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|4||Logan Heine||Fr.||Guard||6'0||150||Horicon, WI|
|10||Nick Howard||So.||Guard||6'2||170||Sturgeon Bay, WI|
|12||Ryan Hiir||Jr.||Guard||6'2||165||Greenfield, WI|
|21||Jeff Merchant||So.||Forward||6'4||210||Seward, IL|
|22||Adrian Serafico||Fr.||Forward||6'3||175||Sturgeon Bay, WI|
|24||Cory Nickel||Sr.||Guard||6'2||190||New Holstein, WI|
|32||Terrance Doss||So.||Guard||6'2||180||Chicago, IL|
|34||Danny Jansson||Sr.||Guard||6'0||185||Helsinki, Finland|
|42||Maloney Ferguson||Fr.||Forward||6'8||180||Appomattox, VA|
|50||Nick Zeck||Jr.||Center||6'5||240||West Allis, WI|
|54||Eric Wilbee||Jr.||Center||6'8||275||Rapid River, MI|
2003-04 Men's Basketball Schedule (16-13 overall, 8-4 LMC - 3rd Place)
|Tues||Nov. 25||Lake Forest||Lake Forest, IL||7:00PM||L, 67-68|
|Sat||Nov. 29||Trinity International||Home||3:00PM||W, 73-60|
|Wed||Dec. 3||North Central||Naperville, IL||7:00PM||W, 75-73|
|Sat||Dec. 6||Concordia||Home||3:00PM||L, 58-79|
|Tues||Dec. 9||Edgewood College||Madison, WI||7:00PM||L, 71-48|
|Fri||Dec. 12||Northland Baptist||Home||7:00PM||W, 84-51|
|Sat||Dec. 13||Benedictine Univ.||Home||3:00PM||L, 58-62|
|Sat||Dec. 20||Rockford College||Home||4:00PM||W, 88-78|
|Sat to Wed||Dec. 27
|Clarke Tournament||Sienna Heights
Purdue North Central
|Tues||Jan. 6||Viterbo||LaCrosse, WI||7:00PM||L, 58-48|
|Tues||Jan. 13||Wis. Lutheran||Milwaukee, WI||7:00PM||W, 67-63|
|Sat||Jan. 17||Marian College||Fond du Lac, WI||3:00PM||W, 75-70|
|Tues||Jan. 20||Maranatha Baptist||Home||7:00PM||W, 71-60|
|Sat||Jan. 24||MSOE||Home||3:00PM||W, 81-69|
|Tues||Jan. 27||Concordia||Mequon, WI||7:00PM||L, 70-58|
|Sat||Jan. 31||Edgewood College||Home||3:00PM||W, 70-66|
|Wed||Feb. 4||UW-Whitewater||Whitewater, WI||7:00PM||L, 88-61|
|Sat||Feb. 7||Wis. Lutheran||Home||3:00PM||W, 74-61|
|Tues||Feb. 10||Marian College||Home||7:00PM||L, 65-73|
|Sat||Feb. 14||Maranatha Baptist||Watertown, WI||7:30PM||W, 82-78 (2 OT's)|
|Tues||Feb. 17||MSOE||Milwaukee, WI||7:00PM||W, 85-72|
Feb. 21 Feb. 28
||Mar. 4||NCAA Tournament
|Appleton, WI||7:00pm||L, 86-51|
Nickel Named To NABC All-District Second Team
April 4, 2004
Lakeland College's Cory Nickel was recently named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District Team. The senior guard was one of five student-athletes on the Midwest Region's Second Team; six were named to the First Team. Nickel, the LMC's Player of the Year, averaged 19.6 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 4.3 apg, and 1.9 spg in 29 games. He led the Muskies (16-13) to the LMC Tournament Championship and a berth to the NCAA Division III Tournament. The NABC All-District Teams are selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC.
