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The Buc Report: In case you haven't noticed

February 13, 2011 at 10:26 pm

 

IN CASE YOU HAVEN’T NOTICED…

By now you have probably seen the new main court in Flood Arena, which was completed in August and includes a large “B” at center court. But what you may have missed recently are 54 new additions that further enhance the arena.

Thanks to generous help from James'49 and Joan Dahlquist'47 Flood, who provided the lead gift for the construction of the facility back in 1987, new blue and gold conference championship banners hang high above both endlines on the main court.

From the first conference title (football, 1923) to the most recent (baseball, 2009), all 54 league crowns the Buccaneers have won are proudly recognized.

If you haven’t seen them you can stop by any time and have a look.  Or you can see them and cheer on the Buccaneer basketball teams as they host their home finales this Wednesday night against Carroll University. Game time for the women’s team is 5 p.m. while the men are scheduled to tip off at 7 p.m.

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LAST WEEK IN BUCCANEER ATHLETICS

Men’s Basketball (9-12, 8-8 MWC) went 1-1 last week, including an upset of then 17th-ranked St. Norbert College in De Pere, the second time this season they defeated the nationally-ranked Green Knights. They host Carroll University for Senior Night on Wednesday at 7 p.m. before closing the season at Ripon College on Saturday afternoon.

Women’s Basketball (8-13, 6-10 MWC) went 1-2 last week, defeating Lawrence University on Senior Day Saturday in Flood Arena. They host Carroll University at 5 p.m. on Wednesday night in the home finale before ending the season at Ripon College on Saturday afternoon.

Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving was idle last week as they continued preparing for the Midwest Conference Championships this coming Friday through Sunday at Grinnell College.

Men’s and Women’s Track & Field had a record five first-place finishes at the Knox College Invitational on Saturday, with Ellie Daniels winning both the long jump and triple jump. They are scheduled to compete at the UW-Stevens Point Pointer/Eastbay Invite on Saturday.

For more in-depth information on Buccaneer Athletics go to www.beloit.edu/bucs.