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 Whit Classic at the Whitworth Fieldhouse on Saturday night.
Joyce Schroeder threw on her robe and hurried outside in below freezing temperatures to grab the morning newspaper. It was Nov. 20, 1976, the day the Washington State Cougars would host Schroeder’s alma mater, the Washington Huskies, in the 69th annual Apple Cup at the Joe Albi Stadium in Spokane.
When Tokyo native Yoko Miyaji, a freelance NBA and college basketball writer for Japanese sports publications, walked into the media room Friday night at McCarthey Athletic Center, she expected the only familiar face she’d see all night would be Rui Hachimura’s at the end of the game.
ESPN analyst Sean Farnham was at Gonzaga on Monday night to call the ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon featuring GU’s 9 p.m. matchup against San Diego State, but the former UCLA player made sure to get in on the student action.
Spartans, who made up the military city-state Sparta of ancient Greece, were widely known as being fierce warriors with rigorous self-discipline and strict morals. They were wired to be fearless, undaunted by pain, austere and mentally strong. Reebok has taken on its own version of the Greek warrior in a race where competitors get to prove they have what it takes to be called a Spartan.