DWU men’s basketball picked to finish 3rd in GPAC

Matt Wilber

MITCHELL, S.D. – Heading into his second season on the bench for the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team, head coach Matt Wilber and his team will need to take on expectations after a strong season last year. The Tigers, who return all five starters and welcome new players who should help contribute in 2014-15, […]

Wilber Signs First Recruit of 2015 Class

Bret Mattice Signs LOI

MITCHELL, S.D. – Recruiting season is off to a strong start for second-year coach Matt Wilber and the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team after the signing of Bret Mattice to a national letter of intent on Saturday, Sept. 20. Mattice will come to DWU from Eden Valley, Minn., where he is in his senior […]

DWU’s Bergh Wins National Award

Trae Bergh

MITCHELL, S.D. – Trae Bergh, a member of the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team, is the 2014 recipient of the Emil S. Liston Award, it was announced Monday. The honor is given annually to student athletes in their junior year has been presented each year since 1950 to one men’s and one women’s NAIA […]

Wilber adds three transfers to 2014-15 roster

Matt Wilber

MITCHELL, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball coach Matt Wilber added some college-level basketball experience to his roster this week when he announced this signing of six additional names for 2014-15, including three transfers. Joey Mitchell comes to the Tigers with one season of eligibility remaining, Terrell Newton has two seasons left with Dakota […]

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 men fall in overtime in GPAC semifinals

Kris Menning

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – After pulling off the only upset in the first round of the Great Plains Athletic Conference Tournament Wednesday night when it upset No. 8 Midland University, the Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team appeared poised to pull off a second upset Saturday afternoon. The Tigers led second-seeded and No. 15 Morningside […]

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 […]