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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 win sixth straight

Warhawks win sixth straight

December 10, 2014

Dec. 10, 2014 By Paul Bressler The No. 1-ranked UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team will face another huge early season test as they prepare for the No. 4-ranked Augustana Vikings at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 10 in Rock Island, Ill. “It’s a good test,” head coach Pat Miller said. “This is another...

‘Hawks lose to Division-II team

‘Hawks lose to Division-II team

November 19, 2014

Nov. 19, 2014 By Paul Bressler Cardinal Stritch University Wolves upset the No. 1-ranked UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team 71-66 on Nov. 15 in what was the unveiling of the Warhawks’ 2014 National Championship banner. “What I learned after 2012 [is] it’s difficult to turn the page on...

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 Column: Warhawks win, avoid Stevens Point

Men’s Basketball Column: Warhawks win, avoid Stevens Point

March 19, 2014

    March 19, 2014 By Paul Bressler The NCAA Division-III Tournament is supposed to be set up in a way that each qualifying team plays against a balanced field, but in reality, each team only has to beat the teams put in front of it. The UW-Whitewater Warhawks did just that by...

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

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

March 12, 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: No. 1 and No. 2 may meet again

Men’s Basketball: No. 1 and No. 2 may meet again

February 26, 2014

  Feb. 26, 2014 By Justin St. Peter In any other Division-III conference in the country, the Warhawks men’s basketball team would be the No. 1 seed in its conference tournament. Being ranked No.2 in the latest d3hoops.com poll would typically give them the No. 1 seed. Instead, 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: Warhawks fly into Florida

December 19, 2013

Dec. 16 By Justin St. Peter The Warhawks men’s basketball team easily handled the Alma College Scots 97-69 in the Kachel Gymnasium on Dec. 16. The ’Hawks saw four players in double figures and were led by senior guard KJ Evans, who produced a 25 point, 13 rebound, two block night, including...

Men’s Basketball: ‘Hawks Win Fifth in a Row, Two Games Remain in WIAC Play

February 12, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham   The Warhawks men’s basketball team might be one game behind UW-Stevens Point in the WIAC standings, but they stayed hot Saturday, with a 84-53 win over UW-Superior. If the win proved anything, it is that the ’Hawks are clicking at the perfect time. “I...

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