Whitworth Pirates

All times Eastern
Overall: 26-4 - Conference: 15-1
11/17 vs. UC Santa Cruz W, 70-54 BX RC
11/20 vs. Washington U. W, 88-66 BX RC RC
11/25 vs. Cal Lutheran W, 67-53 BX RC RC
@ Pleasant Hill, Calif. (Diablo Valley College)
11/26 at Chapman W, 58-44 BX
@ Diablo Valley College
12/2 vs. Lewis and Clark * • W, 77-69 BX RC
12/3 vs. George Fox * • W, 75-48 BX RC RC
12/10 vs. Montana Tech L, 83-73 RC
12/18 vs. Northwestern (Minn.) W, 78-76 RC
12/21 at UW-Whitewater L, 76-61 BX RC
@ San Antonio, Texas
12/22 at Southwestern W, 97-63 BX
@ San Antonio, TX
12/29 vs. Calvin W, 76-51 BX
@ Mercer Island, Wash.
1/6 at Pacific Lutheran * • W, 103-94 BX RC RC
1/7 at Puget Sound * • W, 80-67 BX RC RC PH
1/13 vs. Pacific * • W, 65-55 BX RC
1/14 vs. Linfield * • W, 65-61 BX RC
1/17 vs. Whitman * • L, 77-66 BX RC RC
1/20 at Willamette * • W, 83-69 BX RC
1/27 at George Fox * • W, 85-66 BX RC RC
1/28 at Lewis and Clark * • W, 79-59 BX RC
2/3 vs. Puget Sound * • W, 78-59 BX RC
2/4 vs. Pacific Lutheran * • W, 82-80 BX RC RC
2/10 at Linfield * • W, 95-67 BX
2/11 at Pacific * • W, 76-54 BX RC RC
2/14 at Whitman * • W, 81-74 BX RC RC
2/18 vs. Willamette * • W, 93-65 BX RC
2/23 vs. Lewis and Clark W, 79-61 BX RC
2/25 vs. Puget Sound W, 86-71 BX RC PH
3/2 vs. McMurry W, 90-79 BX RC PH
@ Belton, Texas
3/3 at Trinity (Texas) W, 64-53 BX RC
@ Belton, Texas
3/9 at Virginia Wesleyan L, 74-71 BX RC
@ Whitewater, Wis.

(* Conference; • Region)
All times Eastern
Overall: 26-4 - Conference: 15-1
12/2 vs. Lewis and Clark * • W, 77-69 BX RC
12/3 vs. George Fox * • W, 75-48 BX RC RC
1/6 at Pacific Lutheran * • W, 103-94 BX RC RC
1/7 at Puget Sound * • W, 80-67 BX RC RC PH
1/13 vs. Pacific * • W, 65-55 BX RC
1/14 vs. Linfield * • W, 65-61 BX RC
1/17 vs. Whitman * • L, 77-66 BX RC RC
1/20 at Willamette * • W, 83-69 BX RC
1/27 at George Fox * • W, 85-66 BX RC RC
1/28 at Lewis and Clark * • W, 79-59 BX RC
2/3 vs. Puget Sound * • W, 78-59 BX RC
2/4 vs. Pacific Lutheran * • W, 82-80 BX RC RC
2/10 at Linfield * • W, 95-67 BX
2/11 at Pacific * • W, 76-54 BX RC RC
2/14 at Whitman * • W, 81-74 BX RC RC
2/18 vs. Willamette * • W, 93-65 BX RC

(* Conference; • Region)

2011-12

Whitworth 15-1 26-4
Puget Sound 11-5 20-7
Whitman 11-5 18-8
Lewis and Clark 9-7 14-12
Pacific Lutheran 9-7 12-13
George Fox 8-8 11-14
Pacific 3-13 9-17
Linfield 3-13 5-20
Willamette 3-13 5-20

