Stories tagged: Whitworth basketball
FRIDAY, MARCH 12, 2010, 8 P.M.
Whitworth men lose 74-71
Whitworth University had two chances in the final 4 seconds to tie the game but missed on both 3-pointers and fell to Eastern Mennonite University 74-71 in the round of …
THURSDAY, MARCH 11, 2010
Long route for Pirates
Rarely can a team ranked No. 4 in the nation legitimately adopt the role of spoiler. Yet that’s what Whitworth University has done heading into the Sweet 16 of the …
TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 2010
Former Saxon, Pirate would like to bring family to Spokane
For those who remember him as a standout point guard for Wayne Gilman at Ferris High School and, later, as the trigger man of Warren Friedrich’s offense at Whitworth University, …
SUNDAY, MARCH 7, 2010, 11:47 A.M.
Whits to NC for Sweet 16
The NCAA Division III men’s basketball committee has selected the four sites for the sectional rounds of the national tournament and Whitworth University is headed to Guilford College in Greensboro, …
SUNDAY, MARCH 7, 2010
Knockout in 2nd round
Jim Hayford has a favorite little recruiting line he likes to use when courting potential Whitworth University basketball recruits. “I tell them, ‘We’re not the big time, but we are …
TUESDAY, MARCH 2, 2010
Whits to be home after bye in D-III
Everyone associated with the Whitworth University men’s basketball program came into the 2009-10 season with high expectations – most of which were met, or exceeded, during the regular season. And …
FRIDAY, FEB. 26, 2010
Gregg carries Whits closer to Division III tourney
Bo Gregg has been a part of the show all year, content to stay in the background and do all the little things that so often go unappreciated in college …
THURSDAY, FEB. 25, 2010, 10 P.M.
Whitworth men advance to finale
Bo Gregg leads Whitworth to an 89-65 men’s basketball victory over Lewis & Clark on Thursday night, sending the Pirates into the Northwest Conference tournament championship game on their campus …
THURSDAY, FEB. 25, 2010
Streaking Pirates stay wary
Is this tournament really necessary? The numbers might suggest it isn’t.
SUNDAY, FEB. 21, 2010
Pirates run table in NWC
Whitworth completed a perfect Northwest Conference campaign with a 77-53 win over Linfield in McMinnville, Ore. Eric Beal led the Pirates (23-2, 16-0 NWC) with 18 points.
TUESDAY, FEB. 16, 2010
Whitworth men No. 7
Whitworth University climbed another step in the D3hoops.com men’s basketball poll, moving up one spot to seventh on Monday, the school’s second highest ranking as an NCAA Division III school. …
FRIDAY, FEB. 12, 2010, 9:48 P.M.
Whitworth wins title
Whitworth could have backed into a Northwest Conference championship Friday night. Instead, the Pirates gutted out one of their most rewarding victories of the season and put a stamp on …
FRIDAY, FEB. 12, 2010
Winning follows Beal
While growing up as a tough, talented – but undersized – product of the local AAU basketball scene, Eric Beal coveted a chance to test himself against the best in …
SUNDAY, FEB. 7, 2010
Pirates win 18th straight
Eric Beal hit 4 of 10 from 3-point range and finished with 30 points and nine assists as Whitworth (18-2, 11-0) won its 18th consecutive game, beating George Fox (10-10, …
FRIDAY, JAN. 29, 2010, 10:59 P.M.
Whits continue to roll
It’s was a basket so ugly the officials needed to check a courtside television monitor to see if it was even legal. But what Eric Beal’s 3-pointer from just beyond …
FRIDAY, JAN. 22, 2010, 11:06 P.M.
Whits’ streak continues
The arrival of conference play has often heralded the beginning of the toughest part of Whitworth’s basketball schedule. That hasn’t been the case this season. Whitworth won its school-record 14th …
SUNDAY, JAN. 10, 2010
Montgomery saves Pirates
Nate Montgomery showed up early and worked late into the evening Saturday. Whitworth University needed every productive minute its active 6-foot-8 senior center logged to hold off an inspired upset …
FRIDAY, JAN. 8, 2010, 10:29 P.M.
On a night when the gunpowder normally used to ignite Whitworth University’s ample arsenal of scoring weapons seemed a bit damp, the Pirates turned to some smothering man-to-man defense to …
MONDAY, JAN. 4, 2010
Balanced Pirates cruise past L&C
David Riley scored 16 points to lead four Pirates in double figures as Whitworth beat Lewis & Clark 75-59 on Sunday in Northwest Conference action in Portland. Eric Beal added …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 30, 2009
Pirates upset third-ranked Warhawks
Opportunities like the one presented to Whitworth University on Tuesday night are precious and few. Division III teams ranked as high as Wisconsin-Whitewater seldom travel halfway across the country to …
SUNDAY, DEC. 27, 2009, 9:16 P.M.
Whitworth downs Stout
Whitworth showed few ill effects of its recent nine-day layoff – on the offensive end of the court, at least – on Sunday afternoon as the Pirates beat down visiting …
FRIDAY, DEC. 18, 2009
Pirates cruise to easy victory
Once the outcome becomes a given, which it did remarkably early in Whitworth University’s 97-54 non-conference men’s basketball blasting of North Central on Thursday evening, the game becomes more about …
SATURDAY, DEC. 12, 2009
Bucs squish Slugs
Whitworth University’s men’s basketball team is still in the process of figuring out how to deal with the abundance of offensive weapons at its disposal. But Jim Hayford seems willing …
FRIDAY, DEC. 11, 2009, 9:50 P.M.
Whitworth rolls over Slugs
The Whitworth men’s basketball team takes an easy victory over UC Santa Cruz at home on Friday night.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 18, 2009
Loaded Pirates have lofty expectations
Jim Hayford knows he isn’t going to fool anyone who matters – like opposing Northwest Conference coaches, for instance – by downplaying the potential of his Whitworth University men’s basketball …
TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2009
Whits swept at Linfield
Amidst vacillating snow showers and sun breaks, Linfield completed a four-game Northwest Conference baseball sweep of visiting Whitworth on Monday in McMinnville, Ore. The Wildcats (9-3, 6-2 NWC) won the …
FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2009
Whits clamp down
If only every halftime adjustment worked this well. Nursing a two-point lead at halftime, Whitworth’s defensive intensity picked up in the second half and overwhelmed visiting Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in an 81-63 …
THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2009
Claremont rematch staggering opportunity for Jurich, Whits
It may be a learned trait, the convenient forgetfulness that consoles athletes in the hours and days following a defeat. Dwelling on the past isn’t an ideal way to move …
TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009
Pirates to start at home
Whitworth will discover on Thursday just how good it is at this revenge thing. The Pirates learned they will face a familiar foe in the opening round of the NCAA …
SUNDAY, MARCH 1, 2009
Whits erase all doubts
TACOMA – Despite a stellar regular season, there was no guarantee the Whitworth University men’s basketball team was going to be invited to the NCAA Division III tournament. If you …