ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The UAA Men's Basketball team dropped into a third place tie in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference with a thrilling yet discouraging 106-102 home loss to Western Washington on Thursday night. It was UAA's first conference game since the 1999-2000 season, in which both teams eclipsed 100 points in regulation. UAA shot 68 percent from the field in the loss.
Brandon Walker and Taylor Rohde each scored 27 points for the Seawolves, but they couldn't overcome John Allen's 33 points for the Vikings on 7-for-7 shooting from three-point territory. Both teams are 9 and 4 in league play.
In the first part of UAA's basketball doubleheader, the Seawolf Women collected their 20th win of the season by defeating St. Martin's, 64-48. UAA, ranked 14th in Division II, got a lift from Alysa Horn. The Kodiak native scored 16 of her 21 points in the first half. The Seawolves improve to 20 and 5 overall, 11 and 3 in league play.