Past Records

2012-13 (26-4, 14-2 NWC)
2011-12 (26-4, 15-1 NWC)
2010-11 (28-2, 15-1 NWC)
2009-10 (26-3, 16-0 NWC)
2008-09 (23-6, 12-4 NWC)
2007-08 (21-7, 12-4 NWC)
2006-07 (24-4, 13-3 NWC)

Team Quick Facts

Coach: Matt Logie
Conference: NWC

Whitworth

Pirates

Enrollment (FT undergrads): 2116
Location: Spokane, WA
Colors: Crimson, Black
Region: West
Arena: Whitworth Fieldhouse (1620)
Official Website: Men | Women
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News Releases

March 7, 2014
Whitworth Survives Trinity in NCAA 1st Round
Whitworth overcame a huge night by Trinity's Zach Lambert to advance in the NCAA Division III men's...
March 1, 2014
Whitworth Survives to Win 8th Straight NWC Tournament
15th-ranked Whitworth won its 8th straight NWC basketball tournament by outlasting visiting Puget...
February 27, 2014
Whitworth Men Roll Past L&C in NWC Semifinals
Christian Jurlina and Colton McCargar led Whitworth to an 87-62 win over Lewis & Clark in the...
February 20, 2014
Hoopsville on Demand: Conference countdown
Dave McHugh hit teams still in the hunt. Whether sitting pretty as a top seed like the Whitworth and...
February 18, 2014
Whitworth Men Claim Outright NWC Title
Whitworth held off visiting Whitman 79-76 on Friday night to clinch its fifth consecutive Northwest...
February 15, 2014
Miracle in the Fieldhouse! Pirates Rally to OT Win
Whitworth outscored visiting George Fox 13-2 over the final 90 seconds of regulation to force...
February 14, 2014
16th-ranked Whitworth Rolls Past Linfield
Sixteenth-ranked Whitworth rolled to an easy 91-59 win over visiting Linfield in a Northwest...
February 7, 2014
Whitworth Wins at Puget Sound 84-74
Senior guards Dustin McConnell and Colton McCargar combined for 36 points to lead visiting Whitworth...
February 1, 2014
Whitworth Handles Pacific 83-58
Whitworth Pirates rolled past visiting Pacific University 83-58 in a Northwest Conference men’...
January 31, 2014
Jurlina Guides Whitworth Over Willamette
Christian Jurlina poured in a career-high 29 points off of the bench to lead Whitworth to an 87-58...
January 25, 2014
Balanced Pirates Beat Lewis & Clark
Whitworth used balanced scoring to beat Lewis & Clark and grab sole possession of first place in...
January 21, 2014
Whitworth Men Rally Past Whitman 84-80
Freshman Christian Jurlina hit two free throws with five seconds left to secure an 84-80 men’s...
January 18, 2014
Pirates Bounce Back With Win Over Linfield
Whitworth hit 51% from the field in an 83-59 win at Linfield in NWC men's basketball action on...
January 17, 2014
George Fox Scorches Whitworth 98-85
Whitworth could not stop George Fox’s offensive onslaught in a 98-85 Northwest Conference...
January 11, 2014
Pirate Men Grind Out a Win Over UPS
Whitworth pulled out a 60-49 win over Puget Sound on Saturday night in the Whitworth Fieldhouse.
January 10, 2014
Pirates Pull Out Nailbiter Over PLU
Whitworth rallied from nine points behind in the second half for a tough 76-73 win over visiting...
January 4, 2014
Huge Second Half Run Lifts Whitworth Over Willamette
The Pirate men used a 25-0 run early in the second half to overcome Willamette 64-53 on Saturday...
January 3, 2014
Pirate Defense Shuts Down Pacific
The Whitworth men turned in their best defensive performance of the season with a 65-52 win at...
December 29, 2013
Whitworth Defeats UW-Platteville 84-77
Five Pirates hit double figures to lead Whitworth to an 84-77 win over UW-Platteville at the...
December 28, 2013
#1 UWSP Pulls Away From Whitworth
Wisconsin-Stevens Point rallied from its first halftime deficit of the season to beat Whitworth...
