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Wisconsin completes Milwaukee sweep

Published Dec. 10, 2014

The University of Wisconsin swept the "Milwaukee series" after following up its win over Marquette on Saturday with a 93-54 victory over the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Wednesday night at the UWM Panther Arena.

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Despite sanctions, Panthers ready to compete

Published Nov. 13, 2014

Coming off an NCAA Tournament appearance, and naming rights for their own Downtown arena, things should have been looking up for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee men's basketball team this year. But academic sanctions took away any chance at postseason basketball, so the team enters the season with a chip on the shoulder and a goal of winning the regular season Horizon League title.

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Mulrooney shoots film featuring cherished cocktail lounge

Published Sept. 11, 2014

Local filmmaker Kara Mulrooney crafted a 13-minute documentary, "An Evening At Angelo's" about the East Side cocktail longe and cabaret. It will premiere at the Milwaukee Film Festival on Monday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets for the Milwaukee Film Festival go on sale today.

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Soccer march planned to support pro movement

Published Sept. 5, 2014

The Milwaukee Soccer Development Group is hosting a tailgate and a soccer march from the Twisted Fisherman Crab Shack to the Valley Fields stadium in advance of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette University men's match on Sept. 17. The tailgate and march is designed to not only support the two college programs, but to display Milwaukee's interest in pro soccer coming to the city.

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The UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena is born

Published June 26, 2014

Today, board members and staff of the Wisconsin Center District (WCD) - which owns and operates the Milwaukee Arena (formerly the U.S. Cellular Arena), Wisconsin Center and Milwaukee Theatre - announced a new, official sponsor and partner for the Milwaukee Arena: UWM.

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UWM men's basketball program banned from postseason play

Published April 9, 2014

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee men's basketball program, fresh off one of the biggest single-season turnarounds in the NCAA last year that culminated in a NCAA tournament berth and Horizon League Tournament championship, has been banned from any postseason play following the 2014-15 regular season.

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An incredible year of college hoops

Published April 8, 2014

The Wisconsin Badgers capped an incredible year of college basketball in the state with a deep NCAA Tournament run, but they weren't the only big story. UWM went from worst to first in one year, Marquette lost, and found, a head coach, and the UWGB Phoenix were snubbed. Here's a look back at a great year of major college basketball.

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Old dog, new trick: Begel supports UWM athletics

Published March 25, 2014

You know how they say you can't teach an old dog new tricks? Well, this old dog has just learned a new trick, thanks to a letter from a friend that was the proverbial slap upside my head. I cry "uncle." Dropping sports would be next to impossible. So, what I'm going to do is try to stimulate the kind of things that will make the basketball program a force to be reckoned with.

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UWM sets tournament viewing parties

Published March 19, 2014

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has set up a number of watch parties for Thursday's NCAA Tournament game between the Panthers and Villanova, including events at Friday's Front Row at Miller Park, Stubby's and the UWM Union Gasthaus. There is also a pregame social for fans in New York.

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Panthers look to make a run in league tournament

Published March 4, 2014

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers can say, without question, that 2013-14 campaign was a big step forward for the program following an eight win season last year. But, the Panthers are looking to make a name for themselves with a deep Horizon League Tournament run.

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Butler, Wilson bound together by basketball and their hometown

Published Feb. 14, 2014

The relationship between Milwaukee Bucks forward Caron Butler and Marquette University senior Jamil Wilson began years ago - with a pickup game, and a vicious dunk. The impact of that game has been felt between the two ever since.

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UWM plan banks on transfer recruiting

Published Feb. 5, 2014

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers have rebounded from a single-digit season last year to a 13-9 record heading into this week's Horizon League games, and a big part of the turnaround - and perhaps greater future success - is building a program through the recruitment of transfers.

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On the offensive: UWM creates problems for opponents

Published Jan. 10, 2014

A year ago, it took quite a bit of effort to put the ball in the basket for the University of Wisconsin-Milwuakee men's basketball team. This year, four players are in double figures and the team has increased its scoring average by 10, helping them to the top of the Horizon League.

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Streaking Panthers head to Madison to face Badgers

Published Dec. 11, 2013

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers are off to the program's best start since the 2002-03 season thanks to impressive wins over quality non-conference opponents from the Missouri Valley and Southern conferences. But tonight they head to Madison to face Bo Ryan and his undefeated Badgers, the No. 4 team in the country.

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Panthers off to a hot start

Published Dec. 4, 2013

Following an eight-win season last year, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers have started the 2013-14 season 7-2 thanks to a group of new players who have quickly found chemistry with existing starters.