2009-10 News

  • Chris Sullivan, David Nowicki Earn All-NCAC Honors
    March 03, 2010
    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Wooster's Ian Franks has been named Player of the Year to highlight the 2010 All-North Coast Athletic Conference men's basketball squad, while Wittenberg junior Chris Sullivan and senior David Nowicki collected the first All-NCAC honors of their respective collegiate careers.
  • 2009-10 Season in Review
    March 01, 2010
    Wittenberg University's men's basketball team recorded another 20-plus win season during the 2009-10 campaign as the Tigers compiled a 21-7 overall record.
  • Tigers Fall To Wooster In NCAC Tournament Championship Game
    February 27, 2010
    The Wittenberg Tigers fell behind 9-2 in the first five minutes and never dug out of the hole, losing the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) Tournament championship game to host Wooster, 88-77.
  • David Hieber Sinks Winning Free Throws To Push Tigers Into NCAC Tournament Championship Game
    February 26, 2010
    Twice during the 2009-10 regular season, the Wittenberg Tigers and Wabash Little Giants tangled on the hardwood. Both times, the Tigers held a first-half lead, only to go cold down the stretch and lose.
  • Tigers Finish Strong To Reach Semifinals For First Time In Three Years
    February 23, 2010
    For the first time in three years, the Wittenberg Tigers simultaneously reached both the 20-win plateau and the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) Tournament semifinals with a convincing 85-63 victory over visiting Hiram.
  • Tigers Drop Triple Digits On Oberlin To Close Regular Season
    February 20, 2010
    With a 107-74 victory at Oberlin Saturday afternoon, the Wittenberg men's basketball team moved to a final North Coast Athletic Conference record of 11-5, finishing the regular season tied for third with Allegheny.
  • Rally Falls Just Short In Senior Recognition Night Loss To Wabash
    February 17, 2010
    A game of inches. Trailing 70-64 with one minute remaining on Senior Recognition Night against Wabash, the Wittenberg Tigers knocked down one three-pointer, forced a Little Giant miss and then went for the tie.
  • Tigers Get Payback With Big Win At Wooster
    February 13, 2010
    When the Wittenberg and Wooster men's basketball teams first met in the 2009-10 season, the affair was closely contested throughout. In the second meeting, the Tigers never trailed, leveraging 18 Wooster turnovers to down the Scots and even the season series.
  • Hot-Shooting Tigers Capture Third Straight Victory
    February 10, 2010
    The Wittenberg men's basketball team caught fire in the second half against Earlham Wednesday night, lighting up Pam Evans Smith Arena with 57 percent shooting to sail to a 90-52 victory and improve to 17-5 overall and 9-4 in the North Coast Athletic Conference.
  • Wittenberg Holds Off Hiram For Key NCAC Win
    February 06, 2010
    The Wittenberg Tigers had their backs against the wall entering the week 6-4 in the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC). They responded with a big win at Ohio Wesleyan on Wednesday and then capped their big week with a 66-58 home victory over Hiram.
  • Tigers Gut Out Key NCAC Win At Ohio Wesleyan
    February 03, 2010
    After squandering a 16-point first-half lead at arch-rival Ohio Wesleyan, it was nothing short of gut-check time for the Wittenberg Tigers. They answered the bell, outscoring the host Battling Bishops 13-6 over the final 5:55 to claim a clutch 82-75 victory.
  • Second-Half Struggles Drop Tigers In Key NCAC Game Against Allegheny
    January 30, 2010
    The Wittenberg Tigers let a late first-half lead slip away and now find the road to the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) Tournament a bit more bumpy after a 60-56 loss to visiting Allegheny.
  • Tiger Offense Awakens In Big Win At Earlham
    January 27, 2010
    The Wittenberg Tigers found their collective shooting stroke and snapped a two-game losing streak with an 88-74 North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) victory over host Earlham.
  • Tigers Go Cold In Hard-Fought Rivalry Loss To Wooster
    January 23, 2010
    The Wittenberg Tigers started fast, but they couldn't come up with the big shots when they needed them most down the stretch, leading to a 66-56 loss to arch-rival Wooster.
  • Eight-Game Win Streak Snapped At Wabash
    January 20, 2010
    All of the things that went so right during an eight-game win streak went the other direction for the Wittenberg Tigers, resulting in a 64-57 North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) loss at Wabash.
  • Ticket Information For Wittenberg Men's Basketball Game Against Wooster Jan. 23 Released
    January 19, 2010
    The Wittenberg University Tigers and the College of Wooster Fighting Scots, two of most successful men's basketball programs in all of NCAA Division III, will renew their spirited North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) rivalry at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, in Wittenberg's Pam Evans Smith Arena, and tickets are once again in demand.
