2011-12 Men's Basketball News

  • Siverling to Attend Blugold Summer Camps
    June 05, 2012
    Siverling to Attend Blugold Summer Camps EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Openings are still available for the 2012 Blugold Boys Basketball Camps and UW-Eau Claire's new head coach Matt Siverling will attend all summer camps. A list of camps can be found on the Blugolds' camp webpage.
  • Matt Siverling Named Blugold Men's Basketball Head Coach
    May 16, 2012
    Matt Siverling Named Blugold Men's Basketball Head Coach EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Matt Siverling has been selected as head coach of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team, Director of Athletics Scott Kilgallon announced today.
  • Green Steps Down as Blugold Men's Basketball Coach
    April 05, 2012
    Green Steps Down as Blugold Men's Basketball Coach EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire head men’s basketball coach Kyle Green, who led the Blugolds this past season, has stepped down effective April 16, Director of Athletics Scott Kilgallon announced today.
  • Blugolds Participate in Special Olympics' Polar Plunge
    March 25, 2012
    Blugolds Participate in Special Olympics' Polar Plunge EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - A number of UW-Eau Claire student-athletes and coaches competed in the 2012 Eau Claire Polar Plunge, organized by Special Olympics Wisconsin, on February 26 at Half Moon Beach in Carson Park.
  • Former Coach & Five Blugolds Honored on WIAC Men's Basketball All-Time Team
    February 29, 2012
    Former Coach & Five Blugolds Honored on WIAC Men's Basketball All-Time Team MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) announced today the Men’s Basketball All-Time Team that will be recognized in conjunction with the conference’s upcoming Centennial Celebration. All-Time Teams are being selected in those men’s and women’s sports that have been classified as “championship” sports at some point during the conference’s 100-year history. Additional teams will be released on a weekly basis throughout much of the 2011-12 academic year.
  • Petersen Leads Blugolds on All-WIAC Men's Basketball Team
    February 28, 2012
    Petersen Leads Blugolds on All-WIAC Men's Basketball Team MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball player Jordan Petersen (Jr.-Strum, Wis./Eleva-Strum) led the Blugolds on the All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) team as he was named a first team selection today.
  • Men's Basketball Upsets 12th-Ranked UW-Stevens Point
    February 18, 2012
    Men's Basketball Upsets 12th-Ranked UW-Stevens Point EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team upset 12th-ranked UW-Stevens Point with a 77-58 victory over the Pointers on Ken Anderson Court at Zorn Arena tonight.
  • Men's Basketball Narrowly Falls at UW-Platteville
    February 15, 2012
    Men's Basketball Narrowly Falls at UW-Platteville PLATTEVILLE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – In a game that featured 10 lead changes while it was tied 12 other times, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team came up just short, 60-58, at UW-Platteville tonight.
  • Men's Basketball Drops Overtime Contest at Stout
    February 11, 2012
    Men's Basketball Drops Overtime Contest at Stout MENOMONIE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Despite being down by as many as nine points in the second half against UW-Stout, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team got back into the game to push it into overtime, but ended up falling in the extra session 67-66 at Johnson Fieldhouse tonight.
  • Men's Basketball Struggles in Loss to UW-River Falls
    February 04, 2012
    Men's Basketball Struggles in Loss to UW-River Falls EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – While the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team found its way to a few leads early, UW-River Falls controlled most of the game as the Blugolds fell 63-41 at Zorn Arena tonight.
  • Basketball Court to Be Named for Former Coach Feb. 4
    February 02, 2012
    Basketball Court to Be Named for Former Coach Feb. 4 EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The formal naming of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's Zorn Arena basketball court in honor of former Blugold men's head basketball coach Ken Anderson will take place Feb. 4 during halftime of the university's men's 5 p.m. basketball game against UW-River Falls.
  • Men's Basketball Comes Back to Defeat Oshkosh
    February 01, 2012
    Men's Basketball Comes Back to Defeat Oshkosh OSHKOSH, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – After being down by 19 points late in the first half, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team came back to defeat UW-Oshkosh 81-74 at Kolf Sports Center tonight.
