Last-seed Milwaukee advances to Horizon League title game

DETROIT (AP) Brock Stull had 17 points, including three 3-pointers, and 10 rebounds, Brett Prahl scored 15 points on 7-of-8 shooting and last-seed Milwaukee beat Illinois-Chicago 74-68 on Monday night to advance to the Horizon League Tournament Championship game. Cody Wichmann also had 15 points and Jeremy Johnson scored 10 for Milwaukee (11-23), which has won three in a row after...
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March 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Milwaukee beats Detroit Mercy in Horizon Tourney first round

DETROIT (AP) Jeremiah Bell scored a career-high 31 points and Milwaukee cruised to an 85-60 victory over Detroit Mercy on Friday night in the first round of the Horizon League Tournament. No. 10 Milwaukee (9-23) snapped a nine-game losing streak and moves on to face second-seeded Valparaiso in a quarterfinal on Saturday. Bell surpassed his previous career-best 16 points, shooting...
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March 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Peters hits 4 3s, scores 23; Valpo beats Milwaukee 67-61

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) Alec Peters hit four 3-pointers and finished with 23 points to help Valparaiso beat Milwaukee 67-61 on Tuesday night and maintain a one-game lead in the Horizon League standings. Tevonn Walker and Max Joseph scored nine points apiece for Valpo (23-6, 13-3). Five Crusaders scored, including a 3 by Peters, during an 11-4 run that gave them the lead for good...
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February 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Stull's buzzer-beater lifts Milwaukee over Cleveland State

MILWAUKEE (AP) Brock Stull, taking just his third shot of the night, hit a jumper at the buzzer to give Milwaukee a 63-62 win over Cleveland State on Friday night. The Panthers, after trailing by 12 early in the second half, took the lead 56-54 on a Jeremy Johnson's 3-pointer with four minutes left, finishing a 7-0 run. The Vikings went back on top 62-61 lead with 11.9 seconds...
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January 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Odiase scores 20 as Illinois-Chicago beats Milwaukee 71-57

CHICAGO (AP) Tai Odiase scored 20 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and swatted away six shots as Illinois-Chicago defeated Milwaukee 71-57 on Tuesday night, leading from start to finish. Odiase pulled down an offensive rebound and went back up for a lay-in to start the scoring with less than a minute gone, and later dunked after grabbing another offensive board. He blocked back-to...
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January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Stull's 18 pts. lead Milwaukee past Northern Kentucky, 68-58

MILWAUKEE (AP) Brock Stull scored 18 points and Milwaukee, playing at home for the first time in three weeks, put Northern Kentucky away in the second half to post a 68-58 Horizon League victory Thursday night. Stull hit 7 of 10 shots from the field, including 3 of 5 from long range, and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Panthers, who started the season playing 12 of their first...
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January 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Kanter with a double-double, Green Bay beats Milwaukee 80-74

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Kerem Kanter scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Green Bay beat Milwaukee 80-74 on Friday night for its fifth straight win. Green Bay used a 25-5 run, including a 19-0 spurt, and led 66-49 with about six minutes to go. Charles Cooper scored eight points, and Jamar Hurdle and Tevin Findlay added six points apiece while Milwaukee missed nine field goals...
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January 06, 2017  |  Discuss

The week in NFL news as explained by Notorious B.I.G.

Happy holidays, Patriots and Cowboys fans! After a week of action that seemed tailor-made to ensure a Super Bowl matchup between America's two most hated football teams, here we stand.But hey, it's not quite New Year's yet, so let's not look that far forward. There were plenty of other newsworthy items both big and small from the Christmas weekend slate of games, so we've appropriately...
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December 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Rorie's 21 points helps Montana hold off Milwaukee, 75-69

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) Ahmaad Rorie scored 21 points, including a pair of free throws with 12 seconds left as Montana held off Milwaukee in the closing minutes for a 75-69 victory Saturday night. Bryce Nze converted a layup with 1:45 left to get the Panthers within a point, 69-68, but Walter Wright converted a pair of free throws and Michael Oguine got to the basket for a layup...
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December 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Wake adds grad transfer Austin Arians from Milwaukee

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Wake Forest has added forward Austin Arians as a graduate transfer from Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Coach Danny Manning said Wednesday that Arians can play for the Demon Deacons this season. Arians averaged 9.8 points in three seasons with the Panthers, hitting 35 percent of his 3-pointers. He averaged 11.4 points and 3.8 rebounds this past season. The Demon...
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April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Gophers add former Milwaukee guard Springs

MINNEAPOLIS -- Milwaukee guard Akeem Springs has joined Minnesota this season as a graduate transfer.The Gophers on Tuesday announced the addition of Springs, who will be eligible to play immediately as a senior and is on track for a degree at Milwaukee. Springs, who is from Waukegan, Illinois, averaged 13.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and 31.9 minutes per game in the 2015-16 season for...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Guard Akeem Springs joins Minnesota as graduate transfer

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Milwaukee guard Akeem Springs has joined Minnesota this season as a graduate transfer. The Gophers on Tuesday announced the addition of Springs, who will be eligible to play immediately as a senior and is on track for a degree at Milwaukee. Springs, who is from Waukegan, Illinois, averaged 13.2 points, 5.3 rebounds and 31.9 minutes per game in the 2015-16 season...
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April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Milwaukee transfer Akeem Springs picks Minnesota

The Minnesota Golden Gophers landed a key transfer in the form of Milwaukee Panthers guard Akeem Springs, according NBC Sports. Springs, a former two-star recruit from the Chicago area, averaged 13.2 points and 5.3 rebounds for Milwaukee last year and shot 49 percent from the field. A potentially toxic situation at Milwaukee could be what led him to seek a transfer for his final...
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April 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Milwaukee controls Northern Kentucky 86-69

DETROIT (AP) Matt Tiby scored 21 points with 11 rebounds and Austin Arians added 18 points to lead fifth-seeded Milwaukee to an 86-69 win over Northern Kentucky in the first round of the Horizon League tournament on Saturday. Milwaukee (20-12) advances to play No. 4 seed Green Bay on Sunday. Eighth-seeded Northern Kentucky (9-21) ended its season losing seven straight. The Norse...
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March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnson has triple-double, Milwaukee beats Youngstown St.

