UW-Whitewater into NCAA DIvision III Finals with “Bennett Connection”

     Virginia Head Coach Tony Bennett’s cousin Nick is an assistant at UW-Whitewater, and in his team is in action in Salem this weekend in the Division III Semifinals. 
      The Bennetts are serious coaching family–with Jack Bennett the former UW Stevens Point Coach, and Dick Bennett,  the Wisconsin final four coach. Daughter Kathi is the head coach of the Northern iIlinois women.

    Meanwhile in the first semifinal, the Warhawks of coach Pat Miller(and assistant Nick Bennett) now stand one win from an NCAA Division III National title. Taking on a 27-4 Illinois Wesleyan team…it was Whitewater’s night as they advance to the final 78-71.  KJ Evans poured in 30 points to lead the Warhawks to victory.  They will take on Williams College in the finals. Willams took out Amherst in the second semifinal by a 98-69 count.

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