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Photos: Men’s BB Top Schreiner in NCAA Round 1

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Web Editor March 3, 2018

The 27-1 Whitman Blues men's basketball team glided past visiting Schreiner University 87-77 in NCAA Round 1 action Friday night. The Blues, ranked #1 all season in the D3hoops.com rankings, will face...

Babson Knocks Out Men’s Basketball

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Sports Editor March 30, 2017

31-1. The 2016-17 Whitman men's basketball team's season garnered national attention, shattered school records, and brought sporting prestige to the small, rural liberal arts campus. It is the lonely...

Dream Seasons Continue: Hoops Teams Win NWC Tournaments

Dream Seasons Continue: Hoops Teams Win NWC Tournaments

Gaby Thomas, Staff Reporter March 2, 2017

Two nets cut, two NW Conference Championships and two Whitman basketball teams looking ahead to success in March. This past weekend, both the men’s and women’s basketball teams won the NW Conference...

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Unbeatable: Whitman Teams Seize Three Conference Titles

Ridley Eastland-Fruit, Sports Editor February 16, 2017

It was a breathtaking weekend for Whitman Athletics: men’s and women’s swimming broke records to each win the Northwest Conference Championship, men’s basketball clinched its first NWC title since...

Whitman Basketball Keeps Rising

Whitman Basketball Keeps Rising

Conor Scanlon, Sports Reporter January 26, 2017

Women's basketball unstoppable While many Whitman students take the Winter Break to relax, the women's basketball team spent their time away from school hard at work maintaining their hot start . The...

Mens 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...

Historic Season Not Over Yet For Men’s Basketball

March 3, 2016

As the clock hit zero last Thursday night, and the Whitman men's basketball team fell in the semi-final round of the Northwest Conference tournament, cheers turned to murmurs, and disappointment, doubt...

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

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....

Christian McDonald 17 with his game face on. Photo by Natalie Mutter.

Men’s Basketball eyes NWC title after historic beginning to ’15-16 campaign

Alden Glass January 28, 2016

During the final home game of the fall semester, the Sherwood Athletic Center echoed with chants of "undefeated" in the aftermath of yet another Whitman men’s basketball win. With an impressive...

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Men’s basketball rebounds after tough loss

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...

Callahan assists men’s basketball in unconventional ways

Kyle Flannery 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

Julian Reed 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...

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