2017-2018 Men's Basketball News

  • Blugolds earn WIAC honors
    February 28, 2018
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) office announced the 2018 All-WIAC men's basketball awards on Wednesday, with George Diekelman (Sr. – Stevens Point, WI/SPASH) leading the way for the Blugolds with First Team honors for the third-straight season.
  • Blugolds Claim Four WIAC Athlete of the Week Honors
    February 20, 2018
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – UW-Eau Claire men's basketball player George Diekelman (Stevens Point, Wis. /SPASH), women's hockey goalie Erin Connolly (Mequon,Wis./ Homestead), gymnast Hannah Lewis (Saline, Mich.) and the 4x400 men’s indoor track relay team of: Aaron Zmolek,(Holmen, Wis.); KJ Munn (Bayport, Minn./St. Croix Preparatory Academy); Dietrich Schwoerer, (McFarland, Wis.); Hunter Henk,(Beldenville, Wis./River Falls) have all been named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Athletes of the Week, it was announced today by Assistant Commissioner of Media Relations Matt Stanek.
  • Men's Basketball wins thriller over No. 19 Pointers
    February 17, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com)- George Diekelman (Sr. ? Stevens Point, WI/SPASH) capped off his Blugold career with a game winning lay-up as the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men?s basketball team defeated No. 19 UW-Stevens Point, 55-54 Saturday night at Zorn Arena.
  • Blugolds fall on the road to Falcons
    February 14, 2018
    RIVER FALLS, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team fell to the UW-River Falls 77-61 on Wednesday night at Don Page Arena.
  • Blugolds fall to No. 20 Pioneers
    February 10, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com)- Chris Duff (Sr. – Walker, MN) scored 15 points, but it was not enough as the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team fell to No. 20 UW-Platteville 87-50, Saturday night at Zorn Arena.
  • Men's Basketball soars past Eagles
    February 07, 2018
    LA CROSSE, Wis. (Blugolds.com)- The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team earned a 75-66 win over the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Wednesday night in Mitchell Hall.
  • Men's Basketball falls to No. 18 Titans
    February 03, 2018
    OSHKOSH, Wis. (Blugolds.com)- The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team was unable to upset No. 18 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh for the second time this season, as they fell 77-72 Saturday night in Kolf Sports Center.
  • Blugolds fly past Blue Devils
    January 31, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com)- George Diekelman (Sr. – Stevens Point, WI/SPASH) scored 27 points to lead the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire to a 77-68 win over I-94 rival UW-Stout Wednesday night at Zorn Arena.
  • Men's Basketball falls to No. 8 Warhawks
    January 27, 2018
    WHITEWATER, Wis. (Blugolds.com)- Chris Duff (Sr. – Walker, MN) scored a team-high 18 points, but the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire fell short, 75-59, to No. 8 UW-Whitewater Saturday night at Kachel Gymnasium.
  • No. 20 Falcons too much for Blugolds
    January 24, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com)- Following their thrilling comeback victory over No. 6 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, the UW-Eau Claire men’s basketball team looked to start a win streak with another upset over No. 20 UW-River Falls, but fell short, 77-63, Wednesday night at Zorn Arena.
  • Blugolds take down No. 6 Titans
    January 20, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin Eau Claire men’s basketball team earned a 60-57 win over No. 6 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, snapping a five-game skid Saturday night at Zorn Arena.
  • Men's basketball falls to Stout 65-51
    January 17, 2018
    MENOMONIE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The hard times continue for the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team, as they remain winless in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) following a 65-51 loss to the UW-Stout Wednesday night at Johnson Fieldhouse.
  • Blugolds fall on the road to Pointers, 70-61
    January 13, 2018
    STEVENS POINT, Wis. (Blugolds.com)- Chris Duff (Sr. – Walker, MN) scored a season-high 27 points, but the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team dropped their fourth straight game falling to the UW-Stevens Point 70-61 Saturday night at Quandt Fieldhouse. 
  • Blugolds fall to Warhawks, 78-65
    January 10, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team fell to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 78-65 Wednesday night at Zorn Arena.