MILWAUKEE (AP) Jordan Johnson had a triple-double - the fourth in Milwaukee men's basketball history - to help the Panthers beat Youngstown State 87-51 Monday night. Johnson finished with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Matt Tiby scored 19, Akeem Springs added 14 points and nine rebounds and Austin Arians 11 points for Milwaukee. The Panthers (18-11, 9-7 Horizon League...
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February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Milwaukee holds off Oakland 93-85

ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) Matt Tiby scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Milwaukee held off Oakland for a 93-85 win Thursday night. Four more Milwaukee players reached double figures, including J.J. Panoske with 17 points and 11 rebounds. Austin Arians had 18 points, including five 3-pointers, while Akeem Springs and Jordan Johnson had 14 points each for the Panthers (16-9...
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February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Milwaukee rallies past Green Bay 95-94 on unlikely finish

MILWAUKEE (AP) Akeem Springs missed two free throws with four seconds left, but somehow grabbed the deflected rebound and Milwaukee held on, defeating Green Bay 95-94 in a see-saw contest on Friday night. Jordan Johnson seemed poised to secure the win for Milwaukee (15-7, 6-3 Horizon), scoring seven of his 17 points in the last 1:28, making a 3-point play to stake the Panthers...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Johnson with 25 points, Milwaukee edges Detroit 83-80

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) Jordan Johnson scored a career-high 25 points as Milwaukee edged Detroit 83-80 on Saturday afternoon. Jordan finished with 7-of-10 shooting from the field including three from distance for the Panthers (14-6, 5-2 Horizon League). Matt Tiby added 14 points and J.J. Panoske and Akeem Springs had 12 points apiece. Detroit trailed 20-13 midway through the first...
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January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Milwaukee rolls past Illinois-Chicago 87-62

CHICAGO (AP) Matt Tiby scored 23 points and Akeem Springs added 17 as Milwaukee forced seven early turnovers while defeating the University of Illinois-Chicago 87-62 on Saturday. Jordan Johnson added 10 points along with 12 assists for Milwaukee, which made 24 assists on 31 field goals. The Panthers shot 31 of 64 (48 percent). Milwaukee (13-6, 4-2 Horizon) has won 15 of the last...
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January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Springs scores 33, Milwaukee beats Youngstown State 81-65

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) Akeem Springs made 14 of 18 from the field, including 4 of 6 from 3-point range, and finished with a career-high 33 points to help Milwaukee beat Youngstown State 81-65 Thursday night. Austin Arians scored 14 and JayQuan McCloud added 13 points for Milwaukee (11-5, 2-1 Horizon League). Matt Tiby had 11 rebounds and a career-high nine assists. Jordan Johnson...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Milwaukee scores late to get past Northern Kentucky, 76-67

MILWAUKEE (AP) Jordan Johnson scored 23 points, grabbed eight rebounds and collected five assists as Milwaukee took control in the final minutes to stop Northern Kentucky 76-67 on Monday night. Drew McDonald scored six-straight points to give the Norse a four point lead, 61-57, but Johnson scored on a layup and converted back-to-back three-point plays, the last with 4 minutes...
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January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Gophers offense comes up short in loss to UW-Milwaukee

MINNEAPOLIS -- Knocking off Big Ten teams is starting to feel familiar to the Milwaukee Panthers.Jordan Johnson scored 19 points and narrowly missed a triple double as Milwaukee beat Minnesota 74-65 on Wednesday.The Panthers (9-4) beat Wisconsin 68-67 in Madison on Dec. 9, a win that gave them confidence they could knock off the Gophers (6-6), who have struggled at home in the nonconference...
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December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnson's near triple-double leads Milwaukee over Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Jordan Johnson scored 19 points and narrowly missed a triple double as Milwaukee beat Minnesota 74-65 on Wednesday night. The junior guard added 10 assists and 9 rebounds as all five Panthers (9-4) starters reached double figures in scoring. Akeem Springs scored 15 points and had seven rebounds, while J.J. Panoske chipped in 12 points and eight boards. Carlos...
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December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee routs Judson (Ill) 125-74

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) J.J. Panoske scored a career-high 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and six teammates scored in double figures as Milwaukee routed NAIA member Judson (Ill.) 125-74 on Sunday for its fourth straight win. The last time Milwaukee scored more than 100 points was Nov. 20, 2004, when they got 117 against Prairie View A&M. Sunday's win comes on the heels of...
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December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Hayes' 32 not enough, Milwaukee snaps 22-game skid vs. Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. — Milwaukee coach Rob Jeter has had a prime seat to watch what Bo Ryan's teams like to do to opponents.On Wednesday, he proved he took good notes.Jeter, who played for Ryan at Division III Platteville and then spent a decade as one of his assistants, turned the tables on his mentor as Milwaukee beat Wisconsin 68-67, snapping a 22-game losing streak to the Badgers.'...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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