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Freshman guard Derek Gray (4) takes a brief breather before getting back into the game Saturday evening Nov. 27, 2021.

Men’s basketball holds ground against MSOE

Parker Olsen, Sports Editor November 28, 2021

The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team (3-2) took on the Milwaukee School of Engineering (5-2) at Kachel Gymnasium in the Williams Center on Nov. 27. The team got out to an early lead and held their...

Junior forward Trevon Chislom (33) shouts over to his teammates during the game against the University of Whitworth Saturday, Nov.13, 2021.

Basketball splits Tip-Off Tournament

Sam Strash, Assistant Sports Editor November 14, 2021

The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team (3-1) hosted their annual Tip-Off Tournament at the Kachel Gymnasium on Nov. 12 and 13, facing the Golden Gusties of Gustavus Adolphus University (MN) (0-2) and...

The women’s basketball team splits up into three groups to have scrimmages that improve their individual and team performance. Oct. 19th, 2021.

Women’s basketball eying a WIAC title

Parker Olsen, Assistant Sports Editor October 24, 2021

The UW Whitewater women’s basketball team is aiming at high goals as the team gets back in action. The team begins the season ranked 18th in the country by after an 8-3 finish last season....

UW-Whitewater senior center Johanna Taylor (40) goes up for a shot during the Warhawks matchup against the UW-Oshkosh Titans in the WIAC Tournament Championship game, Friday, Mar. 5.

Titans top Warhawks for basketball championship title

Nay Salter, Assistant Sports Editor March 7, 2021

The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team touched glory in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Championship Final Friday, Mar. 5, but fell to UW-Oshkosh in the second half. The Warhawks...

Sophomore guard Gage Malensek (3) drives to the basket during a regular season game between the warhawks and UW-Stout on wednesday Feb. 24.

Men’s hoops fight hard, but fall short in season finish

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor March 7, 2021

The UW-Whitewater’s men’s basketball team season came to an end on Monday Mar. 1 after a hard fought loss of 81-76 to UW-River Falls in the first round of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference...

UW-Whitewater women’s basketball freshman forward Savannah Youngstrom (24) jumps up to the hoop against UW-Stout Friday, Feb. 26.

Women win big on basketball court

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor February 28, 2021

The UW-W women’s basketball team finished the regular season with four straight wins, capping off two action-packed weeks before heading into the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC)...

Sophomore guard Brian Conaghan (11) looks for an opportunity to pass the ball while junior forward Jack Brahm (24) blocks a UW-Oshkosh player Friday, Feb. 10.

Warhawks fight hard, but fall to Pioneers

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor February 21, 2021

The UW-W men’s basketball team fought hard, but lost another tough game to 11th nationally ranked UW-Platteville, Friday night 58 to 64 in Platteville on Bo Ryan Court. The game was a slugfest in the...

Sophomore guard Will Pytleski (21) turns back around to face freshman guard John Itounas (12), who’s looking for an open teammate to pass the basketball to on Friday, Feb. 12 at the UW-Whitewater men’s basketball game.

Titans trounce Warhawks on basketball court

Nay Salter, Assistant Sports Editor February 14, 2021

Both UW-Whitewater men’s and women’s basketball teams suffered tough defeats from UW-Oshkosh this past week. The athletes now prepare for face-offs against UW-Platteville in the days ahead.  The...

UW-Whitewater Men’s Basketball Center Trevon Chislom

Looking for a shot

Jake Klein, Journalist October 25, 2020

Sophomore Trevon Chislom is aiming to be a key part of the Whitewater Men’s Basketball team this upcoming season. The six foot, six inches forward played high school basketball at McFarland High...

Senior guard Andre Brown (14) makes a three-point shot late in the second half to bring the Warhawks within one point of UW-Oshkosh in a WIAC conference game at the Williams Center on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.  The Warhawks could not overcome the No. 5 Titans but Brown in the first half became the 29th player in program history to reach 1,000 career points.

Remembering Lucas Burns

Devin Ulrich, Sports Editor September 6, 2020

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and surrounding community mourns the loss of former men's basketball forward Lucas Burns, who died at the age of 30.  Burns was part of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater...

Fourth straight game slips away from UW-W

Fourth straight game slips away from UW-W

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor February 19, 2018

Twenty-eight turnovers, many missed free throws and an eight minute stretch without a field goal handed the Warhawks men’s basketball team their fourth straight loss as they suffered a 60-55 defeat at...

Home losses cool ‘Hawks’ hot start

Kolton Hegstrom, Sports Editor January 22, 2018

The No. 2 UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team went through a series of ups and downs over winter break, going 6-2 since many students left campus during the holidays. The Warhawks claimed several...

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