Thursday, January 24, 2013

Postgame Report: Milwaukee vs. Valparaiso

Game #16 – Milwaukee 72, Valparaiso 84

Full Recap and Stats

Player Of The Game: Not only did Ashley Green pace the Panthers with 21 points, but she became the 33rd player in school history to top 500 points. After just a year and a half in a UWM uniform, she already has 508 points. She added 6 boards and was 8-8 from the line.

And then, on the other side of the court, Valpo's Tabitha Gerardot had 22 points by the half and finished with a career-high 33.

Play of the Game: The play of the game was a series of them, as Valpo got hot and UWM went cold at the wrong time. The Crusaders closed the first half on a big run that ended up being a 27-5 streak after the scored the first 9 points in the second.

Key Stats: Valpo outscored UWM 42-16 in the paint. Huge difference. And, oh yeah, it shot 50.9% from the floor for the game, it's second-highest of the season.

Up Next: The team is off for a week, hosting Loyola next week Thursday.