BETHLEHEM, Pa. – The Lehigh men’s basketball squad can make its first trip to Madison in method heritage to deal with off with the Wisconsin Badgers. The Mountain Hawks are getting into right after back again-to-back again losses when Wisconsin is riding a three-video game successful streak and returns to the Kohl Centre following an overtime gain about the Iowa Hawkeyes on Sunday.
Lehigh (4-4) enters the night time coming off its 2nd straight loss, an 88-62 decline to UMBC inside of Stabler Arena for their to start with residence decline of the period. Sophomore Tyler Whitney-Sidney, a Patriot League Honorable Mention, led a trio of Mountain Hawks that recorded double-figures with a occupation-superior 23 details and team-substantial four steals. He went 7-for-14 from the discipline and 6-for-7 at the free of charge-throw line and additional 4 rebounds and an guide. A couple of seniors Evan Taylor and Jake Betlow joined Whitney-Sidney in double-digit scoring, with Taylor foremost the squad with six boards and additional two helps even though Betlow scored a career-very best 15 factors on 5 three-pointers and swiped a steal and a rebound.
3 Mountain Hawks are averaging double-figures right after 8 video games this season, led Taylor with 13.5 factors per sport and tied for to start with with 5.5 rebounds for every outing. Whitney-Sidney has scored in double-digits the past four online games and now is scoring 13.7 factors for every outing, and a crew-top 18 steals and 5. rebounds. while Higgins Jr. follows with 11.6 points and 2.6 helps per match.
Wisconsin (8-2, 2- B1G) is coming off a pair of Major 10 wins over No. 13 Maryland (64-59) and Iowa (78-75, OT). The Badgers have 3 people scoring at least 10 factors, led by Tyler Wahl, averaging 14.6 factors and 6.9 rebounds per contest. Chucky Hepburn is scoring 12.4 details per outing and potential customers the crew with 22 a few-ideas and 20 steals although Connor Essegian is at a clip of 10.4 points for every activity. Steven Crowl qualified prospects the Badgers with 34 helps and 10 blocks.
The Mountain Hawks will return to motion on Saturday, Dec. 17 when they host Division III St. Elizabeth. Suggestion-off is established for 7 p.m. inside Stabler Arena and will be broadcast on ESPN+.
|Date:||December 15, 2022|
|Tip-off:||6 p.m. CST / 7 p.m. EST|
|Arena (Capability):||Kohl Centre (17,284)|
|Lehigh’s File:||4-4, – Patriot League|
|Virginia Tech’s Report:||8-2, 2- Large 10|
|Sequence:||Initial-at any time assembly|
|Tv/Online video:||Large 10 Community|
|Radio:||Fox Athletics Radio – 94.7 FM and 1230 AM|