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Men’s Basketball Falls Short in Second Battle of the Whits

Sarah Anderegg

February 19, 2014

In the second battle of the Whits in men's basketball this season, both Whitman and Whitworth had their fair share of ups and downs throughout the 40 minutes of play.  However, it was the 13th-ranked Whitworth who prevailed, coming out on top of the Missionaries 79-76 on Tuesday, Feb. 18. Despite...

Men’s Basketball Welcomes Eisenhardt Back With Win

Sarah Anderegg

February 3, 2014

The Whitman men's basketball team started the second round of conference play off strong with a 78-69 win over Pacific University.  Along with the win, Whitman welcomed back senior forward Ben Eisenhardt in his first game since sustaining an injury in November 2013. After a stagnant start to the...

WEEKEND RECAP: Whitman Goes Bananas, Slugs UC Santa Cruz

Quin Nelson

December 1, 2012

The Whitman College men's basketball team dominated the University of California, Santa Cruz Banana Slugs, beating them 87-65 Thursday night at Ball Court. The Banana Slugs were overwhelmed immediately by Whitman's defensive intensity, committing ten turnovers in the first half. The Missionaries raced...

Men’s Basketball Preview

Tristan Gavin

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 David Michaels, and versatile wing D.J. Wright. In spite of its losses, this year's team expects to...

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

Pamela London

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 the four-team Northwest Conference tournament. Boisterous crowds filled Sherwood Center Friday and Saturda...

Whitman men’s basketball in second place in NWC

Pamela London

February 2, 2012

Whitman's bid to climb into first place in the Northwest Conference (NWC) fell short this past weekend, but back-to-back career nights from senior David Michaels helped the men's basketball team salvage a split and stay in the mix in a logjam for second place in the Northwest Conference.  Whitman improved...

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