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Oshkosh native Tyrese Haliburton declares for 2020 NBA draft

Oshkosh native  Tyrese Haliburton declares for 2020 NBA draft

Greg Sense, Sports Editor

March 24, 2020

Oshkosh native Tyrese Haliburton has declared for the 2020 NBA draft, and is ranked as the seventh best college basketball prospect by ESPN’s Top 100. Haliburton announced his decision to enter the NBA draft and forgo his junior year at Iowa State University in a video he posted to his Twitter account...

College sports suspended due to COVID-19 fears

Courtesy of  UW Oshkosh Photoshelter

Neal Hogden, Sports Reporter

March 18, 2020

The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced on March 16 that the spring sport seasons would be canceled due to the spread of COVID-19. The UWO women’s basketball postseason, as well as the gymnastics and indoor track national competition, were also canceled. Fears over the spread...

Oshkosh native ranked as top 10 NBA prospect

Haliburton still stays in contact with his Oshkosh North teammates from their  2018 state championship.

Greg Sense, Sports Editor

March 18, 2020

Oshkosh native Tyrese Haliburton, who is currently the point guard of the Iowa State University basketball team, is being projected as the seventh overall pick in the 2020 NBA draft by CBS Sports. Although Haliburton is largely considered a top NBA draft pick, few but Haliburton himself could have...

Missing players unexplained; UWO: Student records confidential

Neal Hogden, Sports Writer

March 12, 2020

Two starters from last year’s UW Oshkosh NCAA Division III men’s basketball national title team did not finish the 2019-20 season with the team, and attempts to find out why have been unsuccessful. The Advance-Titan contacted Athletic Director Darryl Sims, Head Coach Matt Lewis, Interim Executive...

Titan baseball upsets ranked Denison University

Dakota Zanin, Sports Reporter

March 11, 2020

The UW Oshkosh baseball team compiled a 1-2 record over the weekend and now sport a 2-4 record this season after suffering losses to Berry College (Ga.) and Adrian College (Mich.) before winning in an upset over Denison University (Ohio). The Titans opened the weekend with a 0-3 shutout loss against...

UW Oshkosh gymnastics is partying like it’s 1996

The UWO gymnastics team is hoping to keep their positive momentum going as they prepare to compete at the NCGA championship in Ithaca, New York on March 27.

Greg Sense, Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

The UW Oshkosh gymnastics team won their first league title since 1996, winning the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship in Eau Claire on March 7. With the Titans’ first-place finish, the team has qualified for the National Collegiate Gymnastics Association championship in...

Men’s basketball suffers early playoff exit in heartbreaker

Senior Adam Fravert led all UW Oshkosh players with 18.6 points per game. Fravert, along with the rest of the team’s senior class, had four D-III playoff appearances, two national championship appearances, and one national championship title in their collegiate career.

Neal Hogden, Sports Writer

March 11, 2020

The UW Oshkosh men’s basketball team lost to division-Ill North Central College in its second-round matchup on Sunday, ending its quest for a second straight D-III national championship. It took overtime for the Cardinals to defeat UWO, but after holding a 15-point lead in the waning minutes of...

UWO enjoys ‘sweet’ victory after huge comeback

Junior guard Leah Porath scored 16 points while shooting 5-for-7 from the field in the fourth quarter alone. Porath led the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in points per game (17.5) and was third in the conference in rebonds (6.7). UWO is the only W IAC team remaining in the tournament.

Cory Sparks, Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

UW Oshkosh has shown everyone that they are an absolute force to be reckoned with. The team defeated Edgewood College in the first round, a team with a 25-2 record prior to the matchup, in a 61-40 blowout on March 6. Roughly 24 hours later, Oshkosh pulled off the comeback of the year in a 68-62 victory...

UW Oshkosh Baseball starts season off 1-2

Senior pitcher Matt Wiechmann had a quality start win on Feb. 29 against Concordia University in Chicago, Ill.  He pitched seven innings with seven strikeouts, and only gave up three runs in the 8-5 victory.

Josh Woolwine, Sports Reporter

March 4, 2020

The UW Oshkosh baseball team went 1-2 over a three-game set to open the 2020 season in Sauget, Ill. over the weekend. The Titans split weekend competition at Sauget, Ill. with an 8-5 win over Concordia University Chicago and a 2-1 loss against North Park University. “We need to be better at making...

UW-Oshkosh gymnastics prepares for regionals

Sophomore Kaira Hammond finished her Saturday outing by finishing second in the balance beam with a score of 9.60 and third in the uneven bars with a score of 9.40.

Jonathon Samp, Sports Reporter

March 4, 2020

UW Oshkosh gymnastics came away with a win over Gustavus Adolphus College (Minn.) this past weekend by a score of 186.525–178.950. UW Oshkosh was ranked third and Gustavus Adolphus College was ranked 12th going into the meet. The Titans were able to post their seventh consecutive meet with a score...

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