Men's Basketball

The University of Dubuque Spartans men’s basketball program offers you the chance to experience and grow as a student-athlete to get the most of the opportunities faced while playing basketball as a Spartan. UD won the 2012-13 and 2014-15 Iowa Conference Tournament to earn its 5th and 6th trip in the NCAA Division III Championships.

As a team member you will be part of a winning program, who will be competing for American Rivers Conference Champiosnhips. Join the team and prepare yourself to explore and develop skills needed to compete at a championship level. As a Spartan you will have the chance to travel around the United states competing in some very competitive tournaments during the season. Recent trips have included Colorado, Costa Rica, Florida, Hawaii, and Nevada.

Basketball News

Ragen, Butler and Burger Pick Up All-Conference Selections

Mar 5, 2020

The American Rivers Conference announced the 2019-20 men’s basketball all-conference teams on Thursday afternoon, with Peter Ragen being selected first team, while Avery Butler and Mitch Burger were named honorable mention.

Men's Basketball Season Ends Abruptly

Feb 22, 2020

The University of Dubuque men's basketball team was seeking a fifth place seed in the 2020 American Rivers Conference Tournament on Saturday. Unfortunately, UD found themselves knocked out of a spot in the tournament after a tough senior day loss to the Wartburg College Knights by an 81-92 final score.

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Name Position Event Height Weight Year Hometown
0 Trent Fitzpatrick Guard 5-10 Sophomore Davenport, Iowa
1 Brock Simon Guard 6-5 Freshman Cascade, Iowa
3 Ben Cash Guard 5-10 Junior Pekin, Ill.
11 Carter Stevens Guard 5-9 Freshman Dubuque
15 Cade Daugherty Guard 6-0 Sophomore Bellevue, Iowa
20 Hunter Snyder Guard 6-2 Freshman Bettendorf, Iowa
22 Dylan Hundley Guard 6-3 Junior Camanche, Iowa
23 Avery Butler Forward 6-6 Senior Dubuque, Iowa
24 Patrick Mayfield Guard 6-5 Freshman Elgin, Ill.
25 Josh Hammer Guard 6-2 Freshman Erie, Ill.
30 Henry Thompson Guard 6-0 Senior Plainfield, Ill.
32 Luke Harper Guard 6-2 Junior Belvidere, Ill.
33 Peter Ragen Guard 6-3 Junior Orland Park, Ill.
34 Keegan Zimmerman Forward 6-8 Freshman Eureka, Ill.
35 Justin Smith Forward 6-5 Junior Bolingbrook, Ill.
40 Luke Davis III Center 6-8 Junior Dekalb, Ill.
44 Ben Monroe Forward 6-3 Sophomore Moline, Ill.

2019-2020 Schedule

 Nov. 9  vs. Finlandia University  Dubuque, Iowa  W, 112-73
 Nov. 12   vs. Iowa Wesleyan University  Dubuque, Iowa  W, 112-84
 Nov. 19  at Edgewood College  Madison, Wisc.  W, 67-61
 Nov. 26  at Simpson College *  Indianola, Iowa  W, 77-68
 Nov. 30  vs. Millikin University  Dubuque, Iowa  W, 100-85
 Dec. 7  vs. #6 Nebraska Wesleyan Univ. *  Dubuque, Iowa  L, 63-88
 Dec. 16  vs. Alma College  Dubuque, Iowa  W, 98-90
 Dec. 20  at UW-Stout  Menomonie, Wisc.  W, 84-76
 Dec. 21  at Northwestern-St. Paul  Saint Paul, Minn.  L, 69-87
 Dec. 30  vs. Hanover (at Wheaton Tournament)  Wheaton, Ill.  L, 57-65
 Dec. 31  vs. TBD (at Wheaton Tournament)  Wheaton, Ill.  W, 75-69
 Jan. 4  at Wartburg College *  Waverly, Iowa  L, 79-95
 Jan. 8  vs. Coe College *  Dubuque, Iowa  W, 90-85
 Jan. 11  vs. Buena Vista University *  Dubuque, Iowa  L, 77-93
 Jan. 15  vs. Central College *  Dubuque, Iowa  W, 97-82
 Jan. 18  at Loras College *  Dubuque, Iowa  L, 87-88
 Jan. 22  at Luther College *  Decorah, Iowa  W, 75-69
 Jan. 25  vs. Simpson College *  Dubuque, Iowa  W, 93-83
 Feb. 1  at #9 Nebraska Wesleyan University *  Lincoln, Neb.  L, 66-92
 Feb. 5  at Central College *  Pella, Iowa  W, 91-82
 Feb. 8  at Buena Vista University *  Storm Lake, Iowa  L, 70-81
 Feb. 12  vs. Loras College *  Dubuque, Iowa  L, 71-72
 Feb. 15  vs. Luther College *  Dubuque, Iowa  W, 85-83
 Feb. 19  at Coe College *  Cedar Rapids, Iowa  7:30 p.m.
 Feb. 22  vs. Wartburg College *  Dubuque, Iowa  4:00 p.m.
 Feb. 25  A-R-C Tournament - 1st Round  TBD  TBD
 Feb. 27  A-R-C Tournament - Semifinals  TBD  TBD
 Feb. 29  A-R-C Tournament - Championship  TBD  TBD
   * American Rivers Conference game    Home Game  
Robbie Sieverding - Men's Basketball (2018)


Robbie Sieverding

Head Men's Basketball Coach
MA, Loras College
BA, University of Northern Iowa

Phone: 563.589.3248
Office: 313 Stoltz Sports Center
Fax: 563.589.3425

Robbie Sieverding, the 17th head coach in the history of the program, was selected to lead the University of Dubuque men's basketball program in September of 2007. Prior to becoming Head Coach he served as an Assistant for the men's basketball program. During his time at The University of Dubuque the men's basketball program has made significant improvements in the highly competitive American Rivers Conference (formerly Iowa Conference) with two IIAC Tournament titles and one IIAC regular season title.

