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UWG Hoops Returns Home Thursday
Women's Basketball 01/24/2018

CARROLLTON, Ga. After a pair of road losses, the West Georgia Wolves women's basketball team returns home for a weekend home stand, beginning with a Thursday evening showdown with West Alabama at 5:30 p.m. at The Coliseum.

Wolves Return Home for Thursday Matchup
Men's Basketball 01/23/2018

CARROLLTON, Ga. - With nine games left in the year, the West Georgia Wolves are looking to get back into the swing of things on Thursday evening,a s the Wolves host West Alabama in a Gulf South Conference doubleheader. Tip time for the women's game is 5:30 p.m., with the men scheduled to tip at 7:30 p.m.

Big Blue Friday Returns This Week
Marketing 01/22/2018

CARROLLTON, Ga. - With another Saturday at home this weekend, UWG Athletics and Corporate Partners around Carrollton are gearing up for another Big Blue Friday. This week, we will be with American Pie Pizzeria on Maple Street and Ozier Apparel.

Wolves Track Opens Season at Emory Invite
Track 01/21/2018

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. The University of West Georgia women's track and field team got their first taste of competition in their first indoor meet before the start of the Wolves' season on Sunday afternoon at the Emory Invitational at the Birmingham Crossplex. The Wolves finished seventh overall as a team.

Weekend Trip ends with Loss to VSU
Men's Basketball 01/21/2018

CARROLLTON, Ga. The road trip through the south end of the Gulf South Conference ended on a sour note on Sunday afternoon at The Complex in Valdosta, Ga., as the Wolves fell by a 112-94 score to the Valdosta State Blazers. Valdosta State came out firing on all cylinders early in the contest, opening up an early 12-4 lead in the first four minutes. Over the next four minutes, the Blazers continued to shoot well, leading 22-13 at the under-12 timeout with 11:58 left in the game. Over the final 12 minutes of the first half, the Blazers continued with the offensive pressure, leading by as many as 21 points in that span, and the teams headed into the locker room with Valdosta State leading by a 51-35 score. Laperion Perry was a spark off the bench, scoring seven points in the final 10 minutes of the half and Steven Ross buried a three-pointer in the final seconds of the period to cut the VSU lead to 16 at the break. In the second half, Valdosta State rode on the back of a three-point shooting exhibition from guard Beau Justice, who hit six three-pointers in the first eight minutes of the second half, as the Blazers continued with an 84-66 lead with 11:26 left in the game. Over the final 11 minutes of the contest, the Wolves cut the VSU lead to as little as 15, but could get no closer. Five Wolves scored in double-figures in the contest, led by Marquill Smith with 22 points. William Sides added 17, while Karlos Odum had 14. Ovie Magbegor and Steven Ross each had 10 points in the loss. West Georgia falls to 8-10 on the year and 3-8 in Gulf South Conference play, while Valdosta State moves to 17-2 overall with a 10-1 record against league opponents. The Wolves are back in action at home on Thursday evening, taking on the West Alabama Tigers at 7:30 p.m.

Wolves Drop Second Straight at VSU
Women's Basketball 01/21/2018

VALDOSTA, Ga. It was a second straight road defeat for the West Georgia Wolves women's basketball team as UWG fell 56-45 to the Valdosta State Blazers at The Complex on Sunday afternoon in Valdosta.

Men's Basketball Preview: Wolves at Valdosta State
Men's Basketball 01/20/2018

CARROLLTON, Ga. - Sunday takes the West Georgia Wolves to south Georgia to renew one of the oldest rivalries in the Gulf South Conference, as the Wolves and the Valdosta State Blazers take to the floor at The Complex in Valdosta. Tip time for the women's game is set for 2 p.m., with the men to follow at 4 p.m.

Second Half Surge Falls Short in Pensacola
Men's Basketball 01/19/2018

CARROLLTON, Ga. A huge second-half surge nearly paid off for the West Georgia Wolves in Pensacola, Fla. on Friday evening, as the Wolves fell just short against 10th-ranked West Florida, falling 88-86 to the homestanding Argos.

Argos Top Wolves in OT Thriller in Pensacola
Women's Basketball 01/19/2018

PENSACOLA, Fla. A great game to watch ended in heartbreaking fashion for the UWG women's basketball team as the Wolves fell 69-68 in overtime to the West Florida Argonauts on Friday night Gulf South Conference action in Pensacola, Fla.

Track & Field Set For Emory Invitational
Track 01/19/2018

CARROLLTON, Ga. The Women's Track and Field team is headed to compete in the Emory Invitational at the Birmingham Crossplex in Birmingham, AL to start off the year.

UWG Heads for Southern Swing
Men's Basketball 01/18/2018

CARROLLTON, Ga. - It has been delayed a day, but the West Georgia Wolves will head on the southern swing of Gulf South Conference play this weekend, taking on West Florida on Friday evening at 8:30 p.m., followed by a Sunday battle at The Complex in Valdosta at 4 p.m.

Road Test Awaits UWG Women's Hoops
Women's Basketball 01/18/2018

CARROLLTON, GA. The West Georgia Wolves women's basketball team has a big road test ahead of them this weekend, as they are set to open their road trip tomorrow night for a Friday contest against West Florida at 6:30 p.m. in Pensacola.