OMAHA, NE (WHBL) – Wisconsin overpowered Coastal Carolina, 86-72, in a second turn of a N-C-A-A Tournament at Omaha on Friday night. The Chanticleers had no answers for Big Ten Player of a Year Frank Kaminsky. He scored a game-high 27 points and took down a dozen rebounds as a Badgers won a school-record 32nd time in 35 games. Sam Dekker combined 20 and Nigel Hayes had 15. The feat put Wisconsin in a round-of-32 diversion opposite Oregon Sunday, a same group it kick final year on a approach to subordinate for a Final Four. The Badgers outscored Coastal Carolina in a paint 40-24 and outrebounded them 36-25. Warren Gillis scored 22 for a under-dogs. Josh Cameron, from Racine, strike 3 true 3-pointers and scored 11 of Coastal Carolina’s initial 19 points.
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