Stories tagged: Whitworth basketball
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.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 10:49 p.m.
Andrew Vickers scored 32 points, including 6 of 7 3-pointers, and Whitman rallied in the second half to defeat Whitworth 107-102 in the Northwest Conference Tournament championship game on Saturday …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 10:18 p.m.
So many of Whitworth’s most recent victories required a late surge and a halftime comeback, but there was no such need for the Pirates on Thursday night.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 6:39 p.m.
Whitworth’s Kyle Roach, Ben Bishop look to end college careers on high note as Pirates enter postseason
As a 6-foot-4 point guard at his high school in California, Kyle Roach was used to being the tallest person around.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 11:19 p.m.
Kyle Roach followed a season-low scoring output of six points with a season-high 35 on Saturday night, playing all but one minute of Whitworth’s 107-98 overtime victory over George Fox …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 11:26 p.m.
Just like their last game, the Whitworth Pirates found themselves behind most of the game Friday against the Linfield Wildcats.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 4:57 p.m.
With a relatively difficult stretch of basketball behind them, the Whitworth Pirates hope they’ve built some momentum going into a couple of key Northwest Conference home games this weekend.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 9:47 p.m.
Outrebounded and outshot, the Whitworth men’s basketball team spent most of Saturday night’s game behind on their home court.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 10:42 p.m.
Austin Butler and Joey Hewitt scored 24 points apiece and Whitman defeated Whitworth 110-98 Tuesday in Walla Walla.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 9:03 p.m.
Sixth-ranked Whitworth found itself in an unexpected dogfight with Pacific Lutheran Saturday night, but Kyle Roach’s offensive eruption in the second half helped the Pirates rally for a 71-56 win …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 10:47 p.m.
Ben College scored 19 of his game-high 26 points after halftime, and sixth-ranked Whitworth kept pace behind league leader Whitman with a 98-84 men’s basketball victory over Puget Sound on …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 10:47 p.m.
For a long time in the Northwest Conference – indeed, for basically all of Matt Logie’s eight-year tenure at Whitworth – two men’s basketball programs have dominated and monopolized postseason …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 10:53 p.m.
Kyle Roach scored a game-high 27 points and the seventh-ranked Whitworth Pirates squeaked past the George Fox Bruins 88-85 on Friday in a Northwest Conference game.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 9:12 a.m.
In front of a packed crowd at the Whitworth Fieldhouse, visiting, fourth-ranked Whitman held off Whitworth’s late surge and survived a pair of last-second missed shots by the seventh-ranked Pirates …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 30, 2018, 6:34 p.m.
Ben College made three 3-pointers and scored 23 points, Kevin Crosno came off the bench to sink four 3-pointers and score 15 and Whitworth defeated Emory & Henry 87-80 on …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 7:18 p.m.
Against four opponents with a combined 12 wins and nary a whiff of a shot-clock violation, the Pirates took advantage and scored more than 100 points each game, something their …
Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 10:27 p.m.
On a night when nearly every name on the Whitworth Pirates’ roster was called, no one got a louder cheer than JT McDermott.
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 9:35 p.m.
Ben College sank 11 of 17 from 3-point range on his way to a career-high 37 points and the Whitworth Pirates cruised to a 104-74 victory over the D’Youville Spartans …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 11:07 p.m.
Whitworth won at the Fieldhouse for the second night in a row, beating the Boxers 123-98 in a Northwest Conference game Saturday, matching the school’s single-game record for points.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 11:46 p.m.
With five starters returning from their NCAA tournament team a year ago, Whitworth players expect to perform the way they did Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 4:52 p.m.
After trips to Oregon and Texas the past two weekends to play teams from four conferences, men’s basketball coach Matt Logie is happy to be back at the Whitworth Fieldhouse.
Sun., Nov. 25, 2018, 5:39 p.m.
Aimee Smith scored 18 points and grabbed 16 rebounds for her first career double-double and Whitworth rolled past McMurry 71-47 on Sunday in women’s basketball.
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: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 5:37 p.m.
Unselfish when his team needed it and demanding the ball when the script was flipped, Kyle Roach was rewarded Wednesday be being named the Most Valuable Player in the Northwest …