2007-08 Basketball Releases

March 20, 2008
Beyer Garners Nabc All-District Honors
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - UW-Eau Claire men's basketball player Dan Beyer (Sr. -Waukesha, Wis./Catholic Memorial) received first team Division III All-District National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) honors, being selected to the west district team, NABC officials announced today.


March 19, 2008
Beyer Named To All-West Region Second Team
STERLING, Va. - UW-Eau Claire men's basketball player Dan Beyer (Sr. -Waukesha, Wis./Catholic Memorial) has been named to the 2008 D3hoops.com All-West Region Second Team as a forward, D3hoops.com editor and publisher Pat Coleman announced today.


March 17, 2008
Men's Basketball Hands Out Team Awards
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - UW-Eau Claire men's basketball head coach Terry Gibbons recently announced the team award winners for the 2007-08 season.


March 6, 2008
Beyer & Ryan Earn All-WIAC Honors
MADISON, Wis. - UW-Eau Claire men's basketball players Dan Beyer (Sr. -Waukesha, Wis./Catholic Memorial) and Zack Ryan (Sr. -Lake Elmo, Minn./Tartan) have received All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) recognition, conference sports information director Matt Stanek announced today.


February 27, 2008
Clock Hits Midnight For Men's Basketball
STEVENS POINT, Wis. - Though the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team pulled off the upset over the No. 2 seed on Monday, it could not continue its run in the conference tourney as UW-Stevens Point defeated the squad 88-65 tonight.


February 26, 2008
Men's Basketball Hopes To Continue WIAC Tourney Run
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - After shocking the second-seeded UW-Platteville Pioneers, the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team looks for another upset against third-seeded UW-Stevens Point on Wednesday.


February 25, 2008
Men's Basketball Upsets Pioneers In WIAC Playoffs
PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - Less than a week after the same UW-Platteville Pioneers beat the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team by 17, the Blugolds rode Geoff Probst's (So. -Moose Lake, MN) 28 points in an 84-80 upset over the second-seeded Pioneers.


February 24, 2008
Men's Basketball Set For Playoffs
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The seventh-seeded UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team prepares for its conference quarterfinal matchup against second-seeded UW-Platteville, scheduled for 7 p.m. in Platteville on Monday.


February 23, 2008
Men's Basketball Falls To Stout In Season Finale
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - In the last weekend of the regular season, the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team found out where it will be seeded after a 78-65 loss to UW-Stout.


February 21, 2008
Men's Basketball Closes Up Season At Home
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team looks to take the sixth seed this Saturday as the regular season finishes against UW-Stout at Zorn Arena.


February 20, 2008
Pioneers Down Men's Basketball
PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team couldn?t come back from a late first-half surge by the 23rd-ranked UW-Platteville Pioneers tonight as Eau Claire lost 75-58.


February 13, 2008
Ranked Pointers Beat Men's Basketball
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team suffered an 89-68 loss tonight to No. 9 UW-Stevens Point.


February 11, 2008
Men's Basketball Prepares For Ranked Conference Opponent
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - When No. 11 UW-Stevens Point rolls into Zorn Arena on Wednesday, the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team hopes it can take its second straight game over a conference foe.


February 9, 2008
Men's Basketball Flies Past Falcons
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - Dan Beyer (Sr. -Waukesha/Catholic Memorial) and the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team had no problem with UW-River Falls tonight as it won 77-54 and Beyer posted a double-double.


February 8, 2008
Men's Basketball Looks To Rebound Against River Falls
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - After losing by two points in an exciting overtime game to No. 24UW-Oshkosh, the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team looks to pick up a conference win over UW-River Falls on Alumni Day tomorrow.


February 6, 2008
Blistering Second Half Leads To OT Loss For Men's Basketball
OSHKOSH, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team made up a seven-point deficit in 1:21 to force overtime in today's battle against No. 24 UW-Oshkosh, but fell 89-87 in the extra session.


