SPORTS NEWS

Tonight's WIAA girls basketball matchups

The first round of the WIAA high school girls basketball tournament starts at 7 p.m. tonight.

At 6:50 p.m. on AM 580 WKTY, Mike Kearns and Scott Erickson will be calling six-seeded Sparta (3-19) at No. 3 La Crosse Logan (13-9) in the Division 2 bracket.

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WIAA boys hoops, Round 2, tonight

The second round of the WIAA boys basketball tournament continues tonight.

On AM 580 WKTY, Mike Kearns and Scott Erickson will have Tomah at La Crosse Central.

On AM 1410 WIZM, Dan Deicher and Mitch Reynolds will be at Aquinas, which takes on Bloomer

Pregame will begin at 6:50 p.m. and we'll have live updates from the Logan-Holmen matchup, as well.

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Bring on the Warhawks, UW-L moves into 2nd round

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The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse men’s basketball team never trailed. It led by as many as 18 points. It withstood a surge. Then the Eagles put UW-Oshkosh away.

Third-seeded UW-L took down the No. 6 Titans 76-61 in the first round of the WIAC tournament on Wednesday at Mitchell Hall. The Eagles will now head to UW-Whitewater for a 7 p.m. tip Friday. The Warhawks are both the No. 2 seed and the No. 2 team in all of Division III.

The two teams split the regular-season series, winning 88-83 at home on Jan. 22, before losing 63-45 on Feb. 12.

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Anderson leaving the Badgers

Coming out of high school, Evan Anderson was a five-star recruit.

He was the 16th-ranked center on Scouts.com out of Eau Claire North High School. The top of that list at center includes the NBA's Enes Kanter, Jared Sullinger, Fab Melo and Meyers Leonard.

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UW-L hosts UW-O in WIAC tourney tonight

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The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse’s men’s basketball team has never been the WIAC tournament champions.

The road to an automatic bid in the NCAA Division 3 tournament starts at 7 p.m. tonight, when the third-seeded Eagles host No. 6 UW-Oshkosh at Mitchell Hall.

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