March Madness Hits Whitewater

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March Madness has begun in Whitewater! On Monday it was announced that the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater would be a host site for the first two rounds (played on March 6-7) of 2015 NCAA Division 3 Men’s National Basketball Tournament. UWW-TV will cover all three games hosted at Whitewater LIVE. Coverage will being shortly before tip of each game.

On Friday:

 #16 Ohio Wesleyan lost to #24 St. Olaf 78-90

#2 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater lost to Defiance 71-83

On Saturday:

Mens Basketball 030715 St Olaf vs Definace

#24 St. Olaf will will face off against the Defiance Yellow Jackets at 7pm CDT.

#2 UW-Whitewater

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater enters the tournament with a 24-3 (15-1 in conference) record. The second ranked Warhawks are from Whitewater, WI, and earned their bid by winning the WIAC tournament against the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

#16 Ohio Wesleyan

The Battling Bishops of Ohio Wesleyan hale from Delaware OH. Entering the tournament the Bishops hold a 22-5 overall, and 16-2 in-conference record. The 16th ranked Bishops earned an at-large bid after falling to unraked DePauw in the NCAC semi-finals.

#24 St. Olaf

St. Olaf will travel to Whitewater from Northfield MN. The 24th ranked Oles of St. Olaf enter the tournament off a loss to unranked Bethel in the MIAC Semifinals. Over the course of the season the Oles accumulated a 21-5 overall and 16-4 conference record.

Defiance

The Defiance Yellow Jackets are from Defiance OH. To earn their spot in the tournament, the Yellow Jackets defeated Bluffton in the HCAC Tournament Final. The Yellow Jackets are 21-6 on the season, and hold a 14-4 record in the HCAC.

For more information:

On the Whitewater region of the tournament

On the tournament as a whole (NCAA Site)

Tournament news – courtesy of d3hoops.com

For a complete bracket

Channel location for the games depend on where you live:

Channel 100/100.1 on the UWW campus

The games will be streamed LIVE in HD at reslife.uww.edu/stream

Channel 96 in the city of Whitewater

Digital Channel 989 for Charter customers

Charter Main Street customers should check their local listings

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