Panthers break 100 point mark for second straight game in win over Wisconsin Lutheran
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Harrison Henderson led five players in double-figures with 16 points as the Milwaukee men's basketball team cruised to a 103-53 victory over Wisconsin Lutheran College Tuesday night at UWM Panther Arena.
The Panthers (2-1) scored the first 16 points of the night against the Warriors in building advantages of 28-7 and 39-9 on the way to a 50-19 lead at the break.
Henderson was nearly perfect from the floor, hitting 7-of-8 shots to get to those 16 points, adding three rebounds.
Josh Thomas came off the bench to net 13 points, also hitting on an efficient 6-of-7 from the floor.
Shae Mitchell added 12 points and five rebounds, while DeAndre Abram and Courtney Brown Jr. each finished with 10. Brown Jr. added five rebounds and made 4-of-5 field goal attempts.
The Panthers connected on 60.9 percent (42-of-69) of their shots on the night, out-rebounding the Warriors by a final count of 44-26. Bobby Arthur-Williams Jr. grabbed a team-high seven rebounds.
The 50-point winning margin was the fifth-largest in program history, as the Panthers scored 100-plus points in back-to-back games for the first time since January of 1989. Fourteen players saw the court for MKE, with 13 finding their way into the scoring column. Trevor Stiede led WLC with 10 points.
Up next, the Panthers continue the homestand with a Friday night contest against Kansas City. Game time against the Kangaroos is set for 7 p.m. at UWM Panther Arena.