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2016-17 Men's Basketball News

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    January 21, 2017
    Poets’ late run enough for win over Chapman The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team put together a late run in the second half Saturday night that secured them a come from behind victory over Chapman University 62-59 inside of the Hutton Sports Center.
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    January 19, 2017
    Conner Longmire lifts Poets to 76-72 win over Redlands The University of Redlands and Currier Gym is one of the toughest places to play within the conference but Thursday night, the Whittier College Men’s Basketball team was able to go in and hold off the Bulldogs 76-72 to move back to .500 on the season.
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    January 14, 2017
    Poets almost complete comeback in 97-96 loss to La Verne In what many are calling the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Game of the a Week, and maybe the Game of the Year up to this point, the Whittier College Men’s Basketball team overcame a 24 point deficit in the first half to fall 97-96 to the University of La Verne.
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    January 12, 2017
    Whittier holds off Oxy for first SCIAC win The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team earned their first Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) victory Thursday night as they held off Occidental College 79-75 inside of the Graham Athletic Center.
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    January 07, 2017
    Poets give up triple digits in loss to Kingsmen The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team suffered their first triple digit loss on the season Saturday as they fell 117-81 to Cal Lutheran University inside Gilbert Arena.
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    January 05, 2017
    Poets score 109 points in win over West Coast Baptist The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team rebounded from their loss to Caltech in a big way Thursday evening as they rolled to the 109-70 victory over West Coast Baptist.
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    January 03, 2017
    Poets stunned on the road against Caltech The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team looked to get off to a strong start in 2017 as they opened up the New Year against Caltech on Tuesday evening but were stunned 95-83.
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    December 30, 2016
    Whittier wins Purple & Gold Poet Classic with win over Linfield The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team put on a show Friday evening inside of the Graham Athletic Center as they won the 2016 Purple & Gold Poet Classic Title as they held off Linfield College 71-67.
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    December 29, 2016
    Poets use 13 three-pointers to down La Sierra 88-72 The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team opened up the 2016 Purple & Gold Poet Classic Thursday evening inside of the Graham Athletic Center as they used thirteen three-pointers to down La Sierra University 88-72.
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    December 20, 2016
    Poets pull off OT win over UC Santa Cruz 87-81 The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team snapped a four game losing skid Tuesday afternoon as they pulled off a come from behind road victory in overtime 87-81 to down the Banana Slugs of UC Santa Cruz.
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    December 18, 2016
    Chris Kapano adds 18 points in loss to Pacific (OR) The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team proved a tough test once again at home as they nearly pulled off a big win over Pacific (OR) University 79-71 inside of the Graham Athletic Center.
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    December 09, 2016
    Poets fight in SCIAC opener but fall 73-68 to Stags The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team put together a fight Friday evening in the Graham Athletic Center in front of a raucous crowd of over 1,000 strong during their home opener but couldn’t complete the comeback as the Stags of Claremont-M-S would come away with the road victory 73-68.
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    November 25, 2016
    Poets complete PLU Thanksgiving Classic The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team completed their road trip to the Pacific Northwest over the past few days as they took part in the PLU Thanksgiving Classic.
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    November 19, 2016
    Poets roll past West Coast Baptist 96-75 The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team continued where they left off from the 2015-16 season as they jump started their 2016-17 campaign with a blistering offensive outpouring in a 96-75 victory over West Coast Baptist.
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    October 21, 2016
    Men’s Basketball Releases 2016-17 Schedule Whittier College Men’s Basketball Head Coach Rock Carter officially announced his 2016-17 schedule Friday.