Hanson grabs 13 points in Foreign Tour win
Wisconsin senior guard Clayton Hanson tied for a team-high 13 points in the opening game of the 2004 Big Ten Men's Basketball Foreign Tour Friday. Illinois forward Warren Carter also had 13 points in the 84-78 win over the Frejus Basketball Club in Frejus, France.
Hanson was one of five Big Ten athletes to score in double figures; Minnesota sophomore forward Dan Coleman had 10, Iowa senior guard Adam Haluska added 11 and Ohio State senior center Matt Marinchick put up 12. Frejus' Joseph M'Benque had a game-high 17 points.
The Big Ten team will face the Marseille-Fos Basketball Club Saturday.
Badgers put up goals in win, loss
In a game that pitted Badger against Badger, Team Blue crushed Team White 7-5 in the National Junior Evaluation Camp game Friday in Grand Forks, N.D. Teams from Finland and Sweden are also participating in the festival and faced each other Friday, with Sweden shutting out Finland 3-0.
UW sophomore forward Jake Dowell added two assists and an empty-netter goal while playing for Team Blue. Sophomore forward Robbie Earl contributed a goal and an assist, and sophomore defender Jeff Likens put up a goal for Team White.
Team White will next face Sweden Saturday while Team Blue will look to defeat Finland. Team Blue and Finland previously met Aug. 11, when Team Blue crushed Finland 9-2. Team White fell to Sweden Aug. 11 after Sweden won a 24-person shootout.