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The Whitworth men’s basketball team is headed back to the Division III NCAA Tournament. After losing the Northwest Conference Tournament championship game at home to rival Whitman on Saturday, the Pirates got an at-large bid to the 64-team field, which was announced Monday morning.
Between a 46-minute lightning delay, a deluge of rain that stopped play for 17 minutes, and a one-out bases-loaded jam, the Whitworth Pirates managed to hold on for an 8-5 victory over Case Western Reserve in the NCAA Division III baseball tournament regional game at Avista Stadium.
The No. 3 Whitworth Pirates learned Monday that they are staying home and were selected as only one of two teams in the 62-team NCAA Division III Tournament to receive a first-round bye.
Warren Friedrichs is closing in on three decades of coaching at Whitworth and his current men’s golf team ranks among his favorites. “It has been a delightful team to coach,” said Friedrichs, who coached basketball from 1986-2001. “One of the easiest teams I’ve had in a while.”
The Whitworth Pirates men’s and women’s basketball teams both have been picked among the top 25 in the country. D3hoops.com has the Whitworth men ranked 17th and the women ranked 20th in the preseason poll after both schools advanced to the NCAA Division III tournament last year.
No need to post a sign. The coaches involved already know there are “No Dogs Allowed” in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division III men’s basketball tournament.
Jim Hayford figured all along that politics and economics would again trump fairness when the NCAA got down to selecting the four host schools for the third and fourth rounds of its Division III men’s basketball tournament. And he was right.