Two Whitworth men honored
Men’s basketball: Whitworth senior Felix Friedt was named to a pair of All-Region men’s basketball teams while fellow senior Idris Lasisi was selected to one of the all-star lists, the school announced Tuesday.
Friedt (pictured above) was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-West Region second team and the D3hoops.com All-West Region third team. Lasisi was also an NABC All-West Region second-team honoree.
Las Vegas lands Pac-12 tourney
Men’s basketball: The Pac-12 men’s basketball tournament is moving to Sin City for the next three years.
Commissioner Larry Scott announced the deal at the MGM Grand hotel-casino in Las Vegas. Scott said the move, combined with moving the women’s tournament to Seattle, will generate buzz and create atmosphere for the conference’s fans.
The Pac-12 tournament running March 13-16, 2013, will be the fourth conference tournament in Las Vegas.
Win prizes with The S-R quiz
News quiz: Timely prizes are being offered to people who complete The Spokesman-Review weekly News Quiz dated March 11.
The prizes are two tickets to the first two rounds of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament in Spokane, and two tickets to the Bighorn Outdoor Adventure Show.
Simply take the quiz at spokesman.com/
newsquiz, and you’re eligible to win drawings that will be held Friday.
The overall champ wins a $50 gift card to the Davenport hotel.