Stories tagged: whitworth basketball
UPDATED: Fri., March 27, 2020
NCAA distribution shortfall likely won’t affect Whitworth outside of national championship tournaments
The NCAA announced significant cuts in its revenue distribution on Thursday that reflect the revenue it lost when it canceled the Division I men’s basketball championships, a highly lucrative television …
UPDATED: Mon., March 23, 2020
As much as Ben College is trying to avoid it, the “what-if” of the Whitworth men’s basketball season is difficult to dodge.
UPDATED: Thu., March 12, 2020
Like so many college teams’ seasons, that of the Whitworth men’s basketball team will end with a win and likely an asterisk.
UPDATED: Wed., March 11, 2020
Team personnel, credentialed administration and media, as well as gameday staff, will be permitted to attend the game. Any purchased tickets will be refunded, according to the release.
UPDATED: Sat., March 7, 2020
Whitworth is back in the Sweet 16 for the first time in seven years. Ben College scored 24 points, and the Pirates rallied in the second half to beat host …
UPDATED: Fri., March 6, 2020
Isaiah Hernandez’s last-second score helps Whitworth hold off LeTourneau, advance in NCAA Division III Tournament
Isaiah Hernandez tried to get to the rim in the closing seconds.
UPDATED: Thu., March 5, 2020
Just a few hours after learning he and the Whitworth Pirates would be headed to Texas to play LeTourneau in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, Ben College was …
UPDATED: Mon., March 2, 2020
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 …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 29, 2020
The ladder waited under the basket, and the Whitworth Pirates sat across the court, heads down on the home bench.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 27, 2020
Whitworth thumps Pacific Lutheran in NWC Tournament semifinals to set up title-game showdown with Whitman
Liam Fitzgerald played his most complete game of the season, matching career-highs in scoring (16 points) and rebounds (14) to lead the top-seeded Whitworth men’s basketball team to an 87-57 …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 26, 2020
‘Grit and heart’: Whitworth senior Garrett Hull hasn’t let pair of knee injuries derail his college basketball career
When Garrett Hull went down near the 3-point line and clutched his leg, he recognized immediately he had once again done real damage to his right knee.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 27, 2020
Whitworth guard Ben College named Northwest Conference player of the year; West Valley’s Nick Drynan is freshman of the year
College leads the conference in scoring (22.1 points per game) and sank 81 3-pointers during the regular season, most in the NWC.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020
Dempsey Roggenbuck scored 26 points, including four 3-pointers, leading Linfield past Whitworth 91-80 in the Northwest Conference regular-season finale for both teams Saturday.
Tue., Feb. 18, 2020
Ben College scored a game-high 23 points as Whitworth defeated host Whitman 87-82 Tuesday night to break a tie for first place in the Northwest Conference men’s basketball.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 15, 2020
Seniors shine in final regular-season game at the Fieldhouse as Whitworth holds off George Fox 83-76
A couple months ago, the Whitworth Pirates lost three times in the span of five games.
Fri., Feb. 14, 2020
There wasn’t a lot that looked pretty in Whitworth’s 91-78 victory over Pacific on Friday night at the Fieldhouse.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 8, 2020
Garrett Paxton scored 20 points off the bench, leading Whitworth to a 92-58 rout of Willamette on Saturday night, the Pirates’ fifth straight win.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 7, 2020
Whitworth reeled off 16 straight points to roar back and secure a 73-66 victory over Lewis and Clark on Friday in a Northwest Conference men’s basketball game.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 1, 2020
Ben College erupted for 44 points and buried 11 3-pointers, leading Whitworth to an 87-81 victory over Pacific Lutheran in a Northwest Conference men’s basketball showdown Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 31, 2020
Ben College drilled five 3-pointers on his way to 22 points, and Whitworth held on down the stretch to defeat Puget Sound 81-79 in a Northwest Conference men’s basketball game …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 24, 2020
It is a rare night on a basketball court when senior Ben College can’t find his rhythm.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 18, 2020
Sam Lees converted 13 of 14 shots from the field en route to 26 points, and No. 21 Whitworth defeated Pacific 94-75 in a Northwest Conference men’s basketball game Saturday.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 17, 2020
Ben College scored 23 points, and Whitworth collected a 92-90 victory over George Fox in a Northwest Conference men’s basketball game Friday night.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 11, 2020
With 103 seconds left in the Whitworth Pirates’ 86-60 victory over the Lewis & Clark Pioneers on Saturday, Whitworth’s assistants flashed a look toward coach Damion Jablonski. The head coach …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 10, 2020
With the first half winding down and the Pirates already comfortably ahead, JT McDermott lofted a pass to Liam Fitzgerald near the rim.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020
Last season, the Whitworth men’s basketball team planned for senior Garrett Hull to be its defensive spark off the bench, only to see him suffer a season-ending injury six games …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020
Down three regular starters and less than a week removed from two close losses in Ohio, the Whitworth Pirates didn’t play their best of halves to start Friday night’s game …
Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
Coming off a significant home victory last week, the Whitworth men’s basketball team is on the road this weekend with a chance to get two more.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019
Senior Ben College led the Pirates with 22 points, followed by senior forward Sam Lees with 12. Lester had eight points, eight assists and seven rebounds in 22 minutes.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019
During a three game-stretch last December, the Whitworth Pirates scored 362 points, crushing three nonconference opponents in a show of offense never seen before at the Fieldhouse.