• Division III's master teacher gets Hall call
    October 14, 2019
    Bo Ryan, who won four titles and 353 games at UW-Platteville, will be inducted into the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame at the end of this month. We spoke with him about his journey from the Philly suburbs to the coaching record books.
  • Jostens Trophy finalists announced
    March 01, 2019
    The Salem Rotary Club announced the 20 finalists for Division III's premier award recognizing excellence on and off the court. The men's and women's award winner will be introduced on Thursday, March 14.
  • Team of the Week
    January 02, 2019
    D3hoops.com's weekly honor roll returns for its 22nd season honoring the best players at each position for the past week. It's the D3hoops.com Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware.
  • D3hoops.com Classic: Who's coming to Vegas?
    October 16, 2018
    The ninth annual D3hoops.com Classic will light up Las Vegas once again between Christmas and New Year's with 18 games on the slate for the South Point Arena. Who is making the trip and who's playing whom? Here's the list.
  • D3hoops.com 2017-18 men's All-Central Region team
    March 12, 2018
    Wheaton scoring sensation Aston Francis is the Central Region Player of the Year while Jeff Gard is Coach of the Year for leading the worst-to-first revival at UW-Platteville and Wash U. sixth man Jack Nolan is Rookie of the Year.
  • Nebraska Wesleyan ends Pioneers' year, 79-78
    March 09, 2018
    Nebraska Wesleyan's Nate Schimonitz scored on a driving layup with 3.1 seconds remaining, lifting the Prairie Wolves to a 79-78 victory over host UW-Platteville Friday in the NCAA III Sweet 16 game on a sold-out Bo Ryan Court.
  • UW-Platteville advances to second round
    March 02, 2018
    The last time UW-Platteville played a home NCAA Division III playoff game, Bo Ryan was the coach, not the name on the court. The result, however, for the Pioneers was the same in 2018 as it was in its 1999 national championship run.
  • UW-Platteville goes from worst to first
    February 17, 2018
    The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has one of the nation's richest basketball histories, with national champions, All-Americans and future NBA players. Among all that glorious history, however, no team had ever gone from last place one year to first the next. On Saturday night, UW-Platteville put its name in the record books by accomplishing that historic feat.
  • Wednesday men: Top teams win, ODAC aside
    February 07, 2018
    Most of the teams that were high in Wednesday's first men's regional rankings ended up on the high side of the scoreboard as well, although it was not unanimous. Plus, it was a big night for Aston Francis and an emotional one for JHU. More in the men's wrapup.
  • Wild, wild WIAC
    January 25, 2018
    The best conference in the country is shaping up to have the most exciting finish as well. The WIAC is deep, competitive, and this year, completely unpredictable. More in Around the Central.
  • No. 3 UW-Whitewater setbacks Men's Basketball
    December 06, 2014
    The UW-Platteville men's basketball team fell to third-ranked UW-Whitewater, 76-60, on Saturday in Kachel Gym.
  • Men's Basketball earns road win at UW-La Crosse
    December 04, 2014
    Despite shooting a season-low 38 percent from the floor, the UW-Platteville men’s basketball team came out with a 57-56 victory at UW-La Crosse in the Pioneers’ first road game of the season on Wednesday in Mitchell Hall.
  • Men's Basketball defeats Buena Vista
    November 29, 2014
    Four of the Pioneer starters scored in double-figures in the UW-Platteville men's basketball team 70-55 victory over Buena Vista on Bo Ryan Court on Saturday.
  • Men's Basketball falls to Carthage
    November 26, 2014
    A tough night shooting doomed the UW-Platteville men’s basketball team as Carthage setback the Pioneers 73-64 on Bo Ryan Court on Tuesday.
  • Mount Mercy hands Men's Hoops first loss
    November 22, 2014
    Mount Mercy handed the UW-Platteville men’s basketball team its first loss of the season, 80-71, on Bo Ryan Court on Saturday.
