2016-17 News

January 18, 2017
Tigers Fall to OWU 76-70 in NCAC Battle
Despite out0rebounding and out-shooting OWU, Wittenberg came up short on Wednesday night in Delaware.

January 14, 2017
Men's Basketball Loses NCAC Battle to Wooster
On Saturday, against a high-powered Wooster offense, the Tigers entered the contest at 4-3 in NCAC play with all three of those losses coming by four points or less.

January 11, 2017
Men's Basketball Eases Past Wabash
Wittenberg led by as many as 36 points, as the red and white sent the Little Giants home 68-39 at the final horn.

January 7, 2017
Tigers Fall at Buzzer to Hiram 60-58
Wittenberg men's basketball led by 14 at the break on Saturday against the Terriers of Hiram. Cody Phillippi tallied 11 points in the first half to pace the Tigers, but the tune changed in the second half for the red and white.

January 4, 2017
Tigers Slip Past Yeomen in 65-62 NCAC Victory
Behind 18 Cody Phillippi points, the Tiger were able to fend off the Yeomen 65-62

January 2, 2017
Williams Named NCAC Player of the Week
The Springfield native has been the driving force behind the Tigers current four game winning streak.

December 30, 2016
Tigers Win Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Classic 55-49 Over Millikin
Jaelin Williams was named tournament MVP for the second straight season

December 29, 2016
Men's Basketball Blows Past Tornadoes 77-52
Wittenberg men’s basketball opened up Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Tournament play on Thursday with a commanding win against Geneva; 77-52.

December 28, 2016
Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Classic Set to Tip Thursday
The Wittenberg University men's and women's basketball teams welcome a field of five visiting teams for the 2016 Charles B. Zimmerman Memorial Classic.

December 22, 2016
Tigers Dispatch Student Princes 77-72
In a game that saw 47 fouls, Wittenberg had nine players in the scoring column in a total team effort.

December 19, 2016
Tigers Hit Their Stride in Big Win Over Kenyon
The Tigers dominated in a true team-effort at Pam Evans Smith Arena, downing the Lords 76-53, improving to 6-3 and 3-2 overall.

December 19, 2016
Tigers Fall to Hiram 60-58 at the Buzzer
Wittenberg men’s basketball led by 14 at the break on Saturday against the Terriers of Hiram. Cody Phillippi tallied 11 points in the first half to pace the Tigers, but the tune changed in the second half for the red and white.

December 10, 2016
Tigers Take #25 Denison to Overtime Before Falling 72-68
With under a minute remaining in regulation, senior Jaelin Williams hit a clutch fade-away three pointer in the face of a Denison defender to tie the game up at 63-63, where things would stay heading into overtime.

December 7, 2016
Tigers Fall to DePauw 58-54 in Home Opener
Wittenberg has shot the ball extremely well in 2016, but Wittenberg was off the mark on Wednesday night, as the Tigers of DePauw only need 58 points to top the Tigers.

December 3, 2016
Tigers Open Up NCAC Play With 89-69 Drubbing of Allegheny
Wittenberg men’s basketball made a statement in their first NCAC game of 2016-17; dropping the Gators of Allegheny by 20 points on Saturday.

November 29, 2016
Wittenberg Outlasts Capital 63-60 in Back-and-Forth Affair
Down the stretch, Wittenberg led by as many as five, but the Crusaders would not go away, as the game saw 11 ties and 16 lead changes in all.

November 22, 2016
Wittenberg Fights Off Late Otterbein Surge in 56-49 Victory
Wittenberg men’s basketball kicked off the NCAC/OAC Challenge with a 56-49 victory over the Cardinals of Otterbein on Tuesday night. The Tigers dominated the first half of the game, but the Cardinals controlled the pace early on in the second half, making a game out of things at Branch Rickey Arena.

November 19, 2016
Tigers Earn First Win of 2016-17 with 23-point Win Over Gettysburg
In the consolation game of the Gettysburg College Tip-Off Tournament, the Tigers squared off against the host, Gettysburg, and blew out the home team by 23 points.

November 18, 2016
Men's Basketball Drops Last Second Thriller to Alvernia
The Tigers were dominant at time, but Alvernia was able to send a prayer through the bottom of the net with five seconds remaining to take a late lead, sending the Tigers to an 0-1 start.

November 9, 2016
Tigers Picked to Finish Fourth in NCAC Preseason Poll
Wittenberg was selected to finish fourth by the fellow league coaches in the first year of the Coach Croci era.

October 20, 2016
Brian Agler '80 Leads Los Angeles Sparks to 2016 WNBA Championship
Wittenberg Athletics Hall of Famer Brian Agler ‘80 won his second WNBA Championship as head coach on Thursday night, as his L.A. Sparks downed the Minnesota Lynx 77-76 in dramatic fashion.

August 25, 2016
Wittenberg Men's Basketball Announces First Annual Tiger Top 50 Camp
The Tigers will play host to high school student-athletes on September 18 from noon to 5:00PM.