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Dial Young for game-winner

Dial Young for game-winner

February 4, 2015

Feb. 4, 2015 By Emily Leclair The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team increased its winning streak to 11 games after defeating UW-Platteville 65-64 and UW-La Crosse 68-67. Senior Quardell Young scored back-to-back game-winning baskets, both in the last eight seconds, to keep the ’Hawks first in...

Young does it again

February 4, 2015

Feb. 2, 2015 By Josh Sinclair Senior guard Quardell Young was asked to convert in crunch time again for the No. 1 UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team and again, he delivered. In a déjà vu like moment, the senior guard drove in and flipped up a lay-up with eight seconds left, then proceeded t...

‘Hawks are kings of WIAC

'Hawks are kings of WIAC

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 By Emily Leclair The No. 1 ranked UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team extended its winning streak to 10 games after wins against UW-Stevens Point 59-44 and UW-Superior 83-59. The ’Hawks improved its overall record to 16-2 and claimed the WIAC lead with a 9-0 record. “Since we...

Warhawks ranked preseason No. 1

Warhawks ranked preseason No. 1

November 12, 2014

Nov. 12, 2014 By Justin St. Peter After losing three starters and a key player of the bench from last year’s national champion squad to graduation, one would think the Warhawks’ mens’ basketball team might take a step back this year. Don’t tell that to this year’s team. The ’Hawks...

Men’s Basketball: UW-Whitewater defeats Williams 75-73, wins second title in three years

March 25, 2014

  March 25, 2014 By Justin St. Peter Salem, Va. – Not one, not two, not three, but the UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team now has four national championships. When Williams University senior center Michael Mayer tipped in a Duncan Robinson missed jumper with 4.9 seconds left on the clock, things looked dire for the Warhawks who were down 73-72. “I thought we had won a national championship,” Robinson said. “My first thought wasn’t to get back on defense.” ’Hawks forward K.J. Evans quickly turned and fired the inbounds pass to guard Quardell Young. Young caught it at the three point line and raced down the court. Four dribbles later, he elevated from the middle of the lane. As the ball left his dominant left hand, Mayer, the Ephs’ First Team All-American, hacked him across the arm. The ball hit the left side of the rim, bounced off the back iron, and dropped in. As the crowd erupted, the referee blew the whistle fo...

Men’s Basketball: Warhawks go unbeaten over break

Men's Basketball: Warhawks go unbeaten over break

January 22, 2014

Jan. 22, 2014   By Emily Leclair The UW-Whitewater Men’s basketball team returns from winter break with a nine-game winning streak. The Warhawks improved their overall record to 14-2 and 5-0 in conference. The ’Hawks started break with a win against Alma College, 97-69. Junior...

Men’s Basketball: Defending champs stay perfect

November 28, 2012

  By Zach Hicks The Warhawks men’s basketball team flexed their muscles this weekend, validating their No. 3 ranking in’s top 25 poll, by maintaining a perfect record with wins against the Aurora University Spartans and the Carthage College Red Men, clinching the Carthage Classic...

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...

Men’s basketball team advances to Final Four

March 11, 2012

After defeating Virginia Wesleyan 76-62 Saturday night, the men's basketball team will advance to the programs fourth Final Four appearance. The last time the Warhawks advanced the the Final Four was in 1989. The Warhawks will face MIT this Friday in Salem, Virginia. Tipoff will be at 7 p.m. CST. ...

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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