  • Men's Basketball thumps Panthers, 73-42
    November 21, 2014
    The UW-Platteville men’s basketball team had 13 different players score in the Pioneers’ 73-42 thumping of Principia on Bo Ryan Court on Friday.
  • Stocki receives WIAC Men's Basketball Weekly honor
    November 18, 2014
    UW-Platteville’s Jim Stocki was named Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Men's Basketball Player of the Week, announced by the league office on Tuesday.
  • Men's Basketball downs Red Hawks
    November 16, 2014
    Boston Johnson's 24 points led the University of Wisconsin-Platteville men's basketball team past Ripon College, 78-66 on Bo Ryan Court on Sunday.
  • Men's Hoops rout Coe, 80-51
    November 15, 2014
    Strong three-point shooting led the University of Wisconsin-Platteville men's basketball team to a 80-51 rout of Coe College in the Pioneers' season opener on Saturday on Bo Ryan Court.
  • Men's Hoops hosts Gabe Miller Tip-off Classic on Saturday and Sunday
    November 13, 2014
    The UW-Platteville men’s basketball team hosts the Gabe Miller Tip-off Classic on Saturday and Sunday, as the Pioneers will square off with Coe College and Ripon College.
  • Men's Basketball picked to finish third in WIAC
    November 07, 2014
    UW-Platteville men's basketball team has been picked to finish third in the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) in 2014-15, according to a preseason poll conducted by the league's head coaches and sports information directors.
  • UWM Panthers power past Men's Basketball, 68-54
    November 06, 2014
    After the UW-Platteville men's basketball took its first lead of the game right out of halftime, UW-Milwaukee used a 20-5 run to pull away from the Pioneers, and earned the 68-54 victory in an exhibition game on Thursday night at UWM Panther Arena.
  • PREVIEW: Men's Hoops exhibition game versus UWM
    November 05, 2014
    The University of Wisconsin-Platteville men's basketball team squares off with NCAA Division I University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Thursday at the UWM Panther Area in an exhibition contest. This will be the Pioneers' seventh exhibition game against a NCAA Division I institution.
  • 1998 Men's Basketball team inducted into Athletic Hall of Fame
    September 05, 2014
    The 1997-98 University of Wisconsin-Platteville men's basketball team, which was the third Pioneer team to win a NCAA Division III national championship and the third Division III team to go undefeated, was the third squad to be inducted in its entirety into the university's Athletic Hall of Fame on Sunday, Sept. 7.
  • Men's Basketball releases 2014-15 schedule
    September 04, 2014
    UW-Platteville head men’s basketball coach Jeff Gard announced the Pioneers’ 2014-15 schedule on Thursday, highlighted by an exhibition game against NCAA Division I UW-Milwaukee and a trip to North Carolina to face off with Methodist University and William Peace.
  • D3hoops Classic: Pointers win tough battle
    December 28, 2013
    Top-ranked UW-Stevens Point got its biggest test of the season and UW-Platteville handed George Fox its first D-III loss in Vegas. Here's the recap from Day 2.
  • Cross' double-double leads UW-Platteville past UW-Oshkosh
    December 04, 2013
    The Pioneers had their starting five all score in double figures to open Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) play, as the UW-Platteville men's basketball team beat UW-Oshkosh, 80-66, Wednesday on Bo Ryan Court.
  • Beavers setback No. 20 Men's Basketball
    November 30, 2013
    Hot second half shooting by Buena Vista setback the 20th-ranked UW-Platteville men’s basketball team, 98-80, Saturday at Siebens Fieldhouse.
  • Oles hand Men's Basketball first loss
    November 24, 2013
    St. Olaf handed the UW-Platteville men’s basketball team its first loss of the season, 68-62, Sunday in the final day of the Pioneer Classic.
  • Pioneers weather the Storm
    November 23, 2013
    The UW-Platteville men's basketball team grinded out a 75-72 victory against Simpson College Saturday on Bo Ryan Court.
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