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Men’s basketball in trouble

February 11, 2019

After losing its makeup game on the road to UW-Oshkosh, the Warhawk men’s basketball team split its normal week of competition with a home loss to UW-Stevens Point, followed by a road win against UW-Stout. UW-W’s...

Warhawks squander second half lead

Warhawks squander second half lead
February 4, 2019

Despite leading by as much as 12 in the second half, the Warhawk men’s basketball team could not maintain it and fell to UW-Eau Claire on the road, 78-74, Feb. 2. The Warhawks in the process got...

Brown Jr. sets record, Warhawks split week

photo by Julia Graff / Assistant Photo Editor
Senior forward sets single-game scoring record at Platteville, team now 3*5 in WIAC
January 29, 2019

Warhawk men’s basketball has gone 3-5 in the WIAC since their 11-0 regular season start after splitting games against UW-Platteville on the road Jan. 23 and UW-La Crosse at Kachel Gymnasium Jan. 26. Whitewater...

Men’s hoops shoot for comeback

Men’s hoops shoot for comeback
December 4, 2018

Last season, the Warhawks lost their first-round matchup in the WIAC tournament against UW-River Falls. The season did not finish the way they wanted, and it was telling they would be back ready to go...

Three’s company for All-WIAC

The senior trio of Brooke Trewyn, Malia Smith and Andrea Meinert (left-to-right) were all named first-team All-WIAC for the women’s basketball team.
March 5, 2018

Three players from both the UW-Whitewater women’s and men’s basketball teams were named to All-WIAC teams, which was announced Feb. 27. Women senior guards Brooke Trewyn and Malia Smith, along with...

Rongstad’s career-high 34 not enough to snap skid

Rongstad’s career-high 34 not enough to snap skid
February 26, 2018

The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team dropped the first game of the WIAC tournament despite a career-high 34 points from junior Derek Rongstad. The Warhawks lost 79-68 to UW-River Falls, dropping...

Fourth straight game slips away from UW-W

Fourth straight game slips away from UW-W
February 19, 2018

Twenty-eight turnovers, many missed free throws and an eight minute stretch without a field goal handed the Warhawks men’s basketball team their fourth straight loss as they suffered a 60-55 defeat at...

Warhawks fall to Falcons in fight for fourth

Warhawks fall to Falcons in fight for fourth
February 12, 2018

The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team was defeated 76-66 at UW-River Falls on Saturday night, capping off a week that already saw the Warhawks drop a heartbreaker just days earlier. The loss drops...

Hot shooting from deep scorches UW-Stout

Hot shooting from deep scorches UW-Stout
February 5, 2018

Junior forward Mitchell Pfiefer scored 22 points in just 16 minutes to lead the Warhawks to a much-need 74-55 victory over the UW-Stout Blue Devils. The win came days after UW-W dropped a key game to WIAC...

Three is key in Warhawks’ victory

Three is key in Warhawks' victory
January 29, 2018

The No. 8 UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team rebounded from their previous loss against UW-Platteville to handily defeat UW-Eau Claire 75-59 Jan. 27 at Kachel Gymnasium. UW-W’s 3-point shooting,...

Men’s basketball strengthens

October 25, 2017

W-Whitewater men’s basketball added two new staff members for the upcoming season, both who understand what it means to be a Warhawk. Lou Chapman and Jarod Wichser were announced as assistant coaches...

Men’s team eliminated early

Men’s team eliminated early
March 2, 2016

The Warhawks men’s basketball team had many question marks heading into the season after losing nine players and all five starters from last year’s WIAC championship-winning team. Many questions were...

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