2016-17 Dakota Wesleyan Men's Basketball News

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    February 15, 2017
    Tiger men push past Northwestern in critical GPAC battle MITCHELL, S.D. – With 1:44 remaining in the game, senior Tate Martin (Mitchell, S.D.) knew the No. 7 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team needed a basket to put No. 20 Northwestern College out of reach for good.
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    February 12, 2017
    Tigers lose in overtime to Concordia MITCHELL, S.D. – Facing a 10-point deficit with eight minutes left, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team battled their way back to force overtime. However, the comeback was not enough as DWU fell to Concordia University, 109-106 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference showdown Sunday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
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    February 08, 2017
    No. 7 Tigers struggle to slow Chargers on the road SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Despite scoring 42 points in the paint, the No. 7 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team fell to the No. 18 Briar Cliff University Chargers, 106-80 Wednesday night in a Great Plains Athletic Conference contest in Sioux City, Iowa.
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    February 04, 2017
    Pairings announced for 8th Annual DWU/Culver’s Classic MITCHELL, S.D. – The pairings for the 8th Annual DWU/Culver’s Classic were announced on Saturday morning on the Coaches’ Show with Tim Smith on 105.9 FM KMIT.
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    February 04, 2017
    No. 11 Warriors fend off No. 9 DWU as late rally falls short FREMONT Neb. – A 29-point performance from Tate Martin and a late second-half surge was not enough to lead the No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team over the No. 11 Midland Warriors, as the Tigers fell 90-84 in Great Plains Athletic Conference play Saturday in Fremont.
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    February 01, 2017
    Strong defensive effort leads Tiger men over Mount Marty MITCHELL, S.D. – Despite a slow offensive start, the No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team focused on its defense to lead the way over in-state rival Mount Marty College 74-58 on Wednesday night in Mitchell.
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    January 31, 2017
    Hoglund named GPAC Player of the Week MITCHELL, S.D. – Freshman Ty Hoglund was named this week’s Great Plains Athletic Conference /Hauff Mid-America Sports men’s basketball player of the week.
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    January 31, 2017
    DWU basketball to host 8th annual DWU/Culvers Classic MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University athletic department is excited to announce the teams that will be competing in the eighth annual DWU/Culvers Classic on Feb. 10 and 11 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    January 28, 2017
    No. 9 Tigers corral Broncos on Alumni Day MITCHELL, S.D. – When the No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team needed a basket, freshman Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) was there to answer the call. With 11:27 to play in the first half, Hoglund had accounted for 10 of the Tigers’ 20 points after making one of many layups as the Tigers went on to defeat Hastings College 84-79 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
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    January 26, 2017
    Davis tallies career high, Tigers run past Mustangs SIOUX CITY, Iowa – It was a career night for freshman Nate Davis (Watertown, S.D.) as he went on to record 25 points, helping the No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team defeat Morningside College 101-72 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference game Thursday night in Sioux City, Iowa.
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    January 21, 2017
    Blistering offense propels DWU men over Doane CRETE, Neb. – After cruising to a 26-12 lead early in the first half, the No. 13 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team topped Doane University 96-76 in Great Plains Athletic Conference play Saturday in Crete, Neb.
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    January 18, 2017
    Hoglund nets career high as Tigers handle Dordt MITCHELL, S.D. – Freshman Ty Hoglund scored a career-high 34 points en route to a 107-73 victory for the No. 13 Dakota Wesleyan University Tigers over Dordt College in Great Plains Athletic Conference action on Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    January 15, 2017
    Tiger basketball to host Alumni Day MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University will be hosting an Alumni Day on Jan. 28 to honor past DWU alumni, while retiring the jersey of former DWU great Brady Wiebe.
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    January 11, 2017
    Hoglund tallies new career high, Spicer nets double-double over Chargers MITCHELL, S.D. – Jason Spicer (Sioux Falls, S.D.) and Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) led the No. 13 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team over the Briar Cliff University Chargers (14-6, 5-4 GPAC) 87-66 on Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    January 07, 2017
    Red Raiders down Tiger men in GPAC action ORANGE CITY, Iowa – Despite running out to a 24-19 lead early in the first half, the No. 12 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team was unable to hold off No. 4 Northwestern College, 103-88 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle on Saturday in Orange City, Iowa.
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    January 02, 2017
    Trojans top Tigers in non-conference action MADISON, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team was unable to find its groove on Monday night, as Dakota State University snapped DWU’s seven-game winning streak by the final of 76-67 at the DSU Fieldhouse in Madison, S.D.
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    December 30, 2016
    Tigers outscore Southeastern University in Mike Miller Classic finale MITCHELL, S.D. – With three players scoring at least 20 points, the No. 12 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team toppled Southeastern University in a high-scoring affair, 106-97 Friday night in the Mike Miller Classic at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    December 29, 2016
    Tiger men uphold York College in Mike Miller Classic MITCHELL, S.D. – In their first home game in over two weeks, the No. 12 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team took care of business, topping No. 15 York College 92-90 in the night cap on the first day of the Mike Miller Classic in the Corn Palace.
