Badgers struggle to score but beat Dayton in Battle 4 Atlantis

Gritty, not fairly.

How else would you describe Wisconsin’s 43-42 victory over Dayton in the quarterfinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis in Paradise Island, Bahamas, on Wednesday?

UW missed its remaining six field-goal makes an attempt and 16 of its final 17 but prevailed due to its protection.

Max Klesmit had a important block towards Kobe Elvis with one second left on the shot clock and two seconds left in the sport. The Flyers then bought the ball in but Elvis didn’t get the nook jumper off earlier than the shot clock expired.

UW’s Tyler Wahl inbounded lengthy to Klesmit, who went up excessive for the catch and time expired.

“Just happy with our guys how they proceed to discover a manner,” UW coach Greg Gard stated. “It wasn’t all the time aesthetic as we wished, particularly on the offensive finish, but defensively this group is constant to present and develop and develop some grit and toughness and making well timed performs.”

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