The night started with No. 6 Lycoming losing by 10 to Leb Val and then things got worse for highly ranked teams. Illinois Wesleyan beat No. 2 Augustana by 19, Stevens Point rolled No. 3 River Falls by 25 and Whitewater blasted Oshkosh by 26. Get the recap from a wild night of conference play.
‘I don’t know where your career will go, but we’ll make sure we find how far it can go.’” That's what Illinois Wesleyan coach Dennie Bridges told a high school recruit named Jack Sikma 40-plus years ago. Sikma's career took him to seven NBA all-star games, a world title and now the SCB Hall of Fall. We spoke with Sikma and Bridges about the journey.
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- Junior Brady Rose poured in a career-high 25 points, including a 3-pointer that put the Titans ahead to stay at the 2:06 mark, as Illinois Wesleyan dropped Carthage College 77-74 in men's basketball at the Shirk Center on Saturday, Jan. 14.
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps enters the Top 25 poll and Illinois Wesleyan returns to it while two of the five ranked NESCAC teams leave the poll. Plus UW-River Falls and UW-Whitewater go in two different directions after one week of WIAC play. Get the full list here.
Voters will have a lot to sort through on their first Top 25 ballot. Is the wrong "Wesleyan" team ranked? What to do with Benedictine? If two System teams play, do their defenses make a sound? Get the men's recap here.
For many teams, it is already win or go home. On Thursday's super-sized Hoopsville, Dave McHugh talks to Centre, Illinois Wesleyan, No. 23 Penn State-Behrend, and Whitman men's teams along with Muhlenberg, St. Lawrence, and UW-Superior women's teams. Watch the archive or listen to the podcast On Demand now!
Eight teams remain to compete for two titles. Dave McHugh recapped the sectional weekends and talked to some of those headed to Salem or Stevens Point including two siblings at the same school. Plus we announce the All-Region first-teams honorees! Catch up On Demand!
The Illinois Wesleyan men's basketball team will make its 11th advancement to the NCAA Division III championships round of eight after defeating Calvin, 78-64, in the sectional semifinal round Friday, March 14 at the Shirk Center.
Hosting in the NCAA tournament is certainly important, but it does not guarantee your team wins. Dave McHugh talked to some of the hosts hoping home cooking passes muster and a couple of teams looking to spoil the sauce. Watch Hoopsville On Demand now!
The Illinois Wesleyan men's basketball team advanced to the final 16 of the NCAA Division III tournament for the 17th time with an 84-68 win over No. 5 ranked St. Norbert on Saturday, March 8, at the Shirk Center.
In the first round of the 2014 NCAA Division III men's basketball championship, Illinois Wesleyan University ousted Webster, 71-70, with two game-winning free throws from Dylan Overstreet with 9 seconds left on Friday, March 7, at the Shirk Center.
The Illinois Wesleyan men’s basketball team lost by an 87-66 score to Wheaton in the championship game of the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin tournament at the Shirk Center on Saturday, March 1.
The Illinois Wesleyan men's basketball team held off a determined Carthage Red Men squad to earn a 76-71 win at the Shirk Center in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin tournament semifinal on Friday, Feb. 28.
Illinois Wesleyan claimed its second straight and 23rd outright men's basketball championship and the right to host the conference tournament next weekend with a 97-88 win at Wheaton on Saturday, Feb. 22.
Junior Jordan Nelson knocked in 25 points with the help of six 3-pointers, to pace the No. 5-ranked Illinois Wesleyan men’s basketball to an 84-69 win over Augustana at the Shirk Center on Wednesday (Feb. 5).
In a nailbiter that saw 12 lead changes and five ties, the No. 4-ranked Illinois Wesleyan men's basketball team defeated No. 14-ranked Wheaton, 78-71, Saturday (Jan. 18) in front of an estimated crowd of 2125 at the Shirk Center.