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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...

‘Hawks fail to repeat

March 13, 2013

  By Andrew Bayliss   In 2012, the Warhawks men’s basketball team set what head coach Pat Miller called the “gold standard” of expectations by bringing a national title to UW-Whitewater. This season, a lack of rebounding and inconsistent shooting led to the second-round defeat...

Men’s Basketball: ‘Hawks top Pioneers, take home WIAC Championship

February 24, 2013

  By Justin Woodard   Despite struggling early on and falling down by five at halftime, the UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team came storming back in the second half to defeat UW-Platteville 66-55 in the Kachel Gymnasium on Saturday night to claim the WIAC tournament title. To...

Men’s Basketball: ‘Hawks win seventh straight, are the No. 2 seed in WIAC Tournament

February 18, 2013

  By Jenny DuPuis   The Warhawks pulled off an impressive win against the UW-River Falls Falcons Saturday afternoon with a final score of 72-69. This win concluded the regular season for the ’Hawks on a seven game winning streak. The team was ahead of the Falcons during the entire...

Men’s Basketball: ‘Hawks Win Fifth in a Row, Two Games Remain in WIAC Play

February 12, 2013

  By Kevin Cunningham   The Warhawks men’s basketball team might be one game behind UW-Stevens Point in the WIAC standings, but they stayed hot Saturday, with a 84-53 win over UW-Superior. If the win proved anything, it is that the ’Hawks are clicking at the perfect time. “I...

Men’s Basketball: ‘Hawks keep winning streak alive, stay one back in WIAC

February 11, 2013

  By Daniel Schoettler   The Warhawks men’s basketball team continued the run they’ve been on recently with an 84-53 win over UW-Superior Saturday night.  The ’Hawks have now won five in a row and improve to 19-4 overall, with an 11-3 record in the WIAC. “Every game is...

Men’s Basketball: ‘Hawks still one game behind in WIAC, win fourth straight

February 7, 2013

  By Justin St. Peter   The Warhawks men’s basketball team withstood a late surge from the UW-Platteville Pioneers to win the hotly contested game 64-50. The win gives the `Hawks their fourth straight as they look to close out the regular season strong. “This point in the season,...

Men’s Basketball: ’Hawks prevail under pressure

Men’s Basketball: ’Hawks prevail under pressure

January 23, 2013

By: Andrew Bayliss Christmas came late for the Warhawks men’s basketball team, as they ended a brutal winter break schedule with two WIAC victories. On Saturday, Jan. 19, the ’Hawks snuck past UW-Stout, 58-55, to improve to 7-2 in conference play and 14-3 overall. The win over the Blue Devils and a 68-50 victory over UW-Oshkosh capped a nine-ga...

UW-W Division-III Kings

May 9, 2012

What a year. With seven conference championships and three national titles, UW-Whitewater athletics has shown this year that it is one of the best in Division-III. “The 2011-2012 academic year is really a culmination of several years of ongoing success in our athletic department,” UW-Whitewater...

2011-12 Royal Purple Male Athlete of the Year: Chris Davis

May 9, 2012

Transferring from Madison Area Technical College after his sophomore year, senior Chris Davis decided to use his two years of eligibility left at UW-Whitewater to try to win a national championship. After a tough loss in the first round of the NCAA Tournament last season, Davis redeemed himself during...

Warhawks fit player roles perfectly in remarkable season

March 21, 2012

If someone would have told me the UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team would make it to the Final Four and win a national championship before the season started, I wouldn’t have believed it. Actually, I probably would have bet against it. Yes, Chris Davis and Alex Edmunds returned for their senior...

Davis, Miller win national honors

March 21, 2012

First team all WIAC, check. WIAC player of the year, check. First Team All-American, check. All-Tournament team, check. Last, but definitely not least, National Player of the Year, check. Senior Chris Davis, who recently helped the UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team win its third national title,...

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