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Hughes leads Wisconsin to finals of Paradise Jam

Nov 24, 2008 - 5:02 AM ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands (Ticker) -- Trevon Hughes scored 22 points to lead No. 22 Wisconsin to a 64-49 victory over San Diego in Sunday's semifinals of the Paradise Jam.

Hughes was the only Badger to score in double figures as he was 8-of-13 from the field. Marcus Landry added nine points for Wisconsin, which led 26-20 at the half.

Brandon Johnson scored 19 points and Gyno Pomare added 10 for San Diego, which shot just 33 percent (19-of-57) from the field.

Wisconsin will meet No. 2 Connecticut on Monday in the final of the of the eight-team tournament. San Diego and No. 16 Miami will play in the third-place game.

The Badgers were able to play at their pace and the Toreros never got into a comfort zone on the offensive end.

Wisconsin shot 49 percent from the field while San Diego struggled at 35 percent. The Badgers also had a 22-16 advantage in points in the paint and a 20-11 edge in points off turnovers.








  • PARADISE JAM
    AT US VIRGIN ISLANDS
    NCAA BB PARADISE JAM
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    SAN DIEGO 20 29 49
    WISCONSIN (22) 26 38 64 FINAL

    Nov 23 10:32 PM
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  • PARADISE JAM
    AT US VIRGIN ISLANDS
    NCAA BB SAN DIEGO 20
    (22) WISCONSIN 26 HALFTIME

    Nov 23 9:25 PM