Coach Sieverding led the 2015-16 team to a regular season Iowa Conference championship with an 11-3 record, which marked the first in nearly three decades. UD also won two Iowa Conference tournament titles and earned NCAA national berths in 2013 and 2015.  The 2016 class left as the winningest class in program history with 84 total wins, including three straight 21+ win seasons and a school record 23 victories in 2014-15.

During his 12 seasons at the University of Dubuque, Sieverding has coached 25 All-Conference players (1 back-to-back MVP, 2 Defensive Players of the Year, 13-1st Team, 12-2nd Team, and 7-Honorable Mention). He has also coached the league’s top scorer in seven different seasons and the league's top rebounder once.

Sieverding earned his 100th win in his 6th season at the helm, making him the fastest coach in UD history to 100 wins. He also reached the 200 win milestone on January 12th, 2019 against Buena Vista.  He currently sits second on the all-time wins list behind Coach Jon Davison who has 372 career wins.

Sieverding is a native of Bellevue, Iowa, and attended Marquette High School. In the tri-states, Sieverding is among the all-time great scorers. He finished with 1,957 points and still has the record for most points in a game with 62 vs. Olin on Feb. 2, 1996. He was named Telegraph-Herald Player of the Year for the 1996-97 season. In 2014, Sieverding was inducted into the Iowa High School Basketball Hall of Fame.

During his collegiate career, Sieverding played basketball at Marshalltown Community College from 1997-1998, and transferred to the University of Northern Iowa where he played from 1998-2002. He received All-Missouri Valley Conference honors in 2000 and 2002; along with finishing his career sixth on the UNI All-Time scoring list, as well as sixth on the UNI All-Time assist list in just three seasons.

Sieverding received his Bachelor of Arts degree along with a coaching minor in 2002 from the University of Northern Iowa. He completed his Masters degree in Athletic Administration in May of 2007. He lives in Dubuque with his wife Erin and daughters Kylie and Jayda.

Coaching Record at the University of Dubuque
Year Overall Conf.    
 2007-08  14-12 8-8 4th place *IIAC Tournament Qualifier  
2008-09 14-12 7-9 5th place *IIAC Tournament Qualifier
2009-10 18-9 10-6 2nd place *IIAC Tournament Qualifier
2010-11 17-11 9-7 3rd place *IIAC Tournament Qualifier
2011-12 17-9 11-5 2nd place *IIAC Tournament Qualifier
2012-13 22-7 9-5 3rd place *IIAC Tournament Qualifier, NCAA National Qualifier
2013-14 21-5 10-4   2nd place   *IIAC Tournament Qualifier
2014-15 23-6 10-4 T-2nd place *IIAC Tournament Champions, NCAA National Qualifier
2015-16 18-8 11-3 1st place *IIAC Regular Season Champions
2016-17 10-15 7-9 7th place  
2017-18 15-10 7-9 6th place  
2018-19 14-13 6-10 6th place *A-R-C Tournament Qualifier
 TOTAL:   203-117   105-79    

Jordan Townsend - Men's Basketball (2018)


Jordan Townsend

Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
MBA, University of Dubuque
BA, University of Dubuque 

Phone: 563.589.3553
Office: 306 Stoltz Sports Center
Fax: 563.589.3425

Jordan Townsend is in his fourth season as the top assistant coach at the University of Dubuque. Townsend who played at the University of Dubuque and was part of the 2012-2013 team that reached the school’s first-ever Iowa Conference (IIAC) Tournament Championship game. During his playing career the Spartans finished 3rd or higher in the Iowa Conference each season and finished with a four year record of 74-36.

Townsend was a Graduate Assistant at the University of Dubuque from 2013-2015. He helped the Spartans to 44 wins in those two years with a school record of 23 wins in the 2014-15 season.

Townsend spent a year as the top assistant at Rockford University and helped them to their first winning season in six years. Townsend coached four all conference players while at Rockford and also was the recruiting coordinator.

Townsend owns a Bachelor degree in Health and Wellness from the University of Dubuque and also earned his Masters of Business Administration in 2015.

Townsend is a native of Moline, Illinois and currently lives in Dubuque with his wife Lauren.

David Pederson - Men's Basketball (2018)


David Pederson

Graduate Assistant - Men's Basketball       
BS, University of Northwestern - St. Paul     

Phone: 563.589.3377
Office: 106 Stoltz Sports Center
Fax: 563.589.3425

David Pederson begins his second year as a Men's Basketball Graduate Assistant at the University of Dubuque in the 2019-2020 season. Prior to coming to the University of Dubuque, Pederson was a Student Assistant Coach for the University of Northwestern-St. Paul's Men's Basketball team the past four years. 

While on Northwestern's coaching staff, Pederson was apart of two conference championship teams, and three trips to the NCAA National Tournament, including a trip to the NCAA Sweet 16 in 2015.

Pederson has also been an AAU Head Coach for a Minnesota based program, Crossfire Basketball, the past three years. Pederson coached the 16U team in 2018 and his team spent most of the season in Minnesota's Top 25 AAU Team Rankings.

Pederson is a graduate from Northwestern, graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Communication, and will be pursuing a Masters in Communication while at Dubuque.

Athletics - No Picture


Josh Voigt

Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach

Office: 207 Chlapaty Recreation & Wellness Center

Past Seasons

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Recent Men's Basketball Record Books

2018-19 Men's Basketball  2017-18 Men's Basketball‌  2016-17 Men's Basketball