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UW-W enjoys seven years of Bryson

UW-W enjoys seven years of Bryson

Josh Sinclair, Senior Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

You can still find them at the YMCA in the summer playing hoops together. Brother and brother, uniting to lock down some unknowing patrons who came to get in some run. Little do they know, that scoring on this afternoon might not be in the cards for them. Even after 160 wins, two national champi...

‘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...

‘Hawks earn first round bye in WIAC tourney

John Miller, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

With the regular season now at an end, the UW-Whitewater women’s basketball team (20-5, 10-4) split its two road games this week with a nail biting 59-58 loss on Feb. 15 vs. No. 11 UW- Oshkosh, and a 68-56 win on Feb. 18 vs. UW-Eau Claire. The Warhawks earned the No. 2 overall seed in the upcoming WI...

Women’s basketball team begins NCAA play Friday

February 28, 2011

Following its 73-53 loss to UW-Stevens Point in the WIAC championship game Sunday, the women’s basketball team has received an at-large bid to participate in the NCAA Division III tournament. The Warhawks (21-6) will travel to Crestview Hills, Kent., Friday to face the University of Mount Union...

Mitchell’s balancing act

February 3, 2010

Dustin Mitchell was surrounded by children who came and left Saturday night at the Kachel Gymnasium. It’s something that isn’t out of the ordinary for him, however. It was Kid’s Day as the men’s basketball team battled UW-Stout, meaning after the game, many children lined up to get Mitche...

Men’s basketball team reloads for new season

November 18, 2009

2009-10 MEN’S BASKETBALL PREVIEW More than 70 percent of its scoring is gone. All five of its starters from last year’s NCAA second round tournament game against eventual national champion, Washington University, are gone. And the team no longer has the luxury of letting Myles McKay, n...

McKay finds basketball success in Europe

October 21, 2009

Myles McKay lives by one motto and everyone seems to know it. “I can’t accept anyone working harder than me,” said McKay, who as a senior last year led the men’s basketball team to the second round of the NCAA tournament. “I can’t accept it. Hard work is everything to me.” Not a bad motto for where it has taken him: It got him a Division I basketball scholarship ...

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