MILWAUKEE (WLCSports.com) - Sophomore Collin Kennedy (Holmen, Wis./Luther) and senior Tanner Schieve (Slinger, Wis./Slinger) of the Wisconsin Lutheran College men's basketball team both surpassed 1,000 career points during Friday's NACC Tournament Semifinal game at Benedictine.
Kennedy, who entered last night's game with 999 career points, became the 20th player in Warriors men's basketball history to join the 1,000-point club. His jumper from just beyond the free-throw line at the 17:07 mark of the first half put him over the milestone and gave Wisconsin Lutheran its first points of the game. Kennedy finished the game with 11 points and stands at 1,010 points for his career. The sophomore forward has scored 505 points in each of his first two seasons with the Warriors, averaging 19.1 points per game.
Schieve, who came into last night's contest at 995 career points, reached the 1,000-point mark with 19:05 left in the second half by making the first of two free-throw attempts. The senior guard finished with 20 points, including 16 in the second half. Schieve scored 336 points playing for two seasons at Madison College before pouring in 679 points over his last two years at Wisconsin Lutheran. He averaged 13.1 points per game in two seasons for the Warriors and finished his four-year career with 1,015 points.
The Warriors finished their 2016-2017 season 16-11 overall and 12-8 in the NACC. WLC's 16 wins are the most since the 2007-2008 season and its 12 conference victories tie for second-most all-time.