2015-16 SLIAC Men's Basketball News

  • Principia and Webster Honored by NABC For Academic Success
    July 26, 2016
    The Principia College and Webster University men's basketball teams were honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches for their success in the classroom during the 2015-16 season.
  • Zimmerman Named Principia Head Men's Basketball Coach
    May 23, 2016
    Principia College is pleased to announce that Todd Zimmerman has been named the new Head Men's Basketball coach. After Mike Bushong announced his retirement and a nationwide search began for the next Principia College Men's Basketball coach, Todd stepped in as the interim coach for the remainder of the year.
  • Tigers Honor Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees and Award Winners
    April 16, 2016
    Iowa Wesleyan inducted three members into the Athletic Hall of Fame for the class of 2016. Harold Tackleson '31 (posthumously), Cathy Borck Frahm '86, and Don Grensing '52 were inducted at the April 15, 2016 Athletic Hall of Fame and Awards Ceremony in Ruble Arena.
  • MacMurray's Johnson Earns All-American Honors
    March 31, 2016
    MacMurray College senior Deavis Johnson was named Men's Basketball NCAA Division III honorable mention All-American by DIII News.
  • Eureka Men's Basketball Visits Local Clinics
    March 24, 2016
    Over this past weekend the Eureka College men's basketball coaches and players assisted in two separate clinics, one Saturday and one Sunday, teaching the fundamentals of the game to youth boys and girls.
  • MacMurray's Johnson Named D3hoops.com Second Team All-Region
    March 14, 2016
    MacMurray College's Deavis Johnson was named to the D3hoops.com Men's Basketball Second Team All-Central Region, capping off an impressive senior season for the Highlander.
  • Blue Jays Season Comes To End
    March 05, 2016
    The Westminster men's basketball season comes to a close in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tournament with a loss to the number one team in the nation, Augustana College. The 105-52 loss ends the season with a 12-16 record while Augustana extends their record to 27-1.
  • SLIAC Raises Over $3800 For American Cancer Society
    March 03, 2016
    This past season the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) and the American Cancer Society partnered for a conference wide Coaches vs. Cancer fundraiser.
  • SLIAC Teams Head To Championship
    March 01, 2016
    This week a pair of St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference teams prepare for their trip to the NCAA Division III Men's and Women's Basketball Championship.
  • Greenville's Daniel Named Jostens Trophy Finalist
    March 01, 2016
    Greenville College's Tim Daniel has been named a 2016 Jostens Trophy Finalist, one of just 20 total student-athletes from NCAA Division III to receive the honor.
  • Westminster Draws #1 Augustana in First Round
    February 29, 2016
    The Westminster men's basketball team drew number one nationally ranked Augustana College (Ill.) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Westminster Blue Jays face off with host Augustana on Friday, March 4, at 8:00 p.m. in Rock Island, Illinois. This is the Blue Jay's fourth NCAA Tournament appearance.
  • Blue Jays Men's Basketball is NCAA Tournament Bound
    February 28, 2016
    The Westminster men's basketball team is NCAA Tournament bound after winning the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Tournament. The Westminster Blue Jays defeated Spalding in the championship game on Saturday afternoon, 61-59, naming them the SLIAC Tournament Champions for the fourth time in program history.
  • Spalding Advances To Fourth Straight SLIAC Championship Game
    February 26, 2016
    The Spalding University men's basketball team defeated top-seeded MacMurray College 74-60. The win saw the Golden Eagles improve to 13-13 as they advance to the SLIAC championship. The loss dropped MacMurray to 15-12 to end their season.
  • Westminster Advances To SLIAC Championship Game With Win Over Greenville
    February 26, 2016
    The Westminster men's basketball team advances to the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Championship game after Thursday's 101-83 win over Greenville College in the SLIAC Semifinals. The Westminster Blue Jays entered the tournament as the number three seed. They knocked out Greenville, the number two seed, after holding them to a season low 83 points.
