OSHKOSH, Wis. – The Wisconsin Herd (7-3) won its first home game in team history (116-109) at Menominee Nation Arena against the Iowa Wolves (2-7).
The Wolves led the Herd for nine consecutive minutes in the first quarter and seven minutes in the third. Propelled by a sell-out crowd (3,647), the Herd was able to overcome the deficit and secured a 10-point lead with five minutes remaining.
Milwaukee Bucks assignee D.J. Wilson made his Herd debut and led the team with 24 points in 28 minutes. Sterling Brown, also assigned by Milwaukee for the game, ended the night with 14 points and nine rebounds in 33 minutes. Cliff Alexander recorded 20 points and six rebounds from the bench.
Wolves players Melo Thimble and Amile Jefferson both notched double-doubles for Iowa. Thimble led the team in scoring with 27 points and 11 assists in 46 minutes. Jefferson netted 23 points and pulled in 17 rebounds in 40 minutes.