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‘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...

Q & A with Steve Egan

February 7, 2015

Feb. 7, 2015 By Alex Calles Steve Egan is the man in the middle for the Warhawk Men’s basketball team. He and his teammates are trying to repeat as Division-III champions, and going for three in the past four years. But like many students, he has his own opinion on professional sports and plays...

‘Hawks win four in a row

December 3, 2014

Dec. 3, 2014 By Justin St. Peter   After losing the season opener to Cardinal Stritch University, the Warhawks men’s basketball team is on a roll heading into conference play. The ’Hawks, now 4-1, are on a four game winning streak and are outscoring opponents by an average of 10.8 points. Head...

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: 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: 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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