MILWAUKEE - It's all basketball until 2017 for MSOE Athletics. Women's Basketball face three games this week before getting a break, while Men's Basketball faces a pair of games each of the next two weeks.
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WOMEN'S BASKETBALL (4-2, 3-2 NACC - W3)
Women's Basketball picked up a pair of road wins last week, running its winning streak to three-straight games and pushing its NACC record above .500 to 3-2. The Raiders toppled Edgewood on Wednesday, then held off Dominican on Saturday. Holly Denfeld posted her third double-double Saturday with 20 points and 10 rebounds. She's currently averaging 19.3 points and 9.8 rebounds over the first six games of the season and is shooting 62.2 from the field. Jamie Spanbauer is enjoying a nice run in her last four games, averaging 10.3 points, 6.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game. Spanbauer has also made 17-straight free throws this season after going 8-for-8 Saturday.
This week, MSOE hosts games with Maranatha Monday, Illinois Tech Wednesday and Marian Saturday. Last season, the Raiders defeated Alverno, Edgewood and Dominican at the start of an 11-game winning streak. The next three opponents last season? Maranatha, Marian, Illinois Tech.
MEN'S BASKETBALL (1-5, 1-3 - L4)
Men's Basketball is coming off a pair of losses last week to #14 Benedictine and on the road at Dominican. The Raiders have lost four-straight games since opening NACC play with a win at Lakeland. They will look to reverse their fortunes with a pair of non-league games at Maranatha Tuesday and at home against Lawrence Saturday. Tegan Miles is shooting nearly 74 percent over his last three games, averaging 13.7 points. He's up to a career-best 9.0 points, 6.0 rebounds per game this season.
|Monday||Women's Basketball||Maranatha||7:00 PM||Video | Live stats
|Tuesday||Men's Basketball||@ Maranatha||7:00 PM||Video
||Women's Basketball||Illinois Tech||7:00 PM||Video | Live stats
|Saturday||Women's Basketball||Marian||2:00 PM||Video | Live stats
||Men's Basketball||Lawrence||4:15 PM||Video | Live stats