February 2, 2008
Men's Basketball Suffers Worst Loss Of Season
WHITEWATER, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team dropped its fourth straight conference game tonight in an 85-65 loss to No. 8 UW-Whitewater.


January 30, 2008
Beyer Hits Mark As Men's Basketball Loses To Superior
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - Despite being down 19 at half, the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team made a run in the second half before falling 88-81 to UW-Superior on a historic night for Dan Beyer (Sr. -Waukesha/Catholic Memorial).


January 29, 2008
Men's Basketball Hosts Yellowjackets
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team hopes to turn its Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) record around Wednesday when UW-Superior comes to Zorn Arena at 7 p.m.


January 26, 2008
Men's Basketball Drops WIAC Contest To La Crosse
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team fell under .500 in the conference after tonight's 72-65 loss to UW-La Crosse.


January 24, 2008
Men's Basketball Takes On Eagles At Home
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team returns to Zorn Arena on Saturday looking to improve its 4-4 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) record when it plays UW-La Crosse.


January 23, 2008
Second Half Surge Gives Pointers Win Over Men's Basketball
STEVENS POINT, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team held the lead until midway through the second half, but No. 7 UW-Stevens Point came back to win 57-44 tonight.


January 19, 2008
Men's Basketball Holds Off Falcons
RIVER FALLS, Wis. - Though the score was close, the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team was behind for just 39 seconds in today's 74-70 win over UW-River Falls.


January 16, 2008
Men's Basketball Gets Big Win Over Oshkosh
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team came up big tonight, winning 57-54 against No. 16 UW-Oshkosh at W.L. Zorn Arena tonight.


January 15, 2008
Men's Basketball Looks To Rebound Against Oshkosh
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team will look for its first Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) win in 2008 when it hosts UW-Oshkosh on Wednesday.


January 12, 2008
Free throws Achilles Heel In Men's Basketball Loss
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team was dealt a 69-63 loss by Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) opponent UW-Whitewater at W.L. Zorn Arena this evening.


January 10, 2008
Men's Basketball To Face Whitewater In Doubleheader
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team will host the second game of a doubleheader against UW-Whitewater this Saturday in Zorn Arena. The women's game begins at 3 p.m. with the men's game following.


January 9, 2008
Men's Basketball Falls To .500 In WIAC Play
SUPERIOR, Wis. - Both the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team and the UW-Superior Yellowjackets moved to 2-2 in conference play after today's 68-59 win for the Yellowjackets.


January 7, 2008
Men's Basketball Takes Down Lions
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team used two runs of 14-4 and 12-4 to overpower Finlandia University in a 85-73 victory at Zorn Arena tonight.


January 4, 2008
Men's Basketball Hosts Lions In 2008 starter
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - After posting a solid 7-4 record in the 2007 portion of the season and claiming second in the annual Holiday Classic, the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team kicks off the 2008 games with its third contest of the season versus Finlandia University (MI) on Monday.


December 29, 2007
Men's Basketball Falls Short In Holiday Classic Championship
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team came up short in the 39th Annual UW-Eau Claire Holiday Classic, falling to Jamestown College (N.D.) 85-76 here tonight.


December 28, 2007
Men's Basketball Holds On In Nailbiting Overtime Win
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - Although the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team trailed only once in the second game of the 39th Annual UW-Eau Claire Holiday Classic, they found themselves in a tight-fought battle for a 79-78 victory over Marian College at W.L. Zorn Arena tonight.


December 17, 2007
Men's Basketball Off Until Holiday Classic
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team has enjoyed a successful young season, but will not play again until Dec. 28-29 when it hosts the four-team Holiday Classic in Zorn Arena.


December 15, 2007
Men's Basketball Comes Back To Beat Lions
HANCOCK, Mich. - In a game that saw the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team down big in both halves, Eau Claire came from behind to pull out a 78-76 win over Finlandia University (MI).


December 8, 2007
La Crosse Hands Men's Basketball Its First WIAC Loss
LA CROSSE, Wis. - Though just down by five at halftime, the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team was outscored 35-25 in the second half as UW-La Crosse won 64-49.


