The Whitworth Pirates won’t get the chance to play for a conference championship this season, and long ago Division III canceled its national postseason competitions for 2020 fall sports.
It is not often that the Whitworth men’s basketball program brings in a senior transfer.
Rowan Anderson scored 17 points as Whitworth swept its two-game nonconference series with Seattle Pacific 69-65 Thursday in Seattle.
Rowan Anderson scored 24 points and dished out 10 assists as Whitworth notched its first win of the season with a 95-83 victory over Seattle Pacific on Wednesday in Seattle.
Maisie Burnham scored 17 points, Aaliyah Alexander notched a double-double and the Eastern Washington women won their fourth consecutive Big Sky game with a 71-59 victory over Weber State on Saturday in Cheney.
The two losses at the Fieldhouse this week likely won’t impact the Whitworth men’s basketball team’s postseason chances.
Last season, with a basketball game on the line, the Whitworth Pirates were probably giving the basketball to Ben College.
The schedules Whitworth recently released for its various sports are not perfect, Tim Demant was quick to admit.
Johanna Teder scored 17 of her career-high 20 points in the second half and Washington State beat No. 21 Oregon State 61-55 on Saturday in Pullman to snap a 13-game losing streak in the series.
Timmy Allen had 22 points and six rebounds and Utah held Idaho to 16 first-half points on the way to a 79-41 win on Friday night in Salt Lake City.
The Division III Northwest Conference announced Tuesday that it is giving its teams the go-ahead to play competitive sports again, with the usual caveats.
Dustin McConnell of Clarkston was the only one of six players selected to the Whitworth Men’s Basketball-All-Decade team with area ties during the 10-year period from 2010 to 2020 when the Pirates compiled an NCAA Division III-leading .851 winning percentage.