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    Men's Basketball Win IIAC Tourney, Advance into NCAA DIII Tournament

    The University of Dubuque Men's basketball team will advance into the 2015 NCAA Division III National Tournament next week after a 81-73 victory on Saturday night on Jon Davison Court in Stoltz Sports Center. It marks the second time in three years the Spartans will play in the NCAA Tournament after claiming the IIAC Tournament title in 2012-13.

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    Winters’ MVP Performance Leads Spartans to Third-Place Showing

    Freshman Ernest Winters won three events (60m, 200m, and the 4x200m relay) to earn most valuable performer honors at the Iowa Conference Indoor Championships and guide the University of Dubuque to a third-place finish.

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    McKenzie Defends Triple Jump Title as Spartans Take Third at IIAC Championships

    Senior Nikki McKenzie won the triple jump for the second straight year with a leap of 16’10.75” and earned fifth place in the long jump amidst a plethora of runner-up performances by the University of Dubuque women’s track team. UD’s performances helped push the Spartans to a third-place finish at the Iowa Conference Indoor Championships (hosted by Wartburg).

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    Wrestling Place 7th at NCAA Division III Central Regional

    The University of Dubuque wrestling team finished with 65.5 points in the 2015 NCAA Division III Central Regional for a seventh place finish. The Top-3 wrestlers in each weight class advanced to the 2015 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships March 13-14 at Hershey, Pa., the Spartans failed to gain a national qualifier in 2015. UD's best finishes were a quartet of fifth place finishes and a pair of sixth place finishes.

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    Up and Down Day for Men's Tennis

    The University of Dubuque men's tennis team throttled Lakeland (Wis.), 9-0, and fell to Ashford (Wis.), 9-0, on Saturday.

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    Kazmierczak’s Pole Vault Championship Highlights Day One of IIAC Championships

    Sophomore Nicholas Kazmierczak grabbed the University of Dubuque men’s track and field team’s second-straight Iowa Conference indoor pole vault championship at Wartburg on Friday with a vault of 14’4.75”. The fab freshman team Ernest Winters, Joseph Miggins, Hurshel Ross, and Deshond Robinson captured the Spartans second IIAC title with a school and facility record in the 4x200m relay (1:29.19).

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    Upset Thursday Leaves Spartans Hosting Tournament Championship Saturday

    The University of Dubuque men's basketball needed some help on Thursday night to return to the warm confines of Jon Davison Court in Stoltz Sports Center for a championship game of the the 2015 IIAC Men's Basketball Tournament. UD upset #2 seed Coe College Kohawks 71-59 to finish their part of upset Thursday. #5-seed Wartburg playing in a hostile Siebens Center against the #1 seed Buena Vista University Beavers completed the upset by dropping the Beavers 93-88 in overtime. The #3-seeded Spartans will now host the #5 seeded Wartburg Knights on Saturday, tentatively scheduled for a 7:00 p.m. tip-off.

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    Spartans Eliminated by Knights in Wild Finish

    After trailing for most of the second half, the University of Dubuque women's basketball team cut the Wartburg lead to one with 22 seconds to go, only to see the Knights hang on, 72-68, in the Iowa Conference (IIAC) semifinals thanks to a trio of free throws and a pivotal turnover down the stretch.

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    Spartan Men Poised for Big Performances at the IIAC Indoor Championships

    The University of Dubuque men’s track team looks to move up the Iowa Conference hierarchy this Friday-Saturday at the Iowa Conference Championships, hosted by Wartburg, after a fourth-place finish a year ago. Meet Information attached.

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    McKenzie Ready to Defend Her Titles as Spartans Take On IIAC Championships

    Senior Nikki McKenzie seeks back-to-back Iowa Conference titles in the long and triple jump as the University of Dubuque women’s track and field team looks to improve on last year’s third place finish. Meet Information attached.