The drought is over. For the first time since March 2009, the Puget Sound men’s basketball team beat No. 12 Whitworth, 87-72, in Memorial Fieldhouse Saturday night. It was the final game of the regular season, and the Loggers needed the win to clinch a bid for the Northwest Conference Tournament. Puget Sound will play at No. 1 Whitman Thursday, Feb. 21, for the first round of the playoffs. Tipoff is scheduled for 8 p.m.
Multiple times late in the second half the Puget Sound men’s basketball team was within one possession of No. 2 Whitman, but the Loggers could not break through and lost to the Blues, 85-77, in Memorial Fieldhouse Friday night.
The Puget Sound men’s basketball team celebrates seniors Jimmy Wohrer and Gabriel Chaikin during the final weekend of the regular season in Memorial Fieldhouse this weekend. The Loggers host No. 2 Whitman and No. 12 Whitworth.
Currently tied for the fourth-best record in the Northwest Conference, the Puget Sound men’s basketball team enters this weekend with a postseason mentality when it plays at Lewis & Clark and Willamette.
Jimmy Wohrer tied a Puget Sound school record and led the men's basketball team to two Northwest Conference victories. The senior was named the Northwest Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for the second time this season. He was named the Logger Club Logger of the Week yesterday.
After scoring the first four points in overtime, the Puget Sound men’s basketball team struggled to find a bucket and the Loggers ultimately lost to George Fox, 79-78, in Memorial Fieldhouse Friday night.
Cal Hansen recorded his fifth double-double of the season, and Jimmy Wohrer scored at least 20 points for the eighth time this season, but the Puget Sound men’s basketball team lost at No. 6 Whitworth, 98-84, Friday night.
This weekend marks a tall task for the Puget Sound men’s basketball team when it hits the road to take on a couple of top-10 nationally ranked teams. The Loggers play at No. 6 Whitworth Friday, Jan. 18, and then battle No. 4 Whitman Saturday, Jan. 19.
For the second consecutive night, the Puget Sound men’s basketball team led for the entirety of the second half as it beat Lewis & Clark, 77-69, in Memorial Fieldhouse Saturday night. In their previous game, the Loggers held the lead for the final 26.5 minutes during a home win against Willamette.
Five Loggers scored in double figures as the Puget Sound men’s basketball team beat Willamette, 85-75, in Memorial Fieldhouse Friday night. It marks the Loggers’ second victory in their last three Northwest Conference games.