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Men's Basketball

Spartans Take Opener 81-69

Nov 16, 2012
The University of Dubuque men's basketball opened the 2012-13 season on the road Friday night and captured the victory over Benedictine 81-69.

Spartans Win Tourney Championship, Frazier Named MVP

Nov 17, 2012
The University of Dubuque Men's Basketball team won the Bill Merris Tournament at Illinois College on Saturday afternoon with a 66-60 win over Illinois College. The Spartans Chris Frazier was named Tournament Most Valuable Player.

Overtime Thrilling Win for Spartans

Nov 20, 2012
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team held on Tuesday evening to capture an overtime thriller on the road over the host Elmhurst College by a 72-71 mark.

Spartans Down Crusaders in Turkey Shootout

Nov 24, 2012
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team remained a perfect 4-0 on Saturday afternoon after beating the Clarke University Crusaders by a 64-56 score.

Spartans 4-1 after 61-51 Loss to UW-Stout

Nov 25, 2012
The University of Dubuque Men's Basketball team suffered its first loss of the season on Sunday afternoon with a 61-51 loss to unbeaten UW-Stout.

Spartans Cruise to 80-65 Victory

Nov 27, 2012
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team cruised to an 80-65 victory over North Central University on Tuesday night.

Spartans Win, Prepare for Home Series

Dec 1, 2012
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team beat the Silver Lake College Lakers 86-57 to open play in December in Stoltz Sports Center.

Frazier Named IIAC Performer of the Week

Dec 4, 2012
University of Dubuque guard Chris Frazier was named the IIAC Men’s Basketball Performer of the Week.

Spartans Victorious Over Crusaders

Dec 5, 2012
The University of Dubuque men's basketball kept their home record unblemished this season with a 65-57 win over the Clarke University Crusaders.

Frazier Leads Spartans to 8-1 Record

Dec 8, 2012
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team hosted the Blackburn College Beavers on Saturday afternoon and strolled to a 89-40 win in Stoltz Sports Center.

Spartans Enter Christmas Break 9-1

Dec 15, 2012
The Spartan men's basketball received their Christmas gift early after improving to a 9-1 overall record. Saturday night UD beat Marian University 87-64.

Spartans Receive Votes in D3Hoops Men's Basketball Poll

Dec 18, 2012
The University of Dubuque Men's Basketball team is starting to get national recognition for its nearly flawless start to the 2012-13 season. At 9-1, the Spartans received four points in the most recent D3hoops.com Top 25 Poll.

UD Captures Thriller on the Road

Dec 28, 2012
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team will end 2012 with a 10-1 overall mark after taking the road victory on Friday night over Monmouth College 76-71.

Cold Shooting Shuts Down Spartans in IIAC Opener

Jan 5, 2013
he University of Dubuque men's basketball team opened the Iowa Conference season on the road at Wartburg on Saturday with a 58-69 loss.

Spartans with Hard Earned IIAC Road Victory

Jan 9, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Basketball team did one of the hardest things to do in the Iowa Conference, win on the road. The Spartans 63-59 victory over Coe College on Wednesday night was clinched with three free throws in the last 17 seconds.

Spartans Fall in Overtime

Jan 12, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Basketball team once again found themselves in a tight game that would be decided in the final seconds. The Spartans would lose to Buena Vista 70-68 in overtime.

Spartans Lose Lead Late in Road Loss

Jan 16, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Basketball traveled to take on Central College. The game would go down to the final minutes of action with UD taking the loss 61-58.

Spartans Win, Prepare for Busy Week

Jan 19, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team captured the Iowa Conference tilt today over the Simpson College Storm 84-57. UD trailed by four points early in the game, but hot shooting from the outside broke the contest open for the host Spartans.

Spartans Knock-off League Leader Norse

Jan 21, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team captured a 76-73 overtime victory on Jon Davison Court over the Luther College Norse. The Norse were one of two unbeaten teams going into the game. Chris Frazier hit three - three pointers in the final 26 seconds of regulation.

