Dec 11, 2016

Bruins Close Out Wisconsin Trip Against Warhawks

A Winning Tradition

  • 3 NAIA National Tournaments (1973, 1990, 1992)
  • 1 NAIA District Championship (1990)
  • 22 NAIA District Tournaments
  • 3 NAIA Top 25 National Rankings (1990, 1991, 1992)
  • 3 Northwest Conference Tournaments (1998, 2010, 2013)
  • 2 Cascade Conference Tournaments (1994, 1995)
  • 2 NCCAA National Tournaments (1985, 1987)
  • 7 NCCAA Regional Tournaments (1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988)
  • 1 NCCAA National Coach of the Year
  • 3 NAIA District Coaches of the Year
  • 2 Northwest Conference Coaches of the Year
  • 17 All-Americans
  • 3 NBA Draft Picks  

WHITEWATER, Wis. --- The George Fox men's basketball team closed out its Wisconsin trip Sunday, as the Bruins fell to the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater Warhawks, 98-63.

The Bruin were the first to strike in the opening minutes after senior guard JJ Lacey knocked down a triple to get things going. Lacey hit his second three a minute later, and extended the Bruins' lead to four, 6-2.

The home team settled in a couple minutes later, and Warhawks' Tyler Scotty hit a three to give Whitewater an 11-9 advantage. After the three by Scotty, the Warhawks held the lead for the remainder of the game.

The Warhawks went into the break with a 19 point lead, 48-29.

The Bruins looked poised for a comeback in the start of the second, but the Warhawsk sniffed it out and held their advantage for the rest of the game.

Top Performers:
 Lacey led the Bruins with 12 points and five rebounds. Ryan Thistlewood scored 11, while Mason Green-Richards was the final Bruin in double figures with 10.

What Comes Next:
The Bruins continue their road trip down in Texas on Dec. 17-18, with the first game against Southwestern at noon.