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2019-20 Whittier College Men's Basketball News

  • Poets fail to hold off Oxy; Fall 71-66
    January 18, 2020
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team was unable to follow up their upset win over No. 24 Pomona-Pitzer from Wednesday as they dropped a tight 71-66 decision to Occidental College.
  • Ahmad Young’s 28 Points hands No. 24 Pomona-Pitzer first SCIAC loss
    January 15, 2020
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team had their hands full Wednesday night facing off against an undefeated Pomona-Pitzer squad, who came in ranked No. 24 Nationally in Division III, but rose to the occasion handing them their first conference loss 97-93.
  • Nick Potthoff records 1,000 Career Points
    January 11, 2020
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team suffered a tough loss Saturday 67-65 to Chapman University falling on three free throws with under :30 seconds to play.
  • Whittier gets back on track with 98-83 win over Caltech
    January 08, 2020
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team bounced back following their loss to Claremont-M-S with a solid 98-83 victory over Caltech Wednesday night.
  • Men’s Basketball stumbles to Stags to open 2020
    January 04, 2020
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team opened up 2020 with a tough loss Saturday night against the Stags of Claremont-M-S 76-67.
  • Whittier squeaks by UC Santa Cruz 74-67 on New Years Eve
    December 31, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team ended their non-conference schedule Tuesday night as they squeaked by UC Santa Cruz 74-67 inside of the Graham Athletic Center.
  • Nick Potthoff’s 24 Points lead Poets past Denison 80-69
    December 22, 2019
    For the second straight game the Whittier College Men’s Basketball team was without their leading scorer Kenyatta Louder (Compton, Calif.). But Sunday they didn’t need the 6’6” senior, as they would get past Denison University 80-69.
  • Poets suffer tough loss in OT to Lewis & Clark
    December 21, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team saw their three-game winning streak come to an end Saturday as they fell 83-82 to Lewis & Clark in overtime.
  • Nick Potthoff named SCIAC Defensive Athlete of the Week
    December 17, 2019
    The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) released their Athletes of the Week Monday and senior forward Nick Potthoff (Phoenix, AZ) was recognized as the SCIAC Defensive Athlete of the Week for Men’s Basketball in the 6th week of voting.
  • Whittier forces 25 Cal Lutheran turnovers to win 70-67
    December 14, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team needed a second half comeback to top the Kingsmen of Cal Lutheran University 70-67 Saturday afternoon.
  • Men’s Basketball opens SCIAC beating La Verne 80-71
    December 04, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team was forced to come from behind Wednesday night in an 80-71 victory over the University of La Verne in their Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) opener.
  • Whittier pours in 102 points in win over UMPI
    November 30, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team put up 102 points Saturday afternoon in a lopsided 102-80 victory over the University of Maine at Presque Isle.
  • Slow start hurts Poets in 85-71 loss to Dallas
    November 29, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team got off to a slow start Friday in their return to the court following Thanksgiving break. They were held scoreless across the first seven minutes and that proved the difference as they fell 85-71 to the University of Dallas.
  • Whittier edges Southern Virginia 77-74
    November 23, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team ended their trip back east Saturday holding off Southern Virginia 77-74.
  • Poets open D.C. Trip with loss to Washington & Lee
    November 22, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team opened up their trip back to Washington D.C. Friday night with a lopsided 116-71 loss to Washington & Lee.
  • Kenyatta Louder named SCIAC Defensive Athlete of the Week
    November 12, 2019
    The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Athletes of the Week were announced for Men’s Basketball Monday in the first week of voting and senior Kenyatta Louder (Compton, Calif.) was recognized as the Defensive Athlete of the Week.
  • Men’s Basketball upsets No. 11 Texas-Dallas
    November 09, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s basketball team wrapped up a pair of tough match-ups Saturday afternoon upsetting No. 11 Texas-Dallas 91-86 inside of the Graham Athletic Center.
  • Whittier puts up 98 points in season opener
    November 08, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball team put together an impressive offensive performance Friday night in their season opener against Linfield College and despite putting up 98 points couldn’t pull off the win as they fell 103-98.
  • Men’s Basketball Releases 2019-20 Schedule
    November 05, 2019
    The Whittier College Men’s Basketball schedule for the 2019-20 season was officially announced Tuesday by Head Coach Mark Jensen.