Spartans Capture Victory Over Duhawks

Jan 23, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team improved to 4-3 in the Iowa Conference on Wednesday night after taking the victory at Loras College by a score of 78-66.

Spartans Out Rebounded in Loss

Jan 26, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team had a tough task on Saturday night, attempting to beat the Luther College Norse for the second time in just five days. The host Norse dominated the rebounding and edged out a 60-55 victory over the Spartans.

Basketball Postponed

Jan 30, 2013
Due to the weather conditions in Waverly and Dubuque, tonight's basketball games (Jan. 30) vs. Wartburg College with Women - 6:00 p.m./Men 8:00 p.m. in Stoltz Sports Center on Jon Davison Court have been re-scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 31 at same time.

Michaelis Lifts Spartans Past Knights

Jan 31, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball needed a spark on Thursday night and in came by way of Mitch Michaelis who posted 28 points in the 77-64 victory over the Wartburg Knights.

Spartans Lose at Home

Feb 2, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team was looking to tighten up an IIAC Tournament berth with a victory at home on Saturday, but a 60-68 loss to the visiting Coe College Kohawks left them in fifth place in the conference race.

Spartans Dominate Beavers on the Road

Feb 6, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team spread the scoring around evenly and shot lights out from beyond the three point arc as they won going away at Buena Vista University on Wednesday evening by a score of 73-58.

Spartans Two Games Out of IIAC Lead

Feb 9, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team needed to win Saturday to keep within two games of the IIAC lead with just two games remaining in the regular season. Saturday the Spartans captured their 17th win of the season with a 69-50 victory over the Central Dutch.

Spartans 18th Win of Season

Feb 13, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team captured their 18th win of the season on Wednesday evening after beating the Simpson College Storm by a 76-56 score.

Spartans Down Duhawks, Finish 3rd in IIAC

Feb 16, 2013
The University of Dubuque captured their 19th win of the season en route to an easy victory at home in front of a vocal capacity crowd in Stoltz Sports Center over the Loras Duhawks with a 67-52 victory.

Spartans Storm Into 2nd Round of IIAC Tournament

Feb 19, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball used a balanced scoring attack on Tuesday night against the Simpson College Storm to defeat the visitors 71-63 in Stoltz Sports Center.

IIAC Basketball Tournament Schedule Changes

Feb 20, 2013
Due to an impending winter storm that is forecasted to impact most of the state of Iowa on Thursday, the Iowa Conference has made adjustments in the schedule for the final two rounds of the IIAC Basketball Tournaments.

Spartans Host IIAC Men's Basketball Tournament Championship

Feb 22, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team learned late Friday night, they would be hosting the 2013 IIAC Tournament Championship for the first time in school history. The #3-seeded Spartans upset #2-seeded Buena Vista in Storm Lake by a score of 64-61. UD swept the BVU Beavers during both contests in Storm Lake this season.

IIAC Tourney Champions, Spartans Make NCAA Tournament Field

Feb 23, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball captured it's first Iowa Conference Tournament Championship on Sunday, Feb. 24 in front of the largest crowd the Spartans have played in front of in Stoltz Sports Center since it's renovation. UD trailed by six points to the Wartburg College Knights in the opening half 27-33. The Spartans turned the scoring on and out scored the Knights in the second half 46-27 to capture the contest 73-60.

Hookstead Named IIAC Performer of the Week

Feb 25, 2013
University of Dubuque senior Miles Hookstead has been named IIAC Men’s Basketball Performer of the Week. Hookstead helped the Spartans to their first Iowa Conference Tournament Championship with his first double-double of the year against Wartburg.

Spartans Headed to UW-Whitewater for NCAA DIII Championships

Feb 27, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men’s Basketball team is headed to UW-Whitewater for a first round match-up with the defending NCAA Division III Champion Warhawks on Saturday, March 2nd. Game time is 3:00 pm. The Spartans earned a spot in the NCAA Championships by winning the Iowa Conference Tournament.

