Senior Jake Smith broke the all-time scoring record at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, but unfortunately the Yellowjackets men’s basketball team lost to UW-La Crosse 75-63 Saturday afternoon at Mertz Mortorelli Gym.
Smith needed seven points to break Jim Sevals' all-time record of 1,794. His record-breaking basket came on a fade-away jumper from the right side of the lane with less than two minutes remaining in the first half.
Smith finished 13 points. Dan Culy led UWS with 16 points and Ben Aalfs added 11.
Tony Mane led UWLC with a game-high 37 points.
UWLC leads 39-31 at halftime.
Sevals played at UWS from 1963-67.
Smith now has 1,801 points.