December 7, 2013
Balanced Pirates Beat UCSC 87-67
George Valle led four Pirates in double figures in Saturday night's win over visiting UC Santa Cruz.
December 1, 2013
Colorado College Beats Whitworth 81-65
Colorado College defeated Whitworth 81-65, handing the Pirates their second men's basketball loss in...
November 30, 2013
Whitworth Rallies Past Carleton 70-61
Colton McCargar sparked Whitworth to a 70-61 come-from-behind win over Carleton on Saturday at the...
November 22, 2013
Whitworth Holds Off Old Westbury in Home Opener
Kenny Love's 24 points led Whitworth to an 86-74 win over visiting Old Westbury at the Quality Inn...
November 15, 2013
Whitworth Dumps Trinity 71-58 in Season Opener
Whitworth University opened the 2013-14 men’s basketball season with an impressive 71-53 win...
June 12, 2013
D3hoops.com Classic 2013 pairings
Three teams from the same conference, a four-time entrant and some of the best programs in Division...
March 16, 2013
UMHB Knocks Off Whitworth in NCAA Sectional
Mary Hardin-Baylor took control over the final five minutes of each half and upset sixth-ranked...
March 9, 2013
McCargar Leads Whitworth into Sweet 16
Colton McCargar scored a career-high 26 points to lead 6th-ranked Whitworth to an 86-67 win over...
March 2, 2013
Whitworth Rallies Past Redlands in NCAA First Round
Whitworth used a 19-2 run in the second half to turnaround a double-digit deficit and came away with...
February 28, 2013
The stories of March
Around the Nation enters the month-plus of madness with pieces looking at how four teams got here...
February 21, 2013
Whitworth Wins to Reach 8th Straight NWC Tournament Final
Wade Gebbers scored 22 points and 8th-ranked Whitworth will play for a seventh straight trip to the...
February 15, 2013
Whitworth Clinches Fourth Straight NWC Title
Whitworth clinched a fourth straight NWC men's basketball regular season title with an 86-53 win at...
February 9, 2013
Bolte Leads Bruins to Upset at Whitworth
Spencer Bolte scored 22 points to lead visiting George Fox to an 89-81 upset of Whitworth on...
February 2, 2013
Whitworth Clinches Share of NWC Basketball Crown
With a 98-63 win over visiting Pacific University, third-ranked Whitworth clinched at least a share...
February 1, 2013
Farnsworth Leads Whitworth Over Lewis & Clark
Taylor Farnsworth led five Whitworth players in double figures as the 3rd-ranked Pirates rolled to...
January 26, 2013
Saturday men: Williams edges Midd
The Ephs scored the final eight points to beat Middlebury by one, while Whitworth edged Pacific...
January 26, 2013
Whitworth Edges PLU for 18th Straight Win
Fourth-ranked Whitworth pulled out a 71-68 win at Pacific Lutheran on Saturday night for the...
January 25, 2013
Whitworth Wins Ugly at Puget Sound
Whitworth survived a brutal first half stretch and won 62-53 at the University of Puget Sound in a...
January 19, 2013
Hot First Half Lifts Whitworth Over Linfield
Whitworth's hot shooting in the first half was too much for visiting Linfield to overcome in an...
January 18, 2013
Whitworth men Cruise Past Willamette
Dustin McConnell and Colton McCargar combined for 40 points to lead 4th-ranked Whitworth to an 88-69...
January 17, 2013
Did you miss Hoopsville?
Hoopsville On Demand has Sunday's show, with the men's NCAA committee chair, Messiah's women's coach...
January 11, 2013
Fifth-ranked Whitworth Edges George Fox
Whitworth outscored George Fox 10-2 over the final three minutes to pull out a 61-59 road win on...
January 8, 2013
Tuesday wrap: Whitworth wins, Becker bounced
Newbury ended Becker's bid for history while another group of Hawks continued to soar. Plus...