Trio of Spartans Named All-Iowa Conference

Feb 27, 2013
The Spartans landed three student-athletes on the 2013 All-Iowa Conference teams. Chris Frazier was named First Team while Mitch Michaelis and Andre Norris made the Second Team.

Spartans Season Ends in NCAA Tournament

Mar 2, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball season came to an abrupt end on Saturday against the returning NCAA Division III Champions of UW-Whitewater. Despite the 58-42 loss, the Spartans finish the season with a school record 22 wins!

UD Men's Basketball Summer Camp & High School Shootout Info

Mar 25, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Basketball program will be hosting a Shooting Camp from June 17-19th and a Boy's High School Shootout

Men's Basketball Team Awards Banquet

May 3, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men’s Basketball team closed the books on a great season with their team banquet on Sunday April 28th. The Spartans set a school record with 22 wins and captured its first ever Iowa Conference Tournament Championship during the 2012-13 season.

Men's Basketball Performs Community Service

Sep 16, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men’s Basketball team and coaching staff spent its Thursday afternoon helping the city of Dubuque clean-up the historic Port of Dubuque area. The 2013 Iowa Conference Tournament Champion Spartans spent the afternoon pulling weeds and laying mulch near the National Mississippi River Museum.

Sieverding Chosen for Iowa High School Athletics Hall of Fame

Oct 2, 2013
University of Dubuque Men’s Basketball Head Coach Robbie Sieverding was announced as one of the newest members of the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s Basketball Hall of Fame. Sieverding prepped at Bellevue Marquette High School before staring at the University of Northern Iowa. Induction ceremonies will be held on March 15th during the state tournament.

Spartans Fall 85-66 to UNI

Nov 1, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Basketball team looks to be among the best in Division III in 2013-14. On Friday night, they played one of the top Mid-Majors in Division I in the University of Northern Iowa (UNI). The Spartans lost to UNI 85-66 in the Exhibition Game at the McLeod Center in front of 3,278 fans. Chris Frazier and Lucas Ware led UD in scoring with 15 points each.

Men' Basketball At Univ. of Northwestern Tip--Off Touney

Nov 14, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team begins play this weekend at the University of Northwestern ACR Homes Tip-Off Tournament in Saint Paul, Minn. The Spartans face North Central on Friday night and Northwestern on Saturday evening.

Men’s Basketball Picked First in IIAC Coaches Preseason Poll

Nov 15, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men’s Basketball team, 2013 Iowa Conference Tournament Champions, have been named the favorite by the conference coaches in the Preseason Poll. The Spartans set a school record with 22 wins last season while qualifying for the NCAA Tournament. UD received four of seven possible first place votes and 53 points.

Spartans Win by 18 in Opener

Nov 15, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Basketball team opened the 2013-14 season in convincing fashion on Friday night. The Spartans used a 10-2 run to open the second half to coast to a 88-70 victory over North Central University (Minn) at the Northwestern Tip-Off Tournament. Brandon Ferguson led four Spartans in double figures with 18 points off the bench. UD finished the game shooting 50.0% from the field.

Spartans Win Showdown with Northwestern

Nov 16, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Basketball team won a matchup of 2013 NCAA Division III Tournament qualifers on Saturday night. The Spartans won 85-81 over Northwestern-St. Paul in the final game of the Northwestern/ACR Homes Tip-Off Classic. UD shot 60.8% from the field and 63.6% from beyond the arc in the victory. Dubuque is 2-0 on the year.

Norris Named IIAC Men's Basketball Performer of the Week

Nov 19, 2013
University of Dubuque sophomore Andre Norris was named IIAC Men’s Basketball Performer of the Week. Norris averaged 20.0 points per game while shooting 68.2% (15-22) from the field in two Spartans victories last week. UD went 2-0 last week at the Northwestern.ACR Homes Tip-Off Classic.

Spartans Open Home Season with 91-81 Victory

Nov 19, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball collected their third win of the season in their home opener on Tuesday night over the Monmouth College Fighting Scots by a 91-81 victory.