  • Johnson Makes It Three In Three; Barber and Feehan Also Take Home Top Awards
    February 25, 2016
    Deavis Johnson is the 2015-16 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year, making it three different Highlanders in the last three years to take home the league's top award. Greenville's Dr. George Barber and Eureka's Shea Feehan also received top conference honors.
  • MacMurray Set To Host Tournament, Cap Wild 2015-16 Season
    February 23, 2016
    MacMurray College will play host to the 2016 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men's Basketball tournament, capping off the closest regular season race in conference history.
  • SLIAC Players of the Week - Feb. 22
    February 22, 2016
    This week's St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Players of the Week are: Brandon Goeing, from Spalding University; and Krista Armontrout, from Westminster College.
  • Principia's Bushong Announces Retirement
    February 22, 2016
    After serving Principia in many different capacities for over 40 years, Head Basketball Coach Mike Bushong has announced his retirement, effective at the end of the 2015-16 season.
  • Feature Friday with Michael Sain
    February 19, 2016
    This week's Feature Friday we sat down with Michael Sain, a senior guard at Eureka College. Michael talks about leadership and his role models.
  • SLIAC Game of the Week: Eureka at Blackburn
    February 16, 2016
    This week's SLIAC Game of the Week pits Eureka College against Blackburn College, two teams in the middle of the tightest race in SLIAC men's basketball history, against each other.
  • SLIAC Players of the Week - Feb. 15
    February 15, 2016
    This week's St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Players of the Week are: Deavis Johnson, from MacMurray College; and Emily Camden, from Eureka College.
  • Greenville's Barber Becomes Programs Career Leader In Wins
    February 12, 2016
    The Greenville College men's basketball program has seen its varsity team rise to the top of the SLIAC standings this season with wins over three first place teams, and its most recent win against Fontbonne has vaulted head coach George Barber to the number one position among all GC head men's basketball coaches with 211 career wins.
  • SLIAC Players of the Week - Feb. 8
    February 08, 2016
    This week's St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Players of the Week are: Shea Feehan, from Eureka College; and Kara Johnson, froM Principia College.
  • SLIAC Game of the Week: Webster at Fontbonne
    February 02, 2016
    This week's SLIAC Game of the Week features Webster University at Eureka College, two teams in the thick of what is shaping up to be the tightest men's basketball race in conference history.
  • SLIAC Players of the Week - Feb.
    February 01, 2016
    This week's St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Players of the Week are: Michael Hohm, from Greenville College; and Krista Armontrout, from Westminster College.
  • Davis Nets 1,000th Career Point in Beavers Loss
    January 31, 2016
    In what looked like an afternoon filled with promise and milestones, quickly turned to disappointment as Blackburn College Men’s Basketball team fell to Greenville College 130-116. Blackburn junior Chris Davis provided additional excitement for the crowd when he scored his 1,000th career point.
  • Griffins' Coaches vs. Cancer A Major Success
    January 29, 2016
    Taking part in the SLIAC-wide Coaches vs. Cancer week, the Griffins hosted the annual event this year during their competitions against Iowa Wesleyan.
  • Eureka's Wilde Reaches 100 Career Wins
    January 28, 2016
    Eureka College head men's basketball coach Chip Wilde earned his 100th career victory with the Red Devils in an 83-72 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference victory over the Spalding Golden Eagles, Wednesday night inside the Christine Bonati Bollwinkle Arena and Convocation Center.
  • SLIAC Game of the Week: Webster at Eureka
    January 26, 2016
    This week's SLIAC Game of the Week features Webster University at Eureka College, two teams in the thick of what is shaping up to be the tightest men's basketball race in conference history.
  • SLIAC Players of the Week - Jan. 25
    January 25, 2016
    This week's St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Players of the Week are: Sam Feehan, from Eureka College; and Dakota Flesner, from Iowa Wesleyan University.
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