2017-18 Dakota Wesleyan University Men's Basketball News

  • No. 17 Tigers cruise past Bulldogs on the road
    February 17, 2018
    with an 80-53 victory over Great Plains Athletic Conference opponent Concordia University Saturday in Seward, Neb.
  • No. 17 DWU uses late surge to down No. 10 Red Raiders
    February 14, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – With less than five minutes to play, the No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team used a 15-4 run to close out the game and defeat Great Plains Athletic Conference opponent, No. 10 Northwestern College 85-69 Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • DWU/Culver’s Classic boys and girls pairings
    February 07, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The following are the matchups for the boys and girls pairings in the DWU/Culver’s Classic to be played Friday and Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • DWU drops heartbreaker in closing seconds
    February 07, 2018
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Up by eight points, the No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team did not score in the final 1:33 as No. 10 Morningside College made a last-second shot to down DWU, 84-83 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Wednesday in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • No. 18 DWU takes down No. 4 Chargers on the road
    February 03, 2018
    Sioux City, Iowa – In a battle of top-20 teams, the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team and No. 4 Briar Cliff University did not disappoint, as DWU went on to win 88-73 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Saturday in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • DWU basketball to host ninth annual DWU/Culver’s Classic
    February 01, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University athletic department is excited to announce the teams that will be competing in the ninth annual DWU/Culver’s Classic on Feb. 9 and 10 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
  • Offense propels No. 18 Tigers past Lancers
    January 31, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – With 11:30 remaining in the contest, the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team found their offensive rhythm as they went on an 18-2 run on their way to defeating Great Plains Athletic Conference rival Mount Marty College, 94-63 Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • DWU drops home bout against Hastings
    January 27, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Down by seven points with two minutes to play, the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team mounted a late comeback, but fell short to Hastings College, 71-69 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • No. 19 DWU routs Doane with second-half surge
    January 20, 2018
    CRETE, Neb. – The No. 19 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team overpowered Doane University on both ends of the court on their way to a 94-64 victory in a Great Plains Athletic Conference road contest Saturday in Crete, Neb.
  • Comeback falls short as No. 19 Tigers fall at Dordt
    January 17, 2018
    SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – The No. 19 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team took a 24-13 lead midway through the first half, but were unable to hold off Dordt College in Great Plains Athletic Conference play as they fell 78-66 Wednesday in Sioux Center, Iowa.
  • Hoglund tallies 1,000th-career point as No. 19 Tigers cruise over Warriors
    January 14, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 19 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team got off to a hot start Sunday afternoon and never trailed as they handled Midland University, 95-78 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Spicer ties career-high as Tigers drop GPAC contest to Northwestern
    January 10, 2018
    ORANGE CITY, Iowa – Down by eight points with five minutes left in the game, the No. 19 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team looked poised to make a run as they did many times throughout the game. However, No. 10 Northwestern College was able to hold off any run as DWU fell 95-86 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Wednesday night in Orange City, Iowa.
  • DWU takes care of No. 10 Morningside in critical GPAC bout
    January 03, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 20 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team hosted No. 10 Morningside College and defeated the Mustangs after Trae Vandeberg (Madison, S.D.) notched six 3-pointers, lifting the Tigers to an 85-75 Great Plains Athletic Conference victory Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • No. 20 Tigers handle in-state rival Dakota State
    December 30, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 20 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team faced Dakota State University in the final game of the Mike Miller Classic and defeated its in-state rival, 78-55 Saturday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Hot shooting propels No. 20 Tigers over Bobcats in Mike Miller Classic
    December 29, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – With 9:30 remaining in the game, the No. 20 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team led by 18 points before Peru State College attempted a comeback that cut the DWU lead to five points with a minute left. However, free-throw shooting allowed DWU to put the game away down the stretch as they won 97-87 at the Mike Miller Classic Friday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Four Tigers hit the double-digit scoring mark in victory over Johnson and Wales
    December 20, 2017
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Down by three points at halftime, the No. 20 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team notched 56 second-half points, topping Johnson and Wales University-North Miami 100-92 on Wednesday in the Marietta Rappaport Holiday Classic in West Palm Beach, Fla.
