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Selbo, Badgers outlast Navy in East Regional consolation game

1941 NCAA Tournament
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Wisconsin Wisconsin 50Navy 49
Madison Square Garden • New York, N.Y. • Attendance: N/A

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1st 2nd Final
 Wisconsin 29 21 50
24 25 49
 Statistical Leaders
 • Bobby Cook: 21 Pts, 10 FG
 • Glen Selbo: 8 Pts, 5-22 FG, 2-3 FT
 • Lautenbach/Harlow: 6 Pts each
 Stats at a Glance
 Field Goals 21 20
 Free Throws 7-13 10-16
 FT Percentage .538 .625
 Fouls 13 12
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March 22, 1947

NEW YORK - Glen Selbo's basket in the final seconds propelled the Badgers to a 50-49 win over the Midshipmen in the East Regional consolation game.

Wisconsin led by as many as eight points in the first half and held a 29-24 lead at intermission, but the Middies rallied and went ahead 36-35 on a rebound basket by Bobby Searle and a free throw by Charles Sheehan.

Bobby Cook put the Badgers back in front with a long basket and a free throw.

 Fast Facts
• Selbo's game-winner clinches regional consolation
• Bobby Cook finished with 21 points on 10 FG
• UW led by as many as eight points in the first half

Wisconsin extended the lead to 45-38 and appeared in command late until Navy staged one final rally and cut the margin to 48-47.

A rebound basket by Johnny Barrow pushed Navy in front, 49-48, setting the stage for Selbo's game-winner.

Cook led the Badgers with a game-high 21 points, while Ken Shugart and Cy Waldrop paced the Navy attack with 14 and 13 points, respectively.  

Wisconsin ended the season with a 16-6 overall record.

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