Buena Vista Beavers

All times Eastern
Overall: 23-7 - Conference: 14-2
11/16 at St. Olaf W, 89-70
11/17 at Augustana (S.D.) W, 72-71
11/20 vs. Gustavus Adolphus L, 68-56
11/28 vs. Dubuque * • W, 91-58
12/3 vs. Clarke W, 76-67
12/5 at Coe * • W, 64-63
12/8 at Grand View W, 67-60
12/15 at Benedictine (Kan.) L, 88-82
12/17 at Cabrini L, 72-69
12/19 at TCNJ W, 84-77
12/29 vs. UW-Stout W, 97-79
1/5 at Luther * • W, 56-47
1/9 vs. Wartburg * • W, 87-66
1/12 vs. Central * • W, 65-58
1/16 at Loras * • W, 64-62
1/19 vs. Cornell * • W, 82-66
1/23 at Simpson * • W, 76-70
1/26 at Dubuque * • W, 64-45
1/30 vs. Luther * • W, 74-53
2/2 vs. Coe * • L, 83-78
2/6 at Wartburg * • W, 80-67
2/9 at Cornell * • W, 80-64
2/13 vs. Simpson * • W, 103-65
2/20 at Central * • L, 73-71
2/23 vs. Loras * • W, 80-79
2/28 vs. Dubuque W, 91-86
3/1 vs. Loras L, 77-69
3/7 at St. Thomas W, 72-70
3/8 at UW-Stevens Point W, 54-53
@ St. Thomas
3/14 at Washington U. L, 85-77

(* Conference; • Region)
All times Eastern
Overall: 23-7 - Conference: 14-2
11/28 vs. Dubuque * • W, 91-58
12/5 at Coe * • W, 64-63
1/5 at Luther * • W, 56-47
1/9 vs. Wartburg * • W, 87-66
1/12 vs. Central * • W, 65-58
1/16 at Loras * • W, 64-62
1/19 vs. Cornell * • W, 82-66
1/23 at Simpson * • W, 76-70
1/26 at Dubuque * • W, 64-45
1/30 vs. Luther * • W, 74-53
2/2 vs. Coe * • L, 83-78
2/6 at Wartburg * • W, 80-67
2/9 at Cornell * • W, 80-64
2/13 vs. Simpson * • W, 103-65
2/20 at Central * • L, 73-71
2/23 vs. Loras * • W, 80-79

(* Conference; • Region)

2007-08

Buena Vista 14-2 23-7
Loras 13-3 22-7
Coe 10-6 16-11
Central (Iowa) 8-8 15-9
Dubuque 7-9 13-13
Cornell College 7-9 9-17
Wartburg 6-10 9-16
Simpson 4-12 7-18
Luther 3-13 7-18

Past Records

2012-13 (19-7, 11-3 IIAC)
2011-12 (17-11, 11-5 IIAC)
2010-11 (11-15, 8-8 IIAC)
2009-10 (15-12, 10-6 IIAC)
2008-09 (23-3, 15-1 IIAC)
2007-08 (23-7, 14-2 IIAC)
2006-07 (17-9, 11-5 IIAC)

Team Quick Facts

Coach: Brian Van Haaften
Conference: IIAC

Buena Vista

Enrollment (FT undergrads): 1999
Location: Storm Lake, IA
Colors: Navy Blue, Gold
Region: West
Arena: Siebens Fieldhouse (3500)
Official Website: Men | Women
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News Releases

