UW-Stevens Point and UW-Whitewater each claimed a share of the 2015 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) men’s basketball championship following games played on February 21.
The Pointers beat Superior 70-60 while the Warhawks knocked off Stout 86-77 on Saturday.
Stevens Point captured its third straight WIAC regular season title and 29th in program history. It’s the 15th title in Warhawks program history. It’s also the first time since 2005 that the conference title has been shared.
Whitewater received the No. 1 seed for the WIAC tournament via a coin flip tiebreaker, while Stevens Point gains the 2-seed. Both get first round byes for the tournament, which starts Tuesday night. No. 6 seed Eau Claire faces No. 3 seed River Falls and No. 5 seed Oshkosh takes on No. 4 seed Platteville.
The winner of the conference tournament receives the league’s automatic bid into the NCAA Division III Championship Tournament.