2013-14 Men's Basketball News

April 11, 2014
Student-Athlete Spotlight: Adam Hjelter (Men's Basketball)
During NCAA Division III Week (April 7-13), UW-Eau Claire Athletics is posting spotlights from select Blugolds each day throughout the week. Today's post features Adam Hjelter, who competes in men's basketball.

March 5, 2014
Two Blugold Men's Basketball Players Honored by WIAC
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Two UW-Eau Claire men's basketball players have been recognized by the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) with the announcement of the All-WIAC team today.

February 22, 2014
Men's Basketball Completes Season at Home against Warhawks
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Facing second-ranked UW-Whitewater in the season finale, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball never led as the Blugolds fell 82-57 on Ken Anderson Court in Zorn Arena tonight.

February 19, 2014
Men's Basketball Can't Overcome Early Deficit in Loss to Pioneers
PLATTEVILLE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) — The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team was eliminated from the WIAC tournament in their last game against UW-Oshkosh. But there were still two games left to be played in the season, including Wednesday night when they traveled to UW-Platteville. The Pioneers had a dominant first half and never looked back as the Blugolds fell 60-34 at Bo Ryan Court.

February 12, 2014
Men's Basketball Falls to UW-Oshkosh at Home
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – In a game where the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team never led, the UW-Oshkosh Titans were able to defeat the Blugolds 65-48 on Ken Anderson Court in Zorn Arena tonight.

February 8, 2014
Hjelter Scores Career-High as Blugolds Beat Falcons
RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team picked up 73-65 victory over UW-River Falls at the Karges Center tonight with Adam Hjelter (So.-Hutchinson, Minn.) scoring a career-high 39 points to lead the team.

February 5, 2014
Low Scoring Second Half Leads to Loss for Men's Basketball
SUPERIOR, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – After leading 44-35 at halftime, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team managed to score just 18 points in the second half, falling to UW-Superior 70-62 at Mertz Mortorelli Gymnasium tonight.

February 1, 2014
Men's Basketball Edges Eagles to End Losing Streak
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – After losing five straight games, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team was able to get a victory tonight, narrowly defeating UW-La Crosse 60-57 on Ken Anderson Court in Zorn Arena.

January 29, 2014
Men's Basketball Drops WIAC Game to No. 1-Ranked Pointers
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Taking on No. 1-ranked UW-Stevens Point, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team kept it close early but couldn't keep the pace as the Blugolds fell 74-50 on Bennett Court tonight.

January 25, 2014
Men's Basketball Falls to I-94 Rival UW-Stout
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball had a lead just twice today, less than four minutes into the game, but UW-Stout had little trouble getting past the Blugolds 89-67 on Ken Anderson Court in Zorn Arena.

January 22, 2014
Cold Shooting for Blugolds Leads to Big Loss at Oshkosh
OSHKOSH, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Leading for the first 14 minutes and scoring 13 points in the first nine minutes, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team had trouble making baskets the rest of the night in a 64-32 loss at UW-Oshkosh tonight.

January 15, 2014
Men's Basketball Comes up Short against UW-Superior
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team led just once tonight as UW-Superior defeated the Blugolds 75-68 on Ken Anderson Court in Zorn Arena.

January 13, 2014
Men's Basketball - Youth Night - January 15 vs. UW-Superior
The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team will hold its annual Youth Night on January 15 at 7 p.m. as the Blugolds host UW-Superior in Zorn Arena.

January 11, 2014
Men's Basketball Falls at Nationally-Ranked UW-Whitewater
WHITEWATER, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team had a tough time at 10th-ranked UW-Whitewater tonight, falling to the Warhawks 90-51 in Kachel Gymnasium.

January 8, 2014
Men's Basketball Hangs on For First WIAC Win
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team got up by 17 points against UW-River Falls but had to hold off the Falcons to beat them 59-57 on Ken Anderson Court in Zorn Arena tonight.