February 26, 2014
Buena Vista Men Advance to IIAC Semifinals with 85-83 Win over Wartburg
The Buena Vista men's basketball team got its quest for its eighth Iowa Conference Tournament...
February 20, 2014
Buena Vista Men Down Dubuque in Thriller 77-75
The Buena Vista men's basketball team built an 11-point lead with under four minutes to go before...
February 5, 2014
Buena Vista Men Down Coe to Move to 6-3 in IIAC
The Buena Vista men's basketball team built a 16-point lead midway through the second half before...
January 25, 2014
Buena Vista Men Edged by Central at Home on Saturday
Central College went 8-of-13 from downtown in the second half to help overcome an early eight-point...
January 15, 2014
Buena Vista Men Remain Perfect in IIAC with Road Win at Simpson
The Buena Vista men's basketball team closed the game on a 19-9 run against Simpson College on...
December 13, 2013
Buena Vista Basketball Teams Ranking High in Several National Categories
Now with the season in full swing for both the Buena Vista men’s and women’s basketball...
December 4, 2013
Buena Vista Hits Century Mark for Second Time in Three Games during Win over Martin Luther
Junior Greg Sibenaller turned in a career-high 22 points, while Nick Wuebker added 15 points and 11...
December 3, 2013
Buena Vista's Clark Named the Iowa Conference Male Athlete of the Week
Buena Vista sophomore point guard Nick Clark has been named the Iowa Conference's Male Athlete of...
November 30, 2013
Buena Vista Makes First 11 Three-Point Attempts in Win over #20 UW-Platteville
The Buena Vista men's basketball team made its first 11 three-point shots on Saturday afternoon, and...
March 11, 2013
Fans: Cast your vote for All-Star Game!
For the third year in a row, D3hoops.com is hosting the fan vote for the Reese's Division III...
March 4, 2013
Buena Vista's Nordquist Named Finalist for Prestigious Jostens Trophy
Senior Wes Nordquist (Adel, Iowa/ADM) has been named one of 10 finalists for the prestigious Jostens...
February 22, 2013
Buena Vista Men Edged in IIAC Tournament Semifinals, 64-61
The Buena Vista men’s basketball team had its quest for back-to-back Iowa Conference Tournamen...
February 20, 2013
Buena Vista Men to Host Dubuque in IIAC Semifinals
The Buena Vista men’s basketball team will begin its quest for a second straight Iowa...
February 16, 2013
Buena Vista Men Capture Program's 11th IIAC Title
The Buena Vista men’s basketball team captured a share of its 11th Iowa Conference regular...
February 14, 2013
Not too early for Cinderellas
In the men's Division III NCAA Tournament we could see more upsets than usual, as teams have a week...
February 13, 2013
Buena Vista Men up to Fifth in West Regional Rankings
The Buena Vista men's basketball team heads into the final week of the regular season ranked fifth...
February 13, 2013
Buena Vista Men Roll Past Wartburg; Secure First Round Bye in IIAC Tournament
The Buena Vista men’s basketball team sprinted out to a quick 24-6 lead on Wednesday night at...
February 12, 2013
Buena Vista Basketball Teams both in the Middle of Exciting IIAC Races
The Buena Vista basketball teams have reached the final week of the regular season, and both teams...
February 9, 2013
Buena Vista Men Bounce Back with Commanding Win against Luther
Senior Wes Nordquist scored a game-high 21 points and hauled in 10 rebounds to help lead a balanced...
February 6, 2013
Buena Vista Men Can't Overcome Cold Second Half Shooting
The Buena Vista men’s basketball team couldn’t overcome a rough second half shooting...
February 2, 2013
Nordquist's Monster Game Lifts Buena Vista to Win over Duhawks
Senior Wes Nordquist (Adel, Iowa/ADM) scored a game-high 28 points and grabbed nine rebounds to help...
January 30, 2013
Buena Vista Men Reach 15 Wins with Thrilling OT Win at Simpson
In what turned out to be a wild finish to regulation and then again in overtime, it was junior...
January 26, 2013
Nordquist's 12th Double-Double, Pleiss' Career-Day Lift Buena Vista Men over Central
Senior Tyler Pleiss (Omaha, Neb./Ralston) scored a career-high 15 points off the bench for BVU to...
