Men’s basketball won their first game of a two-game road trip against PLU with an impressive 11 point margin.
“The most important key to having a strong season is the bond the team shares. The closer the players are to one another the more we have each other’s back and pick each other up,” -Grayson O’Neil
Bowl 53 was the lowest combined Super Bowl score in history.
“Our team is very well rested and ready to see the work of our grueling five-month season come to fruition”.
“These seniors have invested so much into the program and the relationships with their teammates. They played with that joy tonight and the rest of the team rallied around that.”
“Something I have learned over many years is that you need to do it well, meaning you need to find what works best for you. Whether if it is taking a break between assignments or working on one subject a time, find your strengths and weaknesses,” -Camy Aguinaldo
“Obviously when you play against a pressing team you need to take care of the basketball and you will get good percentage shots,” said Whitworth head coach Matt Logie “We got a little sloppy late in the first half, but really tightened things up in the second half and played well.”
With freezing temperatures and snow, this game had weather advantage written all over it.
Professional sports general managers should definitely factor analytics into their decisions because they have proven to be huge factors in making winning teams, but it shouldn’t change your base instinct on when to play a star in a big game.
This season proved a lot to the rest of the conference about how talented Whitworth football is.