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Wittenberg 73, St. Thomas, Minn. 62

March 19, 1994

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) _ Luke Ragan scored 19 points, including the basket that put Wittenberg ahead for good, and the Tigers beat St. Thomas 73-62 Saturday in the NCAA Division III third-place game.

Mark Balusik scored 15 points and Aaron Smith added 12 for Wittenberg (30-2). Matt Croci, who scored 26 points in the semifinals, was just 3 for 15 on Saturday for nine points.

Jesse Radabaugh scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds for St. Thomas (24-7).

Wittenberg fell behind 18-11 but went on a 10-1 run to take its first lead at 21-19 with 5:29 left in the first half. St. Thomas led 51-49 with 8:23 remaining in the second, but Wittenberg scored the next nine points and the Tommies didn’t score for the next 5:11.

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