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

Justin St. Peter, Sports Editor

February 21, 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...

Ranked UW-W heads to postseason

Ranked UW-W heads to postseason

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

As the 17th ranked UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team heads to the WIAC tournament as the No. 3 seed, UW-W had an up-and-down final week of play. The team fell to UW-Oshkosh 67-63 Feb. 15, but rebounded with a 70-68 overtime win over UW-Eau Claire Feb. 18 on Senior Day. Despite leading most of the contest, UW-W go...

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...

Warhawks snap skid on Senior Day

Warhawks snap skid on Senior Day

John Miller, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

Feb. 15, 2017 The No. 24 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (19-4 overall, 9-3 WIAC) ended its two game losing skid Feb. 11 vs. UW-River Falls with a stymieing defensive effort that lead to a 57-37 victory inside Kachel Gymnasium. On Feb. 8, the Warhawks lost the team’s first home game of the year vs. U...

Hoopers prepare for final two home games

Tyler Job, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017

Feb. 8, 2017 The No. 19 UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team started off the week well with a 76-59 win over UW-Platteville Feb. 1, but suffered a disappointing blowout loss at UW-Stout 70-50. The Warhawks were sharp on both sides of the ball against the Pioneers to propel the team to its second ...

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