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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As combative sports continue to assert themselves as a mainstay in popular culture, more and more disciplines are being taught within America’s educational systems.Emphasizing self-control, clearer and faster thinking, confidence, determination, and serenity, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has becom...