Wisconsin outlasts Dayton 43-42 in Battle 4 Atlantis
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — Connor Essegian scored a career-high 13 points while Wisconsin beat Dayton 43-42 in Wednesday's first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis.
The Badgers won despite shooting just 23.7% from the floor and 6 of 27 from 3-point range.
Kobe Elvis scored 16 points to lead the Flyers.
The game down to the final seconds. Max Klesmit blocked a runner from Elvis in the final seconds.
The Badgers then forced a shot-clock violation on Dayton's final possession.
Dayton had its own offensive struggles, shooting 6 of 29 in the first half and 4 for 27 from 3-point range for the game.