2003-04 News

  • 2003-04 Season in Review
    March 26, 2004
    The Wittenberg University men's basketball program put together another outstanding season in 2003-04.
  • Round Up: Tigers Fall To John Carroll In NCAA Tournament
    March 23, 2004
    The Wittenberg men's basketball team saw its season come to an end on March 6 with an NCAA Division III Tournament loss at home to eventual regional champion John Carroll. Following a first-round bye, the Tigers, regular season champions of the North Coast Athletic Conference, were defeated 84-65.
  • John Carroll Defeats Wittenberg In NCAA Division III Tournament Second Round
    March 06, 2004
    The John Carroll Blue Streaks, champions of the Ohio Athletic Conference, ran past the Wittenberg Tigers, champions of the North Coast Athletic Conference, 84-65, in an NCAA Division III Second Round game at Wittenberg's HPER Center.
  • Round Up: Tigers March To NCAA Tournament
    March 05, 2004
    The Wittenberg men's basketball team didn't reach one of its regular season goals last week, but the Tigers got another chance, and now they hope to make the most of it in the NCAA Division III Tournament.
  • Wittenberg Basketball Teams Rake In Top NCAC Awards
    March 04, 2004
    The Wittenberg University Men's and Women's Basketball teams have been mirror images of one another all season, the models of winning consistency, so it should come as no surprise that the Tigers cleaned up in the North Coast Athletic Conference postseason awards, which were announced today.
  • Men's And Women's Basketball Earn NCAA Div. III Tournament Berths
    February 29, 2004
    The Wittenberg University Men's and Women's Basketball teams both earned invitations to the 2004 NCAA Division III Tournament, which opens action this week on campuses across the nation.
  • Wooster Defeats Wittenberg in NCAC Tournament Finals
    February 28, 2004
    Most of the more than 2,300 fans in attendance at Saturday's North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament championship game left simply shaking their heads. They had just witnessed one of the amazing performances by an NCAA Division III team, turned in by the second-seeded and sixth-ranked College of Wooster Fighting Scots as they walloped first-seeded and fifth-ranked Wittenberg University, 100-71, on the Tigers' home court.
  • Wittenberg Defeats Wabash in NCAC Tournament Semifinals
    February 26, 2004
    The top-seeded and fifth-ranked Wittenberg University Tigers used a balanced offensive attack and a significant rebounding advantage to ease their way past the visiting Wabash College Little Giants, 71-54, in the second North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament game at the HPER Center. The win moved the Tigers into their 11th NCAC Tournament championship game in 15 years in the league.
  • Round Up: Tigers Keep On Winning To End Regular Season, Start NCAC Tournament
    February 25, 2004
    The Wittenberg University men's basketball team keeps on winning. Chalk up two more wins in the last week - Saturday over Allegheny in the regular season finale and Tuesday over Denison in the NCAC Tournament quarterfinals - heading into the biggest weekend of the season.
  • Wittenberg Puts Together Big Second Half To Defeat Denison in NCAC Tournament
    February 24, 2004
    In two meetings in the 2003-04 regular season, the Wittenberg men's basketball team had two very different experiences while the Denison Big Red provided the opposition. On Tuesday in the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament Quarterfinals, the Tigers saw a little of both sides of the Big Red - the one that lost 74-29 in Springfield in early January and the one that battled Wittenberg tooth and nail before falling 67-56 in Granville in early February - before putting Denison away, 71-46.
  • Tiger Men, Women Win NCAC Championships With Identical 16-0 Records
    February 21, 2004
    For the first time since the 1993-94 school year, the Wittenberg University men's and women's basketball teams have won the North Coast Athletic Conference regular season championships with perfect 16-0 records. Wittenberg is the only school ever to accomplish the feat.
  • Wittenberg Completes Perfect NCAC Regular Season With 85-66 Win Over Allegheny
    February 21, 2004
    The tone was set early as sophomore forwardKenny Brady (Reading, Ohio/Reading) scored Wittenberg's first four points on putback baskets. Even though the visiting Allegheny College Gators matched those two baskets, the Tigers displayed plenty of muscle and enough offensive touch to pull away for an 85-66 victory at the HPER Center.
  • Round Up: Hard Fought Wins Over Wooster, Ohio Wesleyan
    February 19, 2004
    The men's basketball team is on a roll, and last week provided the best highlights to date. The Tigers, now ranked No. 7 in the nation, won for the 16th and 17th straight times by capturing hard-fought victories over nationally ranked Wooster and Ohio Wesleyan in the last week.
  • Wittenberg Rallies Past Ohio Wesleyan To Clinch Outright NCAC Title
    February 18, 2004
    The Wittenberg Tiger men's basketball team has been pushed into "gut check" time on a couple of occasions recently. Once again on Wednesday at Ohio Wesleyan, the Tigers did what they had to do at the times it counted most, using a 10-1 run in the closing minutes to open up a tight game and earn a hard-fought 60-50 victory.
  • Wittenberg Clinches Share of NCAC Title With Dramatic Road Win Over Wooster
    February 14, 2004
    In the highly-charged atmosphere of the College of Wooster's Timken Gymnasium Saturday night, the Wittenberg University Tigers accomplished one of the tallest of tasks when it comes to North Coast Athletic Conference men's basketball, win on the Fighting Scots' home floor. The Tigers won for the 16th straight time, slipping past the Scots 73-62 for the second straight time in the 2003-04 season.
