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UWM's Malcolm Moore battled injuries to a contributing role

There were days Malcolm Moore wondered if he'd ever play basketball again. There were months he was dependent, 24/7, on others to get through a day. Now, here he is, the X-factor in the NCAA Tournament for UW-Milwaukee. "It's been up to the top of the mountain and back to the bottom for me," said Moore, dripping sweat after practice Tuesday. "This made everything...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee’s Aaron inspired by late mother

The month of March is supposed to be a college basketball player’s Nirvana, when lifelong dreams can become reality. The last four years, it has been nothing but sadness —not madness —for Jordan Aaron. Five years ago last Saturday, his mother Norma Aaron passed away at the age of 57, succumbing to lung cancer. “It’s a rough month for me,” The Bronx product said in a...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

UWM Panthers relish underdog role in NCAA tournament

MILWAUKEE -- Jordan Aaron has yet to take the net from the Horizon League championship game from his neck. Now he gets to wear it all the way home. The UW-Milwaukee guard and his Panthers teammates received a No. 15 seed in the East Region and will play No. 2 seed Villanova (28-4) on Thursday at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, N.Y., roughly a six hour drive from where Aaron...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

UW-Milwaukee caps impressive Horizon finish with NCAA bid

Scuffling through the middle of the season and struggling down the stretch, the UW-Milwaukee Panthers were looking for something, anything, to give them a sense of identity. Just in the nick of time, they found it: Toughness. Toughness was senior forward Kyle Kelm, nearly redshirted this year after suffering through a frustrating junior season, scoring 20 points and grabbing nine...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Wis.-Milwaukee 69, Wright St. 63

Kyle Kelm had 14 of his 20 points in the first half as the fifth-seeded Panthers upset the Raiders to win the Horizon League tournament title. Kelm also had a game-high nine rebounds for Milwaukee (21-13), which won its fifth straight, including four in the tournament. Jordan Aaron added 18 points, including 4-of-8 shooting from 3-point range, while Austin Arians chipped in with...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Wins Horizon League Tournament, Advances to NCAAs

It’s a Cinderella story, and the NCAA Tournament has not yet even started. They were picked dead last in the Horizon League’s preseason poll, well behind 8th place Detroit. They were discounted as a Horizon League Tournament threat after losing four of their last five regular season games. Now, the Milwaukee Panthers are Horizon League champions. The Panthers defeated Wright...
Via The Catch and Shoot
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

BUZZER BEATER: Length Of The Floor Pass And Lay-up In 2 Seconds A Game Winner For #2 Drury

The Drury Panthers are the defending NCAA Division II national champions and they were in a fight with Great Lakes Valley Conference rival Wisconsin-Parkside Thursday night in Springfield, MO.With less than two seconds left in the game and the score tied at 52 Drury's Lonnie Boga threw a perfect length of the floor pass to Mael Amenyedzi who finished with a lay-up at the buzzer...
Via Online Sports Guys
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

This time, it's Panther Jordan Aaron's turn to dominate game

UW-Green Bay's Keifer Sykes singlehandedly shot down UW-Milwaukee in the teams' first meeting Jan. 12 at the U.S Cellular Arena with a career-high 34 points. On Saturday afternoon at the Resch Center, it was Jordan Aaron's turn. The senior guard scored 23 of his game-high 30 points in the second half as the Panthers knocked off the Horizon League-leading Phoenix, 73...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron lifts Milwaukee past Green Bay 73-63

Jordan Aaron scored 30 points as Milwaukee surprised Horizon League-leading Green Bay 73-63 on Saturday. The Panthers (16-9, 6-5) trailed 29-28 at halftime but shot 60 percent (15-25) in the second half, including 5 of 10 from 3-point range. Aaron was the catalyst, finishing 4 of 6 behind the arc and 10 of 10 from the foul line. Kyle Kelm and Steve McWhorter added 10 each. Keifer...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee beats Wright State 68-64

Jordan Aaron and Kyle Kelm each scored 13 points Thursday night and Milwaukee held off surging Wright State 68-64. Milwaukee (14-9, 4-5 Horizon) led 38-23 at halftime, but Wright State closed to within two points with 12 seconds to play. Steve McWhorter and Malcom Moore scored 12 apiece and the Panthers outshot Wright State (13-11, 5-4) 48.9 percent to 41.1 percent. Moore scored...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers are half bad in latest loss

The UW-Milwaukee men's basketball team made only six of its first 24 shots from the field and seven of its first 14 free throws. Thanks to the Panthers' ice-cold shooting effort in the first half, Wright State coasted to a 73-57 victory at the Nutter Center on Tuesday night. Opening with a 10-1 spurt, the Raiders (13-9, 5-2 Horizon League) took advantage of the Panthers...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

UIC Falls Short Against Milwaukee

Photo: AP | Paul Beaty UIC’s second-half struggles continued Thursday night in a 67-63 loss to Milwaukee (13-6, 3-2 Horizon). The Flames (5-13, 0-4) held a 36-23 at halftime, but the Panthers outscored them 44-27 in the second period. Opponents have outscored the Flames in six straight second halves, and in four games they held leads at halftime. In a fifth, they only trailed Youngstown...
Via The Catch and Shoot
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee slips past UIC in 67-63 win