  • Men's Basketball falls on the road to Pioneers
    January 06, 2018
    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team fell on the road Saturday night, 74-64 to UW-Platteville.
  • Blugolds fall in WIAC Opener
    January 03, 2018
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - George Diekelman (Sr. – Stevens Point, WI/SPASH) scored 12 points, but the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team fell to the UW-La Crosse Eagles 57-56 Wednesday night at Zorn Arena.
  • Blugolds cruise past Lumberjacks, 76-50
    December 30, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team closed out 2017 with a victory over Northland College to sweep the Holiday Classic at Zorn Arena.
  • Blugolds open Holiday Classic with win over Northwestern
    December 29, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com)- Chris Duff (Sr. – Walker, MN) scored 18 points as the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team earned a 74-58 victory over the University of Northwestern-St. Paul (Minn.) Friday night to open the two game Holiday Classic at Zorn Arena.
  • Blugolds earn road win over Carleton
    December 15, 2017
    NORTHFIELD, Minn. (Blugolds.com)- The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team earned their sixth win of season following a 63-56 victory over Carleton College Friday night at West Gym.
  • WIAC Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Class
    December 14, 2017
    MADISON, Wis. (Blugolds.com) -The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) has announced the members of its 2018 Hall of Fame class that includes three Blugolds, Arlene (Meinholz) Beardsle, Jim Bollinger and Tom Prior.
  • Siverling earns 100th career win as Blugolds soar past V-Hawks
    December 13, 2017
    LA CROSSE, Wis. (Blugolds.com)- Chris Duff (Sr. – Walker, MN) scored 22 as the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team defeated Viterbo University 66-44 Wednesday night, also earning Head Coach Matt Siverling his 100th career win.
  • Win streak ends at No. 14 Wartburg
    December 02, 2017
    WAVERLY, Iowa. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team had their four game win straight snapped 66-55 at the No. 14 Wartburg College Knights on Saturday evening.
  • Diekelman's buzzer-beater lifts Blugolds over Saints
    November 30, 2017
    DULUTH, Minn. (Blugolds.com) - George Diekelman (Sr. – Stevens Point, WI/SPASH) does it again. The senior scored 15 points including a game winning layup to give the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire their fourth straight win following a 75-74 victory over St. Scholastica Thursday night at the Reif Gymnasium.
  • Blugolds take down Superior, 69-60
    November 28, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com)- George Diekelman (Sr. – Stevens Point, WI/SPASH) scored 19 points and led the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball to their third straight win, a 69-60 victory over the University of Wisconsin-Superior Tuesday night at Zorn Arena.
  • Diekelman's late free throws seal win for Blugolds
    November 25, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Blugolds.com)- CD Douglas exploded for 32 points, but it was not enough as the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team would hold on for their second straight win Saturday night in Zorn Arena.
  • Men's Basketball takes down Sabers, 79-57
    November 21, 2017
    FOND DU LAC, Wis. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team earned their first win of the season Tuesday night with a 79-57 victory over Marian University (Wis.) at Sadoff Gymnasium.
  • Men's Basketball comes up short against St. Olaf
    November 18, 2017
    NORTHFIELD, Minn. (Blugolds.com)- Troy Diggins Jr.’s 18 points off the bench proved to be too much as the St. Olaf College Oles defeated the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team 75-61, Saturday afternoon at Bob Gelle Court.
  • Men's Basketball falls to St. Norbert
    November 15, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, WIS. (Blugolds.com) - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team officially started the 2017-18 campaign on the road Wednesday night, falling to St. Norbert College by a score of 77-69.
  • Blugolds defeat Winona St. in exhibition match-up
    November 04, 2017
    WINONA, Minn. (Blugolds.com) – The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s basketball team opened the 2017-18 season with an exhibition match-up with NCAA Division II Winona State Saturday night. The Blugolds defeated the Warriors 81-76.
  • Basketball programs score high in Division III attendance
    August 09, 2017
    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (blugolds.com) - On Tuesday, the NCAA released attendance numbers for basketball for the 2016-17 season. Among Division III numbers, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire men’s and women’s programs were among the nation’s best.