Men's Basketball Recap - Feb. 13-19: #2 Blues Now 25-0; Linfield 3rd Seed in Tourney

Jase Harrison scored 30 points as #2 Whitman completed a 25-0 regular season with a 109-95 win over George Fox Saturday at home.
Jase Harrison scored 30 points as #2 Whitman completed a 25-0 regular season with a 109-95 win over George Fox Saturday at home.

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SATURDAY, FEB. 18

at Whitman 109, George Fox 95

WALLA WALLA, Wash. – Jase Harrison poured in 30 points and Joey Hewitt added 28 as the No. 2 Whitman Blues completed a 25-0 regular season with a 109-95 win over George Fox, dropping the Bruins to the No. 4 seed in the upcoming NWC Tournament, Saturday night at the Sherwood Center.

at Linfield 75, Willamette 63

McMINNVILLE, Ore. – Kyle Maloof scored 19 points and Mason Rodby chipped in with 17 as the Linfield Wildcats earned the No. 3 seed in next week’s NWC Tournament with a 75-63 home win over the Willamette Bearcats Saturday night at Ted Wilson Gym.

at Whitworth 82, Lewis & Clark 73

SPOKANE, Wash. – Christian Jurlina scored 18 point and Drew Sears added 15, leading the No. 5 Whitworth Pirates, who will be the second seed in next week’s NWC Tournament, to an 82-73 home win over the Lewis & Clark Pioneers in the regular-season finale Saturday night.

at Pacific (Ore.) 76, Puget Sound 70

FOREST GROVE, Ore. – K.C. Harrison, J.B. Ewell, and Michael Joseph each scored 16 points, with Ewell adding 12 rebounds for a double-double, as the Pacific Boxers posted a season-ending 76-70 win over the Puget Sound Loggers Saturday night at the Stoller Center.

FRIDAY, FEB. 17

Linfield 80, at Pacific Lutheran 72

TACOMA, Wash. – Leading by 24 points with 8:30 left, Linfield held on against a valiant comeback bid by Pacific Lutheran as the Wildcats secured a spot in the NWC Tournament and eliminated the host Lutes from the playoffs with an 80-72 victory Friday night at Names Family Court.

at Whitworth 91, George Fox 70

SPOKANE, Wash. – Christian Jurlina led No. 5 Whitworth with 26 points as the Pirates defeated George Fox 91-70 Friday at the Whitworth Fieldhouse, but the Bruins still locked up a place in the NWC Tournament when both Pacific Lutheran and Lewis & Clark also lost.

at Whitman 97, Lewis & Clark 73

WALLA WALLA, Wash. – With their 97-73 win over Lewis & Clark at home Friday night, the No. 2 Whitman Blues moved within one game of a perfect regular season while the visiting Pioneers were eliminated from contention for a berth in next week’s NWC Tournament.

Pacific (Ore.) 74, at Willamette 62

SALEM, Ore. – Nate Olowo led all players with 18 points and 12 rebounds, hitting 7-of-7 on field goals, and Davis Holly added 17 points, including a trio of three-pointers, as the visiting Pacific Boxers rallied for a 74-62 win over the Willamette Bearcats Friday night at Cone Field House.

TUESDAY, FEB. 14

at Pacific Lutheran 75, Puget Sound 63

TACOMA, Wash. – Brandon Lester scored a game-high 22 points, Jared Christy grabbed 20 rebounds, and the Pacific Lutheran Lutes drained 15 three-pointers to keep NWC Tournament hopes alive with a much-needed 75-63 win over the crosstown rival Puget Sound Loggers Tuesday night.