2016-17 Dakota Wesleyan Men's Basketball News

  • Martin named NAIA All-American, Spicer and Hoglund earn Honorable Mention
    March 16, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Following a third-straight trip to the NAIA Men’s National Basketball Tournament, the accolades continue for the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team. Senior Tate Martin (Mitchell, S.D.) was named to the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball All-America First-Team while Jason Spicer (Sioux Falls, S.D.) and Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) were each named Honorable Mention, it was announced by the NAIA Thursday.
  • DWU men land two NAIA Scholar Athletes
    March 13, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. –Two members of the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team were named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes, it was announced by the NAIA on Monday.
  • DWU men back in Branson
    March 08, 2017
    BRANSON, Mo. -- DWU is in the midst of arguably one of its greatest three-year spans in school history and has found a new formula to continue the success this season.
  • Spicer nets 1,000 career points, Tigers furious comeback falls short in first-round action
    March 08, 2017
    POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. – In recent years, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team found themselves playing in close games in the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championships. This year was no different as they squared off against the No. 5 seed, College of Idaho Wednesday night at the Keeter Gymnasium in Point Lookout, Mo.
  • Martin named GPAC Player of the Year, Hoglund earns Freshman of the Year honors
    March 01, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – For the first time in Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball history, the Great Plains Athletic Conference Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year winners reside in two DWU athletes. Tate Martin was named Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Men’s Basketball Player of the Year and Ty Hoglund was named Freshman of the Year, it was announced by the conference Wednesday.
  • DWU men come up short in GPAC semifinals
    February 25, 2017
    ORANGE CITY, Iowa – The No. 14 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team looked to defeat No. 19 Northwestern College for the second time in 10 days. However, DWU did not leave Orange City victorious as they fell, 84-65 in the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament semifinals Saturday afternoon.
  • Hoglund tallies new career high, Tigers advance to GPAC semifinals
    February 22, 2017
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Third time was a charm for the No. 14 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team.
  • Tiger men push past Northwestern in critical GPAC battle
    February 15, 2017
    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.
  • Tigers lose in overtime to Concordia
    February 12, 2017
    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.
  • No. 7 Tigers struggle to slow Chargers on the road
    February 08, 2017
    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.
  • Pairings announced for 8th Annual DWU/Culver’s Classic
    February 04, 2017
    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.
  • No. 11 Warriors fend off No. 9 DWU as late rally falls short
    February 04, 2017
    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.
  • Strong defensive effort leads Tiger men over Mount Marty
    February 01, 2017
    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.
  • Hoglund named GPAC Player of the Week
    January 31, 2017
    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.
  • DWU basketball to host 8th annual DWU/Culvers Classic
    January 31, 2017
    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.
  • No. 9 Tigers corral Broncos on Alumni Day
    January 28, 2017
    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.
  • Davis tallies career high, Tigers run past Mustangs
    January 26, 2017
    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.
  • Blistering offense propels DWU men over Doane
    January 21, 2017
    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.
  • Hoglund nets career high as Tigers handle Dordt
    January 18, 2017
    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.
  • Tiger basketball to host Alumni Day
    January 15, 2017
    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.
  • Hoglund tallies new career high, Spicer nets double-double over Chargers
    January 11, 2017
    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.
  • Red Raiders down Tiger men in GPAC action
    January 07, 2017
    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.
  • Trojans top Tigers in non-conference action
    January 02, 2017
    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.
  • Tigers outscore Southeastern University in Mike Miller Classic finale
    December 30, 2016
    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.
  • Tiger men uphold York College in Mike Miller Classic
    December 29, 2016
    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.
  • Hot shooting propels Tiger men over Central Christian
    December 21, 2016
    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.
  • Martin and Johnson lead Tigers over Dubuque
    December 20, 2016
    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.
  • Tigers Capture Revenge in Dominating Fashion
    December 14, 2016
    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.
  • Hoglund Shines as Tigers Route Hastings in GPAC Action
    December 10, 2016
    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.
  • Spicer, Martin Push DWU to Last-Second Victory
    December 07, 2016
    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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