January 8, 2013
Gebbers Sparks Whitworth's OT Win over Whitman
Fifth-ranked Whitworth survived a 112-100 double-overtime victory over visiting Whitman on Tuesday...
January 5, 2013
Whitworth Men Claim Their 12th Straight Win
Colton McCargar's 18 points led 6th-ranked Whitworth to its 12th straight victory on Saturday night...
January 4, 2013
Whitworth Survives Pacific's Surge
Taylor Farnsworth scored 29 points to help #6 Whitworth hold off Pacific 80-77 for an NWC road win...
December 31, 2012
Whitworth Tops Hamline for 10th Straight Win
Taylor Farnsworth totaled 16 points and seven rebounds to lead 11th-ranked Whitworth to a come-from-...
December 22, 2012
Larkin Lifts Whitworth Over Simpson
Mack Larkin scored a career-high 17 points to help rally 11th-ranked Whitworth to a 77-69 win over...
December 19, 2012
McConnell Leads Whitworth Over Redlands
Dustin McConnell had 19 points and seven rebounds to lead 11th-ranked Whitworth to a 70-57 win over...
December 8, 2012
Whitworth Shuts Down Puget Sound 78-45
Colton McCargar came off of the bench to score a career high 18 points, leading 20th-ranked...
December 7, 2012
Whitworth Rallies Past PLU in NWC Opener
20th-ranked Whitworth turned a 41-36 deficit into a 50-41 lead on the way to a 63-56 win over...
November 8, 2012
New faces for 2013
Around the Nation returns for the 2012-13 season, with a look at the new faces at a handful of...
March 9, 2012
Whitworth Falls in OT to Virginal Wesleyan
DJ Woodmore made a pair of free throws with 1.2 seconds to play in overtime to clinch a 74-71 win...
March 3, 2012
Whitworth Holds Off Trinity to Reach DIII Sweet 16
Jack Loofburrow scored eight points to spark a late 10-0 run that sparked 7th-ranked Whitworth out...
March 2, 2012
Friedt Leads Whitworth to NCAA-Opening Win
Felix Friedt powered in a career-high 35 points to lead 7th-ranked Whitworth to a 90-79 win over...
February 25, 2012
Whitworth Wins Sixth Straight NWC Tournament Title
Six players in double figures led Whitworth University to its sixth straight Northwest Conference...
February 23, 2012
Lasisi Leads Whitworth to NWC Semifinal Win
Idris Lasisi scored 21 of his 27 points in the first half to help 10th-ranked Whitworth rally from a...
February 18, 2012
Friedt Powers #10 Pirates Past the Bearcats
Felix Friedt posted a career-high 29 points to lead 10th-ranked Whitworth to a 93-65 win over...
February 14, 2012
Lasisi's Big Night Lifts Whitworth Past Whitman
Idris Lasisi scored a career-high 27 points to lead 10th-ranked Whitworth to an 81-74 win at Whitman...
February 11, 2012
Whitworth Wins to Clinch Third Straight NWC Title
For the third season in a row and the fifth time in the last six years, the Whitworth men’s...
February 4, 2012
10th-ranked Whitworth Survives Scare From PLU
10th-ranked Whitworth had to survive a late shot by attempt by visiting Pacific Lutheran before...
February 3, 2012
Balanced Scoring Effort Lifts #10 Pirates Over Puget Sound
A balanced scoring effort led Whitworth to a 78-59 win over visiting Puget Sound in a key Northwest...
January 28, 2012
11th-ranked Whitworth Rolls Past Lewis & Clark
11th-ranked Whitworth started fast, but finished even faster while rolling to a 79-59 men’s...
January 27, 2012
Gebbers Leads Whitworth Past George Fox
Wade Gebbers scored 21 of his 24 points in the second half to help 11th-ranked Whitworth pull away...
January 20, 2012
Eliminating the negative
DaQuan Brooks took a negative and turned it into a positive. Now he's Western Connecticut's all-time...
January 20, 2012
Lasisi Leads Whitworth Past Willamette
