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Quardell Young deserves a chance in the NBA

Quardell Young deserves a chance in the NBA

November 5, 2015

Column by Justin St. Peter Nov. 3, 2015 Quardell Young’s illustrious basketball career is not over yet. The former Warhawks star point guard was selected in the fifth round, with the 95th pick, in the National Basketball Association Development League Draft (NBA D-League) by the Maine Red Claws on Oct....

RP Votes: Young wins

RP Votes: Young wins

May 6, 2015

May 6, 2015 By Paul Bressler Despite a bitter end to a four-year journey, senior guard Quardell Young closed out his collegiate career as the Royal Purple’s  2014 Male Athlete of the Year. “We came up short, very short,” Young said. “Obviously, our whole team and staff were disappointed with t...

Young’s successful career comes to a close

March 30, 2015

April 1, 2015 By Alex Calles The main goal for Warhawk point guard Quardell Young was to win back-to-back titles and three in his four-year career at UWW. But after being knocked out in the first round of the Division-III NCAA Tournament by Defiance 83-71, his plans changed. Instead of making a run t...

’Hawks season ends early

’Hawks season ends early

March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015 By Justin St. Peter The Warhawks were on the wrong side of history when the Defiance College Yellow Jackets recorded its first NCAA tournament win in a 83-71 loss in the first round of the NCAA D-III Tournament on March 6. The Yellow Jackets were anchored by senior guard Travis Schomaeker’s...

Warhawks fly on top of WIAC

Warhawks fly on top of WIAC

March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015 By Paul Bressler The No. 2-ranked UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team will face Defiance College (21-6) in the first round of the NCAA D-III Tournament on March 6 in Kachel Gymnasium at a time to be announced at a later date. The victor will await the outcome of the No. 13-ranked...

Team receives bye in WIAC Championship

Team receives bye in WIAC Championship

February 25, 2015

Feb. 25, 2015 By Paul Bressler Thanks to a coin flip, the No. 2-ranked UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team will host the lowest remaining seed in the WIAC tournament as the freshly crowned No. 1-seed on Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. The flip came after a conference finale against UW-Stout, 86-77. “Winning...

‘Hawks tied for WIAC crown

‘Hawks tied for WIAC crown

February 18, 2015

Feb. 18, 2015 By Emily Leclair The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team ended its 13-game winning streak with a loss to UW-Stevens Point on the road on Feb. 13, but bounced back with a home win over UW-River Falls 85-66, on Feb. 14. The ’Hawks are tied with the Pointers for first place in WIAC...

‘Hawks remain undefeated

‘Hawks remain undefeated

February 11, 2015

Feb. 11, 2015 By Andrew Lowe The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team holds the No. 1 rank in the nation with its 13th straight win against UW-Eau Claire 77-62 on Feb. 7 in Whitewater. The team will head to UW-Stevens Point on Feb. 11 to battle for first place in the WIAC. “We got beat up on...

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 eight in a row

Warhawks win eight in a row

January 21, 2015

Jan. 21, 2015 By Emily Leclair The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team ended its winter break with an eight game winning streak and improving its overall record to 14-2. The ‘Hawks are currently tied with UW-Stevens Point for first in the WIAC  conference with a record of 7-0. The team came...

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