November 21, 2011

Men's BB Team has Rugged Road Test at UW-Eau Claire

The Piper men's basketball team ventures away from Hutton Arena for the first time this year Tuesday night when they travel east to face the UW-Eau Claire Blugolds. Game time at Zorn Arena. Fans who aren't traveling there can watch the game through this link.

The Pipers are 1-0 after a edging Northwestern 64-61 last Tuesday night at Hutton. Mike Campbell scored 14 points but it was Brandon Rieg who stole the spotlight at the end of the game, scoring the last five Piper points and contributing a last-minute steal.

The Blugolds are 1-1. They dropped a 54-52 decision to North Park (Ill.) and defeated Concordia Wis.), 68-63 in a tournament last weekend in Platteville, Wis.

The Piper return to Hutton next Sunday, November 27 for a 3:00 p.m. game with UW-Whitewater. They open MIAC play against Gustavus Adolphus on November 30, also at Hutton Arena. Game time that day is 7:30 p.m.