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Vikings Eclipse Century Mark In Win Over UAA

Published On: Jan 02 2014 09:26:41 PM AKST
UAA Seawolves Athletics

Courtesy Sam Wasson | UAA Athletics

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -

The UAA men's basketball team allowed over 100 points for the first time in nearly three years in Thursday's home loss to 15th-ranked Western Washington, losing by the count of 104-89.  The Seawolves, #23 in Division II entering the game, drop to 8-5 overall, 1-1 in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference.

Three Vikings players scored at least 20 points, led by Austin Bragg's 25 point, 12 rebound performance.  The visitors shot 57 percent from the field, compared to just 39 percent for UAA.

The Seawolves didn't have trouble scoring, however.  Teancum Stafford poured in 23 points, while Kyle Fossman and Brian McGill each added 22.

In women's basketball on Thursday night, UAA suffered its first Division II loss of the season, falling 86-80 to #17 Northwest Nazarene.  Kylie Burns scored 20 to lead the Seawolves out of a 17 point first half deficit, but UAA could not overcome 27 turnovers.