Michaelis Scores 1,000 Career Point in Spartans Win

Nov 22, 2013
he University of Dubuque Men's Basketball team advanced to the Championship Game of the Carthage College Classic on Friday night with a 79-76 victory against Benedictine (Ill.). Spartans senior Mitch Michaelis became the 20th Men's Basketball player with 1,000 Career Points with 14 first half points. The second half was all Andre Norris as he scored 20 of his career high 27 points in the final 20 minutes. Dubuque moved to 4-0 on the year.

Spartans Win Carthage Classic, Norris Named MVP

Nov 24, 2013
The University of Dubuque men’s basketball needed overtime on Saturday to remain unblemished, a perfect 5-0 overall record after winning the Carthage College Classic Championship game 93-89 in OT.

UD Men's Basketball Receives Votes in D3hoops Top 25

Nov 26, 2013
The University of Dubuque Men's Basketball team is off to a 5-0 start to the 2013-14 Season and it is not going unnoticed. The Spartans, winners of 12 of their last 13 games dating back to last season, received votes (8 points) in the D3hoops.com Top 25 Poll for Week 1. UD is averaging 87.2 points per game, the 43rd highest points per game total in Division-III. Dubuque currently has five players averaging double figure points per game.

Spartans Rally in Second Half to Remain Perfect

Nov 30, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team continued where they left off before Thanksgiving break and remain perfect in non-conference play after a 75-64 victory over Clarke University on Saturday. The game was tied at halftime 35-35 before the Spartans broke the contest open in the final half and led by as many as 17 points. Gage Heffernan was a key Spartan as he helped UD offensively with 20 points and defensively with a game high 16 rebounds including 11 defensive boards. He led UD with five steals and four assists in the win.

Spartans Cruise to 93-57 Victory

Dec 13, 2013
The University of Dubuque men’s basketball team cruised to a 93-57 victory over the North Central University Rams (Minn.) Friday night on Jon Davison Court. The Spartans jumped out to a 52-30 halftime lead highlighted by a Andre Norris breakaway dunk which awoke the crowd to its loudest roar of the night. UD’s largest lead was 38 points midway through the second half as 16 Spartans finished the evening in the scoring column.

Spartans Taking Care of Business

Dec 19, 2013
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team improved to 8-0 on Thursday night after taking care of AIB College of Business by a 109-66 score. A small crowd on hand found their way through icy conditions in the area to witness 11 Spartans scoring in the home victory.

Norris Earns Iowa Conference Performer of the Week Honors

Dec 23, 2013
University of Dubuque forward Andre Norris has been named IIAC Men's Basketball Performer of the Week. Norris scored finished with 25 points, seven rebounds, three steals, and two assists in the Spartans 109-66 victory over AIB. He shot 10-13 from the field, 2-2 from three-point range, 3-3 from the free throw line, and threw down three dunks in the contest.

2013 Jon Davison Holiday Tournament

Dec 31, 2013
The University of Dubuque finished 2013 unblemished on Tuesday night after winning the 2013 Jon Davison Holiday Tournament by capturing the championship game 79-62 over the University of St. Francis. The Spartans improved to 10-0 on the season with the victory. Rockford University edged out Clarke University in the consolation game by a slim 87-82 margin.

Spartans Remain Perfect at 11-0

Jan 3, 2014
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team capped off a perfect non-conference season after winning on Friday night over the Bethany Lutheran College Vikings by a 83-71 victory. The Spartans will enter Iowa Conference play on Wednesday, January 8 against the Wartburg College Knights with a perfect, unbeaten 11-0 record for head coach Robbie Sieverding.

Spartans Win Re-match of Last Season's IIAC Tournament Final

Jan 8, 2014
The University of Dubuque men's basketball IIAC opener lived up to what everyone was anticipating. The last time the Spartans and Knights played was in the 2013 IIAC Tournament Championship. Tonight's contest lived up to the billing with both teams largest lead being by six points or less. The pair of teams swapped the lead 18 times and the game was tied another 10 teams before the Spartans won 67-63. UD moved to 12-0 overall and 1-0 in IIAC action.