Men's Basketball Drops First Round NCAA Tournament Game
March 4, 2004
The Lakeland College Men's Basketball Team picked the wrong night to have an off shooting night as they fell 86-51 to host Lawrence University in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Thursday night in Appleton. The loss ended the Muskies season at 16-13 while the Vikings improved to 22-4 and advanced to a second round game against Buena Vista this Saturday in Iowa.Full story...
Men's Basketball All-LMC Awards Announced; Nickel Player Of Year
March 2, 2004
The men's basketball coaches had their end of season meeting last evening, and voted on the ALL-Lake Michigan Conference awards for the 2003-04 season. Here is a complete list of the awards.Full story...
Men's And Women's Basketball Teams Hit The Road For NCAA Tournament
Feb. 29, 2004
The Lakeland mens and womens basketball teams will hit the road this week to open play in the NCAA Division III Tournament.
The Lakeland women (22-5) get things started Wednesday night when they travel to Carleton College in Northfield, Minn., just south of St. Paul.
The Lakeland men (16-12) get a short trip to Appleton Thursday night to meet Lawrence University (21-4).
Times for both games will be at 7pm.
If either Lakeland team would win, they would advance to the second round and a game against Buena Vista in Storm Lake, Iowa, on Saturday. Storm Lake is in northwestern Iowa.Full story...
Double Dip: Men Complete Super Saturday By Earning Program's First NCAA Bid
Feb. 28, 2004
The Lakeland College Men's Basketball Team earned their first-ever NCAA bid with a 60-54 victory over Wisconsin Lutheran Saturday night in Sheboygan to win the Lake Michigan Conference Tournament and an automatic NCAA Tournament birth. The win completed a super day for Muskie athletics as the women's basketball team earned an NCAA bid earlier in the day with a win over Edgewood College.Full story...
Men's Basketball Looks For First-Ever NCAA Bid
Feb. 26, 2004
by: Corey Kempf
With Wisconsin Lutheran's upset of number one seed Concordia University on Sunday, the Lake Michigan Conference Tournament Final will not see the top seed win the tournament for an amazing fifth straight year. Although it hurt the previous two seasons when Lakeland won the regular season, the curse of the number one seed is a blessing for the Muskies this year. Full story...
Nickel And Zeck Sweep Player Of The Week Honors
Feb. 24, 2004
Senior guard Cory Nickel was awarded Player of the Week honors for the third time this season. Nickel led the Muskies in scoring and assists in all three victories last week, averaging 27.3 points and 5.0 assists per game.Full story...
Muskie Men Upset Edgewood; Advance To LMC Tournament Championship
Feb. 21, 2004
The Lakeland College Men's Basketball Team used a strong second half surge and some late three-point heroics to upset the number one seeded Edgewood College Eagles 67-63 in Madison Saturday night. Full story...
Muskie Men Advance To Second Round Behind Hot Shooting
Feb. 20, 2004
It was a night of three pointers in the first round of the Lake Michigan Conference tournament as the Lakeland College Men's Basketball Team advanced to the second round with a 79-70 win over Maranatha Baptist Bible College.Full story...
Nickel Selected To Academic All-District Team
Feb. 19, 2004
Senior guard Cory Nickel was recently selected to the 2003-2004 Academic All-District V Men's Basketball First Team (College Division) by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The First Team selection guarantees that Nickel go on to represent District V on the Academic All-America national ballot.Full story...
Men's Basketball Sweeps Season Series From MSOE
Feb. 17, 2004
The Lakeland College Men's Basketball Team used a balanced scoring attack to defeat the Raiders of MSOE by a score of 85-72. The win moves the Muskies to 13-12 overall and 8-4 in the Lake Michigan Conference while the Raiders dropped to 9-16 overall and 5-7 in the LMC. The win also clinches the 3rd seed for the conference tournament coming up this weekend, while MSOE earns the 4th seed. Full story...
Lakeland Outlasts Maranatha In 2 Overtimes
Feb. 14, 2004
In games like these, the team that comes out on top is the team that can be most consistent. The Lakeland College Men's Basketball Team fit that bill on Valentine's Day with an 82-78 double overtime victory over the host Maranatha Crusaders.Full story...
