• Team of the Week
    January 08, 2018
    D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 21st season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
  • Wednesday: The bigger they come
    January 03, 2018
    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.
  • Successful plan sends Sikma to Hall
    September 04, 2017
    ‘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.
  • Titans Take 77-74 Home Decision Against Red Men on Jan. 14
    January 14, 2017
    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.
  • New men's Top 25 released
    January 09, 2017
    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.
  • IWU's Ron Rose gets 200th career win as Titans top Wheaton
    January 07, 2017
    The Illinois Wesleyan men's basketball team gave head coach Ron Rose his 200th career win in an 84-75 defeat of Wheaton College at the Shirk Center on Saturday, Jan. 7.
  • Saturday men: More questions than answers
    November 26, 2016
    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.
  • Stempel's Career High 24 Leads Titans Past Thunder
    January 06, 2016
    Illinois Wesleyan junior Andy Stempel knocked in a career-high 24 points to lead the Titans to an 82-66 win over the Wheaton Thunder at the Shirk Center on Wednesday, Jan. 6.
  • Dolan's 37 Not Enough as Titans Lost to Ohio Wesleyan
    November 28, 2015
    Illinois Wesleyan senior Bryce Dolan scored 37 points but the Titans fell short in a 94-85 loss to No. 13-ranked Ohio Wesleyan at the Shirk Center on Saturday, Nov. 28.
  • Jostens finalists announced
    March 03, 2015
    Ten Division III men's basketball players and 10 women's players are in line for the Jostens Trophy, awarded to the top overall student-athlete in Division III men's and women's basketball.
  • Hoopsville: Win or Go Home
    February 26, 2015
    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!
  • Titans, Vikings in CCIW First Place Tie after Augie Win
    February 11, 2015
    The Illinois Wesleyan men's basketball is in a first place tie with Augustana after the Vikings handed IWU an 82-56 setback at the Shirk Center on Wednesday, Feb. 11.
  • IWU Downs North Park for Fourth Straight Win
    January 17, 2015
    The Illinois Wesleyan men's basketball team won for the fourth straight time, taking a 76-66 win over visiting North Park at the Shirk Center on Saturday, Jan. 17.
  • Williams, Whitewater advance to men's final
    March 21, 2014
    The fourth time was the charm for the Ephs, who crushed archrival Amherst, while KJ Evans' career night put Whitewater in the title game as well. More recap from Salem.
  • A second shot at Salem
    March 19, 2014
    Given another chance to bring home Walnut and Bronze, Victor Davis and his fellow Illinois Wesleyan seniors intend to make the most of it. A Road to Salem feature by Brian Lester.
  • Hoopsville: Salem & Stevens Point bound
    March 16, 2014
    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!
  • Rivals return to Salem
    March 15, 2014
    Amherst and Williams will meet for a fourth time this season, in the national semifinals, while Illinois Wesleyan and UW-Whitewater joined them. Check out the men's Elite Eight wrapup.
  • Titans Defeat Calvin, Advance to NCAA Final 8
    March 14, 2014
    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.
  • Hoopsville: Home cooking?
    March 13, 2014
    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!
  • Sweet 16 hosts announced
    March 09, 2014
    The NCAA announced schools that will be hosting next weekend's sectionals: the rounds of 16 and 8. How often do those teams advance?
  • Illinois Wesleyan on to Final 16 with Win vs. St. Norbert
    March 08, 2014
    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.
  • Titans Hold Off Webster to Win in NCAA First Round
    March 07, 2014
    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.
  • IWU Men Lose CCIW Title Game to Wheaton by 21
    March 01, 2014
    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.
  • IWU Men Stave Off Stubborn Carthage in CCIW Semi Win
    February 28, 2014
    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.
  • Titans Top Thunder to Win CCIW Title Outright
    February 22, 2014
    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.
  • IWU Men Win to Go Into First in CCIW Race
    February 15, 2014
    The No. 5-ranked Illinois Wesleyan men's basketball team shook off a sluggish start to claim an 80-66 win over Carthage on "Senior Night" Saturday (Feb. 15) at the Shirk Center.
  • IWU goes from Costa Rica to top of CCIW
    February 11, 2014
    Illinois Wesleyan men's basketball coach Ron Rose said his team is focused on the journey this season. While that's a metaphor, the literal journey over the summer certainly helped.
  • Six in Double Figures Help Ill. Wesleyan beat Elmhurst
    February 08, 2014
    Six players scored in double figures as the No. 5-ranked Illinois Wesleyan men's basketball put away a stubborn Elmhurst team, 80-68, at the Shirk Center on Saturday (Feb. 8).
  • Nelson, Titans Clobber Augustana, 84-69
    February 05, 2014
    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).
  • IWU Men Handle Thunder, 78-71
    January 18, 2014
    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.
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