For the first time ever, Whitworth will host an NCAA Division III men’s basketball tournament round of 16 game.  The 6th-ranked Pirates will take on the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Crusaders on Saturday night at 7:00 pm in the Whitworth Fieldhouse.  The game will be heard in the Spokane area on KSBN 1230 am and online at    Click Here for full article:

On March 9th, Whitworth defeated Emory and Heads to Sweet 16!   Click here for full article:     Whitworth never trailed and the game was tied only once when Michael Friedberg scored a put-back basket for Emory 90 seconds into the game.  But Mack Larkin answered with a three-pointer for the Pirates and Taylor Farnsworth scored inside to give the Bucs a 7-2 lead.  When McCargar hit the first of his six three-pointers, Whitworth had taken a 17-6 lead seven minutes into the game.  The Pirates (26-3) advance to play Mary Hardin-Baylor (24-5) in next Saturday’s round of 16.  The location of that game will be in Spokane.

Whitworth guard Colton McCargar (20) lays in the ball over Emory on during the 2013 NCAA Div. III Tournament’s second round.   Colton McCargar.