Spartans Rally from Behind to Beat the Dutch

Jan 11, 2014
The University of Dubuque men's basketball faced a tough opponent on their home court and rallied from a nine point halftime deficit to defeat the Central College Dutch 74-67. The win maintained the Spartans unbeaten record which now stands at 13-0 overall and 2-0 in league play.

Norris Named IIAC Performer of the Week for Third Time

Jan 13, 2014
University of Dubuque sophomore Andre Norris (Plainfield, Ill./Plainfield Central) was named IIAC Men’s Basketball Performer of the Week for the third time this season. Norris averaged 22.0 points per game as UD improved to 13-0 on year and 2-0 in the Iowa Conference. The Spartans are one of seven undefeated teams remaining in Division-III and 1 of 18 in the NCAA All-Divisions.

Spartans Remain Only Unbeaten Basketball Team in Iowa

Jan 15, 2014
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team remains the only unbeaten basketball team among Iowa colleges and are one of just 18 men's teams in all divisions to have not suffered a loss in the 2013-14 season. The Spartans are one of seven colleges in NCAA Division III to remain with a perfect basketball record and improved to 14-0 overall and 3-0 in the IIAC after posting a 79-69 victory on Wednesday night over the Luther College Norse.

Spartans Off to Best Start Ever 15-0!

Jan 18, 2014
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team is off to it's best start in school history with a 15-0 record and a perfect 4-0 record in league play. Saturday's match-up of unbeatens in Iowa Conference play with Buena Vista University and UD entered the contest both with 3-0 records. The Spartans faced a strong test in the Beavers and the game swapped leads 13 times and was tied another nine times with neither team leading by more than a handful of points. UD took the lead with 11 seconds remaining on a lay-up and foul 65-63. The Beavers had an open three for the win, but it fell short and the long rebound landed in the hands of the Spartans to remain unblemished with the 65-63 victory.

IIAC Athlete of the Week Honors for Norris

Jan 20, 2014
The University of Dubuque forward Andre Norris was named IIAC Athlete of the Week. Norris was also named Men's Basketball Performer of the Week for the fourth time this season. Norris averaged 15.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game as UD improved to 15-0. The Spartans are one of five undefeated teams remaining in Division-III.

Spartans Ranked 25th by D3hoops

Jan 21, 2014
After six weeks of receiving votes, the University of Dubuque Men's Basketball team has jumped into the national rankings at #25 in the D3hoops.com Top 25. The 15-0 Spartans are one of five undefeated teams remaining in Division-III. UD has used a balanced scoring attack with four individuals averaging double digit points per game to rank 33rd in D-III in scoring offense at 83.3 points per game.

Sweet 16-0 for #25-ranked Spartan Men's Basketball

Jan 23, 2014
The #25-ranked University of Dubuque men's basketball team earned a hard fought road victory on Wednesday night, beating the host Coe College Kohawks in Eby Fieldhouse by a 66-56 score. The Spartans never trailed in their 16th win of the season and improved to 5-0 in the IIAC.

Spartans Suffer First Loss

Jan 25, 2014
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team suffered their first loss of the season on Saturday by a 66-76 score to the Loras College Duhawks.

Spartans Capture "Live" Victory

Jan 29, 2014
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team's fans showed up in full force on Wednesday evening as KCRG 9.2 were on hand to showcase the game live in the tri-states. The near capacity crowd witnessed a very exciting NCAA Division III contest with the Spartans taking the win 76-66 over the Simpson College Storm.

Spartans Hold Court at Home, Improve to 18-1

Feb 1, 2014
A team with just one loss on the season enters every contest with a large target on its' back, the University of Dubuque men's basketball team has been that target in 2013-14. Saturday night was no different, the Coe College Kohawks threw everything they had and fell short as the Spartans captured the contest 71-65.

