Stories tagged: Whitworth basketball
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
Whitworth cruises into Northwest Conference title game with convincing win over Puget Sound
Hitting their stride while taking the Puget Sound Loggers out of theirs, the Whitworth Pirates pulled away for a 97-79 Northwest Conference semifinal win at the Fieldhouse on Thursday night.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 10:11 p.m.
Whitworth men’s basketball opens Northwest Conference Tournament with high-scoring Puget Sound
Whitworth is 22-3 and ranked fourth in the nation despite returning only one starter and adding 10 new players.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 5:37 p.m.
Whitworth’s Kyle Roach named Northwest Conference’s Most Valuable Player
Unselfish when his team needed it and demanding the ball when the script was flipped, Kyle Roach was rewarded Wednesday be being named the Most Valuable Player in the Northwest …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 9:12 p.m.
Whitworth men turn it on late, run away from Willamette in regular-season finale
The Whitworth Pirates are in playoff mode. The switch – along with the momentum in Saturday’s home game against Willamette – was flipped midway through the second half.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 11:11 p.m.
Whitworth gets to relax, defeats Linfield 86-75
After Whitworth’s roller coaster of a week last week, the Pirates were aching for a breather. Whitworth started last week with a tough one-point loss to No. 1 Whitman then …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 9:33 p.m.
Pirates wear out scoreboard in 111-97 win over UPS
Saturday was Alumni Night at the Whitworth Fieldhouse, with the reasonable expectation of some entertaining basketball. The alums got even more than that, as the fourth-ranked Pirates outlasted Puget Sound …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 5:28 p.m.
Jared Christy and his Whitworth teammates ready for Pacific Lutheran
Friday’s game between Whitworth and Pacific Lutheran will be special for senior forward Jared Christy, a star at Ferris High School who played for three years at PLU before transferring …
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
Whitworth men vie to bounce back during trip to Oregon
If history is any guide, Whitworth will bounce back from last week’s loss at Whitman and climb back up the Division III basketball poll.
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 8:44 p.m.
Whitworth men knock off Pacific, look toward game against No. 1 Whitman
This was no time for complacency. Three days before a date with the No. 1 team in the land, Whitworth could have looked past Pacific on Saturday night.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 4:53 p.m.
Whitworth Pirates more than ready to resume NWC play
In addition to a pair of wins, Whitworth picked up some valuable momentum by winning last weekend’s Whitworth Basketball Classic.
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
Whitworth’s foe anything but a blast from past
Whitworth has a bit of history with Wheaton College, and the Pirates hope history doesn’t repeat itself Tuesday night at the Fieldhouse. Ten years ago, Whitworth reached its first Division …
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Whitworth men continue winning ways despite big roster changes
Did any college men’s basketball program have a more exciting offseason than Whitworth?
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
Whitworth’s Chloe Quinnett sticks to the family business
Chloe Quinnett isn’t broken – yet. After all, she can still add up all of her basketball injuries on both of her hands.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
Whitworth Pirates give Montana a challenge but Grizzlies prevail in the end
Jordan Lester scored 18 points to help visiting Whitworth challenge the University of Montana before falling 72-60 to the NCAA Division I Grizzlies on Friday night at Dahlberg Arena.
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 11:31 p.m.
Whitworth men’s season ends with loss to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
A game-ending 9-2 run over the final 3:09 lifted Claremont-Mudd-Scripps to a 78-73 victory over No. 8 nationally-ranked Whitworth in opening-round action of the NCAA Division III men’s basketball tournament …
UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017, 8:54 p.m.
Whitworth hopes to make deep NCAA run
Probably more than any college team in America, the Whitworth Pirates are finding it tough to take it “one game at a time.”
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Whitworth to open NCAAs in Walla Walla against Claremont-M-S
At least Whitworth won’t have to catch a long-distance plane flight to this year’s NCAA Division III basketball tournament.
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
Whitworth Pirates dump Linfield, advance to Northwest Conference championship game
The Whitworth Pirates, led by senior Kyle Roach’s 21 points, held off the Linfield Wildcats 76-64 in the semifinal of the four-team Northwest Conference tournament.
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 11:43 p.m.
Drew Sears stands tall for Whitworth Pirates as basketball postseason looms
Drew Sears barely noticed last summer’s growth spurt. But then, what’s another two inches to a 6-foot-10 basketball player who already must duck his head at every doorway?
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
With No. 2 seed assured, Whitworth dumps Lewis & Clark anyway
It was senior night at the Whitworth Fieldhouse on Saturday, but not many tears were being shed before the Pirates’ 82-73 victory over Lewis & Clark.
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
Christian Jurlina scores 26, Whitworth topples George Fox again, 91-70
Christina Jurlina hit 26 points, three points shy of his careeer high, as the Whitworth Pirates shut down the George Fox Bruins 91-70 for the second time this season.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
Whitworth men’s basketball runs away from Willamette
It’s not often the sequel outshines the original. But Friday night’s showing at the Whitworth Fieldhouse proved that a second stomping of Willamette is just as satisfying as the first.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 6:06 p.m.
No. 6 Whitworth hosts No. 2 Whitman in DIII showdown
It’s been a long time since the Whitworth Fieldhouse has seen a game this big, at least in January.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 11:44 p.m.
Pirates’ toughness rewarded with multiple free throws in win over Puget Sound
Whitworth’s toughness was tested again Friday night, but the Pirates found the path to another win.
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Whitworth holds off Linfield 87-81 for second NWC win
Whitworth learned just enough from losses to bounce back on Saturday night and beat the Linfield Wildcats 87-81. Saturday’s showing gave the Bucs their second feat in the NWC and …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 10:14 p.m.
Area roundup: Howell’s 27 points leads Whitman over Whitworth
Tim Howell scored 27 points on 10-of-18 shooting and Whitman (5-0, 2-0) beat Whitworth (4-1, 1-1) 79-65 in a Northwest Conference matchup in Walla Walla on Tuesday.
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 11:50 p.m.
Kenny Love’s 25 points power Whitworth
Kenny Love scored 25 points and Kyle Roach grabbed 20 points to lead the Whitworth Pirates in a 87-63 victory over the Schreiner Mountaineers to close out the Quality Inn …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 4:32 a.m.
High expectations again for Whitworth men while Pirates have young women’s squad
The Whitworth men’s basketball team has a history of pillaging its opponents all season long and earning a place in the big dance only to stumble
Tue., March 1, 2016, 5:18 p.m.
Elle Tinkle stays positive, hopes for medical redshirt
She wore heels instead of sneakers, but Elle Tinkle still managed a slam dunk on Senior Night at Gonzaga.
Tue., Feb. 23, 2016, 11:04 p.m.
Eagles have 20 wins, Big Sky title in sight
The Eastern Washington women have a lot to play for in the next two weeks, including a 20-win season and a shot at the Big Sky Conference title.