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Men’s Hoopers set to host tourney

Men’s Hoopers set to host tourney

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

March 6, 2017

Despite falling in the second round of the WIAC Championships, the Warhawks men’s basketball team will host games in the first and second rounds of the Division-III NCAA tournament. The ’Hawks (21-6) will face the University of Northwestern-St. Paul (20-7), who won the Upper Midwest Athletic Conf...

Turner’s three-point shot descended from heavens to let ’Hawks advance

Turner’s three-point shot descended from heavens to let ’Hawks advance

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

March 4, 2017

When sophomore guard/forward Maurquis Turner received a pass from junior point guard Chris Jones and launched a three-pointer from the corner right in front of the UW-Whitewater bench, he turned to prayer. “It hung in the air for a long time,” Turner said. “I’m like, ‘please it’s gotta...

‘Hawks dispatch UW-Stout in first round of WIAC tournament

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

February 22, 2017

After beating the UW-Stout Blue Devils at home by 35 two and a half weeks ago, the three-seeded UW-Whitewater Warhawks were in a much tighter contest in the team’s 78-69 victory Feb. 21 in the first round of the WIAC tournament. Head coach Pat Miller was not surprised it was a closer game. “We...

Hoopers in battle for second place in WIAC

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

Feb. 15, 2017 The No. 18 ranked UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team split a pair of conference opponents last week leaving them steady at second in WIAC standings. The Warhawks started the week with a nail biting victory at UW-Stevens Point before dropping a close one at UW-River Falls. “Play...

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