  • Round Up: Tigers Run Streak To 15 Straight Victories
    February 12, 2004
    Men's basketball stretched its winning streak to 15 straight games with two more victories in the last week. The Tigers now head into a huge match-up at Wooster on Saturday with a 19-3 overall record and a mark of 13-0 in the NCAC.
  • Wittenberg Wins 15th Straight Game, Overpowers Earlham, 87-51
    February 11, 2004
    The Wittenberg University Tigers made it 15 straight wins on Wednesday in the HPER Center after blistering the visiting Earlham College Quakers, 87-51.
  • Wittenberg Survives Road Test At Hiram
    February 07, 2004
    It was not as easy as some might have expected, but the 18th-ranked Wittenberg Tigers found a way to get it done, fending off a stern challenge from the homestanding Hiram Terriers, 75-57, on Saturday night. The Tigers improved to 18-3 overall and 12-0 in the North Coast Athletic Conference with the win, while Hiram dropped to 4-16 and 2-10 respectively.
  • Round Up: Tigers Continue Dominance With Wins Over Denison, Wabash
    February 05, 2004
    The Wittenberg University men's basketball team continued its perfect ways in the last week, rallying for a difficult road victory over Denison on Saturday and then crushing visiting Wabash on Wednesday.
  • Tigers Maul Visiting Little Giants
    February 04, 2004
    The Wittenberg Tigers took another important step toward their season-long goals Wednesday, burying a cold-shooting Wabash Little Giants team, 84-46, in the HPER Center. The win allowed Wittenberg to maintain a one-game lead on Wooster in the North Coast Athletic Conference standings.
  • Wittenberg Rallies Past Denison, 67-56
    January 31, 2004
    The difference between good teams with potential and great teams with conference championship and national tournament aspirations is often how they react in pressure situations. Facing a deficit late in the second half and struggling with their outside shot, the Wittenberg Tigers rallied to take a 67-56 decision against the host Denison Big Red.
  • Round Up: Tigers' Winning Streak At 11 With Wins Over Hiram, Earlham
    January 29, 2004
    The Wittenberg men's basketball team enjoyed yet another perfect week, extending its winning streak to 11 games, dating back to a Dec. 10 home loss to nationally ranked Otterbein. The Tigers improved to 15-3 overall and 9-0 in the North Coast Athletic Conference with victories over Hiram and Earlham in the last week.
  • Wittenberg Stays Perfect in NCAC With Big Win Over Earlham
    January 28, 2004
    When the Wittenberg Tigers and the Earlham Quakers hook up on the basketball court, the contrast in styles is obvious. And over the last four seasons, Wittenberg's power inside game and stout defense has been far too much for the Earlham up-tempo and three-point shooting, as it was again on Wednesday night as the 21st ranked Tigers posted an 84-53 win on the Quakers' home court.
  • Men's Basketball Head Coach Bill Brown Wins 300th Career Game
    January 24, 2004
    Wittenberg University Men's Basketball Head Coach Bill Brown reached another milestone with Saturday's 91-49 victory over the visiting Hiram College Terriers. Now in his 17th season as a head coach and his 11th directing his alma mater's men's basketball program, Brown earned his 300th career victory.
  • Wittenberg Reaches Mid-Point of NCAC Schedule Unbeaten After Win Over Hiram
    January 24, 2004
    It was pretty much the type of win everyone expected. But Saturday's 91-49 victory for the Wittenberg men's basketball team over the visiting Hiram College Terriers will go down as important anyway.
  • Round Up: Pair Of Home Wins Keeps Tigers Perfect In NCAC
    January 22, 2004
    Wittenberg has established itself as the team to beat in the North Coast Athletic Conference, thanks in large part to a pair of convincing home victories in the last week over top contenders Wooster and Ohio Wesleyan. The Tigers are now 7-0 in the NCAC, one game ahead of the nationally ranked Scots and two ahead of the Battling Bishops.
  • Wittenberg Runs Away From OWU in Key NCAC Match-Up
    January 21, 2004
    Considering how the game started for the Wittenberg men's basketball team, the way it ended is that much more impressive. Held scoreless for the first five minutes of the game and trailing 18-10 at the 10:36 mark of the first half, the Tigers outscored visiting Ohio Wesleyan, 60-31, the rest of the way to stomp the Battling Bishops, 70-49, in a battle for first place in the North Coast Athletic Conference.
  • Wittenberg Wins Big One Over Fifth-Ranked Wooster, 72-62
    January 17, 2004
    The Wittenberg Tigers know that to reach their ultimate goals in the 2003-04 season, they must first protect their home court, the HPER Center. And for the fourth year in a row, the Tigers did just that with a regular season North Coast Athletic Conference victory over the College of Wooster Fighting Scots, this time upending the fifth-ranked team in the nation, 72-62.
  • Round Up: Tigers Take Care Of Denison At Home, Wabash On The Road
    January 16, 2004
    The Wittenberg University men's basketball team has rounded into form over the last few weeks, and the Tigers have now put themselves into perfect position in the North Coast Athletic Conference.
  • Wittenberg Overcomes Obstacles En Route To 58-46 Road Win Over Wabash
    January 14, 2004
    The Wittenberg men's basketball team didn't play one of its best games, but the Tigers did just enough in the hornet's nest that is Wabash's Chadwick Court Wednesday, escaping the host Little Giants 58-46. The win set up a first-place showdown against Wooster on Saturday in Springfield at the HPER Center.
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