Tag Archives: Men’s Basketball

Men’s Basketball Back to Winning Ways

After a rough non-conference schedule that included traveling to Las Vegas, NV., for the d3hoops.com classic, the UWSP men’s basketball team is defining its season in conference play. UWSP was picked to finish fifth in the conference by Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference head coaches and sports information directors before the season began, and now the Pointers stand atop the conference ... Read More »

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Women’s Hockey Falls on Senior Day The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point women’s hockey team lost to UW-Eau Claire 2-1 on Feb. 3 as the Pointers finished the weekend with a series record of 0-3 against the Blugolds. Senior defenseman Ellie Punnett tied the game late in the first period as she was assisted by junior defenseman Lauren Smith and freshman ... Read More »

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Men’s Basketball Rolls to Sixth Straight Victory The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball team picked up another home win as it took down UW-Platteville 80-74 on Saturday, Jan. 20, to keep a perfect record in conference play. Junior forward Canon O’Heron led the Pointers in scoring (18 points), rebounds (7) and assists (5). O’Heron made 7 of 13 shots ... Read More »

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Dodge Sets Record in Win Over Hope Junior guard Nate Dodge made 10 shots from beyond the arc to set the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball single-game record for three-point shots made as he helped the Pointers pick up its first home win of the season against Hope College 91-77 on Saturday, Dec. 11. Dodge scored nearly half of ... Read More »

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Men’s Basketball Falls Short to St. Norbert The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point dropped a close game on the road to St. Norbert College 58-54 on Saturday, Nov. 25, to put its record at 1-2 as the Pointers continue to navigate the early portion of its non-conference schedule. Aaron Knez and Drew Fredrickson led the Pointers with 8 points each. Sophomore ... Read More »

New Season, Higher Expectations

The college basketball season is finally here and with a new season underway the Pointers men’s basketball team is set for another year of lofty expectations. The Pointers lost in the second round of the NCAA tournament last season, but returned with the majority of their players, including eight of their top ten scorers. This year, they started the season ... Read More »

Hoops Season Heating Up

Both the Quandt field house and Berg gym have lain quiet for nearly eight months, but that is about to change. Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams at The University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point are all set to start another season of Pointers basketball. The men’s team starts Thursday with a game at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. Their first ... Read More »

Pointers Drop the Ball Against Blugolds

The 12th-ranked University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point men’s basketball team dropped their second straight game, falling to UW-Eau Claire on Saturday with a final score of 77-58. It was the first time since Feb. 7, 2001, that the Pointers have lost to Eau Claire.           The Pointers were without the team’s leading scorer Tyler Tillema, who suffered a wrist ... Read More »

Men’s Basketball Falls to Fourth Ranked Vikings

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball team quiet in the second half of their 69-64 win over the Pointers. Point rolled into Rock Island, Ill, ranked 21st, averaging just over 75 points per game, but Augustana held them to just 33 percent shooting in the second half. “They did a good job of pushing us away from the hoop and ... Read More »

Men’s Basketball Opens Season Against Badgers

A trip to the Kohl Center for a Badger Basketball game usually marks an evening getaway for most college students. Not the case for the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point men’s basketball team. Their trip Saturday to Madison will be all business. The Pointers begin their 2011-12 campaign with an exhibition game against the Badgers. It may seem odd that a ... Read More »