ladies' ball: Lewis' arrival to New Jersey insufficient to beat Rutgers
The University of Wisconsin Women's ball crew (13-15, 4-12 Big Ten) needed scoring profundity in their street challenge with Rutgers University (19-8, 11-5) Monday.
The Scarlet Knights got commitments from many key players on the way to a 73– 53 triumph. Rutgers had lost four of their last five entering play Monday night.
Wisconsin first year recruit Imani Lewis and senior Marsha Howard counted 18 and 16 individually, however whatever is left of the beginning lineup joined for a minor six points, proceeding with a hostile dry spell from those other than Lewis and Howard.
The Scarlet Knights driven by upwards of 25 at different focuses amid the third and fourth quarters thanks in extensive part to the 17-point trip from sophomore Tekia Mack off the seat. Mack midpoints 5.1 focuses per diversion on the year however could discover gaps in the Badger barrier.
Lewis had a good act in her arrival to the place where she grew up New Jersey. She grew up under 50 miles from Rutgers and even got a grant from the college, however it was the Scarlet Knights who won in the principal matchup among Lewis and her home state.
The Badgers just recorded two three-point containers on 11 has a go at, bringing down their Big Ten positioning in three-point rate to the most noticeably bad in the gathering.
The Scarlet Knights compelled Wisconsin ball handlers, delivering 18 takes and 24 Badger turnovers — both season-highs for the Badgers and something that can't proceed if Wisconsin needs score more triumphs.
These turnovers constrained the Badgers to just 48 shots which is a season-most exceedingly bad also.
With just two diversions left in the Big Ten slate, a short memory could work well for the Badgers. On the off chance that Wisconsin could proceed with their dimension of play preceding this challenge, they could catch wins in their last two recreations against Ohio State and Michigan.
They will play the Buckeyes Thursday in the last home diversion at the Kohl Center this season. The Badgers will respect seniors Karlis and Howard before the diversion begins at 7:30 pm. Catch the diversion on BTN or listen live on 100.9, Badger Radio Network.