Men's Basketball

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2017-18 Whittier College Men's Basketball News

  • Poets dominate SCIAC Opener 92-66 against Leos
    December 06, 2017
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team opened up Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) play Wednesday night as they dominated the Leopards of the University of La Verne 92-66.
  • Whittier battles UC Irvine
    November 29, 2017
    The final score might read a 112-65 loss for the Whittier College Men’s Basketball team to Division I UC Irvine but the Purple & Gold kept it close throughout only to see a late 40-8 run prove costly late in the second half.
  • Victor Nwaba named to Mission Inn All-Tournament Team
    November 27, 2017
    Senior transfer Victor Nwaba (Los Angeles, Calif.) was recently named to the All-Tournament Team for the Mission Inn Tip-Off Classic announced by the Santa Cruz Athletic Department.
  • Mark Jensen picks up first collegiate win against New Rochelle
    November 26, 2017
    Whittier College Head Men’s Basketball coach Mark Jensen collected his first collegiate win Sunday night as the Poets rolled College of New Rochelle 101-69 inside of the Graham Athletic Center.
  • Poets drop heart breaker 77-75 to UC Merced
    November 25, 2017
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team dropped a heart breaker Saturday afternoon 77-75 to Division II UC Merced during the Purple & Gold Poet Classic.
  • Poets fall in OT 111-100 to Banana Slugs
    November 18, 2017
    For the second straight game the Whittier College Men’s Basketball team fell unlucky as they dropped their first overtime game of the season 111-100 to the Banana Slugs of UC Santa Cruz wrapping up the Mission Inn Tipoff Classic.
  • Poets fall on last possession 76-75 to Linfield
    November 17, 2017
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team opened up their 2017-18 season in exciting fashion Friday afternoon at the Mission Inn Tipoff Classic as they came from behind to nearly top Linfield College falling 76-75 on the final possession.
  • Poets battle CSU Bakersfield in Exhibition
    November 10, 2017
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team took part in their second exhibition game this past weekend as they pushed Division II Cal State Bakersfield in an 88-66 loss inside the Icardo Center.