Christensen announces DWU women’s largest recruiting class

Jason Christensen

MITCHELL, S.D. – In each of his first four seasons with the team, Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball coach Jason Christensen has worked to recruit the best players to join the Tiger women’s basketball program. This offseason, Christensen is working on getting the best players – and lots of them. Earlier this week, Christensen announced […]

Wilber adds six names to 2014-15 men’s basketball roster

Matt Wilber

MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball coach Matt Wilber brought his recruit total up to 10 for the 2014-15 season with the addition of six names released Monday afternoon. Scott Van Winkle, Austin Bicknase, Cole Casper, Mitch Heumiller, Kevin Petersen and Ben Robinson will all be freshmen on the Tigers’ roster this upcoming […]

Voss named Third Team All-American

DWU junior forward Jalen Voss earned All-American Third Team honors. This marks the second All-American honor of his career.

MITCHELL, S.D. – Jalen Voss has made a habit of one-upping himself so far in each of his three seasons with the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team. In 2011-12, the 6-foot-7 forward earned Great Plains Athletic Conference co-Freshman-of-the-Year honors, and was named to the league’s honorable mention team. As a sophomore, the Worthington, Minn., […]

Seven Tiger basketball players earn academic honors

James O'Halloran

MITCHELL, S.D. – Seven members of the Dakota Wesleyan University basketball programs were honored for their work in the classroom Monday afternoon when the NAIA announced its men’s and women’s basketball Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes. For the Tiger women, Taylor Kuhn, Celeste Beck, Micaela Erickson, Amanda Hart and Katie Johnson were honored and James O’Halloran and […]

Voss headlines DWU men’s All-GPAC honorees

Jalen Voss

MITCHELL, S.D. – It was no surprise to anyone the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team played this season that Jalen Voss was the Tigers’ go-to guy. The junior forward got it done in the paint for the Tigers this season, and wasn’t afraid to step back and shoot a three – despite being double […]

DWU women land four on All-GPAC teams

Amanda Hart

MITCHELL, S.D. – Four members of the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team averaged double digits in scoring this season, and any one of the four could lead the team on any given night or hit a big shot to give the team the boost it needed. It was only fitting when the All-Great Plains […]

DWU women end season with loss to Mustangs

Amanda Hart

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team went into Wednesday’s first-round Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament game looking for an upset in hopes of securing a bid to the NAIA National Tournament, but the Tigers’ opponent wasn’t having it. DWU, the tournament’s sixth seed, was looking to beat Morningside College for […]

Tiger men upset Midland in GPAC tournament

Trae Bergh

FREMONT, Neb. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team shook up the Great Plains Athletic Conference postseason tournament bracket Wednesday night with an upset of Midland University in the first round. The Tigers – the tournament’s sixth seed – upset third-seeded Midland, which is eighth in the NAIA, 83-80 in Fremont, Neb., to advance […]

DWU men, women earn sixth seed in GPAC tournament

MITCHELL, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University men’s and women’s basketball teams both earned the sixth seed in the Great Plains Athletic Conference postseason tournament, they found out Saturday afternoon. Both the Tiger men and women finished sixth in the conference after the final day of regular-season play Saturday afternoon. The DWU men are 17-13 […]

Tiger women down Lancers to end regular season

Micaela Erickson

YANKTON, S.D. – The Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team knew it needed a win Wednesday night to end the regular season if it wanted to stay in the hunt for an at-large bid to the NAIA National Tournament come March, and the Tigers got down to business. DWU beat in-state and Great Plains Athletic […]