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Pat Miller – RP Coach of the Year

Pat Miller - RP Coach of the Year

May 7, 2014

  May 7, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham Two seasons away from winning a national championship back in 2011-12, men’s head basketball coach Pat Miller entered this season with more than just a title in mind. Royal Purple’s Coach of the Year award winner and former national championship-...

The Badger State’s “other” title town

May 7, 2014

    May 7, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham People are familiar with the phrase, “Title Town” here in Wisconsin. When looking over the 2013-14 school year, championships upon championships were won in the Badger State’s “other” title town: UW-Whitewater. Starting with basketball,...

Men’s Basketball: ‘Hawks top Pioneers, take home WIAC Championship

February 24, 2013

  By Justin Woodard   Despite struggling early on and falling down by five at halftime, the UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team came storming back in the second half to defeat UW-Platteville 66-55 in the Kachel Gymnasium on Saturday night to claim the WIAC tournament title. To...

Defending champs have ‘positive upside’

November 15, 2012

  By Zach Hicks The Warhawk men’s basketball team, ranked No. 3 in’s top 25 poll, will look to defend their NCAA National Championship from last season beginning Saturday, when they’ll host Beloit College. After losing the national player of the year, forward Chris Davis...

2011-12 Royal Purple Male Athlete of the Year: Chris Davis

May 9, 2012

Transferring from Madison Area Technical College after his sophomore year, senior Chris Davis decided to use his two years of eligibility left at UW-Whitewater to try to win a national championship. After a tough loss in the first round of the NCAA Tournament last season, Davis redeemed himself during...

Davis, Miller win national honors

March 21, 2012

First team all WIAC, check. WIAC player of the year, check. First Team All-American, check. All-Tournament team, check. Last, but definitely not least, National Player of the Year, check. Senior Chris Davis, who recently helped the UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team win its third national title,...

UW-W wins third title

March 21, 2012

On the court of the Salem Civic Center Arena, it read “Salem, Virginia’s Championship City.” They might as well change that to ‘Whitewater’s Championship City,’ after the UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team defeated Cabrini College 63-60 in a stunning 18-point comeback Saturday night...

Warhawks win national championship

March 17, 2012

In a stunning comeback where the Warhawks were down by 18 points with 15 minutes left in the game, they overcame and defeated Cabrini 63-60 Saturday night in Salem, Va. The Warhawks trailed 47-29 with just under 15 minutes left in the game, but then the 'Hawks turned things around. The 'Hawks took its first lead with just over a minute left when Chris Davis h...

Basketball team reaches title game

March 16, 2012

The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team advanced to the national championship game after defeating the Massachusetts Institute of Technology 71-56 Friday night in Salem, Va. The Warhawks will face Cabrini in the national championship game at 6 p.m. CST tomorrow. The Warhawks went back-and-forth with the Engi...

Warhawks reach Final Four

March 14, 2012

The last time the men’s basketball team advanced to the Final Four, head coach Pat Miller was the guard for the 1989 team and eventually went on to win the program its second national championship. This time around, Miller will get to experience it as a coach after the Warhawks defeated Virginia Wesleyan...

Davis, Miller earn player/coach of year

March 7, 2012

Last week when the Warhawks earned a berth into the NCAA Tournament, that wasn’t the only good news. Head coach Pat Miller and senior Chris Davis were named coach and player of the year in the WIAC after posting a 23-5 regular season record while winning the regular season WIAC title. This is the...

How sweet it feels

March 7, 2012

For the first time since 1996, the men’s basketball team will return to the Sweet 16 of the Division-III NCAA Tournament. “It feels great and I’m really happy for this team,” head coach Pat Miller said. “We’ve had some good teams that haven’t been able to achieve that and lost to some...

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