January 20, 2013

Men's Basketball Weekend Recap

Friday, Jan. 18
George Fox 77, Puget Sound 74
Anthony Sanchez scored a team-high 17 points, sinking a critical three-point field goal in the final minute, as the George Fox University Bruins edged the University of Puget Sound Loggers 77-74 Friday night here at the Wheeler Sports Center’s Miller Gym and maintained a share of second place in the Northwest Conference men’s basketball race. 

Whitworth 88, Willamette 69
Dustin McConnell and Colton McCargar combined for 40 points to lead 4th-ranked Whitworth to an 88-69 win over visiting Willamette in a Northwest Conference men's basketball game on Friday night.

Lewis & Clark 71, Pacific Lutheran 59
The Lewis & Clark men's basketball team won its fourth straight game on Friday night, defeating the Pacific Lutheran Lutes 71-59 in Northwest Conference action. The win moves the Pioneers to third place in the conference standings. 

Whitman 102, Linfield 53
The Missionaries came out of the blocks fast and used a suffocating defense to beat Linfield tonight at George Ball Court 102-53. The win moves Whitman to 4-3 in the NWC and 10-6 overall. The Wildcats drop to 2-5 in conference and 3-13 on the season.

Saturday, Jan. 19
Whitman 94, Willamette 87
The Whitman Men's Basketball team got 27 points from forward Ben Eisenhardt (Jr, Bainbridge Island, WA) and 25 from point-guard Josh Duckworth (Los Angeles, CA) as the Missionaries held off a tough Willamette club 94-87 tonight at the Sherwood Athletic Center.  

Pacific (Ore.) 89, Puget Sound 74
Pacific proved to be a can't miss proposition Saturday night, blistering the nets for 57 percent from the field and 52 percent from three-point range to roll past Puget Sound, 89-74, in Northwest Conference men's basketball action at the Stoller Center.

George Fox 66, Pacific Lutheran 61
Seth Brent blocked Cameron Schilling’s potential game-tying three-pointer with three seconds left, then iced the game with two free throws as the George Fox University Bruins outlasted the Pacific Lutheran University Lutes 66-61 in a Northwest Conference men’s basketball game Saturday night here at the Wheeler Sports Center’s Miller Gym.

Whitworth 80, Linfield 50
Fourth-ranked Whitworth hit nine of 13 three-point attempts in the first half to open an insurmountable halftime lead on the way to an 80-50 victory over visiting Linfield on Saturday night.

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