  • Tigers tame Seahawks in Florida
    December 19, 2017
    WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Holding the home team to just one 3-pointer, the No. 20 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team halted (RV) Keiser University 76-60 on Tuesday in the Marietta Rappaport Holiday Classic in West Palm Beach, Fla.
  • No. 5 Briar Cliff holds off No. 20 DWU men
    December 16, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – It was nothing short of a top-20 matchup on Saturday. However, the No. 5 Briar Cliff University men’s basketball team tallied 13 points in the final five minutes to top the No. 20 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team 86-83 in Great Plains Athletic Conference play at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Spicer nets double-double as Tigers top Hastings on the road
    December 09, 2017
    HASTINGS, Neb. – Jason Spicer (Sioux Falls, S.D.) and Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) combined for 41 points, pacing the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team over Hastings College 86-63 in Great Plains Athletic Conference play Saturday in Hastings, Neb.
  • Defense shines as Tiger men top Mount Marty
    December 06, 2017
    YANKTON, S.D. – Holding its opponent to under 20 points in the second half, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team cruised to a 72-41 victory over in-state rival Mount Marty College Wednesday in Great Plains Athletic Conference play in Yankton, S.D.
  • Tiger men halt Doane in conference play
    December 02, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – With 4:36 remaining in the game, Jason Spicer (Sioux Falls, S.D.) sparked life into the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team with a crucial three-point shot followed by a layup to extend the lead and down Great Plains Athletic Conference foe Doane University, 89-76 Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Tigers handle Mustangs on the road
    November 29, 2017
    AGENCY VILLAGE, S.D. – In their third-straight road game, the (RV) Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team hit the road and traveled north, taking on Sisseton Wahpeton College in nonconference action. The Tigers cruised to a 90-57 victory Wednesday in Agency Village, S.D.
  • Tiger men outlast Spires on the road
    November 25, 2017
    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. – The No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team hit the road on Saturday and picked up a nonconference victory over the University of Saint Mary, 82-75 in Leavenworth, Kan.
  • Warriors pull away late from DWU men
    November 21, 2017
    FREMONT, Neb. – A last-second 3-pointer proved to be the difference on Tuesday night as Midland University topped the No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team 77-75 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action in Fremont, Neb.
  • No. 10 Tigers overpower Bulldogs to tally first GPAC win
    November 18, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – With 7:25 remaining in the game, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team put together a 15-3 run to overcome a late deficit and defeat Great Plains Athletic Conference opponent Concordia University, 77-69 Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Dordt fends off Tigers in GPAC opener
    November 15, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Down by four with under three minutes remaining, the No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team looked poised to make a run as they had numerous times throughout the game. However, Dordt College kept DWU at bay in the Great Plains Athletic Conference opener as they defeated the Tigers, 73-67 Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • York rallies late to top Tiger men in nonconference action
    November 11, 2017
    YORK, Neb. – In a thrilling action-packed nonconference battle, it was York College that came away late with a 91-87 victory over the No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team on Saturday night at the Freeman Center in York, Neb.
  • Jimmies upset Tigers in nonconference action
    November 08, 2017
    JAMESTOWN, N.D. – In a battle of future Great Plains Athletic Conference foes, it was the home team coming out on top as the University of Jamestown topped the No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team 82-78 on Wednesday in Jamestown, N.D.
  • Spicer and Tigers tame Presentation and Dakota State
    November 04, 2017
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – In an 86-69 victory over Presentation College on Saturday and a 94-69 win against in-state foe Dakota State University, senior Jason Spicer (Sioux Falls, S.D.) recorded 27 and 31 points, respectively, setting a new career-high in points against the Trojans on Sunday in the South Dakota NAIA Classic at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.
  • No. 10 Tigers outshoot Jimmies
    October 31, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University Men’s basketball team secured their second victory of the season against future Great Plains Athletic Conference team, the University of Jamestown, 95-80 Tuesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
Load More