Men into postseason

Despite not receiving the automatic bid from the conference, the Seattle Pacific University men’s basketball team is still into the postseason, ranked fourth out of the field of eight in the West Regional tournament. The Falcons (18-9, 11-5) finished the regular season last week tied for first place in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) […]

Players, coach honored

SPU men’s basketball coach Jeff Hironaka, as well as senior Dustin Bremerman, junior Rob Will, and senior Drew Matzen, all received recognition from the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) for their performances during the regular season of play. Head coach Jeff Hironaka was voted the GNAC co-coach of the year, sharing the title with University […]

GNAC up for grabs

Split decisions against both Alaska schools last week by the SPU men’s basketball team have left the conference title within reach of up to four teams entering the last week of regular season play. The Falcons (17-9, 10-5), ranked No. 25 in the national poll, are atop the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC), but only […]

Senior leads men to win

With their backs to the wall, the Seattle Pacific men’s basketball team maintained their slim lead over all others in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC) Saturday by beating Saint Martin’s University (SMU) 99-91 in Lacey. With the postseason rapidly approaching and the race for conference championship growing ever tighter, SPU (16-8, 9-4) held on […]

Home winning streak snapped

With only four games left in the regular season, the SPU men’s basketball team has the narrowest of leads atop the Great Northwest Athletic Conference (GNAC). The Falcons (15-8, 8-4) possess a half-game lead over three teams that are tied for second in the GNAC with records of 7-4. Two of those teams, Saint Martin’s […]

Happy Homecoming for SPU

With Homecoming attendance pushing 2,000 at the men’s game and strong shooting by Falcon big man Rob Will, SPU (14-7, 7-3) was able to redeem their loss of a few weeks ago to Seattle University (SU) by up-ending the Redhawks by 24 points, 98-74, Saturday night at Royal Brougham. Will, (a junior), missed only one […]

Falcons fall after late run

History repeats itself in ironic ways. Facing near insurmountable odds, the SPU men’s basketball team found themselves down 44-25 at halftime against Central Washington University (CWU) in Ellensburg on Saturday. Shooting a dismal 32.1 percent for the first half, and only sinking four of 11 3-point shots, the Falcons needed all but a miracle to […]

Poor defense dooms SPU

Freshman Brandon Larrieu eased the ball across half court, dribbled leisurely to the right side of the basket, and popped a 3-point shot with just over one second left. Bypassing the backboard and rim, the ball swished through the net as time expired at Seattle University Saturday night, but the basket would make little difference […]