The Pointers shot 58% from the field, getting a game-high 22 points from senior forward Jordan Lutz. Whitewater started the day No. 2 in the WIAC in three-point field-goal defense (.314), but the Pointers made 9 of 16 from distance (56.3%).
The Warhawks saw their 13 game winning streak come to an end as the Pointers moved into first place, a half-game in front of the Warhawks in the WIAC. The two teams split the season series after Whitewater won the first game in the series in January.
Stevens Point (19-4, 13-1 WIAC) has two games left to play. Whitewater (19-3, 12-1) has three games left to play.
The Warhawks had four players in double figures, led by senior forward Steve Egan with 16 points.
Elsewhere in the WIAC on Wednesday night,
River Falls 77, Stout 73
La Crosse 67, Oshkosh 64
Eau Claire 80, Platteville 62
Cardinal Stritch wrapped up the North Division title in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference by beating Roosevelt 81-60 in Chicago.