Royal Purple

Men’s basketball win streak to seven

January 18, 2012

Mid-December means relaxation for most, but for the men’s basketball team it meant grinding out a seven-game win streak. The team has now compiled a record of 15-1 overall and 6-1 in conference, and is currently ranked No. 9 in the country by “Defensively we have been playing with gre...

Men win eight straight, stay perfect

December 14, 2011

The men’s basketball team  remains perfect after defeating UW-Eau Claire 68-59 Saturday and UW-La Crosse 60-45 Wednesday. The ’Hawks will face UW-Stevens Point at 7 p.m. in Stevens Point. If the ’Hawks can come away with a win against the Pointers tonight, they will sit alone atop th...

Men’s hoops remains undefeated

December 7, 2011

The men’s basketball team improved to 8-0 this past week after defeating Illinois Wesleyan University on Wednesday  65-53 and stomping UW-Stout 84-51 on Saturday. The Warhawks will host UW-La Crosse tonight at 7 p.m. in the Kachel Gymnasium. Last year the ’Hawks split their games with the Eagle...

Young basketball squad has high hopes

November 16, 2011

The loss of Antoine Byrd may look bad on paper, but the Warhawks basketball team is looking to the future. Byrd averaged 13 points per game and four rebounds, but coach Pat Miller said he’s excited about the players he has at that spot already. “I feel like the guys we have now, like [freshman]...

Men look to reload after many losses

April 7, 2011

They don’t rebuild, they reload. This is the mantra of the men’s basketball team as it enters the 2010 season without five of last season’s major contributors. This year, the team must battle their opponents without Dustin Mitchell, Dupree Fletcher, Mike Bendall, Chris Vines and Nolan Fr...

Injuries, slow start, doom men’s basketball team

March 2, 2011

Before the season began, Phil Negri had never experienced a season without a postseason appearance. Although never making it past the second round, the postseason had never grown old for the senior guard. But with the team finishing with a 17-9 record, Negri and the Warhawks are not heading to the...

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