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UW-W enjoys seven years of Bryson

UW-W enjoys seven years of Bryson

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

You can still find them at the YMCA in the summer playing hoops together. Brother and brother, uniting to lock down some unknowing patrons who came to get in some run. Little do they know, that scoring on this afternoon might not be in the cards for them. Even after 160 wins, two national champi...

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 cruise at Kachel, still dancing

Men’s Basketball: ‘Hawks cruise at Kachel, still dancing

March 11, 2014

  March 12, 2014 By Justin St. Peter   Survive and advance. It is the name of the game come postseason time. The Warhawks men’s basketball team did much more than that on March 7 and 9 to advance to the fifth Sweet 16 in school history. The Warhawks (23-4) opened the...

Men’s Basketball: Warhawks take care of Blue Devils, eye No. 1-ranked Pointers

February 2, 2014

  Feb. 1 By Daniel Schoettler Despite a second half surge by the UW-Stout Blue Devils, the Warhawks men’s basketball team came up victorious Saturday night with a 70-59 win in Kachel Gymnasium.  At halftime, the team honored the 1984 and 1989 national championship teams. The Warhawks started out the game with an 8-1 r...

Men’s Basketball: ‘Hawks down Falcons 70-41

January 10, 2014

  Jan. 4 By Daniel Schoettler The Warhawks men’s basketball team got its first win in WIAC play Saturday in a big 70-41 win over the UW-River Falls Falcons Saturday night in Kachel Gym.  The ’Hawks received another big night from junior guard K.J. Evans, who led the team with 21 points in the victory. “We got two ...

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...

Men’s Basketball: ‘Hawks win seventh straight, are the No. 2 seed in WIAC Tournament

February 18, 2013

  By Jenny DuPuis   The Warhawks pulled off an impressive win against the UW-River Falls Falcons Saturday afternoon with a final score of 72-69. This win concluded the regular season for the ’Hawks on a seven game winning streak. The team was ahead of the Falcons during the entire...

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 d3hoops.com’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...

Defending champs have ‘positive upside’

November 15, 2012

  By Zach Hicks The Warhawk men’s basketball team, ranked No. 3 in d3hoops.com’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...

Men’s basketball beat UW-Platteville, lose to UW-Superior

February 15, 2012

The Warhawks, ranked No. 4 by the latest D3hoops.com poll, went 1-1 last week winning 77-58 at UW-Platteville and losing 60-58 at UW-Superior. The team has two regular season games remaining: 7 p.m. tonight at home against UW-Oshkosh and on the road Saturday at UW-River Falls. The ’Hawks cruised...

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