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UW-River Falls senior Ben Gresmer (2) of Hudson drives past UW-Stevens Point;s Tyler Tillema in the first half of the Falcons' 54-50 loss to the top-ranked Pointers Feb. 15.

Falcons come close to upset

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The UW-River Falls men’s basketball team held the No. 1 team in the nation to its lowest point total and lowest shooting percentage of the season last Saturday night at Karges Center.


And with just over four minutes remaining in the game, the last-place Falcons held a two-point lead over conference-leading UW-Stevens Point and appeared poised for an upset.

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Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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