January 4, 2014
Men's Basketball Falls at UW-Stout
MENOMONIE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Playing in its first conference game since Dec. 11, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team struggled in the first half and couldn't recover as the Blugolds fell 56-45 to UW-Stout at Johnson Fieldhouse today.

December 31, 2013
Men's Basketball Hangs on for Third Straight Win
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team got up by as many as 14 points against the University of Northwestern-St. Paul (Minn.) but the Eagles fought back to get within three before the Blugolds won 70-65 in the final game of the 45th Annual UW-Eau Claire Holiday Classic in Zorn Arena tonight.

December 30, 2013
Men's Basketball Wins Big Over Northland
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team showed no rust after 16 days off as they jumped out to a big halftime lead and never looked back in a 65-41 victory over Northland College at the 45th annual Holiday Classic in Zorn Arena tonight.

December 14, 2013
Mau Hits Buzzer-Beater to Give Blugolds win Over Ranked Ashford
CLINTON, Iowa (Blugolds.com) – Down most of the game, the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team came back to defeat Ashford University (Iowa), ranked 23rd in the latest NAIA poll, 64-63 with a buzzer beating layup at Kehl Arena tonight.

December 11, 2013
Men's Basketball Falls 71-56 to UW-Platteville
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball fell to UW-Platteville 71-56 on Ken Anderson Court in Zorn Arena tonight.

December 7, 2013
Men's Basketball Drops Conference Game at UW-La Crosse
LA CROSSE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team dropped its second straight conference game, falling 75-59 to UW-La Crosse at Mitchell Hall tonight.

December 4, 2013
Men's Basketball Falls to Nationally-Ranked Pointers
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team got down early and couldn’t recovered, falling 74-55 to No. 2-ranked UW-Stevens Point on Ken Anderson Court in Zorn Arena tonight.

November 30, 2013
Hjelter Scores Career-High as Blugolds Beat Crown
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – While the game went back and forth in the opening half, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team took control in the second half to defeat Crown College (Minn.) 87-73 on Ken Anderson Court in Zorn Arena tonight.

November 26, 2013
Men's Basketball Comes up Short in Home-Opener
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – Playing in its first home game of the season, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team stuck with Loras College (Iowa) nearly the entire way but ended up falling 77-64 to the Duhawks on Ken Anderson Court in Zorn Arena tonight.

November 23, 2013
Men's Basketball Takes Third at Bethel Tournament
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team was able to fend off a frantic rally from the Marian Sabers to hold on and win 81-79 in the second and final day of the Bethel University Tournament. The Blugolds are now 3-1 on the season.

November 22, 2013
Men's Basketball Drops First Game of Season
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. (Blugolds.com) - A slow stretch midway through the first half proved to be the streak-buster for the UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team, as a 74-67 loss at the hands of host Bethel University (Minn.) in the Bethel University Tournament ended the team's undefeated start to the season.

November 19, 2013
Men's Basketball Wins Second Straight with Victory over Saints
DULUTH, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team picked up its second straight win, defeating the College of St. Scholastica (Minn.) 77-59 at Reif Gymnasium tonight.

November 16, 2013
Men's Basketball Starts Season with Win at Hamline
ST. PAUL, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – Playing in the first game of the 2013-14 season, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team came from behind to defeat Hamline University (Minn.) 70-66 at Hutton Arena this afternoon.

November 14, 2013
Men's Basketball Preview: Blugolds Open Season Nov. 16 on the Road
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire men's basketball team will open the 2013-14 season at Hamline University (Minn.) Nov. 16 at 3 p.m. They will play four games on the road to start the year.

October 30, 2013
WIAC Preview: Blugold Men's Basketball Picked to Finish Eighth
MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - Defending champion University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is the preseason choice to win the 2014 Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) men's basketball title, in a preseason poll conducted by the league's head coaches and sports information directors.

October 23, 2013
Dinner with the Blugolds - Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. in Davies Center
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team will hold a “Dinner with the Blugolds” event to celebrate the beginning of the new season, Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. in the Ojibwe Room in the Davies Center on the UW-Eau Claire campus.