WISCONSIN MILWAUKEE PANTHERS NEWS

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...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  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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11 days ago  |  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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11 days ago  |  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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15 days ago  |  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 sets assists mark and Milwaukee beats UIC 98-85

MILWAUKEE (AP) JJ Panoske made four 3-pointers and scored 20 points, Jordan Johnson set a school record with 15 assists, and Milwaukee defeated Illinois-Chicago 98-85 on Sunday in a regular-season finale. As the fifth seed, Milwaukee (19-12, 10-8) will play No. 8 Northern Kentucky and No. 10 UIC (5-24, 3-15) will face No. 3 Wright State in the Horizon League tournament Saturday...
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February 28, 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

Northern Kentucky rallies to beat Milwaukee 75-71

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) Jalen Billups scored 20 points, Tyler White scored his 1,000th career point and Northern Kentucky rallied to beat Milwaukee 75-71 on Saturday night to end a two-game skid. Trailing by seven at halftime, Northern Kentucky gained on an 11-3 run, then led 66-65 on Todd Johnson's 3-pointer with 6:19 left. White's layup with 45 seconds left put the Norse...
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February 06, 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

UW-Milwaukee breaks streak, drops Badgers basketball

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

Milwaukee snaps 22-game losing streak to Wisconsin 68-67

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Jordan Johnson scored 22 points as Milwaukee beat Wisconsin 68-67 Wednesday night, snapping a 22-game losing streak to the Badgers. Nigel Hayes led Wisconsin (6-4) with a career-high 32 points. But he missed a pair of free throws that could have tied the game with less than 25 seconds left. Akeem Springs hit a pair of free throws on the other end for Milwaukee...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

J.J. Panoske leads Milwaukee past Central Michigan 84-78

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) J.J. Panoske scored 18 on 6-of-9 shooting and Jordan Johnson added 17 points - including three free throws in the final 26 seconds - with nine assists to help Milwaukee held off Central Michigan 84-78 Wednesday in the Gulf Coast Showcase. Akeem Springs and Matt Tiby scored 13 apiece and Cody Wichmann added 10 points for Milwaukee (5-3). Springs scored seven...
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November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee cruises to 85-61 win over Trinity International

MILWAUKEE (AP) Cody Wichmann hit all five of his 3-point shots and scored a career-high 17 points to help Milwaukee cruise to an 85-61 win over Division III Trinity International on Friday night. Matt Tiby had 14 points, 13 rebounds and five assists, Austin Arians scored 11 and J.J Panoske had 10 points and eight rebounds for Milwaukee (4-1). Sean Smith hit a 3-pointer to give...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Springs leads Milwaukee in rally over Santa Clara 71-65

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Akeem Springs had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Milwaukee rallied back from a double-digit deficit to defeat Santa Clara 71-65 on Sunday. Springs scored 13 in the second half on 3-of-3 shooting and made 6 of 7 free throws. Austin Arians scored all 14 of his points in the second for Milwaukee (3-0), including the first 5 points of a 12-0 run with 5:47...
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November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee beats Lipsomb 71-65, starts the season 2-0

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Four Panthers each scored 12 points and Milwaukee won its second straight at the Cable Car Classic with a 71-65 victory over Lipscomb Saturday night. Milwaukee knocked off Denver, 71-58, Friday night and plays host Santa Clara in the tourney finale Sunday. The Panthers' front-loaded schedule has them playing eight games in the first 13 days, seven of them...
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November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Panoske lifts Milwaukee past Wright State, 61-58

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) J.J. Panoske drilled a 3-pointer with :04 left to lift Milwaukee to a 61-58 win over Wright State Thursday night. Steve McWhorter hit a pair of free throws with 3:43 left to give Milwaukee a 58-51 lead, but Wright State rallied. Chrishawn Hopkins converted a pair of free throws and Michael Karena got to the basket for a layup to make it 58-55 with 2:29 left. Justin...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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