Heffernan Named Iowa Conference Male Athlete of the Week

Feb 3, 2014
University of Dubuque basketball player Gage Heffernan has been named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week and Men's Basketball Performer of the Week for the week ending Sunday, February 2nd, 2014. Heffernan averaged 22.5 points, 11.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 2.5 steals in two games as UD improved to 18-1 on the year.

Hot Shooting Spartans Clinch IIAC Tourney Berth

Feb 5, 2014
The University of Dubuque men's basketball time began the week with the final four out of six games on the road. Wednesday night UD used hot shooting to overtake the Wartburg College Knights on their home court 83-65 and clinched a spot in the Iowa Conference Tournament.

20 Wins for Spartan Men's Basketball

Feb 8, 2014
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team never trailed for the second consecutive game when they captured their 20th win of the season in a 86-75 road victory over the Simpson College Storm on Saturday. UD improved to 20-1 overall and 9-1 in the Iowa Conference and will return to the comforts of Stoltz Sports Center next week. The Spartans will attempt to avenge their lone loss of the season when they host the Loras College Duhawks (11-10 overall, 4-6 in IIAC) on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 8:00 p.m.

#23-ranked Spartans Lose a Heartbreaker at Home

Feb 12, 2014
The University of Dubuque men's basketball gave the fans in attendance Wednesday night a thriller not soon to be forgotten in Stoltz Sports Center. A near capacity crowd on hand witnessed a heartbreaking loss for just the second time this season for the Spartans to rival Loras College Duhawks. Down by two points in the final seconds, UD's Chris Frazier connected for a three pointer off the right side to put the #23-ranked Spartans ahead 70-69. The Duhawks called a time out with seven seconds remaining. Loras inbound the ball and pushed it quickly up court. The Duhawks Nathaniel Smith broke free and pulled up for a 10 foot jumper off the right lane and the ball quietly swished through the net with 1.7 seconds left on the clock giving the lead to Loras 71-70. The Spartans with no timeouts, tossed the ball to Brandon Ferguson who made a last shot attempt from over half court and the ball bounced off the right side of the backboard ending the Spartans with just their second loss of the 2013-14 season.

Men's Basketball Fall a Game Back in IIAC

Feb 15, 2014
The University of Dubuque #23-ranked men's basketball team held their fate in their hands on Senior Day, but the visiting Central College Dutch snatched away the contest late by a 80-74 score. The loss dropped the Spartans to a game out of the IIAC lead over the league leading Dutch.

Spartans #2 seed in IIAC Tourney

Feb 19, 2014
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team lost on the road Wednesday night to the Buena Vista University Beavers 75-77. UD managed to claim the #2 seed for the Iowa Conference Tournament which begins next week.

#2 Seed Men's Basketball Prepares for IIAC Tourney

Feb 22, 2014
The University of Dubuque men's basketball team stopped a three game skid on Saturday to finish a game out of the IIAC title with a 10-4 conference mark. The #2 seeded Spartans beat the Luther Norse 72-66 and will host Tuesday's winner of the #3 seed Loras Vs. #6 seed Luther game in Stoltz Sports Center on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 7:00 p.m.

Men's Basketball Stunned by #6 Seed

Feb 27, 2014
The University of Dubuque #2-seeded men's basketball team lost to the #6-seeded Luther College Norse in the IIAC Tournament semi-finals by a 83-87 score. The Spartans led by as much as 18 points with eight minutes left of the game before the Norse shot their way back into the game. Luther made all eight of their final free throws with under four and a half minutes to play as the Spartans missed two out of three attempts at the line.

All-Iowa Conference Honors for Norris, Frazier, & Heffernan

Mar 5, 2014
A trio of University of Dubuque Men's Basketball student-athletes earned All-Iowa Conference (IIAC) honors as selected by the IIAC Coaches. UD sophomore Andre Norris made the jump from Second Team last season to First Team All-IIAC in 2014. Spartans senior Chris Frazier and junior Gage Heffernan were named Second Team All-IIAC honorees. Dubuque finished the year with a 21-5 overall record and second place in the IIAC at 10-4.