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UW-Whitewater Men’s Basketball forward aims for a team victory
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...

Remembering Lucas Burns

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.
Former UW-W basketball player loses battle with brain cancer
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
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

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...

Miller time at UW-W

December 13, 2017

Two national championships, four WIAC Coach of the Year awards and six regular season conference championships sound nice, but what stands out most to UW-W men’s head coach Pat Miller about his tenure...

Women’s basketball claims fifth win of season

December 7, 2017

Led by senior guard Brooke Trewyn’s near triple-double, the No.14 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (5-0) handily defeated Augustana College (IL) 82-65 Nov. 30 at Kachel Gymnasium. Trewyn posted...

Giannais leads herd of young bucks

November 29, 2017

No player in the NBA has had a faster start to the 2017-18 season than premier young Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo. Over the first two weeks of the season, he was the NBA’s leading...

Defense paces War hawks undefeated start

November 29, 2017

The No. 20 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team is finding just about every way to win games to being its season. The Warhawks pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 75-64 victory over Elmhurst...

A look ahead at Men’s basketball

November 15, 2017

The UW-W men’s basketball team starts their season against No. 15 Claremont Mudd-Scripps in a game that Warhawk players hope is the start of another championship-winning season. “Win it all, that’s...

Women’s basketball sneak peak

November 15, 2017

Going by the numbers, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team had one of its most memorable seasons in recent memory in 2016-2017. The Warhawks finished with an overall record of 22-6, had two players...

Men’s basketball strengthens

October 25, 2017

W-Whitewater men’s basketball added two new staff members for the upcoming season, both who understand what it means to be a Warhawk. Lou Chapman and Jarod Wichser were announced as assistant coaches...

Silencing fans discourages competition

January 26, 2016

Royal Purple Staff Opinion Jan. 26, 2016 There’s less than 10 seconds to go before the half. The visiting team is down by two. The inbound pass goes in, the player dribbles down the court and the gym...

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