Wisconsin-Milwaukee pushes back Hillsdale 62-54Nov 21, 2009 - 9:29 PM MILWAUKEE(AP) -- James Eayrs scored 21 points and Ricky Franklin put up a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds as Wisconsin-Milwaukee defeated Division II Hillsdale 62-54 on Saturday.
Brent Eaton scored 19 points for the Chargers (0-3), but no one else had more than six, though Tyler Gerber had 10 assists.
Down 33-19 at halftime, the Chargers used a 9-1 run out of the locker room to trim it to 34-28. They closed within 35-34 on Eaton's 3-pointer with 15:25 to go before the Panthers regrouped and pulled away.
Milwaukee (2-2) outshot Hillsdale 45.5 percent to 34.5 percent and outrebounded the visitors 33-27.
Patrick Souter and Lonnie Boga scored seven apiece for the Panthers.
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