WHITEWATER (UW-W Athletics) The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater men's basketball has moved on to the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Division III championship tournament. UW-W, 25-4, will host sectional (third and fourth round) games in Kachel Gym in Williams Center on the UW-W campus. The Warhawks will face Wheaton College (IL) at 7:30 Friday, and that game will be preceded by Virginia Wesleyan College and Whitworth University at 5:30. Friday's winning teams will match up Saturday at 7:00 in Whitewater. The winner of the Whitewater sectional will advance to the Final Four in Salem, Virginia, March 16-17. Tickets for the games in Whitewater will be $8 for adults and $4 for students and youth. For an updated 2012 NCAA Division III men's championship tournament bracket, click here.
UW-Whitewater Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference...Overall record is 25-4 and 13-3 in conference...Head coach Pat Miller is in his tenth year at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater... He has a record of 209-70 while at Whitewater...fifth appearance in the NCAA DIII championship tournament and first appearance in the sweet sixteen. Miller was also named WIAC Coach of the Year three times as the Warhawk head coach.
Wheaton College (IL) College Conference of Illinois Wisconsin ... Overall record is 23-6 and 11-3 in conference ... Head coach Mike Schauer is in his third year at Wheaton College ... He has a record of 60-23 while at Wheaton ... twelfth appearance in the NCAA DIII championship tournament