Stories tagged: matt logie
UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019, 8:29 p.m.
In the middle of the 1985-86 season, the Pirates men’s basketball team did something that was remarkable at the time: They beat Central Washington.
UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 9:08 p.m.
At Point Loma Nazarene, Logie replaces Ryan Looney, the Central Valley High School graduate who became Idaho State’s head coach last week. Logie will be replaced at Whitworth by Damion …
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019, 10:11 p.m.
For the first time in his eight-year tenure as coach at Whitworth, Matt Logie spent the first weekend of the Division III NCAA Tournament away from his basketball team.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 8:11 p.m.
For the first time in 13 seasons, Whitworth won’t play in the NCAA Division III Tournament. The 64-team field was announced Monday morning.
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
The 2018-19 edition of the Pirates, who return all five starters from last year’s Northwest Conference tournament championship team, could be the best yet.
UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 5:10 p.m.
The honors continue to pour in for Whitworth’s Kyle Roach.
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 6:25 p.m.
The Whitworth men have been down this road before: west on I-90, then south to Walla Walla. On Friday, the Pirates will make their third and most important trip of …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 7:58 p.m.
This might be the year, the Whitworth Pirates hoped, that the NCAA would get it right.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 7:36 p.m.
Whitworth will be in familiar territory for the Division III basketball tournament: its own backyard.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 10:38 p.m.
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 is 22-3 and ranked fourth in the nation despite returning only one starter and adding 10 new players.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 9:12 p.m.
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: Thu., Feb. 15, 2018, 5:26 p.m.
At the end of a crazy week, the Whitworth players kept their composure. Going forward, that might be worth as much as any win, though the Pirates would have taken …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 9:33 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
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.
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: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 11:29 p.m.
It had to be tougher than Whitworth made it look in the first half.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 4:53 p.m.
In addition to a pair of wins, Whitworth picked up some valuable momentum by winning last weekend’s Whitworth Basketball Classic.
Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
In the end, Whitworth simply ran out of answers Tuesday night.
Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
Did any college men’s basketball program have a more exciting offseason than Whitworth?
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 11:43 p.m.
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?
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 11:34 p.m.
The good news? Whitworth is still in second place in the Northwest Conference
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 9:07 p.m.
The Whitworth Pirates learned a little more about themselves Saturday night.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 10:55 p.m.
Starting conference play 1-2 can be frustrating for any team. Especially so for Whitworth, which has lost as many Northwest Conference tilts in the first three games of the season …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 11:20 p.m.
Graduating George Valle, a National Association of Basketball Coaches third-team All-American and Northwest Conference Player of the Year, was undoubtedly a big loss for the Whitworth Pirates.
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 9:59 p.m.
Sophomore guard Kyle Roach might only have a year under his belt at Whitworth, but he’s already proved his place on the starting roster alongside the Pirates’ four senior captains.
Fri., March 4, 2016, 11:52 p.m.
Whitworth can avenge its only loss and earn a spot in the Sweet 16 Saturday night as it faces a familiar foe, No. 11 Whitman, in the second round of …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 11:18 p.m.
George Valle was part of the first official recruiting class for Matt Logie after he was hired to lead Whitworth after Jim Hayford left for Eastern Washington.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 11:32 p.m.
Leading up to No. 5 Whitworth’s recent run of success, 6-foot-10 center Drew Sears played the role of a big man who never played in big moments.
Tue., Jan. 26, 2016, 11:06 p.m.
Break his ankles, Kenny. That’s what Whitworth students yell whenever guard Kenny Love gets the ball at the top of the key for the No. 1 Pirates.