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UW-Whitewater men to host NCAA III Regional

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.

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.

Players to watch...
Chris Davis (Madison/East) (Sr, F, 6-6, Madison, WI) 22.2 PPG, 8.0 RPG, .554 FG%, .437 3PT%,1.7 APG,1.1 SPG
Alex Merg (Greendale) (Sr, G. 6-1, Greendale, WI) 5.7 PPG, 2.6 RPG, .376 FG%, .279 3PT%, 3.8 APG, 1.3 SPG
Alex Edmunds (Cedarburg) (Sr, F, 6-4, Cedarburg, WI) 9.8 PPG, 4.2 RPG, .602 FG%, .4 APG, .5 SPG
Eric Bryson (Elkhorn) (So, G, 6-3, Elkhorn, WI) 8.9 PPG, 3.5 RPG, .538 FG%, .405 3PT%, 2.4 APG, 1.1 SPG
Lucas Knoble (Jr, F, 6-5, Boscobel, WI) 10.3 PPG, 5.0 RPG, .654 FG%, 1.1 APG, .6 SPG
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

Players to watch...
Tim Mcrary (Sr, F, 6-6, Wilmette, Ill) 18.0 PPG, 8.4 RPG, 3.2 APG, .532 FG%, 1.17 BPG, 1.86 SPG
Aaron Garriott (Sr, G, 6-4, Bloomington, Ill.) 11.6 PPG, 2.6 RPG, 3.2 APG, .451 FG%, .274 3PT%, .89 SPG
Spencer Schultze (Sr, F, 6-6, Grand Rapids, Mich.) 10.1 PPG, 5.3 RPG, .578 FG%, 1.31 BPG
Jeremy Pflederer (Sr, G, 6-0, Tremont, Ill.) 10.0 PPG, 2.0 RPG, 1.5 APG, .470 FG%, .426 3PT%, 1.0 SPG
Tyler Peters (So, G, 6-4, Medina, Ohio) 9.0 PPG, 3.8 RPG, 3.1 APG, .509 FG%, .426 3PT%, .97 SPG
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