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...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Steve McWhorter faces no regrets on staying with Milwaukee through postseason ban

From the outside, Sunday’s 66-60 win against Cleveland State may have seemed meaningless for Milwaukee. Although the Vikings are vying for a Horizon League title and conference tournament seeding, the Panthers are ineligible for the Horizon League and NCAA tournaments as the result of a ban due to a low Academic Performance rate. Additionally, they are already eliminated...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

J.J. Panoske leads Milwaukee over Cleveland State 66-60

MILWAUKEE (AP) J.J. Panoske had career highs of five 3-pointers and 19 points, Matt Tiby nailed a key 3 late, and Milwaukee beat Cleveland State 66-60 on Sunday. Panoske had the first eight points of an 11-0 burst that gave the Panthers (12-16, 7-7 Horizon) the lead for good. Tiby's 3 capped the run at 62-55 with 1:37 left. Charlie Lee's 3-pointer with 1:13 left cut the deficit...
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February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

UIC losing streak reaches 6 games with loss at Milwaukee

For the second straight game and third time in the last four, UIC (5-17, 1-6 Horizon) led in the second half but wound up defeated. The Flames took their largest lead of the night Thursday in the final leg of a three-game road trip against the Milwaukee Panthers (8-14, 3-5) at 40-34 with 16:25 left, but a late Panthers run led the home team to a 71-65 victory. “We had our chances...
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January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Tiby scores 19 points and Milwaukee holds off UIC 71-65

MILWAUKEE (AP) Matt Tiby scored 19 points for a career-best 13th straight double-digit game and Milwaukee defeated Illinois-Chicago 71-65 on Thursday night. UIC scored five straight points to get within two, 67-65, with 51 seconds left, but Justin Jordan hit a 3-pointer for Milwaukee and the Flames missed three 3-pointers. Tiby added 13 rebounds for his sixth double-double this...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee clobbers Wright State 67-41

MILWAUKEE (AP) Justin Jordan hit a crisp 6 of 7 from the field and finished with 17 points as Milwaukee defeated cold-shooting Wright State 67-41 on Tuesday night. The victory was only the second in Horizon League play for the Panthers (7-12, 2-3), but came with 48-percent shooting (24 of 50) with seven 3-pointers and a 47-19 rebounding edge. Wright State (10-10, 2-4) hit only six...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee holds off D-II Concordia 64-59

MILWAUKEE (AP) Steve McWhorter scored 17 points and Milwaukee hit 26 of 31 free throws, including 5 of 6 in the final minute, to hold on to defeat Concordia (Minn.) 64-59 on Saturday. Cody Wichmann added 13 points and 11 rebounds and Trinson White had 12 points for the Panthers (3-4), who trailed the Division II Golden Bears (3-2) 26-24 at the half. Cole Olstad led Concordia with...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

McCall, Archie help IUPUI hold off Milwaukee 70-68

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. (AP) D.J. McCall scored 10 second-half points, including a 3-pointer with 29 seconds left, and Mason Archie II hit five late free throws to lead IUPUI to a 70-68 win over Milwaukee on Wednesday night. McCall's late 3 capped an 11-2 run and gave IUPUI (1-2) a 65-59 lead. Steve McWhorter answered with a 3-pointer of his own to make it 65-62 just 6 seconds later. Milwaukee...
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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee beats Minnesota-Crookston 75-54

MILWAUKEE (AP) Steve McWhorter nearly tripled his season-opening output, scoring 17 points to lead Milwaukee past Division II Minnesota-Crookston 75-54 on Monday night. McWhorter finished with 6-for-10 shooting from the field with three 3-pointers in four attempts and added seven rebounds. He had made only two field goals to score six points in a season-opening loss at Auburn on...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Early Basketball Opponent Preview: Milwaukee

Looks like the Badgers will be getting used to I94 in December. The Badgers head back to Milwaukee on December 10 with a 8 p.m. tip-off against Milwaukee. School: Milwaukee Panthers Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Conference: Horizon Undergrad Enrollment: 23,031 2013-14 record: (21-14, 7-9 Horizon) Top returning players: Matt Tiby (12 pts, 6.5 rebounds); Austin Arians (11.1 pts...
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October 30, 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...
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March 16, 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...
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March 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...
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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...
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January 30, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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 Austin...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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