Idris Lasisi scored 23 points and Felix Friedt posted his ninth double-double of the season to lead...
January 17, 2012
Whitman Rallies to Upset 9th-ranked Whitworth
David Michaels scored nine of his team-high 20 points during a decisive 9-0 run in the second half...
January 14, 2012
McConnell's Three Lifts Whitworth to a Hard-Fought Win
Dustin McConnell’s three-pointer with 41 seconds left helped rally 10th-ranked Whitworth to a...
January 13, 2012
Pirate Posts Power Whitworth Past Pacific
Felix Friedt and Michael Taylor combined for 33 points and 15 rebounds to lead 10th-ranked Whitworth...
January 7, 2012
11th-ranked Whitworth Rolls Past #16 Puget Sound Late
Felix Friedt scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead visiting Whitworth to a key early-seas...
January 6, 2012
#11 Whitworth Survives Double OT at Pacific Lutheran
Felix Friedt hit a big three-pointer with 46 seconds to play in the second overtime to give visiting...
December 18, 2011
Lasisi's Shot Lifts Whitworth Over Northwestern
Idris Lasisi nailed a three-pointer with 1.3 seconds left to lift 8th-ranked Whitworth University to...
December 10, 2011
Montana Tech Knocks Off #6 Whitworth
Visiting Montana Tech blistered the nets for 60% shooting from the field on the way to an 83-73 win...
December 3, 2011
Whitworth Shuts Down George Fox 75-48
Eighth-ranked Whitworth used a 34-5 run that spanned the end of the first half and the first eight...
December 2, 2011
#8 Whitworth Outmuscles Lewis & Clark 77-69
On a night when Whitworth honored the past, Felix Friedt made sure the Pirates' future remained...
November 25, 2011
Whitworth Outscores CLU in the Second Half
Whitworth rebounded from poor shooting in the opening half to make 61% of its shots in the second...
November 20, 2011
Whitworth Rolls Past Washington University 88-66
Wade Gebbers scored a career-high 25 points to lead Whitworth to an 88-66 win over visiting...
November 17, 2011
Whitworth Opens With 70-54 Win Over UC Santa Cruz
Wade Gebbers scored 17 points to lead Whitworth to a season-opening 70-54 win over visiting UC Santa...
May 3, 2011
Lehigh assistant takes Whitworth job
With Jim Hayford gone for Division I, the Pirates' next coach comes from a Division I assistant job.
March 29, 2011
Whitworth coach moves to Division I
Jim Hayford is the first Division III men's basketball head coach to jump directly to a D-I head...
March 20, 2011
West outlasts East to win NABC All-Star Game
Whitworth's Michael Taylor and Olivet's Michael McClary each scored 18 points to lead West All-Stars...
March 12, 2011
Whitworth Falls at Wooster in Sectional Final
So many of the shots that fell all season would not go in on Saturday night and top-ranked Whitworth...
March 11, 2011
#1 Whitworth Holds Off 11th-ranked Marietta
This time Whitworth weathered the storm. After watching most of a 20-point first-half lead disappear...
March 5, 2011
Whitworth Beats Chapman in NCAA 2nd Round
Felix Friedt and Michael Taylor combined for 43 points to lead Whitworth to a 77-63 win over Chapman...
March 2, 2011
2011 men's tournament preview
Who are the favorites? The cinderella teams? The disappointments? That and more in our annual NCAA...
February 26, 2011
Whitworth Pulls Away From Whitman in NWC Final
Northwest Conference Player of the Year Michael Taylor scored 24 points to lead second-ranked...
February 24, 2011
Whitworth Overcomes Strong PLU Effort in NWC Playoff
Michael Taylor scored 30 points to lead second-ranked Whitworth to a come-from-behind 74-63 win over...
February 15, 2011
No men's unbeatens left
Whitman staged an epic comeback, rallying from 21 points down in the second half to win at home...