Jordan Aaron scored 18 points to lead the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to a 67-63 come-from-behind win over University of Illinois-Chicago on Thursday night. Milwaukee (13-6, 3-2 Horizon League) took its first lead of the game on an 11-2 run midway through the second half that included a trio of 3-pointers, making it 48-47, then regained the advantage on a pair of Aaron free...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee secures an 84-75 win over Oakland

Steve McWhorter scored 17 points and finished with seven assists as Milwaukee secured a decisive 84-75 victory over Oakland on Wednesday night. The Panthers (12-5, 2-1 Horizon) shot 27 of 54 from the floor (50 percent) and made nine 3-pointers. Oakland (6-12, 1-2) was held to 22-of-68 shooting. Kyle Kelm and Matt Tiby added 15 points each for Milwaukee, and Tiby finished with 10...
Via AP on Fox
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Kelm leads Milwaukee over Alabama State 67-54

Kyle Kelm had a career-high 24 points to go with 12 rebounds as he led Milwaukee over Alabama State 67-54 in the Westin Holiday Classic at Tulane on Sunday. Milwaukee (10-4) opened the game on a 16-4 run and led 42-30 at halftime. The Panthers extended their lead to 51-34 on Kelm's three-point play with 16:17 to play. Matt Tiby had 14 points, 11 rebounds and five assists, and...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Milwaukee holds off UMKC with free throws, 84-79

Jordan Aaron was 5 of 6 from the free throw line in the final minute as Milwaukee held off Missouri-Kansas City Saturday, 84-79. Aaron finished with a game-high 33 points on 10 of 14 shooting from the field, including 7 of 10 from 3-point range. Kyle Kelm and Matt Tiby added 13 and 12 points, respectively, for Milwaukee. Tiby was 8 for 8 from the line. The Panthers shot a blistering...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Milwaukee defeats James Madison 77-66

Jordan Aaron scored 24 points and three other Milwaukee players reached double figures Saturday night in a 77-66 victory over James Madison. Milwaukee (3-1) took a 37-35 lead in the second half, and did not trail the rest of the game. Aaron made two straight 3-pointers in the second half, with his second giving the Panthers a nine-point advantage with 8:27 to play. James Madison...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Milwaukee defeated San Jose St. 64-61

Jordan Aaron scored 16 points and Milwaukee overcame poor shooting to defeat San Jose State 64-61 in the NIU Invitational on Friday night. San Jose State was able to come within three points with 13 seconds left off a pair of Brandon Mitchell free throws. Aaron made one of his two free throws with 10 seconds remaining to seal the victory. Austin Arians scored 14 points and Matt...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Tiby, Milwaukee rally to top Davidson 81-77

Matt Tiby scored a career-high 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds as University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee rallied from an 11 point second half deficit to top Davidson 81-77 on Monday night. De'Mon Brooks hit one of two free throws to give Davidson an 11-point lead, 55-44, with 14:29 left to play, but the Panthers (1-1) slowly chipped away, primarily at the free throw line where...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Early Basketball Preview: UW-Milwaukee

It'd be nice to have an in-state football rival... The season has begun, but we still have a few of these to sprinkle in. Next up is another in-state rival: UW-Milwaukee. The Badgers face the Panthers at home on Wednesday, December 11 at 7 p.m. School: UW-Milwaukee Panthers Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Conference: Horizon League Undergrad Enrollment...
Via Madtown Badgers
November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-hoops player Harris turning heads with Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) From the moment that Demetrius Harris arrived on campus, UW-Milwaukee basketball coach Rob Jeter had this feeling in the pit of his stomach that Harris was playing the wrong sport. Sure, he'd been a decent high school player, even though he'd only played a couple of seasons of organized basketball. Harris fared well enough at Mineral Area College in...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-hoops player Harris turning heads with Chiefs

(Eds: Updates.) By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer From the moment that Demetrius Harris arrived on campus, UW-Milwaukee basketball coach Rob Jeter had this feeling in the pit of his stomach that Harris was playing the wrong sport. Sure, he'd been a decent high school player, even though he'd only played a couple of seasons of organized basketball. Harris fared well enough...
Via AP on Fox
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Milwaukee 69, Cleveland St. 57

Austin Arians scored a career-high 19 points off the bench, helping Milwaukee to its first conference victory of the season, 69-57 over Cleveland State on Thursday night. Arians, a freshman, was 6 of 12 from the field, including five 3-pointers, and also pulled down nine rebounds. Paris Gulley added 17 points and eight rebounds for the Panthers (5-13, 1-3 Horizon League) and has...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Putting out the Flames | UWM 68, UIC 55 Panthers use hot shooting, stout D

Tenacious defense has been the calling card of the UW-Milwaukee men's basketball team all season. Lately, the Panthers have been shooting the threepointer as well as any team in college basketball , too. It's a combination that's hard to beat. Just ask Illinois-Chicago, which got run over in a firstround Horizon League tournament game at the Klotsche Center on Tuesday...
Via Fox Sports
March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Milwaukee 68, Ill.-Chicago 55

James Haarsma scored 18 points and Ryan Allen 17 to lead Milwaukee to a 68-55 win against cold-shooting Illinois-Chicago on Tuesday night in the opening round of the Horizon League tournament. Tony Meier collected seven points and 11 rebounds for the fourth-seeded Panthers (20-12), who scored 34 of the game's first 40 points en route to their fifth straight win. Milwaukee faces...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss
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