January 23, 2013
Nordquist's 11th Double-Double Helps Buena Vista Men Top Coe on the Road
Back inside of Eby Fieldhouse for the first time since winning last year’s Iowa Conference...
January 21, 2013
Buena Vista Men Bounce Back with Key Road Win at Central
The Buena Vista men’s basketball team used a stellar effort at the free-throw line on Monday...
January 17, 2013
Did you miss Hoopsville?
Hoopsville On Demand has Sunday's show, with the men's NCAA committee chair, Messiah's women's coach...
January 16, 2013
Buena Vista Men have 10-Game Win Streak Snapped in OT
Senior Wes Nordquist (Adel, Iowa/ADM) turned in a game-high 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, while...
January 14, 2013
Buena Vista's Darrow Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week
Buena Vista sophomore guard Cole Darrow has earned recognition from the Iowa Intercollegiate...
January 12, 2013
Buena Vista Win Streak Hits 10 with OT Triumph at Dubuque
Despite seeing its 10-point lead with five minutes left go out the door, the Buena Vista men’s...
January 9, 2013
Buena Vista Men Win Ninth Straight; Edge Duhawks 79-74
Sophomore Cole Darrow (Glenwood, Iowa/Glenwood) led four Beavers in double-figures on Wednesday...
January 7, 2013
Buena Vista's Nordquist Named IIAC Performer of the Week
For the second time this season, Buena Vista senior forward/center Wes Nordquist (Adel, Iowa/ADM)...
January 5, 2013
Buena Vista Wins Eighth Straight; VanHaaften Earns 330th Career Triumph
Senior Wes Nordquist (Adel, Iowa/ADM) had a monster game with a season-high 28 points to go along...
December 30, 2012
Buena Vista Men Cruise Past Pomona-Pitzer to Close out 2012
The Buena Vista men’s basketball team put an end to the 2012 portion of its schedule on Sunday...
December 29, 2012
Buena Vista Men Extend Win Streak to Six with 86-79 Victory at Univ. of Redlands
It has been two weeks since the Buena Vista men’s basketball team was last in action, but that...
December 18, 2012
Buena Vista Men's and Women's Teams Rank High Nationally in Statistical Categories
Both the Buena Vista men's and women's basketball teams rank high nationally in a handful of...
December 15, 2012
Buena Vista Men Win Thriller over UW-Superior, 74-72
Buena Vista had its 18-point second half lead erased, but got key free-throw shooting down the...
December 10, 2012
Buena Vista's Nordquist Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week
Buena Vista senior forward Wes Nordquist has been named this week’s Iowa Intercollegiate...
December 8, 2012
Buena Vista Men Win Road Thriller at Gustavus Adolphus
In a game that saw neither team lead by more than six points, it was a key 14-2 run by Buena Vista...
December 1, 2012
Buena Vista Men Score 90 Again; Top Crown College 96-46
Five players scored in double figures, as the team shot over 60 percent from the field, and the...
November 30, 2012
Buena Vista Men Hand Northwestern College (MN) Their First Loss, 94-73
The Buena Vista men’s basketball team shot nearly 59 percent from the field and had four...
November 28, 2012
Nordquist and Darrow lead Buena Vista Men over Morningside College
Senior Wes Nordquist turned in 23 points for the second straight game, while sophomore Cole Darrow...
November 24, 2012
Buena Vista Sees Upset Bid of #15 UW-Stevens Point Fall Short
Senior Wes Nordquist scored a game-high 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, while sophomore Cole...
November 20, 2012
Buena Vista Rallies Back but Falls Short to Bethel 91-84
After the Beavers overcame a 21-point second-half deficit to tie the game at 60-60 with less than...
November 17, 2012
Buena Vista Men Take Third at Carroll Univ. Tournament with 10-Point Win over Concordia-Wis.
Sophomore Cole Darrow finished with a career-high 17 points leading four players in double figures,...
November 16, 2012
Buena Vista Edged 63-56 by Carthage in Season Opener
Senior Wes Nordquist turned in a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds, while fellow senior...
November 10, 2012
Buena Vista Men Looking to Make Deep Postseason Run in 2012-13