Lakeland Men Bitten By Second Half Chill
Feb. 10, 2004
Even a scoreboard glitch in the last minute of the game couldn't save the Lakeland College Men's Basketball Team from this loss. Shooting only 36.7% in the second half, the Muskies (11-12, 6-4) fell to Marian College (4-17, 2-9), 65-73.
Men's Basketball Uses Balanced Scoring Attack To Stop Wisco
Feb. 7, 2004
The Lakeland College Men's Basketball Team used a balanced scoring attack to defeat Wisconsin Lutheran 74-61 Saturday afternoon at Lakeland. The win moves the Muskies to 11-11 overall and 6-3 in the Lake Michigan Conference while the Warriors dropped to 9-12 overall and 4-5 in the LMC. Full story...
Lakeland Avenges Early Season Loss Against Edgewood
Jan. 30, 2004
Hot shooting and tough defense allowed the Lakeland College Men's Basketball Team to comeback from a halftime deficit to beat the visiting Edgewood Eagles, 70-66. Full story...
Muskies Suffer Setback At Concordia
Jan. 27, 2004
Just when the Lakeland College Men's Basketball Team finally gets to .500 on the season, conference leader Concordia had to come along. On January 27, Ryan Wietor and the Concordia Falcons stymied the Muskies climb to the top of the conference by a final score of 58-70. Full story...
Cory Nickel of Lakeland College
...Senior...Guard...New Holstein, WI (New Holstein High School) Full story...
Terrific Shooting Sends Muskies Past Maranatha
Jan. 20, 2004
Even though Maranatha Baptist shot 57 percent from behind the arc, the Lakeland College Men's Basketball Team was still able to pull out the 71-60 victory behind their own hot shooting Tuesday night at Lakeland.Full story...
Nickel And Zeck Players Of The Week
Jan. 20, 2004
Cory Nickel of Lakeland College
...Senior...Guard...New Holstein, WI (New Holstein High School). Full story...
Nickel Leads Muskies Past Marian
Jan. 17, 2004
In a game as close as this, free throws can mean everything. They did exactly that when the Lakeland College Men's Basketball team snuck past Marian College, 75-70, on January 17. Full story...
Cold Shooting Brings Unfortunate End to Tournament for Lakeland
Jan. 15, 2004
Not even the free throw line came so free in the Lakeland College Men's Basketball 48-56 loss to DePauw University (IN) in the fifth place game of the Clarke College Holiday Tournament on December 30. Full story...
Muskies Get First Conference Victory Of Season
Jan. 13, 2004
The Lakeland College Men's Basketball didn't have to beat the Wisconsin Lutheran Warriors in every aspect of the game; they just had to beat them where it counts the most, on the scoreboard. They did just that on their way to a 67-63 win on January 13. Full story...
Shooting Woes, Depleted Lineup Cost Muskies
Jan. 6, 2004
For the second straight game, the Lakeland College Men's Basketball team could not overcome an ice-cold first half in their 48-58 loss to Viterbo University on January 6. Full story...
Men Play For Fifth Place After Second Round Victory
Dec. 29, 2003
The Lakeland College Men's Basketball Team won their second round game at the Clarke College Holiday Basketball Tournament with an 83-75 victory over Purdue-North Central. The Muskies will now play for fifth place against DePauw, a team Lakeland fell to earlier this year. Full story...
Muskie Men Fall In First Round Of Holiday Tournament
Dec. 27, 2003
The Lakeland College Men's Basketball Team won't be repeat champions of the Clarke College Holiday Tournament. Unfortunately, the Muskies fell to an outstanding Siena Heights (MI) team 80-69 on Saturday in Dubuque, Iowa. Full story...
Muskies Top Sharp-Shooting Rockford College
Dec. 20, 2003
The Lakeland College Men's Basketball Team marked the return of Preseason Conference Player of the Year, Ricky Davis, in style Saturday evening with an impressive 88-78 victory over Rockford College. Full story...
