Duluth, Minn. native Shaq Coleman once again led his team in points with 17, but the University of Wisconsin Superior (UWS) men's basketball team fell to the University of Wisconsin Stout 67-53 to close out the Merrill Thompson Classic on Sunday at Mertz Mortorelli Gymnasium in Superior, Wis.
The Yellowjackets opened the four-team tournament with an 82-73 win over Luther College on Saturday behind 24 points from Coleman.
On Sunday, the Yellowjackets trailed 36-29 at halftime. While UWS shot a decent 51 percent from the field, 16 turnovers helped the Norse sustain the lead throughout the second half. For comparison, UW-Stout committed five turnovers.
Coleman scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half while Colton Williams and Montroy Scott both added 11 points in the loss.
The Yellowjackets are now (2-3) overall and will travel to face UW-Eau Claire on Tuesday, November 28.