The University of Wisconsin-Platteville men's basketball team hosted their post-season banquet at Velzy Commons in Ullsvik Hall last Friday night, where senior Cole Hake was presented with the 2018 Gabe Miller Award.
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI – In addition to being named the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Central District Player of the Year, Robert Duax has been selected to the NABC Division III All-America First Team.
PLATTEVILLE, WISCONSIN - After being named the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Central Region Coach of the Year yesterday, head men's basketball coach Jeff Gard was selected as the D3hoops.com Central Region Coach of the Year.
Nebraska Wesleyan's Nate Schimonitz scored on a driving layup with 3.1 seconds remaining, lifting the Prairie Wolves to a 79-78 victory over host UW-Platteville Friday in the NCAA III Sweet 16 game on a sold-out Bo Ryan Court.
Madison, Wis. - The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced Wednesday afternoon that Robert Duax and head coach Jeff Gard have been named the conference’s Player of the Year and Coach of the Year.
For the second consecutive season, three teams will represent the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) in the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship after regular season champion UW–Platteville, UW–Stevens Point and UW–Oshkosh earned bids into this year's field.
The Pioneers beat UW-River Falls 81-69 on Bo Ryan Court and claimed their first conference championship since 2005 and--coupled with UW-Stevens Point's loss at UW-Eau Claire--their first outright crown since 1999.
With two mega important home games coming up to close the season with a chance to win the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, the UW-Platteville men's basketball team first had a trap game on hand at a UW-Eau Claire team better than its record might show.