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 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

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

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 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
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