La Crosse, Wis. (WXOW) Viterbo was poised for an upset before UW-La Crosse outscored the V-Hawks 25-13 in the fourth quarter to pull away for a 63-54 win in a battle of crosstown rivals.
UW-L put five players in double figures led by Lexi Higgins who had 15 points and nine rebounds.
Viterbo was led by Alyssa Nilsson and Madison Doerr who had 11 points each.
This is the 13th straight win for the Eagles over the V-Hawks.
UW-L improves to 8-1 while Viterbo falls to 3-5.