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Men’s Basketball Caps Historic Season With Trip to Sweet 16

Men's Basketball Caps Historic Season With Trip to Sweet 16
April 4, 2016

The Whitman Men’s Basketball team just came off of an incredible season, filled with many firsts. They put together the most wins in the school’s history and received a birth to the DIII national tournament...

Season-ending Injury Forces Redefined Leadership Role for Senior Jackson Clough

Photo by Tywen Kelly
February 4, 2016

As the men's basketball season approached in the fall of 2015, there were high expectations for senior guard Jackson Clough, who was predicted to play a vital role in the success of the team's season....

Men’s basketball rebounds after tough loss

Tochi Oti, '16
November 16, 2015

After a wildly successful season last year, the Whitman men’s basketball team is motivated, geared up, and ready to put in work for another winning season. Statistically, last season was the team’s...

“Together We Can”: Camp teaches Walla Walla youth life lessons through play

September 24, 2015

While the rest of the student body is either back at home or working a job or internship, each summer starting in 2009 the Whitman men's basketball team has extended its collective hand out to the rest...

Callahan assists men’s basketball in unconventional ways

February 12, 2015

Go to any Whitman Men's basketball game and you will rarely see senior Clay Callahan score, or even shoot for that matter. But what you will see him do are the intangibles, the little things that transcend...

Men’s Basketball Starts Homestand Right

January 29, 2015

The Whitman Men's basketball team is finally back in Walla Walla for a five-game home stand after playing five of their first six games on the road over winter break. While most Whitties were catching...

Athletes Stay On Campus Over Winter Break

The bench rejoices as Morgan Outzen '16 scores a deuce at Friday's game against Linfield.
January 24, 2013

For most students, winter break means leaving campus to enjoy the holiday season elsewhere with family and friends. For some varsity athletes, however, this is not the case. Instead, these athletes...

Men’s Basketball Preview

November 29, 2012

Last spring, the Whitman men's basketball team graduated one of the school's highest all-time scorers in Brandon Shaw, a pair of layers who would go on to sign professional contracts in JP Alvarez and...

Three former Whitties globetrot into world of professional basketball

November 15, 2012

The National Collegiate Athletic Association advertises the fact that most student athletes go pro in something other than sports. At Whitman, a small NCAA Division III school, the number of students whose...

Whit men fall to Puget Sound in playoffs

March 1, 2012

One and done: The double-edged sword of the collegiate basketball postseason hit the Whitman men's basketball team the hard way last Thursday night as the Missionaries fell 79-62 to the University of Puget...

Whitman Sports Blog: Seniors’ final efforts not enough as Whit teams fall in semis

February 28, 2012

Two of the most successful seasons in the history of Whitman basketball came to an abrupt end Thursday night in the opening round of the Northwest Conference tournament. Both the men's and the women's...

Whitman basketball teams combine to take three of four from Tacoma schools

February 9, 2012

After a weekend of electric crowds, furious rallies and stifling defense, the Whitman men's and women's basketball teams find themselves in a position where everyone wants to be: in line for a spot in...

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