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    December 21, 2016
    Hot shooting propels Tiger men over Central Christian LAS VEGAS – Shots were falling from just about everywhere for the No. 12 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team on Wednesday night. The Tigers went on to shoot 54 percent from the field to defeat Central Christian College of McPherson, Kan. 84-67 in Las Vegas.
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    December 20, 2016
    Martin and Johnson lead Tigers over Dubuque LAS VEGAS – An offensive explosion was the key to victory for the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team on Tuesday night. DWU overcame a slow first-half start to defeat University of Dubuque, an NCAA Division III school 84-67 in the Trip Sports Las Vegas Hoopla in Las Vegas.
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    December 14, 2016
    Tigers Capture Revenge in Dominating Fashion MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 12 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team was hungry for revenge against the University of Jamestown and they got it as they cruised to a 95-65 victory in a non-conference battle Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    December 10, 2016
    Hoglund Shines as Tigers Route Hastings in GPAC Action HASTINGS, Neb. – After recording the first eight points for the No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team, freshman Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) went on to have a career night as the Tigers held on for an 89-87 Great Plains Athletic Conference victory Saturday in Hastings, Neb.
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    December 07, 2016
    Spicer, Martin Push DWU to Last-Second Victory MITCHELL, S.D. – After trading the lead 15 times, the No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team clinched a Great Plains Athletic Conference victory Wednesday night over Doane University, 76-75 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    December 03, 2016
    Second-Half Surge Propels Concordia over DWU SEWARD, Neb. – Despite taking a three-point lead into halftime, the No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team was unable to hold-off Concordia University on Saturday, falling 95-79 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference game in Seward, Neb.
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    November 30, 2016
    No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan Ousts Morningside MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 10 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team out-ran the No. 23 Morningside Mustangs to a 95-80 victory in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    November 26, 2016
    Jimmies Outlast Tigers on Saturday JAMESTOWN, N.D. – The No. 25 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team traveled north for a non-conference battle, suffering a 98-92 loss to future Great Plains Athletic Conference member, the University of Jamestown on Saturday at the Jamestown Civic Center in Jamestown, N.D.
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    November 22, 2016
    Tigers Dominate Lancers in Conference Clash YANKTON, S.D. – The No. 25 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team cruised to victory over the Mount Marty Lancers 103-62 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference bout Tuesday night at the Cimpl Arena in Yankton, S.D.
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    November 19, 2016
    Late Rally Pushes Tigers Past Warriors in Conference Home Opener MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 25 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team (6-1, 2-0 GPAC) hit the shots when they needed to in a back-and-forth dogfight against No. 21 Midland University (6-1, 1-1 GPAC). Thanks to some late heroics, the Tigers pushed past the Warriors in a 76-69 victory Saturday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    November 16, 2016
    Tigers win thriller at Dordt for first time since 2007 SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – Scoring was not hard to come by for the No. 25 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team as the Tigers cruised to a 118-111 Great Plains Athletic Conference overtime win at Dordt College Wednesday night in Sioux Center, Iowa.
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    November 12, 2016
    Tiger men cruise over Oglala Lakota on Saturday MITCHELL, S.D. – On the final day of the inaugural Beau Keeter Memorial Classic, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team flexed its offensive firepower, defeating Oglala Lakota College 128-84 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    November 11, 2016
    Bruins hold off Tigers despite late rally MITCHELL, S.D. – It didn’t quite go as planned for the No. 25 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team on Friday night in the first annual Beau Keeter Memorial Classic. Despite a late offensive attack, the No. 24 Bellevue University Bruins topped the Tigers 86-81 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    November 06, 2016
    Spicer leads sharp-shooting Tigers over Presentation SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Jason Spicer (Sioux Falls, S.D.) tallied career-highs in in two different categories as the No. 25 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team defeated Presentation College 109-81 in the first annual South Dakota NAIA Pentagon Classic in Sioux Falls, S.D.
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    November 05, 2016
    No. 25 Tigers dispatch No. 14 Dakota State SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – In the first annual South Dakota NAIA Pentagon Classic, the No. 25 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team had no problem handling in-state foe No. 14 Dakota State University. The Tigers went on to defeat the Trojans 88-72 Saturday in Sioux Falls, S.D.
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    October 28, 2016
    New look, same goals for Tiger men MITCHELL, S.D. – For the second straight season, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team made a trip to the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Tournament in 2015-16, as the Tigers continued to build on recent success at the national level under fourth-year head coach Matt Wilber. The 2016-17 season marks the 100th in the history of Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball, as the Tigers will honor great teams, players and coaches from the past throughout the season.
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    October 28, 2016
    Tigers tromp Warriors in season debut MITCHELL, S.D. – Size wasn’t a problem for the No. 25 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team on Friday night. The Tigers (1-0) defeated Waldorf University 93-64, led by a solid contribution from the DWU bench in the Corn Palace in Mitchell, S.D.
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    August 23, 2016
    DWU men head to Las Vegas twice, host two classics in 2016-17 MITCHELL, S.D. – Coming off another trip to the NAIA National Tournament, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team hopes to return to continue its recent run of success in the 100th year of Tiger basketball.