Men's Basketball News

Published February 23, 2017 5:07 pm

KeShawn Wilson

It was a record-setting win for Southwestern as they defeated DMACC 98-69 on the road Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017.  The victory pushed their season record to 26-1, which breaks the single-season win mark of 25 set by last year’s team and the 1996-97 team coached by Bill Taylor, current SWCC vice president of instruction.

Read more: Spartans Break Win Record at DMACC

Published February 20, 2017 2:01 pm

The third-ranked Spartans had 12 players score and only two in double figures en route to an 81-61 ICCAC win over Ellsworth Community College on Saturday, Feb. 18.  The win moved their season record to 25-1 overall and 7-1 in ICCAC play.  With their 25th win, the Spartans tied the single-season win record with last year's team (25-6) and the 1996-97 team, coached by Bill Taylor, who also went 25-6.

Read more: Balanced Attack for Spartans Win

Published February 17, 2017 11:03 am

SWCC Men's Basketball vs. Central CC Columbus

Coming off their first loss of the season, the Spartan men bounced back with a 93-71 non-conference win over Central Community College of Columbus, NE, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017.  The victory completed a perfect non-conference season at 18-0 which includes victories over five NJCAA DI programs.  Southwestern defeated Central on November 19 in Columbus by a score of 83-67.

Read more: Spartans Bounce Back with 93-71 Win

Published February 14, 2017 9:20 am

The Southwestern men dropped their first game of the year in heartbreaking fashion to move to 23-1 on the season and 6-1 in ICCAC play.  The conference match-up, in Cedar Rapids on Saturday, Feb. 11, vs Kirkwood provided the opportunity for the Spartans to fight for the win right up to the closing seconds.  Kirkwood hit a three-pointer with 2.1 seconds remaining to win 78-75 and move into a first-place tie with the Spartans at 6-1 in ICCAC play.

Read more: #1 Spartans Fall on Road

Published February 7, 2017 2:16 pm

Southwestern Men's Basketball Fourth Consecutive Week #1 Ranked NJCAA DII Poll for Feb 7, 2017 #SpartanNation 23-0

Southwestern used a pair of home victories over Iowa Central (87-64) and North Iowa Area (91-55) to push their record to 23-0 and remain the number one ranked team in NJCAA Division II basketball.  This is the fourth consecutive week for the Spartans to hold the top spot and the third week in a row as the unanimous number one.

Read more: Spartans Remain #1 in Nation