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‘Success is earned and not given’

‘Success is earned and not given’

Tyler Job, Sports Editor

March 4, 2019


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If there is one thing that senior guard Andre Brown wants people to realize about him, it’s that earning something is not as easy as some would assume. The Warhawk men’s basketball star recently wrapped up his basketball career here and achieved something only 28 other players have accomplished in p...

Warhawks win eight in a row

Warhawks win eight in a row

January 21, 2015


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Jan. 21, 2015 By Emily Leclair The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team ended its winter break with an eight game winning streak and improving its overall record to 14-2. The ‘Hawks are currently tied with UW-Stevens Point for first in the WIAC  conference with a record of 7-0. The team came...

Warhawks win sixth straight

Warhawks win sixth straight

December 10, 2014


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Dec. 10, 2014 By Paul Bressler The No. 1-ranked UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team will face another huge early season test as they prepare for the No. 4-ranked Augustana Vikings at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 10 in Rock Island, Ill. “It’s a good test,” head coach Pat Miller said. “This is another...

‘Hawks win four in a row

December 3, 2014


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Dec. 3, 2014 By Justin St. Peter   After losing the season opener to Cardinal Stritch University, the Warhawks men’s basketball team is on a roll heading into conference play. The ’Hawks, now 4-1, are on a four game winning streak and are outscoring opponents by an average of 10.8 points. Head...

Basketball team reaches title game

March 16, 2012


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The UW-Whitewater men’s basketball team advanced to the national championship game after defeating the Massachusetts Institute of Technology 71-56 Friday night in Salem, Va. The Warhawks will face Cabrini in the national championship game at 6 p.m. CST tomorrow. The Warhawks went back-and-forth with the Engi...

Basketball teams off to good start

November 22, 2011


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With both the men’s and women’s basketball teams picked to finish second in the WIAC this year, expectations are high at UW-Whitewater. Men’s head coach Pat Miller has finished first in the WIAC four times during his 11 head-coaching seasons at UW-Whitewater, so he has seen how a team can win...

Former UW-W basketball standout drafted

November 22, 2011


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For the first time ever, a Warhawk is among the ranks of the NBA Developmental League. Myles McKay, who played at UW-Whitewater for two years under head coach Pat Miller, was picked in the sixth round of the D-League draft by the Austin Toros, an affiliate of the San Antonio Spurs. McKay, who was...

Byrd following in father’s footsteps

February 22, 2011


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When Antone Byrd graduated from Milwaukee Washington High School, top-level schools from across the nation lined up to get him. A first-team all-state pick his senior year, Byrd drew the attention of Division I programs Baylor, Cincinnati and Texas A&M, to name a few. But when he stepped on t...

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