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Nine letter-winners out, 11 in, team wins

November 19, 2015

By Justin St. Peter Nov. 18, 2015 After losing nine players from last year’s 24-4 team, including all five starters, the Warhawks men’s basketball team will have an uphill battle to get back to the top of the WIAC. Among the nine players lost, guard Quardell Young, and forward K.J. Evans were bot...

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...

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: Warhawks win by 39, now winners of seven straight

January 13, 2014

Jan. 11 By Daniel Schoettler The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team extended its winning streak to seven games with a 90-51 victory over the UW-Eau Claire Blugolds Saturday night.  The Warhawks had a big night from junior point guard Quardell Young, who scored a career high 25 points...

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: Warhawks win by 32, improve to 9-2

December 31, 2013

December 30 By Daniel Schoettler                The Warhawks gave themselves an early New Years gift with an 85-53 non-conference win over the Edgewood College Eagles Monday night in Kachel Gym.   The ’Hawks used another big performance from senior guard K.J. Evans to get t...

Men’s Basketball: Miller’s men ranked No. 4 nationally

Men’s Basketball: Miller’s men ranked No. 4 nationally

December 4, 2013

Dec. 4 By Daniel Schoettler Last year, the Warhawks men’s basketball team finished 24-5 with a second-place finish in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. It also won its conference tournament last year, but its championship run ended with a second-round exit in the NCAA Tournament. The...

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