Johnny Davis scored 20 factors, Tyler Wahl added 18 and a key block, and Wisconsin outlasted Saint Mary’s 61-55 Wednesday to win the Maui Invitational.

The Badgers (5-1) had reached the Maui title recreation as soon as in 4 earlier tries, dropping to North Carolina in 2016. They had a battle on their arms in opposition to the Gaels, battling by a bodily second half stuffed with collisions and tumbling gamers.

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Wisconsin could also be younger, however there’s clearly expertise on the roster. Three straight wins and a Maui title proved that.

Saint Mary’s had run in its first Maui Invitational. A number of unhealthy performs down the stretch value the Gaels a shot on the title.

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Saint Mary’s hosts UC Riverside on Monday.

Wisconsin performs at Georgia Tech subsequent Wednesday.