Three Kiwis, three colleges, three wins


On Wednesday afternoon, Tuesday in the States, three Tall Blacks were involved in college games with all three on winning teams.

Tai Wynyard found himself playing in the iconic Madison Square Garden for Kentucky Wildcats against Michigan State. The Wildcats were too good for Michigan winning 69-48 although Wynyard was only granted two minutes of action, just enough time to snare a couple of rebounds.

Jack Salt retained a starting berth for Virginia Cavaliers as they ran riot against St Francis Brooklyn winning 72-32. The sophomore centre went a perfect 3 from 3 shooting adding a brace of rebounds to 6 points in 16 minutes as coach Tony Bennett utilised 14 players.

Nebraska Huskers were also on the right side of a lop sided scoreline defeating University of Mary 70-38 with Tai Webster one of two Huskers in double figures. The point guard notched 10 points in addition to 5 rebounds, 3 assists and a steal.

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