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Women’s Basketball: UW-W falls to Whitman, finishes third

Women's Basketball: UW-W falls to Whitman, finishes third

April 2, 2014

  April 2, 2014 By Kevin Cunningham Just one season ago, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team created magic in the Final Four. The team had fallen short, losing to undefeated DePauw University in the national championship game, but memories were made. This time around, the...

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: ‘Hawks top UW-Stout, eye UW-SP

Men's Basketball: 'Hawks top UW-Stout, eye UW-SP

February 5, 2014

  Feb. 5, 2014 By Emily Leclair The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team improved its conference record to 8-3 with a win over UW-Stout, 70-59. The ’Hawks are now 17-3 overall. The Warhawks opened the game strong with an 8-1 run. The Blue Devils missed all five shots from the field...

Women’s Basketball: Carollo’s bunch now winners of nine straight

Women's Basketball: Carollo's bunch now winners of nine straight

February 5, 2014

  Feb. 5, 2014 By Paul Bressler The UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team is preparing for a war against the formally ranked Pointers in a rematch from earlier in the season, at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at Stevens Point. The last time these two teams met on Dec. 11 the ’Hawks won...

Women’s Basketball Column: Warhawks no longer one-dimensional

Women's Basketball Column: Warhawks no longer one-dimensional

January 29, 2014

  Jan. 29 By Kevin Cunningham Last season, head coach Keri Carollo led her women to their finest season in school history, finishing second in the NCAA Tournament, losing to undefeated DePauw University, 69-51. UW-Whitewater fell short to the Tigers, a team which shot 61 percent from...

‘Hawks fail to repeat

March 13, 2013

  By Andrew Bayliss   In 2012, the Warhawks men’s basketball team set what head coach Pat Miller called the “gold standard” of expectations by bringing a national title to UW-Whitewater. This season, a lack of rebounding and inconsistent shooting led to the second-round defeat...

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...

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