February 15, 2011
Whitman Shocks #1 Whitworth With Huge Comeback
Outscoring Whitworth 17-0 over the final 5:41 of the game, Whitman defeated the top-ranked Pirate...
February 12, 2011
#1 Pirate Men Close Home Schedule With Comeback Win
Trailing at halftime for only the second time this season, top-ranked Whitworth rallied to an 89-66...
February 11, 2011
#1 Whitworth Beats Willamette, Clinches Outright NWC Crown
David Riley drained a school-record 10 three-pointers to lead #1-ranked Whitworth to a 115-69 win...
February 4, 2011
Whitworth Claims 20th Straight Victory
David Riley scored 19 points to become only the fifth player in Whitworth history to surpass 1,500...
January 29, 2011
Strong Second Half Lifts #2 Whitworth Over L&C
David Riley's shooting clinic led second-ranked Whitworth to a 79-52 win over Lewis & Clark in a...
January 28, 2011
#2 Whitworth's Defense Shuts Down Linfield
The Whitworth defense clamped down on visiting Linfield and the Northwest Conference's leading...
January 21, 2011
Three-Pointers Fall as Whitworth Routs Pacific
Clay Gebbers sparked third-ranked Whitworth to a new school record for three-pointers in a game...
January 18, 2011
#3 Whitworth Races By Whitman 104-71
Michael Taylor scored 30 points on an almost perfect shooting night to lead third-ranked Whitworth...
January 15, 2011
Whitworth Muscles Past Willamette
Visiting Whitworth survived a foul-filled contest and came away with an 84-70 win Saturday night at...
January 8, 2011
#4 Whitworth Struggles Past Puget Sound
Felix Friedt scored a career high 27 points to help fourth-ranked Whitworth hold off visiting Puget...
January 7, 2011
Whitworth Rolls Past Pacific Lutheran 93-58
David Riley and Jack Loofburrow each nailed six three-pointers to lead fourth-ranked Whitworth to a...
December 29, 2010
Hayford Nets 200th Win at Whitworth
Jack Loofburrow came off of the bench to scorch Colorado College for a career-high 31 points and...
December 28, 2010
Whitworth Holds Off Ripon for 10th Straight Win
Michael Taylor poured in a career-high 36 points to lead Whitworth to a 76-65 win over Ripon (Wis.)...
December 19, 2010
Whitworth Pulls Away From CMS
Visiting Whitworth used a 13-1 run midway through the second half to pull away from Claremont-Mudd-S...
December 12, 2010
Three-point Barrage Lifts Whitworth Over Whittier
Whitworth sent its fans home happy for a 26th straight time and also with a free sandwich after...
December 10, 2010
Pirates Squish Slugs 92-61
Felix Friedt powered inside for a career-high 20 points to lead 7th-ranked Whitworth to a 92-61 win...
December 4, 2010
Whitworth Races by Linfield
Tenth-ranked Whitworth completed a weekend road sweep with a dominating 90-57 win at Linfield in a...
November 27, 2010
Whitworth Men Win Surf's Up Classic
David Riley scored 26 points to lead 16th-ranked Whitworth to an 86-67 win over Luther in the final...
November 25, 2010
Whitworth Pulls Away From Carthage 81-69
Michael Taylor scored 26 points and Whitworth outscored Carthage 19-9 over the final six minutes to...
November 22, 2010
Whitworth Beats Trinity With Balanced Effort
Jack Loofburrow came off of the bench to score 15 points, leading five Pirates in double figures as...
November 20, 2010
Whitworth Rolls Past Loras in Season Opener
David Riley scored 20 points and the Whitworth defense limited visiting Loras to 26% shooting in the...
March 16, 2010
Awards season begins
D3hoops.com has released its ninth annual All-Region teams. The team, voted on by Sports Information...

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