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UWSP men's basketball team wins the D-III national championship

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The UW-Stevens Point men's basketball team beat Augustana (Ill.) College 70-54 Saturday to earn the program's fourth NCAA Division III national title.

The Pointers also won the championship in 2004, 2005, and in 2010.

The game was close in the first half, but in the second the Pointers pulled away. They built their lead to as many as 21 points after halftime .Senior Austin Ryf led the pointers with 17 points and senior Joe Ritchay added 15.

 With the victory the Pointers improved to 8-0 in games played at the Salem Civic Center.

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