Craig shocks Memorial, West beats East
Big Eight boys basketball race tightens
MADISON — Despite the snow, three Big Eight Conference boys basketball games were played Thursday night.
In Janesville, the Craig Cougars defeated Madison Memorial 63-56. It was the third straight loss for the Spartans.
Sun Prairie now moves a half-game ahead of Memorial in the Big Eight Standings. Sun Prairie is 13-2, Madison Memorial is 12-2. The Cardinals’ game at Middleton Thursday night was postponed by snow.
At Madison LaFollette, the Lancers held off Beloit Memorial, 58-56.
At Madison West, the Regents built a big halftime lead then withstood a Madison East rally to beat the Purgolders 59-51.
Malik Clements led all scorers with 26 points.
East is now 7-7 in the Big Eight, West is 6-8.West beats East