  • Men's Basketball Drops Conference Game at Whitewater
    January 28, 2012
    Men's Basketball Drops Conference Game at Whitewater WHITEWATER, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Despite leading early, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team couldn’t hold on and fell to second-ranked UW-Whitewater 67-49 at Kachel Gymnasium tonight.
  • Men's Basketball Wins Third Straight at Home
    January 25, 2012
    Men's Basketball Wins Third Straight at Home EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – While the game was close early, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team was able to pull away from UW-Superior and ended up winning 69-55 at Zorn Arena tonight.
  • Men's Basketball Beats UW-La Crosse in Zorn Arena
    January 21, 2012
    Men's Basketball Beats UW-La Crosse in Zorn Arena EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team picked up a 67-58 victory over UW-La Crosse at Zorn Arena tonight.
  • Men's Basketball Wins High-Scoring Contest Over Finlandia
    January 18, 2012
    Men's Basketball Wins High-Scoring Contest Over Finlandia EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Despite leading by as much as 21 points in the second half, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team allowed Finlandia University (Mich.) to get back in the game before eventually putting away the Lions 95-82 at Zorn Arena tonight.
  • Men's Basketball Comes up Short at River Falls
    January 14, 2012
    Men's Basketball Comes up Short at River Falls RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – While the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team kept the game close in the opening half, the UW-River Falls Falcons proved to be too much for the Blugolds to handle in an 88-76 loss at the Karges Center tonight.
  • Craggs Reaches Career-High as Men's Basketball Beats Oshkosh
    January 11, 2012
    Craggs Reaches Career-High as Men's Basketball Beats Oshkosh EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Led by a career-high 26 points from Nick Craggs (Jr.-Kimberly, Wis.), the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team took down UW-Oshkosh 79-67 at Zorn Arena tonight.
  • Men's Basketball Plays Ranked Pointers Tough but Falls in End
    January 07, 2012
    Men's Basketball Plays Ranked Pointers Tough but Falls in End STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team battled UW-Stevens Point most of the night but the 13th-ranked Pointers were too much in the end as they beat the Blugolds 85-74 today.
  • Men's Basketball Beats Stout 55-45 to win Third Straight
    January 04, 2012
    Men's Basketball Beats Stout 55-45 to win Third Straight EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team won its third straight game with a 55-45 victory over UW-Stout at Zorn Arena tonight.
  • Men's Basketball Hangs on to Win Holiday Classic Title
    December 30, 2011
    Men's Basketball Hangs on to Win Holiday Classic Title EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team won its own 43rd Annual Holiday Classic with a 90-78 victory over Simpson College (Iowa) at Zorn Arena tonight.
  • Men's Basketball Wins Holiday Classic Opener
    December 29, 2011
    Men's Basketball Wins Holiday Classic Opener EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team secured an 81-64 victory over Judson University (Ill.) in the first round of the Blugolds’ 43rd Annual Holiday Classic at Zorn Arena tonight.
  • Zorn Arena Basketball Court to Be Named in Honor of Former Coach
    December 15, 2011
    Zorn Arena Basketball Court to Be Named in Honor of Former Coach EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The Zorn Arena basketball court at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire will be named in honor of former Blugold men's basketball head coach Ken Anderson, Chancellor Brian Levin-Stankevich announced today during a news conference on the Zorn Arena court.
  • Men's Basketball Slips Against Superior
    December 14, 2011
    Men's Basketball Slips Against Superior SUPERIOR, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Despite a close back-and-forth battle, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team slipped in the closing minutes and fell 64-53 to UW-Superior this evening.
  • Men's Basketball Falls Short to Nationally-Ranked Whitewater
    December 10, 2011
    Men's Basketball Falls Short to Nationally-Ranked Whitewater EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Despite holding an 11-point lead in the first half, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team came up short to No. 19 UW-Whitewater 68-59 at Zorn Arena tonight.
  • Men's Basketball Takes Down Platteville for First WIAC Win
    December 07, 2011
    Men's Basketball Takes Down Platteville for First WIAC Win EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team recorded its first WIAC win this season with a 73-63 victory over UW-Platteville at Zorn Arena tonight.
