2010-11 News

  • Wittenberg Men's Basketball Standouts Earn National Academic Awards
    July 19, 2011
    Men's basketball standouts Clayton Black, Alex Brandt, Michael Duffy, Sam Gardner and Jacob Weide have been named to the 2010-11 National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court in recognition of their athletic and academic accomplishments.
  • Brian Agler '80 Returns To Wittenberg To Reflect On Coaching Success
    April 12, 2011
    Thirty-four years after he won a national championship as the starting point guard for the Wittenberg men's basketball team and just six months after coaching the Seattle Storm of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) to the 2010 league title, Brian Agler, class of 1980, will speak at his alma mater at 4 p.m. Monday, April 18, in Ness Family Auditorium in Hollenbeck Hall.
  • Wittenberg Men's Basketball Standout Chris Sullivan Earns All-America Honor
    March 19, 2011
    Wittenberg University men's basketball standout Chris Sullivan, class of 2011 from Columbus, Ohio, capped his record-setting collegiate career with honorable mention All-America honors from d3hoops.com.
  • Men's Basketball Standouts Earn All-Great Lakes Region Honors
    March 15, 2011
    Wittenberg University men's basketball standouts Chris Sullivan and Clayton Black have earned first- and third-team All-Great Lakes Region honors, respectively, from d3hoops.com. Black also earned second-team all-region honors from the National Association of Basketball Coaches.
  • Tigers Lose Heartbreaker To Marietta In NCAA Second Round
    March 05, 2011
    The Wittenberg Tigers led approximately 37 of the 40 minutes played in their NCAA Division III Tournament second round match-up with host Marietta College. All that matters is which team leads when the final buzzer sounds, however, and the 11th-ranked Pioneers made the game's final shot, a short jumper by freshman Tyler Hammond with just six seconds left that pushed Marietta over the top, 63-62.
  • Tigers Hold Off La Roche For First Round NCAA Div. III Tournament Win
    March 04, 2011
    The Wittenberg Tigers jumped out to a 16-point halftime lead and held off a stern challenge from La Roche College to capture a 74-68 first-round NCAA Division III Tournament victory.
  • GAME NOTES: Back In The Dance — Tigers Return To NCAA Tournament
    March 03, 2011
    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — The Wittenberg Tigers are back in the NCAA Division III Tournament for the first time since a heartbreaking national championship game loss to Virginia Wesleyan in 2006. The Tigers were selected for the 2011 postseason by virtue of one of 18 "Pool C" at-large berths.
  • Clayton Black, Chris Sullivan Earn First-Team All-NCAC Honors
    March 02, 2011
    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The North Coast Athletic Conference has announced its 2011 all-conference team. Wittenberg, which finished second with a 13-3 record in the final regular season standings, is well represented with a pair of student-athletes named to the first team.
  • Men's Basketball Selected To Participate In 2011 NCAA Division III Tournament
    February 28, 2011
    The Wittenberg University men's basketball team has earned an at-large berth into the 2011 NCAA Division III Tournament. The Tigers, who finished the 2010-11 regular season with a 19-8 overall record after losing to Wooster in the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) Tournament championship game on Saturday, Feb. 26, will face La Roche College in the first round on Friday, March 4, at Marietta College.
  • Tigers Earn NCAC Runner-Up In Hard-Fought Loss At Wooster
    February 26, 2011
    The Wittenberg men's basketball team will await word from the NCAA Selection Committee on Monday on whether their 2010-11 season is complete following an 82-68 loss to the College of Wooster in the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) Tournament Championship Game.
  • Hill, Sullivan Carry Tigers Past Wabash Into NCAC Tournament Finals
    February 25, 2011
    It might as well have been Senior Night all over again. Wittenberg senior Chris Sullivan (Columbus, Ohio/Upper Arlington) dropped in a school and tournament record-tying nine three-pointers against Wabash in the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) Tournament semifinals Friday night, but just two points from fellow senior Seth Hill (Bellefontaine, Ohio/Bellefontaine) sent the Tiger faithful in Timken Gymnasium into a frenzy.
  • Wittenberg Tops Denison In NCAC Tournament Quarterfinal Game
    February 22, 2011
    The Wittenberg Tigers overcame a slow start to advance to the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) Tournament semifinals with a 77-63 victory over visiting Denison.
  • Tigers Stumble In Season Finale At Hiram
    February 19, 2011
    For a third straight year, Hiram College's Price Gymnasium turned into a house of horrors for the Wittenberg Tigers, resulting in an 87-65 loss in the regular season finale for both teams.
  • Tigers Unable To Close Out Conference Title After Loss At Nationally Ranked Wabash
    February 16, 2011
    The Wittenberg Tigers had hoped to clinch at least a share of their 11th North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) regular season championship, but the Wabash Little Giants put together a strong second half to run away with a 70-59 victory.
