Falcon basketball ends

Chances of GNAC tournament slip from men’s fingers

Needing to win at least one of their final two games of the regular season to make the playoffs, the SPU men’s basketball team lost at both Western Washington and Simon Fraser. This marked the end of the Falcon’s injury-ridden season and Grant Leep’s first year as Head Coach. “I have been working for this […]

Fresh start for GNAC tournament

Scores return to 0-0 for tournament opener Thursday

After a dismal four-game consecutive losing streak, things were looking bleak for the Falcons. In Thursday’s game against Concordia, SPU suffered another loss 70-62, increasing the down streak to five. Needing one game to assure their postseason chances, everything was riding on these final games. The Falcons struggled to keep their momentum up through all […]

Win keeps postseason hopes alive

Falcons enter three-way tie for seventh place in the GNAC

In a must-win game, the men’s basketball team beat Montana State University Billings 79-77 in Billings, Montana, this past Thursday, completing the season sweep of MSUB and keeping the Falcon’s postseason hopes alive. “In the MSUB game, I thought our team did great,” first-year guard Gavin Long said. “It was our fourth game in eight […]

Falcon women suffer double losses

SPU goes 9-7 in conference

Missing crucial shots, the Falcon women lost two big games this week, and their record dropped to 17-7 overall, 9-7 in conference. On Thursday night, SPU faced off against their biggest rival, No. 1 ranked Western Washington University. With an abysmal scoring percentage, the lowest of their season, the Falcons could not seem to get […]

Two for Three

Falcons accomplish 2-1, bringing record to 7-10; fall to eighth place in GNAC

This past week, the SPU men’s basketball team avenged their losses earlier in the season to Northwest Nazarene and Central Washington but fell to Saint Martin’s for a second time. The Falcon’s record now stands at 11-14, 7-10 in the GNAC, dropping them to eighth place. SPU will likely need to win out the rest of […]

SPU struggles away

Three consecutive losses bring record to 9-13

Road woes continued for SPU as the young Falcons struggled to close out games on the road again. Despite good effort, poor shooting and poor ball security doomed the team. “I think for us bad stretches have come on the road because traveling can take a toll,” sophomore forward Coleman Wooten said. “It mentally and […]

Falcons drop to fourth

After four consecutive losses, SPU falls to three-way tie in GNAC standings (5-5)

Low-scoring second halfs meant two losses for Seattle Pacific University against University of Alaska Anchorage and University of Alaska Fairbanks. Losing Thursday night to Anchorage, 71-62, followed by Fairbanks on Saturday, 72-59, leaves the Falcons with a record of 5-5 in conference play, 13-5 overall. On Thursday, as the Falcon defense wavered, Alaska Anchorage was […]