Pioneers defeat Dutch in Pediatric Cancer Awareness double-header

Pioneers defeat Dutch in Pediatric Cancer Awareness double-header

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Platteville men's basketball team defeated Central College 94-77 Saturday night on Bo Ryan Court.  

The men's basketball team's competition against the Dutch was game two of the day's double header in support of pediatric cancer awareness.  Overall, $11,103 for pediatric cancer awareness was raised through events at the game and events leading up to that day. Teams wore yellow shoe laces and warm-up shirts in support of the day's events.  The teams competed in front of a packed crowd and offered opportunities for fans to support the cause including a halftime shootout, donation miracle minutes, and t-shirt sales.

There were also two halftime check presentations.  The first check was presented to the American Family Children's Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin for $3,000 from the local family and friends of the community.  The second check was presented to the American Family Children's Hospital from Northwestern Mutual for the amount of $5,000.