  • Men's Basketball Falls to UW-La Crosse in Conference Opener
    December 03, 2011
    Men's Basketball Falls to UW-La Crosse in Conference Opener LA CROSSE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team kept the game close in the first half but UW-La Crosse outscored the Blugolds 38-27 in the second half and went on to win 68-57 at Mitchell Hall today.
  • Men's Basketball Wins Fourth in a Row
    November 26, 2011
    Men's Basketball Wins Fourth in a Row OSHKOSH, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team won its fourth straight game with a 75-67 victory over Saint Mary’s University (Minn.) at the UW-Oshkosh Classic today.
  • Late Push Lifts Men's Basketball Past Rockford
    November 25, 2011
    Late Push Lifts Men's Basketball Past Rockford OSHKOSH, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Powered by a late second-half run, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team was able to get by Rockford College (Ill.) 67-62 at the UW-Oshkosh Classic today.
  • Men's Basketball Narrowly Escapes with Win in Home-Opener
    November 22, 2011
    Men's Basketball Narrowly Escapes with Win in Home-Opener EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – While the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team led by as much as 15 points in the first half, the game came down right to the end as the Blugolds beat Hamline University (Minn.) 77-75 in their first game of the season in Zorn Arena.
  • Men's Basketball Rallies for Win over Concordia
    November 19, 2011
    Men's Basketball Rallies for Win over Concordia PLATTEVILLE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team overcame a 21-point deficit to defeat Concordia University (Wis.) 68-63 this evening at the UW-Platteville Classic.
  • Men's Basketball Falls on Day One of Platteville Classic
    November 18, 2011
    Men's Basketball Falls on Day One of Platteville Classic PLATTEVILLE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Despite holding an early 18-point lead, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team followed up its season-opening victory with a disappointing 54-52 loss to North Park University (Ill.) this afternoon at the UW-Platteville Classic.
  • Men's Basketball Picks up Season-Opening Win
    November 15, 2011
    Men's Basketball Picks up Season-Opening Win DULUTH, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team held a lead the entire night and defeated the College of St. Scholastica (Minn.) 63-41 in the Blugolds’ season-opener at Reif Gymnasium tonight.
  • New Era for Men's Basketball Begins Tuesday
    November 13, 2011
    New Era for Men's Basketball Begins Tuesday EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - A new era for the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team starts Tuesday when the team begins its 96th season under first-year head coach Kyle Green in Duluth, Minn. at the College of St. Scholastica.
  • WIAC Preview: UW-Stevens Point Picked To Claim Men's Basketball Title
    November 03, 2011
    WIAC Preview: UW-Stevens Point Picked To Claim Men's Basketball Title MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, the defending conference champion, is the preseason favorite to win the 2012 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) men’s basketball title, according to the league’s sports information directors.
  • Pairings Set for Blugold Basketball Tournaments
    October 23, 2011
    Pairings Set for Blugold Basketball Tournaments EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Veteran UW-Eau Claire women’s basketball coach Tonja Englund and first-year coach Kyle Green have announced the pairings for their basketball tournaments this coming season.
  • Men's Basketball Announces Additional Recruit
    June 30, 2011
    Men's Basketball Announces Additional Recruit EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Alex Anderson, a point guard from Oshkosh North High School, will attend UW-Eau Claire and play basketball next fall, Blugold head coach Kyle Green has announced.
  • Men's Basketball Adds Three Recruits
    June 29, 2011
    Men's Basketball Adds Three Recruits EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Trevor Berkley from Rogers (Minn.) High School, Lewis Mau from Colfax High School and Max Watts from Chaska High School will attend UW-Eau Claire and play basketball next fall, Blugold head coach Kyle Green has announced.
  • Rogers' Lendl, Washburn's Shepherd To Attend UW-Eau Claire
    June 02, 2011
    Rogers' Lendl, Washburn's Shepherd To Attend UW-Eau Claire EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Burke Lendl from Rogers (Minn.) High School and Noah Shepherd from Minneapolis Washburn High School, will transfer from Bemidji State University to attend UW-Eau Claire and play basketball next fall, Blugold head coach Kyle Green has announced.