Wingate athlete compares Division I, Division II experiences

By Emarius Logan, Staff Writer  Every high school basketball player dreams of playing basketball at the highest collegiate level when they graduate. The goal for many is to get that big-time Division I offer to play at the next level. I’ve had the opportunity to play at both the Division I and the Division II level. I played at Division I Appalachian State University in … Continue reading Wingate athlete compares Division I, Division II experiences

Kirkland brings international experience to Wingate men’s hoops

Emarius Logan, Staff Writer There’s a big difference between love and hate when it comes to being an athlete. The path every athlete takes isn’t the same and the reasoning for the things they do aren’t always the same either. I talked with Wingate assistant basketball coach Marcus Kirkland to get to know more about him and his journey to becoming a basketball coach. Coach … Continue reading Kirkland brings international experience to Wingate men’s hoops

Another March Madness has come and gone

Brendan Shriver, Staff Writer That’s all she wrote, folks! After a couple weeks of incredible basketball featuring shocking upsets, thrilling finishes and several humiliating blowouts, the 2018 version of the NCAA Tournament has come to a close with the Villanova Wildcats emerging as the national champion for the second time in three years with their dominating victory over the Michigan Wolverines by a final score … Continue reading Another March Madness has come and gone

Wingate Basketball program growing despite tough finish

Shane Rich, Staff Writer The Wingate Men’s Basketball team looks towards the future as their season came to a close on March 3 in a loss to No. 1 seed Lincoln Memorial by a score of 76-46 in the South Atlantic Conference Tournament semifinal game in Greenville, S.C. Despite their 15-15 record this year, the team has grown and continues to get better every year. … Continue reading Wingate Basketball program growing despite tough finish

Wingate dominates Newberry in Women’s Basketball SAC Tournament Quarterfinals

Rachael Robinson, Staff Writer The Wingate University Women’s Basketball team, ranked #21, (24-4) took an early lead against the Newberry Wolves (16-12) as Danasia Witherspoon scored for the Bulldogs within the first 30 seconds of play. The Bulldogs would never relinquish their lead, winning 65-42. At the end of the first quarter, the Bulldogs found their way to a 17-6 lead against Newberry. By the … Continue reading Wingate dominates Newberry in Women’s Basketball SAC Tournament Quarterfinals

Wingate Men’s Basketball rallies to beat Coker in overtime on Logan’s jumper

Brendan Shriver, Staff Writer In a wild game that featured 10 ties and 15 lead changes, Wingate (15-14) won their home SAC Tournament quarterfinal game Wednesday  against the Coker Cobras (12-17), rallying from an 11-point second half deficit and winning in overtime 76-75 on a jumper with 20 seconds left by Emarius Logan. Four Bulldogs scored in double figures, with Devarious Christian leading Wingate with … Continue reading Wingate Men’s Basketball rallies to beat Coker in overtime on Logan’s jumper

Miscenko stands out as WU women’s hoops heads for postseason

Ryan J. MacKintosh, Staff Writer For some Bulldogs the future ending of the season means a break is near, giving time to recover for the next season, but for others, like senior star center Marta Miscenko of Latvia, this is the end of their collegiate career, after a life full of schooling involving basketball. Miscenko, who was just named the South Atlantic Conference Player of … Continue reading Miscenko stands out as WU women’s hoops heads for postseason

Wingate comes back on Miscenko’s strong second half performance

JT Stokes, Staff Writer Marta Miscenko’s 28 point effort pushes #21 Wingate (19-3, (13-2 SAC) to a 70-59 SAC victory over LMU (13-10, 9-8 SAC). Wingate won their eighth straight game thanks to efforts from Wingate University senior center Marta Miscenko, who recorded her 22nd career double-double with 28 points and 10 rebounds, helping the Bulldogs in another South Atlantic Conference women’s basketball victory over … Continue reading Wingate comes back on Miscenko’s strong second half performance

Wingate blown out by LMU in Men’s Basketball

Philip Harris, Staff Writer The Wingate Men’s Basketball team (12-12, 9-7 SAC) was unable to keep up with the high-powered #1 team in the country, falling to the Lincoln Memorial Railsplitters (23-1, 17-0 SAC) 93-65 on Saturday afternoon. Wingate started the game off hot, jumping out to a 13-10 lead early in the first half of the game. LMU, however, scored the next eight points … Continue reading Wingate blown out by LMU in Men’s Basketball

Bulldogs come up short against Queens in men’s basketball

Wessli-Ann Hardee, Staff Writer The Wingate University Bulldogs Men’s Basketball team (12-11, 9-6 SAC) put up a strong fight against the #2 team in the country, Queens University (22-1, 14-1 SAC), but unfortunately fell short of a victory with a score of 88 – 71, on Wednesday night in Cuddy Arena. “It will take a perfect game to beat the #2 team in the country,” … Continue reading Bulldogs come up short against Queens in men’s basketball