  • Tigers Turn Tables On Wooster To Take Outright NCAC Lead
    February 12, 2011
    The Wittenberg Tigers evened the score on rival Wooster, rallying from a 14-point deficit to claim a 76-72 North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) victory and sole possession of first place in the regular season title chase with two games remaining.
  • Tigers Break Out Brooms, Sullivan Breaks Records At OWU
    February 09, 2011
    The Wittenberg men's basketball team won their fourth-straight game with a 75-70 win over Ohio Wesleyan Wednesday night, capitalizing on tremendous outside shooting to move to 16-5 overall. The Tigers, now 11-1 in the North Coast Athletic Conference, remain in a first-place tie with the College of Wooster.
  • Ticket Information Released For Wittenberg Men's Basketball Game Against Wooster
    February 08, 2011
    The Wittenberg University Tigers and the College of Wooster Fighting Scots, two of the 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, Feb. 12, in Wittenberg's Pam Evans Smith Arena, and tickets are once again in demand.
  • Tigers Race Past Gators To Tie For Top Spot
    February 05, 2011
    After a 90-60 victory over visiting Allegheny, Wittenberg freshman Steven Newell (Englewood, Ohio/Northmont) has a new career-high point total and the Tigers have a new lease on life atop the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) standings.
  • Men's Basketball Standouts Clayton Black, Alex Brandt Earn Academic All-District Honors
    February 04, 2011
    Wittenberg University men's basketball standouts Clayton Black, class of 2012 from Lancaster, Ohio, and Alex Brandt, class of 2012 from Lewis Center, Ohio, have been recognized for the combination of their athletic and academic accomplishments with third-team Capital One Academic All-America College Division All-District IV honors.
  • Wittenberg Basketball Schedules Change After Ice Storm
    February 03, 2011
    Wittenberg University's men's and women's basketball teams have had an unexpected break from their regularly scheduled activities, thanks to a winter storm that coated campus with a thick layer of ice and snow that led administrators to close the university for three straight days.
  • Wittenberg Bounces Oberlin By 28 Points
    January 29, 2011
    The Wittenberg Tigers took care of business against last-place Oberlin, making the long trip to northern Ohio a winning one with a 75-47 decision over the host Yeomen.
  • Tigers Bounce Back With Big Win Over Denison
    January 26, 2011
    The Wittenberg Tigers put the disappointment of a narrow loss at No. 1 Wooster behind them, making a triumphant return to the court with a dominating 82-54 North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) victory over Denison.
  • Tigers Fall To Arch-Rival Wooster In Another Classic
    January 22, 2011
    It was another memorable chapter in one of the classic NCAA Division III rivalries, but the Wittenberg men's basketball team's seven-game North Coast Athletic Conference and eight-game overall winning streak was snapped Saturday by d3hoops.com No. 1-ranked Wooster by a final score of 65-58.
  • Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Enters Annual Blood Battle With Arch-Rival Wooster
    January 20, 2011
    In preparation for one of the biggest men's basketball games on the 2010-11 schedule, the Wittenberg University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and Student Senate are putting school bragging rights on the line.
  • Tigers Topple Seventh-Ranked Wabash
    January 19, 2011
    The Wittenberg Tigers put together perhaps their finest defensive effort of the 2010-11 season, clamping down on the seventh-ranked Wabash Little Giants in a 55-54 victory.
  • Tigers Finish Non-Conference Slate With Win Over Ohio Northern
    January 15, 2011
    In a rare late season non-conference game, the Wittenberg men's basketball team faced down former Ohio Athletic Conference rival Ohio Northern on the court at Pam Evans Smith Arena and came away with a 73-60 win to improve to 11-4 overall on the season.
  • Tigers Come From Behind To Top Kenyon, Stay Perfect In The NCAC
    January 12, 2011
    The Wittenberg men's basketball team found itself in a place they may not have expected, but came from behind with a big run late in the game, outscoring host Kenyon 21-12 over the final 5:48 to secure a 90-82 victory on the road Wednesday night.
  • Tigers Claim Key NCAC Win Over Hiram
    January 08, 2011
    Nothing came easy for the Wittenberg Tigers, but few things of value in life ever do. When the dust had settled at Pam Evans Smith Arena, the Tigers had themselves a 68-59 North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) victory over Hiram and a share of first place in the league standings.
  • Fast Start Sends Tigers Past Oberlin
    January 05, 2011
    The Wittenberg Tigers scored 18 of the game's first 20 points, a fast start that catapaulted them to an 81-45 victory over visiting Oberlin for the 43rd straight time, dating back to 1979.
  • Tiger Men Pull Out Comeback Victory Against Pitt-Bradford
    January 03, 2011
    The Wittenberg men's basketball team shot poorly from the free throw line most of the night against the University of Pittsburgh-Bradford, but at the end of a tight game it was free throws that sealed an unlikely 79-77 comeback win. The Tigers improved to 7-4 overall with the victory.
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