Stories tagged: Whitworth basketball
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.
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 10:35 p.m.
Area roundup: Valle’s put-back at buzzer gives Whitworth men win
George Valle’s put-back at the buzzer gave the Whitworth men’s basketball team a 67-65 comeback win over Puget Sound in a Northwest Conference game Friday in Tacoma.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 11:36 p.m.
Valle helps No. 5 Whitworth top George Fox 83-67
No. 5 Whitworth fell behind early and used a 19-1 run in the first half to take the lead for good en route to an 83-67 win Friday night against …
Mon., Jan. 18, 2016, 7:46 p.m.
Whitworth remains No. 1 in Top 25 poll
The Whitworth men’s basketball team (15-0 overall and 6-0 in the Northwest Conference) survived in overtime at Willamette last Friday and remains the No. 1 team in the D3hoops.com Top …
Mon., Jan. 11, 2016, 6:02 p.m.
Whitworth men take top spot in Top 25 poll
Whitworth pulled in 15 of the 25 No. 1 votes in the new D3hoops.com men’s basketball Top 25 and now stands atop the poll as the new No. 1 team …
Tue., Jan. 5, 2016, 11:03 p.m.
Pirates hold off Missionaries down stretch
In a game where No. 25 Whitman kept making run after run, No. 2 Whitworth found enough points from its big three players Tuesday night for an important 95-89 win.
Sun., Dec. 20, 2015, 7:50 p.m.
Women’s basketball: WSU, Whitworth win; Idaho loses in overtime
Dawnyelle Awa scored a career-high 19 points and Washington State beat Kansas 66-53 in Lawrence, Kansas, on Sunday, in the Cougars’ final tuneup for Pac-12 play.
Fri., Dec. 4, 2015, 10:49 p.m.
Jurlina leads Whitworth to win in conference opener
The No. 2 Whitworth Pirates looked lost Friday night without star guard Kenny Love, but the team threw a big chunk of Australia at Lewis & Clark and prevailed for …
Fri., Nov. 13, 2015, 7:26 a.m.
Whitworth rings in college basketball season with win in midnight game
Whitworth held off a strong second half rally by visiting La Verne, defeating the visiting Leopards 87-80 in the season opener for both schools on Friday morning. The game tipped …
Thu., Nov. 12, 2015, 12:13 a.m.
Whitworth men’s basketball schedule
Whitworth men’s basketball schedule
Sat., March 7, 2015, midnight
Whitworth wins NCAA tournament opener
ATLANTA – As a result of the pairings, Whitworth University had to travel cross country to the Deep South to begin its 2015 tournament run. However, it was the visitors …
Wed., Feb. 25, 2015, 3:53 p.m.
Whitworth men looking to keep good thing going
Having won its sixth consecutive conference crown, the Whitworth men’s basketball team enters the postseason with hard-won confidence.
Sat., Jan. 10, 2015, midnight
Whitworth keeps its distance in win
Linfield kept making runs but the Whitworth men’s basketball team answered them all and raced to a 79-63 victory over the Wildcats in front of 915 fans Friday night at …
Thu., Nov. 6, 2014, midnight
Whitworth University 2014-2015 men’s basketball roster
No.NamePos.Ht.Wt.Yr.Hometown (Previous School)1Kionte BrownG6-1188So.Spokane (Shadle Park HS)3Matt StaudacherG6-0177Jr.Kirkland, Wash. (Simon Fraser Univ.)5Kenny LoveG6-1190So.Santa Rosa, Calif. (Card. Newman)12Forrest BakerF6-7195So.Spokane (Lewis-Clark St. College)15Christian JurlinaF6-5191So.Sydney, Australia (Sydney Boys)20Austin DamonF6-5204So.Spokane, Wash. (NW Nazarene)22Derek IsaakG6-0172So.Coulee …
Sat., March 1, 2014, midnight
Pirates play for berths
The Whitworth Pirates men’s and women’s basketball teams both play tonight for automatic berths into the Division III NCAA tournament. The men’s team (21-5, 14-2) is host to the Puget …