Muskies Feel Winter Chills; Fall To Benedictine
Dec. 13, 2003
The Lakeland College Men's Basketball team was as cold as the weather in the second half of their 62-58 loss to Benedictine University on Saturday, December 13. Full story...
Muskies Go Up Early, Then Put Things on "Cruz" Control
Dec. 12, 2003
The Wehr Center hasn't seen this much energy since last season. A fiery second half by the Lakeland College men's basketball team sent the Muskies to an 84-51 victory over Northland Baptist Bible College on Friday, December 12. Full story...
Muskies Fall To 0-2 In LMC; Lose To Edgewood 71-48
Dec. 9, 2003
The Lakeland College Muskies Men's Basketball Team suffered a devastating 71-48 defeat to Edgewood College Tuesday night in Madison. The loss dropped Lakeland to 2-5 overall and 0-2 in the Lake Michigan Conference, while the Eagles improved to 3-3 and 1-0. Full story...
Nickel Reaches 1,000 Point Milestone
Dec. 8, 2003
Senior guard Cory Nickel recently passed the 1,000 point barrier when the Muskies defeated North Central College last Tuesday (Dec. 3rd). Full story...
Concordia's Strong Second Half Dumps Muskies
Dec. 6, 2003
Despite their 46 percent shooting, the Lakeland College men's basketball team turned the ball over 31 times, giving the visiting Concordia Falcons the 79-58 victory Saturday afternoon at Lakeland. Full story...
Muskie Men Hold On For Tough Road Win
Dec. 2, 2003
In a game of rallies the Lakeland College Men's Basketball Team held off a furious comeback from North Central College to escape with a hard-fought 75-73 road victory Tuesday night in Naperville, IL. The win improved Lakeland to 2-3 overall while North Central dropped to 2-3. Full story...
Nickel Named LMC Men's Basketball Hustle Player Of The Week
Dec. 2, 2003
Cory Nickel, a senior guard from New Holstein, WI (New Holstein High School) was named the Hustle Player of the Week for Nov. 24th to the 30th. Full story...
Men's Basketball Wins First Game
Nov. 29, 2003
The Muskies Men's Basketball Team earned their first win of the season with a 73-60 defeat of Trinity International (IL) Saturday afternoon in Sheboygan. The Muskies improved to 1-3 while Trinity dropped to 1-9. Full story...
Muskie Men's Basketball Loses Heartbreaker to Lake Forest
Nov. 25, 2003
The Lakeland College Men's Basketball Team had a stroke of bad luck hit them at the end of their game at Lake Forest on November 25. After four missed free throws by the Muskies, Forester forward Eric McDonald connected with two seconds left in the game to down Lakeland, 68-67. Full story...
Muskie Men Drop Consolation Match To Transylvania
Nov. 22, 2003
A day after losing a tough game to DePauw University, the Muskies dropped the Consolation game of the Tip-Off Tournament to host Transylvania on Saturday, 79-64. Full story...
Men's Basketball Drops Heartbreaker In Season Opener
Nov. 21, 2003
The Lakeland College Men's Basketball Team lost a 79-77 squeaker to DePauw University (IN) in the Transylvania Tip-Off Classic in Kentucky Friday evening. Full story...
Season Preview: Men's Basketball Shoots For 3rd Straight LMC Championship & 1st NCAA Bid
Nov. 19, 2003
Take a good look at this year's men's basketball roster. If you've paid any attention to Lakeland College basketball it looks, well, really familiar. Full story...
Grzesk Completes Men's Basketball Coaching Staff
July 10, 2003
First year men's basketball coach Gary Grzesk recently announced the additions to his coaching staff at Lakeland College. Grezesk has put together an excellent group of young, proven coaches that takes over a Muskie squad that finished 19-8 last year and won their second straight Lake Michigan
Conference title. Full story...
Lakeland Names Gary Grzesk New Basketball Coach
May 20, 2003
Gary Grzesk, an assistant coach at UW-Green Bay, was named the 14th head men's basketball coach in Lakeland College history on Tuesday. Full story...