Men's Basketball

2018-19 Whittier College Men's Basketball News

  • SCIAC All-Stars Travel to France
    June 18, 2019
    Eleven Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) senior Men’s Basketball players departed Los Angeles for France recently, on what has become a yearly tradition for Whittier College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Mark Jensen and the fortunate graduating seniors he travels with. Players from six of the nine SCIAC schools made the trip to France this year, including SCIAC MOP and D3.Hoops All-American Daniel Rosenbaum from Pomona-Pitzer and SCIAC All-Conference selections Nick Segura (CMS), Kyle Ferreira (CLU) and Ted Ducey Award Winner Austin Cole (CLU). The rest of the team included Conner Longmire, Jacob Aruta, Joey Toyama and Ryan Mendez from Whittier College as well as Corwin Feerick and Reed Nakakihara from Chapman and Evan Gustafson from La Verne.
  • Mark Jensen Travels to Colombia for Basketball Camp
    April 18, 2019
    Whittier College Head Men’s Basketball Coach Mark Jensen recently returned from a trip to Bogota, Colombia where he conducted a week long basketball camp for over 150 children ranging in age from 7-17.
  • Whittier vs. Cal Lutheran (Highlight Video)
    February 24, 2019
    The Whittier College Men's Basketball team wins big 93-66 over Cal Lutheran University on senior night to close out the 2018-19 campaign.
  • Whittier vs. Cal Lutheran (Highlight Video)
    February 24, 2019
    The Whittier College Men's Basketball team wins big 93-66 over Cal Lutheran University on senior night to close out the 2018-19 campaign.
  • Kenyatta Louder named 2nd Team All-SCIAC
    February 22, 2019
    The 2019 All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) men's basketball teams were announced Friday following a vote conducted by the league's member head coaches.
  • Whittier downs Cal Lutheran 93-66 on Senior Night
    February 19, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team sent off their four seniors in impressive fashion Tuesday night downing the Kingsmen of Cal Lutheran University 93-66 in front of a packed house inside the Graham Athletic Center.
  • Poets knocked out of SCIAC Post Season Contention
    February 13, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team was knocked out of Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Post Season Tournament contention Wednesday night as they fell 94-71 to No. 9 Pomona-Pitzer.
  • Poets fall to Oxy on PAC the GAC 86-68
    February 09, 2019
    It was a packed house inside of the Graham Athletic Center Saturday night but the raucous crowd for PAC the GAC couldn’t help the Whittier College Men’s Basketball team as they fell 86-68 to Occidental College.
  • Whittier vs. Claremont-M-S (Highlight Video)
    February 09, 2019
    The Whittier College Men's Basketball team picked up a stunner Wednesday night as they edged Claremont-M-S 76-73 inside of the Graham Athletic Center.
  • Whittier stuns Claremont-M-S 76-73
    February 06, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team bounced back from their tough loss to Caltech Saturday night in a huge way upsetting Claremont-M-S Wednesday night 76-73 inside of the Graham Athletic Center.
  • Whittier vs. La Verne (Highlight Video)
    February 03, 2019
    Follow the highlights of the Whittier College Men's Basketball team as they held off the University of La Verne 88-76 on the road.
  • Whittier gives up big second half in loss to Caltech
    February 02, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team failed to hold a seven-point halftime lead as Caltech came roaring back to put up 51 points in the second half en route to the 92-87 victory.
  • Whittier uses big second half to beat La Verne 88-76
    January 30, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team used a big second half Wednesday night to top the University of La Verne 88-76.
  • Kenyatta Louder named SCIAC Athlete of the Week
    January 28, 2019
    Junior transfer Kenyatta Louder (Compton, Calif.) was named the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Defensive Athlete of the Week, announced by the conference office Monday.
  • Whittier vs. Chapman (Highlight Video)
    January 28, 2019
    The Whittier College Men's Basketball team picked up the sweep over Chapman University Saturday winning 78-69.
  • Men’s Basketball holds off Chapman 78-69
    January 26, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s basketball team ended their three-game losing skid Saturday night as they held off Chapman University 78-69 inside of the Graham Athletic Center.
  • Whittier falls short to Redlands 87-77
    January 23, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team looked to avenge their earlier loss in the season to the University of Redlands but couldn’t stop the hot shooting of the Bulldogs Wednesday night as they pulled off the 87-77 victory.
  • Poets fall to Kingsmen on “Hail Mary” 71-70
    January 19, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team fell unlucky Saturday afternoon as Cal Lutheran University came away with a “Hail Mary” as time expired pulling off the 71-70 victory.
  • MBB: Whittier vs. California Lutheran (By the Numbers)
    January 18, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team returns to conference play tomorrow, Saturday, January 19 when they travel to Thousand Oaks, Calif. to take on California Lutheran University.
  • Whittier falls late to Stags 81-55
    January 16, 2019
    It was a story of two halves Wednesday night as the Whittier College Men’s Basketball team saw Claremont-M-S run away with the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) match-up 81-55.
  • Nick Potthoff named SCIAC Athlete of the Week
    January 14, 2019
    Junior power forward Nick Potthoff (Phoenix, AZ) was named the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Defensive Athlete of the Week, announced by the conference office Monday.
  • Whittier vs. Caltech (Highlight Video)
    January 14, 2019
    The Whittier College Men's Basketball team after seeing a 19-point lead slip away against Caltech was able to stay composed late as Journey Shank came up big in the end with a triple and a layin to help WC pull off the 83-82 victory.
  • Late game heroics push Poets past Caltech 83-82
    January 12, 2019
    Late game heroics by the Whittier College Men’s Basketball team Saturday night allowed them to escape with the 83-82 victory over Caltech.
  • Go-ahead basket by Sagehens downs Poets 77-75
    January 09, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team attempted to upset Pomona-Pitzer Wednesday night inside of the Graham Athletic Center but couldn’t hold on late as the Sagehens would pull off the 77-75 victory.
  • Conner Longmire named SCIAC Athlete of the Week
    January 08, 2019
    Senior guard Conner Longmire (Tarzana, Calif.) was just named the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Defensive Athlete of the Week in the 7th week of voting announced by the conference office Tuesday.
  • Whittier vs. Chapman (Highlight Video)
    January 08, 2019
    The Whittier College Men's Basketball team pulled off a huge road victory Saturday as they held off Chapman University. Watch the highlights from the Whittier College Sports Network.
  • Whittier vs. La Verne (Highlight Video)
    January 07, 2019
    The Whittier College Men's Basketball team picked up their first SCIAC victory at home against the University of La Verne. Follow the highlights from The Whittier College Sports Network.
  • Whittier vs. UC Santa Cruz (Highlight Video)
    January 06, 2019
    Whittier ended 2018 with a lopsided win over UC Santa Cruz, which jump-started their three-game winning streak. Watch the complete highlights brought to you by the Whittier College Sports Network.
  • Poets win three straight; Beat Chapman 80-67
    January 05, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team remains hot here in 2019 winning their third straight beating Chapman University on the road 80-67.
  • MBB: Whittier vs. Chapman (By the Numbers)
    January 03, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team travels this Saturday, January 5 to take on Chapman University in a big Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Showdown. Tip-off set for 4:00pm.
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