2018-19 Dakota Wesleyan University Men's Basketball News

  • Comeback falls short as Tigers fall in overtime
    January 16, 2019
    ORANGE CITY, Iowa – With four seconds to play trailing by three points in overtime, the No. 15 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team had a final possession to force a second overtime. However, DWU dropped the Great Plains Athletic Conference contest to Northwestern College, 80-77 in Orange City, Iowa.
  • Harden and Hoglund pace No. 15 DWU in win
    January 13, 2019
    Mitchell, S.D.- Nick Harden (Chicago, Ill.) and Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) combined for 46 points as they pushed the No. 15 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team to victory over Midland University in a Great Plains Athletic Conference bout, 82-67 Sunday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • (RV) Dordt holds off No. 15 Tigers
    January 09, 2019
    SIOUX CENTER, Iowa – Nick Harden (Chicago, Ill.) drilled a 3-pointer to tie the game at 79 with less than 10 seconds to play. However, the No.15 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team fell short to Dordt College, 81-79 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference tilt in Sioux Center, Iowa.
  • No.18 Tigers hand No. 2 Mustangs first loss
    January 02, 2019
    MITCHELL, S.D. – In a game that saw 17 lead changes, the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan men’s basketball team came away with an exciting 86-82 victory over No. 2 Morningside College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference bout Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • McCloud’s career high paces Tigers in victory
    December 30, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team hit the century mark for the fifth time this season on their way to a 100-77 victory over the University of Saint Mary (Kan.) Sunday at the Corn Palace.
  • Harden collects career high as Tigers fall in overtime
    December 29, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After forcing two turnovers and scoring two layups in less than 35 seconds, the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team overcame a late deficit to force overtime. However, the late comeback was not enough as Peru State College, the No. 17 ranked team in the NAIA DI, downed DWU, 112-110 Saturday in the Corn Palace.
  • Hoglund notches career high as Tigers win in overtime
    December 20, 2018
    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – With the clock winding down and the Tigers leading by a point, Nick Harden (Chicago, Ill.) blocked a last-second layup to secure the overtime victory as the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team defeated the University of Antelope Valley, 92-91 at the Trip Sports Las Vegas Hoopla Thursday in Las Vegas, Nev.
  • Tiger bench leads way in Las Vegas Hoopla victory
    December 19, 2018
    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – With 15 of the 16 players entering the scoring category, the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team cruised to victory over Cal Miramar University, 97-59 Wednesday at the Las Vegas Hoopla in Las Vegas, Nev.
  • Hot shooting propels No. 18 Tigers past Bulldogs
    December 15, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – For the third time this season, the No. 18 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team reached the century mark in their Great Plains Athletic Conference victory over Concordia University 105-56 Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Furious comeback pushes Tigers past Doane
    December 08, 2018
    CRETE, Neb. – With 5:54 left to play, the (RV) Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team went on a 17-2 run that vaulted the Tigers past Doane University, 75-66 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference thriller on Saturday in Crete, Neb.
  • (RV) Tigers fend off Lancers
    December 05, 2018
    YANKTON, S.D. – After a 55-point second half, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team pulled away to defeat Mount Marty College 86-80 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Wednesday in Yankton, S.D.
  • No. 8 Chargers slip past (RV) Tigers
    November 28, 2018
    SIOUX CITY, Iowa. – The (RV) Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team dropped its’ first road contest of the season to No. 8 Briar Cliff University, 94-90 in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Wednesday in Sioux City, Iowa.
  • No. 17 Tigers top Jimmies
    November 20, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After two close losses, the No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team used clutch free-throw shooting and defense down the stretch to collect their seventh win of the season against University of Jamestown, 86-80 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference game Tuesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • DWU basketball to host 10th annual DWU/Culver’s Classic
    November 19, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University athletic department is pleased to announce the teams that will be competing in the 10th annual DWU/Culver’s Classic on Friday Feb. 8 and Saturday Feb. 9 at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Hastings down Tigers at home
    November 17, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. - After losing by two points on Wednesday, the No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team dropped another two-point game, this time to Hastings College, 79-77 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle Saturday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • Dordt stuns No. 17 DWU at home
    November 14, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. - The No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball dropped a heartbreaker to Dordt College in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup as they fell 87-85 Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • No. 17 Tigers rout Mustangs
    November 12, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team kicked off their four-game home stand with a 127-78 win over Sisseton Wahpeton College Monday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • No. 17 DWU survives overtime thriller at Midland
    November 10, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – Thanks to a 3-point play in overtime by Collin Kramer (Volga, S.D.), the No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team defeated Midland University, 95-92 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference battle Saturday in Fremont, Neb.
  • No. 17 Tigers pull away from Northwestern
    November 07, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball kicked off the home slate and Great Plaines Athletic Conference play with an 88-75 victory over Northwestern College on Wednesday at the Corn Palace in Mitchell.
  • DWU basketball to host Northwestern Wednesday
    November 04, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s basketball double-header against Northwestern College scheduled for Wednesday has been moved to the Corn Palace in Mitchell, the DWU Athletic Department announced Sunday.
  • Tigers shoot past Saints at NAIA Classic
    November 04, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – After jumping out to an 11-0 lead to begin the game, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team never looked back as they defeated Presentation College, 103-76 Sunday at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.
  • No. 17 DWU pulls away from Trojans
    November 03, 2018
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team continued their winning ways Saturday against in-state rival Dakota State University with a 77-65 victory at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.
  • No. 17 Tigers hold their own against Coyotes
    October 30, 2018
    VERMILLION, S.D. – In their second game in two days, the No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team took on NCAA Division I foe, University of South Dakota in an exhibition game. Despite a strong first half, DWU fell to USD, 77-61 Tuesday night in Vermillion, S.D.
  • No. 17 Tigers down No. 14 Bruins on the road
    October 29, 2018
    BELLEVUE, Neb. – In the opening game of the 2018-19 season, the No. 17 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team defeated No. 14 Bellevue University, 86-77 thanks to a strong second half Monday in Bellevue, Neb.
  • PREVIEW: DWU looks to carry strong history into 2018-19 season
    October 26, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – For many years, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team has relied on size to overpower and defeat opponents. The 2018-19 season might be a different story as the Tigers will rely on speed and quickness to wear down the opposition. One thing will remain the same – DWU will look for new ways to continue its strong tradition in hopes to finish near the top of the competitive Great Plains Athletic Conference and return to the NAIA National Tournament for a fifth straight season.
  • DWU men’s basketball releases 2018-19 schedule
    August 28, 2018
    MITCHELL, S.D. – After finishing last season ranked No. 20 in the NAIA, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball schedule has been released for the 2018-19 season, head men’s basketball coach Matt Wilber announced Tuesday.