December 5, 2007
Men's Basketball Prevails In OT Of Home Opener
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - Both teams were tied after the first and second halves of the game, but in the extra period the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team outscored UW-Platteville 16-8 to win 77-69.


December 4, 2007
Men's Basketball Hosts Pioneers In Home Opener
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team will have its first home game of the year and only home game before Christmas break on Wednesday when the UW-Platteville Pioneers come to Zorn Arena.


December 1, 2007
Men's Basketball Starts WIAC Play With Win
MENOMONIE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team ran its win streak to four in a 72-63 conference opener over UW-Stout tonight.


November 29, 2007
Men's Basketball Opens Up Conference Play On Road
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team heads to Menomonie this weekend to start its Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) competition in a rivalry game against UW-Stout.


November 28, 2007
Men's Basketball Continues To Roll
DULUTH, Minn. - After picking up its first wins of the season by 20 and 21 points this weekend, the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team went to 3-2 with a 73-57 victory over St. Scholastica (MN) tonight.


November 24, 2007
Beyer's Double-Double Leads Men's Basketball In Win
BARABOO, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team notched its second victory of the season tonight, winning 81-60 over Finlandia University in the Wisconsin Dells Classic


November 23, 2007
Men's Basketball Picks Up First Win Of Season
BARABOO, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team got in the win column tonight with an 87-67 win over Hamline University (MN) in the first day of the Wisconsin Dells Classic.


November 20, 2007
Men's Basketball To Play In Wisconsin Dells Classic this Weekend
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team will head to Baraboo (WI) this weekend to participate in the Wisconsin Dells Classic.


November 17, 2007
Men's Basketball Plays Hard In Consolation Game Loss
WAVERLY, Iowa - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team took the court on Saturday night after setting multiple school records in a losing effort on Friday night. It's safe to say no records were broken on Saturday night when the Blugolds lost to Aurora University (Ill.), but the Blugolds did give it the good old college try while coming up short by a score of 64 - 55.


November 16, 2007
Men's Basketball Rewrites Record Book In Opening Loss
WAVERLY, Iowa - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team set a program record for points in a game, along with many others, but still fell to Grinnell College (IA) 137-132 in the opening game of the season and the first game of the Wartburg Tournament.


November 14, 2007
2007-08 Men's Basketball Season Preview
The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team returns four starters and 10 letterwinners for the 2007-08 season for Terry Gibbons, who enters his 13th season as the head coach for the Blugolds.


November 14, 2007
Men's Basketball Tips Off Season this Weekend
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team will officially start its regular season this Friday and Saturday when it participates in the Wartburg Tournament.


November 7, 2007
Men's Basketball Plays Badgers For First Time Ever
MADISON, Wis. - If nothing else, the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team can say it faced, and led, the Division I UW-Madison Badgers this season, though the team eventually fell 74-35.


November 6, 2007
WIAC Preview: UW-Stevens Point Receives Men's Basketball Preseason Nod
MADISON, Wis. - Defending conference champion, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is the preseason favorite of the league's sports information directors to win the 2008 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) men's basketball title.


November 6, 2007
Men's Basketball Roster Set For 2007-2008 Season
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - The men who will represent UW-Eau Claire on the hardwood this season have been selected. In his 13th year, Head Coach Terry Gibbon's team is made-up of four seniors, three juniors, five sophomores, and six freshmen.


November 5, 2007
Men's Basketball Heads To Madison To Take On Badgers
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - On Wednesday, the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team will play a game unprecedented in team annals when it heads to Madison and faces Bo Ryan's Badgers in an exhibition game.


September 18, 2007
Muchow Named Assistant Basketball Coach
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. - Keith Muchow has been named assistant men's basketball coach, head coach Terry Gibbons and Athletics Director Scott Kilgallon announced.


July 27, 2007
2007-08 Men's Basketball Recruits Announced
EAU CLAIRE - Head men's basketball coach Terry Gibbons has announced the names of five high school student-athletes and a junior college transfer who will continue their academic and athletic careers at UW-Eau Claire.