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Women’s Basketball’s Run of Upsets Ends in Elite Eight

Quinn Salkind, Staff Reporter March 30, 2017

With a loss to the University of Saint Thomas in the Elite Eight round of the NCAA tournament on March 11th, the memorable 2016-2017 women’s basketball season came to a close for the Blues. Achieving...

Grand Finale in the Final Four: Mens Basketball Ousted by Babson

Grand Finale in the Final Four: Men’s Basketball Ousted by Babson

Gaby Thomas, Staff Reporter March 30, 2017

On an overcast day in central Virginia, the Whitman men's basketball team came up just short of completing their fairytale season, losing for the first and last time this year to No. 3 Babson in the National...

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...

On to the Next: The ‘Big Dance’ Continues for Men’s Basketball

March 10, 2016

Two weeks ago, there was uncertainty whether the Whitman men’s basketball would even make an appearance in this year’s postseason. Bowing out in the semi-finals of a conference tournament is hardly...

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...

Whitman Women’s Basketball to Play for National Title

Pamela London March 21, 2014

Add another one to the list: in a season that has been defined thus far by broken records and program firsts, perhaps it is only fitting that the Whitman women's basketball team is going to end its year...

Womens basketball advances to Final Four

Women’s basketball advances to Final Four

Pamela London March 19, 2014

The game is done, the nets are cut down and for the first time in program history the Whitman women's basketball team has danced all the way to the Final Four. In front of a raucous crowd that filled...

Women’s Basketball Team Reaches the Elite 8

Kyle Howe April 4, 2013

Over spring break, the women's basketball team was hard at work shattering expectations reaching the Elite 8 in the Division III NCAA basketball tournament. This memorable season saw the team go 23-6,...

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

Pamela London 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...

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