  • Tigers Win Key NCAC Road Game At Allegheny
    January 16, 2010
    The Wittenberg Tigers turned in another efficient offensive performance and took advantage of a significant rebounding advantage to pull out an 85-73 road win over the Allegheny Gators.
  • Sure-Handed Tigers Win Big At Denison
    January 13, 2010
    The Wittenberg Tigers took exceptional care of the basketball and continued their hot shooting, topping the 50 percent mark for the third straight game en route to a 95-55 victory over homestanding Denison.
  • McKee, Tigers Deadly From Long Range Over Oberlin
    January 09, 2010
    The Wittenberg men's basketball team concluded a good day for Tiger hoops by winning the back end of a men's and women's doubleheader at Pam Evans Smith Arena, taking an 82-56 win over Oberlin Saturday.
  • Tigers Hold Off OWU In Key NCAC Contest
    January 06, 2010
    The Wittenberg Tigers took an early lead and made it stand up behind one of the best three-point shooting performances in school history.
  • Tigers Rally Past Marian In Overtime To Capture Zimmerman Memorial Classic Title
    December 30, 2009
    he Wittenberg Tigers rallied from a six-point deficit in the final two minutes to force overtime and then shut the Marian Knights out 9-0 in the five-minute extra session to claim a thrilling 75-66 victory in the championship game of the 2009 Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Classic.
  • Tigers Score Last Seven Points To Top Olivet In Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Classic
    December 29, 2009
    Over 38 minutes of game action, the Wittenberg Tigers couldn't shake the Olivet Comets. Trailing 49-48 with 1:47 left in the game, however, the Tigers rallied in a most improbable way, making good use of a pair of in-bounds plays to score lay-ups and kickstart a game-ending 7-0 run that led to a 55-49 victory in the first round of the 2009 Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Classic.
  • Wittenberg University Basketball Teams Host Annual Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Classic Dec. 29-30
    December 23, 2009
    The Wittenberg University men's and women's basketball teams welcome an outstanding field of eight teams for the 2009 Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Classic. The competition is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 29, and Wednesday, Dec. 30, at Wittenberg's HPER Center Arena with games on both days scheduled for noon, 2:15, 4:30 and 7 p.m.
  • Tigers Take Momentum Into Break With Win Over Otterbein
    December 22, 2009
    The Wittenberg Tigers rang in a merry Christmas with a 72-56 thumping of the Otterbein Cardinals, moving to 7-2 on the season thanks to a six-point possession and 8-of-8 free throw shooting in the second half. The Tigers completed a 3-0 season sweep of Ohio Athletic Conference after wins over Capital and Ohio Northern earlier in the year.
  • Wittenberg Rallies Past Ohio Northern, 61-59
    December 19, 2009
    Just two weeks to the day after catching 10 passes for 100 yards in the Wittenberg Tigers' 31-13 loss to eventual NCAA Division III football national champion Wisconsin-Whitewater, sophomore Josh McKee (New Carlisle, Ohio/Tecumseh) made a triumphant return to the hardwood and helped the Tigers to a thrilling 61-59 win at Ohio Northern.
  • Tigers Fall In Shootout At 7-1 Anderson
    December 12, 2009
    The Wittenberg Tigers had two big rallies in them. Unfortunately, playing a quality foe with its shooting stroke working on its home court proved too much, and the Tigers were unable to muster a third rally in an 86-69 loss at Anderson University.
  • Balanced Tigers Top Kenyon For First NCAC Win
    December 09, 2009
    The Wittenberg men's basketball team picked up their first win in North Coast Athletic Conference play with a 76-66 decision over Kenyon Wednesday night. The win evens the Tigers' win-loss columns at 1-1, and moves the team to 5-1 overall.
  • Wittenberg Surprised In Loss To Hiram
    December 05, 2009
    In a loss that not many could have seen coming, the Wittenberg men's basketball team dropped a lopsided 92-74 decision to the upstart Hiram Terriers, who have now won the last three meetings between the two teams. Wittenberg picks up their first loss on the year in their North Coast Athletic Conference opener, moving to 4-1 overall and 0-1 in the NCAC.
  • Gregg Hill Heats Up To Lead Tigers Past Capital
    November 24, 2009
    The Wittenberg men's basketball team rolled to 4-0 over Capital Tuesday night by a score of 79-69, thanks to one of the decade's best performances from senior wing Gregg Hill (Farmington Hills, Mich./Redford Union).
  • Tigers Rally Past Messiah To Capture Gettysburg Tip-Off Tournament Title
    November 21, 2009
    The mark of a championship basketball team is toughness, manifested in a wide variety of ways during the course of a season. While the 2009-10 season is still in its infancy, the Wittenberg Tigers showed a certain amount of toughness, rallying for an improbable 66-61 victory over Messiah College in the championship game of the Gettysburg Days Inn Tip-Off Tournament.
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