Despite graduating five of its top eight scorers from last year’s team that captured the...
March 13, 2012
Buena Vista's Nordquist Named to NABC All-District Second Team
STORM LAKE, Iowa - Buena Vista junior Wes Nordquist was recognized by the National Association of...
February 25, 2012
Buena Vista Men Edge Coe College for Program's Seventh IIAC Tourney Title in 14 Seasons
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - The Buena Vista men’s basketball team got 14 points from senior Jeff...
February 23, 2012
Buena Vista Vying for Spot in 11th IIAC Tournament Championship Game
Storm Lake, Iowa - The Buena Vista men’s basketball team will begin its quest for a seventh...
February 23, 2012
Buena Vista Men Earn Trip to 11th IIAC Tournament Championship Game in 14 Years
STORM LAKE, IOWA - The Buena Vista men’s basketball team extended its current win streak to...
February 21, 2012
Buena Vista's Wes Nordquist Named IIAC Men's Basketball Player of the Week
STORM LAKE, IOWA - After posting back-to-back 20+ point games, Buena Vista junior Wes Nordquist...
February 15, 2012
Buena Vista Men Roll Past Luther College, 67-49
STORM LAKE - Junior Wes Nordquist turned in 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds, while senior Jeff...
February 11, 2012
Buena Vista Men's Basketball Within a Game of IIAC Lead Following WIn over Dubuque
STORM LAKE - Junior Wes Nordquist turned in his sixth double-double of the season, scoring a...
February 4, 2012
Buena Vista Men Edged in Overtime; Nordquist Surpasses 1,000 Career Points
STORM LAKE - Senior Jeff Janssen buried a three-pointer with just under five seconds to go to force...
January 30, 2012
Buena Vista's Janssen Named IIAC Male Athlete of the Week
Buena Vista senior men's basketball player Jeff Janssen has been recognized by the Iowa Conference...
January 28, 2012
Buena Vista Wins Fifth Straight Game with Comeback over Dutch
The Buena Vista men's basketball team returned to its home court inside of Siebens Fieldhouse on...
December 10, 2011
Buena Vista Men Top NAIA #8 Northwestern College (IA)
Four of Buena Vista’s five starters finished in double-figures on Saturday night, and the team...
December 7, 2011
Buena Vista Men Even IIAC Record with Win over Wartburg
Buena Vista converted all eight of its free-throw attempts in the final minute on Wednesday night,...
December 3, 2011
Buena Vista Men Top Century Mark in Win over Crown, 100-56
The Buena Vista men's basketball team used a 27-9 run early in the second half to break open a...
November 30, 2011
Buena Vista Men Edged by Central to Begin IIAC Play
Michael Kaufmann nailed four three-point buckets and finished with a game-high 20 points on...
November 19, 2011
Late Surge Helps Lead Buena Vista Men over Beloit
The Buena Vista men’s basketball team used a 28-9 run over the final 12 minutes on Saturday...
November 11, 2011
Buena Vista 2011-12 men's basketball preview
The Buena Vista men’s basketball team was picked to finish second in the 2011-12 Iowa...
January 19, 2011
Buena Vista's VanHaaften Tallies 300th Career Victory
Sophomore Wes Nordquist scored 22 points and hauled in 14 rebounds to help lead the Buena Vista...
January 5, 2011
Buena Vista's VanHaaften Wins 200th Career IIAC Game
Junior Jeff Janssen came off the bench and turned in a career-high 20 points to help lead the Buena...
December 30, 2010
Buena Vista Cruises Past St. Scholastica, 70-55
Sophomore Troy Ticknor buried seven three-point buckets and finished with a team-high 24 points to...
December 28, 2010
Nordquist's Career Night Lifts Buena Vista over Denison (Ohio)
Sophomore Wes Nordquist turned in a career-high 29 points and matched a career-best with 15 rebounds...
December 8, 2010
Buena Vista Rolls Past Wartburg 82-48
The Buena Vista men's basketball team stormed out of the gate to a 30-9 lead on Wednesday night and...
November 20, 2010
Beavers Cruise to 107-78 Victory over Aurora (Ill.)
Sophomore Troy Ticknor (Adel, Iowa/ADM) turned in a career-high 24 points, while fellow sophomore...

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