OSHKOSH, WI – The Westchester Knicks (26-18), the official NBA G League affiliate of the New York Knicks, ran past the Wisconsin Herd (9-31), 123-95, Saturday night at Menominee Nation Arena.
Wisconsin’s Xavier Munford netted a 16-foot jumpshot 25 seconds into the contest to roll out scoring but Jameel Warney’s turnaround hook shot for the Knicks at the 9:38 mark eliminated the Herd’s lone lead for the game. A Warney layup two possessions after put the Knicks back in the driver’s seat where they competed from for the duration of the game.
Warney’s line included 22 points on 55.6-percent shooting, his fourth consecutive 20-point game, seven rebounds, four assists and a pair of made triples.
Billy Garrett and Stephen Zimmerman each led the Knicks with 23 points apiece. Zimmerman missed just two looks on the night and drained 11 for an 84.6-percent clip while leading Westchester on the glass with nine rebounds. Two-Way player Kadeem Allen handed out a game-high eight helpers.
Wisconsin’s Munford was one of six Herd players in double-figures, ending with 17 points. Robert Johnson gave a team-high 21-point effort. Shevon Thompson loaned a double-double which included 10 points and 12 boards.
Westchester has beaten Wisconsin three times this season on a 32.3-point average margin.