April 21, 2014

Top ranked Stevens Point falls in NCAA Regionals (College roundup)

In Stevens Point, the top ranked and host Pointers fell to Emory (GA) 76-73 in overtime, ending the Pointers season with just their second defeat.

In the first game of the night, UW-Whitewater knocked off the University of Texas at Dallas 81-63.

Whitewater faces Emory in the Regional Championship game at the Quandt Field House in Stevens Point tonight.  The winner advances to the NCAA Div. 3 final four in Virginia.

NCAA Div. 3 Women

Whitewater 69, Oshkosh 57
DePauw 73, Carthage 54

NAIA Men’s D-2

Southeastern (FL) 71, Cardinal Stritch 70  -  Cardinal Stritch is eliminated

Horizon League women’s Tournament

Green Bay 68, Illinois-Chicago 59

St. Norbert hockey to host Adrian in NCAA Quarterfinal

St. Norbert College earned the top seeding in the West Region of the

St. Norbert Hockey

St. Norbert Hockey

NCAA Division III Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament for the 12th time in 13 years, and will receive a first-round bye in the 11-team tournament as a result.

The top-ranked Green Knights (25-3-1) will host a national quarterfinal game at 7pm Saturday at the Cornerstone Community Center.  The Green Knights will face Adrian College (22-2-4).  The winner will advance to the NCAA Division III Frozen Four on March 21-22 at Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, Maine.

This tournament appearance is St. Norbert’s 15th with the Green Knights also making appearances in 1997, 1998, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2013.  The Green Knights are 22-11-1 all-time in the NCAA tournament and won the 2008, 2011 and 2012 national championships.

UW-Stevens Point travels to St. Thomas in the other quarterfinal.


Top ranked Pointers roll on

Top-ranked Stevens Point rebounded from their first loss of the season by beating Platteville 74-59 last night.  The Pointers (21-1, 12-1 WIAC) used a
13-0 run in the second half to pull away.

Trevor Hass led the Pointers with 23 points.


The Whitewater Warhawks are the team that handed Stevens Point their only defeat this season.  Last night, Whitewater cruised to a 63-45 win over La Crosse.  The win clinched a first-round bye in the upcoming WIAC tournament for the 3rd ranked Warhawks.

UW-Superior 70, UW-Stout 59
UW-Oshkosh 65, UW-Eau Claire 48

Lawrence 97, Beloit College 83
Carthage 76, Elmhurst 56
Cardinal Stritch 93, Roosevelt 64
St. Ambrose 79, Viterbo 76

Pointers cruise to 19th win

Top ranked UW-Stevens Point opened a 3-game lead in the WIAC following a 74-50 win over UW-Eau Claire last night.

Tyler Tillema had 24 points and Clayton Heuer added 18 points for the Pointers, who improved to 19-0 on the season and 10-0 in conference play.

The Pointers shoot for win number 20 at home against Superior on Saturday.

WIAC Scoreboard

UW-Whitewater 80, UW-Platteville 68
UW-La Crosse 66, UW-Oshkosh 65
UW-Stout 67, UW-River Falls 48



Pointers remain unbeaten

#1 ranked (D3hoops.com) UW-Stevens Point got 20 points from Tyler Tillema as the Pointers crushed UW-Oshkosh 58-30 In Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) action on Wednesday night.

The Pointers remain perfect at 15-0.  Their 6-0 conference record is the best in the league after UW-Platteville (10-5, 5-1 WIAC) fell to UW-Whitewater (13-2, 4-2) 77-58.

Oshkosh (5-9, 1-5) shot just 24% from the field in the loss to the Pointers.