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Men's Basketball defeats Saints 71-52 in season opener

Photo by Jacey Teal, UWEC Photo
Photo by Jacey Teal, UWEC Photo

DULUTH, Minn. ( – Three Blugolds finished in double figures as the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men's basketball team opened the 2019-20 season with 71-52 win over the College of St. Scholastica on Friday night.

Box Score

 Cole Rabedeaux (Sr. - Poulsbo, WA/North Kitsap) paced the Blugolds with a game-high 18 points while Carter Brooks (Jr. – Lakeville, MN/North) and Cam Kuepers (Madison/Lakeside Lutheran) followed with 15 and 14 points, respectively.

Clay Kujawa pulled down a game-high 12 rebounds and tallied two blocks and a steal to go along with seven points.

The Blugolds shot 50 percent from the field (29-for-58) and 36.4 percent from three (4-for-11) while holding the Saints to 33.9 percent (19-for-56) and 25 percent (5-for-20).

Eau Claire will be in action again on Thursday, November 14 as they host Aurora University for Faculty/Staff Appreciation Night in Zorn Arena. Follow action on Blugold Game Day or on the 'UWEC Blugolds' app from your mobile device.